Sunday, April 21, 2019

Judge Edward V. Gannon dies after fall

BOONTON —  Judge Edward V. Gannon died Tuesday evening at Morristown Medical Center after suffering a head injury from a fall last week outside a deli in Boonton, the Daily Record is reporting. He was life support at Morristown Medical Center. Gannon, 63, was appointed to...

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...

Knapp Announces Ceremony to Commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office will recognize 2016 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 10-16, with a Recognition and Remembrance Ceremony. The ceremony, honoring victims and advocates of victims’ rights, will take place on Monday, April...

N.J.’s newest Roy Rogers restaurant opens this week

FRANKLIN - Roy Rogers makes its return to northern New Jersey Tuesday with its planned grand opening of a restaurant in Sussex County. The restaurant is just one of four locations Roy Rogers plans to launch over the next year in the northern half...

Murphy Selects Bergen Prosecutor Grewal as Attorney General

TRENTON – New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy has tapped an appointee of outgoing Gov. Chris Christie to be his attorney general. Gurbir Grewal will be the first Sikh-American to serve as attorney general anywhere in America if confirmed by the state Senate. He’s been the Bergen...

Kick off Annual Giving Campaign for Kids

PARSIPPANY — You may have noticed some TV ads that the YMCA of the USA launched a month or so ago, featuring a little tot named Zoe. Being an election year, the unique and fun idea was to advertise “Zoe for President” even though...

Beware of phone scams

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department would  like to alert residents to a “One Ring Phone Scam” – automated phone numbers intentionally ringing one time, repeatedly, and frequently at random intervals – which continues in the area. The scam attempts to have the individual...

Lenny would like to go home with you

MORRIS COUNTY — Hi, my name is Lenny! I am about 12 to 13 weeks old and I am hoping you will be my new family! He was rescued from a high kill shelter in North Carolina and now living in a nice foster home in Morris County.   Lenny's foster family...

Assistance Programs Available for JCP&L Customers to Help with Winter Heating Bills

As the cold weather continues, financial assistance programs are available for Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers who need help with winter heating bills. Assistance to qualifying JCP&L customers is available through the Lifeline, Universal Service Fund (USF), Weatherization, Payment Assistance for Gas and...

Red Cross Offers Safe Cooking, Travel Tips as Thanksgiving Approaches

Thanksgiving is almost here – a time when many people will travel home to visit loved ones and households will prepare the holiday feast. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to have a safe holiday. “Cooking is the number one cause of...

Joe Walsh returns to his high school for a rocking benefit

Joe Walsh performed at Montclair High School on Saturday. Note the MHS pennant in the lower right hand corner. "I never planned on living this long, but here I am," said Joe Walsh on the stage of the auditorium of Montclair High School, Saturday...

Postponed to March 8: Law Enforcement Night to be held at Mennen Sports Arena

MORRIS COUNTY — This event has been postponed to Friday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. due to weather conditions. The NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices is rapidly becoming a household name in Morris County. Word is spreading about the many initiatives being instituted by...

Preserve Greystone plans protest at Christie presidential announcement

LIVINGSTON -- The group hoping to save the closed Greystone Park Psychatric Hospital will protest outside Livingston High School on Tuesday morning as Gov. Chris Christie announces his presidential candidacy. Preserve Greystone will be joined by the Sierra Club, an environmental advocacy organization, both...

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...

BASF to Sponsor Two Free Lectures by Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle

MORRISTOWN —  Noted oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle will discuss her efforts to raise awareness about the state of the planet's oceans and her efforts to protect them when she speaks at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. This event is free...

14 brands of bottled water recalled over E. coli fears

Fourteen brands of bottled water have been recalled due to a potential E. coli contamination including food store brands Shoprite, Stop & Shop, Giant, Acme and Wegman's. Niagara Bottling has issued the voluntary recall for water bottled in its Pennsylvania facilities in Allentown and...

Local Beat: Rutgers Stays Mum on Commencement Speaker

Local Beat is NJ News Commons' weekly roundup of the best and most topical reporting from local news sites around New Jersey. RUTGERS' SECRET COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER Rutgers University has decided to keep the 2015 commencement speaker a secret until the school's Board of Governors...

Death Investigated in Morristown

MORRISTOWN — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morristown Bureau of Police Chief Peter Demnitz announce an investigation into a deceased person found in Morristown. On November 17, 2015, at approximately 8:30 a.m., officers from the Morristown Bureau of Police responded to a call...

Sheriff’s Office charges Budd Lake woman with theft from attorney

MORRIS COUNTY On Thursday, February 1, Detective Corporal Dave Kenny and Corporal Brian Ahern of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Budd Lake woman in a hotel room charging her with credit card theft and theft under $200.00 at the Morris County Courthouse...

Kitchen Fire at Cedar Knolls IHOP

CEDAR KNOLLS  — A small kitchen fire at the Cedar Knolls IHOP occurred on Friday, November 23. IHOP is located at 102 East Hanover Avenue. Cedar Knolls Volunteer Fire Department, Morris Plains Fire Department and Hanover Township Fire Department responded to the scene at approximately...
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