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The End Of An Era; Billy and Madeline’s Red Room in Hanover Torn Down

June 7, 2018

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The iconic three story, nautical theme, red building just off Route 10 on the East Hanover - Whippany border that housed Billy and Madeline’s Red Room, is now nothing more than a pile of rubble in an empty lot.

On Tuesday June 6, a backhoe tore the 84 year-old structure down.  The restaurant closed back in November of 2017, when a ...

Stigma-Free Morris County: Acting Group Educates About Mental Illness, Stigma

DENVILLE, N.J.- Using improvisational theater, the Mental Health Players teach their audiences to recognize the signs, symptoms and stigma suffered by people with mental illness by creating real-life scenarios of their interactions with family members and their community.

The group will perform THIS THURSDAY, May 23 at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Residential Community, 122 ...

A 'Gold Card' for Morris County Parents, Guardians of Killed Military

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program," in which Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty will gain access to certain benefits, such as discounts extended to military families.

"Gold Star Parents can ...

Chabad Inaugural Gala to Celebrate 15 year Milestone

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-300 guests attended the Inaugural gala celebrating 15 years of Chabad of SE Morris County on May 3rd at The Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park.

Guests of honor were Gary & Liz Fisch, recipients of the Community Leadership Award, Cary & Judy Cheifetz, recipients of the Pillars of Kindness Award, and Debbie Brody, recipient of the Woman of Valor Award.

The Gala ...

Officials Seek Community Input on Columbia Turnpike Bridge Project

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The low lying bridge on Columbia Turnpike, adjacent to the Morristown Airport runways will be the topic of a public information session run by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and the New Jersey Department of Transportation on Wednesday May 9 in Florham Park from 6pm - 8pm at the Florham Park Municipal Building, 111 Ridgedale Avenue, ...

Improvements Planned for Two Busy 90 Year Old Morris County Bridges, One in Florham Park

Morris County, in coordination with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and New Jersey Department of Transportation, is conducting studies to determine improvements needed for the Columbia Turnpike Bridge in Florham Park and the Valley Road Bridge in Long Hill and Bernards Township, at the Morris and Somerset counties’ border.

Columbia Turnpike ...

Gov. Murphy on 'Fixing NJ Transit' with $242M Budget; Madison Mayor Says Funds Will Improve 'Quality of Life' for Madisonian Commuters

MADISON, NJ – Higher rates for lower service has become almost commonplace for many NJ Transit riders in Madison and throughout the state, but Gov. Phil Murphy says he has a plan. 

During a Tuesday morning press conference at the Madison train station, Murphy said his proposed budget includes “fixing NJ Transit” for $242 million. 

Commuters should not pay higher ...

Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner

WHIPPANY, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local community members at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of April 19 at The Hanover Marriott in Whippany at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Reynaldo Caudillo, Bruce Jones, Michael Lupton, Ron Morano, Lou ...

Hanover Park High School Starts a Movement on National Walk Out Day

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Today was a day of remembrance and community at Hanover Park High School. At 10 am students all over the nation participated in National Walk Out Day, to protest gun violence. The students and faculty at HP had some other ideas. Every hour a student or staff member took to the loud speaker with an inspirational quote and a call to observe 17 seconds of silence. At 10 am ...

Law Enforcement Night Scheduled for March 16

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.-  Two major storms hammered most of Morris County last week, including the local communities. Power lines are being repaired hourly. Law Enforcement, Departments of Public Works and First Responders continue to work around the clock to serve the community. 

Due to the state of emergency declared, and the magnitude of the clean up, The Morris Area ...

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