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Deputy Mayor Apology, Postmaster Dies Top Local News

Other top headlines include accused prostitute pleads not guilty, swastika painted on deli sign.

Deputy Mayor Sorry for Late-Night Call to Resident

Morris Township Deputy Mayor Bruce Sisler issued a statement last week, apologizing for making a late-night call last month to a resident, who claimed he was harassed and posted a portion of the hour-long conversation on YouTube.

Former Morristown Postmaster and veterans advocate J. Robert Tracey has died. He was 87 years old. A funeral service will be held Monday.

Woman Accused of Prostitution Pleads Not Guilty

A Fort Lee woman charged with prostitution after an undercover sting by the Morris Plains Police Department of a Route 10 spa entered a not guilty plea Tuesday afternoon in Morris Plains Municipal Court.

As the father of one of the men accused of raping a girl in 2011 vocally expressed his frustration Wednesday that his son and another man accused of the alleged assault remained in juvenile detention when they had only been charged, the prosecution requested the teens be tried as adults.

Swastika Painted on Sign of Route 10 Kosher Deli

A swastika was found painted on the marquee sign for Plaza West Deli last Sunday afternoon, Parsippany Police said. The establishment has been known for years as a restaurant offering kosher specialties on Route 10.

Photos: Morris Township Police Chief Sworn In

Dozens of people came out last week to see John McGuinness get sworn in as the Morris Township Police chief. McGuinness' family members, township officials, residents, as well as Morris Plains Mayor Frank Druetzler and Councilwoman Suzanne McCluskey attended the Sept. 19 ceremony.

Rob Burke September 30, 2012 at 10:56 AM
Deputy Mayor Sisler didn't apologize to his victim, he apologized to Patch. The only thing he's sorry for is that he got caught. He disgraced himself and the Town. He's lucky the victim didn't press criminal charges for harassment. Sisler should resign. He's an embarrassment.

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