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Fri, November 15, 8:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/15/2019 8:00pm 12/01/2019 4:00pm America/New_York The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A Musical"

The Strollers community theater will open its 88th season with a presentation of Working: A Musical, from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz. The production will be performed for ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sat, November 16, 11:00 AM

Madison Public Library, Madison

THE JOY OF OPERA A Reflection of Life

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2019 11:00am 11/16/2019 1:00pm America/New_York THE JOY OF OPERA A Reflection of Life

Be transformed by the music and performance that is Opera! Music Educator Lou Barrella will elicit an appreciation of opera for both seasoned opera lovers and new-comers alike. He intends to excite the appetites of all those who love this glorious art form by sharing insights into the minds and souls of the composers whose works still affect us today. Listen to recorded musical excerpts, watch ...

39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940
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Sat, November 16, 8:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2019 8:00pm 12/16/2019 4:00pm America/New_York The Maplewood Strollers Presents "Working: A Musical"

The Strollers community theater will open its 88th season with a presentation of Working: A Musical, from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz. The production will be performed for ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sun, November 17, 1:00 PM

Farmstead Arts Center - Farm House, Basking Ridge

"Winter' Art Exhibit Reception - Farmstead Arts ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/17/2019 1:00pm 11/17/2019 4:00pm America/New_York "Winter' Art Exhibit Reception - Farmstead Arts Center

Winter – an exhibition on snowy scenes and winter landscapes – showcases the talents of New Jersey artists. Many of the works are for sale.

Reception - Sunday, November 17 1-4 pm

Enjoy light refreshments, meet many of the artists. Free admission.

Exhibiting artists include:

Wendy Bellermann of Maplewood Barbara Hornstra of Branchville
Jean Best of Bedminster ...

450 King George Road Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages 3-8)

Mon, November 18, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/18/2019 4:00pm 11/18/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Cuentitos: Spanish and English Storytime (Ages 3-8)

3rd floor

Enjoy children’s books in Spanish and English along with acoustic guitar and songs in Spanish. Spanish speakers and non-Spanish speakers welcome! Disfrute de un sesión de cuentos en español y bilingües textos en Inglés y Español. No registration.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042 Montclair, NJ 07042

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Madison Coldwell Bank Residential Brokerage Team sponsors the 2019 Madison Loyalty Reward Card

November 20, 2019

MADISON, NJ - The 2019 Madison Loyalty Rewards Card, sponsored by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 49 Main St., is available for purchase and is a wonderful gift for anyone, including teachers, coaches and babysitters. 

The card offers a whole year's worth of savings.   

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Mazel Tov to Meg and Jack on becoming B'nai Mitzvah

December 6, 2019

Mazel Tov to Meg and Jack Lynn who became B'nai Mitzvah on November 16, 2019.  Meg and Jack and their family are proud members of MAKOMnj.  Services were conducted by Rabbi Ellie Miller.

Dont Forget: Madison Holiday Market; Thursday from 2-6pm

December 4, 2019

MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Downtown Development Commission presents the first season of the Madison Holiday Market. The Market, located at the Madison Community Arts Center, 10 Kings Road will run from Thursday, November 7 thru Thursday, December 19 (No Market on Thanksgiving). Market hours will be 2:00 – 6:00.

Vendors include: Vacchiano Farm, Garden Goat Shop, The Farmer & ...

"Merry & Bright" Christmas Concert at Community Church, Short Hills

Welcome the spirit of Christmas at Community Church, Short Hills with “Merry & Bright,” a Christmas Concert presented by contemporary artist Sandi Joy & Friends on Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm. “Merry & Bright” is a musical journey through the magic of the Christmas season, featuring a variety of holiday music from traditional favorites to country, jazz, ...

Madison's Annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Friday, November 29

MADISON, NJ -  The annual Madison Christmas Parade will take place on Friday November 29. Come join the Madison community as they gather on the route down Main Street to enjoy the parade and tree lighting sponsored by the all-volunteer Madison Christmas Committee.

Community members who would like to walk in the annual parade are asked to meet at 5:15 pm in the parking lot of the ...

Holiday Cookie Swap in Madison

December 7, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Community members are invited to the Holiday Cookie Sway on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Madison Civic Center.
RSVP by December 17 to Carmela or Helene at (973) 593-3095. 
Please bring three dozen of your favorite homemade cookies.
Specific Details:
• All cookies should be homemade, but store bought is perfectly fine
• Please avoid plain ...

For Sale: Madison Chamber Offers 2019 Holiday Ornament

MADISON, NJ - Celebrate Madison at the holidays with the limited edition ornament, presented by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

The jade crystal beveled ornament is round and etched with an image of Madison's historic James Building which is home to The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. Each ornament is inscribed with the year 1969 which is the year the ...

Closures and Early Dismissals In Morristown Today; Dec. 2

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The National Weather Service has continued the Winter Storm Warning/Hazardous Weather Outlook for Morris County until 4:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 3. The weather has caused closures in Morristown. 

The following are closed for Monday Dec. 3

Morris School District
Morris Plains School District
Unity Charter School
Delbarton School
Morristown Beard ...

Free Rabies Clinic In Madison This Saturday Dec. 7

December 6, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Does your cat or dog need and updated rabies vaccine? Madison residents are invited to take advantage of a free rabies clinic on Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. (noon) at the Department of Public Works Garage.

There is no pre-registration required for this clinic. 

The Department of Public Works Garage is located at 34 John Ave in ...

Madison Residents Invited to Enjoy the Annual Gingerbread Wonderland

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -   What event lasts 9 days and brings in over 12,000 people? If you guessed the Gingerbread Wonderland, you would be correct! The 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland at Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a candy lovers dream.  The incredible masterpieces can be viewed from Friday December 6  through Sunday December 15. There is also a Craft Show on ...

Madison Residents Invited to Annual Menorah Lighting

MADISON, NJ - The Madison community is invited to the annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony, sponsored by Chabad of SE Morris County. In addition to Madison, there will be lighting ceremonies in Chatham, East Hanover and Florham Park.

The Madison Menorah Lighting on will take place on Sunday, December 22nd, the first night of Chanukah, at 5pm. The Mayor and town officials will take part in the ...

Mom Joins Daughters in Learning to Swim at the Y

Silvia now swims with her family. That might not sound like big news—but it is. The wife and mother of two didn’t know how to swim and was afraid of the water. One thing Silvia was determined to make sure of as a result? Her daughters Lupe and Luci would learn how to swim. And they did. From the age of 4, both girls took swim lessons at the Madison Area YMCA when they were in ...

Crafter's Cafe at the Madison Library

Drop in and enjoy some of the crafting we have done throughout the year! Painting, beading, and other library classics. Snack will be served with our smorgasbord of crafting.

The event takes place at the Madison Library, located at  39 Keep Streetat 2pm- 4pm on December 30

Free Event: In Conversation with Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden

MADISON, NJ - Madison residents are invited to a conversation with Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden at the Madison Library on Tuesday October 29 at 7pm. 

Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden, both novelists and writing partners, will have a conversation including topics such as their book, what it's like to be writing "partners” and navigating the writing process and the ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do this Weekend in Morristown; Dec. 6 - Dec. 8

December 6, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Here's what's on TAP this weekend in Morristown! So much to do and see! Have a great weekend everyone!

Friday December 6

Morristown Climate Strike; Morristown Town Hall; 10am

Gingerbread Wonderland; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; 10am - 7:30pm

Friday Films Rocketman (R), Morris County Library; 2pm

Christmas Festival on the Green; Santa House; 3pm - ...

The Great Wazu has Moved

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The original Great Wazu has moved to a new location.

The Great Wazu was formerly at 33 Ridgedale Avenue, where it called home for the last 19 years.

The new address is 50 Route 10 West in East Hanover.  This is the former site of Mama Mia catering.

The phone number remains the same, 973-386-1114.

Essex County Sheriff's Department Cuts K-9 Jobs

December 6, 2019

ESSEX, COUNTY, NJ — Five furry Essex County officers will find themselves without a job in the new year, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

Due to budget demands, Essex County will disband its K-9 unit and will enter into a new shared services agreement with other law enforcement agencies starting in January 2020. The supporting agencies will provide the same level of service ...

ARREST MADE IN CONNECTION WITH BANK ROBBERY IN  THE TOWN OF BOONTON 

BOONTON, NJ - There has been an arrest in relation to the bank robbery incident that occured in Boonton on the day before Thanksgiving.  The full news released issued by the Morris County Prosecutor's office is listed below:

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Boonton Police Chief David Mayhood announce the arrest of Andrew ...

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates (Harper Collins, 1995)

 

In the study of deviant behavior, there has been a continual debate over what causes people to be evil. Is it their upbringings by parents who abuse them? Or, are sociopaths just born bad? There are all kinds of arguments on both sides of the debate, and many works of literature probe the question. Was Charles Manson born bad, or did ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

Battleship New Jersey Commemorates Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 6, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ  — A special commemorative ceremony marking the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor took place aboard the Battleship New Jersey on Friday.

The Camden County and Gloucester County Freeholder Boards gathered to commemorate the Dec. 7, 1941 surprise attack against the naval base on Pearl Harbor that led to the United State formally entering into World War ...

New Fun Planned For Roxbury’s Home for the Holidays

The Township of Roxbury has a lot of fun lined up for its 5th annual Home for the Holidays street festival on Saturday, December 7th from 11am to 4pm.  A team of volunteers has been meeting for months and has new entertainment and activities planned for the day.

Main Street in Succasunna will be closed to traffic at Hillside and Hunter streets for this fun holiday block party.  ...

Today and Saturday: Flemington's Food Truck Festival

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Flemington’s Food Truck Festival is happening now through tomorrow, Saturday Nov. 30, at Flemington Car & Truck Country’s Family of Dealerships. So in addition to the 16 brands represented here – with an inventory of more than 6,000 cars and trucks – shoppers can also scoop up their choice of lobster, tacos, burgers, and much, much more.

The ...

Make Our Decadent Homemade Hot Chocolate

December 5, 2019

It takes just three ingredients and a few minutes to whip together this rich, creamy milk chocolate treat, perfect for a winter day.

Tip: A serrated knife will make quick work of chopping up a milk chocolate bar. We recommend using high-quality chocolate for a smooth, creamy drink. Milk chocolate chips won’t melt as easily as wafers or bars, but they’ll do in a ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

December 6, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

November 23, 2019

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. The bill, which takes effect January 1, 2020, reclassifies many independent contractors as employees. The upside is that some workers in this gig economy will gain employee benefits and other worker protections. The downside is that my California-based freelance writer friends ...

Letter to the Editor: Title IX and girl’s ice hockey - a tale of two cities

December 6, 2019

Title IX and girl’s ice hockey - a tale of two cities

As many of you may know, Title IX was instituted back in the 1970’s to promote gender equity. TITLE IX of the Education Amendments was signed by President Nixon in June of 1972 to become a law. The main purpose of Title IX is to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that is federally ...

Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce to Join Cerbo’s Parsippany Greenhouses as Volunteers Load Up “Trees for Troops” on Sunday

December 6, 2019

Parsippany - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce will join Cerbo’s Parsippany Greenhouses in preparing Christmas trees for delivery to U.S. armed forces and military families through the national “Trees for Troops” program at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Operating its 15th year, “Trees for Troops” provides free, farm-grown Christmas trees to armed forces members ...

Morristown Medical Center Recognized Six Times as One of America’s ‘100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs’

Morristown, NJ—Morristown Medical Center’s nationally recognized orthopedic program was again named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of ‘100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.’ This is the medical center’s sixth consecutive year on the exclusive list, which is based on patient outcomes, satisfaction, and quality of ...