Morris Plains residents and businesses decorated the parade route in red, white and blue in 2012. Photo by Sharon Sheridan

Greater Morristown weekend preview: Remembering our heroes on Memorial Day

Time to welcome another summer… and remember everyone whose sacrifices have made our summers possible.

Marines Sgt. Richard Conti reads aloud names of departed veterans, at 2013 Memorial Day service on the Morristown Green. For the first time, the list included J. Robert Tracey, a lifelong advocate for veterans. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Memorial Day services, parade planned for Morris Township, Morristown, May 25

The march to the Green will link memorial services in both municipalities.

CLOWNING AROUND at the Morris Plains 2015 Memorial Day Parade. Photo by Dave Sullivan

Is that you? The many faces of the Morris Plains Memorial Day Parade, from Dave Sullivan

Did you miss anything? We’ve got you covered; check it out.

Shrines rev it up at the 2015 Morris Plains Memorial Day Parade. Photo by Hal Crosthwaite

Parade pageantry in the Community of Caring, Memorial Day 2015, from Hal Crosthwaite

A photo safari on Speedwell Avenue.

PATRIOTIC POOCH in Morris Plains for Memorial Day 2015 ceremonies. Photo by Katharine Boyle

Colorful closeups of Memorial Day in Morris Plains, by Katharine Boyle

Lovely vignettes from a celebration of the way of life that America’s servicemen and women have protected so valiantly.

Joey Clayton, 7, enjoys the ride of his life as Robin the Boy Wonder, in the 2015 Morris Plains Memorial Day Parade. Photo by Marie Pfeifer

Another memorable Memorial Day parade in Morris Plains

On a clear, crisp morning, the borough went all-out to honor the fallen.

Morristown: Somewhere over the rainbow, May 22, 2015. Photo by Maureen Denman

Morristown: Somewhere, over the rainbow

Dublin? Guess again.


Podcast: ‘Good Vibrations’ loves friendship

This week: An ode to friendship.


Giant Yard Sale in Morristown on May 30th

Find just what you’ve been looking for–while supporting some worthy causes.

Larry Ripley performs at A Taste of Morristown 2011. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Believe it or Not: Ripley is Grand Marshal AND emcee of Morris Plains parade, May 23

This guy does it all … except, maybe, cleaning up after the llamas.

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Morristown Officer Brendan Briscoe with his body cam. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Morristown cops prepare to roll out body cams, a ‘work in progress’

The cop cams start hitting the street this week.

Restaurateur Chris Cannon, left, speaks with Photo by Bill Lescohier

Video: What makes a great restaurant? Chris Cannon talks food, charity and Morristown

How a famous restaurateur has worked to avoid looking ‘like a carpet-bagger from New York.’

Robert Franek, publisher of the Princeton Review, addresses graduates at Drew University. Photo courtesy of Drew U.

Take on the scary stuff, Princeton Review publisher tells Drew grads

Embrace your fear: It’s the pathway to growth, says this commencement speaker.

Prayer flags for Nepal are raised on South Street. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Video: Prayer flags over Morristown, as another quake rocks Nepal

Pennants are meant as reminders that people are digging out from catastrophe on the other side of the world.

Former police detective Freddie Mitchell Jr. addresses minority youths at the Morristown Neighborhood House. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Video: Former cop tells kids ‘be very careful’ dealing with police, at Morristown seminar

A former policeman acknowledges concerns for the safety of his teenaged son, an African American, and shares tips for preventing confrontations with law enforcement.

SENIOR PERKS..or is that PECKS? Ladies of Morristown Unitarian Fellowship welcome the man of the hour to 'Wisdom of Homer' concert celebrating works by 96-year-old poet Homer Hansen. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

A world premiere at 96, for poet-turned-lyricist Homer Hansen in Morris Township

What’s the secret of happiness? Here’s advice from a guy who’s happily approaching his second century.

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