Government

January 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — While Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill remains committed to hosting her first town hall during her first month in office, she has postponed her first town hall meeting until Sunday, Jan. 27, as Congress continues to address the government shutdown. The rescheduled town hall will be ...

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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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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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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker joined a group of 29 of their Democratic colleagues in introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019. The bill will ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition ...

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TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown. The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Courthouse in Morristown is a museum-like structure dating back to 1827. There have been numerous additions since then, but the front of the courthouse on Washington Avenue looks much the way it did almost 200 years ago. That presents both the beauty of ...

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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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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany corporate park at 8 Wood Hollow Road is getting a new tenant, and most likely a weekly crowd, as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced the opening of her Congressional office to that location. “An accessible, centrally-located district office is incredibly ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Government Reorganized for 2019 on Friday, Jan. 4, with the Swearing-in of Ann Grossi as County Clerk and Deborah Smith, John Krickus and Stephen Shaw as Freeholders. It is the second term for Ann Grossi, Denville resident Deb Smith and John Krickus and a first ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Navy Veteran Mikie Sherrill took the oath of office on Thursday and joined the 116th Congress of the United States as the Representative for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. The district runs from Sparta in the west runs through Morris County and continues to Nutley on ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The annual meeting of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Morris is scheduled to take place on Jan. 4 at 6 p.m. It will be held in the Freeholders' Public Meeting Room, Fifth Floor of the Administration and Records Building, Court Street, Morristown, New Jersey, at ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – With the Christmas holiday this week and New Year’s Day the next, Denville municipal offices have announced changes to their daily schedules as set forth below. Denville Municipal Building Dec. 24, 2018 – Closed at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 25, 2018 – Closed Dec. 31, 2018 – Closed ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Data breaches are becoming more frequent and more expensive. Recently, Marriott announced that more than a half million customer accounts had been exposed to hackers. Companies are closer to being required to notify users of online security breaches now because of legislation ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Morris County residents, 65 years of age or older or between the ages of 18-64 and receiving Social Security disability benefits, are now able to apply for important benefits from NJSAVE with one application. Prior to this new, on-stop application, individuals had to fill out a ...

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TRENTON, NJ – No Ghost Guns. No 3-D Firearms. And no purchasing any component used in making either of these weapons. Legislation banning the manufacturing of any untraceable or covert firearm was approved 68-5-3 by the full Assembly and the Senate 31-0 Monday. The bill (A-3129)- sponsored by ...

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DENVILLE, NJ –The Denville Town Council celebrated the hiring of two new police officers, Vincent Fischer and Owen Law, with an Oath of Office swearing-in ceremony during the council’s meeting on Nov. 20. Fischer attended the Passaic County Police Academy and began his law enforcement career ...

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DENVILLE, NJ –The Denville Town Council celebrated police officer Michael Weldon's promotion to sergeant with an Oath of Office swearing-in ceremony during the council’s meeting on Nov. 20. Born and raised in Denville, Weldon attended Denville public schools and graduated from Morris Knolls High ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – TAPinto Denville caught up with Katie Gould, soon to be the newest member of the Denville Board of Education following last week’s general election, to ask a few questions about the campaign process and her role on the board. Here are her responses: TAPinto: Can you share your ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- On this Veterans Day, as with all Veterans Days, I am eternally grateful for the thanks and well-wishes of all those who have taken the time to express their gratitude. It was my honor to be a Marine, and I am proud to have served a country that does not take its service members for ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The unofficial results of the 2018 general election have been reported with the following outcomes: Incumbent Robert Menendez (D) has been re-elected to serve another six years as a U.S. senator. Mikie Sherrill (D) will serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, ...

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TRENTON, NJ –- The New Jersey State Senate cleared ten bills on Oct. 28 aimed at improving bus safety and accident response, making bus drivers and companies more accountable and requiring every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities. The school bus ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Oct. 22 announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities. Governor Phil Murphy and the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Oct. 16 announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville residents are reminded that a national test of the Emergency Alert System will occur today, October 3 at 2:18 p.m. This is just a test, there is no emergency. The test will assess the readiness to distribute an emergency message nationwide and determine whether ...

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PARSIPPANY - TROY HILLS, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders invites residents from all 30 Morris County towns to join in observing the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation at the Morris County Remembers 9/11 Service on Sunday, Sept. 9. Port ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) is urging Denville residents to participate in two free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events where they can properly discard unwanted hazardous household products. The events will take place Sept. 15 in Parsippany and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Wednesday May 23 from noon - 3pm,  a Memorial Day commemoration event will be held on the lawn of the Morris County Courthouse. During the ceremony, Morris County Freeholder Doug Cabana and retired Morris County Veterans Service Officer and Marine Charles Jurgensen will ...

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