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An Unforgettable Father’s Day Story

As far back as 1924, President Calvin Coolidge recommended that “Father’s Day” become a national holiday   ̶  but it wasn’t until 1966 that President Lyndon B. Johnson, through an executive order, designated the third Sunday in June as the official day to celebrate fathers everywhere.

As with many of our holidays, Father’s Day has become highly ...

Morris County Chamber Searching to Replace Paul Boudreau

July 11, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Morris County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Boudreau will retire on Dec. 31 and the chamber board has retained a search firm and formed a search committee to find a replacement, said Jack Miller, chairman of the chamber's board of directors.

Boudreau has been president of the chamber since 2008. During the last ten years he led the effort to grow the ...

Center for Nursing Innovation and Research for Morristown Medical Center Officially Opens

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Center for Nursing Innovation and Research for Morristown Medical Center officially opened last week. 

The ultimate goal of the Center for Nursing Innovation is to improve quality patient care. The dedicated physical space (located across the street from the hospital) and innovative culture enables nurses to explore, share and develop new ideas aimed at improving ...

Parsippany Eagle Scout Honored by Freeholder Board

July 6, 2018

FREEHOLDERS HONOR OUTSTANDING EAGLE SCOUTS REPRESENTING TROOPS IN FOUR MORRIS COUNTY TOWNS

The Morris County Board of Freeholders recently honored seven Eagle Scouts from troops in Denville, Morristown, Parsippany, and Roxbury for a series of ambitious scout projects that helped them attain Boy Scouting’s highest honor.

Projects done by the Eagle Scouts included work done at Celebrate ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

ANNUAL MORRIS COUNTY4-H FAIR SET FOR JULY 19-22

July 7, 2018

CHESTER, NJ- The annual Morris County 4-H Fair, a fun celebration of the work of 4-H youths from across Morris County, mixed in with hot air balloons, fireworks, and amusement rides and games, will kick off a four-day run on Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22 at Chubb Park in Chester Township.

A wide variety of family-friendly activities are planned, including pony and hay rides, petting ...

Parsippany Eagle Scout Honored by Freeholder Board

July 6, 2018

FREEHOLDERS HONOR OUTSTANDING EAGLE SCOUTS REPRESENTING TROOPS IN FOUR MORRIS COUNTY TOWNS

The Morris County Board of Freeholders recently honored seven Eagle Scouts from troops in Denville, Morristown, Parsippany, and Roxbury for a series of ambitious scout projects that helped them attain Boy Scouting’s highest honor.

Projects done by the Eagle Scouts included work done at Celebrate ...

Local Kiwanis club members go to Las Vegas to participate in deciding global organization’s future

PARSIPPANY – President Frank Cahill, Nicolas Limanov, Gordon Meth and Michael Mulhaul, members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany attended the 2018 Kiwanis International convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. They represented the opinions and beliefs of the local Kiwanis club members in the discussion and decision-making in the global organization’s structure and leadership.

The ...

Former Council President Speaks up at Parsippany's Council Meeting

July 13, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Former Council President and Current Parsippany GOP Chairman, Lou Valori spoke up at the July 10th Council meeting,  He voiced concerns over the social media posts of a local public figure and his relation to the Parsippany Chamber of Commerce.  Current Council President Paul Carifi interrupted him asking what his speech had to do with Township ...

Petition to Oppose Marijuana Distribution Centers in Parsippany

Dear Friends,

The first attachment is a statement “to Oppose Marijuana Distribution Centers in Parsippany”.

The second attachment contains Petition Signature Pages.

A majority of people are not opposed to medical marijuana since it is dispensed by prescription for

many types of ailments. We are, however, concerned about recreational marijuana which is being

promoted by ...

Parsippany Residents Show Up to Voice Unhappiness with Proposed Tax Increases

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A large crowd of residents appeared before Parsippany's governing body at the township council's agenda meeting on July 10, 2018 to say NO to increased property taxes.

Residents spoke out to complain about the proposed tax increases and demanded written explanations in writing from the Council.  Both Council President Paul Carifi and Township CFO Ann Cucci ...

Declaration of Independence – What is it?

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

National Leader in Pancreatic Cancer Opens Unique Clinical Trials in Morristown

July 6, 2018

Dr. Angela Alistar is national principal investigator for first-in-class drug CPI-613

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System is now enrolling patients in four pancreatic cancer clinical trials.  Angela Alistar, MD, a nationally known expert on pancreatic cancer, is serving as national Principal Investigator (PI) on the first trial and as local PI on three other ...

Attempted Robbery on Orston Court

July 15, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Officers responded to the residence on Orston Court for a possible residential burglary. Upon their arrival they spoke to the victim, who advised them that they arrived home and found the front door ajar and the door jamb damaged. The house was checked by responding officers, but they did not locate any suspects inside.

After speaking to the victim it was determined the ...

Traffic Alert: Rt. 80

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a motor vehicle accident on the eastbound side of Route 80 at exit 39.  Police have closed the left lane. 

Counterfeit Money Used at Rite-Aid

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany police reported that Counterfeit money was used at the Rite-Aid on N. Beverwyck Road.

Patrol Officer P. Kolln responded to store for a person who purchased a Green Dot prepaid Visa Card with counterfeit currency. Upon his arrival he spoke to the employee who advised him that a black male in his mid-twenties, wearing a baseball cap, a black long sleeve shirt ...

Robbery at Bangiola’s Deli

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police have reported that there was a burglary at Bangiola's Deli on Littleton Road that occurred sometime between 4:30pm on 7/5/18 and 5:30am on 7/6/18. The unknown suspect stole over $800 in cash.

The owner said he arrived at the business at approximately 5:30 AM and found the front window was forced open. Parsippany Police Department Detectives, ...

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Kessler Foundation Seeks Volunteers for Important Breast Cancer Study

July 13, 2018

Researchers at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ are studying new ways of combating breast cancer-related weakness & fatigue. These symptoms can diminish quality of life & often last long after treatment has ended. If you are a woman aged 40-75, who was diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 10 years*, you may qualify for this important research study.

We are ...

Parsippany BOYS & GIRLS INVITED TO FREE SUMMER ADVENTURE NIGHTS

STANHOPE, NJ – July 5, 2018– Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program consists of archery shooting, STEM activities, BB shooting, aquatics, campfire, ...

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Paul Boudreau, Morris County Chamber president, to retire and replacement search begins

Jack Miller, chairman of the board of directors of Morris County Chamber of Commerce, has announced that Paul Boudreau, the chamber's president, will retire effective Dec. 31. The chamber board has retained a search firm and formed a Search Committee to secure Boudreau's replacement.

 

Boudreau has been president of the chamber since 2008. During the last 10 years he led the ...

Teva Pharmaceuticals Bringing Nearly 1,000 Jobs, New Headquarters to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY – Today, Teva Pharmaceuticals announced that they will be moving their North American headquarters to Parsippany.  This move is anticipated to support well over 800 new jobs with a median annual wage of $128,073.  Teva Pharmaceuticals will be expanding their current footprint in Parsippany to accommodate this growth.  The current site will now house 350,000 square ...

Free A Cappella Singing Lessons Offered by Women’s Chorus

The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Sing A Cappella Series” of vocal workshops. Women will learn to sing chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music, Wednesdays, 7:15pm, August 1st and 8th at The Shrine of St Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ.  

Each week guests will participate in ...

Lisa McCormick comments after Gov. Murphy caves on budget demands

July 8, 2018

To the Editor,

Gov. Philip D. Murphy bowed to pressure from Democratic lawmakers rather than force a government shutdown over his demand for millionaires tax like the five measures vetoed by former Republican Gov Chris Christie.

At 7:30 pm on June 30, the last day of the fiscal year, Murphy held a news conference with Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Senate President  ...

Millionaires and Mudslinging

To the Editor,

I was promised that New Jersey Democrats would enact a millionaires tax that extended the one we had when Jon Corzine was governor but I knew they would never have let that lapse if they wanted anything other than a political football.

Gov Chris Christie was sent a bill to veto five times because it made him look bad. 

Assembly Democrats don't really care ...

Concerned Resident Speaks Out

Dear Editor,

As a concerned mother, I feel impelled to speak out on last week’s revelations regarding a prominent Parsippany public figure.

After reading Mr. Tom DeLorenzo’s letter to the editor, I realized how important it is not to remain silent.  I was completely unaware the severity of the content until I had been forwarded some of the actual screenshots from ...