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Montville's War Hero Speaks at Morris County Memorial Day Commemoration

May 27, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township resident and World War II hero Hjalmar Johansson was the featured speaker at the Morris County Memorial Day Commemoration and veterans’ medals’ event on May 24, sponsored by the Morris County Board of Freeholders.

The event, held on the lawn of the Morris County Courthouse, was opened by Morris County Freeholder Director Doug ...

Success of Layups 4 Life Basketball Tournament Might Warrant New Venue

ROXBURY, NJ – The annual Layups 4 Life charity basketball tournament might have outgrown Roxbury High School, said founder Dan Exter.

Exter, a Roxbury High School alumnus who formed the 3-on-3 tournament in 2015, said this year’s event was so successful he might need a bigger venue for 2018. “We had an all-time high of 43 teams participating in this year’s ...

"May the Forth Be With You"; Morristown Hospital Celebrates Star Wars Day With Chewbacca and Darth Vader

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Since the mid 70's, the Star War series has been delighting fans with epic space battles between good and evil. Those battles took place in a galaxy far, far away where Luke Skywalker, Princess Leah and Chewbacca fought Darth Vader and his evil storm troopers. Today, good and evil put aside their differences and joined together to bring joy to the ...

Morristown Hospital Has Over 35 Kids Attend "Take Your Child to Work Day"

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The annual Atlantic Health System ‘Take Your Child to Work Day’ event was held Thursday, April 27. Employees' children between the ages of 7 and 11 got to learn about what their parents do at work as well as meet some of Atlantic Health System's community partners.

“Take Your Child To Work Day is an opportunity for us to inspire future health care ...

Franklin School Recycles Pouches, Wins Entenmann's Party

ROXBURY, NJ – Franklin Elementary School was the randomly-drawn winner this month of a nationwide promotion related to recycling. The win means an Entenmann's-based classroom party for the school.

The school pledged to help the environment by using recycling to reduce waste. It did so as part of the "Entenmann’s Little Bites Make the Pledge Promotion," a contest ...

Coke and Weapons Charges Filed Against Newark Man in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – A Newark man found in Roxbury with a lot of cocaine, a lot of cash and handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets was arrested and placed in the Morris County jail this week, authorities said Friday.

The man, Terrance Clemens, 41, was charged with first-degree possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Roxbury Police ...

Pennsy Man Charged with Picatinny Bribes

NEWARK, NJ – A Stroudsburg, Pa. man working for the federal government accepted bribes in connection with renovation projects at Picatinny Arsenal and Fort Dix, said law enforcement officials.

The man, Kevin Leondi, 56, faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 if convicted, said acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick.

He said Leondi was arrested Wednesday at ...

Amphibious Vehicle Sinks in Roxbury Pond During Deer Rescue

ROXBURY, NJ – An amphibious vehicle worth about $100,000 and owned by Morris County sank in the middle of a shallow Roxbury pond Sunday morning while being used to rescue a deer that fell through the pond’s thin ice.

The Hydratrek vehicle, being driven by Morris County Director of Law and Public Safety Scott DiGiralomo, took on water and sank soon after coming close to the deer ...

"George to the Rescue" TV Team Unveils Roxbury Home Upgrade

ROXBURY, NJ – The crew of the “George to the Rescue” television program on Monday unveiled the improvements it made, using local contractors, at the Succasunna home of Levi Spencer, a boy born with spina bifida.

As Roxbury police blocked off a section of Condit Street, a crowd that included those contractors - as well as public officials - gathered at the Spencer home for the ...

Empty Gas Tank Thwarts Man's Attempt to Escape Police

DENVILLE, NJ - After being awakened by police as he slept in his car early Monday, a Florham Park man banged his vehicle into a police car, led officers on a high-speed chase and was eventually arrested in Boonton when he ran out of gas, police said.

The man, Christopher Iossa, 18, was found to be asleep inside a 2015 Ford Mustang parked alongside Route 46 at 4:39 a.m., said police. They said ...

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