Category Archives: Morristown

Free Press: The Journalism a Changing Morristown Needs

Posted on by Mike Rispoli and Fiona Morgan, Free Press

    As Free Press’ News Voices: New Jersey project looks toward its second year, we’re excited to bring our experiment in community-based news engagement to Morristown. On June 1, we’ll host a free public forum that will explore ways … Continue reading

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Morris Arts: Living Wall at 14 Maple Ave Inspiration for New Art Exhibit

Posted on by Lynn Siebert, Morris Arts

Black, White and Green Opens at Gallery at 14 Maple on March 3 The living wall that anchors 14 Maple Ave is the inspiration behind a new art exhibit that opens this week on the building’s third floor gallery. A free … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Grow It Green Morristown

Posted on by Dodge

Throughout December, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in our Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online portal for year-end giving that makes it easy to donate to some of New Jersey’s most effective nonprofits. Today we feature Grow It Green Morristown. … Continue reading

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Linking the Arts and Sustainability: Creative Communities

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

Why do some communities seem to have the advantage in terms of creative energy?   Do you think it’s possible to plan and transform a town to be a creative community?  Well, there is an emerging body of knowledge, and … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at disconnected

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar, Director of Communications, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Here’s a small sneak peek at the excellent new exhibit “disconnected.” This is a juried exhibit of New Jersey artists, curated by Jonathan Greene at the Gallery at 14 Maple; the show runs through September 5, 2012. Want to see more? … Continue reading

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Creating Common Ground, Growing Community

Posted on by Dodge

By Samantha Rothman President & Co-Founder Grow It Green Morristown One of the things I love about Morristown is that despite its population size (close to 20,000), it truly has a small town feel. It seems of late that whenever I’m … Continue reading

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Going to the Dogs

Posted on by Dodge

Michele Russo, Poetry Coordinator Pilgrim, a Seeing Eye Dog in training You may know that our office building is in downtown Morristown—a great place for delicious lunch spots, people watching on the Green and shopping.  What you may not know … Continue reading

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Growing a Community in Morristown

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar

Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate You can probably see that there’s lettuce in the photo above. And perhaps you recognize the kohlrabi on the left, too. In fact, there are 76 pounds of lettuce, spinach, kohlrabi and radishes there – … Continue reading

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Morristown Mayor Creates Sustainability Office

Posted on by Dodge

Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate One of the major benefits of moving to our new office space in the heart of downtown Morristown is that it offers us a chance to connect more easily with our friends and partners here, … Continue reading

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14 Maple Avenue’s Grand Opening in Pictures

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar

Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate Last week, the tenants of 14 Maple Avenue proudly celebrated the grand opening of the building alongside its owner, the Morristown Parking Authority, with all of our friends, grantees, supporters, and the public. For those … Continue reading

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The Seeing Eye Gift Shop

Posted on by Dodge

If you’re in Morristown or nearby, The Seeing Eye® – our downstairs neighbor – opened its gift shop at 14 Maple Avenue. Pick up something special for the dog lover in your life, while supporting a good cause. The Seeing … Continue reading

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Celebrating Morristown’s Mural Project

Posted on by Dodge

Earlier this month, the Arts Council of the Morris Area unveiled a beautiful outdoor mural at Morristown’s Neighborhood House, as a part of the Council’s Mural Arts Project. The Council selected artist Cesar Viveros-Herrera, who has created many large murals … Continue reading

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14 Maple Avenue: Here We Come!

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The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation will be moving to our new soon-to-be LEED certified green office space in Morristown on December 11th and 12th. (Please note we anticipate that our email and phone service will be interrupted on the 11th; … Continue reading

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Sustainable Morristown

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Last week, the Town of Morristown, in collaboration with the Morristown Partnership and the Municipal Land Use Center at The College of New Jersey, hosted a two-day public forum encouraging citizens of Morristown to share their ideas, concerns and hopes … Continue reading

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