Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Parsippany PBA Local #131 participating in “No Shave November”

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PARSIPPANY — During the month of November, the members of Parsippany PBA Local #131 will be participating in "No Shave November". Each officer who wishes to grow a beard during November will be donating to “Zero-The End of Prostate Cancer.” If anyone would like to donate...

Introducing Oink! This piggy pile of goodness

PARSIPPANY — Introducing Oink! This piggy pile of goodness is absolutely amazing! Oink is five years old, great with other dogs, and can live with children six and up. He knows "sit" and LOVES to get pets! Oink is a chill guy that loves doing whatever...

Can out-of-state barbers ‘cut it’ in NJ? DeCroce’s barbering pilot program will tell

PARSIPPANY — The Assembly voted on Monday, October 29 to create a three-year pilot program in Passaic County allowing experienced barbers and hairstylists to work while waiting for a New Jersey license. Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce sponsors the legislation. “Preventing experienced professionals from earning a living seems unreasonable,”...

YMCA to hold “A Night of Conversation:” Heroin and Opioid Abuse

MOUNTAIN LAKES — The Lakeland Hills YMCA is holding "A Night of Conversation" on Monday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m. The open discussion is presented by NJ DEA Agent Timothy McMahon. Introduction by Assemblyman Anthony Bucco, Guest speaker will be Eileen Wallin, who experienced the loss of her...

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...

Networking Night at Lakeland Hills YMCA

MOUNTAIN LAKES — The Annual Networking Night was held on Tuesday, October 23 at Lakeland Hills YMCA. The event was sponsored by Titan Energy, Saint Clare's Health and the Lakeland Hills YMCA. Local business owners and chamber members experienced business networking at night with the focus...

PACC holds another successful “Lunch Dozen Networking Series” event

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce (PACC) held another successful “Lunch Dozen Networking Series” networking event on Wednesday, October 24. This month's speaker was Brian Ricci, Deputy OEM Coordinator and Fire Inspector with Parsippany's Division of Fire Prevention. Brian is also a volunteer member of...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey celebrates new headquarters in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Susan G. Komen North Jersey celebrated its new headquarters in Parsippany on Thursday, October 11. "The stars sort of aligned," Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly Nagle said during the ribbon cutting event. "Gosh, it was overwhelming. They made such a generous offer. But we had...

Sign in Morris Hills Shopping Center finally fixed

PARSIPPANY — On October 16, Parsippany Focus wrote an article, titled "How do you spell Parsippany?" Our story received hundreds of views, shares and comments. Within one week, Brixmor Property corrected the sign and said "We're turning red from embarrassment. We need to brush up...

Meet Mocha! This 4-year-old Chihuahua looking for a new home

PARSIPPANY — Meet Mocha! This 4-year-old Chihuahua is teeny tiny and full of love to give! Mocha's favorite activities include cuddles and being held by her foster mom. She would love to go around town with you shopping and stopping by your favorite restaurant for...

Route 80 Car Fire Causing Delays

PARSIPPANY — A car on fire is causing traffic delays on Route 80 Eastbound near Exit 44, just before South Beverwyck Road. The Fire Department is on scene. No injuries have been reported.

Bucco seeks temporary housing for Dover fire victims

MORRIS COUNTY — Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco is seeking living arrangements for more than 80 apartment residents who were displaced or made homeless in Monday’s devastating fire in downtown Dover. “People have been left with nothing but the clothes on their back,” said Bucco (R-Morris). ...

New Cub Scout Pack Enjoys First Camporee

PARSIPPANY — Boy and girl Cub Scouts from Pack 14 enjoyed their first camporee this past weekend. Pack 14 is a new pack serving boys and girls in grades K-5 at Eastlake and Lake Parsippany schools. They joined Cub Scouts from other packs in Morris county at the...

Candidate Statement: Andrew Choffo

PARSIPPANY —  This is my 10th year as a Board of Education Member.  It has been an honor and privilege to serve the community.  First, if I may, tell you a little about my family and myself:  My daughter, Stephanie, is a graduate of CCM....

For First Time, Humana Offering Medicare Advantage Plans

Leading health and well-being company Humana is expanding the health plan choices for Medicare beneficiaries in New Jersey by offering Humana Medicare Advantage plan offerings in the state for the first time. Residents of six New Jersey counties can select from the 2019 plans...

Miracles USA Taekwondo held Bullying Prevention Night

PARSIPPANY — October is National Bully Awareness month. Miracles USA Taekwondo held a "Bullying Prevention Night."  Local school teachers attended the event along with area students. The students learned first hand on how to deal with bullying. The event was held on Saturday, October 20 at 374 Route 46. Local...

Parsippany Police Explorers to hold fundraiser

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Explorers Troop #131 is holding a fundraiser at Habit Burger, 3043 Route 46, Morris Hills Shopping Center, on Monday, October 22,  from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Habit Burger will donate 20% of sales from this event to the Explorers. Simply...

Delta Dental’s Sock Collection Drive for Veterans

PARSIPPANY — Delta Dental of New Jersey (DDNJ)’s Sock Collection Drive for Veterans was held between September 11-21. Socks collected will be distributed at the Smiles for Our Heroes event in which veterans will receive free dental services on November 3-4 at Zufall Health...

Teva and Governor Murphy Formalize North America Headquarters Move to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Teva Pharmaceuticals announced that Teva executives Kåre Schultz and Brendan O’Grady, alongside State of New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy, formalized Teva’s commitment to consolidate its North America Commercial business  to Parsippany at the company’s global headquarters in Petach Tikva, Israel. Announced earlier this year as...

The Senior Prom: Aloha Friday at Parsippany Community Center

PARSIPPANY — The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills presented "The Senior Prom: Aloha Friday" on Friday, October 19 held at the Parsippany Community Center, 1130 Knoll Road. Caroline Lambert was crowned the "Prom Queen" and Bob Bogard was crowned the "Prom King" by Mayor Michael Soriano. Music was...
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