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The Gift of Work

Mitch Albom’s “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” is a best seller about a man who works at a boardwalk amusement park. When he first inherits the job from his father, the job is described in a very poignant way.  Mr. Albom writes that his father “gave him the gift of work.”

We don’t ordinarily think of work as a gift – except when we’re ...

The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce Has a New Home

September 12, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The ribbon cutting ceremony at the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce's grand opening of its new location was crowded with business leaders and elected officials.  There was a lot of buzz circulating the room and lots of talk about how open and hip the new space is.  

Chamber President Robert Peluso said that there are now over 125 businesses as ...

Congratulations to Three Parsippany Students Who are Semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program

September 18, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany has three high school students to celebrate!  Three juniors have been names Semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship program. They are Tyler Lee from Parsippany Hills and Andrew Hsieh and Kevin Weiss from Parsippany High.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

Seton Hall Student Who Died on Tuesday Identified as Julian M. Mislavsky of Morristown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell off of the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan.

Mislavsky was a senior at Seton Hall and was from Morristown, stated Meehan. 

"We will have a ...

Seton Hall Student Suffers Serious Injuries After Fall From Parking Deck, University Says

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A Seton Hall University student sustained serious injuries after falling from the campus' parking deck.

The incident happened before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a tweet from the University's Twitter account.

The student was taken to University Hospital in Newark. 

Attempts to contact Seton Hall's public relations department were not returned ...

Storybrook Breakfast Serves Up Fun to Benefit Library

September 15, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CONTACT:

Christina Liparini

President, Friends of the Parsippany Library

973-294-9047

cgliparini@gmail.com

http://www.parsippanyfriends.com

Storybook Breakfast Serves Up Fun to Benefit Library

The Friends of the Parsippany Library and Woman’s Club of Parsippany are joining forces on Saturday, September 22nd to raise funds for the Parsippany ...

Bob Hugin Comes to Area to Speak to Local Business Leaders

September 7, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Addressing head on certain campaign issues in the race for US Senate, candidate Bob Hugin said that Celgene is responsible for changing more and more terminal illnesses to chronic sicknesses and affirmed that no one had ever been denied a cancer prevention drug while he was at the helm, despite their ability to pay or not pay.  Hugin addressed a crowd of over ...

Parsippany Regional Ice Hockey to Host Shredding Fundraiser Tomorrow

September 14, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a great opportunity to shred those important confidential documents tomorrow at the Parsippany Elks Club at 230 Parsippany Boulevard.  The event is from 10am - 1pm and is fundraiser for the Parsippany Ice Hockey team.  You can bring it all - checkbooks, papers, files, magazines, books, notepads - and there is no need to remove staples or paper clips.  ...

In Parsippany, Families Remember

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  It was the opposite weather of that fateful day seventeen years ago when our nation suffered the greatest tragedy in our history of existence.  Yet the rain couldn't keep the families and members of our nation's bravest from stading outside in the rain as speakers, singers and elected officials honored the memory of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the ...

Parsippany Residents Invited to Attend Training Program's Open House to Assist Drug Court Participants

RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is the host training site for the Creative Positive Expression Program (CPEP) that trains volunteers to work with the drug courts in Morris and Sussex counties to assist offenders with pursuing a positive direction rather than being incarcerated.

Representatives from CPEP will be on hand at CCM’s Workforce Development and Continuing ...

Parsippany Gets Sued Again by a Carifi

September 13, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Carifi name breeds controversy in Parsippany.  One Carifi Brother sits on the Township Council.  A Registered Republican who tends to Vote with the Democratic members.  Another Carifi brother has filed yet another lawsuit against the township alleging his civil rights were violated by a retired police chief and other officials ...

Gov. Chris Christie Drive is Open in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - All seven Morris County Freeholders were on hand to officially open Gov. Chris Christie Drive in Parsippany today. The road is the main access road for the new Central Park of Morris county.  Governor Christie is one of only four governors to be from Morris County. 

The full press release from the Morris County Government is listed below:

NEW COUNTY ROAD IS THE ...

Is Parsippany's Water Contaminated?

PARSIPPANY, NJ - After weeks of rumors regarding potential town-wide water contamination, concerned residents voiced their questions to the Parsippany Council at the September 11th meeting.  

Long time resident, Bob Venezia, asked for information as to why the well was taken offline by the water department.  He stated "The business administrator has ...

In Parsippany, Families Remember

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  It was the opposite weather of that fateful day seventeen years ago when our nation suffered the greatest tragedy in our history of existence.  Yet the rain couldn't keep the families and members of our nation's bravest from stading outside in the rain as speakers, singers and elected officials honored the memory of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders

September 17, 2018

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders

All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family!

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has ...

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Parsippany

September 19, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A winning lottery ticket was sold in Parsippany at the Village Deli & Convenience Store, 109 Route 46 East. It was one of two lucky tickets matching all five numbers drawn splitting the $163,174 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Tuesday, Sept. 18 drawing. Each ticket is worth $81,587. The winning numbers were: 20, 26, 30, 38 and 40 and the XTRA number was: 03.

Hurricane Florence Update

PARSIPPANY, NJ - WeatherReMarks Update: Florence Photo Finish into NC Coast; Expanding Wind field with Slowing Forward Motion are Recipe for Disaster; Remnants Impact Northeast Early Next Week

So here's the latest on Hurricane Florence. It weakened somewhat last night now down to a CAT 2 and 110 winds due to shear and dry air. Currently located 170 miles south east of Wilmington with ...

Traffic Alert - Tractor Trailer Accident on Rt. 80

September 20, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer on Rt. 80 Westbound between mile markers 41 and 42. NJ State Police are on the scene and the Fire Department is dispatched and responding. 

Traffic Alert on Rt. 53

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Due to emergency road work on Route 53/Tabor Road, traffic is being alternated between Park Road and Brooklawn Drive. Motorists should expect delays through the evening rush hour.

Parsippany Gets Sued Again by a Carifi

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Carifi name breeds controversy in Parsippany.  One Carifi Brother sits on the Township Council.  A Registered Republican who tends to Vote with the Democratic members.  Another Carifi brother has filed yet another lawsuit against the township alleging his civil rights were violated by a retired police chief and other officials ...

Parsippany Girls Varsity Soccer Comes up Short with Chatham

September 18, 2018

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Chatham Freshman striker Audrey Van Wie scored the first two goals of her varsity career in Chatham's 4-2 girls soccer victory over Parsippany Hills on Tuesday.

Midfielder Grace Van Sciver contributed a goal and an assist for Chatham, which received a goal from Meredith Enslow and two assists from Emma Droner.

Parsippany Hills Football Shuts Out Roxbury

PARSIPPANY, NJ – They say the first win is always the toughest.

The Parsippany Hills High School football team, after a tough two weeks against Bergen County teams Paramus and River Dell, enjoyed a 29-0 shutout of Roxbury on Friday night.

“It was huge for us,” said Parsippany Hills’ head coach David Albano. “We were coming off two straight losses, dealing with ...

Alot to Celebrate at Parsippany High with a 2-1 Football Season

PARSIPPANY, NJ – For the first time since 2014, the Parsippany High School football team is off to a 2-1 start.

The Redhawks cruised past winless Dover, 55-20, on Friday night. It was the second road win of the season for Parsippany, which defeated Kittatinny, 27-21, in the season opener.

“We preached all week long that tempo, conditioning and discipline would lead us to our ...

Weekly Sports Recap for Parsippany Hills Vikings

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- The Parsippany Hills High School sports teams have been challenged early on in the fall season. With tough weather conditions and tough opponents, let’s take a look back to see how the first week of the fall season fared for the Vikings.

Boys Soccer

Parsippany Hills opened the season with a 2-1 victory over West Morris on Sept. 5. Par Hills’ two first-half ...

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Open House for Teens Looking to Experience Careers in Aviation

September 20, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 –

Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in aviation are invited to join Aviation Explorer Post 523 on October 3rd at Morristown Airport.  The goal of the post is to help teens experience different career paths in aviation. 

 

On October 3rd, a panel of aviation professionals will discuss what avenues ...

Eastlake and Lake Parsippany Boys and Girls Can Join Cub Scouts

Boys & girls at Eastlake and Lake Parsippany schools are invited to join our new Cub Scout Pack on Friday, 9/21 at 7:00 pm in the gym at Eastlake School. Girls will be placed in all-girl dens and boys in all-boy dens but they will all have the same Cub Scout fun.
On 9/21, children will play games in the gyms while parents learn about Cub Scouts and register their child.
For more info, ...

New Retail Store Coming to Parsippany

NAI Hanson Negotiates Full Building Retail Lease in Parsippany, N.J.  

Parsippany, N.J. (September 18, 2018) – NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based full-service independent commercial real estate firm, has negotiated a lease for an approximately 12,000-square-foot retail/showroom building with Home Comfort Furniture at 120 Rt. 46 W. in Parsippany, N.J.

Research Opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivors

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 ...

Money Magazine Names Parsippany #1 Best Place to Live In New Jersey

PARSIPPANY – In Money Magazine’s rankings of the Best Places to Live 2018, the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills was named #1 in New Jersey and #26 in the United States.  Factors comprising the ranking include the strength of the local economy, crime rate, quality of education, and concentration of local amenities.

“With good schools — among the highest scoring of ...

Research Opportunity for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder Living in NJ Metro Area

Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ is looking for individuals with spinal cord injury/disorder to participate in a new research study! Researchers are evaluating the benefits of a group educational treatment program to improve self-efficacy in people living with spinal cord injury or disorder (SCI/D). Self-efficacy is a person's belief in his or her ability to achieve goals, complete ...

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The 1946 Moore’s Ford Lynching Case: Another Push for Justice on 10/3/2018

September 16, 2018

By all assessments, the 1946 Moore’s Ford Lynching in Walton County, GA, still stands as America’s last unsolved mass murder.  On October 3, 2018 in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, a decision may be reached that could either bring a long overdue closure to this 72-year-old case or consign it to an obscure and fading memory.

On the evening of July 25, 1946, a ...