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Over 300 Parsippany Jobs to be Eliminated from Conagra

December 10, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Conagra Brands has announced that they will eliminate over 300 positions out of their Parsippany location which will be in addition to another 200 positions that will be eliminated out of Cherry Hill.  This news comes shortly after Honeywell announced a week or so ago that they are relocating their headquarters from Morris Plains to North Carolina.

Senator ...

The Morris County Economic Development Corporation Hosts Inaugural Event

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- On Thursday November 15, The Morris County Economic Development Corporation, a division of The Morris County Chamber of Commerce held the First Annual Innovation and Sustainability Forum with a focus on the Impact of Corporate Social Innovation.  An informative and interactive panel on health and wellness, community engagement and environmental sustainability was ...

Honeywell is Moving from Morris Plains to North Carolina taking 750 Jobs With It

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Honeywell Corporation, which is ranked #77 on the Fortune 500 list of the country's largest US based corporations, is moving to North Carolina and when it does it will take 750 local jobs with it.  

This is happening less that one year after Governor Phil Murphy included massive business tax hikes in his first budget he presented after becoming Governor ...

Parsippany Education Foundation Awards $13,057.64 in Grants to Parsippany Schools

December 11, 2018

Grants fund innovative programs in the Arts, Special Needs Education and Science

Parsippany, NJ November 30, 2018 - Supporting educational enrichment in the township, the Parsippany Education Foundation has awarded $13,057.64 to fund 10 innovative programs during the 18-19 school year.  Spanning robotics, life skills, storytelling, music and literature, proposals were developed by ...

PTA Board Member Arrested for Stealing Money

PARSIPPANY, NJ - After a brief investigation by the Parsippany Police Department’s Investigative
Division, Dawn Filippone, a 45-year-old female from Parsippany, was arrested
on December 6th, 2018 and charged with 1 count of 3rd Degree Misapplication
of Entrusted Property. The investigation began on November 19th when a
current PTA board member filed a police report after reviewing ...

Inductees Announced for Parsippany High's 2019 Hall of Fame

Parsippany High School will be inducting their 2019 Hall of Fame Class on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 5:00 in the Media Center with a brief ceremony at the start of the Boys Basketball game at 7:00. PHS would like to invite community members, alumni, parents and students to celebrate with us at this year’s induction ceremony. If you know any of the inductees or classmates of theirs please ...

Montville School Substitute Fired Due to "Santa Isn't Real" Diatribe

MONTVILLE, NJ – On Nov. 29, TAPinto Montville reported that a substitute teacher at Cedar Hill Elementary School told first graders that Santa did not exist. In addition, the sub told the kids that the Tooth Fairy, the Elf on the Shelf, and the Easter Bunny are all fake as well. Parents in Montville were extremely upset and angry on social media, calling for the firing of the teacher.

On ...

Sheriff Gannon Presents Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Knowle

December 8, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sheriff Jim Gannon presented the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Michael Knowle Of Parsippany BSA Troop 72.

Joshua was surrounded by family and local officials as he received the prestigious award. Sheriff Gannon had this to say "Joshua is a sharp and congenial young man who will go far. A special shout out to Omie, the great ...

Holiday Happenings and Blood Drive This Weekend in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Lots of exciting events this weekend in Parsippany!

Celebrate the Holidays with Parsippany!

This weekend the Township is hosting not one, but TWO holidays.  On Saturday December 1, Santa is coming to Parsippany.  We will light our Christmas tree at 5 PM, and then Santa will arrive for pictures.  Make sure you bring your camera!

On Sunday the Jewish ...

Join Girl Scouts for “Friendsbringing” Celebration in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey is inviting girls in kindergarten through grade 5 to a “Friendsbringing” celebration from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Dec. 1 at the Parsippany Police Athletic League, 33 Baldwin Road.

The event will feature a star lab, which is a mobile planetarium, dance, karaoke, photo opportunities, games, crafts and a community service ...

Recognition for Parsippany's Musical Talent Continues

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Another month of student recognition for their musical talent from MPAC.  This month's recognition for Parsippany Music Students are: Nathan Lee, Grade 7, Brooklawn Middle School; Parsippany; Nominated by Joseph Stella  and Andrew Lie, Grade 12, Parsippany High School; Parsippany; Nominated by Gregory Dalakian.

Congratulations to both! 

Full ...

Over 400 Toys for Tots Collected by the Morris County Republicans

December 10, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Over 400 toys were collected on Saturday when the Morris County Republicans held their annual Toys For Tots drive at Zeris Inn.  

The toys were donated by members of the Republican Party and Elected Officials throughout Morris County.  Larry and Debra Casha representing UNICO of Montville helped gather the collected toys for their annual distribution ...

"Kind Hearted' Roxbury Patrolman Buys Bikes for Pedaling Commuter

ROXBURY, NJ – Struck by the determination of a man who rides a bicycle to work each day on Route 46 in all types of weather, a Roxbury policeman has so far purchased the fellow two replacement bikes.

The generosity of the officer, Roxbury Police Patrolman Silvio Valdes, was heralded today by the police department on social media. Noting Valdes is retiring soon after 25 years on the job, ...

Spreading Holiday Cheer!

The Woman's Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills (WCPTH) just held its annual Operation Candy/Cookie Meeting and wrapped over 212 tins of holiday cookies, along with 68 packets of holiday cards, for area nursing and care homes.  The goodies already have been delivered to ...

Water Flowing on Old Dover Road Causing Perilous Conditions

December 6, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Old Dover Road has become hazardous since it was repaved.  The road has three distinctive places in which there is a steady stream of water flowing over the road to the field below (run-off from the hill next to the road).

Old Dover Road is in the Greystone Park area. Today a resident contacted TAPinto Parsippany after witnessing in horror a car ...

Post Office to Close Wednesday for National Day of Mourning

PARSIPPANY, NJ – With the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, the flags have been ordered to half-mast.  In addition, President Donald Trump has declared that Wednesday, December 5, will be a National Day of Mourning. 

In response to the National Day of Mourning, the Postal Service issued a statement.  “Out of respect for the 41st President of the United ...

New Online Application Allows Elderly Morris County Residents Access to State Benefits

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents, 65 years of age or older or between the ages of 18-64 and receiving Social Security disability benefits are now able to apply for important benefits from NJSAVE with one application. Prior to this new, on-stop application, individuals had to fill out a paper eligibility application for each program.

The goal of the new online application ...

President George H.W. Bush has Died

PARSIPPANY, NJ - George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States and father to the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush has passed away at 94 years old. The president who managed the end of the Cold War and forged a global coalition to oust Iraqi forces from Kuwait, had a political career that spanned three decades, which included being a Vice ...

Back By Strong Demand NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices Presents Friday Nights At Mennen Arena

December 7, 2018

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The community has asked and the NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices, in conjunction with Mennen Arena, bring this major initiative back beginningFridayJanuary 4thandrunning ten consecutive Friday nights through March 8, 2019, 7:30 pm until 10 pm. Families, especially children, will have an opportunity to have fun with their friends in a ...

Sheriff Gannon Presents Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Knowle

December 8, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sheriff Jim Gannon presented the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Michael Knowle Of Parsippany BSA Troop 72.

Joshua was surrounded by family and local officials as he received the prestigious award. Sheriff Gannon had this to say "Joshua is a sharp and congenial young man who will go far. A special shout out to Omie, the great ...

Missing Black Cat

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Please be on the lookout for a missing black cat in the area of 6 Ser Del Dr. Isis is about 10lbs, 14 yrs old, and is all black with yellow eyes. She is an indoor only cat who escaped Friday night, so please check garages, cars, decks, sheds, etc as she is likely scared and hiding nearby. Contact Phil at (973) 224-2805 with any information, a reward is being offered!

The Families Speak: Karidis and Caneiro Families Express Gratitude for Love and Support, Requesting Privacy

COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement:

"The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the faithful friends of Jennifer, Keith, Jesse and Sophia, and many ...

Holiday Happenings and Blood Drive This Weekend in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Lots of exciting events this weekend in Parsippany!

Celebrate the Holidays with Parsippany!

This weekend the Township is hosting not one, but TWO holidays.  On Saturday December 1, Santa is coming to Parsippany.  We will light our Christmas tree at 5 PM, and then Santa will arrive for pictures.  Make sure you bring your camera!

On Sunday the Jewish ...

Sheriff Gannon Presents Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Knowle

December 8, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sheriff Jim Gannon presented the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Michael Knowle Of Parsippany BSA Troop 72.

Joshua was surrounded by family and local officials as he received the prestigious award. Sheriff Gannon had this to say "Joshua is a sharp and congenial young man who will go far. A special shout out to Omie, the great ...

Morris County Sheriff's Office Trains 75 on School Shooting Behavioral Threats

MORRISTOWN, NJ – About 75 members of the law enforcement, mental health and education fields in Morris County attended two days of training at the Morris County Fire and Police Academy Nov. 27 and 28 to learn about assessing the behaviors of potential threats with the intention of preventing school shootings.

At a press conference, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon called the two-day ...

Phone Scam Continues in Morris County and Surrounding Areas; Morris County Sheriff

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  If anyone calls on the phone says they are from the Morris County Sheriff's Office and asks for money, that's a scam, said the Morris County Sheriff's Office. 

In the most recent scam calls, the caller (sometimes via voice message) uses an agency number for Caller ID and identify himself or herself as an employee of the Morris County Sheriff’s ...

New Rules Limit What Local Police May Ask; Cooperation with ICE Also Curtailed

NEW JERSEY — Police officers across the state are now restricted from asking you certain questions because of a directive issued by state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal.

Grewal’s policy — which applies to all state, county and local law enforcement agencies — also limits the types of voluntary assistance that police may provide to federal civil immigration ...

Mendham Student Struck While Walking in Crosswalk; Driver Not Identified

December 8, 2018

MENDHAM, NJ - Delbarton student and Mendham resident, Luke McChesney had just been dropped off by the Delbarton school bus when he was hit by a vehicle, said his mother, Deborah McChesney.

According to Deborah McChesney, her 14 year old son, Luke,  was in the crosswalk by the Kings Shopping Center, attempting to cross the street, when he was struck by a motor ...

Ramp Closure Later Today off Rt. 46

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Starting at approximately 5:00 PM today, the NJDOT will be closing down the ramp from Route 46 West onto Waterview Blvd South so work can be done on the storm drainage system. The ramp will be reopened by Saturday evening.

Traffic Alert

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  There is a motor vehicle accident in Parsippany-Troy Hills on Rt. 287 Southbound at mile marker 48.  NJ State police is on scene.

Gas Leak in Commercial Building on Rt. 10

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a gas leak in Parsippany at 1739 NJ-10. Fire Department is on the scene with the gas leak being inside a commercial structure. Awaiting gas company to arrive.

Sports Preview: Parsippany High Boys Basketball 2018-19 Team

December 9, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany High School boys basketball team kicks off the 2018-19 season Dec. 14 in a home contest against Kinnelon.

The Redhawks finished last season with a 5-20 record. Parsippany graduated some of its most productive players, including some of the top scorers from a season ago.

Forward Daniel Pico is gone after averaging 12 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Parsippany Regional Ice Hockey Comes Up Short in Saturday Game

MORRIS TWP. – Another game, another valuable lesson for a young Parsippany Regional hockey team.

Coming off a 3-3 tie with Newark East Side, Parsippany Regional found itself on the short end of an 8-2 loss to Gill St. Bernard’s on Saturday night at Mennen Arena, allowing a season-high 71 shots on goal against. Senior captains Patrick Lanigan and Frank Baccaro scored for Parsippany, ...

Get a Preview of the Parsippany Hills Girls Basketball Team Here

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany Hills High School girls basketball team looks to improve following last year’s 4-21 campaign.

The Vikings lost to Somerville, 54-39, in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 tournament to end the 2017-18 season.

Parsippany Hills looks for its first winning season since 2014-15 once the season kicks off next week.

Senior ...

Sports Preview: The Parsippany Hills Boys Basketball Team

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany Hills High School boys basketball team opens the season Dec. 14 at West Morris.

A season after finishing with a 13-14 record and getting to the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 tournament, fifth-year head coach Mike Herzenberg has a lot to build off of last season.

For one, the Vikings won a state game for the first time in ...

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Donald Dinsmore Announces First Round of Supporters as He Confirms Candidacy

December 9, 2018

Dinsmore announces first round of support: State Commiteeeman Casha, Former Chair Page and Former Freeholder Lyon all endorse.

Contact- Donald Dinsmore- 201-400-1883

(New Vernon, NJ)---- Today Republican Leader Donald Dinsmore confimred that he is indeed a candidate for Morris County Freeholder. “I am ready to use my experience in the private, public and non-profit sectors to benefit ...

Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace for Diversity For Third Year in a Row

Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list– the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. As a leading provider of health care in New Jersey with more than 16,500 team members, Atlantic Health System ...

N.J. High School Seniors Can Apply For Ag Achievement Award By Jan. 10

MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.

The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Dr. Amy Butewicz, a former ...

Union County Releases Art and History Videos

UNION COUNTY, NJ -  Union County has released newly produced videos highlighting the artistic and historical gems throughout the area. 

From a historical perspective, you can watch informative videos on Boxwood Hall, The Deserted Village, The Summit Park Line and The Miller-Corey House.  From an arts perspective you can see samples of the arts programs at Kean College, ...

Two charged with Drug Possession in Rockaway

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Rockaway Borough Police Chief Conrad Pepperman announce the arrest of two individuals for drug-related charges in connection with the distribution of controlled dangerous substances in Rockaway Borough.

Natalia E. Zyga, age 30, with a last known address in Rockaway Township, New Jersey, and Ryan J.

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Performs World’s First Catheter-Based Mitral Valve Repair in CLASP IID Pivotal Trial

CLASP IID Trial Will Evaluate Edwards PASCAL Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair System

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center  announced that its internationally recognized cardiac team performed the world’s first transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr; a minimally invasive, catheter-based procedure to repair the heart’s mitral valve) ...

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Thu, December 13, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

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Sun, December 16, 1:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Auditorium, Montclair

Kwanzaa: 52nd Annual Harvest Festival of African ...

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Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Bobbie Peer

This week's featured franchisee owns not one, not two, but three TAPinto franchises! Find out what she loves about owning and operating her own business, how she got started, and how she manages, TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto New Providence, and TAPinto Mountainside full-time.

Q: When did you join TAPinto.net?

Bobbie Peer: I started as a sales ...

Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

December 10, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...