Maplewood Garden Club Presents “American Eden”

Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood when historian Victoria Johnson presents “American Eden,” based on her fascinating new book of the same title. This is the story of how David Hosack—the doctor at the Hamilton-Burr duel—founded the first public botanical garden in the new nation in 1801, amassing a spectacular collection of medicinal, agricultural, and ornamental plants that brought him worldwide praise. Today, his former garden is the site of Rockefeller Center. Victoria will have copies of her book available for purchase and autographing after her talk, which follows a short business meeting and is free and open to all. No RSVP is required. http://www.maplewoodgardenclub.org / https://www.facebook.com/MaplewoodGardenClub / www.americaneden.org

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Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood when historian Victoria Johnson presents “American Eden,” based on her fascinating new book of the same title. This is the story of how David Hosack—the doctor at the Hamilton-Burr duel—founded the first public botanical garden in the new nation in ...

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Cafe Roma is the Perfect Spot for Your Valentine's Date

February 13, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - Valentine's Day.  The stakes are high, which mean the steaks should be high quality.  The seafood, pasta and Italian gourmet dishes should also be too!

Valentine's Day dining can be challenging which is why a place with lots of space, romantic charm and set aside in a quaint colonial town may be the perfect place to go!

Cafe Roma, opened recently in downtown ...

Marvelous Maxie is Looking for a Home!

FOREVER FAMILY WANTED!! Is that you?! Maxie is a lovable and VERY playful 2 year old Shepherd mix who is looking for a place to call her own! She would thrive in a home with a family to love on her and lots of toys to play around with. She is currently in a fabulous foster home while awaiting her people to find her and her foster parents think that she is just the sweetest girl ever. They are ...

Kitty Cleo is Looking for a Home

Eleventh Hour Rescue is searching for a forever home for our adorable February Cat of the Month, Cleo! Cleo is a shy tabby who was found as a stray when she was 8 months old. She is now about a year old and still waiting for her forever family to find her. Cleo is currently living in a foster home. Her foster family has reported that she is still a bit scared from her time as a stray, but they ...

Fighting Melanoma from the Inside Out

Six years ago, Pennsylvania resident John Snyder learned he had melanoma, an aggressive type of skin cancer. By last summer, he was running out of options — and time.

“Nothing my doctors tried was working,” said John, 57. “It wasn’t looking good for me.”

His local physicians then delivered the hopeful news that researchers three hours away, at the ...

Town of Morristown 2020 Census Job Fair

February 21, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Community members are invited to the Town of Morristown 2020 Census Job Fair on Saturday February 22. 

Join Representatives from the US Census Bureau between 9am-11am to learn more about joining the 2020 Census Team! Excellent Pay, Flexible hours, Paid Training, Temporary Jobs, Work within your community.

The US Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people ...

Law Enforcement Night to be Held on February 28th

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 ...

Morristown Kids Invited to a Free Ice Hockey Clinic

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Kids, ages 4-9, are invited to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basic skills in a fun and safe environment, for FREE  on February 22. 

Give ice hockey a try at this free event. The event will take place at Mennen Arena at 4:30pm.  The event is being sponsored by the Morris County Park Commission’s Mennen ...

Valentine Concert: An Evening of "Music for the Heart" at Morristown Medical Center

February 13, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) will host an evening of “Music for the Heart” featuring award-winning Steinway Artist Min Kwon, along with two Juilliard Graduates and Center for Musical Excellence (CME) artists on Friday, February 14, 2020 in the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater at Morristown Medical Center.

Kwon is a critically ...

February Events at the Morristown Library




Friends Book Sales

Tuesdays: February  18th, 25th, 10:00AM-2:00PM

Saturdays: February, 15th, 10:00AM-2:00PM



 
 


 

Free Citizenship Exam Preparation Classes
Saturday, February 15th, 22nd 29th, 10:00AM

Are you studying to become a United States Citizen or know someone who is? Join us this ...

Friday Night Skate at Morristown's Mennen Arena

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Teens, adolescents and their families can skate at a discounted price for evening ice skating on 10 weekends in Morris County this winter thanks to New Jersey Coalition for Education and Positive Choices.

The discounts are being offered at specific skating sessions beginning this Friday, Jan. 3 and running through March 7.

Friday night ice skating at the ...

Morristown Residents Invited to the Maple Sugar Festival; March 14th

February 23, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ. Celebrate the peak of maple sugaring season at the annual Maple Sugar Festival held at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township, Saturday, March 14 from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Syrup enthusiasts can watch tree tapping demos. Enjoy samples of homemade maple ice cream and taste-test a variety of syrups.

A guided hike will take guests through the Maple ...

Free Tax Prep Help for Morristown Residents

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ  – During a difficult financial time, Dauna Thompson knew that paying someone to prepare her taxes wasn’t an option. Despite working hard, the single mom was living paycheck to paycheck.

“Every penny that I was making, I needed,” Thompson recalled of her financial situation several years ago. Looking for ways to stretch her income from temp ...

Could You Love a Bug? Tomorrow at Morristown's Macculloch Hall

Could you love a bug? Join us tomorrow for our next "Growing in the Garden" session 1:15-2:00/3:45-4:30 to find out. Listen to a story, complete an art project and explore MHHM's historic garden.

Rain or shine.

For ages 3-5. $12 child/adult pair, $8 child/museum member.

 

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Things to Do in Madison This Weekend; Feb. 21 - Feb 23

February 21, 2020

MADISON, NJ - The month is winding down! Check out what's happening in and around town this weekend. 

Friday February 21

Girls Ice Hockey; Madison vs Newark Public at Ironbound Recreation Center; 4pm

Girls Basketball; Madison vs Hanover Park at Hanover Park; 7pm

Senior Night for Boys Basketball; Madison vs Hanover Park at Madison High School; 7pm

 

Saturday ...

Impact 100 Garden State Announces 2020 Membership Results

Impact 100 Garden State celebrated it's 2020 membership drive on Wednesday February 19, 2020 at the Grain House in Basking Ridge by announcing a total of 341 members, resulting in $341,000 grants to be awarded to area nonprofit organizations at its Annual Awards Meeting on June 17, 2020.

Along with 286 returning members (an 83% member retention rate), Impact 100 welcomed 55 new ...

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 ...

Roxbury HS Cheerleaders take 9th place at the UCA National Cheer Competition

February 24, 2020

For the first time in nine years, rallying from prelims to semis to National Finalists, the Roxbury High School Cheerleaders came back from ESPN Wide World of Sports on Monday, United Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Finalists placing 9 th in the Nation in the Super Varsity Game Day Competition and the only New Jersey team in their division to achieve this. Under the direction ...

Maplewood Duo Arrested in Bomb Threat that Shut Down Short Hills Mall

February 24, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — Authorities have arrested two people in connection with the false bomb threat that closed down the Mall at Short Hills late last week, police said.

Stephanie Abreu, 31, and William Baldwin, 30, both from Maplewood, were charged with making bomb threats, as well as conspiracy and false public alarm. Both Abreu and Baldwin were remanded to the Essex County ...

Paintings by Flemington artist Cara London at the new Gallery at the Park in Union City

February 24, 2020

WHAT:
Paintings by Cara London at the new Gallery at the Park in Union City
Art opening and exhibition

WHERE AND WHEN:
Gallery at the Park, Park Theatre, 560 32nd St., Union City, New Jersey
Opening reception:  Fri. March 6 (6-10 PM); Sat. March 7 (12-4 PM); Sun. March 8 (12-4 PM)
Cost: ...

Belmar Gets First Look at Major Redevelopment Plan for Downtown Seaport District

BELMAR, NJ — Plans for a sprawling mixed-use development that stretches for nearly three blocks from Main Street to the Shark River were unveiled last night to the Belmar Council.

The seaport redevelopment project presented by Dobco Group calls for a hotel and conference center, three buildings consisting of residential and retail/commercial space — with one building ...

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

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 ...

NJ Pastry Chef to Compete in Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets!’

February 22, 2020

This story first appeared in TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

Scotch Plains resident Joe Murphy, a corporate pastry chef for the legendary restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, founder of the Jean-Georges Restaurant Group, will compete on the Food Network program “Chopped Sweets!” on Monday, Feb. 24. The show, hosted by “Chopped!” judge and “Best Bakers in ...

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 ...

Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...

Open letter from Patriots' Path Council, Boy Scouts of America

February 22, 2020

Dear Scouting Families,

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come.

 We want to highlight important points that are most ...

Paul McCartney is Here, There and Everywhere - In New Jersey

February 24, 2020

METUCHEN, NJ  - Strawberry Fields? Nope. Abbey Road? Wrong again. Penny Lane? Not even close.

The long and winding road inexplicably led Paul McCartney to this 2.8 square-mile borough that's home to about 14,000 people in the center of Middlesex County.

The residents who happened to be strolling down Main Street on Sunday afternoon were stunned at the sight of the former Beatle, ...

Motor Vehicle Stop and More in This Week's Police Blotter

February 17, 2020

2/4: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Riverdale. An investigation led to Mindaugas Stanys, age 30, of New York, N.Y., to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released with a court date pending.

-2/6: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers were dispatched to the Dover Police ...

Here’s why you should use direct deposit for a tax refund

February 24, 2020

With the April 15, 2020  deadline around the corner, taxpayers should be aware of the benefits of using direct deposit for refunds. It’s easy, secure and the fastest way to get a tax refund.

Here are 10 quick facts about direct deposit.

It’s the best and fastest way for taxpayers to get their tax refund.
It’s free.
It’s secure.
Taxpayers can deposit ...

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Robert J. Talmadge, age 80, of Manahawkin, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in ...
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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Paulus J. Tuyp, passed away at his residence with his loving and ...
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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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