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SENIOR LIVING AT SAINT FRANCIS

St. Francis is a nonprofit community committed to providing a supportive, nurturing environment. We are focused on serving the needs of our residents. From safe living to medication management, our goal is to improve your quality of life. Our unique approach enables us to offer more fair and reasonable fees than you will find elsewhere. 12

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The Menard Group – Making Positive Moves! | 5

The Menard Group saw many changes in 2020! They were excited to join Compass! In seven years, Compass has become the #1 independent brokerage in the US.

Welcome to the Tri-Town Focus Magazine. We are happy to publish this monthly publication for the residents and businesses of Boonton, Boonton Township and Mountain Lakes. Our mission is to bring our communities together by sharing town news, happenings, events and to celebrate the great people and places we call home.

What’s Your Flavor? Scoop House: How It All Began | 7

Scoop House was inspired by a memory of visiting a small family-owned ice cream shop with my dad on Sundays.

4-H Offers Short Courses in Computers, Clean Energy Careers and Cooking Fudge | 10

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Bodhi is Ready for Adoption!| 12

Meet Bodhi! He is an 11-year-old long haired Chihuahua ready to spice up your life! He is a spunky little guy with a personality almost as big as his heart!

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Mountain Lakes Residents Named to University of Utah Fall 2020 Dean’s List| 22

The University of Utah congratulates more than 9,700 students who were named to the Fall 2020 Dean’s List. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher in at least twelve graded credit hours during any one term.

Kids Programs at Mountain Lakes Library| 23

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FEATURE STORY

The Menard Group – Making Positive Moves! We all know that 2020 was a challenging year in so many ways. It taught us compassion, strength and grit! One bright spot of 2020 was the real estate market. As the needs of buyers changed with remote work and virtual school, we saw a major influx of buyers moving from NYC and more densely populated surrounding areas out to the suburbs of NJ.

The Menard Group also saw many changes in 2020! We were excited to join Compass! In seven years, Compass has become the #1 independent brokerage in the US. #1 in NYC, they understood the surge of buyers moving to the suburbs and expanded at the ideal time opening four successful NJ offices with plans to open more.

That trend is expected to continue in 2021 as the anticipation of continued flexible work schedules has buyers realizing they have many more options in terms of where they can live. More space, flexible floor plans, home offices, gyms and outdoor entertaining areas have become key features. Morris County was ready for the renewed interest that resulted in an increase of 14% in overall sales. With historically low interest rates expected to remain in 2021 along with an overall low inventory of available homes and increased buyer demand, 2021 is expecting to see the continuation of a strong Real Estate Market.

As founding agents, we were drawn to the unparalleled technology platform along with the in-house marketing and advertising agency that Compass provides enabling us to sell our client’s properties faster and for more money! Compass Concierge is a fabulous program that offers interest free loans to homeowners for needed improvements prior to listing in order to realize the highest net proceeds possible! That is the goal! (Continued on Page 7)

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BIZ SPOTLIGHT

What’s Your Flavor? Scoop House: How It All Began

Scoop House was inspired by a memory of visiting a small family-owned ice cream shop with my dad on Sundays. It was a place where you would sit in their adorable, somewhat uncomfortable, old-fashion chairs, and connect over a delicious bowl of ice cream making wonderful memories — the kind of store where your customer becomes your family and your store reflects you and your heart.

equipment and rent, and the most important decision….picking the ice cream! We tasted ice cream from all over the United States and are a (Continued on Page 8)

Having been a part of the local community, frequenting the restaurants, taking classes at the variety of schools, and shopping on Boonton Main Street for the past 12 years, we knew Boonton reflected a downtown marketplace of which we wanted to be a part. Boonton reflects a sense of community that fosters a spirit of helping one another. When our four kids reached an age where they could help build our dream of owning a small town ice cream parlor, we went to work. Our family took every step together from choosing the location, renovating the space, negotiating 6 l Tri-Town Focus Magazine

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The Menard Group – Making Positive Moves! successful sales background in the textile industry. Emily brings a stellar work ethic, an excellent knowledge of our market and the inventory as well as tons of positive energy and great tech savvy to The Menard Group. Noelle Paclawskyj is our admin. extraordinaire handling all of our back office support, advertising, marketing and compliance. Finally, Tom Menard is a licensed agent and general contractor. He is a wonderful resource when clients have questions regarding additions, renovations, improvements and any associated costs. Together – we know we can continue to exceed the expectations of our clients which has always been our primary focus! The future is bright! We look forward to working with you! Call us and let us help you with your next move (973) 879-2860.

Mary Menard (Continued from Page 5)

Mary has had the pleasure of helping hundreds of clients over her 23-year real estate career. Her commitment to the process, professionalism and negotiation skills have made her the most successful Real Estate Agent in Mountain Lakes. She has sold more homes in Mountain Lakes, Boonton Township and Boonton than any other agent for nine years running! In 2020 – she closed over 45 sales! Selling your home can be a challenge but Mary and her team’s proven successful track record shows they know how to get the job done! We are thrilled to announce the addition of Emily Olah to our team! Emily is a Mountain Lakes resident and mother of two with a January 2021

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What’s Your Flavor? Scoop House: How It All Began (Continued from Page 6)

their success at www.giffordsicecream.com.

tough bunch to please since we make our own. The winner was, hands-down, Gifford’s Premium Ice Cream from Maine. Gifford’s core values reflect our love of family and life’s simple pleasures. It is a five generation, family-owned, small town success story using family recipes and local ingredients. Read about the Gifford’s story and what the secret is to

Eventually, when all four of our children have grown and flown we hope to make our own ice cream but for now we will focus on combining Gifford’s World Class Ice Cream with local, all natural, fresh-baked goods, bringing our customers back to a time where life is a little slower, satisfying your sweet tooth amongst family and friends, creating memories!

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SCHOOL NEWS

4-H Offers Short Courses in Computers, Clean Energy Careers and Cooking Fudge Join a Virtual 4‑H STEP Club STEP Clubs are short-term exploratory programs focused on a single topic and meet a few times over the course of several weeks. Club registration is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis. New clubs will continue to be added. Visit the Morris County 4-H site or the New Jersey 4-H website for more information. Here are a few upcoming events: Career Detectives: Clean Energy January 25-27 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Youth members in grades 7–13 are invited to learn about a future career in clean energy. Career Detectives S.T.E.P club is offering a fun and informative mini-series to learn about working in the field of clean energy. Guest speakers from Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Stockton University, and the New Jersey Clean Energy Program will teach you about their careers and provide information about undergraduate degrees. Play trivia as you learn. Ask a Scientist: Medical & Public Health January 28 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Meet with three Rutgers scientists to learn about the medical field, public health, nursing, and COVID-19 testing. You can submit questions ahead of time to the scientists. Learn more and register here. My Body and Me Mondays, January 25-March 8 The human body is filled with unique systems and interesting organs that we could simply not live without! Each night, we will cover a specific system of the body and discuss the importance of that system. We will learn about ways to maintain a healthy body while doing interactive and engaging activities along the way. This 4-H opportunity is open to members in grades 4-6. Also: Fantastic Fudge with 4-H Be The Change 4-H Club invites you to cook along with them as they make some fantastic fudge. This simple and fun recipe allows plenty of room to get creative. One session: February 10, at 4:30 p.m.

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TRI-TOWN REAL ESTATE Featured properties may be listed by the office/agent presenting this information. Source Multiple Listing Service. All information herein has not been verified and is not guaranteed. Address 232 Mechanic St 315 Green St 525 Green St 654 Liberty St 550 Fanny Rd 166 Reserve St 10 James Rd 36 Miller Dr 10 Janet Rd 7 Eagle Rock Dr 2 Brookstone Dr 11 Brookstone Dr 361 Bloomfield Ave 49 Lockley Ct 70 Intervale Rd 95 Melrose Rd 298 Boulevard 90 Hanover Rd 195 Boulevard

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Town List Price Beds Boonton $199,000 Boonton $279,900 Boonton $280,000 Boonton $599,900 Boonton $600,000 Boonton $675,000 Boonton Twp $329,900 Boonton Twp $329,900 Boonton Twp $849,900 Boonton Twp $874,900 Boonton Twp $899,900 Boonton Twp $1,179,000 Mountain Lakes $299,000 Mountain Lakes $505,000 Mountain Lakes $535,000 Mountain Lakes $1,050,000 Mountain Lakes $1,200,000 Mountain Lakes $1,235,000 Mountain Lakes $1,848,000

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where he can relax without much commotion. This being said, a home without kids would be ideal for Bodhi. He does well with other dogs and cats who share a similar laid-back temperament. He is fully house-trained and walks nicely on the leash.

Bodhi is incredibly loyal and loving once he comes out of his shell and bonds with that special person. He will become your little shadow and want to do everything with you! Looking for the perfect cuddle buddy? Bodhi’s your man! He will make sure your lap is warm at all times. He is quite the couch potato and spends most of the day lounging around. He loves to look out the window to see what is happening in his neighborhood! He would do best in a low activity house hold

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Bodhi will give you all the love he has to offer and more! Think you met your perfect match? Apply to adopt this sweet gentleman today! If you are interested in adopting, please fill out an application on our website www.wiseanimalrescue.org/adoption-application! Follow Us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wiseanimalrescue Like Us on Facebook: https://www.facebook. com/wiseanimalrescue/

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HOME OF THE MONTH 70 Boulevard, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046 - $950,000 6 bedrooms, 4.1 baths, 1 car garage

Stunning, historic colonial set on a fabulous .64 acre lot in close proximity to schools and NYC bus! Boasting unique architectural features, this home is a one-of-a-kind gem! From the dramatic entrance foyer to the elegant living room with handsome wood burning fireplace and banquet sized formal dining room, this home is ideal for entertaining! Relax in the expansive family room with gas fireplace and French doors to the private backyard and side patio. The kitchen is inviting with ample cabinetry, granite counter-tops and convenient eat-in-area with side entrance. A first floor office is a plus with a door accessing the side patio. The powder room is nestled just adjacent. Gleaming parquet floors, impressive chestnut trim, French doors and detailed coffered ceilings add a truly elegant feel to the first level. Ascend the open stairwell to the second level. Home to three spacious bedrooms, a hall bath and a lovely master suite with walk-in-closet, customized

shelving and a crisp, neutral master bath! The third floor features a charming French door entry as well as a large bedroom with two window seats and ample closet space. Two additional rooms could serve a multitude of purposes.. an exercise room, office or this could make a wonderful au-pair or guest suite with hall bath. The options are endless! Additional living space can be found in the lower level with a large recreation room, full bathroom with shower as well as laundry and storage area. There is a one car built in garage, an extra storage bay as well as a workshop. This home offers quite a value with loads of living space, a fabulous property and a great location! Access the rear drive for an easy walk to school or take a stroll on the Boulevard path! Move in and enjoy this special historic gem.

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HOME OF THE MONTH 100 Kingsland Road, Boonton Township, $1,235,000 5 bedrooms, 4.1 baths, 4 car garage

Your search is over! Gracious, custom home set on an enchanting, level 2.29 acre property backing to over 18 acres of open space. Enjoy tranquility and privacy from this incredible home featuring pride of ownership, exquisite architectural features and stunning curb appeal! From the stone pillar flanked circular drive to the breathtaking perennial gardens, impressive welcome entrance and fabulous floor plan and finishes- this gem is truly one of a kind. Step inside the inviting foyer with soaring ceiling and custom trim inlay, you will be struck by the quality craftsmanship throughout . A complete renovation has resulted in a thoughtful design and exemplary details that will delight you at every turn. Gleaming hardwood floors, charming archways, custom windows & doors and magnificent mill-work are just a few. A beautifully appointed powder room is nestled off the foyer. Step down to the magnificent family room with custom cove lighting and trim work as well as a handsome wood burning fireplace and large windows overlooking the bucolic property. A sun – filled gallery leads to the formal dining room. Entertaining will be a pleasure in this stunning space with an incredible coffered ceiling; brick wood burning fireplace as well as a wall of windows and French doors to the deck. Gather in the bright kitchen. Offering ample, custom cabinetry, gleaming quartz counter tops, a spacious eat in area and built in desk.. the kitchen is ideal. Step outside to commune with nature from the expansive deck or meander through the enchanting woods. The property is mesmerizing with Spring bulbs, specimen trees and blooming perennials through the Summer and Fall.

A lovely bedroom and full bath are located off the rear hallway as is an additional bedroom with c en-suite bath. A home office is nestled behind French doors. With views to the front porch, this is a peaceful spot to focus. Ascend the soaring main stairwell to the second level. The primary suite is pure luxury featuring dual, customized walk in closets and a private balcony overlooking the property. Exquisite cove lighting and trim work add elegance to the room. Let your cares slip away in the expansive, primary bath. A soothing space has been created with a dual vanity, skylight, steam shower and jetted tub! Stroll down the hall past a laundry area and full bath with tub/ shower and skylight! Two charming bedrooms are nestled at the end of this wing featuring fresh, neutral carpeting; skylights and built in cabinetry. A back stairwell allows for easy access to the first floor. Additional living space is found in the lower level with a spacious great room ideal for ping pong or a pool table as well as an exercise area, recreation room, additional laundry area and ample storage/utility space. Convenient access to the 2 car built in garage is a plus! An impressive, oversized 2 car detached garage addition w/ stone columns and large bonus room above is a beautiful structure and adds easy access storage. A new house generator allows for a sense of security. Ideally located enjoying all that nature has to offer while close to shopping, highways and NYC transportation. No stone has been left unturned in this one of a kind gem.. just move right in and enjoy this impeccable masterpiece! You are home.

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Blood Drive Volunteers Needed New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), which provides blood for local patients, is looking for a few good volunteers. The blood drive volunteer is an integral member our team whose tasks include assisting donors with registration and/or at the refreshment area. No medical background necessary. Volunteers should be outgoing to provide friendly customer service and be able to perform tasks as needed. Must have transportation. All training is provided including additional precautions for the safety of our team and blood donors. For additional information call or text Sharon Zetts, Manager, NJBS Volunteer Services at (732)8508906, Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To apply on line as a blood drive volunteer, please go to: https://www.nybc.org/support-us/volunteer-nybc/ volunteer-application/

Founded in 1964, New York Blood Center (NYBC) is a nonprofit organization that is one of the largest independent, community-based blood centers in the world. NYBC collects approximately 4,000 units of blood products each day and serve local communities of more than 45 million people in the Tri-State area.

Did You Know? Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce mails a “Welcome To Our Community� package to new residents? If you are interested in participating in these mailings, please contact Frank Cahill at (973) 402-6400

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SCHOOL NEWS

CCM to Hold Virtual Open Houses on Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeships County College of Morris (CCM) is offering individuals an opportunity to embark on a well-paying career path in advanced manufacturing by taking part in on-the-job training through its CareerAdvance USA apprenticeship program. The first step to becoming an apprentice in the CareerAdvance USA program is to take part in a boot camp to learn the basic skills needed for employment in advanced manufacturing. Totaling 213-hours, the boot camp covers all of the advanced manufacturing basics and gives students the opportunity to earn college credits over a four- to 10-week timeframe. An OSHA 10 General Industry Completion Card, up to five National Institute of Metalworking Skills certifications and a SolidWorks certification are awarded upon successful completion of the certification exam and required hours. Job opportunities apprentices can pursue include computer numerical control operator, manual machinist, shop technician and CAD drafter. While the apprenticeship program is offered at no cost, there is a $3,750 fee, plus the purchase of supplies, to take part in the boot camp. Scholarships are available and payment is broken up over a period of time instead of being due as one

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lump sum. CCM’s Center for Workforce Development, which is overseeing the program, will be holding a series of virtual open houses where individuals can learn more about the boot camp and apprenticeship program. The open houses take place: · Wednesday, January 27, at noon · Wednesday, February 10, at 2 p.m. · Wednesday, February 24, at 5 p.m. · Wednesday, March 10, at 9 a.m. · Wednesday, March 24, at noon · Wednesday, April 7, at 2 p.m. · Wednesday, April 21, at 5 p.m. · Wednesday, May 5, at 9 a.m . Those interested in the program can sign-up for an information session and receive Zoom login information by visiting www.ccm.edu/apprenticeships/. CCM was awarded a four-year $4 million CareerAdvance USA grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to lead a consortium of New Jersey community colleges to create successful apprenticeship models in advanced manufacturing. with good job prospects, the field pays well with an average starting salary of $45,000 to $65,000 plus benefits after completing an apprenticeship.

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SCHOOL NEWS

Mountain Lakes Residents Named to University of Utah Fall 2020 Dean’s List

Nathan Tarino

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The University of Utah congratulates more than 9,700 students who were named to the Fall 2020 Dean’s List. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher in at least twelve graded credit hours during any one term. Local students named to the Fall 2020 Dean’s List include: Nathan Tarino of Mountain Lakes, whose major is listed as Atmospheric Sciences BAT Kevin Lenthe of Mountain Lakes, whose major is listed as Quantitative Analysis of Markets and Organizations. Kevin is a graduate of Mountain Lakes High School Class of 2016. About the U The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves over 32,000 students from across the U.S. and the world. With over 100 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace. In 2019, the university was selected as a new member of the Association of 22 l Tri-Town Focus Magazine

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Kids Programs at Mountain Lakes Library Story Time – Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, and simple crafts with the one and only Miss Mary Jo. Preschool Yoga Join Sara Aitken, RCYT (Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher), as she introduces young children to mindfulness practices and yoga poses. Read to Gus – First and third Wednesday of the month from 3:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. Gus is a hypoallergenic therapy dog whose calm, nonjudgmental presence is a natural confidence builder for children as they

practice reading out loud. Call (973) 334-5095 to make an appointment to read to him. The Mountain Lakes Public Library is located at 9 Elm Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

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