Giving Back

May 8, 2020

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Bob Garcia, a veteran business teacher at the Parsippany-Troy Hills school district who is married to a fellow educator and is the father of two teenage sons, has taken on a giant task in an effort to feed the hungry neighbors in town. "My family and I have been fortunate to ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany neighbors are voicing their hurt in many ways.  Whether it's the Coronavirus that has struck a family member, or a job that has been lost, or a family overwhelmed by the new burdens of home-schooling, their new normal household navigation has significantly ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Starting tonight, May 3rd at 7pm, Parsippany will be filled with the resounding cheers and claps of residents at 7pm, in honor of our healthcare heroes. According to the Township's news release, medical staffs across New Jersey, and the world are working tirelessly to combat the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Starting this Sunday, May 3rd at 7pm, Parsippany will be filled with the resounding cheers and claps of residents at 7pm, in honor of our healthcare heroes. According to the Township's news release, medical staffs across New Jersey, and the world are working tirelessly to combat ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ - Assemblyman Jon Bramnick knows first hand how many people are food insecure throughout the state and how much worse the situation has gotten during this Coronavirus pandemic, because constituent services is his top priority.  He also knows that people need connection, good stories ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  The Parsippany Rotary Club ventured out on Monday, April 20th to help the heroes on the front line of the current Pandemic. They organized and delivered some desperately needed Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), purchased and donated by fellow members of the Parsippany Rotary ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany resident Calvin "Cal" Schoenfeld has been diagnosed with COVID 19 and has been on a ventilator for three days. He is in need of A+ blood and plasma from people that have recouperated from the Coronavirus. He is a dad, husband and grandfather and is adored by his ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Neighbors helping neighbors is what puts the pride in Parsippany.  That has never been more true than now, when the strong community spirit that is Parsippany, has mobilized into action during this pandemic.  With all the worry about the virus, the economy and the health of our ...

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     Lake Hiawatha resident Brian Donlin continues to train and fund-raise to help to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Every year, hundreds of cyclists gather in different cities to ride in support of JDRF research at their “Ride to Cure ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany PAL has planned a big week for helping others.  Although they are technically 'closed', they are opening their doors on April 2nd to conduct a food drive.  During the drive they will be collecting canned goods and non-perishables. They are encouraging contributors to ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - While practicing social distancing, Council President Michael dePierro, Council Vice President Loretta Gragnani and Councilman Paul Carifi donated food to Parsippany's first responders. They bought the food from Jeremiah's in Lake Hiawatha in an effort to support a local ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Lake Hiawatha resident Brian Donlin is helping to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) through a fundraising effort for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Every year, hundreds of cyclists gather in different cities to ride in support of JDRF Research. Some are kids ...

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Parsippany resident, named as 2020 Shillelagh Man of the year to be honored May 9th at Mayfair Farms, West Orange. The Essex Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh are planning their 52nd Annual Dinner Dance for Saturday, May 9th 2020 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. The event will begin at 6:00 with a ...

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America’s Got Talent, and so do the Lake Hiawatha kids at Knollwood Elementary. On January 24th, taking the auditorium stage of Parsippany High School, over 40 acts performed the 6th annual talent show, known as “Knollwood's Got Talent!” Consisting of kindergarteners to fifth graders, the talent ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Friends of Parsippany Library are now collecting formal dresses for their Third Annual Prom Dress Sale. New this year will be the addition of shawls, evening bags, and costume jewelry. Gently used dresses and accessories can be dropped off at the Main Library, 449 Halsey Road, ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Sherriff's office along with the Florham Park philanthropy Halos for Angels helped make a Madison family's Christmas wishes come true.  A Madison family has been helped through the tremendous generosity of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, which has made the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Human nature says that people - at least sometimes - don't mind "ratting" each other out. That is the cornerstone of the Morris County Crimestoppers Program,. which began more than 30 years ago. The idea is simple. Run by the county offices of the sheriff and prosecutor, the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - If there’s one thing that goes around during the holiday, it’s a ton of toy drives. And last Sunday, December 8th, the ladies of Auxiliary Unit for Lake Hiawatha’s American Legion Post 249 held their annual Toys For Tots for the local community. The Toys For Tots event has been ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, County Clerk Ann Grossi and Mayor Michael Soriano joined Cerbo's Parsippany Greenhouses in preparing Christmas trees for delivery to U.S. armed forces and military families through the national “Trees for Troops” program on Sunday December 8th.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The moment Halloween is over, people often think of one thing: holiday shopping. And on November 15th and 16th, St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church held its annual eighth craft fair. This event for the weekend attracted hundreds of Parsippany residents who came to see what was on ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Friends of the Library are holding their “FALL FUNDRAISER” at the Gourmet Café on Monday, November 18th. Gourmet Cafe is located at 136 Baldwin Road, Parsippany.  The Friends of the Library will receive 10% of the entire day’s proceeds. Go for lunch or dinner.  Eat in or get ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - On November 10th, the township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, along with visitors from all over Morris County, came together “wage hope” for a good cause: to fight against pancreatic cancer. On that cold Sunday, close to 3,000 people attended the annual PurpleStride, a 5K run that ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - On November 9th, Lake Hiawatha residents and veterans, while celebrating the weekend for Veterans Day, found themselves enjoying an evening involving classic music and Italian food. For at the American Legion Post 249, a special dinner, known Sinatra/Pasta Night, was organized by ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Friends of Parsippany Library are hosting three holiday themed fundraisers that will lighten your holiday preperation load.  They are designed to make it easier for your decorating, baking and shopping needs.  See the news release below that was distributed by the Friends of ...

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Now through November 1, support the Woman's Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills by purchasing gift cards in various denominations for Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill. Applebee's will donate 20% of the proceeds to our club. The money raised will be used to support the various projects the club ...

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WCPTH WANTS YOU! Membership Recruitment   The Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills will be at the Parsippany Library, located at 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany N.J., on two Saturdays – October 5thand October 26thfrom 10am to 4pm. Stop by to learn more about our Club and see how you can help our ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - Monday evening's First-Responders' Challenge at Funplex between the East Hanover and Florham Park Police departments, had a very happy ending! Even though the East Hanover team won, they decided to share their prize with the competition making everyone that left a winner! The ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Township of Parsippany is hosting a blood drive to help restock the supply after the 4th of July holiday weekend.   The blood drive will be at the following location and time: Wednesday, July 17th 8:30am - 3:30pm The Parsippany PAL Building 33 Baldwin Road, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany based Community Hope held a Veterans Flag Day 5K Run and Fun Walk on Flag Day that raised over $120,000 to rescue NJ Veterans from Homelessness. It was the 18th Annual Flag Day 5K Run and Fun Walk on Thursday, June 13th at the NJ VA Healthcare System at Lyons, NJ. The ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's Al Shurdom has received a great honor from the County of Morris.  He has been awarded the annual Terri Belske Mental Health Advocate of the Year Award for 2019.  You can read the full press release distributed by the County of Morris ...

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