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300+ Jobs to be Eliminated from Conagra in Morris County

December 10, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Conagra Brands has announced that it will eliminate more than 300 positions out of its Parsippany location, which will be in addition to another 200 positions that will be eliminated out of Cherry Hill. This news comes shortly after Honeywell announced a week or so ago that it is relocating its headquarters from Morris Plains to North Carolina.

Senator ...

Super-Modern Supercenter Planned for Morris County Walmart

ROXBURY, NJ -- Walmart Inc. wants to upgrade and expand its store at the former Ledgewood Mall in Roxbury, converting it into a more modern “supercenter” that would include drive-through grocery pickup lanes.

The project would be aligned with the ongoing retrofitting of the mall into a new shopping center called The Shops at Ledgewood Commons, an effort that ...

Brewery Proposed for Former Roxbury Roller Rink

ROXBURY, NJ -- Are you ready for Ledgewood Lager? How about Port Morris Port or Succasunna Summer Ale?

A former roller skating rink in Kenvil that hasn’t seen skaters in more than three decades is being eyed as a future haven for craft beer lovers, and the would-be proprietor said he would consider naming his creations after places in Roxbury.

Long Valley resident Steven Ashton wants ...

Temporary Roof and Possible Tenant for Former Roxbury Schoolhouse

ROXBURY, NJ – A temporary roof will be installed on a 97-year-old former schoolhouse in Roxbury being eyed by the Canal Society of New Jersey for use as its headquarters.

The Roxbury Mayor and Council last week agreed with township Manager John Shepherd’s request to allocate $15,000 for a rubber membrane roof on the old Layfette School in Lower Berkshire Valley. The roof will be ...

No Parking on These Morristown Streets on Sunday, Nov. 18

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Town of Morristown has announced that leaf collection will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18. Morristown residents will not be allowed to park on 11 streets from 7am - 3pm.

"We thank our residents for their cooperation during the collection times," said town officials.

There will be no parking on the following streets: 

Washington Street
Budd ...

Missing Mountain Lakes Boy is Found

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Thomas Kolding, a 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes who left home Oct. 30, has been found, said authorities today.

In a brief joint statement that offered no details about the matter, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennet and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., said the boy ...

Shelter Dog Finds New Purpose as Morris County Sheriff's Bomb Sniffer

MONTVILLE, NJ – Many dogs who are surrendered to the animal shelter not once, but twice, don’t get another chance, but Boomer not only got a second chance – he is helping Morris County residents in an important way.

After 14 weeks of training, Boomer is now a certified Morris County Sheriff’s Office bomb sniffing dog.  His handler, Detective Michael Carbone, put ...

42nd Annual Morristown CraftMarket Set for Friday - Sunday, Oct. 19-21 at the Morristown Armory

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown CraftMarket, now celebrating its 42nd consecutive year as a nationally acclaimed and charitable fine art and craft show featuring 160 gifted artists from more than 25 states throughout the country, will be held Friday, Oct. 19 through Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Morristown Armory, 430 Western Avenue, Morristown, NJ.

The show hours are:

Friday, Oct. 19, 5pm to ...

Time to Clean Banks of Rockaway River Again, Oct. 13

ROCKAWAY, NJ – When Rob Grow holds Potbelly’s Riverside Café’s 11th annual Rockaway River Fall Cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 13, he hopes to gather the largest group of volunteers he has ever assembled for the 8 a.m. start.

It’s easy to understand why.

“There is a lot of work to be done,” Grow, owner of Potbelly’s, said after a quick inspection ...

Ayres/Knuth Farm Makes Pathways of History Tour, Sept. 22-23

DENVILLE, NJ – The Ayres/Knuth Farm is one of 17 venues featured in this year’s Pathways of History Tour on Saturday, Sept. 22, and Sunday, Sept. 23. An annual event since 2010, the Pathways of History Tour showcases a collection of Morris County’s small, volunteer-run and admission-free museums. This year’s tour, “What’s Old Is New Again,” offers new ...


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