County Corner

August 8, 2019

DENVILLE, NJ – Calvary Baptist Church of Morristown, New Jersey (10 Martin Luther King Ave.), will open its doors on Thurs., Aug. 8, 7-9 p.m., to provide free counseling to all who are grief-stricken by the sudden and tragic murder of Jahahd Payne, 23, of Randolph, New Jersey. An innocent bystander ...

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It was the start of a typical Friday at the office, excited for the weekend; we sipped our morning coffee and made small talk at the cubicle of a coworker.  I hadn’t made it to my desk yet; placing my bag on the floor, up against the pin cushion of a wall.  Rebecca must have had eyes at the back ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The township will spend up to $50,090 toward a proposed quarter-million-dollar restoration and stabilization of a piece of the former Morris Canal in Ledgewood if the bulk of the project is funded by state and county grants. The township Mayor and Council voted last week to ...

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MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ – Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio, seriously injured in December when he was hit by a car, came home to the borough today and was given a warm welcome by several hundred school children. Distasio, who had been undergoing treatment at Kessler Institute for ...

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MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ – The motorist who struck and injured Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio in December feels terrible about the incident but insists he did nothing wrong. Five times during an interview on Friday, the driver - Chatham lawyer William Anastasio - used the words “I feel ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Voting by Telephone is something that sounds like a 2018 initiative but in fact it was the brain child of the sole living former County Clerk's - Joseph J. Bell.  On Wednesday evening, April 18, 2018, surrounded by family and his former staff, Bell was honored at current Morris ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown and surrounding-area students are planning to participate in a movement called 'March for Our Lives' taking place on Saturday, March 24. Part of a nationwide movement to pass common-sense gun legislation in America, the students plan on gathering in several places across ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Morris County School of Technology teacher Jennifer Skomial has been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County resident and former Infantry Officer of the United States Marine Corporation, Nick DeGregorio, was featured on ABC7 Salutes' latest episode.  His company:  A herbal tea company designed to find an organic and healthy solution for insomnia.  From battlefield to ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County will once again participate in the national Point-in-Time Count and Survey of the Homeless. This national census of homeless persons will take place on Wednesday January 24,  where Morris County as well as surrounding counties will be counting individuals and ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - There are many resources and assets available to businesses both large and small by the Morris County Economic Development Corporation.   On Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 12noon, the MCEDC is hosting an Open House to discuss what these resources are and how they can help ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders is offering job guidance and assistance to those laid off by the abrupt closing of Sam's Club in Mount Olive. The Morris County Board of Freeholders announced that there is assistance available to any Morris County resident who lost their ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The Morris County Board of Freeholders will hold its 2018 annual meeting on Friday, January 5, at 6:00 p.m. in the Freeholders’ Public Meeting Room in the County Administration and Records Building, 10 Court Street, Morristown. At the meeting, newly elected Freeholder ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The countdown has begun! In one more day we will ring in the new year! What are you doing for New Years? Why not ring in the New Year with over 10,000 people at the 26th Annual First Night Morris County. The family friendly, substance free, alcohol free celebration in downtown ...

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Randolph, NJ-  Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco made the following statement concerning the five Morristown area churches that were vandalized over the weekend. “I was saddened to learn this morning of the vandalism that occurred at the churches in Morristown last night.  Unfortunately, acts like ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - A caravan of Morris County women traveled to the Fox Hollow Country Club to hear fellow Jersey Girl Kellyanne Conway speak about the economy, the impending tax overhaul and life working at the White House.  Attendance was by invitation only and as such seating was ...

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Hickory Tree Chorus 2017 Show — Barbershop Breakout … Can they Escape the Room? Hickory Tree Chorus will present its annual show, Barbershop Breakout… Can they Escape the Room? — at West Morris Mendham High School on November 18, 2017 with special guests, Lustre — Sweet Adelines International ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- County College of Morris (CCM) is conducting its Fall Open House on Oct 14, an event that will show prospective students that the 2-year college should not be seen as a "second choice," said the college’s admissions director. The open house is for high school students and their ...

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**Note from Editor** - This is such a hearbreaking story that has deeply impacted our neighboring resident in Roxbury. POTEAU, OK - Authorities here believe they've solved the 2009 homicide of Jody Rilee Wilson, a former Roxbury resident whose father is a township councilman, according to news ...

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The County Corner Column will be a place where Parsippany and other Morris County residents can go to for relevant and late breaking Morris County news.  There will be updates from Morris County officials and residents on everything that is important for you to know.  To ask questions, or give ...

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