Sunday, October 21, 2018

N.J. revokes license of doctor in massive ‘blood for bribes’ scheme

TRENTON — The state disciplinary board for doctors has revoked the license of a Monmouth County physician who pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for steering patients to a laboratory at the center of a $100 million scheme, according to the state Division...

Join Bella’s Bunch in the 2015 Valerie Fund Walk on Saturday

PARSIPPANY —The 2015 Valerie Fund Walk will be held on Saturday, June 13 in Essex County’s Verona Park. The walk will mark the tenth time supporters have come together to celebrate the courage and hope of children battling cancer and blood disorders. Bella Rocco, Parsippany, a 13 year-old...

“Pedals For Progress’’ Used Bikes Collection

RANDOLPH — The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority, in concert with non-profit Pedals for Progress, will collect used bicycles in reasonably good condition, plus used sewing machines in working order at a collection event set for Saturday, June 13. The event will run from...

Authorities Release Cause And Manner Of Death Of David Bird

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp reports that a determination as to the Cause and Manner of David Bird’s death has been completed. After an examination by Dr. Carlos A Fonseca of the Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office, the cause of David Bird’s death was...

Activist sues over access to $88M solar project settlement

NEWTON — A citizen activist from Sparta has filed three lawsuits seeking to expand public access to the legal settlement of an $88 million, three-county solar project that stalled amid litigation between the contractor and developer. In the suits filed against Sussex County in...

Power to stay on under new deal at shuttered Revel

A new deal reached between the owner of the former Revel Casino in Atlantic City and the energy company that serves the shuttered resort will keep the power on at the boardwalk property. But a long-term agreement has yet to be reached. The deal...

Wildstein claims Christie broke law by revealing grand jury information, report says

TRENTON — A key figure in the George Washington Bridge scandal claimed in a sworn statement that Gov. Chris Christie revealed information about a grand jury proceeding, thus breaking federal law, according to a report by the New York Times. David Wildstein, the former...

Wildstein makes new accusations against Christie

David Wildstein, the former Port Authority official who has pleaded guilty in the Bridgegate scandal, accused Governor Chris Christie of revealing secret Grand Jury testimony during a 2010 meeting about Port Authority Police leadership, a violation of federal law, according to a report in...

How should Christie declare his 2016 presidential campaign?

TRENTON — Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz announced it on Twitter. George Pataki used a video on his website. Others, such as Marco Rubio and Mike Huckabee, took the more traditional route: delivering a speech in front of supporters. Now, the question is: How...

61 people arrested at Summer Jam, police say

EAST RUTHERFORD -- Police arrested 61 people Sunday outside of Summer Jam. New Jersey State Police said in a statement that eight troopers received minor injuries in clashes with crowds. Concert goers tried to climb fences and push past security at the MetLife Stadium...

Community members participate in BAPS Blood donation drive

PARSIPPANY — The spirit of giving takes many forms and should pervade all year round. This was a common sentiment as individuals gathered at the BAPS Charities Blood Donation Drive on Sunday, May 31. A staggering rise in the number of individuals requiring blood and an...

Give Blood at Community Blood Services in Honor of World Blood Donor Day

Community Blood Services is encouraging all eligible donors to donate blood to help save lives in their community in recognition of World Blood Donor Day, which will be celebrated this year by countries around the world on Sunday, June 14. “Every two seconds someone in...

Relay for Life raises almost $70,000 for American Cancer Society

RANDOLPH —  43 teams and 314 participants have raised $68,621.38 for Relay for Life of Central Morris County. In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. This year, Relay for Life was held at Community College of Morris on Saturday, June...

Antionette Stephen Sentenced to Thirty Years in Prison For Murder

BOONTON — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Antionette Stephen, 30, has been sentenced to thirty (30) years in prison in connection with the 2011 murder of Nazish Noorani. On May 15, 2013, Antionette Stephen pleaded guilty to the crimes of Murder (a...

Parsippany Residents Attain Honors at Mount St. Dominic Academy

PARSIPPANY — Mount St. Dominic Academy has announced that the following Parsippany residents have attained first honors for the third marking period: Gianna Bevacqua'16, Marchella Bevacqua'17, Ina Gonzales'17, Katrina Hospes'18, Giuliana Iuso'15, Anne McDonnell'15, Marina Metcalf'15, Arianna Piscitelli'17, Emma Przyhocki'17, and Nicole Wilson'17. Michelle Pathil'16...

350 workers in Parsippany lose jobs at GlaxoSmithKline

PARSIPPANY — The consolidation of GlaxoSmithKline's and Novartis' consumer health care businesses have cut 350 jobs of GlaxoSmithKline at their Littleton Road and Kimball Road locations. The jobs were cut last month, the notice said, as part of a consolidation of the two operations: “In March 2015, GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis...

Giralda Farms Preserve Opens to the Public on National Trails Day

CHATHAM — The official public opening of the spectacular new Giralda Farms Preserve at Loantaka Brook Reservation in Chatham Township, a 136-acre natural area purchased and permanently preserved for public use with the assistance of a $10 million Morris County Open Space grant, will take place...

Wow Emma is awesome … Emma is looking for her home

Emma is such a happy and friendly pup. She is about is about one year old and weights about 40 pounds. Emma has a stunning coat with beautiful reddish brown and black stripes and white on her chest. The fur around her neck is soft...

Improvement Authority Hires Matthew Jessup As Its New General, Bond And Energy Counsel

MORRIS COUNTY —The Morris County Improvement Authority (MCIA) has voted unanimously to hire Matthew Jessup, of McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, as its new general counsel, bond counsel and energy counsel, effective June 1. Jessup, who had served as a special MCIA consultant on its solar...

Have you had your recalled airbag replaced? Yeah, you’re going to have to replace the replacement

Any car that was previously repaired because of a previous Takata airbag recall will need brought in again for service, CNN Money reports. The Japanese manufacturer responsible for the world's largest automotive recall will address U.S. lawmakers Tuesday for a scheduled hearing, where a...
7,401FansLike
42FollowersFollow
9,853FollowersFollow
2,321FollowersFollow
115SubscribersSubscribe