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Hexagon Players Presents Little Shop of Horrors: Friday, May 11th - Sunday, May 13th and Friday, May 18th - Saturday, May 19th

By: Roxy on 04/23/12 @ 1:12 pm

Hexagon Players of Mendham will present Little Shop Of Horrors (music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman) at Grace Lutheran Church, 65 Main Street, Mendham, on Friday, May 11 (7:30 pm), Saturday, May 12 ( 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm), Sunday, May 13 (2:00 pm), Friday, May 18 (7:30 pm) [...]

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Hexagon Players Spring Auditions for Little Shop of Horrors Scheduled for Sunday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 13th

By: Roxy on 03/4/12 @ 5:53 pm

Hexagon Players of Mendham will hold auditions for its May production of “Little Shop of Horrors” (music by Alan Menken, book and lyrics by Howard Ashman). Auditions for teens and adults will take place on Sunday, March 11th at 2:00 pm and Tuesday, March 13th at 7:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall [...]

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Hexagon Players of Mendham Presents Annie: November 12, 13, 14, 19, and 20

By: Roxy on 10/20/10 @ 12:36 pm

Hexagon Players of Mendham presents “Annie” coming to Bernards High Auditorium in Bernardsville. Performance dates include Novermber 12th at 7:30 pm, November 13th and 14th at 2:00 pm, November 19th at 7:30 pm and November 20th at 2:00 and 7:30 pm. Cast members include children and adults from several New Jersey towns. Tickets now on [...]

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See You at the Clam Bake in Mendham Township, NJ, this Saturday, September 11, 2010

By: Roxy on 09/8/10 @ 5:57 pm

Every June, since we moved to the Roxiticus Valley at the end of 2003, our family hosts an annual Roxiticus Sunset Party that parents and kids look forward to all year.  So much so, that when we ran into friends at the Labor Day Parade and Carnival, several of our friends asked why we didn’t have a back [...]

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Get Out and Vote FOR the Mendham Township School District 2010-2011 Budget on Tuesday April 20th

By: Roxy on 04/19/10 @ 10:10 am

Mendham Township School Budget and Board of Education elections are on Tuesday April 20th. Please make sure your vote is counted by voting at either the Ralston or Brookside Firehouses. Middle School students want their voices to be heard on the question of whether gum can be chewed in school so take them with you [...]

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Mendham Little League Wants to ROCK with YOU!

By: Roxy on 03/23/10 @ 2:45 pm

This year, London and Maddie are playing softball for the first time ever in Mendham Little League.  The girls met their coaches and had their first practices this past Saturday, when the weather was 75 degrees and sunny… just classic to be out on the softball field.  We’re psyched for the games to get started [...]

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London and Maddie’s First Snowboard from the Sports Section in Mendham, NJ

By: Roxy on 02/27/10 @ 7:11 pm

Roxy’s loyal readers know that, over on my Roxiticus Desperate Housewives site, I’ve been posting about London and Maddie’s new love of the snow… snowmen, snow angels, sledding, and my hope of finding them a simple kids snowboard to use to slide down the hill in our front yard in the Roxiticus Valley (not on [...]

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London and Maddie Read to Feed at Mendham Township Elementary School

By: Roxy on 02/21/10 @ 3:38 pm

The Tiger Leaders at Mendham Township Elementary School have organized their fellow students to “Read to Feed” to raise money for Heifer International.  Until March 17th, 2010, London will be reading as many pages as they can, and have raised $120 in pledges from our family sponsors… enough to buy a Gift of a Goat [...]

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Mendham Harvest Hustle 5k Race Coming Up On Saturday, October 3, 2009

By: Roxy on 10/1/09 @ 5:57 pm

Come out and set the course record this Saturday, October 3rd, at the first annual Mendham Harvest Hustle 5k Race, dedicated in thankful and loving memory to Sergeant Richard Morales. The sanctioned and certified course winds through historic Mendham Borough.  The children’s events include a 1k run and dashes.  After the race, “Catch the Wave” [...]

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Annual Pastime Club Carnival and Labor Day Parade Return to Mendham Borough: Friday, September 4th through Monday, September 7th

By: Roxy on 09/3/09 @ 7:45 pm

Rex, London, Maddie and I are staying down at our beach house in Bay Head, New Jersey, until Sunday, but we will make it back in time for the last day of the Pastime Club Carnival and the Labor Day Parade in Mendham Borough.
The 2009 Labor Day Carnival starts tomorrow — Friday, September 4th — [...]

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London and Maddie Recommend… Mendham Extended Day Program for Before and After School Care at Mendham Township Elementary School and Mendham Borough Hilltop School

By: Roxy on 08/31/09 @ 12:52 pm

I just hung up the phone with one of Maddie and London’s favorite people… Andrea Castiglione (aka “Mrs. C”) of Mendham Extended Day Program.  We all met Mrs. C. back in February when Rex and I moved our investment banking practice into another firm and began commuting more regularly into New York City.  As a mom, [...]

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Stage Mother Roxy Prepares London for Hexagon Players Auditions for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

By: Roxy on 06/13/09 @ 6:02 pm

Now my loyal Roxiticus Desperate Housewives readers know that Roxy is far from a stage mother, and on that note I’m going to let you in on a little secret… Hexagon Players are holding open auditions for their Fall 2009 production of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory tomorrow (Sunday, June 14, 2009) at 2pm [...]

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Hallelujah! Hilltop Presbyterian Church in Mendham, NJ, Gets A New Pastor

By: Roxy on 05/2/09 @ 6:51 pm

Tomorrow (Sunday, May 3, 2009) following the 9:30 am service at Hilltop Presbyterian Church in Mendham, NJ, a Special Meeting of the Congregation will be held to receive a report from the Pastor Nominating Committee nominating Reverend Robert Bob Heppenstall III for pastor and head of staff. Reverend Heppenstall will be preaching at the 9:30 [...]

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Important Dates for the Mendham Township School District

By: Roxy on 04/12/09 @ 9:11 pm

Presentation of 2009-2010 School Budget:  Wednesday, April 15th
On Wednesday, April 15th there will be two opportunities to hear Superintendent Kristopher Harrison discuss the 2009-2010 budget before voting day on April 21st.
Date: Wednesday April 15th, 2009
Time: 9.30am Meeting
Location: Elementary School Staff Development Room
Superintendent Kristopher Harrison and Business Administrator Pam Ranco will present the 2009-2010 School Budget
Date: [...]

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Children’s Winter Programs at Mendham Township Library and M.A.I.N. Library System

By: Roxy on 01/22/09 @ 1:14 pm

Just before the snowstorm on Saturday the 10th, Rex, London, Maddie and I headed over from the girls’ Mendham Patriots basketball clinic to the Mendham Township Public Libary.  London’s second grade art class at Mendham Township Elementary School had their projects on display in late December and early January; unfortunately, it seemed as though we had just missed it, and that [...]

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Wake Me Up When It’s Done: West Morris Regional and Mendham Township School Districts Continue to Contemplate Shake-Up

By: Roxy on 12/19/08 @ 6:41 pm

I know the discussions to shake up various school districts, including West Morris Regional and Mendham Township, have been going on for quite some time, but I’ve been unable to bring myself to either attend the meetings or write about the various combinations under consideration.  The headline in this week’s Observer-Tribune reads:  “District Shakeup Gains [...]

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Attention Mendham Township Parents: End Hunger in Our Community — Holiday Food Drive for Interfaith Food Pantry in Morristown, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/29/08 @ 8:27 am

Our quiet Thanksgiving for four here in the Roxiticus Valley was the perfect remember of how much our family has to be thankful for, and particularly as the Christmas holidays approach, we are reminded of those who are less fortunate.  Just before the Thanksgiving break, London and Maddie brought home a flier in their backpack [...]

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Have a Holly Jolly Holiday…Roxy Heads Down the Holly Trail from Mendham to Bernardsville, New Jersey — Holiday Shopping Events on Saturday, December 6th

By: Roxy on 11/28/08 @ 12:39 am

Holly seems to be the theme for holiday shopping in Morris and Somerset Counties here in New Jersey.  Last week, I reported on our plans to participate in Mendham’s Holly Trail 2008, starting with Brownie Girl Scout Christmas Caroling at three locations around town in Mendham.  This week, my other local Recorder Newspaper, The Bernardsville [...]

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Holly Trail 2008: London and Maddie Go Christmas Caroling with the Girl Scouts, More Holiday Fun at Annual Holly Trail Celebration – Saturday, December 6th in Mendham, NJ

By: Roxy on 11/23/08 @ 10:55 pm

On Saturday, December 6th, the Holly Trail through Mendham, New Jersey, celebrates the season with fun for the whole family.
I first learned about Mendham’s Holly Trail through an invitation for London and Maddie to go Christmas Caroling with the Girl Scouts at one of three locations: Hilltop School from 10 to 10:30am, Holly Manor from [...]

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London and Maddie Go Christmas Caroling with the Girl Scouts, More Holiday Fun On Mendham’s Holly Trail Celebration – Saturday, December 6th

By: Roxy on 11/22/08 @ 10:30 am

On Saturday, December 6th, the Holly Trail through Mendham, New Jersey, celebrates the season with fun for the whole family.
I first learned about Mendham’s Holly Trail through an invitation for London and Maddie to go Christmas Caroling with the Girl Scouts at one of three locations: Hilltop School from 10 to 10:30am, Holly Manor from [...]

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Soft Shell Crabs from Sammy’s Restaurant in Mendham, NJ…Every Bite as Amazing as Expected!

By: Roxy on 07/10/08 @ 10:02 pm

Last night, Rex and the girls and I went to Sammy’s in Mendham, New Jersey, for soft shell crabs…and as you might be able to see from the photo, they were every bite as perfect as we had hoped. This must be a terrible tease for all of our visitors who do not live in the [...]

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Broadway Comes to Brookside, NJ on the 4th of July: Brookside Community Club 85th Annual Parade

By: Roxy on 07/1/08 @ 11:29 pm

According to a long standing annual tradition, Rex and the girls and I are spending the week from his birthday through the 4th of July at our beach house in Bay Head, New Jersey, but for those of you who are sticking around the Roxiticus Valley (Mendham, Chester, Bernardsville, Chester, Peapack-Gladstone, and Morris County), I [...]

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Sammy’s Ye Olde Cider Mill

By: Roxy on 05/24/08 @ 12:33 am

Every couple of months, Rex & I will be in the mood for a steak, and we’ll round up some friends and/or take the girls to Sammy’s in Mendham NJ. It’s a funny place with no sign to announce itself, a white building on “old” Route 24 (353 Mendham Road West) in Mendham, near Westmont [...]

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Official Mendham Web Sites

By: Roxy on 05/24/08 @ 12:24 am

The official Mendham Township web site (http://mendhamtownship.org/) includes important stuff like the recycling calendar and the Mendham Township recreation department activities
The official Mendham Borough web site (http://mendhamnj.org/mendham/) has been newly updated in 2008.
The Mendham Township schools web site (http://www.mendhamtwp.org/) includes important stuff like the monthly lunch menu, upcoming school events, and the awesome, school-run Pathways to [...]

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Kessler Rehabilitation Center at Mendham Health & Racquet Club

By: Roxy on 05/10/08 @ 12:58 pm

Today’s shout-out goes to Vytas Rugys, Rex’s physical therapist at Kessler Rehabilitation Center. I’m typing this post in the reception area while Vytas puts Rex through his paces on the equipment: 30 minutes or so on the passive motion machine, maybe 10 minutes on the exercise bike. Vytas was in charge of Rex’s outpatient physical [...]

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