Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Morris County Clerk Announces State Database For Newly Elected Officials

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. advises that “Newly elected officials, including those selected to fill a vacancy in an elective public office for the remainder of a term, are now required to file personal data on a newly established...

Prosecutor Honors United States Military Veterans Serving at Prosecutor’s Office

MORRIS COUNTY — In honor of Veterans Day, several years ago Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp began the annual tradition of recognizing U.S. Military Veterans who serve in the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. Prosecutor Knapp and his command staff again celebrated Veterans Day with...

Cheerleaders: Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti

MORRIS COUNTY — Cheerleaders living in Parsippany, Whippany, Hanover, Morristown, Florham Park, and other areas in Morris/Essex Counties are taking a stand against bullying throughout October in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month. The Cheer Pride Junior Level 2 athletes wore blue on Monday, October 3 to...

Morris County Commissioners Unofficial Election Results

MORRIS COUNTY — The three Republican Candidates for Morris County Commissioners received most of the votes in Tuesday's election. Current Commissioner Kathryn A. DeFillippo decided not to run for re-election. The total ballots cast was 181,864 (45.75%), and there are 397,485 registered voters in Morris...

Kwaku Agyemang was awarded first place for his entrepreneurship with a business

Rutgers University senior Kwaku Agyemang was awarded first place for his entrepreneurship with a business he co-owns: BrownMill Company (BrownMillCompany.com), a Piscataway-based fashion company on a mission to reduce the amount of textile waste that ends up in landfills. Agyemang received a $1,500 cash prize and...

Murphy Signs Legislation Enabling E-ZPass Charge Push Notifications

TRENTON — Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S-1654) which requires the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) and the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) to provide electronic push notifications for New Jersey E-ZPass customers. The notifications will inform customers who download the New Jersey E-ZPass...

Morris County Regional College Fair Held at CCM

MORRIS COUNTY — Representatives from more than 180 colleges will be present at the annual Morris County Regional College Fair on Sunday, September 15. The event is hosted by the County College of Morris (CCM), located at 214 Center Grove Road in Randolph. The fair...

Investigation into a Death at Rockaway River in Boonton

BOONTON — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Town of Boonton Captain Stephen Jones announce an investigation into a deceased person found in the Town of Boonton. On November 29, 2021, at approximately 9:50 a.m., law enforcement was dispatched...

Relay For Life of Central Morris County holds kick-off celebration

PARSIPPANY — Relay for Life of Central Morris County recently held its kick-off celebration at American Cancer Society Headquarters, 7 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls. The attendees had a chance to learn about the opportunities about joining the 2017 Relay of Life event. They learned how...

Wow Emma is awesome … Emma is looking for her home

Emma is such a happy and friendly pup. She is about is about one year old and weights about 40 pounds. Emma has a stunning coat with beautiful reddish brown and black stripes and white on her chest. The fur around her neck is soft...

Pennacchio: Breaking News Update on COVID-19

MORRIS COUNTY — As New Jersey continues under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus, please know that my district office remains available to serve constituents by phone and email. Included below are links to information that you may find helpful, along with...

Tyler Olcott asks Nikki Messina to the prom at Kafe Mozart

PARSIPPANY — With the lyrics of "Let It Be Me" by The Everly Brothers being performed by Glover Kemble, it was the perfect opportunity for Tyler Olcott to ask Nikki Messina to the senior prom. Morris County School of Technology Senior Tyler Olcott visited Kafe Mozart, Parsippany with Nikki...

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...

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...

Bridgegate: Wildstein bragged to Christie about ‘tremendous amount of traffic in Fort Lee’

NEWARK_The prosecution's star witness on Tuesday detailed how Gov. Chris Christie was told of the traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge in the midst of the gridlock. David Wildstein, who pleaded guilty to federal crimes associated with the Bridgegate scandal and turned government...

Christie takes new step toward presidential bid, forms super PAC to lure big donors

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie is moving closer to a 2016 presidential campaign as his allies have formally launched a super PAC to begin collecting from wealthy donors, officials confirmed today. The super PAC, called America Leads, was formed by Phil Cox, the former...

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...

Pennacchio, Bucco Call for Preserving Columbus Day Legacy

MORRIS COUNTY — Columbus Day is a federal and state holiday marked on October 11 this year and an annual celebration of Italian American heritage. Senator Joe Pennacchio and Senator Anthony M. Bucco are dedicated to ensuring the long-standing legacy is continued and sponsor a...

Freeholders Declare April as Fair Housing Month in Morris County

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Freeholders have proclaimed April 2017 as Fair Housing Month in Morris County, marking the 49th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act, a federal law that mandates equal housing opportunities for all residents. “The concept of Fair Housing Month is to increase...

Governor Murphy Signs Furlough Legislation into Law

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A4132) which would modify the State’s shared work program and change eligibility for the State’s unemployment insurance program. Earlier this week the bill was returned to the Legislature with recommended changes necessary to facilitate furloughs in lieu...