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Week Ahead: Delays, Primaries in Long Valley

Week ends with multiple fundraisers for township teens.

It’s the first full week of June and boy is it going to be busy. Before the kids wrap up the school year and summer vacations for families begin, there’s a lot of action residents should be aware of.

Let’s do it! 

You Need to Expect Delays: Monday marks the first day of lane closures on Schooley’s Mountain Road between “Big Turn” and Camp Washington Road for four to six weeks. The county will be making repairs to the guardrails in that area and the roadway will be down to one lane of alternating traffic between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. .

You Need to Go Vote: The 2012 Primary election takes place Tuesday and there are plenty of reasons to hit the polls. While two of our township committeeman are running unopposed, there are plenty of candidates for Freeholder. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

You Need to Support a Cause: Brendt Migliaccio is a 13-year-old Long Valley teen currently battling brain cancer. Migliaccio, a huge lacrosse fan, will be the subject of a game played on Thursday, June 7 between the boys and girls teams of all levels. The game will be played at the high school at 6:30 p.m., and all proceeds will support Migliaccio. .

You Need to Support Another Cause: On Saturday, the Washington Township Fire Department, which encompasses all three of the township’s fire companies (, , Long Valley), will host a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Glenn Lightner, another township teen battling brain cancer. . To learn more about Lightner, go here.

You Need to Attend a Meeting: Because it effects everyone in Washington Township, the Chesters and Mendhams. On Thursday at the Chester Borough Municipal Building, representatives from the five towns and their school districts will have the second meeting of an exploratory committee seeking to commission a feasibility study on how to best structure the local school districts. .

Have a great week, Long Valley!

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