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  1. Efforts underway to help the nearly two dozen Morristown residents displaced by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NJ.com

    MORRISTOWN - An effort is underway to help the nearly two-dozen residents who were displaced after a fire late Friday night in Morristown. The blaze, which raged for several hours, left the four buildings located at the corner of Elm and Morris streets with significant damages, forced 23 people from their second-floor apartments and shuttered five ground-level businesses.

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  2. Protest planned in Morristown over musician's pro-Putin stance, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Jersey Journal

    The Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The Community Theatre sign remains on the front.

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  3. Morris freeholders make it clear: Historic grants can go to churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS COUNTY - Following two hours of public debate, the Morris County freeholders voted unanimously Wednesday night to reaffirm their support for allowing churches to receive historic preservation grants. The vote came two weeks after Freeholder William "Hank" Lyon introduced a resolution to cut off grants to churches, on grounds they violate the New Jersey Constitution, which says tax money may not be used to repair or build churches.

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  4. Study: Morris sheriff needs more officers, fewer administratorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS COUNTY - A consultant's report has concluded that the Morris County Sheriff's Office needs four more sworn officers at the Superior Courthouse in Morristown, but should eliminate two administrative positions, including the job of chief of staff. The $34,965 report by the Concorde Group of Pennsylvania, authorized by the county freeholders last July amid an escalating feud with Sheriff Edward Rochford over staffing levels, also recommended eliminating the marine patrol that assists State Police on Lake Hopatcong.

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  5. Morris official drops plan to cut off funding to churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS COUNTY - Morris County Freeholder William "Hank" Lyon is withdrawing his proposal to cut off funding to churches for historic preservation projects. His resolution, which contended the use of the funds for a religious institution violated the New Jersey State Constitution, would have been voted on at Wednesday evening's freeholder board meeting.

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  6. Big snowstorm: What Morris County needs to know Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Jersey Journal

    A heavy snowstorm is expected to begin hitting New Jersey Monday. Early forecasts say the entire state will receive at least 10 to 15 of inches from the storm, and some parts could see considerably more.

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  7. 'Parent's worst nightmare' jailed for exposing himself ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - A man the state's acting attorney general called "every parent's worst nightmare" has been sentenced to four years in prison for exposing himself on a webcam to an undercover detective he believed was a 13-year-old girl. Thomas W. Phillips, 34, of Morristown was already a registered sex offender due to a similar earlier incident, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said in an announcement of the sentence.

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  8. Students weren't censored about Ferguson, Garner death, Morris schools sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Officials from three Morris County school districts contested this week a pastor's claims that teachers stifled students' discussions about black men who died in altercations with police. Pastor Sidney Williams Jr. of the Bethel A.M.E. Church in Morristown said the youths made these assertions in an open forum held at the church on Jan. 9. "When the children began to speak, their eyes filled with tears.

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  9. Priest: Claims I attacked another priest with a crucifix cost my my jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - A priest is suing a former colleague at a Florham Park retreat, accusing him of thefts and of making a false criminal allegation. In a lawsuit made public Wednesday in Superior Court in Morristown, the Rev.

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  10. F.M. Kirby Foundation grants $350,000 to Madison Area YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Jersey Journal

    Kindergarten Open House at the F.M. Kirby Children's Center in Madison took place on Jan. 6-8. Kirby kindergartners practice their writing: Isabella Giovinazzo, 6, of Madison; Evan Smith, 5, of Morristown; Cameron Visich, 5, of Madison; and Sophia Myers, 5, of Madison.

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  11. More N.J. inmates to show up on TV screens in court to save moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Jersey Journal

    Sean Porrovecchio, a senior probation officer in the criminal division of Superior Court in Morristown, works at a computer equipped with a web camera and software enabling him to communicate with inmates at the Morris County jail. (Ben Horowitz MORRIS COUNTY - An expanded video conferencing system that will reduce the time spent transporting inmates is at long last a reality in Morris County courts, according to officials.

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  12. Finalists named for Morristown's Got Talent competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | NJ.com

    MORRISTOWN - Sixteen performers will take the stage next month in the Morristown's Got Talent competition, an annual event showcasing the best amateur talent from Morristown, Morris Plains and Morris Township. The finalists were selected from the more than 70 acts that auditioned last month before a panel of judges from the Morris Educational Foundation , the non-profit that organizes the show each year to raise funds for students in the Morris School District.

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  13. Will the Giants and Jets turn to Jersey guys to save the day? | Politi BitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | NJ.com

    Raheem Morris, who was raised in Irvington, is a candidate for the Giants defensive coordinator's job. We are the ones who suffered the most with the struggles of the local NFL teams, so maybe it's fitting that one of us - or, quite possibly, three of us - would be tapped to clean up the mess.

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  14. Boy's wish comes true with help from The Seeing EyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Jersey Journal

    Eight-year-old Zachary Steinbeiser and his parents, Rich and Melissa, meet Whitley, a 2-year-old retriever mix at The Seeing Eye campus in Morristown. MORRISTOWN - Zachary Steinbeiser of Lansdale, Pa., wanted to have a dog as a friend.

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  15. N.J. engineer admits soliciting $325K in bribes in return for inflating rail project grant awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Jersey Journal

    Gaudner Metellus, 35, of Philadelphia, Pa., a senior engineer for the N.J. Department of Transportation, admitted today to scheming to inflate the cost of a railroad project by $700,000 in return for $325,000 in bribes, state authorities said. TRENTON - A senior engineer for the state Department of Transportation admitted today to scheming to help a railroad company defraud a state grant grant program by falsely inflating the cost of a bridge rehab project in return for $325,000 in bribes, state authorities said.

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  16. Affidavit: Denville bank robber demaded money in a Christmas cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Jersey Journal

    DENVILLE - A 31-year-old Morris Plains man used a Christmas card to threaten a teller when he allegedly robbed a Denville bank on Dec. 27, according to an affidavit signed by a Denville police detective. The affidavit, made public today in Superior Court in Morristown, describes the chain of events that led law enforcement officials to charge Larry Zhou with one count of robbery, a second-degree crime.

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  17. She showed up for 39 years despite the weather, despite being sightlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Jersey Journal

    ELIZABETH - It is 7:05 a.m. Carol Jaskula is out the door of her Roselle home, with her dog, Vadar. At Jaskula's command, Vadar leads her down the street and across the busy Route 27. There Vadar and Jaskula get on the number 48 NJ Transit bus, and head to her job in Elizabeth where she works as a receptionist for the county Department of Human Services.

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  18. Glimpse of History: The twists and turns of progress in MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Paul McCartney wrote "The Long and Winding Road" in 1968; perhaps this photo from the same year was part of his inspiration. According to the NJ Department of Transportation, the Garden State portion of the interstate follows a roughly horseshoe-shaped route from the NJ Turnpike at Exit 10 to the New York State line past Mahwah in Bergen County.

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  19. James O'Brien, advocate for crime victims, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | NJ.com

    ST. MICHAELS, Md. - James K. O'Brien, a former Morris County freeholder and a businessman whose tragic personal experience with violent crime inspired him to become a leading advocate for victims, died at a Maryland hospital Dec. 26, The Star Democrat of Easton, Md., reported.

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  20. Complaint: Mendham teacher had sex with 18-year-old studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Jersey Journal

    MENDHAM - Nicole McDonough, a teacher at West Morris Mendham High School charged earlier this week with official misconduct, is accused of "engaging in sexual intercourse" with an unnamed Mendham High student, according to a complaint filed by a Morris County prosecutor's detective. McDonough faces a single, second-degree charge of official misconduct for her relationship with the student, who was 18 years old at the time of the incidents, according to a statement issued Tuesday by Morris Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Mendham Borough Police Chief Pasquale Libertino.

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