THANKFUL FOR THEM. As president, George Washington proclaimed the last Thursday in November 1789 as a day of thanksgiving. President Lincoln established the enduring tradition during the Civil War. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Happy Thanksgiving from

Counting our blessings.

First Lady Mary Pat Christie, NJ Hero Rosemary Gilmartin and Kings Food Market’s Judy Spires. Photo courtesy of Gov. Christie's office.

NJ First Lady honors food pantry director in Morris Plains

Rosemary Gilmartin is honored for her years of helping to feed the hungry of Morris County.

Thanksgiving Eve snowstorm 2014. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Christmas Eve? Try Thanksgiving Eve, on the Morristown Green

It’s beginning to look a lot like… Thanksgiving.

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‘Joe Mahoney’ gets holiday bed-head, from MG cartoonist Matt Keown

Will Joe carve the turkey looking like this?

Tina Bologna and Paul Miller outside 'Just Jersey,' their retail experiment at 163 South St. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

New Morristown shop is ‘Just Jersey’ . . . and proud of it

No Jersey jokes here, thank you very much.

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Morris School District cancels classes ahead of storm, Nov. 26

Thanksgiving starts early for pupils in Greater Morristown.

nj transit NJ Transit travel to New York will be delayed because of a morning derailment.

Rough train commute for Morristown-bound passengers; man struck in separate train incident

It’s been a long night for NJ Transit customers trying to return to Greater Morristown on the 5:13 pm Midtown Direct train.

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Prayer service in Morris Township responds to Ferguson decision, 7 pm

The Morristown Unitarian Fellowship will hold a “service of prayer, reflection, and resolve” in response to the controversial grand jury decision in St. Louis County.

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The season’s first free storm parking in Morristown, Nov. 25-28

Residents can park their vehicles for free in Morristown Parking Authority Garages to ride out the storm.

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WHAT DID HE SAY? Lucy Kaplansky can't believe her ears, at The Minstrel with Jonathan Edwards. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Faking it at The Minstrel: Jonathan Edwards and Lucy Kaplansky launch comedy act

It started with an innocent question: ‘Do you know this song?’

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Want to write a hit song? Musical advice from Jonathan Edwards at the Minstrel

The secret sauce for topping the charts.

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as ESA space probe approaches in November 2014. Image: European Space Agency

Landing on a comet: The unofficial anthem, from Lucy Kaplansky at the Minstrel

A musical flight of fancy salutes the real thing.

Jonathan Edwards

A special Minstrel twin bill: Jonathan Edwards and Lucy Kaplansky

Morris Township is in for some sweet sounds on Friday night.

Growing the garden is top task for new director of Grow It Green Morristown

Growing the garden is top task for new director of Grow It Green Morristown

The title may be short on perks, but she’s not complaining.

Morristown’s winning soccer strategy: ‘Play with your head, enjoy with your heart’

Morristown’s winning soccer strategy: ‘Play with your head, enjoy with your heart’

Physical. Technical. Tactical. That’s how Morristown must play to get past Scotch Plains next week, according to the Colonials’ soccer coach.

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