Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Morris County Narcotics Task Force Makes Drugs and Guns Arrests

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the arrest of three individuals stemming from an investigation into the illegal distribution of narcotics and firearms. This joint investigation was conducted by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Special Enforcement Unit/Narcotics Task Force and, the Sussex County...

Pennacchio: Not So Fast Legalizing Weed

MORRIS COUNTY — Senate Republican Whip Joe Pennacchio (R-26) condemned the mad dash to legalize marijuana in New Jersey, citing the drastic increase in weed-related traffic fatalities in states that have enacted full legalization. Sen. Joe Pennacchio condemned the mad dash to legalize marijuana in New...

Freeholders Proclaim October as Blindness Awareness Month

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MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders has designated this month, October 2017, as Blindness Awareness Month in Morris County, and has recognized Denville-based Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey as a statewide leader in offering programs and services for persons who have vision issues. “This...

World War One Road Show Comes to Morris County this Saturday

MORRIS COUNTY — As part of a statewide remembrance of the 100th anniversary of our nation’s entry into World War I, a special FREE daylong “World War One Road Show’’ event is coming to the Morris County Library in Whippany on Saturday, October 14. The event is being coordinated by the Morris County Heritage...

Morris Democrats holds Nominating Convention in Parsippany

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PARSIPPANY — Morris County Democratic Committee held its Nominating Convention on Tuesday, February 27 at Parsippany PAL Youth Center. The Nominating Convention determines who will be on the Democratic party line on the ballot in the primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 6. The...

FEMA Delays Release of Morris County Flood Insurance Rates Maps

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MORRIS COUNTY — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has delayed plans to release its long-awaited revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (pFIRMs) for Morris County, pushing back the scheduled date from July 28 to late August. A specific date has not been announced. Once it...

Lap dances for Doctors who plead guilty in Parsippany Clinical Lab Scheme

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PARSIPPANY — Five doctors admitted taking bribes in connection with a long-running and elaborate test referral scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services (BLS), of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. BLS was located at 181 New Road. George Roussis, 44,...

Summer Brings a Home to Two Homeless Families

MORRISTOWN — A new home, which will provide supportive housing for homeless individuals, celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, joined by New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) staff, local officials and representatives of Homeless Solutions Inc. (HSI). This charming new two-story building will be...

Pharmacies can dispense Narcan without prescriptions

MORRIS COUNTY — It will be easier for New Jersey pharmacies to offer naloxone, the life-saving overdose antidote, to people without prescriptions. Pharmacies can now apply for a standing order to dispense naloxone, commonly known as Narcan, under the Pharmacy Practice Act, which allows pharmacies without...

Jay Webber to Run for Congress

PARSIPPANY — Assemblyman Jay Webber announced his intention to run for the Republican nomination in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. The 2018 elections present our great nation and Republican Party with an important choice. We can give in to the angry intimidation of the far left...

County Clerk’s Passport Office in Morristown Open this Saturday

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MORRIS COUNTY —  The Morris County Clerk’s Passport Division in Morristown will be open this Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon for a special one-time, morning passport session for county residents. “Since the office will be open for election duties this Saturday, we thought it would make...

Bikers Rallied for the RTSP Ride For Freedom

RANDOLPH —  If you didn’t see them last weekend, you probably heard them! This past Sunday, July 1, over 150 bikes came out in the 100-degree weather for RTSP and Harley Davidson’s Ride For Freedom. The ride was organized by RTSP to increase awareness that...

Morris County Democratic Chairman Chip Robinson: The Dodd Team is using Republican voter suppression tactics in recent law suit

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PARSIPPANY — I was incredibly proud this year to support a slate of real Democratic candidates running under the banner of “Dover First” against the current members of Dover’s governing body, who are, for the most part, Republicans masquerading as Democrats. With the MCDC’s support, Dover...

Morris County Freeholders hold Reorganization meeting

MORRIS COUNTY - The Board of Chosen Freeholders held their annual reorganization meeting on Friday, January 5. Incoming Freeholder Heather Darling took the oath of office for a three year term. (Click here to read related article). Darling replaced Freeholder Hank Lyon who did not...

Construction on Wegman’s is moving along in Mack-Cali Campus

HANOVER — Morris County’s newest Wegmans Food Market should be open by the first half of 2017, according Jeanne Colleluori, a Wegmans spokeswoman. Construction is underway on a long-awaited Wegmans Food Market in Hanover. According to Ms. Colleluori, the company is working on designing plans for...

Forum stresses need to effectively combat bias crimes and incidents

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MORRIS COUNTY — “Very few of us have not been victimized by bias,” is how Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp put it during a training program on how to combat and report bias crimes and incidents. Knapp introduced the program and recognized the members of the...

An Exciting Ride into the Future

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MORRIS COUNTY — Employment Horizons is excited to announce the acquisition of its new MV-1 vehicle that will help transport individuals working with the sixty-year-old organization. Purchase of the vehicle was made possible by a generous grant from the Stephen and Beverly Rubenstein Foundation. It...

Morris County Young Republicans held successful meeting

BOONTON — The Morris County Young Republicans (MCYP) recently held their July Social at the Boonton Station, 202 Myrtle Avenue. Special Speaker/Sponsor was Freeholder Director Doug Cabana. Also speaking at the event was Morristown At-Large Council Candidate Celeste Kaitsa. In addition to the speakers, MCYR President Joe...

Prosecutor’s Office Will Join First Annual Diversity Day

MORRISTOWN — On Sunday, July 8, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and several community groups throughout Morris County, will join together for Diversity Day on the Morristown Green. The event kicks off at 11:00 a.m. with an Interfaith Service on the Green. Following this service,...

Mayor Soriano presents proclamation to “Relay For Life”

PARSIPPANY — Mayor Soriano presented a proclamation to "Relay For Life." Relay For Life Morris County is scheduled for Saturday May 5 at the Morristown Armory, 430 Western Avenue, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 1 in 3 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in their...
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