MORRIS COUNTY NEWS

A Celebratory Welcome in Parsippany to the Inaugural Riders of the National Memorial Trail

April 25, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Thirteen Hundred Miles.  That's the distance of a loop uniting three 9/11 memorial locations:  The World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the Flight 93 Memorial.  That loop is now a bike trail and today in Parsippany, at the Morris County September 11th Memorial, a celebration was in order as the riders hit their 700 mile mark right here in Morris ...

More Than Just Kindness for Roxbury Student Adored by Tragically Killed Boy

ROXBURY, NJ – She lost her 10-year-old son three years ago in a boating accident on Lake Hopatcong, but Laurie D’Amico is sure her beloved Christopher speaks to her all the time. It’s subtle but firm, she says; messages that come as sparks of recollection, inspiration or intuition.

One of those unexpected inklings led Laura and her husband Chris to a jewelry ...

Two Roxbury Teens Arrested After Snapchat Threat to High School

ROXBURY, NJ - Two Roxbury High School students were arrested Tuesday on multiple criminal charges after being taken into custody for a social media post in which they "implied acts of violence against the high school," police said.

Authorities were first alerted to the threats at about 1:43 p.m., said police, who said they "immediately launched a full investigation." They ...

Over 10,000 People Chant 'Enough is Enough' During Saturday's March for Our Lives Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The chant “enough is enough” could be heard across Morristown as over 10,000 people participated in the “March For Our Lives Morristown” walk on Saturday March 24. Organized by Bella Bhimani, a sophomore at West Morris Mendham High School, the walk was a non-partisan, student-led march against gun violence.

The Morristown March For ...

Randolph Seniors Assist in Student-Led "March for Our Lives" to Take Place in Morristown, Mar. 24

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 the state of New Jersey, including Morristown, Montclair, Maplewood, ...

Floating Classroom Will Help Roxbury Kids Embrace 'Their' Lake Hopatcong

ROXBURY, NJ – There are plenty of kids living in Roxbury who’ve never been on Lake Hopatcong, says lake buff Marty Kane. He’s even confident many don’t realize their town borders the big lake.

That’s one of the reasons Kane, chairman of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Board of Trustees, is bubbling with excitement about the upcoming launch of the ...

Sheriff Jim Gannon Packs the House

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Hundreds of people spent their Tuesday evening at the Birchwood Manor to support Morris County Sheriff Jim Gannon at his second annual St. Patrick's Day/St. Joseph's Day event.

There were bagpipes, Irish dancers, balloons and both Irish and Italian food.  Many of the county's finest were in attendance in both ceremony and participation.

Many elected ...

Ledgewood Commons Asks State to OK Route 10 Work

ROXBURY, NJ – The company converting Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons has asked the state to approve its plan to modify Route 10 to accommodate the project.

The plans, sent to the state Department of Transportation (DOT), comply with an August request by the Roxbury Township Council that a proposed left-turn lane on westbound Route 10 be significantly longer than ...

Morris County School of Technology Teacher Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

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 and private school educators and employees across the United States who are making a difference in ...

Morris County Area Teens Invited to Explore a Career in Law

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Morristown area students between the ages of 14 -20 are invited to explore careers in law by joining Law Explorer Post 22. The exploring post allows students to interact with professionals in different fields of law.

Students are invited to find out more information at the group's first meeting on February 3 from 10am - 11:45am at 1 Saddle Road in Cedar Knolls.

Future ...

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