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Move Cars for Plows or Get Towed, Parsippany Schools Closed Friday

Parsippany Police remind residents to remove vehicles off roadways for plow crews.

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for all of North Jersey from 6 p.m. Thursday to 1 p.m. Friday and predicts 6 to 10 inches in most North Jersey areas and blizzard-like conditions Thursday night into Friday morning with wind gusts up to 35 miles per hour and wind chills as low as 15 degrees below zero.

All Parsippany-Troy Hills schools are closed on Friday due to the weather.

The Parsippany Police Department announced the following reminder on Thursday: "parking vehicles on roadways is prohibited when the roads are snow covered (Parsippany Municipal Ordinance 405-10) to ensure that the salt and plow crews can do their job efficiently. Parked vehicles in violation of this ordinance may be subject to receiving a summons and towed away at the owners expense."

The police department also alerted the community with the following link for power outage information. http://outages.firstenergycorp.com/nj.html To report a power outage, call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877).

"There are currently no outages currently reported in Parsippany," said the police department.

Also, municipal court was canceled on Thursday.
    Wilnj January 03, 2014 at 07:33 PM
    Can someone explain to me why we shutdown so quickly at the first sign of any uncomfortable weather? The schools shut down yesterday, 5 hours before any ill weather. Today, the snow stopped well in advance of first bell. This isn't South Carolina. It snows here every year deal with it.
    Sick of the Bull January 04, 2014 at 11:17 AM
    Because The new generation and their parents are a bunch of whiny, (ready to sue in a second if their poor little babies fall in the snow and scuff an elbow) pansies.

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