Saturday, September 29, 2012
Also Route 46 accident victim mourned and Parsippany Smashburger opens.
Students at Parsippany Hills High School joined other U.S. schools in protesting the federally-mandated smaller portion sizes and higher costs of the new school lunch program. VIP Spa employees decline to comment on police investigation into Route 10 business. Allen Van Seters died on his 53rd birthday when a tree crushed his car on Route 46. The 11th New Jersey location, in the Troy Hills Shopping Plaza on Route 46, held a ribbon cutting Thursday. Parts stolen from Paul Miller Land Rover on Route 46 last Sunday morning.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Also police identify another traffic fatality and school board candidates get political.
The occupancy ordinance wasn't on the agenda for Tuesday night's Parsippany Township Council meeting. But that law—and the families set to lose their homes because they have kids—was discussed, and the council will form a subcommittee to determine how best to protect young families. Lake Parsippany's Katelyn "Katie" Lee Ackerman, 23, was remembered at her funeral Monday as a young woman with a big heart, a huge smile and a beautiful soul. Police announced that Allen Van Seters, the Parsippany man who drove onto a Route 46 median and hit a tree at the intersection of Baldwin Road Sept. 14, died in the accident. Two BOE hopefuls will appear at the political party's next meeting in Whippany.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Also, Town Council hears potential solution to protect evicted families and Parsippany Playhouse company marks two decades
Township leaders, residents and emergency responders came together Tuesday afternoon to remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony featured an address by 9/11 hero and Parsippany resident Dennis Letts and the unveiling of a new Town Hall memorial that features a piece of steel beam from the old World Trade Center. Katelyn Ackerman, 23, lost her life when her vehicle left Route 10, struck a tree and caught on fire Thursday night, police say. Deborah Orme's second term on the Parsippany Board of Education will be her last for now. The veteran member—without offering a reason—halted her re-election campaign. Challenger Alison Cogan will take her place on a slate featuring incumbent candidates Dr. Frank Calabria and Frank Neglia. …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Also NJDOT and residents don't see eye to eye and Parsippany gets a new town clerk
The collection of an estimated $11.5 million in athletic improvements for Parsippany's high schools is off the table. Rather than risk the ire of taxpayers and voters, the Board of Education unanimously decided to submit a reduced-option package of items to the state Department of Education for its review. If approved, the board will be able to move forward with plans to draft a referendum and, in January, the board hopes, put the idea before voters. Just in time to prepare for the upcoming presidential election, Parsippany finally has a new municipal clerk. Officials hope Yancy Wazirmas will bring stability to the recently struggling clerk's office. After being on the road for nearly a month, the Par-Troy Little League East All-Stars, …
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Other top stories include Parsippany Police at anti-crime event and Littleton Road residents' stand against the NJDOT.
Residents discuss and debate whether they will support all, part or none of the Board of Education's proposed $11.5 million package of possible athletic improvements to Parsippany and Parsippany Hills high schools. The Par-Troy East 11/12 All-Stars beat Collier, Pa., 9-4, Friday to advance to the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regional championship in Bristol, Conn. Parsippany faces Delaware Sunday at 5 p.m. with a berth in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., on the line. Citing safety concerns, citizen activists are calling on residents to raise their voices to have the New Jersey Department of Transportation's $73 million I-80 rehabilitation effort's construction staging site closed. Area first responders provided …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Other top headlines include convenience store burglary and drug operation bust.
At a special Board of Education public meeting Wednesday night, Superintendent of Schools LeRoy Seitz said the district's $11.5 million high school athletic renovations proposal is not the Fields of Dreams, but the debate remains similar. Par-Troy Little League East began its quest to become Little League’s Mid-Atlantic champion with a Friday 4-2 win over Stoney Point's All-Stars on Breen Field in Bristol, Conn. Parsippany Road Krauszer's Convenience Store was burglarized during the overnight hours Tuesday, said Parsippany Police. Three men, including two from Parsippany, were arrested on charges that include drug distribution and aggravated assault on a police officer. Rockaway Township resident Kyle Harris, 20, was last seen in the area …
Sunday, July 22, 2012
The top Parsippany stories from the past week.
A man arrested on an outstanding warrant after his car struck a utility pole in Lake Hiawatha Sunday night is the same individual who struck and killed a Paramus woman in Pennsylvania the previous day, police said. Philip Cise, 48, of Dover, was back on the road one day after striking Gabrielle Reuveni, 20, while she jogged Saturday near her family’s Poconos vacation home. Cise, who denies responsibility in Reuveni's death, has had several brushes with the law in the past month, including allegations that he harassed golf course workers, stole a truck and wielding an ax in a fast food restaurant. He is now being held on $75,000 bond in Bedminster. Authorities are investigating a robbery of the Indus American Bank inside the Parsippany …