Things to Do in Morristown

Don't Miss the Morristown Fall Festival on the Green This Sunday (Sept 24)

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Fall Festival is this Sunday September 24 on the Morristown Green. The annual festival will run from 12 noon to 5pm; rain or shine. The festival includes over 160 exhibition booths showcasing restaurants, entertainment, businesses and local groups. 

Sponsored by The Morristown Partnership, the community is invited to spend an afternoon of food, activities and entertainment for all ages.

For more information; visit  www.morristown-nj.org

 

 

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Education of the Heart is Top Priority at the Peck School

Aristotle once said, “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”

 

At The Peck School, education of the heart is a top priority and takes place every day, at every grade level, and across all disciplines. All the better when the school can align its character development efforts with compatible national movements, such as Character Day – ...

Rockaway Mayor Cuts Ribbon on New Infusion Center

October 23, 2017

Rockaway Mayor Michael Dachisen (third from right) recently cut the ribbon to officially open the Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion’s Infusion Center. He is pictured here with Rockaway Town Council members and staff from the Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion.

The new eight-bed infusion center offers a convenient location for adults and children who need non-cancer ...

Far Hills 97th Meeting Race Draws 40,000 Tailgaters and Horse Enthusiasts

October 22, 2017

FAR HILLS, NJ - A mass of 40,000 tailgaters and horse enthusiasts, young and old alike, swarmed the small town of Far Hills yet again. The crowd arrived Saturday at Moorland Farms for the 97th annual Far Hills Race Meeting adorned in their best fall attire.

The day's action started long before the races. As the sun began to peek over the colorful trees, families, friends, and coworkers, ...

Morristown Church Holds Benefit Concert to Support Medical, Surgical and Educational Efforts in West Africa

October 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ-  A benefit concert to support the surgical, medical, and educational efforts in Sierra Leone, West Africa will take place Saturday october 28 at the Assumption Church, 91 Maple Avenue.

From 8pm - 9:30pm, guests will here music from the Randolph High School String Orchestra and violin/fiddle soloist Andrew Vogts.

Under the direction of Mr. Eric Schaberg, the Randolph ...

41st  Annual Morristown Craft Market Set For Friday - Sunday, October 20-22 At The Morristown Armory

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Morristown CraftMarket, now celebrating its 41st consecutive year as a nationally acclaimed and charitable fine art and craft show featuring 150 gifted artists from over 25 states throughout the country, will be held Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22 at the Morristown Armory, 430 Western Avenue, Morristown, NJ.

The show hours are:

Friday, October 20, 5pm to ...

Fourth Annual Morristown Festival of Books Announces Award-Winning Author Lineup 

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morristown Festival of Books is thrilled to announce its much-anticipated, award-winning author lineup for 2017! Keynote speaker and Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, whose best-selling book inspired the musical hit “Hamilton,” kicks off the festival weekend on Friday, Oct. 13 with a discussion of his newest biography, “Grant.”

The all-day, free ...

Interested in Latin American History? Don't Miss This Once in a Lifetime Presentation at FDU This Evening

October 19, 2017

MADISON, NJ - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Morristown National Historical Park and Fairleigh Dickinson University (Madison campus) will present a program on a unique facet of colonial Latin American History; which includes a 460 year old manuscript. The program will take place on Thursday October 19 at 6:30pm in Lenfell Hall (the mansion) on the FDU ...

Grab Your Costumes for Morristown's 75th Annual Halloween Parade; Saturday October 28

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's time to put on those Halloween costumes!

Morristown's little ghouls, goblins, ghosts, princesses and super heros are invited to Morristown Recreation's 75th Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest. The parade and costume contest will take place at Lidgerwood Park on Saturday October 28 at 10am.

Prizes will be awarded for scariest, ...

Local Non-Profit Presents Walk-Around Culinary Experience

Morristown, NJ—The Jo-Ann Danzis Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission includes advancing cancer research, is hosting its first annual walk-around culinary and wine experience—Cork and Fork for a Cause.

The exclusive event, to be held on Wednesday, October 25 from 5:30-9:30pm at the Morris Museum. The event will feature artisan wines arranged for by David Wagner ...

CCM and Rider University Sign Guaranteed Transfer Agreement : Expanding Opportunities to Excel in Higher Education

October 20, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) and Rider University signed a Guaranteed Transfer Agreement on Thursday, October 19, establishing a partnership to provide CCM students with additional opportunities to earn both an associate and bachelor’s degree.

Along with the overarching Guaranteed Transfer Agreement, 23 program-to-program agreements were also signed. Some of the ...

Children from Goryeb Children's Hospital Take Part in Jets Game

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Atlantic Health System has teamed up with the NY Jets to fight pediatric cancer. On Sunday, October 15, as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society’s Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer game, Colllin Berg, age 15, from Budd Lake, Audrey Higgins, age 10, from Hamburg, Trevor Calise, age 11, from Hampton and Quinn Knapp, age 9, from Martinsville  ...

Families Invited to Participate in Rocket Launch & STEM Activities

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Young boys and their families are invited to participate in a free rocket launch and STEM activity program.  With a focus on fun, this program invites families in your community to experience the adventures that only Scouting can offer. The program leverages an activity that kids love (building and launching rockets) while showing parents that Scouting will foster their ...

CCM Student Art and Literary Magazine Wins Design Award

October 23, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ — The 2015-16 edition of the Promethean, the award-winning County College of Morris (CCM) student art and literary magazine, has been selected as a winner by Graphic Design USA, an international monthly trade publication, in its 2017 American Inhouse Design Awards contest.

The American Inhouse Design Awards is the largest showcase for original work created by in-house ...

Forum To Explore NJ's Role in Renewable Energy

Five energy and efficiency experts will debate Garden State's leadership potential

Solar power; off-shore wind; geo-thermal: how is New Jersey tapping into new energy resources?  What are the costs and benefits? What about solar panels?   These and other questions will be discussed at a free public forum entitled, "Ecology & Economy: Can NJ Lead on Renewable ...

Songs from the Heart: A Night to Support Teens

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Help Educate At Risk Teens Foundation (HEART) will hold “Songs from the HEART: A Night to Support Teens,” a Broadway Gala fundraiser to promote teen suicide and prevention awareness on Monday, October 23, 2017, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Mayo Performing Arts Center’s Starlight Room (100 South Street, Morristown, NJ). 

The Help Educate at Risk ...

JCP&L Reminds Customers Assistance and Service Programs are Available to Help Pay Utility Bills

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers having difficulty paying their utility bills that they may be eligible for special financial assistance or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.

    Assistance programs available to New Jersey residents include:

Lifeline – Offers a cash grant to help people who ...

Suicide rates highest in rural counties across country

Research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in the October 6, 2017 issues of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, found the highest suicide rates across the country in 2013-2015 were in rural counties. While the overall suicide rate was just under 14 deaths per 100,000 people, in rural counties the rate was almost 20 deaths per 100,000 people.

For the full ...

Buying Remains Cheaper Than Renting in 39 States--Including New Jersey!

 




The latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.

The updated numbers show that the range is an average of 3.5% less expensive in San Jose (CA), all the way up to 50.1% less expensive in Baton Rouge (LA), and ...

When the NFL Rules Don't Apply

Just like every other New York Jets fan, I'm still stunned days after Austin Seferian-Jenkins scored a touchdown  against the New England Patriots, only to have the call reversed.

When it comes to the football universe versus the New England Patriots, the NFL rules don't apply. I was sitting right at the end-zone corner where the played occurred. I saw what the on-field referee ...

My Dog is Chewing Her Paws....Again!

You’ve heard that sound of your dog chewing or licking their paws. You always thought it was a little weird sounding and probably kind of frustrating not knowing what you could do about it. It’s something you never thought to really pay attention to.

Dogs actually will lick their paws for a variety of reasons, and cleaning isn’t usually one of them. Some ...

Paying tribute to 'Shakespeare in Love'

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey pays tribute to ‘Shakespeare in Love’

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – Many audiences loved the film version of “Shakespeare in Love,” which won the best picture Academy Award in 1999, with dialogue by Marc Noonan and Tom Stoppard. Adapted by Lee Hall for the stage, much of the dialogue remains. The production has a warmth and ...

Family Health

Second Opinion on Breast Cancer Program Offers Peace of Mind

A breast cancer diagnosis can change a person’s life. And during such devastating news, the sheer amount of information regarding treatment and follow-up care can quickly become overwhelming. However, patients are not alone in this fight. Atlantic Health System’s Breast Cancer Second Opinion Program at Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Overlook Medical Center, is helping provide peace of ...

Election Talk at The Dinner Table

October 22, 2017

Why do we vote? That discussion is a good exercise in opening up a few family talks on ethics and personal responsibility. It will also help your children, partner, husband or wife better understand your own concerns about the community. 

The recent debate and Community TV interviews offer great information on our candidates. 

But honest dinner conversation just might ...

Want to Take Your Business Global? New Jersey Businesses Eligible for Grant Funding

October 18, 2017

Are you a New Jersey business owner who has already realized the potential of a global market or an entrepreneur seeking to increase sales and profit by taking your business worldwide? 

The New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) has been awarded a $606,151 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help New Jersey companies gain access to ...

Statement from Congressional Candidate Martin Hewitt on the Significance of Columbus Day

October 9, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ –Today Martin Hewitt, Republican Candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th District, released the following statement on the significance of Columbus Day:

Columbus Day is a special day in American history, and one that should be celebrated. But it is also a day that is somber for many Native Americans, whose lands were taken away from them as a direct result ...

Heather Darling for Freeholder

Freeholder Candidate Statement:

Heather Darling

Heather Darling, a 43-year Morris County resident, is running for the open Morris County Freeholder seat this November. Heather fully understands the role of a Freeholder and is prepared to take on the tasks associated with that job specifically. She will be focusing exclusively on County issues and leave state and federal issues like minimum ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, October 23

The Wayrick Wildlife Gallery, at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: The Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery -- ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

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Mon, October 23, 10:00 AM

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Leonidas Vagias Golf Outing for Foundation Named ...

Mon, October 23, 7:00 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown

Songs from the HEART: A Night to Support Teens

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

Police Blotter: Motor Vehicle Stop in Morristown Leads to Arrest

October 17, 2017

MORRIS COUNTY PARK POLICE  BLOTTER 9-27 through 10-1, 2017

9/27: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Randolph. An investigation revealed Damon N. Johnson, age 24, of Jersey City, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Randolph Municipal Court. He was able to post the required bail and released with a new court date pending.

9/28: ...

Marilyn Steinberg Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties

October 23, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is proud to announce that Sales Associate Marilyn Steinberg, an industry veteran with more than 15 years’ real estate experience, has joined the company’s New Providence Office. 

“We are excited to have Marilyn join our team because she personifies the core values that we embrace as a company,” said Mike Del ...