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Boy Scouts Prep for Morris Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner

April 9, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local community members at the Boy Scouts of America 22nd Annual Morris Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, April 19 at The Park Avenue Club in Florham Park at 6:30 pm. 

This year’s honorees are Bob Landrigan, Margit Rahill, Mayor James Sandham, Jr., ...

Coming Just Upstreamof Denville: Lots of Trout

ROCKAWAY BOROUGH, NJ - Potbelly's Riverside Cafe's annual Trout Fishing Contest has the potential to be the "biggest and the best" of them all, predicts Potbelly's owner Rob Grow, who is in his 10th year of running the contest.

"We're stocking more fish, we have more prizes, more of the town's businessmen are involved, more of our customers are chipping ...

Former Roxbury Student Wins State Journalism Award

ROXBURY, NJ -  A County College of Morris student from Roxbury was among three journalists awarded for their work in the school’s campus newspaper, The Youngtown Edition, during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Roxbury High School graduate Amanda Aller, now Youngtown’s managing editor, clinched a third-place victory for her arts and entertainment feature story “Timeless ...

Pennsy Man Charged with Picatinny Bribes

NEWARK, NJ – A Stroudsburg, Pa. man working for the federal government accepted bribes in connection with renovation projects at Picatinny Arsenal and Fort Dix, said law enforcement officials.

The man, Kevin Leondi, 56, faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 if convicted, said acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick.

He said Leondi was arrested Wednesday at ...

Empty Gas Tank Thwarts Man's Attempt to Escape Police

DENVILLE, NJ - After being awakened by police as he slept in his car early Monday, a Florham Park man banged his vehicle into a police car, led officers on a high-speed chase and was eventually arrested in Boonton when he ran out of gas, police said.

The man, Christopher Iossa, 18, was found to be asleep inside a 2015 Ford Mustang parked alongside Route 46 at 4:39 a.m., said police. They said ...

With Jewelry In Denville, It's Theives One Month; Angels the Next

DENVILLE, NJ - One month after arresting suspected jewel thieves, Denville police encountered just the opposite this week: A person who found jewelry and did the right thing.

Police said a Denville resident came across a piece of jewelry on the sidewalk and, instead of feeling lucky and pocketing the item, brought it to the police station. Police said the item was found on, or close to, Feb.

Cops: Woman Smells of Weed, Visits HQ For Man Who Smells the Same

DENVILLE, NJ – A Paterson woman showed up smelling like marijuana when she came to the Denville police station recently to meet an acquaintance who, earlier in the day, was charged with drug possession after his marijuana fragrance raised an officer’s suspicion, police said Wednesday.

The woman, Malikata Horton, 27, came to police headquarters on Feb. 26 to see Nathanial Tullies, ...

Fresh Pavement Coming for Sections of Hillside Ave and Mt. Arlington Blvd.

ROXBURY, NJ – Morris County plans to repave about four miles of its roads in Roxbury this summer as part of nearly $9 million in county-wide road improvements, it announced Wednesday.

Scheduled for repaving are about 2.5 miles of Hillside Avenue between Eyland Avenue and Route 10 in Succasunna and about 1.3 miles of Mt. Arlington Boulevard between Landing Road and Auriemma Court in ...

Roxbury Eagle Scout Praised for VFW Wall Project

MORRISTOWN, NJ – A Roxbury Eagle Scout’s reconstruction of a retaining wall at a VFW post earned him praise this week from the Morris County freeholders.

The Scout, Brian Day of Landing, was presented with a county certificate of achievement by the freeholders, who thanked him for replacing, with a stone wall, the deteriorating railroad tie wall at VFW Post 2833 in Kenvil. The ...

Roxbury's Kirk Keyes Awarded for Phone Aid During Childbirth

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 ...

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