Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Woman’s Club is collecting used eyeglasses, hearing aids and jewelry

PARSIPPANY — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills is collecting used eyeglasses, hearing aids and jewelry to be donated to New Eyes for the Needy. New Eyes for the Needy is a not for profit organization founded in 1932 to improve the vision of...

Former PHS student ran in New York City Marathon

PARSIPPANY — Stacey Slaughter, 26, ran her first New York City Marathon Sunday, November 4 with the time of 3 hours and 25 minutes. She is now qualified to enter the Boston Marathon as well as the 2019 NYC Marathon. Stacey, from Pompton Lakes, is...

Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad Offers Yankee Candles

PARSIPPANY — The Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad is participating in a Yankee Candle/Yankee Home Fundraising event this month. Effective until November 14, customers can view items on a specific website and purchase gifts, candles and unique items with a percentage going to the Squad. On Weekends,...

Polling locations appear to be very busy today

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany voters are out in droves voting for the candidates of their choice. Polls will be open until 8:00 p.m. this evening. Mayor Mimi Letts was at St Christophers Church where she was volunteering as a voter challenger. Parsippany polling locations: District 1: Public Safety Training...

Volunteers from Kiwanis Club prepare dinner at Homeless Solutions

PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany cooked dinner for the clients of Homeless Solutions on Saturday, October 27. The Kiwanis Club has been providing meals to Homeless Solutions for the past 17 years and have served over 7,000 meals. Members volunteer their time...

Wise Animal Rescue held “Pancake” Fundraiser

PARSIPPANY — Wise Animal Rescue held a "Pancake" Fundraiser at Applebee's, 1057 Route 46. Many animal lovers attended the fundraiser and enjoyed the Applebee's Breakfast consisting of Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage and a beverage. Wise Animal Rescue (W.A.R.) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the well-being...

Woman’s Club collecting used eyeglasses, hearing aids and jewelry

PARSIPPANY — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills is collecting used eyeglasses, hearing aids and jewelry to be donated to New Eyes for the Needy. New Eyes for the Needy is a not for profit organization founded in 1932 to improve the vision of the poor. ...

Candy Land: A spectacular Christmas Adventure

PARSIPPANY — A Candy Land Christmas will have kids advance across Candy Land on a spectacular Christmas Adventure. This fun day will take place on December 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. Each stop on the journey, kids will meet up with kooky characters...

William Schievella, Former Morris County Undersheriff, Endorses Mikie Sherrill

MORRIS COUNTY — William Schievella, a law enforcement professional with over two decades of experience in Northern New Jersey, announced his endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Schievella served as the Undersheriff and...

Council introduces resolution “Prohibition on Single-use Plastics”

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council introduced a resolution "Expressing Its Support for Senate Bill No. 2776 (2018) proposing a "Prohibition on Single-Use Plastics." Senators Bob Smith and Linda Greenstein have sponsored Senate Bill No. 2776, which proposes a prohibition on single-use of plastic carryout...

Verona Resident arrested for CDS

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Patrol Officer E. Elston was patrolling the area of New Road on Wednesday, October 31 at 11:19 p.m. when he observed a 2002 Acura MDX with an equipment violation. He conducted a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the...

Kiwanis Club inducts new member Mary Sherman

PARSIPPANY — At a recent breakfast meeting, Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Karen DeChristopher inducted a new member, MaryBeth Sherman. Mary was sponsored by Frank Cahill. Club President Karen DeChristopher presented Marya with her membership plaque and Sponsoring Member Frank Cahill placed the official Kiwanis membership pin...

Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi Receives Multiple Re Election Endorsements

PARSIPPANY — Ann Grossi promotes strong business values and ethics in the operations of the Clerk’s Office maintaining the tradition of excellence that the citizens of Morris County have come to expect. In recognition of her efforts Ann continues to receive multiple endorsements for reelection...

Pine Brook Fire Event Raises Funds for Teen with Cancer

PARSIPPANY — Residents gathered at the Pine Brook Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, October 13 to eat spaghetti, meatballs and Italian bread to raise money towards the medical expenses of Kyle Gauweiler. About 400 attended the dinner, which included pasta and meatballs cooked by the...

Designer Purse Bingo and Mini Tricky Tray

PARSIPPANY — Northvail Elementary School PTA is hosting their first Designer Purse Bingo and Mini Tricky Tray on Thursday, November 15 at the PAL Youth Center, 33 Baldwin Road. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with Bingo starting at 7:00 p.m.  Admission is $30.00 and includes ten games.  The...

Nurses praise Bucco’s dedication of in-home health care at awards ceremony

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MORRIS COUNTY — Bayada Nurses presented Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco with its Champion Award last week for his support of in-home nurses and the patients who rely on them. Bucco was honored for his work to raise reimbursement rates for personal care assistants and private...

Helping Kids Cope After Another Mass Shooting and Other Scary Events

PARSIPPANY — The anti-Semitic massacre at a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania synagogue Saturday that claimed 11 lives. Nine sick children dying from infection at a Passaic County health facility. A blaze in Dover that left 80 people homeless and destroyed six businesses. Back-to-back hurricanes that decimated...

Friends of the Parsippany Library Offer Book Bargains by the Bag

PARSIPPANY — The Friends of the Parsippany Library will be holding their bag sale starting this Thursday, November 1. The sale will run through Sunday, November 11 at the Parsippany Main Library, 449 Halsey Road. Shoppers will be able to fill a bag (provided) with...

Halloween at the High was “haunted”

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany High School Kiwanis Key Club hosted “Halloween at the High” on Monday, October 30. Students from the Key Club were dressed for Halloween and supervised the games, face painting, haunted house, or just handed out candy to the children. Children lined up...
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