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Friday | New Jersey Herald

SCCC board chairman resigns

Sussex County Community College Chairman Glenn Gavan - one of the two remaining trustees tied to an engineering firm hired by the college - resigned from the 11-member board on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Newton, NJ, Echelon, NJ

Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Vernon, NJ

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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Related Topix: Vernon, NJ, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Montague, NJ, Lake Mohawk, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Show marks 75 years of Newton Kennel Club

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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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Montague, NJ, Lake Mohawk, NJ, Newton, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Newton Rotary Speaker Program Features Community Leaders

The Newton Rotary Club continues its weekly speaker program highlighting local community leaders.

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The Alternative Press

TransOptions and 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.

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

The Sparta Independent

Salon FIG moves to bigger quarters

Salon FIG has moved down the Sparta side of Spring Street to bigger quarters at 274 Spring Street, Newton in Station House Plaza.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Newton, NJ, Andover, NJ, Medicine, Health, Reflexology

The Alternative Press

Morris County Issues Default Notice on Solar Power Company

Three New Jersey counties have issued default notices against a solar project developer after a long dispute between the developer and its contractor.

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Related Topix: Morris County, NJ, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Somerset County, NJ, Sussex, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Sussex County college trustees should have known ethics rules, experts say

An investigation report released Monday which said that three Sussex County Community College trustees with conflicts of interest didn't know their ethical obligations has drawn contention of some experts.

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

New Jersey Herald

Housing not part of new zone in Wantage

A Halsey Road area resident is undergoing a series of injections after she was bitten by a raccoon that has since eluded capture.

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Related Topix: Lake Mohawk, NJ

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Item

Butler: Police Blotter, Aug. 20, 2014

A Sussex County man faces drug-related charges after initially attracting police attention by driving with a broken light on his truck, as reported in the police blotter.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Highland Lakes, NJ

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

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

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

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