Morris County News

January 19, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- The following is from the Morris County Office of Emergency Management: The storm forecast continues to be complicated. We are expecting snow this afternoon/evening beginning around 4-5 p.m. and continuing through midnight, at which point we may see a switch to freezing rain and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A plan to create a Walmart “Supercenter” in Ledgewood entails more than just retrofitting and expanding the current structure. It will require starting from scratch, according to public records. In documents filed with the Roxbury Planning Board, developers converting the former ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – (Note: Date was corrected) In the early morning of June 3, 1989, 20-year-old Ted Miller II - home on vacation from college – was fast asleep. He had a fun day planned: A trip to the shore. Miller, now a Roxbury real estate agent and TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, sure didn’t plan on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Courthouse in Morristown is a museum-like structure dating back to 1827. There have been numerous additions since then, but the front of the courthouse on Washington Avenue looks much the way it did almost 200 years ago. That presents both the beauty of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents and officials from all 39 towns are invited by the Morris Count Board of Freeholders to the special 2019 county budget input meeting on Tuesday January 15 from 6:30pm - 8pm. According to officials, the session is designed to let county residents and mayors and other ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – On Nov. 29, TAPinto Montville reported that a substitute teacher at Cedar Hill Elementary School told first graders that Santa did not exist (click here for orginal story). In addition, the sub told the kids that the Tooth Fairy, the Elf on the Shelf, and the Easter Bunny are all ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media was steaming and Montville parents were fuming when a parent whose child is a first grader at Cedar Hill Elementary in Towaco posted onto the Montville Moms Facebook page Nov. 29 that a substitute teacher identified only as “Ms. M” had told the children in the class ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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