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CCM Selected as One of 10 Finalists in Lumina Million Dollar Grant Challenge

May 12, 2022

Randolph, NJ: Further attesting to its growing national reputation, County College of Morris (CCM) is now one of 10 colleges nationwide – and the only one in New Jersey – to have been selected as a finalist by Lumina Foundation in its Million Dollar Community College Challenge.

A national grant competition to assist two-year institutions with brand building and marketing, the ...

Denville Public Schools CLOSED on Fri., Feb. 4, Due to Snow and Ice

DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville public schools PK-12 will be CLOSED on Friday, Feb. 4, due to snowy and icy road conditions. This includes all after-school programs and activities.

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Donna Pepe Joins County College of Morris Board of Trustees

RANDOLPH, NJ — The County College of Morris (CCM) Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the new year on Jan. 25, welcoming award-winning entrepreneur Donna Pepe as its newest trustee. Gov. Phil Murphy appointed Pepe, a veteran public relations and marketing specialist.     

During her career, Pepe spent 10 years at Johnson & Johnson ...

High School Students Earn College Credits through Share Time Programs at CCM Morris County Vocational School District to Offer Information Session February 23

RANDOLPH, NJ — High school juniors and seniors throughout Morris County can jump start their college education by earning both their high school diploma and up to 39 college credits at County College of Morris (CCM). Through CCM’s Share Time Programs with the Morris County Vocational School District (MCVSD), students spend half of ...

Drew University, Rutgers Requiring Booster Shots for Students, Faculty and Employees

MADISON, NJ -- Drew University and Rutgers are requiring students and employees to have their booster shots before returning to campus for the spring semester.

Drew University will require all students, faculty, staff and contract workers to receive a COVID-19 booster as soon as possible but no later than March 31, 2022. This deadline is six months from when most faculty and staff ...

Denville's Jeffrey Advokat Receives Trustee Spotlight Award

RANDOLPH, NJ — A long-time member of the Board of Trustees at County College of Morris (CCM), Jeffrey M. Advokat, Esq. recently received a Trustee Spotlight Award from the New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC) for his expansive service on behalf of the state’s and nation’s community colleges.

Inscribed on the glass award, Advokat is commended for being, “A True ...

Denville Board Condemns Offensive Language in School System

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Board of Education has been made aware of several instances of highly offensive language and symbols used on school grounds, according to Assistant Superintendent Dr. Sandra Cullis.

Cullis, who was in her last Board of Education meeting as assistant superintendent on Monday, Dec. 13, did not specify further regarding this offensive material or what schools ...

Power Outage Closes Lakeview Elementary School

DENVILLE, NJ -- Lakeview School closed for much of the day Dec. 7 when the school suffered a sudden power outage.

The outage, which occurred just past 7:15 a.m., about an hour and a half before the school was to open to students, affected the school and four surrounding homes, according to Mayor Thomas Andes. The outage was announced by superintendent Dr. Steven Forte a few minutes after the ...

Denville's Valleyview Middle School Shows Off New Mural

DENVILLE, NJ -- Valleyview Middle School unveiled a brand-new mural adorning the walls of its cafeteria.

Work on the mural, which was painted by Caren Frost Olmsted and the Olmsted Mural Group, started in late October and was finished about a week before Thanksgiving. Parents, teachers and students alike helped the Bernardsville native in finishing the artwork.

One wall of the mural ...

Denville's Nathanial Lang and Anita Ng Inducted into CCM's International Food and Wine Society

RANDOLPH, NJ -- County College of Morris (CCM) is proud of its Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts students who were recently inducted as members of the Bailliage Joseph Donon chapter of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.

The Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is the world’s oldest and most prominent international food and wine society. The chapter in the United States is ...


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Small Local Business Making a HUGE Difference

May 16, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - On May 14, members of the Junk Doctors NJ team volunteered their time and resources to clean up debris and junk removal in Denville. The team removed large items such as truck tires, tarps and ac from local residences, as well as smaller items such as trash and recycling. The event was organized by the Denville Clean-Up Committee, and Junk Doctors NJ was proud to be a part of ...

30th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive Returns

On Saturday, May 14th Letter Carriers across the country will take part in their 30th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. The drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is America’s largest one-day food collection event that provides millions of pounds of food to local hunger relief agencies. To help, all you need to do is place non-perishable food ...

Overlook Medical Center looks “Ahead” to hospital’s future at campaign kickoff

The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the enhancement plan that will ...

Is Your Family Ready for a Safer Summer 2022?

Do you have big plans for an amazing summer 2022 with your crew? Many families are really looking forward to a fun-filled summer with trips to the local pool, beach vacations and time spent relaxing with family and friends.  If you have plans to be in or around water with your family this summer, know that water safety must be top of mind. May is National Water Safety Awareness Month and ...

Morris County Ranked "Healthiest" in New Jersey

May 2, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County has been ranked as the No. 1 healthiest county in New Jersey, in an annual, national study released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

Ranked No 2 is Hunterdon County, followed by Somerset at No 3, Bergen at No 4 and Sussex at No 5. Cumberland County was ranked the least ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

May 12, 2022

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

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‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

Making The World Better Place for Nearly a BILLION People

Hi everyone. Today we’ll again discuss something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. If you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...