Morris Township, New Jersey, is a doughnut-shaped, suburban municipality that completely surrounds the more densely…More populated town of Morristown.
Morris Township is 15.8-square miles in size. In the Census of 2000, its population was found to be 21,796.
The Morris Township government consists of a five member township committee, whose members are elected to serve staggered three-year terms. The Mayor and the Deputy Mayor are chosen from within this group.
The Morris Township Municipal Building is located at 50 Woodland Avenue.
Korner Store Inc 14 Burnham Rd, Morris Plains, NJ07950 The Korner Store is a popular breakfast and lunch spot for residents of Morris Plains and Morris Township. People stop…More in for a newspaper and a cup of coffee, or sit down for an egg and fries. A variety of snacks, juices and sodas are also available. Also available at the Korner Store: greeting cards, a copy machine and lottery tickets.
The Morris County government's so-called "West Hanover Complex," is home to many of the county's services. The…More sprawling campus is located partly in Morris Township and partly in Parsippany. West Hanover Avenue divides the two sections of the complex.
On the Morris Township side are facilities such as the Homeless Solutions Shelter, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service, Juvenile Detention Center, Youth Shelter, Morris View Nursing Home, Office of Temporary Assistance, Shade Tree Division, ARC of Morris County and the Dean Gallo Congregate Living Facility.
There are two schools in the Morris Plains school district: the Mountain Way School (K-2) and the Borough…More School (3-8). Public school students from Morris Plains attend school in town from kindergarten through the eighth grade. In ninth grade through 12th grade, they join students from Morristown and Morris Township at Morristown High School.
The Mountain Way School, 205 Mountain Way, Morris Plains, NJ. Phone: 973-538-0339 Fax:973-538-0405.
Morris Township had its first police officer in 1922, but the Morris Township Police Department was not founded until…More 1947.
The department currently consists of 40 sworn officers and nine civilian positions. The department has two divisions:
The Operations/Patrol Division is responsible for uniformed patrol, traffic safety and communications.
The Administration/Support Services Division is responsible for criminal investigation, crime prevention, DARE and the School Resource Officer, as well as the maintaining of department records.
The Morris Township Police Department is located at 49 Woodland Road in the Convent Station section of Morris Township, directly across the street from the Morris Township Municipal Building.
Veterans Field W Hanover Ave & Jane Way, Morristown, NJ07960 Veterans Field is a softball field near Frelinghuysen Middle School. It is located on the corner of Jane Way and Hanover…More Avenue in Morris Township.
The Morris Minute Men First Aid Squad is an all-volunteer non-profit emergency medical organization that got its…More start in 1941. It serves the communities of Morris Plains and Morris Township 24 hours per day, every day of the year. The squad operates with donations from the community.
In 2010, The Morris Minute Men were named the EMS Service of the Year while their captain, Mark Wintle was named National Emergency Technician of the Year.
In addition to 24 hour EMS services, the Morris Minute Men provide stand-bys and non-emergent transporation for individuals in need of this service. Visit Morris Minute Men First Aid Squad's website for more information on this organization, services offered, information on how to join or to make a contribution.