Denville Top Stories

May 30, 2020

DENVILLE, NJ – The Foundation of Denville and the PTAs of Denville Township Schools are soliciting names of individuals who have made a positive impact on Denville students in pre-K through eighth grade. There are three persons-of-the-year awards: PK-8 Student of the Year, sponsored by the PTAs ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver joined the governor and other officials at the daily COVID-19 press conference on Fri., May 29. Donning her hat as the head of New Jersey’s Department of Community Affairs, Oliver introduced the implementation of a temporary rental assistance ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- June is fast approaching, which means it soon will be time for students to graduate from middle school and high school. Yet, with the coronavirus threat still lingering, some schools are contemplating whether to hold such important events virtually or in-person. In Denville ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s medical director on Thur., May 28, set the record straight on the newly-arrived trend of donning a face mask as a means of COVID-19 protection but not including one’s nose — known as “mask droop syndrome.” “We understand that it’s uncomfortable, that people have ...

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TRENTON, NJ — One month into New Jersey’s recovery period, trends in data are showing the state is well past COVID-19’s harrowing April peak.  But according to officials, the decreases in new cases and hospitalizations aren’t a declaration of victory. Gov. Phil Murphy reminded citizens on ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy in Parsippany. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) has decided to add another ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The primary election is July 7, 2020. The Morris County Board of Elections is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, so all voter registration applications and/or change of party affiliation forms should be mailed to the Morris County Clerk at 10 Court Street, Morristown, NJ ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Brianna Isabella Castro (16), a junior at the Morris County Vocational School District Academy for Performing Arts, is a recipient of the New Jersey Governor’s Awards in Arts Education (NJGAAE) Student Award for Artistic Excellence and Leadership in Dance. According to a press ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony. Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Tue., May 26, that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines ...

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NEW JERSEY — (Updated 11:48 a.m.) Amid increasing pressure from students and their families, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that schools will be allowed to have in-person graduation ceremonies, something that would have previously been prohibited under the state’s COVID-19 social distancing ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Due to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, this week's trash and recycling pickup schedule has been adjusted as follows: -- Tuesday: Monday’s garbage pickup -- Wednesday: Tuesday’s garbage pickup; no recycling -- Thursday: recycling (commingled -- glass, cans and plastic) -- ...

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Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did this once ...

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SUSSEX, NJ – Supermarkets Stop and Shop and Weis Markets have issued recalls on Healthy Choice Power Bowl 9.5 ounce Chicken Feta and Farro. The United States Department of Agriculture have issued a warning that expands on a recall issued on April 10, 2020. Conagra Brands, Inc. of Russellville, ...

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Every year, millions of Americans commemorate Memorial Day to honor the sacrifices so many have made to protect our country. This holiday weekend might not be like past years, so while we keep public health recommendations in mind, let’s not forget food safety practices to prevent ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Mayor Thomas Andes announced that there will be no public Memorial Day service this year. "Each of the main participating organizations will hold a very small and private ceremony," he shared in a statement issued Fri., May 22. Moreover, the Fourth of July fireworks in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County officials are warning residents that criminals have been using the COVID-19 pandemic to carry out a new type of scam – posing as contact tracers to steal money or personal information. Contact tracing is the process of identifying people who have come in contact ...

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NEW JERSEY — In time for Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the 10-person outdoor limit on gatherings on Fri, May 22, now granting up to 25 to congregate — so long as they adhere to the proper COVID-19 safety protocols.  “So if you were looking forward to gathering with your neighbors ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Since County College of Morris (CCM) is not able to hold an in-person commencement ceremony this year, the college will provide the Class of 2020 with a virtual celebration Fri, June 12, at 7 p.m. on YouTube. This year’s commencement was originally scheduled for Fri, May 22, but ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- A series of 2020 road paving projects will be moving ahead, announced the Morris County Freeholders. Upcoming projects include county roads in Denville, Long Hill, Mendham, Bernardsville, Mount Arlington, Netcong, Randolph and Rockaway, they said. Projects beginning late ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The 2020 Morris County Park Junior Police Academy has been canceled for this summer, announced the park police department. "It's with great disappointment and regret that we announce the cancellation of this year's Junior Police Academy. Besides the obvious reason of the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - After New Jersey state officials recently told residents that in-person commencement ceremonies were not in the cards due to the coronavirus pandemic, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy offered a ray of hope to those hoping that actual in-person graduation events could happen at some ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Mon., May 18, that will allow some additional outdoor recreational areas and businesses to restart their operations effective Fri., May 22. These businesses include: batting cages, golf ranges, archery ranges, horseback riding, private ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- “Unlock New Jersey” was launched Mon., May 18, by an expanding group of business owners, civic leaders, elected officials and concerned citizens who presented Governor Phil Murphy with a proposal to responsibly and decisively unlock his COVID19 shut-down of Garden State ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The nonprofit Downtown Denville Business Improvement District has launched a tax-deductible relief fund for the downtown businesses and shopping district. The Downtown Denville Relief Fund will go toward crucial grants for downtown businesses in addition to other accommodations and ...

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NEW JERSEY-- As the state works to bring COVID-19 under control, one of the major efforts will come in the form of contact tracing. In the field of public health, contact tracing involves identifying people who may have come into contact with an infected person, and collecting further ...

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NEW JERSEY — Medical professionals will soon be permitted to resume elective surgeries at hospitals and surgical centers, the governor said Friday. The elective surgeries, which had been suspended, will restart May 26, Gov. Phil Murphy said at his daily COVID-19 press briefing, where he also ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Interested in learning more about the high-quality education provided by your community college, close to home? The County College of Morris (CCM) Admissions Office will be holding “Titan Tuesday” online information sessions every week at 7 p.m. through the spring and summer so ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the July 7 election will be mostly vote-by-mail (VBM). This is a primary election for the US House of Representatives, US Senate, and the Presidency, which was originally scheduled for June and moved because of the COVID-19 ...

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NEW JERSEY -- While referencing “Jersey Girl” — in which Bruce Springsteen ruminates over everything being alright at the shore — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thur., May 14, that all public and private beaches in the state will re-open in time for Memorial Day weekend. Starting May 22, more than ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced on Wed., May 13, this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship recipients. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. This ...

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