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3 hrs ago | NJ.com

New Jersey woman gave false information in SPCA probe, court records say

A Franklin Township, Warren County, woman was charged after she misled authorities and gave false information about the whereabouts of her husband, a suspect in an animal cruelty investigation, court records say.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ

9 hrs ago | NJ.com

Obamacare religious exemption hard to get

Nestled in the fine print of the Affordable Care Act is a clause that allows people of certain religions to seek an exemption from the requirement to carry health insurance or pay a fine.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Religion, Mennonites, Victory Gardens, NJ, Morris County, NJ, Alpha, NJ

13 hrs ago | New Jersey State Police

NJSP Seeking Volunteers For Domestic Violence Response Teams

Volunteer advocates work in conjunction with police, county prosecutor's offices, and private organizations to provide support, information, referrals, and a safety plan to victims of domestic violence.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Prisoner won't get addresses of officials

A convicted criminal who shot two men and a pregnant woman in Rhode Island, but is serving long prison terms at New Jersey state prison, has been filing Open Public Record Act requests that seek the addresses of state corrections officers and public officials in Morris, Ocean and Warren counties.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Morris County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

NJ.com

Phillipsburg police say death of man found unresponsive Monday not suspicious

Authorities investigated the death of a 27-year-old man who lived in the 300 block of Marshall Street in Phillipsburg and determined it doesn't appear suspicious, according to a news release from Phillipsburg police.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ

NJ.com

Ex-Hackettstown fire chief indicted on charges he possessed, distributed child pornography

A former Hackettstown fire chief, previously arrested on charges he possessed child pornography, now faces the more serious charge that he distributed the images as well.

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Christie Administration announces more than $61,000 in recreational...

State officials announced today the approval of 39 applications totaling $755,054 for recreational trails projects in 15 counties across the state, according to a press release issued by Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Agriculture, Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Warren Arts Festival and Green Fair announce vendors for Saturday, April 26

WASHINGTON BOROUGH The Washington Business Improvement District's Third Annual Warren County Arts Festival in Downtown Washington is set for Saturday, April 26, and it will have a new twist.

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Related Topix: Washington, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Warren County 4-H Equestrian of the Year contest winners

Ryleigh Semanchik , Craig Cronce, Rachel Vence, Megan Lay, Pier Semanchik , and Brittany Smith.

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Related Topix: Horse, Pets, Great Meadows, NJ, Belvidere, NJ, Oxford, NJ, Asbury, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Greenwich residents vote on $1.1 million referendum tomorrow that would keep 10 teachers

Two Democrats and two Republicans are seeking their parties' nominations in the June 3 primary for two Somerset County freeholder seats.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, NJ, Somerset County, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ, Education Etc.

The Jersey Journal

WCCC Honor Society inducts new members

There was lots to be excited about as students at WCCC are inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for community colleges.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Warren County man left home alone threatens friend with hatchet, police say

SPARTA - A Warren County man who became infuriated after he was left alone by his friends was arrested for threatening one of them with a hatchet when they returned, Sparta police said.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Belvidere, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Warren County boosts recycling efforts

Freeholder Director Edward J. Smith reads a letter to local and industry recycling officials describing how Warren County government offices sent tons of unneeded documents for shredding and recycling instead of incineration.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Oxford, NJ

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Patch.com

Police: Man Threatens Friends With Hatchet for Leaving Him Home Alone

A Belvidere man has been accused of threatening his friends with a hatchet because they went out and left home alone, Sparta Police said.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NJ.com

Warren County works to address opiate addiction problem as heroin's reach grows

Prescription drug and heroin abuse is skyrocketing around the state, reaching far beyond the limits of the inner city and stretching to the most rural areas.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Somerset County, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ, Phillipsburg, NJ

NJ.com

Inhumane society: Armed SPCA agents handcuff 84-year-old animal lover

"They put me in handcuffs and they took me to a police station where I sat in a cell for several hours.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Hunterdon County, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Patch.com

Phillipsburg Wrestlers Involved in Controversial Photo Won't Be Charged With Criminal Wrongdoing

Seven Phillpsburg High School wrestlers who posed for a photo that depicted a lynching will not be charged with any criminal wrongdoing, The Courier Post reports.

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Related Topix: Paulsboro, NJ, Phillipsburg, NJ

New Jersey State Police

NJSP Seeking Volunteers For Domestic Violence Response Teams

Volunteer advocates work in conjunction with police, county prosecutor's offices, and private organizations to provide support, information, referrals, and a safety plan to victims of domestic violence.

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Patch.com

A Lynching and Stories of Two Wars

April 12, 1782: Loyalists took Patriot Captain Joshua Huddy, held as a prisoner in New York, to Highlands, where they hanged him in retribution for the killing of Loyalist Philip White, killed while allegedly attempting to escape while being transported to Freehold as a prisoner.

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Related Topix: Highlands, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Great Meadows, NJ, Asian-American, Japanese-American

NJ.com

Phillipsburg High wrestlers' attorney says lack of charges over...

Warren County Prosecutor Richard Burke, seen speaking in May 2012, said today no criminal charges would be filed against Phillipsburg High School wrestlers who posed with a wrestling dummy hanging by a rope.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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