Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Matthew G. Mancuso services planned

PARSIPPANY — Matthew Griffin Mancuso, 25, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 16, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Matthew was born on March 5, 1993. He was raised in Rainbow Lakes and attended Intervale Elementary School, Brooklawn Middle School, and Parsippany Hills High School...

Turkey Trot fundraiser to be held on Thanksgiving morning

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Before you celebrate with family and football, start your Thanksgiving by burning a few calories, catching up with old friends and neighbors, or making new friends by trotting around Mountain Lakes to support cure-focused research and the empowerment of children living with...

Morris Adult Day Care Celebrates Diwali

PARSIPPANY — Morris Adult Day Care celebrated Diwali on November 7. The clients had the opportunity to listen to and sing to songs in different languages. Diwali is one of the most important festival celebrated by Hindus all around the world. Diwali 2018 will be celebrated on...

Snow, Snow, Snow….

PARSIPPANY — The National Weather Service's predicts rain, wind, snow is on track to hit the Morris County area starting Thursday afternoon creating the potential for many power outages. Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Schools will have an early dismissal. Forecasters predict 3 to 5 inches from 12:00 Noon. to 6:00...

Letter to the editor: The District at 1515

Dear Editor: On Tuesday, November 20, the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council will vote on whether to approve a PILOT (Payment In Lieu Of Taxes) agreement between the township and the developer of the District at 1515 project, which consists of 441 apartment units and 112,000...

“Head for the Holidays” USATF 5K Run/Walk to raise funds

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, December 1 the Children’ Brain Tumor Family Foundation (CBTFF) will be holding its inaugural “Head for the Holidays” USATF sanctioned 5K Run/Walk to raise funds for research focused on rare and inoperable pediatric brain tumors. The event will be held at the Mack-Cali Business...

Employment Horizons has Successful Month of Fundraising

CEDAR KNOLLS — This October, Employment Horizons hosted two fundraising events to support their programs and to recognize National Disability Employment Awareness Month. On Thursday, October 18, Employment Horizons celebrated 61 years of success at its Annual Recognition Dinner at Brooklake Country Club in...

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir celebrates the Hindu festival of Diwali

PARSIPPANY — A glittering array of twinkles filled the night as traditional candles were lit by devotees. The ancient tradition of lighting candles, or divos, during Diwali symbolizes the transition from darkness to light. While the divos lit on Diwali erase physical darkness, the festival’s rich...

Ricky would like to be adopted for the holidays!

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PARSIPPANY — Hi there! My name is Ricky! I am about four years old and I'm looking to give lots of love to my forever family! I am a very sweet boy who aims to please. I am the friendliest dog out there and never met...

Parsippany Elks to hold Craft and Vendor Fair

PARSIPPANY — The Ladies Auxiliary of the Parsippany Elks Lodge #2078 will be having a craft and vendor fair on Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 230 Parsippany Road. The event is to raise funds that go directly to support children with special...

Multiple Burglaries to Vehicles at Galleria 10

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Patrol Officers Taylor and Abrusci responded to the parking lot of Galleria 10 on Friday, November 2 on a reported burglary to a motor vehicle. Upon their arrival, the victim advised them that the driver’s side rear window on...

The acronym PILOT: Payment in Lieu of Taxes should make the taxpayer suspicious

What is the payment? How is it calculated? Who qualifies for such a tax break? Does the township benefit or does the developer? How does it affect current tax ratables? The list of questions / suspicions are endless. A few years back the undersigned publicly endorsed the PILOT agreement with...

Redhawks advanced to the Divisional Championship

PARSIPPANY — The 7th Grade B-Level PAL Redhawks have advanced to the Divisional Championship.  As the second seed, our Redhawks beat the third seeded New Providence PAL Pioneers last Sunday 6-0 on the shoulders of their formidable defense.  They will take on the #1 seeded, Somerville-Branchburg...

Meet Johnny! He is a six-month-old Black Lab puppy

PARSIPPANY — Meet Johnny! He is a six-month-old Black Lab puppy ready to find his forever home! He is an easygoing dog who LOVES to cuddle anytime and anywhere. He wants everyone he meets to hold him and give him lots of pets. In return,...

Creatures invade Veterans Memorial Park

PARSIPPANY — The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills provided a safe and fun place for Parsippany children to “Trick or Treat.” The children went from trunk to trunk instead of door to door! Families, Volunteer organizations and friends decorated their vehicle and joined in the fun with...

Council Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, November 8

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PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council President Paul Carifi, Jr., would like to remind residents this week's Council Meeting will be held Thursday November 8, at its regularly scheduled time of 7:30 p.m.; However, immediately thereafter the Township Council will make a motion to...

Jay Webber issues statement to supporters

MORRIS COUNTY — Thank you! Thank you to each and every one of you for your support throughout our campaign. Yesterday, the Sherrill campaign received more votes than ours.  I always have admired Mikie’s prior service to our country, and now I wish her well in the next...

Mikie Sherrill wins 11th Congressional District; Wins Big In Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Focus is reporting the results as they come in to our Election Headquarters. The unofficial results for the Midterm Election are as follows: Parsippany Board of Education - 100% Districts Reporting Susy Golderer For 3 Years 8,343 Frank Neglia For 3 Years 8,570 Judy Mayer For 3 Years 8,523 Andrew Choffo For Unexpired 1 Year...

Two PHHS Graduates Receive Their Pharmacy White Coats

PARSIPPANY — More than 80 students in Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences received their white coats at a ceremony on Saturday, September 22. The white coat ceremony is an annual rite of passage for students in their first professional year...

A Tribute to Robert L. Perkins, Jr: Founding Trustee and former President of Wildlife Preserves

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, October 27, in the midst of heavy rains, wind, and flooding, some thirty “Friends of Troy Meadows” gathered on Troy Meadow Road to pay tribute to the late Robert L. Perkins, Jr., founding Trustee and former President of Wildlife Preserves, Inc. During...
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