Morris County Memorial Day Observance Honors 15 Distinguished VeteransMorristown MinuteNewsBreak Contributor
Chatham Township Awarded $69,194 Grant to Expand Automated License Plate Recognition SystemMorristown MinuteNewsBreak Contributor
Just in Time For Summer: Washington Township Police Announce Bomb Pop Ice Cream TruckSouth Jersey ObserverNewsBreak Contributor
Gourmet Toast Brand, Toastique, Announces Expansion Plans for Chatham, MorristownMorristown MinuteNewsBreak Contributor
Morristown Police Investigate Alleged Bias-Based Vandalism at Church of the RedeemerMorristown MinuteNewsBreak Contributor
Dad, Kids Killed In Andover Crash Caused By 22-Year-Old Driver: Police
Bruce Cseh, 22, of Blairstown, was behind the wheel of a 2021 Jeep Rubicon heading west crossed over the double yellow lines on Newton-Sparta Road around 4 p.m. in Andover Township on Friday, May 26, local police said. Cseh struck a 2011 Ford Ranger pickup, driven by Andrew Benavente, 36...
Man allegedly records woman while assaulting her
Selinsgrove, Pa. — A New Jersey man allegedly recorded his fiancée while he grabbed, pushed, and kicked her, despite her emotional pleas to stop. The female accuser went to Selinsgrove Borough Police Department to report the incident days after Sebastian A. Freire, 21, of Clinton, N.J., allegedly assaulted her at a Selinsgrove home. Officer Chrstopher Baker says on April 30, Freire began provoking the accuser. When she told him to...
Rt. 80 Crash Backs Up Rush-Hour Traffic In Morris County: DEVELOPING
The crash with reported injuries occurred in the westbound lanes east of exit 28 to CR 631/US 46 in Roxbury Township around 3:40 p.m., according to 511NJ. Two of three left lanes were initially shut down, causing delays of up to 20 minutes. One lane had reopened as of around 4:10 p.m.
Hackettstown Memorial Day Parade 2023: Road closures, parking restrictions announced
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Hackettstown police have announced several road closures and parking restrictions that will be in effect during the American Legion Blue Ridge Post#164’s 155th Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29. Route 46 (Main St) between Liberty St and Warren St, Route 182 (Mountain...
Five-week investigation leads to Charges against Phillipsburg woman
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – A Phillipsburg woman has been charged after a five-week investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine May, 26, 2023 according to the Warren County Prosecutor's office. A joint investigation by the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, Phillipsburg Police, and New Jersey State Police led to a North Main Street search warrant being executed in Phillipsburg. After the search warrant was issued and investigated, an arrest warrant was issued for 41-year-old Patricia Haasz. Haasz is charged with two counts of Possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, third-degree crimes, and one count of distribution of methamphetamine, also a third-degree charge. All charges carry a maximum penalty of up to five years in New Jersey State Prison.
Sussex County man found guilty of 2020 Hunterdon County stabbing death
DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A 33-year-old Newton man was found guilty in a deadly stabbing in Delaware Township, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson announced Friday. A jury found Brandon E. Petersen guilty of first-degree murder, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, fourth-degree...
Newton Police Department Promotes Patrolman to Sergeant
NEWTON, NJ—Surrounded by friends, family, and fellow officers, Patrolman DJ Meisinger was promoted to the rank of Sergeant during Monday’s Town Council meeting. “First, I would like to thank Mr. Russo and the Town Council for their continued support of the department. They find the resources and personnel to make our department successful, without that we wouldn’t have what we need to progress the department forward. So, choosing an officer for this position is very difficult. I am very confident that Sgt. Meisinger will fulfill the duties of the office of Sgt,” Chief Steve VanNieuwland said. Meisinger was born and raised in...
Drunken driver hit stopped ambulance in Pa. crash: police
Drunken driving was to blame in an accident involving a stopped ambulance at a Hackettstown intersection, police said. The crash happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when a 30-year-old Independence Township man was driving west along Route 46, police said. When the driver attempted to turn right onto Route 604 north, the car struck the stopped Long Valley First Aid Squad ambulance, according to police.
Hanover Police Find Lost Dog Near Morris County Mall
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ - A lost dog was found on Friday evening near the Morris County mall. A Hanover police officer found a golden retriever (freshly groomed) in the middle of the road on Ridgedale Avenue by the Morris County Mall. The dog was cold and wet but thankfully they were able to secure the dog, bring her back to headquarters and keep her warm until Parsippany Animal Control arrived. Please forward this information to the dogs owner if you recognize this pup. The dog is currently with Parsippany Animal Control.
Mosquito spraying set for Tuesday morning in 2 Morris County towns
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The Morris County Mosquito Commission has announced that it will be using an All-Terrain vehicle to treat a section of woods in Roxbury Township, and East Hanover Township on Tuesday morning. The mosquito spraying will go on from 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. on May...
Authorities seek help identifying these suspects in Morristown church vandalism; ‘Witness for Love’ rally set for June 1
The Morris County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday asked for the public’s help identifying security camera images of a “rowdy and destructive group” suspected of vandalizing the welcome sign at Morristown’s Episcopal Church of the Redeemer last weekend. Seven males and three females were observed walking...
'Taste of Roxbury' Deemed a Success
ROXBURY, NJ – The 2023 Taste of Roxbury, the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce’s biggest annual fundraiser, was a great success, said chamber member Linda Dora. She said about 265 people came to the May 22 event, where they got to sample food from 19 Roxbury area restaurants. Dora, the Chamber member tasked with managing Taste of Roxbury, said she’s sure people enjoyed themselves because many approached her with a question: “A lot of people asked me that night if it’s going to happen again next year.” This year’s Taste of Roxbury took place for the first time at the Roxbury Township...
Hackettstown Rotary Club’s 27th annual Memorial Motor Madness coming this Sunday at Mars Wrigley
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – The Hackettstown Rotary Club Foundation is gearing up to present the 27th Annual Memorial Motor Madness Car Show on the grounds of Mars Wrigley, located at 800 High Street, in Hackettstown on Sunday, May 28. The event is held rain or shine from 9:00...
4 dead in head-on crash
Four people died as a result of a head-on collision Friday, May 26 on on Newton-Sparta Road, Andover Township police said in a Facebook post. About 4 p.m., police responded to a reported accident on Newton-Sparta Road east of Limecrest Road near the Sparta Township line. A 2021 Jeep Rubicon,...
Man convicted of stabbing woman to death at N.J. home, authorities say
A man was convicted this week of stabbing a woman to death in 2020 at a Hunterdon County home, authorities said. Following a three-week trial, Brandon E. Petersen, 33, of Newton, was found guilty by a jury of murder, unlawful taking of a means of conveyance and weapons-related offenses, according to a statement from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office. He was acquitted of a witness tampering charge.
Warren County pays $2M to 2nd victim of ex-sheriff allegedly known for raping boys in custody
Warren County has settled the second in a series of lawsuits over a former sheriff who allegedly was known to rape boys in county custody in the 1980s. The county agreed to pay the accuser $2 million, with the amount split between the county and its insurer. The settlement was confirmed by NJ Advance Media during research for a special report on police-related lawsuit settlements across New Jersey.
Warrant Issued For Accused Meth, Heroin Dealer After Phillipsburg Raid: Prosecutor
A warrant was issued for the arrest of Patricia Haasz, 41, with charges for two counts of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of distribution of methamphetamine, Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer said in a Friday, May 26 statement. A team of local police, county detectives, and...
Drunk driver hits ambulance in Hackettstown, police say
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. - No one was seriously injured when a suspected drunk driver crashed into an ambulance in Warren County, New Jersey. It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Route 46 and Route 604 in Hackettstown, police said. Brett Gray, 30, turned right onto Route 604...
2023 Memorial Day Closures in Morristown
MORRISTOWN, NJ - Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, and it's a day off for many, including local students. Closures on Memorial Day: Morristown Town Hall is closed Morris Township Municipal Building is closed No Garbage or Appliance Collection in Morristown No garbage or recycling collection in Morris Township Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is closed May 27 - May 29. The gardens are open All NJMVC facilities are closed Monday Delbarton campus is closed Morristown Library is closed Saturday May 27 through Monday May 29 Morris County Library will be closed Monday Get your local news delivered to your inbox for FREE each day. Sign up to get all the news as it happens at www.TAPinto.net/enews
Phase one complete for Sparta Main Street bridge replacement: Here's what's next
SPARTA - Replacement of the Main Street bridge has finished phase one with Newton Town Council's acceptance of work to move its watermain to make room for the new, wider bridge located in Sparta. Newton's action came Monday and County Engineer William Koppenaal said the project will move forward with...
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