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iteracy Volunteers of Morris County is pleased to announce a generous gift of $1,000 from the Morristown Rotary to provide materials to support its adult literacy program. Literacy Volunteers of Morris County promotes increased literacy and fluency in English for adult learners through the use of volunteers and support staff. The organization currently has approximately 500 students and 300 tutors. About ninety percent of those in the program are learning to speak English as a second language. The balance of the students are English speakers who are functionally illiterate, and need to improve their ability to read and write. The students may be unable to handle everyday tasks such as opening a checking account, complete a job application, understand a prescription drug label, or read to their child. Asking for help can be a terrifying and humiliating experience for an adult. Through Literacy Volunteers, students from all walks of life may attend free, one-one-one or group classes to improve their English language skills in a welcom-

Morristown Rotary Supports Literacy

From Left to right are Debora Petrucci, Morristown Rotary, Debbie Leon, Executive Director, Literacy Volunteers of Morris County and Jonathan Taylor, President, Morristown Rotary. ing and supportive environment. Jonathan Taylor, President of the Morristown Rotary said, we hope this grant makes our community a better place for its families as they strive to reach their educational goals. For more information regarding

Literacy Volunteers of Morris County, the organization may be contacted at (973) 984-1998 or at

he First Presbyterian Church of Hanover is selling the popular Entertainment 2014 coupon books. They contain hundreds of 50% off and twofor-one discounted offers on fine and family dining, fast food,movies, sporting events, activities, special attractions, hotels,motels

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Come Visit J&S Designer Flooring

&S Designer Flooring, now 25 years in business in Morristown, carries the widest range of exclusive lines in broadloom, rugs, and hardwood. With styles ranging from transitional to antique to modern and even custom, J&S is the largest designer flooring showroom in NJ. Alongside our products, we provide expert rug cleaning, repair, restoration and appraisal services to keep your floors looking spectacular for years to come. Since our opening in 1989, superior customer service has always been our highest priority and way of business. We welcome you to visit

our showroom at 12 Mount Kemble Ave. in Morristown. The recent addition of our Outlet will be open for 4 days only from Sunday, November 17 to Thursday, November 21. Like our showroom, there will be a wide range of area rugs and in stock wall-to-wall carpeting. All are at unbeatable, wholesale prices that you will not find anywhere else: discounted up to 65% off the original prices. J&S Outlet is located at 52 Horsehill Road in Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927. Be sure to stop in.

piritmouth Caf, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Succasunna, celebrates music. It brings together very talented folk musicians from the tri-state area, almost all of whom have their own CDs. It is the brainchild of Dennis Paradise, a noted folk artist himself, and half of the duo Plus One with Robin OReilly. Spiritmouth meets on the first Saturday of each month, November March. Admission and refreshments are free. There is a good will offering for the artist of the evening. Family friendly. For more info, go to he Roxbury Clergy Council, an organization representing members of all the houses of worship in Roxbury, will be hosting their annual Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 24, 2013, 7:00 PM at St. Therese Church located at 151 Main Street, Succasunna The residents of Roxbury and the surrounding areas will come together to celebrate and give thanks for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us as a nation. As has become our tradition, we will accept gifts of non-perishable foods or monetary donations for Roxburys Food Pantry (serving Roxbury Social Services). Everyone is invited. Refreshments will be served.

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n undergraduate degree is psychology from Rutgers and a masters in human resources from Cornell are not what youd expect from your average auto mechanic. However, that is exactly what Zee Nweiran has accomplished prior to opening his first auto repair shop twenty years ago. Zee is the owner and technician at Zees Auto Service at 128 Washington St.

A Hometown Service Center For All Your Automotive Needs

in Morristown. From the minute you walk in you are greeted with a big smile and a sincere how can I help you? Zee takes his business personally and believes that his customers deserve to know what happened to their car, why it happened and what preventative measures need to taken to avoid this in the future. We believe in full transparency in this shop, and will show the customer what needs to be repaired and the old parts that were replaced. Zee continues, in addition to servicing the customers car right, we are sensitive to their cost and time concerns. To that end all major credit cards are accepted and free pick up and delivery are offered. Honesty and integrity are just the beginning at this shop. Working along with Zee is accomplished master technician Arturo. These two gentleman have a total of over fifty years of automotive expertise. Arturo

n 1913 a group of 35 women began the Garden Club of Morristown whose mission was to promote garden culture by the exchange of ideas on all matters pertaining to the garden. Since that time, the club has been at the forefront of community projects in Washington, Trenton and in Morristown. It supported no billboards on a New Jersey highway built with federal funds in the 1950s , the start of the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in 1964; beautified with plantings at Washingtons Headquarters in 1926, Neighborhood House in 1934, and Macculloch Halls historic gardens in 1959.

Garden Club of Morristown Celebrates 100 Years

is the vintage car guru especially with British cars like Triumph, MG and Austin Healy. Both technicians are well versed in the service and repair of VW, Audi, BMW and Mercedes. Their shop is capable of computer diagnostics as well as factory scheduled service and repairs. Zees Auto Service may be reached at (973) 998-6525. The shop hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday by appointment.

The members worked on the restoration of the gardens at the Governors Mansion, Morven; and in partnership with the Frelinghuysen Arboretum and Morris county Park System, established Branching Out, an award winning childrens garden. Today, the clubs projects include a garden at Mt. Kemble Home, a Kids for Kids garden at Morristown Medical Center, tree planting, along with more than 2500 daffodils, within Morristown, and continued commitment to Macculloch Halls gardens. Their largest fund raiser is a yearly plant sale held the second Saturday in May at the New Vernon firehouse.

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in's Gourmet Taiwanese Restaurant Wins 3 First Place Awards for authenticity, service, and quality. Lin's Palace is on of the most appetizing Taiwanese/Chinese restaurants, not only in the Morris County but on the east coast. he MHS Wrestling Boosters & Alumni Club will host its annual Wrestling Alumni Night featuring the Junior Varsity and Varsity Wrestling teams against Walkill Valley. The Alumni Night is being held at 5 pm., Friday, December 20, 2013 at Morristown High School, 50 Early Street, Morristown, NJ, in the auxiliary gymnasium. . The timeline is as follows: 5:00 p.m. (Optional) Alumni-only prereception: Network with fellow alumni in advance of the wrestling event. 6:00 p.m. JV Match. 7:00 p.m. Varsity Match

Lin's Gourmet Taiwanese Restaurant Wins 3 First Place Awards

Mr. Lin, choosing of the highest quality fresh seafood, from the Fulton Fish Market, where he can be found in the early hours of the morning. When you order sushi and seafood dishes you can be assured that the fish had been swimming in the ocean the day before. The dishes get their tastiness from the Lin's garden-to-table values. This family run business serves high quality, authentic Taiwanese cuisine as well as Sushi and Chinese food, prepared by Mr. Lin's wife, Alice and brother Harry, who have been cooking professionally for 35+ years. Taiwan has sponsored an organization that funds American restaurants that have proven to continue the traditions of the finest quality Taiwanese cooking. The gov-

MHS Wrestling Alumni Night

Refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP for the event, please contact Colleen PurtellTappen at or Melanie Pye at Please RSVP by December 15, 2013. Check out the MHS Wrestling & Alumni Boosters page on Facebook at If you have a local business and are interested in being a sponsor for the 20132014 MHS Wrestling Team, please call 973214-8990.

ernment sent out it's most highly regarded chefs and critics to review Chinese Restaurants throughout the United States. Recently at an awards dinner, Lin's Palace was honored with three first place awards for their service, authenticity and quality. Lin's is located at 40 Speedwell Ave., Morristown (across from the Hyatt Hotel). For more information, or to order, and also make reservations, please call John Lin at 973-993-8668.

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oday, Morristowns premier consignment boutique announced they will be hosting their 3rd annual Black Saturday Blowout on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at their location on 167 South Street in Morristown. Refreshments, a huge selection of items, and tremendous savings to highlight the day. This annual event honoring the U.S. Small Business Administrations Small Business Saturday initiative encourages

Morristown Childrens Clothing Store to Host 3rd Annual Black Saturday Celebration
shoppers to leave the madness to the shopping malls and support smaller local businesses instead. The celebration will be held from 8:00am to 2:00pm and will feature complimentary refreshments and a HUGE selection of brand new packaged toys, games, books, etc. all perfect for gift giving. About Sugar & Spice and Everything Twice Has been in business since 2009 and has

Tell Them You Saw It In The Morristown News, November 2013, Page 7 Sugar & Spice and Everything Twice, LLC 167 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960 973.267.7100

unbelievable selection of NEW and slightly used brand name childrens goods with a comfortable and pleasant shopping experience for parents and kids alike. Kim Smith

oin the festivities and celebrate Christmas at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township with the Woods and Foster families, who lived at Fosterfields in the 1920s. On Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8, design fresh greens into swags and decorate the buildings in the barnyard. In the Farmhouse, where the Woods family lived, holiday preparation is underway. Become engulfed by the sights, smells, and sounds of the season. Discover whats baking on the wood stove in the kitchen, and enjoy colorful Christmas decorations throughout the farmhouse. Visit The Willows, the 1854 Gothic Revival home of the Foster family. During the first-floor tour, view the festive holiday decorations and discover how the

Historic Holidays at Fosterfields

Fosters would have celebrated Christmas and New Years Day. There are farm chores still to be done before the holiday celebration. Venture outside and crack corn to feed the hungry chicken and collect their eggs. Dont forget to reward yourself with a wagon ride around the farm and an up-close meeting with all the animals from 12 noon to 4 p.m. The Visitors Center is home to the interactive Transportation Exhibit and Caroline Fosters restored 1922 Model T Ford. Each day the Center holds different special holiday craft activities. Admission for Historic Holidays at Fosterfields is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (65+), $4 for children ages 4 to 16, and $2 for children ages 2 & 3. FREE for children under age 2 and Friends members.

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oure invited to usher in the holiday season at the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJs (VNA) Fourth Annual Celebration of Life at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 21 at the organizations headquarters at 175 South Street in downtown Morristown. A free tree lighting ceremony with live musical performances, light refreshments and remarks by featured keynote speaker Kate Tomlinson, publisher of New Jersey Monthly magazine, is open to the public. No reservations are required and free on-site parking will be available. Following that outdoor event, an indoor wine-tasting benefit will be held for the VNANNJ Foundation which helps to fund essential home care services for those with financial hardship. Beginning at 6 p.m., a variety of fine wines courtesy of The Wine Library will be sampled and Gail Vance Civille of the Sensory

VNA Invites the Public to Festive Celebration of Life

the opening of our new, second century headquarters, said Faith Scott, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of the VNA. Our VNA has a distinguished history of caring for elderly, disabled and seriously ill area residents in the comfort and dignity of their own homes, so its appropriate for us to bring the community together for a celebration of family and friends and a remembrance of past holidays with loved ones who are no longer with us. The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a nonprofit organization with a 115-year tradition of service in Morris County and neighboring communities. The VNA provides skilled nurs-

ing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, certified home health aides, hospice care, caregiver support programs, private care solutions and Friendship House, a social adult day care center. VNA is licensed by the NJ Dept. of Health and Senior Services. For further information, call 1 (800) WE-VISIT (938-4748) or visit

All are welcome at a free annual downtown Morristown event, the VNAs tree lighting ceremony outside its South Street headquarters. VNA supporters and wine aficionados are also invited to a winetasting fundraiser immediately afterward at the same location.

Spectrum will explain food/wine pairings and how the interplay of various senses contributes to the enjoyment of wine. The evening will also feature live jazz music and a silent auction of luxury goods and services for those who want to treat themselves or do some holiday shopping for a good cause. Tickets are $50 per person

in advance or $60 at the door. Event sponsorship opportunities that include complimentary tickets are also available. For reservations or more information, please call Amanda DeFelice at (973) 451-4169 or e-mail Were delighted to continue this winter holiday tradition begun in 2010 with

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Morristown Resident/Film Series Producer Partners With Rolling Stone Magazine Critic For Brand New Simulcast Event
individuals get interested in their films. He said news of this film series event ran in all the trade magazines and "this is now a line item in all their marketing considerations." Ehrenkranz said he is excited that this simulcast cast event is new, and that this kind of live event, with Rolling Stone Magazine Critic Peter Travers, "has never been done." Ehrenkranz said he started on the production side of the film industry and he later became more "hungry for creative expression." As a result he started the NY Film Critics Series, which has been in existence for 18 years. The New York Film Critics Series website promises that moviegoers now will "get the scoop before anyone else on brand new films before they are released.You dont have to be an expert to enjoy behind-the-scenes stories about Hollywood and Indie Cinema from some of the greats. Past series highlights have included special appearances by: Woody Harrelson, Anne Heche, Frank Langella, Paul Sorvino, Danny Aiello, Alan Arkin , John Turturro, Steve Buscemi, Anne Meara, Aidan Quinn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sigourney Weaver, and many others." The movies in the screening series will be preceded by footage in New York City and a live introduction by Travers, and audiences will then see award-winning films prior to their release followed by live-HD, behind-the-scene footage with live question and answer sessions between Travers, audiences and stars from the films. The website notes that "each screening brings the energy and VIP nature of prestigious, live NYC screenings so that

By Ejvind Boccolini Morristown resident has created a nationwide simulcast film series event that is being considered an evolution in film marketing. New York Film Critics Series (NYFCS) Producer Mark Ehrenkranz said in a phone interview last month that members of the public can now see the best independent films before they are released. They can also have a better connection with the directors and stars of these films, and that this is the word-of-mouth vehicle for the success of the film. As described on the website,, "up until now, live talent has only been accessible to the public in New York , Los Angeles and at festivals. Now everyone throughout the country can enjoy up close and personal moments from major movie stars, producers, writers and directors in the comfort of their own neighborhood theaters." "Preview screenings have been offered before, but never with a live conversation component. This, in addition to a curated selection of films, will allow filmgoers to see the better independent movies before anyone else with exclusive insight into the production from the creators via live, national, HD broadcast in theaters throughout the US." Just the idea sounds not only exciting, but definitely new. Ehrenkranz, also the producer of full-length feature film called Turbulent Souls, said in the phone interview last month that directors must be in touch constantly to have

nationwide audiences may experience firsthand the stars and directors via HD broadcast." It adds that, "This is the first ever live national screening series which will entertain, educate, surprise, and refresh the spirit of true independent and foreign language filmmaking through provocative story-telling. The NYFCS is dedicated to producing inspiring events in a collaborative environment and to nurturing the long-term success of the better, smarter movies. Featuring an energetic, creative, and experienced team, the NYFCS exhibits socially and culturally relevant films with live world-class talent in the best independent theaters throughout the US." Founded in 1995, The NY Film Critics Series (NYFCS) continued on next page

Tell Them You Saw It In The Morristown News, November 2013, Page 11 continued from previous has been an integral part of the film community with a rich history and an exciting future. The NY Film Critics has gained the reputation for outstanding service and commitment to customer satisfaction in the greater NY/NJ region. With awards and recognition, customers see NYFCS as a source to fulfill their needs in the areas of presenting independent film prior to release followed by a live discussion with: cast, filmmakers and industry affiliates.

Partners with Rolling Stone Magazine Critic...

Peter Travers is an American film critic, who has written for, in turn, People and Rolling Stone. Travers also hosts a celebrity interview show called Popcorn on ABC News Now and, and joined Rolling Stone magazine in 1989 after a four-year stint with People magazine. He is best known for his basic writing style that "eschews a more sophisticated analysis for an easy-to-read and often very opinionated form. According to, Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic. Peter

has hosted the NYFCS for over 10 years. In addition to Rolling Stone Magazine, ABCTV, Peter appears regularly on Newsweek & The Daily Beast, The Soho Apple Store, and CNN," the NYFCS website reads. Ehrenkranz, is the Creator/Marketing Director for VideoLine / 1-800-VIDEO411; national, key account marketing and sales for Ingram Entertainment, Inc.; associate supervising director for Michael Prime Time NBC Nesmith's Series,"Television Parts"; Ehrenkranz also developed comedy videos for Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Whoopi Goldberg and others. He is a freelance video director/producer, who wrote, produced and directed comedy videos with theatrical New York City comedians. The 'big screen events' will "deliver 913 curated pre-release films per year to discerning audiences on a monthly basis," the website reads, adding that "each movie in the screening series is introduced live by

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Peter Travers. Audiences then see award contenders prior to their release followed by live, HD Q&A between Travers, audiences and talent from the films. Each piece will bring the energy and VIP nature of prestigious, NYC screenings for nationwide audiences to interact with stars and directors via two way simulcast. This will not be available on the internet or TV." Ehrenkranz, who will continue to program the series, commented: Exclusive New York screenings with Peter Travers and live stars will now be intimately shared and enjoyed by film lovers everywhere in the comfort of their own neighborhood theaters. Unavailable in the past, filmgoers now have immediate access to personally chat with artisans to honestly discuss their work. The creators of the smaller, better films will now mutually interact with a nationwide audience to help spread the word and ensure that these films of high caliber continue to be made and distributed.

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Morristown Author Provides Insight to Others in Latest Book

guages include Axiom of Quest, or a persons mission during his or her lifetime, and the purpose of every individual; Axiom of Translation, or how the individual can be described as by other people and how an individuals Soul Agenda is combined with human expression; and Tone, which is the personality of the individual. Of all three Languages, Tone is the one that is typically most noticeable for other people. The book explores these various parts of the Soul, including how to work out of a place of awareness and consciousness. Urezzio says that inspiration for the book came from the simple fact that she wanted to live a better life, including understanding herself and connecting with others. In her search for a better life, she ultimately formed the core lessons and values of Soul Language. The process of writing the book led to many new discoveries for the author, who notes that, The Soul is very complex. Humans are very complex, and there is always more to discover. Over time, Urezzio herself realized why she was struggling with a situation of her own when she reread the Languages section of the book during the editing process. Urezzio hopes that readers will finish the book with a new sense that it is safe for everyone to truly be themselves, and that, the clich that you have everything you need inside of you is a clich for a reason, because it is true. Her goal is to avoid people spending time judging themselves because of their own uniqueness. Instead, I want them to learn to use those gifts, talents, and their Soul to create a life full of innovation, bliss, and adventure. Some of what the book offers to readers is the ability to discover mission as well as how to consciously or unconsciously rely on their own talents, natural gifts, and abilities. Urezzio also hopes that readers will

By Kate Halse orristown resident Jennifer Urezzio recently celebrated the launch of her new book, Soul Language: Consciously Connecting With Your Soul for Success, which made its debut on November 7. The first-time authors book provides valuable new insight for age-old questions as: such Why am I here? Why do I keep repeating the same patterns in relationships and at work? In her book, Urezzio focuses on the three Soul Languages and the various roles they play throughout the book. The lan-

discover how to quiet their own instincts and develop their own intuition to help thems e l v e s b e c o m e stronger and more capable leaders. Urezzio stresses that one of the most important concepts of the book is detailed information about how to tap into the parts of the soul that contain the three languages. To help people accomplish this goal, Urezzio says, I teach how to move from unconscious behavior (operating from patterns, pain and struggle) to operating with awareness and consciousness (love, joy, peace, sustainability, etc.). The book is now available on Curious readers can have their Soul Languages identified during a complimentary 15 minute phone call with a certified Soul Language practitioner.

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Page 14, November 2013, Tell Them You Saw It In The Morristown News "But this one was personal." "There were a lot of personal attacks behind the scenes by my opponents." "I don't know who, but hopefully we'll find out. It was much uglier than it was four years ago," when he was elected. Dougherty said that, "We ran a clean campaign. No negativity. " "They went very negative behind the scenes," he said. Dougherty said the overwhelming victory could be credited to the people of Morristown. "What carried the day were the people of Morristown," he said upon learning of his victory on election night. "That's who carried the day, and you see it in the numbers right there." "I think what resonated was the transparency in our government, our togetherness as far as community, and that Morristown is moving forward and people are happy in the direction it's

By Ejvind Boccolini orristown Mayor Tim Dougherty was re-elected on Nov. 5, earning almost 70 percent of the votes out of all three candidates. Dougherty cites the togetherness of the community, transparency in local government, fiscal prudence and good planning as reasons for his success. Democrat Timothy Dougherty faced Republican Richard Babcock, and Independent Ed France. Dougherty received about 68 percent of the vote, Babcock about 23 percent, and France about 9 percent. YouTube videos by Kevin Coughlin show Dougherty commenting on his success. "It's a big victory," he said, just as the final numbers were in. "I don't know what the percentage is, but it's a big victory." "Obviously the primary was the big battle and we did well in the general," he noted.

Morristown Mayor Re-Elected; Proud of Efficient Finances, Planning, and Effective Departments

going," he said. "Obviously you have to work with everybody and we will," he added. Dougherty, speaking on his victory, also noted that "I also attribute a lot of it to my council candidates who pulled in many, many votes." He said there is a long list of what he is looking forward to, but added that they were going to celebrate the victory, and "start work tomorrow morning." After winning the primary earlier this year, he said, "I think the town as a whole feels like we're moving in the right direction. We have the right message. We are a very transparent administration," he said. "I think the message was exactly what we ran on four years ago." He said, "We've kept our committment with the master plan; we've kept our committment with being transparent." "We're an open government. We communicate."

"And I think that there's been positive stuff going on in the town that I think this council group and myself reaped the rewards of: good planning, (being) smart and prudent with our finances all the things that you're supposed to do as a government." He also said, "I'll take a positive campaign any day over a negative campaign." "I'm proud of this team. I'm proud of the people that are here," he said, adding that "a lot of people put a lot of effort into this race." Dougherty, after the primary victory, also thanked the council for their work. "What a team," he said. "Everybody in this room. I don't have enough time to thank everybody. You all know what you did. I'm truly appreciative and so is this group who just won this primary for council." "No matter what, this country gives you the opportunity to run for office," and to put your ideas, visions and values on

the table, and "I think that's what we did and that's why we're victorious." "You're looking at something here that has not occurred in Morristown since I've been here - the Latinos are united," he noted. "My heartfelt thanks to the Latino community," he said. In recent debates, Dougherty noted that, in addition to other successes, the police department, department of public works and the firefighters have done great in the community and he also expressed his

goal to create more hightech jobs in the community. Richard Babcock, in a phone interview on Oct. 29 just days before the election, said he was glad that he brought certain issues to the table. He said that "certainly....we've been discussing the issues." He added, in the interview just before the election, that he hoped the voters paid attention to those issues "because they're very important." "So let's see what they decide," he said.

illtop Circle is a quiet street off Spring Brook Road in Morris Township. The Spring Brook section is located between Mt. Kemble Avenue and James Street. This beautiful Country Club area is truly part of Morristowns History. Spring Brook Country Club sets on an 18 hole championship golf course and provides a beautiful setting for the homes in this area. This country club was founded on June 1, 1921 by a group of Morristown business and professional men. It has approximately 180 acres of land and was originally part of Spring Brook Farm. In 2008, Spring Brook Country Club was added to the list of Walter J. Travis designed courses by the Travis Society.

Hilltop Hideaway in Morris Township

We are proud to present 24 Hilltop Circle in the Spring Brook section. As you walk through the front door and enter the lovely foyer, you immediately feel the quality of the home and pride of ownership. This elegant Brick French Colonial has a circular driveway and is located at the top of Hilltop Circle. This wonderful 11 room home has 5 bedrooms and 3 and 1 half baths. The Master Bedroom has a huge

walk in closet, dressing room, and a his and her ensuite bath. The updated kitchen overlooks a wonderfully landscaped yard, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee. To preview this home, please contact Denise Flanagan, Broker Sales Associate, Coldwell Banker, 211 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960, 973-4204590. www.deniseflanagan. com.

he Womans Club of Morristown will hold its very first Holiday Bazaar fund-raiser November 22 through November 24 at its headquarters, the Dr. Lewis Condict House, 51 South Street, Morristown. The sale will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Available will be new, like-new, and vintage holiday ornaments; decorations for under the tree and around the house; and specialty gift items, all at bargain prices. One hundred percent of the proceeds will support two of the Club's projects: Family Promise of Morris County and the maintenance of the historic Condict house. There is no admission fee. Family Promise is the current Special State Project of the New Jersey State Federation of Womens Clubs. Family Promise is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence. Its signature Affiliate program, the Interfaith Hospitality Network, provides evening shelter to homeless families in hundreds of houses of worship statewide. Family Promise was founded in New Jersey and has been serving families in the state since 1988, involving tens of thousands of

Womans Club of Morristown Plans Holiday Bazaar

Tell Them You Saw It In The Morristown News, November 2013, Page 15 volunteers locally. The white clapboard Federal-style Dr. Condict House was built in 1797. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Womans Club of Morristown has owned the house since 1936. The Club's other charitable endeavors include scholarships for local women entering college, care packages for battered women and for veterans, supporting food drives, recycling, and, in conjunction with the Daily Record, "Operation Holiday," providing assistance to needy individuals and families at the holiday season. The members of the Womans Club of Morristown are dedicated to serving their community through civic, cultural, and educational projects. The group works closely with the NJ State Federation of Womens Clubs and the General Federation of Womens Clubs. The Club is a non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian organization whose purpose is to promote improvements within its community, to offer civic and cultural activities, and to preserve the Dr. Lewis Condict House. More information is available at or!/pages/TheWo m a n s - C l u b - o f - M o r r i s t o w n / 2 0 9 139092517936?fref=ts.


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hen one door closes, another opens. In this case, its the same door. Owners of the Horsefield Brothers building for 30 years and proprietors of Morristowns Shops at 14 Pine Street since 1996, Dick and Donna Lohmeyer have sold the building and handed over the front door key. However, customers can still come to the familiar address to find the Lohmeyers, their favorite gift staples and wonderful new items at The Golden Pineapple. Many will recall The Golden Pineapple as the centerpiece of the Shops at 14 Pine Streets ten-room shopping experience. After selling the building this summer, the

The Golden Pineapple is Back at 14 Pine Street

Lohmeyers will rent a smaller retail space from the new owner. As they begin a new chapter for their store, they have chosen a familiar name and the symbol of the hospitality their customers have come to depend on for the last 17 years. Since the store is smaller than ever before, you'll know every item in it was chosen carefully theres no room for anything ordinary. As always, you will find the unique and desirable in gifts and accessories for the home. The store will carry expanded selections of customers favorite lines including the chic recycled aluminum Mariposa, functional, fragrant Lampe Berger and Panier des Sens and the popular Byers Choice Carolers, with every active and limited edition item in the line. Additionally, the store will have a display of seasonal items for each holiday. Customers will delight in finding hand-painted Florentine glass, striking art glass, distinctive handmade jewelry, Austrian crystal and enamel frames and hinged boxes, pashminas and more. There will be treasures at every turn and the caring staff will help you find the perfect gift or treat for yourself. The Golden Pineapple is ready for the holiday season, featuring Christmas ceramics, serving pieces, Nativities and Santas. The store will continue to offer its signature gift wrap as well as daily shipping via UPS and USPS. Located at 14 Pine Street in downtown Morristown, the Golden Pineapple is open Tuesday through Saturday, with extended holiday hours coming in December. For more details visit the store website or call 973-267-0400.

ccording to the American Automobile Association 2012/13 Year-End Holidays Travel Forecast, holiday travel has experienced a steady increase in volume over the last half-decade. Despite the sluggish economy, travel during the 2012/2013 end-of-year holiday season, defined as the period from Saturday, December 22, 2012 to Tuesday, January 1, 2013, was expected to be its highest since the 2006/2007 end-of-year holiday season, when 93.7 million travelers ventured at least 50 miles from home. Despite the cost of travel, travel volumes have traditionally remained very stable, with only one yearly volume change of 5 percent or greater, which was a 5 percent decline in the 2007/2008 season from a year earlier. One possible reason behind the steady nature of the end-of-year holiday travel season is the season's length. It remains the longest holiday season of the year, affording travelers more chances to visit friends and family members and/or go on vacations.

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Wag and Walk Hosted By 911 Dog and Cat Rescue

Morristown Girl Scouts Support Action Against Hunger

11 Dog and Cat Rescue hosted a first ever cancer walk called Wag and Walk. People were encouraged to bring their dogs to join in the activities! With beautiful weather and a great turn out, the event was a success. After the walk , those in attendance joined us behind George and Martha's for

raffles, giveaways, dog grooming by Sheri's Pampered Pets and other vendors. 911 Dog and Cat Rescue is a volunteer based rescue group located in Morristown. For more info call 908 763 2040 or like us on Facebook

Brownies from Troop 4923 led a food drive for the Interfaith Food Pantry at Kings in Morristown on October 6th. (from left to right: Abby Moronski, Angelissa Gutierrez and Micaela Cassidy).

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he Morris Educational Foundation announced that registration is now open for its seventh annual Morristowns Got Talent! show. The talent show will showcase the best amateur talent froma Morristown, Morris Plains and Morris Township. The event will be held on February 26th, 2014 at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, New Jersey. Four distinguished arts and entertainment professionals will judge the competition. There is a $1,000 cash prize for 1st place, $500.00 for second place and $250.00 for third place. Auditions are open to anyone who lives, works or goes to school in the towns of Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains. Alumni of Morristown High School are also invited to audition. Auditions will take place on December 14, 2013 at Morristown High School. Anyone interested in auditioning must register at the events web site ( The deadline for registering for auditions is December 4, 2013. There is a $10 audition fee.

Morris Educational Foundation to Host 7th Annual Morristowns Got Talent Show

The Morris Educational Foundation is very excited about our 7th anniversary production of Morristowns Got Talent. We are proud to give our communitys local amateur talent an opportunity to perform in front of their hometown, and in a top notch facility such as the Mayo Performing Arts Center said Kim Pistner, Board Member and Chairperson of the Morristowns Got Talent Committee. We are anticipating selling out the theater once again this year! The Morris Educational Foundation is a integral part of the Morris School District and this fund raising event will further the Foundations ability to distribute financial and other resources to and for the Morris School District for enrichment programs and other projects aimed at enhancing the quality of education and educational opportunities for students in the district, added Molly Servais, Chair of the Board of the Morris Educational Foundation. Last year, the event raised over $50,000 for the Morris Educational Foundation. Tickets for the show will go on sale in early 2014 through The Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown.

Community Crche Celebration, an exhibit featuring over two hundred nativity scenes, will be held on Friday, December 6; Saturday, December 7; and Sunday, December 8 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building at 283 James Street in Morristown. The event, which is free and open to the public, features crches, or nativity scenes, from around the world. For example, there will be an Icelandic crche crafted from native woven fabric, a Byzantine-style crche created by a ceramic artist in Turkey, and a handcrafted crche by mountain artists in the Dominican Republic. An entire section of the exhibit will be devoted to nativity scenes from Central and South America. Designers will stage the crches all together in the multiple-purpose room at the church. In addition to the crche exhibit, several musical performances by instrumental groups, church and community choirs, and

Christmas Exhibit to Feature Nativity Scenes and Local Musicians

local musicians are scheduled throughout the three days of the exhibit. Featured performers on Saturday evening include Express Male, an independent vocal ensemble within The Morris Choral Society, and Wendy Lane Bailey, a local vocalist and recording artist. There will also be a childrens room with Christmas crafts for young children. A live nativity tableau will also be enacted at scheduled times throughout the evening on Saturday and Sunday. As committee chairperson Jennifer Jones noted, Visiting our exhibit is a wonderful way to begin the Christmas season. When so many crches are brought all together in a single setting, there is a magnificence that acknowledges the true spirit of Christmas. The hours for the exhibit are Friday, December 6 from 6-8 p.m.; Saturday, December 7 from 1-8 p.m.; and Sunday, December 8 from 3-7 p.m. There is no charge for admission.

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The members of Impact 100 Garden State voted this past week to award their first grant of $135,000 to the Printmaking Center of New Jersey specifically for the Combat Paper NJ project. Combat Paper is an intensive therapeutic arts program for veterans, run and led by veterans. The grant will enable them to purchase a mobile unit and bring their program to local communities in Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Sussex counties. From left, Linda Helm Krapf, Executive Director of the Printmaking Center of New Jersey, former Marine David Keefe, Director of Combat Paper NJ, and Carole Garibaldi Rogers, a founder of Impact 100 Garden State.

et ready for another convenience from Route 23 Honda and Route 46 Chevrolet. Coming the end of November, we welcome Xpress Rent a Car, Van or Truck. Available at both locations by reservation or walk in is a fleet of affordable rentals including but limited to Chevy Cruze, Malibu, Impala, Camaro, Tahoe, Suburban and even Corvette! Honda product includes Civic, Accord, CRV, Pilot, Odyssey. For the local movers and small business we will have Express cargo vans and in the near future, cube vans. Rates are anticipated to start at $29 per day for a compact car and go up to $79 per day for a Suburban. We will offer a Grand Opening rate for the Corvette (C6) at $99 per day or $279 for the weekend with Friday pickup. All rentals feature 150 miles per day free. Our online reservation system should be online mid November with reservations available at vai and Until then reservations can be made during regular business hours at 888-447-0258. We know this addition will be a welcome

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Vendor Fair/Mothers Market

Vendor Fair/Mothers Market to be held on December 7, 2013 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Valley Road School in Stanhope. Come shop for the upcoming holidays. For more information please visit our website at

urricanes and tropical storms are commonplace during the months when many weddings take place. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30 each year. It may be prudent for those who will be traveling for honeymoons during this season to purchase travel insurance to safeguard against poten-

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acculloch Hall Historical Museum, invites you to step back in time and join us this holiday season. The Museum opens for our holiday tours on Saturday December 7th. The weekend of December 7th and 8th from 1pm 4pm there will be also be special curators tours of the Christmas exhibit. The Museum is then open for guided tours and visits to exhibits on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoons, 1pm 4pm, until December 22nd. The Museum will reopen for holiday tours of the tree, exhibit and other decorations on January 2nd through January 30th. The Museums period rooms will be decorated for the holidays in traditional style by the Garden Club of Morristown with fresh holly and boxwood, greenery and other live decorations including a historically-inspired Christmas tree throughout December. Enjoy docent-led tours through the period rooms to learn the history of the Macculloch family and W. Parsons Todd, the philanthropist who transformed this family home into a museum with a superb collection of fine English and American decorative arts. In the drawing room visitors will find a special Christmas tree decorated with historically inspired ornaments. 2013 marks the 23rd year Morristowns Assumption School fourth grade students have handcrafted period-style ornaments for the Drawing Room Christmas tree. During tours of the gorgeous historic home visitors will view seasonal decorations as well as the Museum's collection of holiday-themed original artwork by caricaturist Thomas Nast. Nast, a well-known political cartoonist who popularized the Democratic Donkey and the Republican Elephant, also contributed to Americas contemporary

Special Tours of Holiday Decorations and Christmas Exhibit Gallery Tours December 7th and 8th
image of Santa Claus. Visitors will find more than thirty of Thomas Nasts original Santa and Christmas images throughout the Museums galleries and period rooms. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum has the largest collection of Nast originals in the nation. On December, the 7th and 8th, special curators tours of the Christmas exhibit in the upstairs gallery is Not a Creature Was Stirring Christmas Animals, Toys and Thomas Nast will take place. Museum curator Ryan Hyman will be available during touring hours on Saturday the 7th and will address visitors who visit the exhibit throughout the afternoon and answer their questions focusing on Thomas Nasts Christmas work. On Sunday the 8th co-curator Barbara Silverstein will give gallery tours of the exhibit throughout the afternoon. The exhibit features several of the Museums holiday-themed Thomas Nast images, as well as toys and ornaments from a century ago. This is the sixth year antique dealers and local collectors have put together this unique exhibit. This years display features an animal theme, displayed in the form of toys, animals and more. Visitors can find unique gifts in the museum's expanded holiday shop. Special items include Thomas Nast Christmas cards and ornaments. This year the Museum is featuring a photograph of the beautiful 2012 Drawing Room Christmas tree by Stan Freeny on a Christmas card. This special card captures last years tree lit up as if it were the night before Christmas. Freeny captured this image one evening to create this unique view of the Macculloch Hall drawing room in a way most visitors do not get to see. The shop

also carries a number of Christmas items year round including items with Thomas Nast Santa Claus and other Christmas images. The Museum is also carrying a special edition Nast animal themed ornament and other traditional toys and unique stocking stuffers. 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. The galleries and gift shop are open until 4pm on tour days. Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6;

Barbara Silverstein in Christmas exhibit. Image courtesy of Stan Freeny

Children 6 12 $4. Members and children under 5 are free. The gardens are open Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm and Sundays 1pm - 4pm unless posted otherwise. The gates are secured at all other times. Call (973) 538-2404 ext. 10, visit our website 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.

he renowned Hanover Wind Symphony will celebrate the holiday season in grand musical style with a special Christmas concert, called Christmas Presence VI, onSunday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m., at Our Lady of Mercy R.C. Church, 90 Whippany Road, in Whippany. Christmas Presence will include traditional holiday favorites, plus a few winter surprises. A Christmas sing-along will highlight the concert. Says Matthew Paterno of Parsippany, HWS musical director: "This annual concert has become a important part of the holiday season for the Hanover Wind Symphony family. To celebrate with music and the fellowship of the OLM community is the true meaning of the season." The Hanover Wind Symphony is a unique extension of the great American tradition of adult music performance. One of

'Christmas Presence' Concert Dec. 15 in Whippany

only a handful of outstanding communitybased adult wind bands in New Jersey, the Hanover Wind Symphony delights audiences of all ages by giving a contemporary twist to traditional favorites. The large orchestra, made up exclusively of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, embraces as its mission bringing music to people and people to music. For nearly 30 years, the Hanover Wind Symphony has played to enthusiastic audiences. HWS members share a love for music as well as a passion for enriching the cultural fabric of the community with the thrill of live wind band performances. By day, HWS members are accountants, engineers, teachers and executives. They come together to connect musically with others, share the enjoyment of music with live audiences, and help mentor the next generation of wind musicians.

Tickets to the Christmas Presence concert are $15 apiece. Children under 12 are admitted free.

For further information about the Christmas Presence concert, call 973-8870050 or e-mail

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ed DOT Firearms is happy to announce its One Year Anniversary! This has been an exciting year for us and the firearms industry. When we opened our doors a year ago, we did so with the intent to build a community where anyone who has an interest in firearms for hunting, personal protection, collecting or sport shooting can come to share their stories, learn about gun safety, find the newest products, etc. and we look forward to advancing this philosophy in the coming year. Firearms ownership in NJ is on the rise. In 2011, New Jersey posted a record 60,256 National Instant Criminal Background Checks (NICS). In 2012, a new record was set at 85,851 and from January through

Red DOT Firearms of Stanhope Celebrates One Year Anniversary

October of 2013, New Jersey recorded 100,922 NICS checks, far surpassing record setting numbers of the past. This increase in firearm purchases is not restricted to men only. Twenty-five percent of our business is catering to females, states owner Jim Hawthorne, Women love to shoot! For those of you who are new to the industry and wish to obtain a pistol permit, most of the forms can be downloaded from Red DOTs web site. The forms will then need to submit to your local Police Department or NJ State Police barracks. With the increase in first-time firearms purchasers, we now offer NRA Certified training courses to ensure safe and responsible firearms ownership. Along with the safety classes, we offer the Utah NonResident conceal carry classes through Gun For Hire out of Woodland Park, NJ. As many people have experienced, obtaining a conceal carry permit for the Garden State is near impossible. With the Utah NonResident permit, you are allowed to fully exercise your Second Amendment right to protect yourself and your family when traveling in 34 other states. Wed like to say thank you to our customers for making our first year so success-

inter Wonderland Craft Show at St. Judes Parish Center, 40 Maxim Drive, Hopatcong, on Saturday, November 23, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE Handmade items and gifts for kids, adults,

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ful. We have had the opportunity to meet a lot of really great people who are our customers and now our friends. Thank you, to all of you for your support and thank you to the town of Stanhope. Red Dot Firearms is located at 22 Main Street in Stanhope, just down the street from the infamous Stanhope House. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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hristmas Day has become a big day in the movie business. Many studios now release big-budget films on December 25th, and audiences have recently flocked to the theaters to see some of their favorite stars in films that opened on Christmas Day or shortly before. According to Box Office Mojo, an online movie publication and box office reporting service, no film has fared better on Christmas Day than "Sherlock Holmes," which premiered on December 25, 2009, earning just under $25 million in its initial day onscreen. "Avatar," the 2009 James Cameron film that would go on to gross $760 million in domestic receipts alone, holds the distinction of earning the second most money on Christmas

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Day, when it earned a little more than $23 million despite having already been out in the theaters one full week. The 2004 Ben Stiller film "Meet the Fockers" opened three days before Christmas but still managed to earn $19.5 million on Christmas Day. A pair of 2012 films, the latest big screenadaptation of "Les Miserables" ($18 million) and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" ($15 million), round out the top five highest grossing films on Christmas Day. Numerous films are slated to open on December 25, 2013, including Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," starring Chris Pine and Kevin Costner.

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endrik Meurkens, a virtuoso on both the chromatic harmonica and the vibraphone, is the most important jazz harmonica player since Toots Thielemans. Germanborn but now based in New York, Meurkens recordings and performances garner worldwide acclaim because the transcendent beauty of his music has universal appeal. Hendrik Meurkens profound involvement in both jazz and Brazilian music resulted in a very personal and instantly recognizable version of Samba jazz. This music, a cross-cultural amalgam guaranteed to touch the heart, features his harmonica and vibes along with piano, bass and drums, playing his stirring originals and arrangements. The group has been documented on a number of CDs, most notably the Hendrik Meurkens desert island disc, October Colors. As a featured artist, he has recorded with Charlie Byrd, Jimmy Cobb, Ivan Lins, Monty Alexander, Claudio Roditi, Manfredo Fest and Mundell Lowe, as well as backing such leading artists as Astrid Gilberto and Olivia Newton John and touring with the Ray Brown Trio, Paquito DRivera, Oscar Castro Neves, Herb Ellis, Herbie Mann, Charlie Byrd, and James Moody among many others. Also a successful composer (his compositions have been recorded by other artists and featured in the Hollywood movie, Dolores Claiborne,) Hendrik Meurkens remains equally at home playing jazz or Brazilian music. My mission is simple, he explains. I want to create music of great beauty. Like any great musician, Hendrik Meurkens still practices incessantly, yet his

Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall

music remains very melodic and rhythmically pleasing. I like beautiful music, Sinatra, Jobim, Charlie Parker, so I concentrate on playing things that the audience can enjoy. Complicated music doesnt really mean anything except for professionals who want to analyze it. I want people to feel what I do and the best way to do that is to play something touches their hearts. Hendrik Meurkins will be at Rutherfurd Hall, 1686 Route 517, Allamuchy, just off Exit 19 of Route 80, 908-852-1894 Ext 334, on Sunday, November 24, 2013, 3:00pm 5:00pm. Tickets: $20 Advance and $25 Door. Tickets can be purchased online at, and for local convenience purchase tickets in Hackettstown, NJ at the following locations: Mama's Cafe Baci at 260 Mountain Ave, Hackettstown Trading Post at 159 Main St, and in Allamuchy, NJ at the Panther Valley Pharmacy on Route 517 in the Village Square Mall. Panther Valley Pharmacy

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and Colonial Manor at The Village Sq. Mall in Allamuchy, NJ Sponsor Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall. About Rutherfurd Hall Designation. Famed architect Whitney Warren designed the 18,000 square foot Tudor country home in Allamuchy, NJ in 1902. Warren also designed Grand Central Terminal . Rutherfurd Hall has National and NJ State Historic Landmark n New York City as Warren and Wetmore Architects (19031911) and Frederick Law Olmsted & Sons designed the landscape plan; they are most well-known for Central Park in NYC, and the Mall in Washington D.C. The Vision for Rutherfurd Hall is to become a self-sufficient enterprise that protects and preserves its historical, cultural, and architectural integrity; all while providing educational and enrichment opportunities for the residents of Allamuchy and the surrounding communities. We are a growing cultural center and museum.

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Thomas Edisons History Still Bonds Iconic Names and Timeless American Ideals Worth Publishing
16 years younger than Edison but would become one of his closest confidants. Henry Ford even bought a vacation home next door to the Edisons in Fort Myers, Florida. Henry Ford would become one of the famous Vagabonds of Edisons planned camping trips. Ford was the pioneer leader of the assembly line technique of mass production. He introduced the Model T automobile that revolutionized transportation and the American industry. He believed in paying his workers high wages and established the 8 hour work day. He believed in progressive wages for the factory worker so that the average working American could own one of his cars. Another household name to become a personal friend and camper of Thomas Edison was Harvey Samuel Firestone (December 20, 1868 February 7, 1938). He too would be a renowned American businessman of his century. Firestone was the founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. He was the first global producer of automobile tires. Ten years his senior, John Burroughs (April 3, 1837 March 29, 1921) was to Edison and his camping clutch a spiritual leader of nature. Burroughs was an American naturalist and essayist who led the 20th Centurys evolution of the U.S. conservation movement. Within the turn of the century Burroughs became a virtual cultural institution. He was the Grand Old Man of Nature when Americas budding romance was sparked by the idea of nature being a precious matter. He ushered the American conservation movement that still is strong today. The ideology of natures conservationism, an economically strong American workforce, and innovations that bring progressive living to every household remains an ideal and inspiration to us living in the 21st Century. Finding newly discovered correspondence and affiliations of Edison and his ilk still remains a current interest with new books and documents published on Edison. The inspiration of Edison lives on in West Orange, New Jersey where his laboratory and home have remained a permanent time capsule that can channel the spirit of this special era. Thomas Edison National Historical Park Archivist Leonard DeGraaf has authored a book titled Edison and the Rise of

By Michele Guttenberger homas Edisons was a prominent leader in the industrial age of the early 20th Century but, he was not alone. He had a bond of extraordinary friends. Some of these friends still remain iconic names today. In this era of time, popular household brand names were actually dedicated to the founders and inventors of companies and products they made. The names have endured with a notoriety that lives on posthumously into the 21st Century. These corporations today still hold on to the namesake of their legacy. Most remarkable is that these legendary names were actually the personal friends or venture business partners of Thomas Alva Edison. Henry Ford of the Ford Motor company (July 30, 1863 April 7, 1947) was

Innovation. It chronicles Edisons life and work, with rarely-seen historic photographs, lab notebooks and advertising material. Published by Sterling Signature in October 2013, it was produced in association with the Edison Innovation Foundation, the Charles Edison Fund and the National Park Service. This book has helped connect another famous innovator to Thomas Edison Bill

Gates. Gates has written the foreword to this 21st Century view of Thomas Edison and his legendary business adventurers. Visit 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 dex.htm


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Churches Share in Telling the Nativity Story

will be taken to benefit Imagine No Malaria, an initiative to wipe out malaria in the world. The churchs pastor, Nick Petrov, shared that it has been estimated that as many children die worldwide from malaria each day as there are school children in New Jersey. Every minute malaria takes the life of someone in the world. This year, seven churches will be participate in telling the nativity story: Flanders United Methodist Church (Flanders) , St. Michaels Roman Catholic Church (Netcong), Stanhope United Methodist (Netcong), Grace Church Church (Netcong), Trinity United Methodist Church (Hackettstown), Califon United Methodist Church (Califon), and the host church. Each church will share its talents to create scenes from the story in a special way: through music, puppetry, song or drama. Opening the program will be pianist Jack Amato and singer Michael ODonahue of St. Michaels Roman Catholic Church doing, O Holy Night. Later, they will be joined by singer Joanne Greame on a round of Peace, Peace/Silent Night. Playing the bells will be the Trinity Ringers of Trinity United Methodist Church, directed by Jill Fedon. The group will be playing "We Three Kings" by Matthew Prins and On a Still, Silent Night" by Michael E. Akers. As Joseph pondering what the Christ Child will mean will be soloist Merwin Lisbo of the Stanhope United Methodist Church singing Still. In addition, Lisbo will be joined by Gabrielle Worthington in singing Lord, Make Me An Instrument of Thy Piece. The sound of angels will be heard, courtesy of harpist Linda Planseon of Grace Church and soloist Stephanie Gonzalez of Califon United Methodist Church. Representing the Flanders United Methodist Church will be John and Cathy Bingham sharing When a Child is Born

By Elsie Walker hat do a couple facing a turning point in their lives, a bickering innskeeper and his son, shepherds on a lonely hillside, a group of angel, three wisemen making a long journey, and a baby have in common? These are the elements of the nativity story, which is be portrayed in a variety of ways at the 11th annual ecumenical Christmas Arts program held on December 8th at 5pm at the Port Morris United Methodist Church at 296 Center Street in Landing. Parking is on the street and in a lot behind the church on Main Street. The theme of the program is Peace and that will be reflected through several of the musical selections of the night. An offering

andels Messiah will be performed at the First Memorial Presbyterian Church in Dover on Saturday, December 14th at 4:00 pm. The program will be directed by Anna DAchille of Randolph, and Henry Repp of Netcong will

Hear Handels Messiah

be the organist.Soloists will be Alto Kathleen Meredith from Andover Township, Tenor John Meredith from Andover Township, and soprano Sara Munson. The church is located at 51 Blackwell Street.

and Hallelujah. Adding more song and storytelling, will be the puppet ministry, youth class and chancel choir of Port Morris United Methodist Church. The puppeteers, directed by Tina Berchak, will share both the story of the animals in the Bethlehem stable and the journey of some very tired wisemen. The churchs youth class, led by Rich Boyer, Jr., will do chancel drama. These are short pieces that are read rather than acted, with the readers words creating the scenes. Boyer is also the director of the churchs chancel choir, which will share Gabriels message through the original song, Mary. Youve Been Chosen By God. The choir will also sing I Heard the Bells On Christmas Day. Rounding out the Port Morris churchs contribution will be soloist Dana Berchak, as the prophetess Anna singing, Mary, Did You Know? At the end of the program, the audience will be invited to join everyone in singing, Let There Be Peace On Earth. Following that, there will be refreshments in the churchs Fellowship Hall. For more information on the program, call the Port Morris United Methodist Church at 973-347-0381.

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