SAGE Resale Shop Holds Liquidation Sale

January 20, 2022

With rising inflation due to supply chain and staffing constraints resulting from the pandemic, shoppers are turning to resale and thrift shops to find new treasures; well new to them.

SAGE Eldercare, a nonprofit healthcare agency focused on social and medical assistance to the elderly, will be holding a liquidation sale at their Resale Shop in Summit.  Their merchandise includes new ...

Check Out These New Items at NEW LEAF Consignment!

Check out these new items at NEW LEAF Consignment! 

Hard to find size 11 Uggs! Perfect for this cold winter season! Come get them right NOW at NEW LEAF! Ugg Boots, Sz 11, $62

Coach Crossbody and Wallet, $152

Mojo Moxy Heels, Sz 8, $28

NEW LEAF Consignment is located at 16 Park Ave in Madison 

Madison's Christmas Tree Pickup Ends Jan. 31; Trees Can Also Be Dropped at the Recycling Center

January 21, 2022

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 - ...

Free Concert Feb. 16: Hanover Wind Symphony to Give Musical Voice to 'The Joy Within'

It may be cold outside, but the Hanover Wind Symphony has a hot news flash: The celebrated wind band will perform a free concert, called "The Joy Within," on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. at Memorial Junior School, 61 Highland Ave., in Whippany. In line with Covid-19 protocols, mask-wearing and appropriate social distancing are required while on school property.

The 85-member wind ...

Irish Eyes Will Smile Again at Morristown's Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade; Saturday March 12

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Lads and lassies, grab your kilts, the date for the 2022 Morris County St. Patrick Day Parade has been announced. The date is for this year's parade is Saturday March 12. In 2020 Mary Waller was named Grand Marshal and this year she will lead the parade through the streets of Morristown. 

The parade will begin at 12noon in Morristown. 

Prior to the ...

Federal East Orange Testing Site to Remain Open Longer Than Originally Scheduled: Testing at CCM and Sears Continue

January 21, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The free federal coronavirus testing site located inside the Senior Center at 90 Halsted Street in East Orange will stay open until Monday, Jan. 24th. The site is for all New Jersey residents of all ages to take advantage of. 

The decision to extend the time was made because of the “high demand and need” in the area, authorities announced ...

Weather Forces Delayed Openings In and Around Madison; Jan 20

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 11am today, January 20. The expected advisory has some businesses and schools opening later than normal.

The delayed openings in and around town are as follows:

The Borough of Madison will have a one hour delay (except for DPW, MPW, MFD)
The Madison School District has a 2 ...

Madison's Senior Bus Service Suspended for Thursday Jan 20

MADISON, NJ -  The Senior Bus Service in Madison has been suspended for Thursday, January 20, announced Madison officials.

The bus service provides Madison residents, ages 18 years of age or older to any Madison location, including ShopRite of Chatham. 

CLICK HERE for the latest schedule.

 

Read more: Code Blue in Effect for Madison; Jan 18 - 26

Read ...

Macculloch Hall Presents Growing in the Garden: Happy Birthday A.A.Milne

January 18, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Celebrate the birthday of A.A. Milne, author of Winnie the Pooh, with Macculloch Hall today during Growing in the Garden! Join them on Facebook live at 2:00 pm for a story and celebration.

CLICK HERE to watch live.

Alzheimer's Association Shares Highlights of 2021 Research and Advances

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Although 2021 was an exciting year in Alzheimer’s research, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval of aducanumab and ongoing news surrounding COVID-19 caused many important Alzheimer’s and dementia science stories to go under-reported.

As a result, the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) shared the ...

Date for "Taste of Madison Days" Has Been Announced

MADISON, NJ - Mark your calendars! The Taste of Madison 2022 will be held on Monday March 21 at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park. Madison council member John Hoover announced the date during this week's council meeting.

More details to follow....

 

Read more: Madison Fire Department Responded to 1,176 Calls During 2021

Read more: New Jersey’s ...

I-80 Ramps in Parsippany Will Be Closed Jan 20 for Sign Replacement

January 20, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Ramps to and from I-80 will be closed tonight, January 20, for an overhead sign replacement project in Parsippany-Troy Hills, announced the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Thursday, January 20, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, January 21, Route 202 northbound/Littleton Road just past the split with Frontage Road, which includes ...

Pedestrian Struck Near Costco in East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, NJ - On Sunday, January 16th a pedestrian was struck near Costco on Route 10 in East Hanoer.

The police were on the scene and reported an arm injury to the pedestrian.  EMS was called to the scene.

 

Read more: Avoid a Penalty; Madison Pet Licenses are Due January 31

Read more: Madison's Michael McGuire In Running for "Young Man of the Year ...

Noe Pond Members 'Save Noe Pond' - Reach Deal to Purchase the Chatham Swim Club from the Silverman Group

CHATHAM, NJ -- Nearly a year after more than 100 Noe Pond Club members marched to save the club from redevelopment by the Silverman Group, a deal has been struck to purchase the club property from the developer and keep it open.

The announcement was made on the "Save Noe Pond" Facebook page. A portion of the announcement can be read below:

We are excited to announce that a ...

Second Dog Dies in Bear Attack in Sparta

January 20, 2022

SPARTA, NJ – A Yorkshire terrier was no match for a bear.  "Tommy" a 5-year-old Yorkshire terrier died from its injuries from the encounter.  Just after midnight on Thursday Sparta Police got a call from a resident on Layton Lane that his dog had been injured by a bear. According to police, Mr. Pierce told Officer Taylor May that Tommy had been ...

Police: Smoke Condition Reported at Bridgewater Commons Mall

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A smoke condition was reported at the Bridgewater Commons Mall Tuesday afternoon at the former Lord & Taylor site.

According to Bridgewater Township Capt. Sean O'Neill, the smoke condition was caused by some faulty machinery.

O'Neill said there were no injuries reported in the incident. The vaccination clinic that was being held in the old Lord & Taylor was ...

Newark Fire Captain Dead After Being Found Unresponsive Inside Firehouse Over Weekend

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark fire captain is dead while a retired city firefighter was hospitalized after their bodies were found unresponsive this weekend inside a Park Avenue firehouse. 

Both individuals were found inside the firehouse, located at 269-271 Park Ave., Saturday morning, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens and ...

Gov. Murphy Faces Strong Opposition on Updated Healthcare Worker Vaccine Mandate

January 20, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Murphy was met swiftly with strong opposition after announcing an updated vaccine mandate for all health care workers. 

While touring a new federal COVID-19 testing facility at Stockton University in Galloway on Wednesday, the Governor announced anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional ...

Gov. Murphy Signs Legislation Mandating Asian American Curriculum in Schools

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey schools will now be required to include curriculum regarding the history and contributions of Asian Americans. 

Gov. Phil Murphy signed two pieces of legislation Tuesday that will ensure that the contributions, history, and heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are included in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Social ...

Governor Phil Murphy Sworn In For Second Term

TRENTON, NJ — “Were all the votes counted?” joked Josh Murphy, as he and his siblings introduced their father during his inauguration for second term as 56th Governor of New Jersey. 

After the small roast from his four children and a speech from his wife and First Lady Tammy Murphy, Governor Phil Murphy took the podium following Chief Justice Stuart Rabner ...

Claire King of Basking Ridge Named EMS Cadet Captain

January 18, 2022

Rigorous training and a commitment to aiding others in their time of need recently led Claire King, a senior at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, to be named a Cadet Captain of the Berkeley Heights EMS.

“I have always been interested in helping people and I have a deep concern for those around me,” she said. “The rescue squad was a great opportunity to meet new people, ...

New Jersey Dreamers Featured on "Today" for Martin Luther King Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream, and so do a couple of dreamers here in New Jersey.  They dream of literacy and art, of bonding people together with words and images, and of helping children and adults read their way to freedom and beauty.  Tomorrow, they will tell the world about that dream.  New Brunswick's Sykes family will appear on Today on ...

NJ Native Qualifies for 2 Races in Winter Olympic Games

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington native Kimi Goetz has officially qualified for two Olympic events in long track speed skating, the 1000m and the 500m.

Goetz qualified for her first race Thursday and the second on Friday. She also competed in the 1500m Saturday, but did not qualify in that race.

"We are over the moon thrilled and proud of her beyond words," said her mother, Linda.

Newark Museum of Art to Celebrate MLK With Virtual Discussion Event

January 16, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – A virtual panel discussion centered around the legacy and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be presented by The Newark Museum of Art this weekend. 

The event will be held on Sunday, Jan. 16, and is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. The virtual discussion will feature three panelists from the community, who will examine how art can communicate new ...

New Jersey Tourism Industry Association Grateful As Governor Funds Tourism Recovery

New Jersey -  The New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA) recognizes the challenging times ahead for tourism due to the uncertainty the pandemic has brought to the travel industry. It is with that reason that the significance of Governor Phil Murphy signing A5689/S3830 allocating $25 Million from the Federal American Rescue Plan funds to assist Department of State, Division of ...

Camden’s Battleship New Jersey to Host New Year’s Fireworks

CAMDEN, NJ –  The Battleship New Jersey – the Navy’s most decorated battleship – is hosting three events for people to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day watching fireworks and enjoying live music, food and drinks.

Moored in the Delaware River on Camden’s waterfront, the Battleship New Jersey has become a popular tourist attraction. It is ...

Registration for the Madison Area YMCA's  Winter 2022 session programs are open for all! 

Registration for the Madison Area YMCA's  Winter 2022 session programs are open for all! 

Register for School of Performing Arts (SOPA) classes and more online TODAY!

Click HERE for more information

New Year, New Programs! Join The Madison Area YMCA for Your Favorite Classes

(Madison, NJ) – January 7, 2022 – The Madison Area YMCA announces our Winter Session beginning on Monday, January 31, including brand new and refreshed classes for all ages to kick off the new year. Priority Registration for members opens on Monday, January 10 at ...

Mount St. Mary Academy's Director of School & College Counseling Presents at Winter Institutes of NYSACAC

Elizabeth Roper, Director of College & School Counseling at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, participated and presented at the Winter Institutes of NYSACAC (New York State Association of College Admission Counseling) on January 7 and 14. The events were hosted by Cornell University and Syracuse University, respectively, in a virtual format.

Ms. Roper presented with committee members ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Speech & Debate Team Earns Charter Status

John V. Maldonado, English teacher at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, announced that the National Speech & Debate Association awarded Charter status to the Academy’s Speech and Debate Team.

Charter status is the highest honor that the NSDA awards to scholastic teams and places the Mount’s team among the best in the nation. An NSDA Charter designation demonstrates that not ...

So Much More Than the "School on the Hill"

“The school on the hill.” A statement we hear quite frequently when we tell people we go to Mount Saint Mary Academy. For many, that is all they know about our school – until they come to our unquestionably informative annual Open House. Hosted this year on October 17th our Open House is a great way for prospective students and families to learn about, and experience, our ...

Mixed American Eskimo Pups Ready for Adoption at Shake A Paw

UNION, NJ - The Shake A Paw® Center for Rescue and Adoption is unlike any other Adoption facility. Licensed as an Animal Shelter (Yes, we are a shelter!!), we accept dogs from the public, as well as rescue, homeless, abandoned and unwanted dogs. Giving back to the animals we love by finding them a Happy Forever Home is our goal and mission.

Now available for adoption are ...

Crystal is Looking for Her Forever Home This Holiday Season..... Won't You Consider Making Her Part of Your Family?

Looking for a new friend for the holidays? Check out Crystal from NYC Second Chance Rescue.

According to the rescue, she is the sweetest nine-year-old chocolate lab mix you will ever meet.

This is what else the rescue had to say......This gorgeous gal is the perfect WFH (work from home) companion. She is content to curl up at your feet while you watch tv or rest comfortably by your ...

Adopt Dozer! He's Looking for his Forever Home This Holiday Season....Is it with You?

Dozer is a stunning 1.5 year old, 66 pound love bug!!  He is wonderful with other dogs and older children, has a very high energy level, and enjoys being active. He especially loves fetching tennis balls! Dozer has been OVERLOOKED FOR MONTHS!!  Dozer can "sit" and "wait", and is house trained.  Dozer will be an amazing addition to your ...

October’s almost over. The conversation about breast cancer isn’t.

As October draws to a close, I find myself hoping that a certain line of conversation won’t fade away amid the growing bustle of the oncoming holidays. 

By now, it’s pretty well known that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. I normally spend most of this month supporting, however I can, the myriad efforts, initiatives, campaigns and movements designed to remind people of ...

How to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party Your Guests Won’t Forget

New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to get friends and loved ones together. Instead of spending a fortune on NYE event tickets, why not opt to stay in and host the celebration yourself? Here are a few tips for hosting an epic New Year’s Eve bash to remember.

 

Pick a theme.

If you’re hosting a large group of people, consider choosing a theme in advance. Having a ...

Swap the Figgy Pudding with These Heavenly Holiday Appetizers

‘Tis the season! As the weather gets colder, gift shopping begins, and Mariah Carey takes over the radio, you know that it’s finally the holiday season.

 

Whether you’re hosting a party or want to impress your loved ones with a tasty appetizer they’re sure to love, this is the perfect master list of delicious fan favorites. From sweet to savory to 21+, these ...

Creative Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break the Bank

The stocking hung by the fireplace stuffed to the brim with goodies is an iconic symbol of Christmas. They sit there just waiting to be dumped out all over the floor. And, be honest: Who wants a pair of white socks or a bag of candy coal?

These stocking stuffers are sure to bring out a “ho ho ho!” from young and old alike! From tech to coffee to fun and games for kids of all ages, ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

Cozy Up Your Living Space with These Simple Design Tips

It doesn’t have to be cold outside to appreciate a warm and inviting living space. But when crisp fall air arrives or temperatures drop on a blustery winter day, there’s nothing better than kicking back and relaxing in a comfortable atmosphere.

 

Creating a cozy space is easier than you think. Follow these tips to bring out the warm and fuzzy feels.

Create a Reading ...

DIY Decorations: Making Your Own Christmas Ornaments

As you start to envision that magical time of year when you gather with family and friends to decorate the tree, think about adding a few unique ornaments to this year’s collection.

Whether your style is rustic or elegant, neutral or bold, homemade ornaments add a memorable touch to the tree. Even if you aren’t a skilled crafter, there are many ways to make ornaments this ...

Stand Out With These Unique Holiday Decorating Ideas

Celebrate the holidays in style! These holiday decorations are classy yet bold and are sure to bring out the “ooos” and “ahhhs,” and maybe even a round of applause!

 

Thinking beyond the traditional reds and greens and trying new colors will help you stand out. Plus, you can surprise your family with decorations in the most unexpected places in your home. These ...

Elegance in Autumn: 6 Classy Home Decor Must-Haves

As the air gets colder, the leaves turn red and orange, and your regular Starbucks order switches from classic to pumpkin spice, you may be wondering how to maintain a classy home decor while still participating in the autumn aesthetic.

Whether you are trying to impress your holiday guests or simply attempting to get into the harvest spirit, there are boundless opportunities to incorporate ...

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You Can (Finally) Keep

Many people make a New Year’s resolution to shake off the previous year’s struggles and start fresh with a clean, blank slate. As confident and well-intentioned as they feel about making positive changes and reaching some goals, 80% of people don’t stick to their New Year’s plan.

This might seem discouraging, but don’t despair. Instead, follow these tips to make a ...

How to Make Self-Care a Priority This Holiday Season

The holiday season should be about spending time with family, traditions, and giving.

 

Often it becomes financially, emotionally, and physically stressful instead. There are many demands on our wallets. We can feel overwhelmed by all the tasks on our to-do lists and pressure to create the “perfect” holiday. Our healthy eating and exercising habits often go out the window ...

12 Gifts to Wow the Fitness Lover in Your Life

With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about choosing the perfect gifts for family and friends.

 

If you have a loved one in your life who’s always at the gym or have heard a friend talking about how she plans to get fit come the new year, a fitness-themed gift might be just the thing to make her smile. But, it can be hard to know where ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...

Tips for Making (and Keeping!) Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are beginning to think about their New Year’s resolutions. According to a recent survey conducted by YouGovAmerica, the most common resolutions people made in 2020 were to exercise more, improve their diets, and to lose weight.

 

If you’re planning to alter a few unhealthy habits of your own, here are a few tips to help you ...

Apps That Exercise Your Brain and Keep You Sharp

Keeping your brain sharp is just as critical as staying physically fit—especially as you age. Doing puzzles, brainteasers, card games, dancing, and learning new skills are all ways you can flex and strengthen your brain muscles.

 

If you have a smartphone, tablet, or computer, you can use brain training apps to get a mental workout. Try any of these brain-boosting apps that ...

Enjoy an Active Holiday Season with These 5 Outings

The holiday season brings family gatherings, memorable traditions, and lots of delicious food! If you’re looking to incorporate more active events and outings this season, there are plenty of ways to enjoy festive cheer while getting out of the house and moving!

We’ve collected five simple and fulfilling ways that you can make this holiday season an active one, so get ready to plan ...

Why You Should Incorporate Weightlifting Into Your Routine

Weightlifting for active aging adults is a crucial key to overall physical fitness that should not be skipped. Light cardiovascular exercise like walking is essential for seniors, but weight lifting is also a vital part of any routine.

Regular weight training for older adults can lead to several long-lasting health benefits, including improvements in muscle mass and quantity, increased ...

New Jersey has had Governors from William Livingston to Phil Murphy, Who was the Best Governor the Garden State has ever had?

This is the time of year in New Jersey when it's so beautiful to see all the many colors of the season - red, green, yellow, orange --even blue.

Candidates use lawn signs of so many colors this time of year.

And millions of dollars have been spent on television commercials, newspaper ads, streamed video, lawn signs, and colorful mailers in the race for governor. Phil Murphy and ...

The Sailor's Bookshelf: 50 Books to know the Sea by Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)

The Sailor’s Bookshelf: Fifty Books to Know the Sea by Admiral James Stavridis, USN (RET.) (Naval Institute Press, 2021).

 

The first review that I published with the tapinto franchise was entitled 50 Books That Went to War. That volume recounted the books that were popular with the men and women who served our country during World War II. The fascinating list of works, which ...

Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the 2021 Holiday Season Starting on December 4th

November 29, 2021

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- Dickens Village, an annual Maplewood NJ tradition, returns to Ricalton Square this week and will be open to the public from 1pm - 4pm on December 4th, 11th and 18th.

In celebration of the yearly event, TAPintoTV takes a look back at Stephanie Willoughby's visit to Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from ...

Producing User Generated Content: Tips and Tricks

According to recent data, 85% of Americans own a smartphone**. Smartphones are routinely used to publish pictures and video via websites and apps, which enables users to share their participation in an event, presence at a location, or highlight a relationship or connection with other people. The primary means of creating and publishing User-Generated Content has become the smartphone.

What is ...

Bill Bratton and NJ Mayors Discuss Public Safety, Community Policing and Bail Reform at Roundtable Event

PATERSON, NJ -- Former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton took part in a roundtable discussion on public safety, community policing and bail reform at the Passaic County Community College’s Hamilton Club on October 28. 

Moderated by Larry Mone of the Manhattan Institute, Bratton was joined by three New Jersey mayors: Paterson Mayor André Sayegh, Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora, and ...

New Book Combines Classic Cocktails and True Crime Stories

December 5, 2021

If you’re throwing a themed party or looking to curl up with some scintillating stories and a nightcap, “Mixology and Murder” by Kierra Sondereker (Ulysses Press; October 2021) has what you’re looking for.

“‘Mixology and Murder’ is a combination of two things I really enjoy — cocktails and true crime stories,” said author Kierra Sondereker, ...

New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

All About the Thanksgiving Side Dish Green Bean Casserole

NEW JERSEY — Green Bean Casserole, that Thanksgiving Day staple since the 1950s, was invented right here in New Jersey. If you have some on your table Thursday night, you can thank Campbell’s recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

Some other facts about green bean casserole to share around the ...

Noe Pond Members 'Save Noe Pond' - Reach Deal to Purchase the Chatham Swim Club from the Silverman Group

January 15, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Nearly a year after more than 100 Noe Pond Club members marched to save the club from redevelopment by the Silverman Group, a deal has been struck to purchase the club property from the developer and keep it open.

The announcement was made on the "Save Noe Pond" Facebook page. A portion of the announcement can be read below:

We are excited to announce that a ...

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