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Denville Holiday Parade Will Require Road Closures

November 22, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - The entire length of Broadway and sections of Bloomfield Avenue and Diamond Spring Road will be closed for periods of time on Nov. 26 for the annual Denville Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade, police said.

The parade is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. It will begin on Bloomfield Avenue at the entrance of the Upper Bloomfield Avenue Parking Lot and then go onto Broadway. After ...

Denville Kids on Hockey 'Squirts" Team Headed for Europe

November 20, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ – The Christmas holiday for some local boys will include playing ice hockey in Europe against top teams from Sweden and Finland.

The 9- and 10-year-old boys are members of Team USA Bulldogs, an elite travel team based in Randolph. They include Morristown’s Jordan Papadopoulos, 9, Roxbury’s Ryan Van Zile, 10, Randolph’s Shane Melly, 10, Roxbury’s Brian ...

Girls Soccer: Ridge Beats Morris Knolls, 1-0, to Advance to State Finals

SOMERSET, NJ - Bailey Aaron called it a “messy” goal.

But girls soccer teams don’t get penalized even if their goals lack textbook aesthetic beauty.

Aaron’s first-half goal in heavy traffic provided the eventual margin of victory as Ridge defeated Morris Knolls, 1-0, in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Group 4 state tournament on Tuesday evening, earning the Red ...

Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce Receives Leadership Award from the Morris County Chamber of Commerce

October 27, 2017

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce was awarded the Alex DeCroce Public Leadership Award which was presented yesterday, October 26th by the Morris County Chamber of Commerce.

The purpose of the award, which is presented annually at the Chamber's Economic Outlook Luncheon, is to select an individual who embodies the character and values which Alex ...

Denville Tract Among Six Recommended for County Open Space Preservation

November 8, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - A 4-acre piece of steep, forested land would come under control of the township if the Morris County freeholders approve a grant recommended by the county Open Space Trust Fund Committee.

The Jonathan’s Woods Extension, as the site is known, consists of three properties in the northern part of the township off of Hillcrest Road, according to the county.

"The lands ...

Denville Tract Among Six Recommended for County Open Space Preservation

November 8, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - A 4-acre piece of steep, forested land would come under control of the township if the Morris County freeholders approve a grant recommended by the county Open Space Trust Fund Committee.

The Jonathan’s Woods Extension, as the site is known, consists of three properties in the northern part of the township off of Hillcrest Road, according to the county.

"The lands ...

Up to 5 Inches of Rain, Up to 55 MPH Winds Possible

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Flash floods could occur between noon today and 4 a.m. Monday, a situation that prompted the Morris County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to issue this morning a hazardous weather outlook for the county.

After that, county residents can expect heavy winds, said the OEM. "We have a wind advisory in effect from 6 a.m tomorrow (Monday) until 12 ...

Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce Receives Leadership Award from the Morris County Chamber of Commerce

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce was awarded the Alex DeCroce Public Leadership Award which was presented yesterday, October 26th by the Morris County Chamber of Commerce.

The purpose of the award, which is presented annually at the Chamber's Economic Outlook Luncheon, is to select an individual who embodies the character and values which Alex ...

Denville Holiday Parade Will Require Road Closures

November 22, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - The entire length of Broadway and sections of Bloomfield Avenue and Diamond Spring Road will be closed for periods of time on Nov. 26 for the annual Denville Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade, police said.

The parade is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. It will begin on Bloomfield Avenue at the entrance of the Upper Bloomfield Avenue Parking Lot and then go onto Broadway. After ...

EQUUS Film Festival Kicks Off On Nov. 17

November 16, 2017

The fifth annual EQUUS Film Festival will take place Nov. 17-19 at the Helen Mills Theater & Event Space, 137-139 W. 26th St., in New York City.

The EQUUS Film Festival is the first event of its kind to offer a home to the storytellers of the horse world, with films, documentaries, videos, commercials and shorts from around the world and also cultural elements of fine equestrian art and ...

Many Breeders Crown Champions Have Local Connections

ANDERSON, Ind. — The best harness racers in the country met at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Oct. 27 and 28 for the Breeders Crown championships. Many of the winners have connections to New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Hannelore Hanover became the first female winner of the Breeders Crown Open Trot in 19 years, beating Crazy Wow by 1-1/4 lengths in 1:52.1 in the $526,250 ...

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Morris County Sheriff's K-9 Unit Comes to St. Patrick School in Chatham for "Genius Hour"

November 23, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Jim VanValen got a rise out of the St. Patrick School students when he described how his K-9 partner could track down a burglar who came into the school and stole all the homework assignments.

The Morris County Sheriff's K-9 Unit came to St. Patrick School in Chatham on Wednesday morning to give a talk on how the dogs are used to smell for explosives, accelerants, and ...

Volunteers Assemble 1,500 Care Packages for US Troops Deployed Overseas

November 11, 2017

MANVILLE, NJ – More than 500 volunteers, young and old, helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,500 personal care packages during the XIII annual Military Appreciation packing event held in conjunction with Veterans Day.

The event was held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave.

It took only two hours to build the boxes, pack the bags, assemble the boxes, ...

Clinton's Festival of Trees

November 20, 2017

This Festival of Trees annual holiday favorite returns to the Red Mill Museum Village here on Friday, Nov. 24 just in time for the holiday season.

The Festival features a beautiful display of decorated trees, wreaths and centerpieces that are available to win through the raffle.

The Festival opens the day after Thanksgiving, which is also the same weekend as the Clinton ...

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Be Aware of Pancreatic Cancer’s Warning Signs

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and nationally renowned gastrointestinal (GI) cancer physician-scientist Angela Alistar, MD thinks it is critical that everyone learn how to recognize the warning signs of this aggressive cancer. Dr. Alistar is medical director of GI medical oncology at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center of Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Health ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 007

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll see how Atlantic Health System is driving innovation and finding new ways to solve tomorrow’s health care challenges, find out how a near tragedy on the tennis courts was averted thanks to some world-class training and technology at Chilton Medical Center and meet the 70 cancer doctors you need to know about – plus much ...

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)

 

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...