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Leap Into Science: Wind Preschool Workshop (Ages 3-6)

Tue, October 22, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Leap Into Science: Wind Preschool Workshop (Ages ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2019 4:00pm 10/22/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Leap Into Science: Wind Preschool Workshop (Ages 3-6)

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3rd Floor

Children explore the properties of wind and air by listening to a story about wind, moving a variety of objects using wind, and creating a wind detector that moves in the wind. Developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia, PA, Leap into Science is a national program designed to build interest and skills in science and literacy for ...

50 S. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, October 23, 10:00 AM

House Tour, Chatham

'Spark Joy' House Tour

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00am 10/23/2019 2:00pm America/New_York 'Spark Joy' House Tour

Visit exquisite Chatham homes featuring amazing renovations, stunning architectural styles and unique interior designs. You will be inspired by ideas to accommodate a busy modern family or gain suggestions for hosting celebrations in your own homes. All proceeds will go to benefit the programs of Chatham Middle School.

For more information visit our website (www.chathamhousetour.com) where ...

400 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ Chatham, NJ 07928
Passport to Flavor: Tapas (Ages 11 and up)

Wed, October 23, 4:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Passport to Flavor: Tapas (Ages 11 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2019 4:30pm 10/23/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Passport to Flavor: Tapas (Ages 11 and up)

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3rd floor

Join us once again for culinary travels around the globe! This month we’ll be having a tapas-style meal and sampling the savory bites known as pintxos. Cheeses, cured meats and other delicacies will be on offer as we learn about this fun, communal style of dining! Please advise of food allergies.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, October 26, 10:00 AM

Gillette

Fall Fest Craft Fair

Arts & Entertainment Home & Garden Other

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 10:00am 10/26/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Fall Fest Craft Fair

Looking for a unique gift and a fun way to support your community? Hickory Tree Chorus is sponsoring a Fall Fest Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct 26 from 10 – 4 at the Long Hill Senior Center, 769 Valley Road, Gillette. Local handicrafts, high-quality home goods, something for everyone! Baked goods, snacks and refreshments will be available.

Free Admission, plenty of parking. Questions? ...

769 Valley Road Gillette, NJ 07933
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
Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Tue, October 29, 5:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/29/2019 5:00pm 10/29/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Registration Required

Teen Room

Are you interested in learning about Adinkra, the traditional hand-stamping textile technique using carved gourds? Join our workshop to learn about this artform originating in Ghana. We’ll supply the stamps, paint and a limited number of t-shirts, but feel free to bring your own clothing item or textile to decorate!

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Tue, October 29, 5:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/29/2019 5:00pm 10/29/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Registration Required

Teen Room

Are you interested in learning about Adinkra, the traditional hand-stamping textile technique using carved gourds? Join our workshop to learn about this artform originating in Ghana. We’ll supply the stamps, paint and a limited number of t-shirts, but feel free to bring your own clothing item or textile to decorate!

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

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Madison Coldwell Bank Residential Brokerage Team sponsors the 2019 Madison Loyalty Reward Card

November 20, 2019

MADISON, NJ - The 2019 Madison Loyalty Rewards Card, sponsored by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 49 Main St., is available for purchase and is a wonderful gift for anyone, including teachers, coaches and babysitters. 

The card offers a whole year's worth of savings.   

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MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast Celebrates One Year!!

November 18, 2019

MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast is celebrating one year this month and thousands of downloads!! Having the element of fear did not stop Executive Producers and Co-Creators of MomLife: Yes I Can Podcast.  They were determined to have the mindset of regular "motherhood" change.  Subscribe today to listen to episodes on Apple, Googleplay, Spotify and website at www.momlifeyesican.com

Tonight's Free Event at the Madison Public Library; Gap Year for Students

November 19, 2019

MADISON, NJ - Community members are invited to a free event at the Madison Public Library tonight, Tuesday November 19 titled; Gap Year for Students.

Katherine Stievater, a Gap Year Advisor and Founder of Gap Year Solutions will explain why gap years are growing in popularity and how any student can benefit from a gap year. She will explain different gap year options and the gap year planning ...

Madison Children Invited to Find Rosie the Rose City Reindeer

MADISON, NJ - Children are invited to participate in the month long search to Find Rosie the Rose City Reindeer. The holiday event, sponsored by The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce will begin Saturday November 30.  

More than 50 Chamber-member businesses will participate in this creative and fun activity to help highlight the holidays and all that is wonderful about shopping in ...

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

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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Former Resident Offers 'Chatham Mews' Design for Post Office Plaza; Mixed Reviews on Building Between 3 and 5 Stories High

November 16, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - Architect Dean Marchetto, a resident of Chatham Borough for 22 years, returned to his former home town on Thursday night to show off his conceptual design for the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment.

The focal point of Marchetto's design for the redevelopment on the 5.5-acre site is "Chatham Mews" a "mixed-use" residential building that rises up to five ...

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

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 ...

Chatham Emergency Squad’s 16th Annual “Snow Village” Coming to Chatham Borough in December; Free Family Fun for All Ages

November 18, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year - the Chatham Emergency Squad proudly presents the 16th annual Winter Wonderland / “Snow Village” taking place throughout the month of December at its Chatham Borough building, located at 31 North Passaic Avenue.

The impressive display features more than 100 Department 56 model houses, cars and figurines with a working ski lift, ice ...

This Weekend in Madison; Le Bazar de Noel

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 ...

Mom Joins Daughters in Learning to Swim at the Y

Silvia now swims with her family. That might not sound like big news—but it is. The wife and mother of two didn’t know how to swim and was afraid of the water. One thing Silvia was determined to make sure of as a result? Her daughters Lupe and Luci would learn how to swim. And they did. From the age of 4, both girls took swim lessons at the Madison Area YMCA when they were in ...

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 ...

Montville Business Raises Funds for Teacher with Cancer

November 21, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of residents flocked to the fundraiser held at Seven Scoops and sips ice cream parlor in Pine Brook for Woodmont Elementary School teacher Danielle Stoveken, who has breast cancer. The October fundraiser, at which all sales proceeds for the day went to Stoveken, saw lines winding around the building and a full parking lot, and resulted in more than $28,000 ...

Man Stealing 3 Filet Mignons Flees Shoprite, Carjacks a Car and Causes Mayhem

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On what sounds like a scripted police tv show, a scene of mayhem and alleged criminal behavior all started with a man stealing three beef tenderloin roasts from Shop-Rite.  The full account released from the Parsippany police is listed below:

On 11/12/19 at approximately 12:30 PM, Shoprite Loss Prevention personnel observed a male, later identified as Alcides Moreira, ...

A Hero's Welcome Celebrates a Marine's Homecoming

November 19, 2019

TETERBORO, NJ - A Corporal in United States Marine Corps received a surprise on Sunday as he received a hero's welcome from the local community. The event was coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey.

Corporal Angel Vera had been deployed in Afghanistan for one year. He and his mother received a surprise escort from the Hackensack ...

Victim Identified in South Orange NJ Transit Train Pedestrian Strike

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The woman struck and killed yesterday by a NJ Transit train has been identified. Barbara Vorhees of New Providence died when she was hit near Mountain Station. She was 60 years old. 

A New Jersey Transit spokesperson advised that at approximately 12:30 p.m., Morris and Essex NJ Transit Train #6625 which had departed Penn Station New York at 11:46 a.m. and ...

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 ...

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Holiday Display of Dazzling Lights Captivates Belmar’s Downtown District

November 18, 2019

BELMAR, NJ — The new holiday lights in downtown Belmar is the talk of the town these days. And most people like what they see — street poles wrapped in thousands of tiny white lights along each side of Main Street, creating a stunning runway effect for 11 blocks when nighttime falls.

The dazzling LED display is the Belmar Business Partnership’s latest effort to boost the ...

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

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 ...

Shared Spaces Help a Small New Jersey Baking Business Rise

November 20, 2019

Two years ago, Erica Leahy left her job as a pastry chef and started baking for friends and family.  After getting her company going in a shared commercial kitchen, or kitchen “incubator,” today she owns Three Daughters Baking Company, and will soon run a café inside an innovative new store in Maplewood.

As one of the entrepreneurs at General Store Cooperative ...

NJ Senate President Sweeney Discusses Statewide Vaping Ban & Marijuana Legalization on State of Affairs

November 20, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Steve Adubato sat down with New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney on State of Affairs to discuss the path forward to marijuana legalization and a new push to ban vaping across the state. 

“It’s an epidemic right now,” Sweeney said, about the vaping crisis. “People are getting sick. It’s worse than cigarettes because cigarettes have a ...

The problem with the diet industry

November 19, 2019

Americans spend over $60 billion a year on diet and weight loss products.

Yet, people are more obese than ever.

We have seen the low-fat craze, the low- or no-carb phase, the paleo, south beach, keto… the list goes on…

The diet industry wants us to think if we just cut carbs, eat less of this or more of that, that we will easily lose weight. Everyone wants a quick fix - and ...

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 ...

Steps to take now to get ready to file your 2020 taxes

November 21, 2019

 

There are steps that you can take now to make sure your tax filing experience goes smoothly next year. First, you can visit the Get Ready page on IRS.gov to find out more.

Here are a few other things that can be done now:

Check your withholding and make any adjustments soon
Since most employees typically only have a few pay dates left this year, checking your ...

Madison Area YMCA Joins Chatham United Methodist Church to Aid Victims of Disasters

The Madison Area YMCA joined Chatham United Methodist Church for the second year to aid victims of disaster by filling “Flood Bucket” cleaning kits. 

The buckets contain essential items such as laundry detergent, household cleaner, dish soap, clotheslines, clothespins, sponges, scouring pads, scrub brushes, cleaning wipes, kitchen and work gloves, trash bags and dust masks.