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Morris County News

June 30, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany got some celebrity excitiment when Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy visited Tabor Pizza for one of his famous pizza reviews. Portnoy has also been to other nearby establishments like Nonna's Pizza in Florham Park and the Reservoir Tavern in Boonton. He praised ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A 19-year-old Chatham male on a bicycle struck a van merging onto Southern Boulevard from River Road and suffered "critical injuries" on Tuesday, according to Chatham Township Police Lt. Brad Hayworth. The male was transported to Morristown Medical Center. According to the police, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A teenager faces burglary and criminal trespass charges related to his "rummaging through" a vehicle inside a Denville resident's garage, police said. The incident began June 22, when police "responded to a report of an unknown suspect rummaging through the victim's vehicle in ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - On June 8th in East Hanover, Kushner broke ground on what is said to be the first new luxury apartment community to be developed in East Hanover. The new community will be at 72 Eagle Rock Avenue, the site of a former office building.  There will be 265 new apartments built ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council held a Special Meeting in order to discuss affordable housing litigation in an executive session before unanimously passing a resolution authorizing Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz to name Bergen County United Way the new redeveloper for Post Office Plaza on ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury police and recreation officials are bracing for a summer of dealing with crowds looking for places to hang out after being turned away at Hopatcong State Park, said Roxbury Councilman Mark Crowley. The issue, a pet peeve of Crowley, came up at a recent meeting of the Lake ...

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MINE HILL, NJ - The bodies of two young men who drowned Tuesday in a Mine Hill that borders Roxbury were recovered after an extensive search that went into the night, officials confirmed today. The drownings of the men, described as 17-year-old and 22-year-old Hispanics, was reported in a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham High's ever-present athletic director Mo Abdelaziz will be leaving the district at the end of the school year and taking an assistant principal's position at Mendham High School. "The kids have been amazing," Abdelaziz said. "I sent out an email telling them to never stop ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Community members are invited to the 2022 Spring Fun Fest on June 12 from 10am - 1pm. The Fun Fest will take place at the Morris Plains VFW, 45 Tabor Roada in Morris Plains. Admission is free but attendees are asked to bring one non-perishable food item per person for the ...

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SPARTA, NJ- A Sparta family is very grateful as their son is recovering from injuries after a dirt bike accident in the woods behind Angelo Drive on Friday evening, that required an airlift to the hospital. The young man had been unconscious for two hours before he regained consciousness to call ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morristown will receive $1 million in Fiscal Year 2022 from the Local Bridges Fund Grants. The grant money will go towards the replacement of the Ridgedale Avenue Bridge over the Whippany River. “The state of good repair of New Jersey’s transportation infrastructure is a ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police Department received a report of an armed person being outside the Northvail Elementary School. According to the Parsippany Police, an immediate and full scale response was initiated to the school based off of this information. It was quickly determined that ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Any Morris County student attending Rutgers University should be aware that all campuses will become tobacco free. The announcement was made by President Jonathan Holloway on Wednesday as he announced the university’s new “Tobacco-Free by 2023” initiative. The tobacco-free ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A 66-year-old Denville resident was found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia while driving on Route 46 recently, according to police. The man, Fred Worthington, was arrested May 24 after police pulled him over on Route 46 due to a motor vehicle violation, police ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – After police searched his residence last month as part of an undercover investigation, a Succasunna man confessed to downloading child pornography, according to authorities. The man, Igor Michael Terrero, 49, was arrested today, said U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger in a press ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Police have announced a recent arrest of a resident, accused of stealing money from the Florham Park Little League while holding the role of Treasurer of the League. The incident was first brought to light during the winter of 2022. According to the police, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A group of Chatham mothers came before the Chatham Board of Education to voice their concerns about specific lessons being taught in health classes in the district at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education on Monday night. The Chatham moms, who belong to a local ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A Paterson man burglarized vehicles in Denville and then used credit cards he stole from them, according to police. The man, Jazzmeir Mims, 23, faces charges of burglary, fraudulent use of credit cdards and criminal mischief, police said. They said they responded May 4 to ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County has been ranked as the No. 1 healthiest county in New Jersey, in an annual, national study released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Ranked No 2 is Hunterdon County, followed by ...

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The East Hanover Community Partnership will sponsor East Hanover's Spring Restaurant Week that will take place from Saturday, April 30 through Friday, May 6, 2022. East Hanover Restaurant Week serves as an opportunity for Restaurants, Pizzerias, Delicatessens, Bakeries, Ice Cream Shops, and all ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The bravery and initiative displayed April 1 by Roxbury Patrolman Brad Keyes when he thwarted a carjacking in progress was a stunning act of heroism, said his boss on Tuesday. In fact, Roxbury Police Chief Dean Adone said he’s never seen anything like it in his two decades in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday April 28 from 1pm - 2pm. at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). There will be meat, produce, breads, canned and dry foods. During the Morristown distribution, there will be drive up COVID ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Shoppers are being evacuated from stores at Roxbury Mall in Succasunna, including The Home Depot, Ramsey Sports and ShopRite due to a gas leak. The leak was the result of a fork-lift accidentally hitting a gas line shortly before 5 p.m., according to emergency radio ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Three Illinois men who were behaving suspiciously earlier this week face charges in Morris County related to counterfeiting, and they might also be charged with federal offenses, according to authorities. Roxbury police, on Tuesday, said they levied charges of money laundering, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A minor collapse of a balcony at the Parsippany Travel Lodge located at 625 Rt. US-46 occurred this morning, Tuesday, April 19th.  The Fire Department is on the scene. The collapse occurred to a first floor balcony.  There are no reported injuries. This according to Breaking ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – A Pennsylvania man this week attempted to steal $8,600 from a Denville woman by engaging in what is known as a “grandparent scam,” police said. The man, Alvaro Guzman-Sanchez, 45, of Sherandgar, Pa., called the woman and said her granddaughter needed the money to pay legal fees ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – In what one area resident called an “environmental Armageddon,” dirt from a massive construction project in Landing was washed away by recent storms and ended up in Lake Rogerene, leaving the water brown and lake lovers livid. The runoff came from the 161-home, 14-acre housing ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Sergeant Christopher Cornine of the Morris Plains Police Department will not be criminally charged in the death of Timothy O'Shea, 24 of Morris Township. Seargeant Cronine fired his service weapon at O'Shea on July 14 in Morris Township.  A state grand jury voted to not ...

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LAKE HIAWATHA, NJ –The New Jersey State Police have arrested Nicholas Adair, 24, of Lake Hiawatha, N.J., for allegedly manufacturing and possessing child sexual abuse material. In January 2022, detectives from the New Jersey State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, along with members ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury teenager today found himself in the middle of a frightening incident in Randolph involving an attempted bank robbery, a stolen car, an automobile crash, a thwarted hijacking and a massive law enforcement response. 18-year-old Joseph Sargenti said he was headed to the new ...

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