Denville Top Stories

January 19, 2019

DENVILLE, NJ -- Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls girls basketball soundly defeated Wallkill Valley 55-37 at home on Friday, Jan. 18. Seven players scored for the Golden Eagles. Emily Mitarotonda, the game’s leading scorer, netted 14 points, six of them from the free-throw line. Brielle Gavito also garnered ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Morris County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the inbound weather event for Morris County and has issued the following statement: "Our focus continues to remain on the weekend storm system which some forecast models have classified as a 'crippling, high ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Exciting overtime play against Pequannock garnered Morris Knolls boys its second victory of the season. Riley Furlong and Patrick Sinegra lit up the court with 22 points each. Other Golden Eagle contributors included Dan Byrnes and Stephen Carri with nine points each, Connor ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Denville/Rockaway and Boonton have partnered  to organize a new and like-new children’s book drive, which is running now through March 2. Children's books for all ages, especially Dr. Seuss books, are being accepted so long as they are in ...

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DOVER, NJ -- A new Scouts BSA troop will be holding an open house for Denville and other Morris County girls in grades 5-12 on Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m. at St. Clement Church in Dover. Scouts BSA is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for youth ages 11-17 with troops that are boy-only or ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -- New Jersey vocalists take note: The deadline to apply for this year's "The Star Next Door" singing competition has been extended until Jan. 31, according to the Roxbury Arts Alliance (RAA). "If you missed the opportunity to apply for the singing competition, you are in luck," said ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- There is now a No Smoking Policy on 20,197 acres of land managed by the Morris County Park Commission. The policy includes no smoking at 38 facilities, 244.3 miles of trails, including 73.3 miles of the Patriots’ Path trail. The ban conforms with the New Jersey State Chapter Law ...

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NORTH JERSEY - In anticipation of winter weather, the National Weather Service in New York has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Thursday, Jan. 17,  through Tuesday, Jan 22. A triple threat of winter weather will impact the North Jersey area over the next several days, providing the year’s ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls girls basketball fell to West Morris, 46-44, at home on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Rebounding made all the difference, according to Knolls Head Coach Rob Moore. West Morris outrebounded the Lady Eagles nearly two-to-one with 31 compared to Knolls’s 18. Offensively, Morris ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls boys basketball was unable to seal the deal against Parsippany Hills with a 68-62 loss on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Parsippany. Knolls could not contain Hills’s Connor Fox, the game’s leading scorer with 30 points. Helping Morris Knolls keep the final score within six ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Denville residents who have been adversely impacted by the federal government shutdown can avail themselves of the services of the Denville Social Services Department, including the food pantry, stated Stephen Dublanica, social services coordinator. According to Dublanica, “all ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Denville Township Schools held its reorganization meeting on Jan. 7, and Board Secretary Damaris Gurowsky gave two board members their Oaths of Office. David Luer was re-elected in the 2018 November general election to an additional term. Kathleen “Katie” Gould, also elected in the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Monday, Jan. 14, 8:45 - 9:45 a.m., marks “Monday with Mikie,” the opening of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill’s Parsippany congressional office for district NJ-11 residents. The office is located at 8 Wood Hollow Road, Suite 203. “I am looking forward to welcoming residents to their ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris Knolls boys ice hockey team defeated Roxbury decisively, 6-1, on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown. Despite getting the first goal 26 seconds into the first period, Roxbury was no match for the Golden Eagles. Morris Knolls scored in all three ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls girls basketball defeated South Brunswick 51-29 at home on Friday, Jan. 11. A total team effort attributed to the 22-point advantage whereby 10 Knolls players netted two or more points, eight seized rebounds and eight forced turnovers. Recovering from a total shutout ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The partial shutdown of the federal government is now in its third week. The Interfaith Food Pantry believes that the partial shutdown has impacted the lives of many federal employees and their families. As time goes on, the need for additional resources, such as food, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – Unable to ward off Chatham’s relentless onslaught of three-pointers, Morris Knolls girls basketball suffered a crushing 58-26 defeat on Jan. 9. Chatham nailed 10 three-pointers while holding Morris Knolls to zero beyond the arc. Putting points on the board for Morris Knolls were ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls boys varsity basketball continues its hunt for a second win of the season after falling to West Morris 64-44 at home on Jan. 9. First to put points on the scoreboard, West Morris never looked back thereafter. Its deep bench was the gamechanger with nine of its players ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris Knolls varsity hockey defeated Morristown 5-1 at Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown on Jan. 8. The team did most of its damage in the third period, scoring four of its five goals. Both teams ended the first period scoreless with 11 shots on goal by Morris Knolls and five ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ – Morris Knolls wrestling notched a 50-18 victory against Parsippany Hills on Tuesday, Jan. 8. Lenny Cocca (106 lbs.), Quentin Arcibal (120 lbs.), Jack Wemmlinger (132 lbs.), Joey Dellmonachie (138 lbs.), Mikey Secallus (145 lbs.) and Michael Kaiser (152 lbs.) earned wins for ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- All residents and officials of Denville and Morris County's other 38 towns are invited to attend the Morris County Board of Freeholders special 2019 public county budget input meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 6:30 - 8 p.m. The special budget meeting will be held in the Knox Room on ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – For the second year in a row, a youth hockey team comprised of Morris County players traveled to Europe to play Europe's strongest youth hockey teams. The trip culminated with Team USA Bulldogs winning the bronze medal at the world-famous "Hvezda European Hockey Christmas Cup ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Municipal Council has issued its public meeting dates for 2019 as listed below. Regular meetings will be held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month with the exception of January, June, July, August and November. Work sessions will be held on the ...

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WHIPPANY, NJ – Denville Township Council President Douglas Gabel got inducted into the Eagle Scout Hall of Fame at the annual Eagle Scout Recognition and Reunion Dinner on Friday, Jan. 4. Hosted at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany, New Jersey, this year’s dinner recognized 402 scouts who earned the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Township Council held its 2019 reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 3, an event that featured the annual State of the Municipality Address by Mayor Thomas Andes. The meeting opened with the presentation of the colors by Boy Scouts Troop 118, followed by the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls wrestling defeated Morristown 44-33 at home on Thursday, Jan. 3. Lenny Cocca (106 lbs.), Kyle Hedlund (126 lbs.), Jack Wemmlinger (132 lbs.), Michael Kaiser (145 lbs.), Steve Gasperini (170 lbs.), Anthony Vitiello (220 lbs.) and Nicholas Sullivan (285 lbs.) earned ...

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POMPTON PLAINS, NJ – The Morris Knolls girls varsity swim team defeated Pequannock 93-77 on Jan 3. Knolls won eight of 11 events. The all-freshman squad of Caroline Weldon, Ella Discala, Bailey Rynkiewicz and Katrina Vianello swam to first in the 200-medley relay at 1:57.28 and the 200-freestyle ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls girls basketball captain, senior Maddison Perna, put the team on her back to secure its second victory of the season. The Golden Eagles defeated Sparta 53-43 at home on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Down by two points at the end of the third quarter, Knolls exploded in the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Fifty-one people participated in the 2019 First Day Hike of Protect Our Wetlands Water and Woods (POWWW) at Jonathan’s Woods on a warm and dry New Year’s Day. The hikers marched from Old Beach Glen Road in Jonathan’s Woods to Hog Pen, a historic site adjacent to Jonathan's Woods. The ...

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