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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.

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NJ.com

Brandon Stillo's sentencing on charges related to drug ring delayed; no makeup date scheduled

Sentencing has been delayed for a Pohatcong Township man who admitted to his role in a Warren County Oxycontin ring.

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Related Topix: Morris County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Easter Bonnet People and Pet Contest Parade to start at Turntable Junction this Saturday

The Warren County Regional Chamber of Commerce held an Easter egg hunt for children at Maloney Stadium in Phillipsburg on Saturday, April 12. The Easter Bonnet People and Pet Contest Parade starts at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 19 at Turntable Junction.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ

NJ.com

Tatamy man accused of sexually assaulting three boys in Warren County

A 37-year-old Northampton County man has been jailed after authorities in New Jersey say he sexually abused three boys over the course of five years.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Prosecutor: Phillipsburg man accused of sexually assaulting 13-year-old boy

PHILLIPSBURG - A Phillipsburg man has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenaged boy more than 16 years ago, according to a statement from Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

NJ.com

Pennsylvania man had nearly 2.5 pounds of synthetic marijuana in Warren County, court records say

A 26-year-old Pennsylvania man faces charges in Warren County after he was found with nearly 2.5 pounds of synthetic marijuana, court records say.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Belvidere, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Warren County Farmers' Fair Queen Committee, Princess Committee seeking contestants for 2014

The Queen Committee is currently seeking a maximum of 12 contestants to apply for the title at this year's Farmers' Fair.

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Related Topix: Events, Hackettstown, NJ, Changewater, NJ, Washington, NJ, Belvidere, NJ

The Black River News

United Way Golf Outing Supports ALICE

On Monday, May 5, area residents can enjoy playing a round of golf at an 18-hole course while helping United Way of Northern New Jersey address the needs of ALICE families in Warren County.

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Related Topix: Cinco De Mayo, Life, Holidays, Televisions

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Entertainment returns to 22nd annual Spring Festival

Hosted by the Hackettstown Business Improvement District and the Warren County Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Spring Festival this year will feature music all day and all night on Saturday, May 3. Starting in the afternoon, event organizers will be hosting a Battle of the Bands competition taking place from 2-5:30 p.m. under the Dining and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ

NJ.com

Reports of illegal campsite in Warren County forest lead to gun, drug charges

State parks police investigating reports of an illegal campsite in Hardwick Township arrested four men alleged to have had an unregistered handgun and assortment of drugs, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ocean City, NJ, Belleville, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Centenary Stage partners with Folger Shakespeare Library to connect with area schools

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts at Centenary College, Stephen Davis, has long been a teacher and advocate of the works of master playwright and poet William Shakespeare.

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Related Topix: Centenary College, New Jersey, Rider University, New Brunswick, NJ

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NJ.com

Warren Tech opening classes to high school seniors

Members of the Warren County Technical School Electronics program, Ryan Bodajlo, left, watches as Jeffrey Evans replaces an old light switch with a motion detector.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ

Fri Apr 11, 2014

NJ.com

Hackettstown High School drug sweep turns up nothing, superintendent says

That doesn't mean Hackettstown students aren't using drugs, Mango said, adding that he doesn't subscribe to "the ostrich syndrome," where administrators bury their heads to the problem.

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ, Morris County, NJ, South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ

NJ.com

Phillipsburg man's sexual abuse of a girl gets him jailed, records say

A Phillipsburg man faces charges he molested a girl on more than one occasion over the course two years, court records say.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ

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