Thursday, June 27, 2019

Webber bill allowing businesses to deduct food donations clears committee

PARSIPPANY —  Businesses that make charitable food donations would be permitted to deduct contributions from their state income taxes under a measure that cleared the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee today. The bill A1914, sponsored by Assemblyman Jay Webber, would mirror the federal income tax deduction...

Touch-A-Truck was a day of fun for all ages

PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany held its Annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, June 15 attracting people from all over Morris County and all ages. An estimated 1,300 people enjoyed the event in beautiful sunny weather. Chairman Nicolas Limanov said there were over 60...

Police search for suspects in at least 27 concession stand burglaries

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with law enforcement agencies in six New Jersey counties to track down a couple suspected of breaking into at least 27 concession stands at Little League, school and community recreation fields since April. The burglaries,...

DeCroce bill protects dentists and patients from “silent PPOs”

PARSIPPANY — The Assembly advanced a bill (A605) sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce that would stop dental insurance companies from selling or renting their provider networks and discounts to third parties. These arrangements, referred to as “silent PPOs” or “rental networks,” are often made without...

Wifflemania XXXV raised over $1,500 for local charities

PARSIPPANY — 21 teams and 100 fans participated in the Wifflemania XXXV tournament held this past Saturday, June 22 at Smith Field Park. The competition was great during bracket play as they saw a total of 18 games decided by 1 run. Congratulations to New Era’s Jeremy DeCotiis,...

269 receive diplomas at Parsippany Hills High School Graduation Ceremony

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Hills High School Class of 2019 received their diplomas during a Commencement Exercise held on Thursday, June 20. Principal Michael DiSanto certified the conferment of the diplomas to the Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education and all 269 graduates were presented with a diplomas by...

Meet Ghost, a two-year-old Husky!

PARSIPPANY — Meet Ghost, a two-year-old Husky! Ghost was left with a dog sitter and his owners never returned for him. Now, Ghost has a chance to find a family who will love him forever! Ghost is an active, very intelligent dog who loves to...

Parsippany’s Al Shurdom Named Morris County Mental Health Advocate of the Year

PARSIPPANY — Al Shurdom, Coordinator of Self Help, Advocacy and Education for the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, has been awarded Morris County's annual Terri Belske Mental Health Advocate of the Year Award for 2019. The award was presented on Tuesday, June 18, at...

Representative Sherrill’s SALT Bill Receives AFT, Realtors Endorsement

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced the bipartisan SALT Relief and Marriage Penalty Elimination Act (H.R. 2624) to provide tax relief to New Jersey residents, and today she announced endorsements from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Association of Realtors. Eleven...

Parsippany High School holds graduation ceremony indoors

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany High School Class of 2019 included 219 graduates at it's commencement exercises held on Thursday, June 20. The Class Officers were Tyler Grieco, President; Christopher Davanzo, Vice President; Patrick Lanigan, Secretary and Kevin Weiss, Treasurer. The ceremony featured several speakers, each of whom...

Class of 2019 Thanks Sponsors for Supporting Project Graduation

PARSIPPANY — On behalf of the students, parents, and staff members involved with Project Graduation for the Class of 2019 they would like to thank the supporters for their continued support to this activity. All contributions are used to defray the costs of supplies,...

National Amateur Radio Contest to be held at the OEM Emergency Operations Center

PARSIPPANY — For 24 hours straight, from 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 22 until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, volunteer members of the Office of Emergency Management’s RACES team will flex their communications muscles in a National Amateur radio contest, known as Field Day. The OEM...

Alan J. Robinson was guest speaker at Kiwanis Meeting

PARSIPPANY — Recognized security expert, Morris County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Corrections Undersheriff Alan J. Robinson is a national speaker on "Measures To Prevent Your Child From Being Kidnapped, Abducted, or Sexually Exploited." Undersheriff Robinson was the guest speaker on the child personal safety subject on...

Dave’s Wholesale Cabinets holds grand opening celebration

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Dave’s Wholesale Cabinets to Parsippany. Dave's Wholesale Cabinets if located at Beverwyck Road, Lake Hiawatha. Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael Soriano joined members of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President Robert Peluso, Executive Board Member Frank Cahill and...

Parsippany proposes ban on single use bags at Retail Establishments

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council will introduce an ordinance that will ban single use plastic bags at retail establishments at its next Township Council meeting to be held on Tuesday, June 25. Any bag made predominantly of plastic derived from either petroleum or a biologically...

Mayor Soriano presents proclamation to “Moms Demand Action”

PARSIPPANY — Michael A. Soriano, Mayor of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, presented to "Moms Demand Action" proclaiming June 7, 2019 to be National Gun Violence Awareness Day in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills. "I encourage all citizens to honor and remember all victims and...

Sandra Lee, of Mount Tabor died while hiking on Mount Washington

PARSIPPANY —  Two hikers were stranded on Mount Washington Thursday when temperatures at the summit were below freezing and the wind chill plunged to 12 degrees. One hiker was carried off the mountain and rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. The other...

Chick-fil-A opens with record crowds

MORRIS PLAINS — Chick-fil-A officially opened to the public on Thursday, June 13. The rain didn't stop the people waiting in line for a chance to win  “Chick-fil-A® First 100® Red Carpet Rollout Giveaway.” At 5:00 a.m., there were 463 people waiting on line to participate in...

Jury Finds Man Guilty of Human Trafficking and Promoting Prostitution

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker announce that on Wednesday, June 12, a Morris County jury found Aldophus Mims, 42, of Charlotte, North Carolina, guilty of four counts of first degree Human Trafficking, three counts first degree Promoting Prostitution,...

11 Years for Bella’s Bunch and still going strong

PARSIPPANY — Bella Rocco, a senior at Parsippany High School, and former patient has been attending the Walk since 2009 and each year her team, Bella’s Bunch has the distinction of fielding the most participants. The Valerie Fund Walk and JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run was held...
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