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Parsippany Hills Students Participate in Demonstration

April 19, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - If you heard sirens, fire trucks and racing police cars around 1pm today in the vicinity of Parsippany Hills High School, your ears were not playing tricks on you.  

Hundreds of students took part in an active drunk driving demonstration where police cars, ambulances and fire trucks all acted out a drunk driving scene.  Students watched on in the rain as the ...

High School Students in Morris Vocational School Academy Attend Clean Communities Program

DENVILLE, NJ - Students in the Denville-based Morris County Vocational School's Academy for Environmental Science, offered at Jefferson High School, recently attended a special program focused on clean communities.

The students went to the 10th Annual Clean Communities Environmental Student Exchange (CCESE) Program held at the Ocean City Music Pier. During the 2-day event, selected ...

Parsippany's Bill Taylor a Kicking Success for Rutgers

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  When New Jersey high school football players move on to play for Rutgers University, most hope their exploits will be noticed and applauded by the fans back home.

Not so Bill Taylor, a Parsippany Hills High School graduate who will be a sophomore at Rutgers when next football season rolls around. He's perfectly content being anonymous.

Taylor, you see, is a long ...

Lake Hopatcong 'Floating Classroom' Launched at Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Wednesday launched onto Lake Hopatcong its long-awaited "floating classroom" educational vessel. The launch took place at Lake Hopatcong State Park in Landing.

The 40-foot covered catamaran pontoon boat seats 40. It will be used to teach area students and the public about Lake Hopatcong. The boat, built by ...

St. Bonaventure Grad Sean Cullen Plays Role in "Paterno" on HBO

April 7, 2018

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – Who would have thought the guy who got turned down for leading roles at Garret Theater would end up playing roles next to some of the most famous faces in show business?

Well, that is what’s been happening in the life of St. Bonaventure alumnus Sean Cullen, who earned a degree in mass communication in 1983.

Cullen has been cast in ...

Results of the County Ballot Drawing - Republican and Democratic Results

April 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Friday at 3pm, the Morris County Clerk's office drew for ballot positioning for US Senate, US Congress and County Freeholder races.  The results are more news worthy for Republicans only because the Morris County Republican Organization does not have an official party line, therefore the ballot positioning could be significant albeit it is reliant on ...

Breaking News: Parsippany's Peluso Drops Out of Freeholder Race

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's former Council Vice President Robert Peluso has announced that he is withdrawing his candidacy for Morris County Freeholder this morning.  

According to inside sources, Peluso is resigning due to family obligations and personal issues that would affect his time commitment necessary to run an effective Freeholder campaign.  Other ...

IMPORTANT - Voter Related Deadlines for Parsippany and Morris County Residents

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  The June Primary will be here before you know it and there are some important key dates to be reminded of in advance.  Please take note of the important voting related deadlines:

 

May 15 – Primary – Voter Registration deadline

May 29 – Primary – Vote by Mail deadline

June 5 – PRIMARY ELECTION

October ...

Who's Running With Who in the Morris Freeholder Racer

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Hank Lyons has jumped out of the Morris County Freeholder race leaving his running mates Deb Smith and John Krickus without a third person, but that is not going to be for long.  Inside sources say that new candidate Steve Shaw, a former mayor from Mountain Lakes will be joining their ticket.  

Also partnering up will be Aura Dunn, a Mendham Township ...

Eggs Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination Sold in New Jersey

April 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — Some 207 million eggs from a farm in Hyde County, N.C., have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. The eggs were sold to consumers in nine states, including New Jersey, and there have been 22 illnesses reported to date, according to the Food & Drug Administration.

Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind., is voluntarily recalling the eggs because they have ...

Apply Now; Impact 100 Garden State Will Award Grants Totaling $300,000

April 11, 2018

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Three grants of $100,000 each will be awarded to nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Morris, Somerset, Passaic and Sussex counties, announced Impact 100 Garden State.  The organization, Impact 100 Garden State will accept grant applications until April 16.

Impact 100 Garden State is a six-year-old local women’s philanthropic ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Put Together Uplifting Public Service Announcement to Raise Money for Families

PARKLAND, FLA. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students have put together a fund-raising public service announcement to raise funds for the victims' families.

Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said, "The Parkland community steps up," Michael Udine, Broward County Commissioner, said. "You can join via online auction for trips, dinners, etc., to bolster the ...

State Supreme Court Says Morris County Can't Pay for Churches' Rehabs

April 19, 2018

MORRIS, NJ — An interpretation of Separation of Church and State has led the State Supreme Court of New Jersey to rule that Morris County's practice of giving historic preservation grants to local churches is against the state constitution.

Justice Stuart Rabner wrote that the historic preservation grants, which are taxpayer-funded, violate the Religious Aid Clause of the ...

As Barbara Bush Passes, Senator Pennacchio Expresses Condolences

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Senator Joe Pennacchio relayed the following remarks this evening.

"At a time when public acrimony and its caustic discourse have become common place it is hard to imagine that not too distant in time this Country was graced by a selfless and gentile First Lady named Barbara Bush. Married to and given birth to,  two Presidents she overcame personal tragedy ...

Town Hall Coming to Lake Hiawatha

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Soriano is hosting his fourth town hall - this time in Lake Hiawatha.  The Mayor is giving residents a chance to come out and voice comments, questions and concerns with their public officials.

The event is on April 24th and it will be held at the following location and time:

Mayor's Townhall - Lower Lake Hiawatha

Location:

Rockaway Meadow Elementary ...

County Roads in Parsippany Scheduled to Be Paved in 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Two paving projects in Parsippany are scheduled to take place in 2018, announced the Morris County Freeholders.

The full list of county road paving projects will target more than 30 miles across 24 municipalities at a total cost of $9 million, in a continuation of the board’s continuing policy of maintaining and improving the county’s high quality road ...

High School Students in Morris Vocational School Academy Attend Clean Communities Program

April 17, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ - Students in the Denville-based Morris County Vocational School's Academy for Environmental Science, offered at Jefferson High School, recently attended a special program focused on clean communities.

The students went to the 10th Annual Clean Communities Environmental Student Exchange (CCESE) Program held at the Ocean City Music Pier. During the 2-day event, selected ...

Lake Hopatcong 'Floating Classroom' Launched at Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Wednesday launched onto Lake Hopatcong its long-awaited "floating classroom" educational vessel. The launch took place at Lake Hopatcong State Park in Landing.

The 40-foot covered catamaran pontoon boat seats 40. It will be used to teach area students and the public about Lake Hopatcong. The boat, built by ...

Snow Kidding, Snow Possible for Tuesday

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service predicts a possibility for snow on Tuesday with little to no accumulation. 

Monday will remain chilly with light breezes making it feel colder than it actually is. 

Tonight, a mixture of snow and rain is expected to hit the area around midnight and continue through the early morning hours. Rain is expected to follow. Tuesday temperatures ...

Morristown’s Atlantic Health System Launches Region’s Only HPV Center Dedicated to Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral HPV-Associated Cancers

April 6, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Over 10,000 Americans are estimated to be diagnosed with HPV-associated oral cancer this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a concerning trend that has seen the rate of such cancers triple over the last two decades. Responsible for approximately 70 percent of new cases of oral cancer, HPV-associated oral cancer is now the leading ...

No Power in Large Section of Parsippany

April 16, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a large section of the Eastern portion of Parsippany out of power.  Rt 46, New Road and other major roads are affected.  The cause and time of restoration is unknown.

Police Warning: Flooded Roads

April 16, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - 

We have a few intersections in town that are currently being controlled by officers since the traffic signals are not functioning. Also, multiple roadways around town have flooded due to the rain. Please refrain from driving through coned off areas or large standing pools of water.

Please drive with caution.

Aerial Inspections to Start in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  From the Parsippany Police:

***POWER LINE INSPECTION VIA HELICOPTER***

Starting around April 14th and lasting approximately 2 weeks, JCP&L will be conducting aerial inspections on multiple high voltage transmission lines throughout the area. They will be using the below helicopter and flying close to the power lines and possibly hovering over areas as they conduct ...

String of Parsippany Burglaries in Town Result in Police Warning

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The past week has left the Police Department dealing with numerous attempted and completed burglaries. The Patrol Division and Investigative Division are working around the clock to solve these incidents and prevent future ones. The police ask all residents to keep eyes and ears open and report anyone or anything that seems suspicious right away.  

According to the ...

Shoplifting Incident at Rite Aid

PARSIPPANY, NJ - 

Officers responded to the Rite Aid for a reported shoplifting. Employees reported that a male had entered the store and stole 2 Tropicana orange juices valued at $1.99 each and ran out of the store. Patrols units checked the area but did not locate the unknown suspect. He was described as black male with a black jacket and jeans.

This incident remains under ...

Parsippany Receives an A+

April 14, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany, NJ received an A+ grade on Niche 2018 rankings of the "Best Places to Live" in New Jersey.  Only 80 towns received an A+ grade and Parsippany was one of them. 

This year Niche took a different approach and graded each town in NJ like a report card with scores from A+ to D. 

Here are all the towns and how they ...

State Supreme Court Says Morris County Can't Pay for Churches' Rehabs

April 19, 2018

MORRIS, NJ — An interpretation of Separation of Church and State has led the State Supreme Court of New Jersey to rule that Morris County's practice of giving historic preservation grants to local churches is against the state constitution.

Justice Stuart Rabner wrote that the historic preservation grants, which are taxpayer-funded, violate the Religious Aid Clause of the ...

Plenty of Shots on Goal during Parsippany at Lenape Valley Lacrosse Game

April 18, 2018

LENAPE VALLEY, NJ - Parsippany had 20 Shots on Goal, 5 which scored, during a close game at Lenape Valley where they lost 8-5. 

For Lenape Valley, Macie Stricchiola scored three goals while Taylor Frally and Elisa Kucevic added two goals apiece.  Lindsey Bicher finished with a goal and two assists for Lenape Valley, which took 18 shots as a team.

 

Setback Won't Deter Parsippany Hills Softball Team

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Anny Lengner secured both the win and a two-run homer at the plate to lead Chatham to a 10-1 win over Parsippany Hills in Parsippany.

Lengner also singled. She allowed just one run on two hits to go with a walk and seven strikeouts in five innings of work. Julia Yukniewicz pitched the final two innings, yielding just one hit, while walking two and striking out two. Sarah ...

Parsippany Hills Baseball Falls Short to Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - Center fielder Tyler Brock made a diving catch that was turned into a pivotal double play in the sixth inning and Peter DeMaria launched his fifth home run of the season in Chatham's 4-2 baseball win over Parsippany Hills on Thursday.

But those performances pale in comparison to what senior pitcher Billy Gyves did by simply taking the ball and stepping on the mound for ...

Parsippany's Bill Taylor a Kicking Success for Rutgers

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  When New Jersey high school football players move on to play for Rutgers University, most hope their exploits will be noticed and applauded by the fans back home.

Not so Bill Taylor, a Parsippany Hills High School graduate who will be a sophomore at Rutgers when next football season rolls around. He's perfectly content being anonymous.

Taylor, you see, is a long ...

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FREE MORRIS COUNTY VETERANS LEGAL CLINIC AND BENEFITS EXPO

April 19, 2018

APRIL 27 EVENT OPEN TO VETS FROM ALL 39 MORRIS TOWNS

A free Morris County Veterans Legal Clinic and Resources Expo will be on Friday, April 27 at the Morristown Municipal Building, hosted by the Morris County Bar Foundation and Morris County Veterans’ Services Office, in cooperation with the Town of Morristown.

The clinic/expo will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the town hall at 200 ...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Police Use of Force and Officer Involved Shooting Program is a Great Success

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - On the afternoon of Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office hosted the first of their four “21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project” programs. The “21/21 Community Policing Project” was implemented by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and aims to cultivate relationships between local law enforcement ...

MORRIS HISTORY: NEW RESEARCH TO TELL STORY OF MORRIS CANALS AND PORT DELAWARE

MORRIS HISTORY: NEW RESEARCH TO TELL STORY OF MORRIS CANALS

AND PORT DELAWARE

Register Now: April 28 Canals and Local History Symposium is Selling Out

Newly acquired letters, documents and drawings reveal an untold story of the daily operations of the Morris Canal, a thoroughfare that was considered a technological marvel in the 1800s for its innovative use of water-driven inclined ...

Holocaust Survivor to Speak

MONTVILLE, NJ – In commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, the Pine Brook Jewish Center presents speaker and Holocaust survivor Olga Menczer on Sunday, April 15 at 10 a.m. at the center.

Menczer was born and raised in the Hungary’s capital city of Budapest. She and her older sister survived slave labor, Ravensbrük Concentration Camp, and a Death March.

Come ...

New Jersey PTA Awarded Grant to Engage Families in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education

New Jersey PTA Awarded Grant to Engage Families in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education

Grant supports STEM + Families initiative to increase student access to STEM experiences

Alexandria, Virginia

National PTA and the Bayer USA Foundation have awarded New Jersey PTA with a $4,000 grant to engage families in STEM education.  New Jersey PTA is one of only seven ...

Blood Reserves Challenged by Patient Demand

New Jersey Blood Services would like to announce that it is conducting blood drives in your area which are open to the public. Please include these drives in any listing of community events which you maintain.  The following drives are scheduled in the near future:

Friday, May 4, 2018   Islamic Center of Morris County, 1 Mannino Drive, Rockaway 11:00 ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, May 5, 9:00 AM

First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna, Succasunna

Pre-Owned Treasures Sale At First Presbyterian ...

Other

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Sat, May 5, 4:00 PM

Morristown Armory, Morristown

Relay For Life of Greater Morristown

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Thu, May 10, 5:30 PM

The Atrium, Florham Park

Disrupt / NNJ

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John Cesaro and Aura Dunn form Freeholder Ticket

April 10, 2018

“The Smart, Conservative Choice for Morris County”

Incumbent Cesaro and Mendham Borough resident, Aura Dunn will run together for the Republican Primary on June 5, 2018.

Both candidates hold advanced degrees and have a combined 40 years in public service.  Cesaro, with a law degree from Quinnipiac University and Dunn, a Master of Public Administration from the George ...

Assemblyman Jon Bramnick Makes a Career Day Visit to New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Assemblyman Jon Bramnick helped the kids at the New Providence Middle School answer the age-old question - What do you want to be when you grow up?  The Assembly Leader spent the day with the students talking about what it's like to be a NJ State Legislaturor and an attorney during their annual Career Day.  The kids were interested and ...