Archives for Cheryl Conway

Adults With Asperger’s Get Connected With New Social Group

Adults With Asperger’s Get Connected With New Social Group   By Cheryl Conway     Adults with Asperger’s syndrome may be filling up their calendar in no time at all with a new social group formed recently in the local area.   The Adult Asperger’s Social Support Group was scheduled to hold its first meeting on Wed., Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m., at the Chester Public Library. The social support group is for young men and women, ages 18 to 40, in the surrounding areas of Chester, Mt. Olive and Roxbury.   Finding that social connection is not always easy for some,
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Givaudan Rescues Funds To Buy Ice Sled For MOPD

Givaudan Rescues Funds To Buy Ice Sled For MOPD   By Cheryl Conway Thanks to a recent donation by Givaudan Fragrances Corporation in Budd Lake, the Mt. Olive Police Dept. will be ready the next time there is danger on the ice.   Givaudan recently donated $3,500 to the MOPD to purchase an ice rescue sled, a well needed piece of equipment to be used by trained officials in emergencies on Budd Lake. Some township officials and members of the MOPD met at Givaudan on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 11:15 a.m. for the presentation of the ice rescue sled.  
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Halloween House Annual Treat For Local Residents

Halloween House Annual Treat For Local Residents   By Cheryl Conway   No rain, snow or even a hurricane can keep Steven Poplawski of Los Angeles, CA away from his childhood home in Budd Lake to decorate for Halloween.   Poplawski, 45, who grew up on Rose Lane has been decorating his parent’s home for the past 14 years. Even though he has been living out in LA for the past ten years, he has made it his tradition to return to Mt. Olive every year to celebrate Halloween in the neighborhood so dear to him.   “I’m a big
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Just Like Its Shelves, Sam’s Club’s Giving Always Full

Just Like Its Shelves, Sam’s Club’s Giving Always Full    By Cheryl Conway   Whether it’s the upcoming holidays, plans for the new playground or a seminar to prepare the community for the next natural disaster, Sam’s Club in Mt. Olive is always there to provide full support. It recently sponsored the breakfast for the Crises Command And Preparedness Simulation (CCAPS) conference held at the Mt. Olive Middle School on Nov. 8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the Mt. Playmore Design Day on Nov. 7 at the Mt. Olive Senior Center to share ideas about the new tot
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Local Dental Office Collects For Homeless   By Cheryl Conway   Cohen and Schwartz Dental in Budd Lake is on a mission this month to help the homeless in Morris County.   From Nov. to Dec. 16, it will be collecting well needed clothing and goods for the Market Street Mission in Morristown. In existence since 1989, this charitable organization provides the “homeless, helpless and hopeless” with physical, emotional and spiritual needs.   As constant providers to various charities both locally and abroad since being in Budd Lake for 39 years, Cohen and Schwartz Dental has decided to help those nearby
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Online Chat Leads To Wedding Vows For Chester Resident

Online Chat Leads To Wedding Vows For Chester Resident   By Cheryl Conway Just when they thought love would never come to be, two adults became friends on line, met face to face for the first time and never left each other’s side.   Ryan Hamilton Carson, 41, from Minnesota and Christine Zakrzewski, 33, of Chester Borough plan to become husband and wife on Dec. 8. Chester Borough Mayor Robert Davis plans to officiate at their wedding at the Benito’s Trattoria in Chester.   The couple met last Nov. 2012 on a club site on Facebook. Carson was unemployed at the
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Return Of Sports To MOMS A Big Win

Return Of Sports To MOMS A Big Win   By Cheryl Conway   After being benched for almost five years, sports at the Mt. Olive Middle School is back on the fast track.   Now students in grades sixth through eighth can participate in a wide variety of sports such as soccer, field hockey, cross country, basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball and track.   Sports had been removed from the MOMS program back in 2009 because of budget cuts. School officials decided to bring back all ten sport programs starting this school year 2013-2014, and so far the amount of participants,
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Twp. Officials Approach Dangerous Intersection Head On

Twp. Officials Approach Dangerous Intersection Head On   by Cheryl Conway   After facing road blocks for decades, township officials are moving forward in improving a dangerous intersection in town.   The intersection of Wolfe Road and Route 46 in Budd Lake is getting a “road lift” with improvements being made by township employees and a shared services agreement with Washington Township. Work began in October but it may take some time before the township receives approval from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJ DOT) to re-engineer the intersection.   There have 180 accidents at that one intersection over
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MO Baseball Team Wins Race As First Team to Vie In World Series

MO Baseball Team Wins Race As First Team to Vie In World Series By Cheryl Conway     Playing on their field of dreams became a reality for 13 Mt. Olive teenage boys this summer when they competed in the 2014 Babe Ruth World Series.   The Marauders 14U Baseball Team is the first team on record in Mt. Olive to qualify for the top stage for baseball. The games were played at the Ocala Rotary Sportsplex in Ocala, Fl., from Aug. 13 to Aug. 23.   The 14-year olds, most who have been playing baseball together since they were
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Hottest Health Club Open In Chester

Hottest Health Club Open In Chester By Cheryl Conway   No more sitting watching movies and eating popcorn and candy at this facility- the former movie theater in Chester is now a high-tech modernized gym offering the latest and greatest in exercise. Opened for about two months now, the Nitroflex Gym has taken over the former Clearview Cinema 6 Theater in Chester. In the first week of opening May 31, 230 new members signed up. The 15,000 sq. ft. facility has a lot to offer its members including three studios, full-service spa, child care, upper level lounge, free-weight area, core
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