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PROTECT PARSIPPANY TAXPAYERS:   Reject Expensive Anti-Competition Mandate

An Open Letter to the Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor and Council members: 

 

My name is Samantha DeAlmeida and I am the President and CEO of the N.J. Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (“ABC”).  ABC is a national association representing 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms in 69 Chapters across the United States.

Project Labor Agreements will Hurt Parsippany Taxpayers and Businesses: Tell Mayor and Council to Reject Expensive and Discriminatory Labor Scheme

It may come as a shock for the taxpayers of Morris County to learn that Mayor James Barberio and some of the Parsippany Council are seeking to raise the cost of public works projects and discriminate against local Parsippany businesses and workers.  However, their recent ordinance that mandates costly Project Labor Agreements (PLA’s) will do just that.

This week, Mayor Barbiero ...

NEW LEAF Consignment Has New Handbags!

September 21, 2022

Come check out the new handbags at NEW LEAF Consignment.

Do you love denim like us then this is the handbag for you! Plus it’s Kate Spade! This mini tote will go with almost any outfit! Come get it at NEW LEAF!Kate Spade Handbag, $68, 

This Coach Faux Fur Shoulder Handbag is too die for!  Coach Handbag, $102

Another Tory! They are going so fast! So come get one before ...

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NJEDA to Create Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge

TRENTON, NJ - Opportunities to develop job skills for careers in New Jersey’s growing offshore wind industry are coming to residents across the state, particularly those in New Jersey.s Overburdened Communities,

Approved earlier this month by the NJEDA’s Board, the $3.725 million Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge (Grant Challenge) will offer grants to ...

NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

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Got Pain? Numbness? Tingling? A Physiatrist Can Help …

If you suffer from aches, numbness or tingling that impacts your physical functioning, figuring out how and where to start a treatment plan can be confusing.

According to Gautam Malhotra, MD, a physiatrist at Altair Health, being evaluated by a physiatrist is a great place to turn.

“Physiatry is a relatively young medical subspecialty that addresses a wide variety of conditions ...

Hillside Hose Company No. 1's Annual Oktoberfest is Today, Oct 1

October 1, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - All are invited to bring friends and family to Hillside Hose Company's annual Oktoberfest! The annual event is back on!

The event will feature quality beer, great music, German food, raffles, merchandise, and more! The event will take place October 1 from 2pm - 8pm.Families welcome!

Guests can sign up on the Facebook page and follow Hillside ...

Morristown Festival of Books Releases Schedules for the Main Festival and KidFest

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Festival of Books has released the schedules for the Main Festival and Kidfest.

Morristown Shred Event Set for This Saturday October 1

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown, in conjunction with Morristown Clean Communities Program and The Kiwanis Club of Morristown will be holding a Shred Event on Saturday, October 1 from 9am - noon (or when the truck reaches capacity). The event will take place at the Town Hall Parking Lot, off of Franklin Street. C

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Morristown Festival on the Green Comes to Town Tomorrow, October 2

October 1, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morristown's Annual Festival on the Green is set to return this fall. The fall event will take place on the Morristown Green Sunday October 2 from noon to 5pm, rain or shine.

The event, sponsored by the Morristown Partnership, will offer a wide variety of entertainment and activities for all ages including four stages with live music, kids place amusements, ...

Morristown Walking Tours Postponed Due to Weather

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Tourism Bureau has announced that both walking tours set for Saturday October 1 are postponed due to the weather.

The Victorian Walking Tour and the  "Bones and Stones"  will now take place Saturday October 22 at 11am.

For more information, visit. www.morristourism.org

 

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Macculloch Hall Presents Storytime: Guess & Go: National Hispanic Heritage Month

Join Macculloch Hall Historical Museum for their Storytime Guess & Go for children's stories in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month which is September 15 through October 15. 

Hear stories that celebrate music including Pleasant DeSpain's The Dancing Turtle: A Folktale from Brazil and Susan Hood's Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of ...

Morris Plains Farmer's Market Canceled Due to Rain

September 30, 2022

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Morris Plains Farmer's Market has been canceled for Saturday October 1 due to the impending rain. The market will reopen the following Saturday.

 

 

Read more: Things to Do in and Around Madison This Weekend; Sept. 30 - Oct. 2

Read more: Mail-In Ballot Drop Boxes Are Now Open; 30 Boxes in Morris County, 1 in Madison

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A Home Run Derby, Music and Community Leaders Contribute to the Success of First Responders Day

HANOVER, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County held its inaugural First Responder day this past Saturday at Whippany Park High School.  The day was regarded as a huge success by all that attended and took part in the day-long family fun festivities.

There were corn hole competitions and a home run derby complimenting the live music and delicious food.  Many people came out to enjoy ...

Need Assistance? Find Help With Navigating Hope at CCM

RANDOLPH, NJ -  Need Assistance? Community members can find help with Navigating Hope at County College of Morris on  Thursday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m - 2 p.m.

Get help applying for SNAP, Medicaid, TANF, Utility Assistance, Housing Assistance and general assistance.

Questions? Call 973-829-8220

Email navigatinghope@co.morris.nj.us 

 

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Rain Delay - 2022 Bottle Hill Day is Postponed

September 30, 2022

MADISON, NJ -  The impending rain that is expected to hit our area this weekend, has forced the 47th Annual Bottle Hill Day in Madison to be rescheduled.  The new date will be Saturday, October 15.

 

Read more: Morristown Happenings: Things to Do in and Around Morristown This Weekend; Sept. 30 - Oct 2

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Madison Farmer's Market Thursday Sept. 29

MADISON, NJ - It's a beautiful day for the Madison Farmers Market. The market will take place Thursday September 29 from 1pm - 6pm at Dodge Field. 

"The Madison Farmers Market has always been about community, food, and fun", said organizers. "This season we will be trying different creative ideas and mini-events throughout. The Madison Area Chamber of ...

Community Invited to 1st Annual Community Unity Festival

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor's Office is inviting residents to the 1st Annual Community Unity festival to Combat Bias, hate and Violence The festival will take place Saturday October 1 from 12pm - 4pm in the parking lot of Bishop Nazery Way.

Local law enforcement and community leaders will speak about bias crimes and the law, how to combat and reduce hate crimes and the ...

Chatham Borough Resident Struck by Pick-up Truck While Crossing Main Street; Hospitalized 63-year-old in Critical Condition

September 27, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- On Monday September 26, 2022, at 7:53 pm, a 63-year-old Chatham Borough resident was struck by a pick-up truck while crossing Main Street at Railroad Plaza North.

Chatham Borough Police responded along with members of the Chatham Emergency Squad and the Morris County Sheriff’s Department. The male driver of the vehicle is a 55-year-old Chatham Borough ...

First Responders Day is Coming up on Saturday September 24th

HANOVER, NJ - First Responders Day is coming up this Saturday, September 24th!  All are encouraged to come out, compete and bring the family to the 200 Club of Morris County's First Responders Day.

Families can cheer on fellow women and men serving as firefighters, police officers, and EMTs in communities throughout Morris County.

The event will be held at Whippany Park High ...

Roxbury Firefighters, and Many Others, Mourn Death of Former Chief Poissant

ROXBURY, NJ - Amid an outpouring of sentiment from people in Roxbury and beyond, members of the Roxbury Fire Department are mourning the death of former Roxbury Fire Chief Jeff Poissant.

The Succasunna resident died Saturday after a long battle with cancer attributed by the fire department to his work at the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack.

“It is ...

Rutgers Dropping Indoor Mask Requirement for Students, Faculty

September 28, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Face coverings will be optional for Rutgers students and faculty in indoor teaching spaces and libraries starting Oct. 1.

The new protocols announced Monday, Sept. 26 by Antonio M. Calcado, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Rutgers, come after the school announced in August that it would be requiring students returning to campus for the fall ...

Rutgers' New Outdoor Seating Made Out of 124,846 Recycled Bottles

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Leg-weary Rutgers-New Brunswick students are finding that hundreds of new pieces of lawn furniture around campus offer a welcomed respite.

What they may not realize is that they are literally putting their feet up on chairs and tables made from recycled materials that were once common household items.

The new red-and-grey Adirondack chairs and patio ...

Linden High School Football Standout Dies Weeks After Injury During Game

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden community is deeply saddened by the death of a Linden High School (LHS) football running back, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in the September 9 game against Woodbridge High School.

Xavier McClain, a sophomore at LHS, died Wednesday night, according to Linden Mayor Derek Armstead.

McClain had been hospitalized and on life support since he was ...

Help for Hurricane Ian's Victims Coming from New Jersey

September 29, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Members of the New Jersey National Guard will soon deploy to Florida to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, which made landfall on Wednesday as a Category 4 storm.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced 135 members, in addition to 40 military and support vehicles will be sent to help with the storm response.

“We are thankful for the 135 men and women who bravely ...

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

Chipotle to Pay New Jersey $7.75 Million to Settle Child Labor Law Violations

TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations.

A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in New Jersey. Those violations included Chipotle not abiding by limits on the number of hours ...

John Donnadio Advocates for County Government as Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of Counties

TRENTON, NJ — Sometimes, John Donnadio finds himself in 21 places at once.

As executive director of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), he’s an advocate for county government in Trenton and works with legislators and the governor’s office. At the local level, the NJAC is a nonpartisan and bipartisan resource for leaders and administrators in all 21 counties in New ...

Livingston 7-Year-Old with Rare Condition Models for Runway of Dreams

September 28, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A 7-year-old Livingston resident diagnosed with Mowat-Wilson syndrome—a rare condition that presents delayed development and the potential for medical challenges—recently proved that she will not let these challenges define her when she modeled for Runway of Dreams (ROD), a local nonprofit that aims to empower people with disabilities through ...

NJ Teen Uses Mathematical Modeling to Assist in Ukraine Food Supply and Security Crisis

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following her summer of research under the direction of mentor Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer from George Mason University into the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Livingston High School (LHS) senior Renee Hong is sharing her insights with the community about the “large-scale disruption to global grain markets” that the invasion has caused and her ...

New Jersey is One of the Happiest States in America: New Study

NEW JERSEY — Despite research from the American Psychiatric Association that finds that 87% of Americans feel “anxious” or “very anxious" about inflation, New Jerseyans seem to be among the least worried, according to a new study by WalletHub.

 

In its analysis of 2022’s Happiest States in America, the personal-finance website ...

Vote for Morristown's Will Galligan for "Heart of a Giant"

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown's Will Galligan as well as nine other football players have been nominated for the 2022 Heart of a Giant Award, presented by Hospital for Special Surgery ad the New York Giants. All nominees are outstanding Tri-State football players.

Each player was nominated by their coaches for their commitment, teamwork, will, character and dedication.

Galligan ...

“The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band to Perform in East Brunswick on Northeast Tour

September 28, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - For the first time in five years, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band returns to the Northeast on tour, performing a free 7:30 p.m. concert on Oct. 27, 2022, at the Jo Ann Magistro Performing Arts Center at Hammarskjold Upper Elementary School.

Organizers from the East Brunswick Public Schools have helped bring the ensemble from the ...

Randolph Country Fair Saturday, September 24

RANDOLPH, NJ- The 15th annual Randolph Township Country Fair is coming up on Saturday, September 24, 2022 in Veterans Community Park 11 am- 6 pm.

For information on all activities and vendors, check out the program guide .

LBI Fall Fest Community Event Coming to Ship Bottom on Saturday, October 22

SHIP BOTTOM - The first LBI Fall Fest is coming on October 22, 2022 to Ship Bottom between 18 and 22nd Streets in the cut-out off of Long Beach Boulevard.

The event is free to the public for a time of family fun! There will be vendors, police cars, live music from Fritz Electric, a car show, and a special appearance from the spokesperson for the Troopers United Foundation Paul Teutul Jr aka ...

New Jersey's Reintroduction to Regional Rail

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of New Jerseyans every year take the regional Amtrak train, mostly from Newark, Metropark and Trenton.

The regional trains are a step below the faster, more expensive Acela, and a step above New Jersey Transit trains trundling locally along the same main line between New York City and Philadelphia (with SEPTA).

Over the decades, I had taken the regionals ...

National Preparedness Month: Act Today, Stay Safe Tomorrow

Each September is National Preparedness Month, a time to shine a light on the importance of preparing for emergencies before they happen. 

One of the most common emergencies is severe weather, which can cause tree damage, broken poles, downed power lines and sometimes even lengthy power outages. While Mother Nature can be unpredictable, each of us can take steps to minimize the impact the ...

FirstEnergy Named Top Utility for Economic Development by Site Selection Magazine for Fourth Year in a Row

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), has been named by Site Selection magazine as one of the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development for the fourth year in a row, helping to attract nearly 22,000 new jobs and $5.4 billion in third-party corporate facility investment in its six-state service area in ...

JCP&L Installs Guards to Protect New Jersey Bald Eagles

To safeguard New Jersey’s bald eagle population, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has installed protective devices on electrical equipment in areas near known bald eagle nests in Hamburg Township and near Culver Lake (Frankford), both in Sussex County.

The protective system includes the use of guards that prevent birds from ...

7 Beagle Mix Puppies Are Coming to Our Area This Weekend Looking For a Forever Home!

Second Chance Rescue Dogs has 7 beagle mix puppies coming in this weekend: 6 beautiful girls and 1 beautiful boy. These 3-month-old pups all found foster homes and are on the hunt for adopters! If you’re in the market for floppy ears, tiny bods, and puppy breath, we’ve got just the thing!

Head over to nycscr.org/adopt and fill out an application today!

Adopt Your Forever Friend; Half Off All Dog Adoption Fees This Weekend

THIS WEEKEND, September 16th - 18th, we’re partnering with Best Friends Animal Society to Bring Home Happiness!

Starting TOMORROW, we are reducing all dog adoption fees by HALF! Find your new best friend by browsing our adoptable animals at nycscr.org/adoptables! Big, small, or right in between, we’ve got your perfect match!

*This discount will apply to all applications received ...

Meet Lady Wistledown! This little girl is pure love!

Meet Lady Wistledown! This little girl is pure love! We rescued Lady from an overcrowded shelter, sadly her time was nearly up. It’s incomprehensible that such a perfect girl was in danger. She is docile, and loves everyone she meets. Lady is just a year old, and weighs 45 pounds. She is petite, and very lady-like. She has a beautiful black shiny coat, and is always smiling. This cutie ...

Bobber is looking for Her Forever Home! Is it With You?

Cute little Bobber will be coming to NJ on Saturday. She is 2 months old and 8 pounds of cuteness! If you are looking for you forever pal, consider adopting Bobber!  August is 'Clear The Shelters' month and we're reducing adoption fees to $395

*no other incentives apply.

All dogs will be altered, microchipped, and receive age-appropriate vaccines prior to adoption.

Agent Spotlight: Jenny Brigante

Jenny Brigante, Sales Associate in the New Providence office, offers personal service with distinction. She’ll serve as your trusted advisor with personal service and care! Jenny is a neighborhood specialist, familiar with local communities, home values, and price trends in Union County. Her commitment, guidance, and care are all offered unstintingly to her clients throughout the buying and ...

Agent Spotlight: Cheryl McCauley

Cheryl McCauley, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, takes great pride in being part of the highly professional and qualified team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties. She knows buying or selling a home is potentially the largest financial commitment, and certainly one of the most important, in anyone’s life. During such a tumultuous time, there are no more ...

Is It a Good Idea to Buy a Home in a College Town? Experts Weigh In

September 12, 2022

It’s officially back-to-school season, which means students are packing up cars and trekking to college campuses near and far. As colleges and universities bring an influx of people to their locale, homeowners in the area are able to reap the benefits of campus-adjacent living. Whether they’re affiliated with the school, or simply enjoy the location and dynamic community, people ...

Somers National Golf Club Up for Sale 

SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers National Golf Club’s owners have confirmed that the 18-hole facility is up for grabs.

Managing partner Quintin Lew said last week that the sale of the club at 1000 West Hill Drive in Heritage Hills is being handled by Colliers International.

The owners were “exploring all options that may (or may not) include one or more of the partners still ...

Applying For a Mortgage? Here's What Not To Do

If you are looking to purchase a home, one of the first steps is getting pre-approved for a mortgage.  Every Lender needs to obtain your credit report.  NO, we cannot use other lenders credit reports.  In getting pre-approved, there are several questions that will be asked during the initial conversation.  What is your employment history?  Have you been pre-approved ...

The Garden State Parkway Murders by Christian Barth

The Garden State Parkway Murders by Christian Barth. (Wild Blue Press, 2020).

 

Memorial Day Weekend, 1969. Two college girls from Pennsylvania had spent a typical “down the shore” mini-vacation in Ocean City, NJ, a beach mecca for South Jerseyans and Philadelphians. Susan Davis and Elizabeth Perry enjoyed breakfast at the Somerset Point Diner at 5:00 a.m. before leaving ...

Upcoming Events

Tue, October 4, 10:00 AM

Morristown and Morris Township Library, Morristown

USED BOOK SALE

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Wed, October 5

Morris

School Closed - Yom Kippur

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Wed, October 5, 6:30 PM

Morris Catholic High School , Denville

Morris Catholic High School Fall Open House