Community Life

November 11, 2019

NEW JERSEY - Veterans Day is a federal holiday honoring all those currently serving and who have served in the military. It became a federal holiday in 1938 and is one of 10 observed throughout the year. Since it is a federal holiday all post offices and most banks are closed on Monday, November 11 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Nothing says fall like brightly colored leaves and delicious apple cider! Make the season complete with a fun and educational excursion to the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township for an ‘Apple Cidering Demonstration.’ Hour-long demonstrations are designed to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Transplant Warriors 24/7, a  new non-profit organization in Morristown is looking for initial sponsors and supporters.  Established in 2017 and Incorporated in 2019. Transplant Warriors 24/7’s goal is to become a nationwide Non-Profit organization dedicated to supporting, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill has announced Mobile Office Hours in Morristown on Thursday November 21 from 11am - 1pm. Congresswoman Sherrill's staff will be on site to help with questions regarding Social Security, Medicare, Veteran's Affairs and more. The mobile office hours ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dressed as the silent film star Charlie Chaplin, Pam Beesly looked around at the corporate headquarters staff and came to an embarrassing conclusion. “So apparently no one dresses up for Halloween here,” she deadpanned to the camera in a fifth-season episode of the TV ...

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More than 400 Madison Area YMCA members and guests attended the Y’s annual Halloween Spooktacular costume party, a free community event, held Sat., Oct. 26. Guests were treated to creepy crafts, spooky sports, an obstacle course, a devilish dance party, bounce houses and healthy Halloween snacks, ...

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Do you love to hear songs from Broadway musicals and Hollywood blockbusters? Hickory Tree Chorus is excited to present their 2019 show, The Starlet Letter: Songs from the Silver Screen on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 3 pm at the West Morris Mendham High School, 65 E Main St Mendham. Take a ...

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MADISION, NJ - The Hartley Dodge Memorial Building was graced with carved Jack O’Lanterns in the Grand Pumpkin Illumination on Friday night. Families carved their pumpkins and displayed them during the Trunk or Treat competition.  

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MADISON, NJ -  Skeletons of all sizes, Spidermen, princesses, dinosaurs, sumo wrestlers, Uncle Sam, pirates, bank robbers, and so many more characters showed up at Madison’s annual Trunk or Treat competition.  The contest was sponsored by its beneficiary, the Madison Volunteer Ambulance ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Due to the region's low blood supply, The Madison Area YMCA will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness Blood Drive on Friday October 25 from 1pm - 7pm.  The region’s blood supply has never been lower, and New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urgently ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — The Promethean, a literary and arts publication designed by County College of Morris (CCM) students and faculty, has been recognized by Graphic Design USA in its 2019 American In-House Design Awards contest. The In-House Graphic Design Awards recognize materials created by ...

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MADISON, NJ - Love to ski? The Madison Recreation Department has opened registration for the 2020 Ski Club. The Ski Club is open to all Madison and Harding residents in 5th - 8th grade. The program consists of 5 Friday trips to Mt. Peter with a bonus 6th trip (barring weather ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -  Celebrate the Lenape Culture and History with Music, Dance, and Hands-On Fun during the Lenape Day on Saturday October 12. From 12noon - 4pm, spend the afternoon at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township celebrating the original inhabitants of New Jersey, the ...

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MADISON, NJ - For the second year in a row, the Madison Environmental Commission is encouraging residents to go green by hosting individual yard sales on one common date at one common time: Saturday, October 19th 9:00am to 1 pm. “The Town-Wide Yard Sale is a great way to meet your neighbors and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For nearly two decades, a group of volunteers from St. Teresa of Avila Church has made an annual trip a small town in Mexico, not far from Mexico City. Many Summit High School and middle school volunteers have played an essential role on this service trip and are often accompanied by a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Mark your calendars to come to this one-of-a kind Halloween outdoor festival, Morris County Park Palooza, on Saturday, October 5, at Lewis Morris County Park in Morris Township. Park Palooza will feature 20+ food trucks, a biergarten, live music, and Halloween activities for adults ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Mark your calendars to come to this one-of-a kind Halloween outdoor festival, Morris County Park Palooza, on Saturday, October 5, at Lewis Morris County Park in Morris Township. Park Palooza will feature 20+ food trucks, a biergarten, live music, and Halloween activities for adults ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison senior citizens are invited to a Senior Citizen Appreciation Picnic on Wednesday September 25 at the Madison Civic Center. From 12noon - 2pm, Madison seniors can enjoy food, fun and games. There will also be representatives from the Madison Police Department, Madison Fire ...

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The Madison High School Class Council will host Fall Blingo on Thursday, October 10 at Rose Hall Community Room, 10 Kings Road.  Doors open at 6:00 PM and the first Bingo game will begin at 7:00 PM. There is a $35.00 entrance fee which includes 30 Bingo cards – 2 per game for a total of 15 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Health Officer provided the following message after a routine testing by the Union County Bureau of Mosquito Control found a mosquito pool in Berkeley Heights tested positive to Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The positive mosquito pool was found in ...

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MADISON, NJ - Flags are being flown at half-staff today, Monday September 16 in recognition and mourning of Harold Kendall "Bud" Costill. Last week, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 85, ordering U.S. and New Jersey flags to fly at half-staff today, to honor the life of U.S. Navy ...

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MADISON, NJ - The weather may not be perfect for a movie under the stars, so the free outdoor movie will still take place but will not be inside. Madison residents still won't want to miss this free  movie presented by the Drew University Office of Student Activities on Saturday September ...

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Event held on Sept. 15, noon to 3 p.m. RANDOLPH, NJ — Representatives from more than 180 colleges will be present at the annual Morris County Regional College Fair on Sunday, Sept. 15. The event is hosted by the County College of Morris (CCM), located at 214 Center Grove Road in Randolph. The ...

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MADISON, NJ - Chatham Borough firefighters Michael Sowell and Rob Kelly came to the Madison Area YMCA to climb 110 steps in full gear on Stairmasters for the FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb to commemorate 9/11. Firefighters pay tribute to FDNY firefighters by climbing the equivalent of the 110 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham’s 9-11 Memorial Foundation will hold its 18th annual 9-11 "Remembrance Ceremony" 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, at Memorial Park in honor of the 13 Chatham residents killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. The memorial is located at the North Passaic ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - All are invited to bring friends and family to Hillside Hose Company's annual Oktoberfest! This year's event will feature quality beer, great music, German food, raffles, merchandise, and more! The event will take place October 5 from 2pm - 8pm.Families welcome! Guests can sign ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – SEPTEMBER 2019 – As Hurricane Dorian, already officially one of the most powerful storms recorded, ravaged the Bahamas and threatened the southern coastline of the United States, a team of five paramedics from Atlantic Mobile Health, the medical transportation division of Atlantic ...

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MADISON, NJ - Looking for something to do to start the weekend? How about a free concert? The Madison Downtown Development Commission and The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts will present Hatchet Jack at the Downtown Concert Series tonight, September 6. The concert will take place at the Museum ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The Center for Workforce Development at County College of Morris (CCM) will be hosting an open house on Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the Student Community Center’s Davidson Rooms, 214 Center Grove Road, in Randolph. At the open house, attendees will have the opportunity to ...

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SAN DIEGO, CA - Ensign Warren Lee, a native of East Hanover, New Jersey, wanted to serve and have an exciting and challenging career.  Now, four months after commissioning in the U.S. Navy, Lee has the opportunity to learn leadership at the Basic Division Officer Course (BDOC), part of Surface ...

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