Morris County News

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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 - ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Its the time of year when newly graduated high school football players have packed their bags and are headed to their new team, their new home and their new football family. Precision Sports Performance in East Hanover has sent many to the collegiate grid iron. This spring, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The organizers of the upcoming U18 Fistball World Championships, an international even taking place in Succasunna, are seeking volunteers to work with visitors from across the globe. Werner Adam, the northeast regional director for the United States Fistball Association (USFA), ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - American flags lined shorelines and hung off boats at Lake Hopatcong as residents - including a gang from Roxbury - cheered when Miss Lotta’s Third Annual Veterans’ Cruise sailed by on Saturday There were two cruises were for veterans of the towns that surrounded the lake, with ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury resident John Robbins, manager of the nonprofit Morris Community Wellness Center, was recently named Morris County’s Terri Belske Consumer Advocate of the Year. Robbins heads the Parsippany-based center that “promotes responsibility, recovery and wellness by offering ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Kellie Ann Keyes, who runs Roxbury's recycling program was honored recently by Morris County for her efforts, with the county dubbing her its “Rox-Star Recycler.” Keyes was one of 10 people and businesses to receive a 2018 Environmental Excellence Award from the Morris County ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong tour boat Miss Lotta tour boat won’t be cruising into Roxbury’s Landing Channel on June 30 as part of its Third Annual Veteran’s Cruise, said its captain today. The much-anticipated visit by the big boat to the channel at the southern tip of Lake Hopatcong was ...

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HANOVER, NJ - The iconic three story, nautical theme, red building just off Route 10 on the Hanover - Whippany border that housed Billy and Madeline’s Red Room, is now nothing more than a pile of rubble in an empty lot. On Tuesday June 6, a backhoe methodically tore the 84 year-old structure ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- While the inter-town hockey battles on the ice between Randolph and Roxbury are fierce at every age level, when it comes to real life battles off the ice there is no hesitation to offer help to their neighbor. Such is the case with a recent gesture of unity and support from the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The parents of a 6-year-old special needs student who, according to authorities, was hung upside down and shaken by a frustrated teacher's aide in March, filed a notice of tort claim today, the first volley of a forthcoming lawsuit. The notice says the Landing couple intend to sue ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program," in which Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty will gain access to certain benefits, such as ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Some eastbound drivers on Route 80 in Roxbury will be forced to take a crossover lane onto the westbound shoulder tonight to accommodate the Route 46 bridge replacement project in Roxbury, said the state Department of Transportation (DOT) today. The traffic shift will begin at 10 ...

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