Community Life

May 9, 2021

Editor's Note: This story was written in 2017 and offers a little personal insight on the unspoken trials some face as moms.  It is shared with permission of Writefully Inspired and is intended to bring a smile to the faces of others who can relate. This is a story about a mother.   And, it ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Free tree seedlings will be available to residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s Tree Recovery Campaign. Residents from Morristown can pick up tree seedlings at Frelinghuysen Middle School on May 1 at 9am and behind Morristown Town Hall from 2pm - 4pm   Seedlings ...

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MADISON, NJ - Drew University has announced a policy requiring COVID-19 vaccination for students planning to be on campus during the 2021-22 academic year. According to the university, all undergraduates and graduate students, students participating in joint and collaborative programs with other ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As part of a community wide Earth Week celebration, Unity Charter School's Parent and Teacher Organization is promoting sustainable transportation by holding a used bicycle sale this Friday, April 23 at 5:00 pm in the school parking lot, 1 Evergreen Place, Morristown, NJ.  All ...

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CHESTER TWP. – After a one-year hiatus, New Jersey Conservation Foundation’s popular “Coffee & Conservation” morning nature walks are back this spring at the Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center at 170 Longview Road, Chester Township. Spring migration bird walks will be held from 8 to 10 ...

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Can Access Interpreters During Vaccination at the Six Megasites (TRENTON) – The Murphy Administration today announced that deaf and hard of hearing individuals are able to ask for an American Sign Language interpreter when receiving a COVID-19 vaccine at the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County this month. The remaining April schedule for the van is as follows: April 13; Morris County Courthouse in Morristown; 9am - 2pm April 14; Super Savor Liquor in Mount Arlington; 9am - 2pm April 15; ...

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Madison, NJ  – On Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, the eye-catching cars parked outside Sunday Motor Co. Café in Madison won’t be gas guzzlers. Owner Nick Vorderman is partnering with the Environmental Commissions of Madison, Chatham Borough and Chatham Township to host an EV Expo from 2:00 to 5:00 ...

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All boys and girls in grades K-4 are invited to the Fishawack District Cub Scout Adventure Day on Saturday, April 24 at Lewis Morris Park. Children and their parents will enjoy two elective adventures from the Cub Scout handbook for their grade.  Kindergarteners will have four adventures since ...

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The cat is out of the bag, and starting to run low on food. Much like toilet paper and cleaning supplies at the beginning of the pandemic, the US is now seeing a shortage of pet food. There are many reasons for the shortage, including overzealous shoppers, bad weather, Covid-19 delays, and a ...

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Our volunteers are an amazing group of caring individuals, and we are so grateful to have them. They devote their free time to making a positive impact in the lives of shelter pets. Bill Bulick is one of those individuals.  Bill has been the Senior Partner of a Financial Planning-based team for ...

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MADISON, NJ - Deadly tornadoes that hit parts of Alabama last Thursday, devastated communities and displaced many animals. Over 50 adoptable dogs and cats were flown to Morristown Airport from Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday, March 30. The pets were available for adoption at the Greater ...

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Mt. Pleasant, NJ January, 2021 - Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter, an East Hanover, NJ animal shelter that promotes the fostering and adoption of rescue dogs and cats, today announced their designation as one of the region’s only Fear Free Shelters.  Abandoned or abused animals that live in close ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Something fun is happening in Morris Plains this Saturday! The Easter Bunny will be making stops to at three locations on Saturday March 27. The Easter Bunny will be riding through town on a fire truck stopping at the following 3 locations: Simon's Park at 1pm Mountain ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Residents of long-term care facilities can now have in-person visits, regardless of whether they or their visitors have received the coronavirus vaccine — except in those settings where a high level of COVID-19 transmission exists. Significant drops in coronavirus outbreaks and the ...

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MADISON, NJ -  All flags will be flown at half-staff today, through sunset on March 27, as per the Presidential Proclamation, honoring the victims of the tragedy in Boulder, Colorado. "As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on March 22, 2021, ...

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The Ask A Veterinary Team series provides our community with educational resources to ensure every animal has a safe and healthy life. The experienced veterinary team at Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital, led by Head Veterinarian Mary Altomare, DVM, and Lead Veterinary Technician Taylor Woehle, CVT, are ...

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The volunteers of Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter are a wonderful group of caring individuals, and we are so grateful to have them. They devote their free time to making a positive impact in the lives of shelter pets. This is Anne Lynch’s story. After learning about Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Wife and mother of three sons, Summit's Lisa Stockman-Mauriello is, in her own words, "fighting for my life and asking for your help." A change.org petition -- that has already garnered more than 15,000 signatures -- is seeking to persuade the CEO of a Cambridge, MA-based ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  It is that time of year once again for us to spring ahead into the new season.  The temperatures start to rise, birds begin to chirp, leaves start to bloom and we turn our clocks forward. Moving into the spring season is always initiated by the tradition of turning our clocks ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts and the Morristown National Historical Park Chief Curator Dr. Jude Pfister invite the community to join them for a virtual guided tour of the exhibits at the park museum relating to medical care during the Revolutionary War. The virtual event ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The Shakespeare Conversations at County College of Morris (CCM) has shown itself to be great in both act and thought with its latest accomplishment to arrange for an interview with the author of “Shakespeare in a Divided America” as its next online program. James Shapiro, author ...

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Led by Dr. Benjamin van Boxtel, the center will provide multi-discliplinary care for patients with disorders of the thoracic aorta Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System has announced the opening of the Atlantic Aortic Center at Morristown Medical Center, under the direction of cardiac surgeon ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents are invited to attend a free virtual webinar hosted by Atlantic Health on Wednesday, March 10 at 11am.  Ravish Parekh, MD, an Atlantic Medical Group board certified gastroenterologist will provide an overview on colorectal cancer. The webinar will discuss: risk ...

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'This is Quitting' is a first-of-its-kind text message-based quit vaping program to address escalating youth vaping epidemic Newton, New Jersey - With youth e-cigarette use now at epidemic proportions, and teen vaping on the rise in New Jersey, Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey has partnered ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be stationed at the Morristown Train Station on March 10 from 9am - 2pm The schedule for the van is as follows: March 8 - Madison Train Station from 9am - 2pm March 9 - Rockaway Mall March from 9am - 2pm March 10 - Morristown Train Station from ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Black community leaders participated in a virtual roundtable discussion hosted by Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) of Feb 17 that focused on the disparate impacts of COVID-19 on communities of color. The group proposed solutions to address the barriers that exist in terms of ...

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One-Hour Sessions Teach the Power of Movement in Wellness, Pain Management NewBridge Services is registering adults age 60 and up for its next six-week session of Seniors in Motion, a virtual program that teaches older adults the power of body movement in wellness and pain management. “I ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – OneMontville, in collaboration with Pine Brook Jewish Center and Chabad of Montville Township, invite you to a Zoom with Holocaust survivor Toby Levy: “Reflections on Surviving Both the Holocaust and the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The virtual event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The public is reminded that every Saturday in February, residents are able to receive COVID-19 and Antibody testing. Testing will take place at the Bethel Church of Morristown from 11am - 3pm . There is no out-of-pocket cost to participants. "We know how difficult it can be ...

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