Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Hundreds rally to save Greystone

    PARSIPPANY — Hundreds of people, some who traveled from as far away as Grand Rapids, Michigan, converged in front of the historic Kirkbride Building today to protest the planned destruction of the massive former hospital, known as Greystone. Preserve Greystone, the non-profit group which organized the rally,...

Natoli Named 2016 Man of the Year by Boy Scouts of America

MORRIS COUNTY — Paul R. Natoli, President and CEO of Joseph A. Natoli Construction Corporation was honored by the Boy Scouts of America Patriots’ Path Council which named the New Jersey business leader its 2016 Man of the Year. The award was presented on November 4,...

NJ Blood Services seeks volunteers

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NEW JERSEY — NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers, to work blood drives. The blood mobile volunteer is an integral member of the blood collection team whose task it is assist donors with registration,...

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...

Lottery Remains Operational During State Closure

TRENTON — The New Jersey State Lottery will remain fully operational during the closure of New Jersey State government. The sale of all games offered by the New Jersey Lottery will remain available for purchase. The game drawings for all online games offered through the Lottery,...

PARCC exams: Following the money behind N.J.’s costliest test

Question: How much will New Jersey taxpayers spend to implement the new PARCC standardized tests in the state's public schools? (A) $25 per student (B) $22 million (C) $108 million (D) No one knows The answer, according to state officials, is all of the...

Morris County Narcotics Task Force Apprehends Texas Based Drug Distribution Organization

  MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief James Simonetti of the Roxbury Police Department announce the arrest of six interstate drug traffickers and the seizure of over 2,000 Xanax pills (Schedule IV Controlled Dangerous Substance) and approximately 15 pounds of...

LISTEN: Attorney claims Morris prosecutor is ‘in my pocket’

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MORRISTOWN -- NJ Advance Media has obtained a recording of a conversation in which a Morristown attorney claimed that Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp is "in my pocket." William Laufer made that comment to his opposing counsel, Angelo Sarno, in a Morristown family courtroom...

Assembly approves bill supporting the sale of home-baked food

PARSIPPANY — Legislation allowing home bakers to prepare cookies, cakes and pies for sale at fundraisers or for profit, sponsored by Assemblymen Anthony M. Bucco and John DiMaio, and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, was approved by the Assembly on December 19 by 76-0 vote. The bill (A3618/1974/4351) permits...

Satin Dolls strip club robbery possibly linked to owner’s cooperation in federal probe

LODI — A violent armed robbery of the Satin Dolls strip club in December occurred amid the owner's cooperation with a federal investigation of illegal activity by several crime families, according to court records reviewed by The Record. Both the prosecution and defense argued...

Police Continue Investigation Into The 2011 Murder Of Kenvil Diner Owner

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, May 28, 2011, in the middle of Memorial Day Weekend, Chafic “Steve” Ezzeddine was found murdered inside of his place of business, the Kenvil Diner, located on Route 46 in the Kenvil section of Roxbury Township, New Jersey. In the past four years...

Nearly 80 Percent of New Jersey Residents Can’t Stand Governor Christie

Arguably the only person having a worse year than Donald Trump is his part-time lapdog Chris Christie. The Governor's already depressing favorability rating in the state has continued to sink in the wake of the revitalizing of the bridgegate scandal. This month, a state...

Unemployment rate falls to 4.2 percent

TRENTON — New Jersey’s unemployment rate continued its decline for the fourth consecutive month in March, falling for the seventh time in the past eight months, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which fixed the rate at 4.2%. It...

Powerful Jersey Republican Frelinghuysen retiring

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, both the most powerful and endangered member of the New Jersey congressional delegation, announced Monday that he would not seek re-election. Frelinghuysen, R-11th Dist., gave no reason for retiring. He joins Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-2nd Dist., as New Jersey...

Aww… Three Kodiak bear cubs born at Space Farms

WANTAGE -- Space Farms Zoo & Museum is celebrating the newest additions to its wildlife park -- a trio of bear cubs. Early last week, the staff at the Wantage zoo learned their Kodiak bear, Suzy Q, had given birth to cubs when they...

Wyndham Worldwide’s CFO Tom Conforti to Participate in a Fireside Chat at Goldman Sachs

PARSIPPANY — Tom Conforti, chief financial officer of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation will participate in a fireside chat at the 2015 Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference on Monday, June 1, 2015 in New York City.  Mr. Conforti will discuss the business, operations and outlook. Wyndham is...

New Jersey has fourth highest number of hate groups in country, says Southern Poverty Law Center

"I don't think it's a hellhole of hate, but it has problems." That's Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), talking about New Jersey. The SPLC has just published its 2014 list of active hate groups in the United...

Chief Justice Names Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz Assignment Judge of Morris/Sussex Vicinage

Chief Justice Stuart Rabner has announced that Superior Court Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz will lead the Morris/Sussex Vicinage, effective May 28. He will succeed Assignment Judge Thomas L. Weisenbeck, who is retiring after 10 years on the bench, four as assignment judge. “The Morris/Sussex Vicinage...

Greystone demolition Goes to Court

PARSIPPANY — With a planned demolition looming in the near future for the old Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in Parsippany, a preservation group is mounting a last-ditch effort to save the main Kirkbride Building. In August, the state Treasury Department awarded a $34.5 million...

Vidyalaya hosts Annual Show

PARSIPPANY —  Vidyalaya hosted it's Annual Show on Sunday, May 17 at Parsippany Hills High School. Vidyalaya is a school of Indian heritage and culture in Parsippany. The classes are held once a week on Sunday mornings at Brooklawn Middle School. Over 200 students attend the school...