**Holiday Countdown** at Lucy's Gift

***HOLIDAY COUNTDOWN*** We got you! Get in the spirit with LIVE Jazz music TODAY Sat., 12/17 2 - 4pm by NJ's own Ray Milici!

THIS WEEKEND...20% OFF ALL Handbags at Lucy's Gift in Florham Park!

And while you're there, scoop up some gloves, hats, lounge wear, scarves, travel mugs, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, candles, Christmas home & many more gift items.... GREAT STOCKING ...

HOLIDAY DEALS EXTENDED AT LUCY'S GIFT.... While supplies last!

Great stocking stuffers, hostess gifts! More in store!

Leather Bangle Clutch w/detachable keyring - ONLY $19.98! (Reg. $52.98) Great stocking stuffer! 
Cable Style Bangle Bracelets with triple pave set halo design, magnetic closure - ONLY $19.98! (Reg. $32.98)
Ceramic Snowman Candy Dish w/chocolate kisses included, all wrapped to go!  ONLY $13.98!
Santa Plates ...

New Leaf's Pre-Black Friday Sale Going on Now!

Don't miss our PRE-BLACK FRIDAY STORE WIDE SALE continuing through 11/26/2022 ORANGE TICKETS ARE NOW 25% OFF GRAY TICKETS 25% OFF YELLOW + TICKETS 75% OFF PLEASE REMEMBER THAT SANTA COMES TO MADISON ON BLACK FRIDAY NEW LEAF CONSIGNMENT WILL CLOSE BY 4:00 PM SHARP!

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NEW LEAF Consignment's Frugal Fashions Begin Today, Jan. 27

January 27, 2023

MADISON, NJ -  Come check out NEW LEAF Consignment's Frugal Fashions. The sale begins today Friday January 27 and will run through nex Saturday February 4.

25% OFF BLUE Tickets, 50% OFF GREEN TICKETS, and 75% OFF 

15% OFF jewelry and handbags - excludes NEW ARRIVALS.

IN-STORE ONLY.

Come visit and check out all the new items! The store is located at 16 Park Avenue in ...

Terry's Pet Stop Having Storewide Sale, One Day Only! Saturday Jan. 14

Terry's Pet Stop is having a storewide sale, ONE DAY ONLY, on Saturday January 14. Stop in and shop!

Terry's Pet Stop is located at 1711 Route 10 East in Morris Plains.

Food Distribution for Madison Residents; Jan 26 and 27

January 25, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday January 26  from 1pm - 2pm at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). 

An additional food distribution will take place on Friday January 27 in Parsippany, 299 Webro Road from 10:30am - 11:30am

 

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Last Chance; Christmas Tree Pickup in Madison Ends Jan. 31

MADISON, NJ -  The Borough of Madison will continue to pick up Christmas Trees throughout Madison until January 31. Residents are asked to leave their trees at the curb and The Borough of Madison  DPW will pick them up on regular garbage days through January 31.

Residents can also drop off their tree to the recycling yard on Saturday's from 8am - ...

Today Only; View Madison's Abraham Lincoln Painting Before it Heads to Washington, D.C. Museum

Madison, NJ – Earlier this week it was announced that the historic Abraham Lincoln painting, which proudly hangs on the wall in the Hartley Dodge Memorial Council Chambers in Madison, will begin its five-year loan to the National Portrait Gallery later this month.

Before it’s departure from Madison, NJ, members of the public are invited to come view this magnificent ...

Macculloch Hall's Growing in the Garden Series Returns in Feb.

January 25, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall's Growing in the Garden is back starting in February! Programs will be held at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum on second Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

Visit for a story, garden exploration, and an art project!

Pre-registration is required online at: https://maccullochhall.org/upcoming-events/#!calendar

First Bald Eagle Egg of 2023 Spotted in Nest at Duke Farms Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature has delivered, with the first Bald Eagle egg of 2023 spotted in the nest at Duke Farms early Saturday morning, Jan. 21.

A pair of nesting American Bald Eagles returned to their nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms earlier this year, poised to continue a ritual witnessed by millions' courtesy of a camera mounted on a nearby tree.

The ...

Helicopters Will Be Conducting Aerial Inspections for JCP&L

JCP&L has advised that beginning on or about 1/20/2023, weather permitting, Chesapeake Bay Helicopters will be mobilizing to the JCPL region to begin performing comprehensive visual inspections CVI lines. These inspections are expected to take approximately six weeks to complete, however, any storm or outage-related patrols could prolong completion.

 

The helicopter to be used is ...

Winter Weather Advisory for Madison on Wednesday

January 24, 2023

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Morris County which will go into effect from 7am on Wednesday January 25 through 7pm. 

According to the National Weather Service, snow is likely to begin before 1pm and then snow mixed with rain until 4pm and then turning to all rain in the evening. Snow accumulations of 1-2 inches possible, they ...

Date Announced for 2023 Taste of Madison

MADISON, NJ -  During the Madison Council meeting on Monday January 23, council member John Hoover announced the date for this year's Taste of Madison. The date will be April 24.

More details to follow......

 

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Madison Arts And Culture Alliance to Hold Benefit Concert; Friday Jan. 22

MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Arts & Culture Alliance will be hosting a Benefit Concert on January 22. The concert will feature Jerry Vezzza, Grover Kemble and Brynn Stanley. 

The event will take place at the Madison Community Arts Center, 10 Kings Road in Madison from 4pm - 7pm.

Tickets are $75 and can be purchased HERE

Beer, wine and Hors d'oeuvres will be ...

‘Give Kids a Smile’ Program to Provide Free Dental Care at 3 Morris County Locations

January 25, 2023

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Give Kids a Smile will be celebrated this February.  All month long, dental practices across the country will offer free dental care to children ages 12 and younger.

In Morris County, three dentists will be providing free dental care to children who otherwise wouldn't see a dentist. The participating dentists are:

Pediatric Dental ...

Police Chase Car Racing at 100mph Through Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A police chase that started in Denville raced along Rt. 280 East in Parsippany.  Police were in pursuit of a black Dodge Charger racing over 100 mile per hour using the shoulders to pass other cars.

The suspects were reported to be in Mountain Lakes when they exited the vehicle to take a picture of a Range Rover while wearing a ski mask which made a passerby call the ...

Authorities Announce Fire and Death Investigation in Lincoln Park

LINCOLN PARK, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detective Christoph Kimker, Sheriff James Gannon, and Lincoln Park Chief of Police Joseph Zammit confirm an active investigation into a vehicle fire and death that occurred on January 21, 2023 in Lincoln Park, NJ.

At approximately 7:16 a.m., the Lincoln Park Police and Fire Departments were notified of an active vehicle ...

NJ Man Sentenced to Six Years for Assaulting Officer Sicknick at Capitol Riot

January 28, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting Brian Sicknick, a capitol police officer who fought off rioters on January 6th, 2021, and died the day after the assault. Julian Khater, age 33 from Somerset, pleaded guilty in September 2022 on two counts of assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers with a dangerous weapon, according to the ...

Authorities Investigating Homicide at NJ Nursing Home

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — The family of 91-year-old Clara Sutkowski reported to the South Plainfield Police Jan. 16 that Sutkowski was the victim of a violent assault by another resident at the AristaCare at Cedar Oaks nursing home in South Plainfield.

According to Nicole Kupko, Sutkowski’s great niece, Sutkowski was returning to her bedroom from the television room when Angel ...

NJ Woman, 29, Facing Charges For Trying to Enroll at NBHS Using False Birth Certificate

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 29-year-old woman is facing charges after she allegedly tried to use a false birth certificate in an attempt to enroll at New Brunswick High School.

Hyejeong Shin, a New Brunswick resident, has been charged with one count of providing a false government document with the intent to verify one’s identity or age a third-degree offense, according to a statement ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...

Update: Second Egg Spotted in Duke Farms Eagle Nest Jan. 23

January 24, 2023

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature has delivered again, with the second Bald Eagle egg of 2023 spotted in the nest at Duke Farms mid-afternoon on Monday at 3:05 p.m.

The first egg was seen early Saturday morning, Jan. 21.

A pair of nesting American Bald Eagles returned to their nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms earlier this year, poised to continue a ritual witnessed by ...

Love You to the Moon and Back: NJ Native Buzz Aldrin Remarries at 93

MONTCLAIR, NJ - US astronaut Buzz Aldrin tied the knot for a fourth time on Friday.

Aldrin, a New Jersey native, is best known for his venture to the moon on the Apollo 11 space mission in 1969 with Neil Armstrong.  Aldrin was one of the first two humans to set foot on the moon.

"On my 93rd birthday, and the day I will also be honored by 'Living Legends of ...

Giants Secure Big Playoff Victory Against Vikings

In a back and forth game on a cold day in Minnesota, the New York Giants, one of the NFL’s Cinderella teams, secured a major Wild Card game against the Vikings to keep their season alive. The Vikings, led by superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson, were favorites coming out of the regular season to have a successful season. But as usual, the Giants shocked the world once again to extend ...

Just In - $1.1 Million for Upgrades to Wildwood Boardwalk

January 27, 2023

WASHINGTON – The Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million grant to the city of North Wildwood, New Jersey, for reconstruction of three blocks of boardwalk space., announced  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. 

“We thank the U.S. Department of Commerce and our congressional delegation for their continued ...

The Mills at Jersey Gardens’ AMC Theater Offers Sensory Friendly Viewing of Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

On Saturday, January 28, 2023, the Mills at Jersey Gardens’ AMC Theater will be offering a sensory-friendly showing of Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.

At these special screenings for people with autism or other special needs, the theater puts up the lights and tones down the sound so attendees can feel more comfortable while they enjoy the movie.

The showing will be on Saturday, January ...

Garden State Plaza Offers Free Lunar New Year Celebration

PARAMUS, NJ - The Garden State Plaza is hosting a free Lunar New Year celebration on January 28.

It's the Year of the Rabbit at the mall, 1 Garden State Plaza, where they will welcome several performances: an Asian American Lion Dance; a Korean Fan Dance; and a Mongolian dance. There will also be a recitation of ancient Chinese classics, along with a Filipina dance ensemble.

There will ...

Has the Spring real estate market started to bloom?

I can feel the excitement of the spring real estate market, can you? The hustle and bustle in my office is indicative of one thing – it is officially prime time for both buyers and sellers.

According to the NAR, roughly 40% of all home sales take place during springtime (from March through June).

Simply put, there are more properties to choose from if you’re a buyer, and if ...

Why stage a home before you sell it?

Only 28% of sellers stage their homes, but we know doing so can increase their value as much as 6-10%. That’s a lot of money to leave on the table.

As a real estate agent, I market homes for a living. I gauge the market and timing, and I target where I think most of my buyers are located. That doesn’t leave a lot of free time to strategically move sofas around, and judging from my ...

Know It Alls

The latest Monmouth University poll showing New Jersey residents don’t like their elected State House representatives ain’t exactly man-bites-dog news. But, it’s worth going deeper into that.

The core of the reaction is that those residents have little or no idea about whom or what they are talking about. If they did, they’d act out their anti-angst every ...

Madison Area YMCA Offering Expanded Sunday Hours

As of Sunday, January 22, the Family Center at 111 Kings Road Madison will be OPEN on Sundays from 7:00AM to 7:00PM.

As of Monday, January 23, the Family Center East Lobby entrance will be open Monday to Friday from 8:00AM to 9:00PM.

Madison Area YMCA Teen Leaders Club to Host Bake Sale; Saturday Dec. 10

MADISON, NJ - Bring your sweet tooth to the Madison Area YMCA Family Center on Saturday, December 10. The Teen Leaders club sponsoring a Bake Sale, and all proceeds are being donated to the Interfaith Food Pantry.

Looking for a Cute as a Button Little Forever Friend? Meet Amy Maria..... She's Available for Adoption

Meet Amy Maria. This precious Chi mix was rescued from an unsafe living situation where she was being abused and made to sleep outside. Now, little Amy is being fostered in New York by one of our brilliant volunteers who has nothing but great things to say about this wee princess. Amy is more than just an adorable face; she is the total package! She loves playing other dogs and has a wonderful ...

10 Month Old Holly Sparkles is Looking for Her Forever Home

Hi everyone! It’s me, Holly Sparkles. I’m not sure if you remember me, I was rescued from the streets of Anniston Alabama back in late November. I spent my entire life living outside, and when they rescued me I had mange all over my body, and was very weak and skinny. They say I have something called heartworms, but I already received my first treatment for it last week.

I am ...

NYC Second Chance Rescue Presents 25 Dogs of Christmas- Here's Buttercup!

Happy Pawlidays from Buttercup, a 9-year-old Amstaff mix who has spent nearly half her life waiting for a family to give her a chance. Years ago, this poor girl was surrendered to a shelter in North Carolina, where she languished for years before we tagged her for rescue to help find her a home. Somehow, she is still waiting.

 

Buttercup has a genetic disorder that makes her back ...

Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith

Retro Review:

 

Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith. Brown Thrasher, 1944.

Strange Fruit

By Abel Meeropol

Southern trees bear a strange fruit

Blood on the leaves and blood at the root

Black bodies swinging in the Southern breeze

Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees

 

Pastoral scene of the gallant South

The bulging eyes and the twisted mouth

Scent of ...

A Passion for Lifelong Learning is Part of the Culture of Lantern Hill

January 26, 2023

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Northern New Jersey region is known for its wealth of educational and research institutions, so it's no surprise that Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community in New Providence, N.J., is home to more than a fair share of academic professionals.

The presence of academia was important to Julia Currie Miller and her husband David when exploring their ...

How Did the Mortgage Market React to the Fed Announcement?

The Federal Reserve hikes interest rates again

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell announced 50bps interest rate hike as part of the Fed’s continued battle against inflation. Additionally, Chairman Powell offered guidance on interest rates in 2023. The current projections for the next year currently have no rate cuts planned.

Chairman Powell said the following, ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, February 05
04:30 PM — 05:30 PM

Corpus Christi Church, Chatham

Winter Organ Recital

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Sat, February 11
08:00 PM — 11:00 PM

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Morristown

Valentine’s Dessert Dance