Morristown Top Stories

May 31, 2020

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th   TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in ...

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​​​​​​MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown restaurants are still open and offering take out, curb side pickup and in some cases, delivery. Here is the list of who's open and who's not. Aikou Amanti Vino Arthur's Tavern Artist Baker (phone orders only, no messages) Bareburger Beenie's Ice ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The George Floyd police brutality protests that have quickly swept the nation this week were on full display Saturday evening in Morris County as hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists band together for a funeral procession and vigil in honor of the 46-year-old African American ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - There are 551 positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown, as of Saturday, May 30, said officials. Morris Township is reporting 303. As of Saturday, May 30, the State of New Jersey is reporting 159,608 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 6,383 in Morris County. There have been ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The community is invited to join BLMMorristown for a procession and vigil honoring George Floyd. The event will begin at Morristown High School on Saturday May 30 at 7pm. The procession will go down, Early Street, to Flagler, onto MLK Ave, up to Speedwell Avenue onto South Street ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Day care centers for the children of essential workers have been opened throughout the COVID-19 crisis. As Governor Phil Murphy announced yesterday, they reopen to other parents on June 15.  Within the next few weeks, non-contact sports activities and youth day camps also may open up.

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​​​​​​MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown restaurants are still open and offering take out, curb side pickup and in some cases, delivery. Here is the list of who's open and who's not. Aikou Amanti Vino Arthur's Tavern Artist Baker (phone orders only, no messages) Bareburger Beenie's Ice ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce has set up a community care program which offers fresh produce, meat, grains, and bread to any family facing difficult times. Pick up locations, dates and times are as follows: In Morristown, St. Margaret's Church ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Many people find themselves using their talents to give back to their communities. For Morristown resident Elizabeth Ostendorp, her talent in ceramics inspired her to make a special gift to raise money for those in need: magnets. “I speak for any parent, it’s terrible,” said ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two hazardous waste drop-off events will be held in June at the Public Safety Training Academy in Parsippany. Due to the COVID-19-related cancelation of its May 16 household hazardous waste event, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) has decided to add another ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - There are 536 positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown, as of Friday May 29, said officials.  As of Friday, May 29, the State of New Jersey is reporting 158,844 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 6,367 in Morris County. There have been 11,531 deaths in the state, with 610 from ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Cluck U Chicken will reopen Friday May 29 at 5pm, announced the store. The store shut down on May 3 to relocate to their new location. The store is now located at 50 Morris Street, next to the 7-11.    Get your local news delivered to your inbox for FREE each day.Sign up ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents have been recognized for their academic achievements. The following students have earned Dean's List for the Spring semester. Caroline D'Aliso, Kaitlin McLain, Emma Mustion, Matt Pridgen, Jackie Silvers and Tim Guider have all earned Dean's List from ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his daily COVID-19 press conference today announced reopening dates for  Child care centers (June 15) Non-contact organized sports activities (June 22) Youth day camps, including municipal summer rec programs (July 6)  These activities are allowed ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - During the COVID-19 lockdown, many local families have been doing a lot of food drives for those in need. But a month ago, Morristown’s Crofford Family felt there was something else that families needed: dental, first aid and hygiene kits. “We all came up with the idea over ...

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​​​​​​MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown restaurants are still open and offering take out, curb side pickup and in some cases, delivery. Here is the list of who's open and who's not. Aikou Amanti Vino Arthur's Tavern Artist Baker (phone orders only, no messages) Bareburger Beenie's Ice ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Eight Morristown residents have graduated from area colleges and universities.  Garran Armington, John Bickers, Brian Coven and Kyle Kratochvil have all earned degrees from the University of Vermont. According to the university, 3,183 students were awarded degrees during this ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty, in a mask, stood with Councilwoman Tawanna Cotten, and provided residents with a daily update.  When discussing the new positive COVID-19 cases, Mayor Dougherty stated that those are from long term care facilities. "We want to remind everybody ...

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NEW JERSEY - The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown have climbed to 536, said officials.  Total cases in the township, as of Thursday are 303. As of Thursday, May 28, the State of New Jersey is reporting 157,815 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 6,354 in Morris County. There have ...

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TRENTON, NJ  — New Jersey’s medical director on Thursday set the record straight on the newly-arrived trend of donning a face mask as means of COVID-19 protection but not including one’s nose — known as “mask droop syndrome.” “We understand that it’s uncomfortable, that people have problems with ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown's Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen is bringing the community a virtual cooking and wine class this Sunday. The class is brought to the Morristown community by Melissa Muller Sireci of Feudo Montoni. Melissa will be preparing Eggplant Caponata, Pasta aal Norma and ...

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​​​​​​MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown restaurants are still open and offering take out, curb side pickup and in some cases, delivery. Here is the list of who's open and who's not. Aikou Amanti Vino Arthur's Tavern Artist Baker (phone orders only, no messages) Bareburger Beenie's Ice ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Schools should consider screening visitors with noncontact thermometers and excluding anyone with a fever exceeding 100.4 degrees, according to graduation ceremony guidelines released by the state Department of Education (DOH). The guidance, released on May 27, outlines three ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Morris Township honored and paid tribute to America's veterans on Memorial Day. The ceremony wasn't publicized due to the Executive Order limiting crowds to under 10 people. "Due to the limitations of the COVID pandemic, this year’s service is obviously much smaller than ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty, in a mask, provided residents with a daily update on Wednesday May 27. The mayor stood in front of Clean Juice, which is opening soon, he said.  Mayor Dougherty congratulated them for opening up during a pandemic but he doesn't know when the store ...

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TRENTON, NJ — One month into New Jersey’s recovery period, trends in data are showing the state is well past COVID-19’s harrowing April peak.  But according to officials, the decreases in new cases and hospitalizations aren’t a declaration of victory. Gov. Phil Murphy reminded citizens on ...

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NEW JERSEY - The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown have climbed to 533, said officials.  Total cases in the township, as of Tuesday are at 301. As of Wednesday May 27, the State of New Jersey is reporting 156,628 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 6,289 in Morris County. There have ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Primary Election is July 7, 2020. The Morris County Board of Elections is closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, so all voter registration applications and/or change of party affiliation forms should be mailed to the Morris County Clerk at 10 Court Street, Morristown NJ ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  - Morristown High School student Arthur Wawrzyniak was among the students honored as the Mayo Performing Arts Center Music Students of the month of May for Outstanding Percussionists. Students were from Morristown, Randolph, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon and Mt. Olive. Wawrzyniak ...

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