Bar Owner Seeks Expansion, MLK Garden Vote Delay Top Morristown News
Also, accused rapist denied house arrest, iPads coming to Frelinghuysen Middle School.
A Morris County Superior Court Family Division judge on Friday denied the request for an 18-year-old Morristown man, who is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in September 2011, despite the defense attorney's insistence her client would not be a risk if allowed to leave the juvenile detention center.
Some metals expand more than others when in contact with heat and cold. The owners of Iron Bar, however, hope the town won't be cold to them and allow their less-than-one-year-old business–specifically its liquor license–the opportunity to expand into the space formerly occupied by Zebu Forno.
An introduction Tuesday night by Town Council that would eventually lead to the leasing of land on Martin Luther King Avenue to Grow it Green Morristown for their second community garden in town was tabled when several Second Ward residents–including councilwoman Raline Smith-Reid–expressed their concerns with the idea.
The idea of creating a director of Human Resources and Community Engagement for the Morris School District was already in the hopper even before the controversial decision to reassign former Morristown High School Principal Linda Murphy, a year before she already was set to retire, district officials said Wednesday.
As part of a continuing pilot program, the Morris School District has purchased about 400 iPad2 tablets for the entire seventh-grade–as well as seventh-and-eighth-grade teachers–and expect to have them in those students' hands by October.
While no reason could be given for why a manhole cover was found partially raised at the intersection of Washington and Bank streets Thursday night, a Jersey Central Power and Light representative said a tripped fault could have been the cause.
An ordinance introduced at Tuesday's council meeting, if approved at the council's next meeting on Sept. 11, would make the minimum fine for anyone urinating or defecating in a public space in Morristown $500.