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Deal of the Day from New Leaf Consignment

August 25, 2020

Frugal Fashion from #styledbystef is this Size 18 Talbots Black and White Trimmed Dress for $8.50. Stef added a cool necklace for $3.00 just to brighten up the look. TOTAL LOOK $11.50. Gotta love our Frugal Fashions Department!

Check out New Leaf Consignment at 16 Park Ave. Madison NJ

COVID-19 Update For Monday Sept. 21 in Madison; Cases up to 184

September 21, 2020

MADISON, NJ - There are 184 positive COVID-19 cases in Madison, as of Monday, September 21, announced officials. That is an increase of seven cases since last Thursday.

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 200,154 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,763 positive test results in Morris County. There have been 14,278 deaths in the state, with 686 confirmed deaths ...

COVID-19 Update in Madison; 3 Additional Cases As We Enter the Weekend

MADISON, NJ -  There are 177 positive COVID-19 cases in Madison, as of Friday September 18, announced officials . 

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 198,848 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,706 positive test results in Morris County. There have been 14,270 deaths in the state, with 686 confirmed deaths from Morris County.   Here are the cumulative ...

Murphy Denounces Shooting at Cops' Home, Signs Environmental Law, Reports COVID Numbers at Briefing

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy began Friday’s COVID-19 press briefing on a somber note by expressing his outrage over two gunmen who fired on the home of two Camden County police officers while their newborn baby was inside.

The gunmen shot at the officers’ home in Camden late Tuesday and struck the home at least six times, according to Camden police. The couple were inside ...

Madison High School Senior Presents "Back To School COVID-19 Edition"

Well, September is here which means it's back to school, with an early wake-up call, tests, and staying up late trying to cram in last-minute assignments. Most schools have opened back during this pandemic however there is a little twist to coming back to school. Much like 2020, this is not your typical school year. We are amid a worldwide pandemic, with COVID-19 still up and about. So what ...


Strengthening your back and powering yourself as you move with wide, strong strides is critical to a healthy and happy back.  With so many of us sitting too long, the cumulative stress can become a perfect storm for backaches, tight hips, as well as neck and shoulder pain.  Our postural muscles are growing weak with disuse.

Chronic immobility shortens our stability-controlling ...

Change of Seasons Means its Time to Change Up Your Marketing

The weather is a little breezier, the air a little crisper and the end of 2020 (hooray!) is getting closer.  This is the perfect time to change up your marketing game and ramp up efforts to get new clients!

The most effective way to close new clients from now until the end of the year is to fine tune your offer so that it resonates with your ideal clients' most important needs.  ...

84 Cars in Memorial Park for Drive-In Drag Show

September 19, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Last Saturday evening was an occasion for the gay community to show off their pride. For during that night, at Memorial Park, a drive-in drag show was organized by Morris County Pride (MCP), an initiative that works to recognize and celebrate the county’s diverse LGTBQ community.

About 84 cars piled into the Memorial Park parking lot, containing about 200 people, where a ...

Madison's Third Community Conversations: September 27

MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison will be holding their third Community Conversation event on September 27 from 4:30 - 6pm outside the Madison Community Arts Center. The center is located at 10 Kings Road in Madison.

The event is free and all ages are welcome to attend. 

Attendees must wear face coverings. Those attending are encouraged to bring chairs and ...

Sign Up for the Madison Town-Wide Yard Sale, October 3, 2020

Madison, NJ - September 3, 2020 - For the third year in a row, the Madison Environmental Commission is encouraging residents to go green by hosting individual yard sales on one common date at one common time. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, October 3 from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

“The Town-Wide Yard Sale is a great way to meet your neighbors and shop in an ...

Madison Library Introduces Pop Up Library

September 19, 2020

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Library announced that they will be offering a pop-up library in their courtyard beginning September 20. The pop-up library will take place on Sunday's from 1-4pm beginning September 20. 

Residents can stop by to pick up books they placed on hold as well as browse through a small collection in the courtyard.

Masks and social distancing is ...

Photo Contest Celebrating History of Morris County Begins October 1

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Get your cameras ready! The Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall will begin accepting submissions for their photo contest on October 1. The contest celebrates the "rich and diverse history of Morris County.

Bruce White, former staff photographer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Sotheby’s, will be serving as special guest judge. Mr. White’s most ...

Christine McIntyre Appointed New Director of Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA

The Madison Area YMCA is excited to share that Christine McIntyre, LCSW, has been recently appointed as the new Director of Project Community Pride of the Madison Area YMCA. Prior to taking on the role of Director, Christine served as a Program Specialist at Project Community Pride for more than five years. She has extensive experience working with ...

Kirby Students Enjoy Benefits of Madison Area YMCA Membership

September 19, 2020

MADISON, NJ - In addition to the many educational and social benefits provided to its students, the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA delivers many opportunities for children to develop healthy imaginations and strong bodies.  

During their time as Kirby students, enrollees maintain an active Kirby Student youth membership to the Madison Area YMCA which ...

Tri-Town Cares Sponsoring Free COVID and Antibody Testing Today Sept. 15

CHATHAM, NJ - Free COVID and antibody testing will be offered today, Tuesday September 15 from 11am to 7pm at 58 Meyersville Road (Municiapl Building - lower level).

The testing is being offered by Tri-Town Cares and the Interfaith Health Council. Register for the tests here

There will be no co-pay or deductible charged. Insurance providers will be billed directly. Those who plan to ...

Chatham Outdoor Family Concert Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak that Closed Chatham High for Two Weeks

CHATHAM, NJ - The rescheduled Outdoor Family Concert set for Saturday, Sept. 12 at Lower Lum Field has been canceled due to a recent outbreak of the Coronavirus among Chatham High students.

On Friday, Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa switched instruction to all-virtual at Chatham High after students contracted the virus, likely at a non-school event over the previous ...

Vigil Held in Honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Morristown

September 21, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A vigil was held on Sunday evening September 20th in Morristown in memory of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Over 100 people gathered near the steps of the Morris County Courthouse.  Meghan Lynch, who is the President of the Morris County Women's Democratic Caucus addressed the crowd, as she honored the late Justice who, she stated, pioneered ...

A Protest to Save the Animals in East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There was a large crowd gathered today in East Hanover near the premises of the Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter.  The peaceful protest was intended to speak up and for the animals with a call to stop the abuse.

According to the protestors, animals have been denied medicine, vaccines and medial care.  There were also calls to "Fire ...

Montville Resident Rallies Community to Support Local Police

MONTVILLE, NJ - In the Township of Montville, there are a lot of proud, active individuals trying to make a difference in the county communities. One of those proud individuals includes Stephanie Gist Sharratt, chairwoman of the Montville Township Republican County Committee.

Originally from Paterson, Sharratt has been a Montville resident since 1988, where she has lived with her husband, ...

Prudential Center to Serve as ‘Super’ Polling Site for 2020 Presidential Election

September 20, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — As cities nationwide gear up for what might arguably be one of the most important presidential elections in United States history, Newark and its corporate partners are joining forces to ensure voting access. 

Mayor Ras Baraka said at a virtual press conference Monday that thanks to a partnership between Essex County, the New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center and the ...

Massive Ship Passes Under Bayonne Bridge, Marks New Era in Ocean Cargo Transport

BAYONNE, NJ - The 1,200-foot-long CMA CGM Brazil  passed under the Bayonne Bridge on Saturday heading to the Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal. The huge vessel was the largest container ship ever to call on the bi-state port, or any other port on the U.S. East Coast.

Although the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey successfully raised the Bayonne Bridge in 2019 to ...

Rutgers Football Season is Back On as Big Ten Reverses Field

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Coach Greg Schiano’s on-again, off-again return to the Rutgers sidelines is on again after the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted Wednesday to resume the Big Ten football season on Oct. 23.

The team’s return to play an eight-game schedule will come with several new health protocols in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Big Ten will ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)


Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Library Card Sign Up Month at the Madison Public Library

September kicks off Library Card Sign Up Month at the Madison Public Library. This year, we are hosting a giveaway for the children’s and adult patrons. For every new card signed up and for each current card use, patrons will receive an entry into our raffle baskets of Madison Public Library goodies.

The library is currently open by appointment only and for curbside pickup but there are ...

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Plays Drive-In Concert at Union County VoTech in Scotch Plains

September 21, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ —B Street Band, the ever popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, played a free “drive-in concert” at the Union County VoTech campus on Raritan Road in Scotch Plains on Sunday, evening that had attendees honking in the dark.

Emcee Brian Remo encouraged the audience to honk their horns and flash their lights in appreciation of the performance since the ...

September Opening Predicted for Treetop Adventure Course in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ — A new - and long delayed - “treetop adventure course” in Ledgewood should be open next month, said one of its principals today.

The $4 million FLG X New Jersey adventure course received approval from the Roxbury Zoning Board in March, but could not open due to delays in securing state permits, said company and township officials.

But FLG X president Paul ...

Central Jersey Jazz Fest Adjusts, Switches to Livestream Format

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The show must go as the saying goes, and it will, with a tip of the hat to determination, technology and cyberspace.

Forced to respond to the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, the venerable Central Jersey Jazz Festival, a mainstay of the arts and entertainment landscape for 11 years, will be live-streamed this year on Sunday, Sept.

How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

September 17, 2020

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

You don’t have to be arms deep in a beehive to appreciate the thick, golden stuff that makes everything sweeter. The Garden State has a number of bee and honey farms that produce high-quality, local raw ...

NJ Motor Vehicle Storage Facility Aims to Create Community for Car Enthusiasts

September 20, 2020

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Allison Kulesza, General Manager of Car Lofts in Fairfield, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur about the facility's unique offerings for car enthusiasts and how the business has managed and pivoted during the pandemic. 

Car Lofts is a vehicle storage facility with a private social club for car enthusiasts, along with rental venues ...

COVID 19 and the Election

September 19, 2020

COVID 19 has affected everyone’s lives in one way or another. It has been a major disruption to almost everyone on earth. Many have tragically died from it. Many have become sick and recovered. The government in the United States has responded by shutting down many parts of the economy and suspending civil rights in many cases. The inability to attend church services comes to mind.

The ...

Is America is Safer Today Than It Was on Sept. 11, 2001?

As the nation reflects on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, TAPinto Greater Olean asked community members if they feel America is safer today than it was on Sept. 11, 2001. Here is what they said.

Paul Lashomb, former Portville resident

I feel that the U.S. has much better safety protocols today than it did before 9/11, but I think terrorism is on our minds more than ever.

Send mail-in ballot early to make your vote count

September 21, 2020

EDITOR: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 will be the most important election of our lifetime. We encourage all Madisonians to participate and not to wait until Election Day to vote.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the election will be primarily Vote By Mail. To return your ballot in the most direct way, voters are encouraged to use the secure Madison ballot drop box, located at the police parking lot at 62 ...

IRS releases state-by-state breakdown of nearly 9 million non-filers who will be mailed letters about Economic Impact Payments

September 17, 2020

WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service today released a state-by-state breakdown of the roughly nine million people receiving a special mailing this month encouraging them to see if they’re eligible to claim an Economic Impact Payment.

The IRS will mail the letters to people who typically aren’t required to file federal income tax returns but may qualify for an Economic ...

CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Seek Expanded Partnership

Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation

MORRISTOWN – Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to create a unique model for health system co-ownership.  Upon completion ...

Becchi For Congress Introduces Bill of Rights for All Individuals with Disabilities

Candidate Rosemary Becchi Releases Policy Initiative Focused on Prioritizing the Disabled

Parsippany, NJ – Rosemary Becchi, Candidate for Congress (NJ-11) introduces its Bill of Rights for All Individuals with Disabilities policy initiative.

“While Washington politicians focus on partisan bickering and putting politics ahead of New Jersey families, our most vulnerable ...

Reminder: Third Quarter Estimated Taxes Due

Now is the time to make your estimated tax payment

If you have not already done so, now is the time to review your tax situation and make an estimated quarterly tax payment using Form 1040-ES. The third quarter due date is now here.

Due date: Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Remember, you are required to withhold at least 90 percent of your current tax obligation or 100 percent of last ...