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2 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com
Applications are currently being accepted for volunteers to join the Stanhope Hopatcong regional Domestic Violence Response Team working with the Stanhope and Hopatcong Police Departments. These teams of trained community members will respond to the police station immediately following an incident of domestic violence, assisting victims and their children by offering support, encouragement, information, and referrals.
2 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com
Domestic Abuse and Sexual Intervention Services will celebrate its 30th anniversary on October 15th at 6:30 at the Conservatory at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta. Sponsored by Sussex Bank, Krave Caterers and The Sussex County Farm & Horse Show, the evening will highlight the strength and courage of survivors of domestic and sexual violence through music, poetry and speakers, and a light dinner will be served.
5 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald
The public school district's new "strategic vision plan" is proposing additional strategizing on the thorny subject of possibly closing a building. A report from the facilities subcommittee, due to the school board on Thursday, is not making a recommendation, Assistant Superintendent Kyle Arlington said.
With a proposed building project headed to a vote Sept. 30, officials of the Montague Elementary School opened their doors Tuesday morning for an informal chat with residents over coffee and pastries as they laid out their vision for the school's future.
Opening statements were made and three witnesses appeared Tuesday in state Superior Court as the trial of Robert Kosch began on charges he rented out homes he didn't own, taking advantage of homeowners caught up in the housing bust. Kosch, of Bloomfield, is representing himself, and the trial opened with William Oake appearing as the new stand-by defense attorney.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:17 am
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