Thursday, July 18, 2019

Imagining the Trumps on Father’s Day

Ivanka Trump taps the heels of her Ivanka Trump Lifestyle Collection Trump for President Diamond stilettos. Click. Clack. Click. Her signature Trump Tap: Click and clack the stilettos thrice. There’s no place like an executive corner office at the Trump Tower. Ronaldo the Trump...

CCM and Fairleigh Dickinson Launch Dual Reduced-Tuition Admissions Program

RANDOLPH — County College of Morris (CCM) and Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) signed a formal agreement this week launching the CCM-FDU Scholars Program to provide students with a significantly more affordable pathway for earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the university. The agreement, signed by CCM President Edward J....

Drunk driver smashes into police cruiser, Hanover cops say

HANOVER — A police officer was taken to the hospital and a drunk driver was taken away in cuffs after a serious motor vehicle crash on Route 287. Hanover police said in a Facebook post Sunday that the officer was assisting State Police on...

Bella’s Bunch participates in Valerie Fund 5K Walk and Run

PARSIPPPANY — The 2015 Valerie Fund Walk and 5K Run was held on Saturday, June 13. 212 Teams, 861 Runners, 2606 Walkers and 3,467 Participants raised $994,579.89 (as of 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 14). Bella Rocco, Parsippany, a 13 year-old former patient has been attending the Walk...

N.J. revokes license of doctor in massive ‘blood for bribes’ scheme

TRENTON — The state disciplinary board for doctors has revoked the license of a Monmouth County physician who pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for steering patients to a laboratory at the center of a $100 million scheme, according to the state Division...

Join Bella’s Bunch in the 2015 Valerie Fund Walk on Saturday

PARSIPPANY —The 2015 Valerie Fund Walk will be held on Saturday, June 13 in Essex County’s Verona Park. The walk will mark the tenth time supporters have come together to celebrate the courage and hope of children battling cancer and blood disorders. Bella Rocco, Parsippany, a 13 year-old...

Community members participate in BAPS Blood donation drive

PARSIPPANY — The spirit of giving takes many forms and should pervade all year round. This was a common sentiment as individuals gathered at the BAPS Charities Blood Donation Drive on Sunday, May 31. A staggering rise in the number of individuals requiring blood and an...

Relay for Life raises almost $70,000 for American Cancer Society

RANDOLPH —  43 teams and 314 participants have raised $68,621.38 for Relay for Life of Central Morris County. In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. This year, Relay for Life was held at Community College of Morris on Saturday, June...

Wow Emma is awesome … Emma is looking for her home

Emma is such a happy and friendly pup. She is about is about one year old and weights about 40 pounds. Emma has a stunning coat with beautiful reddish brown and black stripes and white on her chest. The fur around her neck is soft...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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....

Montclair doctor gets prison for accepting $100K in bribes from Parsippany Lab

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NEWARK — A doctor with a medical practice in Montclair was sentenced Friday to 14 months in prison for accepting more than $100,000 in bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of the $100 million scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services of Parsippany,...

Google’s new self-driving cars to hit the streets

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — After a year of testing its bubble-shaped driverless cars on the empty roads of a shuttered military base, Google is about to deploy its fleet on the busy streets of Silicon Valley. For now, the cars must have safety drivers...

Dr. Edward J. Yaw to Retire as CCM President in 2016 Marking 30 Years of His Presidency and Leadership at the College

RANDOLPH — Dr. Edward J. Yaw, president of County College of Morris (CCM), announced that he has informed the CCM Board of Trustees that he will not seek renewal of his contract when it expires in August 2016. Yaw told the college community of his...

Relay For Life receives proclamation from Mayor

PARSIPPANY — Mayor James Barberio presented the members of Relay for Life of Central Morris County with a proclamation on Tuesday, May 12. The proclamation read: Whereas, an estimated 51,410 residents in NJ will be diagnosed with cancer this year, and 16,250 will not survive; and Whereas, no...

Parsippany Rescue & Recovery Helps Student Complete Eagle Scout Award In Memory of Oklahoma City Bombing

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Rescue & Recovery helped Madison Elementary School Student Michael Voeller to complete his Eagle Scout Award in Norman, Oklahoma. The significance of the project lies in the fact that April 19, 2015 was the twentieth anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. Bill Sanford,...
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