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Space-McHose Bill to Protect Farmers’ Right to Sell Firewood Advances

Space-McHose Bill to Protect Farmers’ Right to Sell Firewood Advances   To support farmers who sell firewood to supplement their incomes, Assembly Republicans Parker Space and Alison Littell McHose sponsor legislation clarifying the state’s farming law so that such farms cannot be considered industrial lumberyards. The bill, A-2765, today won Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee approval.   “Farming has evolved through the years, and farmers have had to adapt to those changes by expanding their sources of income,” said Space, R-Sussex, Warren and Morris. “We shouldn’t penalize farmers for selling firewood on their farms regardless of whether they grew
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“Thy Will Be Done” on Sunday, November 9th

The First Presbyterian Church of Stanhope, 100 Main Street, is hosting a program called “Thy Will Be Done” on Sunday, November 9th, 11:15 am, in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Participating will be Bob Kanapaux, Morgan Funeral Home; David Haight, Merrill Lynch financial planner; Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice; Peter Munich, end of life planning and consultation; the congregation’s deacons, for funeral service planning. Those attending will hear a short presentation from each participant, who will then staff a table and be able to engage people in conversation about their work. Refreshments will be served. There is no cost for the event.
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Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone The Buckinghams

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone The Buckinghams Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8 pm (Morristown) -Get set for a trip down memory lane, featuring the classic pop sounds of Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone and The Buckinghams, Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Mayo Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $39-79. Peter Noone is a multi-talented entertainer, who has been delighting audiences nearly all his life.  At the age of fifteen, Peter achieved international fame as “Herman,” lead singer of the legendary pop band Herman’s Hermits. His classic hits include: “I’m Into Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter,” “I’m Henry VIII,
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Annual Fall Craft Fair To Be Held

Annual Fall Craft Fair To Be Held Sponsored by Northwest Christian School   Augusta, NJ – October 21, 2014 – Get a jump on your holiday shopping by visiting the 33rd Annual Fall Craft Fair sponsored by Northwest Christian School on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, New Jersey. Visit over 100 tables of juried artists and crafters featuring handcrafted items made using a variety of techniques and mediums. The craft fair will also be showcasing holiday decor items and unique everyday items to use year round in and around
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Byram Student Gets Hands-On World History Lesson

Byram Student Gets Hands-On World History Lesson Imagine being able to learn World History by actually visiting the places you previously only read about, by actually seeing the historic landmarks you studied, and being able to photograph some of the world’s famous sights and artwork with your own camera . . . .for Byram Intermediate School eighth grader, Kaitlyn Andolena, this summer was a world history lesson up close and personal. Kaitlyn is an accepted delegate and accomplished alumni of the People to People Student Ambassador Program. Created by Dwight D. Eisenhower over 50 years ago, the premise of the
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Eleventh Hour Rescue’s Stand Up For Rescue Comedy Night

Eleventh Hour Rescue’s Stand Up For Rescue Comedy Night Saturday November 15, 2014 7:00pm – 11:00pm Lake Hopatcong Elk’s 782 201 Howard Blvd. Mt. Arlington, NJ Are you ready to laugh for a good cause? Join Eleventh Hour Rescue on Saturday November 15th for our Stand Up For Rescue Comedy Night Fundraiser at the Lake Hopatcong Elk’s Lodge. All proceeds from this very funny evening benefit Eleventh Hour Rescue and help us save the lives of more dogs and cats on death row. This year’s comedians feature Rob Falcone who performs on Comedy Central and “Orange is the New Black”,
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Hopatcong Schools Recognize Red Ribbon Week

The week of October 28th celebrates Red Ribbon Week. During this week the Hopatcong schools conducted several different activities for their students to promote healthy life choices. To begin the week, elementary students were asked to wear red to be “Too Smart to Start!” While the middle school students wore their favorite team jersey to “Team up for healthy choices!”   The high school, in conjunction with the NJ State Police and Hopatcong Police Department, held a “Fatal Vision Goggles” assembly during their Gym classes. Students had the opportunity to simulate drunk driving and texting and driving while wearing goggles
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School Violence Awareness Week

School Violence Awareness Week at Durban Avenue Elementary School In an effort to promote a respectful, caring school environment here at Durban Ave, students have been working on different activities throughout the week to raise awareness about bullying and violence in our schools. The students at Durban Ave. are determined to prevent school violence and have dedicated their time to work together to discuss ways to respond to it. The fourth and fifth graders have turned the school into an anti-bullying zone by creating life-sized silhouettes that have been mounted throughout the hallways with messages on ways to show respect
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Character Counts at Tulsa Trail School Cynthia Randina, Hopatcong Superintendent of Schools, Announces – Character Counts at Tulsa Trail School. This year at Tulsa Trail, we will be “Connecting with Character,” using the Character Counts Program for Character Education. The school kicked off the new theme with a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 7, 2013 to dedicate the main hallway as Respect Avenue. This event coincided with the Week of Respect, which was celebrated across New Jersey. All Tulsa Trail students and staff participated in the dedication ceremony. Salah Ibrahim was honored to cut the ribbon for the event, modeling
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