“Broadway Rocks Cancer” Concert to Benefit Summit Medical Group Foundation

Join 20+ shining Broadway stars for an inspiring concert to benefit Summit Medical Group Foundation’s Cancer Comfort Project, which provides comfort, care and compassion to individuals and their families facing cancer. The evening will be hosted by Tommy Bracco (CBS Big Brother CompetitionPretty WomanNewsies), and will honor Linda Wacks and the Jeffrey Frank Wacks Memorial Fund.  For more information including a complete list of performers, and to purchase tickets, visit https://www.smg-foundation.org/event/broadway-rocks-cancer/.

Individual tickets for Broadway Rocks Cancer are $30-$100 (the $100 ticket includes premium orchestra seating and a post-concert VIP Reception). Doors open Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM with performances starting at 7:00 PM.

Contact Information
  1. 908-277-8788
  2. info@smg-foundation.org
Mon, November 18
7:00 pm — 9:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 11/18/2019 7:00pm 11/18/2019 9:30pm America/New_York “Broadway Rocks Cancer” Concert to Benefit Summit Medical Group Foundation

Join 20+ shining Broadway stars for an inspiring concert to benefit Summit Medical Group Foundation’s Cancer Comfort Project, which provides comfort, care and compassion to individuals and their families facing cancer. The evening will be hosted by Tommy Bracco (CBS Big Brother Competition, Pretty Woman, Newsies), and will honor Linda Wacks and the Jeffrey Frank Wacks Memorial Fund. For ...

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Let Vespucci’s Marketplace create a custom gift basket for you!

January 17, 2022

Let Vespucci’s Marketplace create a custom gift basket for you! Vespucci's Marketplace is located at 90 Ridgedale Avenue in East Hanover.

Stop by to see their specials!

Free Giveaway at Freshii Morris Plains; Today Only!

That’s right! FREE ONE DAY CLEANSE at Freshii Morris Plains to the first 10 customers who mentioned this post!

Must be redeemed in store. Limit one per customer. Today only (1/13/22). No purchase necessary!!

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What Do We Do Now??!!  Looking Ahead At 2022

The New Year is here and we are off to the races!  While 2022 feels like 2020 again (although with a few more inches of snow) here are some issues we might face in 2022:

 


Vaccines in School: Although the Governor has not issued any official policy directives, the Department of Health released guidance recommending that schools bar any students from participating in ...

Jersey 1st is Hosting a Winter Clothing Drive

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Jersey 1st is partnering with WCTNJ to collect new and lightly used winter clothing.

Clothing can be donated up until January 29th and can be dropped off at Jersey 1st Headquarters at 100 Lanidex Plaza in Parsippany.

Items in need are:

Coats
Pants
Hats
Sweaters
Gloves
Boots
Socks 
Scarves

 

Remaining January Schedule for The HOPE ONE Van; 1 More Stop in Morristown

January 21, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County this month.

The remaining schedule for January is as follows:

January 24- Morristown Green; 9am - 2pm
January 25 - Rockaway Mall; 10am - 2pm
January 26- Flanders ShopRite 9am - 2pm
January 31 - QuickChek Plaza on 25 West Main Street in Rockaway; 9am - 2pm

The HOPE One vehicle, which ...

Free Concert Feb. 16: Hanover Wind Symphony to Give Musical Voice to 'The Joy Within'

It may be cold outside, but the Hanover Wind Symphony has a hot news flash: The celebrated wind band will perform a free concert, called "The Joy Within," on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. at Memorial Junior School, 61 Highland Ave., in Whippany. In line with Covid-19 protocols, mask-wearing and appropriate social distancing are required while on school property.

The 85-member wind ...

Macculloch Hall Presents "Storytime: Guess & Go Facebook Live: Snow Tracks

Listen in today at noon on the Maculloch Hall Museum's Facebook page for more fun stories about snow at Guess & Go Story Time.

Join Macculloch Hall on Facebook Live at 12pm to listen to stories by Wong Herbert Yee's "Tracks in the Snow" and "Big Tracks, Little Tracks: Following Animal Prints" by Millicent E. Selsam

I-80 Ramps in Parsippany Will Be Closed Jan 20 for Sign Replacement

January 20, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Ramps to and from I-80 will be closed tonight, January 20, for an overhead sign replacement project in Parsippany-Troy Hills, announced the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Thursday, January 20, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, January 21, Route 202 northbound/Littleton Road just past the split with Frontage Road, which includes ...

Macculloch Hall Presents Growing in the Garden: Happy Birthday A.A.Milne

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Celebrate the birthday of A.A. Milne, author of Winnie the Pooh, with Macculloch Hall today during Growing in the Garden! Join them on Facebook live at 2:00 pm for a story and celebration.

CLICK HERE to watch live.

3 Upcoming Blood Drives; Collection Sites in Morristown and Morris Plains

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Blood is needed! The Red Cross will hold several Blood Drives in our area this month. 

"Between the weather, cancellations and postponements from covid cases and everything in between, the blood center is desperately in need of blood donors", said the Red Cross.

Please consider donating at on of the following locations:

Thursday, January 19 ...

Alzheimer's Association Shares Highlights of 2021 Research and Advances

January 17, 2022

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Although 2021 was an exciting year in Alzheimer’s research, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval of aducanumab and ongoing news surrounding COVID-19 caused many important Alzheimer’s and dementia science stories to go under-reported.

As a result, the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) shared the ...

Blood Drive on Sunday Jan 16 in Morristown

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Blood is needed! The Red Cross will hold several Blood Drives in our area this month. 

"Between the weather, cancellations and postponements from covid cases and everything in between, the blood center is desperately in need of blood donors", said the Red Cross.

Please consider donating at on of the following locations:

Sunday, January 16 ...

Local Chorus Hosts Free Singing Workshops

Sing in 2022! Join the Hickory Tree Chorus for free singing workshops every Wednesday in January, from 7 to 9 pm. The Chorus rehearses live with masked, fully vaccinated members and guests in Stirling, NJ or via Zoom, depending on weather and covid protocols.

The chorus sings a variety of music, including old-fashioned love songs, Broadway, Disney, Beatles, and more in a ...

Morristown and Morris Township Christmas Tree Pick Up Ends Soon

January 21, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Christmas tree pickup has begun in Morristown. The town has begun collecting Christmas trees and will continue the pickup throughout January 28, 2022.

Trees will be collected curbside but all tinsel, lights, decorations and tree stands must be removed prior to pickup. Trees with ornaments or lights on them will not be pickup tree. Trees with tinsel will not be picked ...

Federal East Orange Testing Site to Remain Open Longer Than Originally Scheduled: Testing at CCM and Sears Continue

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The free federal coronavirus testing site located inside the Senior Center at 90 Halsted Street in East Orange will stay open until Monday, Jan. 24th. The site is for all New Jersey residents of all ages to take advantage of. 

The decision to extend the time was made because of the “high demand and need” in the area, authorities announced ...

Weather Forces Delayed Openings In and Around Morristown; Jan 20

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 11am today, January 20. The expected advisory has some businesses and schools opening later than normal.

The delayed openings in and around town are as follows:

The Morris School District has a 2 hour delayed opening
Delbarton School will be closed to in person learning but ...

Two Armed Robberies Strike Parsippany Businesses on Friday Evening

January 21, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a report according to breaking news alerts of an armed robbery at the Shell Gas Station on Rt. 46 in Parsippany.

The address of the Shell station is 25 Rt. 46. The perpetrator is reported to be a black male, around 6 feet tall and wearing a black ski mask.  He was reported to be using a knife.

There is also a report of an additional armed robbery at the nearby ...

Pedestrian Struck Near Costco in East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, NJ - On Sunday, January 16th a pedestrian was struck near Costco on Route 10 in East Hanoer.

The police were on the scene and reported an arm injury to the pedestrian.  EMS was called to the scene.

 

 

Read more:Passport Fees Went Up $20, According to Morris County Clerk

Read more: Test Taker Beware: NJ Attorney General Issues Warnings Over Price ...

Noe Pond Members 'Save Noe Pond' - Reach Deal to Purchase the Chatham Swim Club from the Silverman Group

CHATHAM, NJ -- Nearly a year after more than 100 Noe Pond Club members marched to save the club from redevelopment by the Silverman Group, a deal has been struck to purchase the club property from the developer and keep it open.

The announcement was made on the "Save Noe Pond" Facebook page. A portion of the announcement can be read below:

We are excited to announce that a ...

21-Year-Old Accused of Being One of Many Who Stole 10 Range Rovers from Paramus Jaguar Dealership

January 22, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ - A 21-year-old Newark man has been arrested for stealing 10 Range Rovers, 8 of which were recovered, according to police. The total loss of the burglary and theft was in excess of $740,000.

On January 12, police arrested Dion Wiggins, 21, of Newark; he was charged with burglary and theft. Wiggins was booked and processed at the Monmouth County Jail where ...

Second Dog Dies in Bear Attack in Sparta

SPARTA, NJ – A Yorkshire terrier was no match for a bear.  "Tommy" a 5-year-old Yorkshire terrier died from its injuries from the encounter.  Just after midnight on Thursday Sparta Police got a call from a resident on Layton Lane that his dog had been injured by a bear. According to police, Mr. Pierce told Officer Taylor May that Tommy had been ...

Police: Smoke Condition Reported at Bridgewater Commons Mall

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A smoke condition was reported at the Bridgewater Commons Mall Tuesday afternoon at the former Lord & Taylor site.

According to Bridgewater Township Capt. Sean O'Neill, the smoke condition was caused by some faulty machinery.

O'Neill said there were no injuries reported in the incident. The vaccination clinic that was being held in the old Lord & Taylor was ...

Johnny C "The Pizza Guy" Connecting New Jersey Through a Slice of Pie

January 21, 2022

TOMS RIVER, NJ — A banker by day, a pizza lover for life. If anyone knows Jersey pizza, it’s Johnny C. 

“There’s so many great pizzas throughout New Jersey. I could go on and on, even in North Jersey where my roots are from. There’s a lot of good places," he said.

“I like a certain pie. I’m very picky with it. 

John ...

Gov. Murphy Faces Strong Opposition on Updated Healthcare Worker Vaccine Mandate

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Murphy was met swiftly with strong opposition after announcing an updated vaccine mandate for all health care workers. 

While touring a new federal COVID-19 testing facility at Stockton University in Galloway on Wednesday, the Governor announced anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional ...

Gov. Murphy Signs Legislation Mandating Asian American Curriculum in Schools

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey schools will now be required to include curriculum regarding the history and contributions of Asian Americans. 

Gov. Phil Murphy signed two pieces of legislation Tuesday that will ensure that the contributions, history, and heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are included in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Social ...

New Jersey Dreamers Featured on "Today" for Martin Luther King Day

January 17, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream, and so do a couple of dreamers here in New Jersey.  They dream of literacy and art, of bonding people together with words and images, and of helping children and adults read their way to freedom and beauty.  Tomorrow, they will tell the world about that dream.  New Brunswick's Sykes family will appear on Today on ...

NJ Native Qualifies for 2 Races in Winter Olympic Games

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington native Kimi Goetz has officially qualified for two Olympic events in long track speed skating, the 1000m and the 500m.

Goetz qualified for her first race Thursday and the second on Friday. She also competed in the 1500m Saturday, but did not qualify in that race.

"We are over the moon thrilled and proud of her beyond words," said her mother, Linda.

First in Morris County: Roxbury Library Goes Fine-Free

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Public Library today announced it will no longer charge fines for overdue items and is waiving all pre-existing fines.

The library said it is the first public library in Morris County to take this route although others in the state have done so.

In announcing the new policy, the library said its board of trustees “is dedicated to creating a library that ...

Celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day with the Long Beach Island Region, NJ

January 21, 2022

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce reminds you to use your vacation days wisely in 2022 and start planning much-needed quality time that is only a road trip away

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - Jan. 20, 2022 -  The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is joining thousands of organizations across the country to celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day and encourage ...

Newark Museum of Art to Celebrate MLK With Virtual Discussion Event

NEWARK, NJ – A virtual panel discussion centered around the legacy and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be presented by The Newark Museum of Art this weekend. 

The event will be held on Sunday, Jan. 16, and is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. The virtual discussion will feature three panelists from the community, who will examine how art can communicate new ...

New Jersey Tourism Industry Association Grateful As Governor Funds Tourism Recovery

New Jersey -  The New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA) recognizes the challenging times ahead for tourism due to the uncertainty the pandemic has brought to the travel industry. It is with that reason that the significance of Governor Phil Murphy signing A5689/S3830 allocating $25 Million from the Federal American Rescue Plan funds to assist Department of State, Division of ...

Looking for Your Forever Someone? How About Betty White Newark?

Betty White Newark is all that and so much more! This 1 year old 45lbs little blue nose lady is great with people and loves other dogs. Super friendly and out going, Betty is the star of the show! Betty is an active girl! She is SO happy, she looks like she is smiling and her tail never stops wagging.

For more information or to fill out an adoption form, visit www.ehrdogs.org.

 

Mixed American Eskimo Pups Ready for Adoption at Shake A Paw

UNION, NJ - The Shake A Paw® Center for Rescue and Adoption is unlike any other Adoption facility. Licensed as an Animal Shelter (Yes, we are a shelter!!), we accept dogs from the public, as well as rescue, homeless, abandoned and unwanted dogs. Giving back to the animals we love by finding them a Happy Forever Home is our goal and mission.

Now available for adoption are ...

Crystal is Looking for Her Forever Home This Holiday Season..... Won't You Consider Making Her Part of Your Family?

Looking for a new friend for the holidays? Check out Crystal from NYC Second Chance Rescue.

According to the rescue, she is the sweetest nine-year-old chocolate lab mix you will ever meet.

This is what else the rescue had to say......This gorgeous gal is the perfect WFH (work from home) companion. She is content to curl up at your feet while you watch tv or rest comfortably by your ...

Adopt Dozer! He's Looking for his Forever Home This Holiday Season....Is it with You?

Dozer is a stunning 1.5 year old, 66 pound love bug!!  He is wonderful with other dogs and older children, has a very high energy level, and enjoys being active. He especially loves fetching tennis balls! Dozer has been OVERLOOKED FOR MONTHS!!  Dozer can "sit" and "wait", and is house trained.  Dozer will be an amazing addition to your ...

October’s almost over. The conversation about breast cancer isn’t.

As October draws to a close, I find myself hoping that a certain line of conversation won’t fade away amid the growing bustle of the oncoming holidays. 

By now, it’s pretty well known that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. I normally spend most of this month supporting, however I can, the myriad efforts, initiatives, campaigns and movements designed to remind people of ...

Home of the Week: 28 Stanford Place, Montclair NJ

You’ll find 28 Stanford Place in the desirable town of Montclair, a charming colonial on a corner lot. The first floor has a lot of character, featuring a large living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a den with a lot of natural light, a formal dining room, and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The second floor has three bedrooms including a master bedroom, ensuite. And it ...

The Sailor's Bookshelf: 50 Books to know the Sea by Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)

The Sailor’s Bookshelf: Fifty Books to Know the Sea by Admiral James Stavridis, USN (RET.) (Naval Institute Press, 2021).

 

The first review that I published with the tapinto franchise was entitled 50 Books That Went to War. That volume recounted the books that were popular with the men and women who served our country during World War II. The fascinating list of works, which ...

How to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party Your Guests Won’t Forget

New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to get friends and loved ones together. Instead of spending a fortune on NYE event tickets, why not opt to stay in and host the celebration yourself? Here are a few tips for hosting an epic New Year’s Eve bash to remember.

 

Pick a theme.

If you’re hosting a large group of people, consider choosing a theme in advance. Having a ...

Swap the Figgy Pudding with These Heavenly Holiday Appetizers

‘Tis the season! As the weather gets colder, gift shopping begins, and Mariah Carey takes over the radio, you know that it’s finally the holiday season.

 

Whether you’re hosting a party or want to impress your loved ones with a tasty appetizer they’re sure to love, this is the perfect master list of delicious fan favorites. From sweet to savory to 21+, these ...

Creative Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break the Bank

The stocking hung by the fireplace stuffed to the brim with goodies is an iconic symbol of Christmas. They sit there just waiting to be dumped out all over the floor. And, be honest: Who wants a pair of white socks or a bag of candy coal?

These stocking stuffers are sure to bring out a “ho ho ho!” from young and old alike! From tech to coffee to fun and games for kids of all ages, ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

Tips for Making (and Keeping!) Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are beginning to think about their New Year’s resolutions. According to a recent survey conducted by YouGovAmerica, the most common resolutions people made in 2020 were to exercise more, improve their diets, and to lose weight.

 

If you’re planning to alter a few unhealthy habits of your own, here are a few tips to help you ...

Apps That Exercise Your Brain and Keep You Sharp

Keeping your brain sharp is just as critical as staying physically fit—especially as you age. Doing puzzles, brainteasers, card games, dancing, and learning new skills are all ways you can flex and strengthen your brain muscles.

 

If you have a smartphone, tablet, or computer, you can use brain training apps to get a mental workout. Try any of these brain-boosting apps that ...

Enjoy an Active Holiday Season with These 5 Outings

The holiday season brings family gatherings, memorable traditions, and lots of delicious food! If you’re looking to incorporate more active events and outings this season, there are plenty of ways to enjoy festive cheer while getting out of the house and moving!

We’ve collected five simple and fulfilling ways that you can make this holiday season an active one, so get ready to plan ...

Why You Should Incorporate Weightlifting Into Your Routine

Weightlifting for active aging adults is a crucial key to overall physical fitness that should not be skipped. Light cardiovascular exercise like walking is essential for seniors, but weight lifting is also a vital part of any routine.

Regular weight training for older adults can lead to several long-lasting health benefits, including improvements in muscle mass and quantity, increased ...

Cozy Up Your Living Space with These Simple Design Tips

It doesn’t have to be cold outside to appreciate a warm and inviting living space. But when crisp fall air arrives or temperatures drop on a blustery winter day, there’s nothing better than kicking back and relaxing in a comfortable atmosphere.

 

Creating a cozy space is easier than you think. Follow these tips to bring out the warm and fuzzy feels.

Create a Reading ...

DIY Decorations: Making Your Own Christmas Ornaments

As you start to envision that magical time of year when you gather with family and friends to decorate the tree, think about adding a few unique ornaments to this year’s collection.

Whether your style is rustic or elegant, neutral or bold, homemade ornaments add a memorable touch to the tree. Even if you aren’t a skilled crafter, there are many ways to make ornaments this ...

Stand Out With These Unique Holiday Decorating Ideas

Celebrate the holidays in style! These holiday decorations are classy yet bold and are sure to bring out the “ooos” and “ahhhs,” and maybe even a round of applause!

 

Thinking beyond the traditional reds and greens and trying new colors will help you stand out. Plus, you can surprise your family with decorations in the most unexpected places in your home. These ...

Elegance in Autumn: 6 Classy Home Decor Must-Haves

As the air gets colder, the leaves turn red and orange, and your regular Starbucks order switches from classic to pumpkin spice, you may be wondering how to maintain a classy home decor while still participating in the autumn aesthetic.

Whether you are trying to impress your holiday guests or simply attempting to get into the harvest spirit, there are boundless opportunities to incorporate ...

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You Can (Finally) Keep

Many people make a New Year’s resolution to shake off the previous year’s struggles and start fresh with a clean, blank slate. As confident and well-intentioned as they feel about making positive changes and reaching some goals, 80% of people don’t stick to their New Year’s plan.

This might seem discouraging, but don’t despair. Instead, follow these tips to make a ...

How to Make Self-Care a Priority This Holiday Season

The holiday season should be about spending time with family, traditions, and giving.

 

Often it becomes financially, emotionally, and physically stressful instead. There are many demands on our wallets. We can feel overwhelmed by all the tasks on our to-do lists and pressure to create the “perfect” holiday. Our healthy eating and exercising habits often go out the window ...

12 Gifts to Wow the Fitness Lover in Your Life

With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about choosing the perfect gifts for family and friends.

 

If you have a loved one in your life who’s always at the gym or have heard a friend talking about how she plans to get fit come the new year, a fitness-themed gift might be just the thing to make her smile. But, it can be hard to know where ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...

Obituaries

Robert J. Talmadge, age 80, of Manahawkin, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in ...
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Bill N. Raso, age 83, of Manahawkin, NJ passed away September 23, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he ...
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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Paulus J. Tuyp, passed away at his residence with his loving and ...
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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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