Sign Up for E-Calendar

Madison

Calendar of Events: Madison

Carousel_image_ef6595c1a0c016ca16d2_final_socialmedia_2

Sat, November 28

Kringle Railway Adventure Platform, Cedar Knolls

Kringle Railway Adventure - Holiday Train ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/28/2020 12:00am 11/28/2020 11:30pm America/New_York Kringle Railway Adventure - Holiday Train Reimagined

The Kringle Railway Adventure is a round-trip thematic holiday train ride for all ages produced by the Morristown and Erie Railway and the Whippany Railway Museum. The train ride was designed specifically to comply with New Jersey State Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Orders 161 and 165 and CDC Guidelines.

The excursions begin on Saturday, November 28th, and run each weekend through ...

7 East Frederick Place Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927 true
Carousel_image_ef6595c1a0c016ca16d2_final_socialmedia_2

Sun, November 29

Kringle Railway Adventure Platform, Cedar Knolls

Kringle Railway Adventure - Holiday Train ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/29/2020 12:00am 11/29/2020 10:30pm America/New_York Kringle Railway Adventure - Holiday Train Reimagined

The Kringle Railway Adventure is a round-trip thematic holiday train ride for all ages produced by the Morristown and Erie Railway and the Whippany Railway Museum. The train ride was designed specifically to comply with New Jersey State Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Orders 161 and 165 and CDC Guidelines.

The excursions begin on Saturday, November 28th, and run each weekend through ...

7 East Frederick Place Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927 true
Carousel_image_495c69ac2fcf44d69244_e2d551744daff0524ff9_oak-knoll-royal-boutique

Mon, November 30

Summit

Virtual: 27th Annual Oak Knoll Royal Boutique

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 11/30/2020 12:00am 12/05/2020 11:30pm America/New_York Virtual: 27th Annual Oak Knoll Royal Boutique

Join us for the first-ever Virtual Royal Boutique! Shop an exceptional array of unique gifts items and clothing from 20+ exclusive vendors right from your home! We are excited to offer free shipping right to you!

November 30, 2020 to December 5, 2020

Customers can expect to find exclusive collection items from 20 + fashionable vendors, including jewelry, handbags, accessories, specialty ...

virtual Summit, NJ 07901 true
Carousel_image_535eaf717a4e3f547a46_oak-knoll-royal-boutique

Mon, November 30, 9:00 AM

Summit

Virtual: 27th Annual Oak Knoll Royal Boutique

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 11/30/2020 9:00am 12/05/2020 5:00pm America/New_York Virtual: 27th Annual Oak Knoll Royal Boutique

Join us for the first-ever Virtual Royal Boutique! Shop an exceptional array of unique gifts items and clothing from 20+ exclusive vendors right from your home! We are excited to offer free shipping right to you!

November 30 through December 5, 2020

Customers can expect to find exclusive collection items from fashionable vendors including jewelry, handbags, accessories, specialty foods, ...

virtual Summit, NJ 07901

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Madison

Promoting your business or organization on TAPinto is easy and affordable

November 11, 2020

Promoting your business or organization on TAPinto is easy and affordable! Simply visit TAPinto, click on Submit Content and choose Press Release/Announcement: https://bit.ly/2p2fLwH

Check out TAPinto's Thanksgiving Marketing Specials!

Our Holiday Marketing Specials provide local businesses with the opportunity to reach our large local audience for the holidays. For more information, visit https://marketing.tapinto.net/holidayspecials

New Leaf Offers 75% off Costume Jewelry

It's a beautiful day to shop! Come to New Leaf Consignment and get 75% off costume jewelry. Some exclusions apply!

New Leaf Consignment is located at 16 Park Avenue in Madison

COVID-19 Update in Madison; 4 New Cases in Town

November 24, 2020

MADISON, NJ - There were four new cases of COVID-19 in Madison, announced officials. The total number of cases, is now 288 The numbers indicate total number of cases, not the total number of active cases.

As of today, there are 4,383 new positive cases and 48 new deaths in the state, said state officials. 

"With Thanksgiving just two days away, we urge ...

COVID-19 Update in Madison; 11 New Cases Reported as of Monday Nov. 23

MADISON, NJ - There is one new case of COVID-19 in Madison, announced officials. The total number of cases, is now 274. The numbers indicate total number of cases, not the total number of active cases.

As of today, there are 3,592 new positive cases and 11 new deaths in the state, said state officials. 

"It’s been a long nine months", said ...

New Jersey's COVID Numbers Continue to Climb, Says Murphy

NEW JERSEY -- COVID-19 statistics continue to trend in the wrong direction, according to Gov. Phil Murphy.

The governor tweeted on Sunday that the state had 3,998 new positive cases overnight and now has reached 306,007 cumulative positive cases since March when the pandemic first struck

He also reported 15 new confirmed deaths, which brings the statewide loss of life to ...

Halloween 2020 was a Complete "Time Warp" and Quite the "Thriller"

It's close to midnight and something evil’s lurking in the dark. When we think about Halloween, normally jack o'lanterns, candy, the monster mash, spooky decorations, and lavish costumes come to mind. However Ms. 2020 was complete “Time Warp'', and quite the “Thriller”. 

Whether you stayed at home to give out treats or dared to go trick or treating, ...

Gooooooo Dodgers!

Time to brush off your school spirit and bring it out to the field.

Yes, that's right, we may still be under restriction but that is not gonna stop us from keeping our school alive and supporting all of our teams. As most of you know, fall sports teams are up and running with practices and games, while of course following all the precautionary guidelines. I think a really big thing that ...

Operation Santa Clause to Take Place in Madison

November 24, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Operation Santa Clause is a new tradition being created for Madison residents by creative borough officials. The new holiday activities will replace the traditional Christmas Parade and Tree lighting ceremony.

On Friday, November 27, 2020 around 10:00 A.M. Santa will begin his journey around town on Geraldine, Madison’s antique fire engine, by the Madison Fire and Police ...

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021! First Night Morris County Offers Live and Virtual Entertainment

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Can't wait to say goodbye to 2020? Usher in the new year at First Night Morris County with live and virtual shows. This year marks the 29th annual celebration of the family friendly, alcohol free celebration.

The event will showcase 100 artists in dance, theatre, comedy, music visual arts, world cultures, kids programs. All shows will be presented live, virtual and on ...

Madison Downtown Offers Virtual Holiday Entertainment

MADISON, NJ - To help spread holiday joy, the Madison Arts and Culture Alliance and the Madison Director of Arts & Events, will be offering free holiday entertainment.

The free events will take place from 12noon - 3pm and can be viewed on various platforms including Rosenet, Madison Chamber website, Madison Arts & Culture Alliance website, ILoveMadisonNJ Facebook page, Madison ...

CCM CARES Grant and Other Funding to Pay for College

November 22, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) has both federal and state grant funds for students to help them stay on track with their higher education.

Federal CARES dollars are available for students who are currently registered at CCM, to cover a wide range of expenses. Those dollars can be used by those impacted by the pandemic to cover such expenses as tuition, technology, ...

The Madison Area YMCA Proudly Introduces School of Performing Arts Premiere Instructors Eli Kababa and Abby Prem

The School of Performing Arts (SOPA) at the Madison Area YMCA is proud to welcome two premiere instructors to our talented staff: Eli Kababa and Abby Prem.

“Eli and Abby both bring valuable experience to enhance our talented staff team,” said Teen and Family Program Director Liz Kryznefski.

Eli Kababa’s dance career began when he discovered his love of hip-hop culture ...

Announcement Coming From Madison Santa

MADISON, NJ - Is Santa going to be visiting Madison this year? The community sure hopes so!

Tune in to Santa's Page on Monday November 16. He will be making a special announcement from the North Pole about coming to town. 

 

Vaccines Coming, But NJ Worries Trump May Upset Distribution Plan

November 24, 2020

First batch expected within a month. Millions more will be needed, as will help from federal government.

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

New Jersey is set to receive the first batch of 130,000 COVID-19 vaccines within ...

It's Looking A Lot Like Christmas in Madison

MADISON, NJ - The Christmas Tree has arrived in Madison! The tree received a special escort to Waverly Place

Special thanks to Patty for sharing her pictures and video! #MadisoncommunityRocks

Free Concert and Art Auction for Medhen Orphan Relief Effort

Medhen Orphan Relief Effort (M.O.R.E.) is a Randolph-based 501c(3) non-profit organization that supports programs for orphaned and vulnerable children of the Medhen Social Center, located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

On Tuesday, December 1st at 7pm EST (Giving Tuesday), M.O.R.E. will host a free virtual concert featuring Joshua Coyne and Alessandra Altieri performing standards ...

Madison Area YMCA Week of Gratitude; Day 1

Week of Gratitude 2020 Day 1:

In our new expansion, which will include a new 8-lane pool, we will be able to give the Mariners and more children the opportunity to gain confidence, create friendships and the chance to grow and thrive through our competitive and recreational aquatics programming. Thank you!

Morristown March Protests Another Covid-19 Lockdown

November 22, 2020

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - A march to protest another lockdown took place in Morristown and Morris Township on Sunday, November 22. The group, led by  Morris County surrogate and former Morris County Freeholder, Heather Darling joined a group of residents urging Governor Phil Murphy to not order another COVID-19 lockdown.

The "March for Your Rights" began at 10 a.m. at the ...

Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce Holding a Diaper Drive

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Women and Business Committee of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a diaper drive from now until November 20, 2020. 

The are requesting donations of new diapers from newborn to adult sizes, along with baby wipes to help those in need.

Interested donors can drop off the diapers and wipes at the M&T Bank at 240 Baldwin Road or the Valley Bank ...

Chatham Girl Scout Earns Silver Award by Helping Pedestrian Safety

Chatham Girl Scout Diana Carbone of Troop 95732 completed her Silver Award project this fall by placing crosswalk safety signs near schools throughout Chatham Borough.  With the help of Chatham Middle School art teachers Ms. Kovacsofsky and Ms. Keeshen, Diana ran a poster contest in Chatham Middle School last winter.  The winner, Selina Huang, designed the ...

COVID Testing in Montclair

November 23, 2020

More COVID-19 Testing Coming to Montclair

Mayor Sean M. Spiller and the Township Council are pleased to announce six COVID-19 testing events to be held in Montclair from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m., on November 23, 24 and 30, and December 1, 7 and 8, at the Essex County Glenfield Park Wally Choice Community Center, 49 Maple Avenue.

Insurance is requested but not required.
Participants are asked ...

COVID-19 Outbreak Infects 53 Staff & Patients at Carrier Clinic in Belle Mead

MONTGOMERY, NJ - The township Health Department has confirmed 53 cases of COVID-19 at the Carrier Clinic in the Belle Mead section. 

The outbreak occurred in a unit where 30 staff and 23 patients tested positive for the virus.

Carrier Clinic, a specialized behavioral health facility owned by Hackensack Meridian, implemented universal testing of all staff after discovering a ...

Newark Area Hospitals See COVID-19 Influx As Positive Cases Continue to Increase

NEWARK, NJ — As Newark’s positive COVID-19 cases threaten to surpass those recorded at March and April’s “peak,” area hospitals are beginning to see concerning increases in patients being admitted for the virus. 

Essex County reported more than 400 new cases on Thursday, nearly half of which come from Newark. State officials said during a press conference ...

Madison Librarian's Hoopla Recommendations

Hoopla Recommendations

Taking the Fifth by J.A. Jance-  In Taking the Fifth, a gruesome and very unusual murder plunges the intrepid Beau into a lethal cinematic nightmare. Michigan's Flint Journal places Jance "in the elite company of Sue Grafton and Patricia Cornwell." Taking the Fifth, now in a Premium Plus edition, is an ideal opportunity for fans of the author's ...

Madison Librarian's Hoopla Recommendations

Hoopla Recommendations

Winter’s Tale (movie)- Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, "Winter's Tale" is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil.

Swamp Thing by Maggie Stiefvater (graphic novel)- Twins Alec and Walker Holland have a reputation around town. One is quiet and the other is the life of any ...

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Returning to New Brunswick

November 24, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – One of the city’s most beloved holiday season traditions will be returning next month.

Horse-drawn carriage rides will be held downtown on three consecutive Thursdays: Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17.

The carriage rides would take place between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

New Brunswick City Market, which gained approval from the City Council at Wednesday night’s ...

Essex County Cancels Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights Spectacular for 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 2020 Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo has been canceled due to ongoing fear of COVID-19.

 “Because of the pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Holiday Lights Spectacular,” Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. said. “The lights show has become a ...

Santa Returning to Bridgewater Commons Mall in a Safe, Socially Distanced Way

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Santa Claus is officially returning to Bridgewater in a safe, socially distanced way.

On Monday, the Bridgewater Commons Mall will officially welcome Santa and unveil its Safe Santa Celebration to welcome kids of all ages to a socially distanced visit and photo with the man himself.

Karen Fluharty, of Strategy + Style Marketing Group, said that as the pandemic continued ...

Cranberry Farming Has a History in NJ (Thanksgiving Recipe Included)

November 24, 2020

What’s Thanksgiving without cranberries? Whether you whip up a batch of homemade chutney (see below) or open a can of jellied sauce, there’s a good chance that the famous red berry will make an appearance in some way, shape or form with your feast. Ocean Spray reports that six in 10 Americans say cranberry sauce has and always will be on their Thanksgiving table every ...

Joe Apfelbaum Tells Ellen Volpe How to Go From Frustration to MOJOvation on Opportunity Calls

November 23, 2020

LONG ISLAND, NY -- Ellen Volpe, President of American Business Associates, spoke with Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union, on a recent episode of Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe.

Apfelbaum’s position as CEO of an internet-based marketing company is only one of his many roles. “Joe is a business mentor, leader, direct marketing guru, extraordinary networker, educator, ...

2020 and a Little Bit of Normalcy (See photos from 2020)

November 21, 2020

In these last few weeks of 2020 I have been thinking about how thankful I am that I have a job that brings smiles to people's faces.  Whether on the sidelines of sporting events, when kids know I am there to capture their successes and teamwork, or in sessions with families on front porches and fall scenes, I get to see happy, smiling faces.  Although I have always felt blessed to ...

The True Light Should be Within: What is the Meaning of Diwali?

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The time of Diwali is one of the most festive and beautiful times of the year. Diwali literally means "a row of lights." It is a time filled with light and love; a time when Indians all over the world rejoice. It is the darkest night of the darkest period, yet it is a celebration of light. Diwali is heralded as the triumph of good over evil.

The ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Where are the Republicans?

November 19, 2020

It is astonishing to me that NO Republicans are fighting back against the Governor's executive orders to further destroy lives, businesses, and mental health throughout the state and for all New Jersey's residents.

And I'm not talking about perpetual self-serving press releases and statements.  These legislators need to band together, use their brains and figure out a solution ...

Pascrell Demands Investigation, Prosecution of Trump Government Crimes

November 19, 2020

Unprecedented litany of misdeeds must not be swept under the rug

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today called for the widespread investigation and prosecution of members of the outgoing Trump administration.

“Donald Trump and members of his administration have committed innumerable crimes against the United States,” said Rep. Pascrell. “He has ...

Many college students may still qualify for an Economic Impact Payment; Review the guidelines and register by Nov. 21 at IRS.gov

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service urges any eligible self-supporting college student who doesn’t need to file a tax return to register by Nov. 21 so they can receive an Economic Impact Payment before the end of the year.

In advance of the National EIP Registration Day on Nov. 10 and highlighted in “A Closer Look,” the IRS is reminding people who don’t ...

Award-Winning Author to Speak via Zoom Nov. 12

Michelle Cameron, the award-winning author of a new novel, titled “Beyond the Ghetto Gates,” will be the special guest speaker at the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), West Morris Section’s Paid-Up Membership Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m., via Zoom. The event is being presented jointly by NCJW, West Morris Section, and the Morristown Jewish Center–Beit ...

DeCroce makes case for regional approach as Murphy begins latest round of restrictions

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce is pushing Gov. Phil Murphy to consider a regional approach to managing the second wave of Covid-19 as he begins implementing new restrictions for the first time in months.
 
“Blanket rulemaking is not the appropriate response,” said DeCroce (R-Morris). “The governor needs to use a scalpel not a ...