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Morristown Festival of Books Announces Theme for 2022 Teen Writing Contest; All NJ Students Invited to Participate

April 24, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Festival of Books has announced the theme of this year's Teen Writing Contest. The theme will be Flash Fiction, a short story of 1,000 words or less.  All high school students from New Jersey are invited to submit a story on any theme, in any genre, that is 1,000 words or less. This should be a standalone story and not part of a larger ...

R U Ready For Fauci? Famed COVID Doctor Will Participate in Rutgers Commencement

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House Chief Medical Advisor who rose to national prominence during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, will take part in the Rutgers commencement ceremony at SHI Stadium next month, a source has told TAPinto New Brunswick.

Fauci’s presence at the May 15 event that will confer the degrees to students from Rutgers-New ...

The Mask Mandate Has Been Lifted; Masks Optional in all East Hanover and Florham Park Public Schools

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The mask mandate has been lifted. Beginning today, March 7, students, teachers and staff in the East Hanover and Florham Park school districts do not have to wear masks on school grounds or on school buses. 

The administration did state that anyone that wishes to wear a mask after March 7 may do so and that the district will not tolerate anyone ...

New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Law Strenghthened

TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey’s anti-bullying statute, already among the nation’s most stringent, will be strengthened even further under legislation Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

The bipartisan legislation (S-1790), which Senators Joe Pennacchio, R-Essex/Morris/Passaic, and Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., D-Middlesex, sponsored, improves protection for students by ...

Morris County Offers New Career & Educational Opportunities with Major Expansions of Vocational Technical School and County College of Morris

Vocational School to Grow 30 Percent as CCM Expands Career Program in Two New Projects

The Morris County Board of County Commissioners today announced a 30 percent expansion of the Morris County Vocational School with a new Career Technical Education Center, while the County College of Morris (CCM) unveiled plans for a new Entrepreneurship and Culinary Science Center. Both projects are ...

Parents Gather to Protest the Latest School Mask Mandate

MORRISTOWN, NJ — With about a month left before the start of the new school year, Gov. Phil Murphy has reversed course and will require students to wear face masks when they return to the classroom.  Many parents throughout the state are angry and gathering in protest of this latest executive order.

“This is not an announcement that gives any of us any pleasure. But as the ...

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Tornado Watch for Morris County; Friday May 20

May 20, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  A storm is expected to hit the Morris County area today, Friday May 20, announced the Morris County Office of Emergency Management.  The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and a Tornado Watch until 7pm for the Morris County area.

"We may experience strong to severe storms later this afternoon", said the weather authority.

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

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 ...

Community Conversations: A Healthy Holiday Weekend

This weekend marks the third Memorial Day holiday since the pandemic started, but we’re in a much different place than in previous years. On this Community Conversation, Jason Kessler, MD, section chief of Infectious Disease at Morristown Medical Center, will share the latest information on how to gather safely, provide an update on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and tell you what you ...

Crime Alert: Message from Florham Park Chief of Police

May 27, 2022

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Criminals attempted to victimize Florham Park residents in the early morning hours of Friday, May 27th.  Florham Park's Chief of Police Orlando issued the following crime alert to residents:

Residents,

Early this morning several criminals entered the Borough determined to victimize our residents. Fortunately, an alert resident witnessed a suspicious vehicle ...

Police Release Updated Photo of Missing and Endangered Adult Male from Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police Department along with the Morris County Prosecutor's and Sheriff's departments are seeking help from the public in locating a 52 year old missing person from Parsippany.  The man was last seen on Sunday afternoon and is considered a possible endangered person. There is an updated photo attached.

The full news release issued by the joint ...

Authorities Seeking Public Assistance in Locating Missing and Endangered Adult Male from Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police Department along with the Morris County Prosecutor's and Sheriff's departments are seeking help from the public in locating a 52 year old missing person from Parsippany.  The man was last seen on Sunday afternoon and is considered a possible endangered person.

The full news release issued by the joint departments is listed below:

Morris ...

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, ...

Police: Denville Senior Found with Heroin in Car

May 28, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - A 66-year-old Denville resident was found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia while driving on Route 46 recently, according to police.

The man, Fred Worthington, was arrested May 24 after police pulled him over on Route 46 due to a motor vehicle violation, police said. They said that the officers, "after a short investigation" found that Worthington ...

New Jersey Native Ray Liotta Dies at 67

May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died.

Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old.

Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie "Dangerous Waters."

Last year, he played two roles in the ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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Atlantic Health System Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer

May 26, 2022

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce the arrival of Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, as the system’s new Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer. With decades of experience in clinical leadership and physician development, Dr. Mathew will work collaboratively to deliver innovative and high-quality care for patients across the region.

Working directly with Atlantic Health ...