Local News in Morris Plains, New Jersey

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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:58:27 -0700

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has told a heckler critical of his handling of Superstorm Sandy recovery to "Sit down and shut up" on the second anniversary of the storm. A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm recovery and interrupted the governor's speech Wednesday in Belmar on several occasions.

Clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:58:51 -0700

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush...

Morris Habitat wins Builders & Contractors Award of Excellence
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:40:49 -0700

RANDOLPH TWP. — Morris Habitat for Humanity was honored by the Metropolitan Builders & Contractors Association at its 30th Anniversary of Awards of Excellence held at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel

Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:32:54 -0700

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). In this photograph taken Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, William Gluckman, president of FastER Urgent Care, poses for The Associated Press in his facility in Morris Plains, N.J.

NJR Clean Energy Ventures Announces New 48 Megawatt Onshore Wind Project
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0700

NJR Clean Energy Ventures , the unregulated distributed power subsidiary of New Jersey Resources , today announced the acquisition of its third onshore wind project. The Alexander Wind Farm will be located on 7,000 acres of land in Rush County, Kansas, approximately 120 miles northwest of Wichita.

Yogi Berra Museum burglary
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:28:16 -0700

Someone broke into the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center at Montclair State University in New Jersey Wednesday morning, authorities said. It is not clear what may have been stolen. The museum, in Little Falls, honors the Yankees legend with baseball exhibits.

Two men from landscaping company die in trench collapse in Boonton Township
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:48:25 -0700

Last week, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Boonton Township Police Chief Paul Fortunato confirmed an ongoing investigation into an incident that occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Boonton Township.

Randolph’s Fascia honored for 'Big Brother of the Year' designation
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:54:24 -0700

RANDOLPH TWP. — A little bit of compassion goes a long way.

Clinics say not best place to check for Ebola
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:36:49 -0700

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush...

Atlantic City casino closings hurt revenues
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:43:19 -0700

The loss of four casinos began to show up in Atlantic City's gambling revenues in September, which were nearly 13 percent less than they were a year ago before the closings started happening. Including Internet gambling revenue, which didn't exist a year ago, the casinos won $209.4 million in September, down from $240.2 million in September 2013.