MORRIS COUNTY NEWS

Ledgewood Commons Asks State to OK Route 10 Work

February 21, 2018

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 ...

Morris County Government Holds its 2018 Reorganization

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders held its 2018 annual meeting last night, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. in the Freeholders’ Public Meeting Room in the County Administration and Records Building, 10 Court St, in Morristown.

Doug Cabana was elected Director and Christine Myers was elected Deputy Director for the new year. Newly elected Freeholder Heather Darling, of ...

Two Who Ran After Morris Plains Crash Face Gun Charges and More

MORRISTOWN, NJ –Two men who ran away from police after smashing a car Tuesday – prompting a search that included dogs and a helicopter - face numerous charges including illegal gun possession, police said today.

The men, Meshach Whagar, 28, of Newark, and Tione Davis, 35, of East Orange, are in jail, having been captured and charged with many crimes, said Morris County Prosecutor ...

Helicopters and K-9s Looking For Black Male in Morris Township Neighborhood

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris Township residents in the Cromwell Drive and Nichols Road neighborhoods will notice a large police presence in the area. Overnight and throughout the morning, police on the ground and in the air have been searching for a black male wearing dark clothing, who is said to be hiding in the area, according to police.

A helicopter was spotted during the ...

Morristown's Gingerbread Wonderland Features 179 Edible Masterpieces 

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 26th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland at Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a candy lovers dream. Over 179 edible masterpieces have been crafted by schools, scouts, families and individuals for this year's wonderland and craft show.

Submissions feature awe-inspiring, edible gingerbread creations featuring Gingerbread houses, Santa's workshop, Santa's Village, ...

County College of Morris Provides Real-Life STEM Activities for Local Boy Scouts

RANDOLPH, NJ – The Patriots’ Path Council Boy Scouts of America hosted its second STEM University for Boy Scouts Nov. 4 from across northern and central New Jersey in collaboration with County College of Morris. 

Scouts participated in a day of science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related activities at the CCM campus in Randolph, made possible by the ...

MCST’s 24 Hour Free Local Hack Day Event for High School Students on Dec.9-10

DENVILLE. NJ  – Morris County School of Technology is hosting hackMCST III on Saturday, Dec. 9- to Sunday, Dec. 10 from 10:00 am to 10:00 am. The hackathon will be located at the high school, 400 East Main Street, Denville.

hackMCST III is a 24-hour event where  high schools students come together to work in teams to make their idea a reality. The ...

It's Official.....Main Access Road to Morris County Central Park Named 'Governor Chris Christie Drive"

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The new access road to Central Park of Morris County has officially been named after Gov. Chris Christie.

Governor Chris Christie Drive will be a one-third mile connector of Central Avenue in the county park to West Hanover Avenue, a short distance from downtown Morris Plains. The access road will provide easier access to the park and alleviate much of the traffic that ...

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