Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Prescription Drug Drop Installed at County Government Center

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County employees and residents now have an additional location, inside the county government complex in Morristown, to safely and conveniently dispose of unwanted or leftover prescription drugs. A new Prescription Drug Drop Box has been added by the Morris County Sheriff’s Office to...

Businesswoman Saima Hashmi to Run for Town of Boonton Board of Alderman

BOONTON — Saima "Sam" Hashmi, MBA, has filed a petition to run as the Regular Republican Organization Candidate for Ward 2 in the 2018 Election for the Town of Boonton Board of Aldermen. Ms. Hashmi moved to Morris County from Pakistan at the age of ten. She is...

Lakeland Hills YMCA Boys Swim Team Finish First

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Congratulations to the Lakeland Hills Boys 400 Medley Relay of Justin Yang, Chris Ruhnke, Matt Luciano, Will Zhang (shown left to right) and their swim coaches who won the National Championship in dominating fashion during the Long Course Nationals in Greensboro, NC.

Key Properties break ground for another IHOP and Mangiamo’s

CEDAR KNOLLS — The groundbreaking for a stand-alone building that will house two restaurants at Hanover Crossroads marks the final phase of construction for the 107,000-square-foot Morris County shopping center. IHOP and Mangiamo’s, an Italian eatery with catering services, will occupy the 8,650-square-foot structure,...

Prosecutor’s Office Investigates Fatal Hit and Run

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morristown Police Chief Peter Demnitz can confirm an active investigation into a fatal hit and run that is alleged to have occurred on Wednesday, June 27, in Morristown. The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes...

Sutherland Springs, Church Is Not Safe Anymore

Our hearts go out to the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas. The First Baptist Church of this town and the entire community was ambushed in what resulted as the worst mass shooting in Texas history. Twenty-six people are dead and many others are currently...

Newark Liberty International Airport Plane Pull

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NEWARK — A cold rainy morning didn’t stop United Airlines at Newark Liberty International Airport as more than 150 employees participated in a Plane Pull Tournament, on Thursday, October 12. This friendly competition, in which teams hold onto a rope and pull an aircraft 10...

Five Former Salesmen For Parsippany Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme

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PARSIPPANY — Five individuals were sentenced for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services, of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Doug Hurley, 38, of Hillsborough, and Kevin Kerekes,...

Boonton Centenarian Honored as Morris County Sheriff for a Day

BOONTON — Boonton’s hometown hero, World War II tail gunner Stephen Bolcar, celebrated his 100th birthday over the weekend in style – as Morris County Sheriff for Day on a day named in his honor as Stephen J. Bolcar Day in Morris County. Morris County...

Prevention is Key in new Intoxicated Driver Resource Center

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prevention is Key has been selected by the Morris County Board of Freeholders to be the new Morris County Intoxicated Driver Resource Center effective on January 1. The Freeholders unanimously approved the nonprofit Prevention is Key in conjunction with a reference from...

Obama in Newark: ‘The world is going to be looking at N.J.’

NEWARK -- Making his first campaign appearance since leaving office in January, former President Barack Obama implored a packed ballroom in Newark on Thursday to help reject "the politics of division" gripping America by electing Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee for New Jersey governor....

Railroad-crossing repairs begin next week on Eden Lane in Hanover

HANOVER— New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require the closure and detour of Eden Lane in Hanover, Morris County. Beginning at 7:00 a.m. Monday, November 6, until 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 10, the two-way traffic on...

18-year-old charged in attempted sexual assault of 71-year-old

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Town of Boonton Police Chief David J. Mayhood announce that John Santiago, 18, of the Town of Boonton, has been charged with Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:5-1/14-2(c)3, a crime of the second...

Applicants Are Being Sought for Three Seats on CCM Board of Trustees

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County residents interested in serving on the County College of Morris (CCM) Board of Trustees are invited to send their resumes to a special trustees’ search committee of the Morris County Board of Freeholders. Resumes must be received by that search...

Assault Charges Filed Against Thomas Mastrangelo

MORRIS COUNTY — The Montville Republican Club’s Morris County Freeholder Candidate Debate was hosted at the Montville Senior Citizen’s Center on April 25. During that event, Mr. Thomas Mastrangelo “purposely assaulted Eric Rebels causing pain and a stinging sensation, specifically by slapping his right chest...

Doctor Convicted of Taking Bribes in Test-Referral Scheme with Parsippany Lab

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PARSIPPANY – A doctor practicing in Staten Island, New York, was convicted at trial today for accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, its president and numerous...

NJDOT and GEICO remind motorists to use Safe Phone Zones

PARSIPPANY — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is reminding motorists to curb distracted driving by using “Safe Phone Zones,” sponsored by Geico Insurance Company, located in Rest Areas and Scenic Overlooks statewide. As the July 4th holiday approaches, drivers are reminded that the summer...

Lakeland Hills YMCA’s Inaugural Golf Outing is a Success

MOUNTAIN LAKES — The Lakeland Hills Family YMCA held its inaugural golf outing, “On the Course Fore a Cause”  on Monday, July 31 at Rockaway River Country Club in Denville. Seventy-two golfers along with twenty dinner attendees, a silent auction, raffles, and a wine pull, all...

Sheriff’s Office charges Bronx man defrauding Probation

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MORRIS COUNTY — On Wednesday, October 25, officers of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Bronx, New York man with Defrauding the Administration of a Drug Test at the Morris County Courthouse Complex. Alfred Mota, 20, of the Bronx section of New York City, was providing...

Heather Darling thanks the Citizens of Morris County; Volunteers

A note from Heather Darling: I would like to thank the people who came out and selected line 12 in the polls yesterday. The confidence of the citizens of Morris County is not something that I will take lightly and I will do all that...
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