Morris County News

August 10, 2018

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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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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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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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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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 ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Lane closures may slow traffic on Route 10 West this week as the highway gets a facelift between Parsippany and Roxbury.  A nighttime paving and resurfacing project will begin Monday, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., and continue through Friday to fix dilapidated portions of roadway, ...

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Morristown, NJ - Musicians from Randolph as well as Mendham, Chatham, East Hanover, Madison, and Morristown were honored as Mayo Performing Arts Center's Music Students of the Month prior to the Thursday, October 26 performance by Jake Shimabukuro. The students were recognized for their ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The Morris County Vocational School District offers a high school Academy for Environmental Science. All interested 8th grade students in Morris County are encouraged to attend an Information Session and submit an application by Dec. 1. The Academy for Environmental Science ...

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Denville, NJ– Eighth-grade students eligible to attend a Morris County high school may consider applying to an Academy.  Students and parents are encouraged to attend an Information Session on Oct. 14 at 10 am or 1pm at the Morris County School of Technology, Denville. The Academies are ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury officials met behind closed doors this week to discuss the legal ramifications of joining the throng of other municipalities across the nation courting Amazon, Inc. to be the site of the mega-retailers proposed second American headquarters. The former Hercules Powder Co.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ- Parsippany will be hosting the County's 9/11 Remembrance Service when observing the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation at the Morris County Remembers 9/11 Service on Sunday, Sept. 10th.   The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at the Morris ...

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