Thursday, May 23, 2019

Donald Dinsmore’s Deceptive ELEC filing

PARSIPPANY — NJ Insider reporter Fred Snowflack published an article about a mystery payment by the Dinsmore campaign to a “consultant” based in Wyoming. As reported by Mr. Snowflack, the address given for the “consultant” is a mail forwarding business. Dinsmore sent a $42,000.00 payment...

Rep. Sherrill Votes for the Equality Act

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted in favor of H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to extend the anti-discrimination protections under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to LGBTQ Americans in housing, education, employment, credit, public accommodation, federal funding, and federal jury service. Representative Sherrill...

CCM Lady Titans Softball Team Advances to the Nationals Wrapping Up a Successful Academic Year

MORRIS COUNTY — The County College of Morris (CCM) Women’s Softball Team won the Divisional Championship Tournament on Saturday, May 11, beating Mercyhurst College in the final two games of the tournament. As a result, the Lady Titans now will travel to Mississippi to...

New Jersey Banks Join The Safe Banking For Seniors Campaign

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jersey banks are partnering with senior-focused community groups throughout the state to educate older Americans on how to bank more securely. Bankers are sharing information on how to: choose the right financial caregiver, detect financial abuse, and avoid scams targeting...

DeCroce and DePhillips shed light on potential savings in public-private partnerships

PARSIPPANY — A measure permitting public-private partnerships for energy-related projects cleared a legislative committee today creating an opportunity for more savings say Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and  Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips. “Everyone will see savings as a result of this legislation,” said DePhillips (R-Bergen). “We won’t burden our...

CCM Launches Culinary Certificate Program for Developmentally Disabled Adults

MORRIS COUNTY — County College of Morris (CCM) is launching the Culinary Opportunity Program (COP) for Adults with Developmental Disabilities, starting on May 20, as an eight-week term leading to a certificate of completion. COP is designed to provide adults with developmental disabilities with the...

New Cookbook Available from The Seeing Eye

MORRIS COUNTY — The Seeing Eye staff takes great pride in providing a home-cooked meal for the students who travel to the Morristown campus to live and train with their new Seeing Eye dogs each month. In fact, the dining experience is an important...

Volunteers Needed for Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey’s ‘Beyond Sight’ Picnic

MORRIS COUNTY — Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey, one of the state’s longest-serving nonprofits for adults who are blind or visually impaired, is seeking volunteers to help at its ‘Beyond Sight’ picnic on Saturday, June 1. The event, a celebration of the 76-year-old nonprofit’s...

Wegmans Announces 14 New Employee Scholarship Recipients from Hanover location

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Wegmans Food Markets announced that the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program will award college tuition assistance to 1,755 new recipients for the upcoming academic year. The company expects to pay out approximately $5.1 million in tuition assistance to both new and returning...

Assemblyman Bucco proposed life-saving legislation

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jersey State Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco proposed life-saving legislation based upon Responsible School Violence Prevention, Preparation and Protection, a program developed in 2018 by Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon in collaboration with the Morris County Police Chiefs Association. Assemblyman Bucco’s...

ERA Gallo & DeCroce Realtors Affiliate With Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

MORRIS COUNTY — Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York is proud to announce that the revered Morris County company of ERA Gallo & DeCroce Realtors, owned and operated by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and the late Assembly Leader Alex...

Morristown Doctor Found Guilty in Health Care Fraud

MORRIS COUNTY — Geoffrey S.  Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that medical doctor Paul J. Mathieu and physical therapy doctor Hatem Behiry were each found guilty of participating in a $30 million scheme to defraud Medicare...

Update: Morris County School of Technology lockdown

DENVILLE — Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon Immediately deployed the highly-trained, tactical Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team (SERT), the K-9 Section and Bomb Unit upon learning the Morris County School of Technology went into lockdown mode at 7:35 a.m. Friday, May 10, based upon...

Crave City is open for business; Serving Acai bowls and so much more

MONTVILLE — Crave City held it's official ribbon cutting Grand Opening on Saturday, May 4. Crave City is located at 6 Route 46, Pine Brook Plaza, Pine Brook. Crave City serves Acai bowls and so much more. They combine a health shop, dessert shop and coffee shop all...

Pet Supplies Plus celebrate ribbon cutting grand opening

HANOVER TOWNSHIP  —  Hanover Township Mayor Ronald Francioli celebrated the grand opening of Pet Supplies Plus on Saturday, May 4, with owners Barbara Grobert and J.P. Altier. Grobert and Altier are both Madison residents. Also celebrating with the owners and cutting the ribbon were Mayor Francioli, Parsippany...

Active Shooter Training Held at County College of Morris

MORRIS COUNTY — Local law enforcement members and representatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigations held an Active Shooter Training Seminar at the County College of Morris on Thursday, May 2. Multiple members of local law enforcement including Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Lieutenant Jan...

Pennacchio Statement on Anniversary of State Trooper Foerster’s Murder 

MORRIS COUNTY — Senator Joe Pennacchio marks the 46th anniversary of the brutal murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster, by Joanne Chesimard who fled to Cuba for asylum where she remains today. Pennacchio sponsors legislation calling for her extradition. Chesimard was convicted of murdering Trooper...

Arrest of Morristown Man who hid fake gun on Court Street

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Nicholas Ricciotti and Timothy Palazzolo assisted detectives from the Morristown Bureau of Police and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office in identifying and apprehending a 21-year-old man suspected of hiding an imitation handgun under a bush minutes before...

Move SDA to Treasury’s Division of Property Management and Construction Says Republican Lawmaker

PARSIPPANY — A new proposal by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce would eliminate the Schools Development Authority and transfer its responsibilities to the Department of Treasury’s Division of Property Management & Construction. “We have an existing branch of state government that can effectively perform the duties of...

Chick-fil-A names Drew Blind franchise owner of first Morris Plains restaurant

MORRIS PLAINS — Chick-fil-A has selected Drew Blind as the local franchise owner of the chain’s Morris Plains restaurant as hiring of up to 125 new Team Members is under way in preparation for the projected June grand opening. When Blind’s stand-alone Chick-fil-A location opens...
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