Morris County News Top Stories

April 22, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Thinking of becoming a member but aren't sure? Join Homeless Solutions on Tuesday, April 30, at 5:30 p.m. for its second annual Mentor Mixer. Hear current mentors share their experiences and the impact they are making on children in Homeless Solutions programs. Homeless ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township High School alumnus and children’s book author Ross Tanner has a new book out called “I Will Not Stop My Trot,” based on the battle his fiancée lost with cystic fibrosis. Despite the sad story, the children’s book is an uplifting tale of two horses, one who has ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Volunteers are being sought to serve in the Morris County Ambassadors Program, which offers assistance to military veterans. The Veterans Services Office, which provides information and assistance to Morris County veterans and their families in obtaining VA benefits and other ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury officials agreed March 26 to spend nearly $1.5 million on a long-awaited improvement to Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna, a vote that drew applause from a group of coaches and young athletes attending the meeting. The township mayor and council approved three contracts, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Donating a kidney to a fellow Roxbury resident was “a simple thing,” said Kim Roumes on March 26, urging others to consider becoming organ or tissue donors. Roumes and her kidney recipient, former Roxbury Boy Scout leader Bob Williams, appeared together Tuesday at the Roxbury Mayor ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The 16-year-old daughter of a Roxbury woman who died last Thanksgiving was given a Sweet 16 party on March 24 by people who know – all too well - about the pain of a death in the family. Laura and Chris D’Amico, of Mount Arlington, lost their 10-year-old son, Christopher, in a 2015 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –  Michele (Silk) Adriano was told by one doctor after another that her symptoms were just from stress. The former Roxbury resident was sure it was more than that. Indeed it was. Adriano's persistence finally resulted in an MRI, a test that showed a large tumor pressing against her ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Morris County service providers, probation and police officers and high school students assumed the roles of former jail inmates Friday to experience the biases, destitution, social and emotional challenges some inmates have upon discharge back into the community. The re-entry ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - In recognition of Women's History Month, a lecture on historic women from the Morris County region was held at the Montville Township Public Library on March 7. The guest speaker on the subject was Morristown resident Jim DelGiudice. DelGiudice is a retired professor from County ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -- Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local community members at the Boy Scouts of America 24th Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Tuesday, April 9 at The Hanover Marriott in Whippany at 6:30 p.m. This ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The day could  not have been better for the 40th Annual Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade. The sun shined, the bag pipes played and thousands of people lined the streets to watch more than 120 groups and organizations march down South Street and around the Morristown Green on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ --  The Denville String Band will march in the 40th annual Morris County Parade, on Saturday, March 9, at 12 p.m. in Morristown.  One hundred and twenty three groups will be marching in this year's parade. In addition to the Denville String Band, spectators will hear Colonial ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Get your dancing or running shoes on and celebrate with County College of Morris (CCM). To commemorate 50 years of serving the Morris County community, CCM will be hosting a Titan Weekend, a fun-filled extravaganza from May 3 through May 5, with something for everyone. The weekend ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.-- Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that an couple from East Hanover pleaded guilty today to stealing $152,820 by filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy. Carmine Fusco, 50, and Lauri Fusco, 50, each pleaded guilty to ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Morris County 4-H'er of the Year Kristen Briney was recognized at the Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner on Feb. 6 in Atlantic City. The Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner takes places on the Wednesday evening of the New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show each ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Developers’ plans to convert the former Ledgewood Mall into a new shopping center received a final thumbs-up from Roxbury officials on Feb. 6. Meeting at Roxbury Town Hall, the township Planning Board unanimously approved an amended application for the new Shops at Ledgewood ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Kelly A. Stephens has been named executive director of the Morris County Housing Authority, which creates and maintaines affordable living environments as well as other assistance for residents of Morris County, announced county officials. The Housing Authority was created by ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The 2019 Morris County Manual Cover Contest was held on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The winning photos for the first, second and third place covers that were chosen by the judges are attached. The judges of this year's contest were Morris County Tax Board Commissioner William Kersey, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -- New Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill hosted her first "Town Hall" meeting on Jan. 27 at the Parsippany PAL building on Baldwin Avenue. More than 400 people attended, and the crowd was mostly supportive as the congresswoman fielded few tough questions. Town hall meetings became a ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -- A tour bus from New York City filled with 30 people hit the median on Rt. 80 and went airborne into traffic causing a multi car fatal accident. One person died, two others were seriously injured and more than a dozen were transported to Morristown Medical Center. The accident took ...

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MOUNT OLIVE, NJ -- Police are warning anglers and others to "avoid a tragedy" and stay off the untrustworthy ice on Budd Lake. The warning came on Jan. 23, a day after Mount Olive police responded to a report of five people "trapped on the lake," police said. They said the four officers who went ...

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