Archives for October 2010

Video: Morristown celebrates 200 years of Macculloch lore

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It sounded like St. Patrick’s Day along Miller Road on Sunday. But the bagpipers wore red plaid, not green, in the procession from St. Peter’s Episcopal Church to Macculloch Hall in Morristown. The occasion was a Scottish Tartan Day celebration marking the 200th anniversary of Macculloch Hall. Some 30 descendants of  George and Louisa Macculloch […]

Colonial Symphony of Morristown closes due to financial woes

file photoPaul Hostetter conducting the Colonial Symphony in this 2007 photo. MORRISTOWN — After months of financial struggle, the Colonial Symphony of Morristown announced today it was closing down. In a letter to musicians, supporters and subscribers, board president Robert…

A look at Morristown ghosts of Halloween past


By Fran Wood Rarely is it more obvious to me how dramatically things have changed over the years than on Halloween. When I was a kid, anybody over 5 went trick or treating in their neighborhoods accompanied by siblings or friends. No parent felt they had to go along to ensure a child’s safety since, […]

Get your scare on at the Halloween bike ride in Morristown on Friday the 29th

Everyone should show up at about 6:15 pm at the Town Hall in a bike-safe costume this coming Friday, October 29, for a friendly fun ride perfect for anyone who can ride a bicycle.

Morristown officer accused of DWI in Morris Township

MORRIS TOWNSHIP — A four-year veteran of the Morristown police department was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving after crashing his car into the rear of a tractor-trailer, Morris Township police said. Jesse Dickerson, 31, of Whippany, suffered…

College of Saint Elizabeth Opens Week of Holocaust Remembrance with Cultural Program

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company will perform Cat's Cradle at the College of Saint Elizabeth November 8.

The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company (CDDC) will perform as part of An Evening of Remembrance Through the Arts, launching the 20th Annual College of Saint Elizabeth (CSE) Week of Holocaust Remembrance on Monday, November 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Dolan Performance Hall, Annunciation Center, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, N.J. The evening, which also includes […]

Sandor Szabo turns keyboard double-play in Morristown

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We’re mixing our sports metaphors, but here goes. Hockey players know it’s tricky switching from ice- to roller hockey. There are basic similarities, yet blades and wheels behave quite differently.  Sándor Szabó pulled off the musical equivalent of this transition on Friday at Morristown’s Presbyterian Church. After thundering on the 4,000-pipe Austin organ, he sidled […]

Morristown police officer is charged with drunken driving following collision

Google MapsA map view of East Hanover Avenue in Morris Township, where a Morristown police officer was allegedly driving while intoxicated. MORRIS TOWNSHIP — A Morristown police officer is facing drunken driving charges after rear-ending a tractor-trailer, according to a…

Video: Job-hunting tips from Morristown author Bill Jensen

Bill Jensen, who has made a career out of simplifying work, offered simple advice yesterday for people in transition. Know thyself. “If you want to be pro-active, it’s about ‘Who am I? What’s important to me? What really matters to me?’” the author of Hacking Work, Work 2.0 and Simplicity said at the Morris County […]

Morristown satirist Paul Laud finds the scariest Halloween monsters

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Laudable Inkworks This week’s installment from local artist Paul Laud: The scariest Halloween monsters