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41st  Annual Morristown Craft Market Set For Friday - Sunday, October 20-22 At The Morristown Armory

October 17, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Morristown CraftMarket, now celebrating its 41st consecutive year as a nationally acclaimed and charitable fine art and craft show featuring 150 gifted artists from over 25 states throughout the country, will be held Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22 at the Morristown Armory, 430 Western Avenue, Morristown, NJ.

The show hours are:

Friday, October 20, 5pm to ...

East Hanover's New Superintendent is Living Her Dream

 

EAST HANOVER, N.J. - As of the 2017-2018 school year, East Hanover was introduced to their new superintendent, Mrs. Natalee Bartlett. She has an extensive background in school administration, however this is her first time being a superintendent and, as she proclaimed, “This is a dream come true!”

Bartlett started out as a teacher in the East Orange school districts. From ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

Mayim Bialik’s Cream Of Carrot Soup Recipe (hint: it’s dairy free)

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Carrots have always been a favorite of mine. Crunched raw, roasted, pickled, on salads and in soups, these orange bits of magic are low in calories, high in fiber, and packed with nutrition. In Mayim’s Vegan Table, Mayim Bialik shares her recipe for Cream of Carrot Soup. Bialik is vegan, meaning there are no animal products in her diet. 

This recipe is easy to ...

Livingston Christens New Saint Barnabas Medical Center Community Field

October 15, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The multipurpose turf field recently installed on Madonna Drive for the benefit of Livingston recreation and high school athletes of all ages and sports was officially unveiled as the Saint Barnabas Medical Center Community Field on Monday.

Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein, members of the Livingston Township Council, Livingston High School Athletic Director David ...

Mary Comito State Farm Athlete of the Week, Hanover Park's Jocelyn Tenore

EAST HANOVER N.J- Senior Jocelyn Tenore has been a main contributor for the girls Volleyball team for three years at Hanover Park. This year she leads the team in kills with 48, is tied for first in aces with 17, and service points with 30. The team has already surpassed last years win total with a 6-7 record, and Tenore likes the chemistry of the team. She would ...

Precision Sports Performance Team of the Week; Florham Park Sharks

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The month of June in Florham Park marks the end of the school year, the beginning of summer and swim team season. Just about 90 kids make up the Florham Park Sharks, and they are the Precision Sports Performance Team of the Week. 

Coach Breana Fitzpatrick has coached for the past three years along with assistants, Karen Alessia and Julianne Alessio. The program begins ...

RWJBarnabas Health Employee Appointed to New Jersey Board of Nursing

October 14, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Appointed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, RWJBarnabas Health’s Mary Beth Russell was recently chosen to occupy one of two nurse educator seats on the New Jersey Board of Nursing. According to RWJBarnabas, there are 10 new members to the board and three reappointments—taking its membership from 13 to 15.

Nancy E. Holecek, Senior Vice President and ...

New York Jets and Atlantic Systems Partner in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are partnering in the fight against pediatric cancer as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. After nearly a decade of supporting breast cancer, the Jets, NFL and American Cancer Society have evolved the campaign to address early detection and risk reduction efforts ...

Life Takes Flight: Atlantic Neuroscience Institute at Summit's Overlook Medical Center Receives 100th Patient Via Air Transfer

SUMMIT, NJ - The helipad at Overlook Medical Center, designated for hospital-to-hospital transport of critically ill neuroscience patients, has enabled the Atlantic Health System hospital to receive, on October 7, its 100th patient by air transfer.

Since the helipad opened on Overlook;s roof November 28, 2016, 100 critically ill neuroscience patients have been transferred ...

Former Roxbury High School Official Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse

October 14, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Former Roxbury High School Assistant Principal Roger Schneider - accused of sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy - pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of child abuse, conceding he engaged in horseplay that included slapping the teen's testicles with the back of his hand.

Schneider, of Rockaway Township, entered the plea before state Superior Court Judge ...

Somerville Principal Visits Texas, Helps Houston School Get Back on its Feet

SOMERVILLE, NJ – It takes three hours and 50 minutes to fly from Newark to Houston, Texas, a distance of 1,617 miles, plenty of time for Susan Moran to overcome her anxiety and figure out what she was going to do to help a displaced elementary school principal, her staff and 600 students struggling to regain their footing after their lives were turned upside down by Hurricane ...

One Day One School Plans To Be A Wonderful Day of Community Service

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- This week East Hanover Mayor Joseph Pannullo, Superintendent Carol Grossi, Chief of police Chris Cannizzo Manager of East Hanover Public Works Marc Macaluso, and  Office of Emergency Management Chief John Centanni met with Thomas Ace Gallagher and his team to advance the planning of "One Day One School" Beautification and Safety ...

"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner is Honored by New Jersey Congressional Representatives

October 12, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr.  He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national ...

East Hanover, Morristown, and Morris Plains Residents Can Sign Up For Smart 911 Emergency Call Service

EAST HANOVER, N.J. -  When calling 9-1-1 from either a cell phone or land line, operators have only your phone number and general sense of location to help you. Now residents in East Hanover, Morristown, Morris Township, and twenty other towns in Morris County can sign up for Smart 911 which makes first responders more aware of details they would not have known ...

41st  Annual Morristown Craft Market Set For Friday - Sunday, October 20-22 At The Morristown Armory

October 17, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Morristown CraftMarket, now celebrating its 41st consecutive year as a nationally acclaimed and charitable fine art and craft show featuring 150 gifted artists from over 25 states throughout the country, will be held Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22 at the Morristown Armory, 430 Western Avenue, Morristown, NJ.

The show hours are:

Friday, October 20, 5pm to ...

Local Non-Profit Presents Walk-Around Culinary Experience

MORRISTOWN, N.J.—The Jo-Ann Danzis Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission includes advancing cancer research, is hosting its first annual walk-around culinary and wine experience—Cork and Fork for a Cause.

The exclusive event, to be held on Wednesday, October 25 from 5:30-9:30pm at the Morris Museum. The event will feature artisan wines arranged for by David ...

The Honeymooners 'Bang, Zoom to the Moon' at the Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ--Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre TonyAward, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, is pleased to announce casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner,and lyrics by Peter Mills. 

This world-premiere musical ...

New Jersey’s Scariest Haunted House Explores Virtual Reality

October 5, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Known throughout New Jersey for having the largest indoor haunted house and the largest, most intricately designed “Escape” rooms in the state, Bane Haunted House, located at 630 W. Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston, is now delving into virtual-reality attractions.

According to owner Jennifer Condron, who first started Bane Haunted House in the parking lot of ...

Mayim Bialik’s Cream Of Carrot Soup Recipe (hint: it’s dairy free)

October 16, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Carrots have always been a favorite of mine. Crunched raw, roasted, pickled, on salads and in soups, these orange bits of magic are low in calories, high in fiber, and packed with nutrition. In Mayim’s Vegan Table, Mayim Bialik shares her recipe for Cream of Carrot Soup. Bialik is vegan, meaning there are no animal products in her diet. 

This recipe is easy to ...

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp to Host Annual Meadowfest Fall Festival

LONG VALLEY, NJ - While many families are busy concentrating on fall sports and pumpkin picking, Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is already getting ready for next summer by hosting its annual Meadowfest Fall Festival with the intention of catching up with existing campers and meet prospective camp families.

Owners/Directors Dan Millman and Mason Goldberg agreed that now is the best ...

Local Non-Profit Presents Walk-Around Culinary Experience

October 16, 2017

MORRISTOWN, N.J.—The Jo-Ann Danzis Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission includes advancing cancer research, is hosting its first annual walk-around culinary and wine experience—Cork and Fork for a Cause.

The exclusive event, to be held on Wednesday, October 25 from 5:30-9:30pm at the Morris Museum. The event will feature artisan wines arranged for by David ...

Somerville Principal Visits Texas, Helps Houston School Get Back on its Feet

SOMERVILLE, NJ – It takes three hours and 50 minutes to fly from Newark to Houston, Texas, a distance of 1,617 miles, plenty of time for Susan Moran to overcome her anxiety and figure out what she was going to do to help a displaced elementary school principal, her staff and 600 students struggling to regain their footing after their lives were turned upside down by Hurricane ...

New York Jets and Atlantic Systems Partner in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are partnering in the fight against pediatric cancer as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. After nearly a decade of supporting breast cancer, the Jets, NFL and American Cancer Society have evolved the campaign to address early detection and risk reduction efforts ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

October 16, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

L.E.A.D. Intensifies Drug Prevention Efforts in New Jersey to Help Address the Onset of Drug Use

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J.– October 9, 2017  –  L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs),  the only  law enforcement- focused organization offering K-12 proven effective evidence-based Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) curricula; and the leading drug prevention program taught in the New Jersey school system;  intensified its drug prevention efforts and ...

Teacher's Aide Charged with Sexual Assault Against Student

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 35-year-old teacher's aide at A Montgomery Township school faces multiple charges in the alleged sexual assault of a 17-year-old student, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Daniel E. Fowler of Princeton Pike, Lawrence Township, has been charged with 2nd degree endangering the welfare of a child, 2nd degree criminal ...

Former Governor Whitman Honored at Great Swamp Watershed Gala Celebration

October 13, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman was the honored guest at the Great Swamp Watershed Association 2017 Gala Celebration held Thursday night at the Brooklake Country Club.

Chatham residents turned out for the fundraiser that supports the yearly budget of the association, which is "dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the ...

Former Roxbury High School Official Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse

October 14, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Former Roxbury High School Assistant Principal Roger Schneider - accused of sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy - pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of child abuse, conceding he engaged in horseplay that included slapping the teen's testicles with the back of his hand.

Schneider, of Rockaway Township, entered the plea before state Superior Court Judge ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

Opioid programs set for Randolph and Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The total number of Americans who died from drug overdoses in 2016 exceeded the estimated 58,000 individuals killed during the Vietnam War. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 64,000 Americans died from all drug overdoses last year.

More than 20,000 fatal overdoses were related to fentanyl and other synthetic opioids. Morris County is hardly ...

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Mayor Mark Taylor At Ave

FLORHAM PARK,N.J.- Mayor Mark Taylor recently toured the latest development of the original Twombly estate, now home to AVE living, the New York Jets and more to come. 

Meet Precision Sports Performance Coach Stefaun Whitehead

Stefaun grew up in Union, New Jersey and went on to play Division I college football at Bryant University. There he received his bachelors of science. After college, Stefaun played in the Arena Football League where he was able to demonstrate his football and overall athleticism. He continually fuels his passion as a professional athlete to make it to the next level. Despite all his time on the ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

October 16, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

Another Great White Tracked in Waters Off Jersey Shore

October 2, 2017

HIGHLANDS, NJ — While it’s been three weeks since great whites Finn and Amagansett have surfaced long enough to allow for them to be tracked, another tagged shark has entered the waters off the coast of New Jersey.

Bruin, a young male, has been “pinged” about 30 miles off Highlands, traveling south from where he had been tagged on August 12 off Montauk, N.Y., by ...

Mega Millions Lottery Drawing rolls to $43 million for Friday the 13th Drawing

October 12, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Lottery executive director Carole Hedinger that the Mega Millions jackpot for Friday October 13 will roll to $43 million. There were no winners of the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday October 10, 15 players did match four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. 

One of those 15 players purchased a ticket with the Megaplier ...

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New York Jets Ring of Honor 2017

On August 29th at the New York Jets Kickoff Luncheon, the name of the newest member to be inducted into the Ring of Honor was announced. I posted the press release by The New York Jets this week, but I like to delve into the personal history of the man and the newest New York Jet legend, Kevin Mawae.

Kevin Mawae, Center, played for the New York Jets from 1998 to 2005, but his personal football ...

East Hanover's New Superintendent is Living Her Dream

October 16, 2017

 

EAST HANOVER, N.J. - As of the 2017-2018 school year, East Hanover was introduced to their new superintendent, Mrs. Natalee Bartlett. She has an extensive background in school administration, however this is her first time being a superintendent and, as she proclaimed, “This is a dream come true!”

Bartlett started out as a teacher in the East Orange school districts. From ...

Family Health

Second Opinion on Breast Cancer Program Offers Peace of Mind

A breast cancer diagnosis can change a person’s life. And during such devastating news, the sheer amount of information regarding treatment and follow-up care can quickly become overwhelming. However, patients are not alone in this fight. Atlantic Health System’s Breast Cancer Second Opinion Program at Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Overlook Medical Center, is helping provide peace of ...

Barclays Chief Innovation Officer to speak at Morris County EDC Business Growth and Innovation Forum on November

October 16, 2017

Florham Park, NJ – October 2, 2017 – The Morris County Economic Development Corp. will hold its first Annual Innovation Forum on Wednesday, Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Sheraton Parsippany located at 199 Smith Rd, Parsippany, NJ. Morris County is the third largest economy in New Jersey, is home to more than 28,000 businesses and 555 headquarter locations. Join us at this ...