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Morris County News

January 25, 2023

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Give Kids a Smile will be celebrated this February.  All month long, dental practices across the country will offer free dental care to children ages 12 and younger. In Morris County, three dentists will be providing free dental care to children who otherwise wouldn't see a ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A police chase that started in Denville raced along Rt. 280 East in Parsippany.  Police were in pursuit of a black Dodge Charger racing over 100 mile per hour using the shoulders to pass other cars. The suspects were reported to be in Mountain Lakes when they exited the vehicle ...

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LINCOLN PARK, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detective Christoph Kimker, Sheriff James Gannon, and Lincoln Park Chief of Police Joseph Zammit confirm an active investigation into a vehicle fire and death that occurred on January 21, 2023 in Lincoln Park, NJ. At ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A response this week to a report of shoplifting at the Sucasunna Kohl's store resulted in the arrest of three suspects from Passaic County and the recovery of about $10,000 worth of stolen goods, according to the Roxbury Police Department.  The incident began at about 2:43 p.m. on ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - According to breaking news alerts, a person has gone missing from Greystone's psychiatry facility in Parsippany. The police are searching near 59 Koch Avenue for a white male in his 60s who apparently walked away from the facility. More details will be provided when they are ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Renters are now able to submit an application for affordable rentals in Morristown. Submit an application at www.affordableHomesNewJersey.com and join the Morristown Rental Waiting List by February 21, 2023 to be included in the random lottery number drawing to determine priority ...

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Morris County Commissioner John Krickus was sworn in tonight as the 2023 Director of the Board of County Commissioners after fellow board members Douglas Cabana, Thomas Mastrangelo and Christine Myers were sworn in to new, three-year terms and Morris County Sheriff James Gannon was sworn into ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There was a fatal accident in Parsippany late Friday night.  The tragedy occurred on Rt. 80 east just before exit 45, before midnight. According to breaking news alerts, the vehicle went off the road and into the woods. CPR was administered on the scene.   

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Police Chief Andrew Caggiano gave the following press release: On Jan. 6, 2023 at 9:20 AM, the Montville Township Police Department responded to FSS, located at 36 Rt. 46 in Pine Brook, for a report of a burglary.  Officers found that entry had been made into the building and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ –The state attorney general’s office is investigating a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022 at a Pine Brook, NJ motel. One male civilian sustained fatal injuries. The office is not releasing the man’s identity at this time. According to the ...

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KINNELON, NJ - Two men who went ice fishing at Split Rock Reservoir in Kinnelon were reported missing by their families. According to authorities, they are believed to have drowned in the reservoir. Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Kinnelon  ...

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UPDATE: The body of the second man was recovered Sunday afternoon. KINNELON, NJ - Two men who went ice fishing at Split Rock Reservoir in Kinnelon were reported missing by their families. According to authorities, they are believed to have drowned in the reservoir. Morris County Prosecutor ...

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Denville, NJ –  School Counselor, Jennifer Katz, was announced the Morris County School of Technology (MCST) Educational Services Professional of the Year.  Ms. Katz has been a School Counselor at the Morris County School of Technology for 13 years and has been instrumental in establishing and ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  A Flood Watch is in effect for the Morristown area from December 22 at 7pm until December 23 at 7pm, stated the National Weather Service. Rain will hit our area after 2pm, they predict. Rain will become heavy at times Thursday night bringing 1 to 2 inches of rain. Rain will ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Thanks to the efforts of an 89-year-old veteran, people in Roxbury who want to respectfully dispose of old American flags can now find collection boxes at the Roxbury Public Library, Roxbury Town Hall and the Roxbury Senior Center. The cardboard boxes are temporary, stressed ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The statues on the Green have new accessories. As temperatures fall into the 20's tonight and Friday, the Morristown Fiber Fairies have been hard at work, knitting scarves and hats and leaving them on the Green for those in need. The beautifully woven hats and scarves are left ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Retiring after 33 years in office, Morris County Administrator John Bonanni was honored recently by members of the Morris County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO) who cited his service to the office and support of law enforcement. At a Dec. 8 ceremony, Bonanni, who became county ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park's Chief of Police, Joseph Orlando, has informed the residents of some criminal activity that took place in town on Friday afternoon, December 9th.  See below: Residents, Earlier this afternoon, a male and female suspect were reported to have committed an act of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- What Chatham Borough Planner Kendra Lelie has dubbed the "Bowers Lane Affordable Housing Project" was presented to the public on Tuesday night in Borough Hall. Lelie, Tom Toronto, president of developer Bergen County United Way and architect Mike Scro gave Chatham Borough ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A serious motor vehicle accident has caused the closure of Rt. 24 in Florham Park in both directions. According to breaking news alerts, the police have shut down the entire highway near mile marker 4.6. The fatal and crime scene teams have been requested to the scene. More ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown is giving shoppers, diners, and visitors to Downtown Morristown the gift of free parking in the Ann/Bank Street Garage as well as free 2 hour metered parking at designated on-street parking meters. The Ann/Bank Street Parking Garage will be free on Dec ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park's Barb Amabile is competing in Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown.  The episode will premier at 10pm on the Food Network on Monday, December 5th. TAPinto interviewed Barb about this very exciting event: 1. Tell us about yourself ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Madison resident Nicholas Spagnoletti, age 54, has been sentenced for distribution and possession of child pornography, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Madison Police Chief John Miscia. Spagnoletti has been ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The plans for the 15-unit, all-affordable housing unit that will be built at Post Office Plaza by Bergen County United Way will be presented at a "Public Open House" set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. Chatham Borough Planner Kendra Lelie and Tom Toronto, president of Bergen County ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The occupants of 40 homes in Ledgewood near the former Fenimore Landfill will soon be offered free tests of their wells to determine if the water is contaminated with a potentially carcinogenic chemical, according to officials. The letters will come from the state Department of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The schematic design phase for the new courthouse on a county owned parcel on Schuyler Place in Morristown is moving forward, announced the Morris County Board of County Commissioners. The vote followed a PowerPoint presentation to the full board and the public by Roger ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Library has been a local asset for over one hundred years and on Saturday, November 19th it held a Centennial celebration to honor the momentous occasion. The festivities started out with the Leoniecke Scheuble Jazz Trio performing in the lobby. Free ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday November 17 from 1pm - 2pm. at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). There will be meat, produce, breads, canned and dry foods. Additional food distributions will take place on Friday November 18  ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Police dog Kai and his trainer, Morris County Sheriff's Office Detective Cpl. Michael McMahon, recently earned a certification “reserved for the most elite canine teams,” according to the Sheriff’s Office. Kai and McMahon, who owns a dog training business in Roxbury, earned a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 2022 Operation Take Back has collected 139 pounds of surrendered medications, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Chris Kimker, Morris County  Sheriff James M. Gannon, Hanover Township Chief of Police Michael Loock, Morris Plains Borough ...

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