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Roxbury's Heather Darling Takes Freeholder Oath

January 6, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Roxbury lawyer Heather Darling is now a Morris County freeholder.

The Republican, whose office is in Succasunna, was sworn-in to a 3-year term at the start of the board's Jan. 5 reorganization session. Darling won election to the post in November. She replaces former Morris County Freeholder Hank Lyon, of Montville, who did not seek re-election.

Darling won the GOP ...

Cops: Drunken Patron Pulled Gun on Budd Lake Barkeep

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - An intoxicated township man on Wednesday pointed a handgun at the manager of a Budd Lake tavern after the manager tried to prevent him from driving home, police said.

The man, Patrick Hanright, 34, of Mount Olive, faces a number of charges due to the incident, including possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, terroristic threats and driving while intoxicated, said Mount ...

Two Who Ran After Morris Plains Crash Face Gun Charges and More

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 jail, having been captured and charged with many crimes, said Morris County Prosecutor ...

Route 10 Lanes Between Parsippany and Roxbury to Close for Nighttime Paving

ROXBURY, NJ – Getting home might be even rougher than usual this week for Roxbury residents who commute on Route 10. Lane closures may slow westbound traffic as the gets a facelift between Parsippany and Roxbury. 

A nighttime paving and resurfacing project will continue through Friday to fix dilapidated portions of roadway, announced the state Department of Transportation ...

Road Resurfacing Project Update

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A flurry of late summer Morris County road resurfacing is underway across the county as part of the Board of Freeholders’ aggressive 2017 paving effort, with two more projects, in Boonton and Lincoln Park, added to the list of upcoming work and set to start in early-to-mid October.

The county has awarded contracts for a nearly mile-long section of West Main ...

Two Days, Two Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, it was announced today.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The ...

County Freeholders Ask Public to Pause and Reflect on 9/11

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders asks all county residents to join with them today in remembrance of all 9/11 victims and those exceptionally brave men and women who risked their lives and worked so tirelessly 16 years ago in rescue efforts in New York, Arlington, and Shanksville, Pa.  

A special 9/11 Remembrance was held last night at the Morris County ...

Parsippany to host Morris County's 16th Annual 9/11 Remembrance

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ - Parsippany will be hosting the Morris County 9/11 Remembrance Service on Sept. 10.  

The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at the Morris County September 11th Memorial on West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany-Troy Hills, across from the Morris View Healthcare Center and adjacent to the Morris County Public Safety Academy. It will go ...

CCM Exhibition Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Honors the Life of the Late CCM Student Marisa Rincón

RANDOLPH, NJ - In conjunction with the Counseling and Student Success department at County College of Morris, the college’s Art and Design Gallery will host an exhibition to recognize National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September.

The exhibition, titled “Marisa Rincón: An Impression of Life,” will feature the artwork of Marisa Rincón, a 2007 CCM Fine ...

Prosecutor, Montville P.D. Still Hoping to Find Missing Man

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Authorities are still hoping somebody will come forward with information about a Montville man who disappeared 33 years ago, they said today.

Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of the disappearance of the man, Edward DuBarry, then in his mid-thirties, from Montville, said the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. The office, in a statement said police and ...

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