Morris County News

June 15, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ — During student drop-off across from Lazar Middle School on Monday morning, Unmask Our Children rally participants passionately chanted "Unmask the children", "My body, my choice", "We do not consent", "Follow the Science" and "We will vote you out!" Through the honking car horns ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ - Morris County and Atlantic Health System (AHS) will be phasing down operations at the Morris County Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Center at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall over the next month as New Jersey closes in on its goal of vaccinating 70 percent of adults in response to the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Following a cold and rainy weekend, a nice Memorial Day in Roxbury turned dramatic toward evening as residents encountered police brandishing rifles in Ledgewod and Kenvil while a helicopter circled overhead. The excitement, around 8 p.m. appeared to relate to an incident involving ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County's Annual Memorial Day Observance and Presentation of Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medals to local veterans will take place virtually on Wednesday, May 26 at 12noon. Members of the community are invited to observe the ceremony through Facebook ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a program that finds, contacts and inoculates residents in Morris County who may not be able to leave their homes. The program, according to officials has reached more than half of the 800 residents targeted since ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fee to obtain a Senior ID will be reduced to $5 (from $15) announced Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. The fee will be reduced during the month of May. Morris County Senior ID Cards are available for senior citizens, 55 and older, who may no longer possess a driver’s ...

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Morris County teenagers ages 14 to 18 can learn employment and life skills through NewBridge Services’ free summer youth employment program, starting June 28. High schoolers attend the program in-person or virtually for two hours once a week, and participate in supervised community service ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The Costco on Rt. 10 in East Hanover is now offering vaccines for COVID to the public. Costco just opened their portal for COVID vaccinations and is offering the Moderna vaccine. You can schedule an appointment by clicking here. 

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  Walmart and Sam's Club sites will now offer vaccine appointments dedicated to adults 65 and older after partnering with the State of New Jersey.  Sites in Morris County will begin scheduling appointments on March 29, 2021. The sites in Morris County are: Walmart Inc ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County's Deputy Clerk John Wojtaszek has passed away at the age of 71 after a long illness. County Clerk Ann Grossi has expressed her grief and sympathy stating that, "There is a saying that anyone can be replaced, but John is irreplaceable". “John was a diligent and ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The Morris County Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Rockaway Township and the Morris County COVID-19 Testing Center at the County College of Morris (CCM) will both be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 18, due to inclement weather, said government officials. Anyone will a ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - News that both CVS and Rite Aid are now offering vaccine appointments have many Morris County residents scrambling to secure a date. CVS is only offering vaccinations in the following towns: Chatham, Brigantine, Cedar Grove, Dumont, East Brunswick, Edson, Elizabeth, ...

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MADISON, NJ - Law Enforcement officials are still in hot pursuit of any leads referring to the missing Drew Student, Ajay Sah.  Drew University will host "A Circle of Hope" virtual event focused on "gathering strength within our community" as the search for Sah continues. The event will take place ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Motor Vehicle Licensing Center closed on Tuesday, January 19 after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The licensing center was supposed to reopen February 1 but is now scheduled to reopen February 3, announced the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.  The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  An unidentified man reportedly fell from the fourth level of the Morristown Parking Deck at the Headquarters Plaza this morning,Thursday, Jan. 21.  Initial reports indicate that the man may have jumped. Police have requested the Crime Scene Investigative Unit, according to ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Do you have question about COVID-19? The Morris County Division of Public Health has established a #COVID-19 Call Center at the Morris County Library. A county employee from the Division of Public Health and a team of Medical Reserve Corp volunteers will take calls 7 days a ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Moody’s Investors Service again issued its top rating, AAA, of Morris County’s financial stability in its review of county guaranteed bonds offered through the Morris County Improvement Authority for various projects. “The AAA rating reflects the county's substantial tax ...

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NEW JERSEY - According to information released by ShopRite's Wakefern Food Corporation on Monday January 4, 39 ShopRite Pharmacies throughout the Garden State will be administering COVID-19 vaccines to healthcare workers. The pharmacy at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown Pharmacies as well as ...

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At-Home Testing To Be Discontinued Except for Homebound Residents RANDOLPH, NJ - Morris County will modify its no-cost COVID-19 testing efforts by next week to focus on the walk-up service provided by appointment-only at the County College of Morris and phase out at-home-tests for all but ...

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KPMG is taking applications from senior high school girls for its KPMG Future Leaders Program Class of 2021. Each year, KPMG Future Leaders Program awards 22 deserving high school female seniors: A scholarship of $10,000 per year for 4 years of college A pairing with an executive woman ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - There is a new on-line portal open which enable Morris County residents or workers to apply for one of two available at home tests for COVID-19.  There are two tests available - a nasal swab one and a saliva one. According to a news release issued from the Morris County ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County on Friday launched an at-home, no-cost COVID-19 testing program. A portal through which qualified Morris County residents and workers can apply for testing materials to be sent to their homes may be found on the Morris County’s Office of Health Management COVID-19 ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  Emergency kits, containing four shelf stable meals and a first aid kit will be available to Morris County Seniors and adults with disabilities. One of 500 free emergency supply kits will be available on November 23.  The distribution will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Four Morris County correction officers and a Morris County Sheriff’s officer pleaded guilty to drug charges in a multi-month investigation following a tip from the Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers Program. The officers’ charges, and Oct. 7 guilty pleas, arose from a ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - This past weekend was a time to reflect on what it means to be an American, and honor victims of a great tragedy. And just two days after an infamous date, Morris County officials and resident came together to do just that. Nineteen years ago, three hijacked airplanes crashed ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents are invited to join in the 19th observance of the September 11, 201 terrorist attacks against our nation. The observance will honor all those who died in the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in New York, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon, with a special emphasis on ...

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Successful Response to Pandemic Pushes Morris County Rate Below State Average The Morris County Board of Freeholders and county Office of Emergency Management officials released data showing a 95% drop in COVID-19 cases since a devastating April peak and the launch of a highly successful county ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — Commuters who use Route 80 eastbound take note: The state is planning major upgrades to the interchanges between the interstate highway and Route 15 in Rockaway Township. Although the project is likely have an impact on Roxbury motorists who travel Route 80 and/or frequently drive ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The public is invited to a Friday event where inspiring messages will be painted on rocks to be placed throughout Roxbury and beyond in honor of Maya Guberman and Christopher D’Amico, two young people whose deaths inspired movements promoting kindness. The event, sponsored by the ...

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