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An Unforgettable Father’s Day Story

As far back as 1924, President Calvin Coolidge recommended that “Father’s Day” become a national holiday   ̶  but it wasn’t until 1966 that President Lyndon B. Johnson, through an executive order, designated the third Sunday in June as the official day to celebrate fathers everywhere.

As with many of our holidays, Father’s Day has become highly ...

Athletic Trainers Prep For Next Season at Atlantic Health's Annual Summer Sports Medicine Seminar

June 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – School is not yet out for the summer, but coaches, athletic trainers and others involved in school athletics throughout the state were already prepping for next season at the annual Summer Sports Medicine Seminar from Atlantic Sports Health and the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association on Thursday, June 14. Hosted at Atlantic Sports Health’s Morristown ...

The End Of An Era; Billy and Madeline’s Red Room in Hanover Torn Down

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 down.  The restaurant closed back in November of 2017, when a fire damaged it ...

Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s New Floating Classroom Open for Public Cruises

June 16, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The Lake Hopatcong Foundation this spring christened its new Floating Classroom, dubbed “Study Hull,” and has since educated nearly 800 local students aboard the vessel, a 40-foot pontoon boat. As the school year comes to an end, the lessons will continue: the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom will run 90-minute trips from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Monday ...

Angela Maliakal Graduates from Kent Place School

SUMMIT, NJ - On Sunday, June 3, the Class of 2018 graduated at the 124th Kent Place School Commencement. Among the 67 members of the Class of 2018 was (pictured) Angela Maliakal.

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Smith Krickus Shaw Win Morris County Freeholder Race

June 6, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - have won the Republican Primary for Morris County Freeholder.  The results were:



Deborah Smith
 
18,770
24.72%
 


John Krickus
 
16,503
21.74%
 


Stephen H. Shaw
 
16,799
22.13%
 


John ...

Mikie Sherrill Wins Democratic Primary

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mikie Sherrill has won the Democratic Primary.  Results:





Mikie Sherrill:                 34,804
77.3%
 


Tamara Harris
6,544
14.5
 


Mark Washburne
1,529

The End Of An Era; Billy and Madeline’s Red Room in Hanover Torn Down

June 7, 2018

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 down.  The restaurant closed back in November of 2017, when a fire damaged it ...

Public Hearing on Longterm Transportation Master Plan To Be Held June 21st

June 19, 2018

COUNTY PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARING THIS WEEK ON LONGTERM TRANSPORTATION PLAN

JUNE 21 SESSION FOCUSES ON DRAFT “CIRCULATION ELEMENT’’

The Morris County Planning Board’s public hearing on its 2018 Draft Circulation Element, which will serve as a guiding document for transportation planning and investment in Morris County for the next 25 years, will take place ...

Governor Murphy to Parsippany Mayor: Your Budget is Two Months Overdue

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Two days after the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council presented a proposed budget that included a 3.5% tax increase, a letter was received from Governor Phil Murphy advising that the 2018 Parsippany Municipal Budget is two months overdue.  

According to the letter from the Governor (see attached image), 'the fact that your municipality has not introduced a budget ...

Par-Troy Council Proposes 3.5% Property Tax Hike

PARSIPPANY, NJ - At the June 13th Budget meeting, the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council revealed residents will be hit with a 3.5% property tax increase under their proposal despite officials tapping into the township’s $2.9 million of surplus.

The Fiscal Year 2018 surplus being used to balance the Council’s fiscal plan consists of $2.3 million of sewer surplus monies and $600,000 ...

Students Lead ‘Die-In’ at Congressman Lance’s Westfield Office; Summit Boy Arrested

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen-year-old Summit High School student Ben Schachter was taken away in handcuffs Tuesday during a gun safety “die-in” protest led by local high school students at Congressman Leonard Lance's Westfield office. Lance was not present at the office at the time.

“We are organizing this ‘die-in’ at Congressman Lance’s ...

Saturday Hazardous Waste Event in Parsippany

June 6, 2018

THIS SATURDAY: MORIS COUNTY FREE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE EVENT

OPEN TO ALL COUNTY RESIDENTS -- JUNE 9 AT PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY IN PARSIPPANY

 

The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has scheduled a free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event this Saturday, June9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Parsippany to help Morris County residents properly discard unwanted hazardous ...

Morristown Medical Center’s National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration Features Suzzanne Douglas as Keynote Speaker and Performer

June 6, 2018

The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center Celebrates 20 Years

Morristown, N.J – The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center celebrates its 20th Anniversary at its National Cancer Survivors Day event, Sunday, June 10 from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.  The event is open to Carol G. Simon Cancer Center cancer survivors and their caregivers.

Twenty years ago, the ...

Male Body Found Saturday Morning Under Belmar Boardwalk

June 16, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — A male body was found this morning under the Belmar boardwalk at Ninth Avenue, according to reports.

While the Monmouth County Medical Examiner's Office was at the scene on Ocean Avenue at about 8:15 a.m. on June 16, a spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office referred all questions to the Belmar Police Department. 

Belmar police have not yet ...

Patrolmen Edmund Ailara and Ralph McGinnis Promoted to Rank of Sergeant

June 17, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On June 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM, Mayor Michael Soriano promoted Edmund Ailara and Ralph McGinnis from the rank of Patrolman to the rank of Sergeant. The ceremony was held in the Council Chambers at Town Hall.

Sergeant Ailara:
Sergeant Ailara is a graduate of the 50th Basic Police Officer Class held at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy in 1997. He received a ...

Traffic Alert: Motor Vehicle Accident

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a motor vehicle accident on Rt. 80 East bound at  mm 42.7. Police requesting EMS to check out a child with back pain.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Traffic Alert on Rt. 280 West Bound at Mile Marker 2.4.  Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries.  EMS on way. 

ALERT: GAS ODOR

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is an 'Odor of Gas' at 64 Albert Ct. Units on scene are advising of a strong odor of natural gas inside the residence due to the oven burner being left on over the weekend. Units are in the process of ventilating the house.

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Veterans Flag Day 5K Run and Fun Walk On June 14th Raises Nearly $160,000 to Rescue NJ Veterans from Homelessness

June 19, 2018

Parsippany, NJ – The 17th Annual Flag Day 5K Run and Fun Walk on Thursday, June 14th at the NJ VA Healthcare System at Lyons, New Jersey raised nearly $160,000 to support Community Hope’s programs to rescue veterans and veteran families from homelessness. The nonprofit organization saves between 1,500 and 1,700 veterans and their family members from homelessness ...

NJ 11th for Change Endorses MIKIE SHERRILL for Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 18, 2018

NJ 11th for Change Endorses MIKIE SHERRILL for Congress

Sherrill Meets Group’s Endorsement Criteria and Will Best Represent District’s Values

MONTCLAIR, NJ – NJ 11th for Change announced today that it has endorsed Mikie Sherrill for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 11th Congressional District of New Jersey.

After a ...

Families, Friends Cheer Young Adults Who Achieved Academic Success Through NewBridge’s Alternative Education Program

Celeste Tuvi had a bad start at Mount Olive High School — and then things got worse. Tuvi got into an altercation with a male classmate her freshman year, and as a sophomore, she was hospitalized three times for an illness.

“I had a controversial reputation because of the fight, and then when I got sick, no one asked me why I wasn’t as school; they just made up ...

PRESIDENT OF PARSIPPANY CLINICAL LABORATORY AND HIS BROTHER, A SENIOR EMPLOYEE, SENTENCED TO PRISON IN $100M+ TEST REFERRAL/BRIBERY SCHEME

PRESIDENT OF NEW JERSEY CLINICAL LABORATORY AND HIS BROTHER, A SENIOR EMPLOYEE, SENTENCED TO PRISON IN $100M+ TEST REFERRAL/BRIBERY SCHEME

NEWARK, N.J. – The president of Parsippany, New Jersey-based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS) and his brother – a senior employee at the now-defunct company – were sentenced today to federal prison terms for their respective ...

Hanover Township Big Night Out

The Morris Area Coalition for Education & Positive Choices

PRESS RELEASE                                               For Immediate Release

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Chatham United Methodist Church, Chatham

Masterwork’s Summer Sings Conclude with Verdi ...

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