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Virtual Memorial Day Celebration | 6

Each Memorial Day, we as Americans come together to honor our brave military men and women who gave their lives to protect our country. It’s a solemn duty that each and every one of us must affirm.

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Remembering a Neighbor and Friend | 8

I’d like to share a story with you about my neighbor of 30+ years, John, who passed away this past week after a lengthy and stubborn battle with Parkinson’s Disease. While we always referred to John and his wife as Mr. and Mrs. ____, out of respect for Marie’s privacy, I won’t use their last name here.

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Dogs Gone Wild Spring Break | 8

Dogs Gone Wild Spring Break will be held on Saturday, May 22 at Cook’s Pond Denville Recreation, 19 Entrance Way, Denville.

Coffee Drive for Parsippany Teachers | 10

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Verde Ristorante: High-Quality, Gourmet, Small, Independent, Family-Owned Italian Restaurant | 12

Imagine someone took your Grandmother’s house and converted it into a warm, cozy, and comfortable little Italian eatery. That is the vibe you get when visiting Verde’s Ristorante, on Tabor Road in Parsippany.

Rainbow Lakes Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony | 14

The Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company (Parsippany Fire District Two), in partnership with the Veteran’s of Rainbow Lakes, is pleased to announce that the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will return on Saturday, May 29.

Interview with Parsippany Football Club Player: Mahadye Paniahie | 18, 19

Parsippany Football Club Profiles: This month’s spotlight is on another Parsippany Local and Parsippany High Alumni: Mahadye Paniahie

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New Jersey District of Key Club International held a hybrid District Education Conference in April.

Ryan Astor Completes Intensive Research Project | 28

Ryan Astor, a 2018 graduate of Parsippany Hills High School, a member of the class of 2022 majoring in Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense research project titled Recommending Improvements to Melbourne’s Bus System with Australia Project

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Please Join Us for a Virtual Memorial Day Celebration “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” - Joseph Campbell

Mayor Michael A. Soriano Each Memorial Day, we as Americans come together to honor our brave military men and women who gave their lives to protect our country. It’s a solemn duty that each and every one of us must affirm. For years, this day in Parsippany would be decorated with American flags waving in the spring air, as crowds of patriotic residents extended their heartfelt thoughts, prayers, songs, and salutes to celebrate the bravest of us all – our heroic military men and women who fought and died in the service of our nation. Sadly, as we continue to be reminded, and in light of our current circumstances, we again will not be holding our usual Memorial Day services in person this year. Memorial Day is one of our nation’s most important commemorations, when we honor those brave men and women who have fallen while protecting America. I know I’m not alone in wishing the situation would be different, and we could mark Memorial Day again with each other, as Americans.

and to give our fallen military men and women the congregation their sacrifice warrants. So many gave their own lives so that we could live. For now, as we continue to navigate our way through this dangerous pandemic, survival and self-protection may be the best way to honor that sacrifice. Similar to last year’s Memorial Day, we will hold a virtual ceremony on May 31 beginning at 10:00 AM, which will be livestreamed on the township’s website, social media pages, and on Video On The Go Channel 21. We are planning a beautiful ceremony that will match the in-person observances we’ve held for years. Please tune in to Public Access Channel 21, Facebook, or YouTube on Memorial Day morning to be part of this important tradition. We’ve all had to make sacrifices over the course of this pandemic, but here in Parsippany, we will not give up honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.

Normally, we hold a parade on North Beverwyck Road and a solemn ceremony at Veteran’s Memorial Park. But due to the high number of active COVID-19 cases in our township, we can’t guarantee the safety of attendees. It’s in moments like these that we’re reminded how much COVID-19 has impacted our daily life. We all want to return to normal 6 l Parsippany Focus Magazine

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A Message From the Superintendent

Remembering a Neighbor and Friend

Dr. Barbara Sargent I’d like to share a story with you about my neighbor of 30+ years, John, who passed away this past week after a lengthy and stubborn battle with Parkinson’s Disease. While we always referred to John and his wife as Mr. and Mrs. ____, out of respect for Marie’s privacy, I won’t use their last name here. John was married to his wife Marie for nearly 65 years, and was a true neighbor and friend. The two of them saw each of my three sons grow from infants in carriages, to little ones on bikes with training wheels, to boys able to mow lawns and shovel driveways, to teenagers practicing parallel parking, to high school and college graduates. John served his country as an airplane mechanic in the Air Force and reminisced with us often about his time on a carrier ship. He regularly espoused the benefits of serving in the military and tried more than once to get my sons to skip college in favor of the armed forces. He was a patriot, a proud man, and a devoted husband. John and Marie were the kind of neighbors who set aside special Halloween treats for my sons, even when their teenage Halloween costumes left much to be desired. Over the years, we made sure that the boys made special trips across the street to see them for memorable events – Prom, Graduation, and Eagle Scout ceremonies. They had no children of their own and were always so pleased to see the boys during these milestone events. John wrote Eagle Scout references for my sons and attended their Courts of Honor until he was no longer able to easily leave his house. As John grew less able to tackle large projects, it was our incredible privilege to help out, whether it be bringing up boxes of holiday decorations from their basement, cutting down dead tree limbs, or shoveling their driveway. When Marie had to stay in a rehab facility several years ago because of an ankle injury, we picked up groceries for John and provided small meals for him. 8 l Parsippany Focus Magazine

This resulted in Marie telling us that, as much as she appreciated out help, we were spoiling her husband and he would be impossible to live with when she returned home. One of my favorite memories of John was when the boys and I were shoveling his driveway after a snowstorm. John came out, so proud and wanting to help us, and stood at the garage to point out the areas that needed more clearing. Even before COVID hit, we noticed John begin to have more trouble moving and more trouble talking. He made fewer trips to the mailbox for the daily newspaper. There began to be late night responses from the EMT to help when he fell in the middle of the night. Two weeks ago, the rescue squad and police were at their home twice in one night and, on the second visit, they transported John to the hospital. We were worried that he wouldn’t come back home. Marie insisted that John be allowed to come home and arranged for a nurse to help. He was home for two days and died peacefully in his sleep. His wife at his side. In his own home. I’m grateful for the valuable lessons John provided our family - - honor in serving your country, patience to set aside a task to help those in need, and kindness in being a good neighbor. He was a tremendous gift in my sons’ lives – and in mine. I know we all hoped that he would live across the street from us forever, but life just doesn’t work like that. I urge you as this isolation lifts to reconnect with the neighbors and elders in your lives. There is tremendous joy in helping others. In putting a smile on someone else’s face. In letting them know that they matter. Maybe you’ll be lucky enough to have a John and Marie in your life. I certainly hope so.

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Dogs Gone Wild Spring Break

Dogs Gone Wild Spring Break will be held on Saturday, May 22 at Cook’s Pond Denville Recreation, 19 Entrance Way, Denville. Entry Fee: $20.00 for family and two dogs. Masks are required for humans. The event starts at 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Off-leash swimming and playing for your dog’s enjoyment, picnic area and playground for your enjoyment the entire facility is fenced in and safe for your dogs. The fee for the event supports the Denville Dog Park and Animal Shelter. There will be no food or drink for purchase but feel free to bring your own. Please no dogs in heat. All dogs must enter the facility leashed and will be let off-leash once inside. All dogs of all shapes and sizes are invited. May 2021

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COMMUNITY GIVING

Coffee Drive for Parsippany Teachers

Jen Detorrice started doing a coffee donation request for Parsippany Teachers, at the Starbucks on 1429 Route 46

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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Verde Ristorante: High-Quality, Gourmet, Small, Independent, Family-Owned Italian Restaurant Imagine someone took your Grandmother’s house and converted it into a warm, cozy, and comfortable little Italian eatery. That is the vibe you get when visiting Verde’s Ristorante, on Tabor Road in Parsippany. Verde’s, the pride and passion of brothers, Mendin and Verdi Kaba, and now Joseph Basta, was opened in 2005 and clearly joins that impressive list of high-quality, gourmet, small, independent, family-owned Italian restaurants that we should consider fortunate to have right here in Morris County. Unfortunately, Verde’s current owner, Joseph Basta, was not available during my visit but has stated in previous interviews that it is his vision and mission to provide delicious food in a warm, friendly, and relaxing environment. Based on my past and present visits at Verde; and considering the 16 years that they have been meeting the high expectations of their many regular, returning customers, I would have to say that they have accomplished that goal.

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Verde Ristorante: High-Quality, Gourmet, Small, Independent, Family-Owned Italian Restaurant (Continued from Page 12)

To the restaurant’s credit, they are known for generously contributing to many local causes and charities from around Morris County. As a matter of fact, 15% of my meal on the evening I visited was contributed to the local area Kiwanis Club Greater Parsippany. Thanks for that! Located right on Tabor Road, Verde is easy to find by its attractive signage and contemporary look. Their off-road parking lot is more than adequate to meet your needs, and I understand that pre-pandemic they offered valet parking. A large white tent covering is prominently set up on the roadside section of the building, where attractive, patio-style, al fresco dining is available for those so inclined. It was a nice night on my visit, and several diners were enjoying their meals while outdoors. As I alluded to, the interior sends off a warm and homey vibe. The decorative entry, wooden floors, relaxing earthy colors, subdued lighting, beautiful oil paintings on the walls, carefully appointed linen-covered tables, soft, easy listening, background music, all blended perfectly together to create a pleasant, comfortable, and welcoming ambiance. This is a casual/classy restaurant that hits all the buttons and would be an excellent choice for a family night out, a romantic dinner, or just a friendly get-together. And yes, Verde was sparkling clean and in clear conformance with all current pandemic health recommendations. Verde Manager, Dilan Sela, an enthusiastic,

Verde Manager, Dilan Sela and Pat Minutillo

hospitable, and friendly host, warmly welcomed us and provided us with our choice of tables. Verde is a BYOB, and the vino we brought along was quickly uncorked and poured. A generously sized basket of warm Italian bread and butter also quickly appeared. As we looked over our menu, which focuses on a limited selection of outstanding choices, Dilan was more than happy to make himself available to join us in some casual conversation about both the restaurant and the menu, while our very attentive waiter, Lee, was making sure that we had everything we needed. It was obvious that Dilan enjoyed what he was doing, as well as how much pride he had in Verde. Great customer service all around. All those little details, those personalized, individualized touches can often make the difference between a mediocre and a great dining experience. (Continued on Page 15)

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Rainbow Lakes Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

The Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company (Parsippany Fire District Two), in partnership with the Veteran’s of Rainbow Lakes, is pleased to announce that the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will return on Saturday, May 29. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Rainbow Lakes Firehouse, 1 Rainbow Trail, and end at the Rainbow Lakes ball field off Oakdale Road where a memorial service honoring America’s fallen will be held. Mark your calendar and attend this timehonored event that has been around in Rainbow for several decades. The parade and the service will go from 10:30 a.m. to roughly 11:45 a.m. The parade and memorial service will follow all current federal, state, and local guidelines regarding COVID-19. 14 l Parsippany Focus Magazine

All spectators in attendance are asked to please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 safety concerns, there will be no open house barbecue following the memorial ceremony. The members of the Rainbow Lakes Fire Company and the Veterans of Rainbow Lakes would look forward to seeing you again, in person, on May 29!

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Verde Ristorante: High-Quality, Gourmet, Small, Independent, Family-Owned Italian Restaurant

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“A tavola non si invecchia”

presentation and a generous-sized portion, as was my Chilean Seabass. He raved about it and stated that it was one of the best Osso Bucco’s he has ever had. A pretty high compliment.

Verde Ristorante is located at 1012 Tabor Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950. (973) 539-8100; Verderistorante.com

Our desserts consisted of some traditional Italian favorites, Tiramisu and Cannoli, and of course, a Cappuccino. How can you not like the flavoring of cocoa, espresso, mascarpone cheese, and ladyfinger biscuits of a Tiramisu? A decadent dessert, that literally means “a pick me up” in Italy. Not to forget the crisp texture of a fully filled Cannoli. Thanks to Dilan and the Verde staff for all their genuine hospitality, delicious food, and an extraordinary culinary experience. Obviously, this is certainly a restaurant that I would recommend. As always try to come out and help support all our local, small, independent businesses in any way that you can. 16 l Parsippany Focus Magazine

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Interview with Parsippany Football

Mahadye Paniahie

Parsippany Football Club Profiles: This month’s spotlight is on another Parsippany Local and Parsippany High Alumni: Mahadye Paniahie

2. What college did you attend and what did you major in?

1. What High School did you attend and what class?

A. I went to County College of Morris and played for two years. I then went to William Paterson for one year and played football. I studied communications.

A. Parsippany High School, Class of 2014. I only played one full year of Soccer (11th Grade).

3. For what youth clubs did you play for? A. I played for the Parsippany Soccer Club, Iron Bound, and NY Red Bulls Academy. 4. Most memorable moment as a player? That’s difficult; I have many but that last freekick I scored for our us (PFC) was probably one of my best free-kicks I’ve ever taken, it might be my favorite moment. 5. Your favorite player growing up? A. Cristiano Ronaldo. Lives for big moments and when it’s time to deliver, he does, he believes in himself before others do.


Club Player: Mahadye Paniahie

6. What’s your hometown?

self?

A. Parsippany is home for me and my family.

A. I would tell my younger self to train and remain focused. As we get older, we don’t remain as determined & focused on our goals. And more weight lifting.

7. What national team would you play for if/when given the opportunity? A. The USA. I think it would be great to play for a nation that’s building up its reputation and recognition around the world. The fact that we are a very diverse nation makes it even better because I’m Muslim, and I’m not sure if there are many Muslims on the national team yet. 8. How often did you train as a kid? A. Not much. I didn’t play competitive soccer until 13. I played for a B team in Parsippany, then had a stint at Ironbound, and then went to NY Red Bull Academy. A whole new experience for me because I went from playing low level to the highest of levels as a youth player. 9. One thing you would tell your younger

10. Favorite team? A. None, I just enjoy sports overall. 11. Position and preferred number? A. My natural position has been CAM and my favorite number is ten. I am a player that creates all game long. 12. Who is your biggest inspiration? A. My Father. His work ethic, his ambition, to put his family in a better position. From leaving Afghanistan and being alone here, he never quit. The Parsippany Football Club, and Parsippany Soccer - one of America’s most impactful soccer communities. Established in 2020 during one of the most devastating times in world history, PFC was born out of hope to bring back the spirit of ‘The Beautiful Game’ to the community and its people.


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KIWANIS KEY CLUB AWARDS

Kiwanis Key Clubs Honored at Annual Convention

Varshini Chennupati, Yukta Nyati, Ashley Skladany, Nisha Patel, Emaan Kazmi, Sumaiya Rehman, Mahi Desai

New Jersey District of Key Club International held a hybrid District Education Conference in April. The NJ Kiwanis committee for Key Club along with most of the district board attended in person with all others attending virtually. There were keynote speakers, workshops, and the executive committee for the 2021-2022 service year was elected. On Saturday night, the results of many contests were announced. Awards received were: Parsippany High School: First Place: Major Emphasis Award for their project “Reading Children’s Books and Color a Smile” Third Place: T-shirt contest Tradition Presentation Contest: Riya Sheth Distinguished Officers: President: Yukta Nyati Vice President: Varshini Chennupati (Continued on Page 27) May 2021

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KIWANIS KEY CLUB AWARDS

PHS Key Club Advisor Lindsay Hulin Honored

The most exciting award was the 2021 Dominico Gatti Outstanding Faculty Advisor award which was given to Parsippany High School Key Club Advisor Lindsay Hulin Dominico Gatti Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award: This award is given to a distinguished Faculty Advisor who has gone above and beyond of their responsibilities in serving Key Club and youth in general. One Faculty Advisor is honored each year, and the 2021 honoree is Parsippany High School Key Club Advisor Lindsay Hulin. Lindsay shares the responsibilities with co-Advisor Aimee Letsch. Key Club is a student-led, high school organization of Kiwanis International. The members make the world a better place through service. In doing so, they members grow as individuals and as leaders by answering the call 22 l Parsippany Focus Magazine

to lead, summoning the courage to engage and developing the heart to serve. Key Club members around the world are learning how to lead and stand for what’s right through service and volunteerism. In partnership with local Kiwanis club, high school students are making a positive impact as they serve others in their schools and communities. Parsippany High School and Parsippany Hills High School Key Club is sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany.

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SCHOOL NEWS

PHHS Robotics Team Received $500 Grant from Exxon Mobil

Parsippany Hills High School is proud and excited to receive the $500 grant award from Exxon Mobil. These monies will be put to good use by the Robotics Team to purchase new parts for the building of competition robots.

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KIWANIS KEY CLUB AWARDS

Kiwanis Key Clubs Honored at Annual Convention

Front row: Zone Administrator Bonnie Sturm, Kinzaa Anis, Chloe Vergel de Dios, Club Advisor Kristine Bushong; Middle row: Mishita Kaja, Reva Pathre, Jessica Huang, Kiwanis Advisor Davey Willans; Back row: Andy Kothana, Dev Nakrani (Continued from Page 21)

Recording Secretary: Aarav Patel Corresponding Secretary: Emaan Kazmi Financial Chair: Mahi Desai Editor/Webmaster: Ashley Skladany

Scholarship was awarded to Chloe Vergel de Dios from Parsippany Hills High School. The $1500 Fred Briggs Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Varshini Chennupati from Parsippany High School.

Parsippany Hills High School: Early Bird Dues award Third Place: Website Distinguished Officers: President: Chloe Vergel de Dios Vice President: Kinzaa Anis Recording Secretary: Anay Kothana Corresponding Secretary: Dev Nakrani Bulletin Editor: Reva Pathre Bulletin Editor: Jessica Huang Webmaster: Mishita Kaja Two students from Parsippany were awarded scholarships: The $1000 Harold Gantner Memorial May 2021

Key Club Zone Administrator Bonnie Sturm, Mishita Kaja and Parsippany Hills High School Key Club Advisor Kristine Bushong

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SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENTS

Ryan Astor Completes Intensive Research Project Ryan Astor, a 2018 graduate of Parsippany Hills High School, a member of the class of 2022 majoring in Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense research project titled Recommending Improvements to Melbourne’s Bus System with Australia Project Center. At WPI, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to addresses an important societal need or issue. Nearly 90% of students typically complete a project in collaboration with partners in communities across the country and around the world, through the university’s 50-plus project centers. Students usually travel to the project center for seven-week terms; this spring, however, due to the global coronavirus pandemic, they worked remotely, using video conferencing and other technology to complete their projects. A signature element of the innovative undergraduate experience at WPI, the project-based curriculum offers students the opportunity to apply their scientific and technical

knowledge to develop thoughtful solutions to real problems that affect the quality of people’s lives-and make a difference before they graduate. “The WPI project-based curriculum’s focus on global studies brings students out of their comfort zones to apply their knowledge to solve real problems for people in communities around the globe,” said Professor Kent Rissmiller, interim dean of the WPI Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division. “Students have the opportunity to learn about a different culture, from the way people live and work to the values they hold to the foods they eat - all valuable perspectives for surviving and thriving in today’s global marketplace. They also learn the meaning and magic of teamwork; make a real and meaningful difference; and gain a competitive edge for any resume, or graduate or professional school application. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a global leader in project-based learning, is a distinctive, top-tier technological university founded in 1865 on the principle that students learn most effectively by applying the theory learned in the classroom to the practice of solving real-world problems. WPI offers more than 70 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs across 17 academic departments in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts.

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