Thursday, May 19, 2022

Man Charged, Possession and Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Jefferson Township Police Department Chief Paul Castimore, announce the arrest of William Mickel, 68, of Lake Hopatcong. The defendant has been charged with one count of Distribution of Child Sexual...

American Cancer Society’s 2022 Relay for Life of Morris County

MORRIS COUNTY — The American Cancer Society of Morris County’s Relay for Life will take place on Saturday, May 21 at Parsippany Hills High School at 20 Rita Drive in Parsippany. The event will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Registration starts...

Morris County Surrogate Hosts Open House to Show Off Newly Renovated Offices

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling hosted an Open House to show off her newly renovated office suite. The open house was attended by Senator Anthony Bucco, a representative of Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, Sheriff Jim Gannon, County Clerk Ann Grossi, Prosecutor Robert Carroll,...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Holds Virtual Presentation in Recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

MORRIS COUNTY — On April 28, in recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2022, members of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office joined leaders of the law enforcement and the victim advocate community and held a virtual conference to recognize crime victims. Speakers included Anthony...

Morris County Surrogate Announces Enhancement to E Probate

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling announced a further enhancement to the Surrogate’s Court operations to provide convenience and ease of use for transactions with her office. The new credit card application was designed to further enhance the e Probate option for both...

Legislature Extends Plastic, Paper Bag Ban Deadline for Food Banks

MORRIS COUNTY — Food banks and community pantries could continue using single-use plastic and paper bags for an additional six months under a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and passed by the Assembly and Senate on Thursday. New Jersey’s strictest-in-the-nation single-use bag ban goes...

Happy Birthday, Morris County!!!

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County was born 283 years ago – or was it before that? It's not that the centuries have made us forgetful. It's a matter of which calendar you use and in what part of the world you live. It was 1752 when...

Morris County Declares Solidarity with Ukrainian People

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County’s Board of County Commissioners last night joined members of the local Ukrainian community in a moment of silence and sang the Ukraine national anthem as the board presented a formal resolution declaring solidarity with the Ukrainian people against the...

DeGroot Announces his Campaign is Targeting the June GOP Primary

MORRIS COUNTY — Republican CD-11 Congressional Candidate Paul DeGroot has announced he is moving past the disjointed Morris County GOP convention and pointing his campaign toward the June Primary Election. “Because of the confusing nature of the MCRC convention, I don’t think there is much...

Straight No Chaser: Back in the High Life Tour

MORRIS COUNTY — International a cappella phenomenon Straight No Chaser returns to the MPAC stage as part of 2022 Back in the High Life Tour, Tuesday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.00 to $79.00. If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up...

Morris County Celebrates Women’s History Month & International Women’s Day

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County’s Board of County Commissioners today celebrated Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day by honoring the Girl Scouts of the USA and presenting awards to two Morris County women for making a significant difference in the community. “Tonight, we celebrate International...

Law Enforcement Night to be held on March 11

MORRIS COUNTY — The NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices is rapidly becoming a household name in Morris County.  Word is spreading about the many initiatives being instituted by this unique, powerful group that provides the community with facts and information in the...

Paul DeGroot Holds Successful Fundraiser

MORRIS COUNTY —  Congressional District 11 Candidate Paul DeGroot, Esq., held a cocktail reception at The Mansion in Mountain Lakes. Paul DeGroot comes from a blue-collar family with conservative values. Born and raised in Passaic County to a firefighter dad and a homemaker mom, he...

Ten Republican Leaders from Largest Morris County Towns Back Tayfun Selen for Congress

MORRIS COUNTY — Continuing his momentum heading into the Morris County Republican Committee convention, key Republicans from four of the five largest municipalities among Republican primary voters in the County threw their backing behind Tayfun Selen for Congress. The list includes Mayors of two...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Swears in New Assistant Prosecutor

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood announce the hiring of Michael J. McDonald as Assistant Prosecutor for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. Assistant Prosecutor McDonald was officially sworn in by Prosecutor Carroll at the Morris County...

New Chief Marketing Officer Joins Atlantic Health System

MORRIS COUNTY — Atlantic Health System appointed Eric Steinberger as Chief Marketing Officer. Steinberger brings decades of leadership experience in the Finance, Media, and Retail industries, along with a deep skillset for understanding the consumer behavior behind the brand choice. As Chief Marketing Officer, he...

Sherrill Calls on President Biden to Support a Targeted Small Business Relief Package

MORRIS COUNTY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) led ten fellow Frontline Members of Congress in a letter this week to President Joe Biden urging the Administration to support and help negotiate a targeted relief package to assist small businesses currently suffering from the surge...

Breakfast Held to Support Cabana, Mastrangelo and Florance-Lynch

MORRIS COUNTY — Members of the Morris County Committee and elected officials were attendees at a breakfast on Saturday, February 12 at Meadow Wood to support County Commissioner candidates Doug Cabana, Tom Mastrangelo, and Melissa Florance Lynch. Master of Ceremonies was Mayor Bill Chegwidden. Chegwidden...

Man Found Guilty of Sexual Assault and Attempted Kidnapping of Young Child

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, and Rockaway Township Police Chief Martin McParland announce that a jury has found Kyriakos Serghides, 41, of Rockaway Borough guilty of one Count of...

Kelvin Briggs Sentenced to 24 Years in New Jersey State Prison

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Jefferson Township Chief of Police Paul Castimore announce that Kelvin Briggs, 64, formerly of Nevada, has been sentenced to 24 years in New Jersey State Prison. On September 1, 2021,...