Community Life

May 22, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Right about now, Patrick Tierney would be getting his firefighter’s uniform ready for the Memorial Day parade. On the day of the event, he’d start off at the Morris Township Town Hall, march up Woodland Avenue to a wreath-laying ceremony at Headquarters Plaza. Honoring those who ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - This year's annual Morris County 4-H Fair is canceled, announced CJ SInko, President of the Morris County 4-H Board of Directors. In a statement, Sinko said "As you may have already heard Rutgers University has decided, due to the COVID-19 situation, to restrict all in-person ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - For those families and individuals struggling during the pandemic, local organizations have banded together to offer fresh meat, grains, bread and tropical fruits to those in need.  The Morris County Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce along with HelpMorrisNow, the Morristown ...

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Mark Boyland went from brain tumor-induced seizures to white water sports in seven weeks. "I don’t have time for this.” That was the first thought that crossed Mark Boyland’s mind when he was diagnosed with a skull base brain tumor. With a high-powered legal career, hobbies like waterskiing and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Many first responders, doctors, nurses, police, fire and EMT workers are on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic, trying to keep the numbers as low as possible and helping those affected by the crisis. One 10-year-old girl, Callie Danysh, from Morris Township, wants to make ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Cluck U Morristown will be moving due to the redevelopment plans of their current location. Cluck U will be moving to 50 Morris Street (next to 7-11). The last day at their current location will be Sunday May 3, 2020, management announced via Facebook on Monday. The store has ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris Township resident Fred Heyman celebrated his 91st birthday during the COVID-19 pandemic. Friends and neighbors showed their love for him on Saturday with a drivey-by birthday celebration. Neighbors sang "happy birthday" and cars honked. To cap off the celebration, local ...

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Troop 39 Scout fulfills his dream, constructing a dock for Morris Plains Community Park A warm congratulations and community thanks, goes out to new Eagle Scout Sam Annuik of Troop 39, Morris Plains, who achieved the rank of Eagle in March.  Every year, Troop 39 supports the annual July 4th ...

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A 5-mile hike ends with the troops climbing to the top of the 60-foot-tall Catfish Fire Tower, on the Kittatinny Ridge.  The troops receive a warm welcome from state fire warden, Bob Wolff, who has been manning the tower and watching for fires along the Appalachian Trail for more than 30 years.  ...

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Join Atlantic Health System President and CEO Brian Gragnolati on Facebook Live for an inside look at how this global pandemic is impacting our communities. Find out what Atlantic Health is doing to secure the equipment, medications and therapies to care for every patient and the steps being taken ...

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MADISON, NJ - As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Morris County, New Jersey welfare organizations are uniting to urge the community to have a plan for their pets. St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, the Animal Welfare Federation of New Jersey, Cape May County Animal Shelter and ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Township of Morris will be offering Virtual Yoga starting the week of April 6. The township will be offering yoga on Mondays at 11am and Thursdays at 4:30pm. These virtual yoga classes will run until the "stay at home order" is lifted. Community members need to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Local residents in Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and neighboring Whippany and Madison opened windows, came to the doors and clapped, shouted, played music to thank all the doctors, nurses, police officers, fire fighters and all first responders to who are risking their ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Governor Phil announced that the Seeing Eye, located in Morristown has named one of their puppies after him.  A cute black puppy has been named "Phil" after the governor. "These are ruff times, but here's something that made me smile today", Murphy tweeted. "I was so proud to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A nurse in the emergency department of Morristown Medical Center snapped this picture of a man thanking hospital workers. Check out the photo and share it! Thank you to all the nurses, doctors, police, fire and emergency medical professionals for you dedication and hard ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Governor Murphy announced that as of Friday, March 27 all elective surgeries and invasive procedures for adults; both medical and dental are suspended. The suspensions will take effect on Friday at 5pm "This applies to all operations that can be safely delayed, as determined by ...

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MORRISTON, NJ - Happy St. Patrick's Day! We realize most people are home, social distancing but that doesn't mean we aren't celebrating St. Patrick's Day. :How are you celebrating?  Share photos, recipes and we will share on our site and on social media!  

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Morristown community Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday March 11 at Morristown Beard High School from 8:30am - 2:30pm. There is an urgent need for blood donations, said organizers. Morristown Beard School is located at 70 Whippany Road, Morristown   Sign up to get ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents are invited to enjoy free films on Friday at the Morris County library. The library is offering free screenings of recent blockbuster films and independent movies for adults on Fridays at 2 p.m. On Friday March 6 the movie Joker will be shown. The move is ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 17th annual Junior Police Academy, run by the Morris County park Police is now accepting applications for the summer academy. The program will run from July 6, 2020 through July 10, 2020 from 8am - 4pm. The academy is capped to 40 recruits, so it is important to submit an ...

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Could you love a bug? Join us tomorrow for our next "Growing in the Garden" session 1:15-2:00/3:45-4:30 to find out. Listen to a story, complete an art project and explore MHHM's historic garden. Rain or shine. For ages 3-5. $12 child/adult pair, $8 child/museum member.   Sign up to get ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morris County's mobile social-services-center-on-wheels, Navigating Hope, will be making several stops in Morristown during the month of February. Navigating Hope offers on-site benefits eligibility screenings and application assistance, plus linkage to other community services.

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Planning on getting roses for someone special this Valentine's Day? Why not get them from the HIllside Fire House and help support the Morris Township Emergency Management Association. The roses will be on sale at the Hillside Fire House, 132 Western Avenue on February 12 ...

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Registration is now open for the 2020 Morristown-Beard School Summer Institute, which will be held from July 20 - 31. This year, the MBS Summer Institute will offer credit courses as well as courses for enrichment.  Middle Years courses (rising 6th – 8th Grade) will include “Outdoor Adventure: ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will be hosting a Homeschool Day on Tuesday January 28 from 1pm - 3pm. Students and their parents are invited to discover what 19th-century U.S. presidents served at White House dinners by examining their presidential dinnerware. $10 per ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Community members are invited to an opening reception for “Hineni (Here I Am),” an exhibition of recent works by Susan Roth. The exhibit, which will run through April 12, will be held on Sunday, February 2, 2020 from 1 pm to 3 pm at The Linda Grandis Blatt Gallery of Temple ...

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Celebrity Chef Dina Deleasa-Gonsa spent the afternoon with Unity Charter School middle school students.  According to her website, DishItGirl.com Dina is the creator, writer, and television personality behind the popular food blog DishItGirl.com. She shares her family traditions and recipes, along ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The winter solstice marks the onset of winter with the shortest day and the longest night of the year.   To celebrate the first day of winter, Grow it Green Morristown is inviting residents to the 10th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration from 6 - 7:30pm at the Early Street ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Starting today, Tuesday, December 17, the Morris Area Para-transit System (MAPS) will offer a new, upgraded ride appointment system. The new system will increase efficiency, providing more rides for county residents and a more flexible appointment program, said officials. A web ...

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