Hazardous Waste Drop-Off

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all participants dropping off household hazardous materials must wear face coverings, keep their vehicle windows closed, and stay in their vehicles for the duration of the event.

The MUA is requesting that all materials be stored in the trunk, cargo area, or bed of the vehicle for easy access by the MUA's contractor, whose team will remove it from the vehicle. Please plan your visit accordingly.

 

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Sat, June 13
9:00 am — 2:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/13/2020 9:00am 06/13/2020 2:00pm America/New_York Hazardous Waste Drop-Off

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all participants dropping off household hazardous materials must wear face coverings, keep their vehicle windows closed, and stay in their vehicles for the duration of the event.

The MUA is requesting that all materials be stored in the trunk, cargo area, or bed of the vehicle for easy access by the MUA's contractor, whose team will remove it from the vehicle.

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New Leaf Consignment is Open and Their Merchandise is Always Changing

July 11, 2020

Check out what's new at New Leaf Consignment! In business for over 25 years, they average 10–15 new consignors each month which means that there is new merchandise on a daily basis.

See what's new!  Lots of Judith Ripka sterling and gemstone earrings and bracelets. All well priced in the NEW LEAF way now 10% OFF. Various Prices - and priced to sell #judithripka

NEW LEAF ...

Celebrate Summer with this Freshii Deal

Celebrate Summer with Freshii. Order a a Meal Deal for Three and receive a FREE Freshii cooler bag!

Available in store only and while supplies last.

For more information or to see what's on the menu, visit https://order.freshii.com/us/en-us/morris-plains-rt-10?fbclid=IwAR2PZ5ukVJzUIy4xJAlQ5FVgqdnwXhGJnao24jpfwXtybgjcVjRUxF62PfU

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July 10 COVID-19 Update: 153 Positive Madison Cases

July 10, 2020

MADISON, NJ - The positive cases of COVID-19 have climbed to 153, as of Friday July 10, said officials. 

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 174,628 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 6,875 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 13,532 deaths in the state, with 643 confirmed deaths from Morris County.   Here are the ...

July 8 COVID-19 Update; Madison Cases Increase to 152

MADISON, NJ - The positive cases of COVID-19 have climbed to 152, said officials. 

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 174,039 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 6,854 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 13,476 deaths in the state, with 663 confirmed deaths from Morris County.   Here are the cumulative COVID-19 cases ...

July 7 COVID-19 Update; 7 New Positives in Morris County; No New Deaths

NEW JERSEY - Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 173,878 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 6,830 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 13,425 deaths in the state, with 659 confirmed deaths from Morris County.   Here are the cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July ...

Milestones

Darcy Schulz

May 7, 2020

Which Bridgewater-Raritan schools (public or private) did your child attend, prior to Bridgewater-Raritan High School? 
Milltown, Eisenhower, BRMS, BRHS
 
What sports of after school programs is your child involved with at Bridgewater-Raritan High School? 
cross country, winter and spring track. 
What are your child’s plans after graduation? (Answer ...

TRANSFORM YOUR HEALTH TODAY

IN-STUDIO PRIVATE TRAINING AVAILABLE!:  TRANSFORM YOUR HEALTH THIS MONTH

 

HI ALL!

Summer is moving along quickly.  How are you feeling?  During this continuing health crisis, I believe that we are all concerned about maintaining our immunity and resisting this potentially devastating disease.  We need to be transforming ourselves to a higher state of wellness ...

10 Week Quest for Transformation

10 WEEK QUEST FOR TRANSFORMATION: 

10 Weeks Left of Summer - What are you going to do with your time?

 

Start doing these 3 things to make a difference in your life right now!

 

~ Structure daily exercise.  A regular training/workout schedule will give the rest of your life structure.  When you know you have a walk/run, bike ride, yoga session, strength ...

Black Lives Matter Morristown Holds Summer Teach In at Chatham Train Station; Saturday July 11

July 11, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - The Black Lives Matter Morristown will be hosting a summer series teach in on Saturday July 11 at the Chatham Train Station at 4pm. The afternoon will consist of solidarity, listening, learning and self reflection, said the group on Facebook.

 

Read More: Morris School District Announces Proposed Schedule For Return to Class

Read More: New Executive Order ...

Madison YMCA Reopens Indoor Lap Swim; Reserve Your Lane Today

The Governor has issued an Executive Order allowing indoor pools to open and we are excited to offer lap swim 5 days a week from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. to our members at the Family Center's Indoor Pool!

Online reservations are required and available at 1 slot per day. Spaces are open in 45 minute increments to allow 15 minutes for us to clean and sanitize in between use. A lifeguard and healthy ...

Morristown's Macculloch Hall Offers LImited Gallery Tours

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Beginning Monday, July 13, Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will be open by appointment for tours of the galleries for groups of 5 or less.

Visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the work of Thomas Nast in Columbia: Thomas Nast Illustrates the Moral Conscience of the United States. The museum is located  at 45 Macculloch Avenue in Morristown

The ...

Leverage Your Team to Emerge Even Stronger Than Before!

We’ve all been through an unprecedented experience that has forced us into working in ways we could not have even imagined just a short time ago. No doubt It has taken a toll. It has also opened up the possibility to emerge stronger than before.

How do we do that while we are still in the crux of all this uncertainty? Working from home, economic challenges, new customer behaviors, social ...

Announcing Indoor and Outdoor Pools for the Madison Area YMCA

July 11, 2020

The Madison Area YMCA is excited to announce our integrated indoor and outdoor aquatics programming at three pools starting Monday, July 13. The Family Center indoor pool will be dedicated to lap swim by reservation for our members only. The Florham Park pool will soon be available for additional outdoor programming, along with the Chatham Fish and Game outdoor pool both of which ...

Madison Area YMCA is Hosting a Drop-off Food Drive to Support Food Pantry

The Madison Area YMCA is hosting a Drop-off Food Drive, Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10 to help support the First Baptist Church of Madison's Food Pantry. Due to rising levels of food insecurity, food banks are struggling to restock their pantries, so the YMCA is pitching in to help to feed our community.

Community members can drop off non-perishable items at our Family ...

Madison Public Library Opening by Appointment Only

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Public Library will be opening by appointment only on July 7th.  The library will be open for browsing appointments and for computer use appointments.

While they are open for appointments,  patrons are encouraged to use their contactless pickup service.  The library will still be operating on limited hours of opeation: Tuesday/Wednesday 12-8, ...

Kirby Preschool Virtual Engagement Experience

July 10, 2020

The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA is excited to announce virtual engagement programming for our preschoolers. Preschool students who have a confirmed enrollment spot at a later date can virtually visit a different classroom each week to join actual classroom experiences. From the comfort of their home, students are able to join circle time, listen in on stories, ...

Madison Area YMCA Quest Camps Welcome Campers 7/6; Focus on Safety

Summer is here! At the Madison Area YMCA, we want to give kids an opportunity to enjoy a fun and safe summer as our day camps open on July 6. After spending so much time at home and missing the social interaction from school, kids need camp this summer more than ever.

“This summer is going to look a little different, but we are so excited to bring the magical experience of Quest Camps to ...

After Clashing with Protesters, Allegedly Making Nazi Salute, Mountainside Medical Center Recruiter Relieved of Her Duties

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A woman has been relieved of her duties from working at Mountainside Medical Center after videos surfaced of her yelling at Black Lives Matter protesters at a counter-protest in Nutley.

Twitter users reported that Valerie Pastore, of Nutley, NJ was seen at an anti-Black Lives Matter protest on June 26 screaming at protesters and allegedly making the Nazi salute.

The very ...

Latest Advances in Cancer Care Presented at Atlantic Health System’s “2020 Oncology Symposium”

Cutting-edge advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer were brought to the forefront on June 27th during Atlantic Health System’s “2020 Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium,” an event sponsored by Atlantic Health System Cancer Care and held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Attended by nearly 160 top oncology professionals, the half-day ...

5 Key Areas of Cancer Research Presented by Thought Leaders at Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care will continue its tradition of world-class medical education with its 2020 Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium.  The symposium, held virtually this year with free registration, will take place Saturday, June 27, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET.  Distinguished faculty from some of the Northeast’s leading cancer centers will summarize ...

Fight Against Lake Hopatcong Algae Blooms Continues with 'Biochar' Bags

July 9, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – Several Lake Hopatcong inlets are the sites for an experiment that could help control harmful algal blooms (HABs), the green bacterial growths that shut down the lake last summer.

Workers from Princeton Hydro installed, at four places, tethered flotation bags containing “Biochar,” a material that might help remove dissolved phosphorous from ...

Chatham Celebrates Independence Day and the Ingenuity of 12-Year-Old Chatham Resident with Parade Honoring First Responders

CHATHAM, NJ - There was a sign along the "alternate route" Fourth of July Parade in Chatham on Saturday that said: "Emma Zapata for President".

The sign underscored the popularity of the idea penned by the 12-year-old Chatham resident, who revived the annual Independence Day celebration with her letter to the mayor. As a result, Chatham residents emerged from their homes to ...

Congresswoman Sherrill Announces 2020 Service Academy Appointees from NJ-11

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that 23 students from New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District were appointed and accepted offers to the U.S. service academies. Rep. Sherrill hosted a virtual reception last week to honor the students who will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S.

Middlesex County College Moving Fall Classes Online, New Brunswick Center Will Be Closed

July 10, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Most of Middlesex County College’s fall classes will be offered remotely, and its New Brunswick Center will not host any in-person classes.

President Mark McCormick said that about 90% of classes at the Edison-based college will be offered online in an attempt to mitigate the risks of exposure to COVID-19, according to press release.

Many of the courses will ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building Rutgers' ...

Rutgers President Holloway Addresses Whether There Will Be a Football Season

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jonathan Holloway answered questions about a pandemic, a multimillion dollar budget shortfall and more during his first news conference as Rutgers president.

The news conference, however, ended on a lighter note.

“If there is no football season,” one reporter asked Holloway, “will you be going to your peers at Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio State and ...

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni (William Morris/Harper Collins, 2020)

In writing a contemporary novel in the Gothic tradition, it is impossible not to compare aspects of great Gothic novels that have come before. The excellent, new book, The Ancestor, by Danielle Trussoni fits the description of a Neo-Gothic. However, drawing comparisons between previously written novels is half the fun ...

Book Recommendations from the Madison Library

Reading Recommendations

Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter (available on Hoopla and CloudLibrary)- A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. But it's only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that the full extent of the killer's twisted work becomes clear. Sara's ex-husband, police ...

Virtual Hand Sewing Workshop Presented by the Madison Library

The Madison Public Library is hosting a virtual sewing workshop with Sew It! on May 19th at 3:30 PM. Miss Ellen will demonstrate several types of stitches that can be used to personalize or mend your wardrobe using supplies that are likely already in your home.

Can’t make the live session? Register and you will have access to the instructional video after the class has been held. You ...

KIDS VIDEO: July Fossil Hunting in Middletown is a Great Weekend Activity

July 11, 2020

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - If you haven't gone fossil hunting with 'Russell' in Middletown - you haven't gone fossil hunting! Recently, a trip to the Poricy Park Fossil Beds in Middletown NJ was arranged by 'Russell' and you and your children can follow him on this fun video. 

"Are you ready to go on a fossil hunt. There are a few entrances to the beds" said ...

Day Trip: Walkway Over the Hudson

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Looking for a break from quarantine? Consider a trip to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park that includes a steel cantilever bridge 212 feet over the Hudson River. Those walking, running or biking the 1.28 miles — one way — can see the Catskills to the north, and the Hudson Highlands to the south. Those looking for a few more miles can continue on the ...

Macy's to Launch Unannounced Fireworks Across NYC Starting Monday

HOBOKEN - Guessing they didn't get the memo...

Macy's, the New York City-based retail giant, have announced that they will be launching spontaneous fireworks displays across the City starting Monday, and continuing all week long leading up to the mega display on Saturday, July 4.

"From Monday, June 29 through Saturday, July 4, Macy’s Fireworks displays will launch ...

NJ Farmers Markets Adjust to New Way of Shopping During Pandemic

July 10, 2020

NEW JERSEY — As New Jersey moves into new phases of reopening after the COVID-19 lockdown, farmers markets are adapting to our new socially distanced “normal.”  

In towns across the state, market managers have implemented new business practices to keep both vendors and customers safe. Designated as essential businesses early in the pandemic, some expanded their footprint ...

NJ Accountant and Tax Coach Explains How Strategic Planning Can Save Businesses Money

July 9, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Ethan Hundley, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Tax Coach (CTC) about his firm and how he can help clients proactively structure their taxes to save money.  Brodeur and Hundley spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio, which has been reconfigured to accommodate ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

July 4, 2020

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

Guest Column: Let's Talk About It: Fighting Racism by Listening, Believing and Learning

Let's Talk About It: Fighting Racism by Listening, Believing and Learning | A Perspective 

-By Guest Columnist Kisha Derr

I grew up in a small town on Long Island, New York, and attended a middle school where I was the only student of color. There were many painful experiences that served to remind me of this fact on an almost constant basis. .

I was not a great student, ...

Senator Kean Shows No Signs of Stopping To Give Back To His Community

July 11, 2020

Senator Kean Shows No Signs of Stopping To Give Back To His Community

While the Coronavirus has ripped across New Jersey, State Senator, Tom Kean Jr. hasn’t stopped short of supporting his state’s local businesses. When the first signs of the spread of the virus occurred, Senator Kean, with Senator Anthony M. Bucco, immediately signed in bipartisan legislation enabling the Economic ...

Great Swamp Watershed Association Appoints Paul Boudreau to Board of Trustees

July 11, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY (June 19, 2020) — The Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA) is proud to announce that financial expert and community leader, Paul Boudreau, was elected to their Board of Trustees on June 8, 2020. 

 

Paul is a Private Banker with Peapack-Gladstone Bank and serves exclusively through the Bank’s private banking program.  He recently retired ...

Police training focus on self-defense could reduce shootings under new legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Police shoot less when they have the right training. That’s why Assemblymen Brian Bergen and Gordon Johnson introduced bi-partisan legislation Thursday to dramatically improve police training in New Jersey.
 
“Police officers only reach for their weapon as a last resort. Without proper self-defense training, it becomes the last resort faster than it ...

New Chief Development Officer Named by No. 1 Hospital in New Jersey

Morristown, New Jersey– Jennifer Smith has been named chief development officer for the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, which supports both Morristown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital with $20 million in philanthropy annually. Smith will join the Foundation on August 10.
 
Trish O’Keefe, PhD, RN, president for Morristown ...