Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Sussex County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

16 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Highlands master plan under review;public invited to comment

The New Jersey Highlands Council has begun accepting public comments on possible revisions and updates to the Highlands Regional Master Plan, which was last By law, the council - which is charged with enforcement of the 2004 Highlands Water Planning and Protection Act - is required to review the master plan at least once every six years. As part of that process, the council is required by law to set up a monitoring program in consultation with designated stakeholder groups including environmental activists, farmers and landowners throughout the region impacted by the law, which drastically curtailed development in parts of seven counties.

Comment?

Related Topix: Highlands, NJ, New Jersey, Phillipsburg, NJ, Ringwood, NJ, Mahwah, NJ

Mon Sep 15, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Hawk program at refuge

More than 200 riders participated in the Pass It Along Bike Tour on Sunday to raise $16,000 for the organization. The money will be used by the group to expand its legions of volunteers, according to Diane Taylor, founder, president and CEO.

Comment?

The Jersey Journal

Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton to hold family law seminar, Oct. 1

Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to Family Law on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7-9 p.m. at the agency's campus, 127 Mill St., in Newton. The program will address child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, custody, alimony, parenting time, equitable distribution of assets, and other topics related to divorce.

Comment?

Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Family, Parenting

TheAlternativePress.com

ISBOG Celebrates Ten Years with Dinner at St Moritz

The informal Small Business Owners Group, ISBOG, will be holding their tenth anniversary Business to Business Networking Event. They are celebrating with a dinner at St Moritz Grill and Bar in White Deer Plaza.

Comment?

Sun Sep 14, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Franklin adding 2 police officers

Mayor Paul Crowley said that a desire to reduce overtime, and to have at least two officers on patrol at all times, prompted his recommendation. Crowley, speaking at Tuesday's council meeting, said the borough had 16 officers when he was elected mayor in 2007.

Comment?

Related Topix: Vernon, NJ, Hamburg, NJ, Ogdensburg, NJ

Sat Sep 13, 2014

New Jersey Herald

United Way report says 30% who live in county can't afford it

Roughly 30 percent of Sussex County households can't afford to live here, according to a newly released United Way report. Of those households, 7 percent are living below the federal poverty level.

Comment?

Related Topix: New Jersey, Rutgers University, Morris County, NJ, Montague, NJ

Fri Sep 12, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Rockin' Fest at SCCC supports student vets

Rockin' Fest, a fundraising music festival, will be held at Sussex County Community College on the Connor Green from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. The proceeds from this event will go toward addressing the needs of and creating a financial safety net for SCCC student veterans.

Comment?

Thu Sep 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Vote for Hackensck city manager tabled as public pans top choice

Bowing to residents' contention that the selection of a new city manager is fraught with future problems, the Mayor and Council postponed the vote for the position from the Sept. 2 meeting to conduct a more comprehensive background check.

Comment?

Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Hackensack, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Kittatinny students take part in service projects

Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald Students from Kittatinny Regional High School, from left, Shayla Ort, Krystal Carides, Melissa Toy, Blair Woersching and Sarah Mackey prepare trays of food at Manna House in Newton Thursday. The members of Kittatinny Regional High School's Interact Club marked the Sept.

Comment?

Related Topix: New Jersey, Newton, NJ, Education Etc., Andover, NJ, Stockholm, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Fire destroys vehicle parked in front of Fredon home

The residents of the home reported the truck on fire at 9:19 p.m. The truck was fully engulfed and the fire spread to a few branches on a nearby tree, but did no other damage. Some smoke got into the home, which had to be vented by the fire department, said Scott French, Chief 3 for the Fredon Fire Department.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fire, Andover, NJ, Stockholm, NJ, Vernon, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Translation of Polish texts at issue in murder case

The murder case for Ryszard "Richard" Gorski has reached a standoff as the state and defense disagree about who should translate Polish text messages that were sent between Gorski's wife and the victim. The defense says it cannot complete expert reports until the state provides translated copies, but the state says that is not its job.

Comment?

Related Topix: Vernon, NJ

The Alternative Press

American Association of University Women Holds Road Rally to Support Women's SCCC Scholarship

The Sussex County Branch of AAUW AAUW-NJ SCB has been a community presence in Sussex County science 1947. True to their national banner, they have been supporting the empowerment of women and girls particularly in advanced secondary education.

Comment?

Related Topix: Guttenberg, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Friends of S-W Library host Oratorio Society

The Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library welcome the Sussex County Oratorio Society for a reprise of their 2014 spring concert titled "April in Paris" on Sunday at 3 p.m., at the library's outdoor theater. This free concert features a variety of pieces in both French and English including the spritely "Ce joys de may" by Clement Janequin; two of Claude Debussey's Trois Chansons, "Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder," and "Quant j'ai out le tabourin;" Cesar Franck's majestic "Psalm 150;" and the hilarious "Neighbors' Chorus" by Jacques Offenbach.

Comment?

The Alternative Press

Community Educator John Frank Honored

The Newton NJ Rotary Club recently honored John Frank at its Annual Golf Outing to benefit Newton Medical Center. The ceremony was held on September 10 at the Newton County Club.

Comment?

Related Topix: Newton, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Irish step dancers compete at last year's Irish feis at the Sussex County Fairgrounds.

An Irish festival, or feis, is not your typical outdoor end-of-summer party; it's that and much, much more. The most literal meaning of the word feis is dance competition and the annual Irish American Association of Northwest Jersey Feis has that, with more than 900 Irish step dancers registered to compete.

Comment?

Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, The Wolfe Tones, Celtic

New Jersey Herald

More

The Sussex County PBA Local No. 138 will hold its annual Sussex County 9/11 Memorial at 8:30 a.m. today at Sussex County Community College.

Comment?

Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Morris County, NJ, Stockholm, NJ, Vernon, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Newton seeks payments from tax-exempt property owners

The Town Council has unanimously approved a plan to ask 29 tax-exempt organizations to pay anywhere from less than $1,000 to more than $1 million for the municipal services they now get for free. The 5-0 vote Wednesday night was to authorize Town Manager Thomas Russo to send out 25 letters and personally deliver the other four letters, all of which outline the organization's tax assessment and the municipal share of that bill.

Comment?

Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

Wed Sep 10, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Fredon to fill vacant committee seat

The Township Committee, tonight, will swear in a new member to fill the seat left open by Douglas White when the former committeeman resigned in June. John Heine will be sworn in during the 7 p.m. meeting at the Fredon Township Municipal Building on Route 94. White, who served on the committee from December 2010 until June, resigned following the sale of his home, right before he moved to North Carolina.

Comment?

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

The Jersey Journal

Mother who had four times blood alcohol limit with son in car pleads guilty to assault by auto

A Rutherford mom who was four times the legal BAC limit when she flipped her car, injuring her and her 8-year-old son in April, pleaded guilty Monday to assault by auto and driving while intoxicated, Sussex authorities say. SPARTA - A Rutherford mom who had four times the blood-alcohol limit when she crashed her car - with her 8-year-old son inside - pleaded guilty to assault by auto and driving while intoxicated charges, authorities announced.

Comment?

Related Topix: Sussex, NJ, Sparta, NJ

Wed Sep 03, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Medical supplies bound for Honduras from Franklin

New Jersey's agriculture secretary was "one among a million" Wednesday as he visited a 50-acre field of sunflowers to promote agritourism, a $2 million industry for Sussex County. FRANKFORD - New Jersey's agriculture secretary was "one among a million" Wednesday as he visited a 50-acre field of sunflowers to promote agritourism, a $2 million industry for Sussex County.

Comment?

Related Topix: Stanhope, NJ, Montague, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••