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Morris Knolls Girls Soccer Snags No. Two Seed

September 21, 2018

The Morris County Tournament seeds have been released, and defending champion, Morris Knolls, takes the second seed in the bracket. West Morris, the only team to defeat Morris Knolls this season, grabs the top seed.

Below is the preliminary round bracket:

No. 1 -- West Morris (bye)

No. 2 -- Morris Knolls (bye)

No. 3 -- Hanover Park (bye)

No. 4 -- Randolph (bye)

No. 5 -- Mendham ...

Morris Knolls Girls Volleyball Falls to Mendham

ROCKAWAY, NJ -- The Morris Knolls girls volleyball team made a gallant effort in its 2-1 loss to Mendham on Sept. 20.

Skye Eppel (junior) – 10 digs, 2 service points

Stephanie Frank (senior) – seven kills, four blocks, one service point, one dig

Brooke Herman (junior) – seven kills, .5 blocks, 21 digs, six service points, one ace

Jackie Hyer (senior) – two ...

Morris Knolls Football Unable to Stop Undefeated Randolph

ROCKAWAY, NJ – The Golden Eagles scored just one touchdown against the relentless defense of the Randolph Rams on Saturday, Sept. 15. With its 29-6 victory over Morris Knolls, Randolph remained undefeated while Knolls continues to search for its first win of the season.

The Golden Eagles will travel to Mount Olive for a 7 p.m. game on Friday, Sept. 21.

Denville BOE Recognized as a High Performing School Board

September 22, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Township Board of Education received the Carol E. Larsen Master Board Certification (MBC) from the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) on Sept. 20. The MBC recognizes high performing school boards that demonstrate “commitment to training and effective governance in areas such as group process, decision-making, planning, effective meetings and focus ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

Ribbon-Cutting at the Academy for the Performing Arts at Morris Knolls High School

Teachers, administrators, students and parents gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Morris Knolls High School on Sept. 14 to unveil a state-of-the-art dance studio at the nascent Academy for the Performing Arts (APA). APA is a new partnership between Morris Knolls High School and the Morris County School of Technology that offers students comprehensive academics combined with career and ...

Father and Son Recognized for Military Service

September 19, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – Richard Yobs Sr. and Richard Yobs Jr. received Denville Challenge Coins and certificates of appreciation from Mayor Thomas Andes on Tuesday, Sept. 18, for their honorable military service to the country. The father and son duo each served four years in the military; Yobs Sr. in the United States Navy and Yobs Jr. in the United States Marine Corps.

Yobs Sr., a resident of ...

Two Men, Buried Under Twin Tower Rubble, Speaking at County 9/11 Service

September 4, 2018

PARSIPPANY - TROY HILLS, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders invites residents from all 30 Morris County towns to join in observing the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation at the Morris County Remembers 9/11 Service on Sunday, Sept. 9.

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officer and Chester resident Will Jimeno will be the ...

Reward Offered for Info on Denville Car Burglaries/Thefts

August 28, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ - Police are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information about those involved in a rash of vehicle burglaries, and two thefts, that took place in Denville this summer.

The first incidents took place during the evening of July 24, police said. They said at least seven vehicles were burglarized, and one stolen, from the Shongum Road section of the township.

"The ...

Foiled Again Stars At The Open Space Pace At Freehold Raceway

September 16, 2018

FREEHOLD, N.J. — Soon to be Hall of Fame member, Foiled Again was the star of the Open Space Pace at  Freehold Raceway on Sept. 15.

The Open Space Pace is a nonprofit organization with a mission to celebrate the horse, New Jersey’s official state animal, and to promote open space in the nation’s most densely populated state. The Open Space Pace raises funds in support of ...

Couple Tends To Those Who Tend The Horses On The Backstretch

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY — The stated mission of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America in New York is to serve workers who toil behind the scenes in support of the thoroughbred racing industry at Belmont Park, Aqueduct Race Track, and Saratoga Springs Race Course.

“The New York Race Track Chaplaincy ministers to the heart and soul of the 'Backstretch' community with social ...

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Ayres/Knuth Farm Makes Pathways of History Tour, Sept. 22-23

September 21, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – The Ayres/Knuth Farm is one of 17 venues featured in this year’s Pathways of History Tour on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Sunday, Sept. 23. An annual event since 2010, the Pathways of History Tour showcases a collection of Morris County’s small, volunteer-run and admission-free museums. This year’s tour, “What’s Old Is New Again,” offers new ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

The 1946 Moore’s Ford Lynching Case: Another Push for Justice on 10/3/2018

September 16, 2018

By all assessments, the 1946 Moore’s Ford Lynching in Walton County, GA, still stands as America’s last unsolved mass murder.  On October 3, 2018 in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, a decision may be reached that could either bring a long overdue closure to this 72-year-old case or consign it to an obscure and fading memory.

On the evening of July 25, 1946, a ...

Research Opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivors

September 20, 2018

Researchers at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, New Jersey, are studying new ways of combating breast cancer-related weakness and fatigue. These symptoms can diminish quality of life and often last long after treatment has ended. If you are a woman aged 40-75, who was diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 10 years*, you may qualify for this important research study.

We are ...

7 Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer.

“The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” ...

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'Age of Innocence' captures Wharton's 1870s New York

‘Age of Innocence’ captures Wharton’s 1870’s New York

By LIZ KEILL

PRINCETON, NJ – Leave it to author Edith Wharton to decode the lives of staid, wealthy New Yorkers as she does so hauntingly in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, “The Age of Innocence.”

Douglas McGrath adapted the novel for a stirring, 95-minute production at the McCarter Theatre ...

'Brick City' takes on high school angst

‘Brick City’ takes journey through high school angst

By LIZ KEILL

UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages at Kean University presents a new play by Nicole Pandolfo. “Brick City” is an exploration of two seniors in high school and their search for meaningful lives, while their teacher/mentor, Veronica, is also turning her life around.

There are a number of loose ends in ...

Every Small Business Owner is A Farmer

Source: Some believe small business ownership leads to overnight success and immediate wealth, time freedom and social status, when, in fact, the fruits of small business ownership are most often experienced only after years of long hours of toiling and after taking a significant financial risk. Samuel K. Burlum helps us understand how being a small business owner is much like being a ...