Morris County News

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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J.- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief ofInvestigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., Morris Township Chief of Police Mark DiCarlo, Randolph Township Chief of Police David Stokoe, Morris Plains Borough Chief of Police Jason A. Kohn, and ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J- The sun peeked out of the cloudy sky Sunday afternoon, giving way to a full blaze of sun, just as the Morris County Columbus Day Parade toured down Ridgedale avenue. East Hanover Police Captain Jack Ambrose and his wife Jodi led the way of the motorcade of honorees, including ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – Those interested in checking out Meadowbrook Country Day Camp for next summer are invited to attend “Meadowfest,” a fun-filled day of fall events for prospective campers including hayrides, pumpkin picking, crafts, scavenger hunts, rides, games and prizes, face painting, apple ...

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr., are pleased to congratulate Assistant Prosecutor Robert Preziosi on his recent promotion to the rank of Major in the United States Army Reserve. The promotion ceremony was held on September 7, 2018 at ...

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Late in August, a meeting was requested  by Thomas Ace Gallagher, to gather law enforcement, community leaders, educators, and public officials, to discuss content for the soon to be launched Morris Area Coalition For Education And Positive Choices on-line home. Gallagher did not expect what ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – While full-term classes have begun at County College of Morris (CCM), there is still time to enroll in the college’s two mid-fall sessions. The 13 Week mid-fall session runs from September 20 - December 20. The last day to apply for 13 Week classes is Thursday, September 13. The ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J.- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Kevin O. Ruiz, aka “Star,” agetwenty-five (25), of Paterson, New Jersey, has been sentenced to New Jersey State Prison. Ruiz was previously convicted for his role in a profitable drug distribution operation in which ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -On National Trails Day, the Morris County Parks Commission in cooperation with Florham Park Mayor Mark Taylor and the Borough Council, The Morris County Freeholders proudly opened Stoebaeus- Briarwood trail as part of a county wide initiative. The day started out with the ...

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ROCKAWAY, N.J.- On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office hosted “The OpioidCrisis: Engaging the Community” as the second of four events this year under New JerseyAttorney General Gurbir Grewal’s “21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project”. The Community ...

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Vernon, NJ., – The National Winter Activity Center (NWAC) or “The Center” will host its annual fundraising Golf Outing on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at the Bowling Green Golf Club (53 School House Road, Oak Ridge, NJ 07438). All proceeds will benefit The Center’s Elev8 program which ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Almost a month after residents started seeing flyers from Identity Evropa, a group classified by the Anti-Defamation League as a white supremacist organization, around Bridgewater and surrounding towns, residents have been banding together to spread a message against hate and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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 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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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