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Morris Knolls Football Unable to Stop Undefeated Randolph

September 15, 2018

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.

Morris Knolls Girls Soccer Suffers First Defeat of the Season to West Morris

ROCKAWAY, NJ – With both teams possessing undefeated records for the season, Morris Knolls’ 2-1 loss at home to West Morris on Saturday, Sept. 15, came as a wakeup call to last year’s county champions. Evenly matched during the first period with a 1-1 tie, West Morris scored its second and winning goal in the second period of the game.

Morris Knolls junior Rebecca Racine ...

Morris Knolls Girls Volleyball, Field Hockey and Tennis Shut Out Their Opponents at Home

ROCKAWAY, NJ – Morris Knolls girls volleyball experienced a back-to-back 2-0 victory at home against Morristown on Friday, Sept. 14. Noteworthy accomplishments included:

Stephanie Frank (senior) – six kills, 2.5 blocks, one ace

Brooke Herman (junior) – four kills, six digs, one ace

Skye Eppel (junior) – five aces, four digs

Michelle Slomkowski (senior) – ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

September 18, 2018

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

New Home for the Denville Board of Education and Denville Township School District

DENVILLE, NJ – After eight years of wandering from one rental property to another, the Denville Board of Education and administrators of the Denville Township School District now have a new home on the second floor of Denville Town Hall at 1 Saint Mary’s Place. The ribbon-cutting occurred on Monday, Sept. 17.

According to Steven Forte, superintendent of schools for Denville ...

Former Police Officer Named to CCM Board of Trustees

RANDOLPH, NJ – A graduate of County College of Morris (CCM), George Milonas, a lifelong resident of Morris County, recently was appointed a trustee of the college.

Milonas is a Director of Corporate Security and Investigations for Avis Budget Group, based in Parsippany. He was previously a vice president with JP Morgan Chase, where he worked in the Global Anti-Money Laundering ...

It's Popcorn Season! Support Scouting in Your Community

August 22, 2018

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council Scouts have begun their fundraising season with the always expected and delicious popcorn sale.

Across Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Union counties you will find Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing Crews selling popcorn in storefronts, festivals, parades, car shows and different community events to ...

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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Robertson, Suter, Kripzak, Defense Power Undefeated Chatham Boys Soccer Past Morris Knolls, 2-0

September 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - His Chatham teammates encouraged Miles Robertson to have his say in the post-game huddle, but it was something he was reluctant to do.

The shy Chatham sophomore already had done all his talking on the field, coming off the bench to set up the first goal by Nick Suter in the 58th minute and then drawing the foul that led to Marlon Kripzak's clinching penalty ...

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 Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder Living in NJ Metro Area

September 15, 2018

Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ is looking for individuals with spinal cord injury/disorder to participate in a new research study! Researchers are evaluating the benefits of a group educational treatment program to improve self-efficacy in people living with spinal cord injury or disorder (SCI/D). Self-efficacy is a person's belief in his or her ability to achieve goals, complete ...

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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Wed, September 19, 1:00 PM

St. Francis Health Resort, Denville

Denville Childhood Cancer Awareness Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness

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Sun, September 30, 8:00 AM

College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's

Giving Back Health & Wellness

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Sun, October 7, 7:00 AM

Hopatcong State Park, Landing

Lake Loop 2018

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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 ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 20

On the 20th episode of AtlantiCast, find out which hospital is ranked number 1 in New Jersey by US News and World Report, hear the story of a teenager who had a limb saved by doctors at Chilton Medical Center, meet the nurse who jumped into action to save lives after a train crash thousands of miles from home, see how Atlantic Health System helped the Jets kickoff another great season and much ...

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 ...