Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Doctor Charged with Taking Bribes in Test-Referral Scheme with Parsippany Lab

PARSIPPANY – A doctor with practices in Nassau County, New York, was charged with accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), 181 New Road, its president and numerous associates, U.S....

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...

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...

Are N.J. schools doing enough to stop teacher sex abuse in the classroom?

MAPLEWOOD -- Over two years, high school teacher Nicole Dufault allegedly had sex with six of her male students in the South Orange-Maplewood school district. The language arts teacher is accused of meeting the 14- and 15-year-old students in her car at Burger King...

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...

Union City Mayor voted most effective mayor; Parsippany’s Barberio near bottom of list

PARSIPPANY — Political insiders across New Jersey look to the Observer Media Group owned website PolitickerNJ.com for daily insights on what is happening in politics across the Garden State. PolitickerNJ recently created a list of 13 well known mayors and asked it's readers who they thought...

N.J. Festival of Ballooning: 10 things to know before you go

READINGTON-- Before heading out to the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America, which starts Friday and runs through Sunday, here is what you need to know. Buy your ticket in advance. Organizers expect 165,000 people over the three days...

Parsippany Pathmark to remain open; 25 stores closing; 25 stores sold to Stop & Shop

MONTVALE - Thousands of New Jersey workers will soon be out of jobs following the announcement that 10 supermarkets in the state will be closing down, and another 15 stores in other states. The company also says it wants to close additional stores in order to pay its...

Towns with the worst commutes in N.J.

As the most densely populated state in the country, traffic is nothing new for New Jersey. Roads are routinely clogged come rush hour and trains are packed. On average, state commuters spend a little more than an hour coming to and from work, according...

Franklin Lakes Police arrest Parsippany man on DWI

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PARSIPPANY — Franklin Lakes Police issued 40 summonses and made several arrests during a DWI enforcement checkpoint on Route 208 in Franklin Lakes over the weekend of Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12. A Parsippany resident, Thomas Green Jr., 42,  was charged with DWI and no...

Motor Vehicle stop in Parsippany nets seizure of a quarter kilo of cocaine

PARSIPPANY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the guilty plea entered by Pablo A. Home, 30, of Sparta, on Wednesday, July 15 before the Honorable William J. McGovern, J.S.C. Home pled guilty to one count of first-degree Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with...

“As Seen On TV” Company will pay $550,000 to settle Consumer Affairs Lawsuit

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FAIRFIELD — Telebrands Corp., the Fairfield based company known for its “As Seen on TV” products, has agreed to revise its Interactive Voice Response (IVR) merchandise ordering system and other business practices, and to pay $550,000 to the State, under terms of the Final...

Woman who died with man, baby in Route 80 crash was also pregnant

MORRISTOWN -- A woman killed in a chain reaction crash early Saturday morning on Route 80 west was 18 weeks pregnant, officials said. The accident also claimed the lives of a man and an 18-month-old child when the Kia they were riding in was...

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...

Woman enters Wawa naked: video

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http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/portableplayer/?cmsID=311760411&videoID=YcXLuSAy0vnk&origin=nbcphiladelphia.com&sec=news&subsec=weird&width=600&height=360 Video captured shows a naked woman walked into a Delran Wawa early Monday morning. According to the News 10 Philadelphia, the woman was seen entering the convenience store on Route 130 at 6 a.m., when the news crew was in the township covering town resident...

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...

Morris County Jail receives perfect score; Nationally accredited 12th year in a row

The New Jersey Department of Corrections concluded their annual independent inspection of the Morris County Correctional Facility this week and again, the Correctional Facility received a perfect score of 100%. This came just after the American Correctional Association (ACA) gave the correctional facility a score...

Christie campaign rolls out his leadership team; Morris County leaders on list

Chris Christie announced his New Jersey leadership teams made up of more than 200 Republican leaders and elected officials, as well as business leaders from across the state who are supporting his candidacy. Local Morris County elected officials or business leaders include: New Jersey Political Leadership...

NJFOG wins its OPMA case against the Trenton Board of Education

TRENTON — The New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG) filed a lawsuit (Docket No. MER-L-11-15) against the Trenton Board of Education earlier this year.  The suit involves multiple violations of the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) and Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA).   New...