LETTER WEBBER TESTIFIES TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL PREDATORS IN SCHOOL

Assemblyman Jay Webber shared a personal story Tuesday about a teacher in his district who was a sexual predator and still got teaching jobs in the state.  Webber sponsored legislation to stop predators from being hired again. The committee passed it unanimously. “We have a problem in our state,” said…

LETTER – DANCER/HANDLIN BILL INCREASING FINES FOR ‘SLAMMING’ BY THIRD-PARTY ENERGY SUPPLIERS PASSES ASSEMBLY

The Assembly voted today to escalate penalties on energy suppliers and marketers for unscrupulously increasing consumers’ bills by “slamming,” or changing a consumer’s power company without approval. Sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, the consumer protection bill (A1683) doubles the penalties for slamming to $20,000 for the…

LETTER – REPUBLICANS PUSH STATE PROPERTY TAX CUTS DURING ASSEMBLY DEBATE

During a vote to allow state residents to prepay their 2018 property taxes so they can deduct from their 2017 federal income taxes, Assemblywoman Amy Handlin proposed amending the bill to lift New Jersey’s own $10,000 limit on how much property taxes can be deducted from their state income taxes….

LETTER – DEMOCRATS DOLE MONEY TO PLANNED PARENTHOOD DESPITE MUNOZ AND SCHEPISI’S TRANSPARENCY CONCERNS

Democrats on the floor today were appalled at the lack of transparency by Planned Parenthood leading up to a $7.45 million appropriation before passing the bill anyway.  Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi and Nancy Munoz spoke about Planned Parenthood’s failure to comply with basic financial reporting requirements and lack of a plan…

LETTER BRAMNICK AND THOMSON WARN ABOUT THE PITFALLS OF PENSION CHANGES

If police and firefighters are allowed to manage their pensions, safeguards must be put in place or the system could go down fast.  That was the message from Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and Assemblyman Ned Thomson today as they discussed a bill moving through the legislature that could ultimately…

LETTER – ROONEY CALLS FOR ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM, NOT PASSING DO-NOTHING ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION

Speaking on the Assembly floor, Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R-Bergen) asks Democrats to work in a bipartisan way and pass legislation that actually does something to improve the lives of New Jerseyans during an Assembly vote to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. Watch his speech on the Assembly floor Here: Two…

LETTER – DEMOCRATS BLOCK CARROLL GATEWAY FUNDING PROPOSAL TWICE AT ASSEMBLY SESSION

The Gateway Tunnel still doesn’t have any funding, and with meek prospects Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll is advocating for putting every extra dollar of state revenue toward it. “The essence of budgeting is doing the things which absolutely, positively must be done even if it means other less vital projects…

Vivian A. Lowther, 103, of Morristown,

~Vivian A. Lowther, 103, of Morristown, passed away on February 9, 2018.  A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Boonton, 513 Birch St. in Boonton on Saturday, February 17th at 11am.  For further information or to send a condolence, please visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com. Born and raised…

MORRIS COUNTY CAR OF THE DAY 2017 SUBARU OUTBACK PREMIUM

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MORRIS COUNTY REAL ESTATE LISTING OF THE DAY 25 Hill St Morristown

https://www.weichert.com/74326086/   Single Family Home for sale in Morristown, NJ for $679,000 with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. This 2,422 square foot home was built in 1865 on a lot size of 0.23 Acre(s). Property Information $679,000 4 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths Single Family 2,422 Square Feet Taxes are…

$50 COUPON FOR YOUR VALENTINE GIFT AT ADDICTED CHIC

How to get just what you want for Valentine’s Day. $50.00 Coupon… Valid NOW thru VALENTINE’S DAY , . Valid on the purchase of $300 or more of regular priced items. Not valid on previous purchases or in combination with any other offer. Send in a loved one to get…

Morris County Chamber: Luncheon with WNBC 4 Chief Meteorologist Janice Huff

With a mission to propel women to greater personal and professional success, the Women in Business Committee of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon with guest speaker Janice Huff of NBC 4 New York/WNBC on Friday,Feb. 23 at The Westin Governor Morris. Janice Huff The event…

Gran Fondo Organizers Named “Heroes to the Homeless”

Marty Epstein and Bill Ruddick: Changing Lives One Mile at a Time in Morris County Marty and Bill. These names go hand in hand and are known to many throughout the Morris County region. They are local heroes to Homeless Solutions and will be honored by the nonprofit organization at…

RESTORE RELAX REJUVENATE AT REFINE DAY SPA CLINTON FOR VALENTINES

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COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS OFFERS ONLINE FACULTY SPEAKERS BUREAU

County College of Morris (CCM) offers an easy-to-use online Faculty Speakers Bureau for civic organizations, nonprofits, and other groups looking to find a speaker to inform their audiences. The service is part of CCM’s mission to deliver exceptional programs to the larger community and to assist individuals in their quest for…

GIVE THE WINE LOVER IN YOUR LIFE THE GIFT OF WINE MAKING THIS VALENTINE’S DAY!

Stumped about what to get that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Want to give an experience they will remember forever instead of just another gift? Give the Wine Lover in your life the gift of Wine Making this Valentine’s Day! Grape Finale gift cards are available in all dollar amounts…

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Stigma Free Morris County: Wharton Borough Opioids and Addictions Forum on March 29

DEALING WITH THE EPIDEMIC – FOSTER TREATMENT AND RECOVERY A special “Parent’s Forum” on opioids and addiction, and related topics will be held in Wharton Borough on Thursday evening, March 29, and will feature leaders from law enforcement and treatment and recovery programs in our region. The free program, sponsored by the Wharton…

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Chairman Frelinghuysen Floor Statement on the Bipartisan Budget Act

House Committee on Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen made the following statement on the House floor this morning in support of the Bipartisan Budget Act (Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment H.R. 1892): I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present…

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Kerrigan, Edward P. 81

Kerrigan, Edward P. 81 , passed away on Feb. 10, 2018 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover.  Ed  was a resident of Randolph Twp. since 1972 and  was formerly of N.Y.C. where he was born. He was a C.P.A. and had worked as a financial controller at the Animal Medical…

MORRIS COUNTY CRIME OF THE WEEK Morris Township Shooting

The Morris Township Police are currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Jersey Avenue in Morris Township, NJ at 11:56 p.m., on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Shortly before midnight, witnesses reported hearing gunfire. Patrols responded to the scene, where evidence was recovered. At this time, it is unknown if…