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The Morris County Economic Development Corporation Hosts Inaugural Event

December 2, 2018

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- On Thursday November 15, The Morris County Economic Development Corporation, a division of The Morris County Chamber of Commerce held the First Annual Innovation and Sustainability Forum with a focus on the Impact of Corporate Social Innovation.  An informative and interactive panel on health and wellness, community engagement and environmental sustainability was ...

Chad Invites The Public to Annual Community Menorah Lightings

MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. -Chabad of SE Morris County invites everyone to its annual Menorah Lighting Ceremonies, which will take place during Hanukah in Madison, The Borough of Chatham, East Hanover, and Florham Park.  Music, hot refreshments, and prizes for the children will accompany each Menorah lighting.

The Chatham’s Menorah Lighting will take place on Sunday, December 2nd,

the ...

Morris County Freeholders Fund New Trail Projects Including Florham Park Stobaeous Phase II




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 Morris County Trail Construction Grant Program.

Projects suggested by a Freeholder ...

Morris County Police Dogs Get On-the-Spot Medical Help

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has developed a first-of-its-kind program to offer medical support and care for police dogs working with the county Sheriff’s Office in critical situations.    

The dogs will receive treatment from a specialized group of tactical medics who make up the Office of Emergency Management’s Special Operations Group.

“We have our ...

Missing Mountain Lakes Boy is Found

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, a 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes who left home Oct. 30, has been found, said authorities today.

In a brief joint statement that offered no details about the matter, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennet and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of
Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., said the boy was ...

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp Honors United States Military Veterans Serving at the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

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 Veteran.    


Today, November 9, 2018, Prosecutor Knapp and his command ...

Authorities Seeking Public Assistance in Locating Missing 15 Year Old Male from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J-Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett areseeking the public’s assistance in locating a 15 year old male from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, who has been missing since October 30, 2018.

Thomas Kolding, who lives in Mountain Lakes with his parents, was last known to be at his family home on October 30, 2018. It ...

The Ties that Bind: How Race Relations Shaped Morris County and New Jersey, 1688-2018

A new exhibition in Morristown explores 300 years of race relation in New Jersey through the lens of Morris County, New Jersey. This is the first comprehensive exhibition to trace the sometimes fraught history of the relationship between blacks and whites in Morris County. It traces early days of slavery to visits from civil rights pioneers including Frederick Douglas, Booker T. Washington, and ...

State Farm's Mary Comito on New Jersey Drivers and Deer Collisions

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- As winter approaches, and the chance of encountering deer on the roadways increases, so do the odds of collision, particularly in New Jersey.

State Farm® released the results of its 16th annual deer-vehicle collisions study on October 1, 2018.  The deer claim study ranks states by the likelihood a driver has of hitting a large animal, including deer, ...

Shelter Dog Finds New Purpose as Morris County Sheriff's Bomb Sniffer

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 Office bomb sniffing dog.  His handler, Detective Michael Carbone, put ...


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