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Apraxia Awareness Day

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a speech disorder that seriously interferes with a child’s ability to develop clear speech. CAS makes it difficult or impossible for an affected child to plan the movements of the lips, tongue, jaw, etc. that are needed for speech. Children with CAS generally have a good understanding of language – they know what they want to say – but have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex movements that underlie speech. Apraxia is one of the most severe of childhood speech and communication disorders. Wednesday, May 14, 2014 marks the second annual Apraxia Awareness
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Without Breaking a Sweat

Join Wendy Miller on Thursday, May 1 at 10:00 am at the Mount Olive Public Library as she weaves storytelling with practical techniques to take home and use immediately. In this fun-filled morning, you will learn:
• Simple techniques for out-smarting kids who argue, backtalk and beg
• How to set and enforce limits
• Tips for guiding kids to think creatively and solve their own problems
• And more! Love and Logic® techniques are easy-to-learn, time-tested and work with children of all ages, toddlers through teens. Register Now! Registrants are entered into a drawing for a gift: “Love and Logic Magic When Kids
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Weis Markets Offers Customers To Add To Cart Online

The new online shopping service offered at the new Weis Markets in Flanders has opened up a world of convenience for shoppers. Shoppers not only have more supermarkets to choose from in Mt. Olive with the opening of Weis Markets in Flanders last month, but they also have more choices when it comes to how they want to do their shopping. Customers can enjoy a 24-hour ordering service selecting all of their groceries online and then reserve a pick up at their Weis store. Orders must be placed four hours in advance at participating stores to allow enough time for
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Scouts help to feed others

The Boy Scouts of Troop 156 of Fanders along with their leaders assisted with the Feed the Need event in Clinton, NJ on Sunday March 30th.  The Scouts packaged meals for impoverished children in Nicaragua as part of a two hour shift at South River Community Church.  The Scouts packaged 45 cases of meals which translated to 1,620 total meals.  The event, which ran for five days, exceeded the goal of 1,000,000 meals by completing 1,029,000 meals for the children.  Pictured from left to right are: Max Rieder, Nicholas Grippaldi, Shane Jones, Ryan Welsch, Brandon Shields, John Cowap, Patrick Salazar and
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Knights of Columbus, Council 5410 Pre-Mothers Day Pancake Breakfast, Sunday May 4, 2014

The Knights of Columbus, Council 5410, Blessed Mother Seton, Flanders, New Jersey, is sponsoring a  Pre-Mothers Day  ‘all you can eat’ Pancake Breakfast  on Sunday, May 4, 2014 from 7:30AM to12 Noon. The location is the Council Hall, 3 Schmitt Lane, Flanders, NJ; across the railroad tracks from the Flanders Fire Company, off Main Street. This is no ordinary pancake breakfast! The breakfast will include: Pancakes, French toast, Eggs any style, fresh breakfast Sausage, Donuts, Muffins, Coffee (Reg. and Decaf), Tea, Milk, Hot Chocolate and Orange juice. Donation: Adults $6.50, children 6 thru 12 $4.00, 5 and younger are free. Proceeds are used for Knights
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Press Release for April 2014 Youth Services Programs

Contact: Miss Audra Mount Olive Public Library has many fun and free programs for children planned for April. April 2014 Preschool Play, Mother Goose, Storytime & Library Fun begin the week of now Through the week of May 4th.  Dates and times are subject to change as needed. Preschool Play: 2 through 6 years old Tuesdays @ 10:00am No registration required Mother Goose: Infants 6-23 months Tuesdays @ 11:15am No registration required Storytime: 2 through 6 years old Wednesdays @ 10:00am No registration required Library Fun: 2 through 6 years old Thursdays @ 10:00am No registration required   Special Programs
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Boy Scout Troop 156 Yard Sale Fundraiser

The Flanders Boy Scout Troop 156 will be holding a fundraiser Yard Sale at 16 Hillside Avenue, Flanders. Saturday, May  3, 2014  from 8am – 3pm Sunday,   May 4, 2014 from 8am – 3pm. There will be an assortment of items – furniture, clothes, household items, etc. – something for everyone.  Come and support our Troop.  For information call: Mike 973-927-0260  
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Well Testing for Mt. Olive Residents

Mt. Olive Township residents can have their well water tested for commonly occurring bacteria, nitrates and other contaminants. The Township Environmental Commission and the Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA) are sponsoring reduced-cost well tests. A basic test for coliform bacteria and nitrates costs $60. Other testing options are available for additional costs. The well-testing kits contain easy-to-follow instructions. Kits may be purchased on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 at the Municipal Building between 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon. Payment is by check only, to RHA. The water samples must be dropped off on Tuesday, May 6 at the Municipal
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Mt Olive Junior Lacrosse

Drakes Brook Park will be the future home of The MT. Olive Jr. Lacrosse Club, hosting players from KG-8th grade boys and girls. Mt Olive Junior Lacrosse are selling DRAKES BROOK t-shirts, they range from $10.00-$12.00!  Available in short sleeve and long sleeve, the colors are black and grey. Find Mt Olive Junior Lacrosse on Facebook for upcoming fundraisers within our community… such as our CAR WASH on Saturday,  May 10th from 9am to 3pm at the local McDonalds in Flanders on Rt. 206 North. Ritas Italian Ice, Flanders in June and Panera’s at ITC in May. If you own
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  The First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown will hold its annual Fish & Chips dinner (provided by Tastefully British) on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Dinners are served on a first come – first serve basis.  Take-out dinners will also be available with tickets purchased in advance. Location:  The Chapel building at 291 Main Street (Rt. 46 West) opposite the First Presbyterian Church. Tickets cost $13.00 (adults) and $8.00 (kids under 12).  To purchase tickets or for further information, call Vicky at (908) 813-3418 or Barbara at (908) 852-3025 day or evening.  Advance purchase of
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