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Morris County News

February 21, 2024

EAST HANOVER, NJ - East Hanover's Chief of Police Christopher Cannizzo has made public that a 27-year-old male was accidentally electrocuted on Wednesday morning at 120 Eagle Rock Avenue. The man was doing work inside the building. Police were called to the scene, the power line was down, and it ...

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The Morris County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 103rd Annual Meeting Luncheon this past Thursday at the Hanover Marriott Hotel. The luncheon featured Dr. Thierry Klein, president, Nokia Bell Labs Solutions Research, as the keynote speaker. The chamber also honored Carole Rogers, founder of ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - On February 8th, Councilman Justin Musella delivered a presentation to the Morris County School Board Association, offering his perspective on Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) programs and how they affect local school boards. The event, held on Zoom, aimed to educate over 100 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – An early morning house fire in Ledgewood on Thursday killed a man and left homeless seven other residents including four children. The fire at 16 Raritan Ave. took place at about 3:10 a.m. according to authorities and neighbor Krystal Dinkle, who said police and firefighters ...

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MADISON, NJ - Early Bird Registration is now open for the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Summer Camp. The Summer Camp runs from August 5 - 30, Monday through Friday 9am - 3pm. After care is available until 5pm. Weekly themes include: August 5-9: Food & Fun – How has cooking and ...

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Jigisha Desai is in need of a kidney. Here is her story: My name is Jigisha Desai from Rockaway, New Jersey. I am 55 years old and have lived with chronic kidney disease for 20 years. I found out about my condition by accident when I had to go for surgery for another health issue. Chronic ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- They came wearing knit hats and sweatshirts that bore her name. "Bailey's Warriors" gathered in front of her family's home on Monday evening to pay their respects and remember their 9-year-old classmate and friend, Bailey Buell, who passed over the weekend from her battle with ...

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$4,000 REWARD FOR HER SAFE RETURN MEEP IS STILL MISSING 1/9 DAY 9 WITHOUT HER MEDICINE IF YOU HAVE A RING CAMERA, PLEASE CHECK TO SEE IF YOU SPOT HER Please check under porches, in sheds, in your yard. Please   MORRISTOWN AREA-POBBIBLY STOLEN. Lost on Budd Street ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Early (Sunday) morning, four unidentified suspects wearing masks attempted to gain access to a home on Holly Drive. This was the third attempt this week in various neighborhoods in the Township. These attempts were made in the early morning hours after 2:00 a.m. and all the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A massive warehouse project proposed for the former Hercules site in Kenvil should yield about $5.5 million in taxes per year, with about $3.5 million going to the Roxbury School District and about $1.3 million to the municipal budget, an expert recently testified. Appearing before ...

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MADISON, NJ -  In a heartfelt demonstration of solidarity and remembrance, the madison community gathered on the evening of December 29th for a candle-lit vigil dedicated to honoring the lives of Palestinian martyrs. The event, held at the picnic tables in Dodge Field, provided a solemn space for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Early Friday morning, four unidentified suspects wearing masks attempted to gain access to a home on Holly Drive. This was the third attempt this week in various neighborhoods in the Township. These attempts were made in the early morning hours after 2:00 a.m. and all the attempts ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The company that owns the 1,000-acre Hercules site in Kenvil, where explosives were made for more than a century, has created a website where people can learn about former and ongoing pollution cleanup efforts. The site, created by Hercules LLC, can be accessed by clicking ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Park Commission will be conducting their annual firearm deer management program. These controlled hunts are specifically used as a population management tool, not a recreational hunting opportunity.  The Black River Facilities in Chester Township which ...

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MADISON, NJ -  St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center has announced the start of a new program. Their "Test Drive Program" lets community members "experience the joy of pet companionshiop without a long term commitment". According to St. Hubert's, here's how the program works: Come to the Madison ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be in Morristown this month.  The schedule for the van in December is as follows: December 1- Hope House 101-103 Bassett Highway in Dover; 11am - 3pm December 4 - Rockaway Mall; 10am - 2pm December 5-  Netcong Food Pantry, 23 Maple Avenue in ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The night before Thanksgiving proved to be a dangerous one for hotel guests at local Parsippany area hotels.   A source from the police department, who wishes to remain anonymous, has confirmed that over twenty cars parked at the Sheraton Parsippany and fifteen cars parked at ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a change in traffic pattern now on Rt. 46 in Parsippany at North Beverwyck Road. According to the Parsippany Police, the NJ Department of Transportation has slightly altered the traffic pattern at Route 46 East at the intersection of North Beverwyck Road. They have ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - An intoxicated Dover resident on Nov. 13 drove his vehicle in the wrong direction on Route 10 and smashed it into a Denville police car that had blocked Route 10 in an effort to stop him, police said today. The man, Keith Smith, 55, came to the attention of Denville police at ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  Serge Sachko a junior at West Morris Central has earned a perfect score (36) on the ACT.  About one-quarter of 1% of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2022, only 3,376 out of 1.34 million students who took the ACT earned a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - About 600 volunteers participating in this year's cleanup of the Lake Hopatcong shoreline during the 5-foot water drawdown removed an estimated 28,000 pounds of debris, including 900 tires. The cleanup was organized by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The remains of a large vessel, likely a steamboat last operated in 1907, were exposed on the bottom of Lake Hopatcong in Landing during this year's lowering of the lake. The discovery took place on Nov. 4 in Landing Channel, according to Lake Hopatcong Foundation Chairman Marty ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany neighborhoods were subjected to three separate break-ins during Halloween week.  One of them, in the Powder Mill area, is captured on the attached Ring Camera Video.  The rise in home invasions and attempted car burglaries is causing tension among residents. Long time ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Almost ten months after approximately 20 guns were stolen from the FSS Armory store in the Pine Brook section of Montville, one of the co-conspirators has been sentenced and another has been charged as part of an ongoing investigation. Thirty-five-year-old Luis Martinez, formerly ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The beleaguered railroad trestle over Berkshire Valley Road in Kenvil, a low span that’s suffered high impacts over the decades by tall trucks, was hit again today. The mid-morning impact by a tractor-trailer came 27 months after the bridge was seriously damaged when a dump truck ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The treasurer of a youth football club in Denville embezzled more than $100,000 from the organization, according to police. The man, Gerald Castellano, 58, of Denville, committed the thefts from the Denville Blue Angels Football Club “over an extended period of time,” police said.

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MADISON, NJ - With less than 60 days until Christmas, the kids of Madison will have to go without the "original' Madison Santa this year. In a Facebook Post, the Madison Santa said he was "informed his services were no longer needed at the Madison Santa Village for 2023. "I will miss seeing all ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ - A statement has been released from the Township of Hanover regarding a settlement between the Township and the Attorney General's office regarding 2022 allegations regarding the Township's website and certain language regarding same-sex marriages. The statement is as ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A man was shot in the leg Wednesday evening at a motel in Roxbury and police are continuing to investigate the incident, it was announced today. The shooting took place at about 8:54 p.m. at the Roxbury Motel near the intersection of Route 10 and Route 46 in Ledgewood, said the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A sewer line has collapsed in the eastbound lane of Columbia Turnpike near Park Street, according to the Florham Park Police on Tuesday, October 17th. Last night the police advised residents not to flush or produce excess water or sewer waste unless absolutely ...

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