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Editor's Notebook: It's Good to be Back

Thank you for your well wishes; many thanks to Scott Egelberg

Hello, South Orange. It's good to be back.

As many readers know, Scott Egelberg served as Interim Editor while I was out on an extended medical leave. I am happily back, and Scott, I'm delighted to announce, has been selected as Local Editor of Livingston Patch. I'm grateful for all he did these last months; this is a well-deserved promotion for Scott.

Fortunately, we'll still see him around town. Scott remains committed to the and many other volunteer activities.

I am especially happy to be back on duty in time for the late-spring flurry of  activities. Just in the last few days, I've had the privilege of previewing the CHS , seeing the up close, and hearing the buzz about . I love this time of year in our community, when the fields are full of kids and adults playing everything from cricket to soccer, and when many of our volunteer activities are on display.

With that in mind, I'd like to note two local groups, in particular, whose work has special resonance for me this year.

will walk and run again in May, fundraising in support of breast cancer research, treatment, and awareness.  At does the same work. Their work is inspired by women the volunteers have known.

The team is another group of volunteers who are in my thoughts this spring. To benefit the American Cancer Society, this group of teens, led by Julia DeFranco and Rachel Drucker, will walk all night long at West Orange High School in June. You can learn more about the event here.

Thank you for the well wishes and hot meals. It's good to be back.

Scott Egelberg April 25, 2012 at 01:35 PM
I am SO HAPPY to see you back!!! Welcome back Marcia!!!
Carolyn Maynard-Parisi April 25, 2012 at 01:42 PM
So good to have you at the helm again, Marcia! And congrats to Scott!
Michael Goldberg April 25, 2012 at 02:15 PM
Congratulations, Scott! Welcome back, Marcia!!
Elizabeth Moore April 25, 2012 at 02:57 PM
It's gonna be awesome having you back. We missed you.
Laura Griffin April 25, 2012 at 03:50 PM
So good to see you around town and back at Patch! Welcome back!
Deborah Davis Ford April 25, 2012 at 05:06 PM
Glad to see that you are back Marcia! Conratulations Scott I'm so happy for you.
STurner April 25, 2012 at 10:01 PM
Welcome back, Marcia! So happy that you are on the reporting/editing scene again. We missed you! Many thanks to Scott for his great work while you were out, and congrats on the promotion.
Sharon Adarlo April 26, 2012 at 01:48 AM
Welcome back Marcia!

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