Morristown Top Stories

January 15, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Emily Gechtman, Daniele Schmidt and Brian Coven, all of Morristown have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Vermont. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Weather authorities are forecasting that the colder temperatures will stick around for awhile, so the Town of Morristown has extended the hours and days that the warming center will remain open.  The National Weather Service is calling for temperatures to remain around the freezing ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his 2019 State of the State address on January 15, 2019 at 2pm at the Statehouse. The Governor will outline his plans to improve the financial security of middle-class families in New Jersey.   “We have made great progress over the last year ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Ok, it's weather time! Winter kicked off in the Nation’s midsection this past weekend enjoying a healthy swath of snow from KC to DC on to AC (while points north around the tri-state were spared, for now). Speaking of football, game time temps in KC this Sunday are expected to be ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents are invited to a financial literacy workshop on Free Tax Help on Thursday January 17. The program will take place at the Morristown Library at 6:30pm. The workshop will offer free tax help through the VITA Program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Both Morristown boys and girls swim teams recorded victories Monday night against Madison. The boy’s team improved to 6-2 with a 96-74 win and the girls improved to 7-1 with a 113-57 win. Owen Genrich, Dennis Delargy and Zachary Crowe were huge contributors for the boys’ team ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown students as well as all New Jersey students are encouraged to submit original scripts to the 17th Annual New Jersey High School Young Playwrights Competition. According to The Theater project, the goal of the competition is to encourage the next generation of theater ...

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Washington, DC -- Today Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced her first co-sponsorship of legislation will be H.R. 8, a bipartisan universal background check bill.   “My first bill co-sponsorship in Congress is a bipartisan proposal for universal background checks,” said Congresswoman ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Registration for the 2019 Spring Baseball season is now available.   Residents, ages 6-12 who live in the Morristown and Morris Township area, east of Route 202 will register and sign up for Morristown Area American Little League (MAALL).To register ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has opened a warming center in response to the dropping temperatures. The warming center will be open at the Morristown Fire Department, located at 161 Speedwell Avenue today, Monday Jan. 14, and Tuesday Jan. 15 from 4:30pm - 8am. According to the National ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Police are alerting residents that eight blue United States Postal Service collection mailboxes have been vandalized. According to police, the mailboxes were damaged and/or pried open during the first week of January. There is reason to believe that mail was possibly ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Unity Charter School student, Stevie Robinson, will join the world-renowned Joffrey Ballet School, in New York City.  The program she will join is a flagship program for ballet performers and attracts students from all over the world.  Robinson not only auditioned, but she placed ...

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STOCKHOLM. NJ –Morristown ice hockey tied Sparta Jefferson United; 1-1 on Saturday, at Skylands Ice World.  The only goals came in the second period.  Morristown got on the board first with a short handed goal by Riley Keller.  SJU’s Matthew Francescutto found the net with less than two minutes ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Do you have an interest in serving on a local board? The Morristown Planning Board, The Environmental Commission and the Rent Leveling Board all have vacant positions. The Planning Board is a mayoral appointment. To fill out an application, click here . Applications, resume and ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  A raccoon that was found near Old Mendham Road in Morris Township has tested positive for the rabies, stated the Morris Township Health Department. According to Township officials, rabies is a fatal disease of warm-blooded mammals caused by a virus, most frequently spread ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany corporate park at 8 Wood Hollow Road is getting a new tenant, and most likely a weekly crowd, as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced the opening of her Congressional office to that location. “An accessible, centrally-located district office is incredibly ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker joined a group of 29 of their Democratic colleagues in introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019. The bill will ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition ...

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TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown. The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor's Office has released images of the suspect in relation to the armed robberies. The assailant is described as a black male, thin build, approximately 20- to-25 years old, carrying a black handgun. He was wearing black pants, a black and white top, ...

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LEWISBURG, PA -  Bucknell University has released the dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year. According to the university, the following students were recognized:  AJ Albanese - Class of 2019  Ellie Carolan - Class of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Bundle up, it's cold out there! Here are some events happening in Morristown this weekend that will get your blood pumping. Have a great weekend everyone!   Friday January 11 Demo Class; Club Pilates Morristown (FREE) call for times Family Scavenger Hunt; Frelinghuysen ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has opened a warming center in response to the dropping temperatures. The warming center will be open at the Morristown Fire Department, located at 161 Speedwell Avenue on Friday Jan. 11, Saturday Jan. 12, Sunday Jan. 13, Monday Jan. 14, and Tuesday Jan. 15 ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Be a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children. CASA of Morris & Sussex  is holding an Information Session on Saturday January 26 from 10am - 11am.  CASA Volunteers are individuals from the community who make the extraordinary commitment to stand up for children who ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The partial shutdown of the Federal Government is now in its third week. The Interfaith Food Pantry believes that the partial shutdown has impacted the lives of many employees and their families.  As time goes on, the need for additional resources, such as food increases.  The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement authorities are investigating two armed robberies, announced  Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. Both incidents occurred on January 10, 2019. Police have stated that at approximately 12:13 a.m.,  officers were dispatched to the Exxon Gas Station, ...

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CLINTON, NY (01/07/2019)-- Two Morristown residents were named to the Dean's List at Hamilton College for the 2018 fall semester: Margaret DeNoon and Clayton McCollum received recognition for carring a course load of four or more graded credits with an average of 3.5 or above. Denoon, a junior ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Courthouse in Morristown is a museum-like structure dating back to 1827. There have been numerous additions since then, but the front of the courthouse on Washington Avenue looks much the way it did almost 200 years ago. That presents both the beauty of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with Neiman Marcus that resolves allegations the chain failed to protect the personal information of shoppers who made in-store purchases using payment cards. A December 2013 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- After an 0-4 start to the season, the Colonials have won 4 of 5 and now sit 1 game under .500 after a 38-30 win over Mendham at Morristown high school Wednesday night. In doing so, Morristown collected their first conference win of the season moving them to 1-3. “Getting healthy ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris School District is hosting a two job fairs.  The first Job Fair will be a Transportation Job Fair on January 26 and February 18. The job fair will take place at MSD Transportation located at 120 Ridgedale Avenue from 8am - 2pm. The district is looking for CDL Drivers ...

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