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Run To Help Animals

The First Fun Run Event to help the animals of the Randolph Animal Shelter is set for Sun., May 22, at 11 a.m., at Freedom Park, Randolph. Pet adoption, tricky tray and more until 2 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the animals of the Randolph Regional Animal Shelter. Great fun for the entire family. Gift bags to the first 50 winners and “souvenirs for all.” More information and registration on: www.RandolphRegionalAnimalShelter.org. Contact Claudine 973-886-1485 or Doggie54@optonline.net.
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Celebrate Arrival Of Spring With CCM Annual Plant Sale

The Landscape and Horticultural Technology (LHT) Program at County College of Morris (CCM) plans to hold its annual Spring Plant Sale for three days early next month. The sale, which is open to the public, takes place Mon., May 2, through Wed., May 4, from noon until 5 p.m. at the LHT greenhouses located next to Parking Lot 1 on CCM’s Randolph campus. This year’s offerings include flats of annuals, herb and vegetables, including heirloom tomatoes and other varieties, along with flowering perennial plants and hanging baskets. Prices range from $2 to $20. Proceeds benefit the CCM Landscape and Horticultural student
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Church To Host Presentation On Refugee Crises

Church To Host Presentation On Refugee Crises On Thurs., April 21, at 7 p.m., at St. Peter’s Church in Morristown, Will Haney, associate director, External Relations, Immigration and Refugee Program of Church World Services (CWS) plans to speak on How to Support Refugees in New Jersey. We are facing the worst refugee crisis since World War II.  Every five seconds a person is displaced in the world today.  World-wide 60 million people are displaced. More than four million Syrians are now refugees, seeking safety in countries across the Middle East, Europe and the United States.  Another eight million are displaced
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United Way Offers Free Tax Filing Website

United Way Offers Free Tax Filing Website Area residents can file their taxes for free online through MyFreeTaxes.com, the first free national online tax preparation program. A safe, easy way to file state and federal taxes, MyFreeTaxes is free for anyone earning $62,000 or less. Residents earning more than $62,000 can use the site at a discounted rate. United Way of Northern New Jersey is encouraging those who fall below the ALICE line – households earning above the poverty level, but less than what it takes to afford the basics – to take advantage of this free service this tax
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Apply For 2016 Voice Of Working Women Scholarship


Apply For 2016 Voice Of Working Women Scholarship Applications are now available for the “2016 Voice of Working Women Scholarship.” The scholarships are offered by the BPW/New Jersey Foundation, Inc. Awards of up to $1,000 per person will be made. The awards are available for women who live and are attending school in New Jersey or for female small business owners looking to purchase a piece of equipment. All applicants must be at least 25 years old. Applicants who are seeking to advance their careers, reenter the workforce, or make a career change are encouraged to apply for consideration of
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Cub Scout Pack 88 Celebrates Scout Sunday

Scouts and Leaders from Hopatcong Cub Scout Packs 88 and 194 and Boy Scout Troop 88 at St. Jude Church in Hopatcong attend Scout Sunday to recognize contributions of Scouting in the community and uphold the Scout Oath: “To Do My Duty To God and My Country.” Pack 88 Cub Scouts participated in Services at Bethlehem Church and Hope Church in Randolph, St. Therese Church in Succasunna and St. Jude Church in Hopatcong.
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Local Students Win MPAC’s 2016 Cover Art Contest

Three students from Randolph High School and one student from Mt. Olive were selected as the winners the annual Mayo Performing Arts Center Student Cover Art Contest. Randolph High School juniors Ryan Watson, Veronica Theobald and Savanna Templeton earned the highest honors in the contest from more than a dozen entries. Their works will adorn the covers of MPAC program books in the spring.  Izzie Alvarez from Mt. Olive was named the middle school winner. The winners were announced at a reception in the theatre’s Art Upstairs Gallery on March 7. This year’s Gallery and contest theme was “Celebrate the
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Black Oak Golf Club: A Dream Come True

The story of Black Oak Golf Club began more than 30 years ago, but a lot had to happen before becoming the idyllic vision of golf that it is today. The most compelling part of the story is not the wetlands, the movement of dirt or the dedication of the membership – it is the story of those who brought it to life. One would be hard pressed to find another golf club in the state that has taken more vision, time, energy, and sweat from a core group of dedicated owners.   From Joe Hays, who acquired the property
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CCM Increases Potential Lifesavers With Employee CPR And AED Training

More than 100 employees at County College of Morris (CCM) in Randolph have received American Heart Association CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training to increase the number of potential lifesavers on campus and in the community. The free training program for employees, which began last year and remains ongoing, was initiated by the college after Joan Cunningham, then dean of the Division of Health and Natural Sciences, suffered a heart attack during a meeting. It was the quick action of Dr. Dwight Smith, vice president of Academic Affairs, and two members of the Department of Public Safety – David
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