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Denville Student Wins NJAC Scholarship

August 10, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Denville resident Noah Whitmore was one of four Morris County Vocational School District students granted scholarships based on donations from several major copmanies.

Whitmore received a $500 scholarship from Investors Bank Foundation. He is a spring graduate of Morris County School of Technology and will pursue studies in the culinary arts at Rutgers University in the ...

Two Weeks Left to Help Denville School Supply Drive

DENVILLE, NJ - An effort by Denville Social Services to help underprivileged local families with school supplies will continue until Aug. 21.

The project, which began Aug. 1, provides a number of places where generous people can bring school supplies and gift cards (to Target, Walmart or Staples): Mt. Tabor Foodtown, Flowers by Candle-Lite, Denville Hardware, Denville Vacuum & Appliance, ...

Two Weeks Left to Help Denville School Supply Drive

August 8, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ - An effort by Denville Social Services to help underprivileged local families with school supplies will continue until Aug. 21.

The project, which began Aug. 1, provides a number of places where generous people can bring school supplies and gift cards (to Target, Walmart or Staples): Mt. Tabor Foodtown, Flowers by Candle-Lite, Denville Hardware, Denville Vacuum & Appliance, ...

Have You Seen Herman?

DENVILLE, NJ - Have you seen Herman?  Herman is a male cat, dark gray and white, 7 years old.   He was last seen on Scenic Court, in Denville, NJ (Berkshire Hills condos) on June 26 2018.  He was possibly spotted on June 28 on Vantage Court near the woods.   

If you have seen him or know anything about his whereabouts please contact Carol at ...

A Chance for Denville Residents to Properly Remove Hazardous Products

August 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) is urging Denville residents to participate in two free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events where they can properly discard unwanted hazardous household products.

The events will take place Sept. 15 in Parsippany and Oct. 13 at Chatham High School, said the authority.

The MUA's disposal day on Sept. 15 will be ...

A Chance for Denville Residents to Properly Remove Hazardous Products

August 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) is urging Denville residents to participate in two free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events where they can properly discard unwanted hazardous household products.

The events will take place Sept. 15 in Parsippany and Oct. 13 at Chatham High School, said the authority.

The MUA's disposal day on Sept. 15 will be ...

Overlook Medical Center Sole NJ Institution Named to '100 Great Community Hospitals' List

July 27, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is the only hospital in the Garden State to be named to the 2018 list of '100 Great Community Hospitals' recently released by Becker’s Healthcare, a highly-regarded source of business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders, which includes Becker’s Hospital Review and other ...

Morris Residents Warned About Summer Motor Vehicle Burglaries and Thefts

August 6, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over the past month, there has been a rash of early morning motor vehicle burglaries and thefts across Morris County, with the burglars and thieves at work while most residents are asleep, according to Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon.

Most of these incidents are occurring between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., with criminals targeting cars parked in driveways or streets. In some ...

Denville Police Ask Residents to Check Security Camera Recordings

 

DENVILLE, NJ - As part of its investigation into a series of vehicle burglaries, and the theft of one vehicle, Denville police are asking people with security cameras to give them a hand.

The police department said the incidents being probed took place at night in the Shongum Road section of town. Police are asking residents in that area who have surveillance camera systems to ...

Man Gets Ride from Denville Hospital, Assaults Driver and Steals Car, say Police

DENVILLE, NJ - Grabbing a mallet as a weapon, a Sewell, NJ man assaulted ans stole the vehicle of someone who gave him a ride away from St. Clare's Hospital in Denville this week, police said.

The man, Michael Romeo, 31, faces charges of carjacking, motor vehicle theft, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and simple assault, according to Denville ...

Branson, MO: Country Fun in the Ozarks

August 10, 2018

BRANSON, MO — Live shows, water sports, Silver Dollar City amusement park — Branson, Missouri, in the Ozarks has it all. Here’s what to know before you go:

Table Rock Lake

This man-made lake is the area’s biggest attraction, with 800 miles of shoreline. Its cold, clear water is perfect for fishing, boating and swimming. 

Showboat Branson Belle offers ...

Handel & Hendrix: A Musical Odd Couple Share a Museum in London

LONDON, UK – Classical composer Handel and rock icon Jimi Hendrix usually are not mentioned in the same sentence, but the two musical geniuses are linked together at a small museum in London. 

The museum is located in a building at 25 Brook St. that was Handel’s home from 1723 to 1759. Hendrix lived in the same building in 1968 and 1969. 

“Separated by a ...

Atlanta Bounces Back To Beat The Boys In The Hambletonian

August 4, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Atlanta bounced back from a second place finish in her elimination to win one of harness racing’s most coveted prizes on Aug. 4 at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Earlier in the day in the first elimination, Atlanta and driver Scott Zeron shot to the front and stayed there until Crystal Fashion charged down the homestretch and caught her just before the wire ...

A Freshened-Up Good Magic Wins Haskell Invitational

OCEANPORT, NJ — Good Magic, the 2017 Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner and Eclipse Champion 2-year-old, set out to capture more trophies in prestigious races when he started, as his trainer said “a new form cycle,” by winning the $1 million, Grade 1 Betfair Haskell Invitational, Monmouth Park's signature race on July 29.

After finishing second in the rain-soaked ...

Betting On Far Hills Steeplechase Races Finally Gets The Starter's Call

FAR HILLS, NJ— Fans attending the 98th annual running of the Far Hills Races at Moorland Farms on Oct. 20 will find a brand-new attraction — pari-mutuel betting.

The seven-race card offers $850,000 in gross purses, the highest dollar value of any sanctioned steeplechase meeting in North America. The highlight for the 2018 renewal will be the $450,000 Grand National, ...

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Families Seek Help Finding Roxbury Runaways

August 15, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems ran away from a residential facility last Friday and their relatives are asking for tips about their whereabouts.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Denville Public Library FOL Community Garden Growing Veggies and Minds!

August 10, 2018

Every Thursday morning at 9:00 am, Ms. Melanie and Ms. Christine of the Denville Public Library, and a group of children ages 6 months to 10 yrs old show up at the Denville Community Gardens ready to work! This year, The Denville Public Library's FOL sponsored the Children's Library program: Book Worms Garden program. We were able to get new gardening ...

LAN Associates Commits to Long Term Growth with Promotions to Architectural Team

August 15, 2018

LAN Associates’ Board of Directors recently announced a series of promotions within its architectural team.

Jim Sanders, who served as the Director of LAN’s architecture department in New Jersey, has been promoted to Vice President. He has been with LAN for 20 years and has been a key figure in the continued development and growth of the department. Managing a staff of ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 19

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find some can’t-miss back to school tips for parents and students, learn about a new treatment for brain injury, see which Atlantic Health System medical center is the only one in New Jersey to make a new, national list, find out how to avoid “avocado hand,” and much more!

 

Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse: Giving New Life to Used Items

Source:  As a nation, we also are some of the world’s most consuming population of material things. Our nation also wastes just as much as it consumes. Samuel K. Burlum share some tips on how not to be so  wasteful?

There is an old saying, “Everything has its place.” Go into any suburban home in post-modern day era, and you most likely will find a basement, an ...