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Morris County Government Reorganizes for 2023

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Commissioner John Krickus was sworn in on Friday, January 6, as the 2023 Director of the Board of County Commissioners after fellow board members Douglas Cabana, Thomas Mastrangelo, and Christine Myers were sworn into new, three-year terms and Morris...

Puff, a 10-year old Maltese Chihuahua, is looking for a home

MORRIS COUNTY — Looking for that magical puff to appear with everything you've wanted in life and more? Look no further, Puff will bring it all. Puff is a ten-year old Maltese Chihuahua mix. He is a lovable, loyal companion once you break open his...

Clarke Makes State Senate Run in the 25th District

MORRIS COUNTY — Democrat Christine Clarke, a resident of Jefferson Township, has announced her candidacy for the New Jersey State Senate in District 25, which includes 19 towns in Morris and Passaic counties. She is challenging incumbent Republican Sen. Anthony Bucco. She ran unsuccessfully for...

Revised Visiting Hours at Morristown Medical Center as COVID-19 Cases Rise

MORRISTOWN — As the number of positive cases in Morris County increases, Morristown Memorial Hospital has adjusted its visiting hours and procedures. Morris County has seen an increase of over 600 new positive cases within one week, with 229 cases reported in the past...

Madison Man Sentenced for Distribution Child Pornography

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Madison Police Chief John Miscia announce the sentencing of Nicholas Spagnoletti, 54, of Madison. Spagnoletti was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of Children for the Distribution of...

South Jersey to share 609/640 area code in August

SOUTH JERSEY — If you live south of about Lanoka Harbor, you probably have a 609 area code, the second oldest in the state, only behind 201. The only problem with a 60-year-old area code is the fact that it will eventually run out of...

Shop Local Stores During Small Business Saturday in Morris County

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris Now, a new APP devoted to local businesses in Morris County is encouraging holiday shoppers to shop small on November 26 as they participate as neighborhood champions for the American Express Shop Small Saturday event. Shopping at local small businesses on...

First Night Morris County 2023 Offers Over 70 Performances

MORRIS COUNTY — As has usually been the case in recent years, First Night Morris County in Morristown will offer New Jersey’s most ambitious program of family-friendly arts events on New Year’s Eve this year, with music, comedy, film, visual arts, and children’s entertainment...

Time to Renew Your Dog Licenses? Need a Rabies Vaccination?

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MORRIS COUNTY — It's that time of year to renew your dog and cat licenses. Check your local town on the requirements for dog and cat licenses. If your dog or cat needs an updated rabies vaccination, here is a list of available locations. Morris County's...

Seasons 52 to open in Hanover on Route 10

HANOVER — Parsippany Hanover Realty received approval from Township of Hanover Planning Board to construct a Seasons 52 Wine Bar and Grill restaurant on the property located at 1400 Route 10 West. Seasons 52 is a wine bar and grill that offers fresh, seasonal restaurant...

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...

Assault Charges Filed Against Thomas Mastrangelo

MORRIS COUNTY — The Montville Republican Club’s Morris County Freeholder Candidate Debate was hosted at the Montville Senior Citizen’s Center on April 25. During that event, Mr. Thomas Mastrangelo “purposely assaulted Eric Rebels causing pain and a stinging sensation, specifically by slapping his right chest...

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...

Lucchese Crime Family Member Sentenced In ‘Real Housewives’ Husband Hit

NORTH JERSEY — A member of the Lucchese Crime Family was sentenced to 30 months in prison for planning and carrying out an aggravated assault on the husband of one of the former stars of the Bravo television show “The Real Housewives of New...

Acme puts bid to take over Denville A&P

DENVILLE — Parsippany Focus received dozens of emails regarding the A & P Food Store, 123-125 West Main Street, Denville.  Since this food market is so close to Rainbow Lakes and Mt. Tabor sections of Parsippany, residents were wondering what was happening to their local food store. Our...

Krickus Selected to Serve as Morris County Commissioner Director

MORRIS COUNTY — John Krickus and Christine Myers will be a terrific team providing, fiscally conservative leadership for Morris County government in 2023 and will continue to hold the line on taxes, invest in infrastructure and education, making the best-run county in New Jersey...

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...

Morris County Man Charged with Distribution of Child Pornography

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BOONTON — A Morris County man was arrested for distributing videos and images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. William Harbeson, 82, of Boonton, is charged by complaint with one count of distribution of child pornography. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate...

Morris County Commissioner Tayfun Selen Announces Re-Election Bid

MORRIS COUNTY — Republican Tayfun Selen, who serves as Director of the Morris County Board of Commissioners, announced his reelection for another term in 2023 alongside two dozen county Republican leaders including 20 Morris County Mayors. “I’m proud of my record of holding the line...

Morris County Courthouse Project Moves to Schematic Design Phase

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of County Commissioners authorized moving forward Monday, November 21, on the schematic design phase for a new courthouse slated for a county-owned parcel on Schuyler Place in Morristown after reviewing a revised, preliminary concept during a public...