Verbal dispute leads to physical altercation at Empire Diner early Sunday morning.
An early Sunday morning brawl broke out at the Empire Diner, resulting in a woman being kicked in the head, according to Parsippany Police. At about 2:45 a.m., an apparent verbal dispute turned into a physical altercation as an unknown number of people traded blows, Officer Earl Kinsey said. Kinsey said that by the time township police arrived at the scene, the fight was over and the participants had departed. Officers from Boonton and Montville were also called to the scene, Kinsey said. Only one person was injured—a woman who said she was kicked in the head during the altercation, Kinsey said. However, she declined medical treatment, he said. According to Kinsey, there were no arrests and no serious damage to the diner.
A Parsippany favorite turns in a solid performance with pancakes and eggs
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- Susan Alai
Saturday, August 27, 2011
The Empire Diner makes its presence known on busy Route 46 East with a red, white and black Art Deco sign that faces the highway. Diners are much-loved places in New Jersey, and Parsippany’s Empire is no exception, although its fans and detractors seem equally split. We’re partial to breakfast at the local diners we visit and have been known to order pancakes or omelets at whatever diner we visit late at night after seeing a show or taking in a concert. Come to think of it, that’s probably how we became most familiar with diners, when we were in high school and could get around minus parents. A lifetime of breakfast in the wee hours had begun. But this time it was Saturday in the summer and we needed to get a lot of things done. We also …