Archives for Cheryl Conway

Morris County ‘Girl’ Puts On Editor’s Cap For MJ Media

Morris County ‘Girl’ Puts On Editor’s Cap For MJ Media By Cheryl Conway     It was Fri., Feb. 6, deadline day….my first real deadline day as the new editor of MJ Media, and as I was getting my kids ready for school I turn my computer on early so I’m ready to finalize all of the press releases for eight monthly newspapers and write my stories. And there it was….blue screen of death! For those who do not know what the blue screen of death is, Google it cause I’m not exactly sure, but I do know I could
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One year After Transplant, Brothers Complete Documentary To Enlist Organ Donors

One year After Transplant, Brothers Complete Documentary To Enlist Organ Donors   By Cheryl Conway   Cameron Wohl of Parsippany, a former student of County College of Morris in Randolph, got a second chance to life just one year ago when his older brother, Jared, donated a portion of his liver to him. The brothers spent the past year documenting their family’s journey through the transplant experience and are almost ready to share their documentary to encourage and educate others about the indispensable need for more donors.   They are hoping to get the documentary out for distribution to the public
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Football Star from Flanders Shines As National Champion First Year at Ohio State

Football Star from Flanders Shines As National Champion First Year at Ohio State By Cheryl Conway   What a great opportunity for a high school student athlete to get accepted on scholarship for a D1 program, but then to win it all the first year away as a freshman is truly a remarkable accomplishment. Many may know his name or recognize his face as he was a superstar growing up in Mt. Olive before attending high school at Pope John in Sparta. Noah Brown, a tremendous athlete in football, as well as basketball, is a national champion in college football.
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Lots of fun colorful photos if you have room for more than one:)

Lots of fun colorful photos if you have room for more than one:)     By Cheryl Conway Students, parents, teachers and staff at Chester M. Stephens Elementary School in Budd Lake danced the day away in their crazy hairdos Fri., Jan. 30, at the school’s ninth Annual Rock ‘n Rollathon. Sponsored by the CMS-SCA, the event serves as one of the school’s larger fundraisers with 100 percent of all proceeds that directly benefit the children and teachers in their classrooms. “Every dollar raised will go directly back to our children and our school,” as stated in a flyer to
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New Bubble In Mt. Olive Attracts Athletes Near And Far

New Bubble In Mt. Olive Attracts Athletes Near And Far   By Cheryl ConwayAnyone who drives by can’t miss it. There’s this huge bubble right in front of the Flanders Athletic Club in Flanders, situated in the front, blocking view of the pool area and tennis courts. It may look a little out of character, but its purpose, by all means, serves as the hottest and prime spot in the area for indoor training , sports games and birthday parties. It’s the newest indoor sports turf facility in Northern New Jersey. Many refer to it as “The Bubble” but its
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Sold Out Crowd At Snow & Ice Party

Sold Out Crowd At Snow & Ice Party   By Cheryl Conway   No sense being frozen outside sleigh riding, shoveling or building a snow man if you can be inside with Ice Princesses from the popular Disney movie Frozen.   The Snow & Ice Party -the “first sit down lunch party” in town- was hosted through Mt. Olive Recreation in partnership with Flanders Pediatric Dentistry, on Sun. Jan. at noon at the Mt. Olive Senior Center in Flanders.   Tickets included a catered lunch, face painting, a snowman game, ice crown craft, sing-a-longs and pictures with the Snow Queen
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Help Replenish Roxbury Food Pantry Shelves By Donating Today

Help Replenish Roxbury Food Pantry Shelves By Donating Today   By Cheryl Conway     The community has been a tremendous support of the local food pantry, but it’s that time of year again and its shelves are empty.   While the shelves were quite full to provide hearty meals and supplies to families in need over the holidays, donations have slowed down. Volunteers of Roxbury Township Social Services and Food Pantry in Succasunna are accepting donations of a variety of food items to continue to help those individuals and families in need who live in Roxbury.   Drop off
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Help Replenish Roxbury Food Pantry Shelves By Donating Today

Help Replenish Roxbury Food Pantry Shelves By Donating Today   By Cheryl Conway     The community has been a tremendous support of the local food pantry, but it’s that time of year again and its shelves are empty.   While the shelves were quite full to provide hearty meals and supplies to families in need over the holidays, donations have slowed down. Volunteers of Roxbury Township Social Services and Food Pantry in Succasunna are accepting donations of a variety of food items to continue to help those individuals and families in need who live in Roxbury.   Drop off
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It’s Confirmed- Mt. Olive Does Have Talent

It’s Confirmed- Mt. Olive Does Have Talent   By Cheryl Conway   The show went on, despite the snow that covered the Mt. Olive area, on Sat. Jan. 24, packing in more than 300 people at the first annual Mt. Olive’s Got Talent. Held 7 p.m. at the Mt. Olive High School Performing Arts Center, audience members were entertained for more than two hours watching 25 acts that varied from singing, acting, dancing, gymnastics, pianists and more.  Stars ranged from seven to 75. Organizers were pleased with the event. “For our first year, we had a great turnout,” says Jodi
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Mendham Author Shares Big Apple in NY Guide

Mendham Author Shares Big Apple in NY Guide By Cheryl Conway Ever since he was little, James ‘Jim’ Schmitt of Mendham Twp. has enjoyed drawing maps and learning about New York City. Little did he know that his knowledge and skill would lead him to writing a guide currently rated five stars and listed number one on Amazon in the NY Travel Category.  Self-published in April 2014, “Knowing Where You’re Going: New York City” is a colorful New York City guidebook that explores America’s number one travel destination with a visual map-based format. Every neighborhood in Manhattan is covered in detail,
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