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Morris County News

October 5, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  John Formisano, age 52, formerly of Jefferson Township, has been found guilty on all charges related to a fatal shooting that occurred on July 14, 2019 in Jefferson Township, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, more than 100 shelter pets from Florida arrived at Morristown Airport on Sunday, October 2. The airlift transported dogs and cats who were in shelters prior to the storm.  The flight will allow local shelters to make room for an influx of homeless ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The 40th Anniversary of the unsolved murder of Christopher Thomas, 16, of Boonton, was marked Saturday by his family, friends the Morris Catholic High School community and Morris County Law Enforcement. The ceremony took place at the high school, 200 Morris Ave., Denville. Thomas ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The impending rain that is expected to hit our area this weekend, has forced the 47th Annual Bottle Hill Day in Madison to be rescheduled.  The new date will be Saturday, October 15.   Sign up to get all the news as it happens at www.TAPinto.net/enews  Download the TAPinto ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Sheriff’s Office has recently received multiple notifications from members of the public who have been targets of a phone scam. The phone calls are from the phone number 973- 291-2679, and an individual identifying themselves as “Sgt. Joe Caruso from the Morris ...

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HANOVER, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County held its inaugural First Responder day this past Saturday at Whippany Park High School.  The day was regarded as a huge success by all that attended and took part in the day-long family fun festivities. There were corn hole competitions and a home run ...

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HANOVER, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County is excited to announce that it will be holding a Home Run Derby Competition that will be open to the public at their First Responders Day on September 24th. The event will begin with qualifying rounds at 1pm.  The finals will be held at 4pm and will be ...

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HANOVER, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County is excited to announce that it will be holding a Home Run Derby Competition that will be open to the public at their First Responders Day on September 24th. The event will begin with qualifying rounds at 1pm.  The finals will be held at 4pm and will be ...

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Out of the Darkness Walk Scheduled for Saturday, September 17th    To Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention What:                         7th Annual Morris County Out of the Darkness Community Walk Date:                          Saturday, September 17, ...

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MADISON, NJ - Yulia Raynova, the Madison woman who admitted that she drove under the influence of alcohol prior to her running a traffic light and killing a Chatham father of four, has been sentenced to six years in prison. According to authorities, Raynova's blood alcohol content was 0.136% ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - A new 7-Eleven convenience store and gas station is underway in Hanover Township, announced JMF Properties and RD Management LLC.  The development partners recently broke ground on the project at Cedar Village, a 19-acre retail center anchored by Lowe’s Home Improvement at 230 ...

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BOONTON, NJ – Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano and county officials announce the arrests of five individuals after fleeing from a stolen high-end motor vehicle that became disabled while eluding police.   At approximately 5:43 a.m. on Sept. 9, the Montville Township Police ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A panic button system malfunction on Thursday prompted a lockdown at the Morris County School of Technology, according to police. They said the incident took place at about 10:20 a.m., prompting them to respond to the school along with the Morris County Office of Emergency ...

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HARDING TOWNSHIP, NJ - Harding Township celebrated its Centennial with an outdoor celebration on September 1, 2022, at Memorial Park. The ceremony was hosted by The Harding Township Centennial Committee of which Committeewoman Rita Chipperson was the Chairperson and Tom Deporteere was the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - With heart-wrenching personal stories, parents who lost loved-ones to overdoses and recovering addicts today joined Morris County and state officials, as well as nonprofit groups to observe International Overdose Awareness Day, as drug related deaths continued to surge around ...

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MADISON, NJ - Dave Portnoy came to Madison, NJ and reviewed Nicky's Firehouse Pizza. He posted the review on Tuesday, August 30th. Portnoy is the founder of BarStool Sports and is famous for traveling the nation to different pizza places giving them a score from 1-10. He stores his reviews and ...

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JEFFERSON, NJ - A Jefferson police officer sitting in his patrol car alongside Route 15 early Sunday was injured when his vehicle was struck from behind by one driven by a Mount Olive man suspected of being intoxicated, police said. The incident, which took place at 3:06 a.m. on Route 15 North ...

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JEFFERSON, NJ - On Friday morning, August 26th a massive fire struck the American Legion Post #245 on Espanong Road in Jefferson Township. At approximately 10:45am, the Jefferson Township Fire Company #2 responded to the scene with a report of a possible kitchen fire.  People were thought to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office were joined by the Morris County Board of County Commissioners this week in delivering 100 bullet-proof vests to the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany, where front-line Ukrainian ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - An extensive fire destroyed a home on Normandy Heights Road in Morris Township and claimed the lives of Robert Ricciardi (age 87) and Gemma Ricciardi (age 85). According to authorities, the "suspected remains of two individuals were located and recovered from the damaged ...

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Madison, NJ  – Charles J. Bender of Rockaway Township has been arrested in connection to the hit-and-run motor vehicle crash that occurred in Madison on August 4, announced  Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, Madison Police Chief John R. Miscia and ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The extensive fire that destroyed a home on Normandy Heights Road in Morris Township has claimed the lives of two people.  Authorities have confirmed the victims of the fire are Robert Ricciardi (age 87) and Gemma Ricciardi (age 85). Morris County Prosecutor Robert J.

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A fire ripped through a home on Normandy Heights Road in Morris Township early Friday morning.  According to Township officials, early reports confirm that it is a crime scene and two people are reported missing. Officials at the scene are reporting a roof collapse and ...

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Madison, NJ – A pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle today, on Main Street near Waverly Place in Madison. A 64-year-old female was struck by a vehicle which then fled the scene. The pedestrian sustained non-life threatening injury in the incident and was transported to Morristown Medical Center, ...

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HANOVER, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County is proud to announce that it will be hosting an inaugural First Responders Day, on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 11am to 5pm at Whippany Park High School. This inaugural event will bring together first responders and families for a day of friendly ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Parsippany Police were part of the team that supplied personnel to the task force that participated in the investigation and prosecution of a Victory Gardens man, found guilty by jury trial. After a two week jury trial, a Ismael Lorenzo, Jr., age 36, was convicted last Thursday ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Two teens have been charged with aggravated arson in Beach Haven according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Beach Haven Police Chief James Markoski.  Billhimer and Markoski announced that on July 23, 2022, Justin Liebhauser, 19, of Randolph, New Jersey, and ...

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PEQUANNOCK, NJ – A missing Butler man was found by Sheriff’s officers thanks to his participation in a lifesaving bracelet program. The man, age 21, was enjoying Mountainside Park in Pequannock Wednesday, July 20 when he became separated from his caregiver. At some point the caregiver lost sight ...

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Madison, NJ  – According to a press release from the Borough of Madison, a 9-1-1 call came from Drew University at approximately 12:19pm, where it was being reported that multiple juveniles were experiencing inhalation issues due to chemicals from the pool.  According to earlier reports, ...

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MADISON, NJ - According to breaking news alerts, an emergency hazardous materials' situation has occurred at a residence hall at Drew University.  The location is 36 Madison Avenue in Madison, where Police and the Fire Department are on the scene for multiple patients exposed to a chlorine ...

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