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Morris Residents Warned About Summer Motor Vehicle Burglaries and Thefts

August 6, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over the past month, there has been a rash of early morning motor vehicle burglaries and thefts across Morris County, with the burglars and thieves at work while most residents are asleep, according to Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon.

Most of these incidents are occurring between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., with criminals targeting cars parked in driveways or streets. In some ...

Four East Hanover Middle School Students Earn Art Honors in Project Pride

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Amelia Politi just graduated from East Hanover Middle School and is headed to Morris County School of Technology this fall.  She leaves behind a winning legacy, along with four other eighth grade students who placed in the Morris County Council of Education Associations 2018 Project Pride.

Politi was a member of school art club. She explained how art ...

A Sign to Honor 90-Year-Old Roxbury Firefighter, Still Going Strong

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury’s longest-serving firefighter, Lou Bizzari of Ledgewood, will be honored in May with a special sign on the road where he lives.

Bizzari is 90 and he’s been a Roxbury firefighter for 69 years. The erection of a “street blade” on Mt. Arlington Boulevard would take place to coincide with him reaching 70 years of active ...

Glad to Call Roxbury Home: Percussionist Emedin Rivera Makes a Record

ROXBURY, NJ – In a way, drums brought Emmy Award winning percussionist Emedin Rivera to Roxbury 28 years ago.

He was living in a Bronx, N.Y. apartment at the time, a place that didn’t have enough room for all his percussion equipment. Rivera, known for playing drums, congas and other instruments simultaneously,  has a lot of equipment.

“One day, the landlord came up ...

New Central Park Access Road Moving Towards Summer Completion Gov. Chris Christie Drive Project Slightly Ahead of Schedule  

Construction crews are beginning to work on the final phases of the new main access road for Central Park of Morris County, with the possibility of a late summer opening of the new Gov. Chris Christie Drive.

This new Central Park access road will run from West Hanover Avenue at a signalized intersection on the Parsippany and Morris Township border to Central Avenue, which is the main road ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to Do in Morristown This Weekend; July 13 - 15

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jump for joy....it's the weekend! Don't let Friday the 13th scare you away, there are lots of fun things to do in and around town this weekend! Have a great weekend everyone!

 

Friday July 13

Spirit Animals Glassblowing Class; Morris County School of Glass; 9am - 11am

Mini Summer Camp: Woodsy Walkers; Great Swamp (Chatham); 10am - 11:30am

Tyke ...

Presbyterian Church Steeple, a Roxbury Landmark, Gets Overdue Attention

ROXBURY, NJ - The long-sought restoration of the iconic, but decaying steeple atop the First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna is underway.

Using a massive hydraulic boom lift, workers from Main Street Custom Homes and Remodeling of Succasunna, got a close-up look today at the 165-year-old structure. The company, headquartered a few doors away, is volunteering the project management ...

Florham Park Power Lifter Brings Home Gold 2018 USA Games

SEATTLE, WA - On July 1, over 4000 athletes and coaches, 10,000 volunteers and many spectators representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia Special Olympics programs gathered at the University of Washington to celebrate the 2018 USA games. Team New Jersey participated in 14 olympic-type events. 

One athlete from Florham Park brought home multiple ...

Roxbury Cops' 13th Wiffleball Tournament: A Fun Day to Help Sick Kids

ROXBURY, NJ – More than 20 teams have signed-up so far for the Roxbury PBA’s annual wiffleball tournament and its co-organizer, Roxbury Police Patrolman Brian Feeney, expects there will be more.

The July 14 tournament, the 13th, is taking place at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna. The event, open to both adults and minors, raises money for local children fighting serious ...

Florham Park Mayor Proclaims July 4, 2018 June Flynn Day Kicking Off 61 Fourth of July Celebration

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- Early in the day on Wednesday July 4 the Florham Park fire department, past and present, along with Mayor Mark Taylor and the Borough Council gathered at the memorial walk to honor those who have answered their last call. The flag flew at half mast, while the families of William Kyle, Charles Sedlack, Warren Kilby Jr., and Frank Hartwell were presented with flowers and the ...

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