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This Weekend: Public Viewings of Madison's Rodin Scuplture

October 21, 2017

MADISON, NJ – The Borough of Madison invites area residents to view the now-famous Auguste Rodin sculpture this weekend at the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building.

A 700-pound marble bust of Napoleon, the sculpture was donated to the borough—along with many other works of art—by Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, a wealthy philanthropist and art aficionado who resided in Madison during ...

Local Authorities Seek Public’s Help to Solve 1982 Madison Train Station Murder

MADISON, NJ – Nearly 35 years after James Wescoe was found murdered at the Madison train station on Lincoln Place, authorities are still in search of clues that may help solve the case.

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Madison Police Chief Darren Dachisen ask the public to provide any information they can about the decades-old crime.

Multiple law enforcement agencies, ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

Former Governor Whitman Honored at Great Swamp Watershed Gala Celebration

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman was the honored guest at the Great Swamp Watershed Association 2017 Gala Celebration held Thursday night at the Brooklake Country Club.

Chatham residents turned out for the fundraiser that supports the yearly budget of the association, which is "dedicated to protecting and improving the water resources of the ...

Opioid programs set for Randolph and Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The total number of Americans who died from drug overdoses in 2016 exceeded the estimated 58,000 individuals killed during the Vietnam War. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 64,000 Americans died from all drug overdoses last year.

More than 20,000 fatal overdoses were related to fentanyl and other synthetic opioids. Morris County is hardly ...

Boonton Arts Pumpkin Illumination

Boonton Arts invites you to Boonton's 2nd annual Pumpkin Illumination in beautiful Grace Lord Park on Thursday, October 26 at 5:30pm with a rain date set for Monday, October 30, 2017.

Bring your carved pumpkin to light at dusk for an evening of family fun for all ages!

5:30-7:30pm – Bring your carved pumpkin to the gazebo in Grace Lord Park. Enjoy live jazz by The Lintet and an ...

Morristown Man Gives Presentation On Unique Revolutionary Sword Given to him by his Grandfather

ROXBURY, NJ - One man’s 40-year quest for the origin of a unique Revolutionary War sword found in Succasunna will be the subject of a presentation Oct. 23.

The owner of the sword, John Lawrence Brasher, will give the presentation at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna, 101 Main Street. The program is sponsored by the Roxbury Township Historical ...

World Fistball Championships Coming to Roxbury in 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The United States Fistball Association (USFA) and the Roxbury Township Mayor and Council have agreed to partner together to host the 2018 U18 Fistball World Championships. The tournament will take place next summer from July 11 to 15 at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna.

This past summer, the International Fistball Association, based in Linz, Austria, awarded the ...

Roxbury Officials Privately Pondered Legalities of Courting Amazon for Hercules Tract

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury officials met behind closed doors this week to discuss the legal ramifications of joining the throng of other municipalities across the nation courting Amazon, Inc. to be the site of the mega-retailers proposed second American headquarters.

The former Hercules Powder Co. site in Roxbury is 1,200 acres, is close to an interstate highway, has access to railroads ...

JCP&L Completes Tree Trimming Along 2,500 Miles of Power Lines to Enhance System Reliability

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors will trim trees in more than 50 municipalities in September as part of its $34 million vegetation management program for 2017.  The work is done to maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment which promotes enhanced service reliability by helping to protect against tree-related outages. 

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