Friday, December 9, 2022

Homeless Solutions Hosts Young Professionals Event

MORRIS COUNTY — On Wednesday, December 7 Homeless Solutions’ Young Professionals will host “Party with a Purpose”, a networking event to be held at the Laundromat in Morristown from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   The event will include appetizers, raffles, live music – and attendees’ first...

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...

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,...

Morris Habitat Teams Up with #GivingTuesday

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris Habitat for Humanity has joined #GivingTuesday, a day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving...

Christie replaced by Pence as head of Trump transition

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump on Friday replaced Gov. Chris Christie and two top advisers atop his transition team with Vice President-elect Mike Pence and others with ties to congressional Republicans. Pence, who served in the U.S. House before winning the governorship, will serve...

What is that camera staring down at you from atop traffic lights?

Is Big Brother watching you from video cameras perched high on top of traffic signals? After recent questions about pedestrian beacons and other apparatus that readers spotted on traffic signals in various parts of the state, they asked about another piece of equipment mounted...

Christie going down with the ship | Sheneman cartoon

When Chris Christie first came on the public stage as a hard charging U.S. Attorney it was easy to see that he had big plans for himself. He cruised into office and spent the first few years of his administration working across the aisle...

Kelly testifies Christie signed off on Bridgegate lane closures

NEWARK - In an emotional day of testimony, Bridget Anne Kelly refuted the charges against her in the Bridgegate scandal, telling a jury she told Gov. Chris Christie in advance about the plan to close toll lanes at the George Washington Bridge in 2013,...

Bridget Kelly: Christie knew of lane closures a month in advance

This is extremely damaging testimony from Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff. The former deputy chief of staff testified that the governor approved the study, which prosecutors allege actually was cover-up for a revenge plot against a local Democratic mayor. Christie has long...

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...

Nine things you need to know about N.J.’s rising gas tax

TRENTON --It's official: New Jersey's gas tax will go up by 23 cents a gallon in a few weeks to restart the broke fund that pays for road and rail projects. But The Auditor knows there's a story behind such sudden pain at the...

Pennacchio Bill Protecting NJ Transit Riders with Service Dogs from Discrimination

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Chris Christie has signed legislation sponsored by Senator Joseph Pennacchio (R-Morris, Essex, Passaic) to prevent New Jersey Transit from denying a person with a service dog access to any vehicle. Sen. Joseph Pennacchio’s anti-discrimination bill prevents NJ Transit from denying a...

Lawmakers agree to new 23 cent gas tax hike

Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto announced that they have reached agreement on a new plan to fund the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) and enact a series of tax cuts designed to make New Jersey more competitive. For counties and municipalities,...

Ex-PA chairman David Samson arrives in court as feds announce press conference

NEWARK-- Federal prosecutors are scheduled to be in court this afternoon in connection with their continuing criminal investigation into the Port Authority. Officials would not say why the court hearing was scheduled, but former Port Authority chairman David Samson--who has been the focus of...

Today is Free Cone Day: How to get a free cone at Dairy Queen

Forget that spring diet -- at least for a day -- because March 15 is Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen. At non-mall locations throughout the Garden State, the ice-cream chain will give away a free small vanilla ice cream cone. There's a catch,...

What a ‘state of emergency’ declaration really means

TRENTON -- Gov. Chris Christie has just declared a state of emergency in anticipation of the blizzard due to blanket the state beginning Friday night. As ominous as it sounds, a state of emergency means more for the police, fire and other public safety...

How cold is ‘too cold’ to leave your dog outside?

TRENTON -- In response to the death of two New Jersey dogs who froze to death this past week, state lawmakers will introduce legislation on Monday requiring and defining proper shelter for dogs left outside in the cold. State Sen. Jim Holzapfel and Assemblymen...

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...

Plymouth Rock Assurance Study Shows Midday Hours are the Busiest for Travel

NEW JERSEY — A study conducted by New Jersey auto insurance group Plymouth Rock Assurance shows 87% of New Jersey residents traveling on Thanksgiving Day will do so between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. However, only 9% plan to travel between 6:00 a.m. and...

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...