Sunday, October 21, 2018

EMSCNJ receives $7,000 AT&T contribution to support cadet scholarships

SAYREVILLE — AT&T has contributed $7,000 to support the EMS Council of New Jersey’s (EMSCNJ) cadet scholarship program. The 89-year-old nonprofit New Jersey State First Aid Council, now doing business as the EMSCNJ, represents 20,000 EMS volunteers affiliated with 250+ EMS agencies throughout the Garden...

Former Police Officer Sentenced to Six Years Prison for Official Misconduct

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Wilfredo Guzman, 45, formerly of Rockaway Township, was sentenced by the Honorable Catherine M. Enright, J.S.C. to six years in New Jersey State Prison. Mr. Guzman previously pled guilty to two counts of second...

Freeholders Proclaim October as “Arts And Humanities Month 2018″

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders has proclaimed October as “Arts and Humanities Month 2018’’ in Morris County, part of a national observance held each October to encourage residents to explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their lives, and to...

Two Men Arrested in Connection with Burglary and Shots Fired

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo announce the arrest of two males in connection with an armed burglary that occurred on the evening of July 28, 2018 in Morris Township. Patrick Wolfe, 25, with known addresses in...

Alliance Members Honored by Freeholders For Work on Drug and Alcohol Addictions

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders today honored four volunteers from Municipal Alliance Programs in the county for their exemplary efforts to battle alcohol and drug abuse across Morris County. Judy Carbone of Long Hill, Laurie Cama of Morris Plains and Janet Boetticher...

Bucco opioid bill package addresses doctor shortage at addiction clinics

MORRIS COUNTY — Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco is looking to add two more weapons to the state’s arsenal in its efforts to combat the escalating opioid crisis. “Overdose deaths are declining nationwide, but continue to soar here, which means there are a lot of folks...

NJMEP recognizes Bucco as a champion of manufacturing and STEM in New Jersey

MORRIS COUNTY — The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program has named Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco to its honor roll for supporting manufacturing and vocations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — known as the STEM fields. A member of the bipartisan legislative manufacturing caucus, Bucco...

Two Men Who Were Arrested Plead Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography

MORRIS COUNTY — Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that two men who were arrested last year in the multi-agency child protection initiative “Operation Safety Net” pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography on the internet. Zachary S. Brawer, 32, Lincoln Park, pleaded guilty to a charge of...

6.5 million pounds of beef recalled for possible salmonella contamination

WASHINGTON — JBS Tolleson, Inc., a Tolleson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,500,966 pounds of various raw, non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The raw, non-intact beef items, including ground beef, were...

Indian American Impact Fund announces Shala Gagliardi as Frontline Candidate

MORRIS COUNTY — The Indian American Impact Fund announced their list of Frontline Candidates, and among them was Morris County Clerk Candidate Shala (Shalini) Gagliardi. This nomination is the result of an extensive review seeking to identify talented Indian Americans running for office in competitive districts...

Bank Robbery in Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Borough of Florham Park Police Chief Joseph Orlando confirm an active investigation into a bank robbery that occurred on Monday, October 1 in Florham Park. At approximately 10:17 a.m., law enforcement received a report of a bank...

New documentary challenges IQ testing and limits placed on people with intellectual disabilities

MORRIS COUNTY — A free screening of INTELLIGENT LIVES, a documentary by award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib, will take place at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. Following the screening, a Q/A discussion will be held with Richard Feldman and Janice Fialka,...

Mikie Sherrill Takes Questions from Residents in AARP Tele-Town Hall

MORRIS COUNTY — Mikie Sherrill participated in a Tele-Town Hall hosted by AARP. With more than 1,300 participants calling in, Mikie Sherrill answered questions from residents across the 11th Congressional District on the future of Social Security, protecting Medicare, and other issues of concern...

Freeholders Proclaim October 2018 as Blindness Awareness Month

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders has proclaimed October as Blindness Awareness Month 2018 in Morris County, and has recognized Denville-based Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey on its 75th anniversary as a statewide leader in offering programs and services for persons who have vision...

Circle K Club formed at Seton Hall University

SOUTH ORANGE — A group of Seton Hall University students, with assistance from the Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany, recently formed a chapter of the Circle K International Club on campus to expand service opportunities for students on campus and in the surrounding communities. Circle...

Man Groped Woman at Michael’s Arts & Crafts Store

EAST HANOVER — On September 20 at approximately 6:30 p.m., an improper touching occurred at a Michael’s store located in the Castle Ridge Shopping Center at 410 Route 10 in East Hanover.  A 20 year-old female victim was groped on her buttocks as she was shopping...

Traffic Shift On Route 80 West in Roxbury

TRENTON —  New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced traffic was shifted last night on the I-80 westbound Bridge over Route 46/Ledgewood Avenue as the I-80 Bridges over Route 46 replacement project advances in Roxbury, Morris County. Last night, NJDOT’s contractor, Ferreira Construction Co....

Burglar Responsible for $40,000 Theft Apprehended

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Harding Township Police Chief Erik J. Heller announce the arrest of an individual as the result of an investigation into a residential burglary in Harding Township. On August 20, the...

Zoopix: Where pets go to be social

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MORRIS COUNTY — Will Reilly, a graduate of MLHS class of 2015, dreamed of creating his own app.  His entrepreneurial and creative spirit started early, and his teachers recognized that his passions would lead him in unique directions. For the last two years he has been...

Morris County Petitions U.S. Supreme Court on Historic Preservation of Religious Institutions

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County filed a petition  recently asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect its historic preservation program after the New Jersey Supreme Court ordered a halt to participation by historic houses of worship. In FFRF v. Morris County Board of Freeholders, the Freedom From Religion...
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