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

October 15, 2018

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 ...

Robertson, Suter, Kripzak, Defense Power Undefeated Chatham Boys Soccer Past Morris Knolls, 2-0

CHATHAM, NJ - His Chatham teammates encouraged Miles Robertson to have his say in the post-game huddle, but it was something he was reluctant to do.

The shy Chatham sophomore already had done all his talking on the field, coming off the bench to set up the first goal by Nick Suter in the 58th minute and then drawing the foul that led to Marlon Kripzak's clinching penalty ...

Former Police Officer Named to CCM Board of Trustees

RANDOLPH, NJ – A graduate of County College of Morris (CCM), George Milonas, a lifelong resident of Morris County, recently was appointed a trustee of the college.

Milonas is a Director of Corporate Security and Investigations for Avis Budget Group, based in Parsippany. He was previously a vice president with JP Morgan Chase, where he worked in the Global Anti-Money Laundering ...

Kids Consider Homelessness at 'Cardboard City' in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – Beautiful weather blessed the young people who participated yesterday in the annual “Cardboard City” event at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church in Succasunna.

To Kevin Irving - a St. Therese Youth Group member helping organize the event - that was no accident. “We’ve been praying so much that this year’s weather would be ...

End of An Era: Morristown Deli Changes Owners

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Several hungry patrons showed up Tuesday morning to find the doors to the Morristown Deli locked. Although the sign in the window said "Closed for Renovation - Watch for Grand Opening Sunday 8/19", the restaurant remained dark on August 21.

Morristown Deli owner Marc Marowitz confirmed to TAPinto Morristown that the restaurant has been sold and the new ...

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, ...

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 ...


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