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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

The Jersey Journal

Warren County 4-H Teen Council Renaissance Fair is Sept. 6-7 in Harmony

Warren County 4-H Teen Council is hosting its 5th annual Renaissance Faire at the Warren County Fairgrounds, Sept.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University

NJ.com

Police in Warren County use Narcan spray to reverse opiate overdose, save victim

A kit with naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, is displayed in February at the South Jersey AIDS Alliance in Atlantic City.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Washington, NJ, Phillipsburg, NJ, New Jersey, Ocean County, NJ

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Teens arrested for sleeping in dugout

On Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 9:23 a.m., an officer responded to the school on Warren Street and found the teens sleeping in the dugout.

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ, Allamuchy, NJ, Drugs

The Jersey Journal

United Way Of Northern NJ kicks off school supplies drive for Warren County children

United Way of Northern New Jersey is seeking the help of volunteers and donations of new school supplies for its fourth annual United Way Stuff the Bus drive, allowing children to start the school year with the basic tools needed for success in school.

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Related Topix: Washington, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Quaker Steak & Lube promises free wings in Pohatcong Thursday

POHATCONG TWP. - Calling all Warren County wings fans. Quaker Steak & Lube will be offering free wings on a first-come first-serve basis Thursday, Aug. 21, from 1 to 7 p.m. at its new Pohatcong Township location.

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NJ.com

Luis Figueroa faces court in three-state crime spree touching Warren County

Luis Figueroa, 33, was arrested June 6, 2014, on the George Washington Bridge in New York City after a string of assaults that started in Hazleton and continued through New Jersey.

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

The Jersey Journal

Let N.J. preserved farms get permits for festivals, etc.: Letter

It can be a balancing act when farmland preservation rules run up against the chance for a farmer to grow a little extra green.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Blairstown Hose Co. 1 to celebrate 125th anniversary

Blairstown Hose Company No. 1 will celebrate its 125th anniversary this weekend at Sycamore Park with a free celebration.

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Related Topix: Fire, Hope, NJ, Allamuchy, NJ

NJ.com

Lightning caused Hunter's Tavern fire in Franklin Township, officials say

Lightning has been determined to be the cause of a July fire that destroyed Hunter's Tavern , a popular Warren County bar and restaurant, the state fire marshal's office said today.

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Related Topix: Fire, Stewartsville, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Real estate pre-licence course offered at Warren County Community College

For individuals interested in becoming a part of the real estate sales profession, the Continuing Education Department at Warren County Community College has scheduled a pre-licensing course this fall.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ

NJ.com

Harmony Township man arrested two days after police chase

New Jersey State Police arrested a 25-year-old Harmony Township man this morning, two days after he allegedly eluded troopers during a police chase.

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NJ.com

Phillipsburg, Allentown public housing residents will pay higher rents under new federal mandate

Phillipsburg Housing Authority family units are pictured Aug. 15, 2014 along the 400 block of Heckman Street in Phillipsburg.

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Related Topix: Allentown, NJ, Phillipsburg, NJ

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NJ.com

At Warren County antiques show, early bird doesn't always get the worm, collectors say

Friends Ginny Apgar and Nancy Gallaway have had a strategy for the past several years when browsing through unusual finds at the Warren County Antiques Show & Vintage Marketplace.

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Related Topix: Verona, NJ

The Jersey Journal

NJ farmers feel pinched by preservation rules

The annual New Jersey "Last Fling Pumpkin Sling" was on its way to becoming an October fixture in Warren County.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Agriculture, Science, Cape May, NJ, West Cape May, NJ

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