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Unity Charter School Achieves Sustainability Certification

September 11, 2017

Morristown,  NJ – Unity Charter School has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. The school joins a group of 91 schools that achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2017. A total of 679 schools and 273 school districts are participating in the program overall.

“As a pioneer in the area of sustainability, ...

Morristown Fourth Graders, Teachers Get Free Access to Parks for an Entire Year

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A new program, titled "Every Kid in a Park", provides free access to parks, lands, and waters for an entire year for fourth graders and their families. The program, sponsored by the United States Government, which began September 1, 2017 and is valid until August 31, 2018, encourages youngsters to "see America's natural wonders and historic sites for ...

Local Sisters Donate Trees to Morristown Park

MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY - Last month, two dogwood trees, one white and one pink, were donated and planted in J. Tracy Memorial Park in Morristown. Joanne Fillimon, a resident of Morristown for the past 22 years, and her sister Lorraine Lipka contacted the Shade Tree Commission and worked with them to plant these trees to honor their parents who have passed away.

Fillimon wrote to the Town about ...

Price of National Parks Lifetime Senior Pass Increases Aug. 28

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There is only one week left to purchase a lifetime Senior Pass for $10 for use at national parks and recreation sites.  On Monday, Aug. 28th the price will increase to $80.

This is the first cost increase since 1994, and is a result of legislation passed by the U.S. Congress on Dec. 16, 2016.

U.S. citizens age 62 years or older are eligible for the Senior Pass.  ...

What You Need to Know About the Eclipse and Its History in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY — The United States will experience a solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, which New Jerseyans can partially view—if the weather cooperates.

If you lived in one of the 14 states the eclipse is crossing with its 70-mile wide path, you’d be all set.

But if you use safety glasses to view the event, between 1:23 p.m. and 4 p.m., and most especially ...

Morristown National Historic Park Looks for Public Review and Comments on Draft Vegetation and White-Tailed Deer Management Plans

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) announced the availability of its Draft Vegetation and White-tailed Deer Management Plan/Environmental Assessment and Assessment of Effect for public review and comment.

 

The purpose of the plan is to address issues associated with 1) nonnative invasive plant species proliferation that prevents native tree regeneration; 2) ...

Local Astronomer Shares Tips for Viewing Solar Eclipse

CRANFORD, NJ -  On August 21, a solar eclipse is predicted to cross the country from Oregon to South Carolina, and be partly visible throughout the country. John Sichel, corresponding secretary of Amateur Astronomers Incorporated, shares how local residents can enjoy the action.

AAI is one of the largest astronomy clubs in the country and meets at the William Miller Sperry Observatory on ...

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