Morris County News

September 19, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A winning lottery ticket was sold in Parsippany at the Village Deli & Convenience Store, 109 Route 46 East. It was one of two lucky tickets matching all five numbers drawn splitting the $163,174 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, Sept. 18 drawing. Each ticket is worth ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Following the opening of their doors on Wednesday, September 12, East Hanover's newest business Tiki Bowls hosted a Grand Opening on Saturday, September 15. The Grand opening included face painting, cotton candy, and balloons for the kids  Tiki Bowls original location opened ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - After weeks of rumors regarding potential town-wide water contamination, concerned residents voiced their questions to the Parsippany Council at the September 11th meeting.   Long time resident, Bob Venezia, asked for information as to why the well was taken offline by the water ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough first responders and Morris County Hazmat personnel were called to deal with a small diesel fuel spill in Days Creek around noontime on Wednesday. According to Steve Williams, Chatham Borough Administrator, a "small amount of diesel fuel" was reported in Days ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J-The New York Jets have announced a new partnership with Marvel Entertainment. The deal will include various Marvel themed features for fans at MetLife Stadium throughout the season. “We are excited to announce our new partnership with Marvel Entertainment,” said Jets ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -  Over fifty animals were rescued from unsafe and unsanitary living conditions as a result of a pair of independent animal cruelty investigations that took place in Elizabeth in July says, Union County Prosecutor’s Office Investigations Supervisor John Esmerado. Rosa Montero who ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A 63-year-old locomotive that regularly ambles through Roxbury is being decked-out in patriotic fashion in a tribute to New Jersey’s military veterans. Dover & Rockaway River Railroad No. 1823, a diesel-electric workhorse built in 1955, is in the process of receiving stars, ...

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The Hickory Tree Chorus (HTC) was proud to present its annual $1000 scholarship to Christina Freeman of West Morris Mendham High School and thrilled to welcome her to perform for our group.  Each year HTC awards a scholarship to a female high school senior with exceptional vocal talent who will ...

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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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ROXBURY, NJ – New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) is about to begin a major system upgrade in Roxbury, one that will double the diameter of a gas main running along more than a mile of Route 46. The project - scheduled to begin Aug. 13 and last until the middle or end of November - will take place ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - New meaning was given to door-to-door delivery on Sunday afternoon when a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck rolled down the front lawn and made contact with a home on Fairmount Avenue. Chatham Township Police and the Chatham Township Fire Department responded to the call. No ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Visitors to Loantaka Park in Chatham Township no longer have to transport bikes to the park if they wish to ride the scenic paths. Loantaka now has Zagster bikes to use through an APP courtesy of "Morris Moves Bike Share" a program provided by the Loantaka Brook Reservation and the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There will be an online auction for the next two weeks that will be hosted by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.  The auction will be for surplus property through GovDeals pursuant to State Contract 83453. The Auction will begin Tuesday, July 31, and end Tuesday, August 14, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – In a way, drums brought Emmy Award winning percussionist Emedin Rivera to Roxbury 28 years ago. He was living in a Bronx, N.Y. apartment at the time, a place that didn’t have enough room for all his percussion equipment. Rivera, known for playing drums, congas and other instruments ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Three weeks into summer sessions for the Chatham football team, new head coach Dan Czepiga is cautiously optimistic as he prepares the Cougars for the 2018 season that will open Sept. 7 at Mount Olive. "We have good numbers," Czepiga said. "I like what we've got. It's tough to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township police are seeking help in identifying three unknown individuals who caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the back of Lafayette School on July 12. Security cameras captured photos of the vandals during the 3 a.m. mischief behind Lafayette School, where a ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ- Construction crews are beginning to work on the final phases of the new main access road for Central Park of Morris County, with the possibility of a late summer opening of the new Gov. Chris Christie Drive. This new Central Park access road will run from West Hanover Avenue ...

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MADISON, NJ - On the evening of July 18 between the hours of 6:30p.m. and 7:00a.m. a 2011 black Range Rover was stolen out of a driveway on Pomeroy Ave in the borough. According to Lt John Miscia of the Madison police department the vehicle was left unlocked. "We believe a high end car theft ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany police reported that Counterfeit money was used at the Rite-Aid on N. Beverwyck Road. Patrol Officer P. Kolln responded to store for a person who purchased a Green Dot prepaid Visa Card with counterfeit currency. Upon his arrival he spoke to the employee who ...

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SEATTLE, WA- On July 1, over 4000 athletes and coaches, 10,000 volunteers and many spectators representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia Special Olympics programs gathered at the University of Washington to celebrate the 2018 USA games. Team New Jersey participated in ...

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Annual Morris County 4-H Fair Set for July 19-22 Posted Friday, July 6th, 2018 FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT FEATURES CAR SHOW, HOT AIR BALLOONS, GAMES AND RIDES, GREAT FOOD, FIREWORKS, AND TERRIFIC KIDS AND ANIMALS The annual Morris County 4-H Fair, a fun celebration of the work of 4-H youths ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison resident and author, Trish Lisa Wilson, is the recipient of Creative Child’s Magazine’s 2018 Book of the Year Award, a repeat honor. Wilson’s work, A Penny For Piggy: A Tale of Save, Spend, Share was also honored by the publication in 2014. The book was reviewed by parents and ...

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 Team New Jersey athletes and Unified partners are making their way to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. From July 1-6, Team New Jersey will join thousands of Special Olympics athletes and coaches from across the nation, along with tens of thousands of volunteers, family ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The School District of the Chathams issued a written response to the recent court ruling in which District Court Judge Kevin McNulty denied the district's motion for dismissal of the federal lawsuit brought by Chatham mother Libby Hilsenrath and her son, C.H., stemming from a 7th ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - A bridge project in Hanover Township, near the Morris County Mall/Walmart shopping center, is near completion,  announced the Morris County Board of Freeholders. Final repaving will be done Tuesday and the bridge should be fully opened by the evening commute, they said. The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong tour boat Miss Lotta tour boat won’t be cruising into Roxbury’s Landing Channel on June 30 as part of its Third Annual Veteran’s Cruise, said its captain today. The much-anticipated visit by the big boat to the channel at the southern tip of Lake Hopatcong was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Middle School students were evacuated from the building at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday morning after construction workers at the school hit a gas main. Members of the Chatham Borough Police Department and Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department said that the evacuation was ...

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.CHATHAM, NJ - The steering committee for the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza will be interviewing potential developers on July 26, according to a report given by Steve Williams, Chatham Borough administrator, at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council on Tuesday night. Our ...

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HANOVER, NJ- The iconic three story, nautical theme, red building just off Route 10 on the Hanover - Whippany border that housed Billy and Madeline’s Red Room, is now nothing more than a pile of rubble in an empty lot. On Tuesday June 6, a backhoe methodically tore the 84 year-old structure ...

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Montville's 18th annual town wide garage sale will be held rain or shine at various locations throughout Montville Township on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Map of garage sale locations can be viewed in the photo gallery.  

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