Saturday, June 6, 2020

Details of $1M on Christie travel can remain state secret

TRENTON -- Details of nearly $1 million spent by State Police troopers to protect Gov. Chris Christie while he's traveling the country can remain a state secret, a state Superior Court judge ruled. Judge Mary Jacobson issued an order Friday that will keep past...

Rock n’ Roll Ball raises funds for K9s For Warriors and Community Hope

MORRIS PLAINS — Rock n' Roll Ball and VFW Post 3401 raises funds for K9s For Warriors and Community Hope with a benefit concert at the VFW Post in Morris Plains on Saturday, August 1. Lindsay Klein, John Hodorovych, and the WDHA street team were...

N.J. poll Christie blasted helped get him into 2016 debate | The Auditor

Gov. Chris Christie wasn't the only one from Jersey to get a prominent presidential debate spot in the eyes of Fox News. The Monmouth University poll also made the cut: It was one of five national polling organizations Fox used to determine the top...

CVS drops Viagra, other drugs from coverage

CVS is dropping more than two dozen drugs from its prescription plans including Viagra, according to reports. The chain pharmacy store will remove 28 drugs in total from its CVS/Caremark insurance coverage, narrowing the list of approved drugs to lower costs for companies that...

Report: Defense attorney says man arrested near movie theater had guns legally

MORRISTOWN -- The defense attorney for the man who was arrested for allegedly carrying concealed guns near a movie multiplex in Morristown said he possessed the guns legally, according to a report in the Daily Record. The family of defendant Andrew Pfitzenmayer, 26, of...

N.J. fisherman recounts 4-hour fight for survival in Atlantic before Coast Guard rescue

Coast Guard rescues man 44 miles off Cape May, Aug. 2, 2015 A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Atlantic City hoists a 45-year-old man aboard the aircraft from a recreational vessel, which had picked him up after he tread water for four hours. The...

Cecil The Lion’s Brother, Jericho, Shot Dead By Poachers

Cecil (right) the lion's brother Jerciho (left) Another tragedy in Zimbabwe when Jericho was shot by poachers. Jericho was looking after Cecil's cubs, and his death makes the family even more vulnerable. The animal was protecting his lion cubs after he was shot dead...

Morris County Clerk Announces Launch of “Operation Giveback’’

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Clerk’s Office is reaching out to local businesses in Parsippany and in all 39 Morris County towns to help establish a countywide retail and service discount booklet that would provide dollar savings to all military veterans who live...

The sand you’re lying on could be 100 times more contaminated than the ocean

With the first closures this season of ocean beaches in New Jersey for high levels of pollution, a new study suggests that a bigger problem for those beaches might not be their water, but their sand. The study, appearing in this month's edition of...

Jimmy Hoffa is buried under Pulaski Skyway, mobster told reporter before death

Jimmy Hoffa might be buried in North Jersey after all. A new report suggests the body of the former head of the Teamsters was dumped in a 55-gallon drum under the Pulaski Skyway, NYDailyNews.com said. Mobster Phillip "Brother" Muscato made that revelation to investigative...

Man Arrested for Possession of Weapons Charges in Morristown

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Morristown Police Chief Peter Demnitz announce the arrest of Andrew Pfitzenmayer, 26, Peapack, on charges related to the possession of weapons. On Wednesday, July 29, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Morristown Police Department responded to the Headquarter’s Plaza...

Former Accountant Admits Forging $125K Company Check

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FLORHAM PARK — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that LePolian McConnell, 34, East Orange, and a former employee of Kushner Company in Florham Park, pled guilty yesterday to one count of second degree Theft by Deception in violation of N.J.S. 2C:20-4(a); one...

Teen: As off-duty trooper shot at us, ‘we were afraid for our lives’

SPARTA -- The state attorney general's office says its preliminary investigation has found an off-duty state trooper fired three shots from his personal gun as three teens fled his street in a car early Sunday morning -- an account that's largely consistent with what...

Behind the scenes reactions from U.S. officials to September 11th terror attacks: PHOTOS

Prompted by a Freedom of Information request, the U.S. National Archive has recently released photos showing the reactions from U.S. leaders to the September 11th, 2001, terror attacks in New York City and Washington D.C. Viewers can see how then President George W. Bush, Vice President...

Veteran Morris County Director Of Aging, Disabilities And Veterans Retiring

MORRIS COUNTY — Theresa Davis, the longtime Director of the Morris County Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans, has announced her retirement on July 31, after nearly three decades of service to residents of Morris County. Davis, a Denville resident, was hired by Morris County as a...

Bobbi Kristina Brown passes away at age 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown passes away at age 22, Houston family spokesperson confirms Option Trading Partners Breaking News – Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late music legend Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, died on July 26, surrounded by her family, at Peachtree...

Morris County ShopRite presses on in fight to serve alcohol to shoppers

HANOVER - ShopRite of Greater Morristown has filed an appeal with the state Alcoholic Beverage Commission over Hanover's rejection of the store's plan to serve alcohol, NewJerseyHills.com reported. The Township Council denied ShopRite's application in late May to transfer part of its existing distribution...

Christie’s sleeper scandal: A whistleblower prosecutor claims Gov protected criminal pals

During the first year of the Christie administration, a team of prosecutors in Hunterdon County was pursuing a criminal investigation of some of the governor's political pals. It was not a huge case. The local sheriff was accused of hiring deputies without conducting proper...

Police director: ‘I was illegally detained’ by the Port Authority police

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- After a Puerto Rico-bound flight was held up at JFK International Airport for several hours Friday afternoon, a law enforcement source said the cause was a dispute over the Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale's oversized luggage. But Speziale said in...

New photo of Pluto Dazzles in False Color

New Horizons scientists use enhanced color images to detect differences in the composition and texture of Pluto’s surface. When close-up images are combined with color data from the Ralph instrument, it paints a new and surprising portrait of the dwarf planet. The “heart of...