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With Florham Park's Christmas Tree lighting only hours away, area families may start wondering: Where can we get our own Christmas tree this year? Several civic organizations in Florham Park, East Hanover, Madison and Chatham sell Christmas trees each year as fundraisers. The Florham Park Jaycees, for example, have their Christmas tree sale on now on Ridgedale Avenue, in the parking lot of the Chase Bank. Dave Forbes, the head of the Florham Park Jaycees, said, "The proceeds go towards scholarships for local high school seniors and to help local organizations," such as youth sports in the borough. In Chatham also the Jaycees open up their Christmas tree stand each year at the corner of Main Street and Brooklake Road. Funds go toward the …
The Chatham Community Players' put on their biennial production of the musical based on Charles Dickens' holiday story.
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Chatham Community Players bring some of Charles Dickens' most beloved characters to life in their biennial production of "A Christmas Carol" beginning Friday. The musical by Philip Wm. McKinley and Suzanne Buhrer features the author, Dickens himself, as the narrator and a character in the play who guides the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge through a journey of discovery and wonder in Christmases past, present and future. Chris Furlong, the executive producer for the Chatham Community Players, said the story has become a traditional holiday activity within northern New Jersey. "While the script remains true to the original story, the playwright also pulled from letters that Dickens wrote to family and friends," Furlong wrote in a press …