MORRISTOWN, NJ — Patch reviewed some of the top Morristown stories from last week.
Family owned ice cream shop expands to Morristown
A shop selling highly customizable ice cream sandwiches made entirely from house ingredients is soon to open in the heart of Morristown. Stack Creamery, located in Westwood, will open its third location at 48 Washington Street instead of Postmark.
Rally organized in Morristown after SCOTUS abortion decision
Activists plan to hold an abortion rights rally in Morris County following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. According to the organisers, the protest will take place on June 24 at 6 pm. It will be held at Morristown Town Hall, 200 South St. The rally is being hosted by Morris County Democrats, Morristown elected officials and supporters.
Former pharma executive of Morris Company accused of insider trading scheme
Federal officials said the former head of corporate communications for a $21 billion biopharmaceutical company based in Morris Plains was indicted yesterday for his role in an insider trading scheme. Wood, 33, of Washington, D.C., was indicted on June 22 and charged with securities fraud, officials said.
Morristown Rotary Club funds nonprofits to fight homelessness
The Rotary Club of Morristown has provided funding to Family Promise of Morris County (FPMC) to benefit our Promise Drop-In Resource Center. Our Promise, located at First Baptist Church in Downtown Morristown, is a beloved and important community resource serving homeless and low-income residents. By providing a mailing address, phone and computer access, benefits screening, case management and referrals for housing services, our promise fills a gap in community services.
Morris County has healthiest community in New Jersey: US News
Morris County ranks among the 25 healthiest communities in America, according to a new ranking by US News & World Report. The fifth annual report, released Wednesday in collaboration with CVS Health, highlights health and wellness in 3,000 communities across the United States. In the new report, Morris County is ranked 16th in the country and first in New Jersey.
Local Law Enforcement Veteran Honored by Morris County
Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. The longtime law enforcement veteran was honored for his achievements during his 20-year career with the office during a ceremony earlier this week by Carroll and other local officials. Agent Gary Gauck has been a leader and expert in the field of vehicular homicide investigation during his 47 years in law enforcement, the last 20 of which have been with the MCPO.
More than $577K awarded to Morristown High School seniors
The Morris Educational Foundation (MEF) announced that more than $577,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 29 outstanding Morristown High School seniors to support their academic pursuits. MEF, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing academic excellence in the Morris School District, honored students during the high school’s In-Person Scholarship Award Night on June 14.