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Vol. 1 No. 9

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September 17, 2013

Wings of Freedom Tour Makes Stop in Morristown

By Kate Halse arly in September, Morris County residents were treated to a display of vintage World War II planes at the Morristown Municipal Airport. The event, which began on September 2, ran through Friday, September 6. The display was part of The Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour, which featured the World War II Vintage Boeing B17 Flying Fortress, the Consolidated B-24 Liberator, and a North American P-51 Mustang. Airplane enthusiasts and history buffs had an opportunity to visit the display, explore the exhibits, and learn more about the historic aircraft and their roles in history. The Vintage Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is just one of eight planes of its kind throughout the country that are in flying condition. Both the B-24 Liberator and the North American P51 Mustang are the only remaining planes of their kind in the world that are flying. The event was open to adults and children alike,

all of whom were able to get an up-close viewing of the aircraft, as well as tours through the inside of each plane. World War II veterans were able to take a tour of the airplanes for free. Throughout the event, visitors were given the chance to take a 30-minute flight aboard these historic airplanes. Flights were available on either the B17 or B-24 and were $425 per person. Visitors who wanted to take a ride on the P-51 Fighter paid $2,200 for a half hour or $3,200 for a full hour. The 30minute flights are typically

given before and after the ground tours. Ground tours were available for visitors for the majority of the day on September 5 and for half the day on September 6. The goal of the Collings Foundation is to help organize and support events that demonstrate a living history so that citizens can learn more about history through direct participation. Originally, the group focused on events that were related to transportation, such as antique car rides, hill climbs, and carriage and sleigh rides.

However, the focus was expanded to include aviation in the 1980s. Through this expansion, the foundation was able to include events such as air shows, historical reunions, Vietnam Memorial Flights, and the Wings of Freedom Tour. In the 20 years that it has been focused on aviation, the foundation has amassed an impressive collection of historic aircraft. Many of these airplanes have been recovered and carefully restored. The majority of these airplanes continued on page 8

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Morristown Receives Long-awaited FEMA Aid


The majority of the money that has been distributed will be used towards reimbursement for debris removal and various safety measures, as noted by the OEM accounting of public assistance payments. Additional OEM figures will be used to cover payments to municipalities along with a variety of public entities. Some private companies may also be eligible beginning on July 30. Officials from the OEM noted that the numbers were actual dollars that had been received by municipalities to help cover emergency costs. These numbers were not the result of requests that had been made or of applications that were still in the works. Money has been dispersed to affected businesses and residents in Morristown. In total, the town has received at least $47,000 in aid and the Morris Museum has received nearly $8,000. Aside from Morristown, other towns throughout the state have finally begun to receive assistance as well. One such town is Allendale, which was notified in the middle of August that it would be receiving reimbursements and aid. Some of the reimbursements include overtime costs, restoration fees, and cleanup efforts. The town also had a lucky break when Councilwoman Liz White received news that the town would be reimbursed for up to 90 percent of its expenses, rather than the usual 75 percent. White noted that the town has already received around $80,000 in aid from FEMA, with more money on the way. When asked just how much money the town was expending, White responded by saying that they could receive up to $150,000 in reimbursement costs. New Brunswick was also part of the $51 million package in aid for towns that were affected by the hurricane. As with many towns, most of New Brunswicks own funds went towards cleanup efforts. In turn, the

By Kate Halse early one year has passed since the historic Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey and the surrounding areas. Although flooding was expected to be the primary issue, wind damage is what hit the area the hardest. Since then, towns have continued to clean up damaged areas and try to recoup financial losses from the storm. Many New Jersey residents were unprepared for the wrath of the storm, which came just a year after a freak Noreaster storm piled as much as 19 inches of snow onto some parts of the state. However, officials agreed that the damage from Hurricane Sandy was more devastating overall. Although trees were cleared and wires were replaced long ago, some Morristown residents are still working to recover damage that was done to their homes and properties, and the town is trying to recover financially. Fortunately, aid from the government has begun to trickle in. In late August of this year, the state Office of Emergency Management (OEM) noted that Morristown had received a portion of the $51 billion package that was approved by congress. The state office has been helping to distribute Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding for those around the state who were affected by the storm.

majority of municipalities disbursements have helped to offset the costs of debris removal. As of July 30, 2013, New Brunswick has received numerous payments. Over $70,000 has gone to the Board of Education, while nearly $41,000 has been distributed to the New Brunswick Parking Authority. A full report of payments that have been received in towns throughout New Jersey can be found at: http://www.ready.nj.govplan/pdf/073013_dr4086_paysummary.pdf

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ast years Morristown Art Walk was so successful, with over 300 people browsing and conversing with more than 50 artists showcasing their work, that artist and organizer Julie Friedman of ArtSpace Studio and event partner Morris Arts have decided to make it an annual happening. If you missed the excitement last year, dont worry you can catch it this year on Sunday, October 6th from noon to 5:00pm. This family friendly event has grown to include over 70 artists at 10 different venues from one end of South Street to the other and 3 venues on Maple Avenue in Morristown. Friedmans ArtSpace Studio, located at 14 Elm Street in Morristown, will be the official headquarters for the Morristown Art Walk. ArtSpace studio is a gathering place for artists to share creative energy and have a place to produce their work. Throughout the year they offer classes, workshops, networking groups and studio rental space to artists. Friedman, an inspiring pastel artist and art teacher, is thrilled that the event grew so much in just one year, The message is loud

and clear, Morristowns got the good art vibe: people want to see more local art events and artists want to share their passions with the public. Her vision was to organize an event to offer Morris County artists the opportunity to showcase and sell their work and to connect with the community, while promoting Morristown as a hub for the Arts. Kadie Dempsey, Director of Arts in Community at Morris Arts, says If people want to know what the word Creative Placemaking is all about, the Art Walk with Julie Freidman taking a leadership role, is a great example of artists taking ownership in their own community and creating vibrancy in the downtown. Events that are community based like the Art Walk enrich the local economy by supporting local artists and businesses this helps to create a more interesting and exciting downtown area. Maps will be available at all locations hosting artists and locations will be clearly marked with balloons and signs. For more information contact Julie Friedman, ArtSpace Studio, 201-819-0371 www.juliefriedmanart.com

Second Annual Morristown Art Walk

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Morris Arts is a not-for-profit organization long dedicated to enriching the community through the arts. Their mission to engage and build community through the arts is accomplished through: Arts education programs in the schools, Arts programming in the community Creative Placemaking, Arts advocacy locally and statewide, And Support of the local community of artists and arts organizations. For more information visit Morrisarts.org or (973) 285-5115, info@morrisarts.org

Participating locations are: Kathryn Joseph Salon - 168 South St, Glassworks Studio - 151 South St, Cafe On the Green - 28 W Park Pl, St. Peters Church South St, Central Property Realtor - 75 Maple Ave, Peter Dorne Architects - 105 Maple Ave, Strawberry Fields Yogurt - 88 South St, Sweet Lucys Bakery - 56 South St, Suzis Salon - 126 South St, Tomato Pie - 20 South St, Morris County Art Association - 10 Catherine Ln, ArtSpace Studio - 14 Elm St.

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Page 6, September 2013, Tell Them You Saw It In The Morristown News oe Distributers, Hardware and Bath Showroom of Morristown owners, Jeff Doremus and Art

Moe Distributers Celebrates 30 Years


Thompson, celebrate 30 years of proprietorship at the end of September. The festivities begin with a two-day customer appreciation sale, Friday, September 27th 9am to 5pm and Saturday, September 28th 9am to 2pm. Thirty years ago this month, the partners purchased the store from the original Moe. They tossed most of what they had at the time into the investment and three decades later, they have shown that it was well worth it, as they have tripled the stores footprint, filled it with a team of knowledgeable, attentive salespeople, and created a beautiful, modern showroom. Moe Distributors celebrated its original grand opening in June of 1965 under the ownership of Moe Kessler. At that time, the small building, where the store still stands today, simply housed a modest office with a client window where Moe sold hardware and building materials to professionals and homeowners. Despite some changes and renovations over the years, the store is proud to retain its small-business atmos-

Celebrate Lenape Day at the Great Swamp


and bear, living in wigwams, fashioning dugout canoes from tulip poplar trees, and crafting their tools out of rock and bone. They lived close to the lands, existing in balance with nature. Many people mistakenly believe that the Lenape no longer exist, but at this unique event you can meet present-day Native Americans of the Ramapough Lenape and discover how their lives have changed over hundreds of years. Every elementary school child in the New Jersey studies the Lenape, but this event offers a once in a lifetime educational experience that simply cant be matched in the classroom. Come to the Great Swamps Lenape Day Celebration and get a true sense of what life was like for the native people of this area hundreds of years ago. Admission is $5 per person ages 3 and up. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase. For more information, please call 973.635.6629. The Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center is a facility of the Morris County Park Commission and located at 247 Southern Boulevard in Chatham. For more information, please call 973635-6629.

ark your calendars for Saturday, October 12 from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. to spend a fun-filled afternoon learning about the history and culture of the native people of New Jersey. Over 500 people attend this annual event at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township. Bring the entire family to meet members of the Ramapough Lenape Indians and watch as they present a traditional drum circle, dances in regalia, and showcases authentic tools and artifacts from hundreds of years ago. Listen to a historical speaker and storyteller, all gathered around a model wigwam in the forest. Everyone can enjoy activities and crafts, such as molding a clay pot by the fire, making a fire without matches, and playing the real games that Lenape children played to hone their skills. Take a guided walk on the wooded trails to discover how the Lenape used local plants, or explore the interior of the wigwam, set up as it would have been hundreds of years ago. For thousands of years before the pioneers arrived in New Jersey, the Lenape Indians lived in these forests, hunting deer

phere and the ability to give individual, expert attention to each of its customers. Today the store is a mature, modern version of its original self, frequented by construction professionals, homeowners, and top interior designers and architects from all over the tri-state area. All are serviced by the stores eight full-time staff members. But Jeff and Art have never lost their passion for the family store they bought 30 years ago. Among the full-time staff, youll find Jeffs brother-in-law, Gary Boralsky; Pete Kalvin, whom Jeff has known since his teenage years; Jeffs wife Michele; Arts wife, Pam; close family friend, Gary Nolting; and in recent years the addition of Jeffs son, Phillip, who is playing an integral role in leading this family business through the next generations. Congratulations to the entire Moes team.

Knights of Columbus Charitable Contributions


the Department for Persons with Disabilities. The Morristown Knights of Columbus is a charitable organization which gives approximately $45,000 a year to those in need.

he Morristown Knights of Columbus Council 359 was happy to present a contribution to Morris County ARC in the amount of $2,500. Additionally a check in the amount of $1,000 was given to

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Morristown Kiwanis Club Supports Youth Local and Far


support, explains McKinley. They also tutor and nurture younger kids in the school system. We put up funds to get them organized, sys McKinley. We give them a banner, insurance for activities and act in a mentoring role for them. A Kiwanis member also serves as a directed advisor to each group. Each student group holds its own meetings. The key clubs and builders club raise money for Childrens Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick teaching them to give back to their peers and those less fortunate, says McKinley. They also support Kiwanis International and its $110 million Eliminate Project. Kiwanis and UNICEF are working together to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus. The painful disease kills one baby every nine minutes, and nearly 60,000 babies and women each year, according to the Kiwanis International website. We are trying to raise funds to provide tetanus shots to kids and mothers in 42 countries around the world, says McKinley. For $1.80 per shot, we can cure the problem. The Kiwanis Club of Morristown has supported many local groups such as Market Street Mission, Morristown Babe Ruth League, American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, Homeless Solutions, Project Acorn, Morristown Partnership and Morristown Clean Communities Program. On Sat., Oct. 12, The Kiwanis Club of Morristown will hold its Shred Event at Morristown Town Hall on South Street from 9 a.m. until noon. Local residents are invited to haul down their papers and documents to be shredded for a small donation. The Kiwanis Club of Morristown also helps to keep the community clean by participating in community clean ups and helps the homeless by cooking for Homeless Solutions at its facility in Morris Township. The club holds weekly breakfast or dinner meetings. For more information, donations or to join, call Steve McKinley at 973-277-4171 or go to www.morristownkiwanisnj.org. We are trying to grow the membership so we could provide more service to the community, says McKinley, who has been involved for 30 years. Once you see the smile on a young persons face and you realize you shared something they can have the rest of their life, its worth every second, says McKinley. Its making kids happy. For the fall festival in town, the Kiwanis Club of Morristown buys close to 200 mini pumpkins from Ort Farms in Long Valley and provides every color of the spectrum of the magic marker to three, four, five and six year olds who attend, says McKinley. You see the tongue go to one side, the smile, the gigglesit makes a father whose youngest child is 22 relapse into childhood again, he says. You cant buy a better video. You marvel to see them partake in that activity. Thats just fun.

By Cheryl Conway oing on 85 years, The Kiwanis Club of Morristown continues to help youth locally and around the world through projects, charities and.a smile. Chartered in 1929, The Kiwanis Club of Morristown currently has 22 members that serve Morristown and Morris Township. Membership is open to anyone interested in reaching out to the children in the community and bettering their lives. The major goal of the Kiwanis club is to teach children leadership skills and the importance of charity through projects and afterschool programs. It also supports local agencies and gives back to the community through various programs. Our primary focus is to help the youth of the world, says Steve McKinley, president of the Kiwanis Club of Morristown for the past three years. The Kiwanis Club of Morristown supports and sponsors the Morristown Key Club at Morristown High School with more than 100 members; the Key Club at Morristown Beard School with 30 students; and the Builders Club at Frelinghuysen Middle School with about 50 student members. McKinley says the Kiwanis club teaches these students leadership skills and gives them a basis for charitable foundation of giving back to the school community by supporting local charities. Both key clubs pick which charities they would like to

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Jewish Environmentalism Series to Begin in October


begin at around 12 noon on Wednesday, October 9. Session two will start on October 16 at 11:30 am. The third session will start on October 23 around 11:30 am. The series is free and open to the public, and will be sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), West Morris Section's Our Jewish World. Melanie Levitan and Ellen Nesson, both of Morristown, are leading the council. The goal of the three-part series is to introduce the major ideas and practices of Jewish environmentalism. "Ten Teachings on Jewish Environmentalism" is the first session, which will focus on Jewish environmentalism and the ideas, practices, and major sources behind it. A variety of topics will be covered in the session, such as an individual's relation to creation, Jewish sustainability, biodiversity, environmental justice and tikkun olam, a Hebrew phrase for "repairing the world." In session two, "Mekor Hayyim (Source of Life): The Meaning of Water in Judaism," will focus on environmental issues from a Jewish perspective. One of the issues begins with the fact that the amount of fresh drinking water is decreasing due to factors such as population growth, climate change and pollution. Another issue is that simply having access to water is quickly becoming one of this century's major world security problems. Session three is "Beyond the Letter of the Law: Jewish Ethical Action and Investing in Light of Climate Change." This session will investigate problems such as whether individuals should invest in energy companies that work to promote the consumption of fossil fuels, which are one of the primary sources of climate change. Then the session will tackle issues such as who is morally responsible for the actions of the companies that are part of one's portfolio when investing in stocks or mutual funds? To find the answers, relevant classic and modern sources will be looked at. Rabbi Troster brings to the program an impressive resume and plenty of relevant experience. He is currently a member of Al Gore's Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps. In addition, he held the position of Rabbinical Fellow for the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life. Rabbi Troster has also published a variety of articles and routinely lectures for large audiences. Topics have ranged from eco-theology, bio-ethics, Judaism, and modern cosmology. "Mekor Hayyim: A Source Book on Water and Judaism" is one of Rabbie Troster's most recent publications. He is also an accomplished public speaker and has been a keynote speaker at an array of conferences. If you are interested in participating, you can register for his series by emailing: ellen.nesson@gmail. com.

three-part series regarding Jewish environmental spirituality and practice will take place at the Morris County Library in Whippany starting in October. Rabbi Lawrence Troster, a religious environmental leader and Jewish eco-theologian, will be conducting the series at the library, which is located across from the Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Rabbi Troster currently works as the rabbinical scholar-in-residence at GreenFaith. This organization is the interfaith environmental coalition in the state of New Jersey. Additionally, Rabbi Troster was the former creator and director of the GreenFaith's fellowship program. The first session will

Depression and/or Bipolar Disorder Support Groups


DBSA MORRISTOWN AREA: 7:45 p.m. Support group for people with depression and/or bipolar disorder. Family and friends welcome. October 30th Speaker: Kimberlee Karpack, therapist Motivational strategies in working with adults and adolescents with mood and substance use issues in terms of accomplishing what needs to be done November 13th Speaker: Rosalie Greenberg, M.D. New Insights into Pediatric Mood Disorders December 4th Speaker: Bruce P. Friedman, MD, The Role of T.M.S. in Treatment-Resistant Depression. Note: no lecture January 2014. Will be peer groups. Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown. Suggested donation for nonmembers: $4 each or $7 per family. Info: Are also peer support groups every Tuesday from 7:30-9pm http://www.dbsanewjersey.org/morristownarea or 973-994-1143.

Wings of Freedom Tour...


continued from front page are open to the public, who can view the planes at airshows, events, and airports throughout the country. Aside from the planes that were brought to the Morristown airport, the foundation has several that are still flying. In the Early Aviation Collection, there is a 1909 Bleriot Type XI and a 1911 Wright Vin Fiz, which is a replica. The World War II Collection includes a Fiesler FI-156 Storch, a Grumman TBM Avenger, and an FM-2 Wildcat. The Wings of Freedom Tour celebrates its 24th running this year. On average, the tour stops in 110 cities and 35 states each year.

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Free Drug and Alcohol Family Education and Support Sessions


ior. Because many drug abusers deny they have a problem, they will not seek help on their own. Therefore, knowledgeable family members, friends or co-workers may need to assist the user to seek treatment. This session is designed to assist in making difficult decisions. November 17: The session will focus on specific drugs of abuse with an emphasis upon prescription medications and the growing use of heroin. The non-medical use or abuse of prescription drugs is a serious and growing public health problem. Prescription drugs in the opiate family, such as Vicodin (hydrocodone) and oxycontin, are often prescribed for chronic pain or recovery from surgery. Benzodiazepines, such as Valium or Xanax, are prescribed to treat anxiety. Most people take prescription medications responsibly; however, an estimated 48 million people (ages 12 and older) have used prescription drugs for non-medical reasons in their lifetimes. This represents approximately 20 percent of the U.S. population. Addiction to prescription opiates often leads many to the use of heroin. December 15: The final fall series session will focus upon relapse prevention and having a relapse plan. This last session will be an open discussion and summary of the series. The schedule and more information is available at www.mrswilsons.org or by calling 973-540-0116. If you have a friend or family member with a drug or alcohol problem who is struggling, you may want to attend these sessions. Fall Schedule (Free Services) Time: Sundays 10:00 AM to 11:30 Location: 56 Mt. Kemble Ave. Morristown, NJ Website: www.mrswilsons.org Telephone: 973-540-0116 All sessions will allow ample time for questions

rs. Wilsons Treatment Center for Women is offering Morristown and the surrounding communities, free drug and alcohol family education and support sessions at their Morristown facility. The programs fall 2013 educational series is scheduled for one Sunday a month for four months. The sessions are topic oriented addressing such issues as: how families and friends can help, where to get help, readiness to change, blame and shame, recovery, and more. The fall series will begin Sunday September 22, 2013. All four sessions will be held from 10:00AM to 11:30 at 56 Mt. Kemble Ave. Morristown. The session topic details are as follows: September 22: The session will include an explanation of treatment services available for women and methods of identifying treatment centers. The discussion will also address the emotional suffering of the family and the substance abuser. October 20: The session will address issues regarding the addict and familys readiness to change. This session will also include a discussion about enabling behav-

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VNA Offers Diverse Community Services

id you know that the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ (VNA) offers more services than its name implies? Its actually a comprehensive home care agency that has an array of free and reduced fee, grantfunded programs available for seniors and loved ones who serve as their caregivers. With one call to 1 (800) WEVISIT you can determine if you qualify for a helping hand from a VNA certified home health aide, grocery shopping assistance and other services. The VNA also offers a broad range of year round community events. In fact, its Speakers Bureau will even arrange for a free talk about Care for Caregivers, Hospice or other health-related topics at a meeting of your civic organization or workplace group. Weekly Flu Vaccine Clinics Upcoming community events at VNA Headquarters, 175 South Street in downtown Morristown include weekly Flu Vaccine Clinics for adults age 18 and older every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., September 26 through November 7. A fee of $25 will be charged and Medicare Part B is accepted. No appointment is necessary and free parking is available in the VNAs private lot. For further information, visit vnannj.org or call (973) 451-4169. About the VNA The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a nonprofit organization with a distinguished 115year tradition of service in Morris County and neighboring communities. The VNAs comprehensive roster of home healthcare services includes skilled nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, certified home health aides,

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5 Normandy Heights Road ~ Location, Elegance, & History In 1884, the Normandy Park Historic District was opened as a thoroughfare connecting Washington Avenue and Columbia Turnpike. John Canfield Dodd was the President of the Morristown Land and Improvement Co., and the designer of this project. Dodd also built Eleven Oaks, the districts first estate which still stands today. Unlike the Madison Avenue mansions of the day, the Normandy District had a more neighborhood feel. The homes that were built sat on large lots and were set back 200 feet from the road. To add to the ambience, gas lights illuminated the street. They are also still part of the area. Our landmark communities and districts are what make it historic and special. The entire area prides itself in preserving the past while bringing all the conveniences of todays lifestyles to

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Preschool Advantage Holds 2013 Turning Leaves Gala

orris County, NJ: Preschool Advantage holds its annual Turning Leaves Gala on Thursday October 24th, 2013 at the Spring Brook Country Club in Morristown, NJ. This years celebration honors Kim and Finn Wentworth of Mendham, NJ, longtime supporters of quality preschool education. The evening includes dinner and a silent auction. Preschool Advantage is a non-profit organization based in Morris County that provides children of local families in need with the foundation for a lifetime of successful learning by funding quality preschool education. This fall, Preschool Advantage celebrates the milestone of sending 700 youngsters to preschool over its 18 year history. To register for the event and for sponsorship opportunities, please visit us at www.preschooladvantage.org. For more information, email development@preschooladvantage.org or call 973532-2501. We hope to see you there!

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Morris County Tourism Bureau Celebrates Its 15th Year


with a small staff of one, Leslie Bensley the current executive director. Over the years the staff and its responsibilities have grown. The office has biennially produced the official Morris County Visitors Guide and the latest version is due out this fall. It will be a Special Edition in honor of two events of historic proportion: the 2014 Super Bowl set to be played on February 2nd in MetLife Stadium and a celebration of New Jerseys 350th anniversary (New Jersey was settled in 1664). The NFL has estimated that the economic benefit to the metropolitan area due to the Super Bowl will reach $500 million dollars and bring an estimated 400,000 visitors to the area. The Tourism Bureaus role is twofold: to provide an overall positive experience for visitors to our area and to ensure that Morris County residents feel a part of the Super Bowl excitement. In partnership with Tourism Bureau members, there will be special events planned during football season and leading up to the big game. One activity that the Tourism Bureau will sponsor is a sand sculptor creating a football-themed creation at this years Morristown Festival on the Green on Sunday, September 29th from noon to 5 p.m. at the corner of Schuyler Place and Washington Street. There will be a football themed basket raffle held for festival visitors. Look for other events being held throughout the county in the run-up to the Super Bowl by going to the Tourism Bureaus web site: morristourism.org The Tourism Bureau maintains an up-tothe-minute calendar of events on its web site for use by anyone looking for things to do. Additionally, they send an e-blast to subscribers every two weeks with the top suggestions for activities in the area. The Tourism Bureau also offers original historical walking tours in the summer and fall and participates in such events as Revolutionary Times, the Saint Patricks Day parade and Holly Days. Couples planning to marry, meeting planners and realtors stop in to pick up information like maps, calendars, magazines and information that assists with relocation to the area. Have you seen the new signs around Morristown that direct pedestrian and vehicular traffic to local attractions such as Morristown National Historical Park, the Morris Museum, Acorn Hall and Frelinghuysen Arboretum? The signs are part of a pilot program, an initiative of the Morris County Tourism Bureau and the Morris County Park Commission, to help improve the overall visitor experience to our area. The effort was additionally supported by the New Jersey Historical Commission and the New Jersey Discover New Jersey license plate fund. To learn more about the Morris County Tourism Bureau, its members and activities, visit morristourism.org, call 973-631-5151, or walk into 6 Court Street in Morristown, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sign up for the e-blasts, a fall graveyard tour or pick up your own copy of the Morris County Visitors Guide. Find out whats happening in your own backyard each week. And welcome to Morris County!

elcome to Morris County! Thats how the staff at the Morris County Tourism Bureau, located at 6 Court Street in Morristown, greet walkin visitors to our area from around the world. People visit the office from every continent. In just one recent week people on holiday from France, England and New Zealand came into the office seeking maps, brochures and advice on things to do locally. In fact, nearly 2,500 people visit the Tourism Bureau each year and tourism to Morris County is a $1.8 billion dollar industry benefitting local historical and cultural attractions, restaurants and hotels. The Tourism Bureau was begun in 1997

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he Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council is pleased to announce that it will be offering a series of creative workshops this fall. Each workshop will explore a different media or process and provide students with an opportunity to learn, create, and enhance their artistic voice. The workshops will take place at the Art Councils office at 133 Spring Street, Newton, NJ and are open to adults and teens of all levels. The workshop series includes: Watercolor Pencil Saturday Sept 21, 10 am-12 noon Foolproof Concepts of Design Wednesday Sept 25, 7-9 pm Foolproof Concepts of Color Wednesday Oct 2, 7- 9 pm Promote Your Art Online Saturday Oct 12, 10 am-1 pm

2013 Fall Workshop Series at the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council

Accordion Book Collage Wednesday Oct 16, 7-9 pm Ten Easy Ways to Take Better Photos Saturday Nov 2, 10 am -12 noon A description for each of the workshops can be found on scahc.org/events. Class size is limited to 15-20 students depending on the workshop. Pre-paid registration is required. Cost for each workshop varies between $35 and $45. For more information and to purchase tickets, please call the Arts Council at 973-383-0027, visit the office or email scahc@scahc.org. Tickets can also be purchased by going to https://scahc2013fallworkshops.eventbrite.c om. The Councils hours are Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Special Needs Citizens Urged To Sign Up With Register Ready


also be achieved by calling New Jerseys toll-free 2-1-1 telephone service. The information entered in the NJ Register Ready website will be used by emergency response agencies only and is not available to the public. Register Ready allows emergency responders to know where to find people most urgently in need of aid, said Jeffrey Paul, director of the Morris County Office of Emergency Management. We dont want to leave anyone behind. NJ Register Ready is a service of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the states Office of Emergency Management. In Morris County, other local alert registration and social media notifications can be found on the countys Office of Emergency Managements website, MorrisOEM.org under the Register for Alerts tab. More information about NJ Register Ready can be obtained by calling the countys Aging and Disability Resource Connection at 1-800-564-4656 or the Morris County Office of Emergency Management at 973-829-8600.

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he Morris County Department of Human Services is urging county residents with special needs to sign up with the New Jersey Special Needs Registry for Disasters. The registry, called NJ Register Ready, is a free, voluntary and confidential webbased program designed to identify the needs of people who may find it difficult to remain safe in their homes in the event of an emergency. According to Human Services Director Frank Pinto, this will help emergency personnel better plan to serve those who may have difficulty during an evacuation because of physical or other limitations. First responders will be able make the best use of limited time and resources by planning in advance to help those with limited options should an evacuation during an emergency such as a hurricane or major snow storm become necessary, Pinto said. Individuals with special needs, their family members, caregivers or friends on their behalf, are encouraged to register online, if possible, at www.registerready.nj.gov. Registration can

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Autumn Fun for the Whole Family


grounds, hay rides, corn mazes, petting zoos, hay forts and farm tours found at many patches. Take a picnic and enjoy the day. Celebrate autumn with a potluck. Encourage guests to bring dishes made with classic fall flavors like caramel, pumpkin, apples and warm spices. Simply adding apple butter to favorite family recipes will give a cinnamon apple flavor to much loved dishes. Those lucky enough to live in an area where leaves turn breathtaking shades of bronze, yellow, orange and red should take advantage of the natural beauty with a family hike or slow drive through the country. Every autumn, nature puts on a brilliant color show in many parts of the country. The beautiful weather, colorful background and traditional activities are the perfect excuse to embrace fall fun with your family. Heavenly Sweet Potato Casserole Servings: 8 2 pounds (3 large) sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed 3/4 cup Musselmans Apple Butter 2 eggs 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup melted butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup pecans, chopped, optional 2 tablespoons butter, melted Place potatoes in medium saucepan; add about 1 inch of water. Cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain very well. Heat oven to 350F. Spray 1 1/2quart casserole with cooking spray. Mix apple butter, eggs, cream, honey and 1/4 cup melted butter. Add potatoes and beat by hand or with electric mixer until mashed and well mixed. Spoon into casserole. Mix brown sugar, pecans and remaining butter in small bowl. Sprinkle over potatoes. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Cinnamon Oatmeal Bars Servings: 16 1 cup flour 1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup Musselmans Apple Butter Pre-heat oven to 350F. Coat an 8-inch by 8-inch baking pan with vegetable cooking spray. Line with heavy-duty foil, leaving an overhang on two sides to facilitate removal of bars

all brings with it weather, beautiful cool breezes and colorful foliage. Celebrate all of the beauty, fun and flavors of the season with your family. Take a hike, visit a pumpkin patch, plan a party or spend the afternoon baking autumn-inspired treats. Here are a few fun ideas to enjoy fall with your family: One traditional fall favorite is apple butter. Crisp apples are cooked slowly until the sugars caramelize into a deep, rich flavor. Thats also the way Musselmans makes it. Spread it on toast, pancakes or other baked goods. It is also a great way to add a new flavor to your favorite, familiar dishes. For tips and recipes, such as apple or pumpkin dips, visit www.musselmans.com. Take your family to the pumpkin patch. Pick a pumpkin or enjoy play-

from pan. Coat foil with cooking spray. Mix flour, oatmeal, sugar and salt in medium bowl. Stir in butter with fork until well mixed and clumps form, and then spread half the oatmeal mixture over foiled pan bottom, pressing to form thin crust. Spread

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Celebrate Eleventh Hour Rescues 9th Annual Puptoberfest at Horseshoe Lake


endors, Food, Fun, Dogs, Entertainment and so much more! very popular Goodie Bag giveaways! As always, Puptoberfests goal is celebrating pets and the people who love them. Puptoberfest is a family-friendly event with activities for adults and children, with two legs or four. Rain or shine, the event takes place at Horseshoe Lake, 72 Eyland Ave, Succasunna, NJ 07876, on Saturday, September 28th. The gates open at 11:00am and activities continue until 5:00pm. Vendor check-in starts as early as 7:30am to give you ample time as needed. All proceeds from this event benefit Eleventh Hour Rescue, a volunteer-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Eleventh Hour Rescue has rescued over 7,000 dogs and cats since 2004 and continues to save them from euthanasia throughout the US. Eleventh Hour Rescue provides food, shelter, medical care and loving attention for every pet in their care until they find their permanent home. For additional information about Eleventh Hour Rescue and Puptoberfest, please visit: www.ehrdogs.org or call 973-664-0865.

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Eleventh Hour Rescue is looking for Vendors and Sponsors for their upcoming 9th Annual Puptoberfest Celebration! Companies, both large and small, as well as individuals are invited to sign up to be Vendors or Sponsors at this exciting, funfilled event. Last year over 4,000 pet loving attendees enjoyed numerous vendors, activities, food, and entertainment throughout the day. Vendors from all types of businesses are welcomed to join in the fun. Each year, not only do pet-related businesses attend, but also many vendors outside the pet industry attend as well. Vendor booth space is filling up fast, so sign up today. Booth space is available in both single and generously ample double sized areas too. Sponsorship opportunities are available as well. Sponsorship Packages include various choices for signage, announcements, marketing materials, and even a chance to get your literature or promotional item included in our

his fall Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is pleased to announce our new Homeschool program series "Bricks and Beams: Building New Jersey." Homeschool families can explore the built environment using 19th century Macculloch Hall and Morristown's original Historic District as the focus. In this three-part series, students will discover why buildings look the way they do and ask, "Can a building be a work of art?" With our architectural "tool kits", students learn how to identify basic building elements: material, form, color, and ornament, and how the past influences the present. Each session includes mini-building team exercises which lead to a larger, final building challenge. Students will see firsthand how math+science+art=architecture and how this is reflected in the world we have built. The programs meets for the first time on September 24th for "First Impressions: Studying Architectural Styles," then on October 22nd for "Stepping Through History: A Walking Tour," and on November 26th for "Time To Build: The Sky is the Limit." Each program is offered as a morning session from 10 a.m. to noon, or an afternoon session from 1 to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Register by phone at (973) 538-2404 ext. 16, or by email to cwinslow@macculloch

Homeschool Program at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

hall.org. Recommended for ages 7 to 13 years old. Full series registration/payment due by September 12, 2013. Cost: $24/per child. No fee for accompanying adult. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum preserves the history of the Macculloch-Miller families, the Morris area community, and the legacy of its founder W. Parsons Todd through its historic site, collections, exhibits, and educational and cultural programs. The Museum is open for house and exhibit tours on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. The last tour leaves at 3pm. Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 - 12 $4. Members and children under 5 are free. The gardens at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum are open Monday toFriday 9am 4pm and Sundays 1pm - 4pm unless posted otherwise. The gates are secured at all other times. Please check our website for any holiday closings. Call (973) 538-2404 ext. 10, visit our website www.maccullochhall.org or find us on Facebook. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 45 Macculloch Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is a nonprofit educational affiliate of the W. Parsons Todd Foundation.

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Apple Festival at United Presbyterian Church in Flanders


shop pizzas, tickets to sporting events, signed sports autographs, and more. We usually end up with nearly 75 items to auction off. There will be a variety of goodies and items to buy. We have a baked goods table, hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, cold drinks and more to keep you fed, said Speer. He noted that there will be vendors selling things including farm produce, jewelry, bird houses, and fishing equipment. At the book sale table, people will be able to find both hard and softcover books. Also, there is a just two bucks table where people will find many new and maybe slightly used articles selling for just a couple of bucks. The fun includes demonstrations and childrens games. We are planning on having both a local martial arts studio and an Irish step dance group perform a demonstration. Demonstrations will be from 10 am until 1pm, said Speer. In addition, there will be childrens toss games, hayrides, and a bounce house. In the spirit of giving, a bloodmobile will be on site. Speers shared , All proceeds [of the festival] are retained by the church for use in special unbudgeted projects throughout the

By Elsie Walker pples! They are a symbol of the fall. And what better way to usher in the season than with the Annual Apple Festival at the United Presbyterian Church in Flanders. Held on Saturday, September 28th from 10am 4pm, the festival includes a live auction, bake sale, bounce house, hayrides, and much more. The church is located at 58 Drakesdale Road in Flanders. Raindate for the festival is Saturday, October 5th. If you are looking for a great, totally safe place to spend a day with your family and have some fun, good food and great company, the United Presbyterian Church in Flanders is the place to be on September 28th, said church member Tom Speer Speer explained that the Apple festival has been held annually for about the past 13 years. The idea for the festivals name came about because of the apple-related baked goods sold. However, the festival has a variety of other offerings as well. A live auction will be held from 1pm to 4pm. The auctioneer is congregation member, Lisa Fassett. Speer noted that they are still collecting items, but to date, there are free night stays and breakfast at a couple local hotels good for a year, multiple pizza

(L to R) Cindy Peach and Lisa Silkowski man last year's homemade baked goods table at the Apple Festival. year that benefit our youth, the congregation as a whole and the community at large. For more information on the festival, contact the church office at: 973-584-8195.

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n Saturday October 5, 2013 the Morris Habitat for Humanity ReStore will be holding their 3rd Annual "Go Green, Save Green" Sales Event. From 10am to 5pm shoppers will save 15% off new everyday low prices on the ReStores ENTIRE stock. During this huge sale, you will be entertained by music from DJ Pudge while you visit booths and displays highlighting the products and services of earth-friendly vendors. The event will also include free hot dogs and popcorn and customers can purchase frozen delights from SnoBall Factory

Morris Habitat ReStore Go Green, Save Green Sales Event


between 11am and 2 pm. Aside from great bargains, the event will be a one stop place for recycling and reuse. The GFWC Womans Club of DenvilleRockaway will be collecting used eyeglasses and inkjet and toner cartridges. Green Vision will be recycling anything with a plug for FREE except for CRT Monitors and TVS over 32 which can be recycled for a low fee of $5. Big Brothers Big Sisters will be collecting gently used clothes. Painted Past Designs will host a demonstration called, ReStore Redo's showing customers how they can use their purchases to beautify their homes while Geo Peak Energy will educate shoppers on the benefits of solar power. Other vendors will include Morris Habitat for Humanity Youth United and the Land Conservancy of New Jersey. For information on additional workshops and a complete schedule of the days events, please visit http://www.morrishabitat.org/upcoming/gree n_sale/ or call the Morris Habitat ReStore at 973.366-3358. Because this is a special event, other discount coupons will not be accepted. Visit the ReStore located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph, NJ 07869. It is open Tuesday 12-8pm, Wednesday & Friday 10am-6pm, Thursday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-5pm and is closed on Sundays. Cash, debit cards, Visa and Mastercard are accepted. Donation drop offs can be made during store hours, or for larger items call 973-3663358 to schedule a pick-up. To learn more about the ReStore and upcoming sales go to www.morrisrestore.org. About Morris Habitat for Humanity Morris Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing agency dedicated to providing decent, affordable housing for low-income families in Morris County and the surrounding New Jersey area. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials,

Morris Habitat builds and rehabilitates houses in partnership with families in need. Since 1985 Morris Habitat has served 249 households though home ownership opportunities, home preservation, and international home building programs. For more information about Morris Habitat call 973-891-1934 or visit www.MorrisHabitat.org. About Morris Habitat ReStore Operated by Morris Habitat for Humanity, the ReStore sells donated building supplies and furnishings at huge savings off normal retail costs. Proceeds from the ReStore, opened in May 2007, have funded the construction of 8 houses since 2007 and diverted over 3,000 tons of useable material out of landfills. Information on donating, volunteering, or any other aspect of the ReStore can be found on its website at www.morris restore.org or by calling (973) 366-3358. Located at 274 South Salem Street, Randolph, NJ 07869, the ReStore is open Tuesday 12-8pm, Wednesday & Friday 10am-6pm, Thursday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-5pm and is closed on Sundays. Cash, debit cards, Visa and Mastercard are accepted. Donation drop offs can be made during store hours, or for larger items call 973-3663358 to schedule a pick-up. Donations are tax-deductible.

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In the July edition of The Morristown News, it was stated that upcoming renovations were to be performed on two Morristown pools, Ginty and Streeter. These pools are, in fact, located within the boundaries of Morris Township and are not in Morristown.

The Foundation for an Awesome Life!


gling with abuse and/or addiction through a bridge program known as Transitions To Recovery. Working in conjunction with the other infinite opportunities & resources such as the 12-step recovery programs, our Transitions To Recovery program blends in coaching as they hold the clients or patients hands to make their transition into their respective recovery program smoother. The founder of In Awe Foundation, Inc. was awarded the Woman of Outstanding Leadership in Personal Development by The International Womens Leadership Association, New York, NY May 2013. In Awe Foundation, Inc. is a registered US based 501(c)3 non-profit organization . Tax ID 61- 1658271. Visit: www.inawefoundation.org or Email: Info@InAweFoundation.org or Call: (973) 440-8427

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Italian Heritage Dinner Dance


beer and wine. Music, will be provided, between 7:30 and 11:30PM. Donation per person is $35.00. For ticket information contact Bruce/Virginia Wallace, at(973) 584-3405 by October 1, 2013. For other information about the dinner dance call George Discher at 862-432-2159/973-5842083

nce again the Knights of Columbus, Council 5410 Chester, NJ will sponsor an Italian Heritage Dinner Dance on Saturday October 12, 2013. The event will be held at St Lawrence the Martyr Parish hall in Chester, NJ. Dinner seating begins at 6:30PM. The menu will consist of a 6 course gourmet Italian Dinner with assorted desserts, coffee, tea, soda,

Healing Service at First Baptist Church


Guest Missionary Speakers Mozambique October 13, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Open to the community. from

n Awe Foundation, Inc. (a registered US based 501 (c) 3 organization) is hosting a breakfast at: The Mountain View Chalet in Asbury, NJ on September 26 from 8:00am to 10:00am, to introduce itself to the community. This special event will focus on how the Foundation has grown, what has changed and how we are working in the community. The Foundation is growing, has many new supporting organizations and is looking toward the future. This 2 hour breakfast will feature presentations by Mayor Janice Kovach, Former Director for N.J. Division on Women; and Ian Moore, Human Resource Professional & Managing Director of iDestiny. Reserve your spot today at http://www.inawefoundation.org About In Awe Foundation: In Awe Foundation, Inc. is focused on providing coaching for individuals strug-

irst Baptist Church, 51 Washington Street, Morristown will host a Healing Service on October 12, 2013 at 4:00p.m.

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Thomas Edison Claimed Deafness Was A Learning Asset In Childhood And Throughout His Life
his railroad station access to the only headline news medium the newspapers. It was these stations that had the pulse on transmitting the news. Newspaper companies printed the news provided by the telegraph communications stations that transmitted battle report messages from telegraph wires across the railroad lines. Here Edison states ..I had a chance to learn that money can be made out of little careful thought and, being poor, I already knew that money is a valuable thing. Boys who dont know that are under a disadvantage greater than deafness. ..I was already very deaf. In my isolation (insulation would be a better term) I had time to think things out. I decided that if I could send ahead to outlaying stations a hint of the big war news which I, there in Detroit, had learned was coming, I could do better than normal business when I reached them. Young Edison convinced the Detroit Free Press to supply him the justoff- the -press newspapers on a promise he would sell them all. Then, Edison had station agents who were also the telegraphers give advance notice to the passengers that a big headline news story was in the newspaper when they arrived at their next station. Edison claimed When I got to the first station on the run I found the device had worked beyond my expectations. The platform literally was crowded with men and women anxious to buy newspapers. Thomas Edison gave further praise of his deafness to Edward Marshall I have no doubt that my nerves are stronger and better today than they would have been if I had heard all the foolish conversation and other meaningless sounds that normal people hear. The things that I have needed to hear I have heard. ..Most nerve strain of our modern life, I fancy, comes to us through our ears. Edison claimed it was his deafness that helped make improvements to the sound quality of Bells telephone and helped him to improve on his own phonograph inventions. He claims his deafness made him acutely aware of the noise in sound. He depended on the purity of sound to hear it. His deafness helped isolate the noise and he set off to banish the clatter he found - both the audible and proverbial kind. In Edison words People with good hearing have become so accustomed to the uproar of civilization that the uproar has become neces-

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by Michele Guttenberger hen we think of Thomas Edison, we never think of him as an inventor challenged with physical disabilities. Edison was deaf most of this life. Edisons hearing loss was a culmination of contracting childhood scarlet fever and further hearing loss at the age of 12 years from a head trauma incident. Edison spent his entire adult life with almost total hearing loss. Thomas Edison gave a very personal interview about his deafness to journalist Edward Marshall for Hearsts International COSMOPOLITAN in April of 1925. He stated my deafness has not been a handicap but a help to me. Edison claimed his deafness aided his learning in his youth I read Burtons Anatomy of Melancholy - pretty heavy reading for a youngster. It might have been, if I hadnt been taught by my deafness that almost any book will supply entertainment or instruction. Thomas Edison spent his youth getting the typed Headline News before the rest of the country. He was the newspaper boy for the passengers of the Grand Trunk railroad during the Civil War. He learned to parlay

sary to their lives. See Edisons sound inventions at The Thomas Alva Edison Museum- NPS - Open Wednesday through Sunday. Hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm Fee is $7.00 - 211 Main Street West Orange, NJ 07052 Visit website for more details http://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm

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Great Hotels. All First Class, unique resort hotels. 2 nights at First Class Doubletree Cariari ilton, San Jose. 2 nights at First Class Sueno Azul Hotel Sarapiqui Rain Forest. 2 nights at First Class Villa Blanca Hotel, San Ramon. 2 nights at First Class Tango Mar Resort, Nicoya Peninsula. Transfers by deluxe motorcoach or van or boat. Tour Manager. Included throughout, from day 1 to day 9. Great Local Dining. 8 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 8 Dinners. Sightseeing & activities including all entrance fees. Great for all ages! Language Lesson Banana Plantation Tour Boat Tour of Tortuguero JUngel Canals Skywalk the Arenal Rainforest Relax in Thermal Baths Lecture on the Exotic Life Forms of Costa Rica Cloud Forest Nature Walk Sail across the Gulf of Nicoya Traditional Tamale Cooking Class Farewell Dinner and Local Show $29 Departure Tax Included. No hassles when departing Costa Rica!

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Become a Literacy Volunteer!


Morris County on Saturday, October 5, 2013. We will be holding a tutor orientation at the Morris County Library from 9:30am to 3pm. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, have their high school diplomas, and be fluent in English. No teaching experience is required. LVMC tutors work with their students just one hour a week and pick the time and place that is most convenient for the tutors. To register, call 973-984-1998.

id you know that 20% of adults have problems with reading and writing that impact their ability to work and function in our complex society? In Morris County one in five residents speaks a language other than English, and many are unable to work or are working at jobs beneath their capabilities. If you would like to help an adult improve his/her reading, writing or conversational English skills, please join Literacy Volunteers of

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n indoor flea market will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Our Lady of the Lake School, 9 Rooney Road in Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856 from 8 am - 1 pm. A food counter will also be available. All proceeds to benefit the Queen of the Lakes Columbiettes. $15 fee for each 8

ft. table with 2 chairs or an equivalent open space. Make checks payable to Columbiettes, Council ##5114. Send for an application or submit payment to Columbiettes, 1 Park Ave., Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856. For info contact 973-770-0291.

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