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

October 16, 2018

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 ...

Vehicular Homicide Charges for Driver of Paramus School Bus

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The driver of a school bus involved in a crash on Route 80 last week that killed two people faces two counts of second-degree vehicular homicide/death by auto, local and state authorities announced Thursday morning.

The driver, Hudy Muldrow, 77, of Woodland Park, attempted to make an illegal U-Turn on the highway in an attempt to find his way to Waterloo Village, the ...

A 'Gold Card' for Morris County Parents, Guardians of Killed Military

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program" that allows Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty to access certain benefits, such as discounts extended to military families.

"Gold Star Parents can now ...

Lake Hopatcong Block Party Ready to Make Big Splash

ROXBURY, NJ – During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to strengthen their bonds and enhance their sense of belonging.

That fact is not ...

Gov. Murphy on 'Fixing NJ Transit' with $242M Budget; Madison Mayor Says Funds Will Improve 'Quality of Life' for Madisonian Commuters

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 “fixing NJ Transit” for $242 million. 

Commuters should not pay higher ...

Spring Snowstorm to Strike Madison This Tuesday, Wednesday

Spring is officially here, but it appears that the warm weather many were hoping for is not. 

Two nor’easters hit the Madison area in less than a week earlier this month, and another is on its way, according to the National Weather Service.

This “major” snowstorm will dump between 8 and 14 inches of snow on the Rose City from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday night, ...

More Snow for Madison on Monday Night

Madisonians may wake up Tuesday morning to another blanket of snow, according to an alert from the National Weather Service issued Monday at 3:48 p.m. 

Two nor’easters have already hit the area this month, but it seems Mother Nature will have mercy on the Rose City this time around. 

The alert predicts that the total overnight snow will be about 2 to 3 inches. Some may ...

Madison Residents, Police Report Trees in Roadways, Downed Wires, Power Outages as Nor’easter Wallops Morris County

Winter Storm Quinn hit the Madison area with extreme force on Wednesday—and there is still more to come.

Downed wires and fallen trees on Road City roads have been reported by several residents and the Madison police, making driving a dangerous task for those to choose to brave the snow-covered roads.

Live power lines can present a risk even for those who stay home during ...

Weather Update: Accumulation Predictions Mount as Another Nor’Easter Hits Madison

Madison could now see between 11 and 14 inches of snow as the second winter storm in less than a week smacks the Morris County area, according to an alert issued Wednesday at 10:59 a.m. by the National Weather Service. 

Original predictions for the Rose City said accumulations would reach between 8 and 12 inches, but the storm appears to be hitting the area harder than ...

More Madison Power Outages Possible; Gov. Murphy Announces State of Emergency as Another Nor’easter Prepares to Pummel Morris County

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 night. 

“We are particularly concerned w/ Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex and Warren ...

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