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NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Sun, August 25

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

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NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

David DesRochers and Phil Witt, long-time instructors for the Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary’s digital photography workshop series, have been photographing the natural world for decades. Their enthusiasm for both nature and photography is evident in their images — ranging from ...

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Sun, August 25, 2:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Auditions for Maplewood Strollers' "Working: The ...

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Add to My Calendar 08/25/2019 2:00pm 08/25/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Auditions for Maplewood Strollers' "Working: The Musical"

The Strollers seeks a multi-ethnic cast for its fall production of "Working: The Musical," from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz.

All roles open and available! ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Mon, August 26

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

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NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

David DesRochers and Phil Witt, long-time instructors for the Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary’s digital photography workshop series, have been photographing the natural world for decades. Their enthusiasm for both nature and photography is evident in their images — ranging from ...

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NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Tue, August 27

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

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Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 12:00am 08/28/2019 12:00am America/New_York NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

David DesRochers and Phil Witt, long-time instructors for the Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary’s digital photography workshop series, have been photographing the natural world for decades. Their enthusiasm for both nature and photography is evident in their images — ranging from ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924 true
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Wed, August 28, 12:00 PM

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown

Lunch with the Librarian

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Add to My Calendar 08/28/2019 12:00pm 10/17/2019 1:00am America/New_York Lunch with the Librarian

Pre-school children and their caregivers may bring lunch and enjoy stories in MHHM’s historic garden or Center Hall if it Rains. In partnership with the Morristown & Morris Township Library. FREE.

45 Macculloch Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
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Wed, August 28, 7:15 PM

St. Joseph's Shrine, Stirling

Free Acappella Singing Sessions

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Add to My Calendar 08/28/2019 7:15pm 08/29/2019 5:15pm America/New_York Free Acappella Singing Sessions

The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Summer Sing Series.” You can come any Wednesday, July 10 through September 11, 7:15 pm at The Shrine of St Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ for chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music. On July 17 and 24 only, meet at the Chatham Municipal Building, 58 ...

1050 Long Hill Road Stirling, NJ 07980
Take-a-break Thursdays

Thu, August 29, 12:00 PM

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown

Take-a-break Thursdays

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Add to My Calendar 08/29/2019 12:00pm 10/18/2019 12:00am America/New_York Take-a-break Thursdays

Join us every Thursday before MHHM opens to the public for a 10-minute mini-program exploring a significant object from the museum’s extraordinary collection or the life of an intriguing person who lived at, worked at, or visited Macculloch Hall. Learn about art, history, preservation, conservation, and more from the curators, archivists, and other museum specialists who preserve and ...

45 Macculloch Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of Shannon Merolla’s photographs at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Fri, August 30, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

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NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of Shannon Merolla’s photographs at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Growing up in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Elkin, North Carolina, wildlife photographer Shannon Merolla nurtured a love of the outdoors and nature from a very young age. What started out a few years ago as backyard birding has grown into a daily routine of ...

11 Hardscrabble Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924
NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of Shannon Merolla’s photographs at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Sat, August 31, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of ...

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Add to My Calendar 08/31/2019 9:00am 08/31/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of Shannon Merolla’s photographs at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of Shannon Merolla’s photographs at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Growing up in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Elkin, North Carolina, wildlife photographer Shannon Merolla nurtured a love of the outdoors and nature from a very young age. What started out a few years ago as backyard birding has grown into a daily routine of ...

11 Hardscrabble Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924
NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of Shannon Merolla’s photographs at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Sun, September 1, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

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Add to My Calendar 09/01/2019 9:00am 09/01/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of Shannon Merolla’s photographs at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

NJ Audubon: Freezing the Moment: An Exhibition of Shannon Merolla’s photographs at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

Growing up in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Elkin, North Carolina, wildlife photographer Shannon Merolla nurtured a love of the outdoors and nature from a very young age. What started out a few years ago as backyard birding has grown into a daily routine of ...

11 Hardscrabble Road Bernardsville, NJ 07924

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Kids Fest at Morristown Festival of Books; October 12

September 17, 2019

Don't miss Kids Fest at Morristown Festival of Books. It's where kids and authors meet!

 

Looking for a Religious School? Best Deal Ever

visit www.MAKOMnj.org for more information and to register

Milestones

Local Boy Scouts Hike Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico

September 9, 2019

By Christian Geuther, September 4, 2019

Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico -- On June 26, nine Boy Scouts ranging in ages from 14 to 17 and holding ranks from Tenderfoot to Eagle Scout along with three Assistant Scoutmasters from Troop 109 in Randolph, NJ headed to Newark Airport for a flight to Denver, Colorado for the first leg of their Philmont Backpacking trek.

NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

Summer Crafts with the Kids

Looking for something to do with the kids? Try these craft ideas. Contact Celeste for more information or directions. She can be reached at 614-595-3163

 

Dramatic Changes in the Law Protect Employees From Wage Theft

Has your employer failed to pay you all wages, compensation and benefits due?
Has your employer failed to pay you on time?
Has your employer retaliated or discriminated against you for complaining about unpaid wages and compensation?

If so, a new wage and hour law passed this month affords you new and important rights. This includes the right to sue your employer in court and receive ...

JCP&L Sponsors NJ State Fair Featuring OSCAR the Robot

JCP&L served as a sponsor for the recently held NJ State Fair in Augusta, and also arranged for an appearance by OSCAR the Robot, a high-tech strolling act that attracts and entertains crowds with his witty conversation, music and antics.  OSCAR is seen here interacting with attendees at the fairgrounds.

JCP&L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE). JCP&L serves ...

Spend the Day at the Morristown Festival on the Green; Sept. 29

September 16, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Fall Festival will take place Sunday September 29 on the Morristown Green. The annual festival will run from 12 noon to 5pm; rain or shine. The festival includes over 150 exhibition booths showcasing restaurants, entertainment, businesses and local groups. Sponsored by The Morristown Partnership, the community is invited to spend an ...

Enjoy Morristown Community Family Day on Saturday September 21

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Bring the whole family to the 17th Annual Morristown Community Family Day. The fun day will take place on Saturday September 21 from 12noon - 5pmat the Cauldwell Playground on Flagler Street in Morristown.

Come eat, play, enjoy music and meet key figures from the community. 

 

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MHS Football & Cheer Hosts Car Wash; Saturday Sept. 7

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Come support the MHS Football team & Cheerleaders and get your car cleaned too!

The MHS Football and Cheerleaders are holding a Car Wash on Saturday, September 7 at Morristown High School on Saturday, September 7th from 9am-12pm. The car wash will take place in the Staff Parking lot near the field house by the football field.

There is a suggested donation of $10 ...

The 4th Annual Morris County Recovery Walk in Morristown; September 28

September 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Walk in Celebration of National Substance Use Recovery Month will take place on Sunday September 28 in Morristown. 

National Recovery Month events, such as this one, raise awareness of substance use and co-occurring disorders as they celebrate recovery. The 2.2-mile walk will start and finish at George Gramby Memorial Park on Abbett Avenue. 

Proceeds ...

Morristown-Beard to Host Crimson Fall Family Festival

All members of the community are invited to the third annual Crimson Fall Family Festival on Saturday, September 28th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Morristown-Beard School campus, 70 Whippany Road in Morristown.

This fun-filled afternoon will include food and refreshments, a DJ & photo booth, a popcorn machine and a hot dog truck. There will also be a giant slide, pumpkin painting, face ...

Free Rabies Clinic For Dogs and Cats In Morristown; Sept. 7

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown is providing dog and cat owners an opportunity to get a free rabies vaccination for your beloved pet. Morristown's Division of Health is holding this free rabies clinic on Saturday Sept 7  from 11:00 - 1:00 pm at Town Hall.

Pets who have never been vaccinated before will be given a one year vaccination. All other animals will receive a ...

RE/MAX SELECT Brings Ryan Krachun’s Racing Car to Morristown Festival on the Green

September 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - More than 50,000 attendees are expected at the annual Morristown Festival on the Green on Sunday, September 29. The event will take place from 12noon - 5pm. In addition to the exhibition booths featuring restaurants, businesses and local groups, there will be entertainment, a beer garden and now Ryan Krachun's racing car. 

Attendees can pose for pictures with Ryan ...

Madison PBA Food Truck Fest; Saturday Sept. 14

MADISON, NJ - Bring your appetite to the Madison PBA Food Truck Fest on Saturday September 14. The fest, which takes place at the Madison Police Department, 62 Kings Road,  is set to begin at 11am and will conclude at 7pm.

 According to the website, the event will feature 15-20 food trucks, a beer garden, 2 live bands, game for children, a dunk tank and much more. The price ...

Morris County Regional College Fair Held at CCM

Event held on Sept. 15, noon to 3 p.m.

RANDOLPH, NJ — Representatives from more than 180 colleges will be present at the annual Morris County Regional College Fair on Sunday, Sept. 15. The event is hosted by the County College of Morris (CCM), located at 214 Center Grove Road in Randolph.

The fair is sponsored by CCM, the Morris County Association of School Counseling Directors and ...

Morristown Girls Soccer Holds Car Wash Fundraiser and Charitable Clothing Drive; Saturday Sept. 28

September 19, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morristown girls soccer team is marking their presence known on and off the field this season. On the field, the team is 1-1-3 and will look to take on Pope John today (Thursday), and Montclair and Mount St. Mary's in the coming week.

Off the field, the team is organizing a program wide car wash and clothing fundraiser on Saturday, September 28 from 9am - 12noon.

Works by Latin Composers Performed at Morris County Historical Society

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The music of 19th-century Latin composers Ricardo Castro and Teresa Carreno will be performed by internationally acclaimed pianist Peter Toth and Tammie Holloway, piano teacher and volunteer with the Boonton Historical Society, on a 1872 Chickering piano.  The event will take place on October 6 at Acorn Hall, located at 68 Morris Avenue in Morristown.

The event is ...

Morristown Students (Grades 6-12) Invited to Try Mountain Biking

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Revolutions Mountain Bike Club will be at the Randolph Rotary Country Fair this Saturday, September 21 from 10:00-5:00 with a fleet of Trek mountain bikes and invite all Morris County area students in grades 6-12 to stop by and try mountain biking at this free event. 

Rides will depart periodically throughout the day and will be led by trained ...

Motorheads Gather to Greet and Support Roxbury Amputee

September 19, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – “Street Rod” buffs and motorcyclists gathered in Succasunna on Tuesday to welcome, and raise money for, Chris Schmidt, a Roxbury man whose foot was amputated last month due to injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident.

They converged at the Roxbury Mall where the North Jersey Street Rod Association (NJSRA) held a special installment of its weekly “Sunset ...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Found in Berkeley Heights

September 19, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Health Officer provided the following message after a routine testing by the Union County Bureau of Mosquito Control found a mosquito pool in Berkeley Heights tested positive to Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The positive mosquito pool was found in the Emerson Lane area near the Warren border. 

Today, Union County Mosquito Control Bureau in ...

Kirk Cameron to Attend 'Trapped in My Own Body' Book Launch at Nutley Public Library

September 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Actor Kirk Cameron, known to many for his role in ABC's 'Growing Pains' will be at the Nutley Free Public Library Thursday September 19 for the launch of 'Trapped In My Body In My Own Words.'

'Trapped' is the story of Nutley resident Melissa Centrella, who despite serious physical challenges, never stopped being a gregarious high school student who made ...

Free Guided Tours of Laurelwood Arboretum

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum will offer free guided tours of Laurelwood Arboretum on Sunday, September 22 at 12:30 pm. It is an ideal opportunity to enjoy the first burst of fall color in the arboretum. To join a tour, meet at the Knippenberg Center for Education at Laurelwood Arboretum, 725 Pines Lake Road West in Wayne. Trained tour guides will lead visitors through the arboretum, ...

Spend a Saturday Afternoon with Model Trains at the A. Paul Mallery Railroad Center

Union County residents and visitors looking for an educational activity for all ages can come to Open House events at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center in Union Township every Saturday afternoon in September from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., and experience the sights and sounds of an enormous HO scale train layout along with other displays.

The Railroad Center is run by The Model Railroad ...

Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

Is it Time for New Jersey to 'Get in the Game', and Permanently Move Up Our Presidential Primary?

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week: New Jersey's late Presidential Primary

On the Democratic side, there more than 20 candidates running for President -- there might be some very crowded state primaries. On ...

The 2019 NY Jets Season that Never Was

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - On Sunday, the New York Jets played their 2019 home opener against the Buffalo Bills and fans at MetLife Stadium and those who were watching on television were stunned when a 16-0 win became a 17-16 loss.

After weeks of speculation and bragging, training camp, trades and four preseason games, where the Jets lost two and won two, Head Coach Adam Gase held a press conference ...

New Jersey Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker Talks about Ways to Fuel Economic Growth on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

September 18, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Andrew Zwicker, Chair of the Science, Innovation & Technology Committee in the New Jersey State Assembly, appeared on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato to discuss ways his committee can foster innovation and job growth in the state. 

Zwicker is also a physicist from Princeton University, and Head of Communications and Public Outreach for the university’s Plasma ...

Morris School District Superintendent's Welcome Back Letter

September 17, 2019

Dear Morris School District Community,

My recent conversations with our administrators and teachers have centered around key questions we continue to explore:  How can we instill confidence in each child so they feel they can accomplish anything?  Are our students gathering strength from us?  What do we see when we look at educational practice through the lens of equity and ...

Friday The 13th Fun Facts

September 13, 2019

Today is Friday the 13th and there is a full moon to boot this evening. So, how superstitious are you? Will you walk under a ladder, break a mirror or cross paths with a black cat on Friday, September 13? Probably not, but here are a few fun facts about Friday the 13th folklore nevertheless.

The history of Friday the 13th being a day to stay under the covers to avoid bad luck actually dates ...

NJ Human Services Continues Free Naloxone Efforts by Providing the Opioid Antidote to Homeless Shelters

September 18, 2019

Antidote can reverse opioid overdoses

(TRENTON) – NJ Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced today that the Department is delivering the opioid overdose antidote naloxone for free to participating shelters serving the homeless as part of the department’s ongoing efforts to get naloxone into as many hands as possible to help save lives.

“Nearly 1,200 doses of ...

Obituaries

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