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Senior Citizens Conference At CCM

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is so important to our overall well-being and for enjoying life. As part of Older Americans Month in May, County College of Morris (CCM) again this year will honor senior citizens with an annual one-day conference cosponsored by the American Automobile Association (AAA) of Northern New Jersey; the Morris County Office on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans; the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders; Home-Instead Senior Care; Seniors Helping Seniors; and Care One at Madison. This year’s conference, supported with a $2,500 grant from AAA, takes place Fri., May 29, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The
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Free Business Networking Event

The Randolph Area Chamber of Commerce and The Randolph Economic Development Committee plan to host a free business networking evening, Randolph Business After Hours. On Wed. June 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. hosted by Brooklyn Bagels and located behind the Randolph Diner, entrance is on Center Grove Road. R.S.V.P. by Wed. June 3 at 973-361-3462. Light refreshments will be served and there will be prizes at the door. Bring lots of business cards and a friend!
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CCM Inducts Communication Students into Honor Society

CCM Inducts Communication Students into Honor Society First Communication Students Sworn into CCM’s Sigma Chi Eta Chapter   RANDOLPH, NJ – Twelve County College of Morris (CCM) students recently became the first to be inducted into the college’s new chapter of the National Communication Association’s community college honor society, Sigma Chi Eta. Stephanie Brady, of Long Valley; Krystina Cuozzo, of Landing; Tamara Curovic, of Morristown; Marina Distasi-Gray, of Kinnelon; Julia Filiberti, of Randolph; Alina Gilman, of Mount Arlington; Abigail Lengyel, of Wharton; Sandra Riano, of Dover; Victoria Saavedra, of Morristown; Luisa Salzar, of Randolph; Eva Stepanova, of Hackettstown; and Tayah
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Arc/Morris Still Doing Great Deeds After 60 Years

Arc/Morris Still Doing Great Deeds After 60 Years By Ejvind Boccolini The Arc Morris is a great provider of services for individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (I/DD), helping them to become as self-sufficient as possible and to become included in their communities as much as possible. For more than 60 years Arc Morris has done this great deed. Last year, the organization celebrated 60 years of service, and earlier this month, Executive Director, Bill Testa, offered some insight on its service. “For over 60 years, The Arc/Morris has envisioned a world in which people with Intellectual and related Developmental Disabilities and
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Mental Health Association Kicks Off Awareness With Send Silence Packing Program

Mental Health Association Kicks Off Awareness With Send Silence Packing Program The Mental Health Association of Morris County (MHAMC), kicks off May is Mental Health Month by hosting Send Silence Packing, a traveling exhibition of 1,100 donated backpacks. These backpacks represent the number of college students lost every year to suicide. This powerful program has been raising awareness of mental health issues among college students since its inception at the National Mall in Washington, DC, in 2008. The program was displayed at the Morristown Green in Morristown on Fri., May 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students and
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Scapicchio Enters Ring For Round Two For Freeholder Fight

Scapicchio Enters Ring For Round Two For Freeholder Fight By Cheryl Conway A zero tax increase, reducing debt and maintaining roadways are high on the list for David Scapicchio’s campaign as Morris County Freeholder. Running in the Republican 2015  June 2 Primary for his second three- year term as freeholder, Scapicchio of Flanders and Morris County resident for more than 36 years, was sworn in to his first three-year term on the freeholder board on Jan. 4, 2013, serving as the board’s deputy director in 2013 and 2014. Competing in an all-Republican Primary, Scapicchio joins running mates Freeholder John Krikus
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Flanders Teen Videos Historic Sites For Preservation

Flanders Teen Videos Historic Sites For Preservation By Cheryl Conway Nicholas Mathus of Flanders has found his niche, and how ironic that his passion for history stems from his very own past. Determined to share history with others and preserve our nation’s past, Nick follows in the footsteps of his father and grandfather (also named Nick) whose love for history is much the same. Since he was three years old, Nick has visited more than 80 historic sites and videotaped their significance, all with the help from his father Glenn Mathus. The fourteen year old is known as “Nick The
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Homeowners And Garden Centers Getting Ready For Spring Gardens

Homeowners And Garden Centers Getting Ready For Spring Gardens Cara Connelly The calendar page has turned to April and the promise of spring is here. After the record breaking winter the region has endured, the birds are finally singing and bulb buds are poking through the newly uncovered grass. Springtime means preparing the yard and gardens to enjoy landscaping all summer long.  Putting in some prep time now by preparing the lawn, controlling weeds and cleaning planting beds to get them ready to become flower or vegetable gardens for another season of blooms and fresh produce will help those enjoy
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Taste Buds Bloom With Variety Offered At Farmers Markets

Taste Buds Bloom With Variety Offered At Farmers Markets By Cara Connelly Farmers markets provide visitors with a window to see into the world of the people and places that grow our farm foods, baked goods, artisans’ chesses, local honey and hand crafted products. Once considered more of a novelty, farmers markets today provide consumers with an alternative to traditional grocery markets, specialty food stores and unique gift shops. Visitors to local farmers markets can purchase locally grown and made items all with the convenience of one stop shopping. Different farmers, bakers, craftsmen and unique shop owners come together in
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Solar Forum Excites Local Students

Solar Forum Excites Local Students   By Anastasia Marchese   Last month at the Metropolitan campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University, local high school students got a taste of some real world high tech decision making. The 50 freshmen students of the STEM Academy at Morristown High School attended a conference, along with students from Barack Obama Charter School and the Rahway and Bergen Academies, to learn more about the impact of school solar programs.   Jack Leffler, STEM supervisor from Randolph High School presented the plans for the solar panel array at his school, and then discussed with the students
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