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The Friday tradition observes its fourth year

Jackie Malek, of Manville, is a faithful farm market customer. (Photo by Mary Ellen Day)
The Farmers Market, in its fourth year in bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to Manville, is going strong. . . Jersey Fresh strong.

The market is held on Fridays, rain or shine, from 1 to 6 p.m. until Sept. 26 on the Main Street sidewalks between Rosalie and North Orchard streets. It is sponsored by the Manville Business and Professional Association.


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MANVILLE: Purse found and handed in to police
A South Greasheimer Street woman said at 6:16 p.m. Aug. 4 that she had found a purse belonging to a White Avenue woman, who was called and said she would pick it up at headquarters. Read more...
MANVILLE: Kids: Do you have the skills to be a knight?
Kids are invited to take the challenge of skills leading to being named a knight in an interactive game for children age 5 and older at the Kingdom of M (also known as the Manville Public Library) to play ''Knight Life'' on Thursday, Aug. 28, at 4 p.m. Read more...
MANVILLE: Proposed law would force upkeep of foreclosedproperties
Borough Council unanimously introduced an ordinance Monday night concerning the maintenance of vacant residential properties in town. Read more...

Sports

SOMERSET: Josh Pressley will resign with Patriots, then retire
Josh Pressley, one of the top players in Somerset Patriots team history, will sign a one-day contract on Aug. 9 in order to retire from baseball as part of the Patriots. Read more...
MANVILLE: YMCA swim coach Donovan leaving to take job in Florida
The Somerset Valley YMCA is launching a search after the team's successful lead coach said he will be leaving at the end of the summer season to pursue a career opportunity in south Florida. Read more...

Opinions

The Manville News: WRITE TO US
We want your letters. They should not exceed 500 words and need to be accompanied by the writer's address and daytime telephone number - information used only for confirmation and not published. Read more...
EDITORIAL: Signs of the times
The handwriting is on the lawn signs and it says, ''Time to clarify and enforce signage rules in Princeton.'' Read more...
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Your Views

MANVILLE: Success of parish festival due primarily to volunteers
To the editor: I'm writing to personally thank all the volunteers that worked at the Christ the Redeemer Festival this past week. Read more...
MANVILLE: School board member chose not to run again
To the editor: I'm writing in response to your article in the Manville News onThursday, July 31, regarding your error in reporting that was made concerning my choice (not ''failure'') in not seeking another term on the Manville Board of Education. Read more...
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Lifestyle

MANVILLE: VFW to hold family picnic Saturday
Sat., Aug. 16 Family picnic: The Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold its sixth annual picnic, noon-5 p.m. at Post 2290 on Washington Avenue. There will be face painting, games, a horseshoe tournament and music and entertainment by a DJ. Read more...
MANVILLE: Borough Council meets Monday
Sat., Aug. 9 Baseball game: Manville Knights of Columbus sponsors bus trip to Mets vs. Phillies in Philadelphia. Cost of $50 includes the bus, ticket and $12 food voucher. Bus leaves Christ the King School in Manville at 4 p.m. For info, call Bob Newman at 908-883-0808. Read more...
MANVILLE: Seniors: Hear how to take 12 steps to happiness
Betty Epple, a club mentor in Toastmasters International and a board member of the Bridgewater Women's Club, will describe ''12 Steps to Happiness'' on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Manville Senior Center in the Fire Company No. 1 at 20 South Third Ave. Read more...

Arts and Entertainment

MANVILLE: VFW to hold family picnic Saturday
Sat., Aug. 16 Family picnic: The Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold its sixth annual picnic, noon-5 p.m. at Post 2290 on Washington Avenue. There will be face painting, games, a horseshoe tournament and music and entertainment by a DJ. Read more...
MANVILLE: Borough Council meets Monday
Sat., Aug. 9 Baseball game: Manville Knights of Columbus sponsors bus trip to Mets vs. Phillies in Philadelphia. Cost of $50 includes the bus, ticket and $12 food voucher. Bus leaves Christ the King School in Manville at 4 p.m. For info, call Bob Newman at 908-883-0808. Read more...
MANVILLE: Seniors: Hear how to take 12 steps to happiness
Betty Epple, a club mentor in Toastmasters International and a board member of the Bridgewater Women's Club, will describe ''12 Steps to Happiness'' on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Manville Senior Center in the Fire Company No. 1 at 20 South Third Ave. Read more...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Ewing medical group joins Princeton HealthCare
Welcome Honor Yoga has opened on Route 130 North in Hamilton Township. It's located in the Buckley Plaza between the Shoppes at Hamilton and Savoy's Restaurant. Honor Yoga offers four- week beginner classes, advanced classes, hot yoga, restorative, Vinyasa and family yoga. Honor Yoga can be reached at 609-414-7171. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: New ballet director, successful chamber event
Congratulations American Repertory Ballet has named Vanessa Logan as its new executive director. Logan joins ARB from Boston Ballet, where she most recently served as Chief of Staff. - - - Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Robert Wood Johnson Hospital gets recognition
Congratulations I don't usually mention recognition from other publications in this column, but U.S. News and World Report recently honored Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital by ranking it as one of America's Best Hospitals for 2014-15. U.S. News evaluated hospitals in 16 adult specialties and ranked the top 50 in most of the specialties. RWJUH was recognized in 10 specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. Read more...
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Your Health

YOUR HEALTH: Time to get outside and start exercising
Summer is here, and if your gym membership went unused during the polar vortex, it's time to get outside, and to get exercising. Read more...
Central Jersey Health: Transformations Physicians Weight Management helps patients achieve their wellness goals
Dr. Kathleen Hickey is the area expert in nutrition and weight loss medicine. She is board certified in both Emergency and Obesity Medicine and holds a Master's Degree in Nutrition. This year, she is being honored by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as one of the Top Docs in New Jersey. Her practice is the most comprehensive for medical weight management in central New Jersey. It started as a single office in Hillsborough in 2009, and recently expanded to a second office in Princeton's Forrestal Village. They employ state-of-the-art equipment to help patients who are struggling with their weight or just seeking to improve their body composition. Read more...
Central Jersey Health: Hospital wellness centers offers fitness, fun
In an effort to focus on the wellness of the community, area hospitals have fitness centers designed specifically for their patients and those for the general public. Read more...

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...
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