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  1. 91-year-old woman struck by car in Morris Plains, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS PLAINS - A 91-year-old Long Valley woman was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after being struck by a car outside of a Route 10 shopping center, police said. Around 10 a.m. officers were dispatched to the Kohl's plaza on a report of a pedestrian being struck in the parking lot near the Wells Fargo Bank, Det.

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  2. Glimpse of History: Getting in a round in MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - This group of unidentified golfers posed for a photo in Morristown in 1913. It appears as though everyone would be playing, as even the small boy has clubs.

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  3. Jockey Hollow in Morristown wows acclaimed Jersey restaurateurRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Jersey Journal

    WHAT HAPPENS when you bring a four-star chef from South Jersey to dinner at the most-talked-about new restaurant in North Jersey? We asked Joey Baldino, of Zeppoli in Collingswood - a James Beard finalist and creator of the most kick-ass fishermen's stew in the state - to dine with us at Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen in Morristown. He hopped in his Range Rover for the two-hour trip north.

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  4. New equestrian center opening in FlandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Jersey Journal

    Equishare, LLC. was announced as the winning bidder for opening a new 112-acre equestrian facility, Valley Brook Equestrian Center, located in Flanders, N.J. With plans to officially open in September, Valley Brook Equestrian Center will offer horseback riding lessons for beginning, intermediate, and advanced riders as well as cross-country training, trail rides, flex camp, birthday parties, special needs programs, and a Petite Equestrian Program for children aged 3 and up.

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  5. Youth from St. Peter's Church in Morristown participate in America's Grow-a-Row Farm DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | NJ.com

    Through the Free Farm Market program, America's Grow-a-Row provides access to fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables and hosts Growing Healthy Kids Farm Days in Pittstown, New Jersey during the summer when the children spend a day harvesting fresh produce for their families and neighbors, learn about healthy eating and agriculture, and play outdoor ... (more)

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  6. N.J. comic fest to bring bigger, better fest to Morristown this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Thousands of comic book enthusiasts and fantasy fanatics are expected to flock to Morristown this weekend for the Garden State Comic Fest , a two-day comic convention at Mennan Sports Arena Saturday and Sunday. Dave O'Hare, the founder and co-owner of the comic fest, said after he saw how large and robust the New York Comic Con became, he wanted to bring it to New Jersey.

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  7. Woman: Man molested me for years, said I was his 'soulmate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - A 58-year-old Parsippany man went to trial Monday on charges that he sexually assaulted a girl in Mount Olive and later in Roxbury over a nine-year period. Guy Parker faces a 14-count indictment that accuses him of six charges of first-degree aggravated sexual assault and eight charges of second-degree sexual assault.

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  8. N.J. company hit with $17.1M penalty after admitting bribing foreign officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, shown here at a press conference last year, announced Friday that Louis Berger International of Morristown has agreed to pay $17.1 million to settle claims that its former executives bribed foreign officials. NEWARK - New Jersey-based Louis Berger International on Friday agreed to pay a $17.1 criminal penalty to settle claims that it bribed foreign officials in Kuwait, Vietnam, India and Indonesia to secure construction management contracts, federal prosecutors say.

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  9. Then and Now: Hackensack's scenic sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    BERGEN - NJ.com is taking a look at New Jersey towns past and present. This week we compare the old to the new in Morristown.

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  10. 1 killed in Morristown residential fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morristown Police Chief Police Peter confirmed they were investigating the fatal blaze Tuesday morning. Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty told NJ Advance Media the "tragic" blaze was first reported at about 11:29 p.m. Monday.

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  11. Prosecutor: Mendham teacher 'was propositioning high school students for sex'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - A suspended teacher at West Morris Mendham High School was "seeking out sex and propositioning high school students for sex," a Morris County assistant prosecutor said Wednesday during a pretrial hearing. Assistant Prosecutor Christopher Schellhorn described alleged activities by the onetime English teacher, Nicole McDonough, as he successfully argued to uphold the decision by the prosecutor's office to deny McDonough admission into Pretrial Intervention, a probationary program that allows charges to be dismissed without a guilty finding.

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  12. Morristown hospital tax case is 'credit positive' for N.J. municipalities: Moody'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    The recent tax court ruling that Morristown Medical Center should pay property taxes on nearly all of its 40-acre property is beginning to reverberate across the industry. Moody's Credit Outlook on Monday declared the decision by Tax Court Judge Vito Bianco to be "credit positive" for Morristown, saying that, if unchanged, it would provide an additional $2.3 million for each of the 2006, 2007 and 2008 tax years.

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  13. Man who plotted wife's murder in Boonton admits tampering with witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - Kashif Parvaiz, who was convicted of plotting to murder his wife on a Boonton street, admitted on Monday that he tried to convince the ex-girlfriend who pulled the trigger not to testify. Parviaz also admitted that he tried to get a former fellow inmate to threaten members of his wife's family and to threaten another ex-girlfriend who also testified against him.

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  14. Woman who fell onto train tracks remembered as 'a great mother'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Sherylynn Barta, who was fatally struck by a train early Saturday morning, leaves behind a 19-year-old son and an 18-year-old daughter. MORRISTOWN - The 47-year-old Mendham woman who died after being struck by an NJ Transit train early Saturday morning when she fell onto the tracks at the Morristown station was "a bright girl" and "a great mother," her ex-husband said.

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  15. Freeholders take control of Morris jail away from sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRIS COUNTY - The Morris County freeholders voted Wednesday night to take control of the county jail, capping an escalating feud with Sheriff Edward Rochford. Freeholder Director Kathy DeFillippo said a primary reason for the takeover was increasing overtime costs for corrections officers at the jail, which have more than doubled since 2010 despite a decreasing jail population.

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  16. Why half of N.J. was pummeled by storms, and the other half sparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Tuesday was the tale of two states, one ravaged by a hulking line of severe thunderstorms and the other spared by the ghost of another. The threat of severe weather was known for several days across New Jersey , prompting concern from forecasters who warned the state would become a pressure cooker for dangerous conditions.

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  17. Then and Now: Morristown's scenic sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN- NJ.com is taking a look at New Jersey towns past and present. This week we compare the old to the new in Morristown.

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  18. 10 facts about New Jersey and the Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    No Civil War battles were fought in New Jersey, but between 65,000 and 80,000 soldiers from the state fought for the Union and were "highly commended," said Joseph G. Bilby, editor and author of 19 history books, including "New Jersey's Civil War Odyssey." "They stayed to the end," said Bilby, who serves on the New Jersey Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee and is assistant curator at the National Guard Museum in Sea Girt.

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  19. New Brunswick Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK - NJ.com is taking a look at New Jersey towns past and present. This week we compare the old to the new in New Brunswick.

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  20. Man booby-trapped house to keep woman hostage, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | NJ.com

    MORRISTOWN - A man accused of holding a woman hostage in his Montville townhouse admitted setting traps for her on a stairwell, according to a Morris County assistant prosecutor. That admission was cited as a reason to seize the $518,000 townhouse, in a civil lawsuit filed by Assistant Prosecutor Alexis Keller.

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