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Free A Cappella Singing Lessons Offered by Women’s Chorus

June 21, 2017

The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Sing A Cappella Series” of vocal workshops. Women will learn to sing chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music, Wednesdays, 7:15pm, July 5 and 12 at The Shrine of St Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ.  

Each week guests will participate in vocal ...

New CASA Volunteers Sworn In as Advocates for Abused and Neglected Children

Morristown, NJ—On June 8, 2017 a group of community volunteers were sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by The Honorable Maritza Berdote Byrne. CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties, a local non-profit organization, trains and supervises community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or ...

Kiwanis to hold annual “Touch-a-Truck” this Saturday

PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany will be hosting its annual Touch-A-Truck event this Saturday, June 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 1515 Route 10 East, Parsippany (The former Dialogic parking lot). The price is $5.00 per person or $20.00 maximum per family.

Touch-a-Truck is a fundraising event to benefit the Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany.

Roxbury Gives OK to Horseshoe Lake Paddling Rentals

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury officials agreed Tuesday to allow Ramsey Outdoor to rent kayaks, canoes and paddleboards for use on Horseshoe Lake.

The Roxbury Mayor and Council unanimously approved the deal, a proposal raised several months ago but delayed because Roxbury Township Attorney Anthony Bucco was not given the paperwork to review until last week.

Ramsey Outdoor, which has a store in ...

Chatham's 46th Annual Fishawack Festival Brings Back “Strawberry Shortcake Festival” After 15 Years

CHATHAM, NJ - For the first time in 15 years, the Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church will be reviving their Strawberry Shortcake Festival at the 46th Annual Fishawack Festival on Saturday, June 10th.

Members of the Ogden Memorial Church will be spending the morning of Fishawack chopping up fresh strawberries and perfecting their homemade strawberry shortcakes.The church’s goal is to bake ...

StreetSquash Newark Hosts the 5th Annual StreetSquash Newark Brick City Cup at The Chatham Club

CHATHAM, NJ - Come join us at The Chatham Club in Chatham, NJ on Saturday, June 10, 2017, as StreetSquash Newark hosts the 5th Annual StreetSquash Newark Brick City Cup, an invitational team tournament bringing together amateur squash players, pros, and StreetSquashers. This worthwhile and fun event will benefit StreetSquash Newark’s After School Squash and Education Programs.

Six ...

Netcong Man Tries to Bring Heroin in to Morris County Jail, Says Sheriff

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - On Tuesday, May 30th, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office seized 19 bags of suspected heroin prior to it entering the Morris County Correctional Facility.

Thasseus Licata, 31, of Netcong, was taken into custody at the Morris County Superior Courthouse for a Violation of Probation.  Prior to placing Licata into a central holding area within the ...

Morristown Bakery Joins Madison Farmers' Market; Farmers' Market Begins Thursday June 1

MADISON, NJ - Morristown residents are still three weeks away from the start of the Morristown Farmer's Market which takes place each Sunday in the lot behind Morris and Spring Street. If you need those fresh veggies and fruits now, be sure to check out Madison's Farmers Market this Thursday. 

The opening of the 2017 season of the Madison Farmers Market will take ...

Opioid Epidemic Touches Chatham Mother Whose Son Died of an Overdose

"There were no needles, nothing injected. No pipes. Nothing smoked. You drank it in a tea. And it killed you. Dead the day before my birthday. Dead one month before your 23rd birthday."

Written by a Chatham mother in a letter to her son

CHATHAM, NJ - Kelly Loofbourrow and and Marilyn Musielski are like the Paul Reveres of their time, trying to warn everyone in the ...

Newark Airport Shuts Down Temporarily on Tuesday Evening Due to Airplane Engine Fire

NEWARK, NJ – Newark Liberty International Airport shut down at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday evening due to an apparent engine fire of a plane as it was preparing for flight.  According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, emergency response teams are at the scene and no injuries have been reported.

According to news sources, the right engine of United flight 1579 ...

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