Madison Top Stories

June 5, 2020

The most recent reporting from the State shows 163,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey; 6,548 are in Morris County, and 137 cases in Madison, an increase of four since my report on May 29. We are all looking forward to outdoor dining and our favorite shops opening up on June 15. There ...

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NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 numbers in Madison have shot up to 137 positive cases, announced officials. Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 163,336 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 6,572 in Morris County. There have been 12,049 deaths in the state, with 652 from Morris County.   Here are the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Fishing enthusiasts are invited to a day of free fishing on Saturday June 6. Free Fishing Days are held annually in conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week. Anglers are welcome to fish in New Jersey’s public waterways on June 6 without a license or trout stamp, but all ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Members of the community are invited to attend a Circle of Prayer around the track at Dodge Field, located at 49 Central Avenue. The event will take place on Saturday June 6 at 4pm.  First Baptist Church Pastor Craig Dunn, Madison Mayor Bob Conley and Police Chief Darren Dachisen ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Motor Vehicles Commission (MVC) has retrofitted all of its agencies with plexiglass barriers.  It’s one of many changes necessary when operations restart across the state starting June 15.  “Motor vehicle commission used to mean a lot of people crowded into small ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy gave a motor vehicle commission update during today's press conference. On June 15, In person customer service will restart at Motor Vehicle locations with a variety of pickup and drop off services, said the Governor. He also said that beginning June 29, the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday kept up his praise for New Jersey residents marching for George Floyd, but admitted he was concerned over a spike in COVID-19 cases as a result of the crowds. “Yes, I’m concerned but it’s not a reason not to protest,” the governor said this afternoon at ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has extended the public health emergency originally declared on March 9 for a fourth month. Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed, which is what the governor did today. He signed the second ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Governor Murphy announced that non-essential businesses may reopen their doors for curbside pickup, as of Monday May 18.  Any business that is reopening that would like to be a featured business (for free), can email TAPinto Madison at madisoneditor@tapinto.net Stores reopening ...

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MADISON, NJ -Restaurants in Madison are continuing to serve their patrons with several take out options.  The following restaurants are offering curbside pickup, take out and delivery options 54 Main Baba's Bakery & Cafe Bagel Chateau Begum Palace Biladi Grill Blue Basil ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, June 4, there are more than 162,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. Although there is no currently available vaccine against coronavirus, Atlantic Health System is calling on its expertise and national reputation for conducting cutting-edge clinical ...

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NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 numbers in Madison have remained at 132 for the past five days.  Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 162,530 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 6,548 in Morris County. There have been 11,970 deaths in the state, with 622 from Morris County.   Here are the cumulative ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  COVID-19 may be front and center on most fronts this Spring but Morris County’s pesky mosquito population could care less. While residents seek social-distanced refuge in their back yards and decks or parks and trails, these persistent bugs are ready to take an outdoor bite ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison has posted a job opportunity. The job is for a confidential secretary, finance and personnel departments. Interested applicants need to complete a Borough application at https://www.rosenet.org/280/Job-Opportunities Applications must be received by the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Up to eight people will be allowed to be seated together —but tables must be situated at least six feet apart — under state-imposed outdoor dining rules for food and beverage establishments, which take effect on June 15. In addition, Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Governor Murphy announced that non-essential businesses may reopen their doors for curbside pickup, as of Monday May 18.  Any business that is reopening that would like to be a featured business (for free), can email TAPinto Madison at madisoneditor@tapinto.net Stores reopening ...

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MADISON, NJ -Restaurants in Madison are continuing to serve their patrons with several take out options.  The following restaurants are offering curbside pickup, take out and delivery options 54 Main Baba's Bakery & Cafe Bagel Chateau Begum Palace Biladi Grill Blue Basil ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A bill that would give current high school sophomores and juniors an optional “bridge year” passed the New Jersey State Senate by a 39-0 vote and will go on to the New Jersey State Assembly for vote on June 15, where it is expected to pass. It also has the support of the Governor’s ...

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MADISON, NJ - Protests are being organized locally and all over the nation in response to the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Today's event in Madison called for an end to social injustice and an end to "White Silence". As the bell rang out at 12noon, people of all ages, gathered in front of ...

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MADISON, NJ - Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order, today, allowing restaurants and bars to begin to offer in-person outdoor dining on Monday June 15. While some towns, like Morristown and Somerville are petitioning the state and Department of Transportation to allow streets to be shut down in ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Garden State eateries continuing to hurt because of COVID-19 will get further relief June 15 when the state will begin allowing for in-person outdoor dining. Gov. Phil Murphy, in announcing the executive order Wednesday, said he himself has a reservation for June 15 although he ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Governor Murphy announced that non-essential businesses may reopen their doors for curbside pickup, as of Monday May 18.  Any business that is reopening that would like to be a featured business (for free), can email TAPinto Madison at madisoneditor@tapinto.net Stores reopening ...

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MADISON, NJ -Restaurants in Madison are continuing to serve their patrons with several take out options.  The following restaurants are offering curbside pickup, take out and delivery options 54 Main Baba's Bakery & Cafe Bagel Chateau Begum Palace Biladi Grill Blue Basil ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Claiming that Gov. Phil Murphy and State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli could have done more to save the lives of the elderly, a group Health Dept. workers wrote to state lawmakers to say they "have no idea what specific data points the governor uses to make decisions, because ...

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MADISON, NJ - Vigils, demonstrations and processions have been held across the country in response to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. Tomorrow, Wednesday June 3, a vigil to end racial injustice in the United States will be held in Madison. The event will be held ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English ...

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TRENTON, NJ - In the wake of days of civil unrest across the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy addressed New Jersey's efforts by law enforcement at collaboration and trust-building with the public while also unveiling a new data point to bolster his decision to move the state farther along its path toward ...

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NEW JERSEY - Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 161,545 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 6,512 in Morris County. There have been 11,770 deaths in the state, with 617 from Morris County.   Here are the cumulative COVID-19 cases as of 2:38pm on June ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken lives and created economic chaos, it has created great stress on the mental health of many of our residents — an issue that will be part of the focus of the “Break the Stigma Virtual Music and Community Dinner” planned for all Morris County ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Governor Murphy announced that non-essential businesses may reopen their doors for curbside pickup, as of Monday May 18.  Any business that is reopening that would like to be a featured business (for free), can email TAPinto Madison at madisoneditor@tapinto.net Stores reopening ...

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