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  1. Freeholders approve site for justice center in Morris CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Morris County will create a new Family Justice Center at the county government complex in Morristown that will serve as a one-stop facility for essential services for victims of domestic violence, it was announced at the Morris County Freeholder's meeting. The freeholders, at their session last week, unanimously approved an agreement with the Jersey Battered Women's Service to provide space, at no cost, for the new center, to be housed in the Morris County Administration and Records Building on Court Street, across from the Morris County Courthouse.

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  2. Watch: Man whistles the entire 'Can Can' at Morristown's Got TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Among an eclectic mix of performers at Morristown's Got Talent contest Wednesday night, no one stood out more than Joe Sodano. One of the oldest performers at the sold-out show, his age wasn't what separated him from the rest.

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  3. Singing siblings, reflecting poet win Morristown's Got TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Sixteen local community members became local stars Wednesday night as they performed in front of a sold-out crowd at the eighth annual Morristown's Got Talent contest. Returning to the winner's circle for the 18 and under group was Fab 3, a trio of siblings from Morristown.

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  4. Ex-youth mentor admits sexual assault, abuse of teen boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - A 55-year-old Parsippany man who served as a mentor to a youth program admitted this week to sexually assaulting one teenage boy and encouraging two others to participate in sexual activity in front of him. Daniel Bell, a onetime volunteer in the Morris County Prevention is Key program, pleaded guilty in Superior Court in Morristown to charges of sexual assault, child endangerment and child abuse, according to court records.

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  5. Convicted N.J. sex offender admits failing to register in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Jersey Journal

    A former Morris County resident who was twice convicted of sex crimes is facing another decade in prison after he admittedly failed to register his new address in Connecticut despite being under lifetime supervision. Lester Joy, 34, a former Morristown resident, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to failing to register as a sex offender, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Connecticut .

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  6. Defense attorney: Girlfriend acted on her own in Boonton murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Kashif Parvaiz's girlfriend acted on her own when she shot his wife to death on a Boonton street in 2011, a defense attorney told the jury Tuesday. Outlining a defense theory for the first time as he made his closing argument in the murder trial in Superior Court in Morristown, attorney John Latoracca said Parvaiz did not "hate his wife enough to kill her."

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  7. Closing arguments today in Boonton murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NJ.com

    MORRISTOWN - The trial of a Brooklyn man who allegedly arranged to have a girlfriend kill his wife on a Boonton street in 2011 will come to an end on Tuesday with closing arguments from attorneys. The attorneys are scheduled to make their arguments in the Kashif Parvaiz murder trial at 1 p.m. before Judge Robert Gilson in Superior Court in Morristown.

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  8. Morris residents on mall threats: We'll be vigilant but won't change our habitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Jersey Journal

    Jamie Pooler of Morristown said we as a society are reactionary and nothing will change with mall security until a tragedy occurs. ," he said.

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  9. Woman's Club of Morristown donates $4,500 to assist Elm Street fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Jersey Journal

    The Woman's Club of Morristown recently donated $4,500 to assist the 23 people displaced by the Jan. 30 Elm Street fire. Each of the nine affected households received Walmart gift cards worth $500 from the Operation Holiday fund, a charity co-sponsored by the Woman's Club and the Daily Record newspaper.

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  10. Woman locked herself in bathroom, dialed 911 after intruder broke into home, Morris Township cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS TOWNSHIP -- Police say they are searching for an intruder who broke into a Morris Township home this afternoon by smashing a rear door. At 12:32 p.m., police fielded a 911 call from a Blackberry Lane resident reporting that someone had broken into her home and she'd locked herself in the bathroom, Capt.

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  11. Twist on traditional favorites in concert at Morristown museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - The Hanover Wind Symphony will perform a concert titled "A String of Pearls" at the Bickford Theatre in the Morris Museum on March 1 at 2 p.m. The performance will feature contemporary treatments of traditional popular songs by the group composed exclusively of woodwinds, brass and percussion instruments. Tickets are $25, $20 for senior citizens and $15 for ages 18 and younger and college students with valid ID.

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  12. Rollover car accident in Morristown sends two to hospital, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Jersey Journal

    Police were dispatched to the intersection of Madison Avenue and Franklin Street, where they found a crash involving a sedan and sport utility vehicle. MORRISTOWN -- A 21-year-old woman was issued a careless driving summons after police found she was at fault for a car accident in Morristown Thursday morning that sent two people to the hospital.

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  13. Husband sought undetectable substance to make his wife's heart stand still, witness testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Jersey Journal

    Sandra Stephen, the sister of Antionette Stephen, wipes away tears as she is cross-examined by defense attorney John Bruno Jr. during the murder trial of Kashif Parvaiz. Stephen testified that Parvaiz asked her to find a substance that could stop his wife's heart.

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  14. Judge refuses to declare mistrial as tempers flare over Boonton slaying testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Tempers flared in the Kashif Parvaiz murder trial Wednesday morning when the defense attorney objected to Parvaiz's ex-girlfriend's answers to his questions as "unresponsive" and designed to "communicate to the jury" in an unfair way. But Superior Court Judge Robert Gilson in Morristown denied the request, saying Antionette Stephen's responses were "not specific" enough to prove anything in the case.

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  15. As strong winds whip across N.J., some lose powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | NJ.com

    Brutal winter weather continues to pound New Jersey as strong winds whip across the region this morning, causing temperatures to feel well below zero. The windy weather follows several inches of snowfall in some parts of the state, with reports of up to five inches or more in southern New Jersey.

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  16. Glimpse of History: Newsboys ready to roll in MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Jersey Journal

    We were able to unearth very little information about the delivery company; it appears only in the August 1922 issue of "Office Appliances: The Magazine of Office Equipment" with a notice of incorporation by owner W.J. Nolte. Unlike newsboys in larger cities who operated independently and often made little to no profit, these boys appear to have been sponsored by Nolte & Luckey and probably fared better.

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  17. Prosecutor: Husband 'walked his wife to her death' in BoontonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Kashif Parvaiz "walked his wife to her death" when she was shot on a Boonton street on Aug. 16, 2011, a prosecutor told a jury Wednesday. "He walked her down a dark street to her execution," Morris County Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Matthew Troiano said in his opening statement as Parvaiz' murder trial began in Superior Court in Morristown.

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  18. $100k grant will help develop affordable rental units in Morristown areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Jersey Journal

    Homeless Solutions, Inc. was awarded a grant through TD Bank to help further its mission of providing affordable housing. Pictured from left are Nick Micelli, HSI CFO Laura Lannin, HSI Director of Development Stephanie Cicale, HSI President Betsey Hall, Eileen Holmes, Dominique Gross, Roxanne Vivanco, Paige Carlson-Heim and HSI Housing Director Dan McGuire.

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  19. Community shows 'overwhelming support' for victims of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN -- An effort to help the nearly two dozen residents displaced after a fire Friday night in Morristown has received "overwhelming support" by the community, town officials said. The blaze, which burned for several hours , left four buildings located at the corner of Elm and Morris streets with significant damage, forced 23 people from their second-floor apartments and shuttered five ground-level businesses.

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  20. N.J. snowstorm: What Morris County needs to know Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | The Jersey Journal

    Morris County is one of several New Jersey areas hit by a wintry mix of snow, rain and ice Monday morning. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 1 p.m. Morris County is expected to get between 3 to 5 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service.

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