A Poem for Our USA Army Vets

Posted in Denville VFW Post 2519 with tags on January 16, 2017 by denvilletv

The following poem was written by the Chaplain of Denville VFW Post 2519,  James L. McKenna in tribute to our USA vets who served in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam and  who we see are aging and leaving us.  But still in their upper years, as Chaplain McKenna notes, they show us a quiet and humble courage.


Denville Volunteer Fire Dept. 911. (Sept 11 2016)

Posted in Uncategorized on September 11, 2016 by denvilletv


Remembering 911

Posted in Uncategorized on September 11, 2016 by denvilletv

Sunday, Septrmber 11, 2016 marks the 15th Anniversary of 911. Though it seems like another lifetime it seems like yesterday. I watched the somber and yet beautiful ceremony, televised from ground 0 which has risen since to another World Trade Center. Every name, every eulogy of lives ended to soon without a decent goodbye, touched my heart as others. But short excerpts linger in my mind like, ”We are all ordinary and we are all special” and ” We should see there is more that can bring us together rather than part us. ” words that came from those that lost so much and did as much good in the memory of their love ones.

Today, at 6:00 PM there will be a special ceremony at the Morris County September  11th Memorial on West Hanover  Avenue  in Parsippany-Troy Hills across from the Morris Hills Healthcare Center adjacent to the Morris County Public Safety Academy.  Fire Department Companies from across Morris County, including Denville Department, will attend this 911 event.

July is upon us

Posted in Joey Bella Memorial Fund, Uncategorized with tags on July 4, 2016 by denvilletv

Regretting missing the Joey Bella Tricky Tray on July 2, and the Joey Bella Beef Steak Dinner on July 3, 2016.   Joey Bella Memorial Fund is such an amazing nonprofit charitable organization, started in the memory of a little boy named Joey Bella, over 2 decades ago.  The organization gives families, going through catastrophic illnesses of their love ones, emotional and financial help.  To find more about this amazing organization and to donate go to http://www.joeybella.org/ or visit their face book page, Joey Bella Memorial Fund.

Let us hope that it does not rain tonight so we can enjoy the fireworks at Gardner Field.

June is Already in Gear

Posted in Denville, Denville Duck Race, Denville Rotary, Denville Rotary Street Festival, The Denville Kiwanis with tags on June 5, 2016 by denvilletv

It is already June 4, 2016.   The following events are taking place in Denville in June.

Denville Social Services Outdoor Movie Night was suppose to take place tonight, Saturday, June 4.  However because of the rain the event has been cancelled to next Saturday, June 11.  location and time to be looked into.

Sunday      June 5     The Rotary Street festival          11 am to 6 pm in downtown Denville.(prior to the event place your worn US flags in the mailbox at the VFW on Ford Road.)

Saturday   June 18   The Denville Sunrise Rotary Duck Race at Gardner Field

Sunday      June 19   The Denville Kiwani’s Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast at Gardner Field 9AM-Noon.

Tues-Saturday    June 21st to June 25th   Denville Volunteer Fire Dept Carnival at the Fire Deparment field on Indian Rd.

Wednesday  June 22  Denville Rotary Blood Drive 1-7 PM at St. Francis.

in beginning of July  the following events will take place:

Saturday  July 2nd  Joey Bella Tricky Tray 6 PM Gardner Field tent

Sunday    July 3rd    Joey Bella Beer/ Band & Beefsteak   Gardner Field Tent

Monday   July 4th   Denville Fireworks      Gardner Field

The Denville Farmer’s Market, at the Bloomfield Parking Lot,  is every Sunday                      from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

for more info on the above events and other events around Denville please visit http://www.DiscoverDenville.com

Upcoming Denville Memorial Day Commemoration

Posted in Uncategorized on May 27, 2016 by denvilletv

This Monday, May 30, 2016, Denvillle Memorial Commemoration will begin at 9:30 am infront of the  Denville East Main Street Street Fire House.


Denville Continues to Bloom in May.

Posted in Denville National Day of Prayer, Denville NJ with tags on May 4, 2016 by denvilletv


May 1, 2016  already saw
the VFW Sunday Breakfast inviting all veterans and their families
The Denville Farmers Market resuming its Spring/ Summer schedule-  from now will be open every Sunday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. situated in the Bloomfield Parking Lot opposite side and down the road from Thatcher Mcghee’s.
The Sunday McDowell recital at Franciscan Oaks at 3:00 pm. A wonderful concert presenting 18 year old Celloist virtuoso Allegra Whiting and pianist virtuoso pianist accompanist Marcia Maull.

Look out for the following in May;
May 5, 2016 Thursday, at noon National Day of Prayer, in Denville, held at the Denville Town Hall.
May 11, 2016 Wednesday
Rotary Blood Drive at St. Francis
From 1- 7 PM
May 14, 2016 Saturday
Rockaway Cleanup 9 AM – 3 PM
Check in at St. Clare’s Hospital lot.
May 14, 2016 Saturday
Dogs Gone Wild at Cook Pond
Supporting Denville Animal Rescue
May 21, 2016 Saturday
Community Free Shredding Event
at DPW.
May 29, 2016 Sunday
McDowell Music Recital.
Franciscan Oaks. 3:00 PM.  John Blasdale Pianist performing works by Beethoven and an original work.
May 30 Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony
Starts at 9:30 AM at the Denville Fire House off of Route 53.

Denville is Blooming with Activity

Posted in Denville Seniors, Denville VFW Post 2519, GFWC Woman's Club of Denville/ Rockaway with tags on April 8, 2016 by denvilletv

Denville TV blog is coming out of slumber. Spring is blooming (despite the frigid temperatures the first week of April) and so is Denville blooming with activities starting with the Month of April. These are the following April activities from April 6, 2016:

Saturday April 9, 2016 Rid Litter Day 8:00 am to 11:00 am at Gardner Field

Sunday April 10, 2016 a Memorial Dedication Ceremony at 1:00PM at Gardner Field Pavilion, memorializing the sacrifice of Robert D Kearney. Robert Kearney,  along with 128 shipmates, perished on the US.S Thresher SSN 553 Navy Submarine. Sponsored by Denville American Legion Post 390, Denville Rotary Club, Ladies Auxiliary Unit 390 Denville, SAL Unit 390, Denville PBA #142, Eagle Scout Jack Tucker and Denville Boy Scout Troop 17.

Sunday April 10, 2016 MacDowell Recital Series Presents the Madison String Quartet at Franciscan Oaks (19 Pocono Road next to St Clare’s Hospital) at 3:00 PM
MacDowell concerts are always free but donations are appreciated. Mozart Quintet in G Minor will be performed.

Monday- Friday (April 11-15th) Volunteer Week Dining to Donate at the Red Hut Diner in Rockaway.  20% of your check will be donated to support the scholarship fund for the Woman’s Club of Denville/ Rockaway. Must present coupon at time of ordering meal. Coupons available at restaurant.

Friday     April 15, 2016  Kiwanis Fish & Chips (and chicken fingers) dinner at the Community Methodist Church 5-7PM.  Eat in or take out.

Saturday April 16, 2016  PRIDE blood drive at Town Hall

Wednesday April 20, 2016 Rotary Blood drive at St. Francis

Thursday April 21, 2016 St. Mary’s Prep Tricky Tray at the Villa, 5PM

Friday April 20, 2016  Denville Seniors Dinner prepared, hosted and served at Morris County School of Technology at noon.

Saturday April 21, 2016  Little League opeing day & Parade.  10:00 am Parade starts in Downtown Denville.

Friday April 29, 2016   VFW Post #2519 located at 71 Ford Road in Denville from 3 PM to 7 PM, is hosting an open house for all Morris County Veterans as well as offering  free ID cards to honorably discharged  Morris County Veterans and an Operation Give Back Discount card, allowing discount at over a 100 places in Morris County. ( This is being done in conjunction  with Office of the Morris County Clerk. One form of identification proving Morris County residency and the original or certified copy of the DD 214 discharge papers needed. If need be, a proof of  legal name change from the name found on the discharge document, such as a marriage certificate, is needed.)

Before end of month Denville TV Blog will mention activities for month of May.

Denville TV wishes all a Happy and Healthy New Year

Posted in Denville Beautification Committee on December 31, 2015 by denvilletv

Denville Beautification Committee Marching in the Denville Holiday Parade, November 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Posted in Denville Holiday Parade, Denville String Band on December 22, 2015 by denvilletv

Denville TV would like to wish all Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Above are the one and only Denville String Band marching in this years Denville Holiday Parade