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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Remind Public to Have a Safety-First Summer

With the Fourth of July fast approaching and the summer months upon us, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), and its parent company, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are reminding the public to be cautious of potential electrical hazards associated with popular outdoor activities. Celebrating responsibly will help keep customers safe and the electricity flowing reliably this ...

East Hanover to Host Fireworks at Lurker Park on July 4th

July 1, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The Township of East Hanover will host fireworks on July 4th in honor of the United States Independence Day.

The fireworks will be held at Lurker Park.  

The public will be welcome starting at 7pm with a DJ and food trucks.  The fireworks are schedule to begin after dusk. 

Florham Park Celebrates its 4th of July Parade's 65th Birthday with an Independence Day Celebration

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park will celebrate the 65th Birthday of its 4th of July Parade with a big Independence Day celebration.  The parade will commence at 9am and will begin at the Borough Municipal complex at 111 Ridgedale Avenue.

In addition to the parade, there will also be a family picnic, rides, games, a social garden and a Fireworks' celebration on Monday, July 4th.  ...

Madison Area YMCA Welcomes Kids Central Manager Iris Oladapo

MADISON, NJ – The Madison Area YMCA welcomes Kids Central Manager and Senior Member Services Representative Iris Oladapo! With more than three decades of experience working with children and aiding in their growth, Iris brings wisdom and fresh ideas to Kids Central, Madison Area YMCA’s indoor modular playground for toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children, featuring Open ...

East Hanover Police Offer Residents Timely Safety Information

July 4, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - East Hanover's Chief of Police, Christopher F. Cannizzo has offered residents curated information based service calls the East Hanover Police have received.

The are attached in the included infographics for information sharing purposes. 


Children Most at Risk in Use of Novelty Fireworks. See Safety Tips

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — Message to the public on fireworks: they’re best left to the professionals, but if you do use the novelty devices that are legal in New Jersey, do so with extreme caution..

What’s legal? State law permits ground-based sparklers, and novelty items, including smoke devices, such as smoke balls, candles and cones.

What’s not legal? All other ...

Fireworks: Know What's Legal and What's Not

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - "According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half of those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries," said government officials in a message today.

To help ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday, here is attached a flyer detailing ...

Madison Area YMCA is Having a YMCA

People who work at the Madison Area YMCA make positive changes in other people’s lives—which makes a difference in their own lives. Make a difference for others while making a difference for you—work at the Y!

Join Us on Tuesday, April 5 from 8AM-1PM or 2-7PM in the Boszhardt Family Teen Center at the Family Center, 111 Kings Road Madison for our Job ...

Deer Gives Birth in NJ Backyard. What to Do if You See Baby Deer

July 4, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — It hadn’t been on his must-see list, but he saw a deer give birth anyway.

It happened right in his backyard last week, Tremont Avenue resident Mitch Slater told TAPinto Westfield.

“It certainly wasn’t on my bucket list to watch a deer give birth, but I did, and it was absolutely incredible,” Slater said. “Props to the ...

Upcoming Events


Mon, July 11, 6:30 PM

Florham Park

Planning Board Meeting


Thu, July 14, 6:00 AM

Florham Park



Thu, July 14, 6:30 PM

Florham Park

Borough Council Meeting


Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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Overlook Strong again: After two-year hiatus, Overlook Medical Center’s best and brightest celebrated at Excellence Awards

July 1, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ – JUNE 2022 – Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards.

It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at its annual Excellence Awards. The event, like many in-person gatherings, went on hiatus ...