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Wanted man arrested in Morris County now faces drug charge

DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Passaic County man who was a wanted person has been arrested and is now facing a drug charge, according to police. On Jan. 31, at around 11:22 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on the Route 80 east ramp from Route 53 in Denville Township after observing a vehicle being operated with dark, aftermarket window tint, police said.
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Pedestrian killed in Jefferson Township Route 15 crash

A 78-year-old Wharton man was killed Monday after being struck by a car in Jefferson Township, the township's police department said. Wilson Noriega was hit by a car while crossing Route 15 North near Taylor Road at about 2:13 p.m., authorities said. The driver remained on scene. As a result...

NJ woman vanishes — authorities need your help

🔴 A young New Jersey woman has vanished and authorities are asking for your help. 🔴 Imani Glover of Morristown was last seen in NYC but has ties to several NJ cities. 🔴 Anyone with info is asked to contact Morristown Police and you can remain anonymous.

Morristown’s Kirby Foundation awarded $14.3M to nonprofits in 2022

The F. M. Kirby Foundation announces $14.3 million in grants. The F. M. Kirby Foundation Board of Directors announced 249 grants totaling $14,354,050 were made in 2022 to nonprofit organizations working to foster self-reliance and create strong, healthy communities. Over half of these organizations have been partners of the Foundation...

Woman gets probation in Sparta accidents

Jennifer Sugarman, 36, of Lincoln Park was sentenced on Jan. 26 to three years of probation in connection with collisions with two vehicles, including a police car, in Sparta. She also must complete 100 hours of community service work. Sugarman previously was sentenced on related charges of driving while intoxicated...

Yale honors Bobbi Wilson, New Jersey girl ex-politician reported to cops over lanternflies

Just three months after a New Jersey politician reported her to the cops for killing spotted lanternflies, 9-year-old Bobbi Wilson was invited to hang her name on the walls of Yale University. The university’s School of Public Health officially entered Bobbi’s collection of 27 lanternfly specimens — which she graciously donated to the school — into its Peabody Museum of Natural History database. She was also invited to affix a label bearing her name to one of the specimens during the Jan. 20 ceremony. Her display is already available for public viewing. “We wanted to show her bravery and how inspiring she is,...

NJ man arrested for attempt to firebomb synagogue

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Essex County) – A Passaic County man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to firebomb an Essex County synagogue, according to U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger. Nicholas Malindretos, 26, of Clifton is charged with one count of attempted use of fire to damage and destroy a building...

Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling testifies before NJ Senate Judiciary Committee in support of the ‘Uniform Electronic Wills Act’

NEW JERSEY – Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling attended the New Jersey State Legislative Senate Judiciary Committee to provide her testimony regarding Senate Bill S2923 “Uniform Electronic Wills Act.”. At the invitation of Senate Judiciary Chairman, Senator Brian Stack (District 33), co-sponsor of S2923 with. Senator Joseph Pennacchio...

LPI “Pop-Up Initiative” Aids Newark Man in Need

Livingston Philanthropies, Inc.(LPI) has expanded its “pop-up initiative” program by providing for a needy Newark resident. “Solely thanks to Livingston’s continued generosity, we are able to assist a very large gentleman in need,” noted LPI founder and CEO Jeff Friedman. “Gregory Brown lives below the poverty line and is currently in the hospital recovering from leg surgery, along with other ailments.”

Black History Month In Windsor Essex

Black History Month In Windsor Essex . . . Celebrate The Past And Empower The Present For A Better Future For All. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

Code Blue Activated

Code Blue has been activated for Essex County from Wednesday, February 1 at 8 pm through Saturday, February 4 at 8 am. Warming centers across NJ will be open: Stay Safe.

Pandemic Emergency Declarations Set to End May 11 as Morris County COVID Cases Decline

In a letter to Congress, the White House has stated that the COVID-19 emergencies will end on May 11, nearly 40 months after national pandemic measures were imposed. The Biden Administration renewed the declarations that were set to expire in April. Back on January 2020, President Trump imposed the national health emergency and President Biden has repeatedly extended the measures.

Jefferson over Morris Knolls - Girls basketball recap

Emily Poulas went five of eight from the line in her 13 points as Jefferson won, 53-35, over Morris Knolls in Rockaway. Amanda Nwankwo went six of six from the line in her 12 points for Jefferson (13-5), which set the tone with an 8-4 run in the first quarter.

Unashamed of Hope: The Power of the Untold Stories Project

What’s the point of storytelling? What are stories for?. In early 2020, these questions held dire importance for the nonprofit organization Storytelling Arts, Inc. Before 2020, it had focused on bringing programs about folk tales to schools throughout NJ. Now the pandemic had shut down schools across the state.

Mountain Lakes Borough Council Budget Meeting

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Mountain Lakes Borough Council Budget Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 1, at 7:00 p.m. at Mountain Lakes High School, 96 Powerville Road. The agenda for the Borough Council meeting includes 1) Discussion of the 2023 Budget. The complete Agenda is available by clicking here.

Saint Clare's Health Holding On-The-Spot Hiring Events Today

Join Saint Clare's Health for On-The-Spot Tuesdays Hiring Events! Their career experts and hiring managers look forward to meeting you. Visit .Event Locations: Denville Hospital - 25 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ 07834 Dover Hospital - 400 West Blackwell Street, Dover, NJ 07801 Behavioral Health - 50 Morris Avenue, Denville, NJ 07834

Frankin Township: New Warehouse Public Hearing Date Announced

The Township has become aware of a defect in the public notice published in the Courier News for the public hearing on Ordinance #4391-22 amending the permitted uses and conditional uses in the Business and Industry (BI) zone. The Township Clerk inadvertently omitted the location of the public hearing, which...