Wednesday, October 16, 2019

It’s Official! Chevys Tex Mex Restaurant is not reopening!

Inside the front entrance, lay pages and pages of blue prints of the floor plans of Chevy’s.  The building was stripped of everything. The floors are down to the original concrete, the walls are back to cinder block, the tables removed, the interior decorations gone. ...

Todd Yanoff joins Dewberry as Vice President 

PARSIPPANY — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced that Todd Yanoff, PE, has joined the firm as a vice president and department manager of the water/wastewater construction services group in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. Todd will be based in the Parsippany office...

Zoning Board to hear site plan for 212 apartments on IMS Drive

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PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Zoning Board of Adjustment will be hearing an application for MCRT Investments, on Wednesday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m.  MCRT is seeking preliminary and final site plan in connection with a previously granted use variance to construct to construct 212 residential...

Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) is officially open!

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Board Member Frank Cahill along with Parsippany-Troy Hills Councilman Michael dePierro officially cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening of DSW. Stores already open in the new Waterview Marketplace include DSW, HomeSense, The Paper Store and Ultra Beauty....

Parsippany Area Chamber held Networking Event

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a breakfast networking event hosted by Alan Golub, Esq., discussing "Trademarks 101 – Protecting Your Business and Your Brand with a Federal Trademark Registration." The event was held at Parsippany IHOP, on Tuesday, September 13.  Chamber...

Pure Restaurant opens with a huge success

The Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening of Pure Restaurant and Lounge, 707 Route 46, adjacent to Holiday Inn, Parsippany, was held on Wednesday, June 12. At the helm of the operation is PURE's General Manager, Darwin Haze, along with Manager Federico Llaverias taking care of business...

Valley National Bank Hosts Moms Club of Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Valley National Bank located  at 800 Route 46 West, hosted a bank tour for the Moms Club of Parsippany Area-East. The children cashed in their coins, visited the teller and received Valley National Bank nap sacks with gifts.  They also had a chance to enjoy...

Social media explodes into rainbow colors

Within hours of Friday's historic Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage, most social media websites changed their logos or homepage to celebrate.  Parsippany Focus was able to take these screenshots:  

Parsippany Chamber of Commerce holds Wine and Cheese Networking

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce held a "Wine and Cheese" Networking event at Provident Bank, 401 Smith Road, on Thursday, November 12. The event which was free to all members attracted a diverse crowd, of current members, a number of new members as...

Investors Bank gives Lakeland Hills YMCA a $5,000 donation

MOUNTAIN LAKES — The Lakeland Hills Family YMCA recently received a $5,000 gift from Investors Bank, a long-standing supporter of the Y, to help support the Y’s summer camp program. Shown with some campers, from left to right, are Vik Joganow, CEO of the Y,...

Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Cerbo’s Parsippany Greenhouses

PARSIPPANY — Pat Selimo, a member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) Ambassador Committee welcomes Joe Cerbo, Vice President, Cerbo's Parsippany Greenhouse, 440 Littleton Road. Cerbo's is one of the newest members of PACC. Cerbo’s Greenhouse and Garden Center was established in 1913 and is...

Prism Capital secures new mortgage for 399 Jefferson Road

PARSIPPANY — Prism Capital Partners has secured a new mortgage loan for 399 Jefferson Road. The initiative marks yet another chapter in the property’s success story; Prism in 2003 initially acquired the Class A asset as its first investment. “The time was right to refinance, and we saw...

Applebee’s offers families with Labor Day Specials

PARSIPPANY — Labor Day marks the end of summer, making it the perfect day to spend quality time with family before schedules are jam packed again. On Monday, September 3, families are invited to celebrate the much-needed holiday and enjoy a kids eat free special, featuring...

Van Dessel moves to new space with Kent International

PARSIPPANY — After a strong year that saw a big increase in dealers and sales, Van Dessel is moving operations into a new space inside Kent International's 60,000-square-foot warehouse in Parsippany. Kent has been assisting Van Dessel in its growth, said Robert Vander Veur, Van Dessel's vice...

Fred Scevoli Wins USG’s Top Sales Award for Excellence

USG Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of innovative, high-performance building products, today announced Fred Scevoli, Troy-Hills section of Parsippany,  among its elite group of top salespeople who have demonstrated outstanding performance, relationship building and a commitment to excellence. Scevoli is among 33 sales professionals named...

PBF Energy Announces Director Resignation

PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) announced Martin J. Brand, a Managing Director with Blackstone, has resigned from PBF Energy’s board of directors effective June 26, following a reduction in Blackstone’s holdings in PBF Energy, and its subsidiaries, through a secondary offering which closed on June...

PACC hosts “Staples Small Business Showcase”

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) hosted another "Staples Small Business Showcase" during the week of March 5 at Staples,  760 Route 46. One of the merchants featured this week was PACC member, Selimo Chiropractic. Once a month, Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the...

Preliminary Site Plan approved for Panera Bread; Chipotle Mexican Grill to open

The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Adjustment approved a preliminary site plan for Panera Bread  at Troy Hills Shopping Center on Wednesday, June 18. They are proposing to construct a 4,000 square feet one story building at 1157 Route 46 (Troy Hills Shopping Center), in the front...

Parsippany welcomes A2B Indian Vegetarian Restaurant

PARSIPPANY — Frank Cahill, Vice Chairman, Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board presented the owners of Adyar Ananda Bhavan A2B Indian Vegetarian Restaurant with a plaque welcoming them to Parsippany and thanked them for choosing Parsippany. They are located at 3159 Route 46. Three Decades ago a small...

Construction has started on the new Jimmy John’s

PARSIPPANY — The construction has begun.  Like the interior of any construction project, you see lots of bare walls, pipes, metal studs, blue prints, nails and tools.  Jimmy John's is no different.  The Focus staff had the opportunity to visit the construction site and...