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Morristown High School Boys Tennis Preview: "Enthusiastic and Eager to Play Group" Says Coach

March 24, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morristown High School boys tennis team is gearing up for another season on the Frelinghuysen Middle School courts this season.

 

Veteran coach Lance Lieberman—entering his eighth season directing the Colonials netters—returns one four-year varsity player in Zane Goldberg, the projected first singles player this year, but must fill in quite a few ...

American Instructional Football Comes to Morris County! Sign Up Now!

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The American Instructional Football League (AIFL) is a non-profit organization that provides both basic and advanced instruction in football. It is a NO CONTACT football experience providing lots of fun and friendly competition.  AIFL flag football is a great way for children to get physically fit, have a blast with friends and make a minimal time commitment.  AIFL is ...

Season Preview of the Morristown High School Girls Lacrosse Team

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Veteran Morristown High lacrosse coach Evan Mager has quite the share of talent on his varsity roster.

Five of his laxsters are Division I prospects, and with a slew of returning players from last year’s 15-7 squad, expectations are high for the 2017 season.

 

Dynamic midfielders Callie Sundin and Annika Begley, both juniors that scored 73 and 71 ...

Morristown Onstage Surpassed Annual Goal; Raised Over $125,000 at Annual Talent Show

March 28, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morristown Educational Foundation surpassed their annual goal for this year's annual talent show by $25,000. The MEF hoped to raise $100,000 but was "so grateful' that they were able to raise $125,000 for the 10 schools in the Morris School District. The annual Morristown Onstage was held at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on March 1. 

"We are ...

NJ Sharing Network Announces 2017-2018 Scholarship Opportunities

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network announces the availability of two (2) scholarships, the Betsy Niles Scholarship and the Missy’s Miracle Scholarship, for high school seniors attending college in fall 2017.  The scholarships are both in the amount of $5,000 ($2,500 per semester) for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.  The deadline for submission is Friday, April 7, ...

Free Driving Workshop Offered to Morristown High School Students and Parents; Change the Way You Drive Forever

MORRISTOWN, NJ-  Morristown High School students and their parents are invited to a free, one hour workshop which promotes driving safely, and hopes to change the way you drive forever.  The program entitled, “Save Your Teen Driver”, isn’t another teen driving lecture. It is an actual professional training session.

During the session, parents and teens will take an ...

Two Morristown Seniors Named March Music Students of the Month by MPAC

March 27, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown High School seniors Kathleen Merritt and Priya Sapra were among the students honored by the Mayo Performing Arts Center as Music Students of the Month for March. Students from schools based in Morristown, Parsippany, Chatham, Jefferson, Kinnelon and Rockaway were recognized for their achievement as Outstanding String Players prior to the March ...

Morristown School Leader Leads Training on Secure Attachment and Trauma

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Executive Director of Unity Charter School, Connie Sanchez, was recently invited to speak on the topic of Secure Attachment and Childhood Trauma, at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ.  The Center for Human and Social Development, at the college, partnered with the United Way of Northern New Jersey Youth Empowerment Alliance to offer the School Culture and ...

Morristown's Unity Charter School Performs Beauty and The Beast, Jr.

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thursday night , Unity Charter School’s drama club performed Beauty and The Beast, Jr. before hundreds of excited fans.  The musical was filled with valuable life lessons. They ranged from, true beauty comes from within to the importance of being life-long learners and being curious, as Belle demonstrates through her love of books and as she teaches Beast to read. The ...

Morris Tourism Expenditures of $2,1 billion reported in 2016 – up 3.3%

March 27, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ  -   Tourism in Morris County contributed a record 2.1 billion to the local and state economy in 2016, according to the lieutenant governor.

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno announced on Thursday, March 9th at the New Jersey Tourism Conference that the state's tourism industry generated $44.1 billion, a 2.9 percent bump over 2015. Morris County’s expenditure rose ...

Activists Gather at Rodney Frelinghuysen's Office Upon Announcement that the Vote on the American Health Care Act Was Postponed.

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Moments after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced the vote on the American Health Care Act was postponed, activists gathered at Rep. Frelinghuysen’s office in Morristown urging him to vote against the bill. Residents across New Jersey gathered at Republican congress member's offices to celebrate landmark health care law and urge these lawmakers to vote against ...

Repaving Begins on Monday March 27 For James Street in Morristown

March 26, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Motorists should be aware that beginning Monday March 27, portions of James Street in Morris Township and Morristown will be repaved. Basin work will begin Monday March 27 and milling and paving will follow beginning April 10. The County of Morris estimates that the job in April, will take two day.

Paving will begin Monday from 7am - 4pm from Springbrook to Nottingham and ...

U Drive. U Text. U Pay: Morris County Park Police Crack Down on Distracted Drivers

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  U Drive, U Text, U Pay is a nationwide enforcement campaign focused on keeping distracted drivers off the road. From April 1 - April 21, Police Officers from the Morris County Park Police Department will be cracking down on motorists with a highly visible initiative. The initiative will target drivers who are engaging in dangerous behaviors such as ...

Morristown High School Theatre Performs Legally Blonde, the Musical to a Sold Out Crowd

March 27, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The cast and crew of Legally Blonde the Musical performed to a sold out crowd on the closing night of their spring production. Directed by high school teacher Michael McGuire, this high energy, fast paced show starring Anna Skelton as Elle Woods follows the story based on a novel by Amanda Brown and the popular 2001 movie starring Reese Witherspoon.

Elle is ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The snow is melting and it's starting to feel like Spring! It's time to get outside and see all that Morristown has to offer. From the parks, to the historic sites to the weekend activities. There is so much to see and do! Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday March 24

MHS production of Legally Blonde, The Musical; Morristown High School; 7pm (Get ...

Learn cyber security best practices “Secure Your Business” event April 6

March 29, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Morris County Economic Development Corp. will hold its quarterly member meeting and live webinar on Thursday, April 6, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Morris County Chamber of Commerce conference room at 325 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 101, Florham Park, NJ.

Experts in the cyber security field will share latest updates and industry best practices that businesses ...

Morris County School of Technology Holds Career Fair; All Are Welcome

Denville, NJ –Morris County Vocational School Districts Continuing Education will host its 3rd annual Job/Career Fair on Wednesday, April 12 from 10:00am to 1:00pm, at 400 East Main St. in Denville. The free event will be in the gymnasium.

Representatives from over 40 organizations in and near Morris County will be available to meet with individuals seeking full ...

Morristown's Maryann Reilly Participates in Bar Method's 'Impact Day' Helping Grieving Families

March 26, 2017

MADISON, NJ - On March 8, the Bar Method of Madison held an event to benefit Good Grief, a local organization whose mission is to help children and families cope after the loss of an immediate family member. The event, which was called Impact Day, invited 200 clients to take a class and make a donation, which was matched by Bar Method owner Gina Striffler, a Madison resident. There was also ...

Atlantic Health System Unites with the American Cancer Society in the Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining ‘80% by 2018’ - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women. In ...

Guests Named After a "Nice Cold One" Receive Free Burger at The Office During National Beer Day

March 28, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ  — Friday, April 7 is National Beer Day and The Office Tavern Grill is celebrating in a unique way. If you are named after a beer, have any variation of the name beer or share the same name as one of your favorite brands of beer, The Office Tavern Grill is offering you a delicious burger, on-the-house. Yes, that's right! 

The Office Tavern Grill has announced ...

Morristown Restaurant Hosts Blood Drive: Stop By Tiff's Grill & Ale House For a Pint

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ  - The family friendly grill and ale house, Tiff’s is teaming up with Community Blood Services to host a blood drive on April 15, in the parking lot of the restaurant, located on Speedwell Avenue in Morris Plains. From 11 to 4 p.m. Guests and members of the community will be able to give the gift of life and donate their blood to people in need. All donators will ...

Fosterfields Will Receive 5% of Net Sales From Morristown Food Store on Tuesday April 4

March 27, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  On Tuesday April 4, residents can buy groceries and support Fosterfields Living Historic Farm at the same time. How you ask? All you have to do is shop at Whole Foods Market in Morristown and Madison on April 4, and they  will donate  5% of all net sales on every purchase to the farm.

Several times a year, Whole Food Market, donates a percentage of the ...

Morris Township Announces April as Clean Community Month

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - April is Clean Community Month in Morris Township. The Morris Township residents and community groups, sports organizations, and civic organizations are invited to join the Clean Community effort by cleaning up one of the Township’s parks, community facilities, or your own neighborhood. 

Cleanups will be held on Saturdays, beginning April 1 and run ...

Morristown Residents Open Their Home For "Let's Brunch For a Cure" Event; Proceeds to Support Lung Cancer Research

March 29, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Sunday, June 4, 2017 frpm 11am to 2pm,  Jim and Kathy Garland,  friends of Prelude to a Cure  are opening up their  home at 14 Wood Road, Morristown, NJ to host this year’s newest event “Let’s Brunch for A Cure.”  

Prelude to a Cure is the area’s leading non-profit dedicated to the support of lung cancer ...

Morristown Children's Hospital Receives $10,000 From Chatham Twig

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It may have been too stormy an evening in early January to host a previously-scheduled event to benefit the Goryeb Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Morristown Medical Center. However, despite the need to cancel the event due to inclement weather, members of the Chatham Twig, a fundraising arm of the Women’s Association for Morristown Medical ...

Morristown Ranked No. 193 on “New Jersey’s Best Towns for Families” List

March 23, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ — When “New Jersey Family” created its third-annual list of “New Jersey’s Best Towns for Families,” Morristown was ranked as No. 193 in the state with a current population of 18,461, according to the site’s data.

“To come up with our ranking, we looked at the entire state—more than 500 towns in all—and ...

8 Spring Cleaning Steps To A Beautiful Bedroom Closet

Springtime’s here (at least calendar-wise), and looking around your cluttered home, you may feel the urge to purge. Where to begin? Why not your bedroom closet? Whether you need to tidy up before selling your Sussex or Morris County home--Team Nest Builder knows: home buyers DO peek--or you’re just tired of tripping over your shoes, struggling through sweaters ...

Ceremony in Morristown Recognizes National Crime Victims' Rights Week

March 23, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The 2017 National crime Victims' Rights Week will take place from April 2 through April 8. The recognition and remembrance ceremony will honor victims and advocates of victims' rights on Monday April 3 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm in the Board of Chosen Freeholders’ Public Meeting Room, 5th Floor, in the Morris County Administration & Records Building, ...

Morristown Juvenile Detention Officer Pleads Guilty to Use of Excessive Force

MORRISTOWN, NJ –  Juvenile Detention Officer Katria Thorne-Stevenson pled guilty to using excessive force during the course of duty, stated Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morris County Department of Human Services Director Jennifer Carpinteri. On November 5, 2016, an investigation revealed that Thorne-Stevenson struck a juvenile in the face with a closed fist, said ...

Sightseeing in Seattle

March 21, 2017

SEATTLE, WA - In the summer of 2016, my husband and I traveled to Peru with five of our friends.  We hiked the Inca trail, with the end goal of basking in the beauty of Machu Picchu. The REI tour we took and the guides we had left a lasting impression.  So when we heard that Edwin, our lead guide was going to receive an award as one of the best guides of 2016, some of my traveling ...

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Roxbury's Trotter Named NJ Baseball Coach of the Year

March 28, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School baseball coach Greg Trotter on Sunday was named New Jersey Baseball Coach of the Year by the National Federation of Coaches.

The award, presented at the 2017 Coaches Hall of Fame, recognizes Trotter as a coach with a distinguished background, experience, service and promotion of baseball, according to Roxbury Schools spokeswoman Ann Rhodes.

Trotter, a ...

Investigation into Warren Krauszers Armed Robbery Continues, Police Seek Public's Help Identifying Suspect

March 28, 2017

WARREN, NJ - Detectives have released still images obtained from surveillance camera footage from the armed robbery at Krauszers on Sunday night and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.  

Detectives urge the public not to approach the suspect as he may be armed with a firearm.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, ...

4th Annual Florham Park “Bark for Life” returns May 6th

March 29, 2017

4th Annual Florham Park “Bark for Life” returns May 6th

Cancer fundraiser to be held on the Florham Park Gazebo lawn

 

FLORHAM PARK – It’s a case of “Canines Against Cancer.”

 

“Bark for Life,” a canine event to help fight cancer, returns to the Florham Park gazebo lawn at 111 Ridgedale Avenue on May 6th, 2017 from noon to ...

Morris County Historical Society to Participate in "World War I Happened Here" Free Multi-Site Event on April 9th

MORRISTOWN, NJ - When the United States entered WWI on April 6, 1917, residents of Morris County came together as one community to support Allied efforts and defeat the Central Powers in Europe. Discover the depth of Morris County’s commitment, contributions, and sacrifices by its men and women at World War I Happened Here, Sunday, April 9 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., an admission-free and joint ...

Spring CraftMorristown Brings Handmade Creations from 150 Top Makers

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Spring CraftMorristown marks its 27th year at the Morristown Armory this weekend; Friday March 17 - Sunday March 19. This three-day, curated event brings winter-weary design lovers the opportunity to get “first dibs” on the year’s newest handmade creations from 150 top American makers.
 
Fine artists and craftspeople will be traveling from over 25 ...

Morristown Artist Paints "Conversations" onto Her Canvasses

March 28, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – The abstract paintings of local contemporary artist, Marcia Reich, will be on display and available for sale in a solo show at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Morristown’s Eclectic Grill Restaurant from April 1- June 30, 2017. The press and public are invited to a wine and cheese reception on April 22 to view the collection and meet the artist.

Entitled ...

Celebrate Irish History at Fosterfields Living Historic Farm in Morristown; Saturday April 22

MORRISTOWN, NJ - During the 19th century, Irish flocked to the United States and embarked on a new life. The American landscape became a melting pot of diverse cultures that immigrated to this country. Many Irish settled in the Morristown area and worked at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm.

On Saturday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. visit Fosterfields Living ...

Morristown's Unity Charter School Holds Second Annual Induction Ceremony

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Monday night Unity Charter School held their second annual honor society inductions.  Students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) and the National Junior Art Honor Society (NJAHS).  The National Junior Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle school students. It is an organization that ...

Who Loves a Garage Sale? All County Garage Sale Comes to Morristown Saturday April 29

March 28, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Looking for treasures, bargains, antiques and colelctibles? Then don't miss the return of The All-County Garage Sale at Mennen Arena on Saturday April 29 from 9am - 3pm.

“Last year, thousands traveled from near and far to hunt personal treasures,” Mark Sutherland, Manager of Historic Sites at the Morris County Park Commission stated. “Happy customers ...

The Junior League of Morristown Hosts its Third Annual "Run It" Community Wellness Event

Fun-filled day of physical activities for children, youths, and their families to help encourage young people to exercise and make healthy life choices

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Junior League of Morristown is proud to host its third annual “Run It!” event for children of all ages on April 2, 2017 to be held at The Y Zone in Cedar Knolls. This day of fun-filled active play ...

Free Maker Faire-style Event Open to All Morristown Area Residents

Denville, NJ-- The maker movement in the United States isn’t just a hobby; it’s having a significant impact on school curriculum development and growing local economies. To celebrate making and maker culture, residents throughout New Jersey will come together on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25, 2017 in libraries, schools, museums, colleges, makerspaces, businesses ...

Morris Habitat ReStore Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

March 27, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ - The Morris Habitat ReStore, located in Randolph NJ, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with special events, sales and fundraising opportunities. It took over 3 years to go from an idea to the grand opening of the ReStore on May 12, 2007.  To learn more about the ReStore’s interesting history go to www.morrisrestore.org/about-us/.

Right now, to emphasize its mission ...

Lincoln is looking for his Furever Home!

Lincoln “Abe” Friendly with Dogs, Friendly with Everyone!  

 

Lincoln is about 14-16 weeks old, about 26 pounds, and he is a handsome with a beautiful chocolate coat and white on his 4 paws and chest.  Lincoln also has an adorable wrinkly forehead!    Lincoln is a playful, friendly puppy who was rescued from a high kill shelter in NC and now living in a ...

German Language Schools Celebrate Karnseval, The “Fifth Season”

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Just like the Irish who celebrate the revered St. Patrick as the winter brings Spring, the northern European nations of Germany, Austria and Switzerland shake off the cold, dreary weather with a parade and a party during their their “fifth season.”  This mid-winter celebration is Mardi Gras -- northern European style.  Regionally called Fasching, ...

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Atlantic Health System Joins American Cancer Society in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining "80 percent by 2018" - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.

Who Will You Fall in Love with This Saturday?

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday March 18, Terry's Pet Depot is hosting a dog adoption from 12noon - 3pm.

The Pelzman family adopted Lucy an adorable pug while  the Cortese family fell in love with Benny. Lily found her forever family in the Lomelo's.

 Who will you fall in love with?

 

Vanguard Medical Group Receives Award Winning Office Design

Cranford, N.J., February 17, 2017. - Deanna's Interior Designs, who designs interiors for commercial, professional offices, model homes and residential properties, takes home a Meritorious Award for Contractor of the Year (Coty), for their work on Vanguard Medical Group’s Cranford Location.

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry awards Deanna’s Interior Design with ...

Without Mercy by Jefferson Bass

Without Mercy: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass (Harper Collins, 2016)

In James Patterson's Master Class, an online course which I recommend highly to aspiring authors, Patterson talks about the validity of writing with a partner. Patterson notes several well respected creative teams like Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkle, and explains that combining the creative juices of two ...

Murder on the Orient Express

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ streams along in sizzling suspense

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express,” has received a terrific stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. He’s taken a few liberties with the numerous characters, but has tightened the story line so that it all works seamlessly.

Ludwig ...

New Jersey Working Families Statement on American Health Care Act

March 24, 2017

In response to the news that the fourth of the five Republican members of New Jersey’s Congressional delegation has announced his intention to vote against the American Health Care Act, Analilia Mejia, director of New Jersey Working Families Alliance, released the following statement:

“GOP members of New Jersey’s Congressional delegation have felt the force and fury of their ...

What You NEED To Know About Home Short Sales in Morris & Sussex County

March 29, 2017

First-time Morris and Sussex County home buyers get a whole slew of new terms thrown at them.  Perhaps you’ve heard the term “short sale” bandied about, but wondered what the heck that meant.  Never fear! Here, Team Nest Builder offers a topline explanation to help you better understand the Morris and Sussex County home short sale.

Definition, Please

A short sale ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, March 29, 2:30 PM

Peg Williams Gallery at Short Stories Bookshop & Community Hub, Madison

Group Art Show: Optimism in Action

Arts & Entertainment Business & Finance Education Giving Back Health & Wellness

Wed, March 29, 5:30 PM

Great Swamp Watershed Association Headquarters, Morristown

Taste of Nature Party

Education Food & Drink

Thu, March 30, 12:00 PM

Temple B'nai Abraham, Livingston

NCJW/Essex presents In Her Combat Boots - Stories ...

Education Government Health & Wellness

Verizon Invested $547 Million in New Jersey in 2014

March 28, 2017

Verizon has announced it has invested more than $547 million in its fiber-optic and wireline networks in New Jersey last year as one of the largest private capital investors in the state.

Last year, Verizon continued deployment of its 100 percent fiber-optic network, with its FiOS TV and FiOS Internet services, the telecommunications giant said.

At year's end, FiOS ...

3rd Annual Verona Green fair

March 26, 2017

Sustainable Verona and the Township of Verona are happy to announce that the 3rd Annual Verona Green Fair will be Saturday, May 20th from 11am-4pm in the Verona Civic Center. The rain date will be Sunday, May 21st.

This event is free and will feature many different types of vendors, exhibitions and demonstrations, children’s games and learning experiences, a shredding event, medicine ...