Morris County News

August 19, 2018

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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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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 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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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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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Despite Wednesday’s massive snowstorm, thousands of Morris County residents still ventured out into the snowy streets for this year’s Morris County St. Patrick’s Day parade. Starting at the Morristown Municipal Building and traveling down South Street to the Morristown Green, ...

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FLORHAM PARK,N.J.- Another storm is already hitting New Jersey. Meterologist Steve DiMartino of NYNJPA weather, a rapidly intensifying low pressure system will begin Tuesday night into Wednesday. Rain will turn to snow and eventually accumulate. For  hourly updates click here .   Sign up to ...

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Another winter storm will hit the Rose City on Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service and county officials, bringing with it snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches and high winds. On his Twitter account, Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Congratulations to Hanover Park Wrestlers for taking first place in the districts. Eight hornets took first place; Joey Olivieri  Jake Bursese  Dom Merola Dom DiFrancescantonio  Nicky Raimo Mike rubin Sean Conley Matt Liberato  Dan Jiminez placed second, Nick ...

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Florham Park, NJ – February 7, 2018 – The Morris County Economic Development Corporation will hold the 26th Annual Partners in Economic Development Awards Luncheon Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Wyndham Hamilton Park, Florham Park, from 10 noon to 1:30 p.m. with morning panel from 10:30 a.m. to 12 ...

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Amidst the Loss This particular journey for this group of young men began in August 2013. A group of 19 dedicated football players along with their ten coaches entered the Morris County Football League. A group of 19 third grade boys. Having played through the ranks of flag football, they had ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County will once again participate in the national Point-in-Time Count and Survey of the Homeless. This national census of homeless persons will take place on Wednesday January 24,  where Morris County as well as surrounding counties will be counting individuals and ...

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FLORHAM PARK,N.J- From Friday, January 5, 2018 to Friday, March 9, 2018, The Morris Area Coalition for Education and Positive Choices, proudly sponsors "Friday Nights at Mennen Arena", from 7:30pm-10pm.The initiative helps provide teens with an opportunity to have fun with their friends in a safe, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ –Two men who ran away from police after smashing a car Tuesday – prompting a search that included dogs and a helicopter - face numerous charges including illegal gun possession, police said today. The men, Meshach Whagar, 28, of Newark, and Tione Davis, 35, of East Orange, are in ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California, targeted sex offenders, and persons possessing child pornography was announced today by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino. Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography offenders ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Hanover Tigers Pee Wee team just completed an undefeated season and now officially chosen to Participate in the Mid Atlantic Regional Championships and ultimately compete at the National Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio December 14-17. The team has been under ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The number of elderly people in the U.S. is expected to be twice what it was in 2000 by 2030. With the population aging, family members and friends increasingly find themselves in caregiver roles. An estimated 34.2 million U.S. residents provide unpaid care to an adult 50 ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- Just one game away from completing their fourth undefeated season, the Hanover Tigers Pee Wee team (Grade 5/6) been officially chosen to Participate in the Mid Atlantic Regional Championships and ultimately compete at the National Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - On Friday, November 3rd The Morris County Economic Development hosted it annual Growth and Innovation Forum at the Sheraton Parsippany where a full house of business leaders learned about the latest developments in Innovation strategies throughout the region. The keynote speaker ...

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