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May 11, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, will host Armed Forces Weekend in conjunction with Minor League Baseball on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22. The Patriots take on the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies) in each game. For Saturday’s ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is trimming trees across its 13-county service territory as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance electric service reliability. This year’s $40 million program will help keep power flowing to customers ...

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The Morris County Library, which had been operating on a truncated schedule during the pandemic, is delighted to announce it will resume full hours of operation starting Monday, May 2, 2022 – coincidentally in time for its centennial celebration.   Both floors and all sections of the Hanover ...

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All boys and girls who are entering grades K-5 in September are invited to meet Cub Scout leaders and join a pack on Wednesday, April 20th from 5:00-7:00 pm at the South Street Creamery.  If you join a pack, you will receive a free scoop of ice cream! Cub Scouting is a family-oriented program.

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Take a walk along the trails of New Jersey Audubon’s Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, with a NJ Audubon Staff or Associate Naturalist from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., on Saturday. Walks are scheduled for April 9, 16, 23, and 30.  The walks ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kickoff for the annual Scarlet-White Game at Rutgers has been moved back one day, to Friday, April 22.  The football game will be at 7 p.m. at SHI Stadium and admission is free.  The school's athletic department did not indicate why the game has been rescheduled in a press ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The Madison Environmental Commission will host the 4th Annual Green Vision Forum on Thursday March 31. The event will be held virtually at 6:30pm.  The forum invites invites student green teams to share their vision for protecting and connecting with the natural world. “As we ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown High School Theatre will perform the musical comedy Something ROTTEN!.March 25, 26, and 27. Get your tickets today!   Set in the Renaissance, Something ROTTEN! is the uproariously funny story of two brothers, Nick and Nigel Bottom who dare to compete with William ...

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Derick Lugo Shares His Stories from the Appalachian Trail RANDOLPH, NJ — Many may dream of hiking the entirety of the Appalachian Trail but making the time and actually doing it are not that simple. Hear from someone who did and learn of his adventures when the Legacy Project at County College ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Town of Morristown has raised the Ukrainian Flag on the lawn of town hall. Mayor Dougherty said the town raised the flag "in support of our brothers and sisters, young and old, that are dealing with the invasion and the war that is going on in their country". "We stand ...

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Light Opera of New Jersey returns to live performance in a riveting, fully staged production of Puccini’s masterwork La Bohème at two New Jersey locations. LONJ’s bold production conducted by Jason C. Tramm and directed Andrea DelGiudice will debut at Somerset County’s intimate Fellowship ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade will step off on Saturday March 12 in Morristown. The Full line of march is as follows: MORRIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE VEHICLE ESCORT COLOR GUARD Watnong VFW Post 3401 & Tin Can Sailors Watnong VFW Auxiliary Post ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — March has arrived and thoughts have turned to spring.  One tried-and-true sign that the season of renewal and rebirth is around the corner is the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m.  Although some may miss the one-hour loss of sleep, most ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ ­— March 6 is a special day for cookie lovers. It's National Oreo Cookie Day. The first Oreo cookie was made at New York City’s Chelsea Market in 1912 and the very first can was sold to the owner of a grocery store on Washington Street in Hoboken. Over a century later, the ...

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The fifth annual March Fourth 5K for Colon Cancer Prevention will take place on Sunday, March 6th, 2022 on Brookside Dr. in Millburn. The race is at 9:00 a.m. followed by a 10:00 a.m. Dog Walk. Participate in one or both. March Fourth was created in honor of Millburn resident Joanna Dranikoff ...

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A Collaborative Effort Blending the Art of Photography and Engineering with Virtual Reality RANDOLPH, NJ — Developing an enjoyable way for people with mobility impairments to visit historical sites built over 100 years ago is a problem being solved by a team of creative minds at County College ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County during the month of March. The March schedule for the van is as follows: March 1 - Morris Plains Stop & Shop; all day March 2 - Crescent Plaza (184 Columbia Turnpike in Florham Park); 9am - 2pm March 7 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown residents will not have their trash collected on Friday February 25 due to the impending snow and ice, stated town officials. All collections will resume on Saturday February 26.   Read more: State COVID Briefings To End; Governor Announces Date of Final ...

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Morris Plains….Monday through Friday, clients of the Adult Day Center off Hanover Avenue in Morris Plains, arrive to a bright room, open and airy, adorned with seasonal decorations and lined with sunny windows.  The room is fragrant with freshly brewed coffee and the day’s agenda is carefully ...

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Valentine’s Day is a day filled with Hallmark cards, chocolate covered strawberries, red roses and special dining. It’s a day to express our love and affection to those close to us. Some of us have expectations that this day will be blissful, we may even receive that diamond ring that represents ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have hired Chris Tomaino as the team’s public address announcer, who will take over from Paul Spychala, who has retired after 24 years in the position. “I am so happy to be part of this great organization ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Keep your flowers fresh and healthy past the Valentine's holiday. With proper care, you can maximize the life of your beautifully cut flowers with these simple tips from Cindy Baker Southern, owner of Especially Yours Florist. Avoid extreme temperatures. Flowers don’t want to be ...

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NEW JERSEY — Finding your better half can be both challenging and exciting, but maintaining a strong, long-term relationship can be even more elusive. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, real estate website Point2 conducted a study of which states are better at nurturing enduring ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - National Wear Red Day, an American Heart Association (AHA) sponsored initiative to help raise awareness of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular disease in women, will take place on Friday, Feb. 4.  Since 1964, February has been declared National Heart Health Month ...

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Join Macculloch Hall Historical Museum for their Storytime Guess & Go on Beautiful Blackbird. At noon today listen to stories based on African folk tales in honor of Black History Month on our Facebook page. Hear African American author and artist, Ashley Bryan's story for children, "Beautiful ...

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MADISON, NJ - An article written in the NY Post on, January 26th, is causing alarm among Madison residents when the author specifically called out Madison, NJ as a destination for bus loads of migrants sent to the local area from the southern US border. Similar stories also appeared on Fox ...

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NEW JERSEY-  Second Chance Rescue is inviting the community to join them for "My Furry Valentine". The virtual event will take place on February 15 from 6pm - 7pm. You are invited to meet some of the fantastic teams behind the mission. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of an ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Although 2021 was an exciting year in Alzheimer’s research, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval of aducanumab and ongoing news surrounding COVID-19 caused many important Alzheimer’s and dementia science stories to go under-reported. As a result, the ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Blood is needed! The Red Cross will hold several Blood Drives in our area this month.  "Between the weather, cancellations and postponements from covid cases and everything in between, the blood center is desperately in need of blood donors", said the Red Cross. Please ...

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Sing in 2022! Join the Hickory Tree Chorus for free singing workshops every Wednesday in January, from 7 to 9 pm. The Chorus rehearses live with masked, fully vaccinated members and guests in Stirling, NJ or via Zoom, depending on weather and covid protocols. The chorus sings a variety of music, ...

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