Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Kiwanis Club holds 22nd Annual Wine Tasting Gala

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation hosted its 22nd Annual “Wine Tasting” benefitting Camp Nejeda, serving children with Type 1 Diabetes since 1958, and other charitable projects on Thursday, October 25 at the Hanover Manor, 16 Eagle Rock Avenue, East Hanover. Wine Tasting Chairman Michael...

Valori recommends the “Million Dollar Attorney” to Rockaway Township

PARSIPPANY — In a letter obtained by Parsippany Focus, addressed to the Acting Mayor and Members of the Rockaway Township Council, Former Parsippany-Troy Hills Council President Louis Valori wrote "It gives me great pleasure to send this letter of support for John Inglesino to become...

Creation of 7.5-mile walking trail around Boonton Reservoir approved

PARSIPPANY — A 40-year lease will allow for the creation of a walking trail around the Boonton Reservoir in Parsippany was approved by the Jersey City Council on Wednesday, September 26. The reservoir is fed by the Rockaway River opened in 1904 to provide Jersey City with...

Parsippany Fall Festival draws huge crowds

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PARSIPPANY — Over 7,000 attendees came out on this day beautiful “Indian Summer” day to celebrate and enjoy Parsippany Fall Festival. Attendees crowded around “The Sons of Italy” booth to enjoy delicious homemade sausage and pepper sandwiches, cotton candy, Italian Hot Dogs and more. Many groups offered...

Missing cat from Dartmouth Village; reward offered

PARSIPPANY — Capone, aka Mr. Kitty, is an indoor/outdoor cat. He got out without his collar, on Saturday, September 22, and is believe someone may have mistaken him for a stray or as being abandoned. He is the friendliest cat in the world and will walk...

Former Parsippany Shelter Dog achieves Certification for Sheriff’s K-9 Section

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Sheriff’s Office adopted a dog from the Parsippany Animal Shelter to be trained as a single purpose explosive detection dog. When K9 Boomer was adopted he was just eight months old. The German Shepherd / Labrador mix was selected after...

Fall Festival returns on Sunday, September 30

PARSIPPANY — The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills will hold the annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 30 from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m. The event will take place on North Beverwyck Road, in the Lake Hiawatha Section of the roadway. There will be plenty of food, games, rides for...

Council places lien on 24 Longport for failure to abate dangerous conditions

PARSIPPANY —At the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council meeting on Tuesday, September 25, the council members passed Resolution 2018-159 to place a lien on 24 Longport Road, for failure to abate dangerous conditions on the property. The owners of record, Isabel I. Kowalik (deceased), Frank J. Kowalik,...

500 upscale apartments on Township Council agenda tonight

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council is expecting to vote on Ordinance R2018-157 "Resolution Designating 1515 Parsippany, LLC as Redeveloper of the Property Known as Block 200, Lot 1.2 in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills and Authorizing the Execution of a Redevelopment Agreement with 1515...

Sherrill Brings Phil Murphy, Joe Biden to Montclair State University Rally

MONTCLAIR — In front of a huge crowd of supporters, volunteers, and community leaders, Mikie Sherrill kicked off her fall campaign along with Vice President Joe Biden, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey State Democratic Committee Chairman John Currie, and Montclair State University student...

Summer Concert Series ends with a BBQ fundraiser for PAL

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Summer Concert series ended on Thursday, August 23 with a performance by Garden State Radio. Parsippany's Sunrise Kitchens held their Annual BBQ at Veterans Memorial Park and benefits the Parsippany PAL. Garden State Radio brings its high energy performance of the...

Councilman Michael dePierro Driving Range Dedication

PARSIPPANY — At the council meeting of Tuesday, August 21, Mayor Michael Soriano presented longtime Councilman Michael dePierro with a proclamation making it official by dedicating the Michael dePierro Driving Range at the Knoll Country Club. On Saturday, August 25 the official dedication took place.

Ildiko G. Fekete, 70, passes

PARSIPPANY — Ildiko G. Fekete (Csete), 70, passed away Wednesday, August 15, at Morristown Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Budapest, Hungary, she immigrated to the United States in 1969 settling in New York, NY. She was a resident of Roxbury Township since...

Business Administrator Ellen Sandman announces retirement

PARSIPPANY — At the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council meeting of Tuesday, August 7, Business Administrator Ellen Sandman officially announced her retirement as of December 1, 2018. Sandman was appointed by Former Mayor James Barberio to serve as Parsippany’s Business Administrator on June 16, 2014. Prior to joining...

Parsippany proclaims “Raoul Wallenberg Day” as first Sunday in August

PARSIPPANY — On Sunday, August 5, Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael A. Soriano proclaimed the first Sunday in August to be Raoul Wallenberg Day. He encourages all citizens to foster the message of Courage and Compassion. The proclamation reads: During the ceremony Artist Edward Adams addressed the audience...

B-Street Band performs during Parsippany’s Concert Series

PARSIPPANY — The B-Street Band a Tribute to the Boss” to hundreds of Parsippany residents on Wednesday, August 8. The concert was held at Liquid Church, 499 Webro Road, due to the predicted thunderstorms. From the heart of the Jersey shore, “Backstreets” was the first band in the world to do a unique...

Gemma Ventola qualifies as a State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey

PARSIPPANY — Gemma Ventola, 7, qualifies as a State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey. The Pageant will be held on Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. The pageant is held for girls ages...

Parsippany resident pulls out drowning man from Ocean

PARSIPPANY — A 46-year old Pennsylvania man who required medical assistance on the beach died at a local hospital days later. At 6:28 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 Ocean City Police dispatch received a call reporting a bather in distress at an unguarded beach at 10th street....

Parsippany Police Chief Andrew Miller joins Kiwanis Club

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany welcomed new member Andrew Miller at a recent meeting.  Club President Frank Cahill presented Mr. Miller with his membership plaque and sponsoring member Nicolas Limanov placed the official Kiwanis pin on Mr. Miller. Frank Cahill said “We welcome Parsippany-Troy Hills...

Township Council renews liquor licenses throughout Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council recently approved renewals for the township liquor license establishments. The applications for renewal for licensing term, July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, have been filed by the following Retail Liquor Licensees, and the application forms...
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