Morris County News

October 20, 2018

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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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 ...

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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 ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The low lying bridge on Columbia Turnpike, adjacent to the Morristown Airport runways will be the topic of a public information session run by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and the New Jersey Department of Transportation on Wednesday May 9 in Florham Park ...

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Morris County, in coordination with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and New Jersey Department of Transportation, is conducting studies to determine improvements needed for the Columbia Turnpike Bridge in Florham Park and the Valley Road Bridge in Long Hill and Bernards ...

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MADISON, NJ – Higher rates for lower service has become almost commonplace for many NJ Transit riders in Madison and throughout the state, but Gov. Phil Murphy says he has a plan.  During a Tuesday morning press conference at the Madison train station, Murphy said his proposed budget includes ...

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WHIPPANY, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local community members at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of April 19 at The Hanover Marriott in Whippany at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Today was a day of remembrance and community at Hanover Park High School. At 10 am students all over the nation participated in National Walk Out Day, to protest gun violence. The students and faculty at HP had some other ideas. Every hour a student or staff member took to the ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.-  Two major storms hammered most of Morris County last week, including the local communities. Power lines are being repaired hourly. Law Enforcement, Departments of Public Works and First Responders continue to work around the clock to serve the community.  Due to the ...

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