Morris County’s 31st Annual Partners in Economic development Awards, April 11, 2024 at Hyatt Regency Morristown.

Morris County’s 31st Partners in Economic Development Awards Ceremony

2026 FIFA World Cup Anticipated to Boost County Economy   More than 100 business leaders and dignitaries from around the state came together at the Morristown Hyatt Regency last week for the 31st Partners in Economic Development Awards ceremony to honor the companies, individuals and associations impacting business and tourism in Morris County. “These awards…

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Morris County Small Business Week

Morris County Small Business Week 2024 Celebrates Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Explore the complimentary lineup of events crafted to empower small businesses in Morris County, New Jersey, and beyond.   The Morris County Economic Development Alliance (Alliance) and Morris County Economic Development Corporation are proud to announce the lineup of events planned for the 2024 Morris County Small Business Week, which will be observed April 29…

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Morris County Memorializes Civil War Soldiers

Morris County Memorializes Civil War Soldiers

“Brother Against Brother” Shares History & Stories of Local Soldiers Morris County today unveiled the newest addition to its online Morris County’s Veterans Compendium: “Brother Against Brother: The Civil War,” on the 163rd anniversary of the Battle of Fort Sumter in 1861 and the official start of the devastating four-year conflict. Published by the Morris County…

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April 20 and 21, 2024 Spring Encampment at Jockey Hollow

April 20 and 21, 2024 Spring Encampment at Jockey Hollow

Morristown, N.J. – On Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21, re-enactors from across the northeast will arrive at Jockey Hollow for Morristown National Historical Park’s Spring Encampment. The special event focuses on the lives of soldiers and civilians during the Revolutionary War. It’s an event full of activities for the whole family. Highlights for the…

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2024 Morris County Budget Adopted

2024 Morris County Budget Adopted

Prudent Planning and 8.8% Ratable Growth Offsets Costs The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted a 2024 Budget tonight, with no increase in the tax rate as funding expanded for public safety, infrastructure, human services, education and training and economic development.   View the Budget Presentation “Strong ratable growth and prudent financial planning…

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Table for 1 - Restaurants Accommodating Solo Dining Trend

Table for 1 – Restaurants Accommodating Solo Dining Trend

Long considered the ultimate social no-no, dining alone at a restaurant is losing its stigma. According to online reservation platform OpenTable, between 2022 and 2023 single-person reservations increased by 4%, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing dining segments in the U.S. Whether for business or pleasure, solo dining is something restaurant consumers – particularly…

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How Morristown’s HQ Plaza will engage visitors with public-facing spaces

How Morristown’s HQ Plaza Will Engage Visitors With Public Facing Spaces

The renovation of Morristown’s landmark Headquarters Plaza will look to energize the sprawling concourse that connects three office towers, a Hyatt Regency hotel and a host of retailers and restaurants under the roof of the 1 million-square-foot complex. Not to be overlooked is the idea that the refreshed property will also engage the community in…

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Real Estate Industry Increasingly Relies on Artificial Intelligence

Real Estate Industry Increasingly Relies on Artificial Intelligence

Years after real estate firms first touted the potential of data science and machine learning to determine what tenants want, it’s not unusual now for property companies to use artificial intelligence to analyze leases, communicate with tenants, value buildings, manage warehouse space and even woo investors. At a recent gathering of about 100 real estate…

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NJEDA Statewide Employee Ownership Program Information

NJEDA Statewide Employee Ownership Program Information

TRENTON, N.J. (April 1, 2024) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking insight from firms and individuals with perspectives on the proven best practices, potential challenges and appropriate considerations relevant to the development of a Statewide Employee Ownership program. The information gathered through this RFI will…

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Movie crews return to Morristown street where Meryl Streep once starred

Movie Crews Return to Morristown Street Where Meryl Streep Once Starred

For the second time in about a quarter-century, Farragut Place in Morristown has become a movie location. On Monday, exteriors were filmed for an independent production, The History of Sound. Current street signs were removed and residents and their vehicles were replaced by extras in period costumes and antique cars, as the Historic District neighborhood was transformed…

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New Partnership Paves the Way for Degree Pathways in Big Data Curriculum

New Partnership Paves the Way for Degree Pathways in Big Data Curriculum

On this past weekend’s “Minding Your Business” on News 12+, Matthew Hale, president of the New Jersey Data Alliance and Kelly Fitzpatrick, associate professor of Mathematics at the County College of Morris, talked to host Bob Considine about a new partnership that will help ensure credits taken at community colleges are the ones needed for a…

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Morristown Restaurant Week returning, April 15-19

Morristown Restaurant Week Returning, April 15-19

MORRISTOWN RESTAURANT WEEK April 15-19, 2024 Morristown Partnership Gift Certificate Giveaway throughout the month of April   The most delicious week of the year is back starting Monday, April 15 and continuing through Friday, April 19, 2024! In all, over 35 businesses are participating in the upcoming 2024 Morristown Restaurant Week. The event is produced by the Morristown…

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And the 2024 Alex Decroce Public Leadership Award Goes To…

Former Morris County Commissioner Kathryn DeFillippo received the 2024 Alex DeCroce Public Leadership Award today, as local elected officials and business leaders gathered at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park for the Morris County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Luncheon. Morris County Commissioner Director Christine Myers highlighted DeFillippo’s many contributions in public service, and…

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Introducing Connect to Morris 2.0: An Enhanced Employment Platform

Introducing Connect to Morris 2.0: An Enhanced Employment Platform

Top Companies Linked with Top Talent Through Innovative Job Hub    Morris County introduces “Connect to Morris 2.0” (ConnecttoMorris.org), a revitalized online job platform that creates opportunities for area employers to connect with local talent for their hiring needs. The innovative online portal intends to simplify the hiring process while providing a wealth of resources…

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Celebrating Morris County's Vibrant Economy

Celebrating Morris County’s Vibrant Economy

Spanning over three decades, Partners in Economic Development is a significant forum for acknowledging the outstanding efforts and achievements contributing to Morris County’s economic vitality with a look into the future. Morris County is an economic powerhouse with a Gross Regional Product of over $60 billion, an economy larger than several states. The strength of…

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NRF Forecasts Retail Sales to Reach at Least $5.23 Trillion in 2024

NRF Forecasts Retail Sales to Reach at Least $5.23 Trillion in 2024

WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation today forecast that retail sales will increase in 2024 between 2.5% and 3.5% to between $5.23 trillion and $5.28 trillion. The announcement was made during NRF’s fourth annual State of Retail & the Consumer virtual discussion on the health of the American consumers and the retail industry. “The resiliency of consumers continues…

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Celebrate National Agriculture Week with Morris County

Celebrate National Agriculture Week with Morris County: March 18-23, 2024

Every March, we celebrate National Agriculture Week (including National Ag Day), which is organized by the Agriculture Council of America (ACA). The ACA is an organization uniquely composed of leaders in the agriculture, food and fiber communities dedicated to increasing the public awareness of agriculture’s vital role in our society. The Agriculture Council of America…

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CULINARY ARTS & HOSPITALITY STUDENTS COMPETE IN CHAÎNE DES RÔTISSEURS JEUNES

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Students Compete in Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jeunes

The County College of Morris and the new Culinary and Hospitality Arts Institute of New Jersey hosted their first Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jeunes Chefs competition with the Bailliage Joseph Donon. The contest encourages and promotes the culinary expertise of young Chefs under the age of 27 by exposing them to a competitive environment with their…

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America's Field Trip: What Does America Mean To You?

America’s Field Trip: What Does America Mean To You?

In 2026, the United States will mark our Semiquincentennial: the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Today’s young people are the leaders, innovators, and thinkers who will shape the next 250 years — and it’s important their voices are heard as we commemorate this historic milestone. America’s Field Trip is a…

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Morris County is Accepting 2024 Open Space Applications

Morris County is Accepting 2024 Open Space Applications

The Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation has announced that the 2024 Grant application for funding of open space projects under the Morris County Preservation Trust is now available on the Open Space Preservation website.  “Morris County’s scenic charm and strong economy thrive on preserving open space alongside a bustling business landscape. 2024 marks the…

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NJEDA Film Ready - April 23 2024

New Jersey Announces New Cohort of Film Ready Communities

Film Commission’s next Film Ready Workshop set for April 23 NEWARK, N.J. – The New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission (NJMPTVC), part of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), announced today that 14 municipalities and four counties have completed the Film Ready New Jersey Program and are now designated as Film Ready Communities. The multi-step training and certification…

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Morris County Chamber to Honor Kathryn DeFillippo

Morris County Chamber to Honor Kathryn DeFillippo

Former Commissioner Receiving Alex DeCroce Public Service Leadership Award   The Morris County Chamber of Commerce will honor former Morris County Commissioner Kathryn DeFillippo with the 2024 Alex DeCroce Public Leadership Award at its annual Legislative Luncheon on March 20. The Alex DeCroce Public Leadership Award is presented to a Morris County official who exemplifies…

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Neiman Marcus Short Hills Presents Selected Work by Jan Huling in Collaboration with Morris Museum

Neiman Marcus Short Hills Presents Selected Work by Jan Huling in Collaboration with Morris Museum

Installation Coincides with Jan Huling Exhibition at the Morris Museum (Morristown, NJ, March 2024)—For the first time, Neiman Marcus in collaboration with the Morris Museum presents a selection of works by artist Jan Huling. The centerpiece, The Gown: Affinity on display from March 4 to April 8 joins other work by the artist in the Neiman Marcus…

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Jersey Staffing is Now WorkDynamx! Empowering Work. Elevating People.

Jersey Staffing is Now WorkDynamx! Empowering Work. Elevating People.

Jersey Staffing is Now WorkDynamx! Empowering Work. Elevating People. After 14 years of dedicated service, Jersey Staffing Solutions proudly announces its transformation to WorkDynamX, effective March 11th, 2024. This change marks a significant milestone for the company as it aligns with its expanded vision and nationwide presence in providing comprehensive workforce solutions. Originally established in…

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RetireReady NJ Is The Simple Way for Employers to Help Their Employees Save

RetireReady NJ Is The Simple Way for Employers to Help Their Employees Save

In New Jersey, many private-sector workers do not have access to a retirement savings plan through their employers.  RetireReady NJ is a new state-administered retirement savings program that aims to make saving for retirement easy and attainable.  With RetireReady NJ, businesses can help their employees save for retirement in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) through…

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Morristown National Historical Park announces $677,000 for Ecosystem Restoration

Morristown National Historical Park announces $677,000 for Ecosystem Restoration

Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) will receive $677,000 in funding from the Inflation Reduction Act for two projects that will address critical ecosystem restoration and climate resilience. Morristown NHP’s forests are crucial to the health of ecosystems and surrounding local communities. However, forest health monitoring in eastern national parks has shown that the parks’ forests…

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Morris County’s Pitch Competition: Igniting Innovation in 2023

Innovation Unleashed: Morris County’s 2023 Pitch Competition Spotlight In an exciting collaboration, the Morris County Economic Development Alliance partnered with PitchNJ at Fairleigh Dickinson University hosted the 2023 Pitch Competition. This innovative event, which took place on December 14th, 2023, was part of a broader portfolio of programs and initiatives designed to foster a culture…

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HQ Plaza

Plans Unveiled for the Highly Anticipated Transformation of Headquarters Plaza in Morristown, NJ

Set to redefine the Downtown work-life experience, the 1-million-square-foot office complex   is undergoing a dramatic renovation and will be strategically activated   with restaurants, retail, entertainment and more   Morristown, N.J. (February 27, 2024) — Details for the highly anticipated revitalization of Headquarters Plaza, which is owned in partnership by The Olnick Organization and Fisher Development Associates, were announced today. With a new design envisioned by the esteemed architecture firm Gensler, the plans for the 1-million-square-foot mixed-use complex, to be…

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How To Build A Client-Generation Process For Your Service-Based Business

How To Build A Client-Generation Process For Your Service-Based Business

Founding partner of CEO Advisory Guru, LLC. Best-selling author of The Private Equity Playbook, The Exit-Strategy Playbook & Empire Builder. No matter what industry you’re in, figuring out how to consistently grow and scale your business is crucial for success. But determining the best way to do this isn’t always easy, especially if you’re a solopreneur…

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County College of Morris Awarded Two Grants from NJDOL

County College of Morris Awarded Two Grants from NJDOL

MORRIS COUNTY — County College of Morris (CCM) was recently awarded two grants from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) that will help students who are enrolled in Advanced Manufacturing programs, including both Pre-Apprenticeship Boot Camps and Apprenticeship Programs. The college was awarded $237,109 as part of the PACE grant and $299,566…

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New Jersey Revolutionary Road Trip Part II Episode: Travels with Darley

New Jersey Revolutionary Road Trip Part II Episode: Travels with Darley

Take a Revolutionary Road Trip in New Jersey, exploring history, culture, food, and drinks related to our nation’s founding in New Jersey’s Crossroads of the American Revolution, where George Washington spent one-quarter of his time as commander-in-chief. Step back to Colonial Times with untold stories through interactive history with local experts. Hear about the longest…

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NJ’s MetLife Stadium to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup Final

NJ’s MetLife Stadium to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup Final

The winners of the 2026 World Cup men’s soccer tournament will hoist the vaunted gold trophy at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, FIFA announced Sunday. Gov. Phil Murphy was among the first to spread the stunning announcement from the worldwide soccer body that the East Rutherford venue will host the tournament’s final game. “As a lifelong soccer fan, I…

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Northeast Dairy Innovation Summit April 2024

Northeast Dairy Innovation Summit April 2024

Join us in April, when dairy farmers, processors, service providers, policy makers, and industry stakeholders from across the Northeast will come together to lead dairy into the next decade. What does dairy look like in 10 years? We see a future dairy sector where: New systems and strategies lead to increasing profits and farm viability Dairy leads…

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Restaurant Lineup Revealed For 'Taste Of Morristown' Charity Event

Restaurant Lineup Revealed For Taste Of Morristown Charity Event

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Food lovers, rejoice. The annual “Taste of Morristown” charity benefit returns to town next month. The anticipated community event, which is now in its 20th year, allows residents to sample dishes and desserts from award-winning Morristown area restaurants, as well as enjoy musical entertainment, all while supporting a worthy cause. The food…

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Reearch & Development Tax Credits for the Food & Beverage Industry

Research & Development Tax Credits for the Food & Beverage Industry

The R&D Tax Credit is a tax incentive that can be applied as a dollar-for-dollar offset against a company’s tax liability if they engage in activities related to the design and development of a product, process, formula, invention, software, or technique within the United States. Additionally, start-up businesses with less than $5 million in gross…

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Hospitality Industry Should Fare Better Than US Economy in 2024, Analysts Say

Hospitality Industry Should Fare Better Than US Economy in 2024

Updated Forecast The U.S. hotel industry finished 2023 with record highs in average daily rate and revenue per available room, said Amanda Hite, president of STR, CoStar’s hospitality analytics firm. The overall economy held up better than anticipated, but there will be some economic slowdown in the U.S. this year. Even so, there are several…

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Three Tips To Help Your Business Start Winning With Generative AI

Three Tips To Help Your Business Start Winning With Generative AI

There’s no denying that generative artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the world as we know it. It can create content in seconds, as well as generate innovative ideas, helping us quickly and efficiently meet customer needs while potentially providing a better experience. It’s also dominated the news cycle since widespread consumer adoption began to accelerate…

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SJP tops out new Sanofi office building in Morristown, eyeing early 2025 delivery

SJP Tops Out New Sanofi Office Building in Morristown, Eyeing Early 2025 Delivery

Sanofi’s new 260,000-square-foot office building in downtown Morristown is on track to open early next year after the recent completion of vertical construction by SJP Properties. The developer, in partnership with Scotto Properties, says it has topped out the project on Morris Street known as M Station West. The health care giant is slated to…

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PBS Series “Travels with Darley” Spotlights Morris County

PBS Series “Travels with Darley” Spotlights Morris County

The public is invited to attend a premiere screening of the PBS series “Travels with Darley” at the Morris Museum on Sunday, February 18 at 2 p.m. involving three new episodes focusing on New Jersey American Revolution sites, including one in Morris County.   View a preview of the episode   “Revolutionary Road Trips” debuts this winter…

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Building & Accessibility Projects at Morristown NHP

Building & Accessibility Projects at Morristown NHP

Morristown, N.J. – Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) will soon commence several accessibility and preservation projects at both the Washington’s Headquarters and Jockey Hollow areas of the park. Preservation and construction work will affect five park structures: Ford Mansion, Washington’s Headquarters Museum, Guerin House, Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, and the Wick House along with the cultural…

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Morris County Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Morris County Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Commissioner Offers a Message of Hope at Annual Remembrance   Clerics, community leaders and public officials came together in song, prayer and words of inspiration during the 54th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration held yesterday at the Calvary Baptist Church in Morristown. The annual service, hosted by the Martin Luther King Observance…

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Record 16 Million New Small Business Boom Continues Three Years in a Row

Record 16 Million New Small Business Boom Continues Three Years in a Row

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the Administration’s announcement that the United States has set a new record of 16 million new small business applications over the last three consecutive years, Keith Hall, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), today celebrated this milestone by commenting that “America’s small business community kicks off the new year with a record trend…

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Apply for 2024 Morris County Historic Preservation Funds

Apply for 2024 Morris County Historic Preservation Funds

Apply for 2024 Morris County Historic Preservation Funds   The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund is now accepting grant applications for 2024 funding. The grant application deadline is Thursday, March 28, 2024. The Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation will hold a Grant Application Workshop to explain the application process on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, 7 p.m.…

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Morris County Government Reorganizes for 2024

Morris County Government Reorganizes for 2024

Christine Myers of Mendham Township Seated as New Commissioner Director Morris County Commissioner Christine Myers was sworn in for a year-long term as director of the seven-member Board of County Commissioners tonight, following swearing in ceremonies for Commissioner Tayfun Selen and County Clerk Ann F. Grossi. Morris County Launches 2024 With A Video Look-Back at 2023 Photos of the Event…

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Morris Academy Ranks Number One in the State

Morris Academy Ranks Number One in the State

The Morris County Vocational School District (MCVSD) Academy for Mathematics, Science and Engineering ranked as New Jersey’s best public high school, according to a Niche.com ranking. Overall, the school rated an A+. The four-year academy has 180 students in grades 9-12 who attend the rigorous, highly focused program for those with career interests in engineering. They…

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Flourishing Florham Park, NJ: A Charming Morris County Municipality

Flourishing Florham Park, NJ: A Charming Morris County Municipality Within the borders of Morris County, just 30 miles west of New York City, Florham Park, NJ, unfolds as a community where tradition meets modernity. With a population of 13,325 residents spread across its inviting 7.6 square miles, Florham Park offers a harmonious blend of suburban…

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Season of Small Business

America’s small businesses power our economy. This holiday season, shop at local businesses to support the job creators in your community. Holiday season support for small businesses is crucial Your support for America’s small businesses is invaluable—and vital for businesses in our community to succeed, especially during the holiday season! According to the Small Business Index, 8…

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How We Can Unlock Success for Women-Owned Businesses

How We Can Unlock Success for Women-Owned Businesses

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, women-owned businesses are making strides and significant contributions to economic growth and diversity. A recent study by the Wells Fargo Foundation sheds light on the factors that create an enabling environment for women entrepreneurs to thrive. This report delves into the study’s key findings, offering insights into what the most successful states and cities for…

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Applications Open For Food Desert Relief Supermarket Tax Credit Program

Applications Open For Food Desert Relief Supermarket Tax Credit Program

Applications Open For Food Desert Relief Supermarket Tax Credit Program   TRENTON, N.J. (December 19, 2023) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will open applications for the Food Desert Relief Supermarket Tax Credit Program tomorrow, Wednesday, December 20, 2023. The Food Desert Relief Supermarket Tax Credit Program was established by the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act (ERA)…

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Morris County Vocational School District Recognizes Joyce Honda as Business Partner of the Year

Morris County Vocational School District Recognizes Joyce Honda as Business Partner of the Year

Morris County Vocational School District Recognizes Joyce Honda as Business Partner of the Year   The Morris County Vocational School District (MCVSD) is honored to announce the 2023 Business Partner of the Year to Joyce Honda. The annual award showcases the vital support companies and professionals provide for students. This accolade reflects the outstanding collaboration…

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First Night Morris 2024: A Spectacular Lineup of Diverse Talent & Exciting New Additions!

First Night Morris 2024: A Spectacular Lineup of Diverse Talent & Exciting New Additions!   First Night Morris County 2024 is full of diverse and top-notch talent. This year’s performances see the return of many exceptional artists that audiences have come to love at First Night Morris County, with some great new additions! We are…

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Secure Your Spot: Tickets Now Available for First Night Morris County 2024 – The Ultimate New Year’s Eve Celebration

Secure Your Spot: Tickets Now Available for First Night Morris County 2024  The Ultimate New Year’s Eve Celebration   With a chill in the air and storefronts dazzled with seasonal décor, you can be sure everyone is ready to share some holiday cheer. But few things are as anticipated as a New Year’s Eve wish.…

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Morris County Comes Together at Hanukkah

Morris County Comes Together at Hanukkah County Commissioners Reaffirm Solidarity With Jewish Community With the close of Hanukkah observances tonight, Morris County leaders are reaffirming their solidarity with the Jewish community in opposition to rising antisemitism at home and abroad since the brutal Oct. 7 Hamas terroristic attacks in Israel. “As our community has come…

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Exploring East Hanover, NJ: From Historic Streets to Modern Economy

Exploring East Hanover, NJ: From Historic Streets to Modern Economy

East Hanover, NJ: A Beacon of Community, Opportunity, & Historical Significance Nestled 25 miles west of the bustling metropolis of New York City and 15 miles west of Newark, East Hanover, NJ, stands as a beacon of community and opportunity. Boasting a population of 11,126 residents across its 8.2 square miles, East Hanover has carved…

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Two Trail Projects Approved for Morris County Funding

Two Trail Projects Approved for Morris County Funding

Two Trail Projects Approved for Morris County Funding Trail Construction Grant Program Still Popular After 8 Years     The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted yesterday to approve two grants for more than $300,000 to construct recreational trails in two towns recommended by the county’s Trail Construction Grant Advisory Committee. The 2023…

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Morris County Honored as Business Partner of The Year

Morris County Chamber Honored as Business Partner of the Year

Morris County Chamber Honored as Business Partner of the Year   Morris County Vocational School District honored Meghan Hunscher, president and CEO of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) as its 2020 Business Partner of the Year. The award is given annually to a county vocational technical school business partner for outstanding contributions to…

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Support Morris County’s Local Businesses This Holiday Season

Support Morris County’s Local Businesses This Holiday Season

Support Morris County’s Local Businesses This Holiday Season Nov. 25 is Small Business Saturday®   With the holiday season underway, finding the perfect gift isn’t just crucial for shoppers, it’s crucial for local businesses — “shopping small” can have “big” outcomes for everyone during Small Business Saturday® in Morris County this Saturday, November 25th! “In Morris…

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Support Morris County’s Local Businesses This Holiday Season

Shop Local: Support Morris County’s Local Businesses

  Support Morris County’s Local Businesses & Economy this Holiday Season Saturday, November 25th is Small Business Saturday   The holiday season is crucial for organizations, especially Morris County, NJ’s local businesses. Despite the ongoing economic challenges and the 3.7% inflation rate over the past 12 months, most Americans are expected to maintain or even…

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Holiday Report Shows That Shoppers Expected to Choose Experiences Over Gifts

Holiday Report Shows That Shoppers Expected to Choose Experiences Over Gifts

Holiday Report Shows That Shoppers Expected to Choose Experiences Over Gifts   Amid a post-pandemic shift in spending from goods to services, shoppers are willing to shell out less on gifts this holiday season so they can put more toward fun and entertainment. According to a recently released report from global commercial real estate services firm JLL,…

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Mansion in May Raises $1.65M for Morristown Medical Center's Gagnon Institute

Mansion in May Raises $1.65M for Morristown Medical Center’s Gagnon Institute

Mansion in May Raises $1.65M for Morristown Medical Center’s Gagnon Institute   The Women’s Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) is pleased to announce its 20th Mansion in May Designer Showhouse and  Gardens raised $1,650,000 to benefit the expansion of the Gagnon Institute of Bioskills Training and Innovation at Morristown Medical Center, which exceeded its…

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Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 - Equity in Arts Boosts Community Livability Study

Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 – Equity in Arts Boosts Community Livability Study

Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 – Equity in Arts Boosts Community Livability Study   The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation today announced that New Jersey’s culture industry generated $532.2 million in economic activity in 2022, according to the newly released Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), an economic and social impact study conducted by Americans for the Arts. That…

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Morris County Salutes Veterans Day 2023

Morris County Salutes Veterans Day 2023

28 Veterans Presented Distinguished Military Service Medals As the Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medal program has grown in popularity, the Board of County Commissioners hosted two Veterans Day Observance ceremonies on November 8 and November 9 this year to publicly honor 28 local veterans, who were accompanied by family and friends.  CHECK OUT THE PHOTO GALLERY State and federal…

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Information Needed from Veterans of the War in Afghanistan

Information Needed from Veterans of the War in Afghanistan

Information Needed from Veterans of the War in Afghanistan Participation Supports the Morris County Veterans Compendium Project   In preparation for the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the War in Afghanistan coming up on October 7, 2026, the Morris County Office of Planning & Preservation is seeking information for its Veterans Compendium project and…

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Chef David Burke’s 9 New Jersey Restaurants Celebrate Thanksgiving, Thursday November 23rd

Chef David Burke’s 9 New Jersey Restaurants Celebrate Thanksgiving, Thursday November 23rd

Chef David Burke’s 9 New Jersey  Restaurants Celebrate Thanksgiving, Thursday November 23rd   Enjoy a world-class Thanksgiving Dinner at Chef David Burke’s 9 New Jersey restaurants. In addition to innovative menus, guests will enjoy iconic locations, unique and stunning concepts and superior service at each location. Offerings, serving hours and prices vary, please check your preferred site’s…

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Most Americans Expected To Maintain or Boost Holiday Shopping Budgets Compared to Last Year

Most Americans Expected To Maintain or Boost Holiday Shopping Budgets Compared to Last Year Households With Children, High-Income Earners, and Millennials Fuel More Spending for Some   Inflation can influence people’s spending during the upcoming winter holidays, especially with the inflation rate of 3.7% for the 12 months that ended in September. However, according to a…

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Norwescap’s Morris County Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Art Show and Awards

Norwescap’s Morris County Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Art Show and Awards

Norwescap’s Morris County Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Art Show and Awards  Art Show Celebrates Talents of Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs     MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Office of Aging, Disabilities, and Community Programming and Norwescap held the 2023 Morris County Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Art Show and Awards Ceremony…

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Morris County’s Upcoming Veterans Day Ceremonies November 2023

Morris County’s Upcoming Veterans Day Ceremonies November 2023

Morris County’s Upcoming Veterans Day Ceremonies November 2023 28 Veterans to Receive Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medals   Morris County invites the public to attend two Veterans Day ceremonies next week to honor and celebrate 28 local veterans who will receive Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medals. The first ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Nov.…

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Celebrated Past Morris County Cemeteries

Celebrated Past: Morris County Cemeteries

Celebrated Past: Morris County Cemeteries A New Story Map Documents the County’s “Buried” Past   In honor of Día de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, falling on November 1 in 2023, the Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation has released an interactive ArcGIS StoryMap© of Morris County cemeteries. “This latest story map compliments earlier story maps produced…

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Best Western Plus Morristown Inn Recognized With Two Awards At Hotel Company’s Annual Convention

Best Western Plus Morristown Inn Recognized With Two Awards At Hotel Company’s Annual Convention   Morristown, New Jersey October 30, 2023 — The Best Western PLUS Morristown Inn in Morristown, New Jersey, was recognized with the brand’s highest honor, the M.K. Guertin Award, as well as the Champion Customer Care Award, at BWHSM Hotels’ 2023…

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Morris County celebrates the restoration of the iconic Speedwell Wheelhouse

Morris County Celebrates the Restoration of the Iconic Speedwell Wheelhouse

Morris County Celebrates the Restoration of the Iconic Speedwell Wheelhouse   Morris County celebrates the restoration of the iconic Speedwell Wheelhouse with a plaque presented to the Morris County Park Commission. Funding from the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund and Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund made the recent restoration possible. Since 2003, Morris…

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Morristown Medical Listed On America’s Best In State Hospitals 2024

Morristown Medical Listed On America’s Best In State Hospitals 2024

Morristown Medical Listed On America’s Best In State Hospitals 2024   Navigating a health crisis for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming. It helps ease the stress if you know where to turn for trustworthy information. This ranking of America’s Best-In-State Hospitals 2024 recognizes 600 leading hospitals across the nation. To help you…

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National Veterans Small Business Week

National Veterans Small Business Week The tenth annual National Veterans Small Business Week will be celebrated from October 30th through November 3rd. This year’s theme is “10 Years of Celebrating America’s #VetBiz and #MilSpouse Business Owners”. National Veterans Small Business Week honors the long-standing contributions of veteran and military-owned businesses to our nation’s economy. Nearly…

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Morris County Proclaims October Arts & Humanities Month

Morris County Proclaims October Arts & Humanities Month Morris Arts and Friends Join Presentation The Morris County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed October 2023 “Arts and Humanities Month” during tonight’s work session meeting in Morristown. Commissioner Director John Krickus read parts of the formal resolution as he presented the framed proclamation to Tom Werder, Executive…

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County College of Morris Announces New “Center for Health Professions”

County College of Morris Announces New “Center for Health Professions” State-of-the-Art Facility Will Expand Programs Offered in High Demand Industries   Morris County, state and local officials met at the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center at the County College of Morris (CCM) on Friday, October 20 to announce the construction of a new 70,000 square-foot,…

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CSIT

CSIT to Host Informational Webinars on Programs Aimed to Support Innovative, Clean Tech Startups

The Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) will host two informational webinars to outline several programs that are aimed to support innovative, early-stage, and clean teach startups across the state. WHAT: The first webinar will provide an overview of CSIT’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Direct Financial Assistance Program…

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How To Prepare Your Small Business for the Holidays

How to Prepare Your Small Business for the Holidays

How to Prepare Your Small Business for the Holidays   For America’s 33-million-plus small businesses, the days are getting merrier and brighter. That’s because the holiday shopping season is just around the corner. Today’s consumers want to support local, independently owned businesses, which makes the holidays a critical time for the small business community. Make sure you’re…

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Morris County Observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Morris County Observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month County Commissioners Present Proclamation During Public Meeting The Morris County Board of County Commissioners observed October 2023 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” and presented a framed proclamation to JBWS President and CEO Diane Williams during this week’s work session meeting in Morristown. “Every October, Morris County observes Domestic…

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October Proclaimed National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October Proclaimed National Disability Employment Awareness Month County Commissioners Present Proclamation During Public Meeting The Morris County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed October 2023 “National Disability Employment Awareness Month” last night during a meeting in Morristown. Commissioner Deputy Director Christine Myers spoke of the skills and talents disabled individuals offer in the job market as…

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Morris Township Parks and Recreation Field Dedication

Morris Township Parks and Recreation Field Dedication October 14, 2023 On Saturday, October 14, 2023 the Township of Morris Department of Parks and Recreation and the Morris Township Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will dedicate its full-size baseball field at Frelinghuysen Park in honor of long-time community athletics volunteer, coach, and local businessman Milt Goldband.…

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Exploring the Strength of New Jersey’s Hispanic Community

By Katherine O’Hara, President of The O’Hara Project Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic Americans, both on a national level and right here in the great state of New Jersey. The influence of the Hispanic community in the United States cannot be overstated.…

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Historic Preservation Helps State Children’s Theater Grow

Historic Preservation Helps State Children’s Theater Grow Growing Stage Announces 42nd Season During Fundraising Event Morris County Commissioner Director Krickus joined local officials and community leaders at the Growing Stage’s “Party at the Palace” in Netcong on Saturday, where he was presented with the organization’s Founder’s Circle of Friends Award, which recognizes role the county’s…

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Denville, New Jersey: A Morris County Municipality

Denville, New Jersey: A Morris County Municipality

Discover Denville, New Jersey: A Morris County Township Located in the heart of Morris County, you’ll discover the delightful township of Denville, New Jersey. This vibrant community beautifully blends the enchanting allure of a small town with the amenities and opportunities of a larger city. Population and Education Denville boasts a close-knit community of 17,127…

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2023 Morristown Festival Of Books This Weekend More Than 100 Bestselling And Award-winning Authors Are On Tap For The Festival’s 10th Year On October 6th & 7th

2023 Morristown Festival Of Books This Weekend More Than 100 Bestselling And Award-winning Authors Are On Tap For The Festival’s 10th Year On October 6th & 7th Morristown, NJ (October 4, 2023) – The Morristown Festival of Books, New Jersey’s premier book festival, is this weekend, Friday, October 6, and Saturday, October 7, 2023. Over…

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Algonkian Living History with Drew Shuptar-Rayvis

Morristown National Historical Park Algonkian Living History with Drew Shuptar-Rayvis 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2023, Morristown National Historical Park Museum Auditorium Free Admission   MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) continues to celebrate its 90th anniversary as the nation’s first National Historical Park with programing scheduled for Saturday, October 7. Mark your calendars…

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Groundbreaking Event Celebrates $1 Million Phase One of the Twin Oaks Mansion Historic Preservation Plan at the Morris Museum

Groundbreaking Event Celebrates $1 Million Phase One of the Twin Oaks Mansion Historic Preservation Plan at the Morris Museum Featured Speakers: Senator Anthony M. Bucco, Commissioner Stephen Shaw, Deputy Mayor William “Bud” Ravitz, and the Office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill Herald the Role of Culture in Community   (Morristown, NJ)—On Wednesday, September 27, a groundbreaking…

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New Career Training Center Breaks Ground in Morris County

New Career Training Center Breaks Ground in Morris County $24.8 Million Joint MCVSD & CCM Project Officially Underway Morris County, state and local elected officials gathered on campus at the County College of Morris (CCM) in Randolph this morning for a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of a new career training center that…

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Morris County Hosts 2nd Annual Nonprofit Networking Event

Morris County Hosts 2nd Annual Nonprofit Networking Event Local Officials Mingle With Key Service Providers   Morris County, state and local elected officials met today with leaders of the Interfaith Food Pantry Network, Family Promise of Morris County, the Morris County Continuum of Care (CoC), the Morris County Department of Human Services and many other…

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Kidfest, A Morristown Festival Of Books Favorite Children’s Feature Is On October 7

Kidfest, A Morristown Festival Of Books Favorite Children’s Feature Is On October 7 Celebrate reading by meeting more than 50 bestselling and award-winning children’s authors.   The ever-popular Morristown Festival of Books’ KidFest, an event for young readers within the larger festival, will feature more than 50 outstanding children’s authors and illustrators who will be…

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Morris County Career Training Center is Breaking Ground

MCVSD Will Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony at CCM on September 27th The Morris County Vocational School District (MCVSD) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27th for its new Career Training Center at the County College of Morris (CCM) in Randolph, which will expand the vocational school operations by 30 percent. The…

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Morris Arts’ Exhibit and Sale, MYSTERY, MEMORY & MAGIC opens at the Atrium Gallery

Morris Arts’ Exhibit and Sale, MYSTERY, MEMORY & MAGIC opens at the Atrium Gallery, September 28, 2023 L-R: Lyanne Malamed’s oil, acrylic, 23k gold leaf on linen,  Bird Catchers III ; Xiomáro’s Washington’s Conference Room; Diane English’s alcohol ink, Up Stream The public is invited to the free Opening Reception on September 28, 2023 from…

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Copyright Office Issues Notice of Inquiry on Copyright and Artificial Intelligence

Copyright Office Issues Notice of Inquiry on Copyright and Artificial Intelligence Today, the U.S. Copyright Office issued a notice of inquiry (NOI) in the Federal Register on copyright and artificial intelligence (AI). The Office is undertaking a study of the copyright law and policy issues raised by generative AI and is assessing whether legislative or regulatory steps are warranted.…

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Chester, New Jersey: A Tranquil Township in Morris County

Chester, New Jersey: A Tranquil Township in Morris County

Discover Chester, New Jersey: Where Tranquility Meets Economic Vitality Steeped in captivating historical charm, the picturesque township of Chester, New Jersey, captivates visitors and residents with its scenic landscapes and flourishing economic environment—creating a harmonious blend of tranquility and prosperity. Population and Demographics Chester boasts a close-knit community of 9,319 residents, fostering a solid camaraderie…

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22 Years Later Morris County Remembers 9/11

22 Years Later Morris County Remembers 9/11 Terrorist Attacks Prompted Keynote Speaker Nick De Gregorio to Enlist   The weather held as first responders, public officials and residents gathered under cloudy skies Sunday evening for Morris County’s Annual 9/11 Remembrance ceremony in observance of the 22nd Anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.…

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September Is National Preparedness Month

September Is National Preparedness Month: NJOEM And NJDEP Remind The Public To Be Prepared For More Weather Emergencies Due To Climate Change TRENTON – To recognize the start of National Preparedness Month and the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, State Police Superintendent and Director of Emergency Management Patrick J. Callahan and Commissioner of Environmental Protection…

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Morristown Festival of Books Announces 2023 Keynote Event

MORRISTOWN FESTIVAL OF BOOKS ANNOUNCES 2023 KEYNOTE EVENT Two Pulitzer Prize–Winning Journalists, One Epic Media Empire Exposé   Morristown, NJ (June 26, 2023) ─ The Morristown Festival of Books is thrilled to welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists James B. Stewart and Rachel Abrams as its 10th Anniversary Keynote Speakers. Stewart and Abrams will discuss their jaw-dropping…

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Morristown Festival of Books Announces Award-Winning Author Lineup

2023 MORRISTOWN FESTIVAL OF BOOKS ANNOUNCES AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR LINEUP More than 100 bestselling and award-winning authors are on tap for the Festival’s 10th year on October 6th & 7th   Morristown, NJ (August 14, 2023) – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists James B. Stewart and Rachel Abrams headline the 2023 Morristown Festival of Books as its 10th…

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Morris County Observes International Overdose Awareness Day 

Morris County Observes International Overdose Awareness Day  Powerful Stories of Loss, Grief and Vigilance Marked Annual Ceremony  The 22nd Anniversary of International Overdose Awareness Day was a solemn and heartfelt occasion as Morris County, state officials and community organizations joined the families of overdose victims in Parsippany Township yesterday.  They gathered to remember lost loved ones, but said their lives were not lost in vain. Instead, their deaths serve as poignant…

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Gilead Sciences’ Commitment to NJ

Gilead Sciences’ Commitment to NJ

Gilead Sciences’ Commitment to NJ When Gilead Sciences cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art facility in Parsippany-Troy Hills earlier this month, the Foster-City, California-based biopharmaceutical company showed a commitment to New Jersey as its East Coast hub for the development of 10 or more transformative medicines by 2030. The 96,000-square-foot office building, with a…

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From Flame to Flower – The Art of Paul J. Stankard

SEPTEMBER 15, 2023 – FEBRUARY 4, 2024 From Flame to Flower The Art of Paul J. Stankard From Flame to Flower: The Art of Paul J. Stankard is a retrospective of one of New Jersey’s most prominent glass artists. Paul Stankard has worked with glass since 1961 and has dedicated over 50 years to perfecting his technique and signature botanical…

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Rep. Sherrill, Sen. Booker Foster Broad Collaboration on Economic Opportunities From Heritage Tourism In New Jersey

August 28, 2023 Press Release Morristown, NJ— Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) hosted a discussion today at Washington’s Headquarters Museum with local, state, and federal officials, historical organizations, and other key stakeholders focused on preparations to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the United States in 2026 and the economic opportunity it poses…

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Morris County Launches “Accumulating Wrongs: The War of 1812”

Morris County Launches “Accumulating Wrongs: The War of 1812” Newest Installment of Veterans Compendium to Commemorate Local Soldiers On August 24, 1814, British troops invaded an undefended Washington, D.C., setting fire to the White House (then known as the Presidential Mansion), as well as the Library of Congress and other government buildings. The raid unfolded…

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jobs in aviation

A look at jobs related to air transportation for National Aviation Week

August 23, 2023 The week of August 19 is National Aviation Week, which celebrates the history of aviation. From modest beginnings, air transportation has grown into a large industry, transporting 852 million passengers on 8.2 million scheduled flights in 2022, as well as moving over 51 billion ton-miles of cargo. In honor of National Aviation…

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GSA Releases FY 2024 CONUS Per Diem Rates For Federal Travelers

August 16, 2023 WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released the fiscal year 2024 continental United States (CONUS) per diem reimbursement rates, effective October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024. For FY 2024, the maximum lodging allowance rates in some existing per diem localities will increase, and the standard CONUS lodging rate will increase…

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Sherrill Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the Landmark CHIPS and Science Act

Parsippany, NJ — Today, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) celebrated the anniversary of the landmark CHIPS and Science Act, which she helped pass last year to strengthen America’s economic and national security. The bill made groundbreaking investments in both American semiconductor manufacturing and R&D, and is already delivering results in New Jersey and across the country, including…

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Chatham Borough, NJ: A Morris County Municipality

Chatham Borough, NJ: A Morris County Municipality

Chatham Borough: A Vibrant Community with Economic Success Charming Chatham Borough is a thriving community nestled in southeastern Morris County. With its picturesque setting, strong local economy, and welcoming atmosphere, Chatham Borough is a prime example of a town that strikes the perfect balance between small-town charm and economic success. Population and Demographics Chatham Borough…

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Morris County Expresses Condolences on Death of New Jersey Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver

Morris County Expresses Condolences on Death of New Jersey Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver The Morris County Board of County Commissioners was saddened to learn today of the untimely passing of New Jersey Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, and extends its sincere condolences to her family, friends and colleagues. Before becoming our lieutenant governor more than four…

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Morris County Approves Funding

Morris County Approves Funding for 23 Historic Sites

The Morris County Board of County Commissioners allocated $3.6 million in grants from the county’s Preservation Trust Fund to advance significant initiatives to help revitalize, preserve and protect 23 historic sites in 15 towns across Morris County. Including this grant disbursement, Morris County has awarded nearly $50 Million on preservation efforts at 122 historic locations since…

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SJP Sweetgreen

SJP, Sweetgreen Ink 2,700 sq. ft. Lease For First Retail Tenant at M Station in Morristown

Deloitte LLP occupies the first of what will be two office buildings at M Station, a new development on Morris Street in Morristown that will also feature ground-floor retail space. — Courtesy: SJP Properties   SJP Properties has secured its first retail tenant for its M Station project in downtown Morristown, inking a lease with…

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Community Connections Celebrates Two Years

Community Connections Celebrates Two Years in Morris County – Innovative Program Links Individuals in Court System to Life-Saving Services

Community Connections Celebrates Two Years in Morris County Innovative Program Links Individuals in Court System to Life-Saving Service Morris County officials and guests celebrated the second anniversary of Community Connections, a program launched through the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Successful Transition and Re-Entry (STAR) Program, the New Jersey Administrative Office of Courts and the Morris…

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Rep. Sherrill Visits Morristown Airport

Rep. Sherrill Visits Morristown Airport to See Progress of Safety and Infrastructure Upgrades

Rep. Mikie Sherrill received a tour of important safety and infrastructure upgrades taking place at Morristown Airport. Pictured above at the Runway 5-23 Rehabilitation Project Phase IX staging area: Craig Schlosser, President, Morris County Economic Development Alliance (MCEDAlliance) & Morris County Tourism Bureau and Managing Director, Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC); Meghan Hunscher, President…

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Schooley’s Mountain Road Bridge Fully Closed Starting July 10th

Morris County Begins Phase 2 of Rehabilitation Project Ahead of Schedule  Beginning Monday, July 10, 2023, after morning rush hour, Morris County plans to start Phase 2 rehabilitation work to Schooley’s Mountain Road bridge in Washington Township, requiring a full closure of the bridge for the remainder of the project. The work is expected to take 21 days to complete.   Restoration of the bridge in the…

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Morris County Launches Interactive Look Inside the American Revolution

Morris County Launches Interactive Look Inside the American Revolution

Morris County Launches Interactive Look Inside the American Revolution For Independence Day 2023, Morris County is proud to announce its latest installment to the Veterans Compendium project, “Morris County in the American Revolution,” an interactive ArcGIS StoryMap© complete with an introductory video, photos, background and geographic data on the local soldiers, civilians and places involved in winning our nation’s…

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Discover the Charms of Boonton

Discover the Charms of Boonton, NJ: A MCEDAlliance Spotlight

Discover the Charms of Boonton, NJ: A MCEDAlliance Spotlight Nestled in the heart of Morris County, Boonton, New Jersey, is a thriving town renowned for its diverse population and close-knit community. With its charming atmosphere and many opportunities, Boonton has become an attractive destination for residents and businesses. In this blog post, we’ll delve into…

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JCP&L's $34 Million Tree-Trimming Initiative Aims to Reduce Impact of Outages

JCP&L’s $34 Million Tree-Trimming Initiative Aims to Reduce Impact of Outages

Work includes trimming along more than 3,400 miles of power lines in 2023 MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is investing approximately $34 million in 2023 to trim trees along more than 3,400 miles of power lines across its 13-county central and northern New Jersey…

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Art in the Atrium’s 31st Annual Black Art Exhibit/Sale, Black Art in the Sun, Launches Juneteenth Celebrations

Art in the Atrium’s 31st Annual Black Art Exhibit/Sale, Black Art in the Sun, Launches Juneteenth Celebrations Morris Arts is thrilled to see Art in the Atrium return to all four floors of the Atrium Gallery with its 31st annual exhibit and sale, Black Art in the Sun. Featuring Artist Ron E. A. Powell (aka…

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Museum’s Photography Exhibit Honors Sacrifices by Nation’s Famed and Unsung Heroes

Museum’s Photography Exhibit Honors Sacrifices by Nation’s Famed and Unsung Heroes

A thought-provoking photography exhibition at a New Jersey museum invites the public to reflect on and honor all the brave individuals who gave their lives in service of the country. Through a collection of 21 large-scale photographs and a compelling clip from a New Jersey PBS episode, the Morris Museum, founded in 1913 and the only…

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Photography Exhibit Celebrates Morristown National Historical Park’s 90th Anniversary

Photography Exhibit Celebrates Morristown National Historical Park’s 90th Anniversary

A new rotating photography exhibit is now on permanent display at Morristown National Historical Park’s Jockey Hollow Visitor Center to celebrate the park’s 90th anniversary, its rich history, and the legacy of the American Revolution.  The collection of images was created by Xiomaro, who has worked with the park as an artist-in-residence. The celebration also recognizes…

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NJ Minors to Get Working Papers Online

NJ Minors to Get Working Papers Online Starting June 1 at MyWorkingPapers.NJ.Gov

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) today announced a new online application for teenagers who need working papers – at MyWorkingPapers.nj.gov – launching June 1. Minors who need working papers to start a job – and any employer who hires a worker under age 18 in New Jersey – will visit the site…

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Residential Development Projects

Residential Development Projects in Camden, Morristown, and Newark Approved for Aspire Tax Credits

First Aspire Program approvals to bridge financing gaps for three projects comprised of a combined 728 housing units TRENTON, N.J. (May 12, 2023) – Three residential development projects representing a combined $338 million in investment in underserved New Jersey communities were approved for support on Wednesday by the Board of the New Jersey Economic Development…

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