Thursday, December 1, 2022

Morris County Library Celebrates its Centennial

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Library has been a local asset for over one hundred years and on Saturday, November 19 it held a Centennial celebration to honor the momentous occasion. The festivities started out with the Leoniecke Scheuble Jazz Trio performing in the...

CCM Design and Visual Arts Students Portfolio Exhibition

MORRIS COUNTY — Looking for an opportunity to view creative works from the next generation of designers and artists? Visit the Art Gallery at County College of Morris (CCM) and you’ll be able to explore multiple works by students at the Fall 2022 Design...

Morris County Salutes Veterans; Seven ‘Distinguished Service Medals’ Presented

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of County Commissioners presented Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medals and Certificates of Honor to seven veterans on Wednesday, November 9, during their annual Veterans Day Observance ceremony, where state and federal authorities also issued honors to...

Table of Hope Still Needs Thanksgiving Donations

MORRIS COUNTY — Table of Hope has supported the Parsippany community through regular food distributions right in town - the group currently needs donations to support its Thanksgiving food drive-through. Donations can be brought to Bethel Church in Morristown (Park on Bishop Nazery Way),...

Complaints About Voting Machines; Machines Were Not Working Properly

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Commissioners spent nearly $5 million to replace its 20-year-old voting machines. But some of those machines rolled out to local polling districts for Election Day are malfunctioning while other towns are struggling to accommodate a large voter turnout with...

Morris County Commissioners Unofficial Election Results

MORRIS COUNTY — The three Republican Candidates for Morris County Commissioners received the majority of the votes in Tuesday's election. Current Commissioner Kathryn A. DeFillippo decided not to run for re-election. The total ballots cast was 181,864 (45.75%) and there are 397,485 registered voters in...

Morris County Sheriff’s Office Promotes Three

MORRIS COUNTY — Sheriff James M. Gannon is pleased to announce the promotions of three members, Detective Lieutenant Tracy Medwin, Detective Sergeant Greg Lukaszyk, and Sergeant Travis Somerville. Detective Lieutenant Tracy Medwin was hired by the Sheriff’s Office in December of 2000. She has previously...

Morris County 4-H Rocketry Team Makes the NASA Cut

PARSIPPANY —The Morris County 4-H "ResistoJets" Rocketry Club is one of only 18 middle-and-high school groups nationwide to qualify for this year's NASA Student Launch Initiative and the only team from New Jersey. More than 50 college-age teams will also participate. During the NASA Student...

Story Map Launched to Celebrate 20 Years of Historic Preservation

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund by launching an interactive, online story map of all historic sites found in the county, specifically offering background information, photos, video, and geographic data on all...

Market Street Mission Hosts 32nd Annual Coat Giveaway

MORRIS COUNTY — As the weather begins to get colder, the Market Street Mission in Morristown is preparing for its 32nd annual Coat Giveaway event. On Saturday, November 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. they will be handing out free winter coats, hats,...

Bucco Bill Would Force NJMVC to Improve Customer Service

MORRIS COUNTY — Help would be a phone call away for state residents who struggle to complete New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission transactions online under legislation sponsored by Senator Anthony M. Bucco and endorsed by the Senate Transportation Committee. “In an effort to re-establish credibility...

Harmonium Choral Society Presents “A Child’s Christmas”

MORRIS COUNTY — Harmonium Choral Society’s concert A Child’s Christmas will be performed on Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church in Morristown, 57 E. Park Place, Morristown, and will celebrate the 20th anniversary...

Morris County School of Technology Collaborates with Morristown Museum, Macculloch Hall 

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County School of Technology History and English Departments recently collaborated with the local Morristown museum, Macculloch Hall. The interdisciplinary lesson centered around the essential question, “How does the past shape our future?” Macculloch Hall provided the teachers with copies...

Morris County Proclaims October “Arts & Humanities Month”

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed October 2022 “Arts and Humanities Month” during a recent work session meeting in Morristown. Commissioner Director Tayfun Selen read parts of the formal resolution as he presented the framed proclamation to Tom Werder, Executive Director of...

CCM to Hold Fall Open House

MORRIS COUNTY — County College of Morris (CCM) will be holding a Fall Open House packed full of informative and engaging sessions and activities, including a raffle to win a virtual reality headset. Several academic programs will be holding showcases to provide students with deeper...

New Jersey’s ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jersey announced a new Property Tax Relief Program which replaces the previous Homestead Benefit program and has expanded eligibility for property tax relief for Tax Year 2019. The Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) Property Tax Relief...

Pennacchio Blasts Teaneck Democrats for Anti-Hindu Resolution

MORRIS COUNTY — Senator Joe Pennacchio blasted the Teaneck Democratic Municipal Committee for its adoption of a resolution condemning and targeting major Hindu American organizations that it considers to be hate groups tied to “Hindu nationalism” in India. “It’s concerning that a Democratic political organization whose purpose...

Morris County Proclaims October 2022 Blindness Awareness Month

MORRIS COUNTY — Director Tayfun Selen of the Morris County Board of County Commissioners today delivered a framed proclamation declaring October 2022 “Blindness Awareness Month,” as he toured the Denville headquarters of Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey. VLANJ President and CEO Bill Schuldt was...

Morris County Surrogate Darling Named as COANJ Vice President

MORRIS COUNTY — Surrogate Heather J. Darling, Esq. was named Vice President of the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey (COANJ). After completing her term as Secretary of COANJ and Section Chief of the Surrogate’s, Surrogate Darling was nominated and elected to the new...

Paul DeGroot Renews Debate Challenge to Mikie Sherrill: “It’s Been Over Two Months”

PARSIPPANY — Former Passaic County prosecutor and Republican nominee for Congress in NJ-11, Paul DeGroot, has renewed his debate challenge to Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill. He is calling for a series of debates, starting whenever Congresswoman Sherrill will make herself available. Paul DeGroot is willing...