Boonton Trains Vandalized - Reward Offered

January 20, 2017

BOONTON, NJ - Boonton police are investigating an incident of vandalism and criminal trespassing that occurred in the early weeks of January in the United Railroad Historical Society’s restoration facility in Boonton.

On Jan. 14, volunteers found extensive graffiti on eight pieces of equipment, as well as broken windows in a locomotive and damage from a discharged emergency ...

NBC Picks Roxbury Family for Home Renovation Show

ROXBURY, NJ – “George to the Rescue,” an NBC television program in which families get home renovations, will be building a new, handicapped-accessible bathroom for Levi Spencer, a Succasunna boy with spina-bifida.

In a Jan. 11 letter to Roxbury Township Manager Christopher Raths, “George to the Rescue” (GTTR) producer Andrew Scerbo said the show’s star, ...

Denville Eagle Scout Praised by County for Bridges Project

DENVILLE, NJ – A Denville teen was honored on Wednesday by county officials who praised his Eagle Scout Project: The construction and installation of two bridges that span Beaver Brook in Rockaway Township.

The Scout, John Owens, was presented with a certificate of achievement from the Morris County freeholders. The board called his bridge project “ambitious” and ...

Morris County Freeholders Hold Annual Reorganization Meeting with Oaths of Office

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Freeholders Doug Cabana of Boonton Township, Kathy DeFillippo of Roxbury, and Tom Mastrangelo of Montville were sworn in to new three-year terms on the county governing board last week, with oaths of office administered by New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno at the freeholders’ annual reorganization meeting in Morristown.

Freeholder Cabana was elected by his peers ...

Lt. Gov. Guadagno To Administer Oaths at Morris Freeholders Reorganization Meeting on Friday; Montville Residents Invited

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders will hold its annual public reorganization meeting for 2017 on Friday, Jan. 6 at 7 p.m., in the public meeting room of the county’s Administration and Records Building, 10 Court Street in Morristown

Doug Cabana will officially take over duties as Freeholder Director, replacing Kathy DeFillippo who is stepping down ...

Local Company Collects Record Number of Donations to Benefit Jersey Battered Women's Shelter

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Now in its 16th year, the TeamPAR Annual Toy Drive was a success once again, this time bringing in a record number of toys, plus $670 in cash and checks, more than $1,500 in gift cards, and more – all to benefit the Jersey Battered Women’s Service holiday shop. The shelter, which supports more than 400 children and 200 families annually, creates ...

Denville Man Charged with Dealing Heroin In Van

DENVILLE, NJ - A call about questionable activity taking place inside a parked van led to the arrest of a local man for drug distribution, police said.

They said they were alerted to "possible drug activity in a white van" that was happening on Dec. 23. The tipster said the vehicle was parked at the end of Woodland Road, police said.

An investigation led to the arrest of Brandon ...

Morris County Youth Football League Holds Annual Charity Dinner

DENVILLE, NJ- Coaches and representatives from each team in the Morris County Youth Football League gathered for their annual year end banquet at Zerris in on Wednesday Nov. 30.

Amidst the fun of catching up with old friends and celebrating the division champions, is the most meaningful part of the night, the presentation and donations from the leagues charity arm, MCYFL Charities.

League ...

Tech School Students/Firefighter Group Buy Gifts for Kids in Hospital

DENVILLE, NJ - Working with a firefighter organization, students at the Morris County School of Technology recently donated gifts to hospitalized children.

The fundraising effort between the students in the MCST's Academy for Education and Learning and members of the Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society (F.O.O.L.S.) of Northern New Jersey raised $400 to buy the presents. The gifts were ...

Mt. Olive Cops say Woman Peed in Cup, Dumped it on Their Carpet

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A Hackettstown woman being questioned in a Mount Olive Police Department interview room urinated in a cup when left alone in the room and dumped the urine onto the carpet, police said.

They said the actions of the woman, Michelle Bishop, 40, prompted them to file charges of aggravated assault and criminal mischief. In a statement, ...

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