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New Marketplace Set to Open this Summer in Parsippany

January 23, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - According to the developer, RD Management, the new Waterview Marketplace in Parsippany is set to open this summer. 

The new marketplace will include a Shake Shack and a Whole Foods.  Other businesses set to open there will be an Ulta Beauty, Orangetheory, Homesense, The Paper Store, B.Good and a DSW.  

The Waterview Marketplace will be located ...

Edison Heating and Cooling Offers Cold Weather Efficiency and Safety Tips

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With the freezing temperatures upon us, experts state that several key factors play an important role in maintaining a warm and safe home throughout the long, cold winter. 

“Maintenance is keep when it comes to your home running safely and efficiently,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling. “Ensuring that your home is air ...

24-Hour Workouts and Shopping Planned for New Roxbury Shopping Center

ROXBURY, NJ – The shopping center replacing the former Ledgewood Mall in Roxbury will have a 24-hour fitness center, its developers revealed yesterday.

Appearing before the Roxbury Planning Board, representatives of the proposed Shops at Ledgewood Commons said a 24-Hour Fitness plans to open in the mall, probably in space now occupied by Marshalls. They said Marshalls plans to remain, ...

Rutgers Postpones Tuition Payments for Families of Furloughed Workers

January 23, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University will postpone collection of currently unpaid tuition and other fees from federal employees furloughed during the government shutdown, and their dependents.

“This is one way that we can minimize that stress and eliminate disruption of academic careers while the federal shutdown continues,” Rutgers University President Robert Barchi said in ...

Two Parsippany Eagle Scouts Honored by Freeholders

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Congratulations to Galen Wu and Joshua Knowle for being honored by the Freeholders for achieiving the highest Boy Scout rank of Eagle Scout.

Galen Wu is a home-schooled Parsippany resident. He is taking courses, as a high schooler, at County College of Morris as a “challenger student.’’  As a Scout, he has held virtually every leadership position. He ...

Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills Fourth Annual Spelling Bee Winners

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There were over twenty-five (25) local 5th graders who participated in the Woman's Club of Parsippany's Fourth Annual Spelling Bee.  The winners and photos are included along with the full press release.

 

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Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills Fourth Annual Spelling Bee

On Friday January 11, the Woman’s Club of ...

Injured Mt. Arlington Cop Honored on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ - Students and staff of Mount Arlington schools were among many who paid tribute today to law enforcement - especially to the borough's injured officer, Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James Distasio.

To participate in National Law Enforcement Day, students designed and decorated a bulletin board and many classes also welcomed visiting officers with special ...

Two Parsippany Eagle Scouts Honored by Freeholders

January 18, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Congratulations to Galen Wu and Joshua Knowle for being honored by the Freeholders for achieiving the highest Boy Scout rank of Eagle Scout.

Galen Wu is a home-schooled Parsippany resident. He is taking courses, as a high schooler, at County College of Morris as a “challenger student.’’  As a Scout, he has held virtually every leadership position. He ...

Pink Patch Project Brings $3,000 Donation from Morris County Sheriff's Office to Morristown Breast Cancer Center

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Sheriff's officers came to the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater at the Morristown Medical Center to make a donation and remember one of their own who was lost to breast cancer on Wednesday.

"We don't forget," James Gannon, Morris County Sheriff, said. "Lisa di Palma Bonfiglio was a phenomenal woman who was at CSI, on our crime scene ...

Flapjack Fundraiser for Parsippany Regional Ice Hockey on January 27th

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Regional Ice Hockey team will be hosting an Applebee's breakfast Flapjack Fundraiser on Sunday, January 27th from 8:00am - 10:00am.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance or day of.  Come on by and support our Redhawk and Viking players.

Mayor Soriano Invites Parsippany Residents to State of the Township Address

January 22, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Soriano iwill be delivering a State of the Township Address for 2019 to all Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills residents.   The State of the Township will be held this Thursday, January 24th at Town Hall.  The Mayor will begin his Address promptly at 8 PM.

If you have any questions, please call the Mayor’s Action Center 973-263-4262.

Bramnick Cancer Treatment Bill Goes Before Assembly Health Committee

TRENTON, NJ - A bill sponsored by Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, Legislative District 21, prohibiting insurance companies from requiring pre-approvals for medical tests, treatments and prescriptions for cancer patients will be discussed in committee Thursday.

“Over the last decade patient healthcare has been taken away from doctors and put in the hands of insurance companies.

Called to Washington to Continue Efforts to Reopen Government, Mikie Sherrill Postpones Town Hall until 27th in Parsippany

Called to Washington to Continue Efforts to Reopen Government, Mikie Sherrill Postpones Town Hall until 27th

Remains committed to hosting first town hall during first month in office

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill has postponed her town hall until Sunday, January 27th, as Congress will be called back into session next week to address the government shutdown. The ...

Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill is Open for Business in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill this week opened her district office in Parsippany, giving township residents easy access to their new representative in the House.

Mayor Michael Soriano and former Mayor Mimi Letts, both Democrats, joined about 75 other supporters Monday morning for the formal opening ceremonies on the second floor of an office building at 8 Wood Hollow Road.

No Smoking Ban Now Applies to Morris County Parks

January 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There is now a No Smoking Policy on 20,197 acres of land managed by the Morris County Park Commission. The policy includes no smoking at 38 facilities, 244.3 miles of trails, including 73.3 miles of Patriots’ Path trail. The ban conform with the New Jersey State’s Chapter Law 64 of prohibition of smoking at public parks and beaches.

The smoking ...

Pink Patch Project Brings $3,000 Donation from Morris County Sheriff's Office to Morristown Breast Cancer Center

January 16, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Sheriff's officers came to the Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater at the Morristown Medical Center to make a donation and remember one of their own who was lost to breast cancer on Wednesday.

"We don't forget," James Gannon, Morris County Sheriff, said. "Lisa di Palma Bonfiglio was a phenomenal woman who was at CSI, on our crime scene ...

Winter Storm May Be Heading Our Way

January 15, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Ok, it's weather time! Winter kicked off in the Nation’s midsection this past weekend enjoying a healthy swath of snow from KC to DC on to AC (while points north around the tri-state were spared, for now). Speaking of football, game time temps in KC this Sunday are expected to be near to below 0°F with wind chills of minus 10°F to 20°F (perhaps ...

How to Brighten Your Home with Houseplants that Bloom

Brighten your indoor décor with plants that bloom. Whether growing traditional favorites, flowering tropical plants, or annuals moved inside for winter; their colorful flowers are sure to elicit smiles and months of enjoyment. Just provide the right growing conditions and sufficient light and you will be enjoying months of indoor color.

You may have enjoyed an initial burst of color ...

Traffic Alert: Disabled Tractor on Rt. 80

January 22, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a traffic alert for Rt. 80 Eastbound near the ramp for I-287.  Units reporting a disabled tractor trailer blocking 2 lanes, and the exit ramp to 287.

Expect heavy delays in the area

Big Storm or Small Storm... Remember to Keep Your Cars off the Street

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Please remember to keep your cars parked off the street. The storm that can generate a few inches of snow, along with some ice accumulation will lend itself to requiring street cleanup. Please remember to remove parked vehicles from the roadway. Once the roadways are snow covered, any remaining parked vehicle will be ticketed and towed.

You may be asking why we have ...

Water Main Break Results in Water Being Shut Off

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Due to a water main break, water is being shut off to the Mountain Club complex and Cairns Road. Other areas may be affected. Water service should be restored in 6-8 hours. No boil water advisory is posted.

Traffic Alert: Lane Closure

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Police have closed one late on Rt. 80 west, a bit east of exit 43. 

Parsippany High Basketball Teams' Weekly Recap

January 20, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany High School boys basketball team notched its third victory of the season by knocking off Boonton, 47-35, on Jan. 15.

Using a 15-5 second quarter, the Redhawks went into halftime ahead 23-15.

Ali Hassan led all scorers with 17 points in addition to five steals. A.J. Grippo added 12 points and Alex DePietro recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 ...

2019 Morris County Basketball Tournament: Parsippany Hills High School Boys Earn No. 9 Seed...

PARSIPPANY, NJ-  The seeds for the Morris County Basketball Tournament have been released. The  Parsippany Hills Boy's Basketball team scored the No. 9 seed and Parsippany High scored the No. 23 seed. 

2019 Morris County Boys' Basketball Seeds:

No. 1 Delbarton

No. 2 West Morris

No. 3 Mountain Lakes

No. 4 Mendham

No. 5 Jefferson

No. 6 ...

Parsippany Hills Basketball Recaps...

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany Hills High School boys basketball team defeated Morris Knolls, 68-62, on Jan. 15.

Connor Fox had an outstanding performance for the Vikings – totaling 30 points, 15 rebounds, five blocks, three steals and three assists.

Jordan Thompson also recorded a double-double with 17 points and 18 rebounds. Jason Reid dished out eight assists and made four ...

A Shutout Victory for Parsippany Regional Contributes to a Great Start to 2019

MORRIS TWP. – The start of the New Year ushered in new challenges for the Parsippany Regional hockey team. And thus far, the squad had been up to the task at hand.

Beginning 2019 with just one win in its first 12 games (1-8-3), Parsippany has won two of its four outings since the start of January, and two of its last three, including Saturday’s 6-0 shutout victory over MCSSIHL Haas ...

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High School Scholarships by Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills

January 21, 2019

Parsippany High and Parsippany Hills seniors are encouraged to apply for the $1,000 scholarships open to both male and female students. Multiple scholarships will be awarded.  Apply through your school’s Guidance Department and follow their timeline and procedures.  The scholarship application is also available on the club’s ...

Montville Area Tea Party Sponsor Speaker and Meeting

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Area Tea Party will have its monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Montville Senior House.

The speaker will be Fox News and Breitbart News contributor Michael Cutler, who will speak on “Immigration: Crisis on the Border.”

This meeting is weather permitting; refreshments will be served.

The Montville Senior House is located ...

MORRIS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE K-9 ACADEMY HOSTS CRIMINAL APPREHENSION TRAINING FOR K-9-OFFICER TEAMS           

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Clad in Kevlar-lined or protective suits, law enforcement K-9 officers this week offered their arms and legs as bite-bait to learn advanced techniques from Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 experts on partnering with their dogs to apprehend dangerous criminals.

   The week-long Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Academy Decoy Seminar at the ...

Assemblywoman DeCroce: Gov. Murphy’s Speech a Failure for Middle Class

Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce issued the following comments on Gov. Phil Murphy’s first Stat of the State Speech

Governor Murphy’s State of the State speech was a masterpiece of progressive rhetoric; but it was a dismal failure for laying out a vision on how he is going to make New Jersey more economically competitive and more affordable for the state’s middle-class ...

Navy Veteran Mikie Sherrill Named to House Armed Services Committee

Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey secured an assignment on the House Armed Service Committee for the 116th Congress. The House Armed Services Committee is responsible for all aspects of congressional oversight of the Department of Defense and authorization of military policy.

“As a former officer in the U.S. Navy, I understand the importance of a strong ...

Freeholder Candidate Donald Dinsmore Announces Endorsements

Today Republican Donald Dinsmore announced the endorsement of  2017 Republican Lieutanant Governor Candidate Woodcliff Lake Mayor Carlos Rendo. 

Mayor Rendo said, “ I met Don during a campaign trip of New Jersey Republicans to Florida on behalf of Marco Rubio when he ran to  win a U.S. Senate seat in 2016. I was impressed with Don’s  work ethic, intellect ...

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Fri, January 25, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science ...

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Fri, January 25, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Sat, January 26, 11:00 AM

American Legion Post 278, Stanhope

Tri-County Youth Darts Workshop

Education Giving Back Sports

BEZOS’ AND THE BOZOS IN MEDIA WHO SPIN ADULTERY AS DATING

January 10, 2019

This Bezos story infuriates me and is so bad for society.

Bezos isn't dating Lauren Sanchez, as the media likes to report; he's having an affair!

The guy is married and announcing plans to divorce doesn't give him license to sleep with another woman. It's disgusting. It's a betrayal to the woman he promised to cherish. It's a pathetic example to his children. And as ...

Brooklyn Restaurateurs Bring New Flavors to South Orange

January 23, 2019

Two new restaurants recently opened near each other in South Orange, NJ, both with Brooklyn roots.

Owners of the upscale American The Fox & Falcon and Latin street food specialists Miti Miti were drawn to the area first for their families, seeking more space in the New Jersey suburbs than they could find in Brooklyn. It wasn’t long before their culinary roots came ...

Police Blotter: Equipment Violation in Parsippany Among County Police Blotter

January 10, 2019

MORRIS COUNTY PARK POLICE  BLOTTER 12-12 through 12-27, 2018

12/12: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morris Township. An investigation led to Alan J. Mayorga-Guerra, age 18, of Wharton, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Driving While ...

Opioids are continuing to Kill our Children, and age differentials are lowering

January 9, 2019

For seven years, I testified before he NJ State Senate and NJ Assembly budget committees, as a member
of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence for the 24 th District on drug issues.

Today, drugs, especially opioids are killing more children of all ages. CNN and other sources are reporting 9,000 pediatric deaths linked to opioids from 1999 through 2016.

JAMA, a journal ...

It's Time to Love our Country More than Hating Our President

Today I had the privilege of helping the Montville PD choose colors for their offices     As I was writing the list of the offices and the officers’ color choices,  I was listening to the ridiculousness that is going on in our government right now. it came to me that each and every one of these dedicated men and women was so  precious to ...

How One Small Business Achieves Success by Empowering People with Disabilities

January 23, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- The founders of John’s Crazy Socks recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss their company and its incredible success. Founded in 2016, John’s Crazy Socks sells over 1900 varieties of socks, but is also driven by a social mission: to demonstrate to the world what people with disabilities can do.

John’s Crazy Socks was founded by the father ...