Friday, December 9, 2022

Christie Pardons Shaneen Allen, concealed handgun owner

Governor Chris Christie has issued a full pardon to Shaneen Allen, the single mother from Philadelphia who was arrested on October 1, 2013 during a traffic stop in Atlantic County on gun possession charges. Allen revealed to the police officer who stopped her that...

Will ramps to I-287 get more lanes? Ask @CommutingLarry

The answer to one question about a road project is bound to prompt a query about work on a neighboring highway. That's the case with a question about a ramp between I-80 and 287. Hit the turn signal, we're taking the exit to the...

Lt. Gov. Guadagno: Here’s how electing the attorney general restores trust in government

By Kim Guadagno Is the Office of the Governor in New Jersey too powerful? If you believe it is, like I do, it's time to have an honest conversation about how to fix it. I have put forward a bold plan that will begin...

Christie: Dump Common Core education standards

PEMBERTON — Navigating New Jersey interests and a likely presidential campaign, Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday proposed dropping national Common Core education standards he once supported but have since become a lighting rod issue for Republican voters. The governor, speaking at Burlington County College...

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...

Reunited after 60 years: Florida woman finds her long-lost sister in Fairfield

Two sisters, unknown to each other for 60 years, met for the first time in a Florida hotel recently. Sherri Parker, a Realtor from Florida, and Jan Mattaliano, of Fairfield, met after Parker's decades-long search for her birth mother led to the half-sister she...

Morris County Man Charged with Online Enticement of a Minor

NEWARK – A Somerset County man who works as a high school teacher was charged today with soliciting a minor victim online to produce images of sexually explicit conduct in exchange for money, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. David N. Adams, 29, of Branchburg,...

Cushman & Wakefield Completes Sale of 142,620-Square-Foot Industrial Building

PARSIPPANY —  Commercial Realty Group (CRG) of Parsippany, has purchased 7 Eastmans Road, a 142,620-square-foot industrial building. The transaction was negotiated by Jules Nissim, Stephen Elman, and Chris Kinum of global commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.  The team also represented the seller,...

NJ Transit Salutes Veterans

NEWARK — In recognition of our customers who have served in the Armed Forces, New Jersey TRANSIT is inviting all active and retired military personnel to ride as guests of honor on our system on Veterans Day. Whether going to the country’s largest Veteran’s Day...

I-287 Southbound to Return to Final Configuration

MORRIS COUNTY — NJDOT’s contractor, Tilcon of New York is scheduled to close two southbound lanes to restripe the roadway to the final configuration on the I-287 southbound bridge over Eden Lane, beginning at 9:00 p.m. tonight, Friday, June 26, until Saturday, June 27...

Rooney’s local government transparency bill advances

TRENTON —A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney requiring municipalities to provide residents with important township information via email, text messages and other social media outlets was advanced today by the Assembly State and Local Government Committee by a 5 to 1 vote. “This is...

N.J. trooper accused of kicking head of black suspect after car chase

TRENTON — A State Police trooper allegedly kicked a black suspect once in the head after he was already subdued and handcuffed on the ground last year following a police chase through three northern New Jersey counties, the state Attorney General's Office said today....

Parsippany RACES partcipates in Field Day

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Office of Emergency Management Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (R.A.C.E.S.) volunteers participated in the National Emergency Communications Field Day Exercise this weekend, Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.  All across North America Ham Radio operators take to the outdoors and set up emergency communication...

Body found in Long Hill ID’d as David Bird, reporter missing for 14 months

LONG HILL — Authorities have positively identified the body found in the Passaic River Thursday as David Bird, who had been missing for 14 months. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Long Hill Township Police Chief Michael Mazzeo made the announcement just after...

Family Promise Recognizes Volunteers and Community Service

RANDOLPH - The Family Promise of Morris County held "An Evening of Promise: Recongnizing Volunteers and Community Service" on Thursday, March 26 at Meadow Wood Manor, Randolph. Nine year old Benjamin Colao was honored for the "Community Impact Award." The award and ciation by Assemblyman...

Rockaway man dies weeks after fire razes house, leaves mom homeless

ROCKAWAY BOROUGH -- A borough man who has been in critical condition for the past two weeks after a a house fire on Farview Road has died, a hospital spokesperson said. Thomas Depack, 57, of Rockaway Borough, was flown to the St. Barnabas Medical...

Ex-municipal prosecutor: Cop accused of trying to quash relative’s DWI ticket had done it before

MORRISTOWN — Attorneys in the case of a Rockaway Township police officer, who is accused of trying to get a charge dismissed for his cousin, battled in court today over whether an earlier alleged incident involving his uncle may be used as evidence in...

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...

Gordon Meth sworn in as Governor of NJ District Kiwanis International

Gordon Meth, the new governor of the New Jersey District Kiwanis International, was sworn in at the annual Kiwanis District convention held August 21 - 23 at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal Hotel.   Gordon lives in Parsippany and is a member and former officer of...