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Scott Waterstredt Elected to Madison Area YMCA Board of Directors

April 16, 2022

Finance executive and community leader Scott Waterstredt of Madison was elected to the Board of Directors of the Madison Area YMCA this spring. A long-time YMCA volunteer and member, Mr. Waterstredt is a Managing Director at MetLife Investment Management where he oversees alternative asset and private debt strategies. Previously he held positions at Capital One in product and corporate strategy.

Pilot Program to Allow State Employees to Partially Work-From-Home

TRENTON, NJ  – State employees will soon be given the option to work-from-home on a permanent basis.

The New Jersey Civil Service Commission (CSC) recently voted to approve a pilot program empowering State of New Jersey departments and authorities to establish a telework program for employees. 

The pilot program does not apply to employees at the Department of ...

Need Help Rebuilding from The Pandemic? NJ Launches NJ FinLit- a Free Financial Wellness Platform for Residents

TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of the Treasury has launched NJ FinLit, a free financial wellness platform for all adult state residents, announced Governor Murphy.

The NJ FinLit financial wellness platform features  tools and courses, as well as a personalized and interactive learning experience, including the Your Money PersonalityTM financial behavior assessment, which ...

New Jersey's Average Gas Price Holds Steady: AAA

WAYNE, NJ — New Jersey’s average gas price held steady this week, averaging $4.21. While today’s average price is 16 cents lower than the peak of $4.37 on March 10, it’s still 56 cents higher than a month ago ($3.65) and $1.28 more than one year ago ($2.93).

The national average price for a gallon of gas is down one cent this week to $4.24, ...

Russia’s Attack on Ukraine: Overview and Market Impact

Our comments below are focused on markets as this is an area of our expertise, not to understate the humanitarian fallout. We hope for a peaceful and swift resolution.

No more than a day after many commentators were stating a partial invasion was more probable than a full-scale one, Russia has commenced an invasion on its Western neighbor, Ukraine. The situation remains very fluid, but likely ...

Ouch, Gas Prices Break 4.00 Per Gallon

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Soaring gas prices have pushed the cost of regular unleaded gasoline to over 4.00 per gallon. Gasbuddy lists posted gasoline prices in the area and the cost of gas is rising faster the speed of the internet.

Gasbuddy as of 8:00pm today listed Sunoco on Hanover Avenue as the lowest prrice for gas at $3.75 per gallon in Morristown. Shell on Morris Street is the highest ...

New Deals at NEW LEAF Consignment

Spring is almost here! Check out these new deals at NEW LEAF Consignment! 

Cute spring outfit to go out and stay cool if you aren’t a fan of long sleeves! Find this beautiful outfit specially jeans. Ann Taylor Top, Sz MED, $26, Blank NY Jeans, Sz 26, $40, Necklace, $26

You loved our flannel button down… we have for you this beautiful butterfly button down! And ...

Morristown To Become New Headquarters for Valley National Bank

MORRISTOWN, N.J- Valley National Bank will be moving their headquarters from Wayne to Morristown, announced SJP Properties, in partnership with Scotto Properties. Valley’s new base of operations is expected to bring more than 660 professionals to Morristown’s thriving downtown district.

The new headquarters will replace a string of vacant structures located on five ...

The Simplicity and Power of a QR Code in Advertising.  Just Ask Coinbase!

The most famous Superbowl commercial of the year, no doubt was the simple floating QR Code that Coinbase had bouncing around the screen during its commercial.  It piqued enough interest, combined with a compelling offer, to crash the Coinbase system due to the unanticipated and extreme heavy traffic.

QR codes aren’t new.  In fact, they’ve been around for ...

The Reality of War in the 21st Century

As we watch the war unfolding in the Ukraine, we would like to think it is a far-off war happening in a far-off land.  The reality is there is a new front that is fought every day that transcends borders to reach anyone anywhere in the world.  

Cyber warfare has been churning in the shadows for decades.  It is a war that is never noticed in the news for its daily victories ...

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Bennabis Health Launches Membership Program to Reduce New Jersey Medical Cannabis Costs

March 16, 2022

The first-of-its-kind membership will enable 1.7 million New Jerseyans with qualifying conditions access to medical cannabis education and product discounts at partner dispensaries

CRANFORD, NJ - Bennabis Health (“the Company”), a company filling holes in the health insurance industry for medical cannabis patients, is delighted to take strides toward making medicinal ...

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Gas Stations Across New Jersey Lower Gas Prices to Demonstrate Self-Serve Savings

May 13, 2022

TRENTON, NJ – More than 75 gas stations throughout New Jersey will lower their prices today, Friday May 13 to demonstrate how much motorists could save if the state offered the option of self-serve gas.

The Fuel Your Way NJ Self-Serve Day of Awareness is part of campaign to educate the public about how much they could potentially save if the “Motorist Fueling Choice and ...

Drop Off Unused, Expired Medications Today Saturday April 30 Nearby

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents can drop off unused, expired medications today, Saturday April 30 at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown, Stop and Shop in Morris Plains or the ACME in Randolph. The collection will take place from 10am - 2pm

Operation Take Back is a semi-annual event coordinated nationally by the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in which law ...

East Hanover's Spring Restaurant Week Begins Tomorrow - Saturday

The East Hanover Community Partnership will sponsor East Hanover's Spring Restaurant Week that will take place from Saturday, April 30 through Friday, May 6, 2022.

East Hanover Restaurant Week serves as an opportunity for Restaurants, Pizzerias, Delicatessens, Bakeries, Ice Cream Shops, and all Eateries to show case their culinary talents and share them with the community. It also serves ...

How Has Hybrid Work Forced a Shift in our Business Mindset?

It wasn’t so long ago where working remotely was an allowance for the normal business environment. If you worked remote you were most likely “given permission” due to unfortunate circumstances such as your job function, a family situation or out of medical necessity. 

This concept of “given permission to work remotely” looks so strange to us now that we have ...

Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...

Florham Park Touch a Truck Event on Sunday Morning

May 14, 2022

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Fire Department is hosting a Touch a Truck event Sunday, May 15th.

The event will be held at Fire Company 1 on Brooklake Road from 9am to 11am.

25th Annual Police Unity Tour Has its Origins in Florham Park

MADISON, NJ - The Police Unity Tour Chapter I began its long trip to Washington, D.C. from Florham Park around noon on May 9, passing through Madison along the way.

The annual Tour consists of hundreds of police officers, most on bicycles or motorcycles, making the trek to the capital. Its journey through Madison took them down Central Avenue, followed by a westward turn onto Main Street. The ...

Apprehension of Suspects in Sexual Assault Case that Occurred in Morristown this Week

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor's office as announced the apprehension of suspects in the active sexual assault investigation regarding the incident that took place earlier this week. As a result of a coordinated effort between law enforcement agencies, the public, and the media, two persons-of-interest were detained this afternoon. This occurred just a few hours after a press ...

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! https://delivr.com/2qkvq

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 ...

The Madison Area YMCA is Hiring!

MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Area YMCA is hiring. Join their team of dedicated professionals and enjoy a free YMCA membership and make an impact on the life of children, adults and families!

https://www.madisonareaymca.org/employment

They have openings at the Family Center for their School of Performing Arts at the Madison Area YMCA, Fitness Center, Aquatics Center, ...

The Madison Area YMCA is Hiring!

The Madison Area YMCA & F.M. Kirby Children's Center is seeking dedicated professionals to fill full and part-time positions! If you are looking to make an impact on the life of children, adults, and families check the employment area of the website today.

Employment Opportunities (madisonareaymca.org)

The Y offers a values-centered work environment and benefits that include a ...

Stormy Weather Headed to East Hanover/Florham Park Monday Afternoon to Evening

May 16, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - According to WeatherReMarks, there may be dangerous weather headed to our area Monday afternoon.

Today’s line of storms will produce strong to damaging wind gusts (over 58mph) leading to possible isolated power outages, possible hail and may even lead to a tornado watch. 

For our area, the strong weather moves into the area between 3-6pm, moving east ...

Montville Twp High School, Two Other Schools on Lockdown; Possible Threatening Person Outside Building

May 12, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – Today, May 12, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Montville Township High School initiated a lockdown, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. René Rovtar. The school had received information that there may have been a threatening person outside of the building on or near the campus. Police are on the scene. 

As a precaution, Robert R. Lazar Middle School and ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, May 18, 6:30 PM

Florham Park

Board of Adjustment Mtg. Cancelled

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Thu, May 19, 6:00 AM

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Recycling

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Thu, May 19, 6:30 PM

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Borough Council Meeting

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30th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive is Today in Florham Park

May 14, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday, May 14th Letter Carriers across the country will take part in their 30th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. The drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is America’s largest one-day food collection event that provides millions of pounds of food to local hunger relief agencies.

To help, all you need ...

Florham Park Resident Spearheads Project Giving Relief to the People of Ukraine

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A Florham Park resident who started a non-profit called Hope for Ukraine back in 2016, has sprung into action to provide relief and support for the families and children in refugee centers. 

The following information is released from the Hope for Ukraine organization:

While Russia continues to kill innocent civilians and destroy a country, the Kremlin dismissed ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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A Community Comes Together to Support Special Needs Students at The Calais Foundation 10th Annual Gala 

May 16, 2022

On the evening of April, 27 2022 the Calais Community came together at the lovely Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park, for the 10th Annual Calais Foundation Gala. The fundraising event welcomed 140 plus attendees and raised over 40K to provide programs and resources for children with special needs across North Jersey. 

The Calais Foundation, a local nonprofit based out of Whippany, supports ...