Saturday, April 6, 2013
Last week's top township news stories
Mayor Barberio, Rep. Frelinghuysen and servicemembers among those at Parsippany wake; funeral was held in North Caldwell Tuesday. Former mayor remembered by chief executives who followed him for his work for seniors and children. Filing deadline's past for major-party candidates who wish to run for mayor or Town Council in the June 4 primary race. Paul Philipps said the focus of his term as chief will be to build strong relationships between law enforcers and resident. Wednesday testimony before the Zoning Board of Adjustment focused on an 'academic exercise.'
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The top local news stories of the past week
Snow-covered highways in Morris and Passaic Counties result in closings and accidents along Route 287. Council Candidates Robert Peluso and Louis Valori have hitched their campaign to Carifi's effort. After nearly 200 years of Smith-Baldwin family ownership, the South Beverwyck Road estate is now the property of to Parsippany. Pros and cons of controversial suggestion to create in-house town attorney discussed "He pulled up right outside the door" in his Toyota, said his relieved daughter.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Also, superintendent contract trial testimony comes to dramatic finish
School board members and residents say they will consider alternative ways to improve athletic field conditions at the town's high schools. Chamber President, Retired Cop to Run for Council With official announcements this week from Chamber of Commerce President Robert Peluso and retired police sergeant Louis Valori—and an unofficial one from former Planning Board member Milin Shah— Parsippany voters will have a decision to make in the June 4 primary. Judge's decision could come by summer, but the embattled schools chief says he expects the issue to continue for a long time. 64-year-old was struck near Yacenda Drive in Parsippany last month. Lake Hiawatha lawyer accused of injuring Randolph resident in crash on Littleton Road. Peter …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Also Knoll Gardens drug bust and OEM presents Sandy report.
Federal government dumps parts of nutrition policy imposed in September and boosts portion sizes for protein and grains. Local Finance Board rules James Barberio's plea for friend's son was a 'personal letter,' but did not address the fact that the missive was sent on official township stationery. Two men, from Lake Hiawatha and Boonton, are being held in lieu of $200K bail each. Superstorm Sandy was the focus of a presentation by representatives of the township's Office of Emergency Management and Parsippany Police. Third annual Hanukkah observance at Town Hall brings joy, dancing and doughnuts.
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, 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 …