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Morris County News

November 6, 2022

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - In the wee hours of Sunday, November 6th morning, two suspects attempted to steal residents' cars on Knapp Avenue in Florham Park. According to police, "At approximately 3:51am, an observant resident of Knapp Avenue contacted the Police Department and informed dispatch two ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - According to breaking news alerts, a car crashed into a building that serves as a strip mall on Rt. 10 in Parsippany. The address is 2585 NJ-10. Police units were on the scene. The structural integrity of the building is currently unknown. As more details are provided, ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ – New Jersey Based nonprofit Hope for Ukraine delivered 20 tons of critical supplies to Ukraine on Tuesday, October 25. This latest donation is the 15th container the nonprofit has shipped to Ukraine and was made possible with the coordination of the following local ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A man was stabbed in the face at a Roxbury hotel last weekend and police are searching for the person who did it. The incident took place on Oct. 22 at the Quality Inn on Route 46 in Ledgewood, said Roxbury Police spokeswoman Jennifer Dillard in an email. She said police were ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – The owner of a construction business, who had homes in Landing and Springfield, engaged in a number of illegal practices designed to evade paying federal taxes, according to federal law enforcement authorities. The man, Zeki Donuk, was arrested today by federal agents on charges ...

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 Morris Township, NJ – The first Thinkscape in New Jersey will find a home in Morris Township. The Thinkscapes a 8,000 square foot community park being constructed as part of the Morris Marketplace retail development, an outdoor shopping mall located on E. Hanover Avenue in Morris Township. The ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Gerald “Gerry” Gemian, a World War II veteran who turned 100 years old this past summer, was honored Oct. 12 by the Morris County Board of County Commissioners at a celebration organized by more than two dozen friends and fellow veterans at the Montville Memorial VFW Post ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- When the pandemic shut down in-person learning, among those affected the most were children with developmental disabilities such as autism, who were in need of one-one-one therapy that could not be administered through virtual learning. That's when Chatham residents Ashley and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- On Monday September 26, 2022, at 7:53 pm, a 63-year-old Chatham Borough resident was struck by a pick-up truck while crossing Main Street at Railroad Plaza North. Chatham Borough Police responded along with members of the Chatham Emergency Squad and the Morris County Sheriff’s ...

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HANOVER, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County is excited to announce that it will be holding a Home Run Derby Competition that will be open to the public at their First Responders Day on September 24th. The event will begin with qualifying rounds at 1pm.  The finals will be held at 4pm and will be ...

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HANOVER, NJ - First Responders Day is coming up this Saturday, September 24th!  All are encouraged to come out, compete and bring the family to the 200 Club of Morris County's First Responders Day. Families can cheer on fellow women and men serving as firefighters, police officers, and EMTs in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Amid an outpouring of sentiment from people in Roxbury and beyond, members of the Roxbury Fire Department are mourning the death of former Roxbury Fire Chief Jeff Poissant. The Succasunna resident died Saturday after a long battle with cancer attributed by the fire department to ...

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HANOVER, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County is excited to announce that it will be holding a Home Run Derby Competition that will be open to the public at their First Responders Day on September 24th. The event will begin with qualifying rounds at 1pm.  The finals will be held at 4pm and will be ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morristown's Annual Festival on the Green is set to return this fall. The fall event will take place on the Morristown Green Sunday October 2 from noon to 5pm, rain or shine. The event, sponsored by the Morristown Partnership, will offer a wide variety of entertainment and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Borough of Chatham Council introduced a $6 million bond ordinance to fund a "grant for the development and construction of affordable housing" at its regular meeting on Monday night. The ordinance, which is up for adoption on Oct. 11, will fund the construction of a 15-until, ...

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JEFFERSON TWP., NJ - Route 15 drivers beware: Lane closures will take place on Route 15 northbound and southbound tonight (Sept. 9) as the Weldon Road Bridge over the highway project advances in Jefferson, said the state Department of Transportation (DOT). Beginning at 8 p.m. and continuing ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - A new 7-Eleven convenience store and gas station is underway in Hanover Township, announced JMF Properties and RD Management LLC.  The development partners recently broke ground on the project at Cedar Village, a 19-acre retail center anchored by Lowe’s Home Improvement at 230 ...

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HARDING TOWNSHIP, NJ - Harding Township celebrated its Centennial with an outdoor celebration on September 1, 2022, at Memorial Park. The ceremony was hosted by The Harding Township Centennial Committee of which Committeewoman Rita Chipperson was the Chairperson and Tom Deporteere was the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Two men climbed the dam spillway at Estling Lake and illegally kayaked the private body of water this week, police said. The men, Todd Gardner, 57, of Denville, and Scott Gardner, 58, of Oak Ridge, were caught and charged with defiant trespassing, police reported. They said the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Lamar Harris, age 34, last known address: 1 Jean Street, Morristown NJ, has been sentenced to 18 years in New Jersey State Prison in connection with the March 2019 homicide at the Morristown Train Station, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives ...

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JEFFERSON, NJ - A Jefferson police officer sitting in his patrol car alongside Route 15 early Sunday was injured when his vehicle was struck from behind by one driven by a Mount Olive man suspected of being intoxicated, police said. The incident, which took place at 3:06 a.m. on Route 15 North ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office were joined by the Morris County Board of County Commissioners this week in delivering 100 bullet-proof vests to the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany, where front-line Ukrainian ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- At a special meeting Monday evening, the Chatham Borough Zoning Board of Adjustment unanimously approved a conditional use variance and several design waivers to clear the way for the owners of the popular River Grille to build a new bar and restaurant adjacent to the existing ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The hearing location and judge for Chatham Borough's affordable housing litigation, in which it is the defendant, has been moved to the Morris County Courthouse from Sussex County and will now be heard before Judge Stephen Hansbury instead of Judge Michael C. Gaus. Chatham Borough ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - An investigation is still in progress regarding an early morning home break in on Thursday, August 18th. According to police, they received a call of a crime in progress at a residence on Ridgedale Avenue. The East Hanover patrols responded, arriving immediately.  Three ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - In the early morning of August 17th, there were multiple attempts to enter vehicles of Florham Park residents and in some cases, the homes of the residents in an effort to locate keys to the car.  According to multiple police reports in neighboring towns, suspects have been ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A Morristown man faces criminal charges including eluding police and receiving stolen property after failing in his attempt to drive away, in a stolen car, after being stopped for speeding in Denville, police said. They said they stopped the man, Justin Leuzarder, 39, at 4.24 a.m.

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MORRIS TWP. - The Morris County Park Commission’s skating program at the Mennen Sports Arena is being honored by the national Learn to Skate USA organization, which has ranked it No. 1 in New Jersey. Learn to Skate announced the ranking in an Aug. 4 letter noting the Morris County skating ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Adjustment approved Application 21.63, Chick-fil-A, 1180 Route 46, Block 715, Lot 11.1, in B-2 Zone. The new Chick-fil-A is slated to be built at the location of four older run down office buildings currently at that location on Route 46. The ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park police's investigation into a 2019 'sextortion' incident has led to the conviction of the criminal responsible. Mr. Brandon McCullough, currently 31 years old from Branson, Missouri was sentenced on August 2, 2022, to 30 years in federal prison without parole, ...

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