Next Freeholder Meeting March 12
Friday, March 7, 2014
The Morris County Freeholders will conduct their next public meeting on Wednesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room on the 5th floor of the Administration and Records Building on Court Street in Morristown.
Please, note the new start time for public meetings is 7 p.m.
Parking is available in the garage beneath the Administration Building. The garage is entered from Schuyler Place, at the end of the block, on the right.
Health Care Sciences Students Excel at Regional Competition
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Students in the Academy for Health Care Sciences at the Morris County School of Technology
in Denville won 23 medals at the recent Northern Regional Health Occupations Students of America Conference.
The students are members of Health Occupations Students of America, which promotes the education and training of young people who plan to become health care professionals.
The members of the Morris County School of Technology chapter competed in 13 events at the regional conference. Competitions were held in areas pertaining to studies that prepare students for health careers, such as dental terminology, medical spelling, medical terminology, nutrition and prepared speaking. Students who placed in the top five have qualified to move on to the state level.
First place medals were awarded to students Jason Carvalho and Samip Thakore, with second place going to Devon Donovan and Nancy Ibrahim.
A third place winner was Rianna Modi, and fourth place medals went to Soleil Avena, Dana Logue, Divya Makkapati, Shivam Parekh, Harsh Patel, Nikita Shah and Shreya Vodapalli. Students Nisha Godbole, Melissa Landy, Sagar Parekh and Danielle Victoriano were awarded fifth place medals.
The objective of the Academy for Health Care Sciences at the Morris County School of Technology is to provide varied experiences for high school students interested in a career within the health care industry.
The Morris County Vocational School District offers programs for Morris County high school students, including career academies, Share Time Programs, Share Time Programs for Special Needs students and Adult Education programs.
For additional information, call the Morris County School of Technology at (973) 627-4600 ext.277.
Park Commission on Facebook, Twitter
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The Morris County Park Commission
is now an active member of the Facebook and Twitter communities.
Up-to-date information about Morris County parks and upcoming events is now being posted on the Park Commission’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/MorrisParksNJ
Followers of the Park Commission on Twitter can now receive informational “tweets” about the Morris County parks at https://twitter.com/MorrisParksNJ
“We are thrilled to embrace new lines of communication with the public through Facebook and Twitter, offering news and stories in real time,” said Dave Helmer, executive director of the Park Commission. “By ‘liking’ the Morris County Park Commission on Facebook and following us on Twitter, you’ll receive the inside scoop on weekly programs, summer camps, facility and trails openings and closings, emergency alerts, and more.”
The Morris County Park Commission features one of the region’s best park systems in the state of New Jersey. It currently protects and maintains 18,600 acres at 38 distinct sites plus offers a year-round calendar of events and activities for all to enjoy.