New Jersey Ballet Performs to Full House at the Mayo Performing Arts Center

The New Jersey Ballet is now in residence at the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC). On November 19, a three-act modern ballet performance enthralled a full-house audience for ages spanning from children to august citizens.

The first act, Hallelujah Junction, used music by John Adams with choreography by Peter Martins. This work featured nine company ballerinas and danseurs draped in the ...

New Leaf's Pre-Black Friday Sale Going on Now!

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2022 Holiday Gift Guide: Enter To Win a Stunning Necklace from Braunschweiger

With the holidays just around the corner, Braunschweiger's is celebrating early by offering one lucky winner an opportunity to receive a free and stunning necklace from the Ippolita collection. The Ippolita collection is uniquely beautiful and makes for the perfect holiday gifts for your someone special.

This contest is open to all local residents.   You can enter ...

Looking for the Perfect Holiday Party Venue? The Office in East Hanover is the Perfect Spot!

EAST HANOVER, NJ - With the holidays right around the corner, many businesses and social groups are searching for the perfect spot to host an epic Holiday gathering!  The Office in East Hanover is that place!

A reinvention of what is an iconic New Jersey restaurant, The Office Tavern Grill provides its Guests with a carefully crafted experience. The cuisine blends classic American ...

Weather Delays Santa; Morristown Christmas Festival Postponed Due to Weather

November 27, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Santa's Arrival on the Morristown Green tonight, Sunday November 27 has been postponed due to rain.

The new date is Friday December 2 for kickoff of the Morristown Christmas Festival and Santa's arrival in Morristown.

No events will take place on Sunday, November 27

"Deck the Halls" Coming to 2 Morristown Museums This Weekend; Dec. 2- 4

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The community is invited to "Deck the Halls" at Macculloch Hall and Acorn Hall on December 2-4.  Guests purchase one ticket for the day and visit both sites which will be decorated for the holidays.

This special holiday event allows you to explore two historic sites either by candlelight or in the day time

Friday, December 2 event will ...

For Morristown Residents in Need, a Free Food Distribution Takes Place Nov 17 and Nov 18

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday November 17 from 1pm - 2pm. at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). There will be meat, produce, breads, canned and dry foods.

Additional food distributions will take place on Friday November 18  in Randolph at County College of Morris from 1pm - 2:30pm

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Rep. Sherrill’s Office to Host Higher Education Financial Aid Webinar

November 28, 2022

Parsippany, NJ –– On Tuesday, November 29th, Office of Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) is hosting a webinar on the federal financial aid process for parents and students who are currently applying or will be applying to higher education institutions. Speakers from the US Department of Education and NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority will provide an overview of ...

Fun Things To Do In NJ That Don't Involve Shopping On Black Friday

NEW JERSEY - Black Friday is of course the day after Thanksgiving when most people head to the malls and shops in hopes of scoring deals on holiday gifts. The use of the term relating to shopping dates back to the 80s, but the real history of the term may actually date back to the 50s according to the History Channel.

Regardless of its origins, today Black Friday means shopping, shopping and ...

Hillside Hose Fire Company's Annual Christmas Tree Fundraiser Begins Nov. 25

MORRISTOWN, NJ -Once again The Hillside Fire Station in Morris Township will hold a Christmas tree fundraiser this holiday season. The fundraiser begins the day after Thanksgiving and runs through Christmas Eve.

The firehouse has a great selection of freshly cut Balsam and Fraser Firs in various sizes. Christmas wreaths, grave blankets and garland are also available.

The ...

2022-23 Morris County Winter Farmers Market Opens Sunday December 4

November 28, 2022

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - As you enjoy the outdoor farmers market in Morristown and neighboring towns, keep in mind a Winter Farmers Market will be coming soon.

The Winter Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Grow it Green Morristown, has announced that the market will return this winter season. This 2022-23 Winter Farmers Market will take place in the parking lot of the Convent Train Station ...

Police Seek Info on Abused Shih Tzus Found in Mount Olive

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The public is being asked to help police find out who is responsible for abandoning two Shih Tzu dogs, which appeared to be abused, in Mount Olive.

Police believe the dogs were abandoned on Bartley Road, near Flanders Park, in Mount Olive between Nov. 17 and Nov. 18.

Anybody with credible information is asked to contact the Mount Olive Police Investigations Division at ...

Thanksgiving Travel Ticks Up, Just Shy of Pre-Pandemic Levels; According to AAA

Wayne, N.J— Approximately 54.6 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, a 1.5% increase over 2021 and 98% of pre-pandemic volumes, according to AAA. This year is projected to be the third busiest for Thanksgiving travel, with only 2005 and 2019 seeing more travelers.

Most travelers will drive to their destinations, with nearly 49 million people predicted ...

Morris Township Residents Invited to Write Letters to Santa

November 28, 2022

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Morris Township kids, ages 4-8 are invited to write their own letters to Santa. Letters must be received by November 30!

Letters can be dropped off at the Morris Township Municipal Building or mailed to Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department, 50 Woodland Avenue, PO Box 7603 Convent Station NJ 07961-7603

All letters will be answered by Santa and should ...

Ready, Set, Go! The Search for Madison's Rosie the Rose City Reindeer Begins Nov. 25

The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting children to participate in a month-long search to Find Rosie the Rose City Reindeer this holiday season.

Beginning Friday, November 25, more than 40 Chamber-member businesses will participate in this creative and fun activity to help highlight the holidays and all that is wonderful about shopping in Madison this season. This is a ...

Parsippany IHOP and Table of Hope Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner Monday November 21st

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Table of Hope, who orchestrates free food pickups on most Fridays in Parsippany, is sponsoring a Thanksgiving dinner for those in need at Parsippany's IHOP on November 21st.

The dinner is being provided and paid for by the IHOP.

RSVP with a headcount to dking@springstreetcdc.org.

 

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NJEDA Approves $11M+ in Main Street Lenders Grant to Fund New Jersey Micro Businesses

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced their approval of $11 million to eight lenders and financial institutions through its Main Street Lenders Grant. The Main Street Lenders Grant, which launched in July, awards grants to eligible Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), and ...

New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy Launches NJ Child Care Facilities Improvement Grant

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will begin accepting applications for grants from the $54.5 million New Jersey Child Care Facilities Improvement Program  on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, First Lady Tammy Murphy announced on Wednesday.

Building on the Murphy Administration’s comprehensive strategy to support the state’s vital child care ...

Morris County Library Celebrates its Centennial

November 21, 2022

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Library has been a local asset for over one hundred years and on Saturday, November 19th it held a Centennial celebration to honor the momentous occasion.

The festivities started out with the Leoniecke Scheuble Jazz Trio performing in the lobby.

Free giveaways and children's activities were held and given out throughout ...

Statewide Luxury Car Theft Ring Smashed

November 20, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — The N.J. State Police have arrested six people from Newark for allegedly stealing more than 30 luxury cars, valued at over $3 million, from homes in ten counties.

The seven-month probe began in May when State Police began to investigate a series of high-end vehicle thefts in Millstone and Upper Freehold, leading to the arrest in July of their first suspect, Giovanni ...

NJ High School English Teacher Charged with Sexual Relationship with Former Student

Red Bank, NJ: The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office released the following statement:

An English teacher at Red Bank Regional High School has been arrested and criminally charged with having a long-term sexual relationship with a former student, starting when she was enrolled at the school, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced ...

New Jersey to Begin Independent Review of COVID-19 Response

November 28, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the start of an independent review into New Jersey's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The COVID-19 pandemic was one of the biggest challenges our State — and nation — has ever faced,” Murphy said in a news release.

More than 35,000 people in New Jersey died from COVID-19, according to state ...

New Jersey Residents Invited to Drumthwacket for Holiday Open Houses

PRINCETON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy are inviting New Jersey residents to visit Drumthwacket, the Governor's official residence in Princeton, during the holidays.

The Drumthwacket Foundation has teamed up with a number garden clubs from around the state, for "The Holidays at Drumthwacket." Guests will be able to see each public room in the first ...

New Jersey Reinstates Black Bear Hunt Following Increased Sightings

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted Tuesday to reinstate the state's black bear hunt.

Gov. Phil Murphy, who previously opposed the hunt, says the decision was needed due to a significant increase in bear sightings around the state.

From January to October 2022, compared to the same time last year, bear incidents are up 237% in the state, according to the ...

New Jersey Clean Communities Council Executive Director Says Plastic Bag Ban's Impact on Litter Has Been 'Astounding'

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's single-use bag ban has been in place for more than six months and JoAnn Gemenden says what's happened since May is "astronomical."

Gemenden, the Executive Director at New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC), said an estimated 1 billion single-use plastic bags have been removed from grocery stores around the state. She ...

Nashville Singer, Songwriter Rob Snyder Writes Song "Jersey" About His Time on Long Beach Island

November 14, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN — There's no doubt that Long Beach Island brings out a sense of nostalgia in so many. Rob Snyder, Singer and Songwriter, originally from West Chester, PA recalls his times on LBI in his single "Jersey."

"My parents met on LBI and it is just home to me. Always has been and always will be," Snyder said. "It is where I first ...

NJ Country Singer Wins Independent Music Award

WESTFIELD, NJ — She says there’s never a day when she isn’t singing, but Christine Radlmann never thought she’d get an international award recognizing her passion and talent.

That’s exactly what happened in Nashville, Tennessee, on Oct. 23 when Radlmann won the Josie Music Award for Female Country Vocalist of the Year.

The Josie Music Awards are the ...

Thank you to all of our Veterans!

An estimated 18 million veterans live in the United States today and their contributions to our country are immeasurable, not only during their time in active duty but also in their service to our local communities. Veterans Day is November 11; originally called Armistice Day, the day acknowledged when fighting stopped during World War I on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh ...

Somerville Girl Scout Distinguishes Herself with Needle and Thread

SOMERVILLE, NJ - An old-fashioned skill learned from her grandmother when she ws a young girl continues to influence her life and the way she goes about doing things.

Practical, resourceful, versatile and eager to share her talents, Bridget Lacerda, a senior at Somerville High School was recently awarded the National Girl Scout/USA Gold Award, thanks in large part to her sewing skills.

A ...

Road Safety Rules if You're Traveling This Thanksgiving

November 22, 2022

NEW JERSEY -- The American Red Cross New Jersey Region has issued tips that people can follow to safely get to their Thanksgiving destinations.

“We want people to stay safe and to reach their destinations safely,” said Paul Gass, regional preparedness manager, American Red Cross New Jersey Region.

Red Cross Thanksgiving travel tips are: 

If driving, check the ...

Turkey themed run and ocean plunge coming to the boardwalk on Saturday

ASBURY PARK, NJ – Lace-up your sneakers, the Thanks4Giving – Turkey Dash & Splash 5K, trotting along the boardwalk in Bradley Beach, Ocean Grove and Asbury Park concluding with a plunge into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, returns on Saturday, Nov. 19. 

This annual event benefiting Special Olympics New Jersey [SONJ] athletes will kick off outside of ...

Newark Airport’s New $2.7 Billion Terminal Opens With Fanfare

NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy headlined a host of public officials at Newark Liberty International Airport to celebrate Tuesday’s opening of its new $2.7 billion Terminal A, described as the “largest design-build project in New Jersey history.”

“So, this what $2.7 billion dollars will get you,” said Kevin O’Toole, the Port Authority of New York & ...

New Jersey’s 'Sign Language' Not Understood by Feds

NEW JERSEY — The U.S. Department of Transportation has proven there is no room for humor in a federal bureaucracy, moving to stamp out the inspired levity that New Jersey has been putting on its road signs to make drivers notice them.

Humorous messages had been appearing on New Jersey’s highway signs like “Get Your Head Out of Your Apps,”  “Hocus ...

FirstEnergy Employees Light the Way for 25 Years

A photo gallery of FirstEnergy through the years is available on Flickr.

In November 1997, two electric utilities from America’s heartland, Ohio Edison Company of Akron, Ohio, and Cleveland, Ohio-based Centerior Energy, joined to form FirstEnergy Corp. The union created a stronger organization with greater resources to safely deliver power to 2.2 million customers in Ohio and ...

7th Annual FirstEnergy Hero Awards Recognize Employees for Helping Others in Their Communities

Each year, FirstEnergy’s Hero Awards recognize employees who have made a life-changing difference for coworkers, friends and even total strangers. They are heroes among us: employees who make our company – and the communities we serve – a better place to live and work because they took the time to care. 

Hero Award recipients are selected for demonstrating courage or ...

JCP&L Unveils New Live-Wire Safety Trailer

Live electric lines present a potential danger for anyone who encounters them, especially the first responders who respond to any emergency. To help protect the safety of those who protect the public, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has unveiled its newest safety trailer, designed to educate about the danger of energized wires and how to stay safe around electrical ...

FirstEnergy and JCP&L Light Up Holiday Smiles with Lighting Display

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and its subsidiary Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will brighten Pemberton Township with a professionally designed light display as part of the second-annual “Light Up Holiday Smiles with FirstEnergy” program. The initiative is helping make the season brighter and merrier with the gift of holiday lights for three deserving communities across ...

Pet Spotlight: Little Debbie

Back in January, rescuers found Debbie living in a makeshift shelter built for stray cats. The rescuers coaxed her out with the only food they had in their car: Little Debbie donuts.

Debbie was skin and bones and brokenhearted, showing signs of having recently given birth. The babies were nowhere to be found, and we had to assume that mama Debbie was discarded after she produced pups, as so ...

Looking for a Forever Friend? Check out Batgirl! She's the Super-Pup of Your Dreams

Super adorable, super friendly, super sweet. Batgirl is the super-pup of your dreams! This gorgeous girl is 5 years old, dog and cat friendly, and has the perfect pitty pout.

Batgirl is an easy breezy pup who everyone gushes over. She weighs just under 55 pounds, meaning her adoption fee is reduced by $55 during our LOVE LARGE adoption campaign.

Learn more or apply to foster/adopt Batgirl ...

Second Chance Rescue Looking For Foster Families

Yesterday we asked for your help pulling five dogs from an overcrowded municipal shelter.

All five were set to be euthanized due to no fault of their own. The post-Covid shelter crisis is depressing, to say the least. The shelters are overflowing, adoptions are down, and fewer and fewer people are stepping up to foster. This sad reality has caused shelters to make unimaginable decisions.

As ...

7 Beagle Mix Puppies Are Coming to Our Area This Weekend Looking For a Forever Home!

Second Chance Rescue Dogs has 7 beagle mix puppies coming in this weekend: 6 beautiful girls and 1 beautiful boy. These 3-month-old pups all found foster homes and are on the hunt for adopters! If you’re in the market for floppy ears, tiny bods, and puppy breath, we’ve got just the thing!

Head over to nycscr.org/adopt and fill out an application today!

Agent Spotlight: Susan Riesebeck

Susan Riesebeck, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, is committed to exceeding your expectations. A Texas transplant, she has spent most of her life in Morris County and over three decades in Roxbury Township. Susan has extensive customer service experience, and her goal is to operate at the highest level in all aspects of your Real Estate transaction. Whether it’s using the latest ...

Agent Spotlight: Dan Couture

Daniel Couture, Sales Associate in the Westfield office, has a mission to bring focus and clarity to the real estate process for you! He knows buying or selling a home can be one of the most complex and stressful undertakings a person can go through and Dan wants to make sure that his clients are supported throughout. And as a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties Relocation ...

5 Reasons you May Need a Home Generator

November 8, 2022

Portable Power

Portable generators provide power to tools and appliances when you need supplemental electricity and not connected to the power grid. They run on gasoline, diesel, or propane and typically include two electrical outlets. Because their combustion engines emit fumes, portable generators should be kept outdoors during operation, although extension cords can be used to carry the ...

Pending Home Sales Pick Up Downward Momentum in September 2022

Pending home sales were down 10.2% nationwide in September as the housing market deals with headwinds from many parts of the economy. This marks the 4th straight month that pending home sales have decreased according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). 

Contract activity was down 31.0% year-over-year to 79.5 on the Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator ...

Is It a Good Idea to Buy a Home in a College Town? Experts Weigh In

It’s officially back-to-school season, which means students are packing up cars and trekking to college campuses near and far. As colleges and universities bring an influx of people to their locale, homeowners in the area are able to reap the benefits of campus-adjacent living. Whether they’re affiliated with the school, or simply enjoy the location and dynamic community, people ...

Somers National Golf Club Up for Sale 

SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers National Golf Club’s owners have confirmed that the 18-hole facility is up for grabs.

Managing partner Quintin Lew said last week that the sale of the club at 1000 West Hill Drive in Heritage Hills is being handled by Colliers International.

The owners were “exploring all options that may (or may not) include one or more of the partners still ...

Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan

Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan (Ballantine Books, 2022)

 

Mad Honey is a modern tale of star crossed lovers that has a twist that the reader doesn’t see coming. 

The boy is Asher McAfee, a sensitive, young man who has joined his mother in her escape from her abusive cardiothoracic surgeon husband, back to his Mom’s hometown, Adams, New ...

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