Saturday, August 17, 2019

1 receipt, 2 shopping carts, nearly $500K in losses for Home Depot

NEWARK — A Bloomfield man was sentenced to three years probation Monday for scamming Home Depot out of nearly $500,000 with an elaborate ruse prosecutors say was carried out hundreds of times at stores in New Jersey and along the East Coast. Daniel Chalet,...

Convicted burglar from Hopatcong, found hanging from tree in Washington state

YAKIMA, WASH. — A man found hanging from a stranger's tree earlier this month in Yakima, Wash. was identified Monday as a 39-year-old Hopatcong man who was previously convicted of breaking into a woman's Rockaway home and attacking her boyfriend. Mike Bastinelli, a spokesman...

Baltimore devolves into chaos, violence, looting

BALTIMORE — After two weeks of tension over the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore devolved into chaos Monday. Roaming gangs clashed with police in the streets, seriously injuring officers, tearing open businesses and looting their stocks. Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency...

Italian-American Police Society raise funds for Special Olympics

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey held its annual sold-out Pasta Night for Special Olympics, on Saturday, April 25. The event was held at Local 464 Union Hall located at 245 Paterson Avenue, Little Falls. A record crowd attended amd enjoyed a gourmet...

Roxbury High School Assistant Principal Charged With Sex Offenses

ROXBURY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Officer in Charge Martin McParland, Jr., of the Rockaway Township Police Department, announce that Roger Schneider, 55, residing at 11 Notch Road, Rockaway Township, has been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, in...

Former Executor of Estate Sentenced for Misapplication Crime

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that the Honorable Stuart A. Minkowitz, P.J.S.C. sentenced Bernard W. Ozarowski, 60, of Princeton, to serve five years of Special Probation pursuant to the terms of the Morris County Drug Court for second degree Misapplication of Entrusted Property...

Essex County Democratic Committeeman heads PAC supporting DePierro ticket

Online Recruiting Ads also indicate PAC is paying field workers in Parsippany PARSIPPANY — Internal Revenue Service filings for the liberal Democrat Super PAC called New Jersey’s Future Fund link the Washington, DC-based organization to an Essex County Democratic Party Committeeman named Robert Dombrowski, said the...

Fire District 6, Parsippany Elks host breakfast fundraiser for Aiden Duran

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 6 and Parsippany-Troy Hills Elks Lodge 2078 hosted a breakfast benefit for Aiden Duran on Sunday, April 19. All the proceeds from the event were given to the family of Aiden Duran to help with the expenses the family is...

Colliers International Arranges Paychex Relocation

PARSIPPANY —  Colliers International has arranged a long-term, 30,000-square-foot corporate relocation for Paychex North America Inc. at One Centennial Plaza, located at 1 Centennial Avenue in Piscataway. Paychex will relocate in fall 2015. Paychex —  a provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small...

Broken: Original Church Play

PARSIPPANY — “Broken”, an original play written by Pastor Jeff Edwards with help from the Confirmation Adventure members will be performed on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Parsippany United Methodist Church at 903 South Beverwyck Road. With humor, music...

County Prosecutors Association of ohe State of New Jersey Announces Scholarships

The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey announces the availability of the Oscar W. Rittenhouse, Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr., Harris Y. Cotton and the John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarships. The County Prosecutors Association of the State of New Jersey Committee, a nonprofit corporation, annually...

Parsippany resident Inducted into Cum Laude Society at Oak Knoll

PARSIPPANY — Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child senior Elizabeth Ocker ’15, of Parsippany, was among 13 students inducted into the Oak Knoll Chapter of the Cum Laude Society Tuesday, April 21, before fellow students, faculty, staff and parents. The Cum Laude Society recognizes academic...

The Morris GOP Celebrates 80 Years

HANOVER — The Morris County Republican Committee celebrated 80 Years Anniversary at a Brunch held at Birchwood Manor, on Sunday, April 12. The Morris GOP Leadership consists of: Chairman John R. Sette; Vice Chairwoman Patti Page; Executive Director Barbara Dawson; Executive Committee Chairwoman Phyllis Florek; Legal...

Former Parsippany Resident and Paterson Teacher Pleads Guilty To Official Misconduct And Criminal Sexual Contact

PARSIPPANY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Paul Phillips of the Parsippany Troy-Hills Police Department announce that Scott A. Van Hoven, 48, currently of Hudson, New York, and formerly of Parsippany, pled guilty to one count of Official Misconduct, a crime of the second...

Rapid Rise in Super PACs Dominated by Single Donors

This story was co-published with the Daily Beast. The wealthiest Americans can fly on their own jets, live in gated compounds and watch movies in their own theaters. More of them also are walling off their political contributions from other big and small players....

NJ Transit proposes 9 percent fare hike

NJ Transit riders could see their fares go up 9 percent, under a proposal unveiled Monday afternoon. Two trains and six bus routes also are on the chopping block. The proposed fare increases and service reductions would help the agency close a $60 million...

Charges expected Monday for driver that caused Picatinny Arsenal evacuation, report says

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP - Charges are expected to be announced Monday against the driver who prompted an evacuation of Picatinny Arsenal Friday after arousing the suspicions of security personnel at the facility's truck gate, according to a New Jersey Herald report. Around 11:30 a.m., security...

Poll: Do you agree with municipalities limiting number of chain stores?

The signs can be found in communities across the state. They are all different, yet all carry the same message. "No big-box retailers!" and "Say NO to 7-11" and so many others. The message is clear. People may love the prices, but they don't...

Comcast, Time Warner Cable To Meet With Federal Regulators

Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc., which already dominate the cable television industry, are reportedly set to meet next week with Justice Department officials to argue that a merger of the two companies would not hurt competition. The cable giants will likely talk...

Chris Christie’s Budget ‘Sins’

This story was co-published with The Washington Post. Related story: Behind Christie’s Budget Claims, a More Controversial Legacy Underfunding Pensions How it worked: Christie has paid $2.2 billion into the state’s pension funds so far, less than agreed to under a landmark 2011 pension...
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