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  1. Avery, Dalton for fiscal responsibilityRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | New Jersey Herald

    The upcoming primary election, June 2, 2015, is one of the most important for Blairstown voters in years. Blairstown is fortunate to be one of only five municipalities in New Jersey that does not have a municipal tax.

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  2. Dykstra, Meyer can solve problemsRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | New Jersey Herald

    The Sussex Borough Council leadership has increased the budget by 5.8 percent and increased spending on the water and sewer budget by $441,110 or 21.75 percent. Municipal Auditor Tom Ferry is quoted saying the bulk of the increase in the municipal side of the budget is due to the expansion of the road department and the hiring of a grant writer for $36,000 per year.

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  3. Senator backs Phoebus, SpaceRead the original story

    Thursday May 28 | New Jersey Herald

    As your senator, I am proud of the job we do representing the people of Sussex, Warren and Morris counties in the New Jersey Legislature. Gail Phoebus has served as mayor of her hometown and as a member of the county freeholder board, where she has fought to reduce spending and hold the line on property taxes.

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  4. Sussex Borough restaurant owner affected by Route 23 roadwork seeks helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | New Jersey Herald

    Completion of the state's Route 23 realignment project has been pushed back to fall, and one business owner, whose business is located in the midst of the construction, is fighting to keep her restaurant open. Eva Sanchez, owner of El Coqui, located on Hamburg Avenue, wasn't comfortable with the idea of asking the general public for help when it came to her business.

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  5. Easter Seals pulls plug on information meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | New Jersey Herald

    Easter Seals Franklin employees and families were recently informed that the May 28 meeting meant to inform families how the transition process will occur for the facility's disabled clients in wake of the Franklin facility's impending shuttering is canceled, and the nonprofit organization will instead meet with families one-on-one to discuss the transition process. Dated Tuesday, May 26, the letter from Easter Seals New Jersey Chief Program Officer Shelley Samuels reads: "In response to feedback from families, the scheduled family meeting ... will be replaced with individual meetings to discuss transition plans with you and your family members."

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  6. NJ Herald to host GOP Assembly candidates' forum WednesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | New Jersey Herald

    It will be held at the television studios of Sussex County Community College and livestreamed on the Herald's website, starting at 3 p.m. Three of the four Republican candidates in the June 2 primary for the 24th District - former Green Mayor Marie Bilik, Freeholder Gail Phoebus and Assemblyman Parker Space - have agreed to appear. The fourth candidate, Nathan Orr of Branchville, cited a long-planned family vacation in declining.

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  7. Can Blairstown woman be Ms. New Jersey Senior?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | New Jersey Herald

    Blairstown resident Paula Jensen said she has always been comfortable as a public figure at church and in her community. But on June 3, a different kind of spotlight will shine on her as she competes against 14 other women in the 2015 Ms.

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  8. Miners win home openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Jake West/New Jersey Herald - Sussex County starting pitcher Jamie Walczak recorded the first win in Miners history after they defeated the New Jersey Jackals, 4-1, on Monday night at Skylands Stadium in Frankford. Photo by Jake West/New Jersey Herald - Kenny Bryant follows through on a fly ball to right during the Miners' opening night win.

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  9. Group shares new vision for Blairstown's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | New Jersey Herald

    The Blairstown Enhancement Committee, a newly formed, 501 3 pending group seeking to revitalize and grow the township, brought their vision to the Township Committee last week. "We just really feel that something needs to be done with the greater Blairstown area because it's like a jewel in the rough," enhancement committee secretary Sue Habermann said Thursday.

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  10. Assembly hopefuls air views on schools, pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Bruce A. Scruton/New Jersey Herald 24th Assembly District candidates, from left, Nathan Orr, Jacky Stapel and Parker Space, listen as Mark Quick outlines the format for a debate among six candidates on Thursday night in Blairstown. Photo by Bruce A. Scruton/New Jersey Herald 24th Assembly District candidates, from right, Gail Phoebus, Michael Grace and Marie Bilik, listen as Mark Quick outlines the format for a debate among six candidates on Thursday night in Blairstown.

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  11. Final North Warren budget saves some positions, eliminates othersRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | New Jersey Herald

    The North Warren Regional Board of Education approved a $16.9 million budget for the 2015-2016 school year Monday night that will cut five staff positions but save a math teacher, a business teacher and a guidance counselor who were previously on the chopping block.

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  12. Assembly candidates debating in BlairstownRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | New Jersey Herald

    Primary election candidates for the two 24th District Assembly seats will appear at a debate from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Blairstown Firehouse at 12 Mohican Road. The event will begin with candidates addressing education and pension issues, then open to questions from the audience, according to Mark Quick, the event's organizer.

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  13. Blairstown woman suffers two broken legs after being run over by her own carRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | New Jersey Herald

    A 45-year-old woman suffered two broken legs after being run over by her vehicle shortly after returning home late Monday afternoon. "The woman parked her own car in the driveway and mistakenly left it in neutral, and it rolled over her," said Blairstown Police Lt.

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  14. Stillwater home destroyed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Daniel Freel/New Jersey Herald - Flames engulf the second floor of a home on Middleville Road in Stillwater Wednesday afternoon. STILLWATER - Emergency responders were called to the scene a fire on Middleville Road, near the intersection with Mount Holly Road, around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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  15. H.S. Golf: Apostolico's 40 helps Spartans top Vernon, stay undefeated in AmericanRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Tommy Apostolico shot a 5-over-par 40 and the Sparta golf team posted a 167-190 victory over Vernon in an NJAC American Division match Tuesday at Lake Mohawk Country Club's par-35 course. Apostolico made one birdie and three pars during his round, which helped Sparta improve to 4-0 in the American Division and 7-1 on the year.

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  16. Traffic expected for Saturday's Spartan Race at Mountain CreekRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Township police are warning residents to expect heavier than normal traffic on Route 94 near Mountain Creek Saturday as up to 10,000 people are expected to attend the Spartan Race, scheduled to take place at the resort area all day. Dubbed the Tri State New Jersey Beast, the race is more than 12 miles on Mountain Creek's steep ski-slope terrain and contains 30 to 35 obstacles.

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  17. Hampton responds to brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Submitted photo by John Degutis Hampton Deputy Fire Chief Brenden Mills looks over the situation late Wednesday afternoon as a brush and grass fire blazes on Dove Island Road. The Hampton Fire Department responded with a tanker and an engine, and Chief Dave Gunderman said the fire was out within about 20 minutes.

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  18. Outdoors: Wantage hike leads to vernal pool springing with lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    The rustle of leaves underfoot permeated the forest on the ridges of Wantage's Lusscroft Farm. A group of over two dozen people trudged a marked trail, following Kevin Mitchell, a trustee of The Heritage and Agriculture Association.

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  19. One killed, one injured after motorcycles collide in HopeRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    A Phillipsburg man was killed and a Blairstown man was injured after two motorcycles collided Wednesday evening on County Road 609 in Hope Township, state police said. According to Sgt.

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  20. Boys lacrosse round-up: Sparta outlasts RandolphRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Zack Eberding, Skyler Francisco and Erik Lanyi scored two goals apiece, as Sparta's boys lacrosse team prevailed against Randolph, 11-8, on Wednesday at Sparta High School. Eberding also had two assists in the win.

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