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Special Olympics Basketball Meet

The Area 3 Special Olympics Basketball Meet is set for Sun., March 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alfred C. MacKinnon Middle School,  in Wharton. The event is free and open to the public.  The Special Olympics Basketball Meet will showcase the basketball skills of Special Olympics athletes from Morris, Sussex & Warren counties. Special Olympics is a voluntary, nonprofit organization that offers sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with mental retardation and other closely related developmental disabilities. The Olympic-style competition helps athletes develop strength, coordination and athletic skills as they compete and achieve success.
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Program At CCM Highlights Politics

Recognizing that many Americans are tired of divisive politics and concerned about the disservice it does to democracy, the Communication department at County College of Morris (CCM) will be hosting the “Bring it to the Table” program” at the college on Tues., March 3, 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., in Cohen Hall. “Bring it to the Table” is a documentary film and participatory online platform to encourage community engagement among those who believe the national conversation around politics needs to be elevated. The concept behind the program is that politics once again should become an acceptable topic for dinner conversation. “Bring it to the
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Meet Peaches from Eleventh Hour Rescue

Meet Peaches from Eleventh Hour Rescue. Peaches is an American Staffordshire/Pit Bull Terrier mix who is about two years old. Peaches wears a HUGE smile while she cleans your face with kisses. She loves being in your lap, cuddling, and leaning into you. Peaches loves riding in the car, going hiking in the park, and has good leash manners. Peaches is a small female with beautiful color and a lovely short coat. Peaches loves all of the kids she meets at adoption events. However, due to her muscular nature, she would do best in a home with older children as
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Sweet Dog Looking For A Home

  Meet Sam from Eleventh Hour Rescue. Sam is a Terrier/Chihuahua mix who weighs about 15 pounds. Sam is the sweetest little dog with the kindest heart, and he is so grateful to be off the streets and loved. Sam has the cutest pink nose and is growing a beautiful red coat. He places his paws on you to hug you. He will be a huge blessing to his forever home. Sam is good with other dogs, and is currently in a foster home with kids. He is also housetrained. Sam is currently being treated for demodex mange, which is
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View “The Park Bench On YouTube

Exploring Today’s Most Challenging Social Issues For those seeking an encore of the original play “The Park Bench” and for those who did not get to see it when it debuted at County College of Morris (CCM) in January, it is now available on the college’s YouTube channel at http://youtu.be/6rFZoH0JUlI. Written by Alexander J. Kucsma, associate professor of English at CCM, the play explores the social issues that challenge society today, including gun control, gay marriage, and heterosexual love and marriage. The issues are presented around the simple plot of an older man offering advice about love to a young woman
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Book Sale Fundraiser

Connor’s Courageous Kids Book Fair is set for Sat., Feb. 28 through Tues., March 3, at the Bethlehem Church in Randolph. Sponsored by Connor’s House, the non-profit organization will hold its eighth annual book-sale to fill the wish lists of children faced with life-shortening health care issues. Handmade cards for these children will also be made by those who attend. The organization was created in 2009 by Scott and Deb Millard in honor of their son, Connor, who died at the age of eight from complications of a life-threatening disease called HLH, hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. The Millard’s hold the book fair
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One year After Transplant, Brothers Complete Documentary To Enlist Organ Donors

One year After Transplant, Brothers Complete Documentary To Enlist Organ Donors   By Cheryl Conway   Cameron Wohl of Parsippany, a former student of County College of Morris in Randolph, got a second chance to life just one year ago when his older brother, Jared, donated a portion of his liver to him. The brothers spent the past year documenting their family’s journey through the transplant experience and are almost ready to share their documentary to encourage and educate others about the indispensable need for more donors.   They are hoping to get the documentary out for distribution to the public
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Well-Deserving Fire Chief Appointed in Randolph Township

Well-Deserving Fire Chief Appointed in Randolph Township By Ashley Levinstone     Climbing the ladder in quintessential fireman-like fashion, Steven B. Cohrs, a 21-year active volunteer, has officially been sworn in as the Township of Randolph’s new Fire Chief. Chief Cohrs, following in the footsteps of three generations of men before him– his great-grandfather, grandfather, and uncle– all career firefighters, began his firefighting experience first with The Livingston Fire Department.  Here, he served as an active member for 11 years, eventually moving to Randolph and serving as a member of Station 5: Shongum Mountain for the past 10 years. In
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Hearts For Hope Charity Event

Heartbeat Dance Center is proud to present “Hearts for Hope”, its 4th annual Dance Showcase to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey.  The mission of Make-A-Wish is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  “Dancing for this cause gives our dancers a chance to make others happy doing what they love to do most- “Dance,” said Joanne Baldini, Director of HDC. The performers are members of Heartbeat’s Spotlight Program, which gives students the opportunity to compete in the solo, duo and trio category at Regional and
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Safety Tips From The Hopatcong Mayor

It is a pleasure and honor as mayor of Hopatcong to communicate and notify our residents and the general public of upcoming events and issues as we enter a New Year. The Musconetcong News will enable me to reach the public through another social media and I look forward to the opportunity. As we are in the midst of another severe winter with all the challenges it brings for our residents, borough government, county and state officials and all our resources, I would like to remind our residents young and old that public safety is our major goal especially in
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