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Baseball: Luke Schulte's Triple Helps Propel Morristown High School to a 3-2 Victory Over Morris Catholic

April 18, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Luke Schulte gave the Morristown High baseball team a boost off the bench when they needed it most.

 

Pinch-hitting in extra innings, Schulte’s leadoff triple—cashed in by Matt Nodoro a batter later—in the 8th helped propel the Colonials to their second victory of the season, a 3-2 victory over Morris Catholic on Monday afternoon at ...

Lunker Trout, Caught Near Denville, Wins Angler $300

ROCKAWAY B0RO, NJ - The big one - tag No. 1814 -- has been landed!

The 8-pound trout that carried a $300 prize in Potbelly's Riverside Cafe's 9th annual Trout Fishing Contest was caught April 9 by Sam Grow of Rockaway, the second day of the state's trout fishing season.

The fish and the accompanying Visa gift card were purchased by the Rockaway Borough PBA. The monetary prize ...

New Indictment, Same Sex Charges, Against Former Morris Hills Board Pres

April 13, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Addressing “technical, legal issues” raised by a defense lawyer, a grand jury on Thursday handed up a new indictment against former Morris Hills School Board President Roger Schneider, who is accused of sexual contact with a minor, said the county prosecutor’s office.

The new indictment is substantially the same as an earlier one, said Morris ...

Volunteers Needed at Denville Rockaway River Cleanup

April 19, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - Helpers are needed to remove litter and debris from the Rockaway River in Denville on May 13 during the annual Denville Rockaway River Cleanup.

The event, sponsored by the Denville River & Streams Committee, the Township of Denville and St. Clare’s Health will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No experience is necessary, just a desire to clean the river to retain its beauty ...

Volunteers Needed at Denville Rockaway River Cleanup

April 19, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - Helpers are needed to remove litter and debris from the Rockaway River in Denville on May 13 during the annual Denville Rockaway River Cleanup.

The event, sponsored by the Denville River & Streams Committee, the Township of Denville and St. Clare’s Health will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No experience is necessary, just a desire to clean the river to retain its beauty ...

Atlantic Health System's Worker Safety Measures Lauded By NJ Legislature, Insurance Award

April 12, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – A project to enhance workplace safety at Atlantic Health System earned double recognition for the organization – first from one of the most coveted award programs in workers' compensation, and then by an official resolution from the New Jersey Legislature.

On Monday, March 13, the Legislature approved the resolution by Senator Robert W. Singer and ...

New Indictment, Same Sex Charges, Against Former Morris Hills Board Pres

April 13, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Addressing “technical, legal issues” raised by a defense lawyer, a grand jury on Thursday handed up a new indictment against former Morris Hills School Board President Roger Schneider, who is accused of sexual contact with a minor, said the county prosecutor’s office.

The new indictment is substantially the same as an earlier one, said Morris ...

Christian School Students Carry Cross on Good Friday

April 15, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - For the 17th consecutive year, Christian Drama School students and graduates carried a 12-foot-long cross four miles, from Boonton to Denville, on Good Friday.

During the annual ritual, Christian Drama School students wear Biblical costumes and carry the cross from the Rockaway Valley United Methodist Church to the Denville Community Church. 

Students of the Christian ...

No Saturday Plans! Check out a Nat Geo Photographer in His Natural Setting

April 22, 2017

So it is Saturday morning, you're exhausted and you still want to take your family to something fun this weekend.  

Well, we think a visit to the Paul Nicklen Art Gallery in Soho is a must do.

Why you ask?  Well for starters he is the National Geographic photographer responsible for almost every Polar Bear and Penguin photo you can recall...or perhaps is on your screen saver ...

Invite to Design Your Own APP Contest

Technology is just as important as money when it comes to a business idea. You can get a loan to start a new business and hire developers if you do not know how to create an app for your idea. But not everyone qualifies for a loan, and not everyone is connected to someone who is skilled in app building. But what if you had the opportunity to give your idea to someone who could make your app ...

Swimming with the Australian Minke Whales

It approaches from deep within the Coral Sea, 20 feet of steel grey torpedo-shaped flesh that sends shivers through the gaggle of snorkelers peering down from the surface.

A great white shark?

Nope. The elusive minke whale and we have leaped off a dive boat far out in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to swim with them.

Much to the consternation of environmentalists, human ...

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Opportunity New Jersey Breakfast Promotes Data-Based Education

April 12, 2017

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Opportunity New Jersey held a breakfast at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Woodbridge Friday to promote the non-partisan organization's data-based education about policy actions in New Jersey.

The event, sponsored by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors' Bureau, featured speakers Thomas Bracken and Michele Siekerka.

Democrats Sponsor Candidates' Forum in Montville

April 22, 2017

There will be a Democratic candidates' forum for the four candidates running in the 26th legislative district on April 26 at the Montville Township Senior House. Bill Edge, Laura Fortgang, Elliot Isibor and Joe Raich will present their views. This event will begin at 7:00 p.m.

The forum is sponsored by Action Together New Jersey and Blue Wave NJ. For more information, contact Bill Edge at ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, April 24, 6:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

WWI, the United States and the World Presented by ...

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Mon, April 24, 6:00 PM

Mt. Freedom Fire Company #3, Randolph

Taste of Randolph

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Wed, April 26, 7:00 PM

Senior House , Montville

Democratic Candidates' Forum, 26th Legislative ...

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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca (St. Martin's Press, 2016)

At the turn of the 20th century, the thrilling, fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, had captured the imaginations of both British and American readers. In those days, when sleuthing as a career was a relatively new venture, the idea of a woman detective was preposterous.

Grace Humiston, who ...