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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 ...

Parsippany's Schools Staff Wants Fairer Compensation

September 22, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - After a press release was issued that a large demonstration was being organized by members of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Education Association to take place prior to the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, September 13, teachers and administrators showed up to express their desires for fairer compensation. Some of the issues raised included the increased ...

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

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 ...

Parsippany Fall Fest Coming Next Weekend

September 20, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The annual Parsippany Fall Fest will be held next Sunday, September 30th on North Beverwyck Road in Lake Hiawatha.  It will be an afternoon fun-fest which includes face painting, kiddie rides, games, food and crafts from local vendors.  Send your Fall Fest pictures to TAPInto Parsippany for a chance to win a free Amazon gift card.

Storybrook Breakfast Serves Up Fun to Benefit Library

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 ...

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.  ...

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 ...

Boy Scouts of America to Recognize Morristown Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Louis Brusco Jr., MD with 2018 Health and Medical Award for Outstanding Leadership for Youth

September 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America will recognize Louis Brusco Jr., MD, FCCM, Chief Medical Officer, Morristown Medical Center, with the 2018 Health and Medical Award for his service as an exemplary role model for the youth of the Morris County area.

Dr. Brusco was chosen for his outstanding services as evidenced by the interest and leadership they have demonstrated within 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

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 ...

Rock Thrown at Windshield on Dafrack Drive

September 24, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Patrol Officer T. Armenti responded to Dafrack Drive for a report of a rock being thrown
through a windshield. Upon his arrival he spoke to the victim who advised him that during the
night of 9/13 or early morning hours of 9/14 an unknown suspect(s) threw a rock at his 1988
Pontiac Firebird damaging the windshield.
This incident remains under investigation and anyone with ...

Strong Arm Robbery at Gulf Station

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Officers responded to the Gulf Express for a reported robbery. Upon their arrival, they made
contact with the employees. They stated a male entered the Gulf Express to buy some items.
He was then observed in the rear of the store crouched down acting suspiciously, and then
attempted to leave. As the suspect tried to leave the employee attempted to stop him and
inquire ...

Traffic Alert - Tractor Trailer Accident on Rt. 80

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.

Excitement in Last Three Minutes of Vikings Football Delivers a 34-20 Win

September 23, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany Hills High School football team achieved its goal
of reaching .500 this week.
As Vikings’ head coach David Albano went up against one of his former players and the
current head coach of Hanover Park in Dan Fulton, Parsippany Hills improved to 2-2 on
the season.
“It was a great high school football game,” Albano said. “We jumped on ...

Congratulations to the Vikings and Coach Albano on the 150th Win

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Congratulations to the team and to the Parsippany Hills High School Vikings Football Coach Dave Albano on his 150th win. Game details available shortly.

Parsippany High Football Drops to 2-2

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany High School football team dropped to 2-2 on the season following a 33-0 home loss to Wallkill Valley on Friday night.

The Redhawks struggled to get much going on the offensive end. Quarterback James Riedinger was 5-of-13 for 23 yards with two interceptions.

Parsippany did see some overall success on the ground behind Tyler Grieco. Despite not finding ...

Parsippany High Sports Roundup for the Past Week

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- The Parsippany High School sports teams are through two weeks of the fall season. Let’s take a look back to see how the Redhawks competed over the week.

Boys Soccer

Parsippany dropped a 6-1 contest at Dover on Sept. 12. Dover scored five second-half goals. The lone goal for the Redhawks came from Angelo Cascio. Goalies Logan Breseman and Chris Leibfred combined for ...

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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 ...

Upcoming Events

Tue, September 25, 8:30 AM

Parsippany Health Department, Lake Hiawatha

SMAC Blood Test

Health & Wellness

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Sat, September 29, 10:00 AM

Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne

Susan G. Komen North Jersey - Free Women’s ...

Health & Wellness

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 ...

Police Blotter: Warrants, Narcotics and Suspicious People Top This Week's Police Blotter

September 24, 2018

9/12: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS/D.W.I.: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Randolph Township. An investigation led to Kenneth J. Verpent, age 27, of Dover, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving While Intoxicated. He was released with a ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Anna Sandler and Fred Smith of TAPinto SOMA

This issue of TAPinto Featured Franchisee highlights TAPinto South Orange and Maplewood with the site's owner Fred Smith and lead editor Anna Sandler. Check out the interview to find out how owning and operating a TAPinto site came at the most opportune time for these NJ residents.
 
Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?
I first joined TAPinto in 2014 as a sales and ...

World-Class Vocal Groups Mentor Young Singers at Jersey Harmony Explosion

September 21, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - This year's Jersey Harmony Explosion, a festival where professional acapella and barbershop performers bring their talents and expertise to aspiring singers, was hosted at James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell, NJ.

"I loved hearing all the barbershop quartets sing for us. I found that was completely inspiring," said Christina Freeman, a participant ...