Health & Wellness

Care One Added a Different Twist to the Ice Bucket Challenge

August 25, 2014 at 12:20 AM

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Care One of Morris, located at 200 Mazdabrook Rd, Parsippany, participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS.

However, Care One added a new twist to the challenge.  Residents of Care One shared in the festivities by pouring ice- cold water on several of the employees. 

Two Buildings, Skilled Nursing and Assisted living, occupy the grounds of Care One. 

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The Skilled Nursing Center provides short- term rehabilitation and occupational therapy.  In addition, The Skilled Nursing Center offers specialty programs designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

Darren Seise, added, “We are the only assisted living facilities to have nurses, LPN’s, on staff 24 hours a day.   

The Assisted Living Center is a homelike long-term residency that currently houses 85 residents. 

Assisted living provides a home for elderly individuals who have difficulty living independently.  Assistance with everyday activities is provided along with weekly special events to various locations such as the Movie Theater, racetrack, and scenic rides to the beach.

To learn more about Care One in Parsippany, visit their website:

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Suspect in Custody After Report of Shots Fired Near Susan Drive in Chatham Township.

January 15, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - After receiving a report of shots fired, Chatham Township police took a suspect into custody in the area of Susan Drive on Sunday morning, according to a report by Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly and the Morris County Prosecutor's Office.

Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County prosecutor, and Hennelly announced that law enforcement authorities are currently ...

Theft at Louis Vuitton; Fraud and Forgery Strike Nordstrom at Short Hills Mall

January 16, 2017

On January 5, 2017 Millburn Police Officer Zonn responded to the Louis Vuitton store at The Mall at Short Hills on a theft report. Louis Vuitton personnel report a Hispanic male wearing an olive colored jacket and jeans concealed a pair of sunglasses valued at $760.00 and left the store without making payment. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective ...

Don't Miss the Morristown/Morris Plains Educators Take On Harlem Wizards

January 9, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Teachers, staff members and principals are set to take on the Harlem Wizards. Come support your educators on Sunday January 22 at 3pm in the Morristown High School Gym.

You don't want to miss the tricks, hoops and alley-oops during this family friendly event


The Mommy’s Review - Hidden Figures

MORRISTOWN,NJ - The new movie Hidden Figures is now open in theaters nationwide, and I urge all parents out there to take your children to see it. It is a wonderful film with a wonderful message, not to mention a great endorsement of all things related to STEM.

Hidden Figures brings us to Langley, VA in the 1960s, just as NASA is preparing to launch its first Americans off of the planet and ...

Morristown Library Program to Teach Parents How to Select and Pay for a Quality Preschool

Area Nonprofit to Bring Clarity to Confusing School Choices and Provide Funds to Families in Need

MORRISTOWN, NJ - If you are planning to send your child to preschool in the next year or two — or don’t think you can afford the cost — an upcoming program at The Morristown & Morris Township Library will help resolve your concerns.

On January ...

5 Senior Programs Offered by the Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Office

January 11, 2017

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department is offering 5 programs to seniors in town.

Senior Bingo is held the last Wednesday of the month from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm until the end of May at the Morris Mews.

Senior Funercise is designed specifically for seniors.  The group meets every Monday morning from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm at Fairchild ...

Snow in Morristown? Authorities say 80% Chance

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morristown area may see some snow by Friday morning.  Snow may begin to fall after 8pm Thursday night as temperatures fall into the low 20's, said the National Weather Service. Temperatures will continue to stay in the 20's through Monday, the weather service said.

Current models are suggesting that the Morristown area may see approximately 1 - ...

Morristown, Enjoy A First Day Hike

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Often, New Year's Eve gets all of the attention.  But, do you know about First Day Hikes that take place each New Year's Day? 

Every Jan. 1st, America's State Parks offer free and guided hiking events in every state across the U.S. It's a perfect way to introduce individuals and families to the outdoors, and to a healthy lifestyle.  ...

Are You Ready? Here Comes the Polar Plunge

January 13, 2017

BRR its cold out! Are you brave enough to take on the Polar Plunge to help support Project Playground 2.0??

The Polar Plunge is coming to Denville’s very own Cook’s Pond on February 25th.  At 1pm, get ready to just into a freezing cold body of water in support of ProjectPlayground. Register by February 4th via, the cost is $25 and participants must ...

1860s Time Capsule Opening this Saturday in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This Saturday, Jan. 7, a time capsule from the 1860s will be opened at the Hilton Branch of the Maplewood Library (1688 Springfield Ave.) at 10:30 a.m.

The time capsule is from the former Hilton United Methodist Church (at the corner of Boyden Ave. and Tuscan Rd.), according to a Facebook post from Maplewood Mayor Vic De Luca.

"The church was demolished ...

Morristown Man Elected to The Shakespeare Theatre Board

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Dr. Edward J. Yaw of Convent Station, who retired as president of County College of Morris (CCM) earlier this year, recently was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.

Yaw was elected, along with Edward C. Leithead, III of Chatham, to join the board of 22 distinguished community volunteers as trustees of the theatre ...

Morristown's Acorn Hall Seeking Volunteers to Un-Decorate From Christmas

January 9, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Acorn Hall is looking for volunteers to help them un-decorate from the holiday season. Volunteers are needed this week, Tuesday through Friday between the hours of 9am and 4pm.

To volunteer email or call 973-267-3465

Acorn Hall is currently a museum, decorated with original furnishings, carpeting and wall covering. The museum hosts ...

Whole Foods Morristown Will Donate 5% of all Sales to Historic Speedwell on Tuesday January 10

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Help support Historic Speedwell by shopping at Whole Foods Market’s Morristown and Madison locations on Tuesday, January 10 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.. For every purchase made, Whole Foods Market will donate 5% of sales to Historic Speedwell.

Historic Speedwell is known as ‘birthplace of the telegraph,’ and was a titan of progress ...

Kathleen Margiotta Joins the Board of Trustees of the Morris County Historical Society

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall announces that Kathleen Margiotta has joined the Society’s Board of Trustees for a four-year term. Ms. Margiotta brings extensive environmental, horticultural, and programmatic expertise to the Board. She is an environmental educator for the Town of Morristown and an arbor technician for Richview Arbor Services. Ms.

Falling by Jane Green

Falling by Jane Green (Berkley, 2016)


Every now and again I just love a mindless romance novel, and I've been a huge fan of Jane Green's since her first book, Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans. Despite being classified as “chick lit,” the character and plot of Jemima J. has stayed with me for sixteen years after first reading it because the story ...

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 11, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

Tears Are Good, They Let The Sadness Out

January 16, 2017

Jackie Kennedy and Coretta Scott King were our nation’s role models for mourning in the 1960’s and in the decades since. They were praised for their strength and stoicism, their courage and grace, and rightly so. They were great role models for our nation at a time of great unrest and anxiety, but I would say they were not the role models we needed when it came to grieving our ...

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Narcotics, Harassment and a Death Top This Week's Police Blotter

January 5, 2017

12/21/16: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Ptl. Kyle Koster and Ptl. Michael Rafferty executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Butler. An investigation led to Sean T. Duncan, age 19, of Kinnelon, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending.

12/21/16: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Ptl. Casey Petrocy and Ptl. Christian DiGiralomo ...

Monk’s Home Improvements Earns Angie’s List Customer Service Award

January 12, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ, January 4, 2017 / -- For the fifth consecutive year, Monk’s Home Improvements, of Morristown, NJ, has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service in 2016.

The Super Service Award is the highest honor given. “Only a fraction of the companies in New Jersey were able to earn ...