Thursday, May 28, 2020

Council Meeting Schedule for June Revised; Residents Can Join Virtually

PARSIPPANY — Please be advised, the Township Council of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills is rescheduling its regularly scheduled Township Council Meeting that is to be held on Tuesday, June 23. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 p.m. Formal action...

Parsippany Community Update May 21, 2020

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PARSIPPANY — Tomorrow, Friday, May 22, we will once again be joined by the Table of Hope for our 8th weekly mobile food delivery here in Parsippany. Since this program began on April 3rd, we have distributed thousands of meals to Parsippany families. All...

Junior Police Academy Canceled

MORRIS COUNTY — The 2020 Morris County Park Junior Police Academy has been canceled for this summer, announced the park police department. "It's with great disappointment and regret that we announce the cancellation of this year's Junior Police Academy. Besides the obvious reason of the...

Parsippany Community Update May 20, 2020

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PARSIPPANY — May is Mental Health Awareness Month. With COVID-19 cases still rising, and stay-at-home procedures still in effect, it is as important to monitor your mental health as it is your physical health. A great resource for learning more about signs, symptoms, conditions, treatments,...

Parsippany’s Open Space Meeting Announced

PARSIPPANY — Please be advised the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills will hold a Special Meeting on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to allow the Open Space Committee to discuss the purchase of Open Space Property, specifically the...

Sherrill Outlines Recommendations to Treasury, SBA to Help New Jersey Small Businesses

PARSIPPANY — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) sent recommendations to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) outlining key steps the agencies can take to help New Jersey small businesses and to fix the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and...

Regional Recovery Task Force Outlines Recommendations for Supporting Mass Transit in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic

PARSIPPANY — The Regional Recovery Task Force released their third report today outlining recommendations to congressional leadership on mass transit as we adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report follows the task force’s meeting with Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye,...

Parsippany has 715 Presumptive Positive Cases COVID-19; 75 Deaths

PARSIPPANY — The County of Morris has identified an additional seven Parsippany residents presumptively tested positive for COVID-19, since it was last reported on Friday, May 15. The number of presumptive positive cases in Parsippany-Troy Hills stands at 715 individuals. (This data is as of...

Council President dePierro Introduces Resolution to Hold High School Graduations

PARSIPPANY —  Parsippany-Troy Hills Council President Michael dePierro introduced a resolution urging Governor Murphy to permit "In-Person Graduation Ceremonies" subject to adequate social distancing measures. The resolution states "...Township Council hereby urges Governor Murphy to permit local school districts to collaborate with local public health...

New Jersey to Launch Online Grocery Shopping for SNAP Recipients

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jerseyans enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be able to use their benefits to order groceries online starting next week.  Online shopping will be available through Amazon and participating Walmarts, ShopRites and The Fresh Grocers. NJ SNAP recipients...

Our Revolution New Jersey Endorses Charlie Baranski For Morris County Freeholder

MORRIS COUNTY — Our Revolution New Jersey endorsed Charlie Baranski, the progressive candidate for Morris County Freeholder. "Charlie is the bold voice that Morris County Democrats have been looking for at the county level. His locally-focused progressive ideas can cut across all political party barriers...

Early Morning Fire Destroys Morgan Road Home

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 5 and Parsippany Troy-Hills Fire District 6 responded to an early morning fire at 18 Morgan Road. Also responding was Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department, Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance, Par-Troy Emergency Medical Services responded approximately 3:00 a.m. Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer...

Meet Pebbles, a 4-year-old Pit Bull mix with the cutest smile!

MORRIS COUNTY — This sweet, sweet girl was in a local, municipal shelter for FOUR months before we rescued her and we are so happy we did! We have no clue why Pebbles was looked over since she is such a great girl! Pebbles foster...

Department of Health Releases Guidelines on Resuming Elective Surgeries

MORRIS COUNTY — The Department of Health issued guidelines on the conditions for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers to begin resuming elective surgeries. Last week, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 145, allowing elective surgeries and invasive procedures, both medical and dental, to resume...

Parsippany Library System YouTube Channel for Adults

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PARSIPPANY — Check out the Parsippany Library YouTube Channel Wednesday, May 20: 10:00 a.m. Local Author Dee Ernst continues to read from A Mother’s Day Murder. We are on Chapter 7. Sci-Fi Book Bundle goes live. Thursday, May 21: 10:00 a.m. Please join Ralph Iacobelli’s Photographs...

Murphy Authorizes Sales at Car Dealerships, Motorcycle Dealerships, Boat Dealerships, and Bike Shops

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy and Superintendent of the State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan today announced an Administrative Order authorizing in-person sales to resume at car dealerships, motorcycle dealerships, boat dealerships, and bike shops, by appointment only and with social distancing measures in...

Parsippany has 708 Presumptive Positive Cases COVID-19; 75 Deaths

PARSIPPANY — The County of Morris has identified an additional 30 Parsippany residents presumptively tested positive for COVID-19, since it was last reported on Friday, May 15. The number of presumptive positive cases in Parsippany-Troy Hills stands at 708 individuals. (This data is as of...

Driver Crashes Into Concrete Sign; Continues on Route 46 lands in Median

PARSIPPANY — Mildred Fornes, 59, was traveling Route 46 East when she failed to maintain lane striking the concrete island at the entrance to Intervale Gardens, on Friday, May 15 at 7:28 p.m. She continued driving the vehicle striking a fire hydrant causing the hydrant...

Parsippany Celebrates Doris Bradley’s 93rd Birthday

PARSIPPANY — Doris Bradley was asked to step outside her house for a moment. What Doris did not know was that a parade dedicated to her would drive by to celebrate her 93rd birthday. Friends, relatives, neighbors passed the house in cars and trucks, along with...

Parsippany Community Update May 19, 2020

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PARSIPPANY — One pattern is becoming clear as we move through each week of lockdown: the growth rate of COVID-19 cases is slowing. The curve is flattening. The measures that have been put in place, and the best practices that almost all of us...