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59 min ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Breast Cancer Survivors Sought for Public Education Campaign

Project Self-Sufficiency is searching for breast cancer survivors who reside in Sussex County who would be willing to participate in the "Mammograms Save Lives" campaign, an integrated public education effort which combines articles in the New Jersey Herald, along with flyers, billboards and other outreach efforts intended to increase awareness of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

1 hr ago | New Jersey Herald

School board candidates face July 28 deadline

If you're thinking of running for your local school board in November, the deadline to file with the Sussex County Clerk's Office is 4 p.m., Monday, July 28. All documents must be filed in-person.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Allamuchy, NJ, Warren County, NJ

5 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Newton man charged with DWI after crash

A Newton man is facing drunken driving charges after he struck a utility pole on Sparta Avenue and then continued to drive, police said.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Sparta, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Kittatinny school chief is Superintendent of the Year

Superintendent. The title comes with myriad duties, from running a school populated by students, teachers and staff to attending Board of Education meetings, where decisions on district-wide goals, plans, policies and budgets are made, and everything in between.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Flemington, NJ

New Jersey Herald

West Milford teen bicyclist sustains life-threatening injuries in crash

A walking tour of the State Route 206 widening project with members of the state Department of Transportation left Byram officials with a lukewarm feeling over how the project was progressing.

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Related Topix: West Milford, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Sparta, NJ

Patch.com

Sussex Pair Arrested After Route 15 Motor Vehicle Stop

Two Sussex County women were arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Route 15, Sparta Police said.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Sparta, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Deadlines for Filing as Candidates for Sparta Board of Education and Township Council

As of Friday, July 19, there have not been any nominating petitions turned in for candidates for the Sparta Board of Education or Sparta Township Council, according to the Sussex County Clerk's office in Newton.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Sparta, NJ

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Alternative Press

Local Youth Chorus Wins Award at International Festival

Teen choristers from the Children's Chorus of Sussex County Concert Choir placed second in the Kathaumixw International Choral Festival which took place recently in British Columbia.

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New Jersey Herald

Newton protest opposes Gaza fighting

The 60-day window to ink a contract between Sussex County Community College and the lone bidder to do work on Building D on the campus closes at the end of this week, and college officials said they are waiting for special counsel to make a recommendation on what to do.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, New Jersey State Prison, State Prisons, Prison, Sparta, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Nearly $100,000 Raised at Newton Medical Center Foundation Redfern Golf Open

The annual Frank Redfern Memorial Golf Open was held at Lake Mohawk Golf Club on Monday, July 14. Approximately 140 golfers came out to play to support The Newton Medical Center Foundation.

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Related Topix: Lake Mohawk, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ

The Sparta Independent

Attorney moves to Sparta office

The move comes at a great time, as Cunningham has recently been appointed as an adjunct professor in the Justice Studies Department of Montclair State University.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Montclair State University, Morris County, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Night of Bands benefits rescue squad

AG Tavern at Layton Hotel will host Night of the Bands, a night of live music and food to benefit the Blue Ridge Rescue Squad, on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include a full hot and cold buffet.

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Related Topix: Layton, NJ, Fire

Thu Jul 17, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Mountain Creek officials outline waterpark plans

Construction of a $140 million indoor waterpark hotel at Mountain Creek hinges on municipal approval of a property tax break over the next three decades, resort officials confirmed Wednesday.

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

New Jersey Herald

Summer sun's welcome return

By GREG WATRYgwatry@njherald.comJEFFERSON - While Thursday's search for the elusive snake in Lake Hopatcong didn't result in a capture, the reptile expert who was on the lake did spy the creature lurking in a boathouse along South New Jersey Avenue.Gerald Andrejcak, who works for the nonprofit organization Common Sense for Animals in Warren County, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Warren County, NJ, Weather

New Jersey Herald

Native American Heritage Celebration comes to county fairgrounds

The Sussex Pow Wow Native American Heritage Celebration is a full-contest pow wow attracting more than 500 Native American artists, educators, singers, dancers and performing groups from across the Americas.

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Related Topix: Augusta, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Judge keeps murder charge open in killing of Stanhope woman

STANHOPE - A judge refused today to clear a former Stanhope man charged in the stabbing death of his wife in 2009, keeping open the possibility that the case could someday be revived.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Stanhope, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Jersey Journal

Tour De Farm, New Jersey to take place Sept. 27 in Blairstown

The 2nd annual Tour de Farm, New Jersey is a cycling and tasting tour of Northern New Jersey's farms.

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Related Topix: Blairstown, NJ, Life, Food, Local Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Advertiser News (North)

Kids will have chances for ribbons at fair

Many of the different divisions have child-specific classes, or judge children's entries separate from adults.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, Sussex, NJ

The Advertiser News (North)

Foundation gives grant to Family Promise

The John and Margaret Post Foundation supports charitable organizations that benefit the quality of life for families and society in general, with a primary focus on organizations in northwest New Jersey and northeast Pennsylvania.

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The Advertiser News (South)

Reports: Boa constrictor on the loose

The Jefferson Township Police Department received a phone call last week from a concerned citizen that a large snake was seen in Lake Hopatcong near a beach association in Prospect Point, said Jefferson Deputy Police Chief William Craig.

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Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ

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