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Arrest Proves Side of Head Unwise Place to Carry Pot in Denville

August 8, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - Denville Police keep adding to the list of things you might avoid if being arrested is not your goal. The latest: Sticking a joint behind your ear and walking from your car into a loud party while the police are watching.

That's the nonchalant behavior that, according to police, resulted in the arrest of Derek Moore on Aug. 6.

Moore, a 20-year-old from Irvington, was ...

JCP&L To Use Helicopters to Conduct Power Line Inspections

ROXBURY, NJ - Foresters from Jersey Central Power & Light Company (JCP&L) will take to the sky to conduct helicopter inspections of power lines in the Morris County area beginning July 31 as part of the company's annual vegetation management program.

The patrols should only take a few days, weather permitting.  Local officials have been notified that the inspections will take ...

Weis Market Confirmed for Former A&P Plaza in Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ - After remaining vacant for over a year, the building on Center Grove Road that once housed the A&P supermarket has been leased to l Weis Markets, said a Randolph official.

“I am pleased to report that Weis Markets, as has been rumored for some time now, has come to terms with the owners of the Center Grove retail plaza and the lease has been signed,” said ...

I-80 Weekend Ramp Closures

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight weekend ramp closures starting this weekend on I-80 for a guiderail replacement project through Roxbury, Mount Arlington, Jefferson, Rockaway, Wharton, Denville and Parsippany-Troy Hills in Morris County.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, July 14 until 6 a.m. the ...

Family Intervention Services' Worker Turns 89, Still Going Strong

DENVILLE, NJ - When Family Intervention Services (FIS) started its Thanksgiving Turkey Drive in Morris County in the early 1990s, the organization struggled to find room to store the 25 turkeys people donated, recalled long-time FIS assistant Terry Viera.

By last year, the number of turkeys distributed by FIS’ Morris County office in Denville reached about 300, and if a family cannot ...

Roxbury Amateur Radio Expert Readies for Weekend of Roughing It

ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury based group of amateur (“ham”) radio operators is looking for new members and its founder is inviting the public to participate in this weekend’s American Radio Relay League Field Day to get a taste of things at their worst.

At the event, amateur radio operators will stay outdoors and work around the clock to set up field radio communication ...

Lake Hopatcong Weed Removal Begins

ROXBURY, NJ – This summer's Lake Hopatcong weed removal program was scheduled to begin today, with the training of new seasonal employees. 

With guidance from Hopatcong State Park personnel, the summer help will begin harvesting weeds in all coves between Hopatcong State Park and the north side of Bertrand's Island, according to a statement from Morris County. The ...

Netcong Man Found With Heroin in Morris County Court, Says Sheriff

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - On Tuesday, May 30th, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office seized 19 bags of suspected heroin prior to it entering the Morris County Correctional Facility.

Thasseus Licata, 31, of Netcong, was taken into custody at the Morris County Superior Courthouse for a Violation of Probation.  Prior to placing Licata into a central holding area within the ...

CCM Holds 48th Commencement; 1,450 Receive Degrees

RANDOLPH, NJ - The County College of Morris (CCM) presented diplomas to the Class of 2017 during its 48th commencement ceremony on May 26, awarding associate degrees to more than 1,450 students.

The graduates, including many who are transferring to top four-year institutions to earn their bachelor’s degrees, were eligible to receive diplomas in one of four degrees: Associate in ...

Freight Trains Through Roxbury Get New Operator

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The company that has managed local freight rail service through Roxbury for three decades will be replaced at the end of June, Morris County announced today.

In a statement, the Morris County freeholders said they decided to oust the Morristown & Erie Railway (M&E) as the operator of the county-owned Dover & Rockaway, High Bridge Branch and Chester Branch ...

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