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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 ...

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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 ...

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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), ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler. Housing huskies at the farm ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The third and final public information session regarding planned improvements to the Columbia Turnpike Bridge in Florham Park is set to take place Wednesday December 12 from 5:30pm - 8pm at the Hyatt House in Morristown. The goal of the project is to address structural ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- East Hanover Middle School is collecting canned goods and boxed food for donations! Please consider dropping off your donations at the middle school or sending it in with students. Help supply hot meals to those who don't have them every day. Additionally, EHMS is ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The whole family is invited to attend a free holiday event hosted by United Way of Northern New Jersey and Anchor Golf on December 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Families can enjoy free mini golf, access to a driving range, photos with Santa, golf pointers from a pro, music, pizza and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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  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, ...

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CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business. Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Verrilli's is inviting the entire Morristown and surrounding communities to come to the bakery/deli on Tuesday, December 11, to help support a Morristown resident who recently received a bilateral lung transplant. She will likely stay in the hospital for months to recover, so the ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.-Mary Comito State Farm athlete of the week is  Hanover Park junior volleyball player Katie Piedade. She contributed to a very successful season for the vteam and leads the team in aces 41, service points 22 and assist 136. Piedade also plays during the year for the number ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- East Hanover Lady Eagles had a big win this week against rival, Mendham Township Middle School, 50-29.  High scorer, eighth grader Alyssa Alfano had a great game with 29 points. Eight graders, Jadyn Mapura and Arianna Alonardo both scored eight points and outstanding ...

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CLARK, NJ – The glow of holiday lights stood in stark contrast to the solemn crowd gathered to remember and mourn Michael Sot on Tuesday evening. The crowd came together to pray, cry, reminisce, reassure and support each other after the loss of one of their own just hours before. Jackie ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Crowds gathered here in Taylor Park for the lighting of the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk,” presented by the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce. Held a day after “Shop Local Saturday,” the event highlighted the importance of community and supporting local destinations and businesses ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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FLORHAM PARK, 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 contact ...

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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 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Four consecutive lots on River Road, starting from the corner of Watchung Avenue, was designated as "an area in need of redevelopment" by a 6-0 vote of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night. The vote followed a public hearing held at the borough's Nov. 13 meeting, which ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor James Cahill added his support to a chorus of urban area leaders in praising a proposed state law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. On Tuesday, state legislators introduced a bill permitting these immigrants to get licenses because many of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Struck by the determination of a man who rides a bicycle to work each day on Route 46 in all types of weather, a Roxbury policeman has so far purchased the fellow two replacement bikes. The generosity of the officer, Roxbury Police Patrolman Silvio Valdes, was heralded today by the ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Honeywell Corporation, which is ranked #77 on the Fortune 500 list of the country's largest US based corporations, is moving to North Carolina and when it does it will take 750 local jobs with it.   This is happening less that one year after Governor Phil Murphy included ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  If anyone calls on the phone says they are from the Morris County Sheriff's Office and asks for money, that's a scam, said the Morris County Sheriff's Office.  In the most recent scam calls, the caller (sometimes via voice message) uses an agency number for Caller ID and ...

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