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  1. Hudson Valley drug sweep results in charges against 43Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | New Jersey Herald

    Orange County law-enforcement officials say Operation Frost Bite used undercover buys, vehicle stops and search warrants in an effort to clamp down on drug dealers. Authorities say police from 11 agencies made the arrests and seized cash, guns and drugs with a street value of more than $330,000.

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  2. Gas tax hike a non-starter at Montague pumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | New Jersey Herald

    For beleaguered New Jersey taxpayers, the nearly 40 percent decline in gasoline prices over the last 12 months has been the most welcome relief they've had in years. And in a state renowned for its cheap gas but otherwise ranked routinely as having among the worst tax climates in the country, the impact of the state's low gas prices can be seen in Montague and other points along the state line, where motorists and big-rig operators from out of state pour in by the thousands each day to fill up with cheap New Jersey gas.

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  3. Qween Pashmeen plays eclectic mixRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | New Jersey Herald

    Performing a mix of covers from the 1920s all the way up to today's recent hits, husband and wife duo Qween Pashmeen answered some questions from the New Jersey Herald about their music venture. Qween Pashmeen came together two years ago.

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  4. Troopers to secure Montague school board meetingRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Amid online chatter involving a person said to be ready to "punch someone in the throat" and cryptic references by another about having "something sharper than a spoon" at the next meeting, the Board of Education will open tonight's meeting with the presence of two state troopers who will be stationed inside and outside the Montague Elementary School. The decision, which was confirmed Wednesday by Board of Education President Tacia Johnson, reinstitutes the security presence begun under former Board of Education President Beverly Borrego in July 2013 shortly after the vote was taken to enter into a send-receive relationship with High Point Regional High School for students in grades 9-12.

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  5. It's a really tough day to be a meteorologist'Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    The head of the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly apologized to New Jersey residents via Twitter early Tuesday morning after the winter storm that was predicted to bring anywhere between 12 and 24 inches of snow across the state came nowhere close. "My deepest apologies to many key decision makers and so many members of the general public," Gary Szatkowski tweeted around 1 a.m. "You made a lot of tough decisions expecting us to get it right, and we didn't.

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  6. He's properly inflatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Seven-month-old Cole Newman of Hampton is ready for the Big Game as he's held by his father, Kevin. The Newmans are New York Giants fans.

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  7. Raptor Center seeking funds so birds of prey can surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    MILFORD, Pa. - Delaware Valley Raptor Center staff member Jan Lucciola likes golden eagles for the same reason she likes most raptors.

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  8. Church aims to tie together past, present, futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald - The First Presbyterian Church of Sparta's original hand-made trusses are seen in the attic that has been supporting the roof since 1786, when the church was founded. Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald - The Rev.

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  9. Grants to social service groups on freeholders' agendaRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Grants-in-aid to a half-dozen social service groups and identical to those given out the past two years are on the agenda for today's Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting. For several years, the board has provided grants from the county budget to various not-for-profit agencies which provide services that fall under the general category of social services.

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  10. Port Jervis woman rescued from icy riverRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    A Port Jervis woman was rescued by authorities after falling through the ice of the Neversink River, police said. At 10:19 a.m. Port Jervis Police and Fire Departments responded to North Maple Avenue to a report of a person who had fallen through the ice in the Neversink River. 1 comment

  11. Montague school board selects leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    The Board of Education began the new year on a mostly conciliatory note Wednesday, as the two newest members - Tacia Johnson and Gayle Andriac - took their seats and began three-year terms. Despite the acrimony of the last two years over the forming of a new send-receive relationship with High Point Regional High School and, more recently, the decision to have incoming seventh-graders remain for grades 7-8 at the Montague Elementary School, the first meeting of the year began with a flurry of well-wishing and the unanimous selection of a new board leadership.

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  12. Woman allegedly stole info to make Rolex purchaseRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    A 37-year-old New York woman has been indicted on charges of identity theft after authorities say she used stolen information to get credit to buy a Rolex watch. The U.S. attorney's office says Tanika Hawkins of Port Jervis, New York, will be arraigned in federal court in Providence on Wednesday.

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  13. NJ Transit to offer early service for holidayRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Trains will operate on a weekday schedule on Christmas Eve with additional early getaway trains from New York Penn Station, Newark Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal starting at 1 p.m. on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines.

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  14. MoreRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Despite receiving county approval last June for a proposed new contract for the school district's business administrator, the Board of Education waited approximately six months before voting to ratify it at the Dec. 17 board meeting - the final one of the year before a new board takes effect in January. The one-year contract, which was not listed on the agenda, was approved with no prior notice after the board came out of executive sesssion late last Wednesday.

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  15. Port Jervis man indicted for second-degree murderRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    A Port Jervis man was indicted on a second-degree murder charge for his involvement in the November robbery and death of a city business owner. Dennis McBee, 29, was charged in a six-count indictment stemming from the Nov. 4 assault, robbery and subsequent death of Josef Kucher, 77, the owner of Kucher's Shoe Repair on Front Street.

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  16. Montague plan for grades 7-8 approvedRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Acting Education Commissioner David Hespe has given the go-ahead for Montague students in grades 7-8 to remain in the existing K-6 Montague Elementary School starting in September 2015. The approval, contained in a letter dated Nov. 19 and posted earlier this week to the school district website , appears to remove the last remaining hurdle to the dissolution of Montague's longstanding send-receive relationship with the Port Jervis School District and to set in motion the completion of the transition process that became official with last year's signing of a send-receive contract with High Point Regional High School.

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  17. Montague school board awaiting word on seventh-gradersRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    There is no word yet on whether seventh graders, starting in September, will attend Port Jervis Middle School in New York or extend their stay at Montague Elementary School. School board president Beverly Borrego, speaking during a school board meeting Wednesday night, said the K-6 district is awaiting a ruling from State Education Commissioner David Hespe.

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  18. Arrest made in slaying of New York shop ownerRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say they've made an arrest in the slaying of a 77-year-old shoe repair shop owner who was found beaten inside his upstate New York business. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports that police in Port Jervis announced Monday that 29-year-old Dennis McBee of Port Jervis has been charged with second-degree murder in the beating death of Josef Kucher.

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  19. Port Jervis mourns 40-year merchant who died after robbery, assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    For 40 years Josef Kucher fixed and sold shoes from his Front Street shop, Kucher's Shoe Repair. On Monday, two days after his death, and three days after the attack that killed him, flowers placed in a shoe sat in front of the store as a memorial to the long-time cobbler.

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  20. Port Jervis store owner dies of injuries suffered in robberyRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    A city business owner died on Saturday, the day after he was attacked during a robbery at his store, police said. Josef Kucher, 77, the owner of Kucher's Shoe Sales and Repairs in Port Jervis, died as a result of injuries to his head and face he suffered when his stored was robbed on Friday morning, police said.

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