Monday, April 22, 2019

Morris County Open Space Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation has announced that the 2019 grant application for funding of open space projects under the Morris County Preservation Trust are now available online by clicking here. Any of Morris County’s 39 municipalities and qualified charitable...

Schievella Receives Prestigious Award at LEAD National Training Conference

MORRIS COUNTY — Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) held its Annual Training Conference in Atlantic City with more than four hundred law enforcement officials and educators came together from as far as Hawaii. At the Conference Awards Luncheon Rockaway Township resident and LEAD Executive Board...

Dogs Gone Wild Swimming Party

DENVILLE — “Dogs Gone Wild” swimming party will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Cooks Pond Denville Recreation, 19 Entrance Way, Denville. Off leash swimming and playing for your dogs enjoyment, picnic area and playground for your enjoyment the...

Morris County Jury Convicts Connecticut Man for Weapons Crimes

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that on March 20, a Morris County jury found Mr. Robert B. Wiggins, 33, Hamden, Connecticut, guilty of Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, and due to a previous conviction for burglary, he was also found guilty...

Semeraro secures third multimillion-dollar settlement in 3 months

MORRIS COUNTY — Partner Mark J. Semeraro and associate Scott Fahrney secured a $4.9 million-dollar settlement for their client, Michael Guerrero’s serious personal injuries, including paralysis evolving out of a single car,  motor vehicle/dram shop accident, in the matter of Michael Guerrero vs. Andrew...

Sergeant and Civilian Recognized as Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Corrections Employees of the Year

MORRIS COUNTY — When a pipe bursts, the air conditioning shuts down or a boiler breaks at the Morris County Correctional Facility, Warden Christopher Klein calls on two people whose vocabularies don’t include the word no. The honor goes to Bureau of Corrections Sergeant Shawn...

Freeholder Heather Darling Visits Employment Horizons

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Morris County Freeholder and Republican candidate for Surrogate, Heather Darling, visited Employment Horizons in Cedar Knolls last week. Employment Horizons, originally founded by a group of parents who wanted to expand work and personal growth opportunities for their children with disabilities employs...

Freeholder Heather Darling Attends STAR Simulation

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Freeholder and Republican candidate for Surrogate, Heather Darling, attended the STAR (Successful Transition and Re-entry) simulation, where she addressed the audience and then took part in the simulation.  The STAR program, administered by the Morris County Sheriff’s office, is designed...

Bill capping out-of-pocket prescription costs ready for Assembly vote

PARSIPPANY — A second Assembly panel advanced legislation by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce that caps out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs.  The Appropriations Committee approved the bill by a 9-0 vote. The bill (A2431) caps a patient’s share to $150 or $250 a month depending on...

New Political Party Sets Bold Vision and Agenda for New Jersey

BOONTON — Local political leaders today announced the formation of the Alliance Party of New Jersey (APNJ), one of 22 state affiliates of the new, fast-growing Alliance Party, to impact 2020 elections as a viable moderate option for voters whose views, values and futures...

Gary Mastrangelo endorses Felegi for Morris County Freeholder

MORRIS COUNTY — Former Riverdale Councilman Gary Mastrangelo has endorsed Veteran, Educator, and Republican Leader William Felegi of Lake Hopatcong in the Republican primary for Morris County Freeholder. Prior to moving to the Lake Hopatcong section of Jefferson Township in 2016, Felegi lived in...

Small-business SALT workaround passes Assembly Committee

BOONTON —When the federal government capped state and local tax deductions at $10,000, small business owners, whose revenue is passed through as personal income, took a huge hit. In response, Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco helped propose a new plan that would allow small business...

Fifth Annual Makers Day to be held

MORRIS COUNTY — The maker movement in the United States isn’t just a hobby; it’s having a significant impact on school curriculum development and growing local economies. To celebrate making and maker culture, residents throughout New Jersey will come together on Friday, March 22...

CCM to Hold an Open House for Everyone – A College and Career Showcase

MORRIS COUNTY — Discover all that County College of Morris (CCM) has to offer at the college’s “An Open House for Everyone” on Saturday, April 13. Whether you’re a high school student looking to earn a college degree or seeking to gain the qualifications you...

United Way Announces New Board Members

MORRIS COUNTY — United Way of Northern New Jersey is pleased to announce three new members to its Board of Trustees: Meghan Hunscher of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Ednan “Eddie” Rizvi from Rutgers University and Kimberly Sacramone of HLW. United Way serves the five-county region...

Graduates Give CCM Top Grades for Providing a Quality Education

MORRIS COUNTY — Graduates from County College of Morris (CCM) are once again raving about the quality of their education and the college’s ability to provide them with a solid foundation for success. The most recent survey of graduates, this time from the Class of...

Webber bill to stop subsidies to defaulting companies passes committee

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PARSIPPANY – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Jay Webber that would prevent companies in default from receiving additional state subsidies cleared the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee. The bill (S1576/A299) would bar awarding additional subsidies to a company that has failed to make repayments...

Morris County Needs Poll Workers

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Board of Elections is seeking Election Day Poll workers for the upcoming Primary and General Elections. Earn Extra Income Perform an important civic function Opportunity to meet your neighbors ...

Lou Valori Named Morris County Republican Committee Corresponding Secretary

PARSIPPANY — Dr. Louis Valori, Parsippany, has been appointed to the Morris County Republican Committee's Executive Board, and will serve as Corresponding Secretary. He was unanimously elected by the Board this week. Valori will be replacing Nick DeGregorio who has moved out of Morris County...

Morris County Sheriff’s Office STAR simulation

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County service providers, probation and police officers and high school students assumed the roles of former jail inmates Friday, March 15 to experience the biases, destitution, social and emotional challenges some inmates have upon discharge back into the community. The re-entry simulation held...
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