Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Preserve Greystone plans protest at Christie presidential announcement

LIVINGSTON -- The group hoping to save the closed Greystone Park Psychatric Hospital will protest outside Livingston High School on Tuesday morning as Gov. Chris Christie announces his presidential candidacy. Preserve Greystone will be joined by the Sierra Club, an environmental advocacy organization, both...

USAMC donates $5,500 to Nick Taylor

PARSIPPANY — Uncle Sam's Avengers Motorcycle Club (USAMC) recently held a Beefsteak Fundraiser, and the proceeds were donated to Nick Taylor. The fundraiser was held on Friday, June 19 at The Russian Hall, Little Falls. On Saturday, June 27, USAMC President Dan Bendas and Vice President...

Pet Valu Holds Fundraiser for The United States War Dogs Association

PARSIPPANY —  Pet Valu, Morris Hills Shopping Center, a specialty retailer of premium pet food, treats, toys and accessories will hold a fundraiser from July 4 to September 11, 2015 for The United States War Dogs Association, a national nonprofit that promotes the long history...

14 brands of bottled water recalled over E. coli fears

Fourteen brands of bottled water have been recalled due to a potential E. coli contamination including food store brands Shoprite, Stop & Shop, Giant, Acme and Wegman's. Niagara Bottling has issued the voluntary recall for water bottled in its Pennsylvania facilities in Allentown and...

Drunk driver smashes into police cruiser, Hanover cops say

HANOVER — A police officer was taken to the hospital and a drunk driver was taken away in cuffs after a serious motor vehicle crash on Route 287. Hanover police said in a Facebook post Sunday that the officer was assisting State Police on...

Bella’s Bunch participates in Valerie Fund 5K Walk and Run

PARSIPPPANY — The 2015 Valerie Fund Walk and 5K Run was held on Saturday, June 13. 212 Teams, 861 Runners, 2606 Walkers and 3,467 Participants raised $994,579.89 (as of 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 14). Bella Rocco, Parsippany, a 13 year-old former patient has been attending the Walk...

N.J. revokes license of doctor in massive ‘blood for bribes’ scheme

TRENTON — The state disciplinary board for doctors has revoked the license of a Monmouth County physician who pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for steering patients to a laboratory at the center of a $100 million scheme, according to the state Division...

Parsippany resident has produced a reality series about an animal rescue

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany resident Bruce Frigeri has produced a reality series about an animal rescue shelter that will premiere on National Geographic Wild on June 6. Give Me Shelter is a 13 x 30 series about life at a rescue shelter in Charleston, South Carolina. Frigeri...

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...

Patsy Cline has come to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — In the coming weekends, the Women’s Theater Company at the Parsippany Playhouse presents “Always Patsy Cline.” Starring Patricia Durante as Cline and Barbara Babbitt as Cline’s most avid fan Louise, the play unveils the true story of the celebrity and fan who become deep...

Does your dog have what it takes to be one of “The Real Bitches of New Jersey?”

MORRIS PLAINS — Terry's Pet Depot will be hosting a canine casting call for a new book entitled, “The Real Bitches of New Jersey,” on Sunday, May 31 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 1711 Route 10 East, Morris Plains. “The Real Bitches of New Jersey,” will...

Veteran’s service dog kicked out of Lake Hiawatha 7-Eleven

PARSIPPANY -- A military veteran said he was asked to remove his service dog from a Lake Hiawatha convenience store on Memorial Day. Michael Deitch alleges the 7-Eleven on North Beverwyck Road in Parsippany violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, News 12 New Jersey reported....

Vidyalaya hosts Annual Show

PARSIPPANY —  Vidyalaya hosted it's Annual Show on Sunday, May 17 at Parsippany Hills High School. Vidyalaya is a school of Indian heritage and culture in Parsippany. The classes are held once a week on Sunday mornings at Brooklawn Middle School. Over 200 students attend the school...

YMCA honors two from Parsippany at their Annual Dinner and Awards Presentation

PARSIPPANY —  Lakeland Hills Family YMCA held its "2015 Annual Dinner and Awards Presentation" on Wednesday, May 13 at the Knoll Country Club, Parsippany. Among the many individuals honored, two were honored from Parsippany, Parsippany Hills High School student Alezander Wu and the late Dr....

Parsippany’s Bishop selected as Plumbing Inspector of the Year

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany’s plumbing inspector, David Bishop, has been selected 2015 Plumbing Inspector of the Year by the N.J. Plumbing Inspector’s Association. Bishop has been acknowledged for his out-standing contributions in the areas of code enforcement and plumbing inspection. He was honored at an awards luncheon during...

Mary Chapin Carpenter to perform at Mayo Center

MORRISTOWN —Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform an intimate, acoustic performances at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $29-59. The tour marks Carpenter's return to singing...

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...

Montclair doctor gets prison for accepting $100K in bribes from Parsippany Lab

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NEWARK — A doctor with a medical practice in Montclair was sentenced Friday to 14 months in prison for accepting more than $100,000 in bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of the $100 million scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services of Parsippany,...

Relay For Life receives proclamation from Mayor

PARSIPPANY — Mayor James Barberio presented the members of Relay for Life of Central Morris County with a proclamation on Tuesday, May 12. The proclamation read: Whereas, an estimated 51,410 residents in NJ will be diagnosed with cancer this year, and 16,250 will not survive; and Whereas, no...

Parsippany Rescue & Recovery Helps Student Complete Eagle Scout Award In Memory of Oklahoma City Bombing

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Rescue & Recovery helped Madison Elementary School Student Michael Voeller to complete his Eagle Scout Award in Norman, Oklahoma. The significance of the project lies in the fact that April 19, 2015 was the twentieth anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. Bill Sanford,...