Arts & Entertainment

Senior Social Dates Chosen, Summer Camp Success Discussed at Recreation Meeting


DENVILLE, NJ - The Recreation Committee was hard at work at its Wednesday night meeting on Sept. 2, where updates were provided on several happenings in town. Among those in attendance were Council President Chris Golinski, Mayor Tom Andes and Recreation Director Don Bogardus.

The committee was updated by the senior liason on dates chosen for the senior social. The senior social is for ages 55 and up to enjoy lunch and some dancing while meeting and mingling with other seniors in town. The Sept. 27 senior social will be a welcome back barbecue. Other senior socials for this year are scheduled for Oct. 18, Nov. 15, and Dec. 13. All the senior socials will begin promptly at 12:00 p.m.and are free of charge.

The Gardner Field playground project was discussed again. Committee member Monica D'Angelis correlated the data collected from the survey into an easy to read spreadsheet. The committee reviewed the likes and dislikes of the playground as well as some new features that the survey participants would like to see. Mayor Tom Andes is going to send some creative freedom to the playground developer and see what the developer can bring back to the table.

Sign Up for E-News

Don Bogardus provided an update on the end of the summer season. Cook's Pond is now on their fall hours. The pond will be open on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday's only until the official end of the season. Bogardus was also pleased with the success of the Denville Recreation summer camp program. Bogardus spoke about how successful the teen trip camp was as well as the success of the overall program. 

All the fall youth sports programs have kicked off as well. The Challenger soccer program played their first game on Sept. 3 at Veteran's Memorial Field. Blue Angel Football and Cheerleading held their annual pep rally on Sept.  4 at Gardner Field. 

Chris Golinski gave special recognition to the team that helped to organize the Denville Triathlon. Golinski had family come from out of town for the event that he swam, ran, and biked in. Overall, they had a great experience. Golinski is very proud of Denville.

"I had family come from out of town. They were very impressed with the cleanliness of the facilities at Cook's Pond. Thank you Don for your crew who keep it in tip top shape over there," Golinski said.

Upcoming events include the Rutgers Safety Class which will take place on Sept. 23. The Historical Society garage sale will be on Sept. 20. The next recreation committee meeting will take place in the Community Room at Town Hall on Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.


TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


10-Year Old Boy Battling Cancer Receives Generous Donation From Randolph Hockey Family

May 20, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- While the inter-town hockey battles on the ice between Randolph and Roxbury are fierce at every age level, when it comes to real life battles off the ice there is no hesitation to offer help to their neighbor.

Such is the case with a recent gesture of unity and support from the Randolph Varsity hockey team, when they came together to deliver good wishes and ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Steve Lenox of TAPinto Paterson

This week's feature will focus on TAPinto Paterson's franchisee, Steve Lenox. Find out how the current owner of a public affairs firm went from a former State Director for Senator Frank Lautenberg to a proud TAPinto franchisee for New Jersey's third largest city.


Q. When did you join

I joined in September, ...

Join the Fight, Morris: Water + 7 Days = Mosquitoes

May 23, 2018

With the sun finally expected to show itself starting tomorrow and over the Memorial Day weekend, Morris County residents can reduce the number of all mosquitoes, including the aggressive Asian Tiger variety, in their own backyards by taking action now.

The ankle-attacking, aggressive Asian Tiger variety transmits viral disease and bites all day long, unlike many other varieties that come out ...

May is Older Americans Month: Time to Give Back to Morris County’s Seniors Every Day!

May 23, 2018

The June 5th Primary has entered the home stretch.  For the first time in 8 weeks, there is no where I need to appear other than at the doorstep of a registered voter to ask for their support in the election booth.

Since I decided to pursue the open Freeholder seat in March, I have been all across Morris County.  I have been out and away from my family every day since, attending such ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, May 23, 7:00 PM

Livingston Community Center (lower level), Livingston

NJ-11 Congressional Candidates Debate, hosted by ...

Education Government Law & Justice

Fri, June 1, 5:30 PM

Darress Theatre, Boonton

Magic Show Extravaganza

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sustains Timeless Appeal

SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Playhouse provides a stellar production of a much loved classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

The Harper Lee novel, later a Gregory Peck film and now a stage production, retains all the warmth, intensity and integrity that made it such an appealing hit in the 1960s. And there will be a new production on Broadway in December with a script by Aaron Sorkin ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!


The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin's Press, 2018)

            What is the “final frontier” on the Earth's surface? Many people would say Alaska, the 49th state, which was added to the United States fifty years ago. Once one has traveled to that remote land, it is impossible to forget the magnificence of the terrain and beasts. Floating by ship in Glacier Bay, surrounded by ...