Thursday, June 27, 2019

Lane closures start Monday on Route 80 in Parsippany

ROXBURY and PARSIPPANY — New Jersey Department of Transportation officials Friday announced a series of weekday overnight lane closures starting next week for a resurfacing project on Route 80 between Route 46/ Ledgewood Avenue in Roxbury and Morris County Route 654/ Cherry Hill Road...

American Red Cross Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is honoring its volunteers and the work they do in the community during National Volunteer Week, April 12-18. Volunteers are the heart of the Red Cross and are out in our community everyday helping us fulfill our mission...

Free Diabetes Workshop

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Whether you are pre-diabetic or diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA invites you to attend a one-hour workshop with the experts from Atlantic Health on Thursday, April 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The presentation will include...

Assault of Three Year Old and Child’s Mother in Pine Brook Motel

MONTVILLE — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Montville Township Police Chief Rudolph Appelmann announce that Maurice Pearson, 26, Irvington, has been charged with one count of second degree Aggravated Assault (2C:12-1(b)(1)), and one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2C:24-4a(2)) for assaulting a three...

Problem: Cancer, Solution: You and Our 7 United Communities

PARSIPPANY — As a beautiful spring finally arrives, Seven Communities Mayors have united in the fight against cancer through American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Central Morris County. Relay is not a race or run; it’s an opportunity for YOU to make a difference. You...

County College of Morris may eliminate 22 jobs in budget-cutting move

RANDOLPH — The president of the County College of Morris is recommending that the board of trustees eliminate 22 positions as part of an effort to close a $4.3 million budget gap for 2015-16. The proposal, to be voted on by the board June...

Official: Solar project design flaws and site changes led to millions in cost overruns

MORRIS COUNTY — Design drawings that had to be changed, construction that had to be redone and the changing of sites contributed to cost overruns that led to lawsuits resulting in a $66.3 million arbitration award in a three-county solar project that fizzled, according...

Morris County Track Club Announces Youth Club Registration Scholarships

Eleven Scholarships Reserved For Female Athletes Morris County, New Jersey, April 8, 2015 – Through the gift of an anonymous donor the Morris County Track Club (“MCTC”) will make 15 MCTC Club Registration Scholarships available for youth runners (eleven of the scholarships will be designated...

N.J. court blocks Christie administration from seizing affordable housing trust funds

TRENTON — In yet another rebuke to Gov. Chris Christie's handling of New Jersey's affordable housing system, a state appeals court Thursday blocked the governor attempt to help balance the state budget by seizing trust funds that towns use to build homes for low-...

Celebrate 275 years of Morris Township in one night, at the library, April 8

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Convent Station and College of St. Elizabeth, ca. 1900. Photo courtesy Morristown & Township Library The hot novel was Pamela (Virtue Rewarded). Benedict became pope. Beethoven's dad and the Marquis de Sade were born. Rule, Britannia! was the hit song. Of course, we're talking...

Former Union County guard accused of sex with juvenile inmate gets probation

ELIZABETH — A former Union County guard accused of sexually assaulting a young male inmate - sparking a scandal that caused two juvenile center administrators to leave their jobs - was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. Superior...

SPCA ‘shocked’ to discover 75 dead animals on N.J. couple’s property

INDEPENDENCE TWP.— With animal cruelty charges pending for a Warren County couple also charged with child abuse and neglect, the state SPCA said today its officers were "shocked and overwhelmed" upon the discovery of piles of dead and decomposing animals at two properties. Local...

Parsippany’s Bobby Edwards selected to the All-Rookie Team

Four standouts from the 2014 Saint Joseph's men's soccer team were honored with All-Philadelphia Soccer 6 accolades at the Soccer 6 banquet held at the University City Sheraton on Tuesday evening. Senior captains Jake Nelson (Jessup, Md./Hammond) and Mike Glazer (Ellicott City, Md./Marriotts Ridge)...

Man dies after being ejected, run over by own truck in Route 80 crash

PARSIPPANY — A Mercer County man died in surgery hours after he was ejected from and run over by his own truck in a crash on Route 80 Monday, State Police said. At about 10 a.m., Joseph Molinari, 59, of West Windsor, was traveling...

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...

For $18 million you too can own Mark Ecko’s home in Bernardsville

  Fashion designer Mark Ecko has put his 30,000sq foot mansion in Bernardsville up for sale.  Originally built in 1899, the home boasts 15 bathrooms and 7 bedrooms.  It also comes with a heated pool and a garage with enough space for 5 vehicles.  According...

Uber Tries to Steer Clear of New Rules and Regulations in Garden State

Echoing similar fights around the country, the upstart cab-hailing service Uber is locked in a contentious battle with legislators and taxi operators. They argue that the company's freelance drivers are dangerously unregulated and must be forced to meet standards for insurance coverage, commercial licensing,...

CCM to Hold Spring Open House on April 25

RANDOLPH — County College of Morris (CCM) will be holding its Spring Open House on Saturday, April 25, in the Student Community Center on its Randolph campus, 214 Center Grove Road. Two sessions will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., and those who attend...

Morris Habitat for Humanity Forms Young Professionals Group

Want to network with other young professionals (ages 20-30's), attend networking events, and donate time for a good cause? Then join this newly forming group organized through Morris Habitat for Humanity, known as the Morris Habitat Young Professionals. The organizers are working on establishment of...

Award Presented to Morris Habitat for Humanity

All Habitat Affiliates tithe 10% of unrestricted funds to fund building activities around the world; Honduras, Malawi, Eastern Europe, Armenia, etc. At the recent Habitat for Humanity 2015 Affiliate biennial conference, Morris Habitat received the Malachi 3:10 Award, which recognizes affiliates that have given...
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