Sunday, April 28, 2013
The most talked about stories of the last half-fortnight
Reason for the investigation reportedly has not been revealed, but defense lawyer calls it 'retaliation' for James Carifi's whistle-blowing John Montefusco Sr. continued offering legal advice for money despite being disbarred in 2009, say law enforcement officials. As officers were answering a carjacking call at Paul Miller Land Rover, they heard of another underway at nearby Wawa. Former Boy Scout leader Stephen Corcoran, 45, has been indicted on child pornography charges, Acting Morris County Prosecutor Frederic Knapp announced Tuesday. Dr. John Fitzsimons hits the ground running in his new job.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Biggest stories from the week that was
Parsippany Democrats now have their standard bearers for the 2013 election: Jonathan Nelson tossed his hat into the ring for the town's top elected position at a campaign kickoff event at the Sheraton Hotel Thursday night with council candidates Robert Keller and Mihir Oza. A letter from developer RD Realty's attorney saying that if the Whole Foods plan dies, a more controversial project could replace it angers residents and officials alike. James Barberio said the town faced challenges in appropriations, but made improvements in revenue. Dismissed Committee member Dr. Louis Valori says move is '100 percent political retribution.' Resolution to appoint Brenda Barberio to MAC is pulled quietly from Town Council agenda. Almost $50K paid out …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Top Parsippany stories from the last week
Former Chief Anthony DeZenzo's resignation became effective Friday. Parsippany man is being held on $175K bail at the Morris County Jail for allegedly planning to sell controlled substances in a school zone. Eight women were arrested on solicitation charges at three township hotels and another establishment in Hanover Township. The superintendent requested that his last day be changed due to changes in state law. The money, for the next year, would cover roof repairs and other fixes at district schools.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The top Parsippany news of the past week
Using the theme Moving Parsippany Forward, the mayor announces run for another four years on a ticket including council incumbent Vincent Ferrara and newcomer Milin Shah. BOE president asks citizens to serve on a committee to help make field improvements a reality. Divided Council approves law that seeks to make town housing law stronger and more humane. Superintendent says district is working with township officials to keep kids safe in the classroom. Government program, mayor says, could save town residents more than $3 million, however if you want out, you'll have to take action.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Also, baseball academy owner admits sex with teen and Par-Troy teachers get a contract.
New business administrator also resigns, and BOE hires new football coach. Anthony DeZenzo says he'll take some time off before deciding his next professional move. He takes with him a sizeable lifetime pension payment. The Republican, once a Democrat, said he'll run with Councilman Vincent Ferrara on the mayor's ticket. Union County Prosecuter will ask for 7-year sentence for man who admitted to trysting with a teen in Parsippany and Hoboken. Prosecutor says $5,000 was stolen from JP Morgan Chase. Board of Education announced its ratification of a new pact with Parsippany educators.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Police are also seeking man they say stole jacket and then struck the victim with his car.
Most of the residents who spoke at the Board of Education's special meeting Thursday spoke in support of Alison Cogan, the fourth place finisher in November's school board election. But on this night, with BOE members voting along factional lines, 5-3, Anthony DeIntinis, who came in last Nov. 6, came in first. Large, skeptical crowd—most in opposition—came to Parsippany High to address economic development plan that would bring Whole Foods Market to Parsippany. Citizen committee has published a website of information regarding the high school athletic fields' improvement proposal. Former Board of Education member Frank Neglia is putting aside efforts to get back onto the board and throwing his support to Alison Cogan, who is vying to fill …