Thursday, September 20, 2018

Hazardous Waste Events Scheduled

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has scheduled two free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events September 15 in Parsippany and October 13 at Chatham High School to help Morris County residents properly discard unwanted hazardous household products that have accumulated in their homes. The...

Local Squadron of Civil Air Patrol to Hold Open House

MORRIS COUNTY — The local squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary will be holding an information night and open house on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Dover American Legion Hall in Dover. The Picatinny Composite...

Over 250 Citizens Attend “The Opioid Crisis: Engaging the Community” Program

MORRIS COUNTY —  On Wednesday, August 15, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office hosted “The Opioid Crisis: Engaging the Community” as the second of four events this year under New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s “21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project”. The Community Policing Project was implemented in...

National Federation of Independent Businesses Endorses Webber For Congress

MORRIS COUNTY — Standing in the shop of the Shade Tree Garage in Morristown, NFIB joined local business owner John O'Connor in endorsing Jay Webber's candidacy for Congress. NFIB is the most prominent association representing small businesses in New Jersey and across the country. "NFIB is the...

Sherrill Statement on State of Emergency Declaration After Historic Flooding 

MORRIS COUNTY — The historic flooding this past weekend has devastated homes and businesses across the 11th District. In response to the executive order issued by Governor Phil Murphy declaring a state of emergency in five counties, Mikie Sherrill, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 11th...

CCM Professor to Receive Faculty of the Year Award

MORRIS COUNTY — Venancio “Venny” Fuentes, professor and chair of the Department of Engineering Technologies and Engineer Science at County College of Morris (CCM), has been selected as the sole recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2018 Faculty Award for the Northeast region. The...

Fall Harvest Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

MORRIS COUNTY — On Sunday, September 16, from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m., spend the day at one of Morris County’s most popular fall festivals at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township. Meet the Cows Hop aboard the open-air wagon for a scenic ride...

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...

Learn about Rewarding Careers in IT and Manufacturing

RANDOLPH — Tired of making minimum wage, feel trapped in a dead-end job or just not sure that you can afford college? County College of Morris (CCM) will be offering two Career Showcases this month to share what the best careers are in information...

Freeholders Announce Njac Foundation 2018 Scholarships Awarded To Morris County Students

MORRIS COUNTY — College scholarships to four Morris County Vocational School District students were announced today by the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation at an event held at the Morris County Board of Freeholders meeting in Morristown. The scholarships were made possible by generous...

Florida Man Charged with Two Counts of Theft by Deception

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Florham Park Police Chief Joseph J. Orlando announce the arrest of David A. Seigerman, 47, a former financial representative of Morgan Stanley and Janney Montgomery Scott, on two counts of Theft by Deception (second degree),...

Jay Webber: This Is Mikie Sherrill’s Opportunity To Prove She Supports Law Enforcement

MORRIS COUNTY — Mikie Sherrill suggested a new standard for political campaigns and called on Jay Webber to return campaign resources raised with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton. She justified the call for action on one vote Senator Cotton cast against extending the National Flood Insurance Program,...

Pennacchio Highlights Dangers of Sex Tourism in Dominican Republic

MORRIS COUNTY — Due to an increase in human trafficking violations in the Dominican Republic (DR,) Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) has introduced a Senate Resolution that would urge New Jersey residents to immediately cease travel to the Dominican Republic, unless the country takes action...

Multiple Morris County Law Enforcement Agencies Investigating Alleged Burglary and Shot Fired on Frederick Place

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo, and Morristown Police Chief Peter Demnitz can confirm an active investigation into an incident that occurred on the evening of Saturday, July 28, in Morris Township. On Saturday, July 28,...

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...

Pennacchio Bill Expands VA Benefits to Thousands of NJ National Guard Members 

MORRIS COUNTY — The New Jersey Senate has passed legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) that would allow New Jersey National Guard members who have been issued a NGB-22 form to access certain veterans’ benefits. An NGB-22 is a type of discharge form...

South Jersey to share 609/640 area code in August

SOUTH JERSEY — If you live south of about Lanoka Harbor, you probably have a 609 area code, the second oldest in the state, only behind 201. The only problem with a 60-year-old area code is the fact that it will eventually run out of...

Morris Habitat for Humanity Accepting Applications for Housing

MORRIS COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for twelve very low and moderate-income condominiums to be built at 121 Main Street in Succasunna. Once completed, they will be sold as affordable homes to the selected eligible applicants. Affordable interest rate 30-year mortgages will be...

Councilman dePierro is distributing Petition to Oppose Marijuana Distribution Centers

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Councilman Michael dePierro is distributing a petition to oppose marijuana distribution centers in Parsippany. dePierro states "New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently expanded access to the state's medical marijuana programs and reiterated his desire to legalize marijuana for recreational use....
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