Sunday, July 12, 2020

Rockaway Township Police Officer Indicted on Charges of Sexual Assault

ROCKAWAY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Wilfredo Guzman, 40, of Rockaway Township, has been charged with in two separate indictments.  The first indictment charges Mr. Guzman with two counts of Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2(c)4, crimes of the second degree;...

Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, Horizon team up to seek solutions to the opioid crisis

They walk into the large auditorium from every walk of life. The seats are filled with parents who have lost children due to opioid abuse; parents, grandparents and concerned community members seeking information on the links between prescribed opioids and heroin abuse to help...

Murphy Signs Hunger Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy signed A1104, also known as the Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act. The bill seeks to prevent school districts from taking adverse action, such as a denial of meals or public identification measures, known as “lunch shaming,” against...

Prosecutor’s Office Issues Statement on the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp issues the following statement on the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis: “During my tenure as Morris County Prosecutor, I have always made investigating and prosecuting bias crime as a top priority. No resident of Morris...

Driver in fiery DWI crash that killed family of 3 pleads guilty

MORRISTOWN -- A 24-year-old former Mountain Lakes resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple charges in a fiery drunken driving crash in 2015 that killed a family of three. The plea deal calls for Bhavuk Uppal to receive 21 years in prison when he is...

Parsippany signs two Shared Services Agreement for Municipal Court

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council on October 3, voted unanimously to approve two resolutions for shared services utilizing Parsippany Municipal Court with the Town of Boonton and Rockaway Borough. Effective October 1, Parsippany's Court Administrator shall oversee and ensure the proper operation of Boonton' s...

CCM Releases the Design for a Regional Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Center

RANDOLPH – Manufacturing is a vital part of the Morris County economy, but meeting the need for skilled employees is challenging as retirements take place and new demands develop in that industry. To meet that need and to provide students with good-paying career options,...

Local Teenager Earns Award on Eve of Army Reserve Deployment

MORRIS COUNTY —  On August 21, 2017, Curtiss Bailey, who recently enlisted in the United States Army Reserves, received a Wright Brothers Achievement Award from the Civil Air Patrol recognizing his leadership skills and accompanying his promotion to Cadet Second Lieutenant. Bailey’s achievement marks a special...

Campout on the Beach!

MORRISTOWN — On Friday, August 3, from 4:00 p.m. to9:30 a.m., Saturday, August 4  join the activity filled, overnight adventure, Campout on the Beach, at Sunrise Lake at Lewis Morris Park in Morris Township. Start with swimming, boating, and fun on the Wibit, the inflatable...

Morris County’s 16th Annual 9/11 Memorial Service on Sunday, September 10

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders invites all residents from across Morris County and neighboring counties to join them in observing the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation at the Morris County Remembers 9/11 Service...

Modera luxury apartments coming to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany's inventory of apartments will soon be growing.  Mill Creek Residential, a firm with over 15,000 rental units across the country plans to break ground later this year on Interpark Boulevard (behind the new Houlihan's) to erect 212 luxury one and two bedroom...

Morris County Remembers 9/11

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PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS — The Morris County Board of Freeholders asks all county residents to join with them today in remembrance of all 9/11 victims and those exceptionally brave men and women who risked their lives and worked so tirelessly 16 years ago in rescue efforts in...

Dog fosters needed

RANDOLPH — Please consider opening your heart and home - you can make a difference and help save lives.  Furever Home Dog Rescue (FHDR) is dedicated to saving adoptable puppies and dogs from being euthanized due to lack of space in the shelter system. FHDR is an all...

Succasunna Woman Tried Poisoning Grandmother with Anti-Freeze

SUCCASUNNA — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Roxbury Township Police Chief Marc Palanchi announce that Elise Conroy, 26, Succasunna, has been charged with the Attempted Murder of her grandmother, L.E., 84, also of Succasunna. During the early morning hours of Saturday, August 12, Conroy was...

Breaking news: Peluso drops out of Freeholder race

PARSIPPANY — Former Parsippany Council Vice President Robert Peluso has announced that he is withdrawing his candidacy for Morris County Freeholder this morning. “Unfortunately, my family obligations have changed dramatically in the last week. Due to personal issues confronting my family I will not be able to...

Housing Partnership to celebrate 25th Anniversary

MORRIS COUNTY — The Housing Partnership for Morris County, Inc is celebrating its 25th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, October 21 at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg. Honorees will be the founding executive director and former Freeholder, Susan Zellman, Joel A, Murphy, Esq. and County College of...

Project Help Hosts an Open House in Parsippany to Reward Supporters

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS — Project Help, Inc., a 501(c)3 Charity, is incorporated in Sussex.  Their mission is to  help Veterans and their families during difficult times.  They cover the seven northern counties in assisting Vets get their lives back together.  The Open House was held at Allied Wealth...

1920s Country Fair and Harvest Festival

MORRISTOWN — Come one, come all! On Sunday, September 17, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m., join the hundreds of visitors that come each year to the spectacular 1920s Country Fair & Harvest Festival at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township. Spend a fun...

A Community Partner During a Time of Crisis

MORRIS COUNTY — Since their formation, community colleges have seen their communities through many challenging times, including the training of veterans from World War II and the unemployed during the Great Recession of 2007-09. During this current time of crisis, community colleges, their faculty,...

Multiple Morris County Law Enforcement Agencies Investigating Alleged Burglary and Shot Fired on Frederick Place

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo, and Morristown Police Chief Peter Demnitz can confirm an active investigation into an incident that occurred on the evening of Saturday, July 28, in Morris Township. On Saturday, July 28,...