Morris County News

October 19, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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.

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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 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A new Morris County Veterans Services Office and Veterans Administration Clinic located in Morris Township officially opened today in a ceremony that included the unveiling and dedication of a POW/MIA Chair of Honor for the county.         The Morris County Board of Freeholders ...

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HANOVER, NJ- The iconic three story, nautical theme, red building just off Route 10 on the Hanover - Whippany border that housed Billy and Madeline’s Red Room, is now nothing more than a pile of rubble in an empty lot. On Tuesday June 6, a backhoe methodically tore the 84 year-old structure ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Garden State Harley-Davidson, is hosting a benefit ride on Saturday, June 2, 2018 for the charitable organization, Mallory’s Army. The fifty mile, scenic, police escorted ride will leave the dealership at approximately 11am and wind its way through Morris County. Upon return to ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — More than 1,500 students from sixteen schools throughout Morris County came to County College of Morris (CCM) recently to celebrate the 38th Annual Morris County Teen Arts Festival. CCM has been the host since the festival’s inception. Clayton Allen, director of the Morris County ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program," in which Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty will gain access to certain benefits, such as ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County's photo contest titled, Patriotic Morris County is open May 14 through June 5, 2018. All Morris County residents are welcome to participate. Contest organizers are looking for the best patriotic photos from around Morris County. Entries can be anything that says ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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