The theme this past week was wet, as rain seemed to be available
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The week kicked off with a free golf clinic for women at the Black River Golf Club here in Long Valley, as females–both novice and experienced–took up on an opportunity to learn more about the game from PGA professionals. While the temperature soared, it didn’t stop more than 100 women from swinging away.
An arbitrator finalized the settlement between Washington Township and the Washington Township Police Benevolence Association this week, after four years without a contract in place. The new agreement runs through 2013, totaling five years of settlement altogether.
Long Valley’s Glenn Lightner will head back to Germany next week to undergo more treatment with hopes of curing his brain cancer, but learned of three more tumors just a few weeks ago when he returned from his first stint overseas. A new laser surgery technology has helped him in the meantime, though.
The Long Valley Green Market, less than a year old, was chosen by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture to host the annual Farmers’ Market kick-off week on Aug. 2 and was selected for its commitment to local vendors and artisans. State and local dignitaries will be on hand to celebrate the event.
President of Gateway Outdoor Advertising, Craig Heard, recently bought a centuries-old home in Long Valley because he’s always wanted a historic home. His purpose, however, isn’t just to look at it. He’s restoring the Jefferson Colonial home which will become living quarters in addition to office space for his company.