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Free Movie Night in Morris Township Wednesday July 12

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The movie Jungle Book (Rated PG) will be shown during Morris Township's Free Family Movie Night on Wednesday July 12. Bring the whole family down to Ginty Field and enjoy this classic film that tells the story of Mowgli, an orphaned human boy who’s guided by his animal guardians, sets out on a journey of self-discovery while evading the threatening Shere Khan.

Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks to enjoy this free Big Screen outdoor movie.  Arrive early for some fun and games with our summer staff at 7:30 pm plus Summit Soundz will take your pre-show musical requests beginning at 7:30 pm. 

Movie time is at dusk, approximately 8:45 pm.  Additional big screen outdoor movies shown throughout the summer include; Lego Batman (Wednesday July 26), Secret Life of Pets (Saturday August 26) and Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find them (Saturday Octoboer 28).

 

 

 

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AtlantiCast: Episode 007

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll see how Atlantic Health System is driving innovation and finding new ways to solve tomorrow’s health care challenges, find out how a near tragedy on the tennis courts was averted thanks to some world-class training and technology at Chilton Medical Center and meet the 70 cancer doctors you need to know about – plus much ...

Coastal Sports NJ Teams up with BMartin Sports Academy and Prime Time Football

Fairfield, N.J. - November 22, 2017 -  The 60,000+ Square Foot facility at Coastal Sports welcomes a new partnership to their already extensive array of sports activities and programs. Brian Martin, founder of BMartin Sports Academy, and his certified staff of performance coaches and experts bring 25 years of experience training pro football players and prospects, as well as running local ...

Peck Girls Win Core Values Award and Advance to State Robotics Tournament

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Peck School in Morristown fielded three teams at last weekend’s FIRST Lego League Regional Robotics Competition in Clifton, NJ. All three teams were great ambassadors for Peck and one team – Peck’s first ever all-girl robotics team - won a Core Values award and will progress to the state-level tournament on December 9.

Judges rate teams in three ...

Assault at CCM

November 21, 2017

Arrested: Anthony Rodriguez Age 20 Wharton NJ On November 8, 2017, upon the request of CCM security, patrols responded to CCM for a report of an assault that had occurred earlier in the evening. Patrols met with security who advised an 18 year old male had been assaulted in the parking lot by an unknown male. This was not initially reported to security, which became aware of this incident when ...

Rutgers Leaders to Join Governor-Elect Murphy’s Transition2018 Team

November 22, 2017

More than 20 leaders at Rutgers University, including Rutgers University–New Brunswick Chancellor Deba Dutta, will join Governor-elect Philip D. Murphy’s Transition2018 committees to undertake policy analysis and recommendations on a host of state issues and new initiatives as the new gubernatorial administration prepares to take office.

The committees, comprised of policy experts ...

Santa Will Make an Early Stop In Morristown Sunday November 26

November 21, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - With Christmas right around the corner, Santa will be making an early stop in Morristown on Sunday November 26 at 5pm. Santa will be taking early holiday wishes while posing for pictures on the Green. Hot Chocolate and cookies will be provided by Hyatt Regency Morristown. The evening will also highlight special performances by the Morristown High School Theater Program and ...

Morris Township Kids Encouraged to Write Letters to Santa

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Morris Township kids between the ages of 4 and 8 are encouraged to write letters to Santa. All letters will be answered by Santa.

Letters can be mailed to: Santa c/o Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department at 50 Woodland Avenue, PO Box 7603, Convent Station, NJ 07961-7603.  Make sure to include the child's name, age, phone number and ...

Morristown Veteran's Day Ceremony to be Held, Nov. 11

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Town of Morristown will hold a Veteran's Day Service on Saturday November 11 at 11:00 a.m. on the Morristown Green. Mayor Timothy Dougherty will provide opening remarks and local veterans who have served the country will also speak.

In the event of rain, the event will be moved to the Morris Township Municipal Building

This past week, Andrew Lachawiec, ...

6 Top Turkey Trots in Morris and Sussex Counties

November 22, 2017

Before you tear into that turkey on Thanksgiving Day, get out of the house and head to one of these top Turkey Trots in Morris and Sussex Counties.  Team Nest Builder promises you won’t feel quite so bad about that second helping of pumpkin pie after running a 5K--gobble, gobble!

Morris Township Thanksgiving Day 5K/1M Turkey Trot presented by Interfaith Food Pantry & ...

Paranormal Event Scheduled for Saturday in Morristown

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Halloween is gone, but the ghosts have stayed.

Ghost hunters can experience the phenomenon known as 'ghost hunting' on Saturday November 18 from 7:30pm - 11pm. Join experts in exploring the 1890 historic Frelinghuysen Mansion while learing about the different methods and equipment used.. The paranormal adventure will be run by the Island Paranormal ...

Morris Township Announces Two Special Events; Breakfast with Santa and a Hockey Game

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Morris Township is sponsoring two events for residents; Breakfast with Santa and NJ Devils Hockey Night.

Breakfast with Santa will be held on Saturday December 2 from 9:30 am - 12noon at the Collinsville Fire Station. The event is for children between the ages of 3 and 8. Reservations and payment must be received by  Monday, November 27th.  Cost ...

TAPinto Morristown Wishes Everyone A Happy Thanksgiving

November 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The TAPinto Morristown staff wishes all our readers and their families a very Happy Thanksgiving. 

 

Morristown High School Graduate Part of the Navy; Building and Fighting Around the World

SAN DIEGO - “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for the past 75 years. A 2003 Morristown High School graduate and Morristown, New Jersey, native builds and fights around the world as a member of an amphibious construction battalion center located in San Diego, California.

 

Lt. Karen ...

Widower Lost Ring in Morristown; Please Help!

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A recent widower has lost his wedding ring in Morristown. If you are in and around the Morristown area please keep your eyes open!

The man who has been married for 62 years was making donations at the Bargain Box, on Market Street and then at Staples when he noticed his ring was missing.

The ring is a yellow gold band with filigreed edges not to mention ...

November 22, 2017

MONTVALE, NJ-- In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Community Blood Services (CBS) is raffling off a Vizio 32” LED HDTV. One donor who gives blood at an open blood drive held by CBS (full list can be found here), or at the fixed sites in Lincoln Park, Montvale, Paramus, and Parsippany from November 22 to 26 will win the TV.

“As we begin the season of giving, we are trying ...

New Jersey Transit Offers Rail Shuttle Trains for Sunday's NY Giants vs Chiefs Game

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- New Jersey Transit will offer rail shuttle service to the Meadowlands Sports Complex for the NFL game between the New York Giants and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Service to MetLife Stadium begins at 9:41 a.m. from the Secaucus station, with the final Meadowlands-bound train leaving Secaucus at 2:01 p.m. Commuters are encouraged to purchase round trip tickets at their ...

Morristown National Historic Park Hosts Piano Recital; Nov. 19

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown National Historical Park is welcoming Hungarian pianist Peter Toth back for a piano recital this coming Sunday. Toth will play selections from American composer Arthur Foote and Hungarian Franz Liszt on the park's 1873 Steinway Grand piano.

The recital will take place on Sunday November 19 in the auditorium of the National Historical Park, located at 30 ...

Do you have high blood pressure under the new guidelines?

New guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology announced last week revised the reading at which high blood pressure is diagnosed from 140/90 to 130/80.  This change increased the number of Americans with high blood pressure from about a third to almost half of all adults. Previous guidelines had a systolic reading of 130-139 as pre-hypertension or ...

6 Top Turkey Trots in Morris and Sussex Counties

Before you tear into that turkey on Thanksgiving Day, get out of the house and head to one of these top Turkey Trots in Morris and Sussex Counties.  Team Nest Builder promises you won’t feel quite so bad about that second helping of pumpkin pie after running a 5K--gobble, gobble!

Krogh’s Annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Benefiting Sparta Public Schools

23 White Deer ...

A Night of Redemption

FLORHAM PARK,N.J.-MetLife Stadium was a beautiful hue of green on Thursday night, November 2nd, as the New York Jets took the field.  67 degrees at game time under an almost full moon, with absolutely no breeze, was the perfect setting for the New York Jets to take home a win against their division rivals, the Buffalo Bills.

After a delectable meal at Gencarelli's of Lyndhurst, a ...

Bakersfield Mist contrasts art and reality

‘Bakersfield Mist’ explores art versus reality

By Liz Keill

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Bickford Theatre presents a touching, often hilarious, two-person play about a woman in a trailer park in Bakersfield, California, who thinks she has purchased an original Jackson Pollock at a thrift shop.

With this unlikely premise, the play evolves into a matter of wills, wishful thinking ...

Family Health

Be Aware of Pancreatic Cancer’s Warning Signs

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and nationally renowned gastrointestinal (GI) cancer physician-scientist Angela Alistar, MD thinks it is critical that everyone learn how to recognize the warning signs of this aggressive cancer. Dr. Alistar is medical director of GI medical oncology at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center of Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Health ...

Join Us in A Hunger Strike: to demand a #CleanDREAMAct

November 19, 2017

As Congress comes home for the Thanksgiving recess, DREAMers from across New Jersey will be launching a hunger strike to demand a #CleanDREAMAct - a DREAM Act that provides a pathway to citizenship for immigrant youth without funding Trump's deportation machine.

The hunger strike starts this Monday at 11am EST and will go through Thanksgiving Day. Strikers and ...

Three Health Safety Tips During Long Flights

November 22, 2017

During my 18-hour flight from JFK Airport to Cambodia, two thoughts entered my mind. The first thought was, ‘How in earth am I going to pass the time, crossing multiple time zones, in a cramped position within this massive Boeing 777-ER aircraft?!’  My immobilized and uncomfortable posture led to my second thought: ‘What can I do to prevent or ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, November 24

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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Fri, November 24, 8:00 AM

Florham Park

Ring in the Holidays with Black Friday and Small ...

Fri, November 24, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

Festival of Trees

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden Other

Morris County Police Arrest Three for Narcotics

November 16, 2017

MORRIS COUNTY PARK POLICE  BLOTTER 10-28 through 10-31, 2017

10/29: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Dover. An investigation led to a juvenile to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. The juvenile was released to a parent from the scene.

10/31: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop ...

Liam's Room Funds Pediatric Palliative Care Education for Nurses

November 23, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Due to a generous donation from Liam’s Room, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing resources and support for families of pediatric patients who spend great lengths of time in the hospital, three nurses from Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital were able to attend the Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition’s Third Annual State ...