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Tue, October 22, 5:00 PM

Tito's Burritos & Wings, Summit

Family Promise at Tito's Burritos & Wings in ...

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2019 5:00pm 10/22/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Family Promise at Tito's Burritos & Wings in Summit

Join us on October 22nd from 5 PM to 9 PM for a proceeds event at Tito's Burritos & Wings in Summit, NJ.

Tito's will donate 15% of sales to Family Promise. Sales include dine-in and take-out. Flyer must be presented with purchase.

356 Springfield Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corp's annual Trunk or Treat

Fri, October 25, 6:00 PM


Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corp's annual Trunk ...

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00pm 10/25/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corp's annual Trunk or Treat

Support the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corp's annual Trunk or Treat by either decorating your car ($10 to register) or trick-or-treating ($2 per walker)! Payment can be made at the door.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three decorated cars! Go to for a link to the registration page.

Contact with questions.

Hartley Dodge Memorial Building - 50 Kings Road Madison, NJ 07940

Fri, October 25, 7:00 PM

Summit House Restaurant + Bar, Summit

A Night of Giving in Support of Family Promise

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2019 7:00pm 10/25/2019 10:00pm America/New_York A Night of Giving in Support of Family Promise

On October 25th, Family Promise is hosting its first National Giving Day. The organization will join with over 80 Family Promise Affiliates nationwide with a goal to raise $1 million to help change the future for children experiencing homelessness.

As part of this event, local Family Promise supporters are invited to join us at Summit House, in Summit, NJ, as we celebrate and watch the ...

395 Springfield Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
Therapy Dog Visit: Meet Cruz! (Ages 5 and up)

Sun, October 27, 3:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Therapy Dog Visit: Meet Cruz! (Ages 5 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Green Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2019 3:00pm 10/27/2019 3:45pm America/New_York Therapy Dog Visit: Meet Cruz! (Ages 5 and up)

Registration Required

3rd Floor

Meet and read with Cruz, a retired racing greyhound! Greyhounds are the second fastest land animal (behind the cheetah) and can run up to 45 miles an hour. Now that Cruz is retired he enjoys walks, car rides, lots of naps and reading in the library.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

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Check Out the New Deals from New Leaf Consignment

MADISON, NJ - Check out these new arrivals!

Adrienne Vittadini Gold Cable Sweater Size Sm: $28

Style Black Jacket Size Sm: $14

Michael Kors Black Genuine Leather Belt Size Med: $30

Tahari Beige Jaquard Pant Size 2: $32

Necklace: $22

Beautiful vintage Gucci wallet in excellent-condition $138. On sale 10% this week, White Ticket.

Spanner Brown Denim Jacket Size Sm: $28

Sunny ...


Debut Book Launch by Local Author!

November 10, 2019

Local author Jennifer Voigt Kaplan is thrilled to announce the launch her debut novel, Crushing the Red Flowers, on November 19th. The award-winning children's novel will be published by Ig Publishing. Crushing the Red Flowers is the story of how two ordinary boys cope under the extraordinary circumstances of Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass). The book is fictional, but based on ...

Santa Makes an Early Appearance in Madison; Sat. Nov. 16

November 15, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Santa will break away from his busy schedule to come and make a quick stop in Madison this Saturday from 11am - 2pm.

Santa will be at the Le Bazar de Noel, 25 Cook Avenue in Madison from 11am - 2pm. Kids will be able to take a photo with Santa as well as send a complimentary letter to Santa.


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The Madison Holiday Market in Madison; Today from 2-6pm

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 & ...

Tonight's Free Event at Madison Library; Washington's Crossing - 1776

MADISON, NJ -  The community is invited to a free event at the Madison Library on Tuesday November 12 at 7pm.  The event titled, Washington's Crossing -1776 will describe how Gen. Washington’s desperate gambles at Trenton & Princeton saved the cause of Independence. 

Speaker Glenn LeBoeuf will speak about the winter of 1776 and how Washington's cold, ...

Carolyn Dorfman Dance to Appear at New Madison Community Arts Center on November 17

November 14, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Carolyn Dorfman Dance, a premiere modern dance company based in New Jersey and New York City, makes their debut performance at the new Madison Community Arts Center at 10 Kings Road, on Sunday, November 17, at 3:00 p.m. 

Comprised of ten multi-ethnic, stunning dancers, Carolyn Dorfman Dance is known nationally and internationally for emotional resonance and artistic ...

Lost Dog - Have you Seen Lily? Last Seen in Madison

MORRISTOWN,NJ- Early Monday, November 4, Lily, a rust/copper colored labradoodle broke through her electric fence and is missing. 

Lily who weighs around 50 pounds lives on Morris Avenue in Morristown.  Her owner states that she is super friendly and loves treats. Although the Morristown community has had some sightings of Lily, she has not been found. Most recently her owner ...

NJ Maternal Mortality: A Critical Issue: A PANEL DISCUSSION

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - What are the practices, economic realities and causes that place New Jersey 4th in the highest rate of maternal mortality in the US?  How can we work together to improve care and outcomes in our state? 

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey Women and Family Issues Committee invites the public to attend their free public program, NJ Maternal Mortality: A ...

This Weekend in Madison; Le Bazar de Noel

November 15, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Community members are invited to shop till you drop at the Thursday Morning Club's 39th Annual Bazar De Noel

The event takes place on Friday November 15 and Saturday November 16 from 10am - 5pm.  Admission is free and vendors will include Fennell Patch Arts which will have handpainted holiday cards, ornaments and coffee mugs, Cutco with cutlery sets and tools as well as ...

Free Event for All Morris County Residents: Alzheimer's 101

BOONTON, NJ -  A free event is being offered to all Morris County Residents on Thursday November 14 from 10:30am - 11:30 at the Boonton Holmes Public Library. The event will focus on Alzheimer's Disease specifically looking at all aspects of the disease and treatments.

The workshop, sponsored by Alzheimer's New Jersey,  will also provide an overview for anyone who ...

What's Open And What's Closed On Veterans Day in Madison

NEW JERSEY - Veterans Day is a federal holiday honoring all those currently serving and who have served in the military. It became a federal holiday in 1938 and is one of 10 observed throughout the year. Since it is a federal holiday all post offices and most banks are closed on Monday, November 11 as well as state  and  local government offices and courts.

Schools in the Garden ...

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 ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown This Weekend; Nov. 15 - Nov. 17

November 15, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's time to relax and enjoy the weekend! There are so many activities happening in Morristown this weekend. Music? Ballet? Movies? Football? Storytime? What will you decide to do?

Friday November 15

Scarecrows in the Garden; Frelinghuysen Arboretum; all day

Friday Films- Yesterday (PG13); Morris County Library; 2pm

Lego Club; Morris County Library; ...

Morris County School of Technology Hosts Annual Hackathon

DENVILLE, NJ -- One hundred and seventy (170) students from nothern New Jersey gathered for the fifth annual Hackathon held in the gymnasium of the Morris County School of Technology (MCST) in Denville on Nov 9.

Hackathon is a coding event in which seventh through 12th grade students become “hackers” and allow their imaginations guide them to ...

Lawsuit: NJ Trooper Was Texting Moments Before Crash That Killed Teenage Girl on Central Ave in 2017

November 14, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The state police trooper who hit a 14-year-old Westfield girl while driving on Central Avenue in 2017 was texting in the moments leading up the fatal crash, evidence contained in the court record for a civil lawsuit against the trooper shows.

While investigators cleared state Trooper Alexander Gelfand of criminal charges at the time, the lawsuit filed by the family of the ...

Special Delivery: Hamilton Woman Charged After More than $400K in Opioids Shipped to Her Home

HAMILTON, NJ — A a two-week investigation by the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force (MCNTF) led to the seizure of more than $400,000 in opioids, and the arrest of a Hamilton woman, according to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri.

In a statement Onofri announced that his office received information in October from U.S. Homeland Security ...

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

America’s First Daughter  by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (William Morrow, 2016)


Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was a complicated man. The narrative of America’s First Daughter, told in the voice of Jefferson’s adoring daughter, Patsy, gives us Jefferson, the hero. However, as Patsy matures, she can’t deny that her ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Violin virtuoso Lara St. John and classical/jazz pianist Matt Herskowitz will grace the stage at St. Paul’s, Westfield, on Sunday, November 17 at 5pm

November 14, 2019

Violin virtuoso Lara St. John is the featured artist in this year’s second Steeple Concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield.  She will be joined by classically trained jazz pianist Matt Herskowitz. The general public is cordially invited to attend and enjoy the music of this outstanding duo on Sunday, November 17 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s. 

Lara St. John, a ...

Celebrate the Holidays with the Model Railroad Club at the 2019 Annual Holiday Sound and Light Show

The annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club is back for another season at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center in Union Township. The centerpiece of the festivities is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout.

“The Holiday Sound and Light Show is a favorite activity for many people in and around Union County,” said ...

Newark Museum Changes its Name, Will Expand Hours

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Museum rolled out an official rebrand nearly two years in the making on Wednesday, greeting visitors with a new name and logo for a daylong community celebration. 

Now the Newark Museum of Art, museum leadership said the historical institution decided to refresh its identity in response to visitor survey results that brought attention to a need for specificity.

New Jersey Date Night: Get Lost in the Game at These Sports Bars

November 13, 2019

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

Cheering on the home team is more fun when there’s two of you. And with football, basketball and hockey in full swing, there’s practically something happening every night.

It may not be possible for you and your date to go to every live game, but luckily our state offers a plethora of sports ...

HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

November 15, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live music and a dance party every Saturday. 

Being so close to the train station has inspired ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

November 11, 2019

KENILWORTH, NJ - What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day is celebrated yearly on November 11, 2019. It is a day when we honor our veterans and those who have served. Originally November 11 held a different meaning for many Americans and those around the world. On November 11, 1918, World War I had come to a close and all hostilities had ended. Exactly one year later, it was officially ...

Letter to the Editor from Madison Chamber of Commerce

November 15, 2019

Dear Editor,

Saturday, October 5 was a beautiful day with spring like temperatures when 126 registered car enthusiasts entered their vehicles into competition at our 27th Annual Chamber of Commerce/PBA #92 Car Show at Bottle Hill Day. The caliber of cars is always of the highest standard and 77 special awards were presented in various categories.

The judges unanimously awarded ...

In this Season of Giving, NJ Human Services is Fighting Hunger by Connecting People to New Jersey's Food Assistance Program

November 13, 2019

Governor Murphy Declares NJ SNAP Awareness Week as Holiday Season Approaches;

NJ Human Services Working with Food Pantries, the Faith Community, Grocers and Others to Help New Jerseyans Connect to SNAP 

(TRENTON) -  As Thanksgiving approaches and thoughts turn to food, friends and family, New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced a special focus ...

Get Ready for Taxes: Get ready today to file 2019 federal income tax returns

The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to act now to avoid a tax-time surprise and ensure smooth processing of their 2019 federal tax return.

This is the first in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season.  To that end, a special page, newly updated and available on, outlines things taxpayers can do now to prepare for the 2020 ...