Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Trial begins April 1 for Missouri man accused of kidnapping wrong N.J. businessman

NEWTON -- Opening arguments are expected to begin April 1 in the trial of a Missouri man accused of kidnapping the wrong New Jersey businessman and hauling him back across five state lines, according to a report. Sussex County First Assistant Prosecutor Gregory Mueller...

Nursing Board member, Avery Hart stands for NJ Assembly

MORRIS COUNTY — NJ Board of Nursing Public Advocate, Avery Hart of Kinnelon, has announced she is a candidate for NJ Assembly in District #26, challenging Jay Webber and Betty DeCroce. She has been endorsed by the Sierra Club and other groups. “I care deeply physical,...

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...

James Stefel, 66, Past Chief of Parsippany Rescue & Recovery passed away

PARSIPPANY — James J. Stefel, 66, passed away on Sunday, May 3, at Morton Plant Mease Hospital in Clearwater, Florida. Jimmy was born in Newark and grew up in Irvington. He lived in West Orange before moving to Parsippany in 1990. Jimmy worked for the Township of...

Super Democratic PAC enters Parsippany’s Republican Council Race

PARSIPPANY — NJ political news website Politickernj.com is reporting that a Super PAC with ties to President Obama and Hillary Clinton has entered into the Parsippany GOP primary race for Town Council. The PAC, called New Jersey’s Future Fund, has put out a flyer endorsing long time GOP...

CCM Student Artwork to be Featured at MPAC and Morris Museum

RANDOLPH — Visual Arts students from the County College of Morris will showcase their artwork through mid-April at the Art Upstairs Gallery at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown and the Morris Museum in Morris Township. The second annual “CCM at the Mayo: County...

Chris Christie’s muddled message on marijuana and the War on Drugs | Mulshine

A lawyer friend of mine pointed out to me a curious side effect of the plentiful supply of cheap heroin in the area. It's actually cutting into the business of criminal defense lawyers. That's not because people are using less heroin. It's because heroin...

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...

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...

ATNJ Congratulates Murphy on Winning the Democratic Nomination

NEW JERSEY — The grassroots group of 18,000 members across the state offers our congratulations to Phil Murphy, who bested all other candidates in the Democratic primaries to become our nominee for Governor of New Jersey. They are united in solidarity as Democrats to work to get...

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’s Not Sure Guadagno Can Do The Job… After She Did His? For Hundreds of Days!

Another day, Save Jerseyans, another dust-up between the former two-time running mates Chris Christie and Kim Guadagno. In case you missed it, our Governor appeared on Wednesday night's monthly ‘Ask the Governor' program which he co-hosts with NJ 101.5's Eric Scott, and he both...

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...

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...

Former Parsippany Resident and Paterson Teacher Pleads Guilty To Official Misconduct And Criminal Sexual Contact

PARSIPPANY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Paul Phillips of the Parsippany Troy-Hills Police Department announce that Scott A. Van Hoven, 48, currently of Hudson, New York, and formerly of Parsippany, pled guilty to one count of Official Misconduct, a crime of the second...

Bridgegate lawmakers leading fight against Christie’s newspaper ‘revenge bill’

TRENTON -- A pair of Democratic lawmakers who led the charge in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal that damaged Gov. Chris Christie's political ambitions are now fighting the governor's push to pull legal ads from newspapers. State Sen. Loretta Weinberg and Assemblyman...

Essex County Democratic Committeeman heads PAC supporting DePierro ticket

Online Recruiting Ads also indicate PAC is paying field workers in Parsippany PARSIPPANY — Internal Revenue Service filings for the liberal Democrat Super PAC called New Jersey’s Future Fund link the Washington, DC-based organization to an Essex County Democratic Party Committeeman named Robert Dombrowski, said the...

Patsy Cline has come to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — In the coming weekends, the Women’s Theater Company at the Parsippany Playhouse presents “Always Patsy Cline.” Starring Patricia Durante as Cline and Barbara Babbitt as Cline’s most avid fan Louise, the play unveils the true story of the celebrity and fan who become deep...

After ‘reign of terror,’ reputed gang leader gets 65 years in Newark murder

NEWARK — Before being sentenced today to 65 years in prison for the 2011 murder of Tariq Walker, Al-Shareef Metz, a reputed gang leader, maintained his innocence. "I feel sorry for what happened to Mr. Walker, but...I never met that man and I never...

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...