The most common reason for menopause is the natural decline in a female's reproductive hormones. However, menopause can also result from the following situations:
Oophorectomy: This surgery, which removes a woman's ovaries, causes immediate menopause. Symptoms and signs of menopause in this situation can be severe, as the hormonal changes happen abruptly.
Chemotherapy: Cancer treatments like chemotherapy can induce menopause quickly, causing symptoms to appear shortly after or even during treatment.
Ovarian Insufficiency: Also called premature ovarian failure, this condition is essentially premature menopause. It happens when a woman's ovaries quit functioning before the age of 40 and can stem from genetic factors and disease. Only 1% of women suffer from premature menopause, but HRT can help protect the heart, brain, and bones.
If you're a woman going through menopause and find that you have become increasingly depressed, you're not alone. It's estimated that 15% of women experience depression to some degree while going through menopause. What many women don't know is that depression can start during perimenopause, or the years leading up to menopause.
Depression can be hard to diagnose, especially during perimenopause and menopause. However, if you notice the following signs, it might be time to speak with a physician:
Remember, if you're experiencing depression, you're not weak or broken - you're going through a very regular emotional experience. The good news is that with proper treatment from your doctor, depression isn't a death sentence. And with HRT and anti-aging treatment for women, depression could be the catalyst you need to enjoy a new lease on life.
Hot flashes - they're one of the most well-known symptoms of menopause. Hot flashes are intense, sudden feelings of heat across a woman's upper body. Some last second, while others last minutes, making them incredibly inconvenient and uncomfortable for most women.
Symptoms of hot flashes include:
Typically, hot flashes are caused by a lack of estrogen. Low estrogen levels negatively affect a woman's hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls body temperature and appetite. Low estrogen levels cause the hypothalamus to incorrectly assume the body is too hot, dilating blood vessels to increase blood flow. Luckily, most women don't have to settle for the uncomfortable feelings that hot flashes cause. HRT treatments for women often stabilize hormones, lessening the effects of hot flashes and menopause in general.
Mood swings are common occurrences for most people - quick shifts from happy to angry and back again, triggered by a specific event. And while many people experience mood swings, they are particularly common for women going through menopause. That's because, during menopause, the female's hormones are often imbalanced. Hormone imbalances and mood swings go hand-in-hand, resulting in frequent mood changes and even symptoms like insomnia.
The rate of production of estrogen, a hormone that fluctuates during menopause, largely determines the rate of production the hormone serotonin, which regulates mood, causing mood swings.
Luckily, HRT and anti-aging treatments in Long Hill Township, NJ for women work wonders for mood swings by regulating hormone levels like estrogen. With normal hormone levels, women around the world are now learning that they don't have to settle for mood swings during menopause.
Staying fit and healthy is hard for anyone living in modern America. However, for women with hormone imbalances during perimenopause or menopause, weight gain is even more serious. Luckily, HRT treatments for women coupled with a physician-led diet can help keep weight in check. But which hormones need to be regulated?
Lowered sexual desire - three words most men and women hate to hear. Unfortunately, for many women in perimenopausal and menopausal states, it's just a reality of life. Thankfully, today, HRT and anti-aging treatments Long Hill Township, NJ can help women maintain a normal, healthy sex drive. But what causes low libido in women, especially as they get older?
The hormones responsible for low libido in women are progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone.
Progesterone production decreases during perimenopause, causing low sex drive in women. Lower progesterone production can also cause chronic fatigue, weight gain, and other symptoms. On the other hand, lower estrogen levels during menopause lead to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy or loss of muscle tension.
Lastly, testosterone plays a role in lowered libido. And while testosterone is often grouped as a male hormone, it contributes to important health and regulatory functionality in women. A woman's testosterone serves to heighten sexual responses and enhances orgasms. When the ovaries are unable to produce sufficient levels of testosterone, it often results in a lowered sex drive.
Often uncomfortable and even painful, vaginal dryness is a serious problem for sexually active women. However, like hair loss in males, vaginal dryness is very common - almost 50% of women suffer from it during menopause.
Getting older is just a part of life, but that doesn't mean you have to settle for the side effects. HRT and anti-aging treatments for women correct vaginal dryness by re-balancing estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. When supplemented with diet and healthy living, your vagina's secretions are normalized, causing discomfort to recede.
Uterine fibroids - they're perhaps the least-known symptom of menopause and hormone imbalances in women. That's because these growths on the uterus are often symptom-free. Unfortunately, these growths can be cancerous, presenting a danger for women as they age.
Many women will have fibroids at some point. Because they're symptomless, they're usually found during routine doctor exams. Some women only get one or two, while others may have large clusters of fibroids. Because fibroids are usually caused by hormone imbalances, hysterectomies have been used as a solution, forcing women into early menopause.
Advances in HRT and anti-aging medicine for women give females a safer, non-surgical option without having to experience menopause early. At Global Life Rejuvenation, our expert physicians will implement a customized HRT program to stabilize your hormones and reduce the risk of cancerous fibroid growth.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS, and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Xenoestrogen is a hormone that is very similar to estrogen. Too much xenoestrogen is thought to stimulate endometrial tissue growth. HRT for women helps balance these hormones and, when used with a custom nutrition program, can provide relief for women across the U.S.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies. Ipamorelin can boost a patient's overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life.
When there is an increased concentration of growth hormone by the pituitary gland, there are positive benefits to the body. Some benefits include:
Whether you are considering our HRT and anti-aging treatments for women in Long Hill Township, NJ, we are here to help. The first step to reclaiming your life begins by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation. Our friendly, knowledgeable HRT experts can help answer your questions and walk you through our procedures. From there, we'll figure out which treatments are right for you. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to looking and feeling better than you have in years!973-587-8638
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – Fall is finally here for football today as the Steele Hill Bulldogs hosted two games at their home field in Phillipsburg today. With the Bulldogs as the #2 seed for the Varsity game, both games were played in Phillipsburg.The Warren County Midget Football League playoff game between the #2 ...
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – Fall is finally here for football today as the Steele Hill Bulldogs hosted two games at their home field in Phillipsburg today. With the Bulldogs as the #2 seed for the Varsity game, both games were played in Phillipsburg.
The Warren County Midget Football League playoff game between the #2 Washington Township Panthers and the #3 Steele Hill Bulldogs took place Sunday, November 13, 2022, in front of a ready-to-win crowd, hosted at Steele Hill’s field in Phillipsburg.
The #1 seed Pohatcong Warriors faced #4 seed Lambertville Ramblers in Mansfield today.
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The Panthers v. Bulldogs game opened with a run by #34 Cam Walters for a Bulldog lead 6-0. The extra point failed, but Washington responded with a long run by #88 Markus Jorden and Washington Township took the lead for the Panthers 7-6. A confusing call, and quite controversial if you were on the sidelines, the Bulldogs thought they scored before the half, but it turned into a fumble recovery for the Panthers. The Panthers led 7-6 at halftime after dominating much of the first half.
After the half, the Bulldogs came back barking. #24 Isais Dominguez, ran hard and into the end zone for the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs were back on the board in the third quarter, but the Panthers came right back with 1:17 left in the 3rd quarter with a pass from #2 Parker Olson to Jorden for another Panther touchdown.
The fourth quarter brought the bulldog cheerleaders back from a first-place finish at the Wilson Warrior Fest in the 14 and under category. Cheering their team on, it looked like “who let the dogs out” at the bulldog field with an exciting fourth quarter of football. Walters had another touchdown with 7:17 left in the game. After a series of first downs, the bulldog offense, led by Walters and Dominguez were giving it all they had for the Bulldog fans.
However, with 38 seconds left in the game, the Panthers were relentless and wouldn’t quit. Down to the 1-yard line, the Bulldogs were holding off the Panthers. Down to 27 seconds, they held them. But Olson crashed through the Bulldog line, into the end zone for a touchdown, for a Panther lead, with not much time.
With the clock down to 6 seconds, the Bulldogs took the ball back, completed a pass from Kail to Walters. In the last play of the game, with less than a second, #32 for the Bulldogs, Araujo-Made ran the ball, but fumbled and the was over. A game 100% fought and played until the end. 'Keep on Playing', every second counted in this playoff game.
The Panthers advance to the Championship where they will face the Pohatcong Warriors at Mansfield field next Sunday. Check back for a photo gallery of today's game.
STEELE HILL BULLDOGS
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP PANTHERS
SH - #34 Cam Walters Touchdown
WT – 71-yard run #88 Markus Jorden
WT- Run by #2 Parker Olson
SH- #24 Dominguez touchdown 6-yard run
WT-Pass from Olson to Jorden Touchdown
SH – Touchdown Walters
SH – Touchdown #12 Chase Kail, 2-point conversion failed.
WT- Touchdown by Jorden
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Friday, Nov. 4: North 2, Group 4 semifinalsSaturday, Nov. 5: North 1, Group 3 semifinalsThe N.J. High School Sports newsletter now appearing in mailboxes 5 days a week. Sign up now and be among the first to get all the boys and girls sports you care about, straight to your inbox each weekday. Featured coverageSouth, Group 1 semifinals1-Woodbury 45, 5-Shore 8Central, Group 1 semifinals2-Salem 42, 3-Glassboro 22North 1, Group 3 ...
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South, Group 1 semifinals
1-Woodbury 45, 5-Shore 8
Central, Group 1 semifinals
2-Salem 42, 3-Glassboro 22
North 1, Group 3 semifinals
2-Hillside 33, 3-River Dell 13
Bishop Eustace 20, Gateway 6 - Box Score
2-Linden 29, 1-Bergenfield 22 - Box Score
1-Plainfield 40, 3-Livingston 26 - Box Score
2-Roselle 29, 1-Bordentown 27 - Box Score
2-Red Bank Regional 36, 1-Steinert 7 - Box Score
2-Hillside 33, 3-River Dell 13 - Box Score
2-Salem 42, 3-Glassboro 22 - Box Score
1-Woodbury 45, 5-Shore 8 - Box Score
3-St. Joseph (Hamm.) 17, 6-Montclair Immaculate 0 - Box Score
4-St. Joseph (Mont.) 45, 13-Paul VI 13 - Box Score
6-Delbarton 42, 11-St. Joseph (Met.) 6 - Box Score
5-Seton Hall Prep 42, 12-Pope John 13 - Box Score
Penns Grove 33, Gloucester Catholic 7 - Box Score
Horace Mann (NY) 17, Montclair Kimberley 8 - Box Score
Blair 34, Peddie 0 - Box Score
Central, Group 5
6-Edison 33, 2-North Brunswick 31
North 2, Group 5
6-West Orange 34, 2-Ridgewood 31, OT
North 2, Group 3
3-West Essex 14, 2-Cranford 7
North 2, Group 4
2-Randolph 31, 3-Wayne Valley 28
South, Group 3
1-Delsea 49, 5-Camden Eastside 14
Central, Group 3
1-Seneca 29, 5-Highland 28
Central Jersey, Group 1
4-Paulsboro 15, 1-Woodstown 6
North 1, Group 4
4-Northern Highlands 17, 1-Irvington 13
North 1, Group 4
2-Ramapo 34, 3-Ridge 27
North 2, Group 4
1-North Hunterdon 25, 5-Morris Knolls 14
South, Group 3
3-Hopewell Valley 22, 7-Burlington Twp. 16
Central, Group 5
1-Lenape 21, 5-Atlantic City 20
South, Group 5
2-Kingsway 41, 3-Cherokee 14
North 2, Group 5
1-Phillipsburg 37, 4-Paterson Eastside 6
South, Group 2
2-Rumson-Fair Haven 28, 3-Oakcrest 6
North 2, Group 1
4-Cedar Grove 17, 1-Wood-Ridge 10
North 2, Group 2
2-Newton 35, 3-Glen Rock 14
North 1, Group 1
4-Brearley 45, 8-Kinnelon 14
4-Brearley 45, 8-Kinnelon 14 - Box Score
2-Mountain Lakes 27, 3-Waldwick 21 - Box Score
1-Rutherford 39, 4-Dumont 13 - Box Score
2-Westwood 40, 6-Jefferson 3 - Box Score
1-Old Tappan 37, 4-Sparta 14 - Box Score
2-Ramapo 34, 3-Ridge 27 - Box Score
4-Northern Highlands 17, 1-Irvington 13 - Box Score
1-Passaic Tech 21, 4-Clifton 14 - Box Score
2-Union City 20, 3-Westfield 14 - Box Score
4-Cedar Grove 17, 1-Wood-Ridge 10 - Box Score
2-Weequahic 45, 3-Butler 28 - Box Score
1-Caldwell 42, 4-Ramsey 7 - Box Score
2-Newton 35, 3-Glen Rock 14 - Box Score
3-West Essex 14, 2-Cranford 7 - Box Score
1-West Morris 49, 5-Warren Hills 15 - Box Score
1-North Hunterdon 25, 5-Morris Knolls 14 - Box Score
2-Randolph 31, 3-Wayne Valley 28 - Box Score
6-West Orange 34, 2-Ridgewood 31 - Box Score
1-Phillipsburg 37, 4-Paterson Eastside 6 - Box Score
4-Paulsboro 15, 1-Woodstown 6 - Box Score
4-Willingboro 50, 1-Point Pleasant Boro 30 - Box Score
3-Gloucester 14, 2-Haddonfield 13 - Box Score
2-Camden 25, 6-Cedar Creek 0 - Box Score
1-Seneca 29, 5-Highland 28 - Box Score
3-Mainland 34, 7-Long Branch 20 - Box Score
1-Middletown South 24, 5-Winslow 10 - Box Score
1-Lenape 21, 5-Atlantic City 20 - Box Score
6-Edison 33, 2-North Brunswick 31 - Box Score
3-Maple Shade 27, 2-Asbury Park 18 - Box Score
1-Raritan 28, 4-Pleasantville 7 - Box Score
2-Rumson-Fair Haven 28, 3-Oakcrest 6 - Box Score
1-Delsea 49, 5-Camden Eastside 14 - Box Score
3-Hopewell Valley 22, 7-Burlington Township 16 - Box Score
1-Hammonton 27, 4-Shawnee 16 - Box Score
2-Millville 34, 3-Jackson Memorial 16 - Box Score
2-Kingsway 41, 3-Cherokee 14 - Box Score
1-Toms River North 42, 4-Marlboro 6 - Box Score
8-St. Augustine 45, 9-St. John Vianney 0 - Box Score
7-Donovan Catholic 27, 10-Hudson Catholic 20 - Box Score
3-St. Peter's Prep 57, 14-Notre Dame 22 - Box Score
3-River Dell (5-4) at 2-Hillside (8-1), 2pm
3-Glassboro (7-2) at 2-Salem (6-4), 12pm
5-Shore (6-3) at 1-Woodbury (7-2), 10:30am
6-Montclair Immaculate (6-3) vs. 3-St. Joseph (Hamm.) (5-2) at Buena, 1pm
13-Paul VI (6-2) at 4-St. Joseph (Mont.) (5-4), 1pm
11-St. Joseph (Met.) (5-4) at 6-Delbarton (4-5), 1pm
12-Pope John (4-5) at 5-Seton Hall Prep (4-5), 2pm
Gateway (1-7) at Bishop Eustace (4-5), 11am
2-Linden (4-5) at 1-Bergenfield (4-5), 2pm
2-Roselle Park (5-4) at 1-Glen Ridge (3-5), 12pm
3-Livingston (2-8) at 1-Plainfield (3-5), 1pm
2-Roselle (5-4) at 1-Bordentown (4-4), 11am
2-Red Bank Regional (5-3) at 1-Steinert (5-3), 1pm
Hun (8-0) at St. Frances (MD) (1-0), TBA
Montclair Kimberley (5-3) at Horace Mann (NY) (1-1), 1:30pm
Blair (4-4) at Peddie (2-6), 2pm
Hill (PA) (1-2) at Lawrenceville (6-1), 2:30pm
Manchester Township 22, Pemberton 12 - Box Score
Cherry Hill East 24, Camden Catholic 14 - Box Score
Middle Township 37, Absegami 33 - Box Score
Newark East Side 39, Indian Hills 29 - Box Score
2-Hawthorne 27, 1-Verona 10 - Box Score
1-Pequannock 28, 2-Lakeland 14 - Box Score
2-Lenape Valley 42, 4-Newark Central 22 - Box Score
2-Summit 41, 1-Snyder 34 - Box Score
2-Pascack Valley 22, 1-Passaic Valley 21 - Box Score
1-Bloomfield 24, 2-Hackensack 14 - Box Score
1-Buena 30, 2-Clayton 12 - Box Score
3-Burlington City 30, 1-Middlesex 14 - Box Score
2-Haddon Heights 27, 1-Lower Cape May 20 - Box Score
2-Pinelands 21, 1-Barnegat 15 - Box Score
1-Wall 42, 3-Carteret 16 - Box Score
2-Brick Memorial 28, 1-Northern Burlington 21 - Box Score
1-Egg Harbor 28, 2-Vineland 21 - Box Score
1-South Brunswick 21, 2-Howell 20 - Box Score
Fort Lee 28, Teaneck 19 - Box Score
Fair Lawn 34, Dwight-Morrow 22 - Box Score
West Milford 13, Millburn 6 - Box Score
Jackson Liberty 47, Lakewood 20 - Box Score
West Deptford 29, Audubon 21 - Box Score
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New Jersey's big weather headline over the next several days is very clear: Unseasonably cold temperatures. Thursday is also the first of five days in a row that New Jersey will fall into the "breezy" category, adding an extra bite to the cold air.Meanwhile, residents of western New York (including Buffalo) are bracing for upwards of 2 to 4 feet of lake-effect snow through the weekend. That is relevant to our weather, as decaying snow bands are notorious for increasing cloud cover here in New Jersey. We also have to w...
New Jersey's big weather headline over the next several days is very clear: Unseasonably cold temperatures. Thursday is also the first of five days in a row that New Jersey will fall into the "breezy" category, adding an extra bite to the cold air.
Meanwhile, residents of western New York (including Buffalo) are bracing for upwards of 2 to 4 feet of lake-effect snow through the weekend. That is relevant to our weather, as decaying snow bands are notorious for increasing cloud cover here in New Jersey. We also have to watch for the possibility of a snow band "surviving" long enough to drive a snow shower or snow squall through part of the state too.
Looking for a big warmup? Next week will be better. Although I suspect temperatures will be stuck below seasonal normals until sometime in December.
Looking for our next big storm system? Next widespread rain/snow is forecast to arrive sometime on Black Friday — 8 days away.
30s in the morning, only lower to mid 40s in the afternoon. We are running about 10 to 15 degrees below normal for this time of year.
Look for sunshine, with some passing clouds. And that chilly breeze will blow out of the west, occasionally gusting over 20 mph. That may keep the wind chill (or "feels like" temperature) in the 30s for much of the day.
I can't rule out a few flurries flying around North Jersey, especially early and late in the day.
Thursday night looks clear and cool. Viewing conditions may be good enough for the start of the Leonid meteor shower. Low temperatures will dip to around the 30-degree mark. A freeze for most of the state.
Friday will be very similar to Thursday. Mostly sunny, breezy, and 40s.
In addition, all forecast models are now latching on to a shower chance around dinnertime Friday. A little wave could spark a little shower around the early evening hours (5 to 8 p.m.) There are even some suggestions that a pocket of snow gets a bit squall-ish, adding visibility concerns and light accumulations into the mix. I think it's only a slight chance this develops at all — but it's still worth a mention.
This weekend turns even colder — here's where the "dead of winter" stuff kicks in.
Not only are temperatures going down, but also dew points. The air is going to be incredibly dry, making precipitation non-existent. It also means you may be reaching for the lip balm and hair spray.
Skies on Saturday will be partly sunny. Widespread morning low temperatures may hit the 20s. Afternoon highs will only reach about 40 degrees. (Again, remember normal highs are in the mid 50s here in mid-November.)
Sunday now looks like the "bottom of the barrel" for temperatures this week. If it were late January, it would be a totally typical day.
20s in the morning, only upper 30s in the afternoon. Plus, with a brisk northwesterly wind popping over 20 mph again, the wind chill may be stuck in the teens and 20s throughout the day.
If all goes well, temperatures will moderate as the Thanksgiving week begins.
Monday will be sunny and breezy, as temperatures return to the 40s. And then expect 50s for Tuesday and Wednesday.
The early forecast for Thanksgiving Thursday (only a week away) looks quiet. Our next substantial storm system and chance of rain/snow is off on the horizon, next Friday into Saturday.
This is one of my favorite local events of the holiday season.The date's been set for the annual Winter Wonderland at Kuser Park in Hamilton Township (Mercer County), according to TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville.Save the date. It's coming soon. It will take place on Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd from 5pm an...
This is one of my favorite local events of the holiday season.
The date's been set for the annual Winter Wonderland at Kuser Park in Hamilton Township (Mercer County), according to TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville.
Save the date. It's coming soon. It will take place on Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd from 5pm and 8pm.
If you've never been to this weekend long traditional celebration, put it on your holiday fun bucket list.
Kuser Park will be all lit up with holiday lights...it's absolutely beautiful...especially Kuser Mansion with it's dripping icicle lights.
There will be a Christmas tree lighting on Friday night at 6pm and so much more.
You can take a ride on the Wonderland Express Train, visit the petting zoo, ice skating, get some hot chocolate, snacks, and hang out around the fire pits.
Santa Claus will be there. Your children can bring him a letter with their holiday wishes. Stop by Mrs. Claus's Holiday Boutique of Crafters and make some reindeer food to put out on Christmas Eve to attract Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen and the rest.
Oh and don't miss the chance to take a family picture in front of the festive Kuser Park Christmas tree...it would make a nice Christmas card to send to your family and friends.
There's also going to be live musical entertainment.
I'm so happy to hear that Christmas Tours of Kuser Mansion are back for 2022. For a tour schedule, click HERE. Tours are free.
While you're visiting Kuser Mansion don't miss the Jersey Valley Model Railroad display in the lower level of the mansion. You'll love it. My father-in-law was a member of this fun club for many years. We go every year to see this cool display.
Winter Wonderland at Kuser Mansion is located at 390 Newkirk Avenue in Hamilton Township.
For more festive information, click HERE.
With more than a million Christmas lights, you'll feel like you're visiting the North Pole at Kozair's Christmas village.
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Koziar's Christmas Village has been consistently named the greatest Christmas display in the U.S., and it's located just outside of the Lehigh Valley, Pa.
Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly, you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with more Christmas lights than you have ever seen before.
The village first opened in 1948 when William M. Koziar began decorating his home and dairy farm. At the time it was just dedicated to his family.
It has received many awards in its long history including “Best Outdoor Display in the World” and the “Award of Excellence as one of the Top Ten Travel Attractions in Pennsylvania.”
There are no guided tours, you walk the grounds at your own pace on well lit and clearly marked, paved pathways with "street signs" and arrows to help you discover all the special sights of Christmas Village.
They say it'll take at least 90 minutes to walk through the entire village. It's filled with attractions both indoors and outdoors. Guests can visit with Santa, enjoy refreshments, and shop inside the ornament shops.
The Village has a 95% recommendation rating on TripAdvisor. In 2021, one reviewer wrote that they drove 2.5 hours to get there, and called it magical. "Loved walking around and seeing everything. so much to see almost too much. Nicest people working there" they said.
"A million Christmas lights, family friendly, and attention to detail is everywhere. Add that the pricing is reasonable, with a premium on the busiest times, which is reasonable too. So much to see that you really have to do it twice," one reviewer wrote on TripAdvisor.
It opens on November 5, 2022, for the season!
HOURS THROUGH THANKSGIVING:
FRI. 6 PM - 9 PM
*SAT. 5 PM - 10 PM
SUN. 5 PM - 9 PM
THANKSGIVING THRU JAN. 1:
(OPEN EVERY NIGHT & ALL HOLIDAYS)
MON. - THUR. 6 PM - 9 PM
*FRI. 6 PM - 9 PM
*SAT. 5 PM - 10 PM
*SUN. 5 PM - 9 PM
*Prime Nights additional $5 per ticket
The Christmas Village returns to Philadelphia Nov 19 - Dec 24! Take a look at what you can expect! More information at philachristmas.com!
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LONG HILL TWP. – The search for the next administrative leader of the grades K-8 school district has begun.School Superintendent Anne Mucci informed the community at the Oct. 3 Board of Education meeting that she is leaving her post to work as the Morris school district superintendent. The Morris school district serves grades ...
LONG HILL TWP. – The search for the next administrative leader of the grades K-8 school district has begun.
School Superintendent Anne Mucci informed the community at the Oct. 3 Board of Education meeting that she is leaving her post to work as the Morris school district superintendent. The Morris school district serves grades K-12 students from Morristown and Morris Township and Morris Plains students in grades 9-12.
She will be earning $239,980 in her first year as Morris superintendent. Mucci’s contract is for a four and one-half year term, according to Morris Board of Education President Melissa Spiotta. Mucci will start in her new district on Jan. 1, 2023.
Mucci will continue to serve as the Long Hill school district superintendent until the end of this year.
Board President Kim Case sent a letter to the school community announcing the start of the superintendent search process on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Board member Karen Nyquist will serve as the search committee chair.
“She has navigated this process several times before, and her leadership will again allow us a smooth, professional and productive process,” Case said.
Board Vice President Ann Butler, board member Katie McLennan and Case will also be part of the committee.
“The search committee is the engine of the work, but all board members are part of the process,” Case said.
The committee will be soliciting input from the board, school administration, staff and community to lay the basis for candidate interviews.
Case wrote that there are generally three rounds of interviews. The committee will conduct the first two rounds of vetting, while the whole board will participate in the final interview of finalists.
“Given the timing in the school year, the goal is to appoint a new superintendent before or by July 1, 2023, and to identify an interim superintendent prior to that,” Case said.
The New Jersey School Boards Association will be offering assistance with the application development and advertising process.
Reference checks will be done by the committee, and a social media review will be conducted by an outside firm.
Updates on the superintendent search process will be issued through email and through the district website.
Community members who would like to receive updates and currently do not can register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSehQZmAcEDJB3m1RmShZcng8ua4HALB3W5hea_aWlXBuUsLLQ/viewform. The signup form is also available on the district website.