Sunday, April 21, 2019

PHHS graduate Teddy Comora to perform at Kafe Mozart during Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Hills High School graduate Teddy Comora will be performing at Kafe Mozart on Thursday, March 31. Also Kafe Mozart will be holding its Ribbon Cutting Grand Opening Celebration starting at 6:00 p.m. with Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, Mayor James Barberio, Council President Louis Valori, Council Vice President Robert...

Kiwanis Club to host “Trivia Night”

PARSIPPANY — It’s back again, for the 13th consecutive year. The Ultimate Trivia Contest will be held on Saturday, April 16. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and Trivia starts at 7:00 p.m. Gather your friends, family, co-workers and come out for a night of fun. Each team...

Kiwanis Club donates to The Women’s Theater

  PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation recently donated to "The Women's Theater."  Shown above is Kiwanis Foundation President Mimi Letts, Women's Theater founder Barbara Krajkowski and Kiwanis Foundation Treasurer Steve Dickens. The Women's Theater Company is located at  The Parsippany Playhouse, 1130 Knoll Road, Lake Hiawatha. For more...

PHS Drama Club to present “Exit the Body”

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany High School Drama Club will present "Exit the Body" a three-act comedy by acclaimed playwright artist Fred Carmichael. The show opens on Thursday, November 19 and also will be playing on Friday and Saturday. All three performances begin at 7:00 p.m....

Judge OKs new trial for Parsippany producer in $7.3M Lady Gaga lawsuit

NEWARK -- The producer who worked with Lady Gaga at the start of her career will get another chance in court to fight an earlier judgement ordering him to pay $7.3 million to a talent scout, the New Jersey Law Journal reported Thursday. RELATED:...

Rockettes arrive at Parsippany Library

PARSIPPANY — The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an experience that’s meant to be shared, so before they start rehearsals for the 2015 production, they visited Parsippany to kick off the holiday season. Megan Levinson, North Caldwell, and Christine Sienicki, Clifton, were the two Rockettes visiting the Parsippany Library....

350 Jersey Songs: The 10 most popular posts

Carole King's 2012 album, "The Legendary Demos," included her original recording of "Pleasant Valley Sunday." When the 350 Jersey Songs project hit the halfway mark in March, I did a post on the 10 most popular songs in the series, based on page views....

N.J. Festival of Ballooning: 10 things to know before you go

READINGTON-- Before heading out to the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America, which starts Friday and runs through Sunday, here is what you need to know. Buy your ticket in advance. Organizers expect 165,000 people over the three days...

Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks

PARSIPPANY — The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills will host the annual "Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks" on Saturday, July 4. Rain date Sunday, July 5. Come out and enjoy an evening of music by "The Trip" and fireworks at Parsippany Hills High School, 20...

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:  

15 inspirational quotes to kick off summer

In keeping with the spirit of Mayor Barberio's daily inspirational quotes tweets, Parsippany Focus has compiled a list of 15 to kick off the summer. "Summer set lip to earth’s bosom bare, And left the flushed print in a poppy there." — Francis Thompson "If a...

Parsippany Recreation Department announces summer concerts

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Recreation Department has announced it's summer line-up of concerts to be held at Veterans Memorial Park, Route 46 and Vail Road. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.  Please note: Pets are NOT permitted in the park during the...

Patsy Cline has come to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — In the coming weekends, the Women’s Theater Company at the Parsippany Playhouse presents “Always Patsy Cline.” Starring Patricia Durante as Cline and Barbara Babbitt as Cline’s most avid fan Louise, the play unveils the true story of the celebrity and fan who become deep...

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...

PHS “Jazz Cafe” was a huge success

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany High School Jazz Ensemble performed on Wednesday, May 6 to a packed audience in the Cafeteria of Parsippany High School. The Jazz Ensemble Director is Mr. Gregory Dalakian. The members of 2015 PHS Jazz ensemble include: Alto Saxophone: Kentaro Hansen and Samir Gandhi Tenor Saxophone:...

Brooklawn Middle School Proudly Presents, “Annie”

PARSIPPANY —  The students took a bit of a break to celebrate their amazing journey in preparing for the production of Annie! They are ready to wow audiences, so be sure NOT to miss this show AND bring your friends and family: Brooklawn Middle School students present...

CCM Student Artwork to be Featured at MPAC and Morris Museum

RANDOLPH — Visual Arts students from the County College of Morris will showcase their artwork through mid-April at the Art Upstairs Gallery at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown and the Morris Museum in Morris Township. The second annual “CCM at the Mayo: County...
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