Morristown gets an October tan, courtesy of Mike Love’s Beach Boys show

Mike Love of the Beach Boys in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

You can’t beat timeless surf music to brighten a dreary October Thursday.

Pinsky on poetry: Teachers should ‘do no harm,’ from Dodge Fest

Pinsky on poetry: Teachers should ‘do no harm,’ from Dodge Fest

There is pleasure in difficulty. Which is why poetry must be taught, according to one of Bruce Springsteen’s favorite poets.

Area hospitals brief Morris freeholders on Ebola preparedness

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Morristown Medical Center and St. Clare’s say they have been readying their staffs to deal with any patients showing early symptoms of the deadly virus.

Grow It Green Morristown names first director

FAN CLUB: Marisa Sweeney, Abby Ray and Jennifer Moschella at Diana Van Der Jagt music video premiere. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

The new director is a familiar face around town.

St. Peter’s to celebrate 125-year choral tradition with free concert, Oct. 25

St. Peter's Girls Choir, circa 1950. Photo courtesy of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

Now here is something to sing about.

Forum: Next Morris schools superintendent should be fiscal watchdog who embraces diversity

Charlene Peterson of the state School Boards Association addresses parents about the search for a new superintendent for the Morris School District. Photo by Michael Leavey

Experience, fiscal prudence and an appreciation for diversity are essential for the district’s next leader, according to a public forum.

Greater Morristown Weekend Preview: Pumpkins, poems and pretty music

The third annual Pumpkin Illumination comes to Morristown on Oct. 28.

Greater Morristown has plenty to keep you busy this weekend.

Golden Anniversary for the Golden Rule: Presbyterian Nursery School turns 50 in Morristown

Stephanie Collazo in 1984, attending the Presbyterian Church Nursing Home in Morristown.

Here’s a novelty: A 50th reunion without any senior citizens.

Savoring the Dodge Poetry Festival: Don’t sweat it if you don’t ‘get’ it, Oct. 23-26

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Round up the Unusual Suspects, identify the Partners in Rhyme.

In the nick of time: Morristown police rescue man at death’s door

Morristown police rescue an apparent heart attack victim on King Street. Photo by Geoffrey Gogan

Moral to this story: If you must have a medical emergency, have it at lunchtime near a bunch of cops who know what to do.