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Sat, January 25, 9:30 AM

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown

Boy Scouts: We the People

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/25/2020 9:30am 01/25/2020 12:30pm America/New_York Boy Scouts: We the People

Meets requirements for the Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

What makes a good citizen? Scouts discuss this, review the functions of the federal government, and examine early American documents in the home of former U.S. Senator Jacob Miller (1800-1862). Activities include a focus on the life and work of political cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840-1902), whose home is on the National Register ...

45 Macculloch Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
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Sat, January 25, 9:30 AM

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown

Boy Scouts: We the People

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/25/2020 9:30am 01/25/2020 12:30pm America/New_York Boy Scouts: We the People

Meets requirements for the Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge

What makes a good citizen? Scouts discuss this, review the functions of the federal government, and examine early American documents in the home of former U.S. Senator Jacob Miller (1800-1862). Activities include a focus on the life and work of political cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840-1902), whose home is on the National Register ...

45 Macculloch Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
Trivia Night at The Trust: Curious Corvids

Sat, January 25, 2:00 PM

Millington

Trivia Night at The Trust: Curious Corvids

Education Green

Add to My Calendar 01/25/2020 2:00pm 01/25/2020 3:30pm America/New_York Trivia Night at The Trust: Curious Corvids

January 25, 2020 at 2 PM

Come test your knowledge about corvids (Ravens, Crows, Jays, and Magpies) in our first trivia event of the year! Corvids are well known for being incredibly smart birds with a penchant for mischief. This quiz-style competition will include two rounds of questions and the opportunity to meet one of our education birds.

Space is limited. Click Here to ...

1390 White Bridge Road Millington, NJ 07946
Passport to Flavor (Grades 6-12): Fermentation Station

Tue, January 28, 4:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Passport to Flavor (Grades 6-12): Fermentation ...

Education Food & Drink Other

Add to My Calendar 01/28/2020 4:30pm 01/28/2020 5:30pm America/New_York Passport to Flavor (Grades 6-12): Fermentation Station

Registration Required

3rd floor

This month we’ll explore the wide world of fermentation! Fermented foods are a major component of most cultures. This month, we’ll experiment with quick-pickled vegetables, yogurt parfaits, and will taste kimchi and sauerkraut. Please advise of food allergies.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
No-Sew Blankets Workshop (Grades 6-12)

Tue, January 28, 5:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

No-Sew Blankets Workshop (Grades 6-12)

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 01/28/2020 5:30pm 01/28/2020 7:00pm America/New_York No-Sew Blankets Workshop (Grades 6-12)

Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28, 5:30-7 p.m.

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Montclair Public Library invites teens to volunteer their time throughout the month of January. Join us as we make no-sew blankets for those who don't have them. We will provide the fleece and instructions for making the blankets.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, January 29, 7:00 PM

Morristown High School, Morristown

Parenting the New Teen

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/29/2020 7:00pm 01/29/2020 8:30pm America/New_York Parenting the New Teen

Parenting the NEW TEEN: Everything You Need to Know to Raise Happy, Healthy, Stress-Free Teens in Today’s World

featuring

Dr. John Duffy

Psychologist, Parenting Expert & Author

Childhood Has Changed!

Being a teenager in today’s world bears only a faint resemblance to our experiences a generation ago. Join us as we welcome Dr. John Duffy to discuss all there is ...

50 Early Street Morristown, NJ 07960
Share Time Information Session for High School Programs at Morris County School of Technology

Thu, January 30, 6:30 PM

Morris County School of Technology , Denville

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Education

Add to My Calendar 01/30/2020 6:30pm 01/30/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Share Time Information Session for High School Programs at Morris County School of Technology

The Morris County Vocational School District offers Share Time, half day specialized career and technical education programs as part of a students junior and senior year of high school. A 10th grade student may apply (December 18 – March 27, 2020) via online application at www.mcvts.org/apply, click on Share Time.

Students/Families are invited to learn more on January 30th at Morris ...

400 East Main St Denville , NJ 07834
Free Screening in Cranford of Mighty Times: The Children's March How the Young Activists of Birmingham Brought Segregation to Its Knees

Thu, January 30, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Free Screening in Cranford of Mighty Times: The ...

Education Giving Back Government Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 01/30/2020 7:30pm 01/30/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Free Screening in Cranford of Mighty Times: The Children's March How the Young Activists of Birmingham Brought Segregation to Its Knees

In the early days of May 1963 more than 3,000 African-American students, some only in primary school, defied arrest, fire hoses, police dogs and public expectation by marching to protest the city of Birmingham, Alabama's racial segregation laws. The Children's March proved to be remarkably effective. Under withering international media scrutiny, city officials on May 10 agreed to ...

220 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016

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Need a New Garage Door? Request Your Free Quote Today

February 20, 2020

Door Boy is a full service company that installs and services all makes of garage doors and automatic garage door openers. From exotic to traditional, Door Boy carries the door to fit your style and budget.

Door Boy has been serving Tri-State area since 1972.  Door Boy’s service area has grown and today they cover all of New Jersey, Southern New York and ...

Valentine's Day Runway at New Leaf Consignment

Stop by New Leaf Consignment and check out their Valentine Runway!  Take advantage of sweet deals

Milestones

Local Businesses Partner to Help Indie Writers Self-Publish

February 12, 2020

Local businesses partner to help authors with the publishing process

Creative License Publishing and Pfeifer Design are pleased to announce the joining of their creative talents to assist all writers who want to be self-published. Their goal is to provide writers with a mainstream quality read, in both substance and appearance, while the writer maintains the creative and financial benefits of ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown This Weekend: Feb. 21 - Feb. 23

February 21, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The month is winding down! Check out what's happening in and around town this weekend. Music. Sports. Comedy. Pancake Breakfast. Speed Dating and more..... Have a great weekend!

Friday February 21

Game Night Fundraiser to Support the Morristown High School Theatre; Morristown Game Vault; 11:30am - midnight

Music at the Troubadour; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; ...

Something for Everyone: Quest Camps Open House to Be Held in Madison

MADISON, NJ -  Summer is right around the corner. What will the kids do? Come and check out the Madison Area YMCA's Family Center on Wednesday, February 26 from 4pm - 6pm to learn all about the camps that are available.

The camps include:

MiniQuest (Preschool - Grade 1)
KinderQuest & KidsQuest (Kindergarten - Grade 5)
SummerQuest (Grades 6-10)
L.I.T. (Grades ...

Madison Residents Invited to Law Enforcement Night; February 28th

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices will be hosting its 4th Annual Law Enforcement night on February 28th at 7:00pm at Mennen Sports Arena, 161 East Hanover Avenue, Morristown.

This is a great opportunity to meet local and community officials and see firsthand how law enforcement officers are positive influences in the ...

Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township to Host Blood Drive

February 22, 2020

It’s not every day that a person can say they saved someone’s life. But that’s the power of donating blood.

The Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will hold a community blood drive on Sunday, March 8 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the church at 240 Southern Boulevard.

If you are between the ages of 17 to 76 and in good ...

Madison Seniors Invited to Apply for $1,000 Music Scholarship

MADISON, NJ - Are you a high school senior woman who has applied for a college music program?

Hickory Tree Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is pleased to offer the $1,000.00 Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship to a musically talented high school senior woman interested in pursuing a career in vocal music.  Rehearsing in Stirling, New Jersey, Hickory Tree ...

Mark Your Calendars for the 2020 Madison Green Fair

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Green Fair held at the Madison Public Library is a town-wide event that educates and encourages people of all ages to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle.  The Green Fair allows participants to visualize how their seemingly small individual efforts can make a huge difference in our community.

Organizers hope to educate the public about green choices, celebrate the ...

Madison Residents Invited to the Maple Sugar Festival; March 14th

February 23, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ. Celebrate the peak of maple sugaring season at the annual Maple Sugar Festival held at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township, Saturday, March 14 from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Syrup enthusiasts can watch tree tapping demos. Enjoy samples of homemade maple ice cream and taste-test a variety of syrups.

A guided hike will take guests through the Maple ...

Enroll Your Preschooler at the F.M. Kirby Children's Center of the Madison Area YMCA

Preschool seats are filling at the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA, a learning community that children thrive in. With the increase in expectations of children at earlier ages, and as the elementary curriculum in schools becomes increasingly rigorous, foundations must be laid early to prepare children to tackle more complex, integrated learning. Learn more about ...

Community Members Invited to Madison February Rotary's Speaker Series

MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Rotary has announced their February speaker series.

The Rotary Club of Madison has an enthusiastic and engaged network of ordinary people doing extraordinary things to serve humanity in our local and global communities.  At each meeting, a guest speaker presents on a broad range of topics that are of interest to the community.

On February 13, Renee ...

Civics Programs for Teens at the Madison Area Y? Yes, and Lots More for Teens

“The best thing that comes out of the Y’s Youth & Government and Mock Trial programs is that kids learn to think critically, practice their research and presentation skills and get used to speaking in front of other people. They overcome being shy,” says Kiana Cunningham, the Madison Area YMCA’s associate teen director who teaches both 10-week classes that provide ...

Fighting Melanoma from the Inside Out

Six years ago, Pennsylvania resident John Snyder learned he had melanoma, an aggressive type of skin cancer. By last summer, he was running out of options — and time.

“Nothing my doctors tried was working,” said John, 57. “It wasn’t looking good for me.”

His local physicians then delivered the hopeful news that researchers three hours away, at the ...

CAR T-Cell Therapy Trial

Atlantic Health System is treating patients in a new Phase II clinical trial of CAR T-cell therapy at Morristown Medical Center.

“A type of immunotherapy for lymphoma known as CAR T-cell therapy has generated a great deal of excitement within the medical community because it uses a patient’s own immune cells to attack their cancer,” said Dr. Mohamad Cherry, medical ...

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 ...

Fully Engulfed in Flames, Bus Burns on Route 78 Thursday Morning

February 20, 2020

UNION, NJ – A bus in the express lane of Rt. 78 east ignited into flames early Thursday morning, closing express lanes and causing traffic delays.

Union firefighters responded to the bus fire at mile marker 50.8 on Rt. 78 east at just before 7:00 a.m.  Upon arrival, said Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio, the bus was fully engulfed in flames, from the engine compartment to the ...

Sparta High School Collects Jeans for Teens

SPARTA, NJ – Old jeans are getting a new life.  Sparta High School is working with Pass it Along on their campaign with Aeropostale for the ninth annual Teens for Jeans initiative.

The jeans will go to homeless teens in the United States, according to Sparta High School’s Paige Lucas.  “Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under ...

Driver Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Collision with School Bus, Police Say

February 21, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - One driver was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries following a motor vehicle crash Thursday afternoon on Washington Valley Road involving an unloaded school bus and two passenger vehicles, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police

According to the report, Bridgewater Township Police responded to the intersection of Washington Valley Road and ...

Short Hills Mall Incident Draws Local, County Officials

SHORT HILLS, NJ — Earlier this afternoon, local and county police were called to the Mall at Short Hills.

While information is still scarce, a call to the Essex County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the Millburn Police Department had requested K9 and bomb units for the response at the mall.

This is a developing story. TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills will add more info as it ...

Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

Chaos: Charles Manson the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. John 

O’Neill and Dan Piepenbring  (New York: Little Brown, 2019).

It took me three weeks to read Chaos:Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. Although fascinating, with its detailed analysis of the true motives for the Manson crimes in Los Angeles, 1969, the prose was dense and a ...

Belmar Gets First Look at Major Redevelopment Plan for Downtown Seaport District

February 20, 2020

BELMAR, NJ — Plans for a sprawling mixed-use development that stretches for nearly three blocks from Main Street to the Shark River were unveiled last night to the Belmar Council.

The seaport redevelopment project presented by Dobco Group calls for a hotel and conference center, three buildings consisting of residential and retail/commercial space — with one building ...

Free Screening in Cranford of Obama’s Deal: The Costly Compromises and Political Battles That Defined the Passage of the ACA

Free Screening in Cranford of Obama’s Deal:

The Costly Compromises and Political Battles That Defined the Passage of the ACA

February 17, 2020, Cranford, NJ—If you have your health, you have everything the saying goes. But for millions of Americans, that health is directly tied to economic advantage, or disadvantage. President Barack Obama attacked that sobering reality with a ...

Madison County: Bridges, John Wayne, and Wine

MADISON COUNTY, IA — There is a section of Iowa where you can relive that movie with Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep, visit the home of the Duke, and, well, drink wine.

This February day trip started at the John Wayne Birthplace Museum in Winterset.  Wayne was born in a house adjacent to the museum in 1907 as Marion Robert Morrison.

You enter into a gift shop, where you are free ...

NJ Pastry Chef to Compete in Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets!’

February 22, 2020

This story first appeared in TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

Scotch Plains resident Joe Murphy, a corporate pastry chef for the legendary restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, founder of the Jean-Georges Restaurant Group, will compete on the Food Network program “Chopped Sweets!” on Monday, Feb. 24. The show, hosted by “Chopped!” judge and “Best Bakers in ...

Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...

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Mon, February 24, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Leap into Science: Family Wind Workshop ...

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Mon, February 24, 3:30 PM

Row NJ @ Powerhouse Fitness Center, Whippany

Row NJ Total Athlete Training Program - Register ...

Health & Wellness Sports

Mon, February 24, 7:00 PM

Madison Public Library, Madison

Understanding Cannabis

Health & Wellness

The Meaning of Presidents' Day

February 18, 2020

KENIlWORTH, NJ - Presidents' Day is a day when we all are able to relax and enjoy a peaceful and quiet day with our families. The holiday is celebrated during the third Monday in February, yearly. But what is Presidents' Day? Presidents' Day was passed as a holiday in 1971 to honor our nation’s first leader George Washington. It was supposed to be a yearly remembrance ...

Open letter from Patriots' Path Council, Boy Scouts of America

February 22, 2020

Dear Scouting Families,

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come.

 We want to highlight important points that are most ...

Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling Announces Partnership with Alzheimer’s Association

February 20, 2020

Morris County Surrogate Heather J. Darling is proud to announce a partnership between the Morris County Surrogate’s Office and the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter to raise public awareness about the disease and to provide a wealth of service information to residents and their families who personally are dealing with Alzheimer’s.

A ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Announces Award Honorees Robert C. Garrett, Amparo Aguirre and LAX for the Cure

Susan G. Komen® North Jersey today announced its Pink Tie Party honorees to be recognized during the March 21st event being held at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Jersey City. For over twenty years, Susan G. Komen North Jersey has helped those who can’t pay for treatments, worked to ensure that all people get the care they need, fought for the rights of patients with policy ...