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Congresswoman Elect Mikie Sherrill Gives Address Morris County Crime Stoppers Event

December 16, 2018

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Morris County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers held thier 33 annual fundraiser Monday night at the Birchwood Manor in Hanover Township.

The event was well attended and Congresswoman Elect, Mikie Sherrill was among those who spoke. Sherrill will take Long time Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen's seat in Congress. Frelinghuysen pledged to ...

Toy Soldier Statue Stolen From the Morristown Green; Help Find the Grinch Who Did it

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A six foot tall toy soldier statue that was being used as a decoration for the Christmas Festival on the Morristown Green has been stolen, said the Morristown Police Department. 

According to authorities, the incident occurred at 1am on December 9th and was reported by the Morristown Partnership later that morning. The incident was captured on ...

Hanover Park's First Marking Period Character Counts Winners

EAST HANOVER, N.J - Character can be defined as the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.At the end of every marking period, Hanover Park  High School names two students who have shown  character and compassion throughout a marking period and recognizes them for their accomplishments and dedication to excellence. This first marking ...

Hanover Park Winter Sports

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The start of 2018-2019 winter sports programs at Hanover Park  High School is here.  Both the boy and girls basketball teams will be in a new conferences, Wrestling has a very demanding conference and non-conference schedule and boys Winter Track will be in action with events at Drew University in December.           ...

Hanover Park Winter Sports

December 14, 2018

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The start of 2018-2019 winter sports programs at Hanover Park  High School is here.  Both the boy and girls basketball teams will be in a new conferences, Wrestling has a very demanding conference and non-conference schedule and boys Winter Track will be in action with events at Drew University in December.           ...

Rutgers Athletes Break Record Off the Field

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers student athletes this week gained recognition from the Big Ten Conference, with 86 Scarlet Knight players named to the Fall 2018 Academic All-Big Ten List.

The total number of recognized fall sport athletes is a record for the university, topping the 84 students who received the honor in the fall of 2015.

Brian Shushkovsk, of Morganville was recognized as one of 40 ...

Leskauskas, Doherty Lead Chatham Boys Basketball in Scrimmage Win over Hanover Park

CHATHAM,  NJ - The Chatham boys basketball team has played three scrimmages in preparation for the upcoming season and it's becoming more obvious every time out that E.J. Leskauskas is poised for a breakout season.

The 6-5 junior forward dropped in a game-high 26 points on Friday when the Cougars outscored Hanover Park, 76-55, over five periods of action at Chatham ...

Back By Strong Popular Demand NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices Presents Friday Nights At Mennen Arena

December 7, 2018

 

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The community has asked and the NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices, in conjunction with Mennen Arena, bring this major initiative back beginningFridayJanuary 4thandrunning ten consecutive Friday nights through March 8, 2019, 7:30 pm until 10 pm. Families, especially children, will have an opportunity to have fun with their ...

New Online Application Allows Elderly Morris County Residents Access to State Benefits

December 10, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents, 65 years of age or older or between the ages of 18-64 and receiving Social Security disability benefits are now able to apply for important benefits from NJSAVE with one application. Prior to this new, on-stop application, individuals had to fill out a paper eligibility application for each program.

The goal of the new online application ...

Brewery Proposed for Former Roxbury Roller Rink

ROXBURY, NJ - Are you ready for Ledgewood Lager? How about Port Morris Port or Succasunna Summer Ale?

A former roller skating rink in Kenvil that hasn’t seen skaters in more than three decades is being eyed as a future haven for craft beer lovers, and the would-be proprietor said he would consider naming his creations after places in Roxbury.

Long Valley resident Steven Ashton wants ...

December 5 National Day of Mourning

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- To honor the passing of the 41 president, George H.W. Bush, the nation will observe a national day of mourning. Here is a list of what will be closed tomorrow in observance

 

U.S. Post Office locations will be closed

New York Stock Exchange will be closed 

Nasdaq will be closed 

All federal government offices will be closed

The Supreme Court is ...

The Morris County Economic Development Corporation Hosts Inaugural Event

December 2, 2018

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- On Thursday November 15, The Morris County Economic Development Corporation, a division of The Morris County Chamber of Commerce held the First Annual Innovation and Sustainability Forum with a focus on the Impact of Corporate Social Innovation.  An informative and interactive panel on health and wellness, community engagement and environmental sustainability was ...

Florham Park Resident Among Outstanding Women Honored at the 2018 Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon

December 13, 2018

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J.-The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council honored six local women at their 18th Annual Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon.  Susan Head (Florham Park), Linda S. Habgood (Westfield; mother and son accepting award), Alexandra Picozzi (New Vernon), Nancy Washington (Manasquan), Trisha Swift Mahoney (Tewksbury), and Vicky Demuth (Summit) were honored on Friday, ...

Hanover Park Students Get Educated on Opiates

EAST HANOVER and HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Hanover Park High School Regional District  participated in a three-day program, hosted by the East Hanover and Hanover Township Police Departments, and held at Whippany Park last week and Hanover Park this week.

The officers educated the student on the dangers of opiates.  The students heard stories from addicts and ...

Local College Students Give Back This Holiday Season

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Often the season of giving is flooded with shopping, preparing, shipping and stressing. It becomes easy to forget that there are many in need, especially uring the holidays. For two local college students who have lived in East Hanover their whole lives, Christmas morning was always an exciting one filled with presents and most of their Christmas list checked ...

Congresswoman Elect Mikie Sherrill Gives Address Morris County Crime Stoppers Event

December 16, 2018

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Morris County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers held thier 33 annual fundraiser Monday night at the Birchwood Manor in Hanover Township.

The event was well attended and Congresswoman Elect, Mikie Sherrill was among those who spoke. Sherrill will take Long time Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen's seat in Congress. Frelinghuysen pledged to ...

School Custodian Arrested on Sex Assault, Endangerment Charges

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Dunellen man employed as a school custodian was arrested today on charges of inappropriately touching a six-year-old girl, authorities said.

Arnoldo Veliz-Chamale, 61, of Dunellen, was charged today with one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and two counts of second-degree sexual assault in the second degree, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew ...

Help the East Hanover PBA Collect Toys For Hospitalized Children

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The East Hanover PBA are collecting toys for their Annual Holiday Toy Drive. To support their efforts, donations of new, unwrapped toys and games can be dropped off at the Police Department, 2 Deforest Avenue. Donations will be collected until Sunday, December 16. All donations will be delivered to the Goryeb Children's Hospital. 

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Florham Park Fire Department Needs You

FLORHAMPARK, N.J.- What if no one answered the call? A question that never should have to be answered. This is a great opportunity to serve the community called home. All training costs are covered by the department. Interested applicants must be 16 years old or older. 

Please contactjoinfpvfd@gmail.com

Florham Park PBA In Conjunction with St. Elizabeth's College Present "Elf"

On Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7pm, the Florham Park PBA Local 78, in conjunction with the Police Studies Institute at the College of Saint Elizabeth and their Office of Student Engagement, will be putting on a free showing of the Christmas movie “Elf.”  The showing will take place in Dolan Hall inside the Annunciation Center at the College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 ...

Congresswoman Elect Mikie Sherrill Gives Address Morris County Crime Stoppers Event

December 16, 2018

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Morris County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers held thier 33 annual fundraiser Monday night at the Birchwood Manor in Hanover Township.

The event was well attended and Congresswoman Elect, Mikie Sherrill was among those who spoke. Sherrill will take Long time Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen's seat in Congress. Frelinghuysen pledged to ...

Belmar Sees Return of Two Endangered Species to Beachfront

December 4, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — The northern end of Belmar’s beachfront is quietly making a comeback that will please Mother Nature.

Piping plovers have returned to nest in the natural beach area near First Avenue, and the rare seabeach amaranth plant is sprouting along a strip of sand along the boardwalk between Third and Fourth Avenues. Both are federally endangered species that were recently ...

Belmar 2019 Beach Badges Going on Sale, Despite Looming Price Hikes and Talk of New Teen Badge

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar will kick off sales of its 2019 beach badges next month with prices remaining unchanged from 2018 — at least for now.

After several rain-dampened seasons that stunted badge sales, coupled with increasing beachfront costs, the borough council is exploring whether to raise the cost of $55 seasonal badges and $15 senior badges, and to create a paid badge for 12- to ...

Toy Soldier Statue Stolen From the Morristown Green; Help Find the Grinch Who Did it

December 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A six foot tall toy soldier statue that was being used as a decoration for the Christmas Festival on the Morristown Green has been stolen, said the Morristown Police Department. 

According to authorities, the incident occurred at 1am on December 9th and was reported by the Morristown Partnership later that morning. The incident was captured on ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 23

On this week’s AtlantiCast, find out why it’s easier than ever to receive care at Atlantic Health System, the Morristown Medical Center’s Heart Success program reaches a milestone in the fight against heart failure, quality healthcare that protects the environment and kicking off the holiday season with the Festival of Lights.

 

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Sun, December 16, 9:00 AM

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Thu, December 20, 4:00 PM

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Hanover Park's First Marking Period Character Counts Winners

December 15, 2018

EAST HANOVER, N.J - Character can be defined as the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.At the end of every marking period, Hanover Park  High School names two students who have shown  character and compassion throughout a marking period and recognizes them for their accomplishments and dedication to excellence. This first marking ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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NewBridge Services’ Guide to Reducing Stress, Increasing Joy During the Holidays

December 15, 2018

Here in the midst of another holiday season, many of us want to be reflective and spend quality time with loved ones, but instead we feel stressed, with too much to do in too little time. The season becomes something to survive instead of savor.

“The holidays often add layers of obligations on top of our already busy lives,” said NewBridge Services Chief Operating Officer Michelle ...