Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Freeholders Maintain Preservation Trust Fund Tax

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Freeholders have unanimously approved a measure which maintains the current tax level used to fund the county’s Preservation Trust Fund. Based on a resolution approved by a 7-0 vote of the freeholders on February 25, the dedicated tax this year...

Langan Engineering to occupy 71,000 square feet at 300 Kimball Drive

PARSIPPANY — Langan Engineering and Environmental Services plans to relocate from its Elmwood Park location to 300 Kimball Drive, the site of the Center of Morris County Office Complex. Three of the four buildings are occupied by Novartis, Deloitte, and Day Pitney. The office park is near Hyatt...

Senate Adopts Pennacchio, Bucco Bill to Facilitate Driver’s License Name Changes

Legislation sponsored by Senators Joseph Pennacchio and Anthony Bucco to allow widows to obtain a driver’s license with their maiden name, after the death of a spouse was passed today by the full Senate. “Widows endure enough suffering, complications and stress after the passing of their...

Vimik Patel Named to Merit List of Oxford College

PARSIPPANY — Vimik Patel was named to the Merit List of Oxford College, the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University located in Oxford, Georgia, for the 2014 fall semester. Students must earn a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the previous semester to be...

Job Fair at Morris County School of Technology

Morris County School of Technology’s Continuing Education will be hosting a Career Fair on Wednesday, April 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at 400 East Main Street, Denville. As a training facility for both high school and adult students, Morris County Vocational School District...

Three Stories of Homeowners Changed by Morris Habitat’s Efforts

Habitat for Humanity has shown that building homes does more than put a roof over someone’s head. In clean, decent, stable housing: Families can provide stability for their children. A family’s sense of dignity and pride grows. ...

NAO visits Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Nao (pronounced now) was the main attraction at a recent Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany evening meeting, on Wednesday, March 11. The meeting was open to all Kiwanis members, the general public and members of Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education. Nao is an engaging, humanoid...

Public records not always easy to access in New Jersey

TRENTON — More than a decade after lawmakers passed what they promised would be stronger open records policies, New Jersey residents and journalists complain about a lack of transparency from Gov. Chris Christie's administration, slow responses from state agencies and an even longer appeals...

Local Beat: Rutgers Stays Mum on Commencement Speaker

Local Beat is NJ News Commons' weekly roundup of the best and most topical reporting from local news sites around New Jersey. RUTGERS' SECRET COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER Rutgers University has decided to keep the 2015 commencement speaker a secret until the school's Board of Governors...

Wildstein’s relationship to Christie closer than governor acknowledged, report says

TRENTON — The former Port Authority official considered to be the mastermind behind the lane closings at the center of the George Washington Bridge scandal appears to have had a closer relationship with Gov. Chris Christie than Christie has acknowledged, according to a report...

Wiretaps, prison, death take toll on mob family that inspired ‘The Sopranos,’ experts say

NEWARK — Like many La Cosa Nostra crime families these days, the New Jersey-based DeCavalcantes have seen their mob muscles wither. Death, prison, turncoats and FBI wiretaps have taken a toll on the family said to have inspired the hit HBO television series, "The...

Morris County St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015 goes on despite rain

MORRISTOWN — As rain trickled down on the streets of Morristown, bagpipers, floats and emergency vehicles made their way down South Street to celebrate the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Despite the rain, thousands gathered under umbrellas and store awnings to watch the event,...

Cesaro, Myers and Tedesco opened campaign office on Route 10

PARSIPPANY - Morris County Freeholder Candidates John Cesaro, Christine Myers and Angelo Tedesco recently celebrated the opening of their campaign office, located at 2932 Route 10, Powdermill Plaza West, Parsippany, on Sunday, March 8. The trio are running for a seat on the Morris County Freeholders...

Prosecutor’s Office Investigation Dismantles Marijuana Distribution and Money Laundering

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the arrest of several high level marijuana traffickers following a several month long drug investigation into the head of east coast operations. Arrested are Salman “Tito” Khalid, 25, Wharton Borough, James E. Matthews, 50 of Indianapolis, Indiana,...

Diabetes Foundation to Honor Lindsey Inserra-Hughesas Recipient of Young Professionals Award

PARSIPPANY — Lindsey Inserra-Hughes, an executive with ShopRite Inserra Supermarkets, her family's supermarket chain, will receive the Diabetes Young Professional Award from the Diabetes Foundation at its annual awards dinner.  The event will be held Thursday evening, April 30 at the Hilton Parsippany, One Hilton...

Christie takes new step toward presidential bid, forms super PAC to lure big donors

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie is moving closer to a 2016 presidential campaign as his allies have formally launched a super PAC to begin collecting from wealthy donors, officials confirmed today. The super PAC, called America Leads, was formed by Phil Cox, the former...

FBI arrests members of organized crime family on murder, prostitution charges

NEWARK — Ten members and associates of the New Jersey-based DeCavalcante organized crime family were arrested today on charges of running a prostitution business, trafficking in drugs and plotting to kill a rival gang member. All ten defendants are expected to appear this afternoon...

Arrests made in Jefferson Township Bank Robbery

JEFFERSON — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Jefferson Township Police Chief Kevin Craig announce the arrest of William Chasmer, 57, Oak Ridge and Janet C. Kaine, 44, Oak Ridge, on charges related to a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, March 11 at the...

Salesman pleads guilty in blood lab scheme that snared 24 doctors

NEWARK — A Berkeley Heights salesman admitted today that he funneled kickbacks to a doctor to refer more than $400,000 worth of business to a Parsippany blood lab at the center of a sprawling bribery scheme. Michael Zarrelli, 48, pleaded guilty to charges of...

16 Best Tech Companies to Work For in New Jersey via NJ Biz

Billtrust CEO Flint Lane. The company made the NJ Biz 100 Best Companies to Work for in New Jersey list. | Courtesy Billtrust Each year, NJ Biz puts together a list of the 100 best companies to work for in New Jersey. This year's...
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