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Cedar Crest
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Last summer, Cedar Crest developed a technology that converts used cooking oil from its restaurants into fuel for its vehicles. Now the community has been recognized for its ingenuity by the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority. [caption id="attachment_7251" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Pictured is the team that developed the biodiesel technology at Cedar Crest:...
Linden Ponds
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In honor of Hingham s 375th anniversary, a group of local painters did their part to celebrate the town s past through art. [caption id="attachment_7233" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Linden Ponds resident John Cherry in front of his painting, Second Parish Church. "]
Eagle's Trace
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No matter how busy life gets, Barbara Hanes always takes 15 minutes every day to do absolutely nothing. [caption id="attachment_7129" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Kell Barbara Hanes, Janelle Armstrong, Dorothy Elkins, Anne Carder, Corinne Wheeler, and Ole Galsgaard attend a mindfulness meditation group at Eagle s Trace. (Photo by Mary Kate)"][/caption] Hanes is...
Brooksby Village
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One, two, three, four, five, six, the dancers call out in unison as they waltz their way around the mirrored fitness studio at Brooksby . [caption id="attachment_7240" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Simone Roy (left) and Angelo Pappas are all smiles as they waltz through ballroom dancing class at Brooksby. "]
Linden Ponds
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Just as those at Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds enjoy active lifestyles in their home bases, many also fly south for the winter, taking their suitcases and sense of adventure with them. [caption id="attachment_7225" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Faith and Gerald Weiss have a laugh at Brooksby Village, where they live for half the year. They spend their winters in Delray...
Tallgrass Creek
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One person can make a difference in the environment, and Tallgrass Creek proved it. When the community invited individuals to bring their own stashes of paper to be shredded, they amassed a grand total of 1.5 tons of paper. That translates into 26 trees saved from destruction; 10,500 gallons of water, 570 gallons of oil, and 6,000 kilowatts of electricity saved from use; and 888 pounds of air...
Brooksby Village
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The recent Arts and Crafts Fair at Brooksby Village attracted nearly 500 people to tables of handmade creations, including knitted clothing, paintings, photographs, and jewelry. The 27 vendors gave a portion or all of their proceeds to the community s scholarship fund for student employees. William Bill Carey (shown here), displayed his shadow boxes at the fair. Carey does his...
Tallgrass Creek
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When a team of seasoned woodworkers has a project on the drawing board, you can be sure their first steps are to roll up their sleeves, study the blueprints, measure twice, and get on with the job. [caption id="attachment_6730" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Roger Johnson (right) has handcrafted children s toys such as this wooden rocking horse. Here, he is pictured with...
Wind Crest
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At Wind Crest, it s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and Hanukkah! [caption id="attachment_6709" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Merlin and Pauline Neff share a quiet moment in Wind Crest s nondenominational chapel, which will be a hub of holiday activity this month."]