Thursday, June 27, 2019

Essex County Democratic Committeeman heads PAC supporting DePierro ticket

Online Recruiting Ads also indicate PAC is paying field workers in Parsippany PARSIPPANY — Internal Revenue Service filings for the liberal Democrat Super PAC called New Jersey’s Future Fund link the Washington, DC-based organization to an Essex County Democratic Party Committeeman named Robert Dombrowski, said the...

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...

NJ Transit proposes 9 percent fare hike

NJ Transit riders could see their fares go up 9 percent, under a proposal unveiled Monday afternoon. Two trains and six bus routes also are on the chopping block. The proposed fare increases and service reductions would help the agency close a $60 million...

Charges expected Monday for driver that caused Picatinny Arsenal evacuation, report says

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP - Charges are expected to be announced Monday against the driver who prompted an evacuation of Picatinny Arsenal Friday after arousing the suspicions of security personnel at the facility's truck gate, according to a New Jersey Herald report. Around 11:30 a.m., security...

Chris Christie’s Budget ‘Sins’

This story was co-published with The Washington Post. Related story: Behind Christie’s Budget Claims, a More Controversial Legacy Underfunding Pensions How it worked: Christie has paid $2.2 billion into the state’s pension funds so far, less than agreed to under a landmark 2011 pension...

Super Democratic PAC enters Parsippany’s Republican Council Race

PARSIPPANY — NJ political news website Politickernj.com is reporting that a Super PAC with ties to President Obama and Hillary Clinton has entered into the Parsippany GOP primary race for Town Council. The PAC, called New Jersey’s Future Fund, has put out a flyer endorsing long time GOP...

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....

Advance Auto Parts donates $1,000 to Interfaith Food Pantry

PARSIPPANY — Advance Auto Parts, 1500 Route 46, during the Grand Opening celebration, donated $1,000 to Interfaith Food Pantry, Parsippany. The Interfaith Food Pantry is a community of neighbors helping neighbors committed to ending hunger and supporting self-sufficiency. Through their community partners they provide food, education and resources to...

Problem: Cancer, Solution: You and Our 7 United Communities

PARSIPPANY — As a beautiful spring finally arrives, Seven Communities Mayors have united in the fight against cancer through American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Central Morris County. Relay is not a race or run; it’s an opportunity for YOU to make a difference. You...

County College of Morris may eliminate 22 jobs in budget-cutting move

RANDOLPH — The president of the County College of Morris is recommending that the board of trustees eliminate 22 positions as part of an effort to close a $4.3 million budget gap for 2015-16. The proposal, to be voted on by the board June...

Official: Solar project design flaws and site changes led to millions in cost overruns

MORRIS COUNTY — Design drawings that had to be changed, construction that had to be redone and the changing of sites contributed to cost overruns that led to lawsuits resulting in a $66.3 million arbitration award in a three-county solar project that fizzled, according...

Celebrate 275 years of Morris Township in one night, at the library, April 8

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Convent Station and College of St. Elizabeth, ca. 1900. Photo courtesy Morristown & Township Library The hot novel was Pamela (Virtue Rewarded). Benedict became pope. Beethoven's dad and the Marquis de Sade were born. Rule, Britannia! was the hit song. Of course, we're talking...

Parsippany’s Bobby Edwards selected to the All-Rookie Team

Four standouts from the 2014 Saint Joseph's men's soccer team were honored with All-Philadelphia Soccer 6 accolades at the Soccer 6 banquet held at the University City Sheraton on Tuesday evening. Senior captains Jake Nelson (Jessup, Md./Hammond) and Mike Glazer (Ellicott City, Md./Marriotts Ridge)...

Fairfield police seize another 10 pounds of marijuana from package bound for Paterson

FAIRFIELD — For the second time in two weeks, police intercepted a large package of marijuana that had been shipped to Paterson, authorities said. Fairfield Deputy Police Chief Anthony Manna said that officers discovered approximately 10 pounds of marijuana when it arrived at a...

For $18 million you too can own Mark Ecko’s home in Bernardsville

  Fashion designer Mark Ecko has put his 30,000sq foot mansion in Bernardsville up for sale.  Originally built in 1899, the home boasts 15 bathrooms and 7 bedrooms.  It also comes with a heated pool and a garage with enough space for 5 vehicles.  According...

Bidding begins for rare Honus Wagner baseball card and Yankees memorabilia at area auction house

Bidding for a Honus Wagner baseball card, one of the most coveted pieces of sports memorabilia in the world, has rocketed past $1 million at an online auction run by a New Jersey auction house. The Robert Edwards Auctions seasonal auction, which opened Thursday,...

Judge sets $800K bail for Hopatcong dad accused of kidnapping sons

NEWTON -- The Hopatcong father who allegedly abducted his two sons and fled to Florida with an accused sex offender had his first appearance in Sussex County Superior Court Thursday afternoon. After Kristopher Dohm was located by authorities on March 18 at a motel...

Former Inglesino partner, Parsippany energy consultant, bail after solar bailout

A month after investing more millions on a three-county solar project that fizzled amid an industry downturn, the Morris County freeholders and the county's improvement authority have accepted the resignation of two experts who advised on both the initial deal - and the bailout....

Drop the phone: Police are cracking down on distracted driving

Stop texting your BFF, drop the phone and put down that Taylor ham sandwich when you're driving this month. Police across the state are cracking down on distracted driving for the next three weeks. Grants for stepped up patrols have been awarded to 38...

Fatal trench collapse in Boonton caused by company’s indifference to safety

BOONTON TOWNSHIP -- A landscaping company is facing up to $77,000 in fines after federal officials found its lack of cave-in protections led to a trench collapse that killed two workers in October, authorities said. Employees of Bednar Landscape Services were installing a French...
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