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Former Two-Term Parsippany Mayor To Be Honored With Plaque

John Fahy led the township in the 1970s and died in town in 2013.

John Fahy. Patch File Photo
John Fahy. Patch File Photo

During two terms as mayor of Parsippany-Troy Hills Township John Fahy was instrumental in the start of many programs for the municipality.

Because of his leadership, John “Jack” Fahy will be honored for his years of service to the township by the current governing body on Tuesday, June 17 at the mayor and council’s regular meeting.

Fahy is credited with the introduction of senior housing and transportation, and also introduced Green Acres funding for preservation of the Knoll Country Club & Golf Course. Township recreation programs were also expanded and the Parsippany Day Care Center began during his two terms, which began in 1974. 

Fahy died at his Parsippany home in May 2013 at the age of 83. 

The public is encouraged to attend the event, which begins at the Parsippany Municipal Building, 1001 Baldwin Road, at 7:30 p.m.

LuisL June 09, 2014 at 11:06 PM
Too bad Patch doesn't even know where Town Hall is located.
Lothar Jones June 11, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Neither Vigilante or Fahy should be honored for anything.
William Troc June 11, 2014 at 02:17 PM
@Lothar total cowardly thing to say
Lothar Jones June 12, 2014 at 04:34 PM
Troc, you know nothing of which you speak. Fahy should have gone to federal prison with regard to the Parsippany sewer plant scandal. As it turns out, apparently Vigilante had very cozy ties to the developer who bribed the Parsippany planning board attorney.

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