East Hanover/Florham Park Top Stories

May 14, 2021

HANOVER PARK, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic has altered predictable routines this year, including the normal function of the five day school week. As the administrators of Hanover Park High School have made several adjustments to accommodate the nature of the pandemic, they have also decided to cancel ...

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NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again.  “Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The residents of East Hanover honored the local Police department during National Police Week.  There were sandwiches, food and special treats delivered to the police station. Chief of Police Christopher F. Cannizzo issued a statement of gratitude, "Thank you to our residents ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism ...

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HANOVER, NJ - On Sunday May 23rd the Hanover Township Youth Football and Cheerleading along with the Hanover Township Recreation is hosting a Sunday Funday event. The event is open to all Hanover Township Youth entering Grades K-9 in September 2021.  The event is from 5 - 7pm at the Brickyard ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- East Hanover's Mondelez Corporation, the parent company of NABISCO is gearing up for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 as the Official Cookie and Cracker sponsor of Team USA. The iconic brands will rally fans to "Snack Together. Win Together" this summer, through ...

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FLORHAM PARK,NJ - The Florham Park Little League Tricky Tray Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 22nd from 9am - 1pm behind the Florham Park Recreation Center. The Tricky Tray committee thanks all of the businesses that have supported the event.  They are listed in the attached graphic.

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MADISON, NJ - Madison improved to 9-1 on the season following a 143-202 victory over Hanover Park and a 143-177 win over Mount Olive on Friday. Devan Patel shot a 34, while Nathan Tallinder and Michael Scheier both finished with a 36. The team will compete in the NJSIAA Tournament at Bowling ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Hazmat was called in to a situation on Rt. 280 West Saturday afternoon in East Hanover. At approximately 2pm, at mile marker 2.2 there was a large fluid spill in the middle of the highway on Rt. 280 Westbound.  Hazmat was requested to the scene.  The cleanup caused traffic ...

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HANOVER PARK, NJ - On Tuesday, May 4th, Hanover Park hosted its Underclassmen Awards in the outside amphitheater to honor the freshman, sophomore, and junior students for their outstanding academic and social achievements.  The Principal, Thomas Callanan, Vice Principal, Sergio Silva, and the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - It appears that the long awaited project to improve traffic patterns at the intersection of Rt 24 and Columbia Turnpike is on hold due to the lack of paper work submission from Morris Township.   In a statement released from the Morris County Board of Commissioners, they ...

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As tradition holds, May is the designated month of AP Exam administration. CollegeBoard, a nonprofit organization devoted to empowering young learners, has committed itself to administering the full version of all 32 exams, unlike last year’s testing window, which called for an abridged version of ...

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HANOVER PARK, NJ - Hanover Park Junior Erin Peters was recently named the first round and a state-wide finalist for the NJ Shout Down Drugs songwriting competition. She has now entered the second round of online voting. These votes are really important, as they will help determine the winners at ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Library has reopened to the public beginning today, May 4. The library will no longer quarantine returned material and fines will continue to be waived. The public may now browse the entire first floor of the library which includes the following ...

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TRENTON, NJ - What a difference a weekend makes. Governor Murphy has begun a wide-ranging lift on COVID-19 restrictions in New Jersey according to his press conference today. He has been under tremendous pressure by elected officials across the state to reopen New Jersey. Presumptive Republican ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The township pool of East Hanover will open Saturday, May 29th. Badges may be purchased at the East Hanover Recreation Center Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm or online at: easthanovertownship.com. Please call the office at 973-888-6085 for more information. Badges will ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The body of missing Madison student Ajay Sah has been found, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll. Sah was a foreign exchange student from Nepal was attending Drew University. He was reported missing on January 22, 2021. Sah was last seen on the campus of ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Friday April 30 marked the end of the 13th month of the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Phil Murphy reported via Twitter on Friday that 6,991,176 total vaccine doses had been administered, and more than three million (3,011,118) New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated. Murphy ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - There will be an important PTA meeting on Tuesday, May 11th at 7pm, held virtually for all to attend. The PTA will be sharing alot of information including a recap of the school year and what to expect in regard to the Fall Reopening.  The special guest speakers will be Dr ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park's Chief of Police sent out a note to residents regarding the safety practice of wearing helmets when outdoor activities.  It is listed below: Residents, The shortening of our school days, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, has resulted in several of our children ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Take down those deck umbrellas! A National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for the local area that went into effect at 2pm on Friday and will continue through Saturday at 4am. “Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects,” the advisory said. “Tree limbs ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - There is a small Brush Fire near 176 Columbia Turnpike in Florham Park. The fire department is on the scene.  There is one engine on site working to put out the fire. This according to breaking news alerts.  

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Effective Thursday, April 29, the all six vaccine mega sites are open for walk-in vaccinations.  Residents, 16 and up can come to the mega sites between select times. See times and locations of the megasites below: Atlantic County Megasite (Atlantic City Convention ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey will not be changing its face mask mandate, despite new federal guidelines that establish new outdoor rules for people who have been fully vaccinated. What that means is people will still need to wear a mask outside unless they can maintain six feet of socially ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison (3-2) lost to Hanover Park, 10-3, on Wednesday. Hanover Park had a 9-5 edge in hits. For Madison, Sophia DeCaro went 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored, and Gwen Tuhy had an RBI. Madison plays at Morris Tech on Friday.

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HANOVER PARK, NJ - On Monday, April 26, Hanover Park High School welcomed its junior inductees into the Barbara Bradshaw Chapter of the National Honor Society.  National Honor Society (NHS) acknowledges high school students for both their impressive academic achievements and their demonstration ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending ...

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HANOVER PARK, NJ  - Hanover Park High School, with an overall score of 87.85/100  in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” ranked No. 101 in this year's New Jersey standings. The ranking released Tuesday puts Hanover Park High School at No.2,169 in the national ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Approximately 631 pounds of unwanted, unused or expired medications were collected during the 2021 Operation Take Back. One location was in Parsippany at the Morris Hills Shopping Center at 3035-3189 Rt. 46 in Parsippany,  Also in Florham Park, the Borough Police were collecting in ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fully vaccinated people, and now there are 2,866,848 of them in New Jersey, can now exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask, said The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. As of today, New Jersey has administered more than ...

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