Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Saint Clare’s Health Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety

MORRIS COUNTY — Saint Clare’s Health was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Saint Clare’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to...

Law Enforcement Authorities Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run Motor Vehicle Crash in Madison

MADISON — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Chief Darren P. Dachisen Sr. of the Madison Borough Police Department, are seeking the public’s assistance related to a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a...

Death Investigation continues in Dover

MORRIS COuNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon and Public Safety Director Daniel DeGroot and Chief Anthony Smith of the Dover Police Department announce an investigation into a...

Bartender Charged with Invasion of Privacy and Hindering

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Chief Martin McParland, Jr. of the Rockaway Township Police Department announce that John P. Daley, 50, of Flanders, has been charged with one count of Invasion of Privacy,...

Route 202 overnight lane closures for resurfacing project begins tonight

MORRISTOWN — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced overnight lane closures in Morristown to resurface approximately one mile of Route 202 in both directions in Morristown. Beginning at 9:00 p.m., tonight, Monday, August 27, until 5:00 a.m. the next day, and continuing nightly until complete,...

Former Police Officer Sentenced to Six Years Prison for Official Misconduct

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Wilfredo Guzman, 45, formerly of Rockaway Township, was sentenced by the Honorable Catherine M. Enright, J.S.C. to six years in New Jersey State Prison. Mr. Guzman previously pled guilty to two counts of second...

NJ Transit Board approves purchase of new rail cars

NEWARK — The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors today approved a contract with Bombardier for 113 new rail cars, which includes the first self-propelled multilevel rail cars in the United States. “This historic purchase is the perfect example of how NJ TRANSIT is reclaiming its...

Bucco and Sheriff Gannon’s Offices donate hundreds of Feel Better Bears

MORRIS COUNTY — Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, the New Jersey State PBA and the Morris County Police Chiefs Association came together today to celebrate the collection of hundreds of stuffed bears for juveniles that law enforcement personnel encounter in the...

Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon Welcomes Gridiron Hero to Office Internship

MORRIS COUNTY  — Kevin Hasenbein, a 19-year-old who has proved his talent on the Morristown High School football field, has scored a spring internship with the Morris County Sheriff’s Office. Kevin, who has Down Syndrome, officially started his new position February 4 fulfilling tasks alongside...

Lou Valori Named Morris County Republican Committee Corresponding Secretary

PARSIPPANY — Dr. Louis Valori, Parsippany, has been appointed to the Morris County Republican Committee's Executive Board, and will serve as Corresponding Secretary. He was unanimously elected by the Board this week. Valori will be replacing Nick DeGregorio who has moved out of Morris County...

William Schievella announces candidacy for Morris County Sheriff

MORRIS COUNTY — William Schievella, a law enforcement professional with over two decades of experience in Northern New Jersey, announced his candidacy for Morris County Sheriff. He made his announcement in his hometown of Rockaway Township at the Parks Lake Gazebo, where he made his first speech...

Crave City is open for business; Serving Acai bowls and so much more

MONTVILLE — Crave City held it's official ribbon cutting Grand Opening on Saturday, May 4. Crave City is located at 6 Route 46, Pine Brook Plaza, Pine Brook. Crave City serves Acai bowls and so much more. They combine a health shop, dessert shop and coffee shop all...

Networking Lunch for Women Business Owners Set for June 25

MORRIS PLAINS — The Northwest Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) is hosting a Networking Lunch on Tuesday, June 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Tiff’s Grill & Ale House, 231 Speedwell Avenue. The speaker is NJAWBO member,...

CCM Awarded $4 Million to Lead Expansion of Apprenticeship Programs

MORRIS COUNTY — County College of Morris (CCM), recognized as a leader in the education of employees for advanced manufacturing, has been awarded a $4 million grant from the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) to expand apprenticeship programs for the industry. The USDOL’s Scaling...

Bill designating county correctional officers, wardens as police signed into law

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that would add the word “police” to the titles of county correctional officers, wardens and deputy wardens. “This will help eliminate any confusion over their authority and just clarifies the powers that these officers of the law...

Nationally Recognized Mental Health Speaker to Appear at CCM

RANDOLPH — In recognition of National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month, the County College of Morris (CCM) Counseling and Student Success, The Legacy Project and the Office of Special Events presents Kai Roberts, an inspirational speaker on mental health awareness. This is the first...

Sheriff Gannon Releases Statements regarding the current Heightened Threat Picture

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon said today: "In light of the recent mail bombing attempts, and following the horrific acts of murder and terrorism in Pittsburgh, I have asked that we redouble our efforts at the Morris County Sheriff's Office in support of...

I-80 westbound bridge over Route 46 completed

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the completion of the I-80 westbound bridge over Route 46 in Roxbury, Morris County. In order to restore the normal traffic pattern on the newly reconstructed bridge, an overnight lane closure is necessary to remove...

Murphy, Sweeney announce agreement on $15 hour minimum wage

TRENTON — Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced an agreement on legislation to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. The agreement is the result of months of deliberative and thorough negotiations between the Governor’s Office, Senate,...

Brightest Star School of Performing Arts Offers Merit Scholarships

HANOVER TOWNSHIP – Brightest Star School of Performing Arts is holding  “Merit Scholarships Auditions for all Summer Musical Theater Programs.” There will be 3 tuition awards, valued at $500 each, given to the three students who audition on Sunday, March 3 and receive the highest scores...
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