Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Bucco says looming government shutdown shows just how dysfunctional Trenton has become under Murphy

MORRIS COUNTY -Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco, the Republican conference leader, questioned the Democrats’ ability to reach a budget deal after abruptly cancelling today’s legislative voting sessions and heated negotiations. Anthony M. Bucco “This just goes to show how bad things have deteriorated between the Democrats in...

Rochford Endorses Sierchio for Sheriff

MORRISTOWN – Morris County Sheriff Ed Rochford today announced his full endorsement of John Sierchio in this year’s election for County Sheriff.  Sheriff Rochford, who yesterday announced that he will not be seeking re-election to a ninth term this year, focused on Sierchio’s law enforcement...

Schepisi bill stopping volunteer firefighters from being furloughed continues to advance

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TRENTON —Legislation Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi has championed for more than two years allowing local emergency volunteers to continue volunteering in their communities without fear of losing their state pension if they retire from their paying job continues to advance. The bill (A1627) unanimously cleared by the...

Church of the Redeemer to host Gun Violence exhibit

MORRISTOWN — The Church of the Redeemer in Morristown will host an exhibit of “Memorials to the Lost,” a display of t-shirts bearing the names of those in New Jersey who have died as a result of gun violence. For four years Redeemer has participated in the...

Authorities Release Cause And Manner Of Death Of David Bird

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp reports that a determination as to the Cause and Manner of David Bird’s death has been completed. After an examination by Dr. Carlos A Fonseca of the Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office, the cause of David Bird’s death was...

Bar Wars redux: Iron Bistro battle moving from Morristown to Newark courtroom

Attorney Robert C. Williams, seated, cross-examines resident Sergio Burani at Iron Bistro hearing in July 2014. Photo by Scott Schlosser You didn't really think the Iron Bistro battle ended last July, did you? The Morristown council scarcely had finished announcing its 6-0 vote approving...

Reunited after 60 years: Florida woman finds her long-lost sister in Fairfield

Two sisters, unknown to each other for 60 years, met for the first time in a Florida hotel recently. Sherri Parker, a Realtor from Florida, and Jan Mattaliano, of Fairfield, met after Parker's decades-long search for her birth mother led to the half-sister she...

Jerry Seinfeld, Dionne Warwick among big stars in NJPAC’s 2015-16 season schedule

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center's 2015-2016 season is its biggest yet. Today the Newark venue announced its coming lineup, which boasts 120 shows, with many more to come. "We kind of leave it to the customer to decide who the main acts are...

Dogs Gone Wild Spring Break in Denville

DENVILLE — "Dogs Gone Wild" swimming party will be held on Saturday, May 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Cook's Pond Denville Recreation, 19 Entrance Way, Denville. Off leash swimming and playing for your dogs enjoyment, picnic area and playground for your enjoyment the...

Murphy’s MLK Day of Service at Homeless Solutions

MORRIS COUNTY — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will mark a statewide day of service in honor of Dr. King’s legacy. ​The Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor-elect, and the entire Murphy-Oliver Administration participated in designated service activities throughout all 21 counties to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King,...

Visit Gingerbread Wonderland and Craft Show at Frelinghuysen Arboretum

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PARSIPPANY — Beginning Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 10, kick off the holiday season, and explore the magical Gingerbread Wonderland and Craft Show at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township. Join the thousands of visitors that come each year to marvel at the skill...

Somerset Patriots Schedule Open Tryout

BRIDGEWATER —The Somerset Patriots will hold open player tryouts for the team at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, April 9 beginning at 8:30 a.m. There will be an administration fee of $40.00 to tryout, with the proceeds benefiting the Somerset Patriots Children’s Educational And Sportsmanship...

Relay For Life of Central Morris County holds kick-off celebration

PARSIPPANY — Relay for Life of Central Morris County recently held its kick-off celebration at American Cancer Society Headquarters, 7 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls. The attendees had a chance to learn about the opportunities about joining the 2017 Relay of Life event. They learned how...

Prosecutor’s Office Investigation Dismantles Marijuana Distribution and Money Laundering

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the arrest of several high level marijuana traffickers following a several month long drug investigation into the head of east coast operations. Arrested are Salman “Tito” Khalid, 25, Wharton Borough, James E. Matthews, 50 of Indianapolis, Indiana,...

Relay for Life of Central Morris County to be held this weekend

PARSIPPANY — This year Relay for Life of Central Morris County will be held on Saturday, June 10 with registration starting at 2:00 p.m. and continues through Sunday, June 11 at 6:00 a.m. at Veteran Memorial Park, 1839 Route 46 at Vail Road, Parsippany....

Freeholder Kathy DeFillippo Named Third Vice-Chair of the NJTPA

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Freeholder Kathy DeFillippo was named Third Vice-Chair of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) Board of Trustees at the organization’s meeting on Monday, January 22. The NJTPA oversees regional transportation planning and annually authorizes more than $1 billion in federal surface transportation funding for...

Jersey City mayor blocks release of calendar

JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Steve Fulop is blocking release of his meetings calendar, with his spokesman arguing that Fulop has an expectation of privacy and shouldn't have to document "every minute" of his time. The Jersey Journal in May requested a copy of Fulop's...

Broken: Original Church Play

PARSIPPANY — “Broken”, an original play written by Pastor Jeff Edwards with help from the Confirmation Adventure members will be performed on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Parsippany United Methodist Church at 903 South Beverwyck Road. With humor, music...

Male found deceased in front of Morristown Post Office

MORRISTOWN — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Peter Demnitz of the Morristown Bureau of Police announce that a male was found deceased this morning in front of the Morristown Post Office. At approximately 8:26 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, Morristown Police were alerted...

Freeholders Honor CCM Students and Staff of “The Promethian”

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders today issued a resolution to the the County College of Morris and staff of the student-produced literary magazine The Promethean, which recently won national recognition for design, continuing an award-winning tradition that dates back more than a decade. The...
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