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  1. Mega Millions lottery: Did you win Tuesday's $375M drawing? Live resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | The Jersey Journal

    The cash option for this evening's drawing is worth $226 million. If someone matches five numbers and the Mega Ball, the prize will be the 25th largest in U.S. lottery history.


  2. Tennis and ping pong had a baby -- pickleball. And, N.J. is loving it.Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 |

    If you've never heard of pickleball, you're not alone. The sport has largely flown under the radar for decades, but has recently gained notairiety because of its ease of play compared to tennis.


  3. $315.3M Powerball winner from N.J. has stepped forwardRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The winner will be revealed to the public when he or she meets the media on Friday afternoon at lottery headquarters in Lawrenceville. A lottery official confirmed the winner is from northern New Jersey but didn't say where.


  4. National Trails Day in N.J. is about 'freedom.' So get out thereRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Four hikers, none from New Jersey, were out on the Appalachian Trail in Vernon this Tuesday morning, methodically making their way from Georgia to Maine as part of a journey that will take months and cover 2,190 miles. Their adventure is the essence of National Trails Day -- celebrated Saturday -- a celebration of the federal trails system established 50 years ago.


  5. N.J. driver was drunk, high in crash that killed 2 passengers, cops sayRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A 32-year-old New Jersey man was driving while drunk and high during a crash in upstate New York last year that left two passengers in his convertible dead, officials said. Christopher Perrella was indicted Tuesday in Orange County, New York, on multiple counts of aggravated vehicular manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence, the district attorney there said in a statement.


  6. Winning $315M Powerball lottery ticket sold at N.J. ShopRiteRead the original story

    May 20, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The lucky buyer of the winning $2 ticket for Saturday's $315.3 million Powerball jackpot made their purchase at a ShopRite in Bergen County. In a statement, New Jersey Lottery officials said the ticket was sold to a customer of the ShopRite location at 500 South River St. in Hackensack .


  7. $4M Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in N.J.Read the original story

    May 4, 2018 |

    A lucky New Jersey lottery player bought one of six $4 million tickets sold across the country for Friday's $142 million Mega Million drawing, which was won in Ohio. The low winning numbers lead to a whopping 12 tickets matching five numbers, but not the Mega Ball.


  8. Eviction showdown looming at former Playboy ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Sheriff's officers are preparing for evictions at a former Playboy Club in Vernon as some low-income residents apparently are refusing to leave. Fourteen rooms on the eighth floor remained occupied as of last week despite a judge's consent order requiring all residents to depart by April 9, according to an attorney for the building's owner.


  9. Mega Millions $533M jackpot winner from N.J. claims historic prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    New Jersey lottery officials revealed the winner of the $533 million Mega Millions jackpot on Friday as Richard Wahl, of Vernon. "It's not only life changing money for me, it's life changing money for others," Wahl said.


  10. Watch Johnny Knoxville in a movie based on N.J.'s notorious 'Action Park'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 |

    Yes, we are talking about the infamous Action Park , or as you may know it as "Traction Park" or "Class Action Park" or "Accident Park," in Vernon. On Wednesday, a trailer for "Action Point," a fictitious movie based on the wild and dangerous amusement park of the 80s and 90s starring Johnny Knoxville was released.


  11. Whopping 12 snow days cancels spring break in this N.J. districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Spring break is cancelled in snow-bound Vernon Township and students will be attending classes until the last week in June. The public school district called off classes for a 12th day Tuesday as yet another snowstorm was dropping up to six inches of snow on northwestern N.J. Schools closed for three days last week due to the impact of back-to-back nor'easters.


  12. JCP&L customer enraged over outage accused of threatening to kidnap workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 |

    After going days without power, a Sussex County man became so outraged at JCP&L that he threatened to blow up a substation and kidnap an employee of the utility company, police said Tuesday. Robert Winter, 63, contacted JCP&L through a call center on Monday to complain that his home had been without power since Friday when a nor'easter storm Friday caused widespread outages throughout the state, Vernon police said.


  13. Residents of a former Playboy Club are about to be homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 |

    Officials in Sussex County are planning to meet next week amid worries that soon-to-be displaced residents of the former Playboy Club in Vernon may end up homeless. The estimated 40 or so low-income tenants in the building have until April 9 to leave and will receive $1,500 per unit in relocation assistance, as part of an agreement heading off a possible large-scale eviction .


  14. Deal reached for low-income residents to leave ex-Playboy ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The remaining residents of a former Playboy Club in Vernon have agreed to leave by April 9, heading off a possible large-scale eviction at what was once among the region's most glamorous locations. Departing tenants will be given $1,500 per unit in relocation assistance, according to a consent order from Superior Court Judge Robert J. Brennan.


  15. Vernon (30) at Wallkill Valley (62) - Girls BasketballRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 |

    Samantha Opilla scored 13 points and Lana Varcadipane added 11 with seven rebounds to lead Wallkill Valley to a 62-30 victory over Vernon in Hamburg.


  16. From luxury to 'squalor:' The downward spiral of a one-time Playboy ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 |

    It was once a pleasure palace for celebrities and the wealthy, nestled away from prying eyes in rural northwestern N.J. Today, the late Hugh Hefner's 'Playboy Club' in Vernon is unrecognizable from its 1970s heyday, where the in-crowd roamed the grounds and reveled in the attention of costumed waitresses known as 'Playboy Bunnies." On Tuesday, the eight-story building's landlords agreed to file eviction complaints against an estimated 70 residents in 31 apartments.


  17. Ex-inmate gets $150K settlement after alleging 'savage' jailhouse beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWTON -- A former Sussex County jail inmate who alleged he was assaulted by three other inmates in an attack arranged by a corrections officer whose house he burglarized will receive a $150,000 settlement from the county. Robert Woodruff filed a lawsuit in 2015 against the county and various officials two years after he claims he was subjected to a "savage beating" in a jail cell that had been purposely left open.


  18. Hopatcong (0) at Vernon (5), Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament, First Round - Boys SoccerRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 |

    Alex Denyer collected a hat trick to lead ninth-seeded Vernon to a 5-0 victory over 20th-seeded Hopatcong in the first round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament in Glenwood. Adam Hazell netted the other two goals while adding an assist to his total.


  19. Woman reportedly OD'd in 7-Eleven bathroom while her 5-year-old cried for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    HAMBURG -- A Vernon woman was charged with child endangerment last month after she allegedly overdosed in a 7-Eleven bathroom while her 5-year-old daughter cried for help, according to the New Jersey Herald. Kassandra Potsel, 26, of the Highland Lakes section of the Township, was found lying on the floor of the convenience store's bathroom on Aug. 20 suffering from an apparent heroin overdose after 7-Eleven employees gained entry to the bathroom, the newspaper reported.


  20. Judge rules free speech protects bear hunt activist accused of harassing huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Susan Kehoe of Vernon was the subject of complaints filed by hunters Michael Bush and Nickey Pisco, filed after Kehoe allegedly posted on Facebook that she "believed" one of them killed a local bear. The appeals court, in that case, overturned the harassment conviction of a retired Union County corrections officer for allegedly photocopying wedding photos of a sergeant and adding vulgar comments.


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