Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Small-business SALT workaround passes Assembly Committee

BOONTON —When the federal government capped state and local tax deductions at $10,000, small business owners, whose revenue is passed through as personal income, took a huge hit. In response, Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco helped propose a new plan that would allow small business...

Fifth Annual Makers Day to be held

MORRIS COUNTY — The maker movement in the United States isn’t just a hobby; it’s having a significant impact on school curriculum development and growing local economies. To celebrate making and maker culture, residents throughout New Jersey will come together on Friday, March 22...

CCM to Hold an Open House for Everyone – A College and Career Showcase

MORRIS COUNTY — Discover all that County College of Morris (CCM) has to offer at the college’s “An Open House for Everyone” on Saturday, April 13. Whether you’re a high school student looking to earn a college degree or seeking to gain the qualifications you...

United Way Announces New Board Members

MORRIS COUNTY — United Way of Northern New Jersey is pleased to announce three new members to its Board of Trustees: Meghan Hunscher of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Ednan “Eddie” Rizvi from Rutgers University and Kimberly Sacramone of HLW. United Way serves the five-county region...

Graduates Give CCM Top Grades for Providing a Quality Education

MORRIS COUNTY — Graduates from County College of Morris (CCM) are once again raving about the quality of their education and the college’s ability to provide them with a solid foundation for success. The most recent survey of graduates, this time from the Class of...

Webber bill to stop subsidies to defaulting companies passes committee

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PARSIPPANY – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Jay Webber that would prevent companies in default from receiving additional state subsidies cleared the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee. The bill (S1576/A299) would bar awarding additional subsidies to a company that has failed to make repayments...

Morris County Needs Poll Workers

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Board of Elections is seeking Election Day Poll workers for the upcoming Primary and General Elections. Earn Extra Income Perform an important civic function Opportunity to meet your neighbors ...

Lou Valori Named Morris County Republican Committee Corresponding Secretary

PARSIPPANY — Dr. Louis Valori, Parsippany, has been appointed to the Morris County Republican Committee's Executive Board, and will serve as Corresponding Secretary. He was unanimously elected by the Board this week. Valori will be replacing Nick DeGregorio who has moved out of Morris County...

Morris County Sheriff’s Office STAR simulation

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County service providers, probation and police officers and high school students assumed the roles of former jail inmates Friday, March 15 to experience the biases, destitution, social and emotional challenges some inmates have upon discharge back into the community. The re-entry simulation held...

“Taste of Spring” Fundraiser to Support Employment Horizons

CEDAR KNOLLS — Celebrate the changing of the seasons with Employment Horizons. On Tuesday, April 2, Employment Horizons and Chef Eric LeVine, Chef/Partner at Mr. Crabby’s Craft Kitchen & Bar, will be hosting their annual “A Taste of Spring” event at the Birchwood Manor...

Prosecutor’s Office to Host “Juvenile Justice” Community Outreach Program on Internet and Online Safety

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, partnering with the Randolph Township Board of Education, will be hosting our first public outreach program of 2019 as part of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General’s 21-21 Community Policing Project. The theme for...

HOPE starts here: The 2019 Susan G. Komen Pink Tie Party

PARSIPPANY — Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that Dun & Bradstreet, Steven Bitterman, Principal, Gensler and Summit Medical Group will be recognized at its 2019 Pink Tie Party on Friday, March 22, at The Grove in Cedar Grove. This year’s signature event, chaired...

Sherrill Urges U.S. Army Support for Picatinny Arsenal

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) sent a letter to Secretary of the Army Mark Esper urging support for programs and facilities at Picatinny Arsenal in Rockaway and Jefferson Township, the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions. The critical work performed by more...

CCM Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Titan Weekend

MORRIS COUNTY — Get your dancing or running shoes on and celebrate with County College of Morris (CCM). To commemorate 50 years of serving the Morris County community, CCM will be hosting a Titan Weekend, a fun-filled extravaganza from May 3 through May 5,...

Panel clears Republican resolution advancing economic development

TRENTON — In a state notorious for the worst business environment in the nation, job-creators can use all the help they can get. The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee acknowledged the importance of business, passing a Republican resolution (SJR72/AJR139) establishing New Jersey Economic...

Freeholder Darling Participates in Women in Politics Panel

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Freeholder and Republican candidate for Surrogate, Heather Darling, addressed an audience of Morris County College students and faculty about issues facing women in politics. As one of only four women currently holding countywide office, Heather Darling hopes to serve...

Environmental Advocate Christine Clarke Enters NJ26 State Assembly Race

MORRIS COUNTY — Christine Clarke, environmental advocate, grassroots organizer, volunteer and homeschooling mother-of-four, formally declared her candidacy for State Assembly in the 26th Legislative District race.  She is running to address climate change, tax relief and public health with a focus on renewable energy jobs. Clarke is...

CCM Faculty Speakers Bureau Connects Organizations to Informative Presenters

MORRIS COUNTY — County College of Morris (CCM) provides an easy-to-use online Faculty Speakers Bureau to help civic organizations, nonprofits and other groups find informative speakers to educate audiences. The bureau features more than 30 full-time CCM faculty members who can speak on a wide...

Pennacchio on Budget: Governor, This is Not the Way to Run the State 

MORRIS COUNTY — “Governor Murphy is trying to manage the budget with phantom numbers. This isn’t monopoly money. Governor: get your hands out of our pockets. Taxpayers have had enough and state spending is out of control. “New Jersey has the worst business climate and the...

Morris County 4-H Invites Kids from Across The County to 4-H Science-Sational Day

MORRIS COUNTY — Calling all young Morris County scientists – or kids who just want to have some science fun! Explore new ideas, put your designs to the test, and discover a new love for science at Morris County’s 11th annual “Science-sational Day’’ on...
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