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The members of the fire departments in Branchville and Sussex, along with the Sussex Ladies’ Auxiliary, will join patrons of Branchville business Off Shore Marine to fill a ski boat to the brim with toys to benefit the Season of Hope Toy Drive.   It is anticipated that additional emergency responders will be joining the effort shortly.   The toy drive, driven and coordinated by Project Self-Sufficiency along with a consortium of local businesses, schools and organizations, aims to gather 20,000 toys to benefit children in Sussex and northern Warren Counties this year.   The 2018 Super Air Nautique 210 is a multisport wake boat built to please the water sport enthusiast.  Offering 21 feet of spacious seating, Sherri Cecchini, owner of Off Shore Marine, thought it would be put to good use during the off season to collect new, unwrapped toys for children in need.  The company is accepting toy donations through Friday, December 15 th .  “This collaboration betwee

Monster Truck Event Gathers Holiday Toys

Car enthusiasts of all ages are invited to bring a new, unwrapped toy or a $5 contribution to the Chatterbox Drive-In Restaurant and take a ride in a monster truck on Saturday, December 2nd, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   A rain date has been set for Sunday, December 3rd.   All proceeds benefit the Season of Hope Holiday Toy Drive for Sussex and northern Warren County children.   The event is co-sponsored by Ideal Farms and New Jersey Monster Trucks.   Patrons can park at the Chatterbox Drive-In, which is located at 1 State Highway 15, at the intersection of Route 206.   After dropping off their toy or monetary contribution, visitors will be able to ride in one of the monster trucks through the unused fields at Ideal Farms, which is located directly across the street from the restaurant.   The vehicles will be provided by New Jersey Monster Trucks, a company which specializes in hosting monster truck events throughout the state.   Hosting the annual

Little Sprouts Welcomes Celebrity Reader Susie Jenkins

Susie Jenkins, longtime Project Self-Sufficiency supporter and daughter of one of the agency’s founding Board members, recently visited the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center to read several books to the children as part of the center’s Celebrity Reader program. “Reading to the children at Little Sprouts brought me such joy,” remarked Jenkins.  “I love reading and I love children so this was a perfect fit.  I hope they enjoyed the books I brought as much as my grandson does when I read to him.   I look forward to a return visit! ” The Little Sprouts Early Learning Center is operated by Project Self-Sufficiency, a local non-profit agency which offers a wide variety of services to families in northwestern New Jersey.   The daycare and preschool facility features separate classrooms for each age group, from infants through those entering preschool.   Fully-qualified teachers are available in each classroom and the child-teacher ratio adheres to or exceeds state standards