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Randolph Author’s Book Tackles ‘Anticipatory Grief’

The Rev. Dr. Jack DiMatteo, a Randolph resident, has been an interfaith hospice chaplain for over twenty-five years. During his time at the hospice, he has helped thousands of families who are engaged in a process known as anticipatory grief: preparing oneself for grief before a traumatic event, such as the loss of a loved one.   DiMatteo hopes to aid readers in their battle with anticipatory grief using his new book “Faith and Farewell: When Your Parents Approach Their Final Days” (published by WestBow Press), which draws from his spiritual and personal experiences.   A few years ago, Rev.
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Softball Players Sought

The Morris Essex Tuesday Senior Softball League, part of the New Jersey Senior Softball Association, is looking for softball players to join the league. The NJSSA is a softball association for every level of players who are 49 years old and over. The League is comprised of seven Leagues including Morris, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Mercer, Somerset and Union counties. Teams are grouped by ability to ensure parity and a competitive level for all to enjoy. It is a 6 to 12 foot arc pitch league. Leagues are split into age brackets of 49 and over, 59 and over, and 69
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Spring Penny Auction

Spring Penny Auction The Ladies Guild of Holy Wisdom Byzantine Catholic Church in Flanders plans to hold its Spring Penny Auction on Fri., May 8. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and drawings will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6 and additional tickets are available. Refreshments will be served at intermission.
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The Fernbrook Daisy Troop #6182

The Fernbrook Daisy Troop #6182 from Randolph visited the Randolph Emergency Squad on Route 10. Pictured, top row, from left, is Javiera Alvarez, Kayla Takacs, Lily Jankowski, Julia McInnes, Brooke Malino, Hailey Petroski; bottom row, from left, is Purvi Rao, Kayleigh McClain.
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Eleventh Hour Annual Tasting Event

Eleventh Hour Rescue plans to host The Taste of Morris County for Food, Wine, Fine Spirits, and Beer Lovers on Mon., April 27, from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the newly renovated Skylands of Randolph.   This event will benefit the rescue’s Phase 1 Building Hope Project that is currently underway. The Building Hope project aims to raise funds to construct a new, permanent kennel to house some of the over 2,800 animals Eleventh Hour Rescue saves from death row every year. In addition this event will also celebrate the success and support of local restaurants and vendors. As
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Sample The Future of Randolph Wrestling

Sample The Future of Randolph Wrestling The 2014-15 wrestling season for the Randolph Rams started with a lot of young grapplers who were eager to fill the shoes of the championship team the year before them.  The schedule wasn’t going to be easy but a lot of hard work and dedication resulted in some great highlights, emotional victories and of course some unforgettable memories. The Novice, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams finished the year with over 50 Tournament Place winners and eight young men competing at the Grade School State Championship Tournament in Trenton. Derek Rooney placed sixth, Ryan Knox
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CCM Spring Open House

County College of Morris (CCM) plans to hold its Spring Open House on Sat., April 25, in the Student Community Center on its Randolph campus.   Two sessions will be offered at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., and those who attend and apply to the college will have the $30 application fee waived.   The Open House features academic break-out sessions so students can explore the areas of study they are most interested in pursuing. Participants also are provided with the opportunity to speak with faculty and representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, Career Services and other student life areas, and to take a self-guided
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Seminar On Native Americans At CCM

The County College of Morris (CCM) environmental club, the Green Student League, will host a seminar, “Lenape and the Land,” on Thurs., April 16, at 12:30 p.m. in the Learning Resource Center multipurpose room in Randolph. Michael Dennis, of Traditional Earth Skills, will give a presentation on Native Americans through the environmental lens. The program is free and open to the public. “We can learn how to be good stewards of our environment by learning and understanding the customs, norms, habits and traditions of our Native American brethren,” says Charles Lamb, adviser of the Green Student League and director of operations
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Garage Sale

Garage Sale, hosted by the Ironia Free Methodist Church, at 298 Dover Chester Road in Randolph, is set for April 18, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors are welcome. For more info call 973 927 0692.
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ReStore Hosts Give Away Day

For the seventh time the Morris Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Randolph, has offered those in dire need a way to obtain free furnishings, appliances, and much more. On Jan. 18 families that had registered with area social service agencies braved icy roads and drenching rain to take advantage of what the ReStore calls their “Give Away Day.” Often families in need are faced with tough financial decisions . . . if they spend money on furniture, they have less for necessities. This “Give Away Day” helps alleviate some of the stress associated with those decisions. It is a collaborative
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