COVID-19: Red Cross Urges Blood Donations — Gov. Eases Restrictions on Blood Drives

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy has exempted blood drives from his Executive Order that prohibits public gatherings to allow for blood donations to...

Sherrill Statement on Family Testing Positive for COVID-19

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on her family testing positive for COVID-19: “This week, my husband was tested and diagnosed...

Morris County Reports 1257 COVID-19 Cases

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County has risen to 1257 and increase of 164 cases from yesterday. The figures reflect open COVID-19 positive cases as of...

NJ Goes All Out to Prepare for COVID-19 Surge That’s About to Hit

by Lilo H. Stainton, NJ Spotlight This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons...

Explainer: Why Ventilators are Critical and How NJ is Preparing for a Possible Shortage

by Andrew S. Lewis, NJ Spotlight This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons...

Cycling to help find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

PARSIPPANY — Lake Hiawatha resident Brian Donlin continues to train and fundraise to help to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) with...

Morris County Reports 1105 COVID-19 Cases

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County has risen to 1105 and increase of 161 cases from yesterday. The figures reflect open COVID-19 positive cases as...

Italian American Police Society delivers meals to St. Clare’s

MORRIS COUNTY — More than 50 individual restaurant cooked meals were delivered to the staff at Saint Clare’s Hospital in Denville by Italian American...

Jiaherb Donates Personal Protective Equipment to Hospitals Battling COVID-19

MORRIS COUNTY — Jiaherb, Inc., a leading manufacturer of herbal extracts and natural ingredients, has stepped up to support frontline healthcare workers in the...

NJ Labor Department Urges Businesses to Keep Employees on the Payroll through COVID-19 

MORRIS COUNTY —The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) is urging employers to keep employees on the payroll throughout the COVID-19...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Lieutenant Evelyn Tasoulas Announces Retirement

MORRIS COUNTY — After over twenty years of service to Morris County, Lieutenant Evelyn Tasoulas has announced her retirement. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp,...

Murphy Administration Launches Emergency Child Care Assistance Program

MORRIS COUNTY  — Administration officials with the New Jersey Departments of Children and Families (DCF) and Human Services (DHS) yesterday issued guidance for the...

NJEDA Announces Application Launch Date for Grants for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

MORRIS COUNTY — The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will launch the application for its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program on Friday,...

Sherrill Announces More than $7.9 Million in COVID Recovery Grants

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that counties and municipalities in the 11th Congressional District will receive more than $7.9 million in...

MetroMSP Offers Free Cybersecurity Training to Educate Remote Workforces

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — MetroMSP announced free cybersecurity training and engaging online video-based training program. The robust cybersecurity training program is designed to educate employees...

Morris County: 944 Reported Coronavirus Cases

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County total cases reported. The figures reflect open COVID-19 positive cases as of the date and time indicated, not cases...

Pennacchio: New Jersey’s Treatment of COVID-19 Patients Makes No Sense

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jersey State Senator Joe Pennacchio once again questioned how the State is dictating how doctors may treat their patients. “Instead of...

Washington Township Man Charged in Shots Fired Incident

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Washington Township Police Chief Jeffrey Almer announce that...

Second Grader Draws Picture of Class to Cheer Up!

MORRIS COUNTY — Ethan Chen, second grader student in Hilldale Elementary School, Montville, drew a picture of his whole class. He wanted to share...

Italian American Police Society of NJ to Provide Hospital Personnel with Hot Meals

MORRIS COUNTY — During this unprecedented health care crisis, law enforcement officer members of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey are on...

Operation Save-a-Life Calls for Nurses, Medical Pros for Jobs at Healthcare Facilities

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County is putting out an emergency call for Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and medical professionals who are available during this COVID-19...

849 Morris County Residents Tested Positive for COVID-19

Total COVID-19 Cases (as of 3:00PM, 3/31) Municipality 3/1-3/22 3/23 3/24 3/25 3/26 3/27 3/28 3/29 3/30 Town of Boonton 3 3 4 3 3 2 2 9 11 Township of Boonton 4 4 4 6 7 7 8 9 10 Borough of Butler 1 1 5 2 3 5 6 8 13 Borough of Chatham 2 3 7 5 5 6 3 7 20 Township of Chatham 2 4 5 6 7 8 12 13 14 Borough of Chester 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 Township of Chester 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 Township of Denville 3 7 10 10 11 12 14 17 17 Town of...

An Update from Surrogate Heather Darling

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris Focus asked Morris County Surrogate for an update on her first three months in office.  Here is her reply: I am...

Urgent, Immediate Need for Blood Donations in Northern Jersey

PARSIPPANY —  There’s an urgent and immediate need for blood donations throughout northern New Jersey and New York State, as responses to the nationwide...

Supporting Our Town: $20,000 Raised; Served Over 603 Meals

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Supporting Our Town is just a week old, and is helping organizations throughout Morris County. In the first week the group made...