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Town of Morristown Opens Parking Garages for Residents Ahead of First Snow

November 14, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  With snowfall in the forecast, the Morristown Parking Authority, in conjunction with the Town of Morristown, will allow Morristown residents who park on-street or that have on-street parking permits to park in three area parking garages.

Beginning at 6pm on Thursday and continuing through 8am on Friday, Morristown residents may use the Dalton Garage, the DeHart Street ...

The Town of Morristown Celebrates Veteran's Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Veteran’s Day is a day set aside to honor the men and women who have fought for the freedom of our country. However, November 11 th wasn’t always called Veteran’s Day. One hundred years ago, the bloodiest war, World War I, ended when a cease fire was called in the 11 th month, on 11 th day, in the 11 th hour. Finally, there was an end to the war that killed ...

Morris Township Vet Honored by Freeholders Ahead of Veteran's Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Bonnie Sue Pyler, of Morris Township was part of seven veterans who were presented with the Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medal by the Morris County Freeholders on Wednesday evening.

Pyler, of the U.S. Navy was honored along with Timothy Burns (Wharton), U.S. Army, Thomas A. DiDomenico (East Hanover) U.S. Air Force, Armando Gutierrez (Washington Township) ...

Protesters March in Morristown in Attempt to Hold President Trump Accountable

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over 1,000 people gathered at the Morristown Green on Thursday November 8 to demand accountability and transparency from the Trump administration. To show that nobody is above the law, people held signs reading "Resist", "Defend Democracy" and "Protect Mueller"  in an attempt to hold President Trump accountable for his actions.

The ...

'Timothy J. Piazza Law' Targets Hazing

TRENTON, N.J. - Following the tragic death of a local teen, state Sen. Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing.

Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died last year after a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death was captured by a video that showed Penn State University fraternity brothers ...

SBA Offering Disaster Loans to Morris County Businesses, Residents Affected by August Severe Storms and Flooding

WASHINGTON, DC — Monmouth County businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding on August 11 through 13 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

To find out about the program, SBA has established this week a disaster loan outreach center in Ocean County at the Greenbriar Homeowners Association, 1 Derby Circle in Brick.

School Bus Safety Legislation Clears NJ State Senate

TRENTON, NJ –    The New Jersey State Senate cleared ten bills on Monday aimed at improving bus safety and accident response, making bus drivers and companies more accountable and requiring every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities.

The school bus safety package was sponsored by  State Senator and Senate Transportation ...

Severe Storm Forecast for the Morristown Area; FirstEnergy Utilities Deploying Additional Resources

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Heavy rain and wind gusts up to 33 mph are expected to hit the Morristown area, said the National Weather Service.

The Town of Morristown urge residents to use caution when going outside on Saturday. Town officials is reminding residents to report down wires to the utility company or to the Morristown police and/or fire department.

In preparation of the storm, ...

New Jersey Legislature Wants To Tackle Tick Problems

TRENTON, NJ — On Oct. 22 a bill that would add tick control to the duties of the mosquito commissions was voted out of committee.

The Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 5-0 with one abstention to send Assembly Bill No. 4459 to the full Assembly.

The bill is sponsored by Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey, both from District 11, ...

Booker Announces New Bill Aimed at Combating Wealth Inequality

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today announced new legislation aimed at giving every American child a fair shot at economic mobility.

The American Opportunity Account Act aims to mitigate the growing wealth gap between American families by creating a seed savings account for every American child when they are born. The funds would sit in an interest-bearing account that ...

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NJ 11th for Change Responds to Mikie Sherrill’s Victory in CD11

November 7, 2018

Montclair, NJ - “We are thrilled to congratulate Mikie Sherrill on her impressive win!

“Throughout her campaign, Mikie Sherrill has displayed the transparency, responsiveness, and accountability we demand from all of our elected representatives. After 24 years of being underrepresented, after years and years of having a representative who refused to hear our concerns, WE ...