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Morris County’s Look Back at 2020

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County's Look Back at 2020. The Morris County Commissioners presented this video at the 2021 Annual Meeting on January 4, 2021. Check out this look back on the year in Morris County!

Business Owners March Against Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders

MORRIS COUNTY — A new group took to the streets on Sunday in protest of continued and additional restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. Over 100 members of a newly formed group, We The People NJ, opposed to what it calls an unconstitutional coronavirus...

Parsippany to Receive $686,649 from $8.4 Million in COVID19 Emergency Relief Funds

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County and its 39 towns will share $8,415,816 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding out of $60 Million released by Governor Phil Murphy today for severely impacted county and local governments not qualified to receive...

Surrogate Darling Applauds Reopening of Extended Employment Programs for People with Disabilities

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling joined the many program participants, their families, and guardians in celebrating the reopening of state-funded extended employment programs for people with disabilities. Surrogate Darling has been very vocal in calling on Gov. Phil Murphy and Department of...

Friendly Protest “To Save the Animals at Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter”

MORRIS COUNTY  — People of all ages came out "To Save the Animals at Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter" protest on Saturday, September 19. The message was very clear: "Save the Animals - Stop Animal Abuse, "Stop the Abuse," "Honk to end Abuse," "Animals denied Medicines...

Owner of Randolph Tennis Court Served With Summons Over Peaceful Protest

MORRIS COUNTY — Last weekend, Governor Murphy praised peaceful protests across New Jersey as “transformational” and stated publicly his support for these protests. Murphy said, “peaceful protesting is the way ultimately we get to the better place.” On Saturday, May 30, before the current protests,...

Public and Private Beaches Reopen for Memorial Day Weekend

NEW JERSEY — Acting on a commitment to coordinate regional policies in response to COVID-19, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, and Delaware Governor John Carney today announced a multi-state agreement to reopen public and private...

“Parsippany Supporting Our Town” Feeds Clients from Homeless Solutions

PARSIPPANY — "Parsippany Supporting Our Town" supplied 60 home-cooked meals to the clients of Homeless Solutions. The meals were prepared by Jeremiah's Catering and Cooking School, 84 North Beverwyck Road, Lake Hiawatha. Chris Mazzarella said "The food looked so good I almost couldn't help from eating...

A Community Partner During a Time of Crisis

MORRIS COUNTY — Since their formation, community colleges have seen their communities through many challenging times, including the training of veterans from World War II and the unemployed during the Great Recession of 2007-09. During this current time of crisis, community colleges, their faculty,...

Freeholders Introduce 2020 County Budget with No Tax Rate Increase

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders tonight introduced county government’s $315.8 million 2020 budget, which will include no tax increase for existing county taxpayers. The fiscally prudent 2020 budget, approved by a 6-0 vote, will provide enhanced public safety, veterans and social services programs, including...

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...