Saturday, May 18, 2013
A Morris Plains homeowner's extensive yard work also made headlines
A Morris Plains homeowner is looking to do extensive yard work that includes bringing in four truckloads of topsoil After a foot pursuit after a wanted man last year, two local officers were recently recognized. Morris Twp. Officer Clay Boeninghaus and Hanover Twp. Officer Paul Gundersdorf received the Distinguished Service Award from ASIS International on Tuesday. The Irvington man was wanted by the NJ State Parole Board and had a criminal history that included 13 felony convictions. He is part of Troop 39 of Morris Plains Morris County Women's Republican Club hosting annual forum on May 21 in Morristown. A Morristown resident reported a bear sighting and on the Morristown town website, the town posted a link to the New Jersey Division of…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Recognized Students and Normandy Park Girl Scouts also made headlines on Morris Township-Morris Plains Patch
Here's a look at the top stories this past week on Morris Township-Morris Plains Patch There have been sightings of a black bear roaming through Morris Township, said township police. Residents don't need to notify police unless the bear becomes aggressive or damages property. The Ladies Auxiliary to the Morris Plains Fire Association hosted a Mother’s Day plant sale from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the firehouse St. Virgil Parish annual carnival is May 8, 9, 10 from 6-10 p.m. and May 11 from 4-10 p.m. Share your photos with Patch by adding them to this photo gallery Morris Plains will see an increase in Clean Communities grant funding in 2013 as the state will award $11,387.96 to the municipality. Funding increases for the Clean Communities …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The Morris Students' Coins for a Cause also made headlines
The Coins for a Cause project involves grades K-8 and the students collect change and vote for a non-profit to be the beneficiary. The Greater Morristown YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign received a check for $14,573.32 on Friday Morris Plains residents face an average $116 tax increase with the governing body's approval of the $12,740,117 2013 municipal budget. Borough Council unanimously approved the spending plan, which is $212,000 larger than the 2012 budget, at a meeting Thursday night. Feelings are mixed on the decision to alter Morristown High School's student schedule from a five-day rotating schedule to an A/B day plan for the 2013-14 school year. Classes will increase from 67 minutes to 80 minutes long After scheduling conflicts …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Basilone Bowl and Ridge High's top schools' ranking also make headlines.
Writing on a bathroom wall at Woodmont Elementary School in Montville prompted a bomb scare and an evacuation of the school Wednesday morning while police and a bomb squad checked the building to be sure it was safe, police and school officials said. No bomb was found. Police have released a slideshow of an individual they are trying to identify who was on Finley Lane in Wayne at the time a home on that street was burglarized April 20. Zach Rice of Long Valley, who suffers from avascular necrosis of the hip, has joined forces with Goryeb Children's Hospital to raise funds for gaming systems for patients. The 'Action for Distraction' 5k will be held Saturday at Loantaka Brook Reservation in Morristown. Ridge High School is this year ranked …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
A new Morris Plains Superintendent Also Made Headlines
After 3 interim leaders, Mark Maire starts his new job June 1. There was also a report of theft and burglaries. Nine runners from Morristown crossed the finish line before the explosion; four others and one from Morris Plains did not finish the race. NJDOT nearing completion on full deck replacement project; the $2.25 million project is expected to be fully complete in May 2013. The increase comes out to about $4 per month for a home assessed at $400,000 The event is on Saturday April 20 at the library
Saturday, April 13, 2013
A winning Lottery ticket bought in Morris Plains also made headlines
Here's a look at what your friends and neighbors were reading this week: Rocio Navas made it to the honor roll at Dover Business College for the Winter 2013 quarter A group of fifth-graders at Thomas Jefferson School will get to see their work published through collaboration with Morris Township author Sarah Price. The winning ticket was purchased at Pro Haircutters in Morris Plains; Powerball now rolls up to $60 million. The council announced that April 7-11 will be Barbershop Harmony Week in Morris Plains Sarah Price, whose 'Amish Faith' comes out April 15, has more than 20 works published. Morristown Business Sends Troops Hugs from Home Office Furniture Partnership is participating in theHugs from Home Program. In this program, …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The Morristown bike plan and bike corrals contest also made headlines.
The burglaries happened on Thursday at homes on Western Avenue, Brigade Hill Road and Columbia Road. If you have any information or noticed something suspicious, contact the police. Voters in Morris Township will have a choice when they head to the polls. Two are running for the one open council seat, which is a 3-year term: Come out and chat with Shelley Tzorfas of Morris Plains and author of “Recovering Autism, ADHD, & Special Needs: A Guide to Help Parents and Those who Work with Children Heal their Children Now” Tashmoo representatives went into great detail of the proposed floorplan and design layout. Decision on restaurant's place-to-place liquor license transfer expected April 10. With a packed room of more than 100 people, there …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
A look at what you were reading in March.
Miss anything in March? Check out what your friends and neighbors were reading about: Morris Township officials were shocked when they were notified by Honeywell hours ahead of the company's announcement that it was moving its global headquarters to neighboring Morris Plains, according a Morris NewsBee report. A Pine Tree Lane residence in Morris Township was found to be burglarized, with bedrooms ransacked and cash and jewelry stolen, according to Morris Township police. Honeywell on Tuesday announced plans to leave its global headquarters in Morris Township for a 40-acre office complex it has agreed to buy in neighboring Morris Plains. Andrew Quinn, a 2008 graduate of Parsippany Hills High School, reportedly was crossing West 23rd …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
A look at the week's top stories in Morristown, Morris Twp., Morris Plains.
Miss anything last week? Catch up here: Small business owners and advocacy groups are urging the Senate to approve a budget plan that closes corporate tax loopholes. According to New Jersey Citizen Action, Fortune 500 companies like the Morris-based Honeywell International exploit loopholes in the tax law that allow them to stash billions of dollars in offshore profits overseas. Two elementary schools in the Morris School District have been named to the state's "Focus School" list, according to the Department of Education (DOE). Normandy Park School and Sussex Avenue School are among 183 schools named as Focus Schools in the state. A pedestrian killed in a Morristown crosswalk volunteered with people with AIDS and learning disabilities. …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Also, asbestos removal hits a snag at former Pfizer site and two brothers bring a new pizza concept to Morristown.
A 33-year-old Hamburg man was struck by a driver and killed on Madison Avenue in Morristown Thursday night. The fitness center No Body Denied has signed a lease for a 10,000-square-foot space in downtown Morristown's Shops on the Green that will become a state-of-the-art health club and personal training studio. The loss of 22-year-old Andrew Quinn, the Parsippany Hills High School and Cornell University graduate killed early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle driven by a still-unknown motorist on New York City's West Side Highway, is a difficult one for those who loved him. Contractors who were removing asbestos from buildings at the former Pfizer property on Route 53 in Morris Plains had to be pulled from the project because of "…