Denville Top Stories

May 12, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Council unanimously approved the annual budget for the Downtown Denville Business Improvement District (BID) during the council's meeting on May 4. Downtown Denville BID is a nonprofit organization that promotes the business community on Broadway and the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Nia Stanford, of Rockaway, is one of 50 students nationwide selected for the Television Academy Foundation’s 2021 Summer Fellows program. Currently a student at The New School in New York City, Stanford is a media and culture major and will be an Interactive Media Fellow this summer ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing Mon May 10 said that he anticipates the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages ...

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KINNELON, NJ -- Seventeenth-seeded Morris Knolls baseball team fell to 16th-seeded Kinnelon, 4-3, in the preliminary round of the Morris County Tournament, in Kinnelon, Sun May 9. Despite Morris Knolls putting up one run in the first inning and two in the third, Kinnelon came back in the bottom ...

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WAYNE, NJ — For the last fourteen months, New Jerseyans have been in the midst of the worst global pandemic in most of our lifetimes. The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in NJ has just recently reached the 1 million mark. This is one out of every nine people in the state. Just over 25,000 have ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls and Mountain Lakes baseball played 12 full innings to a 3-3 tie on Fri May 7. The Golden Eagles got on the scoreboard first with Sean Beller batting in Andrew Brezina in the fourth inning. After Mountain Lakes scored two in the sixth inning, Michael Simone’s double ...

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DOVER, NJ - Saint Clare's Health is expanding and currently hiring paramedics, EMT's and EMS dispatchers. To fill these positions, the hospital will be holding a hiring event on Wed May 12. The event will take place 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Saint Clare's Dover Hospital in the Dover Cafeteria located at ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The Morris County Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a program that finds, contacts and inoculates residents in Morris County who may not be able to leave their homes. The program, according to officials has reached more than half of the 800 residents targeted since ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris Knolls softball team stumbled against Mount Olive, 3-1, at home on Thu May 6. Mount Olive took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning and never looked back. The Golden Eagles ended the game with five hits against Becky Palmisano, who pitched all seven innings and ...

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UNITED STATES -- Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping has been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared almonds, announced the Hershey company in a press release. Approximately 1,700 bottles were incorrectly filled with Heath Shell Topping, which is made with almonds, they said. The product being ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- NJ TRANSIT has announced a new partnership in a statement on May 4 to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership, called VAXRide, should help approximately 11,000 residents get free rides to both public and private vaccination destinations.  Novartis, a NJ-based ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The fee to obtain a senior ID will be reduced to $5 (from $15) announced Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. The fee will be reduced during the month of May. Morris County senior ID cards are available for senior citizens, 55 and older, who may no longer possess a driver’s ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Northern New Jersey Kids Safe Community is offering free car seat inspections at six sites in Morris, Essex and Warren counties. According to the organization, four out of five car seats are misused. Throughout the world, almost one million children die of an injury each ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris Knolls High School presented its annual spring musical production of Broadway classic “Godspell,” led by musical director Sharon Garry, April 29-May 1. “As a senior, I am so thankful that my last show is taking place on stage with my fellow cast mates,” said 18-year-old ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- What a difference a weekend makes. Governor Murphy has begun a wide-ranging lift on COVID-19 restrictions in New Jersey according to his press conference, Mon May 3. He has been under tremendous pressure by elected officials across the state to reopen New Jersey. Presumptive ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County this month. The May schedule for the van is as follows: May 3 - Morristown Green- all day May 4 - Boonton Walmart - 9am - 2pm May 5 - 138 Lakeside Blvd in Roxbury - 9am - 2m May 6 - Turkey Brook Park in ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest New Jersey COVID-19 figures on Sun May 2. There were 1,048 new PCR cases reported and 238 antigen tests, with 19 new deaths. Cumulatively, there are now 875,277 positive PCR cases, 124,733 positive antigen cases, and 22,975 deaths, and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Kyle Russo threw a six-inning eight-hitter with four runs allowed, three walks and four strikeouts in Morris Knolls’s 7-4 win against the Morristown Colonials in Morristown, Sat May 1. Luke Dickerson produced two runs batted in for Morris Knolls. Gehrig Eckoff, Andrew Brezina, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- County College of Morris (CCM) will be honoring the more than 1,200 members of the  Class of 2021 with a virtual commencement ceremony. The ceremony will include messages from CCM’s President Anthony J. Iacono, a keynote speaker, academic deans and vice presidents. The commencement ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- Effective immediately, all six vaccine mega sites are open for walk-in vaccinations. Residents, 16 and up can come to the mega sites between select times. See times and locations of the mega sites below: Atlantic County Megasite (Atlantic City Convention Center, 1 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy announced "Your Voice, Your Shot" video contest that urges New Jersey residents to share why they and others are getting vaccinated. The contest calls for compelling, creative and captivating videos, and a number of finalists will be chosen. The public then ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revised its masking guidance for fully vaccinated Americans on Tuesday, April 27. The new public health recommendations outlined instances in which fully vaccinated individuals can forgo wearing a mask. This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID-19 press briefing Wed Apr 28 announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says he is pleased with the way COVID-19 numbers are trending ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Fully vaccinated people, and now there are 2,866,848 of them in New Jersey, can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tue Apr 27. As of Tue Apr 27, New Jersey has administered more than ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Board of Education unanimously adopted the annual budget for the 2021-22 school year during its April 26 meeting. The 2021-22 budget amounts to $38,342,427, which is $2,145,780 more than last year’s. The school tax rate will be $1.05 per $1,000, compared ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID press briefing Monday afternoon that effective May 10, indoor room capacities for private catered events -- including weddings and school proms, political events, funerals, memorial services, and performances -- will increase to 50% with a maximum ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Council held a public hearing on April 20 on an ordinance that would allow the township to join the Morris Energy Cooperative. This program offers reduced electricity rates for residential property owners. Along with representatives from Concorde Energy ...

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DENVILLE, NJ –Morris Knolls boys lacrosse defeated Morris Hills 12-0 at home on Saturday, April 24. Scoring for the Golden Eagles were Nicholas Sullivan with three goals; Dan Kelly, Ronnie Trisuzzi, Nick Forgione and Damon DiTizii with two apiece; and J.D. Florio with one. Morris Knolls ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Come explore the creative works of photography technology students at County College of Morris (CCM). Nine students, who are completing their course of study, will have their work on display in the Photography Studio Portfolio Exhibition “Subconscious Dreamers” in the college’s Art ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Denville resident, Sohier Abdelfattah, is one of 15 Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) students at County College of Morris (CCM) to receive achievement awards from the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education in recognition of their academic success. This was the ...

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