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Morristown High School Girls Lacrosse Preview: Expectations are High for the Colonials

March 29, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Coming off a 17-4 season and the program’s first-ever Group 4 state championship, expectations are high for the Morristown High School girls lacrosse program. 

The Colonials won their first state sectional title since 2015. Morristown established itself as a top team in the state. 

“After trusting in our preparation and distinguishing ourselves ...

Morristown Golf Preview: Colonials Aim to Qualify for State Tournament

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morristown High School golf team hopes to qualify for the state tournament this spring. Under head coach Christopher Edmondson, the Colonials look to be competitive in match and tournament play.


The roster will consist of sophomore Liam Pasternak, junior Cormack Meldrum, junior Caroline Fixter, senior Matt Sullivan, junior Daniel Lynch, sophomore Maya ...

Morristown High School Girls Track Preview: Expectations Are High For the Colonials

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Expectations are high for the Morristown High School girls track and field team this spring. The Colonials finished first in the NJAC and Morris County last season and second in the state.


Returning letter winners for Morristown will be Aaliya Murphy, Joanna Hong and Emma Klein in the 400 intermediate hurdles, Murphy, Hong, Maya Summerville and Margaret ...

In-Person Program Invites Students and Families to Go Big on Campus

March 26, 2023

Randolph, NJ:  County College of Morris (CCM) will be holding two open houses, packed with informative and engaging sessions and activities, this April to learn more about the college and its on-campus and online offerings.  

An in-person Spring Open House will be held on Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with three convenient starting sessions at 9, 10 and 11 ...

Unity Charter School Middle School Student Accepted into Harvard’s Future Doctors Program

Unity Charter School congratulates the success of one of its students, who was recently accepted into the Harvard Student Agencies (HSA) Future Doctors Program. This exclusive program is managed by Harvard undergraduates and is dedicated to providing rigorous academic experiences to students worldwide. The Future Doctors Program introduces students to the fundamentals of pre-medical studies. It ...

Morris Plains School District Referendum Officially Passes

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The Morris Plains School Referendum has officially passed. The Morris County Clerk's Office has officially certified the referendum. According to the Morris County Clerk, there were 766 total votes for yes and 269 votes for no.

"THANK YOU for your vote; THANK YOU for your confidence and trust; THANK YOU for your time attending our forums, information ...

Two Unity Teams Take First and Second Place at Regional STEM Competition

At Unity Charter School in Morristown, NJ, two teams of students have made an incredible accomplishment. They have each taken first and second place in the regional Destination Imagination competition.

Destination Imagination is a program that encourages students to think outside the box, and use their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills to solve problems and create ...

Unity Charter School Fourth Grade Student Takes Part in Nokia STEM Day 

March 29, 2023

Unity Charter School student, Daniah, recently participated in the Nokia Innovation Day. This event was a unique opportunity for Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes in grades 4-8 to explore careers in STEM, celebrate women in STEM, and engage in a fun and challenging STEM project.

The event took place at Nokia Bell Labs, which is known as "The Idea Factory" and "The Crown ...

Morris School District to Host Parent/Guardian Workshop

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris School District will be hosting a workshop on the elements of digital wellness and what parents and guardians can do at home. The workshop will take place on April 13 from 7pm - 8pm over zoom

Registration is required. Register HERE 


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A Classic Fairy Tale Comes to the Stage at Morristown High School; March 24-26

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown High School Theatre is proud to perform Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (2013 Broadway Version) with four performances March 24 - 26, 2023.

A classic love story and fairy tale that has been adored by all ages, Cinderella tells the story of Ella, a young girl forced into a life of household chores by her cruel stepmother. Ella dreams of going to the ball ...

Unity Charter School's TREP$ Program Inspires Young Entrepreneurs by Partnering with Local Business Owners

Unity Charter School's TREP$ program recently hosted an exciting event, inviting local entrepreneurs to share their stories and experiences with students. The program provides children with the opportunity to explore their entrepreneurial spirit by creating their own business, and these business owners were there to provide insight, inspiration and guidance.

The speakers included a diverse ...

Morristown Residents Cited with Garbage Summons Urged to Call Town Hall

March 29, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Summons that were given out to Morristown residents were done so prematurely, stated council officials during last night's Morristown council meeting. Residents should have been given a warning first prior to a summons given out, they said.

Officials stated that the Administration will work with the court to have them dismissed. Any Morristown residents that received ...

Morristown Clerk's Office Will Close Early on March 27

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Clerk's Office will close at 4pm today, March 27, announced town officials. No reason was given for the early closing.


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Free Property Fraud Alert Service From Morris County Clerk

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A little know service is being offered to Morris County residents to protect their properties from scammers. The Property Alert Service was devised to "protect public property records from being stolen, and to make sure the public is aware if someone tampers with your documents or identity".

“Unfortunately, property and mortgage fraud is a fast growing crime in ...

Certain Veterans Allowed to Keep Special Military License Plates Upon Conclusion of Service

March 31, 2023

TRENTON – Veterans who have completed at least six years of service with a military reserve unit will now be allowed to keep special license plates identifying them as a member of the military following the conclusion of their service, announced Governor Murphy. The new law (A-4298) was signed into law by Governor Murphy on March 28.

“Veterans who dedicated years of their lives to ...

Check your bank account: NJ ANCHOR property tax relief rebate payments are arriving

MORRISTOWN, NJ – If you haven’t checked your bank account today, you may want to. Several residents who applied for the ANCHOR property tax relief report receiving a deposit today, March 28, 2023.  

In a joint statement by Governor Phil Murphy and Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio, they announced that the first batch of ANCHOR Property Tax Relief rebate payments ...

President Biden Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff As Mark of Respect for this Victims in Nashville

WASHINGTON – President Biden ordered that U.S. and New Jersey flags fly at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities until Friday March 31 as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on March 27, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee.


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Morristown Motorists Can Now Display Electronic Form of Vehicle Registration

TRENTON – New Jersey motorists can show display an electronic form of vehicle registration, announced The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC). The commission made the announcement today, March 27 and said that they are implementing legislation signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy in November 2021.  A separate provision of the law also enables the direct ...

Saint Clare’s Health Celebrates National Doctors’ Day

March 30, 2023

Check out this message from Dr. Berman, President of the Medical Staff at Saint Clare’s Health.

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New Alzheimer’s Association Report Finds Growing Caregiver Burden in New Jersey

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The Alzheimer’s Association 2023 “Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures” report released earlier this month indicates that the burden on New Jersey Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers remains significant.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ), the new report shows there were an ...

NJ Rates Among Worst States for Doctors Practicing Medicine in 2023: Study

NEW JERSEY - New Jersey was ranked among the worst states for Doctors practicing medicine in 2023, according to a study released by WalletHub. The personal finance website ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on a number of key factors including each states' opportunity, competition, and medical environment.

New Jersey, No. 48 overall, ranked ahead of only Alaska, ...

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month; Atlantic Health Wants You to Know the Facts About Concussions

MORRISTOWN, NJ - March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Head injuries can occur at any age, anywhere, and anytime, according to Atlantic Health System. One study shows that nearly 1 in 4 Americans report having had a concussion at some point in their lives -- so it’s important to take brain injuries seriously, said hospital officials.

“Mild traumatic brain injury, also ...

NJ FamilyCare to Resume Eligibility Reviews; Members Urged to Update Contact Information

TRENTON, NJ  – The Department of Human Services today noted the state’s NJ FamilyCare health insurance program will be required by federal law to restart eligibility reviews as of April 1 – and urged members to ensure the state has their correct contact information.

The federal government in March 2020 temporarily waived Medicaid and Children’s Health ...

Morristown Restaurant Week Begins; April 24-28

March 30, 2023

Morristown, NJ –  The most delicious week of the year is back starting Monday, April 24 and continuing through Friday, April 28 in Morristown

In all, over 30 businesses are participating in the 2023 Morristown Restaurant Week. From International flair to American classic, Morristown offers a variety of dining options for families, date nights, business occasions and ...

Rep. Sherrill Sends Letter to NJ Transit After DeCamp Bus Discontinues NYC Service Route

Washington, DC –  Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) sent a letter to New Jersey Transit urging them to use all available options to protect and expand bus and rail commuter routes to ensure affordable access to jobs, education, and healthcare options. According to a release, Rep. Sherrill is working to help the possibly thousands of NJ-11 residents who are impacted by ...

CCM Executive VP Karen VanDerhoof Named a Finance Leader in New Jersey

Randolph, NJ: County College of Morris (CCM) is proud to announce that its Executive Vice President of Business & Finance, Karen VanDerhoof, is being recognized as a 2023 Leader in Finance by NJBIZ.

The NJBIZ awards program celebrates New Jersey’s financial executives who contribute to the success of their organizations as well as their community. NJBIZ plans to ...

Free Tax Service for Low to Moderate Income Households

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – United Way and its partners — the IRS, Norwescap, and Greater Providence Missionary Baptist Church are offering free tax preparation and filing services to households struggling to afford life’s basics. 

Local individuals and families who are ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) or in poverty can ...

Recipe: Macculloch Hall Historic Museum Doughnuts

March 30, 2023

Louisa Macculloch’s (1785-1863) handwritten muffin recipes are not dated. They can be found in her cookbook. The original doughnut recipe used by Louisa Macculloch (1785-1863) would have called for at least 14 cups of flour with the ingredients listed below, resulting in dozens and dozens of donuts. The adapted recipe for today’s kitchen will yield about two dozen donuts and will ...

Food Distribution for Any Morristown Resident in Need; March 30 and 31

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday March 30 from 1pm - 2pm at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). 

An additional food distribution will take place on Friday March 31 in Parsippany, 299 Webro Road from 10:30am - 11:30am 


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Gluten Free Reese’s Pieces Brownie Brittle Recalled Over Allergy Concern

Gluten Free Reese's Pieces Brownie Brittle has been recalled due to undeclared wheat, announced Second Nature Brands. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products, said the FDA.

It was discovered that the gluten-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal ...

Things to Do in and Around Morristown This Weekend; March 31 - April 2

March 30, 2023

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - So much happening this weekend! Easter Egg Hunts, live music, crafts and a market. What will you choose to do? Have a great weekend!

Friday March 31

Madison's Shelly the Easter Egg begins in Madison; store hours

Live music at Grace Church in Madison; 12:15pm

Morristown Softball Scrimmage vs Morris County School of Technology; at Ron Brown Fields; ...

Lake Hopatcong Foundation Launches Student Art Contest

ROXBURY, NJ - The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) has launched a "Dive In and Get Creative" student art contest, open to all students in Grades 1-12.

"The theme of the contest is "All Things Lake Hopatcong", which can include favorite lake experiences, natural beauty, wildlife, history/culture or actions that help keep the lake clean and healthy," said ...

CCM Visual Arts, Animation, Design and Photography Students Display Their Work Featuring the Best of the Best

Randolph, NJ: The Art Gallery at County College of Morris (CCM) this spring will be offering up the best of the best from the works produced by Visual Arts, Animation, Design and Photography students at the college.

Two Portfolio Class exhibitions have been organized for Art Gallery visitors to explore the creative works of students at the college. The first, the Visual Arts & ...

Local Jersey Mike's Subs Gives 100% of Wednesday's Sales to The Valerie Fund

March 29, 2023

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ  - Today, March 29, Jersey Mike's Subs is giving a full day’s sales to charity. It’s the sub company’s 13th Annual Day of Giving when more than 2,500 Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants nationwide will donate 100 percent of sales to charities.

Day of Giving is the culmination of Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving fundraising ...

Morristown NHP Receives Grant from the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey

Morristown, NJ – Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) has received a grant from the New Jersey Society of the Cincinnati to fund a new rotating photography exhibit.

The Society of Cincinnati was formed in 1783 by officers of the Continental Army in honor of Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus. The Society is the nation's oldest patriotic organization promoting the ...

Volunteers Needed in the Gardens

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Love gardens? Or looking to give back? If it's both, then consider volunteering at one of the gardens within the Morris County Park Commission; including the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Bamboo Brook and Willowwood Arboretum.

Teams meet at each of three gardens weekly to help make our gardens beautiful. 

Anyone interested in volunteering can contact Aaron ...

Food Distribution for Any Morristown Resident in Need; March 23 and 24

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday March 23 from 1pm - 2pm at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). 

An additional food distribution will take place on Friday March 24 in Parsippany, 299 Webro Road from 10:30am - 11:30am 


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Native Pollinator Plant Sale Overview and Sale to Take Place in Madison

March 31, 2023

MADISON, NJ - The Great Swamp Watershed Association is holding a Native Pollinator Plant Sale  on Monday April 3 from 1:30pm - Friday April 28. The event is free to community members.

From 12pm - 1pm, get an overview of the native pollinator plants and plant kits available, as well as a walk-through of the online storefront and ordering process. Plus, learn more about why this ...

Dirty Dirt? Morristown Residents Advised to Ask Origin of Free or Clean Fill

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Residents of Morris County are being warned by The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) that sometimes “clean fill,” which can be sold or offered free of charge, may contain contaminants that should not be on residential property. 

According to authorities, sometimes, individuals or businesses will advertise ...

Free Tree Seedlings Offered to Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains Residents

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s Tree Recovery Campaign, a program focused on helping communities replace trees damaged or destroyed by severe storms.

Free tree seedlings will be available at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Scherer Pavilion on April 22 from 9am - 4pm. Morris Township Residents can ...

New Jersey Has 6th Highest Tax Burden Among 50 States in 2023: Study

March 28, 2023

NEW JERSEY - New Jersey was ranked as having the 6th highest tax burden among all US states in 2023, according to a study conducted by WalletHub. The personal finance website used four key factors to rank all 50 states. Here is where New Jersey ranked among those factors:

6th – Overall Tax Burden (9.76%)
4th – Property Tax Burden (4.88%)
17th – ...

State Farm Agent Teri DiGrande Offers Tips on How To Create a Home Inventory

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Have you created or updated your home inventory lately? Having a detailed record of the things you own can save a lot of time and stress if you have an insurance loss, says State Farm Agent Teri DiGrande.

According to DiGrande, a home inventory can expedite insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.

Imagine needing to list every possession in your home or ...

Keep Your Houseplants Safe from Cats

Growing houseplants when curious cats are in the house can be challenging.  We want our cats to be safe and happy while keeping our houseplants intact. You can accomplish both with a few simple strategies.

Boost indoor gardening success by selecting plants suited to your home’s growing conditions and gardening style. Then be sure to remove any toxic plants to ensure your pet’s ...

Morristown Police Welcomes New Officer Morgan Pfeil to Their Ranks

March 27, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Officer Morgan Pfeil has joined the Morristown Bureau of Police, announced Chief of Police Darnell Richardson and Director of Public Safety Michael Corcoran.

"This dedicated individual has completed rigorous training and is ready to serve and protect our citizens with honor and integrity", said department officials.

The Morristown Police Department ...

Traffic Alert: 3 Car Accident on Rt. 24 in Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - There is a three car motor vehicle accident on Rt. 24 Westbound in Florham Park.

There are injuries reported.  The accident is near mile marker 4.

This according to breaking news alerts. 

Morristown Police Department Holds Promotion and Swearing-In Ceremony For Officers

Morristown, NJ - The Morristown Police Department held a promotion and swearing-in ceremony for eighteen officers at the Hyatt Regency in Morristown. All new officers were sworn in for the first time with the Morristown Bureau of Police. Each individual recited the “Law Enforcement Oath of Honor” in front of their families and colleagues.  

Promotions were ...

Ex-NJ State Police Sergeant Sentenced to Five Years in Prison After Using NJSP Identification While Suspended to Get Out of Traffic Stops

March 31, 2023

FREEHOLD — Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced that a former member of the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) has been sentenced to prison time without the possibility of parole, after a jury found him guilty of misusing an NJSP identification card, which he should not have had in his possession, in order to get out of a series of police traffic stops in Monmouth and ...

Morris County Prosecutor Announce Arrest of Bergen County Man in Connection with Fatal Drug Overdose

MORRISTOWN, NJ - David Pezak, age 34, formerly of Saddle Brook, Bergen County, has been arrested in connection to the fatal drug overdose that occurred in Pequannock Township on November 15, 2021, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, and Pequannock Police Chief Daniel Comune.

According to authorities, on Monday, November 15, 2021, ...

Two Morris Knolls Students Found With Gun at School, say Authorities

DENVILLE, NJ – Two juvenile students at Morris Knolls High School were found to have a gun at school on Thursday and were charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and other offenses, said authorities.

In a brief statement, Morris County Prosecutor Robert Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally and Denville Police Chief Frank Perna said it was a member of the school staff that ...

TAPinto Morristown wishes all those who are observing a blessed Ramadan

March 22, 2023

Today is the first day of Ramadan, a period for Muslims around the world to pray, reflect and gather. On behalf of TAPinto Morristown, we wish all those who are observing a blessed Ramadan.

Flags Fly at Half Staff in Recognition and Mourning of Senator Ronald Rice

NEW JERSEY - Flags will fly at half staff in recognition and mourning of Senator Ronald Rice through Thursday March 23.

"Tammy and I are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Ron Rice, the longest-serving Black legislator in New Jersey history", said Governor Murphy. "For over 36 years in the New Jersey Senate, Senator Rice served as a fearless and passionate ...


March 29, 2023

Cedar Knolls, N.J., March 24, 2023 – Newmark Associates, CRE, LLC, was honored as one of this year’s three top companies at the Gateway Chamber of Commerce 111th Annual Awards Dinner held on February 13, 2023, at the Marriott Newark Airport Hotel. Gateway Regional Chamber, established in 1911, serves as an umbrella organization for more than a dozen regional and local chambers and ...

Chatham Players Summer Youth Theatre Auditions For Annie, Jr.

Don't wait until "Tomorrow", sign up TODAY!

Chatham Players Summer Youth Theatre Auditions for "Annie, Jr."

Saturday, April 22nd & Sunday, April 23rd from 10am-1pm

To schedule an audition, email, with a preferred day and time.  Every effort will be made to schedule your audition as close to the requested time as ...

Calais School to Host 7th Annual Transition Fair for Students and Young Adults with Disabilities

WHIPPANY, NJ - The Calais School 7th Annual Transition Fair, taking place on Thursday, April 27th from 6:30pm - 8pm, is a highly informative in-person event. With over 30 resource tables, the event is a great opportunity for students and young adults with disabilities as well as their caretakers to learn about post-high school options and resources. Other welcomed attendees include advocates, ...

The Calais School to Host 7th Annual Transition Fair for Students and Young Adults with Disabilities

WHIPPANY, NJ - The Calais School 7th Annual Transition Fair, taking place on Thursday, April 27th from 6:30pm - 8pm, is a highly informative in-person event. With over 30 resource tables, the event is a great opportunity for students and young adults with disabilities as well as their caretakers to learn about post-high school options and resources. Other welcomed attendees include advocates, ...

Four Candidates File for Morris Plains Council Seats

March 31, 2023

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Two Democratic candidates have filed to challenge the two Republican incumbents on the Morris Plains Borough Council.

Arthur Bruhn and Salvatore Cortese are the Republican sitting Councilmen who are running on the Morris County Republican endorsed line.  They are being challenged by Melissa Goyeneche and William Houston who will run on the Morris County Democratic ...

Six Candidates Declare for the Morristown Town Council 2023 Primary

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Six Morristown residents will run in the June 2023 primary election for Morristown Town Council Ward seats. The unofficial candidate list was released by the Morris County Clerk's Office.

The Candidates running in Morristown are the following:

Ward 2: Tina Lindsey (D)
Ward 3: Robert Bell (D), Steven Pylypchuk (D),
Ward 4: Bruce Meringolo ...

Don't Whine on Social Media! Share Your Thoughts With Our Readers in a TAPinto Morristown Letter to the Editor

March 23, 2023

Morristown, NJ — In a vibrant community like Morristown, residents, business owners, and stakeholders all want to be heard.

Instead of having your ideas getting lost in the fractured world of social media, share your thoughts with the TAPinto Morristown audience. TAPinto Morristown is the place to share your letters to the editor on everything from schools, ...

Princeton High Graduate, Wall Street Journal Reporter Evan Gershkovich Detained in Russia

March 30, 2023

Princeton, NJ – On Monday, March 27, Evan Gershkovich, a 2010 graduate of Princeton High School, posted a Tweet from inside Russia, where he has worked as a journalist for the past half dozen years, and since 2022 as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

The post was a retweet linking to a Financial Times article – reflecting an insight into current affairs in Russia found in ...

Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Others

Around the world, women take care of other people. It’s a natural human expression of love that can be a source of great joy – and a source of exhaustion and stress over time. Although men are taking on more caregiving for children and family, women still handle the majority of childcare, elder care, and informal care to spouses, parents, in-laws, friends, and neighbors.

So, if ...

Make the Most of Your School-Age Child’s Well Check

When your child was young, visiting the pediatrician was quite an event. You had to load up the car with the car seat, stroller and toys and stock the diaper bag with extra clothes, diapers, snacks and wipes. Fortunately, as kids get older, heading to the doctor is much easier. However, that doesn’t make it any less important.

“Your child’s annual well-visit at any age with ...

Is Your Health Part of Your Schedule?

Whether it’s the end of a busy day or just the beginning, you’re probably thinking about your growing to-do list for the kids and family. Just make sure you’ve built in time for healthy habits that fuel your body and soul, too.

“I see it often, young moms packing their schedules with priorities for work and family, leaving little time for self-care,” ...

Mental Wellness Check-In with Kids

Childhood isn’t always a carefree time. School-age children, adolescents and teens can feel stress and anxiety, too. The recent pandemic has made things worse for many children. One study found that nearly one-third of high schoolers felt more unhappy or depressed than normal in the spring of 2020. Even as restrictions have waned, the toll on kids’ mental health ...


March 27, 2023

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Promotion: Tree King Offering 10% Off Any Job

Looking to take down some trees? Call Tree King Professional Tree Care Service. Currently, they are offering 10% off any job (restrictions apply). Call them today at 973-448-9595

New Jersey Ballet Presents Once Upon A Time; March 26

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The New Jersey Ballet will present Once Upon a Time on Saturday March at 2pm. The production will take place at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown.

ONCE UPON A TIME is a family show taking its audience on a comical tour through some of classical ballet’s greatest stories. Part educational, part dance, the performers will dissect classic tales, providing ...

Easter Egg Hunts Happening in Morris Township, Morristown and Morris Plains

March 31, 2023

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Easter Bunny is hopping into town. Here are a few ways to see the Easter Bunny on April 1. 

April 1

The Easter Bunny will be arriving in Morris Plains by firetruck. The bunny can be seen at Morris Plains Borough School at 12pm, at Mountain Way School at 12:30pm and the Morris Plains Community Park at 1pm. Easter Egg Hunts will take place at each location so ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic to Be Held March 31 in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There will be a COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Friday March 31 in Morristown. The clinic will be held from 2pm - 4pm in the parking lot of 95 Spring Street.

The clinic will offer Moderna and Pfizer vaccines as well as the bivalent booster. The vaccine is free regardless of insurance or immigration status. Anyone under the age of 18 must  be accompanied by an adult or ...

More Date Changes: 3 Easter Egg Hunts Happening in Morris Township, Morristown

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Easter Bunny is hopping into town. Here are a few ways to see the Easter Bunny on April 1. 

April 2

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Hillside Hose Company #1 on Sunday April 2 (date was changed from April 1) at 1pm. 

April 8

The Morris Township Fire Department will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 8 at 10:30am. The hunt will take ...

MHS Touchdown Club and Diamond Club to Host Golf Outing in May

March 30, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The MHS Touchdown and Diamond Club is hosting a golf outing on May 1st at the Morris County Club Golf.

Arrival time is 8am with breakfast at 8:30am and then a 10am Shotgun style start.

The price is $275 per golfer and there are prises for low team, closest to the hole and longest drive.


Morris County Library to Host NJ Makers Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The maker movement is coming to the Morris County Library on March 24, 2023 from 10am - 4pm. New Jersey Maker's Day which began in 2014, has the hopes of inspiring and highlighting STEM and maker culture to enhancing life-long learning. This all-ages event is intended to support making, tinkering, crafting, manufacturing, and STEM-based learning. The event is ...

Free Prom Formal Wear Give Away in Morristown March 25

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Table of Hope is hosting a Free Prom Formal Wear Give-Away on March 25. The event will take place at the Marion Sally Center located at 23 Clyde Potts Drive in Morristown.

 Everything is free including formal wear for ladies and men, accessories, raffles, guest speaker and more, said organizers.

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Delbarton Grad Anthony Volpe to Start Opening Day for Yankees

March 29, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Where will you be at 1:05 pm Thursday? When the New York Yankees take the mound on Opening day Thursday, all eyes  will be looking for number 77, Delbarton's own Anthony Volpe. At 21 years old, he is one of the youngest position players to ever make the team's Opening Day roster, and the youngest starting shortstop since Derek Jeter debuted in ...

Egg Your Front Yard; Morristown Girls Lacrosse Offering Families a Fun Filled Event

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Girls Lacrosse team wants to make your Easter Egg Hunt easy this year. The team is offering to hide candy filled eggs in your front yards. 

The eggs will be hidden in your front yard between 9pm and 11pm. Choose from 20 candy filled eggs for $20 or 40 candy filled eggs for $40.

Orders are due Monday April 3.

Click HERE to order or scan the QR Code (in ...

Search for Shelly the Easter Egg Begins March 17 in Madison

MADISON, NJ - Children are invited to participate in an Easter egg hunt to find Shelly, the Easter Egg at participating Madison businesses. The search will begin on March 17 and end on March 31. 

This is a free event and open to the public. For a list of participating businesses please visit

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Morris Township Offering Fire Safety Sessions for Seniors

March 30, 2023

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Seniors in the township are invited to attend a Fire Safety session on Tuesday April 18 with the Morris Township Fire Department. 

The session will take place at noon at the Morris Township Municipal Building located at 50 Woodland Avenue. Seniors will learn about fire safety.

RSVP by April 14, Linda: 973-886-0563


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Morristown High School Athletes Invited to Free Town Hall About Risk of Opioid Abuse

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  High School students in Morristown and surrounding towns are invited to a free town hall on April 26 to discuss the risk of prescription opioids. Former NFL and Rutgers quarterback Ray Lucas will lead the conversation about athletes and Opioids.

The event will take place from 10am - 12pm at Jersey Mike's Arena at Rutgers University.

Register ...

3 Easter Egg Hunts Happening in Morris Township, Morristown

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Easter Bunny is hopping into town. Here are a few ways to see the Easter Bunny in April. 

April 1

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Hillside Hose Company #1 on Saturday April 1 at 1pm. 

A second Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Lidgerwood Park on Saturday April 1 beginning at 10am. There will be goodie bags, a magic show and an Easter Egg Hunt.

Spine and Wellness

Two Generations … Two Second Opinions … Two Second Chances

Of all the things two generations of Infantes – Joseph, Sr. and his son, Joseph C. – have in common, suffering from severe pain was the one thing they hated sharing the most.

Forty-three-year-old Joseph C.’s nerve pain in both arms and legs left him barely able to walk and on disability leave from his job for nearly a year. His dad, a 69-year-old retired carpenter, had been ...

The gift card that keeps on taking….

As a child I remember the excitement of taking a car ride to Abraham & Strauss in downtown Brooklyn with my parents to visit Santa and shop for holiday gifts.  For those of you that have never heard of A & S, it was a massive 10-story competitor of Macy’s.  The elevators had white-gloved attendants that would announce each product group as the door opened.  The store ...

Girl Assaults Emergency Room Nurse in Denville, say Police

March 28, 2023

DENVILLE, NJ - An emergency room nurse at St. Clare's Hospital was injured early Monday morning in an assault by a juvenile female, police said.

They said the incident took place at about 2:57 a.m. and resulted in the girl being charged with aggravated assault and criminal mischief.

Upon arriving at the scene, Denville officers found that the assault not only caused bodily injury to the ...

Update Regarding Montville Middle School Social Media Threat

MONTVILLE, NJ - An anonymous threat was made on social media regarding Robert R. Lazar Middle School prior to the start of school on Friday, March 24, according to Superintendent Thomas Gorman.


Gorman said the Montville Township Police were immediately notified and law enforcement quickly identified the threat and secured the building, but out of an abundance of caution, ...

Prison for Thief Busted by Cop During Carjack Attempt; Says Morris County Prosecutor

ROXBURY, NJ – An East Orange man who last year stole a car in Mount Olive, threatened to rob a bank and then attempted a second carjacking in Randolph before being arrested by a Roxbury patrolman is heading to prison.

The man, Howard Parks, 55, was sentenced March 17 by state Superior Court Judge Ralph Amirata after pleading guilty to three counts of second-degree robbery, said ...

NJ Doc Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison in Health Care Kick-Back Scheme

March 31, 2023

CAMDEN, NJ -- A doctor whose practice was based in Hamilton will serve 15 months in prison and three years of supervised released for accepting kickbacks and defrauding the New Jersey state health benefits programs.

According to the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Dr. Daniel Oswari, 51, of Bordentown, played a role in two separate health care fraud conspiracies linked to the ...

The Manor in West Orange to Close July 5 After 66 Years of Celebrations

WEST ORANGE, NJ – According to The Knowles family, owners of the Manor since 1956, the beautiful and iconic venue will be closing after July 5.

In an open letter to “valued friends, past clients, guests and all of our extended Manor family,” they announced, “After an immensity of difficult deliberation, it saddens us greatly to announce that this era of The ...

Takeover: N.J. Attorney General Seeks to Restore Community Confidence in Paterson Police Department

PATERSON, NJ – Attorney General (AG) Matthew Platkin has announced that effective immediately his office will be taking over the Paterson Police Department, superseding all police functions, including internal affairs investigations. 

The move comes amid concerns and events related to the department, such as the police shooting of anti-violence activist Najee Seabrooks, ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Proposes Record $53.1 Billion Budget for Fiscal Year 2024

February 28, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy says his $53.1 billion proposed budget is all about the future of New Jersey and its residents.

"It is a budget designed with a singular purpose, to continue building the Next New Jersey," Murphy said Tuesday in Trenton.

Murphy says the budget offers real solutions for New Jerseyans who have been struggling for the past few ...

New Jersey Forest Fire Service Begins Prescribed Burning Program

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Forest Fire Service has started its annual prescribed burning program around the state.

The burns help reduce wildfire risk by getting rid of the buildup of undergrowth, leaves, branches and pine needles on forest floors.

“The importance of prescribed burning in New Jersey’s forests cannot be overstated,” New Jersey Department of ...

$16 Million Awarded to New Jersey Communities to Reduce Waste and Promote Recycling

TRENTON, NJ — More than 500 New Jersey communities in all 21 counties will receive part of $16.2 million in grants to help reduce waste and promote recycling.

The grants came from the Murphy Administration and were announced this week by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).

“New Jersey has long set a national example for recycling, starting with ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hillary Clinton Speaks During Women's History Month Celebration; Five NJ Women Celebrated

March 28, 2023

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On the last weekend of Women’s History Month 2023, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez hosted the 12th Annual Evangelina Menendez Women's History Month Celebration at Montclair State University, named for the senator’s late mother.  The event featured former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton as the keynote speaker, and ...

NJ Antiques Dealer Sells Vintage Radio on "Pawn Stars" TV Show

SOMERVILLE, NJ -Antiques dealer Shaun Daley, co-owner of Gallery on Main, rolled the dice 16 months ago, booked a flight to Las Vegas and packed his bags, including a vintage 1930s Mickey Mouse radio which he hoped to sell on the popular History Channel TV show "Pawn Stars."

His gamble paid off handsomely.

Daley appears on camera with Chumlee Russell, one ...

Newark Actor Michael B. Jordan Earns ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ Star

NEWARK, NJ — It's hard to believe actor Michael B. Jordan ever got bullied, even called “corny,” as a Newark Arts High School student. It happened, but nobody is snickering now.

The 36-year-old star of “Creed” and “Black Panther,” just got his star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, one of the entertainment industry's most prestigious ...

Spring Forward This Weekend: Don't Forget to Turn Your Clocks Ahead 1 Hour Before Going to Bed on Saturday

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  It is that time of year once again for us to spring ahead into the new season.  The temperatures start to rise, birds begin to chirp, leaves start to bloom and we turn our clocks forward. Moving into the spring season is always initiated by the tradition of turning our clocks forward by one hour.

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2am on Sunday. However, most people ...

Documentary about Superstorm Sandy to screen at 21st annual Garden State Film Festival

March 22, 2023

ASBURY PARK, NJ — New Jersey's Premier Independent Film Festival – The Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) returns to the city this weekend from March 23 to 26.  

The internationally recognized film festival celebrates the independent film genre by bringing a carefully curated and enriching selection of original works produced locally and globally.   

Among ...

North to Shore Festival coming to Newark, Asbury Park and Atlantic City in June

NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy took the stage at NJPAC's Prudential Hall Monday to announce the North to Shore Festival, a first-of-its-kind three-city celebration of the Garden State's vast collection of musical and cultural excellence. 

More than 100 events and acts are planned in three cities — Atlantic City (June 7-11), Asbury Park ...

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Electric Companies Preparing for Weekend Winds

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) electric company personnel are preparing to respond to service interruptions caused by another spring severe weather system that is expected to bring strong wind gusts and potential thunderstorms this weekend to Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland.

The system is expected to bring wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour – and potentially ...

FirstEnergy Named Top 50 Diversity Employer by Minority Engineer Magazine

For the first time in company history, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), has been designated as a Top 50 Diversity Employer by Minority EngineerTM magazine. The rankings are determined based on a survey of randomly selected Minority Engineer readers who were asked to name the employers where they would most like to work or that they ...

Second Chance Rescue Looking For Unicorn Fosters?

Second Chance Rescue is recruiting Unicorn Fosters! What does being a Unicorn mean? It means foster homes with no other pets and no children. Often, dogs in a shelter environment display behaviors that are an effect of the stress of being in a shelter in the first place. When you remove those dogs from the shelter and get them into homes, many stress-induced behaviors diminish or disappear ...

Ginger Snap needs a Retirement Home! She is Available for Adoption

Meet Ginger Snap, a girl as sweet as her name suggests!

Ginger Snap's owner and long-time friend of SCR had to go into hospice care and asked us to help find Gingersnap a retirement home to live out the rest of her golden years. Gingersnap is 12 years old and has very clearly been loved all 12 of those years.

She is docile, kind, fully housetrained, absolutely wonderful, and loves being ...

Oreo is Ready for His Forever Home! Is it with you?

A couple who was walking home in Brooklyn, noticed a dog was following them. The dog was limping in his back leg, and it appeared that he was hit by a car. The couple didn’t have the resources, so they took him to the Animal Care Center in NYC.


The shelter gave him the name Oreo Blizzard, because it was very cold that evening he came in. We received the call that he needed ...

In Celebration of Valentine's Day, Reduced Adoption Fees for all Dogs

Welcome to the month of LOVE! We're playing cupid this month with reduced adoption fees for all dogs! From now until February 14th, all puppy and adult dog adoptions are $214, while senior dogs are only $100! There is no better way to spend Valentine's Day than finding the truest kind of love: companionship.

Find your purrfect match at ...

Home of the Week: 32 Summit Rd Verona Twp., NJ 07044

Come see 32 Summit Road in Verona; open house this Sunday 3/26 1-4pm. In the desirable Afterglow section, located on a cul-de-sac lies this beautiful Center Hall Colonial. Sitting on a 1/3 acre, you’ll enter through a many-windowed entry with heated floors into the foyer. The heart of the home is the chef’s kitchen with Wolf and Viking appliances, an eating area, and a beautiful view ...

Home of the Week: 50 Coachman Drive S Freehold, NJ 07728

Come see 50 Coachman Drive S in Freehold; and don’t miss the open house 3/18 1-3pm. As you walk into this center hall colonial, you’ll step into the foyer with the eat-in kitchen right ahead of you. Inside you’ll find cherry cabinets, double electric oven, a gas range, and a new refrigerator. To the left of the foyer is the family room with a fireplace and to the right, are your ...

Identify Potential Issues With A House Before You Close The Deal

March 22, 2023

You got your pre-approval, found the perfect home and made an offer. At this point, you’ve probably already started daydreaming about sipping drinks on the back porch, cooking dinners in that giant kitchen or cozying up in that little reading nook that seems like it was built just for you. We know it’s easier said than done but try not to get too attached. Until you’ve ...

Bill Protecting Homeowners from Predatory Real Estate Practice Passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – In an effort to protect New Jersey homeowners, the state Assembly advanced legislation cracking down on a predatory real estate practice that targets cash-strapped residents. At least 15 other states have taken legal or legislative action against a Florida-based company, MV Realty, for misleading homeowners about the terms of their long-term listing contracts.

“New ...

New Jersey Has Highest Real Estate Property Taxes in the US, According to WalletHub Study

NEW JERSEY -- The average American household spends $2,279 on property taxes for their homes each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In light of this, it’s little surprise that more than $14 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association.

To determine who pays the highest taxes, personal-finance website WalletHub today released ...

Morristown Mayor's Wife Mary Dougherty Gets Real Estate License Revoked for One Year

MORRISTOWN, NJ - An October video conference that heard the case of the New Jersey Real Estate Commission vs. Mary Dougherty a Morristown realtor, concluded with the Mayor's wife losing her real estate license for one year.

Although the matter was heard in October, the final order was signed January 31, 2023. 

Ms. Dougherty had many colleagues testify on her behalf in ...

An Ocean of Collected Souls by Stephen Grand

An Ocean of Collected Souls by Stephen Grand. CHB Media, 2023.


The year is 1966. Picture a girl, 15 years of age with black hair, parted in the middle, tumbling to her waist. Today she is to meet a young man who is in college already, studying mathematics. She does not realize that this brilliant and very funny fellow will have a profound and enduring impact on her life. She is too ...

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