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12 min ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Junior Police Academy Graduates 22

The Sparta Police Youth Division held its annual Junior Police Academy this past week at the Sparta PAL Building.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ

4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Sussex man dies when ATV overturns on dirt track in Wantage

WANTAGE - A 26-year-old Sussex County man was killed when he lost control of his ATV and was thrown from the vehicle while riding on private property in Wantage, State Police said.

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Related Topix: Sussex, NJ

8 hrs ago | The Advertiser News (South)

Old Lafayette Village foreclosed on, no

An attempt to sell the Olde Lafayette Village mall failed this past Friday at a public auction, leaving the future of the mall in doubt.

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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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Related Topix: Vernon, NJ, Morris County, NJ, Sparta, NJ

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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Related Topix: Vernon, NJ

The Advertiser News (North)

Area sewing clubs needle away

The Newton Needlers are one such neighborhood group in the North Jersey chapter of the American Sewing Guild.

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Related Topix: Life, Sewing, Hobbies, Andover, NJ, Embroidery, Branchville, NJ, Entertainment

New Jersey Herald

Farm to School' program gets boost from 5 new laws

A Sussex County Community College trustee is calling for the relationship with CP Engineers, the college's Sparta-based engineering firm, to be severed after reading in a report about the off-the-mark estimate CP Engineers gave the college for the Building D project.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, New Jersey, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Mon Aug 25, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Deadline looms for candidates in Byram, Sparta

For those wishing to run for office in Byram and Sparta this November, the clock is ticking for candidates to file the required paperwork.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, David Gray

New Jersey Herald

Dance Dimensions by Michelle performs at Disney

Saiber - the law firm hired by the Sussex County Community College administration to investigate the Building D project - is recommending that the trustees who do not have conflicts with CP Engineers vote again on the engineering firm's hiring since votes in 2013 did not represent a quorum.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, NJ

New Jersey Herald

SCCC investigation report released

Saiber - the law firm hired by the Sussex County Community College administration to investigate the Building D project - is recommending that the trustees who do not have conflicts with CP Engineers vote again on the engineering firm's hiring since votes in 2013 did not represent a quorum.

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Related Topix: Echelon, NJ, Sparta, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Woman thrilled with refurbished van

Project Self-Sufficiency participant Yolanda Dones recently received a newly-refurbished van from Elite Automotive & Tire as part of the used vehicle donation program at Project Self- Sufficiency.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

New Jersey Herald

SCCC probe in hands of trustees

On July 4, 1939, Yankee legend Lou Gehrig delivered a farewell address to adoring fans and colleagues.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Blairstown Hose Company celebrates 125 years

Families enjoyed live music, activities for children and a picnic lunch. The event also featured various fire truck and equipment competitions and a hose relay between fire departments from Warren, Sussex and Morris counties.

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Related Topix: Fire, Warren County, NJ, Newton, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Sparta Independent

New year for charter school

4 for its 225 middle school students. A tradition at the Charter School is to have orientation days during the first two days of school with a variety of activities that allow the school's students from 18 different districts to get to know each other and their teachers.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Laptops/Notebooks

The Advertiser News (South)

TransOptions, Cycle craft distribute bikes at Project Self Sufficiency

Northwestern New Jersey non-profit TransOptions delivered two new children's bikes at Project Self Sufficiency of Sussex County on Thursday, Aug. 21. Along with the support of local bike shop, Cycle Craft, TransOptions awarded the bikes to Hannah Mellon of Sussex and Giani Amato of Franklin at Project Self Sufficiency's annual Back to School Fair.

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Related Topix: Sussex, NJ, Andover, NJ, Parsippany, NJ, Long Valley, NJ

The Item

Suspect arrested after hiding in New Jersey drainage tunnel

Police and the Sussex County Narcotics Task Force spotted 33-year-old Herbert Whitesell III, who had an outstanding warrant, outside a building on Thursday.

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New Jersey Herald

Jefferson man impaled on fence post, dies from injuries

A 30-year-old Jefferson man died when he fell from a tree and was impaled by a metal fence post, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Newton, NJ

Thu Aug 21, 2014

New Jersey Herald

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After a local Marine who served in Afghanistan committed suicide two years ago, some combat veterans in Sussex County wanted to offer each other support.

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Related Topix: Sussex, NJ, Life, Veteran Affairs, Ogdensburg, NJ, Newton, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Probe of Sussex County Community College expected to wrap up this week, officials say

NEWTON - The probe into a $2.88-million construction contract at the county college in the wake of the resignation of a school trustee will be finalized this week, officials said.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Chris Christie, US Governors, Sparta, NJ, Newton, NJ

The Advertiser News (South)

K.E.E.P. appoints Bacco to new position

Because of her passion for childcare, she earned her CDA certification and her associate's degree in child development from Sussex County Community College.

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Related Topix: Centenary College

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