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The Patriot Challenge

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Add to My Calendar 12/01/2020 12:00pm 12/18/2020 11:00am America/New_York The Patriot Challenge

Take the Patriot Challenge

Registration is open for this fun-filled virtual challenge.

One full week to complete a 5K, 10K or Marathon. Easy, post your distance and raise at least $50 in sponsor money in support of Homeless and at-risk veterans.

Do a Facebook live stream and you get bragging rights to share with your family and friends and challenge them to get on board and see who the ...

55 Bank St. Sussex, NJ 07461

Wed, December 2, 12:00 PM

Virtual event , Sussex

The Patriot Challenge

Giving Back Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 12/02/2020 12:00pm 12/19/2020 11:00am America/New_York The Patriot Challenge

Take the Patriot Challenge

Registration is open for this fun-filled virtual challenge.

One full week to complete a 5K, 10K or Marathon. Easy, post your distance and raise at least $50 in sponsor money in support of Homeless and at-risk veterans.

Do a Facebook live stream and you get bragging rights to share with your family and friends and challenge them to get on board and see who the ...

55 Bank St. Sussex, NJ 07461

Sun, December 6, 12:00 PM

Virtual Event, Virtual

At Home Craft & Gift Show

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Add to My Calendar 12/06/2020 12:00pm 12/31/2020 11:45pm America/New_York At Home Craft & Gift Show



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The At Home Craft & Gift Show is the best online destination to meet artisans, bakers, crafters, & makers from across the country. Support small businesses with people who create beautiful and/or delicious products featured in Vendor ...

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Black Friday Week Long Sale Begins Today at New Leaf Consignment

November 27, 2020

Shop New Leaf Consignment for Black Friday Deals all week long! Sale begins today, November 27.

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Shop Today and Be Part of Madison's Secret Santa Giveaway

November 28, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Something new is happening in Madison this holiday season. Madison will be holding a Secret Santa Giveaway. 

Shop Madison on five consecutive Saturdays from November 21 through December 19 (between 12noon and 3pm) and you could win a Madison Gift Check. The Madison Gift Checks, will be random, will be in the amount of $25, $50 and $100. One gift check for each ...

Operation Santa Claus Kicks Off Today at 10 in Madison

MADISON, NJ - Operation Santa Claus is a new tradition being created for Madison residents by creative borough officials. The new holiday activities will replace the traditional Christmas Parade and Tree lighting ceremony.

On Friday, November 27, 2020 around 10:00 A.M. Santa will begin his journey around town on Geraldine, Madison’s antique fire engine, by the Madison Fire and ...

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, the Parade and more ideas for a Very Happy Thanksgiving!

NEW JERSEY - Thanksgiving 2020 will certainly be a unique one with the coronavirus pandemic putting a damper on holiday plans. Mother Nature too will be raining on the dramatically scaled back and non-traveling Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The parade will still be on NBC Thanksgiving morning and it will feature a lot of Broadway and, of course, Santa. NBC will broadcast from 9 a.m. to ...

Flags Will Be Flown at Half Staff Today, Nov. 30 in Madison

November 30, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  All flags will be flown at half-staff today, Monday, November 30, as per Executive Order 202, in recognition and mourning of Mayor David Dinkins.

According to the order, the flag of the United States of America and the flag of New Jersey shall be flown at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies, and instrumentality during appropriate hours on ...

Free Event; Learn to Make Gnocchi with Morristown Chefs

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Love Italian Food? Residents are invited to come virtually make Gnocci with Morristown Chefs.

The virtual event will take place live on Zoom on Tuesday, December 1 at 5pm. Come and learn with ESO Artisanal Pasta, who will teach us how to make gnocci. Gnocci is a pasta made from potatoes and flour.

Email for the code to attend ...

"Rosie the Rose City Reindeer' Kids Scavenger Hunt Begins Nov. 27 in Madison

MADISON, NJ – Forget Rudolph. Rosie the Rose City reindeer has arrived in downtown Madison for a monthlong, Christmas-themed kids scavenger hunt sponsored by the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce will begin Friday November 27. 

The town wide scavenger hunt will run through Monday, December 15. Residents are encouraged to find Rosie to win a prize!

Game cards can be ...

Book Your Appointment to See the Madison Santa; 184 Time Slots Available

November 30, 2020

Madison, NJ - It's time to get those lists ready! Santa is here in Madison

Santa is available for visits and photos in the weeks leading up to Christmas. As of today, there are 184 available time slots. Santa's house will now be located in the parking lot across the street from the Madison Police and Fire Departments.

"We’ve worked hard to provide a safe opportunity ...

Madison Boy Scout Matthew Mauro’s High Scouting Accomplishments

Matthew Mauro, of Madison Boy Scout Troop 25, is a very impressive young man. He was elected Chief of Wulamoc Chapter of Woapalanne Lodge #43 of the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's honor society, on June 10, 2020. Membership in the Order of the Arrow is the only recognition in Scouting that a youth cannot earn; they must be selected for the honor of membership by their fellow scouts. The ...

Book Your Appointment to See the Madison Santa

Madison, NJ - It's time to get those lists ready! Santa will be coming to Madison in just a few days.

On Friday, November 27, Santa Claus, accompanied by the Madison Police and Fire Departments, will drive through every street in town to kick off the holiday season! Find all the details at

Santa will also be available for visits and photos in the ...

Halloween 2020 was a Complete "Time Warp" and Quite the "Thriller"

It's close to midnight and something evil’s lurking in the dark. When we think about Halloween, normally jack o'lanterns, candy, the monster mash, spooky decorations, and lavish costumes come to mind. However Ms. 2020 was complete “Time Warp'', and quite the “Thriller”. 

Whether you stayed at home to give out treats or dared to go trick or treating, ...

Madison Area YMCA: Week of Gratitude 2020 Day 5

Week of Gratitude 2020 Day 5:

Did you know that 189 children participate in early childhood education, child care and virtual learning support programs at our Kirby Center and Family Center?

In our new expansion, we will be able to provide more opportunities for Kirby students to take swim lessons and enriching programs to help them learn, grow and thrive.

Thank you for giving our youth ...

Madison Librarian's Hoopla Recommendations

Hoopla Recommendations

Taking the Fifth by J.A. Jance-  In Taking the Fifth, a gruesome and very unusual murder plunges the intrepid Beau into a lethal cinematic nightmare. Michigan's Flint Journal places Jance "in the elite company of Sue Grafton and Patricia Cornwell." Taking the Fifth, now in a Premium Plus edition, is an ideal opportunity for fans of the author's ...

Madison Librarian's Hoopla Recommendations

Hoopla Recommendations

Winter’s Tale (movie)- Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, "Winter's Tale" is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil.

Swamp Thing by Maggie Stiefvater (graphic novel)- Twins Alec and Walker Holland have a reputation around town. One is quiet and the other is the life of any ...

Are Oreos Leaving New Jersey?

November 28, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The news is out, the Mondelez bakery factory in Bergen County is considering a move out of town, or are they?

"This is the beginning of the process," said Laurie Guzzinati, Senior Director, Corporate & Government Affairs North America Mondelēz Global LLC out of East Hanover. "Right now, it's business as usual."

Mondelez, an American ...

The Redevelopment at 1515 Route 10 in Parsippany Gets More Residential Units

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There are mixed reviews on the redevelopment project slated for 1515 Route 10 in Parsippany. 

Originally planned six years ago, the mixed use redevelopment design has seen several changes and adaptions.

Last night's council meeting (November 24th) built upon that.

Revisions proposed to the long-planned mixed-use development to replace two vacant office ...

Morristown March Protests Another Covid-19 Lockdown

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - A march to protest another lockdown took place in Morristown and Morris Township on Sunday, November 22. The group, led by  Morris County surrogate and former Morris County Freeholder, Heather Darling joined a group of residents urging Governor Phil Murphy to not order another COVID-19 lockdown.

The "March for Your Rights" began at 10 a.m. at the ...

Watch Goo Goo Dolls Singer Live from Westfield in Benefit to Fight Hunger

November 30, 2020

Updated at 8:17 p.m.

WESTFIELD, NJ — Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik performed a livestreamed and socially distant charity concert from the James Ward Mansion in Westfield Sunday.

Hosted by town, the concert is among a series of initiatives raising money for local and regional food pantries amid a rise in food insecurity — the result of economic fallout from the ...

Man Survives After Being Hit By Train in Upper Montclair

Upper MONTCLAIR, NJ - A pedestrian survived after being struck by a New Jersey Transit train on Wednesday, officials confirm.

A man was seriously injured, but is expected to survive, after he was hit by the oncoming train near the Bellevue Avenue Station in Upper Montclair. Sometime around 4:35PM, officials reported a trespasser strike.

According to NJ Transit ...

Authorities Seek Public's Help in Identifying Woman Found Deceased in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - A composite sketch of a woman found deceased in Elizabeth earlier this year has been created by the New Jersey State Police and is being distributed to the public and media in an attempt to identify her and learn more about the circumstances behind her death, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Elizabeth Police Department Chief Giacomo Sacca and Director Earl ...

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Dear Martin by Nic Stone. (Ember, 2017)

“Last night changed me. I don’t wanna walk around all pissed off, and looking for problems, but I know I can’t continue to pretend nothing’s wrong, Yeah, there are no more ‘colored’  water fountains, and it’s supposed to be illegal to discriminate, but if I can be forced to sit on the concrete in too-tight ...

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Returning to New Brunswick

November 24, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – One of the city’s most beloved holiday season traditions will be returning next month.

Horse-drawn carriage rides will be held downtown on three consecutive Thursdays: Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17.

The carriage rides would take place between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

New Brunswick City Market, which gained approval from the City Council at Wednesday night’s ...

Essex County Cancels Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights Spectacular for 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 2020 Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo has been canceled due to ongoing fear of COVID-19.

 “Because of the pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Holiday Lights Spectacular,” Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. said. “The lights show has become a ...

Santa Returning to Bridgewater Commons Mall in a Safe, Socially Distanced Way

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Santa Claus is officially returning to Bridgewater in a safe, socially distanced way.

On Monday, the Bridgewater Commons Mall will officially welcome Santa and unveil its Safe Santa Celebration to welcome kids of all ages to a socially distanced visit and photo with the man himself.

Karen Fluharty, of Strategy + Style Marketing Group, said that as the pandemic continued ...

New Jersey Date Night: Flavors of South America

November 30, 2020

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

Now that we have Thanksgiving under (or perhaps a little over) our belts, New Jerseyans have had their fill of turkey, dressing and pie. Sure it was delicious, but when the hunger pangs return for both a dinner and a date night, we want a flavorful experience that’s a bit different. 

It was great ...

Hot Toddy Recipes: 6 Variations on the Classic Holiday Cocktail

These days, enjoying a cocktail with friends can mean meeting outdoors. Want something that will warm everyone up as the evenings turn colder? Hot toddies to the rescue!

Hot toddies are traditionally made with whiskey or brandy, lemon, honey and hot water or tea. You can add different garnishes that will affect the flavor, such as apple slices, lemon wheels, star anise, cloves, a couple ...

AJ Perri Installing with Indoor Air Purifiers that Kill Coronavirus on Surfaces in the Home

November 30, 2020

TINTON FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur speaks with Kevin Watson, Manager at AJ Perri, to learn about the company’s new indoor air scrubbers proven to kill the virus that causes COVID-19 and which are now available for home installation. 

AJ Perri is a major provider of heating, air conditioning, and plumbing services to households across New Jersey.

Revisiting the Role of a Healthy Routine During the Pandemic

November 29, 2020

NEW JERSEY - The COVID-19 pandemic has led us on an unprecedented and unpredictable path. Since its start, there has been extraordinary amounts of uncertainty contributing to stress. There have been increased reports of depression and anxiety among individuals as compared to previous years and some individuals report feeling a sense of loss of control in their lives. At the crossroads ...

Still Much to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving, Despite Coronavirus

Thanksgiving is a special day of the year when we pause to give thanks for the blessings that we have. This year, the holiday has to be different - it will be smaller and more somber, virtual and outdoors or indoors with few people and the windows open.

That’s how we can safely, still show appreciation and give thanks.

As we celebrate this day, I would like to take a moment to ...

Regardless of Party, Officials Should Respect our Democracy

November 25, 2020

To the Editor:

Every four years, the nation watches as a president takes the oath of office, following a process established in the Constitution and by the laws of our 50 states. We may be filled with joy or dismay over the voters’ choice, but we have always respected the process by which it was made.

Confidence in the electoral process and a commitment to a peaceful transfer of power ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Where are the Republicans?

It is astonishing to me that NO Republicans are fighting back against the Governor's executive orders to further destroy lives, businesses, and mental health throughout the state and for all New Jersey's residents.

And I'm not talking about perpetual self-serving press releases and statements.  These legislators need to band together, use their brains and figure out a solution ...

Special $300 tax deduction helps most people give to charity this year – even if they don’t itemize

November 26, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers of a special new provision that will allow more people to easily deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year.

Following special tax law changes made earlier this year, cash donations of up to $300 made before Dec. 31, 2020, are now deductible when people file their taxes in 2021.

“Our nation’s ...

Pascrell Demands Investigation, Prosecution of Trump Government Crimes

Unprecedented litany of misdeeds must not be swept under the rug

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today called for the widespread investigation and prosecution of members of the outgoing Trump administration.

“Donald Trump and members of his administration have committed innumerable crimes against the United States,” said Rep. Pascrell. “He has ...

Many college students may still qualify for an Economic Impact Payment; Review the guidelines and register by Nov. 21 at

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service urges any eligible self-supporting college student who doesn’t need to file a tax return to register by Nov. 21 so they can receive an Economic Impact Payment before the end of the year.

In advance of the National EIP Registration Day on Nov. 10 and highlighted in “A Closer Look,” the IRS is reminding people who don’t ...

Award-Winning Author to Speak via Zoom Nov. 12

Michelle Cameron, the award-winning author of a new novel, titled “Beyond the Ghetto Gates,” will be the special guest speaker at the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), West Morris Section’s Paid-Up Membership Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m., via Zoom. The event is being presented jointly by NCJW, West Morris Section, and the Morristown Jewish Center–Beit ...