Government

December 15, 2018

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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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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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 - 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – It is now legal to grow hemp in New Jersey. Seeking to expand the state’s commercial hemp market and spur economic growth, Assembly Members Nancy Pinkin and Verlina Reynolds-Jackson sponsored the legislation to allow industrial hemp farming in New Jersey which was signed into law ...

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Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris, Essex, Passaic) released the following statement on Governor Murphy’s administration’s response to yesterday’s winter storm: “People have the right to expect their roads to be salted and plowed. This storm was not a surprise, but the State’s epic failed response ...

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TRENTON, N.J. - Following the tragic death of a local teen, state Sen. Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing. Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died last year after a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Statement by Sheriff James Gannon: Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon said today: "In light of the recent mail bombing attempts, and following the horrific acts of murder and terrorism in Pittsburgh, I have asked that we redouble our efforts at the Morris County Sheriff's ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's State Legislators have issued the following Statements regarding yesterday's horrific shooting in Pittsburgh, Pa. Senator Joseph Pennacchio: "I would like to lend my voice to the denunciation of the cowardly Pittsburgh Synagogue massacre. It’s pain and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Ground was broken today on a 12-home Habitat for Humanity project in Roxbury, an event that was six years in the making, according to the organization’s CEO. The project, at 119 and 121 Main Street in Succasunna, will have two buildings with each containing six condominium units.

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NORFOLK, Va. – A 2017 Parsippany High School graduate and Parsippany, New Jersey, native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason.  Navy Seaman Kyle Braen is a culinary specialist aboard the warship, based in Norfolk, Virginia. USS Mason is named after Secretary ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce was honored by the Columbian Foundation with its President's Award during the organization's 77th Annual Columbian Foundation Humanitarian Achievement and President's Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 13, 2018.  Assemblywoman DeCroce has an ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Morris County Clerk, Ann F. Grossi, Esq.  was honored by the Columbian Foundation with the President’s Award during the organization’s 77th Annual Columbus Day Humanitarian, Achievement and President’s Award Gala held on October 13, 2018. The Columbian Foundation is a non-profit ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Mayor of Woodland Park, Keith Kazmark, a vocal Mikie Sherrill Endorser, is the new Business Administrator for Parsippany at an annual salary of $165,000. As the mayorship is currently a part time position, Kazmark will maintain both roles after December 1st.   The council ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The District at 1515 is the name for a mixed use project that was presented at the Parsippany Council meeting last night which will include 1000 linear feet frontage on Rt. 10. The project will transform vacant 1980's office buildings to a mixed retail and high end rental ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Carifi name breeds controversy in Parsippany.  One Carifi Brother sits on the Township Council.  A Registered Republican who tends to Vote with the Democratic members.  Another Carifi brother has filed yet another lawsuit against the township alleging his civil rights were ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - All seven Morris County Freeholders were on hand to officially open Gov. Chris Christie Drive in Parsippany today. The road is the main access road for the new Central Park of Morris county.  Governor Christie is one of only four governors to be from Morris County.  The full ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - After weeks of rumors regarding potential town-wide water contamination, concerned residents voiced their questions to the Parsippany Council at the September 11th meeting.   Long time resident, Bob Venezia, asked for information as to why the well was taken offline by the water ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  It was the opposite weather of that fateful day seventeen years ago when our nation suffered the greatest tragedy in our history of existence.  Yet the rain couldn't keep the families and members of our nation's bravest from stading outside in the rain as speakers, singers and ...

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PARSIPPANY - TROY HILLS, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders invites residents from all 30 Morris County towns to join in observing the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation at the Morris County Remembers 9/11 Service on Sunday, Sept. 9. Port ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The County's 9/11 service will once again be held in Parsippany, this year on September 9th at the September 11th Memorial on West Hanover Avenue.  You can read the full press release below: PORT AUTHORITY POLICE OFFICER AND WORLD TRADE CENTER SURVIVOR WILL JIMENO WILL GIVE ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - On August 25, 2018 Mayor Michael Soriano made official by declaration the Michael dePierro Driving Range at the Knoll Country Club. See attached video of the dedication.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - At 2pm today at the Knoll Country Club, Mayor Michael Soriano will be dedicating the driving range to Councilman Michael dePierro. The festivities will occur at the Knoll Country Club which is located at 12 Knoll Drive in Parsippany.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Councilman Michael dePierro received a Proclamation and Resolution from Mayor Michael Soriano at the August 21, 2018 Parsippany-Troy Hills Council meeting, declaring that the Knoll Country Club Driving Range would now be named the Michael dePierro Driving Range. In the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has moved to a new Emergency Alert System called AlertMorris. Residents are encouraged to sign up for AlertMorristown to receive emergency alerts by email, text or phone. The start-up of the “AlertMorris’’ emergency notification system, a countywide network to ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The August 8, 2018 Agenda Township Council Meeting of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 7:30 PM, in the Municipal Building located at 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey. Formal action may or may not be taken.

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