Tuesday, May 11, 2021

State of New Jersey’s Tax Amnesty Program Ends January 15

TRENTON — The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties...

Freeholders Approve Use of County Owned Residences At Greystone for Women at Risk of Homelessness

The Morris County Board of Freeholders has approved the use of nine county-owned homes located on the former Greystone Park State Psychiatric Hospital campus in Parsippany to establish a residential campus for 32 single women at risk of homelessness. The homes, once used by Greystone,...

Man accused in triple-fatal crash on Route 80 had 19 past traffic violations

MOUNTAIN LAKES -- The 22-year-old Mountain Lakes man accused of causing a chain-reaction crash that killed three people on Route 80 in Rockaway Township early Saturday morning had committed 19 traffic violations from 2012 through 2014, according to state Motor Vehicle Commission records. The...

Additional Charge Filed Against Man in Connection with Fatal Drug Overdose

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr. and Jefferson Township Police Chief Sean Conrad announce the filing of an additional charge related to a fatal drug overdose occurring on June 21, 2018. On June 21, 2018, law enforcement...

Enter to win: See Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at NJPAC

NEWARK -- The balance and grace of one of America's most successful dance troupes will sweep through Newark this Mother's Day weekend, and here's your chance to score some tickets. The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company will perform Friday night at New Jersey...

Denville Mayor Tom Andes announces candidacy for third term

DENVILLE — On Tuesday night May 29, before a large crowd of enthusiastic family, friends and political colleagues, Denville Mayor Tom Andes announced his candidacy for a third term as Mayor of the “Hub of Morris County.” The event took place at St. Francis Residential...

Give Blood at Community Blood Services in Honor of World Blood Donor Day

Community Blood Services is encouraging all eligible donors to donate blood to help save lives in their community in recognition of World Blood Donor Day, which will be celebrated this year by countries around the world on Sunday, June 14. “Every two seconds someone in...

Gannon Urges Morris County Municipalities to Reject “Sanctuary City” Designation

MORRIS COUNTY — In response to the growing debate in New Jersey and nationwide about so-called “Sanctuary Cities,” newly-minted Morris County Sheriff Jim Gannon urged all municipalities in his county to reject Sanctuary City designation and cited the difficulties it would create for law enforcement...

Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Wearing Masks in Outdoor Public Places

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 163, which requires individuals to wear face coverings in outdoor public spaces when it is not practicable to socially distance and keep a six-foot distance from others, excluding immediate family members, caretakers, household members, or...

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...

Street Smart hosts Tricky Tray this evening

Join Street Smart (streetsmartoutreach.org) on Friday, September 23 for an evening of fun at their 2016 Tricky Tray Event at the Morris Plains VFW, 45 Tabor Road, Morris Plains, NJ) from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Street Smart is a street outreach program that helps homeless...

Authorities Investigating Report of Shots Fired in Chatham Township

PARSIPPANY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly announce that law enforcement authorities are currently investigating an early morning report of shots fired in Chatham Township. As a result of this call, law enforcement responded to the area of Susan...

Morristown fall festival this Sunday

MORRISTOWN — More than 50,000 people are expected to descend on Morristown for the annual Fall Festival on the Morristown Green this Sunday, September 25. The festival, which starts at 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. rain or shine around the Green and on South Street, is...

Sheriff Gannon takes oath of office for second term

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon 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. Sheriff sworn in while holding his grandson Luca as...

JCP&L Transmission Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol Summer 2017

MORRISTOWN — Foresters from Jersey Central Power & Light Company will take to the sky to conduct helicopter inspections of power lines in the Morris County area as part of the company's annual vegetation management program. The patrols should only take a few days, weather...

Table of Hope to Conduct Food and School Backpack Distribution Event at CCM

MORRIS COUNTY — Table of Hope, with the support of local officials and other organizations serving Morris County, will be holding another food distribution event at County College of Morris (CCM) on Saturday, August 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Parking Lot...

Partial Reopening Planned for Morris County Library

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Library, which has been closed to the public since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the region, announced today that a partial reopening will begin Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Only 30 patrons will be accommodated inside the Hanover Avenue facility in...

Bucco bill helping veterans get hired continues advancing

MORRIS COUNTY — The Assembly Appropriations Committee cleared legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco which helps returning soldiers find employment. The bill (A2162) allows National guardsmen and reservists who previously passed civil service tests for police or firefighter positions to retain placement on...

Arrest of Morristown Man who hid fake gun on Court Street

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Nicholas Ricciotti and Timothy Palazzolo assisted detectives from the Morristown Bureau of Police and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office in identifying and apprehending a 21-year-old man suspected of hiding an imitation handgun under a bush minutes before...

Poll: Would you vote for Christie for governor today?

TRENTON — November 2013 was a good time to be Chris Christie. Running for a second term, the Republican New Jersey governor was bolstered by booming poll numbers, the endorsements of Democratic officials across the state, and the fact that his opponent, then-state Sen....