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Roxbury's Kirk Keyes Awarded for Phone Aid During Childbirth

February 9, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Roxbury Fire Department First Assistant Chief Kirk Keyes, who works as an emergency services dispatcher for Morris County, was awarded Wednesday for helping - over the phone - a Chatham couple deliver a baby.

Keyes was one of six communications center officers presented by the county freeholders with awards.

According to the county, Keyes fielded a 9-1-1 ...

In Charging Morris County Homeowner, Cops Warn About Underage Drinking Parties

MORRIS TWP., NJ – A Morris Township homeowner allowed about 30 people below the legal drinking age to drink alcoholic beverages in his house on Jan. 20, knowing that the party-goers were underage, police said.

The man, William Stitt, was charged with making his property available for underage consumption of alcohol, a disorderly person offense, said Morris Township Police Cpt. Mark ...

Cops Give the Skinny: Booms from Picatinny

ROXBURY, NJ - Police today assured residents that explosions heard and felt throughout the area are nothing to worry about, just routine tests taking place at Picatinny Arsenal.

The testing of armaments, explosives and other things that make noise is routine activity at the military complex, situated in Jefferson and Rockaway Township, police said. Nevertheless, local authorities sometimes ...

Two CCM Soccer Players from Roxbury Recognized for Academics

RANDOLPH, NJ - Two County College of Morris (CCM) Women's Soccer Team players from Roxbury were among 19 CCM student athletes recently honored for the academic performance, said the college.

Zabrina Gale of Succasunna was named to the Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) and Stephanie Williams of Landing was named to the GSAC and the All Region XIX, said CCM.

To be named to the GSAC, ...

MCST PTO Comedy Night Fundraiser

Denville, NJ – Enjoy a night of laughter featuring professional comedians Brad Lowery and Uncle Floyd at the Morris County School of Technology’s PTO Comedy Night on Feb. 25.

The fundraising event will take place at the Parsippany PAL, 33 Baldwin Road, Parsippany.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 each. Coffee and ...

Tech School Students/Firefighter Group Buy Gifts for Kids in Hospital

DENVILLE, NJ - Working with a firefighter organization, students at the Morris County School of Technology recently donated gifts to hospitalized children.

The fundraising effort between the students in the MCST's Academy for Education and Learning and members of the Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society (F.O.O.L.S.) of Northern New Jersey raised $400 to buy the presents. The gifts were ...

Mt. Olive Cops: Woman Peed in Cup, Dumped It On Their Carpet

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A Hackettstown woman being questioned in a Mount Olive Police Department interview room urinated in a cup when left alone in the room and dumped the urine onto the carpet, police said.

They said the actions of the woman, Michelle Bishop, 40, prompted them to file charges of aggravated assault and criminal mischief. In a statement, ...

A Free "Hack Day" for Inventive Students

DENVILLE, N.J. - Students from North Jersey high schools and middle schools will gather in Denville Dec. 3 in an effort to make their high-tech dreams come true.

The setting will be hackMCST, a 12-hour "hackathon" event at Morris County School of Technology hosted by the school's Tech Club.The students will be able to work on all sorts of projects, ...

UPS Driver Sneaks Pix in Denville Ladies' Room, say Cops

DENVILLE, N.J. - A UPS Inc. driver from Byram hid in a ladies' room stall of a Denville business and took pictures of a woman using the adjacent stall, said police.

The man, John Mears IV, 37, was charged with invasion of privacy after police investigated the matter on Nov. 17, they said.

During his lunch break, Mears removed his UPS uniform, put on different clothes and entered the ...

Academy for Environmental Science offered to Morris County 8th Graders

DENVILLE, N.J. - Morris County 8th graders interested in the environmental have until Dec. 2 to apply for placement in The Morris County Vocational School District's Academy for Environmental Science.

The 4-year-long Academy for Environmental Science "provides students with the interdisciplinary study of natural processes and human impacts in the atmosphere, aquatic systems and ...

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