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Community Gathering to Remember Madison College Student Ajay Sah

May 8, 2021

MADISON, NJ - The community is invited to gather in Remembrance of Ajay Sah. The event will begin online, tonight (05/08) at 7 pm EDT, on the Drew Theological Chapel YouTube channel. The link can be found in our bio.

At 7:45 pm EDT, we will be gathering in-person on the EC Patio where chai will be served and supplies will be available to write letters to Ajay’s family, said ...

Atlantic Health System Hosts: Stigma Free Behavioral Health Parenting Series

The global pandemic has impacted all ages emotionally and, in some instances, physically as well. Children have had to navigate feelings and emotions that even adults were not prepared for.

Atlantic Health System is offering a four-part series dedicated to providing parents with the tools and language to have meaningful, but difficult, conversations about life, and support their children ...

E-Cigarette Quit Program Available Free to NJ Teens and Young Adults

'This is Quitting' is a first-of-its-kind text message-based quit vaping program to address escalating youth vaping epidemic

Newton, New Jersey - With youth e-cigarette use now at epidemic proportions, and teen vaping on the rise in New Jersey, Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey has partnered with Truth Initiative to offer its This is Quitting quit vaping text message program ...

Forget the Snow- Think Summer; Madison Area YMCA Summer Day Camps Begin June 21

MADISON, NJ - All this snow may make it seem like summer is a long way ahead, but it's not that far from now. Sign up for Quest Camps Summer 2021 TODAY! madisonareaymca.org/camp

Safe Summer, Save Summer: Madison Area YMCA Quest Campers are the Main Character as they Create, Grow and Explore a Safe Summer

Plan Summer 2021 now! Your camper will be the main character as we create, grow, and explore a safe summer together.

We invite you to check out our summer offerings for the Madison Area YMCA's Quest Camps at www.madisonareaymca.org/camp. Online priority member registration begins Thursday, January 28 at 9AM and for non-members on Friday, January 29 at 9AM. Camps begin on Monday, June 21 ...

It's Official: 2021 Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade is Postponed

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 2021 Morris County St. Patrick's Day parade has been postponed. 

In a Facebook post, Michael Leavy, St. Patrick's Day Parade of Morris County Publicity Coordinator announced that after consulting with local officials, the committee has decided to postpone the 2021 parade in Morristown.

"Our hope is to conduct the parade at a later date when ...

Black Friday Y Membership: Join the Y on Friday, November 27 and your first month is our gift to your health!

The Madison Area YMCA is happy to announce our Black Friday One Day Only Special Membership Offer for new joiners. Add a visit to the Madison Area YMCA Membership and Programs site at https://apm.activecommunities.com/madisonareaymca/Membership to your Black Friday shopping list and find the membership type that works best for you. Purchase using the discount code BlackFriday and you’ll ...

Join Us, We’re Here for Good: Join the Madison Area YMCA October 19-25 and Receive Two Complimentary Weeks!

MADISON, NJ - Empower yourself this fall at the Madison Area YMCA. When you join the Y October 19-25, we will waive our initiation fee and offer you two complimentary weeks at no fee! Your first membership payment will not be due until November. Please visit us at our Welcome Center at 111 Kings Road in Madison to sign up and be part of something ...

Christine McIntyre Appointed New Director of Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA

The Madison Area YMCA is excited to share that Christine McIntyre, LCSW, has been recently appointed as the new Director of Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA. Prior to taking on the role of Director, Christine served as a Program Specialist at Project Community Pride for more than five years. She has extensive experience working with ...

Who Do We Thank for Labor Day?

NJ - While everyone takes for granted that the first Monday in Sept. is Labor Day, not many people know who to thank for this extra day off from work. And, to make matters worse, there are two men with similar names credited with proposing the holiday for workers— Peter McGuire, a carpenter and Matthew Maguire, a machinist from Paterson, NJ. Now, more than 100 years after the first ...

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Fuel Spill Stops Traffic in East Hanover Saturday Afternoon

May 8, 2021

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Hazmat was called in to a situation on Rt. 280 West Saturday afternoon in East Hanover.

At approximately 2pm, at mile marker 2.2 there was a large fluid spill in the middle of the highway on Rt. 280 Westbound.  Hazmat was requested to the scene.  The cleanup caused traffic delays.

Body of Missing 21 Year Old Madison Student Has Been Found; Said Morris County Prosecutor

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The body of missing Madison student Ajay Sah has been found, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll. Sah was a foreign exchange student from Nepal was attending Drew University. He was reported missing on January 22, 2021.

Sah was last seen on the campus of Drew University on January 19, according to police. Reports indicate that he traveled by NJ transit ...

Traffic Alert: Brush Fire on Columbia Turnpike in Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - There is a small Brush Fire near 176 Columbia Turnpike in Florham Park.

The fire department is on the scene.  There is one engine on site working to put out the fire.

This according to breaking news alerts.  

Madison Area YMCA Waives Initiation Fee and Offering 3 Guest passes for All Fully COVID-19 Vaccinated People

Extended through May 31! As a thank you for helping the community be as healthy as possible, the Madison Area YMCA is waiving initiation fees and offering 3 FREE guest passes for all fully COVID-19 vaccinated individuals.

The Y, part of a worldwide values-driven association, is inclusive of all people. We provide quality programs that develop a healthy spirit, mind and body and promote the ...

Madison Area YMCA Will Waive Initiation Fees for Fully Vaccinated People, So Join Now!

Received your COVID-19 Vaccine? Great! When you join the Madison Area YMCA now - April 30, the initiation fee will be waived upon proof that you are fully vaccinated.

(Per CDC guidelines, "Fully Vaccinated" means 2 weeks after second Pfizer/Moderna dose or 2 weeks after single Johnson & Johnson dose)

Share the Madison YMCA with a Friend; Join in April and Receive 3 Free Guest Passes

It's not too late to share the Y with a friend! Join us during the month of April and receive 3 FREE Guest Passes! (Must have not held an active Madison Area YMCA membership since 1/1/2020)

Share the Madison YMCA with a Friend

If you have not had a membership at the Madison Area YMCA since January 1, 2020 and you join between NOW through March 31, you receive three FREE guest passes. Share the Y with a friend today!

(Guest passes are valid for 60 days after issuing date)

The Madison Area YMCA offers Tips on How to Stay Heart Healthy

February is American Heart Month!

The following are a few tips on how to stay heart healthy:

GET MOVING! Staying physically active keeps the heart and blood vessels healthy. Join a Group Exercise class at the Family Center or catch a LIVE class on our Virtual Platform.

HEART-HEALTHY EATING. Makeover your family's favorite recipes by reducing the amount of salt and saturated fat and ...

Madison Area YMCA Fitness Classes are Virtual For Monday, Feb. 1

Fitness goes all-virtual tomorrow, February 1.

Here's the schedule for tomorrow, with the addition of CXWORX and BODYPUMP that are in-studio classes but are going virtual for the snow day.

Head to madisonareaymca.org/virtual-YMCA for the full schedule and class descriptions.

Missing NJ Baby Found After Amber Alert Issued, State Police Say

May 10, 2021

Updated at 3:51 p.m.

NEW JERSEY — Following an Amber alert issued Monday, authorities have found a 2-week-old baby reported missing, state police said.

"Chinna Payne, a 2-week-old baby girl, of East Orange, N.J. has been safely located," state police said in a Facebook post.

Police had said the child was last seen in East Orange with a 27-year-old man.

Weighting 7 ...

NJ Dentist and his Pit Bull Therapy Dog Give Back to Local Community

April 28, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- While Joseph DalBon, DMD, may be best known as a top-notch local dentist at the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is also the proud owner of a therapy dog. Dr. DalBon spoke with TAPintoTV about his Pit Bull puppy, Olivia, the services she provides to others in the community, and how he came to recognize her unique talents.

DalBon realized Olivia was ...

New Jersey Films, Filmmakers and Writers Nominated at the 93rd Academy Awards

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — On Sunday, April 25th 2021, the 93rd Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles, CA, and there’s a New Jersey connection to several nominated films and filmmakers this year. TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, was joined by David W. Schoner Jr., the Associate Director of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission, at East Main Media ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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Salon Stylist Finds New Direction During Shutdown

May 4, 2021

When Covid-19 closed down the hair salon at which she worked, Stylist Donna Sky had no idea what the future would hold for her. She knew, though, that she needed a change.  Long walks with nature and meditation led her to the decision that it was time for her to venture out on her own.

The result is her new business, the Lotus Hair Salon.  Donna’s business is part of the chain ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...