Morris County News

August 13, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems ran away from a residential facility last Friday and their relatives are asking for tips about their whereabouts. The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Over the past month, there has been a rash of early morning motor vehicle burglaries and thefts across Morris County, with the burglars and thieves at work while most residents are asleep, according to Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon. Most of these incidents are ...

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EAST HANOVER,N.J.- Amelia Politi just graduated from East Hanover Middle School and is headed to Morris County School of Technology this fall.  She leaves behind a winning legacy, along with four other eighth grade students who placed in the Morris County Council of Education Associations 2018 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury’s longest-serving firefighter, Lou Bizzari of Ledgewood, will be honored in May with a special sign on the road where he lives. Bizzari is 90 and he’s been a Roxbury firefighter for 69 years. The erection of a “street blade” on Mt. Arlington Boulevard would take place to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County employees and residents now have an additional location, inside the county government complex in Morristown, to safely and conveniently dispose of unwanted or leftover prescription drugs. A new prescription drug drop box has been added to the lobby of the Morris ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – After initially finding no cause for charges, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is taking another look at the actions of a former Roxbury teacher’s aide accused of picking up a misbehaving 6-year-old pupil, holding him upside down and shaking him. The prosecutor’s office ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital had a special guest stop-by on day three of the NFL draft. Sam Darnold, the New York Jets first round draft pick, certainly didn't waste a moment in giving back to his new community. Darnold arrived at the Atlantic Health Jets ...

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POMPTON PLAINS, NJ – Sergeant Tom Rich of the Summit Police Department spoke before a room packed with parents wanting to hear about technology’s effect on their children and his seminar entitled “Media & Cyber Safety: Protecting Children and Teens” on April 12. The 20-year police veteran ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – She lost her 10-year-old son three years ago in a boating accident on Lake Hopatcong, but Laurie D’Amico is sure her beloved Christopher speaks to her all the time. It’s subtle but firm, she says; messages that come as sparks of recollection, inspiration or intuition. One of those ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Students in the Denville-based Morris County Vocational School's Academy for Environmental Science, offered at Jefferson High School, recently attended a special program focused on clean communities. The students went to the 10th Annual Clean Communities Environmental Student ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Four paving projects in Montville are scheduled to take place in 2018, announced the Morris County Freeholders. The full list of county road paving projects will target more than 30 miles across 24 municipalities at a total cost of $9 million, in a continuation of the board’s ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Wednesday launched onto Lake Hopatcong its long-awaited "floating classroom" educational vessel. The launch took place at Lake Hopatcong State Park in Landing. The 40-foot covered catamaran pontoon boat seats 40. It will be used to teach area ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Following up on an arrest of two Roxbury High School students, Roxbury Police Chief Marc Palanchi today the days of “working with parents” whose children make threats are over. If a student makes a threat against a Roxbury school or another student, even if it's not real, police ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Following a massive turnout of over 13,000 people at last month’s March for Our Lives Morristown rally, the students behind the march organized an event called “The Town Hall for Our Lives.” This event brought together 11th Congressional District candidates who were questioned by ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The annual Blackwell Street Juried Student Art Show will take begin Friday April 6 in the Atrium Gallery located at the Morris County Administration and Records Building (floors 2-5). This year marks the 30th anniversary of displaying young artists throughout Morris ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Two Roxbury High School students were arrested Tuesday on multiple criminal charges after being taken into custody for a social media post in which they "implied acts of violence against the high school," police said. Authorities were first alerted to the threats at about 1:43 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The United States Fistball Association is looking for young men and women under the age of 18 who are interested in competing as part of the U.S. National Team, said U.S. Fistball Association President Bob Feid. With fistball's similarity to volleyball, athletes experienced in ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Over 220 business executives gathered to celebrate the successes of the Morris County businesses that were awarded distinctions at the Morris County Economic Development's annual awards luncheon.  This year's event was held at the Wyndham/Hamilton Park Conference Center and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – There are plenty of kids living in Roxbury who’ve never been on Lake Hopatcong, says lake buff Marty Kane. He’s even confident many don’t realize their town borders the big lake. That’s one of the reasons Kane, chairman of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Board of Trustees, is ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A preliminary damage assessment estimating damages and resource allocation associated with the recent back to back storms that caused extensive damage and power outages has been released by the Morris County Office of Emergency Management. The report estimates that the current ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Grand Opening of the Discover History Center at Washington's Headquarters Museum was held on Saturday Feb. 17.  Morristown National Historical Park and the Washington Association of New Jersey held the Grand Opening of the Discover History Center announcing the completion of ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Morris County law enforcement authorities are offering a reward up to $1,000 for information related to the theft of a "unique" ring in Denville. The reward, being offered by Morris County Crimestoppers, relates to the theft of a gold Cartier "Love" ring that "was taken out of the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Hundreds of people spent last Tuesday evening at the Birchwood Manor to support Morris County Sheriff Jim Gannon at his second annual St. Patrick's Day/St. Joseph's Day event. There were bagpipes, Irish dancers, balloons and both Irish and Italian food.  Many of the county's ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Morris County-based youth hockey team that traveled to Europe in December and beat elite teams from Finland and Sweden was honored recently by the Morris County freeholders. The Team USA Bulldogs travel team, based in Randolph, took all five games it played during the trip ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – February is always an exciting month for high school swimmers, but when a world champion swimmer makes a visit, it’s something special. That’s exactly what happened on Friday afternoon when American swimmer Megan Romano, a 16-time international medalist made a guest appearance and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Major League pitchers and catchers reported for their first workouts last week, one sign that baseball season is on its way. Another: The beginning of Roxbury High School student Landon Monro's annual effort to register players and sponsors for his anti-cancer baseball ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - When the discussion about football in an unlimited weight league among eighth graders, Coaches Odysseas Delaportas and Jeff Eisele of Jefferson decided to take action. American Youth Football, a non-profit football and cheer program bearing the logo, "non intrusive all ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury Director of Public Works Richard Blood’s decision to cut-and-paste to his personal Facebook page a controversial post about President Donald Trump and illegal immigrants will not impact his job with the township, said Roxbury Township Manager John Shepherd. However, Blood’s ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Morris County School of Technology teacher Jennifer Skomial has been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - With a party at a lakeside restaurant, The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Sunday showed its appreciation for a new law that provides $500,000 annually to preserve and maintain the state's largest lake. The non-profit organization hosted the event at the Windlass Restaurant in ...

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