Most-Read January Stories on Parsippany Patch

The first month of 2013 featured tragedy, candidate announcements and controversy: over the school board, athletic fields and Waterview development.

Chester and Rosaria Andraka called a 'perfect couple' found dead inside their Parsippany home.

Newly sworn Board of Education member James Carifi fails to impress many residents during his first day on the job.


Two East Rutherford residents are charged with 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.

Bruin was hit by car around Interstate 80's milepost 44 early in the morning on Jan. 13, police said.

Angry Teachers Walk Out of School Board Meeting

A town resident's criticism of teachers sparked the mass exodus from the Jan. 24 Board of Education meeting.`

School board members and residents say that with the failure of the Jan. 22 referendum, they will consider alternative ways to improve athletic field conditions at the town's high schools.

Township Council member Paul Carifi Jr. eyes Parsippany's top job, says he will take on Mayor James Barberio in June 4 primary.

Anthony DeIntinis, the last-place finisher in the Nov. 6 election and running mate of BOE member James Carifi, grabs a one-year term in a 5-3 school board vote that many residents say ignored their wishes.

Fields Referendum Fails by Wide Margin

On Jan. 22, residents voted against spending nearly $8 million for high school athletic improvements.

Whole Foods Plan Revision Still Raises Concerns

A revised Waterview Plaza development planwas presented before a loudly skeptical audience at Jan. 7 Parsippany Planning Board meeting.

With two official and one unofficial candidate announcements in the last week of the month, Parsippany voters will have a decision to make come June.


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