Tuesday, December 18, 2018

What are the chances of Atlantic City going bankrupt?

ATLANTIC CITY — The odds these day don't look all that good for Atlantic City. It's not just that four casinos have closed. The city has a $100 million gap in its budget and tax appeals by at least five casino properties could dig...

Police Unity Tour … and they’re off

PARSIPPANY — The Police Unity Tour 2015 started at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9 in East Hanover and is heading to Washington D.C., Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Chief Paul Philipps received some donations from several local businesses, organizations and invididuals to support his goals. Members of...

Chief Justice Names Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz Assignment Judge of Morris/Sussex Vicinage

Chief Justice Stuart Rabner has announced that Superior Court Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz will lead the Morris/Sussex Vicinage, effective May 28. He will succeed Assignment Judge Thomas L. Weisenbeck, who is retiring after 10 years on the bench, four as assignment judge. “The Morris/Sussex Vicinage...

James Stefel, 66, Past Chief of Parsippany Rescue & Recovery passed away

PARSIPPANY — James J. Stefel, 66, passed away on Sunday, May 3, at Morton Plant Mease Hospital in Clearwater, Florida. Jimmy was born in Newark and grew up in Irvington. He lived in West Orange before moving to Parsippany in 1990. Jimmy worked for the Township of...

Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter participates in National Adoption Weekend

EAST HANOVER — Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter will be working in cooperation with Petsmart Charities for Petsmart's National Adoption during the weekend of May 15 to May 17. Please visit the Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.  Mt....

Christie’s 2016 Super PAC to hold first fundraiser in Short Hills

TRENTON — America Leads, the Super PAC aimed at helping Gov. Chris Christie raise the tens of millions required to run for president, is holding its first New Jersey fundraiser later this month. The event will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Short...

N.J. woman suing airline for $5M after her in-flight video didn’t work

A West Orange woman is suing an airline because she says it failed to properly inform passengers that live television and Internet service aren't available on all flights. Cary M. David filed a $5 million class action suit in federal court in Newark alleging...

Christie political fallout: How does Bridgegate play in New Hampshire and Iowa?

TRENTON — You can add Gov. Chris Christie's name to the top of the list of thousands inconvenienced by Bridgegate's traffic delays. Even though Christie was not named in the Bridgegate indictment, delaying his presidential campaign until after he was cleared of wrongdoing means...

The Bridgegate scandal, your guide A-Z

Federal authorities released long-awaited charges in the George Washington Bridge closure scandal Friday, outlining a dizzying play-by-play of the events that led to four days of gridlock allegedly crafted as political payback. Here's an A to Z guide to the federal Bridgegate charges. Access...

Bridgegate: Revealing the arm of government that turned political

TRENTON — Before the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy rocked Gov. Chris Christie's administration and delivered a blow to his presidential ambitions, politicking and campaigning converged on an arm of state government that was supposed to work above the fray. Bridget Anne Kelly,...

Bridgegate headlines from across the nation

US Attorney Paul Fishman has 1000 ways to say “no comment.” As US Attorney for New Jersey Paul Fishman held what was perhaps the most high profile press conference of his tenure to announce charges against three allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...

N.J. college student arrested in North Korea

A 21-year-old South Korean student from New Jersey was arrested on charges of illegally entering North Korea, the North's official news agency said Saturday. Korean Central News Agency identified the New York University student as Won Moon Joo and said he was taken into...

Spencer Savings holds Grand Opening with lots of fun

PARSIPPANY — Spencer Savings Bank, 1699 Littleton Road, held a grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 24 with lots of fun and promotional offers, iPad raffles, giveaways for everyone in the family. The main attraction was "Foobie" the friendly talking robot. Hurricane Hank and Jinxx entertained the children...

Christie ally David Wildstein pleads guilty, says Bridgegate closures were retribution

NEWARK — Former Port Authority executive David Wildstein pleaded guilty Friday to his role in the politically-motivated closure of local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge. Wildstein, 53, admitted to conspiring with former Port Authority Deputy Director Bill Baroni and Gov. Chris Christie's...

Do No Harm Symposium in Morris County Address Opiate Abuse

MORRISTOWN - Physicians in Morristown and neighboring counties had the opportunity to learn more about the prescription drug and heroin abuse epidemic in New Jersey, and the effect of the epidemic on our correction facilities. The Do No Harm Symposium featured expert speakers from law...

Cop didn’t have to kill our dog, Wyckoff family says

WYCKOFF -- Igor Vukobratovic came back from a trip to the mall Wednesday with cousins visiting from out of the country and saw police cars surrounding his house. He immediately ran to the backyard. Vukobratovic's dog, Otto, was lying against a corner of the...

Stamp Out Hunger: Saturday, May 9

Saturday, May 9, will mark the 23rd anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. This annual collection, the largest one-day food collection event in the nation, has made a difference each year to those across the country who are...

Open Space Funding Applications Now Available

The Morris County Department of Planning and Public Works, Division of Planning and Preservation, has announced that grant applications for 2015 funding of open space projects under the Morris County Preservation Trust are now available online by clicking here. Any of the 39 municipalities in...

Morris County to Use Non-Profit “Green Vision” to Recycle County Government-Generated E-Waste

Morris County has entered into a voluntary E-waste recycling agreement with Green Vision Inc., a non-profit electronic (E-waste) waste recycling organization. GreenVision trains and employs mentally disabled adults, to disassemble electronic waste, such as those generated by county government operations, for recycling. Green Vision, based...

CCM and Send Silence Packing to Give Faces to College Suicide

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RANDOLPH — Just be happy. Stop feeling that way. It only happens to “those” people. These are just some of the comments of misconception when it comes to mental illness. They are the sort of comments that can prevent helping those who eventually commit suicide,...
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