Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Morris County’s Look Back at 2020

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County's Look Back at 2020. The Morris County Commissioners presented this video at the 2021 Annual Meeting on January 4, 2021. Check out this look back on the year in Morris County!

Statement on Riot at U.S Capitol from Chip Robinson

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MORRIS COUNTY — Today was a very difficult day in American history.  The rioters who stormed the Capitol attempting to stage a coup against our government should be condemned in the strongest possible words and be held accountable to the fullest extent by the...

With Nursing Home Deaths Rising, Senator Pennacchio Once Again Calls for Action

MORRIS COUNTY  — Senator Joe Pennacchio called the escalating COVID death count within long-term care facilities a heartbreaking indication that after almost a year into the pandemic, errors by the Murphy Administration are still costing the lives of elderly residents. “More than 300 seniors died...

Rep. Sherrill Sworn in for Second Term

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) took the oath of office as the Representative of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Sherrill joins the 117th Congress for her second term. “It’s an incredible honor to once again be sworn in and to continue my service to...

Morris County Modifying COVID-19 Testing Plan to Focus on CCM Center

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County will modify its no-cost COVID-19 testing efforts by next week to focus on the walk-up service provided by-appointment-only at the County College of Morris and phase out at-home-tests for all but homebound, symptomatic residents. Municipal leaders throughout the county were...

Integrity House Awarded NJAMHAA’s Outstanding Provider of the Year Award

MORRIS PLAINS — Integrity House, one of the largest not-for-profit providers of substance use disorder treatment licensed in the state of New Jersey, with programs in Morris Plains, Kearny, Newark, Secaucus, Toms River, and Paramus, announces they have been awarded the Outstanding Provider of...

Missing 13-Year-Old Female from Rockaway Township Found Safe

MORRIS COUNTY —  Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Rockaway Township Police Chief Martin McParland announce Deris M. Avila-Ulloa, 13, from Rockaway Township has been found safe. Avila-Ulloa made contact with the Morris...

Donate to Parsippany Winter Clothing Drive

PARSIPPANY — Area residents can help those in need by donating warm winter clothing. Mutual Morris and the Parsippany Clergy Council are currently hosting a Winter Clothing Drive to assist needy families during the cold winter months. Coats, jackets, gloves, and hats of any size...

Law Enforcement Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run Motor Vehicle Crash in Denville

DENVILLE — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Chief Frank Perna of the Denville Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance related to a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. The...

Sherrill Statement on Suspected Russian Hack

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement: “From the minute I entered Congress, I’ve taken every possible opportunity to push our government to address the threat posed by Russia’s malign activities. I’ve formed a bipartisan working group, I’ve worked with my colleagues...

Signs of Suicide Presentation to be Held for Concerned Parents

MORRIS COUNTY — The Mental Health Association of Essex & Morris has scheduled a Zoom meeting next week to inform parents of school-age children of the warning signs of suicide, after launching a school-based prevention program that sparked wide community interest. Morris County SealThe Zoom...

Sherrill Votes to Send Urgently Needed Relief to North Jersey Residents

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today for a bipartisan COVID relief and appropriations package to send urgently needed relief to North Jersey residents and fund the federal government through the Fiscal Year 2021. “Americans have had a difficult nine months, and now face...

POWER® Operation Holiday Free Clothing Giveaway

MORRIS COUNTY — POWER® in partnership with Cherubs and Angels will be giving away FREE Clothing Kits to those in need. Reservations are required, and appointments will be on a first-come-first-served basis through Eventbrite only. Appointments will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the following days...

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Postponing Upcoming Elections

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 211, postponing the upcoming February fire district elections, March special school elections, and all other special elections for filling vacancies to April 20, 2021. “We will continue to hold elections to ensure that every citizen...

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Promotes First Assistant Prosecutor and Chief of Detectives

MORRIS COUNTY — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll announces the promotion of Margaret M. Calderwood to First Assistant Prosecutor and Christoph Kimker to Chief of Detectives. First Assistant Prosecutor Calderwood has been a member of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office for over two...

Morris County Republican Committee Establishes Election Task Force

MORRIS COUNTY — In response to the growing call from New Jersey citizens for election transparency and accuracy, the Morris County Republican Committee established the Election Accuracy Guardians for Legality and Equity (EAGLE) Project, Chaired by Elizabeth Nader of Morris Township. This election task...

MVC Shifts All Vehicle Centers to Appointment-Only

MORRIS COUNTY — The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has announced that starting Monday, December 14, all MVC Vehicle Centers will be open by appointment only. No walk-ins will be allowed at any Vehicle Centers. “We’ve made tremendous progress in clearing the backlog of registrations...

CCM to Provide Food Truck Entrepreneur Training

MORRIS COUNTY — Over the last decade, food trucks have become a rapidly growing industry and sought-after culinary experience. For the owners, it is also a lucrative business with minimal overhead and a potential annual revenue stream of $250,000 to $500,000, according to Food...

Counseling, Discussion Groups for Anyone Impacted by COVID

MORRIS COUNTY — The Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris is offering three options for emotional support, guidance, information, referrals, and COVID-19 resources for anyone who has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Services are free, confidential, and virtual.  The program serves anyone from a school-age...

Morris County Clerk Updates Information on Operations

MORRIS COUNTY — “The Morris County Clerk’s Office understands the balance it must achieve between maintaining essential functions, including its role in supporting the economic stability of the region, and designing a plan compliant with guidelines to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (“COVID...