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...

Homeless Solutions Hosts Young Professionals Event

MORRIS COUNTY — On Wednesday, December 7 Homeless Solutions’ Young Professionals will host “Party with a Purpose”, a networking event to be held at the Laundromat in Morristown from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   The event will include appetizers, raffles, live music – and attendees’ first...

Nursing Board member, Avery Hart stands for NJ Assembly

MORRIS COUNTY — NJ Board of Nursing Public Advocate, Avery Hart of Kinnelon, has announced she is a candidate for NJ Assembly in District #26, challenging Jay Webber and Betty DeCroce. She has been endorsed by the Sierra Club and other groups. “I care deeply physical,...

Aww… Three Kodiak bear cubs born at Space Farms

WANTAGE -- Space Farms Zoo & Museum is celebrating the newest additions to its wildlife park -- a trio of bear cubs. Early last week, the staff at the Wantage zoo learned their Kodiak bear, Suzy Q, had given birth to cubs when they...

Prime Healthcare completes acquisition of Saint Clare’s hospitals

DENVILLE -- Prime Healthcare Services announced Thursday it had completed its acquisition of the Saint Clare's Health System in New Jersey. The transaction, which closed on July 31 with an effective date of sale deferred to Oct. 1, includes Saint Clare's Hospital in Boonton,...

Fire District 6, Parsippany Elks host breakfast fundraiser for Aiden Duran

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 6 and Parsippany-Troy Hills Elks Lodge 2078 hosted a breakfast benefit for Aiden Duran on Sunday, April 19. All the proceeds from the event were given to the family of Aiden Duran to help with the expenses the family is...

Kiwanis Club participates in “Staples Small Business Showcase”

PARSIPPANY — The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany had a display table at "Staples Small Business Showcase" on Saturday, May 9. The Kiwanis Club provided membership information as well as flyers for their upcoming events to the customers of Staples. The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany is hosting a...

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...

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...

Acting Governor Oliver Signs Resolution Commemorating 50th Anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing Act

TRENTON – Acting Governor Sheila Oliver signed Senate Joint Resolution No. 84, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the federal Fair Housing Act. The Act, which made it illegal to discriminate based on race, sex, religion, familial status, disability status, or national origin,...

Murphy Administration Awarded $30.6 Million To Fight Opioid Crisis

TRENTON —  The Murphy Administration announced today that New Jersey will receive three federal grants totaling $30.6 million to fight the opioid crisis through initiatives aimed at preventing overdoses, and expanding treatment and recovery services. “Every day, the opioid epidemic devastates communities and families in all...

Chief Justice Names Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz Assignment Judge of Morris/Sussex Vicinage

Chief Justice Stuart Rabner has announced that Superior Court Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz will lead the Morris/Sussex Vicinage, effective May 28. He will succeed Assignment Judge Thomas L. Weisenbeck, who is retiring after 10 years on the bench, four as assignment judge. “The Morris/Sussex Vicinage...

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...

Schepisi’s Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month resolution clears Assembly

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TRENTON — The Assembly unanimously approved a resolution designating September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi, the measure’s sponsor, survived a craniotomy and clipping to repair a potentially fatal brain aneurysm in May 2015. “While falling asleep one evening I heard what sounded...

Bridgegate headlines from across the nation

US Attorney Paul Fishman has 1000 ways to say “no comment.” As US Attorney for New Jersey Paul Fishman held what was perhaps the most high profile press conference of his tenure to announce charges against three allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...

Former Executor of Estate Sentenced for Misapplication Crime

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that the Honorable Stuart A. Minkowitz, P.J.S.C. sentenced Bernard W. Ozarowski, 60, of Princeton, to serve five years of Special Probation pursuant to the terms of the Morris County Drug Court for second degree Misapplication of Entrusted Property...

Police Continue Investigation Into The 2011 Murder Of Kenvil Diner Owner

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, May 28, 2011, in the middle of Memorial Day Weekend, Chafic “Steve” Ezzeddine was found murdered inside of his place of business, the Kenvil Diner, located on Route 46 in the Kenvil section of Roxbury Township, New Jersey. In the past four years...

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 Bridgegate scandal, your guide A-Z

Federal authorities released long-awaited charges in the George Washington Bridge closure scandal Friday, outlining a dizzying play-by-play of the events that led to four days of gridlock allegedly crafted as political payback. Here's an A to Z guide to the federal Bridgegate charges. Access...

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...