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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.

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July 15 COVID-19 Update; Madison Increases By One

July 15, 2020

MADISON, NJ -  The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Madison has increased to 154. That's an increase of one, said officials. 

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 176,278 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 6,926 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 13,660 deaths in the state, with 667 confirmed deaths from Morris ...

July 13 COVID-19 Update; Total Confirmed Deaths Surpass 13,600

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 175,522 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 6,909 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 13,613 deaths in the state, with 665 confirmed deaths from Morris County.   Here are the cumulative COVID-19 cases as of July 13.



Town of ...

Saturday's COVID-19 Numbers from Around the State

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy did not hold a press conference on Saturday but did release the newest number of positive cases of COVID-19 and deaths from around the state. 

In New Jersey, there are 438 new cases with 49 new deaths. Statewide, there are 174,959 positive cases and 13,578 deaths, and 1,947 probable COVID deaths.

According to Murphy, ...

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 ...

Black Lives Matter Morristown to Hold Candlelight Vigil Honoring Amani Kildea

July 14, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As the community mourns the death of Amani Kildea, Black Lives Matter Morristown will hold a candlelight vigil on Thursday July 16. The event will take place from 4-6pm at Lewis Morris Park.

The vigil will honor the life and memory of Amani, wrote organizers.

"The circumstances surrounding Amani's untimely death have been detrimental to Morris County", said ...

Sticker Shock Campaign: All Four Chatham Liquor Retailers Embrace “21 Means 21”

Chatham, NJ—Volunteers from the Madison Chatham Coalition (MCC), Municipal Alliance Committee of the Chathams (MACC), law enforcement of the Chathams, Chatham Borough government and all four alcohol retailers in Chatham participated in the second Sticker Shock campaign of the year on June 24 and 25. The first one was held in February.

For the second year in a row, Bottle ...

Announcing Indoor and Outdoor Pools for the Madison Area YMCA

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 ...

Have You Seen Winston? Keep Your Eyes Open for a Lost Cat in Madison

July 14, 2020

MADISON, NJ -  Lost cat in Madison! Winston's owner is asking residents in and around Madison to keep their eyes out for her. She ran away July 10 and is still missing.

Winston was adopted from Eleventh Hour Rescue two years ago. She is black with big yellow eyes. 

If anyone sees her, please call Kendra at 973-653-1813.

 

Read More: Gov. Murphy ...

Chatham for Black Lives Event Features Williams Sisters Who Speak Out About Racism Faced in Chatham School System

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham sisters, Alexis and Amanda Williams were among the keynote speakers on Saturday when a "Chatham for Black Lives" event was held outside ECLC school at the Chatham Train Station.

Saturday’s event was good for Chatham," Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz said. "Among the speakers were five residents who shared
their experiences as ...

Kirby Preschool Virtual Engagement Experience

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, ...

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 ...

Former, Current Chatham High Students 'Demand' Chatham BOE Make Anti-Racism Changes in Training, Curriculum, Hires at CHS

July 15, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - Two days after holding a "Chatham for Black Lives" teach-in event, three 2019 Chatham High graduates came to the BOE meeting to school Chatham Board of Education members on racism in the district at the regular meeting Monday night.

Alexis Williams, Eleanor Franklin and Julia Ekert - all 2019 CHS graduates - presented "demands" to the BOE for changes ...

Lake Hopatcong Foundation to Host Virtual Auction

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) will host a "Virtual Auction" in place of their annual in-person gala, due to COVID-19. The auction will be open for bids at LHFAuction.givesmart.com on Tuesday, July 21, through Thursday, July 23, closing at 9 p.m. Hudson Farm is the premier sponsor.

“We're disappointed we won't be able to gather with friends and supporters ...

Denville's Gardner Field Playground Opens Monday, July 13

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Township of Denville announced that Gardner Field Playground will open on Mon., July 13, 10 days after all other playgrounds opened in the Township. All playgrounds, including the Gardner Field Playground, will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., weather permitting.

The Township further announced that a playground attendant will be stationed at the entrance ...

Babysitter, 71, Arrested After Nanny Cam Reveals She Physically Abused a Hackensack Infant

July 15, 2020

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A 71-year-old nanny from the Bronx is facing a child abuse charge after she allegedly inflicted bodily injury on a child whom she was caring for in Hackensack.

According to a news release from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the Hackensack Police Department received word on Wednesday, July 8 that Abena Yeboah had physically abused an infant child in the ...

International Students Can Breathe Sigh of Relief

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The more than 8,000 foreign students at Rutgers who would have faced expulsion from the country if they were not taking a course load consisting entirely of in-person classes can breathe a sigh of relief.

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the United States if even one ...

Lawsuit Claims Social Worker Fired When She Blew Whistle on School Abuses in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — A lawsuit brought against the Springfield School District by a social worker claims the school board fired her after she blew the whistle on abuses at the Edward V. Walton Early Childhood Center.

Kara King, of Westfield, filed the suit in Superior Court in Elizabeth last month. The complaint names the Springfield Board of Education, former Springfield Superintendent ...

If It Bleeds by Stephen King

If It Bleeds by Stephen King (Scribner, 2019)

Stephen King’s fiction is alluring to his “Dear Readers” because King reveals much of his personal memories in his writing; childhood mischief, favorite comic books, and authors he considers worthwhile reading. King presents nightmares any author might encounter with a disturbed fan when he decides to off a favorite character ...

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 ...

Drive-Up Movie Coming to Winnebago Scout Reservation

July 15, 2020

ROCKAWAY – The Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America, will be hosting a drive-up movie night on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, to help raise funds for its COVID-19 relief fund campaign. Moviegoers will be treated to a classic, “Jurassic Park,” and will be able to further support Patriots’ Path Council by purchasing food and beverages at concessions.

The event ...

2020 State Fair Meadowlands Canceled, Organizers Look Forward to 2021

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Organizers of the decades old "State Fair Meadowlands" announced that the 2020 event will not take place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

State Fair Meadowlands started as a modest six-day event in 1986 in the old Giants Stadium parking lot encompassing 10 acres and offering only a dozen rides and games. 34 years later, the 2019 ...

Stop Bias - Bias, Prejudice & Stereotypes - How Do they Impact Us? Learn to Recognize, Respond, and Report

Stop Bias - Bias, Prejudice & Stereotypes - How Do they Impact Us? Learn to Recognize, Respond, and Report
Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m.
Virtual:Registration is required. Instructions on how to access meeting will be emailed. Visit https://www.sbpl.info/bias/

The discussion will feature the following speakers:
David S. Leonardis, Training & Outreach Liaison, Prosecutors ...

New Jersey Date Night: Restaurants That Make You Feel Like a World Traveler

July 14, 2020

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

Nothing is more on the receiving end of loneliness and neglect right now than our suitcases, thanks to this pandemic.

Luckily for us, a Garden State summer makes staying local a pretty great and tasty option. A melting pot of ethnicities, New Jersey boasts restaurants that bring the international ...

NJ Florist Gets Back to Business with Flower Delivery and Classes as New Jersey Reopens

July 15, 2020

VERONA, NJ -- Stephanie Willoughby, host of TAPintoTV’s original series, HomeGrown, spoke with Anna Coy, Florist and Owner of Blooms in Hand, about life during the COVID-19 lockdown and how her business has rebounded now that New Jersey has started reopening.

Blooms in Hand is a full-service floral studio in Verona. While they are primarily a subscription service, delivering bouquets ...

Easing Fears of Bringing Your Child to the Dentist During COVID

July 15, 2020

Venturing out, especially with your little ones, during COVID can be a daunting proposition.  The dedicated doctors and staff at Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph understand this and have made the safety of all visitors to their office paramount.   ​In a conversation with Dr. Aaron Mannella, the founder of Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph and head of Pediatric ...

GUEST COLUMN; Will Boycott of Goya Prove Effective?

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Praise of President Donald Trump by the CEO of New Jersey-based Goya has stirred up some strong passions in the local Latino community, although most believe the proposed retaliation will be ineffective.

Latinos are politically divided when it comes to Trump because of his policies toward immigration and what some see as derogatory comments about Hispanics attributed to ...

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 ...

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July 15, 2020

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Great Swamp Watershed Association Appoints Paul Boudreau to Board of Trustees

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 ...