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Heather Darling Takes Oath of Office for Morris County Surrogate

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling was sworn into office by Superior Court Assignment Judge Stuart Minkowitz on Friday, January 3 at the Board of Freeholders’ 2020 Annual Meeting, held in Morristown. The incumbent, John Pecoraro retired after 25 years in office. Darling, a Roxbury resident...

Morris County Sheriff’s Candidate William Schievella Announces Community Safety Plan

MORRIS COUNTY — William Schievella, the Democratic challenger for Morris County Sheriff in November’s elections, has announced a comprehensive community safety plan that recognizes that crime prevention involves community partnerships and will reposition the Sheriff’s Department as a resource for residents. Initiatives include partnering with...

AG Grewal Speaks at Prosecutor’s Office on Immigrant Trust Directive and Bias

MORRIS COUNTY — On Tuesday, February 5 New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal spoke to approximately 125 attendees and community leaders of Morris County and Sussex County concerning his recently issued Immigrant Trust Directive. Attorney General Grewal explained the directive, then fielded questions from those...

Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Academy Hosts Criminal Apprehension Training

MORRIS COUNTY — Clad in Kevlar-lined or protective suits, law enforcement K-9 officers this week offered their arms and legs as bite-bait to learn advanced techniques from Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 experts on partnering with their dogs to apprehend dangerous criminals. The week-long Morris County Sheriff’s...

Update: Law Enforcement Authorities Investigating Armed Robberies in Morris County

EAST HANOVER — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr., Chief Christopher F. Cannizzo of the East Hanover Police Department, and Chief David N. Stokoe of the Randolph Police Department announce an active investigation...

Mikie Sherrill Claims Decisive, Historic Win in NJ-11

PARSIPPANY — Speaking in front of a packed house of more than 2,000 supporters at the Parsippany Sheraton Hotel, Navy veteran, federal prosecutor, mother of four, and first time candidate Mikie Sherrill claimed a decisive, historic victory in the race for Congress in New...

Fundraiser for Shanann Watts

NEW JERSEY — Police say that Christopher Watts, 33, was arrested in connection with the murder of his wife, Shanann Watts, 34, and two daughters, Celeste and Bella, ages three and four. A family friend reported Shanann Watts and her daughters missing on Monday. Shanann Watts’...

Councilman dePierro is distributing Petition to Oppose Marijuana Distribution Centers

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Councilman Michael dePierro is distributing a petition to oppose marijuana distribution centers in Parsippany. dePierro states "New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently expanded access to the state's medical marijuana programs and reiterated his desire to legalize marijuana for recreational use....

Prescription Drug Drop Installed at County Government Center

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County employees and residents now have an additional location, inside the county government complex in Morristown, to safely and conveniently dispose of unwanted or leftover prescription drugs. A new Prescription Drug Drop Box has been added by the Morris County Sheriff’s Office to...

Morris County Republican Committee elects new officers

PARSIPPANY — During the reorganization meeting of the Morris County Republican Committee held at Parsippany Sheraton Hotel, on Tuesday, June 12. Ronald DeFilippis was elected Morris County Republican Chairman defeating Robert Zwigard by a vote margin. DeFilippis, a GOP fundraiser and former commissioner of the New Jersey...

Five Former Salesmen For Parsippany Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme

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PARSIPPANY — Five individuals were sentenced for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services, of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Doug Hurley, 38, of Hillsborough, and Kevin Kerekes,...

Mayor Soriano presents proclamation to “Relay For Life”

PARSIPPANY — Mayor Soriano presented a proclamation to "Relay For Life." Relay For Life Morris County is scheduled for Saturday May 5 at the Morristown Armory, 430 Western Avenue, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 1 in 3 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in their...

Breaking news: Peluso drops out of Freeholder race

PARSIPPANY — Former Parsippany Council Vice President Robert Peluso has announced that he is withdrawing his candidacy for Morris County Freeholder this morning. “Unfortunately, my family obligations have changed dramatically in the last week. Due to personal issues confronting my family I will not be able to...

Peluso enters Freeholder Race

PARSIPPANY — Former Parsippany Council Vice President Robert Peluso announced his candidacy for Morris County Freeholder. Mr. Peluso filed his petitions to seek office for the open seat to be vacated by Freeholder Christine Meyers. “I look forward to pursuing this opportunity to continue in public service....

John Murphy leads Morris County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

MORRIS COUNTY — Although the weather was chilly and crowds were thinner than usual, it was a great, great day for the Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade. The Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade route extended from Town Hall on South Street, around the...

Morris Democrats holds Nominating Convention in Parsippany

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PARSIPPANY — Morris County Democratic Committee held its Nominating Convention on Tuesday, February 27 at Parsippany PAL Youth Center. The Nominating Convention determines who will be on the Democratic party line on the ballot in the primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 6. The...

Prosecutor Knapp Announces Investigative Staff Promotions

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief of Investigations John Speirs announce four promotions effective on Monday, February 26 to fill vacant Investigative Staff Positions in the Prosecutor’s Office. These vacancies were created by the retirements of Sergeant Christopher Then...

Bucco will not run for Congress; Endorses Webber

MORRIS COUNTY — After countless discussions with family, colleagues and others over the last three weeks, Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco announced he will forego a campaign for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th District. “I was floored by the outpouring of support from so many important leaders across Morris...

Hundreds were crowned King and Queen at Liquid Church “Night To Shine” Prom

PARSIPPANY — Liquid Church was selected to host "Night To Shine" sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, an unforgettable prom night experience designed especially for teens and adults ages 14+ with special needs. This year, Liquid Church turned the special event into New Jersey’s largest Night...

Chinese Exchange Program Students visit Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Students from the Chinese Exchange Program visited Town Hall on Friday, February 2.  Township Clerk Khalid Madin conducted a tour and explained to the students the different parts of Municipal Government and visited the different departments. A shared partnership with the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township and...