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Morris County News

April 10, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Last week Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon honored the 6th Anniversary of his department’s heralded Hope One program with a symposium at the County College of Morris in Randolph that focused on responding to the nation’s opioid overdose epidemic. More than 200 participants ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown resident Chancelle Ibin Young has been sentenced in connection with an incident involving domestic violence, arson and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, Morris County ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris Township Police have established a perimeter near the College of St. Elizabeth and the Convent Station Train Station, this according to BNN alert.  According to the breaking news alert, a K9 unit has been requested after security reported of a male on campus with ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - There will be a COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Friday March 31 in Morristown. The clinic will be held from 2pm - 4pm in the parking lot of 95 Spring Street. The clinic will offer Moderna and Pfizer vaccines as well as the bivalent booster. The vaccine is free regardless of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Where will you be at 1:05 pm Thursday? When the New York Yankees take the mound on Opening day Thursday, all eyes  will be looking for number 77, Delbarton's own Anthony Volpe. At 21 years old, he is one of the youngest position players to ever make the team's Opening Day roster, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - An emergency room nurse at St. Clare's Hospital was injured early Monday morning in an assault by a juvenile female, police said. They said the incident took place at about 2:57 a.m. and resulted in the girl being charged with aggravated assault and criminal mischief. Upon ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - An anonymous threat was made on social media regarding Robert R. Lazar Middle School prior to the start of school on Friday, March 24, according to Superintendent Thomas Gorman.   Gorman said the Montville Township Police were immediately notified and law enforcement quickly ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – An East Orange man who last year stole a car in Mount Olive, threatened to rob a bank and then attempted a second carjacking in Randolph before being arrested by a Roxbury patrolman is heading to prison. The man, Howard Parks, 55, was sentenced March 17 by state Superior Court ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Edwin Urbina, formerly of Morristown and Krystal Straw got sentenced in connection with the murder of a 3 year old boy that took place in August 2021 at a East Hanover hotel. Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, Chief of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – One of two left turn lanes on the I-287 southbound Exit 35 ramp to Route 124 is scheduled to be closed tomorrow, Wednesday March 14 in Morristown. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, one of two left turn lanes on the I-287 southbound Exit 35 ramp to Route 124/Madison Avenue ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Succasunna resident Peter Ventricelli’s decision last week to kill his wife, his teenage son and himself should not bring a loss of faith in God and goodness, said Roxbury spiritual leaders at a Sunday prayer service for the lost family. Almost 800 people attended the somber ...

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BOONTON — Charges have been filed against Boonton police Captain Stephen Jones, announced Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin. The charges are for allegedly stealing his own internal affairs records and computer hardware containing police data from the Boonton Police Department and concealing them ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Police today found three Roxbury residents dead inside a Succasunna home in a normally peaceful subdivision, an incident that remains under investigation. A heavy police presence remained through the day at 37 Justine Place, a home with a backyard that abuts the wooded West Morris ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Police department has announced that beginning March 13th at 7:00am, there will be a zero tolerance speed enforcement initiative throughout town. The police have announced the reason behind this as being due to a continued number of complaints regarding ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Citing more than a century of unregulated chemical disposal and many accidental explosions at the former Hercules site in Kenvil, township officials on Wednesday expressed uneasiness about a company’s plan to build a huge warehouse complex on the contaminated property. The ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham brought out the fire engine with sirens blaring down Myrtle Avenue to help longtime Chatham resident Julia "Jule" Luria celebrate her 100th birthday on Sunday. The parade for the 67-year resident of Chatham was organized one of Luria's grandchildren, Inga ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - A shoplifting incident occurred at Ulta Beauty Store in Cedar Knolls  on February 23.  Hanover Township Police Det. Peter Hermans was conducting surveillance when he observed a vehicle containing multiple individuals driving suspiciously through the parking lot approximately ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County last summer donated 100 radios to Ukraine as part of its “solidarity” with the people of the war-torn nation, said county Board of County Commissioners Director John Krickus in a statement. The announcement was made today in a press release preceding a memorial ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The School District of the Chathams is the first district in the state of New Jersey to file a federal lawsuit against social media companies, claiming harm caused to the mental health of its students. The SDOC filed its 66-page complaint in United States District Court of New ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce received the final in person presentation of a $15,000 Morris County Small Business Grant on February 14, 2023. With Valentine’s Day 2023 marking one year since the Morris County Small Business Grant Program launched, the Board of County ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ - Local area Mayors gathered together to brainstorm solutions regarding local floodwaters, creating a collaborative task force that led to a shared services agreement. Flood waters from the Whippany and Passaic Rivers and their tributaries have caused humanitarian and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – The former Pediatric Therapeutics Center on Main Street that was available for leasing will be occupied by "Helping Hands Family", which provides Autism services. NAI James E. Hanson, the largest New Jersey-based full-service independent commercial real estate firm, announced ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The state Attorney General’s Office today released video from a Dec. 31 police-involved shooting that involved police from Denville and Morristown and claimed the life of a Denville man. The man, James Allandale, 61, formerly known as James Allan, was shot and killed in a Pine ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – People who are good at baking, and those who like to eat baked goods, can turn their passion into charity by participating in an upcoming bake sale on behalf of Maya’s Mission. The Feb. 11 bake sale – sponsored by the Roxbury High School Interact Club in memory of Maya Guberman – ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Imani Glover, a 25-year-old black female from Morristown who was reported missing has been found, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally and Morristown Police Department Chief Darnell Richardson Glover was reported missing by ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A Morristown High School sophomore was disqualified from a swim race after the American flag he had on his cap was deemed "too large", according to his father, Rob Miller. The swimmer was then disqualified from the 400 meter free relay against Parsippany Hills High School on ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Pro-life advocates will protest large-chain pharmacies entering the abortion industry. On Saturday, February 4th, Pro-Life advocates from Morris County and the surrounding areas will protest on the public thoroughfare outside the CVS in Randolph, 725 Route 10 East from ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The unknown male who entered Montville Township High School on Thursday morning is now in custody, according to Montville Police Chief Andrew Caggiano.  On Thursday, Jan. 2, the students and staff at Montville Township High School went into a shelter in place for about two hours ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township High School went into a shelter in place on Thursday morning after an unknown male entered the building. "This morning, an unauthorized male entered the high school prior to the start of school," Superintendent Thomas Gorman sent in a district-wide ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Amit Bhatt, a 43 year old man formerly from Parsippany, has been found guilty on all charges related to an aggravated assault that occurred on October 28, 2017 in Parsippany. Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Parsippany Troy ...

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