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Parsippany Council Meeting Moved to October 11th

October 3, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The October 4, 2022 Township Council Agenda Meeting of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills has that was previously rescheduled to Wednesday, October 5, 2022 has been rescheduled again to Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM, in the Municipal Building located at 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey.

Formal action may or may not be taken. 

Hazardous Weather Advisory in Effect for Parsippany on Saturday

September 29, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - A Hazardous Weather Advisory has been issued for Morris County as well as for central New Jersey, Southern New Jersey, East Central Pennsylvania, Northeast Pennsylvania and South East Pennsylvania for late Saturday afternoon into the evening, announced the National Weather Service.

According to the NWS, showers are likely between 2pm - 5pm. Rain likely after 5pm with up to ...

Parsippany Library Presents: A Virtual Author Talk with Madeline Miller, sponsored by the Friends of the Parsippany Library and MAIN Library Alliance.

October 6, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ -Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library is hosting its first Community Read.

The event is on Thursday, October 27th at 7 pm and will feature a presentation by Madeline Miller on her acclaimed novel, Circe. Circe was an instant number 1 New York Times bestseller, and has been widely praised from NPR to People Magazine to the Washington Post. Novelist Ann Patchett called ...

Morristown Festival of Books Is This Weekend! Check Out the Schedule of Events!

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Festival of Books has released the schedules for the Main Festival and Kidfest.

Morristown Festival of Books Releases Schedules for the Main Festival and KidFest

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Festival of Books has released the schedules for the Main Festival and Kidfest.

Pictures from Parsippany Fall Festival

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills celebrated its 19th Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 25th in Lake Hiawatha.

The Fair returned after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic, A very large crowd attended visiting the vendors and organizations on display while enjoying great food and music.

Send us your pictures of the Fair if you'd like us to include ...

Andy Choffo, Yvonne Ferise, and Jack Raia Formally Announce Candidacy for Parsippany Troy-Hills Board of Education

September 30, 2022

It is with considerable pride that we; Andy Choffo, Yvonne Ferise, and Jack Raia formally announce our candidacy for your Parsippany Troy-Hills Board of Education. We love the Parsippany community and are grateful for the opportunity to run for the Board of Education. We believe in “Pride in Parsippany” and volunteering our time to our community. Andy, Jack, and Yvonne have dedicated ...

Mail-In Ballot Drop Boxes Are Now Open in Morris County Include Locations in Parsippany

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Mail-In Ballot Drop Boxes are now open. Voters can either mail back the ballot, drop it off at a polling location or drop it off at one of the 30 drop boxes in Morris County: 

Morris County Administration & Records Building 10 Court Street, Morristown(Outside front entrance)
Butler Boro Ballot Drop Box, 10 High Street, Butler (next to the ...

Possible Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Early Sunday Morning in Parsippany

September 25, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - According to breaking news alerts, a possible fatal motor vehicle accident occurred on Rt. 280 Westbound, east of Rt. 80 in Parsippany early Sunday morning, September 25th.

The police closed all lanes for the accident investigation.  According to the police a US Mail track was involved.

More details will be published when they are made available.

 

Food Truck Festival Attracts Thousands of People in Parsippany

October 1, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany hosted their second annual Food Truck, Music and Community festival on Saturday, September 17th.

Thousands of people came out to sample the fare and enjoy the festivities.  The event was a fundraiser for the organization.

Mayor Barberio along with Councilmen Justin Musella, Paul Carifi and Frank Neglia visited all the booths and ...

Parsippany Library Hosting Bag Sale

October 3, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Library is hosting a Bag sale that is offering books and games to everyone who patronizes the sale.

The sale is located in the main library and is going on until October 20th. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Parsippany Library.  It is a great opportunity to restock your bookshelf and board games at bargain prices.

Parsippany-Troy Hills Ranked #15 Best Place to Live

October 5, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany-Troy Hills has been announced the 15th Best Place to Live for Families by Fortune Well.

According to their website Fortune analyzed nearly 2,000 cities and towns across the U.S. and collected more than 215,000 unique data points across 5 broad categories:

Education
Aging resources
General wellness
Financial health
Livability

Here were the ...

Rosary Rally for the Nation Held by the Order of Malta

October 4, 2022

MADISON, NJ - On Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. EDT, thousands of Catholics across the Nation and in more than 50 countries will join together to pray the Rosary simultaneously for peace and for our Nation and the world. The New Jersey Area of the Order of Malta in coordination with Rosary Coast to Coast invites all Catholics to unite in praying Mary’s most powerful weapon, The ...

Gov. Murphy Calls Vandalism at Rutgers Fraternity House an Act of Antisemitism

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vandalism aimed at a traditionally Jewish fraternity at Rutgers has been condemned as an act of antisemitism by Gov. Phil Murphy.

The reported attack on Alpha Epsilon Pi comes during a festive holiday when Jews pray in synagogues, gather to eat apples dipped in honey to welcome a sweet new year and begin a period of High Holy Days that culminates with ...

Parsippany Hills Girls Soccer Falls to Hanover Park

October 6, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- The Hanover Park girls soccer team posted its fourth shutout of the season, 1-0, over Parsippany Hills on Tuesday.

Abby Liebhauser scored the only goal in the first half with an assist by Alyssa Alfano for Hanover Park (6-3-2) with 9:15 left before intermission. Liebhauser booted one in from nearly 20 yards away on the left side for a 1-0 lead.

Gia D'Alessio of Hanover ...

Field Hockey: Parsippany Beats Roxbury, 1-0, in County Tournament

ROXBURY, NJ -- The Parsippany field hockey team advanced in the Morris County Tournament with a 1-0 victory over Roxbury on Friday.

Erika Egger broke up the scoreless tie when she scored for Parsippany (2-6) with 3:18 left in the fourth quarter. She received an assist from Georgia Kachulis.

Parsippany, the 18th seed, will play at second-seeded Chatham on Tuesday in the second round. Chatham ...

Parsippany Hills Trails to Chatham on their Cougar Night, 14-13

CHATHAM, NJ -- After allowing 42 points in its first loss of the season the week before, Chatham football coach Evan Picariello challenged his defense in the days leading up to Saturday's "Cougar Night" matchup with Parsippany Hills.

"Our focus this week was out defense, coming off giving up 42 points to Randolph last week," Picariello said. "We just ...

Football: Pequannock Edges Parsippany, 21-14

PEQUANNOCK, NJ -- Pequannock scored a touchdown on a pass play early in the fourth quarter to rally for a 21-14 football victory over Parsippany Friday night.

Parsippany had a 14-7 lead midway through the second quarter.

In the first quarter, the RedHawks tied the game, 7-7, on a 24-yard pass from Dylan Wang to Omar Amin and an extra point kick by Adam Amin.

Parsippany (1-4) went ahead, ...

New Jersey Resident Brings Mental Health Care to the Masses Through Innovative App

October 7, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic caused workers, businesses and consumers to change many of their everyday activities. Many companies added or increased door-to-door deliveries, customers were able to pick up their items curbside and employees kept connected with the office and other colleagues through video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Google Meet.

A new app is ...

Back to School Triggers Mental Health Challenges for Some Students

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Maria Sikoutris Di Iorio said she's hearing kids say things now that they never said before.

"Nobody would ever talk about therapy in the past," Sikoutris Di Iorio told TAPinto. "Now we've got 10-year-olds saying 'I have to go see my therapist.'"

Sikoutris Di Iorio is a licensed professional counselor and marriage and ...

How Parents Can Support Their Child's Mental Health

SUMMIT, NJ — In her 30-plus year professional career, Dr. Alison Johnson has never seen anything like the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of kids.

"It felt like a tsunami," Johnson told TAPinto. "It was so traumatic and the impact on people was seriously traumatic."

At times, Johnson said, there was no end in sight.

"This was trauma ...

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New Jersey Should Abandon its Costly and Unrealistic Energy Master Plan

Almost three years ago, Governor Murphy released the state’s Energy Master Plan with great fanfare.  A so called roadmap for the state to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and fundamentally transform the economy by 2050.   The only thing the EMP will accomplish will be to make energy unaffordable for New Jersey consumers and businesses.

 After much fanfare, the Board ...

PROTECT PARSIPPANY TAXPAYERS:   Reject Expensive Anti-Competition Mandate

An Open Letter to the Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor and Council members: 

 

My name is Samantha DeAlmeida and I am the President and CEO of the N.J. Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (“ABC”).  ABC is a national association representing 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms in 69 Chapters across the United States.

Will New Jersey's Federally-vaccinated Economy Have a Relapse?

NEW JERSEY — There’s no doubt that the federal COVID-19 and Biden Administration infrastructure aid fortified New Jersey’s economy along with that of most other states.

When the Legislature passed New Jersey’s record $50 billion state budget last June, it was as if the state had just simply rolled up its sleeve to get multiple COVID-19- like budget ...

FirstEnergy Drone Safety Game Takes Flight

Teens and tweens typically view drones as fun-to-use, exciting toys. With more youngsters taking to the skies, it is important they know that a drone is a real aircraft that may pose serious risks if used near power lines or other electrical equipment. 

To help educate young pilots and their parents, FirstEnergy has teamed up with a game developer to create The Drone Safety Zone, a ...

National Preparedness Month: Act Today, Stay Safe Tomorrow

Each September is National Preparedness Month, a time to shine a light on the importance of preparing for emergencies before they happen. 

One of the most common emergencies is severe weather, which can cause tree damage, broken poles, downed power lines and sometimes even lengthy power outages. While Mother Nature can be unpredictable, each of us can take steps to minimize the impact the ...

FirstEnergy Named Top Utility for Economic Development by Site Selection Magazine for Fourth Year in a Row

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), has been named by Site Selection magazine as one of the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development for the fourth year in a row, helping to attract nearly 22,000 new jobs and $5.4 billion in third-party corporate facility investment in its six-state service area in ...

Podcast Features TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro's Journey to Provide Hyperlocal News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The Nerdtoolz Podcast featured TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro on a recent episode.

Shapiro talked about the life-changing decision that caused him to create something his hometown of New Providence, New Jersey did not have back in 2008 — a platform providing original local news and information for the borough's residents.

"When I started ...

Why ask your doctor to do your taxes?

If there is one piece of advice, I can give worth all the bitcoin in the world…here it is.  

If you work in a small office or business and management approaches you with … “Hey you seem to know a lot about technology, how would you like to manage our technology?  You can be our tech person!”    

Politely say no thank you and ...

Parsippany Town Council Meeting rescheduled to October 11, 2022 at 7 PM

October 4, 2022

To Mayor Barberio and Town Council of Parsippany:

Thank you for changing the Town Council meeting to accommodate attendance by people who could not attend the original date of 10/4 or 10/5 due to religious observance.  I believe that when official town meetings are scheduled, at the beginning of each year, sensitivity should be closely applied so that Parsippany's greatest ...

Parsippany's Public Labor Agreement Mandate Will Cost Taxpayers Millions

Dear Mayor Barberio and Town Council members,

Since I have not had a response from any of your offices to my recent email on the subject of PLA's for Parsippany, and the next Town Council meeting is scheduled for October 4th, which is the holiday of Yom Kippur and the holiest day of the year for people of my faith, and I therefor cannot be in attendance at Town Hall to speak directly to ...

Market Your Business with TAPinto and Reach Engaged Local Readers (VIDEO)

October 6, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — With well more than 20 million local, engaged readers in the past year and a network of nearly 100 online local news and digital marketing platforms in New Jersey, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania, TAPinto can help your business reach the right audience. More than 240,000 people receive TAPinto's daily local newsletter and more than 315,000 people ...

Why Project Labor Agreements Benefit Parsippany

The Township of Parsippany is actively taking steps to ensure that construction projects in the community are supporting local workers and providing the best return on investment for taxpayers. They are doing this using Project Labor Agreements (PLAs). PLAs are transparent, agreed upon contracts that provide stability and structure on large scale construction projects. A PLA is an agreement ...

Atlantic Health System and New York Jets Partner on Series of Events to Fight Cancer as Part of "Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer" Campaign

The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are continuing their fight against cancer with a focus on pediatric oncology as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. Through a series of events, the Jets and Atlantic Health System will increase awareness, provide comfort, and raise money for those that have been affected by ...

Atlantic Health System and New York Jets Partner on Series of Events to Fight Cancer as Part of "Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer" Campaign

The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are continuing their fight against cancer with a focus on pediatric oncology as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. Through a series of events, the Jets and Atlantic Health System will increase awareness, provide comfort, and raise money for those that have been affected by ...

Grand Opening Celebration For New Non-Profit 'Clean Water Cafe' To Take Place Monday, October 3rd

Liquid Church, one of New Jersey’s fastest-growing Christian churches, has announced the public Grand Opening of a new not-for-profit and one-of-a-kind coffee shop in Parsippany, New Jersey called the Clean Water Cafe. The new cafe will open on Monday, October 3rd and is located just inside the church’s Morris County Campus at 299 Webro Road. In addition to serving up breakfast, lunch ...

Project Labor Agreements: A Winning Formula for Parsippany Construction Projects

When you're driving by a construction site, do you ever wonder how all those moving parts meld together in an organized and coherent effort?

How do all those construction workers seem to approach the task with a single-mindedness that later results in a grand new structure?  On a well-run project, the secret is a Project Labor Agreement.

Project Labor Agreements (PLA) bring order ...

Parsippany Inducts First Students into The National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Honor Society (NSTEM)

September 30, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On the evening of September 28th, 2022 the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District (PTHSD) inducted the first cohort of students into The National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Honor Society
(NSTEM). Directed by STEM Supervisors Rachel Villanova and Kelly Curtiss, PTHSD became the first NJ high
school district to have a chapter of NSTEM in ...

Parsippany School District Makes Niche’s 2023 List of ‘Best School Districts’ in NJ

PARSIPPANY, NJ — The Parsippany School District has placed at #35 out of 243 of the “Best School Districts in New Jersey” ranked by the school  search platform Niche.

Niche gave the district an overall grade of A.

Niche says that it compiles its rankings based on series of factors, including ratings from students and parents.

Across New Jersey

In New ...

Representatives from 125 Colleges and Universities Take Part in a Regional College Fair at CCM on Sunday, Sept, 25.

RANDOLPH, NJ - Starting to consider what college you might want to attend? Interested in knowing what academic offerings are available to build a rewarding future? Representatives from more than 125 colleges and universities from around the U.S. will be taking part in a Regional College Fair at County College of Morris (CCM) on Sunday, September 25, from noon to 3 p.m.

The fair provides a ...

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Fri, October 7, 12:30 PM

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PHHS Pep Rally

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Fri, October 7, 2:00 PM

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Intervale BMX Bike Show

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Fri, October 7, 4:30 PM

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Intervale Car Wash

The One of Kind Ed Mosberg Has Passed Away

September 23, 2022

On Wednesday evening, longtime Parsippany resident Ed Mosberg passed away.  He was 96 years old and a Holocaust survivor.  He was famous in Parsippany for developing the Powder Mill area.  He was alot of things to alot of people, but to me, he was someone who changed my life.  It wasn't because we worked together or were part of the same family......or ...

Introducing Parsippany Board of Education Candidates Cogan, Von Achen, and Shappell

October 3, 2022

Please consider Alison Cogan, CPA, Kendra Von Achen, and Michelle Shappell as your top candidates for the upcoming Parsippany Board of Education (BOE) election on Tuesday, November 8th. Alison and Kendra are current members of the Board of Education and Michelle is hoping to join them. There are three BOE seats required to be filled and seven candidates running for ...

President Joe Biden expected to visit NJ

October 5, 2022

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Get ready for the motorcade! 

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, is expected to visit NJ on Thursday, and word on the street is he is visiting Monmouth County, specifically Middletown.

Just in time for fair weather, Biden is expected make a stop at Governor Phil Murphy's home, on the picturesque banks of the Navesink River, in Middletown. 

The ...

Podcast Features TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro's Journey to Provide Hyperlocal News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The Nerdtoolz Podcast featured TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro on a recent episode.

Shapiro talked about the life-changing decision that caused him to create something his hometown of New Providence, New Jersey did not have back in 2008 — a platform providing original local news and information for the borough's residents.

"When I started ...

TAPinto Journalists Named Finalists in the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists Awards

NEWARK, NJ — TAPinto journalists and their original, hyperlocal stories are finalists in the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards Contest.

"TAPinto is honored to be recognized for the outstanding journalism produced by TAPinto owner/publishers," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "At TAPinto, it's about ...

TAPinto Kenilworth Publisher to Perform in Local Musical

KENILWORTH, NJ — Not having a plan is part of Telina Cuppari's plan.

"I'm the most impulsive person in the world," Cuppari, the owner and publisher of TAPinto Kenilworth, said. "I've always been spontaneous. I'm more of a go-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of girl. I don't like planning."

Earlier this year, Cuppari saw an article on ...

TAPinto Wayne Celebrates 1 Million Pageviews and Counting in 2022

WAYNE, NJ — TAPinto Wayne and its owner/publisher Jon “Ferris” Meredith are celebrating two milestones — 1 million pageviews, and counting, in 2022, and the third anniversary of his TAPinto franchise, which he launched on his birthday, September 9, 2019.

It’s the second time in three years  that the local news and digital marketing ...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Media Exposure

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been.

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. Protecting public health meant changing how many businesses ...