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Daisy Flower Fun Days

Sat, July 18, 11:00 AM

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Daisy Flower Fun Days

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Join Our Girl Scout Daisy Launch series!

Register now for a 16-month Extended-Year Membership that kicks off with our virtual Daisy Flower Fun Days, where she’ll start earning her
Girl Scout Daisy petals and receive a free Girl Scout Daisy Launch Patch.

Open to girls entering Kindergarten and Grade 1, and their families, who are NEW to Girl Scouts. Girls will be able to access our ...

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Sun, July 19, 9:00 AM

Renaissance Church, Springfield

Renaissance Church Online Service

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 07/19/2020 9:00am 07/19/2020 6:00pm America/New_York Renaissance Church Online Service

Join us for online church services (live on Sundays at 9 or 11 am, or later at All are welcome!

639 Mountain Ave. Springfield, NJ 07081

Sun, July 19, 11:00 AM

Renaissance Church, Springfield

Renaissance Church Online Service

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 07/19/2020 11:00am 07/19/2020 10:00pm America/New_York Renaissance Church Online Service

Join us for online church services (live on Sundays at 9 or 11 am, or later at All are welcome!

639 Mountain Ave. Springfield, NJ 07081

Mon, July 20, 6:00 PM


Council Meeting Worksession


Add to My Calendar 07/20/2020 6:00pm America/New_York Council Meeting Worksession

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50 Kings Road Madison, NJ 07940

Tue, July 21, 7:00 PM


Zoning Board Meeting


Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 7:00pm 07/21/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Zoning Board Meeting

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50 Kings Road Madison, NJ 07940
Livingston Symphony Orchestra: "Listening with LaGruth"

Tue, July 21, 7:30 PM


Livingston Symphony Orchestra: "Listening with ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 7:30pm 07/21/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Livingston Symphony Orchestra: "Listening with LaGruth"

The Livingston Symphony Orchestra has missed playing for you, and as a way to help bridge the gap, Music Director, Anthony LaGruth invites you to join this week’s ZOOM party: Listening with LaGruth,,which features Mozart’s oft performed, glorious 40th Symphony, one of only two of his forty one symphonies written in a minor key. This latest edition of Listening with LaGruth , Tuesday ...

ZOOM meeting Livingston, NJ 07039

Wed, July 22, 12:00 PM

New Providence

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New Providence, NJ

Wed, July 22, 6:00 PM


Virtual Wine Tasting Event

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 07/22/2020 6:00pm 07/22/2020 7:00pm America/New_York Virtual Wine Tasting Event

Join Dress for Success Northern NJ on July 22nd for a Virtual Wine Tasting hosted by Christopher Cree, Master of Wine Examination. Get together with your family and friends to celebrate NJ reopening all while supporting women seeking a pathway to economic independence. You will receive a wine kit that includes three bottles of wine for a happy hour wine tasting experience.

Let’s uncork a ...

Virtual Event Madison, NJ 07940

Wed, July 22, 7:00 PM


Council Meeting


Add to My Calendar 07/22/2020 7:00pm 07/23/2020 12:00am America/New_York Council Meeting

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50 Kings Road Madison, NJ 07940

Thu, July 23, 1:00 PM

Morris Plains Community Center, Morris Plains

Morris Plains Blood Drive - Urgent Need! Appts ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2020 1:00pm 07/23/2020 7:00pm America/New_York Morris Plains Blood Drive - Urgent Need! Appts encouraged

Urgent Need! Please make an appointment to give blood at Morris Plains Community Center (51 Jim Fear Drive) on Thursday, July 23rd between 1pm-7pm. To make an appointment, you can visit or text 732.616.8736. Appointments preferred, Walk-ins welcome if social distancing can be maintained. Please help spread the word.

51 Jim Fear Drive Morris Plains, NJ 07950

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Want to Look and Feel Your Best? Talk to the Doctors at Summit Medical Group

October 16, 2020

The Plastic Surgery Center of Summit Medical Group has locations in Morristown, Florham Park, Berkeley Heights and Clifton. For more information, visit them at

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Listing Classifieds on TAPinto is Easy and Affordable

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have a job opening you need to fill?  Are you looking to advertise a garage or estate sale? 

TAPinto Franklin/Somerset classifieds are an easy and affordable way to advertise your job openings, garage sales, tutoring lessons, and more.

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COVID-19 Update for Friday Oct. 23; Madison Cases Up to 205

October 23, 2020

MADISON, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in Madison have increased to 205, said officials. That is an increase of one overnight.

As of today, there are 1,139 new positive cases in the state. Sadly, there are 11 more confirmed deaths in the state.

The State of New Jersey is reporting 225,430 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 8,721 positive test results in Morris County.

COVID-19 Update for Thursday Oct. 22; Madison Cases Up to 204

MADISON, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in Madison have increased to 204, said officials. 

As of today, there are 1,182 new positive cases in the state. Sadly, there are two more confirmed deaths in Morris County, the data shows.

The State of New Jersey is reporting 224,385 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 8,659 positive test results in Morris County. There have been ...

COVID-19 Update for Wednesday Oct. 21; Madison Records 199 Cases

MADISON, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in Madison is now at 199, said officials. 

As of today, there are 1,062 new positive cases in the state. The state is also reporting 18 new COVID-19 deaths.

The State of New Jersey is reporting 223,223 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 8,596 positive test results in Morris County. There have been 14,456 deaths in ...

Teachers deserve a raise!

Whether you are a new reader, or someone who read my first article and has patiently been waiting for my second, welcome! I hope everyone is healthy and wearing their masks.

It has been about 8 months since COVID-19 was first spotted in the US. Since then life has not been the same, everything has been flipped upside down, especially with the start of school. We already know how weird our ...

EV Expo to be Held on Thursday November 5 at Madison's Sunday Motor Co. Cafe

October 25, 2020

Madison, NJ – On Thursday, November 5, the eye-catching cars parked outside Sunday Motor Co. Café in Madison won’t be gas guzzlers. Owner Nick Vorderman is partnering with the Environmental Commissions of Madison, Chatham Borough and Chatham Township to host an EV Expo from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M.

Area car dealers will showcase their latest EV models and residents will share their ...

Madison's Fall Back Into the Arts Festival Presents GVRL

MADISON, NJ - "Fall Back into the Arts" will host their third event on Friday October 9. The festival is presented by The Madison Arts and Culture Alliance, Downtown Development Commission, and Madison Area Chamber of Commerce and will be held on seven Fridays beginning on September 25 and concluding on November 6.

The performances will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on ...

Rep. Sherrill to Host NJEDA for a Webinar on Phase 3 of the Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will hold a webinar Friday, October 23 at 1:30pm to help small businesses who are interested in applying for Phase 3 of the Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program.

The webinar will take place via Zoom, email to receive ...

Madison Residents Encouraged to Dispose of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Medicine During "Operation Take Back"

October 23, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Operation Take Back, a national program that encourages people to anonymously turn over unused, unwanted or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal, is being launched locally by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office and several municipal police departments on Oct. 24, 2020.

The goal is to reduce abuse and misuse of ...

Madison Library Begins Reissuing Museum Passes Again; Get Passes to 7 Museums

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Public Library will be offering museum passes again, announced library officials.

The passes are good for seven museums: Guggenheim, Imagine That, Intrepid, Morris Museum, Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Museum of Modern Art and the New York Historical Society.

To reserve a pass, call the circulation department at 973-377-0722 or email them at ...

Madison Residents Invited to a "Sip N Spa" Treat Yourself Event

MADISON, NJ - Looking to do something different this weekend? Why not come to the "Sip N Spa Treat Yourself Event" on Sunday October 25 at 3:30pm.

There will be free consultations on Cryoskin treatments, raffles, give a ways and discounts! 

RSVP at FB@cryoskinmadisonnj or at Only a limited amount of tickets remain

Paranormal Event at Morristown's Fosterfields

October 25, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Interested in the paranormal? Join the Specter Seekers Paranormal Society for a live in person hunt next weekend. The investigation will take place on Saturday November 7 from 6:30pm - 9:30pm at Fosterfields in Morristown.

The event includes an investigation of the haunted back field, the Willows grounds, the Cottage Garden and the Farmhouse exterior.

Fosterfields Living ...

Students Enjoy Fall at Kirby’s Pumpkin Patch

Students at the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA continue to enjoy seasonal outdoor activities with Kirby’s very own pumpkin patch. Classrooms took turns exploring an on-site field filled with more than100 pumpkins and sorting through them to find the perfect one.  

To maintain the health and ...

Tongue out Thursday! Check Out Shadow

Shadow was adopted as a puppy but was recently returned to our rescue after about 4 years in a home because he was overprotective in the home. Because of this, he needs a quiet and adult only home. Shadow lived with a senior dog for about 2.5 years and his owners reported he was submissive with this dog. A few meets with a potential doggie sibling would be best as he has been a bit reactive with ...

Chatham Will Run 'Virtually' at the 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot; Benefits 1st Responders, Diabetes Research

October 22, 2020



Event Will Benefit First Responders and Diabetes Research and Education

WHAT: As a kick-off to the Holiday Season The Chatham Turkey Trot will host its 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot virtually this year as there will be no physical race.

Curt Ritter, ...

130 Rescue Dogs and Cats Safely Arrive at Morristown Airport; Escape Earthquakes and Tropical Storms in Puerto Rico

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Approximately 130 dogs and cats arrived at the Morristown Airport after being rescued from Puerto Rico. 

The Sato Project, Wings of Rescue and Greater Good Charities made it possible for these animals to touch down on October 10. All dogs and cats evacuated were either rescued from the streets of Puerto Rico or  pulled from overburdened shelters impacted by ...

Operation Take Back Drug Event Comes to Morris County; Saturday Oct. 24

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The  "Operation Take Back" program will take place on Saturday, October 24, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, Hanover Township Chief of Police Mark D. Roddy, Morris Plains Borough Chief of Police Mike Koroski, Morris Township Chief of Police Mark ...

Trump Truck Parade in Scotch Plains and Fanwood Draws Both Cheers and Jeers (VIDEO)

October 25, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Several hundred trucks -- but nowhere near the 700-1,000 anticipated -- rolled through several Union County towns, including Fanwood and Scotch Plains on Saturday showing their support for President Trump. 

The motorcade was led by a police escort (to keep the parade moving) and featured trucks, cars and motorcycles with flags, sometimes with vulgar ...

Historic State Theatre New Jersey Auctioning Off Parts of its History

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Historic State Theatre New Jersey – whose stage has been graced by the likes of Bob Hope, Bruce Springsteen and Denzel Washington – is giving the public a chance to own a part of its history.

The theater, which will turn 100 next year, is auctioning off 20 seat pairs, seven VIP box seats and 23 VIP orchestra pit seats.

Proceeds from the Seat Auction ...

Man Who Spoke Out Against Masks Arrested After Police Standoff

HOBOKEN, NJ - The heart of Hoboken went into lockdown Friday, as heavily armed law enforcement descended on a basement apartment near 8th & Garden to handle what they believed to be a situation involving child endangerment.

Just before 4:00 p.m. units moved into place around 736 Garden Street, after Hoboken Police had received calls over the past few days.

"DCPP [Division ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Madison Librarian's Hoopla Recommendations

Hoopla Recommendations

Halloween (movie)- Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

A Blissful Feast by Teresa Lust- A delicious journey through Italy and a celebration of the relationship between family and food.

Disloyal by Michael Cohen- The Inside ...

Madison Librarian's Reading Recommendations

Hoopla Recommendations

All the Acorns on the Forest Floor by Kim Hooper- For many women, becoming a mother is the strongest expression of love they know, for others the conscience choice to not have children empowers them to live their truth. Motherhood looks different for all of the women in Kim Hooper's, All the Acorns On the Forest Floor.

Murder, Forgotten by Deb Richardson-Moore- ...

Road Trip – A Virtual Art Exhibit Featuring Farmstead Arts Member Artists

October 21, 2020

Farmstead Arts proudly presents its sixth annual Members’ Art Show virtually.  This year’s exhibit, entitled ROAD TRIP, features the diverse works of seventeen Farmstead Arts Member Artists who take us on a virtual Road Trip to places real or imagined so we can see things along the way as we continue to socially distance.

The show will run online at ...

Day Tours of Battleship NJ on Camden Waterfront Will Return

CAMDEN, NJ — After closing tours following Labor Day with revenue seeing a noticeable decline, Battleship New Jersey announced Wednesday it will be back this weekend for “Fire Power” walkthroughs of its largest vessel.

The Board of Trustees of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial says it will “re-open with a bang,” providing not only tours starting ...

Thomas Edison National Historical Park Increases Access to Glenmont Grounds

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Following federal guidelines and those of state and local public health authorities, Thomas Edison National Historical Park (NHP) has expanded access at the park. 
The National Park Service (NPS) is working service wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and using a phased approach to increase access on a ...

New Jerseyans Say ‘Cheese!’ (But Hold the Dairy) with Vegan Cheese

October 24, 2020

Is plant-based cheese really cheese? Well, sort of. But instead of dairy from cows, sheep or goats, vegan cheesemakers are making it with plant milk, nuts, tapioca and even rice.

There are many different methods to make vegan cheese nowadays. The easy way? Using a plant-based milk base (from foods like cashews or almonds) and adding a few thickening agents and seasonings.

Plant-based ...

American Business Associates Launches New Television Show: Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe

October 24, 2020

American Business Associates, New York & New Jersey’s premier business development organization, is partnering with East Main Media to launch a new weekly television program: Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe.

Airing each Sunday throughout the New York Metro area at 11am EST on News12Plus, the program will feature conversations with experts and leaders from a wide range of ...

Dog Grief. Is It Real or Is It Just My Imagination?

October 21, 2020

FLORHAM PARK - On Thursday, my 17-year-old Chihuahua Pancho Villa ran around the yard with his companion Buddy, a Red-header Retriever, and Boomer, a Golden Retriever. Friday morning, when I picked Pancho up to go outside at 6 a.m. like he usually does, he yelped in pain. By 3:30 that afternoon, he was in heaven, relieved of whatever disorder had caused the blood-curdling scream earlier in the ...

Technology Fills the Critical Void, as Long-Term Living Communities Prepare for COVID’s Second Wave

As we enter the fall season, the chance of resurgence in COVID-19 cases remains top of mind, especially for health care providers. 

Just like we’ve seen in Britain, France, Germany and other European countries, New Jersey needs to be fully prepared for a second spike. For those who work in long-term care, it is our utmost responsibility to be ready and equipped with ...

Vote for honesty, transparency and helpfulness -- not misinformation

October 24, 2020

Republican Congressional candidate Rosemary Becchi (NJ-11) continues to spread misinformation about our state's 2020 election process. I would like to set the record straight.

In campaign advertisements, Ms. Becchi has repeatedly stated:

“Due to Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order, New Jersey will be holding an all vote by mail election this November– the ...

Tri-County Scholarship Fund to Honor Morristown Medical Center President Trish O'Keefe at Virtual Gala

October 25, 2020

MENDHAM, NJ – Tri-County Scholarship Fund (TCSF) will host its 39th Annual Awards Celebration on Monday, October 26, 2020, as a free, live-streaming event, honoring three New Jersey leaders, including Morristown Medical Center President, Trish O’Keefe. All of the honorees believe in and support the TCSF mission to provide partial scholarships for many of the state’s most ...

Goodwin and Dailey Look To Serve Madison

Mackaella Goodwin, a lifelong Madison resident, and Michael Dailey, a Madison resident since 1998, are the two Republican candidates for Madison Borough Council. Mackaella and Michael recognize the need to restore balance to the Borough Council and avoid the continuation of one-party rule within Madison.  They have each spoken about the need to add diversity to the Council, which is ...

IRS fights fraud aimed at charities, joins international awareness week

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is combating fraud by once again joining organizations around the world to highlight the third annual International Charity Fraud Awareness Week, Oct. 19-23.

International Charity Fraud Awareness Week (ICFAW) brings together everyone involved in the charity and not-for-profit sectors to raise awareness of and share good practices for tackling ...

NJBPU Launches Campaign Promoting Opportunities from New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program™ that Save Residents Money and Reduce Energy Use

Trenton, N.J. - The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) today announced the launch of a new public education campaign “Lighting the Way to a Clean Energy Future” to encourage New Jersey residents and businesses to save money, reduce energy use, and contribute to New Jersey’s clean energy economy. The statewide campaign highlights the numerous rebates, incentives, and ...