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Morris County News

September 19, 2023

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Road rage was in full force in Parsippany at the intersection of Brooklawn Drive and Route 202 on September 14th. As reported by the Parsippany Police, "On 9/14/23 at 3:10 pm the Parsippany Police Department’s Communication Center received multiple 911 phone calls reporting a ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ - The 2nd Annual First Responders Day is fast approaching as it is set for next Saturday, September 23rd. This year there will be a Kiddie Wiffle Ball Contest and all kids ages 5-11 are welcome to participate. There will be a chance to win a trophy! First Responders ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Lidl, the discount grocery store is now open in Morris Township. Many shoppers showed up on the opening day to check out the German supermarket chain.  During the opening day, there were giveaways, prizes and free samples.  Lidl is open from 8am - 9pm every day, and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ-  Millbrook Ave. bridge has reopened, announced Morris County officials. Officials celebrated the completion of a two-month restoration project. “We have phenomenal partners: the Township of Randolph, municipal officials, our engineering team. This project was done on time and on ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Although it has not been officially confirmed, officials state a tornado or microburst ran through town based on the widespread storm damage late Friday afternoon, September 8th. Just as kids were getting off their school buses a ferocious storm passed through town.  Trees ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- At approximately 2:45 a.m. (Monday) morning, an occupied residence on Broadview Terrace in Chatham Borough was burglarized. The individual or individuals entered the home through an unlocked sliding door. The occupants of the home never encountered the suspect or suspects, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A U.S. Marine veteran from Bergen County who enlisted because of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Morris County 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, the county said. The ceremony will take place Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. at the county’s memorial site on West ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Just Salad has opened their newest location within the Morris Marketplace in Morris Township. Just Salad brings its mission of everyday health and sustainability by offering 15 chef designed salads, wraps, warms bowls, avocado toast, soups and smoothies. To celebrate their ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A driving while intoxicated (DWI) police checkpoint will be established somewhere in Roxbury this weekend, according to law enforcement officials. The checkpoint, at an undisclosed place, will take place at some point between Aug. 25 and Aug. 27 said Morris County Prosecutor Robert ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – According to the New Jersey State Police, a driver was found dead in a tractor-trailer along Interstate 80 in Denville. On Sunday, August 20th, police officers responded to a report of a tractor-trailer parked on the shoulder.  According to New Jersey State Police spokesperson ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A former Mount Arlington man convicted of sexual contact with a16-year-old girl in Mount Olive three years ago, was sentenced recently to three years in prison, according to authorities. The man, Vinicio Orellana, 45, who lived on Orben Drive near the Roxbury border, was found ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - There is a motor vehicle accident on Rt. 24 Westbound at mile marker 4.9 in Florham Park. The Police and EMS are on the scene reporting injuries from the accident. This according to breaking news alerts.   

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Morristown, NJ– Meet Me in Morristown, a summer event that promotes arts and culture, as well as the downtown economy will hit the street one last time this summer. The event will take place on  August 17. The downtown is transformed into a center for art, music and fun with artists and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Morris County Government has wished a belated birthday to Chatham Township resident Jean White. White was born on Aug. 9, 1918, and reached her 105th birthday last Wednesday. A Duke University graduate and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, White enlisted in the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jermaine Edwards, 51 years old of Morristown has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run accident that took place in Morristown, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, and Morristown Police Chief Darnell ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - First there was Christmas in July and now there is Fourth of July Fireworks in October! The Denville Independence Day fireworks have been rescheduled to October 8, 2023. The fireworks will be at Gardner Field.  Enjoy a live band from 5-7pm.  There will be a concession stand open ...

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CONNECTICUT - The Florham Park/ East Hanover Little League team wins regional game in Connecticut with a score of 3-0. They now advance to winners bracket game on Monday.   Congratulations!

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LAKE PARSIPPANY, NJ - Late Thursday afternoon, breaking news alerts reported a capsized kayaker on Lake Parsippany at Hoffman Beach.  Emergency crew was looking for a female that did not resurface. She was found and returned to safety. An update from the LPPOA President said "If you saw ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - There was a Pep Rally on Tuesday, August 2nd, at Lurker Park in East Hanover designed to cheer on the East Hanover/Florham Park 12U Hornets headed to the Metro Regional Division of the Little League World Series this Saturday in Connecticut. Many people came out from both ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County is hosting its second annual First Responder Day on Saturday, September 23, 2023 from 3 pm until 7 pm at Emmett Park, located in Florham Park, New Jersey. This event brings first responders and their families together with members of surrounding ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Justin N. Emker, age 19, of Butler NJ, has been arrested on July 22 in connection with allegedly filming others in a bathroom stall, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, and Boonton Township Chief of Police Thomas ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury police sergeant's "outstanding effort" during a routine motor vehicle stop on July 27 resulted in the arrest of two people “possibly involved in a nationwide criminal enterprise” related to credit card, false documents and identity theft, police said. They said the stop ...

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In December 2022, the State of New Jersey issued a consumer alert advising residents to look out for mobile pregnancy centers offering free abortion services. Earlier this week, TAPinto received an anonymous tip that one of these facilities was parked near Morristown’s Planned ...

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DOVER, NJ - A deceased male was found on the railroad tracks near West Clinton Street in Dover today, July 26 at arpimd 1:56am, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, and Dover Police Department Chief Jonathan Delaney. An investigation is active ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - A Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Checkpoint will be set up during the weekend of July 28 - July 30 in Randolph announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, and Randolph Police Chief Will Harzula. Law enforcement personnel from the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  The I-80 westbound Exit 34B ramp to Route 15 northbound will be closed and  detoured tonight for concrete deck repairs in Wharton, Morris County. In addition, the two right  lanes will be closed on Route 15 northbound.  Beginning at 11 p.m. tonight, Friday, July 21, until 5 a.m., ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police have issued an alert to residents regarding multiple burglaries on the Route 46 corridor in Parsippany during the overnight hours of Wednesday into Thursday. According to Police, "We would like to remind all businesses to keep their alarm systems enabled.

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LAKE HOPATCONG, NJ - According to Breaking News Alerts, Parsippany Rescue and Recovery is assisting in a water search in Lake Hopatcong near Prospect Point Boat Yards. A caller reported that a boat is still running, not tied up properly, and the driver appears to be missing.  The last contact ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - On July 17, 1975, two Florham Park Police officers died when the small plane they were operating, crashed while returning to Morristown airport following a reconnaissance flight. On their descent, the Cessna 150 stalled, clipped a tree, and ultimately crashed on First ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Mother Nature has not been kind to the organizers of Denville's annual July 4 fireworks display: The show, which had been rescheduled from the holiday to July 15, is again being postponed, according to the Denville Police Department. "The annual July 4th fireworks show that had ...

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