Hate Crime Charges + Recycling Center Reversal + Debates


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First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

From the National Meteorological Service: Possibility of showers before 10 a.m. Mainly cloudy, then gradually sunny, with a high near 72. Wind west around 5 mph. The probability of precipitation is 30%. Further precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible.

Here are the best stories today in Parsippany:

  1. We have three articles from Tuesday’s city council meeting. Here is the first one. On video, an employee of the Ajaco Towing building used a racial insult in reference to a black client, which led the Township of Parsippany to end his contract with the company. But members of Ajaco Towing claimed at Tuesday’s city council meeting that their white employees were victims of a hate crime. (No Persippane)
  2. The Parsippany recycling center will remain open on weekends after all. The township reversed a decision that would have closed the center on Saturdays until November, Mayor Michael Soriano announced. (No Persippane)
  3. Finally, at the council meeting, Soriano issued a proclamation in honor of the late council member William C. Taylor Jr. Officials unveiled a plaque at town hall. (No Persippane)
  4. The election season is in full swing, and Parsippany’s candidates are getting ready to debate. Virtual forums will be held next month for mayoral and city council candidates. The town hall debate will begin at 7 p.m. on October 14, while the council forum will begin at 7 p.m. on October 15. (Parsippany Patch)
  5. The phone crooks claim to represent the Parsippany Police Department, authorities say. Here’s what to watch out for. (No Persippane)
  6. Table of Hope’s free food distribution will take place on September 23 in Morristown (TAPinto.net)
  7. One caught, 4 wanted, three guns thrown in savage police chase of Haledon, Crash of Stolen Minivan (South Passaic Daily Voice)
  8. Saint Francis in search of recipients of the “Living Treasures” before its doors close (Daily Record)

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Today in Parsippany:

  • FOL Bag Sale – Parsippany Troy Hills Public Library – Main Branch (9:00 am)
  • Sale of interior bags from the Friends of Parsippany library (12:00 p.m.)
  • Volleyball: Girls first grade vs Madison High School (home) (3:30 p.m.)
  • PHS Band Boosters Home Game Dinner – Parsippany High School (3:45 p.m.)
  • Volleyball: Girls first grade (modified location) vs. Madison High School (outdoor) (4:00 p.m.)
  • Volleyball: Girls Varsity vs. Madison High School (outdoor) (4:00 p.m.)
  • Volleyball: Girls JV vs. Madison High School (away) (5:30 p.m.)
  • Football: Varsity Boys vs. Caldwell (Home) (7:00 p.m.)

Parsippany Patch Notebook

  • Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library Network: “Registration is open NOW via our online calendar (dates on the calendar to register are 9/29 and 9/30) http://www.libraryinsight.net/calendare.asp?jx=j3&xc= 2 “(Facebook)
  • Baptist Church of Parsippany: “Wednesday Bible Study – Simeon Gottschall” (Facebook)
  • Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library Network: “LIVE ZOOM MUSIC AND PRESCHOOL MOVEMENT! Register here. (Facebook)

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