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13 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Sparta board members differ over goal-setting

The goals, the first two of which address student achievement in English language arts and mathematics for general and special education students, also include updating the district's long-range facilities plan and formulating an in-house professional development program for district teachers.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Education Etc.

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Oxford officials resign, leaving all Township Committee seats vacant

In April 2012, the Oxford Township Committee met, including John Ort, Mayor Donald Niece, Deputy Mayor Keith Gibbons, and Clerk Sheila Oberly.

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Related Topix: Oxford, NJ

NJ.com

Rescuers pull woman from car that rolled into ditch in Warren County accident

The woman, Vita Loughry, was driving along Millbrook Road about 3:40 p.m. when she crashed into a ditch after swerving to avoid an obstacle in the road, according to New Jersey State Police.

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NJ.com

Two men accused in Warren County drug sales sentenced to drug court

Two men accused in a series of drug sales throughout Warren County have pleaded guilty to lesser charges and enrolled in the county's drug court program, court records indicate.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ, Belvidere, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Doherty calls for investigation of red-light camera bribes; no concern in Warren County

POHATCONG - State Sen. Michael Doherty is calling for an investigation of alleged bribery, in response to statements made by a former executive of red-light camera provider Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. According to a press release, Aaron Rosenberg claimed that the company paid bribes and gave gifts to government officials in 13 states, including ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NJ.com

Slate Belt woman allegedly tried to fill fake prescriptions, get church to pay for some

An Upper Mount Bethel Township woman with history of prescription fraud-related arrests faces a new set of charges after police in Warren County linked her to yet another attempted scam, court records say.

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Related Topix: Amoxicillin (generic), Amoxil, Trimox, Medicine

NJ.com

First day of school in Phillipsburg 2014

Phillipsburg and a few other schools in Warren County started earlier this year -- before Labor Day -- and joined dozens of schools on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Hackettstown Hyuandi take second place in Warren County Women's Softball League

Pictured is the Warren County Women's Softball League Second Place Team, the Hackettstown Hyuandi with a record of 10-4.

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ

NJ.com

Greenwich Township school officials want peers across N.J. to push for cap on tuition increases

Greenwich Township school board members are asking officials from other districts to encourage state lawmakers to limit tuition increases to 2 percent a year to match the cap on property tax increases.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Stewartsville, NJ, Greenwich, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ, Phillipsburg, NJ

Sun Aug 24, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Police looking for stolen John Deeres

The utility vehicles were stolen sometime between the night of Wednesday, Aug. 20 and the early morning of Thursday, Aug. 21 from the Warren County Service Center on Route 94, Blairstown police said.

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Related Topix: Blairstown, NJ, Drugs, Saddle Brook, NJ

NJ.com

Statements against ex-Sheriff Edward Bullock could weigh heavily in civil case, experts say

One would think they could make out the claim against the county without too much trouble" - Anthony Bocchino, Temple University law professor Statements made by former Warren County employees revealing years of suspicion that ex-Sheriff Edward Bullock had a perverted interest in young boys carry potentially heavy weight in civil litigation against ... (more)

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Related Topix: Temple University, Phillipsburg, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

The Hudson Reporter

Caught in between Debate over home birth continues, minus midwife involved in tragic delivery

The midwife charged with practicing medicine illegally after a baby died in a 2012 Hoboken home birth has completed a pretrial intervention program designed for first time offenders, according to Hudson County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Gene Rubino.

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Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, Great Meadows, NJ

Sat Aug 23, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Blairstown Hose Company celebrates 125 years

Families enjoyed live music, activities for children and a picnic lunch. The event also featured various fire truck and equipment competitions and a hose relay between fire departments from Warren, Sussex and Morris counties.

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Related Topix: Fire, Sussex County, NJ, Newton, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Eights arrested on warrants in Hackettstown

Mary Jo Astadan, 33, of Hackettstown was arrested on a $250 Raritan Township criminal warrant on Friday, Aug. 15, police said.

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ, Prison, Morris County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Warren's Most Wanted: John Johnson on resisting arrest and escape

His last known address is in Phillipsburg. He is 41, 5-foot-10 and weighs 240 pounds.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Texas man sentenced to 12 years in prison for Interstate 78 cocaine arrest

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Texas man was sentenced to state prison today on a first-degree drug charge stemming from his arrest on I-78 in February 2013 when the New Jersey State Police seized 20 kilos of cocaine from the tractor-trailer he was driving.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, State Prisons

The Jersey Journal

Warren County Hall of Fame inductees announced

From the medical profession to education to sports, the inductees for this year's 5th Annual Warren County Hall of Fame dinner surely cover the gamut.

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Related Topix: Clinton, NJ, New York University, Phillipsburg, NJ

NJ.com

Belvidere High School Marching Band 2014 profile

Notable: At least half the students in the band start playing in high school. That's because some of the sending districts to Belvidere have no instrumental program, according to Zetterstrom.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NJ.com

Oxford Township heroin addict asks for another chance at drug court

Today, more than 500 days clean, the Oxford Township man said he wants to continue down the road to recovery.

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Related Topix: Drugs, State Prisons, Prison, Belvidere, NJ, Allentown, NJ

NJ.com

Warren County awards $3.6 million contract for prosecutor's office

Warren County is renovating the former county library headquarters in Belvidere to house the county prosecutor's office.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ, Phillipsburg, NJ

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