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Roxbury Marching Band Raising Cash to Help for Hurricane Crushed Texas Counterpart

September 21, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Marching Gaels are holding a fundraiser to benefit the Rockport-Fulton High School, a Texas school whose band department was completely destroyed by Hurricane Harvey.

The fundraiser will take place during the Gaels’ annual Marching Band Classic at the high school in Succasunna Sept. 23. Donation jars can be found at both the ...

CCM Open House Might Be an Eye-Opener says Admissions Director

September 13, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ -- County College of Morris (CCM) is conducting its Fall Open House on Oct 14, an event that will show prospective students that the 2-year college should not be seen as a "second choice," said the college’s admissions director.

The open house is for high school students and their parents, for college students thinking about transferring and for adults ...

Girl Scout Upgrades Denville Preschool Sandbox

September 21, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - A local church's preschool sandbox was upgraded recently by a Girl Scout and some volunteers.

"Imagination Sandbox" is the name of Girl Scout Elyse Halpern’s 2017 Girl Scout Gold Award Leadership Project. The Denville Community Church challenged Halpern with not only improving the structure of its preschool’s sandbox - which was only covered by a tarp - ...

Roxbury Marching Band Raising Cash to Help for Hurricane Crushed Texas Counterpart

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Marching Gaels are holding a fundraiser to benefit the Rockport-Fulton High School, a Texas school whose band department was completely destroyed by Hurricane Harvey.

The fundraiser will take place during the Gaels’ annual Marching Band Classic at the high school in Succasunna Sept. 23. Donation jars can be found at both the ...

Inspiring Story of Morristown Medical Center Surgeon to Be Featured on ABC’s 20/20

September 13, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Long before becoming a general surgery resident at Morristown Medical Center, Dr. Christopher McCulloh experienced a life-changing event nine years ago that would be one of his greatest tests of will just six months before starting medical school at Case Western Reserve University, the top-ranked private research university in Ohio.

It was a typical a Sunday evening, as ...

Denville Offers Public a Chance to Hang-out With Cops

September 15, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - Promising "no agenda" and "no speeches," the Denville Police Department is inviting everybody to come to a local coffee shop one day next month to just hang out with members of the department and shoot the breeze.

Joining other police departments around the nation participating in "National Coffee with a Cop Day," several of Denville's finest ...

Two Days, Two Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, it was announced today.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The ...

Dawdling Driver in Denville Had Two Priors, say Police

DENVILLE, NJ – A Hackettstown woman with two intoxicated driving convictions under her belt was pulled over recently for driving too slow on Route 10 and now faces a slew of new charges, police said.

The woman, Jessica Kleban 36, was stopped Aug. 29 by Denville police after she was seen “traveling well below the posted speed limit and having an inoperable brake light,” police ...

Visit Newport, Rhode Island, This Fall

September 3, 2017

Newport has a long and storied history that includes hosting the America’s Cup sailing races, Gilded Age mansions and believe it or not, in 1663 Benedict Arnold was elected the first governor of the colony in Newport. The city by the sea, like much of the small state, is a tale of two cultures and visitors can savor both during a weekend excursion this fall.

The ...

Savor the Fall with a New Jersey Winery Tour

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Cancel the trip to Tuscany. New Jersey is receiving a great deal of acclaim for their vineyards with award-winning wines being produced every day.  Americans are enjoying fine wine like never before and the Garden State has become a destination for winery tours and tastings.  Many wineries also offer delightful dining on their scenic ...

Keansburg Amusement Park on the Bayshore of New Jersey for a Delightful Day Trip

KEANSBURG, NJ.  Fun is ready and waiting for you at Keansburg Amusement Park, located in the heart of the New Jersey bayshore.

The venue includes a great waterpark, rides for all ages, games and tempting food choices.   With just a few weeks remaining in the summer season, Keansburg is a fantastic destination for families, couples and many more.  

Start your day at ...

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86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII in Holmdel

September 18, 2017

HOLMDEL, NJ - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who carry that flag to this day who are here to help educate and inform, however. They are called  ...

Morris County Chamber of Commerce to Host DOT Commissioner Oct. 5

September 25, 2017

The Morris County Chamber of Commerce will host New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Richard Hammer at its Oct. 5 Good Morning, Morris breakfast event at the Hanover Marriott at 8:00 a.m.

Hammer will speak about DOT's Capital Program and its focus on rebuilding the state's bridges and roads, providing mass transit services and reducing congestion through Intelligent ...

Rozella Clyde for Morris County Freeholder

September 13, 2017

Rozella Clyde is a lifelong learner and a professional educator running for the Morris County freeholder seat being vacated by Hank Lyon in 2017. 

Clyde’s passion for the land is anchored in her Western Pennsylvania rural roots. Growing up on a small dairy and poultry farm inspired in her a love for nature, and passion for the preservation of open space, protection of our natural ...

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EPA Cuts and Congressman Frelinghuysen

September 12, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency is under great threat. While chaos and confusion swirl around the Trump White House, and the public is distracted by the Russia Investigation, the egregious behavior of the president regarding Charlottesville, tweet upon crazy tweet and rallies, there is undermining of regulations in various departments. These regulations, passed by both Republican and ...

Sam Shepard's 'Simpatico' takes off

Sam Shepard’s “Simpatico” has a forceful workout at McCarter Theatre.

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – If you’re at all familiar with the works of Sam Shepard, you know that he writes about gritty, unforgiving characters in what appear to be hopeless situations.

In “Simpatico,” we learn that Vinnie and Carter are former partners in a race horse ...

The Hall Mills Murder Case by William Kunstler

The Hall-Mills Murder Case (The Minister and the Choir Singer) by William Kunstler (Rutgers University Press, 1964

At the end of Brown Avenue in Lavalette, NJ sits an ancient, gloomy, gray house. Flanked by contemporary beach homes, this brooding edifice stands out as a relic of a former era. My friend, Cathy noted to me that this house has a notorious history. “It was once owned by ...