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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 in Madison; 3 Additional Cases As We Enter the Weekend

September 19, 2020

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 ...

COVID-19 Update for Sept. 17; 564 Additional Cases in the State

NEW JERSEY - Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 198,361 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,697 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 14,266 deaths in the state, with 686 confirmed deaths from Morris County.   Here are the cumulative COVID-19 cases as of September 17.


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.  ...

Madison's Third Community Conversations: September 27

September 17, 2020

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 ...

Car Seat Inspection in Morristown Every Second Saturday of the Month

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Now that more and more places are reopening, people are traveling a little more and a little farther from home. One thing to consider is how safe is your child's car seat. 

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, a non-profit organization that works to keep kids safe from injuries, preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States. Throughout the world, ...

Photo Contest Celebrating History of Morris County Begins October 1

September 18, 2020

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 ...

The Top 3 Reasons to Enroll in Kirby Today!

MADISON, NJ - Choosing a childcare and early childhood education “second home” is an important and consequential decision for parents and children. The teachers and staff at the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA understand this decision and its resulting transition and how best to guide children and their parents into an exciting new chapter. With benefits ...

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

September 15, 2020

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 ...

Madison's Summer Concert Series Continues with House of Hamill; Sunday Sept. 13

MADISON, NJ – Madison is still rocking with the Summer Downtown Concert Series on Sunday September 13.  The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts and the Madison Downtown Development Commission (DDC) presents House of Hamill on Sunday September 13 at 2pm.

This concert was rescheduled from a previous date.

The free, family friendly outdoor concert will be held on the ...

Montville Resident Rallies Community to Support Local Police

September 16, 2020

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, ...

Back to School Party Caused Infection of 12 to 16 Chatham High Students; Health Officer Reports Chatham Schools Still Safe

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council brought in its health officer Megan Avallone to talk about the latest outbreak of the Coronavirus among Chatham High students at its virtual meeting on Monday night.

According to Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz and Avallone, between 12 and 16 Chatham High students have been confirmed with contracting the Coronavirus and are currently being ...

Thousands Flock to Parsippany to Support President Trump and the Police

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Not one but two rallies in support of President Trump and the Police were held less than a mile from each other in Parsippany on Saturday, September 12th.

Thousands of people gathered both at Veteran's Park and at the corner of Baldwin Road and Rt. 46 East.  A small group of anti-Trump protestors organized on the opposite corner on Rt. 46 West.

The group in ...

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

September 18, 2020

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 ...

Somerset County Man Admits Concealing Material Support to Terrorists

TRENTON, N.J – A Somerset County man admitted Tuesday that he concealed his attempts to provide material support to Hamas, according to federal authorities.

Jonathan Xie, 21, of Basking Ridge, pleaded guilty by video conference before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp to an information charging him with one count of concealing attempts to provide material support to a ...

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 ...

Central Jersey Jazz Fest Adjusts, Switches to Livestream Format

September 13, 2020

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.

Summer Fun Continues: Lifeguarded Beaches Through September, at Select Locations at LBI

LONG BEACH ISLAND - A global pandemic couldn't stop people from enjoying the lovely beaches of Long Beach Island this summer.

Labor Day has passed but don't expect to summer to sizzle out too soon.  

There will be more people at LBI in September this year, primarily because there are many homeowners who will stay put on LBI and work remotely from home. 

Here is the ...

Things To Do In NJ On Labor Day Weekend

NEW JERSEY - The three-day Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer as most teachers and students head back to school on the days following the federal holiday. This Labor Day weekend, many Garden State schools have already started classes on September 1. Like Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, Labor Day during the coronavirus pandemic looks and feels a lot different. Labor Day ...

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 ...

50 Years After the Death of Jimi Hendrix: New Book Explores the Musical Legacy of the Legendary Guitarist

September 18, 2020

AUGUSTA, GA -- Corey Washington, educator and author of Jimi Hendrix: Black Legacy (A Dream Deferred), recently appeared on TAPintoTV, speaking with Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about his book, as well as the life and music of Jimi Hendrix, who passed away 50 years ago today.

Brodeur and Washington spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which ...

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

September 11, 2020

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.

Time for State to Have Faith in Restaurant Industry and Allow Indoor Dining

On behalf of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, I am asking Gov. Phil Murphy to either permit restaurants to host indoor dining or, at least, put together a staged plan with dates on when this next phase will begin.

Our restaurant industry has suffered for nearly 15 weeks with no solid plan on when they can resume welcoming patrons inside. While outdoor dining has helped, it is ...

The League of Women Voters of Mountain Lakes Has Lost Their Way

September 16, 2020

Dear Editor,

Breaking with longstanding tradition, the Mountain Lakes Republican candidates for Borough Council recently declined an invitation to participate in a League of Women Voters of Mountain Lakes (LWVML) candidate forum. As a former mayor, past League President for 4 years, and 25+-year member of LWVML I can say confidently – they have made the right call and we should all ...

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 ...