Thursday, May 23, 2019

Mikie Sherrill Announces Week Focused on Gun Violence

MORRIS COUNTY — In wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the need for federal action on the issue of gun violence is more urgent than ever. Students in New Jersey have taken the lead in calling for leadership on this issue, organizing walkouts, marches,...

Mayor Soriano presents proclamation to “Relay For Life”

PARSIPPANY — Mayor Soriano presented a proclamation to "Relay For Life." Relay For Life Morris County is scheduled for Saturday May 5 at the Morristown Armory, 430 Western Avenue, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 1 in 3 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in their...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Participates in “Denim Day”

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris CARES in their partnership with Atlantic Health System hosted an event at the Morristown Medical Center to commemorate “Denim Day” on Friday, April 27, 2018. “Denim Day” is an international campaign which aims to protest against erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual...

Assemblywoman DeCroce: Menendez Should Resign His Senate Seat

PARSIPPANY — Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce (R- Morris, Essex Passaic) has added her voice to the growing number of New Jersey officials who believe U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) should resign following a Senate Ethics Committee denunciation of Menendez's action. "I do not come to this position easily,"...

Leanna Brown and Pat Maynard Honored by Morris County

MORRIS COUNTY — The late state Senator Leanna Brown and her friend and colleague, the late Morris County Freeholder Pat Maynard, were honored today with Arbor Day tree plantings and a ceremony. The ceremony included the placement of special Turn the Towns Teal ovarian cancer ribbons on the...

Centenary’s Commencement Speaker Nickelodeon’s Jen Pace

HACKETTSTOWN — Jen Pace, senior manager of preschool production and development at Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, will deliver the keynote address at Centenary University’s 143rd commencement on Saturday, May 12, at 1:00 p.m. The ceremony will be held on the front lawn of...

Aktion Club of Morris County Installs New Officers

MORRIS COUNTY — The Aktion Club of Morris County held their Installation Dinner  on Tuesday, April 24 at the Randolph Diner. The new officers sworn in by Lance M. Incitti, Trustee, Kiwanis International are: President Patty Licht, Vice President Christopher Waldman, President-Elect Allison Zanella, Secretary Ted Clare,...

Freeholders Honor Patty Sly for Exceptional Service to Women and Families

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders honored Patty Sly, the longtime President and Chief Executive Officer of JBWS – Jersey Battered Women’s Service – for more than a decade of exemplary leadership at the helm of an organization that is invaluable to...

Lakeland Hills Y to be Recognized by The ARC/Morris

MOUNTAIN LAKES — The Lakeland Hills Family YMCA is extremely proud to be recognized by The ARC/MORRIS for providing programs for both children and adults with developmental challenges. In addition to recreation and leisure, the programs are designed to improve the health and wellness...

Healthy Kids Day a Great Success

MOUNTAIN LAKES — On Sunday, April 22, the Y welcomed 165 people including members and non-members for a day of fun and excitement. Numerous activities were available for children and their parents to enjoy. A Nutrition Game Show, Lego STEM Challenge, Fun Inflatable in the gym...

CCM Fiscal Practices Recognized for Excellence

MORRIS COUNTY — The financial soundness of County College of Morris (CCM) recently was affirmed and applauded by two separate organizations. For the 15th consecutive year, the Division of Business and Finance’s Accounting department at CCM was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting...

Free Home Buying Expo

MORRIS COUNTY — The Housing Partnership of Morris County is holding a "Free Home Buyers Expo" on Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The expo will be held at County College of Morris, Student Center, 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph. (Note: Use...

Employment Horizons’ “A Taste of Spring” Raises Funds for Culinary Program

CEDAR KNOLLS — Employment Horizons “A Taste of Spring” event took place on April 11, with gracious help from Beverage Sponsor Solix, Inc. and Culinary Sponsors Birds Eye, FirstEnergy Foundation, and Mandelbaum Salsburg, P.C. The organization partnered with chefs representing area restaurants and businesses to...

Historic Seven Figure Gift Realized at County College of Morris

RANDOLPH — County College of Morris (CCM) announced on Monday, April 16, that it has received an historic gift of $976,000 from the Estate of Dominic and Catherine Bencivenga, bringing the family’s total giving to the college to more than $1 million. This gift, given in...

John Cesaro and Aura Dunn form Freeholder Ticket

MORRIS COUNTY —Morris County Freeholder Incumbent John Cesaro and Mendham Borough resident, Aura Dunn will run together for the Republican Primary on Tuesday, June 5. Both candidates hold advanced degrees and have a combined 40 years in public service.  Cesaro, with a law degree from...

Morris Freeholders Announce 2018 County Roads Paving Projects

PARSIPPANY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders has announced the 2018 list of county road paving projects that will target more than 30 miles across 24 municipalities at a total cost of $9 million, in a continuation of the board’s continuing policy of maintaining...

Webber Votes Against Giving Women of New Jersey a Well-Deserved Raise

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jersey Assembly voted to strengthen New Jersey’s economy and New Jersey’s families by guaranteeing pay equity for women. In New Jersey women make 80 cents to every a dollar their male counterparts make. For women of color the pay gap is an...

$80,000 raised for Tri-County Scholarship Fund

MORRIS COUNTY —  More than $80,000 was raised as four amazing New Jersey women were honored yesterday at the Sixth Annual Tri-County Scholarship Fund Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club. More than 250 were in attendance at the fundraiser, which was co-chaired by...

Community Invited to the 2018 Youth Protection Symposium Opioid Awareness, Protecting Our Teens

MORRIS COUNTY — Last year it was reported that more than 42,000 people died of opioid overdose in 2016 – a 28 percent increase from 2015. And many opioids are being obtained legally through prescriptions written across the country. The Youth Protection Committee of Patriots’...

Former Mountain Lakes Mayor Stephen Shaw Joins Smith & Krickus for Freeholder Run

MORRIS COUNTY — Freeholder Deb Smith of Denville and John Krickus of Washington Township announced that they are forming a team with former Mountain Lakes Mayor and Councilman Stephen Shaw in the upcoming June Republican Primary for Freeholder. Smith and Krickus made the announcement...
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