Thursday, January 17, 2019

William Felegi is seeking a seat as Morris County Freeholder

MORRIS COUNTY — Veteran, educator, and Republican leader William Felegi of Lake Hopatcong announced that he will seek the GOP nomination for Morris County Freeholder in the June 2019 primary. “I am running for Morris County Freeholder to offer Republican primary and general election voters new leadership...

Cabana, Mastrangelo and DeFillippo seeks reelection

MORRIS COUNTY — Freeholders Douglas Cabana, Thomas Mastrangelo, and Kathy DeFillippo today announced their candidacy for re-election in 2019. All three will run together as a team in the 2019 Republican primary in June. In the last three years Cabana, Mastrangelo, and DeFillippo have worked with the...

Bucco and Sheriff Gannon’s Offices donate hundreds of Feel Better Bears

MORRIS COUNTY — Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, the New Jersey State PBA and the Morris County Police Chiefs Association came together today to celebrate the collection of hundreds of stuffed bears for juveniles that law enforcement personnel encounter in the...

Morris County Library Offers Innovative Pop-Up Libraries

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Library is offering new Pop-Up Libraries that will offer folks in waiting rooms at four county government locations and at a homeless shelter for families a chance to access the library’s e-book collection on their smartphones or tablets. Visitors to the...

Armed Robbery at East Hanover Exxon

EAST HANOVER — As reported in Morris Focus, East Hanover Police Department was dispatched to the Exxon, 349 Route 10 just before 12:30 a.m. on reports of an armed robbery. A black handgun was shown and the suspect is believed to be a male around...

Parsippany’s Director and Conductor Matthew Paterno: Trumpets to Sound at Bickford Theatre

MORRIS COUNTY —Here’s some sound advice on how to spend a midwinter Sunday afternoon: Stop by the Morris Museum to see the exhibit called “Trumpets Weird & Wonderful: Treasures from the National Music Museum,” followed by a fabulous concert by the Hanover Wind Symphony...

Sherrill Announces First Bill Co-Sponsorship

PARSIPPANY — Today Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced her first co-sponsorship of legislation will be H.R. 8, a bipartisan universal background check bill. “My first bill co-sponsorship in Congress is a bipartisan proposal for universal background checks,” said Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill. “This is the anniversary...

“Build a Bike” for Children of NJ Veterans

MORRIS COUNTY — Project Help is donating six brand new bicycles to children of veterans in North Jersey.  The bikes have frame sizes of 16 and 20 inches, and one more favorable for girls and the other is fine for either gender. The difference is in the...

Peck School’s “Pasta for Preschool” Fundraiser Raises over $10,000 for Preschool Advantage

MORRISTOWN — Preschool Advantage was honored once again to be the recipient of The Peck School fundraiser, "Pasta for Preschool." Generous members of the Peck community purchased raffle and dinner tickets to attend a delicious family style pasta buffet organized by community- minded Peck seventh graders and...

Deborah Smith, John Krickus and Stephen Shaw Take Oaths as Freeholder

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Freeholders Deborah Smith of Denville and John Krickus, of Washington Township were sworn into office for second terms, while former Mountain Lakes Mayor Stephen Shaw took the oath of office this evening for his first term on the Morris County Board of...

Boonton Township’s Doug Cabana Sworn in as Freeholder Director

BOONTON — At the Morris County Freeholder's  2019 Annual Meeting held in Morristown, Freeholder Doug Cabana  was selected by his peers for a third consecutive term as director of the board, while Freeholder Heather Darling was chosen as deputy director. Cabana was mayor of Boonton Township...

Explore Life, Faith, Meaning

CEDAR KNOLLS - Do you have questions about the meaning of Life? About the Christian Faith? Have you ever wondered whether Christianity is relevant to your life? Have you ever thought, "There must be more to life than this?" We invite you to experience ALPHA,...

Freeholders to Hold Special Public Session on Proposed Morris County Courthouse Expansion and Renovation

Morris County Court House
MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders will hold a special public session on the evening of Wednesday, January 9, to outline the specific needs and requirements for state judicial facilities in Morris County, and the reasons for the consideration of Morris County Courthouse...

Multi-Million Dollar Personal Injury Settlement

MORRIS COUNTY - Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman Partner Mark J. Semeraro and associate R. Scott Fahrney have secured a $2.3 million total settlement in a personal injury action on the behalf of their client Stefanida Sloan in the matter Sloan v. Sussex County and...

State of New Jersey’s Tax Amnesty Program Ends January 15

TRENTON — The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties...

NY Giants General Counsel Will Discuss Careers in Law for Teens

MORRIS COUNTY — The Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the New York Football Giants, William J. Heller, Esq. will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of Explorer Post 22. Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in Law...

Morris County Preservation Trust: Morristown Doubles Size of Preserved Foote’s Pond Park

MORRIS COUNTY — An 11-acre surplus parcel from the Loyola House of Retreats is being permanently preserved as an addition to Morristown’s Foote’s Pond Park, it was jointly announced today by the Trust for Public Land, Morris County, the state Green Acres Program, and...

Pennacchio Calls on US Senate to Condemn Sens. Kamala Harris and Mazie Hirono 

MORRIS COUNTY — State senator Joe Pennacchio is calling on the United States Senate to condemn U.S. Senators Kamala Harris (D-California) and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) in light of reports that the two Democratic Senators made anti-Catholic and bigoted comments during their review of Brian Buescher’s judicial nomination...

A Winter’s Day on the Farm at Fosterfield Livingston Historical Farm

MORRISTOWN — On Sunday, February 3, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m., join an exciting, outdoor, family adventure, and experience traditional farm life as it was in the early 20th century at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township. Climb aboard the open-air, tractor pulled...

Explore Winter Fun in Morris County Parks

MORRIS COUNTY  — The great outdoors awaits! Discover the best spots to sled, ice skate, cross-country ski, snowshoe, and more, all right here in Morris County. Make the most of this season, and experience the exciting programs and winter activities the Morris County Park...
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