Top Workplaces 2019 include companies in Pompton Plains, Lake Hopatcong, Parsippany (twice) and Madison.

By |2019-06-16T15:06:06+00:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Twenty-seven organizations have been identified as New Jersey’s Top Workplaces.  Five locations are in Morris County: Pompton Plains, Lake Hopatcong, Parsippany (twice) and Madison.  The source of the report is provided at the end of the blog as a URL. Corporate nominees were limited to companies with at least 50 employees in northern New Jersey [...]

Towns that must go to Whippany for Library Books

By |2019-06-14T16:06:32+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Morris County has an amazing library with borrowing privileges available to all County residents, plus residents of Bernard's Township and Hackettstown.  The online part of the library, Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) is available from one's home computer.  It's offerings are second to none. However, its worth noting that there are four municipalities who do [...]

Western Morris Municipalities attending the June 6th Networking Event

By |2019-06-07T01:22:18+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Five western Morris municipalities attended the MCEDC-Mt Olive EDC event in Lake Hopatcong. Mt. Olive Roxbury Dover Mt Arlington Jefferson Chester Township sent their regrets. Municipal leaders were able to talk with one another and with Chamber/MCEDC members;  about marketing their cogent offerings and about everyday life.  The party started right away and lasted long [...]

MCEDC supports Choose NJ and Bio NJ at BIO International

By |2019-06-04T14:57:59+00:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

MCEDC supports Choose NJ and Bio NJ at BIO International. Making the case for companies expanding to or relocating to Morris County. Scenes of NJ and Philly below are from the New Jersey delegation breakfast. Where we came from: NJ    

Quilting – Morris County’s Best Kept Secret

By |2019-06-02T19:14:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Fabric at Sew Jersey Here’s a startling fact:  of the three remaining quilting supply stores left in NJ, two of them are in Morris County.  (Burlington County houses the third.) We’re fortunate to have these shops keeping this quintessentially art form alive.  Needle crafts have fallen in popularity over the decades of the [...]

Mendham, Parsippany, Chatham Boro, Randolph, Morris Twp join MCEDC for Evening Out

By |2019-05-09T01:35:56+00:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Night Out in Morris -  new programing that mixes Chamber members, MCEDC members and municipal EDCs - launched its experimental soiree at Morris County School of Glass. It was a success; attendees left happy.  Each EDC was given the latest draft of their municipalities' Community and Market Profile.  Some of these drafts are rather rough, [...]

NY Times Living In section highlights Parsippany-Troy Hills!

By |2019-04-24T19:09:24+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Parsippany-Troy Hills, N.J.: Away From the City, but Not Far Morris County’s most populous township is 30 miles from Manhattan, and crisscrossed by highways, which makes driving to work easy. Walking, not so much. Click here for the story. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/24/realestate/parsippany-troy-hills-nj-away-from-the-city-but-not-far.html

Morristown Municipal – Heavy Duty Working-Professional’s Airport

By |2019-04-03T14:53:49+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Morristown Municipal Airport (MMU) - A rare Public Airport with International Flights Imagine this:  After a drive to Morristown Airport, you park by the terminal for free.  At 7AM you board quickly without going through a TSA security check point.  You and your work colleagues take a comfortable, direct flight.  It is an 800-mile meeting.  [...]

Wow – We were right about the United Van Lines Data

By |2019-04-12T22:53:04+00:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Response to Click Bait|

Confirming what MCEDC has said in the past about a stable population, the effect of the affluence not showing up in the data and with jobs being the reason people come to NJ, please read this report from NJBiz. Njbiz.com  April 8, 2019 5:00 pm Report: Limit on state and local tax deductions not forcing [...]