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Auditions For Christmas Carol Coming Up

Centenary Stage Company plans to hold local, non-equity open auditions for “A Christmas Carol: The Musical” on Sat., Sept. 12, from 6 p.m.– 9 p.m.; and Mon., Sept. 14 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.  From the creators of “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Little Mermaid,” “Ragtime” and “Seussical”, “A Christmas Carol, The Musical” is filled with beautiful melodies by Alan Menken and memorable lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Auditions will be held in the David and Carol Lackland Center located on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown. The production will be directed & choreographed by Broadway Veteran Michael Blevins with rehearsals
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Warren County Plans Patriot Day Ceremony

The Annual Warren County Patriot Day Ceremony honoring all victims and residents of Warren County who perished in the Terrorist Attacks of 9/11/01 as well as Warren County Emergency Service personnel who have died in the line of duty will be held on Sat., Sept. 12, beginning at 1 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the Warren County Emergency Services and 9/11 Memorial located at 1500 State Highway 57, Washington, between the Warren County Technical School and the Warren County Community College. This ceremony will be attended by first responders: fire, law enforcement and emergency medical service personnel from
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Children’s Matinee Comes To Centenary College

  Two fairy tales, two great stories, what better way to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon with your children? The Tales of Beatrix Potter and Peter and the Wolf, promise to capture the hearts of everyone age 3 to 103! The New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet’s Children’s Matinee performance times are Sat., Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. at The Little Theater at  Centenary College in Hackettstown. Based on the timeless stories and music of Beatrix Potter and Prokofiev, the theater transforms us into a world that is sometimes forgotten; those great works of art
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Get A Table At Allamuchy Day!

The Panther Valley Ecumenical Church on Route 517 in Allamuchy is seeking vendors for outdoor Flea Market and Yard Sale. The event is taking place on Allamuchy Day, Sat., Sept. 19. For a spot for a table at Allamuchy Day, a fee of $20 is required. Call Donna Weinberg @ 973-347-7113 or email @donlwein@aol.com for any questions. The event will run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. rain or shine (sale will be held in fellowship hall if raining).
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Shadows of the 60’s At The Centenary Stage

“Get ready, ‘cause here they come”.  The sounds of Motown fill the Lackland Center on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. with Shadows of the 60’s: A Tribute to Motown’s Super Groups. Voted by fans as the best Four Tops music tribute show, Shadow’s of the 60’s features Motown memories just the way you remember them. Shadows of the 60’s pays tribute to the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations and Supremes and perform the hits that span several decades.  Great care is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements.  Now,
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Adult Sept. 2015 Programs At The Washington Twp. Library

WTPL Knits  every Tues., Sept. 1-Sept. 15 at 1 p.m.  Cookbook Club – Korean Cooking Class Wed., Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Five dishes will be demonstrated and serve a full meal (including dessert) to the participants. Recipe books and other books on Korean history and culture for handed out for free. Space is limited. Must register. Washington Twp. Residents given preference. Family Roots & Shoots  Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. Lifetime Learning  Fri., Sept. 9, 18, and 25 at 10:30 a.m. Ancient Rome with with Michael Norris Ph.D., former Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art  – In person registration only. Art Reception –
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Annual Hackettstown Tricky Tray To Be Held

The Hackettstown Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host its annual Tricky Tray on Sat., Sept. 19, at the Independence Fire Station. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the drawing will begin at 7:30 p.m.. Featuring more than 150 baskets, prizes include a $200 Visa gift card, a Year of Dining package, an iPad Mini, children’s bicycle and much more. Advance ticket sales are available. Admission is $15 per person and includes 2 sheets of tickets. Pre-paid admission includes 1 additional bonus sheets of tickets or a bundle for $35. includes 6 sheets reg tickets, 6 specials and 1 super ticket. Tickets will
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Award-Winning Screenwriter Teams With NJ Shelter To Launch App To Save Puppies

Award-Winning Screenwriter Teams With NJ Shelter To Launch App To Save Puppies     Andy Breckman of Uncle Andy Toys has created Feed A Puppy, the world’s first live- streaming interactive animal app featuring real rescue puppies.   Users can watch them play, watch them grow, and fall in love over and over again.  Wanna feed them? Simply click the feed button and-thanks to a patented Feed A Puppy technology-a yummy treat will fall into their bowl in real time!   The puppies have been rescued by Eleventh Hour Rescue, a not-for-profit group dedicated to saving dogs and cats from death row.  Though the app is free, additional treats can be purchased or earned, with a
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County Joins Campaign Against Unattended Kids In Vehicles

County Joins Campaign Against Unattended Kids In Vehicles Morris County health officials are joining the state campaign this summer to get the word out that leaving unattended children in cars is a bad idea at any time, but can be a health danger to kids in the hot summer months.   One may think an errand will just take just a few minutes, but running an errand while leaving a child, or a pet, alone in a car often stretches longer, putting a child at risk of heatstroke and even death.   Striving to educate parents that the risk far
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Hackettstown Women’s Group Gives Back To Community, Looks For More Members

Hackettstown Women’s Group Gives Back To Community, Looks For More Members   By Ejvind Boccolini   A local Hackettstown club is empowering women and hoping to spread the word about its worthy cause with an upcoming membership drive on Aug. 22.   Adriana Martinez, Soroptimist International of Hackettstown president, notes that their cause is certainly a good one.   “We are a global non-profit organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment,” says Martinez. “Our organization consists of women from our community, giving back to our community.”   The group’s outlook
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