Free Consultations on Travel-related Matters

As a professional travel advisor, I understand that the ever-changing information about coronavirus has created some uncertainty when it comes to your travel plans. The strong relationships between me and the cruise lines, airlines, resorts, hotels and tour companies mean I have access to ‘round-the-clock updates on travel options, cancellation policies, and all the pertinent information that directly affects your travel plans - either now or in future.

Leave the worry to me and feel free to reach out if you have any questions or concerns. I am here for you!

I can be contacted at (908) 517-1107 or Nish.Verma@cruiseplanners.com anytime to discuss cancellations, re-booking, or benefits of having travel insurance. There are great deals and offers for travel later this year or 2021 that can be availed at huge discounts. 

You can also visit my website, www.LetsGlobetrot.com for more information about impact on travel.

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Start Cleaning; Call Cipollini today and Get Special Wholesale Contractor Rates!

April 7, 2020

The weather is perfect for cleaning out the garage, basement and attic. Call Cipollini today and mention "Spring Clean" for discounted wholesale pricing. 

Call 973-983-1001

Freshii Morris Plains Offering Free Delivery Today, Saturday

FREE DELIVERY SATURDAY!
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Today, and every Saturday going forward there are ZERO delivery fees with #doordash!
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Remember to stay healthy and ...

Call Cipollini and Start Cleaning; Get a Special Wholesale Contractor Rate!

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's Spring! What does that mean? It means, it's time to clean out the garage, the attic, all closets and the basement. 
Now is a good time to tackle those projects.

Call Cipollini and have a dumpster dropped off! Mention "SPRING CLEAN" to get wholesale contractor rates.

2 More Deaths Reported in Madison; Numbers Climb to 49 in the Borough

April 7, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Sadly, Madison officials are reporting 2 more additional deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the total deaths in Madison to three. 

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families at this difficult time", said borough officials.

According to officials, the number of coronavirus positive cases in Madison have climbed to 49 cases, as of Tuesday ...

NJ Coronavirus Growth Rate Slowing, But State Is Not Anywhere Close to Being out of the Woods, Murphy Says

TRENTON, NJ — While New Jersey is starting to see the curve begin to flatten when it comes to the coronavirus spread, Gov. Phil Murphy urged all to continue to be diligent in following his stay at home orders and social distancing.

“While we are not anywhere close to being out of the woods yet,” said Murphy. “We are clearly on the right path to get ...

The Borough Of Madison Reports 44 Cases of COVID-19

MADISON, NJ - As of Sunday, The Borough of Madison is reporting 44 cases in Madison.  The state is reporting 41,090 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey and 1800 in Morris County and sadly, 60 deaths. There have been 1,003 deaths in New Jersey, according to officials.

Cumulative COVID-19 Cases (as of 4:23PM, ...

Weekend COVID-19 Numbers Climb; Madison Reporting 42 Confirmed Cases

MADISON, NJ - As of Sunday, The Borough of Madison is reporting 42 cases in Madison.  The state is reporting 37,505 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey and 1800 in Morris County and sadly, 55 deaths. There have been 917 deaths in New Jersey, according to officials.

Cumulative COVID-19 Cases (as of 4:23PM, ...

Ten Stress Busters

Hi everyone!  We are all feeling various levels of stress in this current situation.  I have a few suggestions that may help you relieve those feelings!

1.    Get Enough Sleep.

This one comes first for a reason.  If you are operating on less-than-sufficient sleep, even the smallest inconveniences and minor annoyances can become major crises.  Allow yourself ...

The Folk Project Offers Free Concert Tuesday April 7

April 7, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Lovers of music are invited to join the Folk Project for another in their series of Acoustic Stay-away e-concerts. This week Nikki Talley will perform. Tune in at 6:50pm (show starts at 7pm).

To view the e-concert, click HERE

Description from organizers: Nikki Talley’s music delivers the sound and feel of her North Carolina heritage in every song at every show.

Rep. Sherrill Announces Second Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall for Tuesday, April 7th

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold a second COVID-19 telephone town hall focused on small business and unemployment assistance on Tuesday, April 7th. Representative Sherrill will be joined by public officials who will help answer questions from residents and she will give an update on what she has been doing to support COVID-19 response efforts in New ...

Palm Sunday at Dorina's Kitchen

MADISON, NJ - Dorina's Kitchen is going to feature Daniele Galasso- World Renowned mandolin Player on her Facebook Page today at 2pm. Tune in today at www.facebook.com/dorinaskitchen. They will chat and he will play!. 

Photo of the Day: Spreading Hope and Joy

April 6, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Residents of Madison and all around New Jersey are spreading messages of joy and hope. How are you spreading joy and hope? Send us your pictures! 

Check out this masterpiece created on Sunday in Verona/Cedar Grove. 

Want to share? email us at madisoneditor@tapinto.net

 

Sign up to get all the news as it happens at www.TAPinto.net/enews and follow ...

Grace Kelly is looking for a Loving Home. Won't You Be Her Hero?

race Kelly is only 4 months old and weighs 20 lbs. Grace Kelly & her siblings were dumped out on a back country road in Texas and left to fend for themselves in the rain and cold. When she finally reached foster care, Grace was found to have a significant injury to her back left leg and a mass that would need to be removed from her belly. She had surgery to remove the mass (which turned out ...

Flags in Madison and Across the State Will Fly At Half-Staff Indefinitely

MADISON, NJ - Starting today, flags all across New Jersey will fly at half-staff indefinitely, announced Governor Murphy during today's press conference.

Governor Murphy has directed all flags be lowered in honor of "those we have lost and for those we will lose to COVID-19"

"This is one of the greatest tragedies to ever hit our state", Gov. Murphy said on Twitter.

Photo of the Day- Day 2: Spreading Hope and Joy

April 7, 2020

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Residents all around New Jersey are spreading messages of joy and hope. How are you spreading joy and hope? Send us your pictures! 

Check out this masterpiece created on Sunday in Verona/Cedar Grove. 

Want to share? email us at madisoneditor@tapinto.net

 

Sign up to get all the news as it happens at www.TAPinto.net/enews and follow us on ...

Facebook Live Event with Atlantic Health CEO Brian Gragnolati; Tues April 7 at 12:30pm

Join Atlantic Health System President and CEO Brian Gragnolati on Facebook Live for an inside look at how this global pandemic is impacting our communities. Find out what Atlantic Health is doing to secure the equipment, medications and therapies to care for every patient and the steps being taken to assure those on the front line are protected with proper PPE.

To take part in the Facebook ...

12 Year Old Girls Writes Poem to Thank Doctors, Nurses and First Responders

This poem was written by a 12 year old girl so that the doctors, nurses and first responders know that she is thinking about them.

Here is her poem:

Clap - dedicated to our warriors

People are clapping

Outside my window

They're standing 6ft apart

But their movements the same

 

Clapping together for the survivors

For the lost,

For the people that risk ...

Y Ninja Fit—It’s a Hit!

Friday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. are a blast for 13 boys enrolled in Y Ninja Fit for Teens at the Madison Area YMCA. The Gymnastics Center is abuzz with the boys running, climbing and jumping over and under obstacles. (Where are you, girls? This is open to you too!)

Teens experience the best of both worlds in this one-hour combination class of obstacle course training and fitness training. The ...

New Jersey’s Only Site for Study of Waldenstrӧm Macroglobulinemia (a Rare Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma) Open at Morristown Medical Center

Charles Farber, MD, PhD, hematologist/oncologist at Atlantic Hematology Oncology, located at Morristown Medical Center’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, and medical director of Oncology Research Network Development for Atlantic Health System, is leading a new study that will allow patients with a rare type of blood-cell cancer to get access to a new treatment now in use for another type of ...

A National Cancer Institute Study for HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer Opens at Atlantic Health System

Missak Haigentz, Jr., MD, chief of hematology and oncology at Morristown Medical Center’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center and medical director of Hematology and Oncology for Atlantic Health System, is leading a new study that will allow eligible head and neck cancer patients to get access to a type of immunotherapy (nivolumab, or Opdivo®) that is currently approved for treating a number of ...

It's 3-Day-Weekends But No Spring Break for Roxbury Schools

April 7, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – Meeting remotely for the first time, the Roxbury School Board on Monday voted to change the district calendar, switching to 4-day school weeks in lieu of a spring break.

The board’s unanimous decision is in response to a recent survey of parents conducted by the district. More than 80 percent of the 1,876 people who participated in the survey said they favored the ...

Sparta's Mohawk House Expands 'Mobile Outdoor Market'

SPARTA, NJ- As restaurants struggle to stay open, Steve and Rachael Scro of the Mohawk House are reshaping the way they serve their guests.  The “mobile market” that began with a refrigerated truck mobile butcher shop selling Pat LaFrieda meats is expanding.

“It’s so important for us to keep the quality and integrity of what we do up,” Scro said.  ...

Township of Randolph COVID-19 Update: April 2, 58 Confirmed Cases and 2 Deaths

RANDOLPH, NJ- The following is an update from Randolph Township :

Thank you to everyone for your continued patience and support during this challenging time. The following is a summary of the most recent information/actions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CONFIRMED CASES
As of today, there are 25,590 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, 1,082 of which are in Morris County. Three ...

Promising Drug to Treat COVID-19 Being Tried at Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark

April 7, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — One of the most promising treatments for COVID-19 is being made available through an expanded access program at Prime Healthcare’s Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark.

Remdesivir, considered by the World Health Organization to be the most promising drugs to treat COVID-19, was developed by Gilead Sciences to treat Ebola. The antiviral drug is effective ...

Councilman Michael Yun Dies of Coronavirus

JERSEY CITY, NJ - After a long battle with COVID-19  which he is reported to have contracted during a trip to Korea two months ago, Ward D. Councilman Michael Yun died Monday.

“He was a great coworker and a tireless advocate for the people of Jersey City,” said Mayor Steven Fulop in a tweet. “More than that he was a great father, husband, and grandfather. I can speak for ...

Home Again: Warren Couple Stranded on Cruise Ship Arrive Home

WARREN, NJ - Warren couple Rick and Wendy De Pinho arrived home safe after being stranded on the MS Rotterdam Cruise ship. "Of all the days confined to our cabin it was our first day of disembarking that was our most STRESSFUL DAY!, Rick said."

Rick De Pinho provided the following account of their experience:

The most grueling and stressful day was the day we disembarked the ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote.  Attorney Sharon M. Hallanan, an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Speaker’s Bureau, will present a program on voting rights and the struggle for women to obtain the right to vote.  New Jersey’s own Alice Paul, who was ...

Bald Eagle Sighting in Shark River Hills: ‘A Symbol of Hope and Strength’ in These Unsettling Times

April 4, 2020

NEPTUNE, NJ — Imagine Jeff Mason’s surprise when he woke up yesterday morning and discovered a bald eagle perched in a pine tree right outside his bedroom window.

“This was a sight to wake up to this morning!” wrote the Shark River Hills resident in a social media post that included a striking photo of the bird, nestled in the green branches against the brilliant ...

Rise in Visitors to Belmar’s Beachfront Prompts Officials to Close Boardwalk

BELMAR, NJ — A growing influx of visitors to Belmar’s beachfront has prompted the borough to close its boardwalk and ban parking on the east side of Ocean Avenue.

The decision announced today by Mayor Mark Walsifer was based on hourly monitoring of the boardwalk, which showed a daily increase of visitors, as nearby shore towns closed their boardwalks in response to the coronavirus ...

Jewish Film Festival Canceled; JCC Introduces ‘Virtual JCC’ Web Page

Given the current environment, the JCC of Central NJ has taken the difficult step of postponing its spring Jewish Film Festival, which was scheduled to run in April and May.

“While we are confident that this is the right and necessary decision, it was nonetheless a heartbreaking one,” Randi Zucker, Director of Arts, Culture & Jewish Programs, JCC of ...

‘Freshening’: One Tip for Making a Creative, Small Passover Seder

April 6, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto East Brunswick.

How does a family have a Passover seder, usually a big event with a sumptuous table, games for kids, shared readings and lots of sweet wine, when practicing social distancing? Most of us are at home now, in small family groups, by ourselves or alone during this festival. Even the profit Elijah may be hesitant to come to the door, no ...

Celebrated Music Photographer Elliott Landy Reflects on the Beginnings of his Legendary Career

April 4, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ & WOODSTOCK, NY -- Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV spoke with celebrated photographer Elliott Landy via video conference from his home in Woodstock, New York. Landy, who was the official photographer of the 1969 Woodstock music festival, has a new project in the works, a book of photographs called Contacting The Band, a collection of portraits depicting the musicians, The ...

Masks Or No Masks? A Rutgers Expert Weighs In

April 7, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in New Jersey and throughout the country, there is debate over whether people should be wearing face masks when they leave home.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that individuals wear cloth masks in public. 

Martin Blaser, director of Rutgers University’s  Center for ...

If You Smoke or Vape, COVID-19 Is Another Reason To Quit

We know that older individuals and those with serious health conditions are most at risk for developing severe complications from COVID-19. But, there’s another group of people who are also vulnerable to the illness: Those who smoke and/or vape.

There’s a lot that can happen to your lungs when you smoke or vape. Tiny hair cells called cilia that remove dirt, dust and ...

Letter to the Editor: Protect DACA Recipients

April 7, 2020

On September 5, 2017 the Trump Administration ended DACA, upending the lives of about 800,000 immigrant young people who call the United States home. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, gives protection from deportation and work authorization to immigrants who came to this country as children and have pursued an education here since 2012, when President Obama announced the ...

Webber immediately sends letter to Murphy about closing state parks, sets up online petition

April 7, 2020

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber didn’t hesitate to ask Gov. Phil Murphy to reverse his decision to close state parks and forests. He sent a letter to the governor shortly after the executive order was signed.

“We recognize the incredibly difficult challenges you face every day as our beloved State battles the COVID-19 crisis.  We have and remain ...

Cycling to help find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

     Lake Hiawatha resident Brian Donlin continues to train and fund-raise to help to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Every year, hundreds of cyclists gather in different cities to ride in support of JDRF research at their “Ride to Cure T1D” events. Some are kids and adults with T1D, and some are the friends ...

Coldwell Banker Cares Donates $67,500 To Nine Local Charities

MADISON, N.J. (March 17, 2020) – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares, the philanthropic arm of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York based in Madison, recently donated checks totaling $67,500 to nine charities who assist residents in need throughout local communities.

Hal Maxwell, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in ...

Chatham Wealth Management Partners with Local Smoke BBQ to Feed Frontline Workers

Chatham Wealth Management was happy to partner with Local Smoke BBQ to feed frontline workers at the emergency room of Monmouth Medical Center on Monday, March 30, 100 meals of pulled pork, cornbread and side salad were delivered from the Red Bank, NJ location of Local Smoke.  Brothers Steve Raab and Dan Moskowitz banded together, in their dedication to their local communities, to serve the ...