Planning Board Meeting

Contact Information
Wed, March 04
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 03/04/2020 7:00pm 03/04/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Planning Board Meeting

50 Kings Road Madison, NJ 07940

50 Kings Road
Madison, NJ 07940

Sign Up for E-Calendar



TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-Calendar


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

March 30, 2020

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.

Rocco's is Providing Do it Yourself Pizza Kits for Home

MADISON, NJ - Roccos's is providing families with a way to entertain the kids while everyone is cooped up inside the house.

You can now order a do-it-yourself pizza making kit to take home and eat.  You can have fun and eat well while making your own personal pies at home.

The price for this is $10.00 per pie and it comes with one free topping.

You can order ...

Officials Say 26 Positive Cases of COVID-19 in Madison

March 31, 2020

MADISON, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in Madison have increased. On Tuesday, March 31, officials are reporting that there are 26 cases in Madison that's up three from yesterday.

There are 18,696 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey; 841 of them are in Morris County. Sadly there have been  267 deaths. There were 27,077 negative test results, as reported to the state by ...

Numbers of Positive COVID-19 Cases in Madison Continue to Rise; 23 Cases Reported on Monday

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The number of COVID-19 cases in Madison continue to climb. Borough officials are reporting 23 positive cases of COVID-19 in Madison, as of Monday March 30.

There are 16,636 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey; 720 of them are in Morris County and 198 deaths. There were 25,224 negative test results, as reported to the state by the state ...

Officials - Morris County COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site Tests 90 Residents

RANDOLPH, NJ - The Morris County COVID-19 drive thru testing center opened today at CCM in Randolph. 

Close to 90 residents are expected to be tested on Monday and another 90 on Tuesday, said officials.

In order to be tested, you MUST

have a COVID-19 test prescription from your healthcare provider
read and accept the consent form
have an appointment

You will be ...

Cases of Positive COVID-19 Cases Increase in Madison; 18 Cases Reported

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The number of COVID-19 cases in Madison continue to climb. Borough officials are reporting 18  positive cases of COVID-19 in Madison.

There are 13,386 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey; 566 of them are in Morris County and 161 deaths. There were 19,386 negative test results, as reported to the state by the state lab. 

Here are ...

Boost Your Immune System With Good Food

Hi there. This is a weird time for the world. We all feel it. I am a local small-business owner who has dedicated the last two decades to help people on their journey of feeling better than they did yesterday through exercise and healthy nutrition ideas.  I want to help where I can, so if you have suggestions regarding topics you would like to hear about, please email me at ...

Macculloch Hall Offers Interactive Home Activities

March 31, 2020

The American Robin (left), a member of the Thrush family, is larger than the European Robin (right), from the Old World Flycatcher family. When settlers came to the Americas, they named similar looking birds after species from the Old World. See if you recognize Robins from different parts of the world.

Visit for a "Secret ...

Hey Madison Kids - Check This Falcon Cam Out

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Parents in search of at-home educational activities for their children are invited to view the Union County Falcon Cam, an online livestream of the peregrine falcon nest located on the roof of the County Courthouse in midtown Elizabeth. The livestream is available free of charge on the County website, at

“As a parent, I know it is difficult to keep ...

Madison Elementary Students Invited to Bramnick's to Facebook Live Class on Government


WESTFIELD, N.J. – Republican Assembly Leader Jon Bramnick will visit virtually with Garden State students Friday via Facebook Live to teach about state government.

“This will provide parents a break and give young people a good opportunity to learn about their state government,” said Bramnick ...

Madison's St. Hubert's to Provide Pet Food for Those Struggling to Provide for their Pets

March 31, 2020

MADISON, NJ -  During the COVID-19 crisis, some people now find themselves struggling to not only feed themselves, but to feed their pets. St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center has developed a "Drive-Thru Pet Food Bank", to help families continue to feed their dogs and cats.

St. Hubert's will continue to provide this service, free of charge, for as long as ...

Morris County Freeholders Holds Board Meeting Via Phone; Residents Invited to Listen

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders will "meet" on a call instead of in person due to the public health issues arising form the coronavirus situation, announced the freeholders.

The "meeting" will take place on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m., and will handle county government business remotely, via a conference call.County residents are invited to ...

Madison-Chatham Area FLAG Coordinates Effort To Help Local Seniors

MADISON, NJ - The Front Line Appreciation Group (FLAG) of Madison-Chatham is organizing a coalition to help the senior community who are the most vulnerable. The group, in coordination with the Madison Community House is reaching out to seniors by phone, email and door-to-door.

Are you a senior that needs help shopping for food? Do you know a senior that might need assistance? 

Send an ...

"Clap Because We Care" Movement Thanks Doctors, Nurses, Policemen, Firefighters and all First Responders

March 30, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Local residents in Madison, Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains opened windows, came to the doors and clapped, shouted, played music to thank all the doctors, nurses, police officers, fire fighters and all first responders to who are risking their own lives to save ours during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here's our virtual standing ovation, thanking those on the front ...

Morristown's Seeing Eye Names Puppy After Governor Murphy

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Governor Phil announced that the Seeing Eye, located in Morristown has named one of their puppies after him. 

A cute black puppy has been named "Phil" after the governor.

"These are ruff times, but here's something that made me smile today", Murphy tweeted. "I was so proud to sign legislation earlier this year designating Seeing Eye dogs as ...

Looking for Something to Do Today with the Kids? Why Not Write a Letter, Draw a Picture For The Sick, Elderly

MADISON, NJ - CareOne is asking residents, young and old, to write handwritten notes to their residents. 

"Our patients and residents miss seeing everyone who came to visit them and have asked us to reach out to you! They are asking for you all to send in hand written notes of love and support", wrote facility employees.

Send all your wonderful letters and drawings to the ...

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 ...

The Show Must Go On: Chatham High Students Perform 'Godspell' on Postponed Opening Night

March 28, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - The Coronavirus pandemic postponed Chatham High's Opening Night performance of "Godspell" on Friday night, but the show still went on in the digital world.

Chatham High released a montage of rehearsal clips of the show to whet the appetite for the to-be-rescheduled opening night.

The video below includes Dylan Salinger performing "Prepare Ye"; ...

Roxbury Classroom Trout Released Prior to School Closure

ROXBURY,  NJ - Each year students at Lincoln/Roosevelt School in Succasunna take part in the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) project sponsored by the state Division of Fish and Wildlife and Trout Unlimited. TIC is a science-based program that teaches children the importance of coldwater conservation through a hands-on approach to learning.

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 ...

Nonna's is Temporarily Closing its Doors

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - It's a sad day for italian food lovers as Nonna's Italian restaurant has temporarily closed its doors.  They released the following statement today on Facebook:

To Our Loyal Customers and friends,

The outpouring and overwhelming support during the past few weeks has been beyond astounding and we at Nonna's Restaurant are extremely grateful.However, the ...

Essex County Sheriff Fontoura Tests Positive for Coronavirus

March 31, 2020

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Essex County Sheriff, Armando Fontoura, the first in the state to suspend foreclosures and evictions during this pandemic, tested positive for COVID-19. 

After noticing he was running a slight fever, he opted to get tested at the Essex County drive through site in his command; the Sheriff is also the county’s emergency management ...

New Providence Acme Employee Tests Positive COVID-19

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A store employee has tested positive for COVID-19 at the New Providence ACME Market located at 1260 Springfield Avenue. 

“The last day the employee was here was March 18th, they began to feel symptoms and have since been tested for the virus” said Jules, Store Director.  He explained, “in addition to continuing our Level 3 cleaning protocol, the ...

Ewing Man Cited for Hosting 47 People at "Corona Party"

EWING, NJ -- A 54-year-old Ewing Township man faces multiples citations after hosting a "Corona Party" Friday evening in violation of the State's temporary ban on gatherings during the on-going COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic announced Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri.    He and Ewing Police Chief John P. Stemler III reported the man was issued two ...

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 ...

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

March 31, 2020

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 ...

Newark's Blooming Cherry Blossom Trees Plant Hope in Midst of Coronavirus Crisis

NEWARK, NJ — Newark's favorite rite of spring is when the 5,000 cherry blossom trees in Branch Brook Park explode in a flowery flash of pink, white, red, and purple bringing beauty to the eye of thousands of beholders.

Although nature has plagued the spring of 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic, the power of the flowers is still drawing people to the park despite the official ...

Asbury Park, Seaside Heights Close Beaches and Boardwalks

ASBURY PARK/SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - John Moor, the Mayor of Asbury Park has closed the boardwalk due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 infection.  There will still be several points of open access to the beach, but the boardwalk will not be open for walking or congregating.  Earlier this week, Dr. Anthony Vaz, the Mayor of Seaside Heights, closed the ocean and bay beaches ...

Get Inspired by this Quarantine Collection of Virtual Classes

March 30, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto South Plainfield.

After just a few days of being home and unable to report to her job at the Today Show, South Plainfield resident Katie Stilo took to social media, launching an Instagram page designed to bring culinary professionals — and amateur cooks — together, virtually. 

A culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC morning ...

TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove Publisher Reflects on the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 31, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- As part our ongoing coronavirus coverage in New Jersey, Cheryl Brown, the Publisher of TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, spoke with Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV about the effects of the pandemic on daily life in her community. 

Both Verona and Cedar Grove are located in Essex County, New Jersey, which currently has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the state.

The CARES Act and What It Means for NJ Small Businesses

March 28, 2020

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides increased ...

How You Can Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

If you’re a parent (or a grandparent, aunt or uncle, or godparent), chances are that what scares you most about the coronavirus is the impact the epidemic could have on the kids you love.

With news of the virus’ widespread effects constantly unfolding, it’s easy to conjure up endless scenarios, each ending with harmful, even tragic, consequences for the kids in your ...

The Bait and Switch of Mikie Sherrill

March 30, 2020

If there ever was clear evidence of how dysfunctional Congress has become, it is now.  Unfortunately, our own Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill has quickly become a part of the problem and not the solution she promised to be.

At a time when we all need significant support from our leaders, the Democrats, including Mikie Sherrill failed us.   Congress’s first shot at what ...

Lincoln 1st Bank Makes Montville Their HQ Home

March 27, 2020

March 16, 2020 … Lincoln 1st Bank has selected Montville Township as its official headquarters and geographic hub to strategically increase the bank’s Northern New Jersey footprint.

The newly renovated 15,000-square-foot facility is located at 19 Chapin Road, Building D, Suite 1, Pine Brook, NJ 07058. The office houses the bank’s executive management team, deposit and loan ...

Bramnick to host Facebook Live class on government for elementary students


WESTFIELD, N.J. – Republican Assembly Leader Jon Bramnick will visit virtually with Garden State students Friday via Facebook Live to teach about state government.

“This will provide parents a break and give young people a good opportunity to learn about their state government,” said Bramnick ...

NJ Congressmen and Congresswomen Seek Cost of Living Adjustment to Stimulus Package for NJ Residents

WASHINGTON - On Monday, March 23, 2020, U.S. Representatives Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) led a bipartisan group of New Jersey’s Congressional delegation to urge Congressional leadership to make regional cost-of-living adjustments to potential stimulus funds to Americans and businesses. This will ensure that residents in higher cost states are not erroneously ...

As businesses struggle amid COVID-19, Bergen calls for more state help

TRENTON, N.J. – As the economic fallout from a state emergency over the coronavirus outbreak could last much longer than the health consequences, Assemblyman Brian Bergen wants lawmakers to act now to help families maintain their income and keep the state’s businesses afloat.

“If we don’t help businesses stay afloat, job losses will proliferate,” said Bergen ...