Archives for The Hackettstown News

BE WHISKED AWAY TO NEVERLAND WITH CENTENARY STAGE COMPANY AND THE “HIGH – FLYING” TIMELESS BROADWAY MUSICAL, PETER PAN.

Join Peter Pan, Wendy, Michael, and John in the high-flying timeless Broadway musical that will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up!  On November 28th running through December 14th Centenary Stage Company will venture into “Neverland” for the family holiday production of Peter Pan.  Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score by Morris “Moose” Charlap and Jule Styne with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green.  Peter Pan is one of the most beloved family favorites of all time. Directed by Broadway veteran, Michael Blevins, Peter Pan features a company of 72
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The Pet Adoption League is holding a “Photos with Santa”

The Pet Adoption League is holding a “Photos with Santa” event on Sunday, December 7 from 11 -3 at PetValu, Mansfield Commons.   Santa will be present along with his Elves. Bring your pets in their Holiday finery! During the month of December we will have our annual “Tree of Lights” fundraiser. For each $5 donation you make, we dedicate an ornament in your pet’s name (living or in memory of) on a beautiful evergreen in front of Hackettstown Animal Hospital.   Every penny we raise goes to cover food, boarding and vet bills so that we can help animals in need.
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IN HACKETTSTOWN, TIGER MARCHING BAND ALUMNI GET ENGAGED ON MORRISON FIELD

IN HACKETTSTOWN, TIGER MARCHING BAND ALUMNI GET ENGAGED ON MORRISON FIELD By Ejvind Boccolini You’d think it was Valentine’s Day due to the romantic vibe in Hackettstown. Two Hackettstown High School graduates, David Roome and Kelly DiFranco, got engaged at Morrison Field in late October during a Tiger Marching Band rehearsal.  David Roome and Kelly DiFranco, who are also former marching band members at the high school, will set a date for their wedding soon. Roome, a ‘95 graduate, and DiFranco, a ’94 graduate, had some help from Hackettstown High School Band Boosters President Crystal Cottrill, a ‘95 graduate of
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Village Family Clinic offers free seminars on ‘natural’ women’s health

Village Family Clinic offers free seminars on ‘natural’ women’s health, managing arthritis   ALLAMUCHY TWP. In celebration of its new office, Village Family Clinic is now offering free monthly seminars beginning in November.   Village Family Clinic is now located on the spacious first floor of the Allamuchy Corporate Center (next to Panther Valley Church) on Route 517.  The new office, a 3,700 square foot state-of-the-art facility, features an array of services, including Physical Therapy, Medical Pain Management, CDL/ DOT Physicals, Spinal Decompression, Yoga, and Cold Laser.   On Nov. 12, Dr. Jacinda Hover, DC Chiropractor, will speak on Women’s Health – Balancing Hormones the
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Santa’s getting ready for home visits!

Santa’s getting ready for home visits! Schedule a Home Visit from Santa and the ATFD For the third time, Allamuchy Firefighters have arranged for Santa Claus to make home visits for the residents of Allamuchy.   For families who don’t already know, this will become a great holiday tradition – a time to invite family and friends over to see Santa arrive in person on a fire truck. Children will have the opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap for photos, make their gift requests, and even receive a gift from Santa himself – a gift that’s on their actual list!
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Don’t Miss St. Mary’s Academy Upcoming Gala Art Auction & Announcement

Don’t Miss St. Mary’s Academy Upcoming Gala Art Auction & Announcement   On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014, St. Mary’s Academy (SMA) will be hosting its 2nd Annual Art Auction to raise funds to open a new independent Catholic school in the greater-Hackettstown community in 2015.   Please join SMA for a night of FUN, fine art, food, and music! The event will be held at the Independence Township Fire House in Great Meadows. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the auction will begin at 8 p.m. Complimentary tickets are available. Please call (908) 399-5081 to secure your free admission today.
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Drew D. Lacouture Awarded Rank of Eagle Scout

Drew D. Lacouture Awarded Rank of Eagle Scout Hackettstown – Drew D. Lacouture, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Ceremony at St. James’ Episcopal Church, Hackettstown on Sunday October 12th. The ceremony was attended by Drew’s family, friends, fellow scouts and community leaders. The Invocation at the Court of Honor was given by Elizabeth Myers, Priest at St James’ Church. First Class scout Steven Egan served as Master of Ceremonies. Drew began his scout career in 2003, joining Cub Scout Pack 164 as a Tiger Cub.   He continued with Cub Scouts through the Wolf,
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RE/MAX House Values Collecting for Toys for Tots

RE/MAX House Values Collecting for Toys for Tots RE/MAX House Values 4 of Hackettstown will be collecting Toys for Tots from November 1 through December 14. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community. Donations of a new, unwrapped toy can be brought to the offices of RE/MAX House Values 4 located at 1585 Route 517, in the Panther Valley Mall. Donations can be dropped off weekdays and weekends from 9am to 6pm. If
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Breakfast with Santa at Allamuchy Fire

Breakfast with Santa at Allamuchy Fire   The Allamuchy Fire Department will hold its annual Santa Breakfast from 8am-11am on Sunday, December 14th at the Allamuchy Firehouse on Alphano Road.   Entry fee: adults are $8, children 6-13 are $5, and children 5 and younger are free. Breakfast will include pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, cereal, juice, coffee and more!   Santa Clause will be available throughout the breakfast handing out candy canes, and for kids to take pictures with.            
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Sheriff Rewards Exceptional Work at No Cost to the Taxpayers, Freeholders Object; Sheriff to Take Legal Action

Sheriff Rewards Exceptional Work at No Cost to the Taxpayers, Freeholders Object; Sheriff to Take Legal Action By Ejvind Boccolini Freeholders over the years have not often been in favor of salary increases for the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Edward Rochford said in a phone interview last week, and added that they are also not in favor of the Sheriff wanting to use the office’s surplus money to give $2,500 to each staff member to reward recent achievements and offer relief due to their low salaries, which have fallen much lower than competitive levels. Chief of Staff Susan Hunter,
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