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Health Department sponsors Lyme Disease program

WEST MILFORD — The West Milford Health Department is presenting an educational program about Lyme Disease on Wednesday, June 11, at 7:30 p.m. at West Milford Town Hall, 1480 Union Valley Road.

This informative evening will be presented at Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the West Milford Township Main Meeting Room at 1480 Union Valley Road, West Milford.

Lyme Disease is one of the most controversial and fastest growing health concerns of our time. Leslie Fein, M.D., one of the foremost doctors in the field, will be the speaker at the program for adults only.


Donate your old tools to Wallisch Homestead

WEST MILFORD — The Friends of Wallisch are requesting gently used tools that still have some years left on them, to be given a new life. Come by the Wallisch property on Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and drop off the tools and be part of the work group.

The group wants to create a tool bank for its volunteers to use during the one day per month they meet to restore the property. The group needs the tools you would find on a farm or to restore old buildings including:

Garden tools - spades, shovels, stone rakes, hand clippers, loping shears (branch pruners), weedwhackers (the old-school kind without a motor), pitch forks, sledge hammers, post hole diggers, bow saws, spackle buckets and wheelbarrows.

Hand tools - hammers, hand saws, hack saws, screw drivers, wrenches, etc.

Tools that are still serviceable will be put to use at the Homestead. Tools that have to be "retired" may be given another life by being turned into artworks in the craft shop.

Prizes will be awarded for oldest, most unusual and ugliest tools. Donate one tool and receive one ticket for a door prize. Drop off two and get two tickets for a door prize.

So stop by the Wallisch Estate, located on Lincoln Ave., on Saturday June 21.

Any questions? Email us the group at wallischhomestead@gmail.com. Join them on Facebook at Friends of Wallisch Homestead.


Township, A.A.R.P. team up for Smart Driver Safety Program

WEST MILFORD — West Milford Community Services and Recreation, in conjunction with A.A.R.P., will be sponsoring a Smart Driver Safety Program on Thursday, June 26, 2014.

The class will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a break for lunch.

The program will be held at the Hillcrest Community Center (room 17), 1810 Macopin Road, West Milford. The cost is $15 for A.A.R.P. members and $20 for non members. Members must bring their A.A.R.P. card when registering.

The course helps drivers refine existing skills and develop safe, defensive driving techniques. There are no tests and no behind the wheel.

Upon completing the class, participants will be eligible to receive a state-mandated discount on their auto insurance. Certificates will be issued upon completion of class.

Participants may also be eligible to recover points on their driving record, and have points credited on their insurance. Call the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Department at 609-292-7500 to confirm the status.

Seating is limited. To register for the class, call 973-728-2871 or 2862.


West Milford Presbyterian Church Food Pantry helps the community

WEST MILFORD — The West Milford Presbyterian Church Food Pantry is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and also on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The pantry is also open the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call the church office at 973-728-3081.

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