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Shelter Dog Finds New Purpose as Morris County Bomb Sniffer

October 15, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Many dogs who are surrendered to the animal shelter not once, but twice, don’t get another chance. But a dog named Boomer not only got a second chance – he is helping Morris County residents in an important way.

After 14 weeks of training, Boomer is now a certified Morris County Sheriff’s Office bomb sniffing dog. 

His handler, Detective Michael ...

Morris Residents Warned About Summer Motor Vehicle Burglaries and Thefts

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over the past month, there has been a rash of early morning motor vehicle burglaries and thefts across Morris County, with the burglars and thieves at work while most residents are asleep, according to Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon.

Most of these incidents are occurring between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., with criminals targeting cars parked in driveways or streets. In some ...

Sparta Kiwanis Helps Fund Quinlan's Hero Club Endowment for Child Grief Counseling

SPARTA, NJ — The Hero Club at the Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center is one step closer to reality having received a donation from the Sparta Kiwanis. John Quinlan, Director of the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice foundation, presented the program to the club at their meeting at Homers restaurant. 

Kiwanis member Frank Cannistra introduced Quinlan and Diane Sebzda, Director of ...

See What's Happening in Morris County's Community Gardens During "Open Gates" Weekend

MORRISTOWN, NJ –  On Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., explore what’s growing in your local community gardens at the Morris County Community Garden Open Gates Weekend.

The latest buzz surrounding food and health topics center on the growing number of community gardens across the country, as they foster civic engagement, offer support to local food ...

Morris County Chamber Searching to Replace Paul Boudreau

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Morris County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Boudreau will retire on Dec. 31 and the chamber board has retained a search firm and formed a search committee to find a replacement, said Jack Miller, chairman of the chamber's board of directors.

Boudreau has been president of the chamber since 2008. During the last ten years he led the effort to grow the ...

Join the Fight, Morris: Water + 7 Days = Mosquitoes

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - With the sun finally expected to show itself starting tomorrow and over the Memorial Day weekend, Morris County residents can reduce the number of all mosquitoes, including the aggressive Asian Tiger variety, in their own backyards by taking action now.

The ankle-attacking, aggressive Asian Tiger variety transmits viral disease and bites all day long, unlike many other ...

A 'Gold Card' for Morris County Parents, Guardians of Killed Military

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program," in which Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty will gain access to certain benefits, such as discounts extended to military families.

"Gold Star Parents can ...

High School Students in Morris Vocational School Academy Attend Clean Communities Program

DENVILLE, NJ - Students in the Denville-based Morris County Vocational School's Academy for Environmental Science, offered at Jefferson High School, recently attended a special program focused on clean communities.

The students went to the 10th Annual Clean Communities Environmental Student Exchange (CCESE) Program held at the Ocean City Music Pier. During the 2-day event, selected ...

Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner

WHIPPANY, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local community members at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of April 19 at The Hanover Marriott in Whippany at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Reynaldo Caudillo, Bruce Jones, Michael Lupton, Ron Morano, Lou ...

Roxbury's Heather Darling Takes Freeholder Oath

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 ...

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