‘Colonial Challenge’ scored big for Morris School District last weekend; now, time to register for talent show

THEY'RE OFF! Kids run at the 2013 Colonial Challenge in Morris Township. Photo courtesy of the Morris Educational Foundation

Last weekend’s Colonial Challenge 5K raised more than $15K for school programs. Now, it’s time to book your audition for Morristown’s Got Talent!

Everybody wins: Triathlon for kids returns to Morris Township, July 13 at Ginty Pool

The Tri-Harder Kids Triathlon returns to Morris Township’s Ginty Pool this Saturday, July 13, 2013. It’s open to area kids between ages 4 and 15 (if not in high school) and costs $10. The object is participation, not competition; everyone gets a ribbon and all results are unofficial. Here are all the details. FROM THE […]

Ginty Pond? You might want to bring your fishing pole to Morris Township’s gazebo

Here is Woodland Avenue, near the Morris Township Municipal Building, on July 1, 2013. Photo by Vince Cattano

This is what the National Weather Service means when it issues a flash flood warning. MG reader Vince Cattano sent these snaps of Morris Township’s Ginty Field–or should we say, Ginty Pond? Thanks, Vince. Stay dry! The flood warning is in effect through 1 pm on July 1, 2013. Meanwhile, TransOptions reports that Route 24 […]

Scenes from the 2012 Lawyers for Kids 5K in Morris Township

Lisa Barsky-Firkser, Executive Director of CASA of Morris and Sussex County coordinating with the volunteers for the day. Photo courtesy of Morris County Bar Foundation

The eighth annual Lawyers for Kids 5K was a hit of the summer, raising money for a nonprofit organization called CASA that helps kids who are neglected, abused or abandoned. Here’s a summary from the Morris County Bar Foundation: The Morris County Bar Foundation held its 8th Annual Lawyers for Kids 5K run, 2 mile […]

‘Due South’ in free concert in Morris Township, July 31

Due South, which gave a foot-stomping country concert last summer at Ginty Field in Morris Township, will give an encore performance  at 7 pm on July 31. The show is free. Here are details from the township: DUE SOUTH BAND RETURNS TO PLAY COUNTY HITS AT GINTY FIELD The Township of Morris Department of Parks […]

The “M” in Morristown stands for Meetings

Summertime in Morristown means only one thing. Meetings. Lots of them. Tonight, July 17, it’s the town council at 7:30 pm. On Wednesday, July 18, the council meets at 6:30 pm to continue a liquor license hearing  for a bowling alley/ bar proposed for 10 DeHart Street.  Two flights up in town hall, the zoning […]

Just for fun: Regional kids triathlon in Morris Township, July 14

The Tri-Harder Kids Triathlon gets under way on Saturday, July 14, 2012, at Ginty Pool in Morris Township, starting with registration at 7:30 am. It’s the first of four such swim-bike-run events across Morris County this summer. All emphasize participation over winning, and are open to regional youths between ages 4 to 15 (if not […]

Summer breeze: Morris Township unveils outdoor concert calendar

Is it too soon to start thinking of summer?  Not in Morris Township, where the Ginty Field summer concert lineup is hot off the press! All shows start at 7 pm on Tuesdays, and they are free. Mark your calendar for: June 26: The Kootz Band plays rock oldies with fiber. July 10: Rave On!  […]

Last dives of the pool season, at Ginty in Morris Township

Connor Paul spins off the high board at the Ginty pool in Morris Township. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Sadly, the 2011 pool season for Morristown and Morris Township residents  came to a close on Labor Day. But it was nice of the township to honor the town’s pool passes for the last few days, after Tropical Storm Irene knocked out further use of Morristown’s Burnham Park pool this year. Here are some of […]

Due South brings ‘new country’ to Ginty Field in Morris Township

Max Feldman, left, enjoys Due South show at Ginty Field with family friends Mark and Allison Ehrenkranz. Max is a 2011 graduate of Morristown High who inspired classmates with his fight to overcome serious illness.. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

It’s getting hard to tell country music from rock and roll. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, as Due South proved on Tuesday at Ginty Field for the final show of the Morris Township summer concert series. The band belted out songs from Johnny Cash to Lady Antebellum, on a set list that made […]