Government

December 10, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents, 65 years of age or older or between the ages of 18-64 and receiving Social Security disability benefits are now able to apply for important benefits from NJSAVE with one application. Prior to this new, on-stop application, individuals had to fill out a ...

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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 ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- To honor the passing of the 41 president, George H.W. Bush, the nation will observe a national day of mourning. Here is a list of what will be closed tomorrow in observance   U.S. Post Office locations will be closed New York Stock Exchange will be closed  Nasdaq ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Four consecutive lots on River Road, starting from the corner of Watchung Avenue, was designated as "an area in need of redevelopment" by a 6-0 vote of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night. The vote followed a public hearing held at the borough's Nov. 13 meeting, which ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - A presentation asking for a zoning overlay that would allow for 38 luxury townhomes and nine affordable housing units to be built on Main Street was met with opposition by the mayor and Borough of Chatham Council at its regular meeting Monday night. Scott Bradley of the Bradley ...

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  NEW TRAILS WILL ADD RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES COUNTYWIDE   FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The Morris County Board of Freeholders today received a recommendation to fund a half-dozen recreational trail projects in six towns across the county at a cost of $797,714 as part of a the three-year-old ...

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In honor of Veterans Day, several years ago Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp began the annual tradition of recognizing U.S. Military Veterans who serve in the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.  The program was the idea of Chief of Staff Daniel Pfeiffer, himself an Army ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- As election day comes to a close the  tension of the night is  just beginning. News of the nations of the newest Senators and House Representatives is pouring in. However, the tensions are just as high at the local government levels. Morris County, East Hanover and Florham Park ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-As the polls open in Florham Park Tuesday, the community will have the opportunity to elect two members to the Borough Council. Current members, Scott Carpenter and Carmen Cefalo-Pane combined have nearly 60 years of service to the Borough of Florham Park.   For many years ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Ground was broken today on a 12-home Habitat for Humanity project in Roxbury, an event that was six years in the making, according to the organization’s CEO. The project, at 119 and 121 Main Street in Succasunna, will have two buildings with each containing six condominium units.

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ROXBURY, NJ – Ground was broken today on a 12-home Habitat for Humanity project in Roxbury, an event that was six years in the making, according to the organization’s CEO. The project, at 119 and 121 Main Street in Succasunna, will have two buildings with each containing six condominium units.

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CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life. That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.-On September 13th, the East Hanover Land Use Planning Board held a special meeting to hear testimony from the StoneField Engineering group on their plan to erect a new 7/11 store in East Hanover. The meeting started out  with the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer, then it was ...

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CEDAR GROVE, N.J.- For four years Cedar Grove High School displayed 2,977 flags, in honor of the lives lost on September 11. The front of the high school has served as the base for the flags, including the flags of victim's home countries.  This year, they were given a piece of steel from the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J.- Lidgerwood Park was the setting for a record setting 29 volunteers getting Narcan certified along with support from Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Senator Tony Bucco and Morris County Freeholder Doug Cabana. Ricky's Compass is changing the way mental illness is dealt with ...

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PARSIPPANY - TROY HILLS, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders invites residents from all 30 Morris County towns to join in observing the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation at the Morris County Remembers 9/11 Service on Sunday, Sept. 9. Port ...

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WASHINGTON,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc. are issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about Salmonellaillnesses reported in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United States that ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa reported that the district is still considering school safety procedures for the upcoming school year, including possible armed Class III officers in every school. If the school district hired Class III offices for every school, LaSusa ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council approved a resolution Monday night authorizing a preliminary study to designate River Road an "Area in Need of Redevelopment," which is the first step in a process that could lead to as many as 340 apartment units being built on four lots. The ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Five mayors from northern and central New Jersey today called for passage of a state law permitting immigrants to get driver's licenses even if they are undocumented, saying it boosts public safety as well as the economy. "This is important for every resident for a better life ...

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The Morris County Board of Freeholders unanimously approved $2.2 million in county historic preservation grants to be financed by the county’s 2018 Preservation Trust Fund to help preserve, restore, or protect historic sites in 16 towns across Morris County. The vote was taken at the Freeholder ...

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Chatham Eagle Scout Collin Goldbach, in coordination with the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority, has designed and built American Flag disposal boxes to be located at key spots in the county, in an effort to call attention to proper methods of discarding old and worn Stars n’ ...

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office would like to congratulate Dr. Ronald Suarez, the Morris County Medical Examiner, on his retirement after 26 years of dedicated service in Morris County.   Dr. Suarez, a veteran of the United States Navy, began ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- If you grew up in East Hanover in the 1980s, on any given Saturday in the winter or snow day, kids living off River Road and Deforest Avenue could be sees sledding down the hills of what was once the Nabisco property. The transfer of Nabisco to Kraft Foods and then Mondelez, ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J.- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, current President of the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey (CPANJ), and several other New Jersey County Prosecutors attended the 31st Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner hosted by the Northern New Jersey Chapter of the ...

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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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FLORHAM PARK, NJ:  Mayor Mark Taylor, Borough Council Members, and Borough Staff are very pleased to inform you that Moody’s Investor Service has re-affirmed their triple-A (Aaa) rating, Moody’s highest rating for creditworthiness, on the Borough of Florham Park’s (NJ) general obligation bonds ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A new Morris County Veterans Services Office and Veterans Administration Clinic located in Morris Township officially opened today in a ceremony that included the unveiling and dedication of a POW/MIA Chair of Honor for the county.         The Morris County Board of Freeholders ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - In a lineup that included Senator Bob Menendez and Parsippany Mayor Michael Soriano, the unquestioned drawing card at the Morris County Democrats rally held Saturday at the Chatham Gazebo was 11th Congressional District Candidate Mikie Sherrill. Chatham Township resident Shala ...

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MORRIS COUNTY CLERK ANN F. GROSSI, ESQ. HOLDS CISSY LAUREYS SENIOR VOLUNTEER AWARD CEREMONY      On May 22, 2018 Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi held the third annual Cecilia “Cissy” Laureys Senior Volunteer Award Ceremony at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township. The Cissy ...

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