Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Performers Farewell Luna, Angelo DePuma and I Am Fighting helped raised funds to help those affected by Superstorm Sandy.
A fantastic night featuring musical acts by Farewell Luna, Angelo DePuma and I Am Fighting took place last Friday at Parsippany High School. All proceeds from the concert went to benefit those affected by Superstorm Sandy. Video on the Go captured the show. For more about the bands: http://angelodepuma.bandcamp.com/ http://farewellluna.bandcamp.com/ http://iamfighting.com/
Sunday, March 3, 2013
For Morris Plains' Farewell Luna—aka musician Jared Wohl—the superstorm was personal, and so is his contribution toward rebuilding New Jersey.
Parsippany's Jared Wohl was rocked by the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy last October. "This was the first natural disaster that really affected me personally," said the Morris Plains neighborhood resident, who is the lone member of musical project Farewell Luna. "I had plans to travel to Las Vegas to record my latest single, 'Momentary Angel' along with some of my other songs, and it just so happened to be shortly after Sandy had occurred. I couldn't have imagined the destruction that the disaster had caused. "It really hit close to home—no pun intended," he said. Wohl said he wanted to do something to help the relief effort and he decided to use his art to make a difference. "I created my solo music project, Farewell Luna in …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Resident tells council improved emergency communication—and establishing wards and districts to represent citizens more effectively—is essential.
For five days during Superstorm Sandy and its aftermath, some residents in Parsippany's Puddingstone neighborhood were trapped in their homes without power by downed wires for five days. The Town Council heard from one of those citizens, who insisted there is a need for better communications between town agencies and power companies during emergency situations. Judy Foster made her remarks during the public comment portion of its agenda meeting Tuesday night at Town Hall. Foster described how Sandy presented a frightening, potentially dangerous situation for those who live in Parsippany's southwesternmost section. "In Puddingstone Heights, there is one road in and one road out," she said. "We are a community of about 100 homes with one …
Monday, December 10, 2012
On Wednesday, Garden State Smashburgers will donate a portion of sales from its New Jersey burgers to help Jerseyans impacted by Sandy.
Smashburger is giving customers a tasty way to help with Superstorm Sandy relief. The burger chain's New Jersey locations, including the Parsippany branch on Route 46 and the Morris Plains site on Route 10, will donate $2 for every New Jersey burger sold this Wednesday to the Restore the Shore Projects Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. (The New Jersey burger features a beef patty topped with bacon, blue cheese, onions, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on an onion bun.) Restore The Shore Projects is an initiative to assist in disaster relief for those affected by the superstorm. The organization's main goal is to work quickly to provide relief and deliver it right into the hands of victims and restore their lives back to normal. “As New Jerseyans…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Senior medical facilities and the Chamber of Commerce are offering a fundraising event and 'The Parsippany Experience.'
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
CareOne at Morris and CareOne at Morris Assisted Living are looking for high rollers with an altruistic streak. The nursing facility and senior assisted living firm—with the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce—is planning a fundraising event to help its workers who were negatively affected by Superstorm Sandy. CareOne Executive Director Catherine Olexa said that on Dec. 5, the organization will host a Casino Night at the Westmount Country Club in Paterson. The benefit will raise funds to help more than 40 CareOne employees who lost their homes and belongings as a result of the storm. Event proceeds will help them replace lost valuables and necessities. With the help of PACC President Robert Peluso, Executive Director Craig Schlosser and …