Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Auditorium

Join the monthly gathering of families that homeschool and make new friends. Youth services librarian Enola Romano displays our collection of parenting books about homeschooling. Bring your favorite board game to share. For more information email Enola Romano at 

enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org.

Contact Information
  1. Enola Romano
  2. 973-744-0500, ext. 2236
  3. enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org
Thu, January 02
11:00 am — 1:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/02/2020 11:00am 01/02/2020 1:00pm America/New_York Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Auditorium

Join the monthly gathering of families that homeschool and make new friends. Youth services librarian Enola Romano displays our collection of parenting books about homeschooling. Bring your favorite board game to share. For more information email Enola Romano at

enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org.

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Rocco's in Madison: Delicious Food and a Passion for Pizza

January 17, 2020

Rocco’s Tuscany Bar and Grill, located at 30 Cook Plaza Madison, NJ has a long history dating back to 1960 when Rocco Iossa opened one of the first five pizzerias in Morris County. Twenty years later Rocco added a fine dining restaurant.

To book a table, click HERE

New Deals from Madison's New Leaf Consignment

This #styledbystef combination is made up of items that are 10% OFF!

Black fringe scarf size lg: now $17.20!

Calvin Klein black and white plaid vest size lg: now $18

This simple #styledbystef casual outfit is a pair of Size 6 Kensie green pants 50% Off for $9 with a Size MED Furst of a Kind Green and Black plaid top 50% off $12.

New Leaf Consignment is located at 16 Park Avenue in ...

Madison Residents Invited to Spend an Afternoon of Music and Dance on Feb. 23

January 23, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Madison residents are invited to spend an afternoon of dance and music during a performance of 'We Got Love', presented by Mind Your Body Studio of Madison.

The event takes place Sunday February 23rd at 2pm at the Madison Community Arts Center.

A diverse cast of dancers and musicians will take to the stage to perform pieces from Bollywood, Musical Theatre, ...

Madison Area YMCA to Hold Pancake Breakfast: Sun., Jan. 26

The Madison Area YMCA is holding its annual Pancake Breakfast on Sun., Jan. 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Family Center located at 111 Kings Road in Madison. Breakfast is free for members. Non-members are welcome for a suggested $5 donation per family. 

For more information, contact the Welcome Center at the Madison Area YMCA at 973-822-YMCA (9622) or ...

Discounted Tickets Available for Madison Youths and Families at Mennen Arena

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Teens, adolescents and their families can skate at a discounted price for evening ice skating on 10 weekends in Morris County this winter thanks to New Jersey Coalition for Education and Positive Choices.

The discounts are being offered at specific skating sessions beginning this Friday, Jan. 3 and running through March 7.

Friday night ice skating at the ...

8 Week Senior Citizen Program For Residents in Madison and Chatham

January 23, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Madison and Chatham seniors are invited to participate in Active Living Everyday, a program sponsored by the Madison Health Department.

The program is meant to focus on the root causes of physical inactivity for senior citizens. Participants will learn and practice behavior to change skills such as goal setting, self monitoring, social support and relapse prevention that supports ...

Two Blood Drives to Be Held at the Madison Area YMCA

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area YMCA will be hosting two blood drives. The first drive will be held on Friday January 24 and the second one will be held on Friday February 28.

Both blood drives will be held at the Madison Area YMCA from 1pm - 7pm

Blood Drive; Madison Area YMCA; 1pm - 7pm

A donor can be 16 years of age, but must have a parental consent form. Individuals 76 years of age and ...

Madison Little League Registration is Open; Opening Day Set for April 18

MADISON, NJ - It may not feel like Spring, but the warmer weather will be here before you know it!  Don't be left out, sign up for the Madison Little League today.

Registration for all divisions (except Teeball) is until January 31. Teeball registration will continue through March 15.

Player Assessment and Document Dropoff will take place this Sunday January 12 from 8:30am - ...

MBS Summer Institute to Offer New Enrichment and Credit Courses

January 23, 2020

Registration is now open for the 2020 Morristown-Beard School Summer Institute, which will be held from July 20 - 31. This year, the MBS Summer Institute will offer credit courses as well as courses for enrichment. 

Middle Years courses (rising 6th – 8th Grade) will include “Outdoor Adventure: Survival, Sustainability, and Leadership,” “Math ...

Artistic Director at Madison's Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates 30th Anniversay

MADISON, NJ – This year, Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte will celebrate her 30th anniversary at the helm of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ), announced the organization.  

Monte will be celebrated during numerous events over the course of the 2020 season, beginning with the annual gala celebration in April of this year.

During Ms.

'Masters of the Orchestra': NJIO Performs Free Summit Concert Feb. 23

SUMMIT, NJ - Showcasing 'Masters of the Orchestra', the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) will stage a free winter concert February 23, beginning at 3 p.m., at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School. The performance will feature performances from all three of NJIO’s orchestral ensembles, beginning with Prelude’s onstage performance, as well as its ...

At 95, Here Comes Reith Gordon: Exercising, Socializing and Laughing All the Way!

Reith Gordon, a very funny lady, who turned 95 this month has been exercising at the Madison Area YMCA for 18 years where she has met many good friends at her Monday and Wednesday senior classes.

“For a long time, I had been hiding my age,” Reith says, chatting after her chair yoga class recently in December. “Then I heard someone in class say she was 99, so I decided to tell ...

Pollinator Garden: Seed Starting Workshop

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Public Library is hosting a workshop titled Pollinator Garden: Seed Starting Workshop on Saturday, January 11 at 1p.m.

Our colorful home gardens are sleeping through the winter right now. But we can dream about the beauty that will bloom when the seasons change! January is the perfect time to start seeds for a pollinator garden.

Learn why pollinators (and ...

For $1 Deal Store in Roxbury, a David/Goliath Battle Approaches

January 25, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – The owner of a popular “dollar store” in the Roxbury Mall is hoping he’s created enough loyal customers over the years to keep his operation in business when a Dollar Tree opens around the corner.

Sukah Singh, the 28-year-old owner of the $1 Deal store, concedes he was shocked to learn last month that Fidelity Land Management, which owns Roxbury Mall, was ...

Sparta's German Christmas Market Future in Question

SPARTA, NJ – Word has spread quickly.  The German Christmas Market will not be held on the Lake Mohawk Country Club boardwalk and grounds in 2020 according to announcements by LMCC officials.  Questions linger about whether or not the successful holiday event will reach it’s 20 anniversary.

On Monday, January 20 a letter was sent to members of the LMCC from the Board ...

Vaping Detectors to Be Installed at South Plainfield High School 

January 25, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield School District, in the coming weeks, will be installing vaping detectors at the high school. 

“We realize that vaping is a serious health concern and this is just one more tool to keep our student population safe,” Dr. Noreen Lishak, superintendent of the South Plainfield School District, told TAPinto South ...

Rutgers Names Holloway as University's First Black President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has named Jonathan Holloway as its first black president.

The school's Board of Governors approved the hiring on Tuesday, Jan. 21. He will begin serving his presidency on July 1. According to Northwestern University's website, he has served as that school's Chief Academic Officer ...

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware (Scout Press, 2019)

 

“3rd September 2017

Dear Mr. Wrexham,

I know you don’t know me but please, please, please you have to help me.”

 

With this intriguing opening, Ruth Ware launches her fifth  novel, The Turn of the Key, a mystery reminiscent of Gothic novels in its sinister and dark tone. However, the novel is ...

Humidifiers – Keeping Your Family in Good Spirits This Winter

Wintertime often brings dry air, which can adversely affect the comfort and health of your family, as well as impact your home furnishings. A humidifier can go a long way to keeping your family healthy and comfortable all season long. Here are some reasons to invest in a humidifier for your HVAC system.

Improve Health and Comfort

The most important feature of a humidifier is the impact on ...

Free Screening of Mighty Times: The Children's March How the Young Activists of Birmingham Brought Segregation to Its Knees

January 22, 2020

Free Screening in Cranford of Mighty Times: The Children's March

How the Young Activists of Birmingham Brought Segregation to Its Knees

CRANFORD, NJ -In the early days of May 1963 more than 3,000 African-American students, some only in primary school, defied arrest, fire hoses, police dogs and public expectation by marching to protest the city of Birmingham, Alabama's racial ...

Trailside Talk Features Rosa Parks In Celebration of Black History Month

Union County residents and visitors have the opportunity to “meet” Rosa Parks in a first-person interpreter presentation by Alexandra Ford of the American Historical Theatre. The event is free and is made possible by funding from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. 

“The story of Rosa Parks is a reminder that individual actions can lead to extraordinary ...

Intro into Yoga for Anxiety and Stress; Free Class on Jan. 25

Register at: NJPeaceofMind.com

Peace of Mind Yoga is located at 395 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights. 908.363.1825

New Jersey Date Night: Making the Most of Chinese New Year

January 24, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Holiday festivities always make for a great date night, but have you ever celebrated the Year of the Rat? The animal changes annually, but the fun and flavor of Chinese New Year is always a constant. 

Beginning on Jan. 25, the lunar new year comes with lots of red paper decorations, couplets (the ...

New Jersey Security Consultant Offers Safety Seminars to the Community

January 21, 2020

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- Louis Valori spoke with TAPintoTV about his work presenting seminars on safety issues to the community. Valori is the Owner of The Valori Group, a private investigation and security consulting firm, and has a background in both the military and local law enforcement. 

“We live in a fast and furious world and I think that I’m just a tool to educate the ...

Winter blues: SAD affects over 10 million Americans

January 15, 2020

The rush and excitement of the holiday season is now over. Now we are facing 63 more days before we can welcome Spring 2020. 

For some of us the winter months are the most difficult as we are confined to our homes and not as active as when we have sunny, warm temperatures. Changes in the seasons can sometimes be related to seasonal affective disorder (SAD). If you are affected by ...

Letter to the Editor: Affordable Housing is Right for Madison

January 25, 2020

Madison is currently in the early stages of the planning process to sponsor the development of a modest number of affordable housing units. This would only create a small amount of new affordable housing in town, but even so it represents a step in a direction that every Madisonian should be excited about. 

The development is part of a plan for Madison to meet its obligations for ...

DeCroce bill aiding victims of crime who seek compensation signed into law

January 24, 2020

TRENTON, N.J. – With the governor’s signature this week, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill (A3391/S498) increasing financial support for victims of crime was signed into law.
 
DeCroce and Richard Pompelio, a renowned crime victims' lawyer and advocate, have been pushing the reform bill to correct the injustices in the state’s Victims of Crime ...

IRS Free File can save families money; find tax benefits all for free

IRS Free File can save families, especially those with children, some money in 2020 plus find tax benefits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. Free File is now available at IRS.gov/FreeFile.

Since its 2003 debut, Free File has served nearly 57 million taxpayers, saving them $1.7 billion using a very conservative $30 preparation fee. Young families with children are key beneficiaries of Free ...