Archives for The Hackettstown News

CENTENARY STAGE COMPANY’S GREAT AUTHORS OUT LOUD SERIES RETURNS WITH SHAKESPEARE’S HILARIOUS COMEDY, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR.

CENTENARY STAGE COMPANY’S GREAT AUTHORS OUT LOUD SERIES RETURNS WITH SHAKESPEARE’S HILARIOUS COMEDY, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. CONTACT: Catherine Rust or Chris Young (908) 979 – 0900 William Shakespeare’s bawdy, riotous romp, The Merry Wives of Windsor, comes to life at Centenary Stage Company for the tenth installment of the Great Authors Out Loud Series. This FREEstaged reading event, tracing the misadventures of one of Shakespeare’s greatest clowns, Sir John Falstaff, will be held on Sunday, November 23rd at 3pm in the Edith Kutz Theater located in the David and Carol Lackland Center on the campus of Centenary College. Embraced by audiences as one of Shakespeare’s
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CENTENARY COLLEGE HOLDS THE THIRD KOREAN TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM WITH 12 ELEMENTARY TEACHERS FROM SOUTH KOREA

CENTENARY COLLEGE HOLDS THE THIRD KOREAN TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM WITH 12 ELEMENTARY TEACHERS FROM SOUTH KOREA   Hackettstown, N.J., October 24, 2014 – The School of International Programs of Centenary College began their third Korean Teacher Training Program with an opening ceremony on Monday, October 20, 2014. Twelve public elementary teachers from Kyung Nam Province in southeastern Korea arrived in New Jersey on Sunday to begin this month long program. The program was coordinated by Dr. Sungwon Yim, Centenary’s Coordinator for ESL and Tutoring Services, and is being funded by the Ministry of Education for the Kyung Nam Province in cooperation with Youngsan
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CENTENARY COLLEGE STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT THE ART OF DEBATE

CENTENARY COLLEGE STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT THE ART OF DEBATE   Two First-Year Classes Conduct a Debate about the Use of Trigger Warnings in an Academic Setting   Hackettstown, N.J., October 22, 2014 – Centenary College students from the “Art of Debate” class and the “What is Art: the Art of Being Human” course embarked on an exercise yesterday to help build the students’ ability to debate on a topic that is pertinent to today’s society – trigger warnings.   A trigger warning is an alert commonly used in television, publications and colleges to warn the viewer, reader or student that content
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ROY CHO FOR CONGRESS

ROY CHO FOR CONGRESS   Recently, I  had the opportunity to meet a young man and gain an insight into his hopes, aspirations and vision for this country. He refuses to accept the clichés which become prominent during an election campaign: What does it matter? Nothing will change? This young man is Roy Cho a candidate for the Democratic House of Representatives in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District. In many ways, Roy’s life is a narrative which is analogous with many of us. His parents immigrated to America from South Korea with little more than optimism and the belief that
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Thanksgiving Eve Service

The Hackettstown Area Ministerium invites all members of the community to the Thanksgiving Eve Service   Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 7 p.m.  The service will be in the Chapel building of the First   Presbyterian Church, located at 291 Main Street in Hackettstown.  The Reverend Jeanette Hile, Chaplain at   the House of the Good Shepherd, will preach.  The offering will provide the Ministerial Association with funds   to help local families or individuals in need.  Gifts of nonperishable food will go to the food pantries of Trinity   United Methodist Church or the Ecumenical Church of Panther Valley.  The
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Schedule a Visit from Santa

Schedule a Visit from Santa For the second time, Allamuchy Firefighters have arranged for Santa Claus to make home visits for the residents of Allamuchy.   This will become a great holiday tradition – a time to invite a few family and friends over to enjoy seeing Santa arrive 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 actually list!   Visits from Santa and his helpers will last approximately 15 minutes. A donation of
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HACKETTSTOWN ENFORCING STRICT PEDESTRIAN/MOTORIST CAMPAIGN

HACKETTSTOWN ENFORCING STRICT PEDESTRIAN/MOTORIST CAMPAIGN; LOCAL STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN THIS AND OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS RAISING SAFETY AWARENESS By Ejvind Boccolini Officials in Hackettstown are getting even tougher on pedestrian and motor vehicle safety, as they warn the public that they will continue to enforce laws to help prevent crashes and save lives. On Wednesday November 6, at 11 am, at the corner of Main Street and Moore Street in Hackettstown, Sgt. Darren Tynan of the Hackettstown Police Department, Mayor Maria DiGiovanni, a member of the New Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, other local officials and members of the community held a press conference on how
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Hackettstown’s Gandley into Warren hall of fame

Hackettstown’s Gandley into Warren hall of fame   Hackettstown’s Gandley leads Class of 2013 into Warren County Hall of Fame WASHINGTON TWP. (Oct. 20, 2013) – With a huge smile and an enormous heart full of thanks, Hackettstown’s Steve Gandley became one of the newest members of the Warren County Hall of Fame on Oct. 19.   Gandley, a native of Brooklyn but a very long time resident of Hackettstown, has taken the word volunteerism to new heights over the years.   Joining Gandley as the Class of 2013 were Richard Maguire, Lou Reda, Peggy Campbell-Rush, and Therese Steinhardt, along
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Kayleigh Morpeth, of Hackettstown’s Colonial Musketeers

Kayleigh Morpeth, of Hackettstown’s Colonial Musketeers       HACKETTSTOWN GIRL MAKES HISTORY AS A DRUMMER By Ejvind Boccolini   A 12-year-old Hackettstown girl is making history, as is the award-winning group she is also a part of. Kayleigh Morpeth is drum sargeant of the Colonial Musketeers Junior Fife and Drum Corps of Hackettstown, and recently won the Best Female Ancient Snare Drum performance, and the Best Female Ancient Bass Drum performance at the 2013 Northeastern Fife and Drum Competition held in Connecticut. Several other east coast states were in the competition, and Hackettstown’s Colonial Musketeers won the Appearance award as well. Kayleigh
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Home Instead Senior Care

  Home Instead Senior Care of Hunterdon and Warren Counties is all excited to announce that this is the 10th year of their annual community service program, “BE A SANTA TO A SENIOR”.   Be A Santa To A Senior (BASTAS) is designed to provide gifts and bring smiles to our community’s lonely and financially challenged seniors.   Be A Santa To A Senior has become the largest gift-giving project of its kind for older adults across North America, who otherwise might not be remembered for the holiday season. Last year Home Instead Senior Care delivered gifts to over 200 elderly
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