Saturday, November 26, 2022

Mosque Leaders to Hold Anti-Extremism Event

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Condemning the deadly events that took place in Brussels, Belgium last week, local religious leaders will be joined by Morris County officials to discuss anti-terrorism and anti-extremism positions at the Villa at Mountain Lakes on Wednesday, March 30. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will hold...

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....

Michael Bolton: Greatest Hits with Holiday Favorites

MORRISTOWN — Popular vocalist Michael Bolton returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center for a holiday concert on Monday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m. Michael Bolton: Greatest Hits and Holiday Favorites will feature a selection of some of Bolton's best known hits ("How Am I Supposed...

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...

Springsteen photos to be shown at Monmouth University

PAMELA SPRINGSTEEN This photo, taken by Springsteen's sister Pamela, will be displayed in "Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey." Monmouth University in West Long Branch, which houses the historical archive The Bruce Springsteen Special Collection and has a long history of presenting Springsteen-related events, will...

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:  

Albert Einstein: A Driven, Curious and Innovative Mind That Changed the Course of History

This article appears in the Newsweek's special edition, 100 People Who Shaped Our World, by Issue Editor Tim Baker. Everything is relative. It’s a statement made across cultures, languages and geographical barriers. Despite being a profoundly abstract statement, it somehow explains a great deal...

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...

5G Internet: Powering The 2018 Olympics And 8 Other Things 20 Gbps Networks May Do

The concept of 5G Internet has been theorized for several years, but now the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has finally agreed on how to define the network. A 5G network is one that can achieve maximum speeds of 20 gigabits-per-second. The ITU is an...

How And When Is King Tommen Going To Die?

King Tommen Baratheon’s days are numbered. That, at least, is what prophecy tells us. His position is more vulnerable than it ever has been since the end of the War of the Five Kings, and his hold on the throne is sure to become...

61 people arrested at Summer Jam, police say

EAST RUTHERFORD -- Police arrested 61 people Sunday outside of Summer Jam. New Jersey State Police said in a statement that eight troopers received minor injuries in clashes with crowds. Concert goers tried to climb fences and push past security at the MetLife Stadium...

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...