Tuesday, June 2, 2020

CCM Offers Prospective Students and Parents Online Information Sessions

MORRIS COUNTY —  Interested in learning more about the high-quality education provided by your community college, close to home? The County College of Morris (CCM) Admissions Office will be holding “Titan Tuesday” online information sessions every week at 7:00 p.m. through the spring and...

200 Transparent Medical Masks Distributed to Facilities in Need

MORRIS COUNTY — Visual/Graphic Arts teacher at Morris Catholic High School in Denville, Arlene Sullivan, delivered 200 transparent medical masks to facilities in need this past week.  Masks were given out to Wayne healthcare workers in Care One, thanks to the request of Gary...

Public and Private Beaches Reopen for Memorial Day Weekend

NEW JERSEY — Acting on a commitment to coordinate regional policies in response to COVID-19, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, and Delaware Governor John Carney today announced a multi-state agreement to reopen public and private...

CCM School of Liberal Arts Launches “quar-ART-ine”

MORRIS COUNTY — The School of Liberal Arts at County College of Morris (CCM) has launched “quar-ART-ine,” a virtual platform featuring the artistic works of professors and students created during or inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic. The “quar-ART-ine” website, can be found by clicking here,...

Freeholder Board “Remote” Meeting to be held on May 13

MORRIS COUNTY — Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the need for social distancing and avoiding group gatherings, the Morris County Board of Freeholders will meet on Wednesday evening, May 13, via telephone conference calls. The Freeholder Board will hold a work session at 6:00...

Morris County MUA Cancels May 16 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

MORRIS COUNTY — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has decided to CANCEL the Household Hazardous Waste disposal event scheduled for May 16 at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy in Parsippany. The event is being canceled out of...

COVID-Related Violations of State Alcohol Laws to Area Establishments

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jersey Attorney General Grewal announced that the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) issued charges against numerous bars, restaurants, breweries and liquor stores for violating executive orders related to COVID-19. All of the establishments face suspension of their liquor licenses...

Morris Catholic Holds a Food Collection

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris Catholic High School held a Contact-Free Food Drive for Catholic Charities. After hearing that the Father English Center was running dangerously low on food supplies. They moved swiftly to organize a school-wide Food Drive. Their goal was to fill a trunkload,...

Man Sentenced In Connection with Bank Robbery

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Pequannock Township Police Chief Brian C. Spring announce the sentencing of Philip N. McGrantham, 70, of Little Falls. On December 20, 2019, McGrantham pled guilty to first-degree Robbery and...

Murphy Names Restart and Recovery Advisory Council

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy announced the formation of a statewide council of leaders to advise on New Jersey’s restart and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council will work in conjunction with the commission named last week and...

Facebook Live Friday concert – Munah Hayes

MORRIS COUNTY — This week’s concert features Morristown resident Munah Hayes.  The concert will take place at 12:30 p.m. by clicking here and will be posted on our website later in the day. Munah Hayes first realized that she could sing while participating in the youth...

Murphy Signs Hunger Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy signed A1104, also known as the Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act. The bill seeks to prevent school districts from taking adverse action, such as a denial of meals or public identification measures, known as “lunch shaming,” against...

Bucco Introduces Initial Series of Bills to Support Frontline Workers Experiencing PTSD

MORRIS COUNTY — Senator Anthony M. Bucco has introduced a pair of bills to help front line healthcare workers and first responders who are suffering from the stresses of responding to COVID-19. The first bill creates a toll-free hotline they can call for support,...

NJ Transit Introduces Access to COVID-19 Testing for Employees

NEW JERSEY — COVID-19 testing will be available daily in East Rutherford to all NJ Transit employees. Through an agreement with Agile Urgent Care and Accurate Diagnostics Lab, NJ Transit employees will be accepted for appointment-only testing at the site which opened on April...

Murphy Suspends In-Person Requirements for Marriages and Receipt of Working Papers for Minors

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 135, suspending in-person requirements for receipt of a marriage license and marriage ceremonies, and for the receipt of working papers for minors. “Our current public health emergency requires us to adjust our processes to protect...

Pennacchio: ‘Knucklehead’ Signs Are Indefensible

Senator Joe Pennacchio released the following statement after Governor Murphy Governor had “knucklehead” signs posted on state highways: “I strongly condemn the flippant language the Governor has used in press conferences and on these signs. It is disrespectful to the citizens of New Jersey who...

Damian Shammas Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyer List for Sixth Consecutive Year

MORRIS COUNTY — For the sixth year in a row, Damian Christian Shammas has been selected to the exclusive Thomson Reuters New Jersey Super Lawyer list. The distinction is shared by a mere 5% of attorneys in the State of New Jersey. From 2012 through...

Route 10 Westbound Ramp to I-287 Southbound to Close This Weekend

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the ramp from Route 10 westbound to I-287 southbound, and one lane on Route 10 westbound, will be closed this weekend as a roadway improvement project advances. This work was previously scheduled...

Madison Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Chief Darren Dachisen of the Madison Borough Police Department announce the sentencing of Gary Anderson, 45, of Madison. Anderson previously pled guilty to one count of Endangering the Welfare of...

Ensuring Children’s Health and Safety During State of Emergency is Paramount

MORRIS COUNTY — As National Child Abuse Prevention Month comes to a close, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn is ensuring we keep children’s health and safety top of mind through a new bill she plans to introduce next week. Dunn’s bill would require New Jersey’s Department of...