Thursday, June 27, 2019

Stamp Out Hunger: Saturday, May 9

Saturday, May 9, will mark the 23rd anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. This annual collection, the largest one-day food collection event in the nation, has made a difference each year to those across the country who are...

Atlantic Health System purchased two buildings in Morristown

PARSIPPANY — Colliers International has arranged the Atlantic Health System (AHS) purchase of a two-property, 128,000-square-foot medical office and office building portfolio in Morristown for $22.5 million. The acquisition includes properties at 55 Madison Avenue and 101 Madison Avenue, both of which are located directly across...

Pennacchio Highlights Growing Concerns About Marijuana Legalization

NEW JERSEY — Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) urged Governor Phil Murphy to slow his rush to legalize marijuana in New Jersey citing growing concerns about the impact of such a drastic move on young people and already struggling communities. Senator Joe Pennacchio urged Governor Phil...

Former Executor of Estate Sentenced for Misapplication Crime

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that the Honorable Stuart A. Minkowitz, P.J.S.C. sentenced Bernard W. Ozarowski, 60, of Princeton, to serve five years of Special Probation pursuant to the terms of the Morris County Drug Court for second degree Misapplication of Entrusted Property...

CCM Hosts Hour of Code

RANDOLPH — The County College of Morris (CCM) Department of Information Technologies and Computer Science Club will host Hour of Code, an annual global movement to expose people to the wonders and creativity of coding. To date more than 150 million people have participated worldwide. All are...

United Way of Northern New Jersey Kicks Off School Supplies Drive

MORRISTOWN — United Way of Northern New Jersey is seeking help from volunteers and donations of new school supplies for its annual United Way Tools for School drive, allowing children to start the new school year with the basic tools needed for success in...

Senate Passes Pennacchio Measure to Increase Maximum State Deduction for Property Taxes to $15,000

PARSIPPANY — The New Jersey Senate has approved Senator Joe Pennacchio’s legislation to increase New Jersey’s maximum income tax deduction for property taxes to $15,000. “By increasing our state income tax deduction for property taxes from $10,000 to $15,000, we’re providing real property tax relief to...

Andrew Pena Charged With Attempting to Influence a Jury

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Andrew Pena, age 48, formerly from Hewitt, was charged with various crimes related to his attempts to influence the jury that had been empaneled in his recent Aggravated Sexual Assault trial. On October 27,...

This handsome puppy is Carl!

MORRIS COUNTY — Carl is about 17-20 weeks old and his mom was a labrador mix and his father was a pyrenees. He is one handsome puppy.  Carl was rescued from a high kill shelter in North Carolina and he is now in New Jersey...

Celebrate the Arrival of Spring with the CCM Annual Plant Sale

RANDOLPH — The Landscape and Horticulture Technology (LHT) department at County College of Morris (CCM) will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale for three days this month. The sale takes place Monday, April 27, through Wednesday, April 29, from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m....

Whole Foods Market to open April 22 in Morristown

Artist's rendering of the new Whole Foods Market in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin One of the most-asked questions in Morristown now has an answer: April 22, 2015. At 9 am. That's when Whole Foods Market officially opens its doors on Washington Street, at...

Market Street Mission hosted 25th Annual Coat Giveaway

PARSIPPANY — Members of First Baptist Community Church helped giving out hats, gloves, scarves, blankets and pajamas during the 25th Annual Coat Giveaway held by Market Street Mission. Market Street Mission hosted their Annual Coat Giveaway on the Morristown Green, on Saturday, November 7. The coat giveaway started at...

Two area residents arrested for Human Trafficking of Teenage Girls

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Acting Chief/Officer in Command Martin McParland, Jr. of the Rockaway Township Police Department confirmed two Human Trafficking related arrests, on Friday, June 26. Debbie Kooken, 42,  Boonton, was charged with two counts of Human Trafficking, in...

The Menendez saga: How it got to this point

TRENTON — Controversies that have been surrounding U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) for more than two years are at the center of reports that he will allegedly face corruption charges. It all goes back to an anonymous tipster who went by the alias "Pete...

Morris County Jail receives perfect score; Nationally accredited 12th year in a row

The New Jersey Department of Corrections concluded their annual independent inspection of the Morris County Correctional Facility this week and again, the Correctional Facility received a perfect score of 100%. This came just after the American Correctional Association (ACA) gave the correctional facility a score...

Frozen, Raw Beef Dumpling Products Recalled

CLIFTON — Bahar LLC., a Clifton establishment, is recalling approximately 2,344 pounds of frozen, raw beef dumplings products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The frozen, raw beef dumpling items...

Freeholders Pass Resolution Opposing The Pilgrim Pipeline

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Freeholders have passed a resolution opposing the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline, citing safety and environmental concerns that the oil pipeline may pose to residents and communities in Morris County. The Freeholders by a unanimous vote, called for an immediate moratorium on...

NJ Transit Board approves purchase of new rail cars

NEWARK — The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors today approved a contract with Bombardier for 113 new rail cars, which includes the first self-propelled multilevel rail cars in the United States. “This historic purchase is the perfect example of how NJ TRANSIT is reclaiming its...

Google’s new self-driving cars to hit the streets

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — After a year of testing its bubble-shaped driverless cars on the empty roads of a shuttered military base, Google is about to deploy its fleet on the busy streets of Silicon Valley. For now, the cars must have safety drivers...

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...
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