Small but Mighty - Virutal Watercolor Exhibit - Farmstead Arts Center

The Garden State Watercolor Society 2nd Annual “Small but Mighty” small works exhibition is open virtually! Originally planned for the gallery at Farmstead Arts Center, this exhibit, featuring 40 artists and juried awards, can be enjoyed on the GSWC Society’s YouTube channel: : , or in our online gallery   https://bit.ly/2ZxIND4

All works are for sale through Farmstead Arts Center.

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Wed, July 15
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The Garden State Watercolor Society 2nd Annual “Small but Mighty” small works exhibition is open virtually! Originally planned for the gallery at Farmstead Arts Center, this exhibit, featuring 40 artists and juried awards, can be enjoyed on the GSWC Society’s YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/lUqZkCgYsuk: , or in our online gallery https://bit.ly/2ZxIND4

All works are for ...

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Huge Sale at New Leaf Consignment

July 24, 2020

Go to NEW LEAF’s Profile and click on the  website. 25% OFF online everything except NEW ARRIVALS on Home Page. Shipped right to your doorstep!

NEW LEAF Consignment 16 Park Ave. Madison NJ

Edison Heating and Cooling Offers Summer Tune-up

Edison Heating and Cooling is offering some promotional specials.

Right now, the company is offering a 39 Point Air Conditioning Tune-Up & Safety Inspection for $79 (reg. $149)

CLICK HERE for the COUPON. With this coupon, some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offers, finance offer or prior purchases. Not valid for commercial properties. Expiring soon.

For more information ...

August 4 COVID-19 Update; No New Positives in Morristown

August 4, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, August 4, there are no new positives, announced Mayor Dougherty in his daily update.  The numbers of positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown remain at 609. 

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 182,970 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,167 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been ...

August 3 COVID-19 Update; An Increase of One in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, August 3, the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown is 609. That's a rise of one. Of those, 609 cases, there are 295 females that have tested positive and 314 males.

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 182,614 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,167 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been ...

Murphy Responds to Rising COVID Rates in State

TRENTON, NJ – Despite reporting that there were no in-hospital COVID-19 deaths during the 24-hour period ending 10:30 p.m. last night for the first time since March 10, Gov. Phil Murphy expressed disappointment over the increase in the positivity rate in the state during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday, July 31.

"The spot positivity rate for tests from July ...

Lucky is the August Dog of the Month

AUGUST Dog of the Month...LUCKY!!

He might not have been so lucky in the past, but we all sure hope he will be lucky in the future! Lucky is an (almost) 5 year old Labrador Retriever/Cattle dog mix who is amazingly affectionate, eager to please and even housebroken. He bonds quickly with his owner and is protective of both his home and owner. He would make a great watchdog in a quiet ...

Share Me Sunday; Meet Boris

Share Me Sunday

Boris went on his first pack walk this weekend and had a great time at the park! Help this scared pup find his new FURever home!

Boris needs a foster or adoptive home with dog experience! Boris was adopted as a puppy 4 years ago and returned to our shelter last month. His adopter was pregnant and did not trust him around the baby. Boris is a high anxiety dog and needs a ...

Today is World Head and Neck Cancer Day: Overcome the Stigma of HPV and Throat Cancer.

With the world’s attention focused on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, we believe the time is also right to bring the public’s attention to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of expanding the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine’s use to include women and men aged 27 through 45 years.  The first HPV vaccine was approved in ...

FirstEnergy Prepares JCP&L Customers for Summer Heat

As temperatures rise, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) customers can take steps to beat the heat while also managing their energy costs.  

Extreme temperatures can often lead to rising energy usage for customers as the need for air conditioning increases and HVAC systems strain to keep up with higher demand. While customers are unable to control the weather, there are several things they can ...

This Week's Outdoor Movie in Morris Township is Frozen 2

August 3, 2020

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Community members are invited to enjoy a free outdoor movies on Wednesday, August 5 at Ginty Field in Morris Township.

The Morris Township Recreation Department will be showing Frozen 2 at 8:15pm.

Attendees are reminded to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Please remember to practice social distancing and mask recommendations, said organizers.

 

Read ...

Morris Township Hosts 2 Free Outdoor Movies This Week

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Community members are invited to enjoy two free outdoor movies this week at Ginty Field in Morris Township.

On Tuesday July 28. The Morris Township Recreation Department will be showing Heart of Gold at 7pm and Toy Story 4 on Wednesday July 29 at 8pm.

Attendees are reminded to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Please remember to practice social distancing and mask ...

Stand Up for Justice; Youth Teach-In To Be Held in Morris Plains

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Morris Plains youth, in collaboration with Black Lives Matter Morristown, will be holding a teach-in on Saturday July 25 at Simons Park in Morris Plains. The teach-in will begin at 3pm and will include an "afternoon of learning and reflection for our community".

There will be speakers, teaching and sharing their stories. 

Organizers ask that attendees wear ...

Free Summer Concert Series Continues Tuesday August 4 with Country Comfort

August 3, 2020

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The summer concert series continues tomorrow, Tuesday with Country Comfort. The performance will take place at the Gazebo at Ginty Field, 45 Woodland Avenue in Morris Township. 

The performance is free and will begin at 7pm.

The remaining schedule for the concert series is as follows:

Tuesday August 11 - Linda Ipanema
Tuesay August 18 - The Hanover ...

August Events at the Morristown Library

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown & Morris Township Library has so many events happening this month. Check them out below!

Monday, August 3, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Evening Yoga with Munah Hayes: Library Lawn

We will be holding our Monday and Friday yoga classes…

Tuesday, August 4, 7:00 pm

Mindful Meditation: online!

Mediation helps with stress and anxiety, two ...

Dig it! Plant it! Eat it! In a Box- For Families

Join Macculloch Hall for a virtual, 30-minute presentation for families with children ages 4-8 years old on August 1 at 11:00 a.m.

How weather is more than what we see from our windows?
What was 1816's "year without a summer"?
Create with teaching artist, Lisa Madson.

Art and activity materials will be provided prior to program ...

Morristown, Morris Township Open Charging Stations for Residents

August 5, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Power still isn't restored to all residents in Morristown and Morris Township. For those residents in need of power, charging stations have been opened.

In Morristown, until 4:30 today, residents may use an outside cell phone charging station at Town Hall. Masks must be worn.

In Morris Township, residents at the Woodland Fire Company at 20 Dwyer Lane and the ...

With $600-a-Week Benefit Gone, Millions Face Financial Peril

As Congress wrangles over possible extension, many jobless people face a fresh struggle to pay rent, buy food

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

Shaquaza Williams made ends meet with a lot of help from $600 a week in ...

Cooking with Kids: Try Macculloch Hall's Corn Fritter Recipe

MORRISTOWN, NJ - With summer Jersey corn available, August is the perfect month to try Louisa Macculloch's Corn Fritter recipe, said Macculloch Hall staff.

The classic southern recipe may date to the time when there was a boarding school at Macculloch Hall.

According to the garden journal kept by George Macculloch (1775-1858), in 1839 the Macculloch’s grew nearly 4 acres of corn ...

FirstEnergy Utilities Preparing for Impact of Tropical Storm Isaias

August 4, 2020

FirstEnergy Utilities Preparing for Impact of Tropical Storm Isaias

Resources Being Deployed to JCP&L and Met-Ed Service Territories as Company Meteorologists Closely Monitor Developing Weather

Akron, Ohio – FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility personnel are prepared to respond quickly to restore power to customers should Tropical Storm Isaias impact the areas where the company ...

Morristown St. Patrick's Day Parade Set For September Has Been Canceled

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The rescheduled parade was slated for September 19, however, that too has now been canceled. 

Last week the Trustees of the Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade met and decided to cancel ...

Boating Safety Course at Lake Hopatcong

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-10 from Lake Hopatcong will be conducting a Boating Safety course at the Hopatcong Senior Center Gazebo (behind the Hopatcong Senior Center building) on Saturday, August 8th from 8AM to 5PM. 

The course fee is $65.00 per person and includes all materials, text book and exam. This course is required to obtain a Boating Safety Certificate to ...

Madison Area YMCA is Hosting an Urgent Blood Drive on Monday

July 31, 2020

New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) is issuing an urgent call for healthy blood donors to donate blood at Madison Area YMCA. The blood drive will be held on Monday, August 3 between 10am-4pm. Madison Area YMCA is located at 111 Kings Road, Madison. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins will be taken if social distancing can be maintained. Visit donate.nybc.org or call/text 800.933.BLOOD. The ...

A Less Dramatic Return for Lake Hopatcong Harmful Algal Blooms

ROXBURY, NJ — Measured last week, the bacteria off two Lake Hopatcong beaches reached levels that last year would have prompted officials to issue statements warning people to avoid contact with the water.

However, due to a change in state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) policy, there were no big announcements along those lines based on the tests, which found ...

Hazmat Exposure at Glacier Hills Pool in Parsippany

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On 9:21 a.m. on 7/24/20 the Parsippany – Troy Hills Police Department responded to a Hazardous Materials incident at the Glacier Hills Association Pool located at 7 Forum Ct. within the Glacier ...

Union Catholic Track Legend Stars in Gatorade TV Sports Shown on ESPN, Elsewhere

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — If you thought you saw a familiar local face in Gatorade TV ads during the Red Sox-Yankees game on ESPN last night, you were right. Former Union Catholic track star and 2016 Olympic hurdler Sydney McLaughlin is featured in a current series of Gatorade ads entitled, "Ready to Play Anything," that celebrate the return of sports.

In the last few ...

Support Available Following Death of Local Teen Struck by NJ Transit Train in Long Hill

NEW PROVIDENCE,, NJ -- A 17-year-old girl from New Providence was struck and killed by a Gladstone Branch NJ Transit train on Monday afternoon.

The teen’s name has not been released, but New Providence residents with knowledge of the situation have confirmed the death of the rising senior at New Providence High School.

Since her death, administrators of both New Providence and ...

President Trump Stops to Greet Supporters in Bedminster

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At 2:20 p.m. on Sunday, the president stepped out of his SUV surrounded by Secret Service near the corner of Route 206 and Lamington Road.   “Thank you,” the president could be heard ...

Classic Car Show at Fanwood Train Station on Sunday Will Also Collect Food for Local Pantries

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fabio’s Bistro has organized a classic car show to support the food pantries at St. Bartholomew Church and Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Sunday, August 2, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fanwood train station (South Ave.)

 

St. Bartholomew and  Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) parishes in Scotch Plains have experienced a dramatic increase in ...

Take Yourself on a Walking Tour of Historic Milltown This Summer

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LBI Lifeguards in Surf City and Harvey Cedars Test Positive for Covid-19

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Daniel J. Krupinski, from the department reported that 11 Harvey Cedars and 12 Surf City lifeguards tested positive.

“The ...

Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

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PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 

 

It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

CFO Your Way Provides Crucial Financial Expertise for Local, Small Businesses

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Cheryl Mucha, Founder and CEO of CFO Your Way, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about how her firm helps small business owners realize their financial goals. Brodeur and Mucha spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which has been reconfigured to accommodate remote interviews due to the COVID-19 ...

Letter from Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty

August 1, 2020















August marks the fifth month of our statewide quarantine under the COVID-19 pandemic. These are unprecedented times and I am proud of our town and the residents that have worked to keep our COVID-19 numbers down. As of last week, New Jersey remains only one of a handful ...

30 Minutes in the East Camden Garden Augustine Cordero Has Spent Years Cultivating 

July 28, 2020

CAMDEN, NJ — A four-day streak of nonstop sun, racking up 100 degrees Monday, led to what Augustine Cordero, 94, was holding in his hand right now. 

Half of a green pepper — the appropriate color up top but a moldering brown where he held with his palm. Flakes of dried pepper whisked away by a sudden, and rare, gust of wind. 

“Only a couple look like this,” ...

New On-Site and Virtual Offerings from BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts to Guide Parents and Students through the Upcoming School Year

August 1, 2020

BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts is launching innovative on-site and virtual offerings to guide parents and students through the school-at-home experience for the upcoming school year. Through these new offerings, parents can choose from customized home-based instruction for their children with the company’s all-star teaching team... or consultations through which parents are coached on how ...

New On-Site and Virtual Offerings from BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts to Guide Parents and Students through the Upcoming School Year

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Expanded, Modernized Valerie Fund Children’s Center Opens at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital

Morristown, New Jersey, July 30, 2020 – To meet demand for the comprehensive medical care needed for children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders, Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of its expanded Valerie Fund Children’s Center.

The new Valerie Fund Children’s Center at Goryeb Children’s Hospital ...

NJ Human Services Announces $38.5 Million in Additional Food Assistance

Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits;

August Payments Will Bring Supplemental Food Assistance Payments to $219M Since March

(TRENTON) – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in August to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 ...

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