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Legislation Introduced to End Testing Mandate for Teachers and Support Staff

May 11, 2022

TRENTON, NJ - Senators Kristin M. Corrado and Anthony M. Bucco have introduced legislation calling for an end to weekly testing for New Jersey public school teachers, support staff, and bus drivers who did not receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

“New Jersey’s public health emergency ended more than two months ago on March 4 and yet public schools are still testing teachers, bus drivers, ...

East Hanover Council Introduces 2022 Budget

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The East Hanover Town Council introduced its 2022 town budget at the May 2 town meeting.

According to the budget, the average East Hanover resident will be paying an extra $6.70 in taxes. Important purchases in 2022 will include new license plate reader cameras, replacement of ash trees killed by the Emerald Ash Borer, new cybersecurity equipment, and new equipment for the ...

East Hanover Council Welcomes And Celebrates Fire Department

EAST HANOVER, NJ - East Hanover welcomed its new Fire Department members to the squad during a formal ceremony at the May 2 town meeting.

Ten members, four auxiliary and six non-auxiliary, took the oath to begin their stints at the Fire Department. Among those sworn in was the Department’s first female, Jordan Hadley. Hadley and her father Lt. Ken Hadley Sr. received a special award in ...

GET PAST PLASTIC: Most progressive bag ban law in the country begins in NJ this week

NEW JERSEY: The "Bag Up NJ" campaign is the New Jersey Clean Communities Council’s new single use plastic and paper bag ban outreach campaign, which has a simple message: Bring your own reusable bag(s) when you shop. This means you can still use plastic bags but it's a BYOB situation: Bring Your Own Bag. Starting on May 4, stores will no longer be allowed to ...

NJ Invests $10 Million into License Plate Recognition Technology to Combat Rise in Auto Thefts

MARLBORO – A $10 million investment in automated license plate recognition (ALPR) technology has been announced by Governor Murphy's Office. The Governor, along with Acting Attorney General Platkin made the announced on Friday April 29. The investment is aimed at reducing violent crime and motor vehicle theft in New Jersey and will be funded through the federal American ...

Florham Park Passes 2022 Budget

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Borough Council approved its 2022 budget during the Apr. 21 town meeting.

Presented by Chief Financial Officer Patrice Visco, the budget took up most of an otherwise rather short meeting. According to Visco, this year’s budget was a difficult one, as the waning pandemic, historically low interest rates, and rising inflation have forced the town to ...

Masks No Longer Required on Planes and Trains

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required to be worn on public transportation and in transportation hubs. The announcement came after the April 18 court ruling by a Florida Federal Judge.

"Effective immediately, TSA will no longer enforce its Security Directives and Emergency Amendment requiring mask use on public transportation and transportation ...

Morris County Adopts 2022 Budget Without an Increase in Tax Rate

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County’s 2022 Budget was adopted April 13 by the Board of County Commissioners, who held the tax rate stable for another year as they expanded funding for public safety and health, infrastructure projects, human services, education and economic development.

“Our 2022 Budget provides the high level of services Morris County residents ...

East Hanover Mayor Pannullo Promises Transparency After Coming Feral Cat Court Case

EAST HANOVER, NJ - East Hanover’s feral cat argument has undoubtedly caused Mayor Joseph Pannullo and the Council considerable stress, and while a legal resolution may be on the horizon, it can’t come soon enough for the frustrated Mayor.

After the conclusion of yet another fiery debate during public comment between the Mayor and Whippany’s Gail Baldassarre, which according ...

East Hanover Formally Thanks Mayor Pannullo For Pandemic Leadership

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The departments of East Hanover formally thanked Mayor Joseph Pannullo for his leadership through the pandemic in a surprise event during the April 4 town meeting.

The surprise came when Councilman Frank DeMaio interrupted the Mayor as Pannullo was preparing to go into Old Business.

"Who thought that this pandemic would last two years, and it finally appears to be in ...

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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

Florham Park

Borough Council Meeting

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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 ...

Video Streaming in Houses of Worship Today

We all know that Covid-19 affected everyone in a major way. The health crisis brought terms like “lockdown” and “quarantine,” once reserved for science fiction movies, into our modern vernacular. People from all walks, groups, and industry were affected; most even brought to a halt. One of the most affected organizations in our society to be affected though were houses of ...

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

Florham Park

Recycling

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Thu, May 19, 6:30 PM

Florham Park

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 ...