Friday, July 19, 2019

New documentary challenges IQ testing and limits placed on people with intellectual disabilities

MORRIS COUNTY — A free screening of INTELLIGENT LIVES, a documentary by award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib, will take place at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. Following the screening, a Q/A discussion will be held with Richard Feldman and Janice Fialka,...

Mikie Sherrill Takes Questions from Residents in AARP Tele-Town Hall

MORRIS COUNTY — Mikie Sherrill participated in a Tele-Town Hall hosted by AARP. With more than 1,300 participants calling in, Mikie Sherrill answered questions from residents across the 11th Congressional District on the future of Social Security, protecting Medicare, and other issues of concern...

Freeholders Proclaim October 2018 as Blindness Awareness Month

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders has proclaimed October as Blindness Awareness Month 2018 in Morris County, and has recognized Denville-based Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey on its 75th anniversary as a statewide leader in offering programs and services for persons who have vision...

Circle K Club formed at Seton Hall University

SOUTH ORANGE — A group of Seton Hall University students, with assistance from the Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany, recently formed a chapter of the Circle K International Club on campus to expand service opportunities for students on campus and in the surrounding communities. Circle...

Man Groped Woman at Michael’s Arts & Crafts Store

EAST HANOVER — On September 20 at approximately 6:30 p.m., an improper touching occurred at a Michael’s store located in the Castle Ridge Shopping Center at 410 Route 10 in East Hanover.  A 20 year-old female victim was groped on her buttocks as she was shopping...

Traffic Shift On Route 80 West in Roxbury

TRENTON —  New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced traffic was shifted last night on the I-80 westbound Bridge over Route 46/Ledgewood Avenue as the I-80 Bridges over Route 46 replacement project advances in Roxbury, Morris County. Last night, NJDOT’s contractor, Ferreira Construction Co....

Burglar Responsible for $40,000 Theft Apprehended

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Harding Township Police Chief Erik J. Heller announce the arrest of an individual as the result of an investigation into a residential burglary in Harding Township. On August 20, the...

Zoopix: Where pets go to be social

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MORRIS COUNTY — Will Reilly, a graduate of MLHS class of 2015, dreamed of creating his own app.  His entrepreneurial and creative spirit started early, and his teachers recognized that his passions would lead him in unique directions. For the last two years he has been...

Morris County Petitions U.S. Supreme Court on Historic Preservation of Religious Institutions

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County filed a petition  recently asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect its historic preservation program after the New Jersey Supreme Court ordered a halt to participation by historic houses of worship. In FFRF v. Morris County Board of Freeholders, the Freedom From Religion...

Kinnelon Man Sentenced for Weapons and Drugs

KINNELON — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the sentencing of Richard J. Spielman 46, Kinnelon. On July 9, 2018, Spielman entered guilty pleas before the Honorable Catherine I. Enright, J.S.C., to first degree Maintenance of a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility and Second...

Chairman Chip Robinson: Today’s Dover Ruling was a Victory for Voting Rights

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DOVER — After four grueling days of trial, during which more than 30 Dover voters were subpoenaed to testify, Superior Court Judge Stuart Minkowitz ruled that Carlos Valencia’s victory in the Democratic primary for Fourth Ward Alderman stands. This July, Alderman Ronald Camacho filed a motion alleging...

Nationally Recognized Mental Health Speaker to Appear at CCM

RANDOLPH — In recognition of National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month, the County College of Morris (CCM) Counseling and Student Success, The Legacy Project and the Office of Special Events presents Kai Roberts, an inspirational speaker on mental health awareness. This is the first...

Morris County Remembers 9/11

PARSIPPANY — A host of county residents joined the families of 9/11 victims on Sunday evening at the Morris County’s September 11 Memorial in Parsippany to observe the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation. A ring of Morris County fire, police, and...

Gannon Earns “Most Influential People in Security” Top Ranking

MORRISTOWN — Morris County Sheriff Jim Gannon earned national recognition from Security magazine as one of 2018’s Most Influential People in Security, joining just 16 fellow top security executives and industry leaders in America who are positively impacting the security field, their organization, their peers, and...

Fall Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

MORRISTOWN — On Sunday, September 16, from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m., spend the day at one of Morris County’s most popular fall festivals at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township. Hop aboard the open-air wagon for a scenic ride around the farm, visit...

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Computer Criminal Theft Charges at Chilton Medical Center

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Brian C. Spring of the Pequannock Township Police Department announce the entry of a guilty plea by Sergiu Jitcu, 39, Saddle Brook, on Computer Criminal Theft charges. On or about November 8, 2017, the Morris County...

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...

Riverdale Labor Day Street Fair was a success

RIVERDALE — The Annual Riverdale Day Street Fair was held on Monday, September 3. Plenty of vendors, food and fun for the entire family. Street Fair was held along the Turnpike in Riverdale. Over 100 merchandise vendors, a special crafters' corner, kiddie rides, live music, entertainment,...

“Meet the Candidate” with Bob Hugin

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "Meet The Candidate" event with US Senate Candidate Bob Hugin. The event will be held at the Birchwood Manor, 111 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, on Friday, September 7 at 7:30 a.m. for registration and networking....

Writing Family Histories That People Will Want To Read

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris Area Genealogy Society invites the public to a free presentation, “Writing Family Histories People will Want to Read”on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Morris County Library. Helen-Chantal Pikewill be leading a workshop on writing family histories. The Morris Area...
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