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African-American History Month Teen Book Club (Grades 6-12)

Thu, February 27, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

African-American History Month Teen Book Club ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/27/2020 6:30pm 02/27/2020 7:30pm America/New_York African-American History Month Teen Book Club (Grades 6-12)

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In observance of African-American History Month, we’ll be reading and discussing “Long Way Down,” by Jason Reynolds over the course of two meetings. Reynolds is a contemporary young adult author, and this title received Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz honors in 2018. Copies of the book will be available in the Youth Services Department starting January 27.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Mamma Mia! The Musical

Thu, February 27, 7:00 PM

Hanover Park High School , East Hanover

Mamma Mia! The Musical

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2020 7:00pm 02/27/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Mamma Mia! The Musical

Mamma Mia at Hanover Park High School

63 Mount Pleasant Ave East Hanover, NJ 07936
Mamma Mia! The Musical

Fri, February 28, 7:00 PM

Hanover Park High School , East Hanover

Mamma Mia! The Musical

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2020 7:00pm 02/28/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Mamma Mia! The Musical

Mamma Mia at Hanover Park High School

63 Mount Pleasant Ave East Hanover, NJ 07936
Mamma Mia! The Musical

Sat, February 29, 7:00 PM

Hanover Park High School , East Hanover

Mamma Mia! The Musical

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/29/2020 7:00pm 02/29/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Mamma Mia! The Musical

Mamma Mia at Hanover Park High School

63 Mount Pleasant Ave East Hanover, NJ 07936
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Sun, March 1, 11:00 AM

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Long Valley

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp to Hold Open House ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/01/2020 11:00am 03/01/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Meadowbrook Country Day Camp to Hold Open House for Prospective Camp Families on March 1

LONG VALLEY, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all prospective camp families to attend an Open House, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the camp, which is located at 73 East Valley Brook Road, in Long Valley, NJ. To attend, please call 908-876-3429​ or send an email to marty@meadowbrookdaycamp.com.

All prospective families will be welcomed via an ...

73 East Valley Brook Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853
Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

Mon, March 2, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2020 4:00pm 03/02/2020 4:45pm America/New_York Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

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Il était une fois" (Once upon a time) there was French Storytime! Storyteller Lynne Wilson shares bilingual French stories for little ones. Children will learn words and phrases. French speakers and non-French speakers are welcome. Lifelong Francophile Lynne Wilson lived in France for years and completed a certificate program at the Université de Paris and has ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, March 2, 7:30 PM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Maplewood Garden Club Presents “American Eden”

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2020 7:30pm 03/02/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Garden Club Presents “American Eden”

Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood when historian Victoria Johnson presents “American Eden,” based on her fascinating new book of the same title. This is the story of how David Hosack—the doctor at the Hamilton-Burr duel—founded the first public botanical garden in the new nation in ...

51 Baker Street Maplewood, NJ 07040-1713
Fred Astaire, An American Icon

Tue, March 3, 7:00 PM

Madison Public Library, Madison

Fred Astaire, An American Icon

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2020 7:00pm 03/03/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Fred Astaire, An American Icon

Fred Astaire, an American Icon. The presentation will discuss the legendary Astaire’s life and work with illustration and film footage.

Marty Schneit, born and bred New Yorker and historian, traces Astaire’s seventy year performing career, which began in 1905, when at the age of five, he debuted in vaudeville with his older sister Adele. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were in ...

39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940
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Tue, March 3, 7:00 PM

Madison Public Library, Madison

Fred Astaire - An American Icon

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Add to My Calendar 03/03/2020 7:00pm 03/03/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Fred Astaire - An American Icon

Fred Astaire, an American Icon. The presentation will discuss the legendary Astaire’s life and work with illustration and film footage.
Marty Schneit, born and bred New Yorker and historian, traces Astaire’s seventy year performing career, which began in 1905, when at the age of five, he debuted in vaudeville with his older sister Adele. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were in nine ...

39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940
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Tue, March 3, 7:00 PM

Madison Public Library, Madison

Fred Astaire - An American Icon

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Add to My Calendar 03/03/2020 7:00pm 03/03/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Fred Astaire - An American Icon

Fred Astaire, an American Icon. The presentation will discuss the legendary Astaire’s life and work with illustration and film footage.
Marty Schneit, born and bred New Yorker and historian, traces Astaire’s seventy year performing career, which began in 1905, when at the age of five, he debuted in vaudeville with his older sister Adele. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were in nine ...

39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940
Fred Astaire - An American Icon

Tue, March 3, 7:00 PM

Madison Public Library, Madison

Fred Astaire - An American Icon

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2020 7:00pm 03/03/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Fred Astaire - An American Icon

Fred Astaire, an American Icon. The presentation will discuss the legendary Astaire’s life and work with illustration and film footage.
Marty Schneit, born and bred New Yorker and historian, traces Astaire’s seventy year performing career, which began in 1905, when at the age of five, he debuted in vaudeville with his older sister Adele. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were in nine ...

39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940

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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 ...

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

March 30, 2020

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 ...

Positive Cases of Coronavirus Climb to 17 in Madison

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The Borough of Madison is reporting 17 positive Coronavirus cases in town as of Saturday March 28.  There are 11,124 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey; 442 of them are in Morris County and 140 deaths. There were 19,386 negative test results, as reported to the state by the state lab. 

Here are the  most recent numbers by town (as of ...

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 ...

Hey Madison Kids - Check This Falcon Cam Out

March 29, 2020

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 ucnj.org/falcon.

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

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

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 ...

Take a Virtual Tour of the Indoor Orchid Show; Today at Noon

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's gloomy outside, but check out the beautiful, vibrant colors of the indoor Orchid Show today, Wednesday March 25 at 12noon.

Flower lovers are invited to a virtual Orchid Show Tour Watch Party through the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. 

Tune in for a Facebook Watch Party on Wednesday, March 25, 12 p.m. EDT, with a video tour of the exhibition featuring ...

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

March 25, 2020

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 ...

Madison Library is Physically Closed but Open for Digital Business

The Madison Public Library is committed to our mission statement during this difficult time.  Our doors are closed but we still want to serve our community.  We would like to highlight our digital collections and answer any questions our patrons may have.  We are also happy to make recommendations. These resources are the same as our physical collections, all you need is a library ...

"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 ...

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 ...

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

March 30, 2020

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 ...

Amur Leopard Born at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A female Amur leopard cub was born on Friday, March 13, at Essex County's Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. The cub, named Nadya, has great significance because the Amur leopard species is classified as critically endangered.

“During these difficult times, it’s nice to share some good news. We welcome newborn cub Nadya to our zoo family and ...

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 ...

On the Ground in Nutley, New Jersey: the Community Impact of Coronavirus Outbreak

March 30, 2020

LITTLE FALLS & NUTLEY, NJ -- John Lee, Publisher of TAPinto Nutley, spoke with Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV to report on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the town of Nutley, New Jersey. On March 21, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued orders to close non-essential businesses and dictated strong social distancing guidelines statewide. This piece was recorded on March 24, 2020 and ...

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

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 ...