Community Life

December 15, 2018

Morristown, NJ – For the fourth consecutive year, New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“the Alliance”) is inviting professional and family caregivers to submit their personal stories for a theatrical production as part of the Healing Voices OnStage: Caregivers Stories program. “We have found that this ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The free parking season kicks off this week in Morristown. Now through Monday December 25, the Morristown Parking Authority, in partnership with the Town of Morristown will be offering free two hours parking in downtown Morristown for the holiday season. All metered parking ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Fire House will open as a warming center as temperatures dip this week. The Town of Morristown has announced when temperatures drop below 20 degrees, warming centers are opened. The warming center at the Morristown Fire House, located at 161 Speedwell Avenue will ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The whole family is invited to attend a free holiday event hosted by United Way of Northern New Jersey and Anchor Golf on December 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Families can enjoy free mini golf, access to a driving range, photos with Santa, golf pointers from a pro, music, pizza and ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Debra Gottsleben the School Library Media Specialist at Morristown High School and Co-Chair, KcCure Patient Advisory Board was among the four community leaders honored by the Boys Scouts of America, Patriots' Path Council. The Council honored Gottsleben, Lisa Brett, John J.

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MADISON, NJ -  What better way to celebrate the holiday season than running a 10k with hundreds of Santas? The Super Santa  is super fun. The 10K race will take place on Saturday December 2 at 10:00 a.m.. The race will begin and end at Giralda Farms. The Super Santa 10K might become one of your ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Get into the holiday spirit by having breakfast with Santa and then creating your own gingerbread house. Community members ages 3-8 with their parents, are invited to Breakfast with Santa on Saturday December 1 from 9:30am - 12noon at the Collinsville Firehouse. Have ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Learn how the 2nd NJ Brigade soldiers prepared food, built winter huts to keep warm, and wrote letters home to loved ones. Stop by the historic Vail House to read actual letters from Union troops, and admire the simple, yet elegant, period decorations to provide a touch of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ –Allan Gorman, a New Jersey based artist, will be presenting a solo exhibition of paintings titled “The Seduction of Structure” at the County College of Morris (CCM) Art and Design Gallery. The collection of paintings focuses on the intricacies of every day architectural structures, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ. - The community is invited to enjoy a day focusing on trees. Take a multi-faceted look at trees on Saturday November 10 during the 2018 Tree Symposium. The event will take place from 10am - 3pm Join Professor Tom Ombrello, Willowwood’s Superintendent of Horticulture, John Beirne, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A benefit concert will take place Nov. 10 for Scott Miller, a local drummer and percussion instructor who became partially paralyzed in January after suffering a stroke during a performance. The 7:30 p.m. concert will happen at St. Mark’s Parish in Long Valley. Tickets will be $30 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Downtown Morristown was filled with princesses, ghouls, goblins and action figures on Halloween. Take a look at who else came to town to trick-or-treat

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Get those costumes ready! Children of all ages are invited to get dressed up in their scariest, prettiest, funniest, and most original costumes and celebrate the season with a Halloween Parade.  There are three parades taking place on in Morris Township on Sunday October 28; ...

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Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit has announced the opening of Café Q, a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, on Sunday, October 21st. LGBTQ teens from Summit and surrounding towns are invited to drop in to meet, listen to music, enjoy some snacks, and just hang out in a safe and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Festival of Books is thrilled to welcome many of New Jersey’s hottest authors, from Princeton’s own National Book Award winner and five-time Pulitzer finalist Joyce Carol Oates (Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense) to Plainfield native and international best-selling ...

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End of Elm will be a hosting a tap takeover with Allagash Brewing on October 18th at 6 PM. We will be featuring specially crafted food and beer pairings. Choose from these 6 exciting beers. Cultive-Tart peach wheat beer, 5.4% ABV St. Klippenstein-Dark bourbon barrel aged ale, 11% ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - This weekend's walking tour, Morristown: People and Places Walking Tour takes place Saturday October 6.  The tour begins at 11am Take a leisurely walking tour through Morristown with author Bonnie-Lynn Nadzeika, former director of the Morris County Historical Society. Her ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ– Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council announced that on Sunday, October 14th, it will host a presentation by Dan Stringham, who earlier this year completed a 5-week expedition to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in Nepal. The peak of Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet above sea ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - New this year, the Morristown Rotary has partnered with the Morristown book festival to collect gently used books for children ranging from infancy through 5th grade.  There will be collection boxes at the Kidfest and throughout the book festival to drop off your donations while ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local dignitaries, including West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Township Council President Susan McCartney and Congressman Leonard Lance, will speak to participants of this weekend’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at West Orange’ s South Mountain Recreation Complex prior to cutting ...

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Middle school students, Julia and Sydney, of Unity Charter School are selected as winners of the Mahatma Ghandi Art & Writing Contest.  This year, the Association of Indians in America (AIA) celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the Mahatma Gandhi contest. Over their 15 years, several thousand ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will be hosting Poets in the Garden, Sunday September 16 at 2pm.  Award winning poets David Petruzelli and Professor Gail Holst-Warhaft share their work in Poets in the Garden.  David Petruzelli grew up in New Jersey. He is the author ...

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Locate a 9/11 Memorial Event near you, and pause to remember those lost 17 years ago... HOPATCONG Annual Memorial Ceremony takes place at 10am on September 11 at Fireman’s Park, located directly in front of Hopatcong Borough Hall at 111 River Styx Road.  Borough Councilman Bradley Hoferkamp, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ –The Presbyterian Church in Morristown (PCM) has been working with the Foundation for Peace to rebuild the Living Word Church and Community Center in Mathare North, Nairobi, Kenya. The project is nearing completion, but there is still a need for additional resources to help finish ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van is stationed outside of Morristown ShopRite today, Thursday August 30.  The  HOPE One vehicle, which previously was used in police tactical operations is now a mobile recovery access vehicle. The vehicle, which  has trained staff on site, provides individuals ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -The Morris County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MCHACC) in collaboration with Chad Leinaweaver of the Morristown and Morris Township Public Library celebrated the 100th birthday of resident Antonio Cardona and to discuss the  library’s new oral history project. Recently, the ...

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The New Jersey Youth Chorus is currently scheduling make up auditions for our 2018-2019 season. We will be hearing children for all five ensembles, in late August and early September. NJYC, based in Chatham, NJ, is an auditioned choral program for boys and girls in grades 4 through ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Almost a month after residents started seeing flyers from Identity Evropa, a group classified by the Anti-Defamation League as a white supremacist organization, around , Morristown, Bridgewater and surrounding towns, residents have been banding together to spread a message ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) participated in the National Night Out event in Morristown to help support local law enforcement efforts and promote the benefits of outdoor lighting in fighting crime. JCP&L representatives operated a utility line truck and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall is hosting a youth summer garden program on Saturday 21 and August 4, 11, and 18. The hands on program is for families from 10am - 11:30am. Come to the garden and learn how to make refrigerator pickles, help tend the vegetables, create nature-inspired art, and learn ...

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