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Morristown High School Baseball Sends 3 to 2017 Garden State Baseball Underclass Games

June 15, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ - To further cap-off a successful season for the Morristown High School baseball team, the Colonials were represented by Head Coach Ed Collins as well as by Brennan O’Neill, Tate Ballestero and David Haberman at the 2017 Garden State Baseball Underclass Games held at Diamond Nation on Wednesday June 14.

The event hosts the top underclass baseball prospects in New Jersey.

Frelinghuysen Middle School Wins County Tournament; 4th Year in a Row

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Frelinghuysen Middle School has done it again. For the fourth consecutive year, the Falcons are county champs.

Morristown's O'Neill, Haberman and Ballestero Selected to 2017 Garden State Underclass Games

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Brennan O'Neill, David Haberman and Tate Ballestero have been selected to play in the Fifth Annual Garden State Underclass Games, scheduled for 7pm Wednesday June 17 at Diamond Nation Baseball Facility.

Morristown's trio will join 114 top New Jersey players representing geographic regions of the state – Northwest, Northeast, Central and South. The four teams ...

Morristown Middle School Recognizes 8th Graders With Ceremony

June 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Tuesday night, Frelinghuysen Middle School hosted its recognition ceremony to honor all the 8th graders who will moving onto the high school in September. Taking place at The William G. Mennen Sports Arena, families and friends packed the stadium for the ceremony.

Following the singing of the national anthem and the school’s alma mater, Principal Joseph Uglialoro ...

56 Morristown High School Students Receive Awards During Senior Awards Ceremony

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Tuesday May 30, 56 Morristown High School seniors were received awards. 

The award recipients are listed below:

The Wong Family Scholarship  Isabelle Augensen

Nathan Shalit Scholarship for Science Studies awarded to Isabelle Augensen and Marina Matalon 

Martin Luther King Observance Committee  awarded to Aja Baitey, Isabelle ...

Superintendent of Schools Praises Students at Morristown Elementary Schools

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 2016 - 2017 has officially come to a close. In a letter to parents and guardians on the first full day of summer vacation, Mackey Pendergrast, Superintendent of Schools for the Morris School District thanked teachers, students, counselors, administrators, the home school associations, parents and the Morris Educational Foundation for a wonderful ...

Morristown and Morris Township Residents Graduate from Kent Place School

June 22, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Morris Township resident Chloe Colaluca and Morristown resident  Maddie Boyer were among the 71 members of the Class of 2017 to graduate from Kent Place.  On Sunday, June 4, the Class of 2017 graduated at the 123rd Kent Place School Commencement. 

3 Morristown Residents Earn Awards; Graduate from The Peck School

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In their traditional white dresses and navy blazers, The Peck School’s eighth grade Class of 2017 accepted their diplomas with handshakes and congratulations from the Head of School and President of the Board of Trustees. Morristown residents Carolyn Coyne, Evie Mitchell, and Hannah Welsh, along with thirty three of their peers they formally graduated ...

Morristown Charter School Receives Joint Legislative Resolution from Senator Bucco, Assemblymen Bucco and Carroll

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Last Thursday Unity Charter School held its first annual “Green Gala CommUnity Dinner and Silent Auction.”  With over 100 people in attendance at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany, NJ, The event raised funds to directly support Unity’s student enrichment and the athletics program. The gala also honored Gertrude “Trudy” Dunham, an educator who ...

The Town of Morristown Opens Cooling Centers for Residents

June 12, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has announced that cooling centers will open for residents due to the high temperatures.

The Morristown Town Hall Senior Center will be open from 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday June 12 and Tuesday June 13. 

The Morristown Fire House will be open Monday June 12 from 1pm - 9pm and Tuesday June 13 from 9am - 9pm.

High heat can make the weather ...

Gov. Christie Says Comey Statement Does Not Point To Obstruction Of Justice From President Trump

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie said that he doesn’t see evidence of President Donald Trump obstructing justice through the statements of former FBI Director James Comey.

When asked during a transportation presentation at a South Brunswick car dealership if Comey’s released statements about President Trump asking the former FBI director to ...

Morristown TD Bank Robbed; Arrest Made

June 17, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Friday June 16, the TD Bank located at 217 South Street was robbed. Authorities have announced that Zachary Zingale of Morristown has been arrested on charges related to the bank robber.

At approximately 10am, a male entered the bank, demanded money, threatened the use of a gun and then fled the scene in a vehicle, stated police. Money was taken during the incident.

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

June 16, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  This weekend there is alot going on in Morristown. A End of the Year Recital celebrating all music students of the month, a farmers market, Relay for Life, Karaoke and a Launch Party. There is something for everyone! Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday June 16

Music Student of the Month Year End Recital; Mayo Performing Arts Center; 7pm

The Minstrel ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ- It's the weekend! The weather looks like it's going to be great, so get out and try some of the fun things that Morristown has to offer this weekend. Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday June 9

Cosplay Night; Morristown Game Vault; 7pm - 11pm

The Folk Project presents Open Stage at the Minstrel; Morristown Unitarian Fellowhsip; 7:30pm

Morristown ...

Morristown Business Celebrates New E-Commerce Website with Launch Party

June 18, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Lucy’s Gifts, the handbag and accessory boutique located on South Street, celebrated the launch of their new ecommerce website on Saturday along with Mayor Timothy Dougherty, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon and members of the community. Founded by Marisa Spagnoletti, Lucy’s Gift’s was opened following the murder of her husband, Maurice in June of 2011 in ...

Massage Heights, Morristown's Newest Edition, Makes it Official with Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Massage Heights, the new health and wellness center in Morristown, hosted its official Grand Opening on June 13. Located at 40 West Park Place, locals as well as Shane Evans, founder and President of Massage Heights gathered outside the facility for the official ribbon cutting ceremony as well as complimentary chair massages and refreshments.

Although only operating for a ...

Cancer Patient Says Tumor Shrunk with New TrueBeam at Morristown Medical Center

June 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The latest piece of high precision radiotherapy equipment to treat cancer at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, the TrueBeam system, went into service on May 8. Ben Christener, who has small cell lunch cancer, was one of the first two patients to be treated.

Christener’s cancer was discovered after a CT Scan showed a mass in ...

Trader Joe's Recalls 'Grainless Granola' over Listeria Concern

Trader Joe's is issuing a recall for 'Trader Joe's Grainless Granola' over potential contamination Listeria monocytogenes.

The lot being recalled has 'Best By' dates from 032018 to 041018. The SKU on the product is SKU# 56307.

All potetially affected product has been removed from store shelves and has been destroyed. No illnesses have been reported to ...

A New Summer Classic: Strawberry Basil Lemonade

June 21, 2017

Strawberry fever may go to your head and suddenly find yourself with berries than you know what to do with at the moment. There is a good chance that some at the bottom of the carton will be a little less camera ready than the ones up top. They are still tasty and juicy but not pretty. A gorgeous local berry is a terrible thing to waste. When that happens make a batch of strawberry basil ...

ShopRite of Greater Morristown Announces Recall of Store Brand Fish Sticks

MORRISTOWN, NJ - ShopRite of Greater Morristown announced the recall of ShopRite Crunch Fish Sticks due to the potential presence of undeclared milk in the blended bread coating. The recalled product is a  -25 oz. box with UPC Code 4119040476.

ShopRite posted the warning to customers on all checkout lanes in the Morristown store on Thursday June 15. The store stated that no illnesses ...

Morris Township Family Hosts Lemonade Stand “Happy Hour” to Benefit Childhood Cancer

June 22, 2017

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  A Morris Township family is hosting a lemonade stand "Happy Hour" to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand on Friday June 23 from 4:30pm - 6:30pm to raise funds and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer.

The Switzler family will open their home at  24 Fairfield Drive East in the hopes of inspiring other local children to get ...

Morristown Junior Girl Scouts Give Back to the Community for their Bronze Award

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Eleven Morristown 5th grade Girl Scouts are earning their Bronze Award with a project worth its weight in gold.

Junior Girl Scout Troop 5133, composed of Normandy Park School 5th graders, wanted the project for their bronze award to give back to the community. They began planning last school year, meeting to outline and implement their project throughout the 2016-2017 school ...

Reduce Mosquitoes Around Your Home With These Suggestions

June 19, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - With more rain in the forecast, residents of Morristown and the surrounding towns should be checking areas around their home where mosquitoes can breed. Those areas include water-filled tires, pool covers, planters, gutters and drains or any source of standing water.

“If everyone would take steps around their own homes to eliminate standing water, it could make a very ...

Great White Shark Mary Lee is 'Loopy' off Jersey Coast

June 20, 2017

BEACH HAVEN, NJ — After five days of "ping" silence, great white shark Mary Lee has traveled about  20 miles northbound and is now off the Jersey coast between Beach Haven and Long Beach Township, again.

The 16-foot, 3,500-pound shark was last tracked at 6:54 a.m. on June 17 about 15 miles off the shoreline of Long Beach Island — the same area that she visited ...

Weekend Local Travel Events June 10 to June 11

The weather in New Jersey is heating up—making it perfect to get outdoors and enjoy one of the many summer festivals the state is famous for. Local events this weekend will give you a chance to pass the time listening to great live music and sampling an array of delicious cuisine. Occupy the kids as well with plenty of fun for all ages activities at any of the following ...

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Free A Cappella Singing Lessons Offered by Women’s Chorus

June 21, 2017

The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Sing A Cappella Series” of vocal workshops. Women will learn to sing chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music, Wednesdays, 7:15pm, July 5 and 12 at The Shrine of St Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ.  

Each week guests will participate in vocal ...

Bayonne Bridge Update

June 20, 2017

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Port Authority has provided the City of Bayonne with updated information on the Bayonne Bridge construction project.  

Steel from the old version of the bridge is being demolished between 2nd Street and 1st Street.  Demolition is expected to be completed to 1st Street by the end of July.  Drill shaft and sheet pile work is in progress between ...

Morristown Boutique, Lucy's Gift, Launches E-Commerce Site

June 15, 2017

New Jersey boutique extends mission across country to end violence and help others; celebration at flagship store honors greater Morristown community, service members, first responders, and caregivers on June 17

MORRISTOWN,  NJ - Lucysgift.org goes live with e-commerce site and community celebration on June 17. The website is the latest accomplishment of Marisa Spagnoletti, Founder ...

Criminal Justice Outreach Reform Session Tonight in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A free outreach session presented by the pretrial service staff of the Morris/Sussex Criminal Division will take place tonight, Monday June 5 at 7pm at the Calgary Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 10 Martin Luther King Avenue.

Guests will find out how criminal records can be expunged and how to begin the process of expunging a record. Topics will also include what ...

Morristown's Good Grief Hosts 5K Run and Walk for Hope

MADISON, NJ - On Sunday June 4, Good Grief, a Morristown support center will host the  4th Annual 5K Run and Walk for Hope at Giralda Farms in Madison, NJ.  The event will begin at 10am

Participants are encouraged (but not required) to wear a superhero costume, t-shirt, or cape!  The event features a 5K (3.1 mile) USATF certified race course, a 2-mile walk with activities, ...

Free Movies at Bowtie Cinemas this Summer

June 21, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Free movies are back again this summer at Bow Tie Cinemas. Movies will be shown at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from the end of June to the middle of August at the South Orange 5 movie theater (1 SOPAC Way), as well as at seven other New Jersey locations including Upper Montclair and Hoboken.

The Summer Kids Series ...

Local Violin Studio Hosts Recital

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A free violin recital, hosted by Edward's Violin Studio will be held at the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship on Normandy Heights Road on Saturday June 17, 2017 at 4:30pm

The concert will feature young and beginning violin students in short pieces ranging from traditional folk songs to Bach and Beethoven. It will be one hour in length.

“If you have never seen a ...

National Trail Day is Today June 3

BOONTON, NJ - Today, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, enjoy a 3.5 mile hike in celebration of National Trails Day and Boonton Township’s 150th anniversary year. This celebratory hike is sponsored by Boonton Township, the Morris County Park Commission, and the Historical Society of Boonton Township.

Lead by guides from the Morris County Park Commission, the hike will cover the ...

30th Annual Gooch's Garlic Run Rumbles TODAY

June 21, 2017

What, you may be asking, is a “Gooch’s Garlic Run”? It’s an annual charity event organized by the Blue Nights (an international recreational police officer motorcycle club) that involves a massive amount of motorcyclists riding through Northern New Jersey en masse to raise money for children stricken with illness.  

This year’s event begins with registration ...

New Vernon Resident Walter Ness to Appear in Commercial for Atlantic Health System Heart Care

This Father’s Day, 96-year-old New Vernon resident Walter Ness, will make his television debut in a new commercial for Atlantic Health System Heart Care.

In October 2015, Ness was rushed from a doctor appointment to Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, and diagnosed with congestive heart failure by cardiologist Dr. Jordan Safirstein.

Months later, Ness received a ...

Multi-Town Junior Lacrosse Weekend Festival: The Platypus

MADISON, NJ - When any sports season winds down, it is important to reflect on what you’ve learned and the memories you’ve created, both good and bad.

For the numerous junior lacrosse teams, the 2017 Madison Junior Lacrosse Platypus Festival provided that opportunity. The event was held on the grounds of Madison High School, with teams from fourth through seventh grade.

A ...

College Graduate Receives Award for Collaborations with BeWell Morristown

June 14, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Lena Mattero, a recent food and nutrition graduate from the College of Saint Elizabeth, received the Outstanding Dietetics Student Award from the New Jersey Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NJAND). This prestigious award is only given to one student, enrolled in a didactic program, in the state of New Jersey who demonstrates impressive leadership qualities. Mattero ...

The Trap Door Escape Room Presents: Puzzles & Corks

Morristown N.J. -  - Trap Door Escape Room located on Speedwell Ave. in Morristown, N.J., is adding a brand new experience to their lineup of unparalleled, real-life, room escape games. The creators at Trap Door have designed a new game aimed at patrons who are looking to uncork and kick back while putting their minds to the test. Just like a paint and sip, guests can now puzzle and sip, ...

N.J. Nurses: Cutting Education Puts Elderly at Risk

June 19, 2017

Representatives from the New Jersey State Nurses Association recently advocated against the proposed elimination of $146 million in funding for Title VIII nursing workforce development programs on Capitol Hill.

NJSNA was joined by 427 nurses from around the nation to support workforce development funding and home health services that would directly impact a growing need for geriatric care on ...

Healthy and Unhealthy Self Esteem

June 22, 2017

Self esteem is an evaluative term. It refers to negative, positive, neutral and/or ambiguous judgments that one places on the self concept. Self esteem is an evaluation of the emotional, intellectual and behavioral aspects of self concept. Self esteem is not self love but how one evaluates the self concept.  It is how much a person likes, accepts and respects themselves ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, June 22, 9:00 AM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

3-Day June Camp at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum - ...

Education Green

Thu, June 22, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photographic Instructors' ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Thu, June 22, 1:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

Sabers, Swords, Guns, and Glory: Militaria in ...

Arts & Entertainment

Chatham Mother and Son Arrested for Drug Distribution

June 15, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - June 14, 2017, 8:30 p.m. Following a lengthy investigation, The Chatham Township Police Department, along with members of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, conducted a search of a residence located at 11 Lincoln Circle in Chatham Township. During the search of the residence, officers located packaged marijuana, items used in the distribution of marijuana, ...

Atlantic Health System Acne Treatment and Research Center Recruiting for New Trial

June 14, 2017

Atlantic Health System’s Acne Treatment and Research Center, located at 435 South Street, Suite 240 in Morristown, NJ is now recruiting participants for a trial to test an acne treatment.

You may qualify for the study, which provides free acne treatment and up to $150 in compensation, if you are:


Over 12 years of age


A male or non-pregnant female


Willing to visit ...