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Multiple Morris County Law Enforcement Agencies Investigating Alleged Burglary and Shot Fired on Frederick Place in Morris Township.

August 1, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J.-Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo, and Morristown Police Chief Peter Demnitz can confirm an active investigation into an incident that occurred on the evening of July 28, 2018 in Morris Township, New Jersey.

On Saturday, July 28, 2018 at approximately 8:15 pm., law enforcement was notified of an alleged burglary, ...

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

PARSIPPANY, NJ- 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 ...

Freeholders Approve 21 Historic Preservation Grants Including Florham Park and Hanover Township Properties

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 Board’s meeting held in Mount Olive, which will get $198 000 in construction ...

ANNUAL MORRIS COUNTY4-H FAIR SET FOR JULY 19-22

CHESTER, NJ- The annual Morris County 4-H Fair, a fun celebration of the work of 4-H youths from across Morris County, mixed in with hot air balloons, fireworks, and amusement rides and games, will kick off a four-day run on Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22 at Chubb Park in Chester Township.

A wide variety of family-friendly activities are planned, including pony and hay rides, petting ...

Team NJ to Compete in 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

 Team New Jersey athletes and Unified partners are making their way to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games.

From July 1-6, Team New Jersey will join thousands of Special Olympics athletes and coaches from across the nation, along with tens of thousands of volunteers, family members and fans, for a week of special events and competitions in 14 team and individual ...

Members of Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Attend NOBLE’s 31st Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner

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 National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). The event was held at the ...

The End Of An Era; Billy and Madeline’s Red Room in Hanover Torn Down

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The iconic three story, nautical theme, red building just off Route 10 on the East 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 tore the 84 year-old structure down.  The restaurant closed back in November of 2017, when a ...

Stigma-Free Morris County: Acting Group Educates About Mental Illness, Stigma

DENVILLE, N.J.- Using improvisational theater, the Mental Health Players teach their audiences to recognize the signs, symptoms and stigma suffered by people with mental illness by creating real-life scenarios of their interactions with family members and their community.

The group will perform THIS THURSDAY, May 23 at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Residential Community, 122 ...

A 'Gold Card' for Morris County Parents, Guardians of Killed Military

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 discounts extended to military families.

"Gold Star Parents can ...

Chabad Inaugural Gala to Celebrate 15 year Milestone

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-300 guests attended the Inaugural gala celebrating 15 years of Chabad of SE Morris County on May 3rd at The Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park.

Guests of honor were Gary & Liz Fisch, recipients of the Community Leadership Award, Cary & Judy Cheifetz, recipients of the Pillars of Kindness Award, and Debbie Brody, recipient of the Woman of Valor Award.

The Gala ...

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