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County Trails Blaze Through Florham Park

August 19, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -On National Trails Day, the Morris County Parks Commission in cooperation with Florham Park Mayor Mark Taylor and the Borough Council, The Morris County Freeholders proudly opened Stoebaeus- Briarwood trail as part of a county wide initiative. The day started out with the Florham Park Cub Scouts who lead those present with the Pledge of ...

Over 250 People Attend “The Opioid Crisis: Engaging the Community” Program

ROCKAWAY, N.J.- On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office hosted “The OpioidCrisis: Engaging the Community” as the second of four events this year under New JerseyAttorney General Gurbir Grewal’s “21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project”. The Community Policing Project was implemented in 2018 ...

Hickory Tree Chorus Announces 2018 Scholarship Winner

The Hickory Tree Chorus (HTC) was proud to present its annual $1000 scholarship to Christina Freeman of West Morris Mendham High School and thrilled to welcome her to perform for our group. 

Each year HTC awards a scholarship to a female high school senior with exceptional vocal talent who will pursue a degree in music.  Christina fit that bill with flying colors.  Recipient of ...

National Winter Activity Center to Host Annual Golf Outing Fundraiser for Youth

Vernon, NJ., – The National Winter Activity Center (NWAC) or “The Center” will host its annual fundraising Golf Outing on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at the Bowling Green Golf Club (53 School House Road, Oak Ridge, NJ 07438). All proceeds will benefit The Center’s Elev8 program which provides instruction, healthy meals, equipment and mentoring, and allows its ...

Families Seek Help Finding Roxbury Runaways

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems ran away from a residential facility last Friday and their relatives are asking for tips about their whereabouts.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

Community Values Coalition Encouraging Residents to Speak Out Against Hate

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Almost a month after residents started seeing flyers from Identity Evropa, a group classified by the Anti-Defamation League as a white supremacist organization, around Bridgewater and surrounding towns, residents have been banding together to spread a message against hate and bias – and a new group called the Community Values Coalition is designed to do just ...

Brian Gibbons Sworn in as 9th Chatham Borough Police Chief; Overflow Crowd Shows Approval with Standing Ovation

CHATHAM, NJ - Brian K. Gibbons was enthusiastically applauded as the ninth Chatham Borough Police Chief in the 105-year history of the department on Monday night before an overflow crowd at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting.

Gibbons was sworn in as family, friends and brothers in blue packed the council chambers, with a number o people forced into the hallway and out of sight of the ...

Families Seek Help Finding Roxbury Runaways

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems ran away from a residential facility last Friday and their relatives are asking for tips about their whereabouts.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

Families Seek Help Finding Roxbury Runaways

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems ran away from a residential facility last Friday and their relatives are asking for tips about their whereabouts.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Members Again Participate in National Night Out

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- National Night Out is an annual event that was created in 1984 as a crime prevention program with an emphasis on building a partnership between law enforcement and the community.  It is currently an established network of law enforcement agencies and community groups, which is designed to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, ...

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