Did You Hear? Pink and Blue Tickets At NEW LEAF Consignment are 25%, 50% Off

July 29, 2022

MADISON, NJ -  Now at NEW LEAF Consignment there's a sale going on! Pink tickets arte 25% off and Blue tickets are 50% off. Stop by and see what's there! The current sale is valid through Saturday August 6th!

NEW LEAF's business hours 

 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Thursday 

10:00 am - 5:00 PM on ...

National Thrift Store Day is Aug. 17; Visit the Market Street Mission Thrift Store

August 16, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - National Thrift Store Day is Wednesday August 17. The Market Street Mission is inviting residents to celebrate by visiting the Thrift Shop and saving 10% off all purchases.

The Thrift Shop is open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and offers new and gently used items of all kinds, including clothing, furniture, household goods, and a host of rescued ...

Free Summer Concert Series in Morris Township Continues Tuesday Aug 9 with Zuko, Phillip, Cohen and Starr

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The summer concert series continues tonight Tuesday with Zuko, Phillip, Cohen  & Starr. The performance will take place at the Gazebo at Ginty Field, 45 Woodland Avenue in Morris Township at 6:30pm

The performance is free 

Bring blankets and chairs to the event.

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Free Bike Class in Morris Plains! Sign Up to Learn How to Bike Right!

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Kids ages 5 - 13 are invited to sign up for a free Bike Right Class, hosted by the Morris Plains Rotary Club. The class will take place on August 13 from 10am - 12noon at the basketball courts at Morris Plains Community Park located at 51 Jim Fear Drive in Morris Plains.

Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage that provides a sense of accomplishment in learning a ...

Macculloch Hall Presents Growing in the Garden: Nighttime Symphony

August 16, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Today's Growing in the Garden program celebrates Nighttime Symphony! Tune in on Facebook Live at 2 pm for a story celebrating the night sky

CLICK HERE to watch live.

Morris Parks Skating Program Rates No. 1 in New Jersey

MORRIS TWP. - The Morris County Park Commission’s skating program at the Mennen Sports Arena is being honored by the national Learn to Skate USA organization, which has ranked it No. 1 in New Jersey.

Learn to Skate announced the ranking in an Aug. 4 letter noting the Morris County skating program enrolled 1,242 skaters this year into the affiliated Mennen Learn to Skate ...

Macculloch Hall Offers Two Fun Activities Today; Lunch with the Librarian and Guess & Go Storytime

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is offering two great activities today, Wednesday August 10.

At noon, today, grab a blanket and your lunch and enjoy a wonderful afternoon with "Lunch with the Librarian" at Macculloch Hall Gardens. Every Wednesday through August, the librarian from the Morristown Library will read stories to pre-school children and ...

Sound Off: Study Says Morristown Has the Lowest Stress Rate In New Jersey

August 11, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - A new study says Morris County has one of the lowest 'stressflation' rates in New Jersey. From longer work hours to increased demands at home, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed Americans to new levels of stress in almost every aspect of their lives. And now after two years of COVID-related health worries, Americans are faced with financial concerns as ...

How to Make a Spotted Latternfly Trap

HAMILTON, NJ — Spotted Laternflies have returned for the season and are swarming tries in neighborhoods. To help beat the bugs, the Mercer County Park Commission's Tulpehaking Nature Center is providing tips on how to create traps to catch the adult flies before they lay eggs and destroy trees.

The Commission says that "now is the best time to set up circle traps on ...

Live Music From The Thorns Performs Friday Aug 5 at Madison's Free Summer Concert Series

MADISON, NJ - The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Free Summer Concert Series begins Friday, August 5 from 6-8pm with a performance by The Thorns

The Thorns are a local cover band from Madison, NJ that plays popular hits across Rock and Pop. From Janis Joplin to Nirvana, they have a great selection of music, that will make you have a great time!

The concert takes place at the Museum of ...

Backpack Giveaway Gives Free Supplies to Members of the Community

August 16, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ:  As parents start to plan for a new school year and address all the details involved, Table of Hope once again is helping to make things a bit easier with a free backpack distribution event at County College of Morris (CCM).

The Backpack Giveaway at CCM takes place Friday, August 19, from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Parking Lot 1 on CCM’s campus at 214 Center ...

Madison Farmer's Market Today Aug 11

MADISON, NJ - The 30th Annual of the Madison Farmers Market will take place Thursday August 11. The 2022 season will take place every Thursday through November 17. The market takes place from 1pm - 6pm at Dodge Field.

"The Madison Farmers Market has always been about community, food, and fun", said organizers. "This season we will be trying different creative ideas and ...

Heat Advisory Continues for Morristown Area Today Aug. 9

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for our area through 8 pm. Tuesday Aug. 9.

The hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat-related illness to occur, especially to vulnerable populations and the elderly. Today, expect daytime temperatures to reach close to 94 degrees.

Tonight thunderstorms and showers likely before 1am. Wednesday will be a high ...

Back to School Doesn’t Always Mean College: Apprenticeships Bring Opportunities for Well-Paying Trade Careers

If you’re the parent of a recent high school grad, it may seem like everyone on your Facebook feed is sending their child to college this month.  But if your kid isn’t shopping for new sheets or a mini fridge for his or her dorm room, don’t be discouraged.  There are alternative paths to a rewarding and high-paying career in the trades that don’t involve college ...

New Chick-fil-A Coming to Parsippany

August 8, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Adjustment approved Application 21.63, Chick-fil-A, 1180 Route 46, Block 715, Lot 11.1, in B-2 Zone. The new Chick-fil-A is slated to be built at the location of four older run down office buildings currently at that location on Route 46.

The new building will be 5,338 square feet with 62 interior seats and 18 exterior seating. It ...

Florham Park Police's Investigation of Sextortion Case Leads to Criminal Being Sent to Federal Prison

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park police's investigation into a 2019 'sextortion' incident has led to the conviction of the criminal responsible. Mr. Brandon McCullough, currently 31 years old from Branson, Missouri was sentenced on August 2, 2022, to 30 years in federal prison without parole, supervision for life upon release, and restitution of over $200,000. Two years ago ...

Chatham Mom's 'Establishment' Case vs Chatham School District is 'Vacated' by Appellate Court; Sent Back to Lower Court

CHATHAM, NJ -- What started out as public commentary in 2017 by two parents at a Chatham Board of Education meeting about the emphasis on Islam in a 7th Grade World Cultures and Geography Class is still being deliberated today in the courts in relation to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Chatham mother Libby Hilsenrath, on behalf of her minor son, sued the School ...

Van Crashes on Garden State Parkway After Woman Falls from Moving Vehicle

August 15, 2022

UNION, NJ – After a woman fell from a minivan as it traveled on the Garden State Parkway Saturday morning, the van then crossed several lanes before crashing into the median and shutting down the Parkway for some time.

The crash, at mile marker 140.7 south, occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m.  It was reported that the minivan had some mechanical problems and then a female fell ...

Mayfair Farms Closes Its Doors After 8 Decades

Mayfair Farms has been a West Orange institution for eight decades and the setting of elegant weddings, proms, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, parties, business meetings, charity events and more.

The public discovered that Mayfair had closed on June 30 when the venue posted the news on its website and Facebook page:

“Thank you & farewell. After 80 years of successful business, Mayfair ...

Summit Resident Stabbed Multiple Times During Sunday Night Altercation; Suspect Arrested After Brief Chase on Foot

SUMMIT, NJ - A 26-year-old Summit man is currently listed in critical condition after suffering multiple stab wounds during an altercation Sunday night, according to the Summit Police Department. The suspect was later captured and arrested after a brief foot chase.

The Summit Police Department, responding at 11:20 p.m. Sunday night (Aug. 7) to a report of a fight in ...

COVID-19 Test Mandate Ends for Unvaccinated Teachers, Child Care Workers & State Workers in New Jersey

August 15, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday lifting requirements that school employees, child care workers and state employees who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19 must undergo regular testing.

Executive Order 302 applies to school districts and child care settings immediately and to state contractors as of September 1, 2022.

The decision follows updates ...

Christine Todd Whitman:  A Former Governor in the Present Tense, Staying Relevant 

TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Former Governors of New Jersey have a tendency to mimic what General Douglas MacArthur said in his farewell address, that “old soldiers never die, they just fade away.”

The New Jersey State Constitution doesn’t allow Governors to be elected forever, limiting them to two terms. So, past Governors generally go into a world of big ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

New Jersey's Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs Receive $10 Million in Funding

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) are getting a big financial boost.

Gov. Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced Monday the programs, which help and support victims of violence, will receive $10 million in federal American Recovery Plan (ARP) funds.

“The Paterson Healing Collective is pleased to ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

St. Hubert's 20,000th Dog Lands at Morristown Airport! Meet Sweetie Johnson

August 16, 2022

MADISON, NJ -  Today St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center marked a huge milestone. The organization celebrate the transport of its 20,000th dog since August 2016, Sweetie Johnson.

Sweetie Johnson is an adorable 5 year-old Terrier mix from Louisiana. The celebration included treats for her and other dogs at the Madison, NJ shelter.

St. Hubert’s WayStation program ...

NJ State Troopers Save 3 Puppies in a 10-Feet Deep Trench

HAMILTON, NJ -- New Jersey State Troopers assigned to Troop "C" Hamilton Station are being credited with rescuing three puppies after responding to a complaint.

The puppies had wandered off into the woods and fallen down an irrigation ditch about 10 feet underground. 

In a social media post praising the action of the Troopers, the State Police noted that "we do not ...

Roxbury Family Helps Stricken Woman During Utah Hike

ROXBURY, NJ – When the Roumes family of Succasunna chose Utah for an adventurous family vacation it really delivered: Few experiences can be more adventuresome than possibly saving somebody’s life.

The planned highlight of the family’s recent trip was to visit the Zion National Park Narrows, an 8-mile hike along a riverbed. They found themselves battling 95-degree heat and ...

East Brunswick's Soccer Champion Heather O'Reilly to Be Inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame

NEWARK, NJ  – East Brunswick's will be among those honored by the New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) as part of its 14th class of inductees, which is once again highlighting some of the state’s best and brightest.

O'Reilly, a 2002 graduate of East Brunswick High School, is a 2018 NWSL Champion. 2015 World Cup Champion, a three-time Olympic ...

Paterson To Expand Great Falls With $7.9M River Walk

August 16, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh shared in greater details on Monday Paterson’s plans to expand the Great Falls National Historic Park with a $7.9 million Riverwalk. 

The 2.5-acre expansion will allow visitors to stroll along the Passaic River among the ruins of a dye factory, silk mill, and gun mill where the Colt .45 revolver was manufactured, he ...

Two Days Left To Visit County Fair: Food, Games, Entertainment And More

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Garret Mountain Reservation was flowing with families and children as the Passaic County Fair kicked off on Thursday. 

Attendees could be seen playing carnival games; riding rides such as the Ferris Wheel and Seven Seas, a fan favorite event; visiting food vendors of all different kinds, such as Boba tea, popcorn, Mexican and Turkish food and ...

Morristown Named Finalist for Destination of the Year

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown has been named a finalist for the 2023 New Jersey Destination of the Year designation by “Jersey Best,” with the winner to be announced at the end of the year.

According to an article announcing the finalists, Morristown was named in part due to the combination of history, community and the arts.

“The arts live in the beautiful architecture of ...

Three's Company? Or One Too Many?

TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Third party political candidates have always been strange bedfellows in New Jersey politics.

Princess Diana’s quote that “there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded” might be how Democrats and Republicans feel about third parties intruding upon their political affairs.

The notion of a state and national ...

Adopt Skittles! He's Looking for his forever family!

Skittles has been at the shelter for over 1,192 days and is waiting for someone to ask to meet him

He has been waiting for OVER 3 YEARS!!!

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Skitles is 7 yrs old

Terrier mix

Knows many commands - "sit", "stay", ...

Meet Wade! He's Looking for his forever home! Is it with you?

Meet Wade! The first thing to know about this guy is that he is in a committed relationship with any and every tennis ball. He'll sleep with one, carry one around on walks, chase one to the ends of the Earth; he's a total lover, and tennis balls get the brunt of that affection while Wade waits for his future family to find him.

This beautiful boy wound up in our care under some ...

19 Dogs Found Living in 'Warzone' in Paterson Home

PATERSON, NJ – At 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Paterson Animal Control received a phone call from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office after new residents of a home on Broadway and 39th Street reported being afraid to go inside after hearing what sounded like dogs.

When John DeCando, Chief Animal Control Officer, and his team got to the home, they found it in deplorable condition, he told ...

Hi from the snuggliest, prettiest, chunkiest gal, VAL

Hi from the snuggliest, prettiest, chunkiest gal, VAL! She's the coolest kid in school! Val is a five-year-old lovebug with a big, fat bod and adorable Dumbo ears. She's an affectionate pooch who likes to give hugs to her favorite people... like, real, you've-had-a-long-day-let-me-make-it-better kind of hugs. She pops her paws right up on your shoulders and will stay there as long as ...

Home of the Week: 30 Mountain Rd., Denville Twp., NJ 07834

Come one, come all to 30 Mountain Road in Denville! This beautiful custom Colonial built in 2016 has everything you’re looking for. Located on a quiet cul de sac, this home is your private oasis. The first floor features a custom kitchen with a quartz center island, quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, and a walk-in pantry. The dining room flows in to the formal living room which ...

Agent Spotlight: Karen Davis

Karen Davis, Sales Associate in the Hillsborough office, always keeps her word. You can count on her to be your trusted advisor and to respect you and your needs. She will value your time, keep in communication with you and leverage her full experience to serve you. With over 15 years in real estate and over 30 years in customer service roles, Karen has worked nearly every type of transaction and ...

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July 31, 2022

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7 Ways To Get The Most From Your Home Equity

You could be sitting on a gold mine and not even know it. Okay, perhaps not an actual gold mine, but something potentially better: home equity. Your home's equity is normally defined as the difference between the value of your home and how much you still have left on your mortgage.

For example, if you have a home valued at $350,000, and you have $100,000 left on your ...

A 12-Step Guide for Selling Your Home

So, you've decided to sell your house—now what? There are many steps involved, and the whole process can sometimes seem confusing, even overwhelming. Well, we're here to help. While each home sale can be just a little different, there are a few things that they will have in common.

We've put together a handy guide to walk you through this journey from start to finish, to make ...

Given what the United States Supreme Court will take up in the fall in Moore v. Harper, what kind of impact might such a ruling have on New Jersey elections?

The Supreme Court’s conservative right-wing justices have announced that they're taking up in the fall Moore v. Harper, a very important case that could impact state election procedures . Many think our democracy itself may be imperilled.

It's a case that could thoroughly alter the way voters choose presidents, senators and members of Congress. With 2024 just around a ...

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson. (Naval Institute Press, 2022)

 

Cats in the Navy is one of those unusual little gems  that has appeal for several types of people. If you are a cat lover, check! This book is for you! If you enjoy historical photographs, check! You might want a copy of this volume. If someone in your family is in the Navy or has a nautical background, check! ...

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Wed, August 17, 6:30 PM

Paper Mill Playhouse Brookside, Millburn

Elena Shaddow at Brookside Cabaret

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Wed, August 17, 7:00 PM

Morristown

Township Committee Meeting via Zoom

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Thu, August 18, 6:30 PM

Paper Mill Playhouse Brookside, Millburn

Elena Shaddow at Brookside Cabaret