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Vintage Costume Jewelry Show

Vintage treasures as bright, bold brooches, bracelets, rings, necklaces, and earrings in various colors, metals and styles will be available at the Vintage Costume Jewelry Show at Sparta Avenue Stage in Sparta on Sat., Sept. 5 from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
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Waterloo Canal Heritage Days Coming This Fall

The Canal Society of New Jersey, in concert with the New Jersey DEP, will hold the next in its Waterloo Canal Heritage Days series Sat., Aug. 29, giving Morris County visitors to nearby Waterloo Village in Sussex County a touch of the region’s early days – as part of an every other Saturdays series this summer and early fall. The programs, which are altered a bit on each of the Heritage Days Saturdays, include hands-on history programs, a taste of original music, plus a narrated boat ride on the historic Morris Canal.  This Sat., Aug. 29, eight of the village’s historic
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Netcong School Pre-K And K Registration

Orientation programs for all new and returning preschool and kindergarten students will take place at Netcong Elementary School on Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m. This tradition at Netcong School is to help parents and student familiarize themselves with the building, teachers, administrators, and office staff. Parents are invited to attend the evening program and to bring their child to ease any worry he or she may have. “Netcong School is a new family for our preschool and kindergarten students to get to know. After this evening, we hope that they will be excited to return on the first day of school on September 2nd –
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Music Lineup At Upcoming Highlands Festival At Waterloo

Music Lineup At Upcoming Highlands Festival At WaterlooThe New Jersey Highlands Coalition announces the music lineup for the third annual Highlands Festival at Waterloo set to be held Sept. 19-20, at Waterloo Village and Concert Field in Byram and Allamuchy.   For the past two years the festival had only utilized the historic Waterloo Village area, this year it has expanded to also include the Waterloo Concert Field. This environmental festival is a “Celebration of all Things Local” and promotes local music, food, art, history, cultural and natural resources.   “We continue to grow in size and scope as we host our
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Vintage Costume Jewelry Show Next Month

Vintage Costume Jewelry Show Next Month   The Vintage Costume Jewelry Show on Sat., Sept. 5, will showcase vintage accessories with lots of color. Customers will find brooches, necklaces, earrings and bracelets, all made with mother of pearl, vintage shells, rhinestones, plastics and wood. Open from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Sparta Avenue Stage, Sparta, the entrance and parking lot are conveniently located at the rear of the building. No fee, open to the public, and it is handicap accessible.   If looking for a specific item, contact Joyce Simmons (201) 213-2146 or simmonsjo@yahoo.com.  
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Blood Drives Held In August

Blood Drives Held In August New Jersey Blood Services has planned the following blood drives:   Aug. 19:  Long Hill 1st Aid Squad in Gillette, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 20: First Presbyterian Church of Whippany, Whippany, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Medicine Shoppe, Rockaway 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Lake Hopatcong Elks 782, Mount Arlington, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Rotary, St. Francis Health Resort, Denville, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.. Aug. 21: Hilton, Parsippany, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24: Knights of Columbus, Netcong, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 25:St. Vincent DePaul Church, Stirling, 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 27: Rockaway Townsquare Mall, Rockaway 10 a.m. to
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Vendors Needed For Indoor Flea Market

Vendors Needed For Indoor Flea Market   Clean out the attic and basement for an indoor flea market set for Sat., Oct. 10, at Our Lady of the Lake School in Mt. Arlington, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. $15 per six to eight foot table with two chairs or an open space. Food counter will be available. Proceeds to benefit the Queen of the Lakes Columbiettes. Make checks payable to Columbiettes, Council #5114; send for an application or payment to Columbiettes, 1 Park Ave., Mt. Arlington, NJ, 07856. For info, call 973-770-0291 or email simmonsjo@yahoo.com for application.
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Spend Labor Day Sunday At Netcong Day

Spend Labor Day Sunday At Netcong Day   By Elsie Walker   Are you dreading the Labor Day weekend traffic and driving somewhere to have some fun? Netcong Mayor Jim Nametko says that rather than sitting in traffic come to Netcong Day. “There’s something for everyone and it’s all free,” he said. Held Labor Day Weekend Sun., Sept. 6, the day features a 5K Run-Walk, a music fest, a street fair, a children’s area complete with bouncy house and DJ and much more. The day kicks off with the Run-Walk at 10:30 a.m. sharp (registration starts at 8:30 a.m.) on
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Residents Celebrate All Day Long In Hopatcong

Residents Celebrate All Day Long In Hopatcong By Jane Primerano The rolling hills of Modick Park were rocking with the sound of a professional DJ spinning rock and roll and hip-hop, punctuated with delighted squeals and giggles of children bouncing down two inflatable waterslides. Sat., July 11, was Hopatcong Day, a daylong celebration of all things in Hopatcong Borough. Local organizations take the opportunity to set up tables and talk about their missions. Among the most enthusiastic are the members of the Hopatcong Community Garden, led by Jen Barone. The garden’s table lured kids almost as much as the water
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Enjoy Fresh Favorite Mexican Cuisine And Unique, Hand-Crafted Cultural Treasures

Enjoy Fresh Favorite Mexican Cuisine And Unique, Hand-Crafted Cultural Treasures By Cheryl Conway It’s only in downtown Chester, but with just one step inside guests will be swept away into a world that is easy to describe as charming, inviting, fresh and bright. From the warm welcome by owners as customers walk through the door, to the bright, bold décor with its colorful paintings on the walls, bright blue tables and chairs – along with the relaxing music and the tasty, fresh cuisine, Fresco Mexican offers a wonderful atmosphere for dining day or night. But the experience does not end
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