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The Ties that Bind: How Race Relations Shaped Morris County and New Jersey, 1688-2018

October 30, 2018

A new exhibition in Morristown explores 300 years of race relation in New Jersey through the lens of Morris County, New Jersey. This is the first comprehensive exhibition to trace the sometimes fraught history of the relationship between blacks and whites in Morris County. It traces early days of slavery to visits from civil rights pioneers including Frederick Douglas, Booker T. Washington, and ...

Election Results

November 7, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Following Candidates won seats on the Parsippany Board of Education:

Andy Choffo
Susy Golderer
Frank Neglia
Judy Mayer

Mikie Sherrill won the District 11 Congressional Seat.  She defeated Jay Webber.

Ann Grossi was re-elected to County Clerk.  She beat Shalini Gagliardi.

Three Republican Freeholders were ...

Lt. Guy's 20th Annual Toys for Tots Holiday Event

November 9, 2018

NETCONG, NJ - The United States Marine Corp's First Lieutenant and Former NJ State Assemblyman Guy Gregg is hosting his 20th annual Toys For Tots event in partnership with The Growing Stage Children's Theater of New Jersey on December 5th.

The goal of the event is to collect hundreds of toys, and most importantly, to bring hundreds of smiles to children in the local ...

Help Push Parsippany PBA Team to Top in Their Fight Against Prostate Cancer

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany PBA Local #131 is currently in 4th place but with your help we can push them over the top as they participate in "No Shave" November aka Movember!  You can click here to support the hometown team!

From their fundraising page:

One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, including more than 164,000 throughout the U.S. this year ...

'Timothy J. Piazza Law' Targets Hazing

November 4, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. - Following the tragic death of a local teen, state Sen. Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing.

Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died last year after a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death was captured by a video that showed Penn State University fraternity brothers ...

Sheriff's Committment for Added Security Measures

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Statement by Sheriff James Gannon:

Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon said today:
"In light of the recent mail bombing attempts, and following the horrific acts of murder and terrorism in Pittsburgh, I have asked that we redouble our efforts at the Morris County Sheriff's Office in support of the strong efforts of our local police chiefs who are doing the ...

Parsippany Resident Wins Third Place In Friendly Competition, Replaces Solo Car Trips with Biking, Walking or Carpooling

October 30, 2018

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Residents across New Jersey were invited to participate in a friendly three week competition where they replaced solo car trips with biking, walking or carpooling. The competition titled TripSwitch 2018, was hosted by TransOptions and showed competitors traveling 5,841 miles with 217 carpooling trips, 189 walking trips, and 335 biking trips.

Morristown ...

Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

November 3, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...

Carbon Dioxide Incident on Crescent Drive

November 10, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a possible CO incident at 25 Crescent Drive.  Fire Department is on the scene. There is a CO Alarm at Parsippany Rescue and Recovery building with one patient complaining of feeling light headed.

Latest Update from Prosecutor on Missing Teen

Authorities Seeking Public Assistance in Locating Missing 15 Year Old Male from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of
Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett are
seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 15 year old male from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey,
who ...

Multiple Car Break-Ins in One Parking Lot

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Patrol Officers Taylor and Abrusci responded to the parking lot of Galleria 10 on a reported burglary to a motor vehicle. Upon their arrival, the victim advised them that the driver’s side rear window on their vehicle was shattered and approximately $1,500.00 worth personal items were stolen.

They then spoke to a second victim, who advised them that the ...

Son Charged with Killing Mother; Body Discovered Inside Home They Shared

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A 60-year-old Franklin Township man has been charged with murdering his 82-year-old mother, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Dalton Chiscolm Jr., of Haverhill Place, Somerset has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his mother, Roberta Ann Taylor, 82, with whom the suspect lived, Robertson said.

Robertson provided ...

Parsippany RedHawks Head to the Superbowl

November 12, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On a beautiful crisp fall day, the Parsippany 7th Grade team beat Somerville 18-13 and are now headed to the Superbowl!

The B Level Redhawks are going to the Super Bowl! Standing on the shoulders of their formidable defense as these 7th Grade boys have accomplished another one of their goals for the 2018 season... but they're not done yet.

Having defeated the ...

Parsippany PAL Redhawks Head to Somerville for Championship Game This Sunday

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The 7th Grade B-Level PAL Redhawks have advanced to the Divisional Championship.  As the #2 seed, our Redhawks beat the #3 seeded New Providence PAL Pioneers last Sunday 6-0 on the shoulders of their formidable defense.  They will take on the #1 seeded, Somerville-Branchburg United on Sunday November 11.

The Redhawks met up with SBU in Week 2 of the regular ...

Parsippany High's Last Football Game of Season....

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany High School football team concluded the regular season with a 30-19 victory over Lodi in an NJSIAA regional crossover game on Thursday night.

The Redhawks outscored Lodi 23-6 in the second half after trailing 13-7 at the break.

The teams traded scores in the first quarter, as Sean Tocci scored on a 3-yard run for Lodi, while Parsippany’s Tyler ...

Parsippany Hills Football Playoff Game Recap from Friday Night.......

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The sixth-seeded Parsippany Hills High School football team fell to third-seeded Rahway, 48-21, in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 playoffs on Friday night.

After leading 14-6 at the end of the first quarter, the Vikings were outscored 42-7 the rest of the way – including 22-0 in the second half.

“They wore us down,” ...

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Teens Will Explore Careers in Aviation at Morristown Airport

November 10, 2018

Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in aviation are invited to join Aviation Explorer Post 523 on November 14 from 6-7 pm at Morristown Airport.  The goal of the post is to help teens experience different career paths in aviation. 

On November 14th, the manager of aircraft maintenance for a corporate flight department will discuss his ...

New Coats Needed for Foster Care Children

Are you buying a gift card as a Christmas or holiday gift?  If you are, can you get an extra gift card for a foster child?  The Montville Township Women’s Club is conducting a gift card drive so that winter coats can be purchased for children in foster care; please get gift cards for Walmart, Kohl’s, or Target.  All cards collected will be given to CASA volunteers, ...

Taking Care of the Caregivers

More than 41 million people in the U.S. serve as unpaid caregivers to seniors, and that number is expected to grow as the population ages. In New Jersey, the number of people age 65 and up is projected to increase 48 percent, accounting for 20 percent of the Garden State’s residents by 2034 compared to less than 15 percent in 2014, according to the state Department of Labor and Workforce ...

Mikie Sherrill Claims Decisive, Historic Win in NJ-11

First Time Candidate Built Powerful Movement for Change

Victory Brought Together Voters From Both Parties in Historically Republican District

“Now is the time for our country to come together.”

 

Parsippany, NJ -- Speaking in front of a packed house of more than 2,000 supporters, Navy veteran, federal prosecutor, mother of four, and first time candidate Mikie Sherrill ...

Weather Observers Wanted in Parsippany: Become a Citizen-Scientist!

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Parsippany and surrounding areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas, and the US Virgin Islands, including over 250 in New Jersey. The NJ program is run ...

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Wed, November 14, 9:00 AM

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Wed, November 14, 6:30 PM

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Book Club to Host Local Author Visit & Book ...

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The Eric Johnson House, Morristown

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County Clerk Ann Grossi's Comments on Election

November 5, 2018

The comments and accusations which have been tossed around in recent days are not only untrue but they represent the politics of personal destruction.
In my years as Morris County Clerk, I have modernized the services offered, brought about a transparency to the operation of the Clerk’s office and have made the voting process more accessible to the residents of Morris County.

As a ...

Congressional candidate: Parent to parent, I want to protect all children - including yours

I was troubled to read a recent opinion piece written by the father of an LGBT+ son, implying that I was somehow a threat to his safety.  

Given the events of the last few days -- and the actual threat made against my seven children last week -- I am compelled to respond to the author, dad to dad. As parents, we can all agree that America must be a place that ...

Candidate Statement: Andy Choffo

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Election Day, November 6, is fast approaching. There is a great deal at stake this
year, and voter turnout for local, school, state and federal elections will
determine who is elected and what direction we as a nation will take. Before I ask
you to vote for me for the Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education, please let me
encourage you to vote.

Our 14 ...

Morris County Park Police Blotter: Arrests for Warrants and Narcotics

November 6, 2018

10/24: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop in Denville. An investigation led to Carlo A. Spina, age 26, of Hopatcong, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending.

10/26: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop in Hanover Township. An investigation revealed Carolyn Bussey, age 59, of ...

Arrests for DWI and Narcotics Top This Week's Police Blotter

10/18: ARREST FOR D.W.I.: Officers were dispatched to Central Park of Morris County in Parsippany on a report of a hit-and-run motor-vehicle crash. An investigation led to Carlene T. Melia, age 50 of Dover, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and several other moving violations. She was released with a court date pending.

10/18: ARREST FOR ...

The Politics of Personal Destruction

November 6, 2018

Right to the last day Ann’s opponent is once again showing that she has no honor or integrity and is not worthy of your vote. Her actions are the worst implementation of identity politics and fear mongering that this count has ever witnessed 

Ann Grossi is the best County Clerk Morris County has ever seen and the comments about her a pure hogwash.  Once again, you are following ...

Vote for Jay Webber and Bob Hugin and Say No to Sanctuary Cities

10/27/18

Dear Editor:

Sanctuary policies for illegals are already passed in Bloomfield, Burlington County, Camden County, East Orange, Highland Park, Hoboken, Hopewell, Jersey City, Leonia, Maplewood, Middlesex County, Morristown, Newark, Passaic County, Princeton, Prospect Park, South Orange, Trenton, Union County. Nationwide, the number has doubled to 564 Sanctuary Jurisdictions, ...

Treelicious Orchards Celebrates Fall at their Annual Apple Festival & Benefit

November 4, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- A good time was had by all at the Apple Festival hosted by Treelicious Orchards this October. An annual event, the festival is a benefit for The Ben Samuels Children's Center for Inclusive Early Care and Education at Montclair State University.

Visitors picked their own apples at the peak of perfection, with six different varieties to choose from. The event also ...