Alleged Armed Kidnapping, Councilman to Challenge Mayor Top Local News

Field vote plans, Whole Foods Market addresses controversy and Good Samaritan resolution passes also among top headlines.

Two East Rutherford residents have been accused of carjacking and kidnapping a 71-year-old woman at gunpoint from a Parsippany parking lot before stuffing her in the trunk of her car, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said.

Paul Carifi Jr., a councilman since 2011, will take on James Barberio in June GOP primary.

Parsippany's municipal clerk says final arrangements for the Jan. 22 vote are being made now.

Whole Foods Market Still 'Committed' to Parsippany

Despite the controversy of Waterview tract proposal, natural foods retailer remains focused on bringing its store to the township.

Good Samaritan Resolution Wins Council Approval

Statement urges the General Assembly to override governor's veto of measure allowing treatment rather than punishment for drug overdose victims and those who help them.

Mayor's Professional Appointments Approved

Among those approved are two new members to the Transparency Committee and two lawyers who are members of the Morris County Freeholder Board.



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