Morris County News

November 17, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has developed a first-of-its-kind program to offer medical support and care for police dogs working with the county Sheriff’s Office in critical situations.     The dogs will receive treatment from a specialized group of tactical medics who make up the Office of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, a 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes who left home Oct. 30, has been found, said authorities today. In a brief joint statement that offered no details about the matter, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennet and Morris ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The late Harold Weasner of Roxbury was one of seven U.S. military veterans honored this week by the Morris County Freeholders who awarded them with Morris County Distinguished Service Medals. The medals were presented in a Wednesday ceremony, designed to bring attention to the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County authorities are seeking help in finding a 15-year-old Mountain Lakes boy who has been missing since Oct. 30. In a statement, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett  said the boy, Thomas Kolding, who lives in Mountain ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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