Sunday, January 20, 2013
Field vote plans, Whole Foods Market addresses controversy and Good Samaritan resolution passes also among top headlines.
Two East Rutherford residents have been accused of carjacking and kidnapping a 71-year-old woman at gunpoint from a Parsippany parking lot before stuffing her in the trunk of her car, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said. Paul Carifi Jr., a councilman since 2011, will take on James Barberio in June GOP primary. Parsippany's municipal clerk says final arrangements for the Jan. 22 vote are being made now. Despite the controversy of Waterview tract proposal, natural foods retailer remains focused on bringing its store to the township. Statement urges the General Assembly to override governor's veto of measure allowing treatment rather than punishment for drug overdose victims and those who help them. Among those approved are two new …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Santa comes to town, town leaders come together to fight drug abuse also among top stories.
Disputed Waterview Plaza proposal continues to be met with resistance from neighbors. The realities of drug use and abuse in the township was discussed at Thursday's Municipal Alliance Committee Drug Prevention Leadership Summit. Officer stripped of his rank about a decade ago settled a lawsuit against the town to regain his sergeant's stripes. The New York 12-12-12 Sandy relief concert will be screened at Clearview Cinemas locations, including Parsippany. Santa Claus praised Par-Troy's children during his visit to Town Hall, calling them "the nicest" and "top-notch."
Sunday, December 2, 2012
School board advances fields plan, Giving Tuesday allows holiday shoppers to give to others.
James Barberio tempered previous praise of the utility company for helping the Puddingstone area during the storm. The decrease—roughly $40 per year for most residents—is slated to begin in first quarter of 2013. High school athletic field proposal, if approved by BOE, will go to voters Jan. 22. Planning Board planner Edward Snieckus presented information on proposed amendments to township zoning laws. For those not all spent out, the philanthropic-minded pre-holiday effort offered an opportunity to help Parsippany nonprofits. (And though Tuesday is gone, you still can give!)
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Also Intervale residents oppose Whole Foods development and solar energy coming to main library.
Jonathan Nelson said local government isn't the solution to Parsippany's problems, its citizens working together is. Mayor reveals for the first time how badly Superstorm Sandy affected the township. An ambitious plan for an upscale mixed-use development on Waterview Plaza is backed by town leaders, but not by those who would live near it. Planning Board conditionally approves plan, while company behind project said it won't cost the town or the library a dime. You can share your opinion too: Send your Letter to the Editor to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Plus police seek deli owner for theft and Halloween high school events are back on.
Mayor James Barberio released a statement on storm preparedness as Parsippany waits for Sandy's possible arrival. An adult and a child were transported to hospital in Morris Plains incident. Parsippany joins list of northern N.J. towns dealing with sketchy adults trying to entice children. District warns parents to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity. Former owner of Anthony's Meats and Deli has an active warrant out for his arrest; police asking public for help to find Anthony Scotti. The events were in jeopardy due to a lack of volunteer chaperones. (Stay tuned to Patch in case Hurricane Sandy decides to play spoiler.)
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Dapper bandit has court appearance, burglaries hit Parsippany and other communities.
Teachers will 'refrain from volunteering our own personal time beyond the agreed-upon work hours,' according to letter sent to parents. Warren Township resident tells judge he planned to start job on Wall Street last Monday. Alleged correspondences between some board members raise red flags for a resident and a BOE member. Current band of thieves burglarizing North Jersey homes follow same pattern as infamous group. Purchases of severely damaged homes will create new open space in Lake Hiawatha. Dr. LeRoy Seitz's breach of contract suit against the BOE and the Department of Education quietly began last month. On Thursday, board members Anthony Mancuso and Michael Strumolo each took a turn on the witness stand.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Also teachers take a stand before the school board and a new police sergeant is promoted.
Superior Court Judge Stuart Minkowitz maintains $1 million cash-only bail for Parsippany resident Jiu Jian Zheng, a suspected illegal immigrant being held for allegedly stabbing his wife to death at Kazumi Sushi restaurant Oct. 5. Warren resident is responsible for five incidents in Parsippany and Morris County, according to Prosecutor Robert Bianchi. Led by union president, teachers in blue shirts stood in solidarity Thursday before the Board of Education. Darren Theobald, veteran Parsippany Police detective and son-in-law of former town council president, moves up from the investigative division. Parsippany Hills High's school board liaison reports that the annual tradition may not happen. A Lake Hiawatha resident is charged with …