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2 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

DEP says there's no evidence of anaconda in Lake Hopatcong, removes traps

The Department of Environmental Protection has removed traps from Lake Hopatcong upon concluding there is no anaconda or any other large, non-native snake in the lake, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ

5 hrs ago | NJ.com

Belvidere council asks Warren County for options to closing nutrition center

Just as the Phillipsburg council president did earlier this summer, Belvidere Town Council is asking Warren County to reconsider its decision to shutter the community's senior nutrition center.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ, Phillipsburg, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ

11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

United Presbyterian Church of Belvidere holds Box City fundraiser

On July 18, the United Presbyterian Church of Belvidere held Box City in Garrett D. Wall Park.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Free Ablemen concert July 27 at Shippen Manor in Oxford

The Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission is happy to present The Ablemen, a in a free concert on the lawn of Shippen Manor, Sunday, July 27, at 6 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs, serapes, alcohol free coolers, picnic baskets, and significant others for a good ol' toe tapping music performance in the heart of sweet and sunny downtown Oxford.

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Related Topix: Oxford, NJ, Freehold, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Tom Kitchen Scholarship Fund 5K run is Saturday, July 26

HACKETTSTOWN #8212; The first Tom Kitchen Scholarship Fund 5K run will be held on Saturday, July 26, starting at 10 a.m. at the Field of Dreams in Independence Township.

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ

The Beaumont Enterprise

Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

In this photo taken on Sunday, July 20, 2014, Gerald Andrejcak, assistant director of Common Sense for Animals in Warren County, N.J, explores the shoreline of Halsey Island searching for a large snake in Lake Hopatcong near Jefferson, N.J. Traps have been set, according to the New Jersey Herald, for a large exotic snake that animal control ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ

The Black River News

Warren County Singers Looking for New Members

If you love to sing and enjoy being part of a warm, friendly community, consider joining Warren County Community Singers.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

New Jersey Herald

School board candidates face July 28 deadline

If you're thinking of running for your local school board in November, the deadline to file with the Sussex County Clerk's Office is 4 p.m., Monday, July 28. All documents must be filed in-person.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Education Etc., New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Allamuchy, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NJ.com

Lawyer for ex-Warren County sheriff Edward Bullock wants court to review victim's records

The lawyer for the former Warren County sheriff accused of sexually assaulting a young boy is asking the court to review the victim's state records to determine whether they may include information relevant to the case.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ

New Jersey Herald

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Traps placed in Lake Hopatcong near places of widely-publicized but unconfirmed sightings of an alleged boa constrictor or anaconda, so far have failed to yield a catch.

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Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ

NJ.com

Hearing postponed as Warren County, state plan meeting to reevaluate courthouse renovation problems

Warren County and state officials plan to meet in August to talk about renovations to the courthouse in Belvidere.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ, Freehold, NJ

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NJ.com

School districts bank snow days by starting before Labor Day

When winter's wrath blankets the Lehigh Valley and northwest New Jersey with snowfall after snowfall, it makes sense to start school before Labor Day to account for weather-related closings.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Allentown, NJ

NJ.com

Warren County Library's Franklin branch in search of new home due to security woes, space issues

Jennifer Temple takes her two young daughters to the Franklin Township branch of the Warren County Library at least once a week, and many times more often than that.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Seed libraries growing in many NJ towns

Amid the Stephen King novels and Sandra Bullock DVDs , some libraries are offering a new item for patrons to borrow: seeds.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Blairstown, NJ, Pitman, NJ, Woodbury, NJ, Morris County, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Warren County's Most Wanted: Dustin M. Simcox

He is a 26-year-old white male, with brown hair and brown eyes, is 5'11" tall and weighs 175 pounds.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Climate of complicity alleged in Sheriff Bullock child abuse case

Former Warren County, New Jersey, Sheriff Edward Bullock is due back in court later this month in the criminal case accusing him of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy in the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Ocean County, NJ

Thu Jul 17, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Summer sun's welcome return

By GREG WATRYgwatry@njherald.comJEFFERSON - While Thursday's search for the elusive snake in Lake Hopatcong didn't result in a capture, the reptile expert who was on the lake did spy the creature lurking in a boathouse along South New Jersey Avenue.Gerald Andrejcak, who works for the nonprofit organization Common Sense for Animals in Warren County, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Sussex County, NJ, Weather

NJ.com

Phillipsburg Paul-Mart owner, son, indicted on drug distribution charges

The owner of Paul-Mart in Phillipsburg and his son have been indicted on drug possession and distribution charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Phillipsburg, NJ

Wed Jul 16, 2014

NJ.com

Ex-Belvidere woman ordered to pay over $22,000 in restitution in food stamp, aid scam

A Superior Court judge today ordered a former Belvidere woman to pay Warren County $22,800 in restitution, roughly a third of the $70,000 she admitted to swindling from taxpayers by lying on public assistance forms.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ, Healthcare Law, Law

NJ.com

Liberty Township man pleads guilty in pit bull abandonment case, fined $8,000

Violet, one of the four pit bulls running wild and the first brought to Common Sense for Animals, is comforted in May at the shelter in Franklin Township, Warren County.

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