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Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 2017 Denville Good Scout Award Dinner


Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will honor local citizens at the 2017 Denville Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Thursday, June 1st at Embassy Suites in Parsippany at 6:30 pm. The honorees are Melissa Cooke; Ronald and Marie Dickerson; Officer Rick Duda; Dr. Andy Smith; Reverend Richard V. Tartaglia; and Nancy Witte.

The event recognizes these seven outstanding citizens for their community service, as evidenced by their leadership and interests within the Denville community, and for their embodiment of the values of the century old Scout Oath and Law in their personal and professional lives. The event chair is Denville Township Councilman, Douglas Gabel.

Melissa Cooke is the owner of Restyle Renew and the President of Denville P.R.I.D.E. Council. Ronald and Marie Dickerson are the owners of the Denville Foodtown. Officer Rick Duda is an officer for the Denville Township Police Department and the School Resource Officer at Morris County School of Technology. Dr. Andy Smith is a Chiropractic Physician at Denville Community Chiropractic Center. Reverend Richard V. Tartaglia is the Parochial Vicar at St. Mary’s R.C. Church. Nancy Witte is a retired teacher and Army Master Sergeant.

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The area is a part of the Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America, which serves 17,000 youth in over 400 Scouting units in communities like ours throughout Morris, Middlesex, Somerset, Sussex, and Union Counties.

For more information on Scouting, attending the event, and sponsoring the program journal, contact Sarah Galo, Development Executive, at 973-765-9322 ext. 224 and/or

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Former Jefferson School Staffer Facing Criminal Charges For Alleged Lewd Photos of Students

June 21, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A former Jefferson Elementary School paraprofessional has been charged with criminal behavior believed to be related to lewd photos of students at the school that were found on his cell phone after he was arrested in Morris County on an unrelated sexual charge.

It also appears that South Orange Maplewood School District officials knew about the arrests as early as ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Increases Program Funding by 15% for 2018-2019 and Awards 13 Grants to 11 Local Community Non-Profit Organizations

June 21, 2018


Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it will award a total of 13 grants to 11 local community non-profit organizations in its nine-county service area for 2018-2019, with an increase in total program funding at 15% year over year. Since its founding in 1997, Komen North Jersey has awarded nearly $19 million to local community programs in nine North Jersey counties and has directed ...

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'Half Time' lights up Paper Mill stage

‘Half Time’ turns the tables on aging in gleeful production

By Liz Keill

MILLBURN, NJ – The Paper Mill Playhouse is putting on a smashing new production of “Half Time” to round out its current season.

With actress Georgia Engel in an engaging performance, the cast also features Donna McKehnie, Andre De Shieilds and Lilias White, among a host of other ...

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (William Morrow, 2018)


A friend, whose opinion on literature I respect greatly, reported to me recently that she had just finished reading A.J. Finn's debut novel, The Woman in the Window. Of it she said, “I wish I hadn't finished it,” which I interpreted to mean, “It was so good I'm sorry that I finished it.” ...

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018

Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can ...