Community Happenings

November 26, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Rotary Club lit its 48th Christmas tree in Santa Land on Nov. 25. Twenty members of the Morris Knolls High School Chorale Ensemble kicked off the festivities with a selection of Christmas carols directed by Michael Semancik. Denville Rotary Club President Diane ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville annual holiday parade went off without a hitch on a mostly sunny, “balmy” (53 degrees) Sunday afternoon on Nov. 25. The festivities were replete with town officials and staff, first responders, community-based organizations, a marching band, cheerleaders, dancers, Girl ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Police Department issued the following statement concerning street closures during the Denville holiday parade today. “The Denville Holiday Parade will start today at 2 p.m. Road closures for the event will begin at 11 a.m. and will include Broadway, Bloomfield ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Rain, rain go away! The annual tree-lighting ceremony has been postponed to Sunday, Nov. 25, due to the rain. The gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the tree lighting will start at 7 p.m. Denville’s Holiday Parade will begin at 2 p.m., and Santa will arrive at Santa Land ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Small Business Saturday is Nov. 24, and the Downtown Denville Business Improvement District is geared up for success. Its Small Business Saturday Passport Contest provides incentive to shop downtown that day. Patrons are encouraged to obtain a passport from select Downtown ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of Denville residents weathered frigid temperatures to help usher in the 2018 season of giving at the annual “Holidays on Broadway Shopping Open House” in Downtown Denville on Black Friday, Nov. 23. From 5:30-8:30 p.m., residents enjoyed a block party of sorts on Broadway, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Downtown Open House will be taking place in the center of Denville tonight from 5:30-9:30pm. Road closures for the event will include Broadway from Center Street to Bloomfield Avenue and Second Avenue from Broadway to Third Avenue. The roads will be closed to all ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The rain ceased just in time for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated playground at Gardner Field near the Denville Township Municipal Building and Police Department on Nov. 3. The playground had last been refurbished 22 years ago. Hundreds of people attended the ...

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Denville, NJ – Denville embraced Halloween this year with lots of fun, festive events. Whether it was a trunk or treat, Halloween parade at school or the fire department, or trick or treating door-to-door in Downtown Denville, creating a fun and safe environment for everyone, especially children, ...

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Denville, NJ – The Denville Police Department issued the following advisory regarding traffic delays during the Halloween Parade scheduled to start at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30: “The Denville Fire Department Halloween Parade is Tuesday, 10/30/18 beginning at 6pm. Starting at 5:30pm Second ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The main parking lot of Lakeview Elementary School showcased an array of spooky, funny, festive and creative trunks and Halloween costumes on Oct. 26 during the school’s fifth annual trunk or treat contest and fundraiser. More than 500 people attended the event, which featured 93 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Downtown Denville Business Improvement District (BID) elected its Board of Directors for 2019 at its most recent public meeting, held at Denville Townhall on October 23. Tom Dean of Norman Dean Funeral Home, Megan Olenowski of Sisters and Surprises in Store, and Kristin Pamperin ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Foodtown of Denville officially closed its doors at 5 p.m. on Oct. 15. Hundreds of community members, town officials and current and former employees gathered in the intermittent rain to bid their final farewells. Having owned and operated the store for 125 years, members of the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – More than four thousand people came out to enjoy the food and festivities at the third annual Food Truck & Family Festival in Denville on Oct. 7. "[On Sunday] a great community came together to put on another fun event for a good cause. A perfect example of why my husband and ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Runs on Service 5K takes place on Sunday, Oct. 7. Consequently, Pocono Road and Old Boonton Road will be closed 7:45–10 a.m. During the race, vehicles will be allowed to access St. Clares Hospital with some delay. Contact the Denville Police at 973-627-4900, x9, with any ...

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Denville, NJ – The Downtown Denville Business Improvement District (BID), local officials, and other community members gathered on Broadway, Denville’s main thoroughfare, for a pink ribbon-cutting on Oct. 4 to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mayor Thomas Andes said this was the first ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Come rain or shine, the third annual Food Truck & Family Festival will take place on Sunday, Oct. 7, at Gardner Field in Denville, 12 – 6 p.m. This year’s event will feature something for everyone: --onstage kids acts --face-painting --temporary tattoos --arts and ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The “Lest We Forget” WWI Mobile Museum made its New Jersey debut on Sept. 22, traveling more than 1,500 miles from Dallas, Texas, to the Ayres/Knuth Farm in Denville. The brainchild of Keith Arden Colley nearly four years ago, the WWI Mobile Museum is a portable exhibition of ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – More than 160 Denville residents heeded the call for volunteers to help install equipment and spread wood chips on Sept. 22-23 for the rebuild of the Gardner Field playground. Their efforts leave the town less than one month until the ribbon-cutting, barring inclement ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Downtown Denville will be on display during Dine Out Denville, Sept. 23-27. What began last year as Denville Restaurant Week, has been rebranded and expanded to include retail businesses along with restaurants and other eateries. Presented by Einhorn Harris law firm and chaired by ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Ayres/Knuth Farm is one of 17 venues featured in this year’s Pathways of History Tour on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Sunday, Sept. 23. An annual event since 2010, the Pathways of History Tour showcases a collection of Morris County’s small, volunteer-run and admission-free museums.

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DENVILLE, NJ – After raising more than $300,000 to renovate the playground at Gardner Field near the Denville Township Municipal Building and Police Department, “Build Weekend” has finally arrived. Community volunteers will install the new playground equipment on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Sunday, ...

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