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Missing Mountain Lakes Boy is Found

November 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, a 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes who left home Oct. 30, has been found, said authorities today.

In a brief joint statement that offered no details about the matter, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennet and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of
Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., said the boy was ...

Legends Ale House in Roxbury Calls it Quits

ROXBURY, NJ - Legends Ale House, a sports bar and restaurant in Succasunna, closed its doors last week, a demise that came less than three years after it opened for business.

The closing came as a surprise to employees, according to Jackie Sannipoli, a Roxbury resident who worked there as a waitress. She said restaurant manager Lora Caldi texted the staff on Oct. 22 to tell them ...

Join Light the Night Walk for Blood Cancers, Saturday, Oct. 20, Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk is an annual event dedicated to shining a light on the urgent need for cures for blood cancers. During the walk, survivors and patients carry white lanterns, gold lanterns are carried by those walking in memory, and red lanterns are carried by supporters. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has been able to ...

Shelter Dog Finds New Purpose as Morris County Sheriff's Bomb Sniffer

MONTVILLE, NJ – Many dogs who are surrendered to the animal shelter not once, but twice, don’t get another chance, but Boomer not only got a second chance – he is helping Morris County residents in an important way.

After 14 weeks of training, Boomer is now a certified Morris County Sheriff’s Office bomb sniffing dog.  His handler, Detective Michael Carbone, put ...

New Access Road Dedicated to Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Now Open

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - All seven Morris County Freeholders were on hand to officially open Gov. Chris Christie Drive today. The road, which is off Hanover Avenue in Morris Township is now the main access road for the Central Park of Morris county. 

Speaking at the ceremony, Freeholder Director Doug Cabana, stated that Christie has played a major role in the history of Morris ...

Hazardous Waste Disposal Sept. 15

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany.

Morris County residents will be able to drop-off unwanted hazardous materials from their households.

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Members Again Participate in National Night Out

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- National Night Out is an annual event that was created in 1984 as a crime prevention program with an emphasis on building a partnership between law enforcement and the community.  It is currently an established network of law enforcement agencies and community groups, which is designed to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, ...

New Alert System Available: AlertMorris Emergency Alerts

Morris County, NJ- A emergency alert system is in place in Morris County, and residents need to re-register if they want to continue receiving alerts.

The new AlertMorris system will be used at the county level and by many towns at the municipal level. Registered residents will receive calls, texts or emails when emergencies occur.

AlertMorris will allow you to get emergency notifications ...

Morris Residents Warned About Summer Motor Vehicle Burglaries and Thefts

Over the past month, there has been a rash of early morning motor vehicle burglaries and thefts across Morris County, with the burglars and thieves at work while most residents are asleep, according to Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon.

Most of these incidents are occurring between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., with criminals targeting cars parked in driveways or streets. In some cases, residents may ...

New Central Park Access Road Moving Towards Summer Completion Gov. Chris Christie Drive Project Slightly Ahead of Schedule  

PARSIPPANY, NJ- Construction crews are beginning to work on the final phases of the new main access road for Central Park of Morris County, with the possibility of a late summer opening of the new Gov. Chris Christie Drive.

This new Central Park access road will run from West Hanover Avenue at a signalized intersection on the Parsippany and Morris Township border to Central Avenue, which ...

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