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Parsippany Students Attend Novartis Disability Mentoring Day

November 19, 2018

Novartis Inspires Students at 11th Annual Disability Mentoring Day. 

·         Participation of around 100 students from 14 New Jersey schools

·         Program designed to build confidence and help inspire students on future career ...

Parsippany Students Attend Novartis Disability Mentoring Day

November 19, 2018

Novartis Inspires Students at 11th Annual Disability Mentoring Day. 

·         Participation of around 100 students from 14 New Jersey schools

·         Program designed to build confidence and help inspire students on future career ...

Election Results

November 7, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Following Candidates won seats on the Parsippany Board of Education:

Andy Choffo
Susy Golderer
Frank Neglia
Judy Mayer

Mikie Sherrill won the District 11 Congressional Seat.  She defeated Jay Webber.

Ann Grossi was re-elected to County Clerk.  She beat Shalini Gagliardi.

Three Republican Freeholders were ...

Blood Shortage - Donate in 5 Morris County Locations

November 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ- Currently there is a severe blood shortage, said the American Red Cross. The organization is seeking blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in medical care for patients. 

During September and October, the Red Cross collected over 21,000 fewer blood and platelet donations than what hospitals needed.  Blood donors of all blood types, especially type O, ...

Lt. Guy's 20th Annual Toys for Tots Holiday Event

NETCONG, NJ - The United States Marine Corp's First Lieutenant and Former NJ State Assemblyman Guy Gregg is hosting his 20th annual Toys For Tots event in partnership with The Growing Stage Children's Theater of New Jersey on December 5th.

The goal of the event is to collect hundreds of toys, and most importantly, to bring hundreds of smiles to children in the local ...

Help Push Parsippany PBA Team to Top in Their Fight Against Prostate Cancer

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany PBA Local #131 is currently in 4th place but with your help we can push them over the top as they participate in "No Shave" November aka Movember!  You can click here to support the hometown team!

From their fundraising page:

One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, including more than 164,000 throughout the U.S. this year ...

Pennacchio on Murphy’s Snowmess: Governor, Don’t Blame Meteorologists – You Own This One

November 16, 2018

Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris, Essex, Passaic) released the following statement on Governor Murphy’s administration’s response to yesterday’s winter storm:

“People have the right to expect their roads to be salted and plowed. This storm was not a surprise, but the State’s epic failed response was,” Senator Pennacchio said. “New Jersey ...

Safe Cooking Tips from State Farm Agent Mary Comito Just in Time for Thanksgiving

November 16, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires.  “One out of three home fires begins in the kitchen – more than any other place in the home,” says Madison State Farm agent Mary Comito.  “The number one cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking and data shows ...

Safe Cooking Tips from State Farm Agent Mary Comito Just in Time for Thanksgiving

November 16, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), cooking is the leading cause of home fires.  “One out of three home fires begins in the kitchen – more than any other place in the home,” says Madison State Farm agent Mary Comito.  “The number one cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking and data shows ...

Reminder to Pet Owners - NJ State Law Says Pets Must Have Proper Shelter in Freezing Temperatures

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets.

NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated). Keep your pets safe and avoid getting a fine by bringing your pets indoors any ...

Snow May Be on the Way to Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a prediction that Parsippany may be hit with 2 - 5 inches of snow tomorrow, Thursday November 15th.  There is also a possibility of ice.  TAPInto Parsippany will continue to monitor the weather forecast today.  

If it does snow tomorrow, please be mindful of the ordinance regarding parking on streets:

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New Program Allows Morris County K-9's to Receive Same Services as Human Responders

November 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law Enforcement dogs will now be offered the same services as human responders thanks to a new program unveiled today. This first-of-its-kind program offers medical support and care for the county’s front-line law enforcement K-9’s that work alongside the Sheriff’s Office response teams in critical situations.

“We have our dogs going up against the ...

Man Who Choked 3-Year-Old and Assaulted Mother in Pine Brook Sentenced to 20 Years

MONTVILLE, NJ – Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr. announce the sentencing of Maurice Pearson, age 31, with a last known address in Pine Brook, on aggravated manslaughter and simple assault charges.

On or about April 10, 2015, officers with the Fairfield Township Police Department responded to the Knights Inn, located at 55A Route ...

Madison Man Arrested for Racial Slur 'Graffiti' on Borough Buildings

November 19, 2018

MADISON, NJ - Madison Police Detectives Ken Shannon and Adam Riley arrested Jesse J. Kimball, 48 of Madison, NJ in the early morning hours of Nov. 18 for vandalism throughout the borough.   "The spray paint vandalism depicted racial slurs that were targeted at a veteran Madison Police Officer, " said Lt. John Miscia of the Madison Police Department.

The areas ...

Morris County Police Dogs Get On-the-Spot Medical Help

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has developed a first-of-its-kind program to offer medical support and care for police dogs working with the county Sheriff’s Office in critical situations.    

The dogs will receive treatment from a specialized group of tactical medics who make up the Office of Emergency Management’s Special Operations Group.

“We have our ...

Woman Dies After Vehicle is Hit by NJ Transit Train in New Providence; Snow Storm Wreaks Havoc on Roadways

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A vehicle traveling on Union Avenue was struck by the NJ Transit Gladstone Line train at the intersection of Union and Rose avenues in New Providence on Thursday evening around 6 p.m. after leaving the Murray Hill Station.

The female driver was brought to Morristown Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to reports by NJTPD.  The identity of ...

Flash Snowstorm is Paralyzing Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The rapidly developing snowstorm has dumped upwards of an inch an hour to the area since 1:30 p.m on Thursday afternoon and has caused major traffic disruptions around Parsippany and the region as rush hour approached.

The Parsippany Police have reported upwards of 25 accidents on area roads.

Further to the north and east, state troopers have shut down the ...

SUPER BOWL TOMORROW as the B Level Redhawks take on Richmond Boro!

November 17, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The last practice of the season has been had. The last wrinkles to the offense have been installed. The boys are as ready as they can be. They are excited and loose. At this point everything is in their hands but they shouldn’t be alone in doing it. 

Please go and support the 7th Grade Redhawk team as they take on Richmond Boro in Westfield for the ...

Hockey Season Preview: The Parsippany Regional Hockey Team

PARSIPPANY – Last year, the Parsippany Regional hockey team came up a goal short in its quest to qualify for the MCSSIHL Haas Cup playoffs. That’s not something that sits well with this year’s returning players, who are looking to turn the page and start a new chapter when the puck drops on the 2018-19 season.

“Obviously our goal this year is to make and (league) ...

Parsippany RedHawks Head to the Superbowl

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On a beautiful crisp fall day, the Parsippany 7th Grade team beat Somerville 18-13 and are now headed to the Superbowl!

The B Level Redhawks are going to the Super Bowl! Standing on the shoulders of their formidable defense as these 7th Grade boys have accomplished another one of their goals for the 2018 season... but they're not done yet.

Having defeated the ...

Parsippany PAL Redhawks Head to Somerville for Championship Game This Sunday

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The 7th Grade B-Level PAL Redhawks have advanced to the Divisional Championship.  As the #2 seed, our Redhawks beat the #3 seeded New Providence PAL Pioneers last Sunday 6-0 on the shoulders of their formidable defense.  They will take on the #1 seeded, Somerville-Branchburg United on Sunday November 11.

The Redhawks met up with SBU in Week 2 of the regular ...

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Morris County Chamber of Commerce names Meghan Hunscher as new president

November 19, 2018

The board of directors of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Meghan Hunscher as their new chamber president effective January 1, 2019. Hunscher currently services a executive director of the Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), a division of the chamber.

Hunscher replaces Paul Boudreau, who is retiring effective Dec. 31, after 10 years as ...

Housing Partnership of NJ Holds FUN Raiser Celebrating 26th Year

On Thursday, November 8, 2018, The Housing Partnership held its 26th annual celebration of helping working households successfully become homeowners at Birchwood manor in Whippany, NJ. In 2018 The Housing Partnership is proud to have 101 new families partner with the organization to purchase their first homes.

Successful programming isn’t possible without community members who support ...

Atlantic Health System Chosen by PinnacleCare to Provide Executive Health Services to Visiting Chinese Clients

For many individuals around the world, accessing high-quality medical expertise and state-of-the-art facilities means having to travel from their home country. For these “medical tourists,” the challenge of finding the right care quickly—before a visa or permit expires—can be difficult.

PinnacleCare, the premier national health advisory firm based in Baltimore, ...

Ray Negron to Appear at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ray Negron, NY Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Negron will be the “In The Sulky” guest on the pre-game show with Bob “Hollywood” Heyden.  They will discuss Negron’s relationship with George Steinbrenner, his ...

NJ Human Services Announces New One-Stop, Online Application for Older New Jerseyans to Access Benefits

Older New Jerseyans can apply for pharmaceutical assistance, Medicare help, utility assistance and many more programs

(TRENTON) – Older New Jerseyans are now just one click away from important benefits and savings.

The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application to help older residents with low-incomes ...

Teens Will Explore Careers in Aviation at Morristown Airport

Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in aviation are invited to join Aviation Explorer Post 523 on November 14 from 6-7 pm at Morristown Airport.  The goal of the post is to help teens experience different career paths in aviation. 

On November 14th, the manager of aircraft maintenance for a corporate flight department will discuss his ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, November 22, 8:30 AM

Woodland Avenue, Morris Township

Annual Morris Township Turkey Trot and One Mile ...

Giving Back

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Sat, December 1, 9:00 AM

Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad, Parsippany

Parsippany Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Seasonal Recipe: Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce

November 17, 2018

Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish.

Ingredients:

12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups

1 cup granulated sugar

½ cup apple cider

Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in.

Combine all ingredients in a small pot. Cook, stirring, over medium-high heat, until all of the berries ...

County Clerk Ann Grossi's Comments on Election

November 5, 2018

The comments and accusations which have been tossed around in recent days are not only untrue but they represent the politics of personal destruction.
In my years as Morris County Clerk, I have modernized the services offered, brought about a transparency to the operation of the Clerk’s office and have made the voting process more accessible to the residents of Morris County.

As a ...

Morris County Park Police Blotter: Arrests for Warrants and Narcotics

November 6, 2018

10/24: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop in Denville. An investigation led to Carlo A. Spina, age 26, of Hopatcong, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending.

10/26: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop in Hanover Township. An investigation revealed Carolyn Bussey, age 59, of ...

The Politics of Personal Destruction

November 6, 2018

Right to the last day Ann’s opponent is once again showing that she has no honor or integrity and is not worthy of your vote. Her actions are the worst implementation of identity politics and fear mongering that this count has ever witnessed 

Ann Grossi is the best County Clerk Morris County has ever seen and the comments about her a pure hogwash.  Once again, you are following ...

NeedQuest Hosts Thera-Palooza Special Needs Event for Families and Providers

November 13, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn. 

“Thera-Palooza is an experiential event for families with loved ones with special needs,” said Leslie Crowe, the founder of NeedQuest, a local directory of special needs resources, and the organizer of Thera-Palooza. “At this event, we are bringing ...