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CCM Offering a No-Cost Opportunity to Become a Certified Nurse Aide

May 13, 2022

Randolph, NJ: In New Jersey, there is a demand for approximately 1,800 additional Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs). According to the New Jersey Hospital Association, that number is expected to grow by an additional 8,200 over the next decade. CNAs generally are employed in full-time jobs with benefits, including both health care and a 401(k). At County College of Morris (CCM), qualified ...

National Merit Scholarship Awards $2,500 to 2 Morristown High School Students

EVANSTON, IL — Two Morristown High School students have been named National Merit Scholarship Winners. Shivani Vel and Milind Bangalore have been chosen out of 15,000 finalists in the 2022 National Scholarship Program.

Vel will focus on a career in pediatrics while Bangalore will focus on a field in computer science.

According to NMSC, “National Merit $2,500 Scholarship ...

Get the Most for Your Kids This Summer at St. Peter’s Vacation Bible School

MORRISTOWN, NJ – As the warm weather is finally upon us, children have been anxiously waiting for a fun summer for seemingly an eternity with the ongoing pandemic. With the worst of COVID seemingly behind us, there is great anticipation for fun activities.

Success for All Family Programs at St Peter's offers a six-week bible based summer camp each year for the children in ...

Morristown Board of Ed Approves Budget During Super-Quick Meeting

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Board of Education swiftly and efficiently cruised through their scheduled points of discussion during the Apr. 25 meeting, so much so that the Board adjourned within 30 minutes of taking their seats.

The Board, who dropped their mask requirement in March, approved their proposed 2022-23 budget, which had been introduced at the last meeting. The budget sees a ...

CCM Student and Morris Plains Resident Wins Two of Three Awards in National Data Fest Competition

Randolph, NJ: A group of students at County College of Morris, calling themselves the Tidy Titans, recently crushed the American Statistical Association (ASA) national Data Fest competition for community colleges, winning both Best in Show and Best Use of Statistical Analysis.

Coming up winners, earning two of three awards, were Dylan Jay, of Mendham; Paul Cohen, of Morris Plains; Angela ...

Morris County School of Technology Hosts Hackathon in Denville

DENVILLE, NJ – Morris County School of Technology’s Academy for Computer & Information Sciences will be hosting its annual Hackathon on Saturday, April 23.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

This 12-hour Hackathon is open to students in grades 7 - 12. 

Hackathon is an event where students come together to work in teams to make their idea a reality.

Morristown's Unity Charter School Partners with Kean University to Launch 'Early Chemistry' For Young Learners

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Students in second and third grade at Unity Charter School in Morristown are learning chemistry in a curriculum developed by a faculty member at the Kean University College of Education.

Kean Assistant Professor Dina Rosen, Ed.D., developed the innovative curriculum called Early Chemistry, or eChem, that taps into children’s natural curiosity and uses child-friendly ...

Learn About a Fascinating Profession at CCM’s Engineering E3 Day Explore How You Can Tap into a World of Discovery

RANDOLPH, NJ: High school students and adults looking for a new career will have the opportunity to learn about the fascinating world of engineering – a profession where you get to design and build, solve problems and improve the world – at the Engineering E3 Day being held at County College of Morris (CCM).

Engineering E3 Day takes place Thursday, May 19, ...

Morristown Resident and URI Student Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

KINGSTON, RI -  Alexandra Sinno a Morristown resident and student at University of Rhode Island was among six sophomores awarded the prestigious Hollings Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The scholarship is awarded to undergraduates in marine sciences.

Sinno became interested in marine biology during her junior year of high school, trading in her ...

$18 Million Allocated for Special Education Services for Students With Disabilities Impacted by COVID-19 School Disruptions

TRENTON – Nearly $18 million in federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) State Fiscal Recovery Funds will be allocated to reimburse local educational agencies (LEAs) for additional special education services provided to students who were impacted by COVID-19 related school disruptions but would otherwise have reached the maximum age of eligibility for public school services (21 years old), ...

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Learn About Criminal Justice Careers at CCM’s Special Program Showcase Bomb Squad, Canine, Crime Scene and Motorcycle Units Will All be on Display

May 6, 2022

 

Randolph, NJ: Come explore a wide range of career options at the County College of Morris (CCM) Criminal Justice Day, which will feature presentations and demonstrations from numerous units related to law enforcement and public safety.

The day, which is open to all age groups including high school students and adults looking for new careers, takes place Monday, May 16. The ...

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Morristown Resident Shawn Allen Graduates from Southern New Hampshire University

May 5, 2022

Shawn Lynn Allen, a resident of Morristown, has graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and English degree. The commencement ceremony was on May 1st, 2022.

Shawn is a member of the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society and currently studying at The Institute of Children's Literature to further ...

Mark Your Calendar! Morristown Will Raise Funds for Ukrainian People in Need

May 13, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown for Ukraine Committee will be raising funds for Ukrainian People in need on June 2 from 6pm - 9pm on the Morristown Green. 

"We envision the evening being centered around reflection, unity, prayer and peace", said organizers.

There will be performances and music which will be inspirational. There will also be a cande light prayer at ...

30th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive Returns

On Saturday, May 14th Letter Carriers across the country will take part in their 30th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. The drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is America’s largest one-day food collection event that provides millions of pounds of food to local hunger relief agencies.

To help, all you need to do is place non-perishable ...

The Woman's Club of Morristown Clothing Flash Sale Set For Saturday May 14

MORRISTOWN, N.J– The Woman’s Club of Morristown is holding a flash clothing sale. Shopping hours are Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Club headquarters, the Dr. Lewis Condict House, 51 South Street, Morristown.  

This sale includes clothes (men's, women's, and children's), shoes and boots (men's, women's, and children's), belts, ...

"Bans Off Our Bodies" Holding March in Morristown

May 14, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ: In response to the potential overturning of the Roe V. Wade abortion rights decision, a march to protest by "Bans Off Our Bodies" will take place in Morristown today, Saturday, May 14.

The event starts at 2pm - 3:15pm on North Park Place in Morristown

In addition to Morristown, marches are expected to take place, Red Bank, Metuchen and Princeton, and in New York ...

Whippany River Watershed Action Committee (WRWAC) Announces Programs, Activities and Presenters for Second Annual BioBlitz Morris Nature Festival on June 4, 2022

Morristown, N.J.– What do birds, crabs, mussels, reptiles, clowns, plants, An American BBQ, iNaturalist and National Trails Day all have in common? They will all be featured at the Second Annual BioBlitz Morris Nature Festival on Saturday, June 4 th from 10 AM - 4 PM in Lewis Morris Park!

The Whippany River Watershed Action Committee (WRWAC), in collaboration with the Morris County Park ...

Celebrate Cinco de Madison on May 5th!

MADISON, NJ -  Residents in and around Madison are invited to celebrate Cinco de Madison, a shopping and dining event in Madison. The event will take place from 5pm - 8apm on May 5.

There will be prizes, special offers and incentives at stores. Restaurants will offer happy hour and drink specials.

A wheel will be set up outside The Pink Pear where the first 100 people will have a ...

Somerset Patriots to Celebrate Armed Forces Weekend May 21 and 22

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 6:35 p.m. game, active military members and veterans will receive a ...

JCP&L’s 2022 Tree-Trimming Program Underway to Enhance Service Reliability

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 by helping to reduce tree-related outages, such as those that can occur during severe ...

Morris County Library Resumes Full Operations on May 2

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 Avenue facility in Whippany will be open for public use.  No restrictions will be ...

Gas Stations Across New Jersey Lower Gas Prices to Demonstrate Self-Serve Savings

May 13, 2022

TRENTON, NJ – More than 75 gas stations throughout New Jersey will lower their prices today, Friday May 13 to demonstrate how much motorists could save if the state offered the option of self-serve gas.

The Fuel Your Way NJ Self-Serve Day of Awareness is part of campaign to educate the public about how much they could potentially save if the “Motorist Fueling Choice and ...

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Annual "Meet Me In Morristown" Hits the Sidewalks Thursday, May 26

Morristown, NJ– Meet Me in Morristown, a summer event that promotes arts and culture, as well as the downtown economy will hit the streets Thursday May 26, June 30, July 28 and August 25 in Morristown.

The downtown is transformed into a center for art, music and fun with artists and performers located by  the Vail Mansion Lawn. Select visual artists will showcase and sell their ...

Police: Man Used Credit Cards Stolen from Denville Vehicles

May 11, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - A Paterson man burglarized vehicles in Denville and then used credit cards he stole from them, according to police.

The man, Jazzmeir Mims, 23, faces charges of burglary, fraudulent use of credit cdards and criminal mischief, police said.

They said they responded May 4 to a report of two motor vehicle burglaries that took place in the parking lot of 3130 Route 10 ...

Morris County Ranked "Healthiest" in New Jersey

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County has been ranked as the No. 1 healthiest county in New Jersey, in an annual, national study released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

Ranked No 2 is Hunterdon County, followed by Somerset at No 3, Bergen at No 4 and Sussex at No 5. Cumberland County was ranked the least ...

Superintendent Announces That Masks Are Strongly Recommended As COVID-19 Activity Reaches the High-Level Range

May 14, 2022

West Orange Superintendent Dr. Lauren Schoen issued an email stating, “The current COVID-19 Activity Level (CALI) index for the Northeast region (which includes West Orange) has moved to the HIGH range. This means that there is an increased number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in our area.”

The New Jersey Departments of Health and Education, as well as local health ...

The Remains of a Human Fetus Discovered in Wayne Home

WAYNE, NJ – A gruesome discovery at a Wayne residence have the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office investigating. They are seeking help to learn more about a human fetus found inside a home.

There was not a lot of information shared when Chief Jack McNiff and Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes released a statement about the incident.

On Sunday, Mother’s Day, at approximately 5:45 ...

Acoli Paroled after Being Convicted of Murdering State Trooper in 1973

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life in a New Brunswick courtroom for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison.

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli from a Maryland prison by a 3-2 vote, it announced May 10.

At issue was whether the ...

New Jersey Senators Propose 'Parents Bill of Rights'

May 13, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey parents could have more of a say in what their children are learning in school and potentially opt students out of lessons.

Legislation aimed at improving clarity for parents and guardians and allowing comment on any curriculum necessary to implement the New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education was cleared by the Senate ...

New Jersey Abortion Access Would Expand Under Gov. Murphy's Proposal, Republicans React to Plan

TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy announced new legislation Wednesday that would renew abortion rights in the state and expand access to reproductive care. The proposal would mandate insurance plans in New Jersey to cover abortion procedures with no out-of-pocket costs. Murphy also announced his support to expand the pool of abortion providers to include ...

New Jersey Plastic Bag Ban, One Week Later

NEW JERSEY — One week after the plastic bag ban went into effect, many New Jerseyans seem to be getting into a routine of bringing reusable bags with them to grocery stores. 

As of May 4, 2022, large chains and stores 2,500 square feet or larger, are no longer allowed to give out single-use plastic or paper bags. There are some exceptions to the new rule, including ...

Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson Spotted Filming in NJ During TV and Movie Industry Boom

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey is seeing a lot of action! The state has become one of the biggest places for movie and tv productions, and the demand is increasing to historic levels, according to the NJ Motion Picture & Television Commission. 

"New Jersey's film production industry is experiencing a renaissance, due to the Film and Digital Media Tax credit ...

Hawthorne 10-Year-Old Holds Epic Lemonade Sale to Raise $5,000 for Young Girl with Cancer

May 13, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - When 10-year-old Peyton Cohen decided to host a lemonade fundraiser for Natalie Ferguson, a 4-year-old battling brain cancer, Peyton had no idea how it would catch on, or that she could raise thousands of dollars in a single day. But word of the lemonade fundraiser spread throughout the town and brought an epic response.

“It was amazing! We had cars going all the way ...

97-yr-old Sunnyside Manor Resident Chats About Her Love of Tattoos

Over the years the social stigma surrounding tattoos has seemed to fade away, as more and more people around the world are getting tattoos at every stage of life. In fact, since 2012 there’s been a 21% increase in people having at least one tattoo. 

Sunnyside Manor resident, Violet Leone is no stranger to the tattoo culture. She was 85 years young when she got her first ...

NJ Family To Cheer on Own Horse at Kentucky Derby

KENTUCKY - A New Jersey family is preparing to cheer on its own horse at this weekend’s 2022 Kentucky Derby.

Bridgewater residents Tom and Carol Hopkins are part owners of Donegal Racing’s Mo Donegal, a 3-year-old horse set to compete in the Derby.

Tom Hopkins has been interested in racing since growing up on Long Island, near the Roosevelt Raceway. In the 1970s, he formed a ...

NJ Pastry Chef Wins Food Network's Spring Baking Championship as Viewing Party Celebrates

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - It was "Team Jaleesa" all the way during a viewing party where local residents, along with Township officials, supported their favorite hometown pastry shop owner, Jaleesa Mason, as she competed in the finals of the Spring Baking Championship on the Food Network.....and won!

Jaleesa "Jay" co-owns Mo & Jay Pastry with her husband Mohamad ...

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The New Jersey Renaissance Faire Returns

May 13, 2022

MANSFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Renaissance Faire is back for its 13th Season of rousing good fun over two weekends of the outdoor festival.

The New Jersey Renaissance Faire is known as the most interactive faire of its kind in the country that demonstrates a commitment to the time period as patrons walk through the castle gates to immediately become part of the ...

Hamilton's Azalea Festival Postponed to Sunday Due to Rain Forecast

HAMILTON, NJ — With rain and wind in the weather forecast for Saturday, the Hamilton Township Azalea Festival has been postponed to Sunday, May 8.

The festival is returning after three years when it was not held because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Hamilton Azalea Festival will now be held on Mother's Day -- Sunday, May 8 between 10:00a.m. and 4:00p.m. at Sayen ...

Rutgers Day Returning Saturday With Fun, Food and Festivities

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ –  Facebook recently reminded Abby Merrill about her first Rutgers Day, stirring memories of the afternoon her heart melted at the sight of baby pigs and other animals on Cook Campus.

Little did the communications major – or any of the other 100,000 people who attended the event in 2019 - know that would be the last Rutgers Day for a while.

That this ...

Get Ready to Be Wooed.....Meet Baby Bingo!

Meet baby BINGO, a happy-go-lucky retriever puppy who just wants to show you his favorite toys.

Sweet Bingo was surrendered to a local shelter after falling ill. We heard about Bingo's situation and rushed him to our partner vet, who determined that Bingo has a liver shunt. Essentially, this means that blood bypasses the liver instead of being carried into it to remove toxins and other ...

Can you help us find Amber a home?

Can you help us find Amber a home? When we saw this super sweet one-year-old lab mix, we knew she needed our help. Amber is 45 pounds and loves everyone she meets. She is an excellent combination of a happy-go-lucky gal who loves to play with other dogs and also enjoys a good movie night on the couch. Her sweet brown eyes, gentle demeanor, and playful personality make her a perfect addition to ...

Looking for a Best Friend? Adopt Morty

Adopt Morty! 

This gorgeous boy, with sleek black fur is approximately 3 1/2 years old. He was rescued with Rick from a horrible hoarding situation where cats where living in walls , no ceilings or roof in what was a house.

Now with a new lease of life, let's find Morty his forever home - He loves other cats and humans (not dog tested) Neutered, up to date on his shots and ...

Looking for Your Forever Someone? How About Betty White Newark?

Betty White Newark is all that and so much more! This 1 year old 45lbs little blue nose lady is great with people and loves other dogs. Super friendly and out going, Betty is the star of the show! Betty is an active girl! She is SO happy, she looks like she is smiling and her tail never stops wagging.

For more information or to fill out an adoption form, visit www.ehrdogs.org.

 

Agent Spotlight: Kelly & Con Hartnett

Kelly and Con Hartnett, Sales Associates in the Livingston office, are a real estate power couple, ranking among the Top 2% of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agents, nationwide. Kelly is an expert on the North Jersey market and one of BHHSNJ’s Certified Relocation Specialists. Whether you’re moving from the town over or crossing a few time zones, Kelly can guide you to your home of ...

Home of the Week: 1101 Plymouth Dr., Rahway City, NJ 07065

1101 Plymouth Drive in Rahway City is a gem you need to see. This stunning colonial in the Milton Lake neighborhood has a lot to offer. From an open floor plan to a kitchen with quartz countertops & stainless-steel appliances, a dining room with custom wainscoting, and a first-floor bedroom, the main level knocks it out of the park. On the second floor, you’ll find the primary bedroom ...

A 12-Step Guide for Selling Your Home

May 9, 2022

So, you've decided to sell your house—now what? There are many steps involved, and the whole process can sometimes seem confusing, even overwhelming. Well, we're here to help. While each home sale can be just a little different, there are a few things that they will have in common.

We've put together a handy guide to walk you through this journey from start to finish, to make ...

Existing-Home Sales Down 2.7%, Marking the Second Consecutive Decline

For the second month in a row, existing home sales dropped in March, down 2.7% from February. Compared to March of 2021, sales activity was down 4.5%. According to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), total existing-home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.77 million in March, compared to 6.04 million last year.

Regionally, only the West saw some reprieve, as sales ...

The Right Home for Your Retirement

In Northern New Jersey, you’ll find an array of senior living options. From 55-plus communities with detached homes to rental senior apartments, the choices can be overwhelming.

And even among senior living communities, there are crucial differences. According to AARP, retirees are attracted to continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) because they offer “a wide range of care, ...

Escape From New York: Most Leave The Big Apple For Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Hudson County is among the most popular places for New Yorkers looking to relocate, a newly-released survey found.

While 90% of those who moved out of the Big Apple stayed in New York, the majority of those who opted to leave the state altogether set their sights nearby — just across the Hudson River.

According to a report by Manhattan-based Piece of Cake ...

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 17, 10:00 AM

Morristown and Morris Township Library, Morristown

Used Book Sale

Other

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Wed, May 18, 7:00 PM

Morristown

Township Committee Meeting via Zoom

Government

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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