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Madison Swimmers Reinforce Oak Knoll Varsity Swim Team Second-Place Finish at Prep Championships

February 16, 2018

Madison swimmers bolstered the Oak Knoll varsity swim team’s second-place Prep Championship finish on Feb. 8 at the Lawrenceville School. 

Senior Ariana Russo of Madison used a best time in the 100 backstroke to earn a third-place finish. Sophomore Madisonian Avery Donahue, along with Katelyn Collins and Megan Collins of Chatham, set personal bests in the 100 breaststroke and 100 ...

Chatham-Madison Girls Ice Hockey Advances to Morris-Union League Tournament Final With 6-1 Win Over Oak Knoll

ROSELLE, NJ – Chatham freshman Hannah Bedell scored two goals and classmate Molly Coyne produced a goal and three assists in powering the Chatham/Madison girls ice hockey team to a 6-1 victory over Oak Knoll on Tuesday in the semifinal round of the Morris-Union League Tournament at Warinanco Rink.

Chatison received a goal apiece from Lauren Arias, Maddie Gleason ...

Madison Hoops Bests Hanover Park in Last Home Game of Season

The Dodgers varsity hoops team were led by a strong team effort Thursday afternoon in a 81-66 win over Hanover Park, the first time the boys have secured a victory against the Hornets in years, according to head coach Joe Reel. 

“This was our seniors' first win over HP and, based on the success Hanover Park has had in the last decade, it wouldn't surprise me ...

Madison's Kyle Han Honored as Mayo Center Music Student of the Month

February 18, 2018

Madison High School senior Kyle Han was among six students honored Thursday as the Mayo Performing Arts Center’s Music Students of the Month prior to a Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra performance. 

Music teachers from several New Jersey schools nominated students for Music Student of the Month based on their commitment and excellence in performing arts. 

Chosen by orchestra ...

Residents, Town Officials Speak on Updated Madison Movie Theater Concepts, Possible Demolition

MADISON, NJ – Demolition is the only way, said property owner Saxum Real Estate of the historic Madison movie theater. 

During a Historic Preservation Commission review on Tuesday of updated concept plans for the building at 14 Lincoln Place that was formerly home to Bow Tie cinemas, Saxum said extensive exterior damage throughout the entire structure made restoration of the ...

Madison Rotarian to Lead Talk on Berlin Airlift, WWII

Madison Rotarian and U.S. Army veteran Herman Fickenscher will host a lecture titled “How the U.S. Air Forced Saved 2 million people in the Western Sectors of Berlin after World War II” Thursday at 12:15 during the club’s weekly luncheon at Rod’s Steak and Seafood Grille, 1 Convent Road in Convent Station.

Members of the public are invited to attend for a fee of $20. A ...

Prepare Your Child for Water Safety at the Madison Area YMCA

February 18, 2018

Prepare your child for safety in and around the water this summer by signing up for swimming classes today at the Madison Area YMCA.

“Swimming not only saves lives, it builds confidence and encourages lifelong healthy living,” said Madison Area YMCA aquatics director Lisa Shannon.

Teaching children how to swim and be safe around water is one of the most important life skills ...

Morris County School of Technology Teacher Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

DENVILLE, NJ – Morris County School of Technology teacher Jennifer Skomial has been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award.

Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who are making a ...

Madison Rotary to Host George Washington Lecturer

The Madison Rotary Club invites members of the public to step back in time with a lecture from Jeffrey Finegan Sr., author of the “I Knew George Washington” book trilogy. Finegan will host his talk on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. inside Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse, 522 Southern Blvd. in Chatham. 

An avid collector of George Washington manuscripts and other important early ...

Bottle Hill Tavern to Open This Spring on Waverly Place

February 14, 2018

MADISON, NJ – Bottle Hill Tavern will open this spring at the former home of Poor Herbie’s on 13 Waverly Place. Property co-owner Peter Flemming detailed his final site plans to the Historic Preservation Commission on Tuesday during its regular meeting.

Upgrades to Madison’s newest business will include a wood-painted, tavern-style sign. The front door will be replaced, with ...

Food Writer to Host Next Thursday Morning Club Author’s Lunch, Book Signing

Explore the world of culinary writing at the Thursday Morning Club author’s lunch Saturday, March 10 at 12 p.m. inside the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave. 

Presented by New Jersey native and food writer Laura Schenone, the next edition of the Wise, Wonderful Women’s program will follow this award-winning author’s journey toward self discovery and her ...

Taste of Madison Tickets Now Available Online; Event Set for March 19

Local food lovers can now purchase tickets online for the 17th annual Taste of Madison, the Rose City’s annual fundraising food extravaganza, held Monday, March 19 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Brooklake Country Club, 139 Brooklake Road in Florham Park. 

Chefs from at least 30 local restaurants will serve up samples of their finest cuisine throughout the evening, while longtime event ...

Fellowship Helping Hands Receives Home Care Award

February 18, 2018

Fellowship Helping Hands, the home care agency operated by Fellowship Senior Living in Basking Ridge, has received the 2018 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse, according to Liz Fandel, vice president of Home Community Based Services at Fellowship Senior Living.

Fellowship Helping Hands is a New Jersey-licensed home care service for elderly and disabled ...

Bounce for a Cause at the Madison Area YMCA

The Madison Area YMCA will hold Bounce for a Cause on Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. for children ages 4-13 at the Family Center’s Gymnastics Center.

All proceeds raised through the Bounce for a Cause event will directly benefit the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund. 

This fundraiser features a bounce house and obstacle course. Cost is $20 per child. Limit: First 30 ...

Bottle Hill Tavern to Open This Spring on Waverly Place

February 14, 2018

MADISON, NJ – Bottle Hill Tavern will open this spring at the former home of Poor Herbie’s on 13 Waverly Place. Property co-owner Peter Flemming detailed his final site plans to the Historic Preservation Commission on Tuesday during its regular meeting.

Upgrades to Madison’s newest business will include a wood-painted, tavern-style sign. The front door will be replaced, with ...

Residents, Town Officials Speak on Updated Madison Movie Theater Concepts, Possible Demolition

MADISON, NJ – Demolition is the only way, said property owner Saxum Real Estate of the historic Madison movie theater. 

During a Historic Preservation Commission review on Tuesday of updated concept plans for the building at 14 Lincoln Place that was formerly home to Bow Tie cinemas, Saxum said extensive exterior damage throughout the entire structure made restoration of the ...

'Reefer Madness' Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

CHATHAM, NJ – A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Fellowship Helping Hands Receives Home Care Award

February 18, 2018

Fellowship Helping Hands, the home care agency operated by Fellowship Senior Living in Basking Ridge, has received the 2018 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse, according to Liz Fandel, vice president of Home Community Based Services at Fellowship Senior Living.

Fellowship Helping Hands is a New Jersey-licensed home care service for elderly and disabled ...

Prepare Your Child for Water Safety at the Madison Area YMCA

Prepare your child for safety in and around the water this summer by signing up for swimming classes today at the Madison Area YMCA.

“Swimming not only saves lives, it builds confidence and encourages lifelong healthy living,” said Madison Area YMCA aquatics director Lisa Shannon.

Teaching children how to swim and be safe around water is one of the most important life skills ...

'Reefer Madness' Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

CHATHAM, NJ – A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Exhibitors Wanted for Fourth Annual Home Expo in Madison

February 6, 2018

The fourth annual Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Home Expo is set for Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and exhibitor applications are now being accepted for interested local businesses.

At the Home Expo, local contractors and home professionals gather each year inside the Madison Junior School gymnasium to display their products and offer information about their services for ...

Tuesday: Historic Preservation Commission to Review Madison Movie Theater Concept Plans

February 11, 2018

MADISON, NJ – Potential concepts for the redevelopment of Madison’s historic movie theater are up for discussion again, this time on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. during a regular meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission inside Hartley Dodge Memorial Building council chambers at 50 Kings Road. 

Current blueprints map out a four-story building with space for two ...

TAPinto Travels Local Affiliate Closes School Due to Security Threat

February 18, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ – The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Bomb Unit have finished investigating a security concern. 

As a precaution, the school was canceled on Friday after a video was posted to Instagram that suggested a possible threat to schools. Nutley Superintendent Dr. Julie Glazer made the decision late Thursday night to close ...

Cuba Goes Country

Cuba Goes County to be held at The Palmer in Cuba, NY.The Palmer Opera House is hosting Cuba Goes Country on Sunday, March 11 at 2 p.m., 12 West Main St.

Come join us for a boot stompin', toe tappin' afternoon of country music performed by several talented local musicians. Featuring everything from classic country to contemporary country music stylings, this is sure to ...

Travels Spotlight: Coast Guard Ends Search for Fishermen Lost at Sea; Fund Established to Help Family

TAPintoTravels is here to promote travel, whether it is for work or pleasure. Most of our reporting is fun and helpful. On some occasions, we do have to report on heart breaking stories. It is always hardest when it involves men with families that have been lost at sea. Please consider assisting this family in need and keep them in your thoughts or prayers.

The U.S. Coast Guard has ...

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Madison Area YMCA TOGETHERHOOD Committee Enjoys Super Bowl with Cheshire Home Residents

February 18, 2018

The Madison Area YMCA’s TOGETHERHOOD committee enjoyed a Super Bowl party on game day with residents at Cheshire Home, a provider of residential and rehabilitative services to young adults with spinal cord injuries or neurological impairments. Cheshire Home is located in Florham Park.

TOGETHERHOOD, the Y’s Signature Program for Social Responsibility, empowers members to plan ...

Wednesday Weather Update for Madison

February 6, 2018

The Morris County Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the anticipated incoming snow for Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook. The current system is on track to bring some snow before it switches over to sleet, freezing rain and plain rain in the afternoon.

Snow will likely begin shortly after daybreak tomorrow, and will ...

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AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!

 

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