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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

New Jersey Herald

Bus driver pleads not guilty to leaving 2 boys unattended

A firm hired by Public Service Electric and Gas has begun work on property owned by Stillwater Township Committeewoman Lisa Chammings to restore her prize-winning hayfield.

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Related Topix: Public Service Electric and Gas, Energy, Newton, NJ, Highland Lakes, NJ

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Jersey Herald

2 armed school resource officers appointed at High Point Regional

High Point Regional High School named the two men who will be acting as armed school resource officers during the 2014-2015 school year.

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Related Topix: Passaic County, NJ, Foreclosures, Newton, NJ, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Jersey Journal

NYC bank expected to take ownership of Olde Lafayette Village

A New York City bank is expected to take ownership of Olde Lafayette Village, a shopping center that once attracted thousands of visitors to Sussex County.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home Listing

NorthJersey.com

Vernon's Mountain Creek looks to close water park financing gap

Council President Brian Lynch questions Mountain Creek CEO Andrew Mulvihill about the proposed tax breaks for Mountain Creek's indoor water park hotel.

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Related Topix: Vernon, NJ

The Alternative Press

Local Business Donates Car to Needy Family

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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Related Topix: Honda Odyssey, Honda

New Jersey Herald

New firehouse would address tree concerns

A previously scheduled vote to establish a utility sale committee was postponed Tuesday after three of the six council members failed to show up for the meeting.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Tue Aug 19, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Oxford man arrested

An Oxford man who had an outstanding warrant tried unsuccessfully to hide his face with a newspaper when he walked past a Hackettstown police officer, police said.

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Watch: NJ band records 'I Don't Look Good Naked Anymore' video

When I'm in the gym, I see guys all the time admiring themselves and their young physiques and say to myself - some day they might not appreciate what they're seeing.

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New Jersey Herald

Newton woman sentenced for theft

A Newton woman was sentenced to four years in state prison for stealing from Walmart and selling heroin, the prosecutor's office said.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, State Prisons, Prison

Mon Aug 18, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Hopatcong breaks ground on new look for River Styx area

A mixed-use building on River Styx Road is the first in an effort to revitalize the River Styx area.

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Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ

The Alternative Press

Sparta Police Mourn the Loss of Beloved Retired Communications Officer

With deep regret, Sparta Chief of Police, Ernest I. Reigstad announced today the passing of retired Sparta Police Communications Officer and Vietnam Combat Veteran Robert W. Jennings.

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Related Topix: Branchville, NJ

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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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Vernon, NJ

The Advertiser News (South)

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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Related Topix: Vernon, NJ, Entertainment

New Jersey Herald

Fire damages Hopatcong home

According to First Assistant Chief Steve Kucevic, the fire, which damaged a corner portion of the home, was called in at approximately 10 p.m. While the fire was contained to a small portion of the residence, smoke and water damage left the home uninhabitable.

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Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Mount Arlington, NJ, Education Etc., Dover, NJ

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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Related Topix: Sussex, NJ, Vernon, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Jersey farm comes up with 'corny' tribute to Derek Jeter

Anthony Smith knows how to adapt. It seems to be his specialty.The kid from Dover adapted to life as a Pope John High School student.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Derek Jeter, Dover, NJ, Lake Mohawk, NJ

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