Thursday, August 11, 2022

Jury Convicts Morris County Man of Weapons, Money, and Drug Crimes

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MORRIS COUNTY — After a two week jury trial, a Ismael Lorenzo, Jr., 36, was convicted Thursday on Possession of a Weapon While Committing Certain Drug Crimes, Money Laundering, Possession With Intent to Distribute Controlled Dangerous Substances, and in a bifurcated proceeding following the...

Bill & Harry Chinese Cuisine: Morris County’s Most Admired Authentic Chinese Cuisine

MORRIS COUNTY — As usual, my hungry foodie group and I were in search mode for our next visit to one of the area’s great arrays of ethnic eateries. The consensus led us to the highly rated and well respected, Bill & Harry Chinese...

Rep. Sherrill Votes to Protect Women’s Freedom

PARSIPPANY —Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted for two critical pieces of legislation that protect and bolster women's freedom after they were dismantled by the U.S. Supreme Court last month. “When the partisan Supreme Court struck down 50 years of legal precedent, they stripped women of...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Participate in Diversity Day

MORRIS COUNTY — On Sunday, July 10, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, and multiple members of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office participated in the annual Diversity Day, which was held on the Morristown Green from 11:00 a.m. to...

Paul DeGroot Challenges Mikie Sherrill to Series of Debates

MORRIS COUNTY — Former Passaic County prosecutor and Republican nominee for Congress in NJ-11, Paul DeGroot, has challenged Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill to a series of debates throughout the district as the November general election approaches. Paul DeGroot: “Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill votes with Biden and Pelosi 99% of the...

The Moving Wall Is Coming to County College of Morris

MORRIS COUNTY — County College of Morris (CCM) Plant & Maintenance staff and volunteers from Home Depot have been busy preparing the site for The Moving Wall that will be on display on the campus to pay tribute to Vietnam veterans and those who the...

Police Need Your Help…Can You Identify This Person?

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Sheriff's CrimeStoppers is asking residents to help identify this man. According to police, between the hours of 7:30 p.m. on June 29 and 2:00 a.m. on June 30 a suspect pried open the door with a tool and...

Missing Dems Cause Tense Moment During Whirlwind Assembly Session

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MORRIS COUNTY — Aides were caught casting votes for missing Democrat lawmakers during a four-hour Assembly session on Wednesday that passed a massive $50.6 billion budget, a controversial gun-control package, and abortion bills fast tracked over three days. Many passed with only a few more...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Public Safety Announcement For Parents and Children

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is dedicated to educating the general public about the risks and potential hazards relating to Child Sexual Abuse Material Child Pornography and the misuse of technology by children. They also continue to promote increased awareness of the...

Weichert Community Moves to Fight Hunger

MORRIS COUNTY — Colleagues at the Weichert Corporate Headquarters Campus and various sales offices recently completed 2.5-mile Fun Walks to help fight food insecurity. In all, 63 walkers hit the pavement with the miles walked converted into 481 meals. Weichert’s Fun Walk was part of...

Bill Banning Body Armor Possession Could Have Consequences for Veterans and Schoolchildren

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MORRIS COUNTY — Republican members of the Assembly Appropriations Committee slammed Democrats for moving a bill banning body armor possession that could carry criminal consequences for veterans and prohibit parents from buying bulletproof backpacks. Assemblyman Brian Bergen (R-Morris), holding up his U.S. Army-issued body armor...

Five Young Adults Honored for Earning High School Diplomas

MORRIS COUNTY  — Twenty-five young adults who’d left high school without graduating stood proud in their caps and gowns last night, all having earned their New Jersey high school diplomas through determination and support from NewBridge Jobs Plus. About 100 relatives and friends cheered the...

Morris County Ranks in Top 25 Healthiest Communities in America

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County ranked among “The 25 Healthiest Communities in America” in a new analysis of health and wellness in 3,000 communities across the United States released today by U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with CVS Health. The “Healthiest Communities” report...

Members of Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Participate in Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run

MORRIS COUNTY — Members of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office joined thousands of other members of law enforcement throughout New Jersey to participate in the annual fundraising and awareness event, Law Enforcement Torch Run For Special Olympics New Jersey, on June 10, 2022. Every year,...

United Way of Northern New Jersey Announces Board Officers

MORRIS COUNTY — United Way of Northern New Jersey is pleased to announce three new members to its Board of Trustees: Suzanne Brown, Jan Brown Helgeson, and Hima Raju. A program manager at the New York Stock Exchange, Brown oversees the company’s environmental, social, and...

Community Connections Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, the Honorable Stuart A. Minkowitz, and Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll celebrated the one-year anniversary of Community Connections. A ceremony was held today at the Morris County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room in Morristown...

Historic Morristown Walking Tours Return for Summer 2022

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Tourism Bureau, a division of the Morris County Economic Development Alliance, is pleased to announce a new series of outdoor heritage walking tours that begin June 25. There are four thematic tours that highlight the people, events, and...

Nancy Pelosi & Mikie Sherrill’s failed leadership is deadly to New Jersey

MORRIS COUNTY — Paul DeGroot, the bold, tough-as-nails former Passaic County prosecutor, won a clear victory in the Republican Party primary, securing him the nomination to litigate the failed record of his Democrat incumbent opponent, Rep. Mikie Sherrill, M-Montclair. “Mikie isn’t just some fun-loving liberal...

Prosecutor’s Office Swears in New Assistant Prosecutor and Detective

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announce the hiring of Daniel Roman as Assistant Prosecutor and Alexis Rivera as Detective for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. Assistant Prosecutor Roman and Detective...

Mikie Sherrill Secures Democratic Nomination for NJ-11

PARSIPPANY — Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill released the following statement after securing the Democratic nomination for a third term to represent New Jersey’s 11th District in the U.S. House of Representatives: “Serving in the Navy taught me the importance of working together to accomplish a mission...