Bullied Teen's Suicide, Snooki, Principal Removed Top Stories of 2012
Take a look back at what made headlines in Morristown, Morris Twp. and Morris Plains.
"Leasing complications" and a "weak economic climate" are being blamed for the sudden closure of Greenberry's Coffee and Tea, which will shut its doors for the last time at the end of business on Tuesday, Jan. 10.
It has been in the works for over a decade. But, on Thursday night, town officials were optimistic that the Speedwell Redevelopment Plan was finally prepared to move forward.
If they chose to move school elections to November, the Morris School District would be locked into that decision for at least four years.
A cheeseburger may have never tasted so good. That’s what Patrick Allocco and his son, Patrick Jr., may have felt on Saturday evening as they prepared for a long-awaited meal at the Dublin Pub, marking the end of a 49-day ordeal which began when rapper Nas and opening act Jeremiah Jai failed to show up for a pair of New Year's Eve weekend concerts in Luanda, Angola's capital.
Already five years on, and the Morristown's Got Talent program–held Feb. 29 at the Mayo Performing Arts Center to benefit the programs of the Morris Educational Foundation–continues to pack the theater with fans, and the stage with talent.
Did you meet up with Patch on Parade Day Saturday? Then there's a good chance your picture is one of the dozens on this post!
Phillip Sellinger knows what drives Sen. Robert Menendez and Vice President Joe Biden. And, the rest of the area also knows what drives at least President Barack Obama's second-in-command: a motorcade from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Two brothers who grew up on the campus of the Delbarton School where their father was a teacher filed a lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the Catholic school and St. Mary’s Abbey failed to stop alleged sexual abuse.
Morristown High School has made a crisis team available to help its community deal with the death of 15-year-old student Lennon Baldwin, from Morris Township.
Morristown’s Public Works Department superintendent was among 28 people charged in a three-month state police child porn investigation dubbed “Operation Watchdog,” authorities said Tuesday.
Frozen yogurt. Frozen yogurt. Frozen yogurt. It's everywhere, not just here in Morristown but seemingly in every community, seemingly overnight.
After two years of being only partially open, the Morristown & Morris Township Library celebrated reopening the Willis Wing on Saturday morning with a ceremony.
Authorities say 15-year-old Lennon Baldwin, a freshman at Morristown High School, was the victim of an assault at the school, told to lie about it and then robbed in the Century 21 parking lot just weeks before committing suicide on March 28 in his Morris Township home.
As he recalled over 40 years of serving the health-conscious community, 73-year-old co-owner Steve Shapiro wiped a forming tear from his eye. The Health Shoppe, on Morris Street in Morristown and in Chester, has been much more to him than just a business.
It may have been roasting outside, but the students that comprised the Morristown High School Class of 2012–and the many that came to cheer their accomplishments–were cool and comfy inside Mennen Arena Thursday as their high school careers officially came to a close.
The line of people waiting to give former Morristown High School Principal Linda Murphy hugs and wish her well seemed like it would never end. As tears were shed, the scene felt like a funeral procession. In a way, it was.
For his service to veterans throughout the years, Bob Tracey, of Morristown was honored on the Fourth of July this year with the official renaming of Veterans Park to the J. Robert Tracey Veterans Memorial Park.
After almost two years, Zebu Forno is closing its doors at the end of the day Tuesday.
Bowling is not coming to Morristown, at least not for now. The Town Council, acting as the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, voted 3-2 Wednesday night in favor of denying the liquor license transfer to Gracie Sunshine LLC, a proposed bowling alley/bar at 10 DeHart St.
The Jersey Shore is coming to Morristown. No, the Atlantic Ocean is still due East. 495 Productions, the production company for the MTV-aired Jersey Shore spinoff series "Snooki & JWoww"—featuring Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley—has advised the town they will be filming for the show's second season in Morristown starting next month.
On second thought, nevermind. With a week to go before the expected start of filming in Morristown of the "Snooki & JWoww" Jersey Shore spin-off series, the town was informed Thursday that there has been a change of plans.
The 2012 Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade Grand Marshal is accused of driving while intoxicated, hitting a parked car and leaving the scene of the accident.
After the Pfizer property on Route 53 was purchased last month by M&M Realty Partners to convert the lot into retail and housing units, the next step of the process continued Monday night when the planning board approved the demolition of the buildings.
After several months, five public hearings and hours of discussion among township officials, experts and the public since the zoning ordinance to allow Honeywell to redevelop its corporate headquarters was introduced, the ordinance was approved by the Township Committee on Monday night.
A Morristown zoning officer has been suspended without pay after another town employee filed a harassment complaint.
For the judge hearing accusations of animal cruelty against one Morristown employee, his verdict came down to the amount of time the defendant said he had his dog before calling animal control, and a man named "Frankie," whom no one else had ever seen.
While residents Patch spoke with Tuesday were thankful Sandy was not as bad in this area as elsewhere in our hurricane-battered state, there still was damage in Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains. Plenty.
In a span of less than a half-hour, a garbage truck and a bucket truck each struck and brought down power lines in two unrelated incidents about a half-mile apart on Washington Street and Western Avenue Tuesday morning.
For those looking for their Whole Foods Market fix that don't want to go to Madison or the one recently announced for Parsippany, your prayers have been answered. Well, they will be a year or two from now.
A Morristown icon will be gone by the end of the year. The Facebook page for Hennessey's Washington Bar, on Morris Street, announced Tuesday afternoon the business had been sold and would be closing by the end of the year.
The waiver hearing to determine if two Morristown men—juveniles at the time of an alleged sexual assault in 2011—can be tried as adults began Thursday with detailed and at times graphic descriptions of the alleged incident.
An amendment to Phase IV of the Speedwell Redevelopment Plan allowing a CVS Pharmacy to be built on the site of a former used car dealership was approved Thursday night, but not before one council member let her disappoval be known.
The man whom an NJ Transit spokeswoman Monday said made no attempt to move out of the way of an oncoming train was later identified as Stanislav Kling-Loy, who won the annual Morristown's Got Talent event with his sister in February 2011.