Saturday, August 18, 2018

Christie political fallout: How does Bridgegate play in New Hampshire and Iowa?

TRENTON — You can add Gov. Chris Christie's name to the top of the list of thousands inconvenienced by Bridgegate's traffic delays. Even though Christie was not named in the Bridgegate indictment, delaying his presidential campaign until after he was cleared of wrongdoing means...

The Bridgegate scandal, your guide A-Z

Federal authorities released long-awaited charges in the George Washington Bridge closure scandal Friday, outlining a dizzying play-by-play of the events that led to four days of gridlock allegedly crafted as political payback. Here's an A to Z guide to the federal Bridgegate charges. Access...

Bridgegate: Revealing the arm of government that turned political

TRENTON — Before the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy rocked Gov. Chris Christie's administration and delivered a blow to his presidential ambitions, politicking and campaigning converged on an arm of state government that was supposed to work above the fray. Bridget Anne Kelly,...

Bridgegate headlines from across the nation

US Attorney Paul Fishman has 1000 ways to say “no comment.” As US Attorney for New Jersey Paul Fishman held what was perhaps the most high profile press conference of his tenure to announce charges against three allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...

N.J. college student arrested in North Korea

A 21-year-old South Korean student from New Jersey was arrested on charges of illegally entering North Korea, the North's official news agency said Saturday. Korean Central News Agency identified the New York University student as Won Moon Joo and said he was taken into...

Spencer Savings holds Grand Opening with lots of fun

PARSIPPANY — Spencer Savings Bank, 1699 Littleton Road, held a grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 24 with lots of fun and promotional offers, iPad raffles, giveaways for everyone in the family. The main attraction was "Foobie" the friendly talking robot. Hurricane Hank and Jinxx entertained the children...

Christie ally David Wildstein pleads guilty, says Bridgegate closures were retribution

NEWARK — Former Port Authority executive David Wildstein pleaded guilty Friday to his role in the politically-motivated closure of local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge. Wildstein, 53, admitted to conspiring with former Port Authority Deputy Director Bill Baroni and Gov. Chris Christie's...

Do No Harm Symposium in Morris County Address Opiate Abuse

MORRISTOWN - Physicians in Morristown and neighboring counties had the opportunity to learn more about the prescription drug and heroin abuse epidemic in New Jersey, and the effect of the epidemic on our correction facilities. The Do No Harm Symposium featured expert speakers from law...

Cop didn’t have to kill our dog, Wyckoff family says

WYCKOFF -- Igor Vukobratovic came back from a trip to the mall Wednesday with cousins visiting from out of the country and saw police cars surrounding his house. He immediately ran to the backyard. Vukobratovic's dog, Otto, was lying against a corner of the...

Stamp Out Hunger: Saturday, May 9

Saturday, May 9, will mark the 23rd anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. This annual collection, the largest one-day food collection event in the nation, has made a difference each year to those across the country who are...

Open Space Funding Applications Now Available

The Morris County Department of Planning and Public Works, Division of Planning and Preservation, has announced that grant applications for 2015 funding of open space projects under the Morris County Preservation Trust are now available online by clicking here. Any of the 39 municipalities in...

Morris County to Use Non-Profit “Green Vision” to Recycle County Government-Generated E-Waste

Morris County has entered into a voluntary E-waste recycling agreement with Green Vision Inc., a non-profit electronic (E-waste) waste recycling organization. GreenVision trains and employs mentally disabled adults, to disassemble electronic waste, such as those generated by county government operations, for recycling. Green Vision, based...

CCM and Send Silence Packing to Give Faces to College Suicide

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RANDOLPH — Just be happy. Stop feeling that way. It only happens to “those” people. These are just some of the comments of misconception when it comes to mental illness. They are the sort of comments that can prevent helping those who eventually commit suicide,...

Greater Morristown weekend preview: From Francis Albert to Pope Francis, art walks to AIDS walks

Compiled by Kevin Coughlin From Francis Albert (Sinatra) to Pope Francis, from Art Walks to AIDS Walks, from Beach Parties to 5Ks, Greater Morristown has plenty to offer this weekend. Looking for Great Conversations? You can find them, too. Scroll down for all this...

Freeholders Celebrate Month of May as Older Americans Month

MORRISTOWN —The Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be celebrating the month of May as Older Americans Month.  "May is set aside each year to honor and recognize older Americans for the contributions they make to our families, communities and society," said Theresa Davis,...

The lights come back on at the former Revel, owner says

Nearly three weeks after the former Revel Casino Hotel went dark, the new owner of the boardwalk resort said that electricity has been restored. "There's power on," Florida developer Glenn Straub said Wednesday. ACR Energy cut off utility service to its sole customer two...

Westwood DWI driver clocked at 120 mph on Route 80 during Elmwood Park chase

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A Westwood man fleeing Elmwood Park police drove drunk at speeds of up to 120 miles an hour on Route 80 last night, at times using the shoulder, before he became stuck in traffic, authorities said. Pursuing officers kept...

Enter to win: See Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at NJPAC

NEWARK -- The balance and grace of one of America's most successful dance troupes will sweep through Newark this Mother's Day weekend, and here's your chance to score some tickets. The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company will perform Friday night at New Jersey...

Home health aide sentenced to three years for Medicaid fraud

TRENTON — A home health aide who pleaded guilty to submitting phony claims to Medicaid for patients he never saw was sentenced to a three-year prison term Wednesday. Anatoli Rountsev, 53, of Totowa was one of six employees from the Confident Care Corporation nabbed...

Christie not concerned over Bridgegate probe or report that former ally Wildstein may plead guilty

NEW BRUNSWICK — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday said he's "not the least bit concerned" about the federal probe into the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy that's rocked his administration. The governor, speaking to reporters in New Jersey for the first time in...
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