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3 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

A Beemerville tradition unites families, friends

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno was nearing the end of a tour of Swartswood State Park on Tuesday when she was handed a souvenir.

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Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Recipes

5 hrs ago | NJ.com

Impaired driving with 7-year-old in vehicle alleged in Warren County

A Sussex County man is accused of with driving under the influence with a 7-year-old passenger, court records say.

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Related Topix: Warren County, NJ, Sussex, NJ

9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

The Newton Theatre in Newton presents Habana Sax on Oct. 11

The Newton Theatre welcomes Habana Sax on Saturday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, Aug. 1 at 11 am.

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16 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Driver charged for leaving children on bus

A Highland Lakes bus driver was arrested and charged with child neglect for leaving two special needs boys on an unattended school bus last week, police said.

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Related Topix: Highland Lakes, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ

22 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Bear climbs in window of Vernon home, turns on faucet

A Highland Lakes resident awakened Wednesday to find a bear rummaging through the house's kitchen cabinets.A police report released Monday said the bear gained access to the Grandview Drive house by going up on a deck and breaking though a window, in the process turning on the kitchen faucet and flooding the countertop.The bear fled the residence ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vernon, NJ, Highland Lakes, NJ, Randolph, NJ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New Jersey Herald

SCCC project in limbo as contract deadline expires

The Building D construction project is hanging in limbo until Sussex County Community College gets a recommendation from its special counsel in late August on whether to sign a contract with the project's lone bidder.

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Related Topix: Echelon, NJ, Florham Park, NJ, Sparta, NJ

New Jersey Herald

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A Highland Lakes resident awakened Wednesday to find a bear rummaging through the house's kitchen cabinets.A police report released Monday said the bear gained access to the Grandview Drive house by going up on a deck and breaking though a window, in the process turning on the kitchen faucet and flooding the countertop.The bear fled the residence ... (more)

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Related Topix: Highland Lakes, NJ, Echelon, NJ, Vernon, NJ, Swartswood, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Six Candidates for Sparta Board of Education Election in November

There are six candidates who have turned in Nominating Petitions to the Sussex County Clerk's office to run for Sparta Board of Education.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

United Way Honey Open Golf Outing to Benefit Sussex County Women

NEWTON, N.J. On Monday, September 8, United Way Honey Open Golf Outing will be held at the Farmstead Golf & Country Club, 88 Lawrence Road in Lafayette.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Lafayette, NJ, New Jersey, Sussex, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Woman injured in horseback riding accident on Paulinskill trail

A woman was airlifted to Morristown Medical Center after being thrown from her horse on a Paulinskill trail near Dove Island Road in Hampton Township Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ

Sun Jul 27, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Tour de Farm cycling, tasting tour to return

The second annual Tour de Farm, New Jersey, a cycling and tasting tour of Northern New Jersey's farms, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept 27. Hundreds of passionate cyclists, farm enthusiasts and locavores are expected to ride along the rolling hills of scenic farm country in Warren and Sussex counties and sample the food at more than a dozen farms.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Life, Food, Local Food, Warren County, NJ, Blairstown, NJ, Vegetables

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Big week for Batman fans

Saturday may have been 80 degrees and partly sunny, but at the Elias Van Bunschooten Museum on Route 23, it was Christmastime.

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Related Topix: Batman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sparta, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS Local

Police: Bus Driver Left Special Needs Children Alone On Bus With Windows Up, No Air Conditioning

A Sussex County, New Jersey school bus driver may be facing criminal charges after two young special needs children were reported to have spent close to an hour abandoned inside a hot bus.

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Patch.com

3 Brothers Pose Danger to Community, Police Say

Three brothers have been accused jumping another man last weekend on Brooklyn Stanhope Road, Hopatcong Police said.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Verona resident holds on to 165 million year old dinosaur fossil

One hundred million years ago, the landscape of what is now Essex County looked vastly different than today, with exotic and now extinct creatures roaming around and no sign of humans.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Verona, NJ, Science, Paleontology, Essex County, NJ, Montclair State University

The Jersey Journal

Bus company fired after leaving Vernon students, 7 and 9, on a parked bus for up to an hour

VERNON - A school bus company has been fired, and the owner and a driver are being investigated by police, after two children were left on a turned-off bus after being picked up from summer school, district officials confirmed.

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Related Topix: Vernon, NJ, Education Etc., Highland Lakes, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Late-night fire destroys three garbage trucks at Lafayette facility

Several fire departments responded late Thursday night to a fire at Waste Management on Old Beaver Run Road that destroyed three garbage trucks.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Sussex Bank will be moving its county operations to Wantage

Sussex Bank announced on July 18 that the bank will be moving its Sussex County operations into a new regional office and corporate center in Wantage, which will include a regional commercial lending team, deposit and loan operations, and administrative and executive offices.

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Related Topix: Rochelle Park, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Franklin has 3 choices to fill vacant council seat

With the air of a backyard party set in a large field just off the Appalachian Trail, Farmfest 2014 kicked off Thursday at the Rickey Farm on Route 94 in Vernon.

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Related Topix: Vernon, NJ, US National Parks, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Patch.com

Hopatcong Gets its First Girls on the Run Team

With more than 200 chapters in the U.S., Hopatcong is giving girls grades 3 to 5 a way to stay active, foster confidence and community.

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