Friday, December 9, 2022

Parsippany Pathmark to remain open; 25 stores closing; 25 stores sold to Stop & Shop

MONTVALE - Thousands of New Jersey workers will soon be out of jobs following the announcement that 10 supermarkets in the state will be closing down, and another 15 stores in other states. The company also says it wants to close additional stores in order to pay its...

Update: Body found inside burning car

PARSIPPANY — There's a mystery after a body was found inside a burning car on Lake Shore Drive, around noon on Monday, May 18. It's still not clear what happened and the body has not been identified. The Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy to determine exactly how the...

Medical marijuana is now available for chronic pain, anxiety, migraines

Effectively immediately, doctors in New Jersey can recommend their patients use medical marijuana to treat anxiety, various forms of chronic pain, migraines and Tourette's syndrome. The conditions have been added under the first stage of a wide-ranging expansion of the medicinal marijuana program announced...

Construction has started on Wegmans Food Store on Parsippany border

HANOVER — Construction is underway on a long-awaited Wegmans Food Market in Hanover. Trees are being cleared from the 38.5 acre site — for a Wegmans Food Store and other retail stores, including possibly a bank — located close to the intersection of Ridgedale Avenue and Sylvan...

Former Parsippany resident gets 6 years for having sex with 16-year-old student

MORRISTOWN — A onetime Parsippany resident who taught at a high school in Paterson was sentenced Wednesday to six years in state prison after admitting he performed sex acts with a 16-year-old female student in 2010. Scott Van Hoven, now 48, who taught music...

Woman enters Wawa naked: video

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http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/portableplayer/?cmsID=311760411&videoID=YcXLuSAy0vnk&origin=nbcphiladelphia.com&sec=news&subsec=weird&width=600&height=360 Video captured shows a naked woman walked into a Delran Wawa early Monday morning. According to the News 10 Philadelphia, the woman was seen entering the convenience store on Route 130 at 6 a.m., when the news crew was in the township covering town resident...

Seven new members join Sons of Italy

PARSIPPANY — At the monthly meeting of the Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 seven new brothers were initiated into the organization. The new members are Brian Dowd, Patrick Minutillo. Remo D'Alessandro, Charles Alfano, Chris Mazzarella, Anthony Bonavitacola and Dennis Calo. The meeting was held at Ravellos, 138...

State Creates Highway “Safe Phone Zones” to Reduce Distracted Driving

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Transportation, in a public-private partnership with GEICO, this week announced a new, statewide sponsorship of Rest Areas and Scenic Overlooks, rebranding them as “Safe Phone Zones.” As the summer season begins, with more drivers headed out on the roads,...

350 workers in Parsippany lose jobs at GlaxoSmithKline

PARSIPPANY — The consolidation of GlaxoSmithKline's and Novartis' consumer health care businesses have cut 350 jobs of GlaxoSmithKline at their Littleton Road and Kimball Road locations. The jobs were cut last month, the notice said, as part of a consolidation of the two operations: “In March 2015, GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis...

Earth Friendly Products celebrates ribbon cutting on Earth Day

PARSIPPANY — Earth Friendly Products held a ribbon cutting celebration on Wednesday, April 22 at its new manufacturing facility where the company manufactures green cleaning products. The facility is located at 50 Lackawanna Avenue. Family owned and operated since 1967, Earth Friendly Products is a team of mothers,...

Whole Foods Market to open April 22 in Morristown

Artist's rendering of the new Whole Foods Market in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin One of the most-asked questions in Morristown now has an answer: April 22, 2015. At 9 am. That's when Whole Foods Market officially opens its doors on Washington Street, at...

Here’s how much Guadagno is trailing Murphy in fundraising

TRENTON -- Democratic gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy has a commanding fundraising lead over Republican opponent Kim Guadagno, who's received less than half the amount of state matching dollars than Murphy to date, officials announced. The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission announced Friday it...

Pennacchio Highlights Growing Concerns About Marijuana Legalization

NEW JERSEY — Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) urged Governor Phil Murphy to slow his rush to legalize marijuana in New Jersey citing growing concerns about the impact of such a drastic move on young people and already struggling communities. Senator Joe Pennacchio urged Governor Phil...

Roxbury High School Assistant Principal Charged With Sex Offenses

ROXBURY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Officer in Charge Martin McParland, Jr., of the Rockaway Township Police Department, announce that Roger Schneider, 55, residing at 11 Notch Road, Rockaway Township, has been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, in...

The Morris GOP Celebrates 80 Years

HANOVER — The Morris County Republican Committee celebrated 80 Years Anniversary at a Brunch held at Birchwood Manor, on Sunday, April 12. The Morris GOP Leadership consists of: Chairman John R. Sette; Vice Chairwoman Patti Page; Executive Director Barbara Dawson; Executive Committee Chairwoman Phyllis Florek; Legal...

Freeholders Scapicchio, Krickus Kick-Off Re-Election, Team with Denville Councilwoman Deborah Smith

MORRISTOWN — Conservative Republican Freeholders John Krickus and David Scapicchio announced they will seek reelection, on Monday, March 30, and will run with Councilwoman Deborah Smith of Denville in the June Republican primary for three seats on the Morris County Freeholder Board. The team...

Grewal Fights Against Proposed Title X Rule Restricting Access to Women’s Reproductive Healthcare

TRENTON — Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal has joined a multi-state coalition of Attorneys General in opposing the Trump Administration’s proposal to restrict access to healthcare by imposing unconstitutional restrictions on the Title X program. The Title X program provides critical preventive and life-saving...

Two years later the Board of Elections requests AG investigation into voter irregularities in Parsippany

MORRISTOWN — In a letter dated March 10, 2015, the four Commissioners on the Board of Elections have formally requested an investigation into voting irregularities that purportedly occurred during the 2013 Primary Election in Parsippany. The four Commissioners are Chairman George Hanley; John Sette, Morris County Republican...

PurpleStride New Jersey raises over $321,000

PARSIPPANY — PurpleStride New Jersey was held on Sunday, November 8 in the Mack-Cali Business Campus.  Thousands of people participated in the 5K Run and Family Friendly Walk. At the time this article was published over $321,000 has been raised. Kenneth Rosato, anchor of Channel 7's top-rated Eyewitness News...

Sudden deaths of dogs at groomers prompts Rooney bill

MORRIS COUNTY — In response to the recent deaths of three dogs that died at routine grooming appointments in New Jersey, Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney introduced legislation today requiring pet groomers who have three or more complaints filed against them to register with the state...