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Trivia Night at The Trust: Curious Corvids

Sat, January 25, 2:00 PM


Trivia Night at The Trust: Curious Corvids

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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.

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Valentine's Day Runway at New Leaf Consignment

February 13, 2020

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

Valentine Countdown: Clients Receive 20% Off Services and Gift Cards

The Valentine countdown has begun! Stop into Polished Nail Lounge between Feb. 6 - Feb. 14, clients will receive 20% off services and gifts cards of $40 or more........ Polished is now located at 36 Main Street in Madison.


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 ...

Madison Residents Invited to Law Enforcement Night; February 28th

February 17, 2020

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 ...

Mikie Sherrill To Host Mobile Office Hours in Madison This Thursday

MADISON, NJ - Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill has announced Mobile Office Hours in Madison on Thursday February 13 from 12noon - 2pm. Congresswoman Sherrill's staff will be on site to help with questions regarding Social Security, Medicare, Veteran's Affairs and more.

The mobile office hours will take place at the Madison Civic Center, 28 Walnut Street in ...

National Girls and Women in Sports Day Coming to FDU in Madison/Florham Park

MADISON, NJ - Fairleigh Dickinson University is hosting a National Girls and Women in Sports Day event on Wednesday February 5. The event is free and open to all.

Participants will check in, participate in athletic stations, have pizza, watch a FDU men's basketball game, and have a halftime relay race.

The event will begin at 4:30pm at the Ferguson Recreation Center, located at 285 ...

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

February 19, 2020

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 ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...

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

February 15, 2020

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 ...

Open your home to a foster pup!


Furever Home Dog Rescue saves adoptable dogs from overpopulated high kill animal shelters. We are always looking for new families all over NJ to join our wonderful group of foster families who open their homes to foster a dog until they are adopted. 

We have puppies, young and older dogs of different breeds and sizes. Please consider helping these ...

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 ...

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 ...

Accelerating Access to Breakthrough Cancer Therapies

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care is dedicated to providing patients with access to the most promising and life-saving trials, research, and innovations in the communities where they live and work. Cutting-edge initiatives include the following:

In affiliation with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) of Phoenix, AZ, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care has created the ...

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 ...

Sparta High School Collects Jeans for Teens

February 18, 2020

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 ...

Chatham Township Mayor Regrets 'Misunderstanding' that Led to Sign Removals: 'Should Not Have Happened'

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Michael Kelly has issued a public statement in regard to the "call to action" signs removed from residential lawns that occurred on Friday morning.

TAPinto Chatham reported on the removal of the signs, which oppose the township's affordable housing plans, after hearing from citizens.

Robert Hoffmann, Chatham Township administrator, had ...

NBC Journalist Lester Holt Picked For Rutgers Commencement

February 19, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Board of Governors voted Tuesday to award an honorary degree to award-winning journalist Lester Holt when he addresses graduates at the 254th-anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 17.

With a journalism career that spans four decades, Holt was named NBC Nightly News anchor in June 2015 ...

Food Network TV Show Features Media-Savvy Hillsborough Girl Scout

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Tune in to the Food Network channel Monday night. Feb. 10th at 8 p.m. and you'll see Olivia Altidor, an eighth-grader at Hillsborough Middle School, in front of the camera with other Girl Scouts as bakers whip up desserts made with Girl Scout cookies.

You'll see her working with the contestants, offering advice on how to create a dessert that will appeal to the ...

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 ...

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

February 18, 2020

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 ...

Speakeasy Axe Throwing Comes To Nutley with Arrival of Jersey Axe House

NUTLEY, NJ – Ladies and gentleman, sharpen your axes!

One of the more unique businesses ever in the Township of Nutley, described as speakeasy axe throwing, opens this week, and it’s sure to provide a unique experience for residents.

Jersey Axe House is an independently owned small business operated by David Lembo and Mark DiBuono.  They are childhood friends who ...

New Stuffed Burger Restaurant in Springfield Promises ‘Super’ Experience

February 17, 2020

This article first appeared in TAPinto Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On Presidents Day, Feb. 17, Super Stuffed Burgers celebrates its grand opening in Springfield. We got a sneak peak Friday afternoon when co-owners Rob Grunauer and Rey Perez spoke about their new venture.

“I am a comic book enthusiast/collector,” Grunauer said. “So the love of comics, ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

February 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...

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 ...

Red Flag Laws and the Benefit of Such Laws

February 17, 2020

Dear Editor

First, I am Gun owner -only 1- and use it not to hunt, but for target practice in another state! I have a home in the County, but I teach in three states at colleges! In any event, I have been following Assembly leaders from the 24th District, leading  some ridiculous attack on Red Flag Laws! I am sure many readers have heard  of Red Flag Laws!

What are Red Flag Laws? ...

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

February 18, 2020

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 ...

Sticker Shock Campaign in Madison: Liquor Retailers Embrace “Keeping it Legal”

On February 1,volunteers from the Madison Chatham Coalition (MCC), Madison Alliance Addressing Substance Abuse (MAASA) and Madison teens participated in a pre-Super Bowl Sticker Shock Campaign, a campaign designed to remind adults to “keep it legal” by deterring them from purchasing alcohol for minors. The campaign also intends to remind teens to make healthy ...