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April Plans At Library

April Plans At Library The Washington Twp. Public Library in Long Valley has several April Adult Programs planned. Power Point Training, is set for Wed., April 20, 11 a.m. Power Point Power Point is an essential tool for creating both formal and informal presentations. This class will teach the steps and skills of creating a Power Point presentation including the use of themes, outlines, images, font and image formatting, object and text animations, slide transitions, automatic slide advancement and other features. Space is limited. Register at wtpl.org. This class is for participants who already have a working knowledge of the computer and are
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Learn About Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan At Public Meeting

Learn About Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan At Public Meeting Residents and other people who frequent Chester are encouraged to attend a public meeting to learn about a study and recommendations for the community, on Wed., April 27, at 7 p.m., at the Chester Township Municipal Building. Chester Borough and Chester Township are working to improve cycling and walking conditions throughout the community by planning for future bicycle and pedestrian networks that will link parks, schools, and neighborhoods with the center of town. The recommendations will focus on improving safety and mobility, and serve as the basis for implementing future bicycle and pedestrian projects in
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Branch Vice President Named At Chester Coldwell Banker

Branch Vice President Named At Chester Coldwell Banker Hal Maxwell, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, NY, has named Glen Huntley branch vice president of the company’s Chester office. Huntley will be responsible for the day-to-day office operations and oversight of approximately 60 affiliated real estate sales associates serving communities in Morris, Warren and Sussex counties. Huntley, a Flanders resident, has more than 12 years of real estate experience. Most recently he served as manager of the Weichert office in Roxbury where he successfully recruited 27 affiliated agents in the past year. “As a
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Hunterdon Hills Bus Trip To See “Squabbles”


Hunterdon Hills Bus Trip To See “Squabbles” Washington Township Recreation is sponsoring a trip to see “Squabbles” on Sat., Sept. 17, to be performed at the Hunterdon Hills Playhouse. Participants will depart the Washington Twp. Senior Center at 10 a.m. and return approx. 3:30 p.m. Each participant needs to obtain a trip form that includes meal selection and travel waiver information from the Washington Township Senior Center or from the township website, www.wtmorris.org. Send the completed form with check for $61 resident or $66 non-resident. No need to be a senior to attend. All checks and forms should be made out
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Cemetery Clean Up Planned

Cemetery Clean Up Planned The Restoration Project led an enthusiastic group of 26 volunteers consisting of chapter members, HODAR’s (“husbands of” DAR members), members of the Sons of the Revolution and cadets from the NJ-107 Del-Val Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, in preserving history of the final resting place of nine Revolutionary War veterans and numerous settlers of Hunterdon County. The Old White House Gen. Frelinghuysen Col. Lowrey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has planned two events, Sat., May 14, from 9 a.m. – noon will be the Spring Cemetery Clean-Up Day; and Sat., June
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Chester Eagle Scout Honored

Chester Eagle Scout Honored On Sun., March 6, Chester resident Jayson Condos became the most recent inductee into the honored fraternity of Eagle Scouts. Representing Chester Troop 139, Condos demonstrated his leadership abilities by completing a service project for the Morris Country Park Commission. He coordinated with the project beneficiary, as well as engaged in fundraising activities, and oversaw a group of adults and scouts as they executed his plans for making park benches. Five benches were installed at Central Park of Morris County. Joining Troop 139 in 2009, Jayson progressed through the six required ranks and earned a total
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Chester Lyons Offers Appraisals And Hos D’oeuvres 


Chester Lyons Offers Appraisals And Hos D’oeuvres Join the Chester Lions and Linda Roberts of White Orchid Antiques and Appraisals on May 1, between the hours of 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to receive a verbal appraisal of up to four items. The cost is $10 per item. Please bring payment, in the form of cash or check, to the event. Space is limited and registration is required.
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Recreation To Host Diabetes Seminar

Recreation To Host Diabetes Seminar Washington Township Recreation Dept., along with Donna Kendrick, registered nurse and HRMC Diabetes educator is sponsoring a free seminar on the benefit of “Diabetes Awareness.” More than 29 million Americans have Diabetes and it is estimated that one in every four people with Diabetes are unaware they have the disease!  Diabetes education and support are an important way to help people with Diabetes stay healthy, so come learn about the disease. The program takes place at Washington Twp. Senior Center, in Long Valley, on Mon., April 25, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the recreation
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Garden Club Of Long Valley Hosts Mothers’ Day Plant Sale


Garden Club Of Long Valley Hosts Mothers’ Day Plant Sale The Garden Club of Long Valley plans to hold its annual Mother’s Day Sale on Sat., May 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Washington Township Municipal Utilities Authority building in Long Valley. The sale will feature hundreds of plants from the gardens of GCLV members, as well as a special section of native perennials and shrubs for sale. Native plants are particularly important to attract pollinators and to help the honeybee population.
There will be many beautiful annuals and colorful hanging baskets for the perfect Mother’s Day gift.
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Morris County Freeholders Honor Outstanding Girl Scout

Morris County Freeholders Honor Outstanding Girl Scout The Morris County Board of Freeholders honored a new “Gold Award’’ Girl Scout at the board’s March 9 meeting, lauding the member of Girl Scout Troop 80930 of Washington Township for her hard work and positive efforts in her community. The freeholders presented a certificate of achievement to Girl Scout Kristina Megan Denzler of Washington Township, who was joined by her mother, Jancey, at the event, which was held to celebrate her positive achievements. In presenting the certificate, the freeholders praised Denzler for her willingness to help others and for completing the service
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