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The annual Peach Festival and Country Auction

The annual Peach Festival and Country Auction will be held Sat. Aug. 2, 2014 on the historic church grounds of Community Presbyterian Church.  The location is 220 Main St. Chester, NJ and the hours are 10 am to 4 pm.  Admission is free and the event is held rain or shine!  Peach pies will be for sale at the Pie Booth and  peach cobbler, home made peach ice cream, and peach kuchen will be available at the Dessert Booth.  Lunch will be served all day.  Do not miss the Huge White Elephant Tent with everything under the sun, toys and games, thousands of
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WARREN COUNTY SINGERS LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS

WARREN COUNTY SINGERS LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS If you love to sing and enjoy being part of a warm, friendly community, consider joining Warren County Community Singers.  This non-audition group accepts high school students and adults of any age. The first practice and the start of registration for the 2014 Fall Semester is Tuesday, Sept. 9. Registration continues each Tuesday in September through Sept. 30.             Registration/music fee is $50. The Singers also sponsor the Warren County Childrens’ Chorus for children 8-years-old and above. The fee for children is $25. They start rehearsing for the winter concert in early October.
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Washington Township Press Release Robotic Arm Technology Camp

Washington Township Press Release Robotic Arm Technology Camp   Experience the best of Robotic Technology by assembling and taking home your very own Robotic Arm Edge!  You will also compete in our minds in motion battles free building with hundreds of robotic parts! Robotic Arm Technology Camp is for ages 9 to 13 scheduled for July 28-August 1 from 9am-12pm at Schooley’s Mountain Firehouse. For detail information about the class visit our website at www.wtmorris.org.  A nonrefundable fee of $160 is due before July 21, 2014.  On July  21st the fee will increase to $170.  For more information please contact the office at (908) 876-5941.  
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Washington Township Press Release Solar Space Fleet Camp

Washington Township Press Release Solar Space Fleet Camp Build and take home your very own Solar Space Fleet!  The Solar Space Fleet kit is an innovative solar powered science kit that can transform into seven different lunar modules.  Using your own mini solar panel, watch as direct sunlight brings the kits to life! Solar Space Fleet Camp is for ages 6-12 and is scheduled for July 28th – August 1stfrom 12:30-3:30pm at Schooley’s Mountain Firehouse.   For a detail description of the class please visit our website at www.wtmorris.org.  A nonrefundable fee of $140 is due before July 21, 2014.  On July 21st the fee will increase to $150.  For more
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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP RECREATION

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP RECREATION Experience the best of Robotic Technology by assembling and taking home your very own Robotic Arm Edge!  You will also compete in our minds in motion battles free building with hundreds of robotic parts! Robotic Arm Technology Camp is for ages 9 to 13 scheduled for July 28-August 1 from 9am-12pm at Schooley’s Mountain Firehouse. For detail information about the class visit our website at www.wtmorris.org.  A nonrefundable fee of $160 is due before July 21, 2014.  On July  21st the fee will increase to $170.  For more information please contact the office at (908) 876-5941.  
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Washington Township Recreation Department is sponsoring a trip to Mt Haven Resort

Washington Township Recreation Department is sponsoring a trip to Mt Haven Resort, Milford Pa for their exciting Hawaiian Luau on Friday September 5, 2014. We will be departing from the Senior Center at 9:00am and returning at approximately 5:45pm.   Each participant needs to obtain a trip form that includes travel waiver information from the Senior Center, Recreation Office or from our Township website-www.wtmorris.org. Please send the completed form with your check for $52.00 resident or $56.00 non-resident before the deadline date August 1st.  Seats are limited so hurry and ask a friend to join in the fun!   All
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The Chester Lions Club installed its new slate

The Chester Lions Club installed its new slate of officers at Primavera in Stirling, NJ. on June 26.2014. This year the new president of the club is John LeFand, a life member of the club who has received numerous awards of excellence including the highly prized Melvin Jones Fellowship Award for outstanding service. A resident of Chester, John has been a member of the club for many years.  He plans to continue the mission of Lionism, to serve the community, fostering a spirit of understanding among all people through community involvement and cooperation. He will be joined on the executive
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BASKING RIDGE SCOUTS EMBARK ON LIFE-CHANGING WILDERNESS TREK

BASKING RIDGE SCOUTS EMBARK ON LIFE-CHANGING WILDERNESS TREK   Basking Ridge, NJ, July 3, 2014…Eight members of Basking Ridge Boy Scout Troop 555 and four adult leaders depart July 11 on a life-changing summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. The group, will hike 63 miles on trails ranging from altitudes of 6,500 feet to 12,441 feet over the course of 12 days. “We’ve been physically and mentally preparing for this trip for the past 18 months,” says the group’s designated crew chief Gregory Najarian, of Basking Ridge. “We’re definitely up
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Dance Yourself Fit!

Monday, July 28, 2014 at noon – Dance Yourself Fit! Lunch n Learn – Sponsored by the Senior Resource Center Washington Twp. Public Library, 37 . Springtown Rd, Long Valley, NJ 07853 Professional Dance Instructor, Davis Cross of Cross Dance, will talk about the benefits of dance as a form of exercise for Seniors. David will demonstrate how dance can improve flexibility, stamina, balance and fitness. Learn how to use low-impact dance movement in order to stay physically fit & feel better mentally! Call the Library at 908-876-3596 or go to www.wtpl.org to sign up for this program!
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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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