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Need a Job? UPS is Recruiting for its Parsippany location on Tuesday Nov. 21

November 9, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Mayor of Morristown and UPS have joined together to bring higher wage opportunities to residents of Morristown, said a release from the Town.

On Tuesday November 21 from 12 noon - 3pm, recruiters from UPS will be at the Morristown Municipal Building, 200 South Street, 3rd floor Senior Center looking for full-time package handlers to work in their Parsippany ...

Innovation Thrives at the Morris County Economic Development Forum

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On Friday, November 3rd The Morris County Economic Development hosted it annual Growth and Innovation Forum at the Sheraton Parsippany where a full house of business leaders learned about the latest developments in Innovation strategies throughout the region.

The keynote speaker was John Stecher, the Chief Innovation Officer of Barclays Capital who spoke about the importance ...

Got an Eye for Nature? Parsippany Hills/High School Students Invited to Enter Photography Contest

November 18, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ. - High School students in northern New Jersey are invited to participate in a photography competition titled, Focus on Nature. The competition, sponsored by the Friends of Frelinghuysen Arboretum "celebrates and promotes the creativity and artistic skills of all local high school students".

Students may submit their original photographs with a nature or plant ...

Murphy convincingly wins NJ governor's campaign that began in Newark

November 8, 2017

The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

"My prayers have been answered," said Slaughter on Tuesday night inside the Asbury Park Convention Hall as the crowd ...

Thanksgiving Fun Facts & Trivia

November 14, 2017

NEW JERSEY – Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken?

Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, eggs, and dried fruits during the original three-day celebration.

For 154 years, ...

Tim Tebow Comes to Parsippany and Draws over 4000 People

November 12, 2017

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  Dressed in a white button down shirt, Tim Tebow came to the stage to a standing ovation, and spoke for approximately 20-25 minutes at Liquid Church's first Parsippany service to nearly 4,000 people, between both services.

The service began on time with 3 opening songs performed by a large band, and many attendees sang along with the lyrics displayed on multiple large ...

Congratulations to the New Officers of Parsippany’s Rockaway Neck Volunteer First Aid Squad

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Congratulations to the new officers of Parsippany’s Rockaway Neck Volunteer First Aid Squad  who were elected this past week:

President Pierre Kewcharoen
Shaun Wellman, Recording Secretary
Matt Nicosia, Treasurer
Lucy Ellicott, Corresponding Secretary
Deputy Chief Lauryn Nolan
Chief Chris Brown

The annual installation dinner will be held on ...

Parsippany Veterans Day Memorial Held Today, November 11th

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On a bright crisp morning, a large crowd gathered at Veterans Memorial Park in Parsippany for the annual Veterans Day memorial service.  

The program was poignant and personal.  Included in the program was the Presentation of the Colors by the Color Guards of American Legion Post 249, led by Commander Bruce Michels and VFW Post 10184.  ...

Freeholders Invite Parsippany Residents to Participate in Strategic Planning Process

November 20, 2017

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders are inviting Parsippany residents to attend a public forum on Wednesday, November 29th at the Morris County Public Library located at 30 East Hanover Avenue in Hanover Township at 6pm.  The purpose of the forum is to seek public input on the Freeholders Strategic Plan for Morris County.

If you can't attend in person, there is an ...

Governor Chris Christie Way Set to Run Through Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ — On Monday, there will be a new central access street into Central Park of Morris County and it is being named after our current Governor Chris Christie. There will be a ground breaking ceremony on Monday where it will receive its official name: Governor Chris Christie Way.

Governor Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, will be on hand for the Monday afternoon groundbreaking ...

Morris County Clerk Taking Passport Operations to Parsippany on November 29th

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  There is good news for Parsippany residents who need to get a Passport but don't want to make the trip to Morristown.  On Wednesday, November 29th from 9:30am - 2pm the Morris County Clerk's Passport Division will be operating out of the Parsippany municipal building on Parsippany Boulevard. 

There will also be an opportunity for new notaries to be ...

Mayor-Elect Michael Soriano Announces Transition Team

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Our new Mayor-elect Michael A. Soriano is busy at work planning out a smooth transition.  His transition team was just announced and it is this team, along with the assistance of Mayor Barberio, that will lead the transition into office in January.  Mr. Soriano’s transition team is as follows:

Honorary Chairmen

Mayor Robert Connelly ...

Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

November 9, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ‘lock ...

Guilty Plea in Parsippany Lab Bribery Scheme

November 16, 2017

NEWARK, NJ- A Paterson-based cardiologist and his wife have both pleaded guilty to their participation in a massive bribery scheme orchestrated by a testing laboratory in Parsippany, according to a report from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey.

Aiman Hamdan, 50, and Kristina Hamdan, 39, residents of Wayne, admitted to their roles in a scheme that has already ...

The Parsippany Police Explorers Get an Upclose Tour of Metlife Stadium

November 19, 2017

 

 

 

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police Explorers were able to see what it was like to provide security for very large special events last Wednesday, November 15th at Metlife Stadium. The crew was greeted at the gate by Retired Chief of Detectives MCPO Joseph Devine and NJSP, Meadowlands Station Commander, Lieutenant Peter Velez. After a very informative ...

Police Notice: Water Main Break

 *Water Main Break*| US-46 EB I/A/O I-287| Units O/S with a water main break. Right lane is closed. Water company O/S beginning repairs.

Tim Tebow Comes to Parsippany and Draws over 4000 People

November 12, 2017

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  Dressed in a white button down shirt, Tim Tebow came to the stage to a standing ovation, and spoke for approximately 20-25 minutes at Liquid Church's first Parsippany service to nearly 4,000 people, between both services.

The service began on time with 3 opening songs performed by a large band, and many attendees sang along with the lyrics displayed on multiple large ...

Parsippany Hills Vikings Lose the Semifinal Round 24 - 19 to the Voorhees Vikings

November 17, 2017

PARSIPPANY, NJ - It was Vikings vs. Vikings at Parsippany Hills tonight as the Parsippany Hills Vikings battled the Voorhees Vikings in the Semifinals round.  

At the end of the first half the Parsippany Vikings were leading 7 - 3. 

The second half brought a lot of action. During the third quarter, Quarterback Nick Verducci scored on a quarterback sneak to ...

Parsippany Hills Vikings Winning at Half Time 7-3 in Semifinal Game vs. Voorhees

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Hills Vikings are winning 7-3 at Halftime in the State Semi-final Game against the Voorhees Vikings at Home.  Stay tuned for more details.

Parsippany High Football Loses to Lodi 35-0

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On November 9th, the Parsippany High Redhawks lost to Lodi in a NJSIAA regional crossover game in Lodi, 35-0.

Carlos Pepin scored three touchdowns. He grabbed a 3-yard and 47-yard TD pass from Kyle Leach, along with rushing a 55-yard TD. Pepin finished with four catches for 70 yards and two carries for 76 yards.

Kyle Leach completed 8-of-17 passes for 163 yards along ...

Parsippany Hills Beats Cranford 48-21 in First Round Football Playoffs

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The second seeded home town team of the Parsippany Hills Vikings beat the seventh seeded Cranford team at home 48-21 on Friday evening, November 10th.

 Nick Verducci threw for 408 yards and scored six total touchdowns, E.J. Comerford finished with 10 catches for 236 yards and three total touchdowns and Dennis Willson chipped in seven catches for 79 yards and three ...

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Drain the Swamp

November 6, 2017

Drain the swamp...

If you like the idea of draining the swamp in Washington, then consider also starting that process here in Parsippany.  Voting in the incumbent out of habit, name recognition or party loyalty is what caused the problem and only by consciously changing that process can real change begin.  Party means the least at the municipal level.  The mayor of Parsippany ...

MORRIS COUNTY FREEHOLDERS SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP TO CREATE NEW COUNTY GOVERNMENT STRATEGIC PLAN

November 20, 2017

PLEASE TAKE SURVEY AND ATTEND NOV. 29 PUBLIC MEETING

The Morris County Board of Freeholders is creating a new Morris County Strategic Plan to develop key goals and guiding principles for county government over the next decade, and we want your help in determining priorities.

County leaders want to know about the issues that are important to residents in all 39 Morris County towns and are ...

Kellyanne Conway Returns to New Jersey for a Briefing with Morris County Women

BRANCHBURG, NJ - A caravan of Morris County women traveled to the Fox Hollow Country Club to hear fellow Jersey Girl Kellyanne Conway speak about the economy, the impending tax overhaul and life working at the White House.  Attendance was by invitation only and as such seating was limited.

Kellyanne arrived to thunderous applause as women mostly from Morris, Somerset, Hunterdon ...