Community Happenings

July 8, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Boy Scout Troop 17 will hold a Court of Honor for 12 Eagle Scouts who have completed the requirements to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, scouting's highest rank advancement. The Court of Honor will occur Sunday, July 18, at 2 p.m. in the Dragonetti Auditorium at the County ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Morris County Library will have new hours beginning on Monday, June 28. The new hours will be: Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The second floor also will re-open to the public on Monday, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris Knolls High School and Morris County School of Technology will be holding their high school graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021 on Friday, June 18. The Denville Police Department expects heavy traffic on Franklin Avenue, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Fox Hill Road, 2-6 p.m., ...

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DENVILLE, NJ –Denville Voices for Racial Justice and the Denville Public Library will host “Juneteenth Family Storytime” on Sat., June 19, at 10 a.m., in commemoration of Juneteenth. The outdoor event will be held on the Denville Museum brick patio, located next door to the library (121 Diamond ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — This year, the Sankofa Heritage Collective of Morris County will be hosting the eighth annual Juneteenth Celebration in partnership with the County College of Morris on Sat., June 19, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The free family-friendly event will feature a dedication ceremony to recognize ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and Denville residents showed off their pride for their local LGBTQ+ community on June 1. All over downtown and elsewhere, more than 60 volunteers, from young children to adults, organized themselves to make more than 140 Pride ribbons to decorate ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – On each Memorial Day since 1976, the Rotary Club of Denville has laid a wreath in front of the Obelisk donated by the club in 1976. This year was no exception. Denville resident Patricia Agliata, the current president of the Rotary Club of Denville and a club member since 1982, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Police Department has advised that there will be a Memorial Day parade through the center of Downtown Denville today, Mon May 31, at 10 a.m. Expect light traffic delays until approximately 11 a.m.   READ MORE:  Man Attempted to Purchase a Child; Morris County ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The impending winter storm is expected to dump close to 18 inches of snow in the Denville and Morris County areas. In anticipation of the snow, several government entities and schools have announced closures for Mon Feb 1: Denville Public Library All public schools in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The 2021 Morris County St. Patrick's Day parade has been postponed.  In a Facebook post, Michael Leavy, St. Patrick's Day Parade of Morris County publicity coordinator, announced that after consulting with local officials, the committee has decided to postpone the 2021 parade ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Recreation Committee announced the winners of its annual Holiday House Decorating Contest on Sun Dec 20. “The Recreation Committee looks forward to this event each year,” said Recreation Director Nick Panetta. “We decided in September to not cancel this ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Sunrise Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Denville celebrated the completion of renovations to the basketball court at the Peer Place housing complex with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sat Dec 12. The basketball court had deteriorated over many years and now has been ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Can't wait to say goodbye to 2020? Usher in the new year at First Night Morris County with live and virtual shows. This year marks the 29th annual celebration of the family-friendly, alcohol-free celebration. The event will showcase 100 artists in dance, theater, comedy, music ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Township Recreation Committee announced the winners of the annual Halloween House Decorating Contest on Oct. 30. A popular event since 2001, this year 12 houses entered the contest to vie for scariest, most creative, and most fun/friendly, despite the pandemic. “With ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Even though we are still in the Halloween season, many are already thinking about Christmas. Usually on the Sunday following Thanksgiving, Denville residents usher in the season of giving with a holiday parade. This year's parade, however, has been canceled, announced Denville Mayor ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Halloween trick-or-treating is fast approaching and residents are encouraged to follow safety guidelines posted by the New Jersey Department of Health to help everyone who celebrates the annual tradition amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For all activities, social distancing, mask ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- If there was one area of a community that got hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic, it was the public libraries. In recent months, however, many libraries have begun to go back to normal. For the Denville Township Public Library, it has been a long journey. Since 1877, there has ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) will host a virtual scavenger hunt for the public on Wed., Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. Space is limited for the Virtual Haunted House Halloween Scavenger Hunt, so reserve a spot for this free event by emailing cmcardle@ccm.edu. An email with the ZOOM link ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Sunrise Rotary Club of Denville hosted its annual Duck Race virtually via Zoom and its Facebook page on Sept. 26. “We were not sure it could work at all,” said Teri LaSala, a past president of Sunrise Rotary of Denville. “At first we thought to cancel completely, then a ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville's Restaurant Week occurred in the downtown area last week, Sept. 20-24. “Our restaurants were happy with the continued patronage they received during Denville’s third annual Restaurant Week and enjoyed serving up delicious deals and specials to old and new customers ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Although the months of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to drag on, it doesn’t mean things are boring in the Hub of Morris County. With social distancing still being practiced and face masks being the new fashion, several organizations of Denville Township have their eyes set on some ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The community of Denville Township came together to support their local servicemen in a “Support Your Local Police” rally held at the intersection of West Main Street, Broadway, and Diamond Spring Road on Sept. 19. The Montville Township Republican County Committee and the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Despite social distancing challenges, Denville Township's Broadway area came alive on August 14 when close to 1,000 people turned out for the third Denville After Dark street fair. The Downtown Denville Business Improvement District (BID), a nonprofit organization that promotes ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Brought back again for the month of August, the Denville After Dark street fair on Broadway will be held on August 14, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Previous events were held in June and July, with the last one attracting almost 1,000 attendees. Like before, Denville After Dark will feature ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- It has been two days since Hurricane Isaias hit Morris County and caused damage to all districts. In the Township of Denville, the road to recovery is starting. Initially, there were more than 5,000 township houses without power. JCP&L now reports that 4,587 customers remain ...

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