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Administrator Resigns, Winners Named Top LV News

Residents and police react to dangerous situation from earlier this month.

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The penultimate week of summer is now gone, leaving students, parents andteachers alike one last hurrah to soak in the vacation time. But before you do, check out this week’s headlines.

The Washington Township School district board of education held a special meeting Tuesday to accept the resignation of Long Valley Middle School assistant principal Jason Eitner. In that same meeting, the board approved Philip Kinney as the interim assistant principal. Eitner’s resignation, the board said, was for personal reasons. 

In a follow up story to a report of a suicidal man wielding a shotgun earlier this month, Patch spoke with a resident in the area of the incident as well as the police to find out why pertinent information was not disclosed as the situation was unfolding. Apparently, the county dispatch center–a third party of sorts–is being confused with a local presence.

Fresh off the goodness that is a ‘Cupcake Wars’ win, The Sweet Spot Bake Shoppe has partnered with Long Valley and Mendham-Chester Patch to create a Patch-specific cupcake for our readers. But before it’s made, we need you, the reader, to tell us what it should taste like. Leave your thoughts in the comments section on the article!

The West Morris Regional school board met Monday night, and when it came time to vote on giving John Notte, last year’s facility monitor at West Morris Central, a new contract, it was denied. Heading into the start of the school year, the campus will now have just one facility monitor on school grounds.

We asked, and you voted.  That’s right, after three weeks of nominations and another three weeks of voting for your favorites, we finally have winners! Local businesses and places were selected as the best by residents in 25 categories. Find out who won by reading the article. 


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