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TAPinto Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Pets

January 18, 2019

UNION, NJ - You're probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pet’s health?

The Westfield Veterinary Group has some tips to keep your pet safe during the cold New Jersey winter.

Limit the time outdoors since ears and toes are prone to frostbite.
Check paws ...

Alert As Messy Weather Moves In

EAST HANOVER, N.J._The Morris County Office of Emergency Management continues to focus on the expected weekend storm which is set to arrive Saturday evening. The data that we have reviewed so far suggests that snow is expected to last into Sunday morning, with an expecting a snow/sleet mix and even some occasional rainfall.

Morris County road crews load salt into trucks in ...

Fire Victims Laid to Rest

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Last week,a fire claimed the lives of two East Hanover Residents.

The Morris County Prosecutor's Office stated in a press release that the fire began in the Dunderman home on the evening of January 4th. The fire started in the living room of the house and quickly spread before officials could save the two victims inside. East Hanover Police Officers were on the ...

Community Comes Together in Support of Their Own

 

EAST HANOVER, N.J.-On Thursday, January 10th, the communities of East Hanover and Florham Park learned of an accident that occurred with one of their very own. Nick Dephillips, a 20-year-old former graduate of Hanover Park, and one of 6 kids in his family suffered an accident as he was working as an apprentice on a job site. While at a high elevation, Nick fell from where he was ...

Hanover Park Tennis Set Up A State Tournament Season

January 15, 2019

EAST HANOVER, N.J- Hanover Park girls tennis had a winning season at 8-6 under head coach Tara Geisser. She saw the potential in this team at the start of the season. After a 2-3, the team started to  bond and won six of the remaining nine matches, including a state tournament victory over South Plainfield. What stood out to Geisser, was how the team ...

Athlete of the Week Vincenzo Lavalle Continues East Hanover Wrestling Legacy

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- There is an expectation when you hear the name Lavalle at a wrestling match in East Hanover. If the name is Vincenzo Lavalle, the expectation has already been exceeded. Eight years into the sport his family thrived in, Lavalle wrestled in freestyle nationals in Atlanta this summer and took the title for th4 140lb class over 12 others in his weight class.

Special Olympics New Jersey to Hold Annual Winter Games This Multi-day, Multi-sport Competition Gives Nearly 800 Special Olympics New Jersey Athletes an Opportunity to Compete

LAWRENCEVILLE – Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) athletes will compete in the first state-wide event of 2019 and culminating event of the winter sports season, the annual Winter Games. Nearly 800 athletes from across New Jersey have qualified to compete.

The figure skating competition will take place Sunday, January 20 at the Codey Arena in West Orange, NJ, while snow sports ...

Morris County Economic Development Corporation Hosts Inaugural Life Sciences Commercialization Hub

January 14, 2019

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Last month The Morris County Economic Development Corporation held it’s inaugural Life Sciences Commercialization Hub at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, a forum focusing on expanding the life sciences environment across the state. 

Kathleen Coviello, Vice President of Technology and Life Sciences of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), ...

Alert As Messy Weather Moves In

January 18, 2019

EAST HANOVER, N.J._The Morris County Office of Emergency Management continues to focus on the expected weekend storm which is set to arrive Saturday evening. The data that we have reviewed so far suggests that snow is expected to last into Sunday morning, with an expecting a snow/sleet mix and even some occasional rainfall.

Morris County road crews load salt into trucks in ...

A New Courthouse for Morris County. Well Maybe......

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Courthouse in Morristown is a museum-like structure
dating back to 1827. There have been numerous additions since then,
but the front of the courthouse on Washington Avenue looks much the
way it did almost 200 years ago.

That presents both the beauty of history and the problem of keeping
the building functionable now and in the years ahead.
And ...

Request for Public Input at the 2019 County Government Budget; Jan. 15

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents and officials from all 39 towns are invited by the Morris Count Board of Freeholders to the special 2019 county budget input meeting on Tuesday January 15 from 6:30pm - 8pm.

According to officials, the session is designed to let county residents and mayors and other public officials from all 39 Morris County municipalities have a say in the budget-making process, to ...

Calling All Local Musicians NJ Teen Concert Series Coming March 9

January 12, 2019

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The New Jersey Coalition for Education And Positive Choices is launching the New Jersey Teen Concert Series this spring. Musicians and Artists from Hanover Township, East Hanover, Florham Park and Hanover Park  and Whippany Park  students will have the opportunity to perform at Whippany Park High School. The first event will be Saturday March ...

Food Assistance for Federal Government Employees on Furlough

January 11, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The partial shutdown of the Federal Government is now in its third week.

The Interfaith Food Pantry believes that the partial shutdown has impacted the lives of many employees and their families.  As time goes on, the need for additional resources, such as food increases.  The Interfaith Food Pantry, with locations in Morristown and Morris Plains (in the Central ...

Community Comes Together in Support of Their Own

January 17, 2019

 

EAST HANOVER, N.J.-On Thursday, January 10th, the communities of East Hanover and Florham Park learned of an accident that occurred with one of their very own. Nick Dephillips, a 20-year-old former graduate of Hanover Park, and one of 6 kids in his family suffered an accident as he was working as an apprentice on a job site. While at a high elevation, Nick fell from where he was ...

Hanover Park Transition Program in Training at Precision Sports Performance

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Hanover Park High School launched a brand new program this school year. The 18-21 transition program helps eligible students between the ages of 18-21 transition into adult life. The program is centered on Community Based Instruction with a focus on life goals, self advocacy, personal responsibility, realistic job choices and basic needs of young adults.  

Two ...

Mr. Conductor Made a Special Appearance at Imagine That!!! in Florham Park

 

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Imagine That!!!, a children's museum in Florham Park, welcomed Mr. Conductor last month, a must see for all train enthusiasts.

Mr. Conductor, Will has been an employee of Imagine That!!! for over 7 years. Mr. Conductor is an interactive 2-hour activity that allows children to play with toy trains on an expansive track setup, followed by a ...

Essex County Prosecutor's Office Investigating Apparent Suicide in Bloomfield Police Headquarters

January 16, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating an apparent suicide that occurred in the Bloomfield Police Department overnight.

The preliminary investigation indicates that retired Newark Police Lt. Patrick Montella shot himself in the Bloomfield Headquarters while being processed. The 58 year old was a resident of Bloomfield.

Montella was arested for an ...

East Hanover, Randolph Armed Robberies Investigated by Morris Prosecutor

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Law enforcement authorities are investigating two armed robberies, announced  Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

Both incidents occurred on January 10, 2019.

Police have stated that at approximately 12:13 a.m.,  officers were dispatched to the Exxon Gas Station, located on Route 10 East in East Hanover, on a report of an armed ...

Names of victims of East Hanover House Fire Released

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Saturday evening, the Morris County Prosecutor's office released the names of the victims of the fatal fire that occurred Friday evening on Kimble Place in East Hanover.

According to Prosecutor Fredric Knapp the investigation revealed the fire began in the living room and does not appear suspicious in nature at this time. The victims, Robert ...

Sandals Resorts Eliminates All Styrofoam Across Caribbean Resorts Starting Feb. 1 2019

January 8, 2019

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Sandals and Beaches resorts will eliminate all Styrofoam from their resorts in the Caribbean starting Feb. 1, 2019. Sandals operates 19 resorts on seven islands including the Bahamas, Grenada, and Turks & Caicos. 

"As we enter the New Year, it's incredibly important to our Sandals family that environmental sustainability remains a key ...

Belmar’s Beachscape Grows with New ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Fourth Avenue, Dune Grass along Ocean Avenue

January 7, 2019

BELMAR, NJ — Tucked along the east side of Belmar's boardwalk at Fourth Avenue is its newest “dune garden,” adding to the growing beachscape barrier designed to help protect the oceanfront from powerful storms.

Stretching from Fourth to Fifth Avenues, the 1,500-square foot area includes various types of dune grass, native and other suitable plants, and ...

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Morris County Economic Development Corporation Hosts Inaugural Life Sciences Commercialization Hub

January 14, 2019

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Last month The Morris County Economic Development Corporation held it’s inaugural Life Sciences Commercialization Hub at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, a forum focusing on expanding the life sciences environment across the state. 

Kathleen Coviello, Vice President of Technology and Life Sciences of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), ...

Belmar’s Beachscape Grows with New ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Fourth Avenue, Dune Grass along Ocean Avenue

January 7, 2019

BELMAR, NJ — Tucked along the east side of Belmar's boardwalk at Fourth Avenue is its newest “dune garden,” adding to the growing beachscape barrier designed to help protect the oceanfront from powerful storms.

Stretching from Fourth to Fifth Avenues, the 1,500-square foot area includes various types of dune grass, native and other suitable plants, and ...

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Hanover Park Tennis Set Up A State Tournament Season

January 15, 2019

EAST HANOVER, N.J- Hanover Park girls tennis had a winning season at 8-6 under head coach Tara Geisser. She saw the potential in this team at the start of the season. After a 2-3, the team started to  bond and won six of the remaining nine matches, including a state tournament victory over South Plainfield. What stood out to Geisser, was how the team ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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Preschool - 8th Grade Open House at St. Vincent Martyr School

January 15, 2019

St. Vincent Martyr School invites you to join us during Catholic Schools Week to learn more about our competitive academic program, rooted in the spiritual values of Catholic faith. We provide an excellent education to students in preschool through 8th grade.

Please join us for our Opening Liturgy in St. Vincent Martyr Church, which will be celebrated by Bishop Arthur Seratelli at 9:00 a.m. on ...