Week in Review: Tragedy Hits Graduation Week

WMC bids farewell to seniors, while neighboring town mourns loss of two teens.

Washington Township endured its first heat wave of the year, and it was quite apropos considering the start of summer is upon us as well.

This week saw plenty of highs and one tragic low. For a full plate of the news, go here. For our biggest headlines of the week, continue reading.

Tragedy nearby

Late Tuesday night, two teens from Mt. Olive . While Mt. Olive isn’t a Patch town or an area we would normally cover, we felt it necessary to keep our readers informed of what was happening over there.

The community has been saddened, . Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi says .

Long Valley Patch sends its condolences to the friends and families of these two young .

Achieving new heights

Locally, said goodbye to yet another graduating class, as 324 seniors received their diplomas on Wednesday. Of course, Long Valley Patch was there to cover the event.

Go here for , and be sure to . Also, be sure to upload .

Congratulations, Class of 2012!

Earlier this week we learned about male model currently living in Long Valley. He keeps quiet when he’s around town, but has been part of Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger advertisements as well as national commercials.

Fire kicks off hot week

The  responded to a car fire Monday night and was able to put the blaze out before anyone was injured. But the car didn’t do too well. . And to find out what was going on

That same day, the fire department was recognized for honoring a pledge to stay safe when responding to calls by wearing seatbelts.

Finally, we kicked off our last installment of Readers’ Choice on Monday, but this time it’s completely up to you. We’re asking readers to nominate their favorite businesses or places within specific categories before it’s taken to a vote.


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