Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Police Continue Investigation Into The 2011 Murder Of Kenvil Diner Owner

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, May 28, 2011, in the middle of Memorial Day Weekend, Chafic “Steve” Ezzeddine was found murdered inside of his place of business, the Kenvil Diner, located on Route 46 in the Kenvil section of Roxbury Township, New Jersey. In the past four years...

Former Kushner Company Employee Charged With $125,000 Check Scam

FLORHAM PARK — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Florham Park Borough Chief of Police Patrick P. Montuore announce that LePolian McConnell, 34, former employee of Kushner Company in Florham Park, has been charged with Second Degree Theft by Deception; Second Degree Attempted...

Does your dog have what it takes to be one of “The Real Bitches of New Jersey?”

MORRIS PLAINS — Terry's Pet Depot will be hosting a canine casting call for a new book entitled, “The Real Bitches of New Jersey,” on Sunday, May 31 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 1711 Route 10 East, Morris Plains. “The Real Bitches of New Jersey,” will...

Today is Primary Day…. Polls open 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

PARSIPPANY — The Primary Election is today, Tuesday, June 2, and Parsippany Focus knows there are many candidates running in Parsippany, both Republican and Democrat. If you are registered to vote Republican, you can only cast your vote for Republican candidates, likewise if you are Democrat you can...

Attention Bargain Hunters: New Sears Outlet Store Opens in Cedar Knolls

CEAR KNOLLS — Sears Cedar Knolls announces the opening of a new Sears Outlet at 235 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls. Celebrating its grand opening celebration, the Sears Outlet Store welcomes local community to enjoy an additional discount of 10 percent off almost everything in the store* plus...

Proposed Meadowlands casino would generate $400M+ in revenue, developers claim

EAST RUTHERFORD — Top brass at Hard Rock International and Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment will be unveiling details of a proposed casino in the Meadowlands next week that, if approved, could bring in hundreds of millions of dollars to a state desperate for tax...

Wyndham Worldwide’s CFO Tom Conforti to Participate in a Fireside Chat at Goldman Sachs

PARSIPPANY — Tom Conforti, chief financial officer of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation will participate in a fireside chat at the 2015 Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference on Monday, June 1, 2015 in New York City.  Mr. Conforti will discuss the business, operations and outlook. Wyndham is...

Thousands affected by data breach at three hospitals, reports say

Three North Jersey hospitals alerted thousands of patients Thursday that a billing clerk had stolen their personal information, according to reports. The data breach at the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, and Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck is being...

More time to be annoyed: Lawmaker wants traffic ticket payment available 24/7

TRENTON — Cops can give you a traffic ticket 24 hours a day. So, one state lawmaker says, why not be able to pay it 24 hours a day as well? Assemblyman Tim Eustace recently introduced legislation to require that New Jersey drivers can...

Kashif Parvaiz Sentenced to Life in Prison For Murder of Wife

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Kashif Parvaiz, 30, has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with the 2011 murder of his wife, Nazish Noorani. On February 26, 2015, Parvaiz was convicted when a jury returned a verdict of guilty against...

YMCA honors two from Parsippany at their Annual Dinner and Awards Presentation

PARSIPPANY —  Lakeland Hills Family YMCA held its "2015 Annual Dinner and Awards Presentation" on Wednesday, May 13 at the Knoll Country Club, Parsippany. Among the many individuals honored, two were honored from Parsippany, Parsippany Hills High School student Alezander Wu and the late Dr....

Donate Your Electronics and Help Victims of Domestic Violence

PARSIPPANY — The Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills is collecting used smart phones, cell phones, IPads and IPods from now through mid-June. All money earned by recycling these items will be donated to Jersey Battered Women’s Service of Morris County. Collection boxes are located in...

Red Cross Encourages Families to Make Water Safety a Priority this Summer

The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is encouraging families to make water safety a priority this summer. “As we all gear up for trips to the pool, beach, rivers and lakes this summer, we're asking that families here in New Jersey make water safety...

Big money from labor union flows into Morris GOP freeholder primary

MORRIS COUNTY — An infusion of organized labor money to support one of the freeholder teams in the Morris County Republican primary has emerged as a contentious issue in the campaign. The latest state Election Law Enforcement Commission filing by the Republican slate headed...

In their words: How a Wyckoff cop fatally shot a family dog

WYCKOFF -- What happened on April 29, when Wyckoff Police Officer Kyle Ferreira showed up at the wrong house to look into a burglary? It depends on who you ask. Chief Benjamin Fox said an internal affairs investigation exonerated Ferreira. The Vukobratovic family, who...

Photography Gallery hosting a public conversation with local artits

MORRISTOWN — The 70 South Gallery is inviting the public to join an informal conversation with their featured artists in on Thursday, June 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. as part of its “Informal Lens” series.  This free event exposes participants to Jay Seldin...

200 Club of Morris County Awards Scholarships

The 200 Club of Morris County, an organization of area businesspeople working to support first responders, awarded scholarships to 20 graduating high school seniors. The recipients are all children of police officers, firefighters or emergency medical technicians. “The 200 Club works hard to support those...

Mary Chapin Carpenter to perform at Mayo Center

MORRISTOWN —Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform an intimate, acoustic performances at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $29-59. The tour marks Carpenter's return to singing...

‘Melrose Place’ actress doesn’t have to turn over financial records in DWI death case

SOMERVILLE — An Appellate Court ruled Monday that actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer and her husband do not have to turn over their financial records to determine if she's eligible for a public defender until the courts hear her appeal in a vehicular homicide case, according...

Former PHS graduate Karley Berrios graduates Ramapo College

PARSIPPANY — Karley Diane Berrios has Graduated Cum Laude from Ramapo College with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Theater. She was 2011 Graduate of Parsippany High School. Karley will be starting an internship with a New Jersey Equity Theater. Karley is the daughter of Timothy and Kathy Berrios, Parsippany.  Mr....
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