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Borough buys equipment, studies weather to prepare to handle storms

On Sept. 17, 1999, Manville residents woke up to find water everywhere as Hurricane Floyd’s 10 to 12 inches of rain forced the Raritan and Millstone rivers over their banks.

It began raining late on Wednesday and continued into the wee hours of Friday morning. Manville suddenly became an island — all two square miles of it.


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MANVILLE: Neighbor's dogs worried woman
A woman called Sept. 8 and said she was worried that her Richard Avenue neighbor's dogs would jump the fence and come after her husband, who was cutting the grass. Read more...
MANVILLE: Octoberfest celebrates the German tradition
The calendar may still say September, but this weekend an Oktoberfest in Manville will celebrate the German tradition. Read more...
MANVILLE: Community Day adds games and attractions
A variety of games and challenges await attendees to Manville's 14th annual Community Day on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Lincoln Park in Lost Valley. Read more...

Sports

MANVILLE: Gridders show there's a slim margin between W' and L'
Manville footballers learned Friday night in a 28-7 loss to Bound Brook that the difference between winning and losing can come down to small differences. Read more...
MANVILLE: Football season opens versus Bound Brook
Manville High School's football squad opens its season tonight, Friday at Bound Brook. The Mustangs have a larger-than-normal squad of 38, but the numbers mean staying healthy and keeping their best players on the field will be important. Read more...


Opinions

EDITORIAL: Embrace educational challenges
Although fall does not officially begin until Sept. 22, next Monday, Labor Day, marks the traditional end of the summer season. Read more...
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Your Views

MANVILLE: Steps Together enters home stretch in aid year
To the editor: On July 1, Steps Together introduced 12 families in our community who were in need of financial and emotional support as a result of an unexpected medical crisis. Many of these families are in Hillsborough or have strong ties to Hillsborough. We became motivated by the very statement, ''How many people does it take to make a difference? One!'' Read more...
STATE: Special Olympics thanks Rutgers football
To the editor: I would like to thank Rutgers Athletics and Rutgers Football Head Coach Kyle Flood, Team New Jersey Honorary Head Coach during the Special Olympics USA Games, for their support. Read more...
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Lifestyle

MANVILLE: POW/MIA service moved to Thursday night
Thurs., Sept. 18 Memorial service: VFW Post 2290 and its ladies auxiliary has changed the date of its annual prisoner of war/missing in action service to tonight at 7 p.m. at the post, 600 Washington Ave. The public is encouraged to come out and remember those who have gone to war and not yet returned. Read more...
MANVILLE: GOP Club invites public to meet candidates
Sat., Sept. 13 Flea market and craft show: Manville First Aid and Rescue Squad Auxiliary's planned indoor/outdoor flea market and craft show in the VFW hall, 600 Washington Ave. has been canceled. Read more...
MANVILLE: Women folk singers to be celebrated
Singer-songwriter Patricia Shih brings a multi-media presentation, ''Songbirds: Women in Folk,'' to the Manville Public Library at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Registration opens Monday. Read more...

Arts and Entertainment

MANVILLE: POW/MIA service moved to Thursday night
Thurs., Sept. 18 Memorial service: VFW Post 2290 and its ladies auxiliary has changed the date of its annual prisoner of war/missing in action service to tonight at 7 p.m. at the post, 600 Washington Ave. The public is encouraged to come out and remember those who have gone to war and not yet returned. Read more...
MANVILLE: GOP Club invites public to meet candidates
Sat., Sept. 13 Flea market and craft show: Manville First Aid and Rescue Squad Auxiliary's planned indoor/outdoor flea market and craft show in the VFW hall, 600 Washington Ave. has been canceled. Read more...
MANVILLE: Women folk singers to be celebrated
Singer-songwriter Patricia Shih brings a multi-media presentation, ''Songbirds: Women in Folk,'' to the Manville Public Library at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Registration opens Monday. Read more...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Princeton lawyer reappointed to high court panel
Congratulations Jeffrey M. Gradone, a partner in the Princeton office of Archer and Greiner P.C., has been reappointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court for the 2014-2016 term. The committee is comprised of members of the bench and tax bar as well as representatives of taxpayers' groups, local, county and state tax administrators and others concerned with the administration and review of the New Jersey tax laws. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Thouin elected to board of Enable Inc.
Congratulations Lisa M. Thouin, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and co-leader of its Nonprofit Services Group, has been elected to the board of trustees of Enable Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with permanent and chronic physical or cognitive disabilities and senior citizens to live full and independent lives in the community. Enable achieves its mission by providing services, support and living arrangements to afflicted individuals and their families throughout central New Jersey. Readers can learn more by visiting www.mercadien.com. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Jammin' Crepes to open in downtown Princeton
Coming soon I recently had a chance to find out more about a new business coming to downtown Princeton. Read more...

Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: The importance of vaccinations
Based on the numbers of lives saved alone, vaccines are the most effective advances in modern medicine. In April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that a program launched in the 1990s aimed at increasing vaccination rates among low-income children is expected to prevent more than 700,000 deaths, Reuters reported. Read more...
YOUR HEALTH: Separating flu facts from fiction
Cold and flu season seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. As more people begin to sniffle and sneeze and feel lousy, they may look for ways to shorten the time they spend battling the flu. Read more...
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Your Home

YOUR HOME: Getting the fireplace ready for a safe season
As temperatures drop and thoughts of crackling fires beckon, Patt and Gary Severson of Ashes-Up Up and Away Chimney Service have this cautionary tip for you: Read more...
YOUR HOME: Decorating tips from the pros
With summer waning and cooler weather on the horizon, perhaps you're beginning to run through your mind a list of indoor projects. Read more...
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