Photos from the Girls Lacrosse State Semifinal Game; Morristown vs. Ridge

May 22, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - See photos from the State Semifinal Girls Lacrosse Game; Morristown vs. Ridge

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Morristown Girls Lacrosse Falls to Ridge; 14-10 in State Semis

MORRISTOWN, NJ- In a semifinal matchup between No. 2  seed Ridge and No. 3 seed Morristown, it was Ridge advancing to the final after a 14-10 win over the Colonials.

In a game where Morristown led by as many as 3 goals and for almost the entire first half, the Colonials were eyeing a finals appearance. They lost momentum late in the first half and lost the lead as well. The sides ...

State Baseball Tournament: Morristown Walks Off Vs Union City; Survives and Advances in State Playoffs

MORRISTOWN, NJ- In a 1-1 game in the bottom of the eighth inning at Harter Road Field in the first round of the North 1 Group 4 state tournament, Tate Ballestero came up to the plate with the winning run on second with 2 outs. The shortstop hit a ground ball up the middle to the second baseman and hustled all the way down the first base line sliding into first base forcing an ...

Unity Charter School is Named a National School of Character

May 19, 2018

Washington, D.C. (May 18, 2018)—, the nonprofit organization that validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world, today designated 73 schools and 5 districts from 17 states as 2018 National Schools and Districts of Character. 

Unity Charter School was founded in 1998 with Positive Discipline as part of its character development ...

Graduating High School Seniors with Disabilities Receive Scholarships for Continuing Education

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools in North Jersey has announced the winners for their annual scholarships.

The awards were given at the Alliance’s ‘Advocacy in Action’ Conference which took place on April 28that The College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown. 

Matthew Ng, a student at The Forum School in Waldwick is awarded theJoe ...

CCM Celebrates 50th Anniversary with the Launch of the Forward Capital Campaign “Dancing through the Decades” Proclaims Five Decades of Success

RANDOLPH, NJ – With a room filled with people dressed from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and the present, County College of Morris (CCM), on Friday, May 4, ushered in the college’s 50th anniversary celebrations at the Annual CCM Foundation Gala held at the Hanover Marriott.

The “Dancing through the Decades: CCM Celebrates 50 Years” gala recognized the opening of the college in ...

14 Morristown Area Students Make Bucknell's Deans List

May 22, 2018

LEWISBURG, PA - Fourteen students from Morristown have been named to Bucknell's Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester. To be recognized, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0

The students to receive this recognition are:

AJ Albanese, Class of 2019 

Caroline D'Aliso, Class of ...

Morristown Resident Cory Moore and Teammates Impress at State Radiography Competition; Taking First Place in Tech Exhibit Competition

RANDOLPH, NJ —County College of Morris (CCM) radiography students made quite an impression at the recent New Jersey Society of Radiologic Technologists (NJSRT) annual meeting in Atlantic City. During the student competition, technical exhibits created by CCM students placed first and third, while two students gained top placements in the X-Ray Bowl competition.

Placing first for their ...

Morris Plains Teen Earns Engineering Degree; Part of CCM Class of 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ —Included among the Class of 2018 at County College of Morris (CCM) are three teenagers who decided to get a jump start on college and earn their associate degrees by taking part in the share-time Engineering Design and Advanced Manufacturing (EDAM) program at CCM.

 In fact, one of those students, Erin Foody, 18, of Rockaway, will be graduating with her associate ...

Seven Veterans To Be Honored at Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

May 22, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Wednesday May 23 from 12noon - 3pm,  a Memorial Day commemoration event will be held on the lawn of the Morris County Courthouse.

During the ceremony, Morris County Freeholder Doug Cabana and retired Morris County Veterans Service Officer and Marine Charles Jurgensen will speak. Medals will also be presented to seven Morris County Veterans.

The veterans receiving ...

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 ...

Road Closures in Morris Township For Sunday May 20

May 19, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Motorists are being advised that there will be road closures and delays on Sunday May 20 due to the Superhero Half Marathon and Relay taking place in town. 

Police are advising that delays may occur between 8:30am and 11:30am on South Street, James Street, Woodland Avenue, Harter Road and Southgate Parkway.


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Missed Jury Phone Calls Are Scams; Say Police

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -   Multiple Morris County residents have reported that they received automated phone calls advising them that they missed jury duty and are required to pay a fine, said the Morris Township Police Department to residents.

These calls are fradulent, say police.

The scammers tell residents that they must  contact Chief Rich Rose at the Morris ...

Morristown Middle School and High School Students Attend the 38th Annual Morris County Teen Arts Festival

May 21, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ — Over 1,500 students from sixteen schools throughout Morris County descended onto the Randolph campus to celebrate the 38th annual Morris County Teen Arts Festival on Friday, May 18. CCM has been the host since the festival’s inception.

Clayton Allen, director of the Morris County Teen Arts Festival and associate professor of Visual Arts at CCM who has been working ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Its the weekend! So many activities going on this weekend in and around Morristown. Have a great weekend everyone!


Friday May 18

Sale at the Depot; 980 Mt Kemble Gift Shop

AutomataCon; Morris Museum; 6pm - 8pm

The Minstrel presents Jerry Krantman & The Durn Tootin String Band; Morristown Unitarian Fellowship; 7:30pm

Jay Leno; Mayo Performing Arts ...

Atlantic Health System and Kindred Break Ground on State-of-the-Art Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute

May 22, 2018

Building will be first phase of a health services campus at Giralda Farms

MORRISTOWN, NJ and LOUISVILLE, KY – MAY 22, 2018 – Atlantic Health System and Kindred Healthcare today broke ground on Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute, which will offer New Jersey best-in-class inpatient rehabilitation in a modern, state-of-the-art setting.

The new Atlantic Rehabilitation ...

Morris Animal Inn Hosts Open House; May 20

Tours, Demonstrations, Giveaways and Prizes Will Highlight Event

MORRISTOWN, N.J., —Just in time for the summer travel season, Morris Animal Inn, a 5-star luxury  resort and spa for pets, is opening its doors for an Open House on Sunday, May 20 from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. at its  120 Sand Spring Road location. The full-service country inn for dogs and cats ...

DAWN of a New Day: New Treatment Insights Shared at Atlantic Health's 18th Annual 'Stroke Symposium'

May 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Time is of the essence when it comes to identifying and treating symptoms of stroke and it’s widely accepted that the sooner treatment is provided the better the outcome will be, however new research suggests that all hope isn’t lost for certain types of stroke victims whose symptoms aren’t treated until later in time after last being seen as ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

End of Elm Specials

May 18, 2018

We are proud to introduce a gluten free dessert option! Here we have almond cakes made with almond flour, drizzled with a St. Germain glaze and garnished with lime zest. Below are the rest of our specials for the weekend.


Artichoke Bruschetta

Fresh Ricotta, Tomato, Basil, Parmesan $12


Salmon Tacos

Jalapeno Aioli, Crispy Shallots, Scallions $14


Tuna ...

Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown - Taste & Drink the Best of NJ May 19th! TAPinto Readers Get $25 Off

One-of-a-Kind, All-Jersey Event Set To Showcase the State’s Finest Craft Beer & Food

May 2, 2018– The Garden State has long been a home to fantastic food (yes, including BBQ) and nationally-recognized craft beer. The time has finally come for a festival to celebrate our Jersey Pride!

Get set for the return of the annual Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown, taking place Saturday, May ...

2nd Annual Morristown Mayor's Lakeside Cleanup Set for Sat. May 19

May 18, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Volunteers are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Mayor's Lakeside Cleanup on Saturday May 19. 

Mayor Dougherty and the Morristown Environmental Commission are asking for volunteers to help cleanup Speedwell Lake and Pocahontas Lake in town. Litter and debris have accumulated around both lakes and the Mayor is asking residents to help clean the area up.

Those ...

Morristown Elementary School Turns Barren Courtyard into Beautiful Learning Space

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Principal Janet Kellman at Morristown's Alfred Vail elementary school had always envisioned an alternative learning space in the school's outdoor courtyard.

The problem was that the courtyard was barren and not the best learning space for children so Kellman tabled the idea. However, when Keller Williams Realtor, Liz Harper adopted the school and asked what ...

Will it be You? One Lucky NJ Veteran Will Receive Air Conditioning Relief This Summer

May 22, 2018

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

The Peck School Honors Marty Epstein With Community Service Award

MORRISTOWN, NJ.  Marty Epstein, founder and owner of Marty’s Reliable Cycle, has long been a force for good in Morristown. Epstein opened his bicycle shop 40 years ago and he has become well known for cultivating cycling culture in the area, while also championing charitable causes, community service, economic development, and sustainability in Morristown.

Epstein was celebrated for ...

JCP&L Latest Information, Free Ice and Water For Residents Without Power

May 17, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ –  As of this morning, there are still 8,008 customers in Morris County without power. Residents without power are encouraged to report the outage by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS

JCP&L said they anticipate the “vast majority of the remaining customers to be restored to service by late Thursday.”

JCP&L customers without power can get ice and water ...

Fast Moving Storms Leaves Some Morristown Residents Without Power

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The fast moving storm that ripped through the Morris County area on Tuesday has left 28,151 Morris County customers without power. 

JCP&L is reporting that the most outages from today's storm are in Morris County. Approximately, 600 homes in Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains are without power, with the largest number of outages near ...

5 Morristown Residents Sworn In as Advocates for Abused and Neglected Children

May 20, 2018

Morristown, NJ— Morristown residents Paula Davidoff, Frank Mertz, Anita Charette, Jessica Fiddes, and Krisann Henry were among a group of volunteers sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates who will advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment.

On May 17, 2018  The Honorable Michael P. Wright swore ...

Five Former Salesmen For Morris County Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – Five individuals were sentenced today for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Doug Hurley, 38, of Hillsborough, New Jersey, and Kevin Kerekes, 52, of ...

Ban on Historic Preservation Trust Fund Grants to Religious Instititutions Appealed by Morris County Board of Freeholders

May 8, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - An appeal has been filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Morris County Board of Freeholders, announced the Morris County Freeholders.  Last months ruling banned the freeholders from issuing historic preservation trust fund grants to religious institutions.

The freeholders, in a unanimous vote at their meeting on Monday evening, approved a resolution that ...

Will Triple Crown Fever Lead Your Travels to the Belmont Stakes?

May 20, 2018

BALTIMORE, Md. — Ka-Ching! Ka-Ching!

That's the sound of the New York Racing Association's cash register ringing up ticket sales for the June 9 running of the Belmont Stakes that is sure to attract a sell-out crowd.

Racing fans and just plain wannabes will turn out to see Justify, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Saturday's $1.5 million, Grade 1 ...

Podcast: The Royal Wedding Through the Eyes of a Brit

Olean, NY - For those interested in the Royal Wedding. Here is a TAPinto special. In their May 18 podcast, Giles Bootheway, a British citizen who teaches at St. Bonaventure University, shares his thoughts on the Royal Wedding with TAPinto Greater Olean Co-editor Richard Lee.

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Air Travel is Delayed at all Area Airports Today May 16 - How to check your flights?

Today, (Wednesday -  May 16) the FAA is reporting for New York’s LaGuardia, Philadelphia, and Newark Liberty airports the following:

Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, departure traffic destined to La Guardia Airport, New York, NY (LGA) is currently experiencing delays averaging 52 minutes. 
Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, there is a Traffic ...


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AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!


Morristown Loyola Retreat Hosts Retreat; Monday June 11

May 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Sacred Thread Ministries is inviting members to a one day retreat on Monday June 11 at the Loyola Retreat Center in Morristown.

Members of the community are invited to discover the gardens of your soul and the mindfulness that enables us to focus on the energy of the present moment for a day of retreat.

The retreat will take place at the Loyola Retreat Center, 161 ...

Reserve Your Spot: Morris County Historical Tours Begin This Summer

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Community members are invited to “Discover Morris County” through the summer walking tour and lecture series  The Morris County Tourism Bureau invites everyone to experience the rich history that Morris County has to offer with a knowledgeable guide. Summer programs will be held over nine successive Saturday mornings during June, July and August.  ...

National Public Gardens Day at Morristown's Macculloch Hall; Sat. May 12

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall is inviting the community to National Public Gardens Day on Saturday May 12 from 10am - 1pm.

Visitors can enjoy the gardens as well as family activities, presentations, art, scavenger hunts, and stories. The event is free and open to the public.

Inquiries can be directed to Cynthia Winslow at



Butterfly Bonanza Flies to Pyramid Mountain; June 9

May 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ. On Saturday, June 9, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., celebrate the beauty and importance of New Jersey’s butterflies and other pollinators at the annual Butterfly Bonanza at Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area in Montville Township.

Butterfly Bonanza is packed with excitement, entertainment, and education for all ages. Enjoy a guided ‘Bug Safari’ tour of ...

4 Day Sale at The Depot

4 Day Sale going on now through Sunday at The Depot Gift & Home. The more you spend, the more you save!

980 Mt Kemble Avenue (Rt 202)

Morristown NJ 07960

The Civil War Invades Historic Speedwell in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Cannons, muskets and bayonets! See and hear all these and more at the Civil War Weekend, Saturday June 9 and Sunday June 10 at Historic Speedwell in Morristown.

Visitors will be able to visit the battlefields of the American Civil War during this two day event. The weekend showcases the daily lives of soldiers. Visitors will witness musket, artillery, and bayonet drills as ...

Superheros to the Rescue! Over 900 Runners Run the 2018 Superhero Half Marathon

May 21, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Who is the strongest superhero? There has been some debate on the internet as to who the strongest superheros are. According to, it is Sentry (3rd),  Thor (2nd) and The Hulk (1st) who top their list. However, it might just be the 900 runners that were strong enough to participate in the 2018 Superhero Half Marathon on Sunday May 20 at Ginty Field in ...

10-Year Old Boy Battling Cancer Receives Generous Donation From Randolph Hockey Family

RANDOLPH, NJ- While the inter-town hockey battles on the ice between Randolph and Roxbury are fierce at every age level, when it comes to real life battles off the ice there is no hesitation to offer help to their neighbor.

Such is the case with a recent gesture of unity and support from the Randolph Varsity hockey team, when they came together to deliver good wishes and ...

Peter Toth to Perform a Free Piano Recital at the Morristown Historical Park; Sunday May 20

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The community is invited to Washington's Headquarters Museum on Sunday May 20 to enjoy a piano recital featuring Hungarian pianist Peter Toth.

The free piano recital will take place at 1pm at the national Historical Park's Washington Headquarters Museum; 30 Washington Place.

Toth will play the park's 1873 Steinway Grand piano that will ...

The Kootz at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

May 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Stop by the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum to hear The Kootz perform a medley of blues, pop, and rock from the 60s-90s on July 1 from 2-3pm.

Break out the picnic blanket or beach chairs and join us in our historic garden Sundays at 2:00 pm for a selection of music and poetry.

$10 per adult, FREE for members!

Rain or shine. In the case of inclement ...

Three Bloomfield Teens Are Missing, Police Seek Community Assistance to Locate Them

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to locate three teenagers who went missing this week. One of the parents reports that a large sum of money is missing suggesting the three may have fled the state. 

16-year-old Ulises Yance and 15-year-old Alex Lopez were last seen Fridaymornin, and 16-year-old Alexa Arenas was last seen ...

In London Town - NJFO Season Finale

On Saturday May 19 and Sunday May 20, the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, under the baton of David Wroe, presents a magnificent 35th anniversary season finale celebration of music linked in some way to England and its great city of London.

The concert opens with Sir Edward Elgar’s exhilarating Introduction and Allegro for Strings, a work composed in 1905 to enable the string section ...

Parents of Dangled Roxbury Kid File Lawsuit Warning

May 20, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The parents of a 6-year-old special needs student who, according to authorities, was hung upside down and shaken by a frustrated teacher's aide in March, filed a notice of tort claim today, the first volley of a forthcoming lawsuit.

The notice says the Landing couple intend to sue the aide, the Roxbury school board, a number of school  administrators and ...

Suspect Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run Flees Country

May 22, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A 36-year-old suspect charged in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian May 15th has fled the country, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Charges have been filed against Mario Infante, age 36, of New Street, Plainfield, following an investigation by detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office and North Plainfield ...

Living longer is in your control

Research published this week in the journal Circulation, reported findings of a 34 year study on over 100,000 people found five modifiable lifestyle     
 behaviors associated with a 14 year longer life expectancy in women and a 12 year long life expectancy in men at age 50. The health behaviors related to longer life included never smoking, eating a healthy diet, ...

Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now?


Bottom Line

According to the US Census Bureau, ‘millennials’ are defined as 18-36-year-olds.

According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 32.

More and more ‘old millennials’ (25-36) now realize homeownership is within their grasp now!

Are YOU ready for ...

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin's Press, 2018)

            What is the “final frontier” on the Earth's surface? Many people would say Alaska, the 49th state, which was added to the United States fifty years ago. Once one has traveled to that remote land, it is impossible to forget the magnificence of the terrain and beasts. Floating by ship in Glacier Bay, surrounded by ...

'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

Letter to the Editor: Gum Litter and what YOU can do about it

May 14, 2018

Gum is non-biodegradable, meaning it doesn't’t break down ever….

Today, the unlikely problem surfaces. The average person chews 275 sticks of gum per year. With the amount of people in daily society, it’s no mystery why chewing gum is the second most littered item after cigarette butts.  Did you know that gum is banned in Singapore?

In addition to littering human ...

Guest Column: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May 9, 2018

With warmer weather and sunny skies on the horizon, it is important to remember that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Skin cancer can greatly affect quality of life, and it can be disfiguring and even deadly. There are approximately 5.4 million cases of skin cancer diagnosed annually. Luckily, Skin Cancer Awareness Month provides a great time  to educate ...

Congressional Candidate Tony Ghee Candidate Statement

May 20, 2018

With the retirement of longtime Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, the good people of Morris, Essex, Sussex and Passaic Counties will elect a new representative this November. It also means that our Republican Party has a choice to make, as well.

Do we nominate a career politician in an age when most people don’t trust their government or the people serving, or do we seize this ...

Choose Brian Bergen for Assembly

My name is Brian Bergen. I am a West Point graduate, former Army Officer, combat Veteran, dedicated family man, small business owner and active community volunteer.

I am extremely excited for the opportunity to launch a campaign for NJ State Assembly in LD25. I have been humbled by the outpouring of support I have received thus far. My goal is to unite the party behind me in June 2019 and lead ...

Warrants, DWI and Narcotics Top This Week Police Blotter

May 14, 2018

4/23: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers were dispatched to the Mahlon Dickerson Reservation in Jefferson Township on a report of a noise complaint. An investigation led to Rebecca L. Schank-Smith, age 22, of Bloomingdale, and Delia A. Gutierrez, age 23, of Lincoln Park, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. They were both released with a court date pending.

4/23: ...

GFWC Woman's Club Denvilee Rockaway Area Places Flags on Veterans' Graves

May 20, 2018

GFWC Woman's Club of Denville-Rockaway Area Helps Honor Veteran's with Flags for Memorial Day

On a very rainy Saturday, May 19, fifteen members of the GFWC Woman's Club of Denville- Rockaway Area, along with local Cub Scouts, citizens, and Veterans helped Phyllis and Jim Vialard, board members of the Memorial Association of Rockaway, Marcella, and Denville, place flags on ...