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A Why The Y Story

People who work at the Madison Area YMCA make positive changes in other people’s lives—which makes a difference in their own lives. Make a difference for others while making a difference for you—work at the Y! https://delivr.com/2qkvq Join Us on Tuesday, April 5 from 8AM-1PM or 2-7PM in the Boszhardt Family Teen Center at the Family Center, 111 Kings Road Madison for our Job Fair! A human resources representative and hiring manager will be on-site to allow for an interview on the spot. Opportunities are available in ...

Dad in the Box

May 20th is World Metrology Day. I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years. Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, because Metrology as a science is way beyond building a better yard stick. The reigning world body for Metrology is the International Bureau of Weights ...

Health Matters

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease. Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of Atlantic Medical Group Urology in Summit and Bridgewater, clears up some of the misconceptions around prostate cancer:  Q: Isn’t prostate ...

Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays from NEW LEAF Consignment! Shop NEW LEAF for all your holiday outfits. NEW LEAF Consignment is located at 16 Park Avenue in Madison  

JERSEY TALK

You're a typical New Jersey driver, who needs to fill up at the local gas pump. Each gallon you buy sends 42 cents  to the state and another 18 cents to the federal government. With gas prices going through the roof, there are calls by members of Congress to suspend some or all of those taxes for the remainder of the year. Does suspending gas taxes work? It might save a few cents at the pump; it would also take away funds to repair New Jersey roads and infrastructure. Should the New Jersey state legislature suspend the current ...

TAPinto Insider

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen. When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time. "I say this to all of my advertisers. You're not just placing an ad on TAP, we're going to help you brand your business and we're going to tell your ...

Technology and Innovation

It wasn’t so long ago where working remotely was an allowance for the normal business environment. If you worked remote you were most likely “given permission” due to unfortunate circumstances such as your job function, a family situation or out of medical necessity.  This concept of “given permission to work remotely” looks so strange to us now that we have navigated through a pandemic.  The pandemic forced us to learn how to work remotely out of the need to keep companies and jobs ...

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Gas Stations Across New Jersey Lower Gas Prices to Demonstrate Self-Serve Savings

May 13, 2022

TRENTON, NJ – More than 75 gas stations throughout New Jersey will lower their prices today, Friday May 13 to demonstrate how much motorists could save if the state offered the option of self-serve gas.

The Fuel Your Way NJ Self-Serve Day of Awareness is part of campaign to educate the public about how much they could potentially save if the “Motorist Fueling Choice and ...

Drop Off Unused, Expired Medications Today Saturday April 30 Nearby

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents can drop off unused, expired medications today, Saturday April 30 at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown, Stop and Shop in Morris Plains or the ACME in Randolph. The collection will take place from 10am - 2pm

Operation Take Back is a semi-annual event coordinated nationally by the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in which law ...

East Hanover's Spring Restaurant Week Begins Tomorrow - Saturday

The East Hanover Community Partnership will sponsor East Hanover's Spring Restaurant Week that will take place from Saturday, April 30 through Friday, May 6, 2022.

East Hanover Restaurant Week serves as an opportunity for Restaurants, Pizzerias, Delicatessens, Bakeries, Ice Cream Shops, and all Eateries to show case their culinary talents and share them with the community. It also serves ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

Police Arrest Florham Park Little League's Treasurer After League Discovers Missing Funds

May 18, 2022

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Police have announced a recent arrest of a resident, accused of stealing money from the Florham Park Little League while holding the role of Treasurer of the League.

The incident was first brought to light during the winter of 2022.

According to the police, the Florham Park Little League filed a complaint on February 22nd with the Florham Park Police ...

Florham Park Touch a Truck Event on Sunday Morning

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Fire Department is hosting a Touch a Truck event Sunday, May 15th.

The event will be held at Fire Company 1 on Brooklake Road from 9am to 11am.

25th Annual Police Unity Tour Has its Origins in Florham Park

MADISON, NJ - The Police Unity Tour Chapter I began its long trip to Washington, D.C. from Florham Park around noon on May 9, passing through Madison along the way.

The annual Tour consists of hundreds of police officers, most on bicycles or motorcycles, making the trek to the capital. Its journey through Madison took them down Central Avenue, followed by a westward turn onto Main Street. The ...

Madison Area YMCA is Having a YMCA

People who work at the Madison Area YMCA make positive changes in other people’s lives—which makes a difference in their own lives. Make a difference for others while making a difference for you—work at the Y! https://delivr.com/2qkvq

Join Us on Tuesday, April 5 from 8AM-1PM or 2-7PM in the Boszhardt Family Teen Center at the Family Center, 111 Kings Road Madison for our Job ...

The Madison Area YMCA is Hiring!

MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Area YMCA is hiring. Join their team of dedicated professionals and enjoy a free YMCA membership and make an impact on the life of children, adults and families!

https://www.madisonareaymca.org/employment

They have openings at the Family Center for their School of Performing Arts at the Madison Area YMCA, Fitness Center, Aquatics Center, ...

Stormy Weather Headed to East Hanover/Florham Park Monday Afternoon to Evening

May 16, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - According to WeatherReMarks, there may be dangerous weather headed to our area Monday afternoon.

Today’s line of storms will produce strong to damaging wind gusts (over 58mph) leading to possible isolated power outages, possible hail and may even lead to a tornado watch. 

For our area, the strong weather moves into the area between 3-6pm, moving east ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

30th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive is Today in Florham Park

May 14, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday, May 14th Letter Carriers across the country will take part in their 30th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. The drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is America’s largest one-day food collection event that provides millions of pounds of food to local hunger relief agencies.

To help, all you need ...

Florham Park Resident Spearheads Project Giving Relief to the People of Ukraine

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A Florham Park resident who started a non-profit called Hope for Ukraine back in 2016, has sprung into action to provide relief and support for the families and children in refugee centers. 

The following information is released from the Hope for Ukraine organization:

While Russia continues to kill innocent civilians and destroy a country, the Kremlin dismissed ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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A Community Comes Together to Support Special Needs Students at The Calais Foundation 10th Annual Gala 

May 16, 2022

On the evening of April, 27 2022 the Calais Community came together at the lovely Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park, for the 10th Annual Calais Foundation Gala. The fundraising event welcomed 140 plus attendees and raised over 40K to provide programs and resources for children with special needs across North Jersey. 

The Calais Foundation, a local nonprofit based out of Whippany, supports ...