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Baseball: Matt Hallberg Shines as the No. 4 Seed Morristown Colonials Defeat No. 12 Seed Clifton in the Quarterfinals

May 24, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Survive and advance – that’s the name of the game at this point of the season.

The fourth-seeded Morristown High School baseball team did just that, edging 12th- seeded Clifton, 1-0, in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 tournament quarter- finals on Friday, May 24.

The Colonials will meet top-seeded Bloomfield in the sectional semifinals.

Morristown Boys Golf Caps Off Regular Season With Win Over Montville

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Colonials golf team capped off a 16-4 regular season with a convincing win over Montville by a score of 172-195. With the loss, Montville falls to 2-14.

Shane Quinn had the best score of the day, shooting 5 over par. Right behind him at +6 was Ben Margaritondo, as the two highest scores of the day.

Matthew Schoonmaker finished at +7 and Alex Yip was +8 thru 9 ...

Morristown Baseball Edges Morris Knolls, 7-6;Colonials Advance in State Tournament

MORRISTOWN – The fourth-seeded Morristown High School baseball team edged 13th-seeded Morris Knolls, 7-6, in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 tournament on Tuesday, May 21. 

It was a game that Morristown head coach Ed Collins hopes would kick start into something positive for the rest of the tournament. 

Morristown was in a 6-0 ...

Seven Morristown Area Students Graduate from Bucknell University

May 24, 2019

LEWISBURG, PA (05/22/2019)-- AJ Albanese, Andrew Coder, Joseph DiPalma, Ruby Gould, Noah Grossman, Rachel Martinez and Parker Pridgen were among the 900 graduated who received degrees from Bucknell University on May 19, 2019. 

Albancese earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. Coder earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Morristown Residents Earn Academic Honors from Area Colleges, Universities

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Three Morristown residents have been earned academic honors at area colleges and universities.

Kristina Qualben has been named to Muhlenberg's Academic Honor Roll. ixty-seven Muhlenberg College student-athletes were recognized for their performance in the classroom and on the field, court, track and course with their selection to the Centennial Conference Academic ...

Four Morristown Area Students Make Emerson Dean's List

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Fara Cohen, Alexandra Fielding, Jonathan Moore and Eric Terracciano were recently named to Emerson College's Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester.

The requirement to make the Dean's List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher that semester.

Cohen, Fielding and Terracciano are all members of the class of 2019. Cohen is majoring is Marketing ...

MHS Humanities Academy Announces Two Events Showcasing Students' Remarkable Work 

May 23, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ  - The Morristown High School Humanities Academy is proud to announce a feature presentation this Friday, May 24, at 7:00 PM in the MHS auditorium:  Dog Sitters, a one-act original play written, directed, and produced by Academy student Lena Schmitt in fulfillment of her capstone project.  Dog Sitters is a comedy and features a cast and crew ...

Morristown High School Presents Collegiate Sports Night; Wed. May 22

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Interested in playing sports in college? Come and hear what it takes to play collegiate sports in college from Morristown High School graduates and collegiate and high school coaches.

This free program is open to the entire Morristown community and will take place Wednesday May 22 at 7pm in the MHS auditorium.

The program will provide insight into the recruitment ...

Bear Sighting Near School Delays Dismissal

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A bear was sighted on high school property on Friday afternoon, announced school officials  

Students were kept a few minutes after regular dismissal as a precaution. Parents were notified by phone and email of the incident .

”Please be aware of your surroundings and use caution”, said school officials. “Police were notified and ...

Morristown Resident Honored at Morris County's Annual Memorial Day Veterans' Medal Ceremony

May 22, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Military veterans from across Morris County, and representing military conflicts from World War II and Vietnam to Operation Iraqi Freedom were honored at Morris County’s Memorial Day ceremony in Morristown on Wednesday May 22.

The Freeholders presented the Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medal to the seven honored Morris County veterans in ...

Bill Revising State Expungement Procedures Approved by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) – On legislation (A-4498) that would revise procedures for expunging records of conviction, approved by Assembly Appropriations Monday, sponsors Assembly Democrats Jamel Holley, Angela McKnight and Benjie Wimberly issued the following statements Monday:

Holley (D-Union): “Revising state expungement law forges a path to real social justice for our citizens.

Harding man Arrested for Lewdness by Morris Township Police

May 23, 2019

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A 21 year old female jogger had an unknown substance thrown at her on May 20, said police. 

According to reports, around 3:16pm, patrols responded to a female who stated that while she was jogging a male in dark colored pick-up truck followed her onto Harter Road. The male exposed his private parts to the female, threw a cup of bodily fluids on her, and ...

Power Outage in Morristown Causing Heavy Traffic Delays

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A motor vehicle crash on Franklin Street has caused a power outage in the area of 287 South at Madison Avenue, announced police. 

 JCP&L is working on restoring power. While restoration continues, power is temporarily shut down in the vicinity which is causing the signal on Madison Ave at 287 south to be out of service.

JCP&L estimates ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to Do This Weekend in Morristown May 24 - May 27

May 24, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The holiday weekend is here! If you are staying in town, here are lots of activities happing in and around Morristown. Have a great weekend everyone!

Friday May 24 

Friday Films presents Vice (R) Morris County Films; 2pm

State Baseball Tournament; Morristown HIgh School vs. Clifton; Harter Road Field; 4pm

Morristown High School Humanities Academy presents Dog ...

San Diego Zoo Kids Channel Begins Broadcasting at Morristown's Goryeb Children’s Hospital

MORRISTOWN, NJ —Young patients, their families and invited guests were treated to a visit with some amazing animal ambassadors from the Turtle Back Zoo at a gathering at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital on May 17, 2019.

This special event was held to announce a partnership between the CALLING ALL KIDS STORYTIME NETWORK, sponsored by the Women’s ...

A Million New Jersey Drivers Expected to Hit the Roads this Holiday Weekend

May 25, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Memorial is the unofficial start to the summer and according to AAA, 43 million Americans will kick off the summer with a Memorial Day weekend.

The near-record number of travelers is the second-highest travel volume on record since AAA began tracking holiday travel volumes dating back to 2000, trailing only the bar set in 2005, they stated in a press release. According to the ...

Atlantic Health System Honorees Celebrated at the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Four Atlantic Health System team members were honored for their extraordinary volunteer efforts on Sunday at the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious recognition program for volunteer and public service.

MaryAnn LoFrumento, MD, a hospitalist specializing in newborns at Morristown Medical Center, was named winner of ...

Atlantic Health System Named to Becker’s Healthcare “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare – 2019” List for Fourth Straight Year

May 24, 2019

Atlantic Health System is proud to announce it has once again been chosen for the list of Becker’s Healthcare’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare. This is the fourth year in a row that Atlantic Health System has been selected for inclusion in this elite group of health care systems, biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

2019 has been another year of recognition and celebration ...

Atlantic Health System Executive Leads Panel on Health Care Transformation

Modern Healthcare Summit Features Health Care Industry Leaders

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Four members of the Health Care Transformation Consortium participated on a panel of health care leaders who shared their expertise and innovative solutions to industry challenges as part of Modern Healthcare’s Healthcare Transformation Summit in Austin, TX (May 16-17).  The panel, moderated by Kevin ...

Fill Your Picnic Basket with Food Safety to Avoid Getting Sick this Memorial Day

May 24, 2019

WASHINGTON, — Memorial Day kicks off the official start of summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reminding everyone how to prevent foodborne illness before you light up that grill and pack up the cooler. Hot and humid weather combined with outdoor activities, provide the perfect environment for harmful bacteria to multiply on food and make people sick, they ...

Get Vine Ripe Markets’ Recipe for Grilled Shrimp

Fresh grilled shrimp makes for a perfect low-calorie dinner. If you don’t feel like grilling your own, find this ready-made option at Vine Ripe Markets.

Ingredients:

1 lb. jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbs. lemon juice
1 Tbs. smoked paprika
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 ...

Next Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event Set for June 8

May 23, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Did you miss the last drop off event? Don't worry, there are 3 dates remaining.

The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct  Household Hazardous Waste Disposal events where area residents will be able to drop off household hazardous waste for free. Resident can drop off acceptable hazardous material on Saturday, June 8, September 14 and ...

National Wildlife Federation Certifies New Schoolyard Habitat at Unity Charter School

Morristown, NJ– May 20th, 2019– National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is pleased to recognize that Unity Charter School in Morristown, NJ has successfully created a Certified Schoolyard Habitat® through its Garden for Wildlife program. Unity has joined with over 5,000 schools nationwide that have transformed ...

Morristown High School Joins Newton Strong Whiteout to Remember Lexi Faye

May 23, 2019

NEWTON, NJ – Morristown High School joins a growing list of students, businesses and organizations in three counties that participated in Newton Strong Day on Thursday, May 23. On Newton Strong Day participants will wear white to honor Alexis "Lexi" Faye, a Newton High School junior who died from a post-prom car accident on Saturday, May 11, that also ...

Morristown Resident Marvin Achieves the Rank of Eagle Scout

MORRISTOWN, NJ - High school freshman Scott Marvin, from Boy Scout Troop 228, earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest recognition of a Boy Scout can achieve, on Saturday, May 18th. A ceremony was held atAlexander Hamilton School to honor Scott’s achievement.

For Scott’s community service project, he made kiosks and installed them at various entrances to Patriot’s ...

Landscape Structures Provide Function and Beauty

May 23, 2019

Incorporate arbors, trellises and other structures into your designs when planning new or updating existing gardens and landscapes. These structures help form the framework of any garden, add year-round interest and provide years of beauty and function.

Utilize arbors to define and connect distinct areas of the landscape. Invite visitors into your landscape with a vine-covered arbor.  ...

Allegro Spring Plant Sale a Tremendous Success

The Allegro School Greenhouse recently held its annual spring flower and plant sale on Saturday, May 11th just in time for Mothers' Day.  Many new visitors wer pleased to find a beautiful and hearty variety of hanging basekts, flats and pots with annual flowers as well as organic vegetable and herb plants.

If you didn't make the sale, please call Rebecca at the Greenhouse ...

One Day Left to Register to Vote in June 4 Primary Election

May 13, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The deadline to register to vote in the June 4 primary election is tomorrow, May 14.

The voter registration form is available on the Morris County Clerk’s Office elections website by clicking here.

Applications to vote-by-mail in the June 4 primary that are sent through the U.S. Postal Service must be received by the county clerk’s elections office no ...

The League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area Ran Voter Girl Program for 170 Girls

CHATHAM, NJ - Just as New Jersey’s Primary Elections season is beginning, The League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area partnered with Chatham Girl Scouts and ran a Voter Girl program for 170 girls. At this half day event,  the Morristown Area League of Women Voters ran a realistic mock voting activity, hosted women elected officials as speakers, and facilitated the ...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Announces Promotions of Detectives

May 23, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker announce six promotions effective on Monday, May 20, 2019 to fill vacant positions in the Prosecutor’s Office created due to retirements.

The following personnel will be promoted and assigned as indicated below:

 Lieutenant Stephen Ortiz to the rank of Captain of the ...

Tragic Death of New Jersey College Student Spurs Legislative Action for Safer Ride Sharing Services

TRENTON, NJ - In a moving and somber hearing on Thursday, state lawmakers listened to the testimony of grieving parents, community officials, and industry representatives on the need to implement safeguards for those using ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.  

With his wife Marci at his side, Seymour Josephson held back tears as he spoke about the tragic murder of their daughter ...

The Ignatian Spirituality Project (ISP) announces an innovative new leadership program 'Ambassadors of Hope'

May 5, 2019

This spring, ISP launches Ambassadors of Hope (AOH), a formation program for ISP alumni volunteers who have overcome homelessness and addiction and want to grow as ISP leaders. The Loyola Jesuit Center men’s team is proud to announce that Loyola Jesuit Center team member John Brija has been selected through a competitive, nationwide process to join the inaugural AOH cohort.  

Over ...

Morristown Law Enforcement Joins Peace Walk for Victims of Terror Attacks in Sri Lanka

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A peace walk and prayer service took place in Boonton on April 28 in support of the victims of the terror attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Over 290 people were killed and over 500 people were reported injured following nine bombings of churches and hotels throughout Sri lanka.

Sri Lankan Defense Minister Ruwan Wijerwardena labeled the attacks as terrorist attacks ...

Memorial Day Weekend LBI Area Entertainment Lineup Presented by the Tide Table Group

May 24, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND - It is Memorial Day weekend!  The official kickoff to the 2019 summer season.

The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting Sponsor for our 2019 summer entertainment guide. 

Old Causeway Steak and Oyster House: 1201 E. Bay Avenue in Manahawkin

Friday 10 p.m:   Rock Lobsters
Saturday 10 p.m:   Sneak Attack
Sunday 10 p.m. The ...

Shake Shack, Other Eats Now Open at Parkway’s New Monmouth Service Area

WALL, NJ — Shake Shack, Auntie Anne's, Starbucks and Z-Mart are now open at the new Monmouth Service Area on the Garden State Parkway, milepost 100.

Last week, its fueling plaza, a convenience store and restroom facilities welcomed motorists after a 10-month closure that made way for the construction of a new main building by HMSHost and a new facilities by Sunoco. The entire project ...

Ross Farm Music Series continues Friday, May 17

Singer-songwriter Matt Hires first played at the Ross Farm in November 2015, the inaugural year of live music hosted by the Friends of the Boudinot-Southard-Ross Estate with national recording and touring artists. Hires returned in 2017 to promote his new record, American Wilderness, and he will be making a third appearance as the organization marks the five-year milestone of bringing people ...

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Join Now! Opening Day is TODAY!

May 24, 2019

Opening Day is almost here - May 24 @ 4 PM!
Check out Idlewild Pool Club in nearby Morris Plains.

There is a sandy beach and a gradual entry that are just calling your name. Sit your beach chair in the sand while dipping your toes or lounge around on your floatie!

Cool off after in the shade of the many trees that lineIdlewild’s property. The pool is surrounded by plenty ...

Don't Delay....Join Today!

Opening Day is almost here - May 24 @ 4 PM!
Check out Idlewild Pool Club in nearby Morris Plains.

There is a sandy beach and a gradual entry that are just calling your name. Sit your beach chair in the sand while dipping your toes or lounge around on your floatie!

Cool off after in the shade of the many trees that lineIdlewild’s property. The pool is surrounded by plenty ...

New Craft Idea from CKlovesEvents

Looking for a craft for the kids this weekend? Check out the newest idea from CKlovesEvents. Call Celeste at 614-595-3163 or check out her website for more ideas

Visit CKlovesEvents at www.cklovesevents.com

Bill Prohibiting Contracts That Silences Employees in Sexual Misconduct Cases Passes the Assembly; Morristown Attorney Comments

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick prohibiting employee contracts from legally binding workers into silence about harassment and assault is headed to the Governor’s desk after passing the Assembly.

The Senate advanced the bill in June.

“People should not be allowed to cover up what predators do,” said Bramnick (R-Union).  ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 27

Summary: On this week’s AtlantiCast, meet the nurse who saves lives - even while on vacation, Newsweek names some Atlantic Health System medical centers among the world’s best, find out which vitamin can help protect your child’s bones and pets bring more than smiles to patients, hear the results of a surprising new study!

 

Mark The Calendar For Garden State Memorial Day Parades

May 22, 2019

NEW JERSEY - Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer along the Jersey Shore. While many Garden State residents will be heading to the beach this Memorial Day weekend, a large number will also commemorate Memorial Day with local parades and ceremonies. Here is a go-to guide to the upcoming Memorial Day parades in New Jersey.

Allentown Memorial Day Parade - May 27 at ...

11th Annual Historic Fashion Show in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The community is invited to the 11th annual Historic Fashion Show at Historic Speedwell on Sunday May 19 beginning at 1pm. 

Step back in time and discover how fashion was influenced as models showcase clothing from before, during, and after memorable conflicts in American History. Interact with the models as they describe their clothing in great detail and discuss ...

Grab those Tents! Sunrise Lake's Beach Club's Annual Campout Announces 2 Dates

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The  annual campout at Sunrise Lake Beach is set for Friday June 21 and Friday August 2.  The campout begins at 7 p.m,  but arrival time can be as early as 4 p.m. to enjoy free beach admission and swimming.

For an additional fee, you can run, jump, splash and have a blast on the Wibit, an inflatable obstacle course, and explore the ...

Sunrise Lake Beach Club Opens Memorial Day Weekend

May 24, 2019

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The Sunrise Beach Club will officially open Saturday May 25. Sunrise Lake Beach Club is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, May 25 to September 2. Weekend hours are 11 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. and weekday hours, Tuesday through Friday, are 10 a.m. through 5:30 p.m.    

Spend the day at the beach, and enjoy fun activities such as swimming, ...

Free Event: Building Better Balance

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Residents are invited to attend a free event focusing on bone health and balance. The free event will take place on Thursday May 30 from 9:30am - 10:30am in the patio seating area of the ShopRite of Greater Morristown.

An Atlantic Rehabilitation Physical Therapist will be presenting a lecture on building better balance while preserving bone health and ...

St. Virgil's Carnival Rolls into Town This Weekend

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The fun is back! The 43rd Annual St. Virgil's Carnival opened tonight, Wednesday May 8  and will delight carnival lovers through Saturday May 11.

The hours are Thursday and Friday 6-10pm and Saturday 4pm - 10pm. Thursday night is wristband night - $30 for unlimited rides.

Entry fee is $1 per person or $5 per family. St Virgil's Church is located at 250 ...

Singin’ and Dancin’ in the Rain at the Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure

May 25, 2019

Sunday, May 5th may have been a wet and soggy day at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, but the downpour couldn’t keep away the “outpouring” of support—an estimated 1,000 people, in fact, braved the weather and came out to participate in the annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure. ABC-TV Eyewitness News Reporter Anthony Johnson served as Emcee; and there ...

Giving Girls A Voice at the Table

Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey recently elected its new board of directors for 2019-2020 program year. Part of the election process was the selection of three girl representatives to the board of directors.

I am often asked by girls, parents and volunteers to explain the girls’ roles as representatives to the board. Simply put, these young women serve as the voice of our girl members ...

COPPER NEEDS A HOME! Please share. 

Meet Copper Dawson! Copper is a little over a year, pit mix with eyes that match his coat. Copper once had a family of his own, but was returned and is back in foster looking for his forever home. Copper is house trained, crate trained and has basic obedience training.

He knows commands "sit", "stay", "come", "paw", "shake", "look" ...

Town of Morristown Announces Summer Job Opportunities

May 22, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Looking for a job this summer? Morristown is in looking for Lifeguards (certification & training included), Playground Directors & Playground leaders.

Call the Morristown Recreation Office for an application 973-292-6717 or email rec@townofmorristown.org.

Lifeguards

Cauldwell Pool (hours vary)
$15.00/hour, includes Certification ...

Coming Soon to Morristown: The Original Music Fest

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents are invited to come and enjoy a day of music and fun with the Rotary Club of Morristown and the Original Music School on Monday May 27 at Ginty Field and Gazebo. The festivities will begin immediately following the Memorial Day Parade and Observance and last until 3:30pm

The day will include live music performed by local artists, live bands, games, activities and ...

Boating Safety Course Offered by AAA Northeast

Successful completion provides attendees with NJ Boating Safety certificate

Wayne, NJ, — New Jersey law requires all boaters to possess a valid state-issued boating safety certificate. AAA Northeast will offer an eight-hour boating safety course on Saturday, June 8 and Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Butler Police Department (10 High Street).

Attendees that ...

Madison Police Arrest Borough Resident in Graffiti Case

May 23, 2019

MADISON, NJ  - Last week an arrest was made by D/Sgt. Paul Kosakowski and Det. Adam Riley in the Madison Graffiti case.

Jeremy C. Gardner, 19 of Madison, NJ was taken into custody. 

Lt. John Miscia of the Madison Police Department disclosed that beginning in March 2019, Madison Police began receiving reports of graffiti found throughout town. The graffiti “tags” found ...

Three Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease in Clark, 22 in Union County

May 25, 2019

CLARK, NJ - There have been three confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Clark according to Mayor Sal Bonaccorso.  These are part of the 22 cases in total in Union County in the last few months that have lead to five deaths.

“I want residents to understand there is no need to panic.  We are on it, myself, Clark’s Health Officer Nancy Raymond, the state and the ...

Memorial Day Weekend LBI Area Entertainment Lineup Presented by the Tide Table Group

May 24, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND - It is Memorial Day weekend!  The official kickoff to the 2019 summer season.

The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting Sponsor for our 2019 summer entertainment guide. 

Old Causeway Steak and Oyster House: 1201 E. Bay Avenue in Manahawkin

Friday 10 p.m:   Rock Lobsters
Saturday 10 p.m:   Sneak Attack
Sunday 10 p.m. The ...

The Best Deal on Meals We’ve Found Anywhere in New Jersey

May 25, 2019

A dollar won’t buy you a cup of coffee at most places in New Jersey, but this week it will buy nine meals for neighbors in need.

That’s because every dollar donated to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s triple match campaign will be tripled until midnight on May 31, 2019, up to $15,000 thanks to a donor. As of Friday, CFBNJ was just under halfway to that goal, ...

On Memorial Day, Remember the Families of Those Who Paid the Ultimate Sacrifice

This weekend we gather to lay wreaths and pay homage to the men and women who died in our wars, to create or preserve our way of life. Some are buried in all corners of the world, from Normandy to Okinawa.

They have died for us over a 244-period, from Bunker Hill in 1775 to faraway Afghanistan in 2019, were about 12,000 American troops remained deployed.

For those who don’t realize we ...

10% Happier by Dan Harris

10% Percent Happier by Dan Harris (Harper Collins, 2014)

 

My beloved sister-in-law, Betty Lenart, passed away last year. She faced death with a unique serenity, deeply dedicated to her Catholic faith. Each year Betty would go on a religious retreat, often located at the Jersey shore, where she would spend several days in silent meditation.  Sometimes I admit, I thought she was ...

Curtain Closes on "Game of Thrones," and Now Our Watch Has Ended

It took me several days to wrap my head around how I felt about the “Game of Thrones” series finale, and then it hit me—to produce something thought-provoking enough to still be a topic of discussion among millions nearly a week later is to produce something epic, regardless of the nature of those thoughts.

A lot of the disappointment among fans stems from the fact that we ...

‘Skylight’ Takes Emotional Leap for Two Mismatched Lovers

PRINCETON, NJ – Kyra is living on the edge in an upstairs flat in north-west London. When her former employer, and lover, Tom, comes to see her, he is horrified that she will put up with such a sad, paint-peeling habitat.

But we learn, in David Hare’s fascinating “Skylight,” she is making a statement as well as finding fulfillment in teaching poor children in a rundown ...

Steve Adubato Talks with HGTV Stars, The Cousins, About their New Children's Book

May 22, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Remodeling experts and HGTV stars, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, were guests on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, sharing their latest projects as well as guidance for homeowners with the itch to renovate.

“The biggest thing you can do is plan,” advised John Colaneri. “Contractors in general have not been great at communication, and the crux of the entire ...

Husband Says County Surrogate Candidate Facing 'Electronic Lynching'

May 23, 2019

Dear Editor,

My name is Charlie Alfano, and I am the husband of Isabella Alfano who is running for Morris County Surrogate. I do not engage in Twitter or Instagram and my Facebook is set to private, and only post on occasion. I am compelled to speak out because what I am reading on Facebook as of late is nothing short of an electronic lynching of my wife.

I have been reading (or have been ...

Recidivism Rate in New Jersey One of the Lowest in the Nation

May 23, 2019

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of hosting a visit from the Canadian Parole Board Chairperson Jennifer Oades. We had the opportunity to discuss best practices, compare our different parole processes, and share some important common ground about our collective goal— striking a decisive balance between protecting our society through public safety supervision, while fostering the ...

Candidate Statement: John Barbarula for NJ State Assembly

May 19, 2019

I am John Barburula, a successful business owner and tenacious attorney and I’m asking for your vote for NJ State Assembly for district 25.

Why should you vote for me over anyone else listed under my name on the ballot?  Because I am the one person who will work tirelessly, 24/7 for YOU, the taxpayers of this great state and constituents of District 25.

I am a fighter.  By ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, May 27, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- The Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Genuine Character: Scott Gilbert’s ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Morris County Teen Arts Festival at County College of Morris

May 24, 2019

The arts are alive in Morris County! County College of Morris (CCM) hosted the 39th annual Morris County Teen Arts Festival on Friday, May 17.  Over  1,500 students and a staff of 40 professional artists participated in performances, critiquing seminars and workshops in every discipline.  The festival disciplines included art, dance, design, drama, graphic design, music, music ...

Obituaries

Robert J. Talmadge, age 80, of Manahawkin, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in ...
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May 19, 1935 - Sep 23, 2018
Bill N. Raso, age 83, of Manahawkin, NJ passed away September 23, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he ...
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 It is with great sadness that The Hampshire Companies announces that Todd Anderson, ...
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- Mar 13, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Paulus J. Tuyp, passed away at his residence with his loving and ...
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- Mar 12, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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