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ShopRite on Rt. 46 Evacuated This Evening

February 17, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The fire department was on the scene at the Parsippany ShopRite on Rt. 46 as they evacuated all employees and shoppers this evening.  

NJ Natural Gas and JCP&L were also directed to the scene in a "Rush" situation.  The Health Department was later deployed as there appears to have been a Freon leak inside, according to ...

Roxbury Woman Makes Blanket of Prayers for Injured Policeman

ROXBURY, NJ – Sue Lachenauer is pretty sure it was Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio who teased her grandson outside a liquor store one day last summer.

The Roxbury resident said she didn’t think about it until photos of Distasio appeared in the news two months ago, identifying the sergeant as the officer seriously injured Dec. 11 when he was struck by a car.

Lachenauer ...

Sparta Man Bike Rides Across Country for Cancer Research

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta resident and cofounder and manager of the Sparta Farmers Market Mitch Morrison is about to embark on a cross country trip on his bicycle.  Morrison is riding solo from Portland, Oregon to Sparta beginning on April 10 arriving in late May.

“As part of my adventure, I am raising money for cancer research for Cycle for Survival,” Morrison ...

Morris County Agriculture Ambassador Honored by State Dept. of Agriculture

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Morris County 4-H'er of the Year Kristen Briney was recognized at the Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner on Feb. 6 in Atlantic City.

The Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner takes places on the Wednesday evening of the New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show each year. As part of the event, Agricultural Ambassadors from around the state representing ...

Morris County Agriculture Ambassador Honored by State Dept. of Agriculture

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Morris County 4-H-er of the Year Kristen Briney was recognized at the Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner Feb. 6 in Atlantic City.

The Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner takes places on the Wednesday evening of the New Jersey Agricultural Convention & Trade Show each year. As part of the event, Agricultural Ambassadors from around the state representing various ...

Chatham Girl Scout Raises $4K with Silver Award Project for 'Comfort Cart' for Cancer Patients at Summit Medical Group

BERKELY HEIGHTS, NJ, February 13, 2019 -- Fourteen-year-old Charlotte Egan of Chatham knows firsthand that cancer treatments can be exhausting and stressful—not only for cancer patients, but also for their caregivers and family members. After watching her father, Graeme, go through cancer treatment at Summit Medical Group (SMG) more than two years ago, this year the teenager was determined ...

Park Hockey Makes Tenth Appearance in 20th Anniversary Haas Cup for

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The Park Hockey Team, a Co-Op made up of Hanover Park and Whippany Park  hockey players, are headed to the Haas Cup for the tenth time, and they are on an eleven game winning streak. In 20 years they have won the inaugural 1999-2000 season and again in 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, and runner up in 2008 and 2018.

Head Coach Tom Levis has coached for 24 ...

Toys R Us Reinventing Itself at New Headquarters in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - 5 Woodhollow Road in Parsippany has a new tenant - Tru Kids Inc., the revamped and re-emerged, Toys R Us! 

One year after liquidating its U.S. stores, former Toys R Us executives announced on Feb. 11 that the iconic retailer has emerged as a company called Tru Kids Inc., and will be doing business as Tru Kids Brands.

Tru Kids will be run by President and ...

A Roxbury Firefighter's Spouse Writes About Sacrifice, Urges Others to Help

ROXBURY, NJ – Landing resident Jennifer Schriever Skomail had been thinking for a while about writing something about the sacrifices made by volunteer first responders and their families. The 34-year-old mother of three, whose husband Christopher is a member of Roxbury Fire Co. 2, just never found the time.

But the Jan. 20 fire in Succasunna, one that displaced a young family on a ...

A Roxbury Firefighter's Spouse Writes About Sacrifice, Urges Others to Help

ROXBURY, NJ – Landing resident Jennifer Schriever Skomail had been thinking for a while about writing something about the sacrifices made by volunteer first responders and their families. The 34-year-old mother of three, whose husband Christopher is a member of Roxbury Fire Co. 2, just never found the time.

But the Jan. 20 fire in Succasunna, one that displaced a young family on a ...

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