Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Bullet shell casings found near New Street.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, February 12
Morristown police officers responded to Abbett Avenue late Monday night to find bullet shell casings on the ground near New Street, nj.com reported. A caller told police they heard gun shots and a speeding vehicle, according to nj.com, but no vehicle was found. Morristown Patch readers also said the road was blocked off by police on both ends around 10 p.m. Police were not immediately available for comment. Gun shots have been reported on Abbett Avenue a couple of times in the past few years, including in June 2012 when a former Paterson police officer was accused of firing a gun into the air on the street and then pointing the weapon at a person and an October 2011 incident in which two Morristown men were shot on Abbett Avenue.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Morristown resident charged with alleged assault outside American Legion on Abbett Avenue.
Bail was maintained at $150,000 for a Morristown man accused of severely beating a man in front of the American Legion on Abbett Avenue two weeks ago. Bryan Mills, 37, of Liberty Street, appeared Wednesday before Morris County Superior Court Judge Mary Gibbons Whipple via teleconference from the Morris County Detention Center following his Monday arrest. Mills has been charged with the Jan. 18 aggravated assault of an individual being publicly identified as "O.B." The victim remains hospitalized, Morris County Assistant Prosecutor Anthony Scibetta said, relaying information from a Morristown Police Department detective that the victim had a fractured skull, broken nose and "serious and significant trauma." The attorney told the judge …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Plan alternate routes.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Monday, October 22, 2012
Those looking for shortcuts from Route 287 will have to look for other options today. The entirety of Abbett Avenue, from Ridgedale Avenue to Martin Luther King Avenue, is closed until 6 p.m. for road construction, according to an alert issued by the Morristown Police Department via Nixle.com. There was no indication as to whether there would be additional road closures there this week.
Friday, July 27, 2012
A renovated two-apartment house on Abbett Avenue will be occupied starting Aug. 1.
Emelda Willis is moving on up. Channeling the late Sherman Helmsley on Thursday, the lifelong Morristown resident beamed as she walked through and took questions about her new apartment at 29 Abbett Ave., which was completely renovated this year by Homeless Solutions. Coming from the Beverly apartments on Flagler Street–and having previous stints in Manahan Village and the Jacob Ford Apartments–Willis noted geographically, "I'm also moving on over." The house, containing two apartments on the first and second floors, is the third project on Abbett Avenue for Homeless Solutions and its first purchased through foreclosure, said Director of Headquarters Development Dan McGuire. During the housing market boom the property had been going for …