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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!


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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 ...

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 ...

Opening Art Reception at Morristown's Temple B'nai Or; Sunday Sept 22

September 21, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - An exhibition of works by artists of The Art Centre at Riker Hill will host an opening reception at Temple B'nai Or on Sunday September 22.

The exhibition runs through November 10, 2019 and will include the following artists: Elaine Denton, Pat Flaherty, Laurie Harden, Ray Heinz, Mark Hunter, Randy Keenan, Linda Kolar, Dennis Kraft, Alex Levin, Tim Maher, Fernando ...

'Cops and Rodders' Event on the Morristown Green; Sunday Sept. 22

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The classic car and hot rod event, Cops and Rodders, will return to the Morristown Green for one final day, on Sunday September 22 from 12:30pm - 3pm.

The event, sponsored by Morristown PBA Local 43, encourages families to come to town and check out all the classic cars. 

The event is free and fun for the whole family.


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Free Admission to 3 Morristown Museums/Historical Sites on Saturday Sept. 21

MADISON, NJ - As part of the Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day, Fosterfields Living HIstoric Farm, Historic Speedwell and the Morris Museum will wave entrance fees on Saturday September 21. The Museum Day brings together museums, zoos, and cultural centers from all 50 states to offer free admission to all Museum Day ticket holders. Museum Day represents a national commitment to access, ...

Speaking Event; Our Church: Called to Reflect Who God Is

September 22, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:30 PM in St. Mark Lutheran Church, 100 Harter Road, Morristown, NJ, Sr. Catherine T. Nerney will speak on: Our Church: Called to Reflect Who God Is.

In 1965 Vatican Council II called the Roman Catholic church to reclaim its core identity in the communion of God’s own life. This Divine life is revealed and experienced as Compassion which ...

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

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 ...

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 Offers Seniors a Free Trip to Turtle Back Zoo

September 22, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown is offering seniors a trip to the Turtle Back Zoo for free. The trip will take place on Wednesday October 2, 2019.

Town officials note that the group will depart promptly at 9:30am from the Town Hall Parking Lot located at 200 South Street in Morristown.  The trip is for adults only and registration is required. The last day to register is October ...

The Discovery Orchestra Holds Interactive Discovery Concert

Millburn, NJ – August 22, 2019: The Discovery Orchestra (the Orchestra) will kick off its 33rd season with Discover The Firebird, an interactive concert taped for national broadcast, on Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 2:45 PM to 4:30 PM ET at the Delbarton School in Morristown, New Jersey. Over 500 audience members will have a chance to be part of the taping ...

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

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.

Building Permit Issued by Roxbury for Walmart Supercenter

September 22, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – The township this week issued a building permit for a new Walmart Supercenter in Ledgewood, a structure that will cost more than $12 million to build, according to public records.

The permit was issued Sept. 16 to Ledgewood Investors, the Bridgewater company in the process of converting the former Ledgewood Mall on Route 10 into the new Shops at Ledgewood Commons. A ...

Cheech Vs. Cheech: Comic Files Suit Against Somerville Coffee Shop

September 22, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ — Local entrepreneur and business owner Steven Chiocchi, who opened “Cheech’s Own” coffee house on the corner of Main Street and Division Street earlier this year, is being sued by comedian Richard “Cheech” Marin, who claims the popular coffee shop and its product line are cashing in on his name and celebrity.

The suit was filed in the Central ...

Morris County Historical Tour Features 20 Historic Sites

September 20, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – Spanning almost 300 years of history, the 2019 Pathways of History Tour of Historic Places will feature 20 Morris County historical sites. The tour will take  place Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 22 from noon to 4 p.m.

The theme this year is a 10th anniversary celebration of the Pathways tour. Participating sites ...

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

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, ...

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 ...

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity (Flatiron Books, 2018)


The title of Liane Moriarity’s 2018 novel, Nine Perfect Strangers, is quite clever as it is a double entendre. The nine people who gather at Tranquillum House have never met before; they are, in fact, perfect strangers to one another. What is it that has inspired each of them to go on retreat, led by an enigmatic ...

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 ...

Key to Living to 100: Keep Mowing Your Own Lawn

September 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The secret to living to 100 might be cutting your own lawn.

Barbara Wadsworth says she stays busy by doing yard work, washing clothes and, yes, mowing her own lawn.

As far as she can figure, keeping active had helped the Piscataway resident live a long and happy life.

"All I can really say is keep moving because once you start sitting and watching television or ...

Family Fun Night to Benefit Elks Special Children's Fund

September 21, 2019

Boonton Elks Lodge 1405 Hosts Family Entertainment Night Fundraiser
Boonton, NJ— September 19, 2019 — The Boonton Elks Lodge 1405 is hosting a Family Entertainment Night Fundraiser on Saturday September 28, 2019 at 125 Cornelia Street, Boonton, NJ.

The evening will feature a demonstration by World Record-Holding Strongman Eric Moss, followed by an entertaining Magic Show by ...


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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 It is with great sadness that The Hampshire Companies announces that Todd Anderson, ...
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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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