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  1. Glimpse of History: Mulling a move in Morris PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS PLAINS - Frank Wright, left, and Melvin Unruh are shown absorbed in a game of chess at the Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in this circa-1940s photo. Documents available from the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana show that Frank Wright worked at Greystone first as a ward attendant and then as educational director for Civilian Public Service Unit 77 from 1941 to 1946.

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  2. Which Sussex and Morris towns made list of 'Best Places to Retire?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    A new survey placed Sussex County's Newton and Morris County's Morris Plains as among the best New Jersey communities for retirees to live in. SmartAsset , a financial website, recently ranked the best places to retire based upon factors including: tax-friendliness, proximity to medical care and opportunities for social and recreational activities for seniors within each community.

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  3. Bamboozled: How to protect your children from identity theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Jersey Journal

    Consumer advocates recommend you check your credit reports at least once a year, in part to make sure you're not the victim of identity theft. That's because thieves know no bounds when it comes to using the information of innocents for their own nefarious purposes.

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  4. Bayonne man who killed family members ruled still not ready to leave psych hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Jersey Journal

    A Bayonne man who beat three family members to death with a pipe in Jersey City three decades ago was told Tuesday in court that he remains a potential threat to himself and others if released from his psychiatric hospital. Michael Gibbs, 56, formerly of West Second Street, was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the Aug. 31, 1983, deaths of his 31-year-old sister, Jane Hatchett, her 10-year-old son Kimani, and her daughter, Kaia, 3, in Hatchett's home at 27 Emory St., Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Gene Rubino said.

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  5. Bayonne man who killed family members still 'a danger,' not ready to leave psych hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Jersey Journal

    A Bayonne man who beat three family members to death with a pipe in Jersey City three decades ago was told today in court that he remains a potential threat to himself and others if released from his psychiatric hospital. Michael Gibbs, 56, formerly of West Second Street, was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the Aug. 31, 1983 deaths of his 31-year-old sister, Jane Hatchett, her 10-year-old son Kimani, 10, and her daughter, Kaia, 3, in Hatchett's home at 27 Emory St., Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Gene Rubino said.

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  6. Fatal Phillipsburg police shooting: cops return to duty but investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Jersey Journal

    PHILLIPSBURG - The three officers who were placed on administrative leave following the fatal shooting of a reportedly mentally ill man wielding a knife two months ago have since returned to duty in Phillipsburg, Chief James Faulborn told The Express-Times. An investigation report was completed by the Warren County Prosecutor's Office and is now in review by the state Attorney General's office, the paper reported.

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  7. Construction underway on first Wegmans in Morris CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Work has begun on an undeveloped property in Hanover to construct a 140,000 square-foot Wegmans Food Market, company spokesperson Jeanne Colleluori confirmed late last week. However, since there's not yet a firm construction schedule in place, there's no projected opening date for Morris County's first Wegmans right now, according to Colleluori.

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  8. 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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  9. Montessori Children's House and Red Oaks School alumni to hold reunion, Jan. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Jersey Journal

    The Red Oaks School will host a "Toast to the Teachers" 50th anniversary student and teacher reunion event at The Mansion at Bretton Woods, located at 361 Speedwell Ave., Morris Plains, on Saturday, Jan. 10, noon-3 p.m. This elegantly appointed colonial mansion is the perfect backdrop for the school that has had its own beginnings in a similar former home of historical renown - the Joseph Cutler House, at 21 Cutler Street. Following the reunion, attendees are invited to tour both of the school's nearby campuses, time traveling in the memory-filled halls and classrooms of the 21 Cutler Street building and seeing what Red Oaks middle school students are up to at the new 340 Speedwell Avenue campus building.

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  10. 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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  11. Authorities release photos of man sought in Denville bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    DENVILLE - Authorities were searching for the robber who they said targeted a TD Bank branch on East Main Street in the township Saturday morning. The robber was described as a male, approximately 6-feet-tall and wearing a black knit cap, black jacket with black gloves, a yellow scarf and sunglasses, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

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  12. The Spanish tradition of posadas in Morris PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS PLAINS - The preschoolers at Saint Virgil Academy have been learning about the Christmas tradition of "posadas."

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  13. Morristown's Got Talent finalists announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Amy Albin, a student at Morrstown High School, singing "A Moment Like This" Ally Are, who works at Mini of Morristown, for an original poetry reading Art of Play, a band from Morrstown High School, performing "Funk Medley" Battlefest Nation, who works as EMT in Morristown, for a dance to a mix of songs Evan Boncelet, a student at the Sussex Avenue School, singing "When I Was Your Man" The Bottle Openers, who live in Morristown, performing "Wagon Wheel" Amy and Julia Bozza, singing "Try" Amy is an alumni of and works at the Morristown School District.

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  14. Photos: A sneak peak at Morristown's Got Talent 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    The organizers of Morristown's Got Talent know - Saturday morning, they got a preview of the performing arts acts that'll make up the Feb. 25 show. It's among the community's most highly anticipated events each year, and last year raised more than $70,000 for the Morris Educational Foundation.

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  15. School officials plan to expand Morristown High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | NJ.com

    The project to expand and renovate the school will occur in four-phases, with the first scheduled to begin in June 2015. MORRISTOWN - Morristown school officials announced plans to expand and renovate Morristown High School in order to better meet the needs of a growing student population, according to reports.

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  16. Youth orchestras perform at Essex County Winter Concert, Dec. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Ninety skilled young musicians from over 18 towns in Essex County will be performing at the Youth Orchestras of Essex County Winter Concert at SOPAC on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. Pictured is Daphne Faulkner of Belleville, Matthew Rodriguez of Montclair, Sean Qin of Short Hills, Eric Yang of Morris Plains, Nadya Elshafi of Bloomfield and Jenny Zhu of Livingston, in Overture Strings.

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  17. State division of mental health services launches investigation into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    PHILLIPSBURG - New Jersey's Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services is conducting an internal investigation into the death of Thomas Read, the 36-year-old fatally shot by Phillipsburg police last month, according to a report by The Express-Times . The local investigation into the fatal confrontation between police and Read, who was allegedly wielding a knife in his Phillipsburg home on Monday, Nov. 17, continues and information regarding the Read's mental state at the time has surfaced.

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  18. Man accused of 'strong-armed robbery' at Dunkin' Donuts in Morris PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | NJ.com

    MORRIS PLAINS - A 33-year-old Morris Plains man has been accused of committing a strong-arm robbery at the Dunkin' Donuts on Speedwell Avenue in Morris Plains during the early morning hours of Nov. 25, according to borough police. Fernando Lynch assaulted a male sales clerk and stole "some items" from the store, said Morris Plains Police Lt.

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  19. Spunky dog has been waiting a long time for a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Aspen, who is about 5 years old and has been in foster care for a long time, loves attention and walks well on a leash. Volunteers say he would be best suited to a home without children and as an only-dog.

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  20. Clark superintendent Ken Knops will retire in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | NJ.com

    CLARK - Clark Public Schools Superintendent Ken Knops announced at a Board of Education meeting Tuesday night that he will retire effective June 30, 2015. Knops has worked in education for 39 years and previously served as the superintendent in Branchburg and Morris Plains before coming to Clark in 2010.

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