Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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...

Head-on collision on Route 287 ramp; Entrapment of both drivers

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PARSIPPANY — New Jersey State Police and Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department responded to a two car head on collision on the exit ramp from Route 287 (Exit 42) onto Parsippany Boulevard, at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, December 5. Initial reports indicate Parsippany Rescue and Recovery was called...

Governor Murphy Signs Sweeping Legislation Expanding Paid Family Leave

TRENTON — Acting on his commitment to support and uplift New Jersey’s middle class, Governor Phil Murphy today signed into law a sweeping expansion to the state’s paid family leave program. New Jersey enacted a paid family leave program in 2008 and today’s law significantly expands...

New Jersey Marine killed in helicopter crash led elite unit, report says

BASKING RIDGE -- The U.S. Marine from New Jersey who was killed during a training exercise off the Florida Panhandle last week was a leader of an elite military unit that was developed to help carry out risky missions in remote locations, the Washington...

Masterbating Cop at Starbucks blames PTSD, alcohol addiction, not coffee

A Camden County police lieutenant who pleaded guilty to lewdness charges after masturbating at a Cherry Hill Starbucks said he had been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after a drug dealer tried to kill him three years ago, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Benito...

Rutgers student dropped acid, stabbed man in neck: cops

NEW BRUNSWICK — A Rutgers University student allegedly stabbed a fellow student in the neck after they both took LSD, police said. Kevin Huang, 22, allegedly stabbed a 23-year-old man at Huang's apartment on Sicard Street early Saturday morning. Police said they found a...

Roxbury wanted $54 for tinted windows ticket; instead it’s paying $21,502 for OPRA request

Roxbury wanted $54 of Jesse Wolosky's money for driving through the township with tinted windows. Instead, his lawyer wound up with $21,502.20 of the township's. Ever since Wolosky, a Sparta resident, began fighting the April 13 ticket -- ultimately winning the battle late last...

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...

Whole Foods Market to open April 22 in Morristown

Artist's rendering of the new Whole Foods Market in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin One of the most-asked questions in Morristown now has an answer: April 22, 2015. At 9 am. That's when Whole Foods Market officially opens its doors on Washington Street, at...

New Jersey Highlands Coalition says Parsippany has a six-million-gallons-per-day deficit

Water use in New Jersey has increased, which environmentalists say could cause problems during the next drought. The total amount of water used by families, businesses, and two nuclear power plants rose by 110 million gallons per day between 2000 and 2010, according to...

Fairfield police seize $30K in marijuana found in Fedex package

FAIRFIELD -- Police seized a large shipment of marijuana Thursday after local FedEx employees discovered the drugs inside a package bound for Paterson, authorities said. According to Fairfield Deputy Police Chief Anthony Manna, facility managers at the company's township facility contacted police about the...

Kiwanis International delegates make history, elect first female president of organization

Susan A. “Sue” Petrisin will be the first female president-designate of a major international service organization following elections at the 100th Annual Kiwanis International Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Lance Incitti, of Denville, a member of Denville Kiwanis Club was elected to the...

Kushner claims he did not push Christie out as Trump chair, report says

TRENTON -- In a rare interview, Jared Kushner, the New Jersey-bred son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump, told Forbes that he was not behind Gov. Chris Christie's removal as Trump's transition chair. "Six months ago, Gov. Christie and I decided this election was much bigger...

1 receipt, 2 shopping carts, nearly $500K in losses for Home Depot

NEWARK — A Bloomfield man was sentenced to three years probation Monday for scamming Home Depot out of nearly $500,000 with an elaborate ruse prosecutors say was carried out hundreds of times at stores in New Jersey and along the East Coast. Daniel Chalet,...

Happy Mother’s Day

As we all know that mother is precious gift to us. Mostly Mother day is celebrated on second week of May. It is a modern celebration day to honor mothers and motherhood for their contribution to their families. Therefore the children celebrate mothers day...

State Creates Highway “Safe Phone Zones” to Reduce Distracted Driving

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Transportation, in a public-private partnership with GEICO, this week announced a new, statewide sponsorship of Rest Areas and Scenic Overlooks, rebranding them as “Safe Phone Zones.” As the summer season begins, with more drivers headed out on the roads,...

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...

Bella’s Bunch participates in Valerie Fund 5K Walk and Run

PARSIPPPANY — The 2015 Valerie Fund Walk and 5K Run was held on Saturday, June 13. 212 Teams, 861 Runners, 2606 Walkers and 3,467 Participants raised $994,579.89 (as of 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 14). Bella Rocco, Parsippany, a 13 year-old former patient has been attending the Walk...

Fire District 6, Parsippany Elks host breakfast fundraiser for Aiden Duran

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 6 and Parsippany-Troy Hills Elks Lodge 2078 hosted a breakfast benefit for Aiden Duran on Sunday, April 19. All the proceeds from the event were given to the family of Aiden Duran to help with the expenses the family is...

Forget the Ben Carson line, Chris Christie’s fallen below the Carly Fiorina line | Mulshine

The news is in for Chris Christie, and it's not good. On Monday, the Monmouth University Polling Institute released a poll of potential attendees at the Iowa caucuses, which represent the first contest in the Republican presidential primary next year. The news could hardly...