Saturday, September 22, 2018

Charges expected Monday for driver that caused Picatinny Arsenal evacuation, report says

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP - Charges are expected to be announced Monday against the driver who prompted an evacuation of Picatinny Arsenal Friday after arousing the suspicions of security personnel at the facility's truck gate, according to a New Jersey Herald report. Around 11:30 a.m., security...

Poll: Do you agree with municipalities limiting number of chain stores?

The signs can be found in communities across the state. They are all different, yet all carry the same message. "No big-box retailers!" and "Say NO to 7-11" and so many others. The message is clear. People may love the prices, but they don't...

Comcast, Time Warner Cable To Meet With Federal Regulators

Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc., which already dominate the cable television industry, are reportedly set to meet next week with Justice Department officials to argue that a merger of the two companies would not hurt competition. The cable giants will likely talk...

Chris Christie’s Budget ‘Sins’

This story was co-published with The Washington Post. Related story: Behind Christie’s Budget Claims, a More Controversial Legacy Underfunding Pensions How it worked: Christie has paid $2.2 billion into the state’s pension funds so far, less than agreed to under a landmark 2011 pension...

WATCH: Christie spars with teacher’s husband over N.J. pensions

Gov. Christie spars with teacher's husband about pensions Gov. Chris Christie argues with Waldwick resident, Steve Panagiotou, about pensions during a town hall meeting at VFW Post 4591 in Hasbrouck Heights 4/16/15. (Courtesy: NJTV) HASBROUCK HEIGHTS — When Steve Panagiotou stood up to speak...

Super Democratic PAC enters Parsippany’s Republican Council Race

PARSIPPANY — NJ political news website Politickernj.com is reporting that a Super PAC with ties to President Obama and Hillary Clinton has entered into the Parsippany GOP primary race for Town Council. The PAC, called New Jersey’s Future Fund, has put out a flyer endorsing long time GOP...

Man Charged with Murder of Three Year Old

MONTVILLE — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Montville Township Police Chief Rudolf Appelmann announce that Maurice Pearson, 26, with a last known address of 55A Route 46 East, Pine Brook, and formerly of Altoona, Pennsylvania, has been charged with first degree Murder...

Celebrate the Arrival of Spring with the CCM Annual Plant Sale

RANDOLPH — The Landscape and Horticulture Technology (LHT) department at County College of Morris (CCM) will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale for three days this month. The sale takes place Monday, April 27, through Wednesday, April 29, from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m....

Give the gift of books … donate to Aktion Club

PARSIPPANY — The Aktion Club of Morris County is holding a book drive to benefit the African Library Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing literacy in the countries of Africa. Donate your new or gently used book (K-8 reading level). Your donations will help to...

Medicaid now covers one-fifth of N.J. residents under Obamacare

Medicaid, the public health insurance program expanded under the Affordable Care Act, now covers nearly one out of every five New Jersey residents, according to the latest enrollment figures. More than 420,000 people signed up for insurance since New Jersey allowed more people to...

Montville Man Arrested for Kidnapping

MONTVILLE — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Montville Township Police Chief Rudolf Appelmann announce that Christopher T. Conzola, 38, Montville, has been charged with Kidnapping, a crime of the first degree in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:13-1a and/or 2C:13-1b(2); Aggravated Assault, a crime of the...

Advance Auto Parts donates $1,000 to Interfaith Food Pantry

PARSIPPANY — Advance Auto Parts, 1500 Route 46, during the Grand Opening celebration, donated $1,000 to Interfaith Food Pantry, Parsippany. The Interfaith Food Pantry is a community of neighbors helping neighbors committed to ending hunger and supporting self-sufficiency. Through their community partners they provide food, education and resources to...

West Orange man gets 30 months for causing fatal crash that killed 18-year-old friend

NEWARK — Alberto Nunez was speeding along a Cedar Grove street in September 2010 with Adreana Nelson and another friend when he slammed his vehicle into a utility pole, ultimately killing Nelson. Nearly five years later, Nunez fought back tears on Friday in a...

Gas prices rise .02 in New Jersey, could drop by summer

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gas prices rose by 2 cents over the last week in New Jersey, but the organization that measures price trends says they could drop by summer. Figures released by AAA Mid-Atlantic show the average price of a gallon of regular...

Benefit Concert to Support Brain Tumor Awareness

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and on Sunday, May 3, TEAMSean will hold the third annual BANDs Together Against Brain Tumors benefit concert at Pure Restaurant & Lounge in Parsippany from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). This event is...

Lane closures start Monday on Route 80 in Parsippany

ROXBURY and PARSIPPANY — New Jersey Department of Transportation officials Friday announced a series of weekday overnight lane closures starting next week for a resurfacing project on Route 80 between Route 46/ Ledgewood Avenue in Roxbury and Morris County Route 654/ Cherry Hill Road...

American Red Cross Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is honoring its volunteers and the work they do in the community during National Volunteer Week, April 12-18. Volunteers are the heart of the Red Cross and are out in our community everyday helping us fulfill our mission...

Free Diabetes Workshop

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Whether you are pre-diabetic or diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA invites you to attend a one-hour workshop with the experts from Atlantic Health on Thursday, April 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The presentation will include...

Assault of Three Year Old and Child’s Mother in Pine Brook Motel

MONTVILLE — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Montville Township Police Chief Rudolph Appelmann announce that Maurice Pearson, 26, Irvington, has been charged with one count of second degree Aggravated Assault (2C:12-1(b)(1)), and one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2C:24-4a(2)) for assaulting a three...

Problem: Cancer, Solution: You and Our 7 United Communities

PARSIPPANY — As a beautiful spring finally arrives, Seven Communities Mayors have united in the fight against cancer through American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Central Morris County. Relay is not a race or run; it’s an opportunity for YOU to make a difference. You...
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