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Vernon, New Jersey is located in Sussex County. Zip codes in Vernon, NJ include 07462. The median home price in Vernon is $199,900 which is roughly $123/per square foot.

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Friday Aug 29 | The Jersey Journal

Mountain Creek looks to build $150 million indoor water park hotel

Mountain Creek CEO Andrew Mulvihill said the proposed project calls for a 400-room hotel, a 100,000-square foot water park, a 40,000-square foot "extreme sports-type camp" and 60,000-square foot of convention space.

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Friday Aug 29 | New Jersey Herald

Sculptor responds to school shooting

Now on display at the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council on Spring Street in Newton, "Children," Paladini's sculpture dedicated to the victims of the 2012 shooting, is the first work of his to be displayed at a local art gallery.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

New Jersey Herald

3 Vernon police officers promoted

Sussex County has declared a default against the developer of the county-backed project to bring solar energy to several towns and schools in the county, a project that began in 2011 with the hope of being completed in about a year.

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The Advertiser News (North)

Vernon Historical Society completes education program

The program drew about 30 children who learned about 19th century life in Vernon Township.

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The Advertiser News (North)

Vernon plans public hearing on redevelopment ordinance

The Vernon Township Council will hold a public hearing on Sept. 22 on an ordinance to establish eligibility of redevelopment projects with tax exemptions and abatements.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Vernon tax proposal would aid indoor waterpark plans

The Township Council has scheduled a special meeting Sept. 17 to discuss a proposed ordinance that would allow a 30-year tax reduction, or exemption, for projects located within the redevelopment zone.

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The Advertiser News (North)

Vernon cops train for the worst

An all too tragic and yet recurring theme that rocks the air waves and makes front page news since Columbine, has been often gunmen racing through the halls of public schools and taking with them the lives and well being of a community's children.

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The Advertiser News (North)

Sober Weekend planned at Rickey Farm

Sussex County will gather to unite against the use of drugs at Rickey Farm in Vernon at the inaugual Sober Weekend.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NJ.com

Oktoberfest Celebration at Mountain Creek Resort

Sunday, September 21, Oktoberfest at Mountain Creek Resort , 200 Route 94, Vernon, New Jersey, returns for its 29th year.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Vernon driver accused of leaving 2 special needs boys on bus pleads not guilty, report says

A bus driver accused of leaving two special needs boys on a bus last month entered a not guilty plea this week.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Advertiser News (North)

Seize the day in a lake community

Seize the day and snatch up a gorgeous home in a beautiful lake community at a bargain of a price.

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The Advertiser News (North)

Vernon hears PILOT proposal

Crystal Springs officials presented their Payment In Lieu of Taxes proposal for an indoor water park to the Vernon Township Council on Monday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

New Jersey Herald

E-coli bacteria in water causes Fredon to drill new well

Photo by Joe Carlson/New Jersey Herald. - Ground is broken for a new building in the River Styx area of Hopatcong.

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New Jersey Herald

Oroho accepts icy challenge for ALS

Along with an army of 18,000 other service-minded individuals, Elenora Benz, of Stillwater, and Eileen Diehl, of Vernon, descended on Sydney, Australia.

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The Township Journal

Vernon and Sussex County residents get special days at Action Park

Before summer ends, Action Park is offering Vernon and Sussex County residents some very special deals to come to Action Park.

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NJ.com

Sussex man pleads guilty to shooting friend, thinking gun was empty

NEWTON - A 28-old-year old Vernon man has pleaded guilty to accidentally shooting a friend at a party, thinking that his gun was empty, the Sussex County Prosecutor's Office said.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Vernon fire safety dismissals upheld

John J. Donahue, the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area superintendent, and Mark Segro, a preservation specialist with the National Park Service, gave local officials and the media a tour of the Peters House, a structure dating from the 18th century, to highlight the exterior stabilization efforts that are ongoing at the site.

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New Jersey Herald

Prosecutor: Vernon man who accidentally shot party guest pleads guilty

A Vernon man, who accidentally shot a friend at a party with a handgun he thought was unloaded, will be sentenced in October, according to the prosecutor's office.

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New Jersey Herald

Sandyston will use county's 911 service

Sandyston's Township Committee gave its approval for the contract on Tuesday with the request that the contract length be extended from two years - 2015 and 2016 - to five years, ending Dec. 31, 2019, and the county board accepted.

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New Jersey Herald

Grants fund - Drive Sober' campaign

The Snake Oil Willie Band's first single, "I Don't Look Good Naked Anymore," is a humorous country tune with a music video that has attracted more than 2 million views on YouTube.

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