Monday, December 10, 2018

Boy, 13, suffers apparent head injury when bike crashes into tree in Randolph

RANDOLPH -- A 13-year-old boy suffered an apparent head injury on Friday when he crashed his bicycle into a tree at Freedom Park in Randolph, according to Randolph police. The unnamed boy was was riding on the trails with a friend, according to Randolph...

Parsippany woman’s Blood-alcohol test allowed in accused of killing E. Hanover official in DWI crash

MORRISTOWN -- Blood and urine samples taken from a Parsippany woman accused of killing an East Hanover community leader in an alleged drunk-driving accident may be used as evidence in her trial, a Superior Court judge has ruled. Vanessa Brown, 35, is charged with...

Melissa Etheridge to perform at MPAC

MORRISTOWN — Academy Award and GRAMMY-winning artist Melissa Etheridge will performs songs from her album, This is M.E., as well as some of her greatest hits like “Come to My Window,” “I’m The Only One” and “I Want To Come Over.”  Known for her iconic voice,...

Correctional Facility remains in complete compliance under Sheriff Rochford

The New Jersey Department of Corrections conducted an inspection of the Morris County Correctional Facility on Thursday, June 25 and Friday, June 26. The inspection revealed that the Correctional Facility remains in complete compliance with all regulations and requirements as set forth under New Jersey...

Chase Bank to abandon debt collections against 34K Jersey consumers

TRENTON -- Chase Bank will abandon credit card debt collection efforts against more than 34,000 New Jersey consumers to settle allegations it used "robo-signed" affidavits and made calculation errors in seeking court judgments, state authorities said Wednesday. As part of the settlement, the bank...

GOP chief arrested on drunken driving charge

JERSEY CITY -- The head of Hudson County's Republican Party was arrested early this morning after cops say he was driving drunk in Downtown Jersey City, had trouble speaking and stumbled while getting out of his car, according to the Port Authority. Jose Arango,...

Doctor Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison

PARSIPPANY — A Boonton doctor was sentenced to 63 months in prison for accepting $1.8 million in bribes to refer millions of dollars in business to Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, as part of a long-running scheme operated by the lab, its president,...

Summit Housing Authority sued for public meeting and records violations

SUMMIT — The New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) on May 29 filed suit in Union County Superior Court against the Summit Housing Authority and its Custodian of Records alleging violations of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) and Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA). A hearing to...

Modera luxury apartments coming to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany's inventory of apartments will soon be growing.  Mill Creek Residential, a firm with over 15,000 rental units across the country plans to break ground later this year on Interpark Boulevard (behind the new Houlihan's) to erect 212 luxury one and two bedroom...

Will ramps to I-287 get more lanes? Ask @CommutingLarry

The answer to one question about a road project is bound to prompt a query about work on a neighboring highway. That's the case with a question about a ramp between I-80 and 287. Hit the turn signal, we're taking the exit to the...

Large pet adoption event to be held

EAST HANOVER — Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter will be working in cooperation with PetSmart Charities for Petsmart's Community Adoption Event during the weekend of July 24 through July 26. On Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26, they will be joining forces with St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center of...

Integrity House to Benefit from 2nd Annual Mille Miglia Car Show Rally

MONTCLAIR — Fresco Da Franco will host the second annual Mille Miglia Auto Club car show rally, benefiting  the Bate Adolescent Program at Integrity House, on Sunday, July 12. The car rally was originally scheduled for June 28, but was postponed due to weather conditions. Following the...

Still defending Bill Cosby? | Editorial

In the end, it wasn't the rape accusations of more than 25 women that finally cinched the case against Bill Cosby. It was voices of two men. The first was stand-up comic Hannibal Buress, who told a Cosby rape joke that reminded everyone of...

New insect species found in New Jersey, and it may already be threatened

Researchers have found a new species of insect living in the New Jersey, according to a recent report. The new species of leafhoppers, which measure about 3 millimeters in length, were found in the grass in Pine Barrens along the New Jersey Turnpike and...

Morristown hospital tax case is ‘credit positive’ for N.J. municipalities: Moody’s

The recent tax court ruling that Morristown Medical Center should pay property taxes on nearly all of its 40-acre property is beginning to reverberate across the industry. Moody's Credit Outlook on Monday declared the decision by Tax Court Judge Vito Bianco to be "credit...

N.J. farmers could see bumper crop of blueberries

As New Jersey farmers head into the peak harvesting time for blueberries this month, some are expecting an exceptionally fruitful yield, according to The Inquirer. Last year, state farmers brought in about $79.5 million from blueberry sales, making New Jersey one of the top...

Freeholders Authorize New Assessment of Operations at Morris View Healthcare Center

PARSIPPANY —  The Morris County Freeholders have authorized a new assessment of operations at the county owned Morris View Healthcare Center, to look for potential costs savings for taxpayers while also seeking to  continued quality care for patients. The county administration will issue a Request for Proposals...

FBI raids home of ‘Subway Guy’ Jared Fogle in child porn probe

The FBI and state police have raided the Indiana home of Subway restaurants spokesperson Jared Fogle, famous for shedding more than 200 pounds of weight by eating Subway sandwiches. Local NBC and Fox affiliates report the raid was in connection with a child pornography...

Woman enters Wawa naked: video

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Video captured shows a naked woman walked into a Delran Wawa early Monday morning. According to the News 10 Philadelphia, the woman was seen entering the convenience store on Route 130 at 6 a.m., when the news crew was in the township covering town resident...

Starbucks prices set to rise Tuesday

The cost of some Starbucks coffee drinks will increase by 10 to 20 cents starting Tuesday in response to rising operational costs, according to the Wall Street Journal. Starbucks' bagged coffee prices are also set to go up by $1 -- from $8.99 to...
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