Morris County News

November 13, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Two lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $1,137,832 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, Nov. 12 drawing. Each ticket is worth $568,916. The winning numbers were: 06, 18, 21, 28 and 36 and the XTRA number was: 02. Those tickets were sold at the following ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The update on the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Plan is that there will be more updates coming, according to the timeline presented by Annie Hindenlang, representing Topology, at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night. Hindenlang came to the borough council ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Dover Police Department Deputy Chief Anthony Smith announce that the investigation into the origin and cause of the fire that occurred in the Town of ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Possible Suspicious Device at the Hilton.  There is currently an evacuation at the hotel underway for an investigation of a device. The Parks Police have requested assistance.

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Chatham High School senior Rhea Sinha has been selected to compete in the nationally televised Jeopardy! Team Tournament, which airs from Nov. 7 to Nov. 10 Sinha’s episode will air on Nov. 12. As part of the selection process, Sinha took an online test of 50 Jeopardy!-style questions last March ...

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LAKE HOPATCONG, N.J. - The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) awarded the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom an Environmental Achievement Award “for outstanding accomplishment in local environmental protection” at its 45th Annual Environmental Congress at Mercer ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – A local news reporter who died Oct. 14 after being struck by a car in Randolph got out of an Uber or other rideshare vehicle before reaching her Randolph residence, police said today. The woman, Lindsay Ireland, 26, had been at a Hopatcong restaurant with the family members ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham will join Summit to form a combined wrestling team this winter, it was announced at the Chatham Board of Education meeting on Monday night. Peter Daquila, board administrator/secretary, revealed (see the video below) that the NJSIAA had approved the merger, according to ...

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The School District of the Chathams is currently hiring part-time paraprofessional staff for our high school and middle school.  Please contact Beth Grant, Manager of Human Resources, at (973)457-2524 or bgrant@chatham-nj.org for further details.  All applications must be submitted via the Human ...

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CHESTER, NJ – The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority will be conducting a hazardous waste collection Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Chatham High School. This event is open to residents of Morris County, but electronic waste will not be accepted. Residents can drop off ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness month, and the Randolph Bulldog youth football program recently honored that by teaching their players something much more important than X’s and O’s on the football field. Before their game against Parsippany on Saturday Sept. 29, the ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ -  The Morris County Columbus Day Parade will kick off on Sunday October 7 at 2pm on Ridgedale Avenue in East Hanover. "This is an outstanding group of honorees who serve as great role models for young people and demonstrate how hard work and family values are the backbone of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Without much effort, you could have snuck right up to Craig Heard the other day as he worked on this year's version of his annual Halloween House display in Succasunna. But scaring him? Not likely. If the vast array of creepy-crawlies, skulls, pirates, ghosts, vampires and monsters ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - At approximately 10:17am this morning, police confirm that a robbery took place at the Bank of America located at 186 Columbia Turnpike in Florham Park. According to authorities, a male entered the bank branch and demanded money. Review of the surveillance video revealed a ...

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NETCONG, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Chief of Investigations Stephen Wilson, Jr., and Netcong Police Chief James Blesson announce the arrest of two drug traffickers and the seizure of approximately 10 kilograms of suspected heroin, 10 kilograms of suspected cocaine and $103,180 in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out a letter to district parents Tuesday warning of a case of Pertussis, more commonly known as Whooping Cough, discovered at Southern Boulevard School and a suspected case at the Chatham Middle School. The letter informs parents of steps ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It was “Welcome to Roxbury” tonight for nine dogs and 14 cats from North Carolina that arrived at the Eleventh Hour Rescue facility in Succasunna. The animals came from shelters in two North Carolina counties ravaged by Hurricane Florence. Awaiting them were people, from Roxbury ...

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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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