Morris County News

January 19, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – The shopping center replacing the former Ledgewood Mall in Roxbury will have a 24-hour fitness center, its developers revealed yesterday. Appearing before the Roxbury Planning Board, representatives of the proposed Shops at Ledgewood Commons said a 24-Hour Fitness plans to open in ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Last month The Morris County Economic Development Corporation held it’s inaugural Life Sciences Commercialization Hub at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, a forum focusing on expanding the life sciences environment across the state.  Kathleen Coviello, Vice President of ...

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MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ - Students and staff of Mount Arlington schools were among many who paid tribute today to law enforcement - especially to the borough's injured officer, Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio. To participate in National Law Enforcement Day, students designed and decorated ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – If karma is real, good things are coming to a Roxbury woman whose initiative returned a Succasunna man's lost wallet and helped police find the youths who stole money from it. The woman, who asked to remain anonymous, said she was in her car outside Valley Pharmacy in Succasunna on ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The fate of a beloved custodial worker Ronald Cuppit was accused of harassing a student at Parsippany Hills High School back in October, drew an overflow crowd to Thursday's Board of Ed meeting. Because his future and tenure was at stake, about 500 teachers and students from ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - There was a fatal fire in East Hanover on January 4th, where the two residents of the home perished in the flames; said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. According to the Prosecutor's Office, the investigation revealed that Robert Dundermen (age 78) and Cynthia ...

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NEW JERSEY - Two lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $139,288 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, Jan. 2nd drawing, according to a media release sent by the NJ Governors Office Thursday.  One of the two tickets was sold at Garden State News located at 43 Main Street in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A plan to create a Walmart “Supercenter” in Ledgewood entails more than just retrofitting and expanding the current structure. It will require starting from scratch, according to public records. In documents filed with the Roxbury Planning Board, developers converting the former ...

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CHATHAM,  NJ - A number of Chatham residents started 2019 by grabbing a bagel at Chatham Bagel, which recently opened on Main Street in Chatham. One customer claimed that they had the "best bagels in town."  

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ROXBURY, NJ – Construction of a new westbound Route 80 bridge over Route 46 in Roxbury is finished, four months after a new eastbound structure was completed, but work at the site is not expected to be fully done until early 2020, according to the state. That means motorists will still face ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent a notification to district parents on Monday informing them that there has been a confirmed case of Pertussis, more widely known as 'Whooping Cough" in the high school. LaSusa noted that it is a "highly contagious disease that is spread ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Board of Adjustment unanimously approved the construction of a Wawa on the site of Nagel’s Candy Barn after months of meetings and testimony. The Randolph 10 Developers, LLC agreed to use private funds to improve the intersection between Route 10, Millbrook Ave and ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Often the season of giving is flooded with shopping, preparing, shipping and stressing. It becomes easy to forget that there are many in need, especially uring the holidays. For two local college students who have lived in East Hanover their whole lives, Christmas morning was ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Over 400 toys were collected on Saturday when the Morris County Republicans held their annual Toys For Tots drive at Zeris Inn.   The toys were donated by members of the Republican Party and Elected Officials throughout Morris County.  Larry and Debra Casha representing UNICO of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Are you ready for Ledgewood Lager? How about Port Morris Port or Succasunna Summer Ale? A former roller skating rink in Kenvil that hasn’t seen skaters in more than three decades is being eyed as a future haven for craft beer lovers, and the would-be proprietor said he would ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – On Nov. 29, TAPinto Montville reported that a substitute teacher at Cedar Hill Elementary School told first graders that Santa did not exist. In addition, the sub told the kids that the Tooth Fairy, the Elf on the Shelf, and the Easter Bunny are all fake as well. Parents in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media was steaming and Montville parents were fuming when a parent whose child is a first grader at Cedar Hill Elementary in Towaco posted onto the Montville Moms Facebook page Nov. 29 that a substitute teacher identified only as “Ms. M” had told the children in the class ...

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5,000 Volunteers Will Serve Across 6 New Jersey Locations on December 7th & 8th As Part of Community Christmas Outreach Initiative PARSIPPANY, NJ - November 26, 2018 – In an effort to serve the hungry around the world, Liquid Church, recently named #43 on Outreach Magazine’s list of ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - On what was supposed to be a relaxing Sunday at the movies, quickly turned into a life and death heroic act from a Parsippany resident. Last Sunday, November 18th while Nicolas Limanov was watching a movie at the Parsippany Cinepolis, he heard a scream for help from a female ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison Police Detectives Ken Shannon and Adam Riley arrested Jesse J. Kimball, 48 of Madison, NJ in the early morning hours of Nov. 18 for vandalism throughout the borough.   "The spray paint vandalism depicted racial slurs that were targeted at a veteran Madison Police Officer, " ...

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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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DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Police Department has reported the temporary closing of all stores at the Shoppes at Union Hill due to Denville Fire Department activity on Nov. 16. There is no access to the entire complex. Updates to the status will be shared as they become available.  

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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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