Morris County News

April 24, 2020

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A heads-up to Roxbury motorists who usually take South Hillside Avenue en route to Flanders: Road closures in that area are expected from next week through the end of July. That's how long it is expected to take NJ Natural Gas to install new gas lines in the Flanders section of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – An inmate at the Morris County jail is in medical isolation today after testing positive for COVID-19, said the county Sheriff’s Office. The announcement about the infected inmate came about 90 minutes after the Sheriff’s Office announced that, in compliance with a state Supreme ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Department of Human Services is continuing to provide essential programs and services required by the county’s most in-need residents during this difficult period as we all face the coronavirus outbreak. However, in response to the Covid-19 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, which requires a public health need for social distancing, including limiting public access to government buildings, the Morris County Board of Freeholders has approved a temporary policy to address the operation of county government. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Catholic high school teacher and volleyball coach engaged in sexual acts with two underage students over the course of about five years, according to the Morris County Prosecutor's office. The man, Carlos Franco-Leon, 42, of Rockaway Township, engaged in the illegal behavior ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury resident Kathy DeFillippo, a Morris County freeholder, was elected Monday to a 2-year term as chair of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA). The vote came at the NJTPA Board of Trustees meeting. DeFillippo, the wife of Roxbury Mayor Bob ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Veterans Memorial Park in Ledgewood will be expanded by more than 10 acres under a funding plan recommended Wednesday by a county panel. The county Open Space Trust Fund Committee included the project in a list of six open space projects throughout the county it recommended ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury man was among eight military veterans honored this week by the Morris County freeholders, who presented them with Morris County Distinguished Service Medals in advance of Veteran's Day. The Roxbury resident, Todd Stawicki, is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Reacting to the pain being felt by Lake Hopatcong area business owners, a legislator convinced the state last weekend to stop using the digital signs on highways that were warning people about contacting the lake’s water. The goal of the signs, on highways including Route 80, was ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Let’s talk about the yellow warning sign just ahead of that gentle curve on the county road you take to work. Do you ever slow your car to 25 m.p.h. as that sign suggests? Didn’t think so. Not that you’re likely to pay attention anyway, but there’s a chance the sign could be ...

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