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CNN/Money Magazine: Parsippany a Best Place to Live

The list, which appears in Money's September 2012 issue, honors Par-Troy for its sense of community, sports teams, businesses and holiday celebrations.

If the performance of the All-Stars at the  doesn't make you totally burst with pride in Parsippany, perhaps this news will: CNN/Money Magazine ranks the township as No. 15 in the nation and No. 1 in New Jersey on its list of America's best small cities and number.

The magazine says the "terrific small cities" with populations between 50,000 and 300,000 on the list have plenty of what U.S. families care about most: job opportunities, an excellent school system, low crime, quality health care and recreational activities. Another factor considered is the sense of community in the municipality.

Parsippany is honored for having something for everyone. The article, which appears in Money Magazine's September 2012 issue, cites the existence of about 30 Fortune 500 companies in the district, including , and .

Also mentioned: the township's sports teams, holiday celebrations, its proximity to New York City and the diversity that makes Par-Troy a true melting pot.

The No. 1 spot on the list goes to Carmel, Ind. Other New Jersey towns ranked are Franklin (25), Hamilton (75) and Wayne (83).

VietNam Vet August 23, 2012 at 03:30 AM
Cynde, I lived in Passaic many years ago and this takes the cake. I told the mayor one time what he needs to do to lower the taxes around here, but he doesn't want to hear about it. I also moved here from a town that had the lowest taxes in the country, but this town doesn't want to do that because they are screwing everybody and making to much money.
Angelina August 23, 2012 at 03:17 PM
so,since you're such a patch bully and all you ever do on this thing is call people names (thanks for the laughter) move back to the town you lived in before and we can all be happy :) k? thanks.
parhome August 23, 2012 at 03:39 PM
Are we in middle school? Why don't we each add one thing which makes this town great! I'll start with the amount of parks, Parsippany has a lot of them.
VietNam Vet August 24, 2012 at 01:32 AM
Sorry ange, I'm not a bully, I just believe in telling the truth about this admin. here. This town does in the last number of years leave alot to be desired.
VietNam Vet August 24, 2012 at 01:34 AM
Sure Par, Parsippany has high taxes and alot of corruption. Next

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