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1 hr ago | New Jersey Herald

It's back-to-school week in Sussex County

Pearl Wood, the eldest resident of the Homestead, celebrated her 104th birthday on Monday with friends, family and staffers at the nursing home.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Montague, NJ

1 hr ago | New Jersey Herald

Byram teen's do-it-yourself catamaran sets sail

Pearl Wood, the eldest resident of the Homestead, celebrated her 104th birthday on Monday with friends, family and staffers at the nursing home.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, FEMA, US News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Ogdensburg Police take ice bucket challenge

The Ogdensburg Police Department participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by being showered by water dropped from a front loader as shown in this screen shot taken from a video posted at www.njherald.com/als.

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Related Topix: Ogdensburg, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Sparta Resident Among the New Class of State Troopers

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, presented badges to New Jersey's newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at Pine Belt Arena on August 29. Sparta resident Phelan Livingston was one of the five Sussex county residents that graduated with the 154th Recruit ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Sparta, NJ, Livingston, NJ, Stanhope, NJ, US Military, US Marine Corps

New Jersey Herald

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While local students prepare for their first day of school, at least three local high schools can claim bragging rights based on school "report cards" published over the last 10 days or so.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Standardized Testing, Education, Warren County, NJ

Sat Aug 30, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Rockin' Fest at Sussex County Community College to Support Student Veterans

Rockin' Fest, a fundraising music festival, will be held at Sussex County Community College on the Connor Green from The proceeds from this event will go towards addressing the needs and create a financial safety net for SCCC student veterans.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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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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