Parsippany News

December 16, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Township Council is scheduled Tuesday night to vote on a plan to accelerate redevelopment of vacant commercial property along Route 10. The redevelopment plan by the Stanbery Corp. would be a mixed-use complex at 1515 Route 10 and roughly across the highway from ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany High School boys basketball team dropped the season opener to Kinnelon, 49-46, on Friday, Dec. 14. In the first home game of the season, Parsippany fought back from a double-digit deficit. Kinnelon led 21-11 through one quarter, and 35-24 at the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Parsippany Hills High School boys basketball team opened the 2018-19 season with a 49-46 loss at West Morris on Friday, Dec. 14. The Vikings led 39-33 through three quarters, but a 16-7 final period gave the Wolfpack the three-point win. Jason Reid led Par Hills with 12 ...

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We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey. While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its  name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats. Jessica Dreyer, a fourth generation farmer ...

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HAMPTON TWP., N.J. — A First Day Trail Ride will be held in Sussex County on Jan. 1 to kick off the new year. The ride is the only equestrian event that is part of the New Jersey State Parks First Day hikes being held throughout the state. Horse trailer parking will be at Halsey Farm at the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - As reported earlier today, protestors arrived with a cake, derogatory gestures and a final chaotic scene when Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen moved out of his office yesterday, December 14th.  You can read full article here. It appears that two of the protestors, pictured in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Dunellen man employed as a school custodian was arrested today on charges of inappropriately touching a six-year-old girl, authorities said. Arnoldo Veliz-Chamale, 61, of Dunellen, was charged today with one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and two ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - State Senator Joe Pennacchio's office collected over a thousand toys for needy children this past month.  This is an annual event that the Senator spearheads to help out families in need.  "I am thankful to all those that donated and to the participating schools in my district ...

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Mayor Michael Soriano promoted Patrolman Jeffrey Magahan and Patrolman Brian Conover to the rank of Sergeant today. Sgt. Conover was promoted in the Council Chambers while Sgt. Magahan was sworn-in via video conference as he is currently deployed with the United States Air Force in Southeast ...

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Parsippany school teachers have once again combined forces to lend a hand to local residents in need this holiday season.   Educators in all 14 Parsippany-Troy Hills public schools have reached into their pockets to contribute to the annual food bank drive since late September, hoping to make this ...

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Two $250 Prizes Offered by Stigma-Free Initiative Member and Sponsor: Boonton United Methodist Church & Montville United Methodist Church A countywide Stigma-Free essay contest is underway in Morris County, with separate categories for junior high school and high school students who are are ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would appropriate $20 million to boost horse racing in New Jersey has been voted out of committee in the state Senate. Sponsored by Sen. Vin Gopal of District 11 in Monmouth County, home to Monmouth Park and Freehold Raceway, and Sen. Paul A. Sarlo, District 36, which ...

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If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam. “I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano joined Governor Murphy at Parsippany Based, Earth Friendly Products to express their support for a $15 minimum wage.  Earth Friendly Products has offered $17/hour as a minimum wage at their company for all employees since 2014.  The company was used as an ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police join residents and neighbors in sending thoughts and prayers out to their brother in Mount Arlington who was a Police Officer struck by a car near Howard Boulevard. Here is the release from the Morris County Prosecutor: On December 11, 2018 at approximately ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany PBA Local 131 and the employees of the UPS Innovation Center located on Upper Pond Road collected over 250 toys for this years annual toy-drive. This year’s recipient was Jersey Battered Women's Services, an organization aimed at helping domestic violence victims and ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Despite battling a brain tumor, Larry Lederman was on the microphone at the Meadowlands on Dec. 6 as the track kicked off its “Borrow Ken’s Binoculars” Thursdays as guest announcer. It was a great night for Lederman – and for the fans who love his style – given the fact ...

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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 ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Little Annie is a miniature horse who helps children suffering from trauma. She also stars in Little Horse Big Medicine, which won a Winnie Award at the 2018 Equus Film Festival held in Brooklyn, N.Y.  from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. The story is told from Annie’s point of view as she ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — Take A Wish has been named the New Jersey Sire Stakes Horse of the Year for 2018. The award, which is voted annually by the New Jersey Sire Stakes Board of Trustees, is based solely on performances in races for New Jersey-sired horses, including NJSS-sponsored races and other ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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