Morris County News

October 12, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – A motor vehicle accident on Route 202 resulted in two fatalities Friday night. Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Heritage Court and Route 202/Main Road at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, according to a release from the Morris County Prosecutor’s office. In the rear passenger ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Smile! It's the weekend. Check out what's happening in and around Morristown this weekend.  Friday October 11 Time To Mourn; Fosterfields; 1pm- 2pm NJSIAA Semifinals; Morristown vs Livingston at Livingston High School; 2pm Friday Films; Tolkien (PG13); Morris County ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Charles Selengut, a professor at County College of Morris (CCM), has been honored with an appointment to the International Advisory Board of the Twelve Gates Foundation, CCM announced in a press release on Oct. 1. Twelve Gates Foundation, consisting of religious scholars from around ...

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Fall is the perfect time to de-clutter and safely dispose of unwanted papers and documents at the Community Paper Shred fundraiser on Saturday, October 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, or until the shred truck is full. The paper shred is open to the public and will take place rain or shine at Chatham ...

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Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are known for being helpful, and for many years, they have been generous and supportive to ECLC of New Jersey! Scouts have volunteered at annual walkathons and other events and completed projects at ECLC’s school in Chatham and Ho-Ho-Kus for students with special ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Burger and Milk-Shake affectionatos can delight as the new Parsippany Shake Shack is opening up on Monday, October 7th.  The ribbon cutting will begin at 10:45am at the new location in the Waterview Marketplace off of Route 46 in Parsippany.  The new location in Waterview ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The $1.5 million upgrade to Horseshoe Lake Park - including a new artificial turf field - is a testament to the township’s commitment to its children, said Roxbury Mayor Bob DeFillippo today at a dedication ceremony. Speaking as he stood on the new turf field, while young athletes ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. - High school entrepreneurs are invited to compete in the fifth annual Pirates Pitch competition sponsored by the Stillman School of Business and its Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Seton Hall University. Students across the nation are encouraged to ...

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. (October 2, 2019) – Whole Foods is opening in Parsippany next month and they are giving the first 500 customers who enter the store on it's Grand Opening day, a free Whole Foods Market reusable tote bag. There will also be other giveaways and promotions throughout the day.   The ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Another rabid raccoon has been found in Parsippany.  On October 1st, the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills has issued the following advisory notice: The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Health Department was notified that a ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - There was a four-hour stand-off between a Montville resident and police in the Longview at Montville townhome community this afternoon. According to a source who wished to remain unnamed, a resident caused a disturbance with one of their neighbors, then barricaded themself in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Fall Fun! There's so much happening this weekend in and around Morristown.... movies, music, walks, fun raisers, and festivals! Have a great weekend! Friday September 27 Friday Films; The Children Act (R); Morris County Library; 2pm Designer Bingo; All Saints Academy ...

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The Chatham Township Historical Society recently unveiled the latest addition to its Historic Marker collection. The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge marker is at the corner of Southern Boulevard and Hampton Road which is at the eastern edge of the 7,800-acre refuge. The marker recognizes ...

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DOVER, NJ - Tragedy has struck the Dover community as a well loved track team member from Dover High School, died after being in a medically induced coma at Morristown Medical Center since September 13th. The incident occured on September 13th on Route 46 in Rockaway when Steven Gomez-Restrepo ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The township this week issued a building permit for a new Walmart Supercenter in Ledgewood, a structure that will cost more than $12 million to build, according to public records. The permit was issued Sept. 16 to Ledgewood Investors, the Bridgewater company in the process of ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Bring the family out on this beautiful day to celebrate Parsippany at the 18th annual Fall Festival.   Parsippany's Annual Fall Festival Street Fair will take place on Sunday, September 22nd at 12pm along North Beverwyck Road in Lake Hiawatha. There will be music, games, food ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Tuesday, September 17, senior Carly Peterson held a fundraiser for pediatric health.  She raised over $300 that will go to the New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald Barnford Children’s Fund, and Garden of Dreams Foundation all of which help ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – “Street Rod” buffs and motorcyclists gathered in Succasunna on Tuesday to welcome, and raise money for, Chris Schmidt, a Roxbury man whose foot was amputated last month due to injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. They converged at the Roxbury Mall where the North Jersey ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Unknown actor(s) burglarized the mailbox container located outside the Denville Post Office located on Clark Street, according to a release issued by the Denville Police Department on Tue., Sept. 17. Everyone who placed mail in the mailbox Sat., Sept. 14, through the morning of ...

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BOONTON, NJ - Morris County is mourning the loss of longtime Senator Tony Bucco, who passed away today after he had a massive heart attack.  Here is the statement released from the family spokesperson: Michael DuHaime, spokesman for the Bucco family, released the following statement this ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Atlantic Health System has opened a Satellite Physical Therapy location at the Randolph YMCA Program House. Areas of Expertise: Concussion Care Orthopedics & Sports Rehabilitation Parkinson's Disease & Movement "Swing Away" Golf Fitness Location: 14 Dover ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The cover of the 2019-20 DECA Guide features Morris County School of Technology (MCST) student Gauri Kshirsagar of Parsippany. A senior in the Academy for Finance and International Business at MCST in Denville, Kshirsagar competed at DECA nationals this past April in retail ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The seventh annual ‘Lake Loop’ for the benefit of Lake Hopatcong will be held on Sunday, Oct. 13, at Hopatcong State Park. The event, hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, will feature bike, run and paddle challenges, and will include local food, a beer tent (NJ permit # 72563), ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ – SEPTEMBER 2019 – Atlantic Health System, a leading health care provider in New Jersey, recently purchased the building and property housing the Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion in Rockaway, underscoring both its full investment in the facility, as well as its full commitment ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Many are touched by the tragedy of suicide and Chatham Borough Council member Thad Kobylarz told his personal story on Monday night when the council passed a resolution in support of the fourth annual "Out of the Darkness Walk" set for 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Cougar Field. "From the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The proposed Shops at Ledgewood Commons mall “is set to move forward” thanks to a $72.5 million construction loan, it was announced today. The financing, through Santander Bank, was arranged by Cushman & Wakefield’s Equity, Debt and Structured Finance (EDSF) team, according to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The motorist who hit and severely injured Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio in December continues to insist the incident was a tragic accident but fears the matter will wipe him out financially. The driver, Chatham lawyer William Anastasio, faces a careless driving charge ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - With only three weeks remaining until the 7th Annual Roxbury Community Yard and Craft Sale, the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce is warning prospective vendors that procrastination could cost them a spot. "The event may sell-out," notes the Chamber on the website that details the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Time to get out and explore Morristown! The weekend is packed with over 30 fun filled activities to keep you busy all weekend! Scroll down to see what's happening in and around Morristown. Have a great weekend!  Friday September 6 Morristown Furniture and Thrift Store Fall ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Dine Out Denville will return on Sept. 15-19. For the third straight year, restaurants, other eateries and retail businesses will offer prix fixe menus, promotions and discounts to generate more traffic and drive additional business to Denville and its downtown business ...

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