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Creating a Culture That Shuts Down Bullying

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PARSIPPANY — For some children, bullying can become a round-the-clock reality with no escape. An incident that takes place in a school hallway can carry over and be amplified on social media. A study by the National Center for Education Statistics in 2015 found that one...

CCM Nursing Graduates Consistently Exceed National Pass Rates on Board Exams

MORRIS COUNTY — Graduates of the County College of Morris (CCM) Nursing Program have among the highest first-time passing rates in the nation on the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), even exceeding students from baccalaureate programs in four-year colleges and universities. “In...

Two Dover men charged with crimes related to the death of Rockaway Township man

MORRIS COUNTY — Two Dover men have been arrested and charged with crimes related to the death last week of a Rockaway Township man whose body was found in a wooded area on East Blackwell Street in Rockaway Township. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and...

Two arrested on first degree drug charges by Morris County Narcotics Task Force

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Mount Olive Police Chief Stephen Beecher and Chief Conrad Pepperman of the Rockaway Borough Police Department announce the arrest of two individuals for first-degree possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and second-degree possession of heroin...

FEMA’s Revised Morris County Flood Insurance Rates Maps are now Available

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MORRIS COUNTY — After several brief delays, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has released its long-awaited revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (pFIRMs) for Morris County. Municipal and County officials should receive paper versions of the maps in the next several days via mail. Digital versions of the...

This handsome puppy is Carl!

MORRIS COUNTY — Carl is about 17-20 weeks old and his mom was a labrador mix and his father was a pyrenees. He is one handsome puppy.  Carl was rescued from a high kill shelter in North Carolina and he is now in New Jersey...

Over 200 attend fundraiser for Morris County Democrats

MONTVILLE — The Morris County Democrat Committee held a fundraiser at the Montville Community Park on Saturday, August 12. Over 200 were in attendance to listen to Congresswoman Candidate Mikie Sherrill, Passaic County Freeholder John Bartlett, Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark and Mitch Colbert.  Scott Salmon (District 7...

Twenty year old charged with Reckless Vehicular Homicide

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Acting Superintendent Colonel Patrick J. Callahan of the New Jersey State Police announce the arrest of Chevron B. Rolle, 20, of Far Rockaway, New York, on charges stemming from a motor vehicle crash that occurred...

ACLU-NJ Sues Districts That Unconstitutionally Discriminate Against Immigrants and Children of Immigrants

MORRIS COUNTY — The ACLU of New Jersey filed suit against twelve school districts throughout New Jersey, spanning from Camden County in the south to Sussex County at the state’s northern edge. The school districts, scattered throughout ten counties, all require forms of state-issued identification...

New Jersey Lottery Scam Alert

TRENTON — New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director John M. White has issued a warning to the public informing them that a lottery scam has been reported from a fraudulent telephone call originating in New Jersey. The caller advised that the telephone recipient has...

Sheriff Announces Opening of “Hope Wing’’ at Morris County Jail

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, in partnership with Morris County Department of Human Services and CARES (Center for Addiction Recovery Education & Success), is announcing the opening of the Hope Wing, a drug/alcohol addiction recovery unit for inmates incarcerated within the Morris...

Eight individuals arrested for maintaining a marijuana production facility

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations John R. Speirs, and Randolph Township Police Chief David Stokoe announce the arrest of eight individuals for first-degree maintaining a marijuana production facility and first-degree possession of marijuana with the...

President of North Jersey Hospital Leads Heart Walk in Local Community

SADDLE BROOK — The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association will host its annual Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk on Sunday, October 21, in the South Mountain Recreation Complex at the Turtle Back Zoo! Under the leadership of Alan Lieber, President of Overlook Medical Center...

16 Best Tech Companies to Work For in New Jersey via NJ Biz

Billtrust CEO Flint Lane. The company made the NJ Biz 100 Best Companies to Work for in New Jersey list. | Courtesy Billtrust Each year, NJ Biz puts together a list of the 100 best companies to work for in New Jersey. This year's...

Nick Sauter is in need of kidney transplant

MORRIS COUNTY — Nick Sauter has been a pillar of the community for countless years and has touched the lives of so many as a former vice principal, athletic director, teacher, football and track coach at Passaic Valley High School. As an active member of...

Cheerleaders: Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti

MORRIS COUNTY — Cheerleaders living in Parsippany, Whippany, Hanover, Morristown, Florham Park, and other areas in Morris/Essex Counties are taking a stand against bullying throughout October in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month. The Cheer Pride Junior Level 2 athletes wore blue on Monday, October 3 to...

Preservation Board Recommends 21 Historic Preservation Grants To Morris County Freeholders

PARSIPPANY — The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund Review Board has recommended $2.2 million in county grants from the county’s 2018 Preservation Trust Fund to help preserve, restore, or protect 20 historic sites in 16 towns across Morris County. The recommendations, made recently to the Morris...

Rockaway Township Police Officer Indicted on Charges of Sexual Assault

ROCKAWAY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Wilfredo Guzman, 40, of Rockaway Township, has been charged with in two separate indictments.  The first indictment charges Mr. Guzman with two counts of Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2(c)4, crimes of the second degree;...

Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, Horizon team up to seek solutions to the opioid crisis

They walk into the large auditorium from every walk of life. The seats are filled with parents who have lost children due to opioid abuse; parents, grandparents and concerned community members seeking information on the links between prescribed opioids and heroin abuse to help...

Driver in fiery DWI crash that killed family of 3 pleads guilty

MORRISTOWN -- A 24-year-old former Mountain Lakes resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple charges in a fiery drunken driving crash in 2015 that killed a family of three. The plea deal calls for Bhavuk Uppal to receive 21 years in prison when he is...
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