Monday, April 22, 2019

Rahul Bhavesh Patel celebrates Eagle Scout of Honor

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, March 30, Parsippany High School Sophomore Rahul Bhavesh Patel earned his Eagle Scout. Joining in the celebration was his parents, Shital and Bhavesh Patel, along with his grandparents Surbhi Shah and Laxmiben Patel. The Eagle Scout Award is Scouting’s highest rank and among...

Inglesino corrects “Parsippany Focus”

PARSIPPANY — Attorney John Inglesino, from Inglesino Webster Wyciskala Taylor LLC sent Parsippany Focus a letter correcting a story published on April 3, 2019. The story "Parsippany Withholds Township's Hearing Officer's Salary Due to His Findings" contained an incorrect statement. The statement "Devine was appointed by Parsippany to...

Captain James Bock passed away

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Captain James Bock, 75, passed away on April 1 surrounded by his loving family.  James was the devoted husband of Sharon (Fogus) Bock. James was born on September 1, 1943 in Irvington, to the late Harold and Mary (Depre) Bock. ...

Clearing the grounds for Capital Grille

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Hanover Realty has been clearing the grounds at a property they own on Dryden Way near the Route 10 ramp. (Block 202, Lot 6.04). They are getting ready for the new Capital Grille to be constructed on the property. Parsippany Hanover Realty is...

James Carifi enters the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council Race

PARSIPPANY — Former Parsippany Board of Education member, James Carifi, is proud to announce his candidacy for Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council. Carifi, a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Master's in Administrative Science, is a 45 year lifelong resident of Parsippany, with a...

Cancer Survivors and Caregivers to be Honored at American Cancer Society Relay For Life

PARSIPPANY — The 2019 American Cancer Society Relay for Life will take place on Saturday, May 18, at the Parsippany Hills High School, 20 Rita Drive, from 4:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.  Registration will begin at 3:00 p.m. This year’s event is being dedicated to Sean...

A Vacancy Rate Does Not Define a Market

PARSIPPANY — Office vacancy rate studies do not include single tenanted or owner occupied office buildings. Therefore, office buildings occupied by ADP, Tiffany & Co., Wyndham Worldwide, Avis/Budget, T-Mobile, UPS, GAF, Zoitis, Iqvia Health Products, AFR / E-Lend, Envision Physician Services, Delta Dental, New...

Herbig, Kaminski and Hernandez Announce Parsippany Council Campaign

PARSIPPANY — This morning, Cori Herbig, Rob Kaminski and Judy Hernandez announced their 2019 campaign for the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council. Herbig, Kaminski and Hernandez are running with the support of Mayor Michael Soriano, Morris County Democratic Committee Chair Chip Robinson and Parsippany Democratic...

Knoll Country Club opens for season

PARSIPPANY — The Knoll Country Club, East and West courses are now open. The Knoll West was designed as a championship course by Charles H. Banks in 1929. It is a par 70 course playing 6,878 yards from the black tees and 6,479 yards from the...

Mayor Soriano’s Open Letter to Parsippany Residents on the 2019 Budget Process

Residents of Parsippany: When I made the decision to run for Mayor in 2017, my overriding motivation was to stop the financial mismanagement and budget gimmicks that had been tolerated by our previous Councils for far too long.  You don’t need a degree in finance...

Parsippany Pastor sues Wells Fargo and State Police after false arrest

PARSIPPANY — Pastor Jeffrey Edwards, Parsippany United Methodist Church, filed in Morris County Superior Court on Thursday, March 14 a Civil Action Complaint against Wells Fargo & Company, Wells Fargo, N.A. and John Does 1-10 and John Doe Entity 1-10. (Docket No. MRS-L-000568-19). Edwards has...

$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...

Six Parsippany Residents Received “2018 Parsippany Good Scout Award”

PARSIPPANY — Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council, honored local citizens at the Third Annual Parsippany Good Scout Award Dinner held on Tuesday, March 12 at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover. This year’s honorees were Catherine “Cathy” Cerbo, Silvia E. Cooper, Patrolman Remo D’Alessandro, Stephen J....

Parsippany Republicans Call For Tax Increase of Over 9%

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Republican Councilmembers Loretta Gragnani, Michael dePierro and Paul Carifi issued a press release opposing Mayor Soriano’s gradual reduction of the township budget’s reliance on utility surplus. Instead, they supported an immediate transfer of nearly $3 million of fiscal liability to Parsippany...

Thomas C. Fulco passed away

PARSIPPANY — Thomas C. Fulco, 74, Owner of Quality Fuel Oil, passed away on Friday, March 8. He was born in Italy and came to the United States in the early 1952. Thomas lived in Wayne then to Paterson before moving to Parsippany in 1977 then to Denville in...

Hopefully a TNR Program is on the horizon for the cats of Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is a proven method to help save cats’ lives. The process is simple: free-roaming cats are humanely trapped and taken to a clinic for spay/neuter surgery. They receive an eartip — a small snip of the tip of the left...

Hannah Cerullo was granted her wish from “Make-A-Wish”

PARSIPPANY – 12-year-old Hannah Cerullo of Parsippany, arrived at Jersey Mike’s Subs, 346 Route 10 in East Hanover on Friday, March 1, completely unaware that her wish, granted by Make-A-Wish New Jersey, is about to come true. Hannah, a seventh grade student at Brooklawn Middle...

Breaking news: Heather Darling to run for Surrogate

MORRIS COUNTY — STATEMENT FROM HEATHER DARLING I am announcing my candidacy for Morris County Surrogate. Current Surrogate John Pecoraro is retiring at the end of his term. My 15 years of legal and business experience in private practice, having provided legal representation to many individuals in...

2019 Proposed Tax Increase: Average home $310,736 Municipal Tax increase is $89.53

PARSIPPANY — At the Tuesday, February 19 Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council meeting, Business Administrator Keith Kazark presented the 2019 Municipal Budget to members of the Council and residents of Parsippany-Troy Hills. The 2019 average home in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills is valued at...

The District at 1515 PILOT Program was approved: 4-1

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council passed Ordinance 2019-01: Execution of a Financial Agreement with the District at 1515 Urban Renewal on Tuesday, February 19 by a 4-1 vote. Councilwoman Janice McCarthy voted against the project. As pointed out during the February 5 meeting, the...
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