Community Life

June 11, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Called “To India with Love,” a fundraiser is being held at the historic Loew's Theatre to help raise funds to help people deal with COVID-19 crisis in India. Sponsored by Americans in Jersey City, the event will be held on Saturday, June 12 at 6 p.m. and feature the Bollywood ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - One of the joys we've missed during the pandemic has been gathering to listen to live music. Now, as individual and community life starts to return to "normal," the acclaimed Hanover Wind Symphony will present a free, open-air concert on Tuesday, July 6, at 7 p.m., at Ginty ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey is now offering more incentives for unvaccinated people to get their shots, including free wine, free access to state beaches, and a chance to dine with the governor and first lady of the state. Here are the vaccination incentives are part of “Operation Jersey ...

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MADISON, NJ- The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Fire Extinguisher Inspections on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm.  The location for the inspections will be held outdoors on the corner of Central Avenue and Main Street.  The fee for extinguisher tagging is $15, ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Community members are invited to the 2nd Annual Morris Plains Community Band Festival. Admission is free and 17 bands will play from 11am until dusk. Check out the schedule below:

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The summer is on the horizon with the blooming of rose buds. Join Macculloch Hall Historical Museum for Growing in the Garden today, Tuesady June 1 at 2 on Facebook Live to learn about these beautiful flowers. After the program, take a stroll through MHHM’s gardens to see what’s ...

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MADISON, NJ - The 2021 Farmers Market will begin on Thursday, May 20, announced borough officials.  The Market will be located at Dodge Field, located between Central and Greenwood Avenues (use 49 Central Avenue for GPS purposes). The market will run from Thursday, May 20 until Thursday, November ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Community Pool will open Saturday May 29 from 12noon - 6pm.The front desk will be open on Thursday May 27 and Friday May 28 to pay membership fees, pick up pool fobs, have photo ID's taken and register and pay for lessons, camps and guess passes. As of early May, over ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Community members are invited to the 1st Annual ParaVoleey event for sitting volleyball. All are welcome, no experience or disability needed. "Join the fun, meet new people and learn how to play a great sport", said organizers. "We promise a good workout, fun times and some ...

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The eighth edition of the Glorious Garden Tour, cultivated by the Senior Center of the Chathams, will be held on Saturday, June 5 from 10 am to 4 pm, rain or shine. This event occurs once every two years and provides a wonderful opportunity to usher in warmer weather by touring 8 beautiful and ...

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The Friends of the Library of the Chathams are hosting an outdoor book sale on Saturday, May 15th from 10am-4pm on the lawn adjacent to the library. The community is invited to come shop children's books, paperback beach reads and cookbooks - all for a suggested donation of $1 a book.  ...

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Editor's Note: This story was written in 2017 and offers a little personal insight on the unspoken trials some face as moms.  It is shared with permission of Writefully Inspired and is intended to bring a smile to the faces of others who can relate. This is a story about a mother.   And, it ...

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MADISON, NJ - Reservations are now open for Madison Music & Arts' 31st Annual Dessert and Jazz. The evening includes cabaret style music performed by MHS musicians followed by performances by Madison Avenue (the MHS jazz ensemble) and Mad Jazz (the MHS select chorus). Dessert and Jazz will ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Table of Hope's free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday May 6 from 2pm - 3pm. at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). Additional distributions will take place in Parsippany on May 7 from 10:30am - 11:30am at 299 Webro ...

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The Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) has announced that it has placed six picnic tables and decorative lights at Reasoner Park, by the Gazebo.  This area is intended to assist Borough restaurateurs with a place where residents can pick up “take-out” meals and eat them outdoors in a ...

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MADISON, NJ - Milling work to begin tomorrow, Wednesday, April 28 on six streets in Madison. The work is expected to last until April 30 followed by paving tentatively scheduled for May 3-4, announced borough officials. The following streets will be milled and paved: North Street (East to ...

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CHESTER TWP. – After a one-year hiatus, New Jersey Conservation Foundation’s popular “Coffee & Conservation” morning nature walks are back this spring at the Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center at 170 Longview Road, Chester Township. Spring migration bird walks will be held from 8 to 10 ...

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Can Access Interpreters During Vaccination at the Six Megasites (TRENTON) – The Murphy Administration today announced that deaf and hard of hearing individuals are able to ask for an American Sign Language interpreter when receiving a COVID-19 vaccine at the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - As the war against COVID-19 still rages on, other health experts are fighting new battles against other disease forces. This includes Chatham native Brooks Kenny who has been leading UsAgainstAlzheimer’s for women’s brain health. Most recently, Kenny and her team have created a new ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - An online Dating Violence Prevention Seminar for teens, ages 14-18 will take place April 13. The event is sponsored  by Morristown and Morris Township Library in partnership with the Junior League of Morristown and JBWS. Research indicates that 1 in 3 high school students will ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has announced live in-person performances. The theatre group will be reopening their Back Yard Stage in Florham Park, an outdoor venue that will accommodate COVID safety precautions, said the group. Shakespeare’s perennial favorite, A ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - This month, Atlantic Health will be offering a four-part series titled Behavioral Health Parenting Series. The series will be dedicated to providing parents with the tools and language to have meaningful, but difficult, conversations about life, and support their children through ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Easter Bunny will be visiting the Madison Community Pool on Saturday April 3. Hop on by for a photo with the Easter Bunny. Photos are free for members and $10 for non-members (reimbursable with the purchase of a membership). Tickets are available via community ...

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The cat is out of the bag, and starting to run low on food. Much like toilet paper and cleaning supplies at the beginning of the pandemic, the US is now seeing a shortage of pet food. There are many reasons for the shortage, including overzealous shoppers, bad weather, Covid-19 delays, and a ...

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To keep our communities safe from COVID-19, many of us have been spending more time indoors. An unintentional consequence of this may be weight gain. With weight loss and stress reduction especially on top of mind during the beginning of the year, here are some ways pet ownership can help. Your ...

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MADISON, NJ - Deadly tornadoes that hit parts of Alabama last Thursday, devastated communities and displaced many animals. Over 50 adoptable dogs and cats were flown to Morristown Airport from Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday, March 30. The pets were available for adoption at the Greater ...

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Our volunteers are an amazing group of caring individuals, and we are so grateful to have them. They devote their free time to making a positive impact in the lives of shelter pets. Bill Bulick is one of those individuals.  Bill has been the Senior Partner of a Financial Planning-based team for ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison Rotary sponsors an enthusiastic and community -minded service club at Madison High School called INTERACT. A major focus of the group is combating food insecurity mirroring their sponsor’s focus. The Program, led by Rotarian John Hogan, is titled Madison Ends Hunger.  In ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Residents of long-term care facilities can now have in-person visits, regardless of whether they or their visitors have received the coronavirus vaccine — except in those settings where a high level of COVID-19 transmission exists. Significant drops in coronavirus outbreaks and the ...

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