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Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Dianne Grossman, Mallory's Mom & Founder of Mallory's Army, to Speak in New Providence

August 11, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mallory Rose Grossman, a girl from Rockaway, NJ, took her own life last June at the age of 12. Following this tragedy, her parents, Dianne and Seth Grossman, started a charitable foundation called Mallory’s Army. Its mission is to change behavior, provide education to parents and create enrichment programs for schools to put a solution ...

Abhisheksinh Salunia of Parsippany Receives Scholarship from PSE&G

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  PSEG awarded an $850 scholarship to Abhisheksinh Salunia of Parsippany, who was one of the Morris County Vocational School's students who received a college scholarship at an event hosted by the Morris County Freeholders at their meeting in Morristown.

You can read the full press release here:

FREEHOLDERS ANNOUNCE NJAC FOUNDATION 2018 SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO ...

Learn about Rewarding Careers in IT and Manufacturing; CCM Career Showcases Provide Insight into Top Opportunities

RANDOLPH, NJ – Tired of making minimum wage, feel trapped in a dead-end job or just not sure that you can afford college? County College of Morris (CCM) will be offering two Career Showcases this month to share what the best careers are in information technology and manufacturing, including what they pay, the demand and what education is required to succeed in those fields.

The first ...

Children's Book Sale at Parsippany Library

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Friends of the Library are holding an ongoing lobby sale featuring children’s books at the Main Library which is located at 449 Halsey Road in Parsippany.  

All young readers, teachers or adults interested in building your own collection or library are encouraged to come by.  Most books are priced at $1.00 each and are gently used. 

TAPInto Parsippany Photographer is Donating Portion of Sales to Library

August 12, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sandi MacNaughten, a freelance photographer for TAPInto Parsippany, has set up a small exhibit at on the lower level of the Parsippany Main Library.  She is donating a portion of her sales to the library.  Attached is a sample of her work and a picture of the display on the lower level.  

You can also browse and search for Sandi's name on TAP and ...

Tonight's Concert is Moved to the Liquid Church

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Tonight's concert has been moved to the Liquid Church due to inclement weather!  The concert is still scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM.  Please be advised that no pets and outside food are allowed in the Church.  Additionally, the Church has plenty of seating and parking.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Liquid Church ...

Parsippany Movie Night Featuring Star Wars: The Last Jedi

LIQUID CHURCH TO SHOW STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI DURING FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT FOR THE MORRIS COUNTY COMMUNITY

"Parsippany Movie Night” on August 17th to be an Evening of FREE Summer Family Fun, Featuring FREE Refreshments and Games, plus Your Favorite Star Wars Characters

PARSIPPANY, NJ - August 6, 2018 – Liquid Church, one of New Jersey’s fastest-growing Christian ...

Alert: Tonight's concert has been moved to the Liquid Church

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  Tonight's concert has been moved to the Liquid Church due to inclement weather.  The concert is still scheduled to begin at 7:30pm. Please be advised that there are no pets or outside food allowed in Church.  Additionally the Church has plenty of seating and parking.

Liquid Church Street Address

2800, 299 Webro Road, Parsippany NJ 07054 

Vice President Pence Comes to Local Area Today to Headline Webber for Congress Event

August 10, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Late yesterday, the secret service determined that Baltusrol would not be secure enough for the Vice President of the United States, so the Webber for Congress event, headlining Vice President Mike Pence, was moved to a secret private location in Morristown.

Over 200 people attended the event which also included Senior Whitehouse Advisor Kellyanne Conway and several state ...

Morris County GOP Board Member's Issues Statement on Pence Visit

Vice President Pence and the Trump administration are supporting Jay Webber because they know he will be a leader continuing America's economic upturn. Families are sitting around their kitchen tables discussing pocket-book issues, not parsing through the political mud being flung by Mikie Sherrill's supporters. 

I'm personally excited about Jay Webber's candidacy because ...

Statement from MCDWC Chair

Morristown, NJ - elContinuing to highlight allies who hold values that are at odds with the people of New Jersey, Assemblyman Jay Webber will bring Vice President Mike Pence to headline a thousand-dollar per person fundraiser for Assemblyman Jay Webber in New Jersey’s 11th District. Vice President Pence’s record of voting against women goes hand-in-hand with Assemblyman Webber’s ...

Vice President Mike Pence Coming to our Area to Support Jay Webber

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to NJ to extend his support for Assemblyman Jay Webber as he pursues a seat in the U.S. Congress for the 11th District of NJ. 

Vice President Pence will be headlining a high dollar ticket fundraiser for Webber on August 10th at a location that has not yet been disclosed. It will be a luncheon event with an optional VIP ...

Dianne Grossman, Mallory's Mom & Founder of Mallory's Army, to Speak in New Providence

August 11, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mallory Rose Grossman, a girl from Rockaway, NJ, took her own life last June at the age of 12. Following this tragedy, her parents, Dianne and Seth Grossman, started a charitable foundation called Mallory’s Army. Its mission is to change behavior, provide education to parents and create enrichment programs for schools to put a solution ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Parsippany Residents Encouraged to Sign Up For the New Morris County Alert System

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has moved to a new Emergency Alert System called AlertMorris. Residents are encouraged to sign up for AlertMorristown to receive emergency alerts by email, text or phone.

The start-up of the “AlertMorris’’ emergency notification system, a countywide network to provide up-to-the-minute emergency messaging to residents throughout ...

Agenda Township Council Meeting Moved to August 7th

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The August 8, 2018 Agenda Township Council Meeting of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 7:30 PM, in the Municipal Building located at 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey. Formal action may or may not be taken.

Statewide Litter Survey Shows a 53 Percent Drop in Trash in New Jersey on Streets and Highways

August 7, 2018

The New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) today issued the findings of a comprehensive report that shows litter along streets and highways in the state has been reduced by 53 percent over the past 13 years.

“Litter is unsightly and can impact quality of life. Litter cleanup is a crucial part of protecting our natural resources,” said Assistant Commissioner Mark Pedersen of ...

Morristown Medical Center Rated Number One Hospital in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report

August 14, 2018

Morristown Medical Center Nationally Rated in Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery 

Overlook Medical Center Highly Rated and Recognized for Neurology & Neurosurgery 

Morristown, NJ—Atlantic Health System today announced that Morristown Medical Center was rated the number one hospital in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report in ...

Morris Prosecutor’s Opioid Forum to Feature Former NFL Star

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is holding a special forum, “Opioid Crisis: A Community Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Recovery” on Wednesday, August 15 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Christ Church in Rockaway Township. Register here .

Super Bowl champion and world-class athlete, Vance Johnson, will deliver the keynote address ...

Car Wash Today to Benefit Parsippany Police Explorers

August 12, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ -There is a car wash today hosted by the Parsippany Police Explorer Post #131.  They will be washing away your vehicles dirt and grime from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Parsippany P.A.L. located at 33 Baldwin Road. 

Despite Newark's Sanctuary City Status, Undocumented City Resident Turned Over to ICE

August 12, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Daniel Castro put his head on the water bottle he clutched between his shackled hands as he sat on an airplane bound for detention centers, first in Nebraska then Louisiana. He resigned himself to the sobering fact he was being deported back to Nicaragua.

What worried him more than his return to the place he fled as a young teenager to escape poverty and political fighting, was ...

Fire Department on scene in Powder Mill - Update

August 14, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Several fire departments from Parsippany including District 6 and District 3 as well as a department from Denville are on the scene at a fire at 36 Manor Lane in Powder Mill.  High heat and heavy smoke coming out of basement and fire departments determining location of fire.

Whippany, Cedar Knolls Fire Department now on scene. Parsippany Rescue & Recovery to ...

Families Seek Help Finding Roxbury Runaways

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems ran away from a residential facility last Friday and their relatives are asking for tips about their whereabouts.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

Overturned Vehicle on Rt. 80

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is an overturned vehicle at Interstate 80 Eastbound at milemarker 48.  Police and Fire Departments on Scene. There is an overturned vehicle.

Fire behind Parks & Forestry Building closes Knoll Road in Parsippany

 

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A fire that started last night, August 11th, with a mulch pile behind 1 Knoll Drive has rekindled. This location is behind the Parks and Forestry building in Parsippany.  Units are on the scene but Knoll Road is now closed to traffic.

Parsippany Regional Ice Hockey to Host Shredding Fundraiser

August 13, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Regional Ice Hockey team is hosting their second annual Shredding Fundraiser on Saturday, September 15, 2018.  The event will be held from 10am - 1pm. Details to be provided.

Parsippany Hills Vikings Football Schedule for this Fall

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Hills Vikings Football team has announced its Fall Schedule for 2018.

The first game is on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 6:00pm at Paramas High School.

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Important Info for Safely Driving During a Summer Storm

August 10, 2018

If you’re driving in a thunderstorm, it’s important to know how to handle potentially dangerous situations. Safely driving during a storm is possible, but the smartest idea may be to delay your travel until the weather clears. If you need to travel, here’s advice from electricity, lightning and weather experts.

Safety in Your Car

While it is possible for your car to ...

TAKING A STAND FOR QUALITY HEALTH CARE COVERAGE

Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage.

Under Governor Phil Murphy’s leadership, New Jersey is fighting back against President Trump’s effort to undo ...

Inspirational Book Donation to Parsippany Library

The Morris County Organ Transplant Group donated two copies of the book, “Surrender: What My Liver Transplant Taught Me About Control and Self Acceptance” to the Parsippany Library System.  
Jayne Beline, Library Director, accepted the books at the group’s August meeting.
Written by Jessica Zampieri, the book is about hope and self acceptance and life lessons learned as ...

Mothers Stage Nurse-In Events Nationwide to Support WHO Breastfeeding Resolution

Trenton, NJ - On Sunday, August 5 at 11 a.m. at the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services office at 44 S. Clinton Ave., Trenton, NJ there will be a nurse-in protest in response to the recent U.S. opposition to the U.N. World Health Organization breastfeeding resolution.

The event in NJ is one of multiple grassroots gatherings happening at statehouses and HHS offices around the country.  ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, August 17, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Auditorium, Montclair

Ice Cream Social: Summer at the Library Finale

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Fri, August 17, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Auditorium, Montclair

Ice Cream Social: Summer at the Library Finale

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Thu, August 23, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Auditorium, Montclair

NOVA's Decoding the Weather Machine: Movie ...

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Frank Cahill and the Morris Williams Scandal

August 2, 2018

Dear Editor,

As a college student and resident of Parsippany for over 15 years, it pains me to see what is happening in our town. Misinformation from both political parties is being spread like wildfire. What is particularly troubling is a recent “Letter to the Editor” published by Frank Cahill of the Parsippany Focus. This letter criticized former Councilman, Lou Valori, for a ...