Tuesday, October 16, 2018

N.J. court blocks Christie administration from seizing affordable housing trust funds

TRENTON — In yet another rebuke to Gov. Chris Christie's handling of New Jersey's affordable housing system, a state appeals court Thursday blocked the governor attempt to help balance the state budget by seizing trust funds that towns use to build homes for low-...

Celebrate 275 years of Morris Township in one night, at the library, April 8

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Convent Station and College of St. Elizabeth, ca. 1900. Photo courtesy Morristown & Township Library The hot novel was Pamela (Virtue Rewarded). Benedict became pope. Beethoven's dad and the Marquis de Sade were born. Rule, Britannia! was the hit song. Of course, we're talking...

Former Union County guard accused of sex with juvenile inmate gets probation

ELIZABETH — A former Union County guard accused of sexually assaulting a young male inmate - sparking a scandal that caused two juvenile center administrators to leave their jobs - was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. Superior...

SPCA ‘shocked’ to discover 75 dead animals on N.J. couple’s property

INDEPENDENCE TWP.— With animal cruelty charges pending for a Warren County couple also charged with child abuse and neglect, the state SPCA said today its officers were "shocked and overwhelmed" upon the discovery of piles of dead and decomposing animals at two properties. Local...

Parsippany’s Bobby Edwards selected to the All-Rookie Team

Four standouts from the 2014 Saint Joseph's men's soccer team were honored with All-Philadelphia Soccer 6 accolades at the Soccer 6 banquet held at the University City Sheraton on Tuesday evening. Senior captains Jake Nelson (Jessup, Md./Hammond) and Mike Glazer (Ellicott City, Md./Marriotts Ridge)...

Man dies after being ejected, run over by own truck in Route 80 crash

PARSIPPANY — A Mercer County man died in surgery hours after he was ejected from and run over by his own truck in a crash on Route 80 Monday, State Police said. At about 10 a.m., Joseph Molinari, 59, of West Windsor, was traveling...

Fairfield police seize another 10 pounds of marijuana from package bound for Paterson

FAIRFIELD — For the second time in two weeks, police intercepted a large package of marijuana that had been shipped to Paterson, authorities said. Fairfield Deputy Police Chief Anthony Manna said that officers discovered approximately 10 pounds of marijuana when it arrived at a...

For $18 million you too can own Mark Ecko’s home in Bernardsville

  Fashion designer Mark Ecko has put his 30,000sq foot mansion in Bernardsville up for sale.  Originally built in 1899, the home boasts 15 bathrooms and 7 bedrooms.  It also comes with a heated pool and a garage with enough space for 5 vehicles.  According...

Uber Tries to Steer Clear of New Rules and Regulations in Garden State

Echoing similar fights around the country, the upstart cab-hailing service Uber is locked in a contentious battle with legislators and taxi operators. They argue that the company's freelance drivers are dangerously unregulated and must be forced to meet standards for insurance coverage, commercial licensing,...

CCM to Hold Spring Open House on April 25

RANDOLPH — County College of Morris (CCM) will be holding its Spring Open House on Saturday, April 25, in the Student Community Center on its Randolph campus, 214 Center Grove Road. Two sessions will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., and those who attend...

Morris Habitat for Humanity Forms Young Professionals Group

Want to network with other young professionals (ages 20-30's), attend networking events, and donate time for a good cause? Then join this newly forming group organized through Morris Habitat for Humanity, known as the Morris Habitat Young Professionals. The organizers are working on establishment of...

Award Presented to Morris Habitat for Humanity

All Habitat Affiliates tithe 10% of unrestricted funds to fund building activities around the world; Honduras, Malawi, Eastern Europe, Armenia, etc. At the recent Habitat for Humanity 2015 Affiliate biennial conference, Morris Habitat received the Malachi 3:10 Award, which recognizes affiliates that have given...

Rescued baby fox takes cute to a whole new level (Photos and video)

PITTSTOWN — The Woodlands Wildlife Refuge has gotten a lot of notoriety recently for taking care of Mike, the orphaned bear cub, but the Pittstown refuge handles nearly 1,000 injured and orphaned animals during the course of the year. Including, its latest resident -...

Morris County man nabbed in undercover sting gets federal prison time for drug charge

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A New Jersey man has been sentenced in Arkansas to four years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Anthony Winters, 51, of Long Valley, will also have to undergo three years of supervised release following his time in prison, according to federal...

Satin Dolls strip club robbery possibly linked to owner’s cooperation in federal probe

LODI — A violent armed robbery of the Satin Dolls strip club in December occurred amid the owner's cooperation with a federal investigation of illegal activity by several crime families, according to court records reviewed by The Record. Both the prosecution and defense argued...

Judge fines ‘Real Housewives’ star Joe Giudice $10K, says no driving for two years

Calling "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Joe Giudice's driving record "truly mind-boggling," Passaic County Judge Adam E. Jacobs Thursday imposed the maximum penalty on the reality show star for possessing a fraudulent driver's license -- a two-year license suspension and a $10,000 fine....

Bidding begins for rare Honus Wagner baseball card and Yankees memorabilia at area auction house

Bidding for a Honus Wagner baseball card, one of the most coveted pieces of sports memorabilia in the world, has rocketed past $1 million at an online auction run by a New Jersey auction house. The Robert Edwards Auctions seasonal auction, which opened Thursday,...

Wegmans, coming to Morris County, named top supermarket chain in the nation by Consumer Reports

For the second consecutive year and third time in the past four, Wegmans has been named the top supermarket chain in the nation. That's according to Consumer Reports, which compiled its rankings after analyzing responses to about 113,000 shopping trips from late 2013 to...

Judge sets $800K bail for Hopatcong dad accused of kidnapping sons

NEWTON -- The Hopatcong father who allegedly abducted his two sons and fled to Florida with an accused sex offender had his first appearance in Sussex County Superior Court Thursday afternoon. After Kristopher Dohm was located by authorities on March 18 at a motel...

Christie Pardons Shaneen Allen, concealed handgun owner

Governor Chris Christie has issued a full pardon to Shaneen Allen, the single mother from Philadelphia who was arrested on October 1, 2013 during a traffic stop in Atlantic County on gun possession charges. Allen revealed to the police officer who stopped her that...
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