Thursday, March 21, 2019

Pennacchio/Bucco Bill Dedicating Rail Station in Honor of Mayor & Freeholder

MORRIS COUNTY — Legislation sponsored by Senators Joe Pennacchio and Anthony Bucco to pay tribute to former Morris Plains Mayor and Morris County Freeholder Frank Druetzler for his 38 years of laudable public service, by ceremoniously renaming a local rail station in his honor,...

Morris Arts announces scholarship winners

MORRIS COUNTY — Each year, Morris Arts offers two scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors who have exhibited artistic excellence in dance, drama, music, or visual arts and plan to pursue post-secondary studies at an accredited institution or acknowledged arts school or fine...

Outlines of Legislation to Legalize Use of Marijuana

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Senator Scutari, and Assemblywoman Quijano announced an agreement on the broad outlines of legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey. “Legalizing adult-use marijuana is a monumental step to reducing disparities in...

Two Golden Doodles looking for their fur-ever home

PARSIPPANY — Meet Charlie and Max, six-year-old Golden Doodles! These giant lovebugs can't wait to find their forever home together! Charlie and Max have a bit of extra "fluff" right now and weigh 120 and 128 lbs each. Their size matches the size of their hearts though...

Rainbows For All Children International Program Offered

MORRIS COUNTY — Rainbows For All Children is a peer support program for children who have experienced grief through a death or divorce in the family. Spring registration is now being accepted. Sessions are being offered and continue every Tuesday through April 30. The meetings are held...

American Pickers to Film in New Jersey

MORRIS COUNTY — Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to New Jersey! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in May 2019. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world...

$1,000,000 Powerball Ticket sold at Baldwin News & Food Store

PARSIPPANY — Without a winner for Saturday’s Powerball drawing, the jackpot has climbed to $550 million ($335 million cash value), the 8th largest in Powerball history. There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched five of the five white balls drawn for...

Library to hold classes on U.S. Citizenship

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library will be holding classes on U.S. Citizenship from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Classes will be held on Monday, March 18; Monday, March 25; Monday, April 8, Monday, April 15 and Monday, April 29. You are encouraged to attend these...

Rainbow Lakes Fire District serves up delicious Fish and Chips

PARSIPPANY — Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company District 2 served its annual fish and chicken fundraiser dinner on Friday, March 15. Food was prepared by the famous Argyle Restaurant from Kearny and was cooked fresh on location.

Students present projects on National History Celebration Day

PARSIPPANY — National History Day (NHD) is a program that allows students and teachers to have the opportunity to engage in historical research. This year the club has grown to over 30 members and also including students from Parsippany High School.  After spending months on project research...

Berta Carmo Presents Research at National Conference

PARSIPPANY — Berta Carmo of Parsippany was among the 34 University of Scranton Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) students who presented research at the American Physical Therapy Association's Combined Sectors Meeting in Washington, D.C., in January. The students conducted the research and made the poster presentations...

Residential Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Events

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events for 2019 will be held on Saturdays May 11, June 8, September 14 and October 19. All events will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., rain or shine. ...

20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner a huge success

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department held their 20th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, March 16 at the Old Bloomfield Avenue Firehouse. The Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner was cooked and served by the members. The annual event attracted many residents, firemen, politicians and friends...

Letter to the editor: An open letter to Mayor Soriano

March 14, 2019 The Honorable Michael Soriano Parsippany-Troy Hills Town Hall 1001 Parsippany Boulevard Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054 Dear Mayor Soriano, We are in receipt of your letter addressed to Councilwoman Gragnani dated March 12, 2019 regarding our recent comments on your budget. It's a shame we couldn't have...

Burglary to a Vehicle on Lake Shore Drive

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PARSIPPANY — A resident of Lake Shore Drive, Lake Parsippany, responded to Parsippany Police Headquarters to report that his unlocked vehicle was entered at approximately 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12. The victim stated that when he got into the vehicle the door was not fully...

Connie M. (nee-Cipolla) Walsh passed away

PARSIPPANY — Connie M. (nee- Cipolla) Walsh, beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Walsh, passed away on Wednesday, March 13 at Morristown Medical Center. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Connie was a whirlwind of energy with an infectious love of life; from an early...

Mayor Soriano to host Lake Hiawatha Town Hall meeting

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Mayor Soriano will continue the Parsippany Town Hall series on Monday, March 18, in the Lake Hiawatha neighborhood. Doors to the Parsippany Community Center will open at 6:30 p.m. and the Mayor and the panel will begin at 7:00 p.m. The...

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany donates to Women’s Theater Company

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation President Frank Cahill presented a donation to Women's Theater Company Artistic Director Barbara Krajkowski at its meeting of Thursday, March 14. "We are pleased to donate funding from the Kiwanis Club of the Greater Parsippany to help keep theater alive...

Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills Supports Soles4Souls

PARSIPPANY —One of the Seven Grand Initiatives of the 2018-2020 General Federation of Women’s Clubs Administration is for GFWC members to donate 1000 pairs of shoes to Soles4Souls or Nike Reuse a Shoe. Members of the Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills answered the Federation call...

Lyla Evans was named to Dean’s List at Drew University

PARSIPPANY — Lyla Evans graduated from Parsippany High School in 2016 and is now a Media and Communications major at Drew University where she received a 3.7 grade point average this semester. She was named to the Fall 2018 Dean's List. Lyla is a junior at the...
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