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Sat, December 7, 7:30 PM

Short Hills

"Merry & Bright" Christmas Concert at Community ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/07/2019 7:30pm 12/07/2019 9:00pm America/New_York "Merry & Bright" Christmas Concert at Community Church, Short Hills

Welcome the spirit of Christmas at Community Church, Short Hills with “Merry & Bright,” a Christmas Concert presented by contemporary artist Sandi Joy & Friends on Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm. “Merry & Bright” is a musical journey through the magic of the Christmas season, featuring a variety of holiday music from traditional favorites to country, jazz, ...

200 Hartshorn Drive Short Hills, NJ 07078
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Sun, December 8, 3:00 PM

The Concert Hall, Madison

The Three Holiday Tenors

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/08/2019 3:00pm 12/08/2019 5:00pm America/New_York The Three Holiday Tenors

Kick off the Holidays with a bang and plenty of bling as three award-winning tenors from NYC’s MET Opera and beyond join New Jersey Festival Orchestra to present a dazzling selection of renowned tenor fare and holiday classics to welcome in the festive season. A family celebration of symphonic pops and wintertime favorites guaranteed to make your season merry. Tickets start at $30 (kids ...

Drew University Madison Ave Madison, NJ 07940
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Tue, December 10, 4:00 PM

Montclair State University, Montclair

Political Science & Law Salon Series: Brigid ...

Education Government Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 12/10/2019 4:00pm 12/10/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Political Science & Law Salon Series: Brigid Harrison in Conversation with NJ 11th for Change

Brigid Callahan Harrison, Ph.D, will be joined in conversation with members of NJ11 for Change, including Saily Avelenda, Executive Director; Mara Novak, Political Director; Judy Kelly, Field Director; and Leslie Bockol, Communications Director.

The group will discuss their grassroots strategies in the 2018 congressional elections as well as their plans for 2020.

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1 Normal Ave Montclair, NJ 07043
Jazz Family Concert with Jane Stuart Music

Tue, December 10, 6:30 PM

Madison

Jazz Family Concert with Jane Stuart Music

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/10/2019 6:30pm 12/10/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Jazz Family Concert with Jane Stuart Music

Join us for a holiday event full of music, crafts and fun. Jane Stuart music will be performing with her band.

Kids holiday crafts begin at 6:30pm.

Concert begins at 7:00pm.

Please register: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=1689&EventID=393106&PK=

39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940

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Madison Coldwell Bank Residential Brokerage Team sponsors the 2019 Madison Loyalty Reward Card

November 20, 2019

MADISON, NJ - The 2019 Madison Loyalty Rewards Card, sponsored by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 49 Main St., is available for purchase and is a wonderful gift for anyone, including teachers, coaches and babysitters. 

The card offers a whole year's worth of savings.   

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MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast Celebrates One Year!!

November 18, 2019

MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast is celebrating one year this month and thousands of downloads!! Having the element of fear did not stop Executive Producers and Co-Creators of MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast.  They were determined to have the mindset of regular "motherhood" change.  Subscribe today to listen to episodes on Apple, Googleplay, Spotify and website at www.momlifeyesican.com

Dont Forget: Madison Holiday Market; Thursday from 2-6pm

December 4, 2019

MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Downtown Development Commission presents the first season of the Madison Holiday Market. The Market, located at the Madison Community Arts Center, 10 Kings Road will run from Thursday, November 7 thru Thursday, December 19 (No Market on Thanksgiving). Market hours will be 2:00 – 6:00.

Vendors include: Vacchiano Farm, Garden Goat Shop, The Farmer & ...

"Merry & Bright" Christmas Concert at Community Church, Short Hills

Welcome the spirit of Christmas at Community Church, Short Hills with “Merry & Bright,” a Christmas Concert presented by contemporary artist Sandi Joy & Friends on Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm. “Merry & Bright” is a musical journey through the magic of the Christmas season, featuring a variety of holiday music from traditional favorites to country, jazz, ...

Madison's Annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Friday, November 29

MADISON, NJ -  The annual Madison Christmas Parade will take place on Friday November 29. Come join the Madison community as they gather on the route down Main Street to enjoy the parade and tree lighting sponsored by the all-volunteer Madison Christmas Committee.

Community members who would like to walk in the annual parade are asked to meet at 5:15 pm in the parking lot of the ...

For Sale: Madison Chamber Offers 2019 Holiday Ornament

December 4, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Celebrate Madison at the holidays with the limited edition ornament, presented by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

The jade crystal beveled ornament is round and etched with an image of Madison's historic James Building which is home to The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. Each ornament is inscribed with the year 1969 which is the year the ...

Closures and Early Dismissals In Morristown Today; Dec. 2

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The National Weather Service has continued the Winter Storm Warning/Hazardous Weather Outlook for Morris County until 4:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 3. The weather has caused closures in Morristown. 

The following are closed for Monday Dec. 3

Morris School District
Morris Plains School District
Unity Charter School
Delbarton School
Morristown Beard ...

Closures and Early Dismissals In Madison Today; Dec. 2

MADISON, NJ - The National Weather Service has continued the Winter Storm Warning/Hazardous Weather Outlook for Morris County until 4:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 3. The weather has caused closures in Madison. 

The following businesses and schools are closed for Monday Dec. 3

Madison Public Schools
The Joint Municipal Court
Madison Santa Village
The Madison Senior Bus will not ...

Madison Residents Invited to Annual Menorah Lighting

December 5, 2019

MADISON, NJ - The Madison community is invited to the annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony, sponsored by Chabad of SE Morris County. In addition to Madison, there will be lighting ceremonies in Chatham, East Hanover and Florham Park.

The Madison Menorah Lighting on will take place on Sunday, December 22nd, the first night of Chanukah, at 5pm. The Mayor and town officials will take part in the ...

Madison Residents Invited to Become a Docent at the Turtle Back Zoo

Become a Volunteer Docent at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ, is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program!  Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll encounter every day.

Docents are volunteer educators who are among the most visible members of our Zoo community.

'Find Rosie the Rose City Reindeer' Kids Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Madison

MADISON, NJ – Forget Rudolph. Rosie the Rose City reindeer has arrived in downtown Madison for a monthlong, Christmas-themed kids scavenger hunt sponsored by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

Look for Rosie at participating Madison businesses, pick up a game card and collect store stamps and signatures to win exclusive prizes.

The event is “designed to bring ...

Mom Joins Daughters in Learning to Swim at the Y

Silvia now swims with her family. That might not sound like big news—but it is. The wife and mother of two didn’t know how to swim and was afraid of the water. One thing Silvia was determined to make sure of as a result? Her daughters Lupe and Luci would learn how to swim. And they did. From the age of 4, both girls took swim lessons at the Madison Area YMCA when they were in ...

Crafter's Cafe at the Madison Library

Drop in and enjoy some of the crafting we have done throughout the year! Painting, beading, and other library classics. Snack will be served with our smorgasbord of crafting.

The event takes place at the Madison Library, located at  39 Keep Streetat 2pm- 4pm on December 30

Free Event: In Conversation with Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden

MADISON, NJ - Madison residents are invited to a conversation with Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden at the Madison Library on Tuesday October 29 at 7pm. 

Julie Maloney and MaryAnn McFadden, both novelists and writing partners, will have a conversation including topics such as their book, what it's like to be writing "partners” and navigating the writing process and the ...

The Great Wazu has Moved

December 2, 2019

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The original Great Wazu has moved to a new location.

The Great Wazu was formerly at 33 Ridgedale Avenue, where it called home for the last 19 years.

The new address is 50 Route 10 West in East Hanover.  This is the former site of Mama Mia catering.

The phone number remains the same, 973-386-1114.

Acquittal for Former Roxbury Teacher's Aide Who Dangled Boy by Feet

ROXBURY, NJ – A former Roxbury teacher’s aide, who held a 6-year-old special needs student upside down last year because he was misbehaving in class, was acquitted Wednesday of a petty disorderly person offense related to the matter.

The woman, Shannon Rooney, stood trial before Roxbury Municipal Court Judge Ira Cohen on a harassment charge, specifically “offensive ...

Sex Abuse Claims From ’50s Surface in Suit Centered on Westfield Father John Flanagan

December 3, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A priest abuse lawsuit filed Sunday claims a late religious leader who served in Westfield for 17 years abused multiple children and the church covered it up.

The Archdiocese of Newark and Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church are named in the state court lawsuit claiming that the Rev. John Flanagan abused a boy at the church over the course of 10 years in the ...

Louis Valori Co-Chairs Transition Team of First African American Female Sheriff-Elect in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA:  Philadelphia Sheriff-elect Rochelle Bilal has named Dr. Louis Valori of Parsippany to help lead her 23-member transition team and implement her goals when she takes office in January 2020.  

Bilal announced Valori as co-chair of her transition team last week in Center City as she vowed to remove “the dark cloud that has hovered over the Philadelphia ...

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates (Harper Collins, 1995)

 

In the study of deviant behavior, there has been a continual debate over what causes people to be evil. Is it their upbringings by parents who abuse them? Or, are sociopaths just born bad? There are all kinds of arguments on both sides of the debate, and many works of literature probe the question. Was Charles Manson born bad, or did ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

New Fun Planned For Roxbury’s Home for the Holidays

December 3, 2019

The Township of Roxbury has a lot of fun lined up for its 5th annual Home for the Holidays street festival on Saturday, December 7th from 11am to 4pm.  A team of volunteers has been meeting for months and has new entertainment and activities planned for the day.

Main Street in Succasunna will be closed to traffic at Hillside and Hunter streets for this fun holiday block party.  ...

Today and Saturday: Flemington's Food Truck Festival

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Flemington’s Food Truck Festival is happening now through tomorrow, Saturday Nov. 30, at Flemington Car & Truck Country’s Family of Dealerships. So in addition to the 16 brands represented here – with an inventory of more than 6,000 cars and trucks – shoppers can also scoop up their choice of lobster, tacos, burgers, and much, much more.

The ...

IN THE SNAP-LIGHT: Bald Eagle Makes Landing at Lake Como

LAKE COMO, NJ — Confirming recent chatter on social media, local photographer Nancy Orlowski spotted a bald eagle at Lake Como on Thursday afternoon.

She was on a routine walk on November 21 at about 3:45 p.m. when she saw the majestic bird up in the bare branches of a tree along the banks of the picturesque lake.

Since October, area residents have posted on various social media sites ...

Make Our Decadent Homemade Hot Chocolate

December 5, 2019

It takes just three ingredients and a few minutes to whip together this rich, creamy milk chocolate treat, perfect for a winter day.

Tip: A serrated knife will make quick work of chopping up a milk chocolate bar. We recommend using high-quality chocolate for a smooth, creamy drink. Milk chocolate chips won’t melt as easily as wafers or bars, but they’ll do in a ...

ArtPride NJ Highlights Economic Impact of Investment in the Arts

December 2, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Megan LoBue, Development Manager for ArtPride New Jersey, about the organization’s resources and latest arts initiatives. 

ArtPride NJ supports New Jersey’s creative community and is widely viewed as the go-to source for research, innovative programs and services, and ...

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

November 23, 2019

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. The bill, which takes effect January 1, 2020, reclassifies many independent contractors as employees. The upside is that some workers in this gig economy will gain employee benefits and other worker protections. The downside is that my California-based freelance writer friends ...

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Johnson Statement on Trump Administration’s ‘Simply Wrong’ New SNAP Rule

December 5, 2019

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson released the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s new SNAP rule:

“We are deeply disappointed to see the Trump Administration finalize a rule that will, when fully implemented, threaten food assistance benefits for as many as 12,000 New Jerseyans. 

“New Jersey has been able to use the flexibility ...

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 4: IRS, Security Summit warns business owners about being a target for identity thieves

December 5, 2019

Amid threats from cybercriminals, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry urges employers large and small to step up cybersecurity protections against business identity theft.

Identity thieves are displaying a sophisticated knowledge of the tax code and industry filing practices as they attempt to obtain valuable data to help file fraudulent returns. To address this and protect ...

You at the Zoo

Become a Volunteer Docent at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ, is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program!  Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll encounter every day.

Docents are volunteer educators who are among the most visible members of our Zoo community.