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Leap Into Science: Wind Preschool Workshop (Ages 3-6)

Tue, October 22, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Leap Into Science: Wind Preschool Workshop (Ages ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2019 4:00pm 10/22/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Leap Into Science: Wind Preschool Workshop (Ages 3-6)

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3rd Floor

Children explore the properties of wind and air by listening to a story about wind, moving a variety of objects using wind, and creating a wind detector that moves in the wind. Developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia, PA, Leap into Science is a national program designed to build interest and skills in science and literacy for ...

50 S. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, October 23, 10:00 AM

House Tour, Chatham

'Spark Joy' House Tour

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Add to My Calendar 10/23/2019 10:00am 10/23/2019 2:00pm America/New_York 'Spark Joy' House Tour

Visit exquisite Chatham homes featuring amazing renovations, stunning architectural styles and unique interior designs. You will be inspired by ideas to accommodate a busy modern family or gain suggestions for hosting celebrations in your own homes. All proceeds will go to benefit the programs of Chatham Middle School.

For more information visit our website (www.chathamhousetour.com) where ...

400 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ Chatham, NJ 07928
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Sat, October 26, 10:00 AM

Gillette

Fall Fest Craft Fair

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Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 10:00am 10/26/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Fall Fest Craft Fair

Looking for a unique gift and a fun way to support your community? Hickory Tree Chorus is sponsoring a Fall Fest Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct 26 from 10 – 4 at the Long Hill Senior Center, 769 Valley Road, Gillette. Local handicrafts, high-quality home goods, something for everyone! Baked goods, snacks and refreshments will be available.

Free Admission, plenty of parking. Questions? ...

769 Valley Road Gillette, NJ 07933
Last 2 Weeks for Acclaimed Iconic Culture Exhibit

Sun, October 27, 1:00 PM

Acorn Hall, Morristown

Last 2 Weeks for Acclaimed Iconic Culture Exhibit

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2019 1:00pm 11/03/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Last 2 Weeks for Acclaimed Iconic Culture Exhibit

An abbreviated version of the acclaimed exhibit, Iconic Culture: From Little Black Dress to Bell Bottoms, is available through Sunday, Nov. 3. MCHS is preparing for its next exhibit, which will feature 19th-century winter clothing, some never before displayed.

68 Morris Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
Therapy Dog Visit: Meet Cruz! (Ages 5 and up)

Sun, October 27, 3:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Therapy Dog Visit: Meet Cruz! (Ages 5 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Green Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2019 3:00pm 10/27/2019 3:45pm America/New_York Therapy Dog Visit: Meet Cruz! (Ages 5 and up)

Registration Required

3rd Floor

Meet and read with Cruz, a retired racing greyhound! Greyhounds are the second fastest land animal (behind the cheetah) and can run up to 45 miles an hour. Now that Cruz is retired he enjoys walks, car rides, lots of naps and reading in the library.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, October 28, 1:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

Up in Smoke: Disasters That Made History in ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/28/2019 1:00pm 12/07/2020 8:00am America/New_York Up in Smoke: Disasters That Made History in Northern New Jersey

To coincide with Fire Prevention Week, Morris County Historical Society will officially open its new exhibit, Up in Smoke: Northern New Jersey’s Worst Man-Made Disasters: 1910-1989, at Acorn Hall, Thursday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This photo-driven exhibit brings heroes to light, recognizes the sacrifices of those lost, and illustrates the varied events that brought communities together, ...

68 Morris Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Tue, October 29, 5:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/29/2019 5:00pm 10/29/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Registration Required

Teen Room

Are you interested in learning about Adinkra, the traditional hand-stamping textile technique using carved gourds? Join our workshop to learn about this artform originating in Ghana. We’ll supply the stamps, paint and a limited number of t-shirts, but feel free to bring your own clothing item or textile to decorate!

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Tue, October 29, 5:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/29/2019 5:00pm 10/29/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Registration Required

Teen Room

Are you interested in learning about Adinkra, the traditional hand-stamping textile technique using carved gourds? Join our workshop to learn about this artform originating in Ghana. We’ll supply the stamps, paint and a limited number of t-shirts, but feel free to bring your own clothing item or textile to decorate!

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

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Holiday Gift Guide; Holiday Savings from Guerriero's Restaurant and Terry's Pet Stop

Shop local this holiday season, and support the locally owned and operated small businesses.  Below are some special offers and holiday messages from the business community. Check back daily as new deals/promotions and businesses will be added

Let Guerriero's Restaurant cater your holiday party! They are now open for an in-house lunch party of 20 or more or they can ...

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November 13, 2019

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Milestones

The JLC Gets A Sukkah!

October 11, 2019

Bayt Yeladim Jewish Learning Center and Chavurah are happily preparing decorations to celebrate Sukkot in the school's first ever Sukkah!

Upgrading Your Ride

Thanks to an historic investment from the Murphy administration, NJ TRANSIT is modernizing our fleet with new buses, new rail cars, and new locomotives for a better customer experience.

 

The above video showcases some of the new equipment on order. This includes 182 new cruiser buses with seatbelts on every seat, making the ride safer for you and your family; 85 new articulated ...

Common Misunderstandings: Your Rights and Responsibilities in the Workplace

1. I Can Sue My Employer Simply Because of his/her Hostile Attitude.
An unlawful “Hostile Work Environment Harassment” means conduct and speech that is intimidating, offensive, abusive and/or otherwise offensive, going beyond rudeness or casual joking because of a person’s membership in a protected class (e.g., race gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, disability or ...

The 13th Annual Morris Township 5k Turkey Trot Kicks off Nov. 28

November 20, 2019

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Sign up now for the annual 5k Morris Township Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.  It is a great way to start your Thanksgiving morning and support the Interfaith Food Pantry and Literacy Volunteers of Morris County.   

For information and to register visit our website at www.morristownshipturkeytrot.org

 

 

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Thanksgiving Harvest Home & Armistice Observance at Morristown's Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

MORRISTOWN, N.J. Experience a historic farm-style Thanksgiving holiday and mark the anniversary of the Armistice ending World War I at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township. The event will take place on Sunday, November 17, from 12 noon to 4 p.m.,

Roll up your sleeves, and help prep dinner at the farmer’s house. Pitch in at the cider press, and saw the wood ...

Sign Up Now for the Annual Morris Township 5k Turkey Trot

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Sign up now for the annual 5k Morris Township Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.  It is a great way to start your Thanksgiving morning and support the Interfaith Food Pantry and Literacy Volunteers of Morris County.   

For information and to register visit our website at www.morristownshipturkeytrot.org

 

 

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A Very Merry 19th-Century Christmas

November 21, 2019

This holiday season, travel back in time to 19th-century Morris County to learn more about the introduction and evolution of Christmas traditions.

Not only the long-lived Yuletide customs, but more than 30 period-appropriate 19th-century costumes from Morris County Historical Society’s collections, will be on display at Acorn Hall from Sunday, Dec. 1, to Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.

While ...

Woman's Club of Morristown to Hold Annual Holiday Bazaar; Nov. 22- Nov. 24

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Woman’s Club of Morristown’s annual Holiday Bazaar has everything one needs for the upcoming winter holidays.

The sale will be held November 22 through 24 at its headquarters, the Dr. Lewis Condict House, 51 South Street, Morristown.  Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 10 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Available will be new ...

Community Invited to View a Gift from Jewish Community at the Morristown National Historical Park

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On November 14, 1944, the Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael donated a high chest purported to have John Hancock Provenance to the Morristown National Historical Park.

The date is significant as it was five months after D-Day when more than 160,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, France to fight Nazi Germany and six months before Nazi Germany's May 1945 ...

Cedar Knolls Fire Department Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

November 17, 2019

SANTA CLAUS TO VISIT CEDAR KNOLLS FIREHOUSE AND LIGHT THE CHRISTMAS TREE ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH

On Saturday, November 30th, Santa Claus and a few of his elves will be on hand to welcome all the residents of Hanover Township to the Cedar Knolls Firehouse for its 5th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. This event is sponsored by the Cedar Knolls Fire Department & First Aid Squad and ...

Morris Township Kids Invited to Write Letters to Santa

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Want to tell Santa all the things on your Christmas list? Children in Morris Township can write letters to Santa and he will write back

Children, ages 4-8 years of age, are encouraged to send their letter to 
Santa c/o Township of Morris Parks & Recreation Department
50 Woodland Avenue PO Box 7603
Convent Station, NJ 07961-7603

All letter must be received ...

Free Event for All Morris County Residents: Alzheimer's 101

BOONTON, NJ -  A free event is being offered to all Morris County Residents on Thursday November 14 from 10:30am - 11:30 at the Boonton Holmes Public Library. The event will focus on Alzheimer's Disease specifically looking at all aspects of the disease and treatments.

The workshop, sponsored by Alzheimer's New Jersey,  will also provide an overview for anyone who ...

Hanover Wind Symphony to Deck the Halls with 'Christmas Presence' Concert Dec. 8 in Whippany

November 21, 2019

It's beginning to look a lot like . . . time for the Hanover Wind Symphony Christmas concert. As the days are growing shorter and the temperatures are plunging, the renowned Hanover Wind Symphony (HWS) will ring in the Christmas spirit with its 12th annual "Christmas Presence" concert on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m., at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 90 Whippany Road, in ...

Road Closure in Morristown; Tuesday Nov. 19

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents and commuters are being reminded that on Tuesday November 19, James Street will be closed to traffic for planned utility work. 

According to town officials, from 6am until 5pm, James Street traffic will be diverted to Miller Road and Maple Avenue to bypass the one block road closure. Motorists should plan alternate route.

As part of the planned utility work, ...

Get Your Christmas Tree from Morris Township's Hillside Hose Fire Department

MORRISTOWN, NJ -Once again The Hillside Fire Station in Morris Township will hold a Christmas tree fundraiser this holiday season. They have a great selection of freshly cut Balsam and Fraser Firs in various sizes. Christmas wreaths, grave blankets and garland are also available.

The tree lot will be open Monday to Friday 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Sunday ...

Montville Business Raises Funds for Teacher with Cancer

November 21, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of residents flocked to the fundraiser held at Seven Scoops and sips ice cream parlor in Pine Brook for Woodmont Elementary School teacher Danielle Stoveken, who has breast cancer. The October fundraiser, at which all sales proceeds for the day went to Stoveken, saw lines winding around the building and a full parking lot, and resulted in more than $28,000 ...

A Hero's Welcome Celebrates a Marine's Homecoming

November 19, 2019

TETERBORO, NJ - A Corporal in United States Marine Corps received a surprise on Sunday as he received a hero's welcome from the local community. The event was coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey.

Corporal Angel Vera had been deployed in Afghanistan for one year. He and his mother received a surprise escort from the Hackensack ...

Holiday Display of Dazzling Lights Captivates Belmar’s Downtown District

November 18, 2019

BELMAR, NJ — The new holiday lights in downtown Belmar is the talk of the town these days. And most people like what they see — street poles wrapped in thousands of tiny white lights along each side of Main Street, creating a stunning runway effect for 11 blocks when nighttime falls.

The dazzling LED display is the Belmar Business Partnership’s latest effort to boost the ...

Violin virtuoso Lara St. John and classical/jazz pianist Matt Herskowitz will grace the stage at St. Paul’s, Westfield, on Sunday, November 17 at 5pm

Violin virtuoso Lara St. John is the featured artist in this year’s Second Steeple Concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield.  She will be joined by classically trained jazz pianist Matt Herskowitz. The general public is cordially invited to attend and enjoy the music of this outstanding duo on Sunday, November 17 at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s. 

 

Lara ...

Celebrate the Holidays with the Model Railroad Club at the 2019 Annual Holiday Sound and Light Show

The annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club is back for another season at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center in Union Township. The centerpiece of the festivities is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout.

“The Holiday Sound and Light Show is a favorite activity for many people in and around Union County,” said ...

Shared Spaces Help a Small New Jersey Baking Business Rise

November 20, 2019

Two years ago, Erica Leahy left her job as a pastry chef and started baking for friends and family.  After getting her company going in a shared commercial kitchen, or kitchen “incubator,” today she owns Three Daughters Baking Company, and will soon run a café inside an innovative new store in Maplewood.

As one of the entrepreneurs at General Store Cooperative ...

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

On Any Given Monday - Sam Darnold Loving or Bashing

FLORHAM PARK - Last Monday was a great day to be a New York Jets Fan when the local sports airways were filled with praise for quarterback Sam Darnold who looked and played the best he has since his stunning win against Dallas on October 13. Monday was Darnold loving day.

Sunday, November 17, the New York Jets play the Washington Redskins. Will this Monday be Darnold loving or Darnold bashing? ...

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

America’s First Daughter  by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (William Morrow, 2016)

 

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was a complicated man. The narrative of America’s First Daughter, told in the voice of Jefferson’s adoring daughter, Patsy, gives us Jefferson, the hero. However, as Patsy matures, she can’t deny that her ...

NJ Senate President Sweeney Discusses Statewide Vaping Ban & Marijuana Legalization on State of Affairs

November 20, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Steve Adubato sat down with New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney on State of Affairs to discuss the path forward to marijuana legalization and a new push to ban vaping across the state. 

“It’s an epidemic right now,” Sweeney said, about the vaping crisis. “People are getting sick. It’s worse than cigarettes because cigarettes have a ...

The problem with the diet industry

November 19, 2019

Americans spend over $60 billion a year on diet and weight loss products.

Yet, people are more obese than ever.

We have seen the low-fat craze, the low- or no-carb phase, the paleo, south beach, keto… the list goes on…

The diet industry wants us to think if we just cut carbs, eat less of this or more of that, that we will easily lose weight. Everyone wants a quick fix - and ...

Moving Violations and Narcotics Arrests Top This Weeks Police Blotter

November 18, 2019

11/7: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Wharton. An investigation led to Mark S. McCollough, age 49, of Wharton, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending.

-11/13: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Mount Olive Township. An ...

Steps to take now to get ready to file your 2020 taxes

November 21, 2019

 

There are steps that you can take now to make sure your tax filing experience goes smoothly next year. First, you can visit the Get Ready page on IRS.gov to find out more.

Here are a few other things that can be done now:

Check your withholding and make any adjustments soon
Since most employees typically only have a few pay dates left this year, checking your ...

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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