Government

October 16, 2018

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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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There will be an online auction for the next two weeks that will be hosted by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.  The auction will be for surplus property through GovDeals pursuant to State Contract 83453. The Auction will begin Tuesday, July 31, and end Tuesday, August 14, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Council voted 3-2 to pass the budget which although amended still represents a 2.8% tax increase to residents. The Council, after facing intense pressure from the residents have amended the budget from 3.5% to 2.8%.  During the meeting Councilwoman, ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Five mayors from northern and central New Jersey today called for passage of a state law permitting immigrants to get driver's licenses even if they are undocumented, saying it boosts public safety as well as the economy. "This is important for every resident for a better life ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Former Council President and Current Parsippany GOP Chairman, Lou Valori spoke up at the July 10th Council meeting,  He voiced concerns over the social media posts of a local public figure and his relation to the Parsippany Chamber of Commerce.  Current Council President Paul ...

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Dear Friends, The first attachment is a statement “to Oppose Marijuana Distribution Centers in Parsippany”. The second attachment contains Petition Signature Pages. A majority of people are not opposed to medical marijuana since it is dispensed by prescription for many types of ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A large crowd of residents appeared before Parsippany's governing body at the township council's agenda meeting on July 10, 2018 to say NO to increased property taxes. Residents spoke out to complain about the proposed tax increases and demanded written explanations in writing ...

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The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow. In a 2017 report Freedom ...

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TRENTON, NJ - It appears that lawmakers have reached a budget agreement avoiding a government shutdown The deal, after weeks of acrimony includes the following:  10.75% on a $5 million income threshold millionaire’s tax; a “mega millionaire’s” tax. 2.5% hike on the state’s corporate ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Time is running out for the Democratically controlled NJ Legislature and Governor to compromise on a budget.  They have until the end of tomorrow - June 30, 2018 - to agree on a budget that will keep the government open. But if they can't, and as of tonight, just 24 hours before ...

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The Morris County Board of Freeholders announces that a county bridge project in Hanover Township, near the Morris County Mall/Walmart shopping center, is near completion   Final repaving will be done Tuesday and the bridge should be fully opened by the evening commute. Attached are photos ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - As your new Chair of the Parsippany Republican Committee, it is my mission to expand our party, foster positive and productive engagement, and to fight to protect the values which Parsippany residents take pride in.  Another goal of our party will be to provide a unified front ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - During the past several weeks of the 2018 budget presentation we have heard a lot of municipal dialog about how the 2017 budget should never have been approved. However, despite this convenient dialog on the part of the municipal staff, at NO TIME during the entire 2017 budget ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There was a vocal crowd that showed up for the June 19th Town Council meeting.  Residents wanted to know why their taxes are going up, what the reasoning behind the tax increase was, and why their questions weren't getting answered.  Parsippany resident Isabella Alfano asked ...

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COUNTY PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARING THIS WEEK ON LONGTERM TRANSPORTATION PLAN JUNE 21 SESSION FOCUSES ON DRAFT “CIRCULATION ELEMENT’’ The Morris County Planning Board’s public hearing on its 2018 Draft Circulation Element, which will serve as a guiding document for transportation planning ...

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