Sunday, April 21, 2019

Morris County Sheriff James Gannon Hope One-PAARI launch

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Sheriff’s Office on April 3, announced the launch of the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative (PAARI), an expansion of Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon’s hallmark Hope One mobile substance abuse recovery and resource vehicle whose two-year anniversary...

Parsippany Proclaims April Donate Life Month and Goes Green to Spotlight Organ Donation Awareness

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor Michael Soriano proclaimed April Donate Life Month in Parsippany while standing on the front steps of Town Hall flanked by Parsippany members of the Morris County Organ Transplant/Donate Life Group, Boy Scout Troop 72, Venture Crew 890, NJ Sharing Network staff,...

Candidates file petitions for upcoming elections

PARSIPPANY  — The deadline of Monday, April 1, has passed for filing for November's election. This year there are three seats for Township Council up for grabs to serve a four year term. According to Township Clerk Khaled Madin, Republican Incumbents Paul Carifi, Jr, Michael...

Morris County Freeholders stand united with Team Morris 2019

PARSIPPANY — Republican Freeholders and proven conservatives Doug Cabana, Tom Mastrangelo and Kathy DeFillippo received the official endorsement from their colleagues: Morris County Freeholders Deb Smith, John Krickus, Steve Shaw and Heather Darling. They joined other Republican elected officials across Morris County who announced their...

Apollo, a three-year-old Husky, looking for furever home

PARSIPPANY — Meet Apollo, a three-year-old Husky! This active, young boy was given up due to landlord issues in his previous home. We are so excited to be able to help him find his forever home now! Apollo, typical of his breed, is extremely active...

Freeholders Proclaim April 2019 “Donate Life Month”

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Board of Freeholders has proclaimed April as Donate Life Month 2019 in Morris County to encourage county residents to consider registering as organ and tissue donors, and to celebrate those who have saved lives through the gift of...

Delta Dental Awards Nearly $800K in Grants to Improve Dental Care for Underserved Populations

PARSIPPANY — The Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, the philanthropic arm of dental benefits provider Delta Dental of New Jersey, Inc., has renewed its 33-year long commitment to improving and increasing dental care access and education to children, the developmentally disabled, seniors and...

Scouts BSA Girl Troop 72 was chartered by St. Peter the Apostle

PARSIPPANY — Since 1954 Scouts BSA Boy Troop 72, chartered by Saint Peter the Apostle Church, has been proudly serving the boys of Parsippany and the surrounding area.  Over these 65 years of scouting they have seen many changes to the scouting movement and...

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...

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany is proud to support Prevent Child Abuse NJ in their Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign. This month the Kiwanis Club kicked off Child Abuse Prevention Month setting up pinwheel gardens and displays, set up at the Parsippany Town Hall, Governor...

Parsippany Rescue and Recovery installs new officers

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, March 23, the Parsippany Rescue and Recovery installed their new officers at the Zeris Inn, Mountain Lakes. The 2019 Executive Board is Jack Giannetti, President; Rafael Ortiz, Secretary; Andrew Ludwig, Treasurer; John Bota, Sergeant At Arms; Louis Yuliano, Chief; Paul Anderson, Deputy Chief and John Bota,...

Mt. Tabor Fire Department seeking volunteers

PARSIPPANY —  Are you looking to be more involved in your community? If you can spare a few hours each week and have the courage to join the world of firefighting, stop by on Thursday nights between 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and speak to...

Daughter of NewBridge Founder Follows in His Footsteps

PARSIPPANY — Debbie King was seven years old in 1963 when her father, James Ryan, co founded a nonprofit to help people heal from mental illness and cope with life’s challenges. But it would be years before King grasped the powerful, lasting impact NewBridge...

Parsippany Council to hold agenda meeting

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Council President Paul Carifi, Jr., is reminding residents of the upcoming regular council meeting on Tuesday, April 2 starting at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend all meetings. A portion of each meeting will be set aside for public comment....

Parsippany Police Targeting Distracted Drivers in April

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s "UDrive. UText. UPay." enforcement campaign. The Frightening Stats •Between 2012-2017, nearly 20,000 people died in crashes involving a distracted driver. •According to NHTSA, there were 3,166 people...

“Noah’s Ark Canstuction” Completion at Temple Beth Am

PARSIPPANY — How do you spell generosity?  TBA!  Member families and Parsippany ShopRite supplied all the ShopRite “building blocks” needed to build Noah’s Ark. On Sunday March 24, volunteers, led by Stu Bauer of Temple Shalom, built the Ark in the lobby of Temple Beth Am. The...

Jersey Battered Women’s Services, Sherrill Announces Support for VAWA

PARSIPPANY — Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) toured Jersey Battered Women’s Services (JBWS) in Morris County, and alongside JBWS President Diane Williams announced her support for the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). First signed into law in 1994, the 2019 reauthorization enhances judicial,...

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...

Kiwanis Club installs two new members

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany installed two new members on Thursday, March 28. President Karen DeChristopher introduced Laura Wohland and Julie Carifi who recently joined the club. Both new members were sponsored by Past-President Frank Cahill. Karen DeChristopher said “We welcome Julie and Laura to...

Bill allows New Jerseyans to cross state lines to save on insurance coverage

PARSIPPANY — Insurance options for New Jersey consumers remain limited and costly. Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce wants to allow residents to purchase policies from any other state in the country. “Trenton tells us to shop around for the right coverage, but the choices are few and...
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