Area residents who are experiencing overwhelming credit card debt, asset repossession or foreclosure are invited to privately discuss issues related to bankruptcy with an attorney on Wednesdays, January 2nd – 30th, at Project Self-Sufficiency. Individual consultations will be offered at 30-minute intervals between the hours of 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The sessions are free and open to Sussex County residents who meet income eligibility requirements; consultations are by appointment only. To make an appointment, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.
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By ANNMARIE SHAFERFebruary 23, 2017
Our community, like the rest of our state and country, is in the midst of an opioid use epidemic. In 2016, the Sussex County area had 32 overdose deaths due to heroin, prescription medications and other drugs, up 28% since the previous year. Additionally, there were 52 overdoses where Narcan was administered by law enforcement officers in an attempt to revive a person, an 18% increase in its use ...
February 23, 2017
SPARTA, NJ - Kids will be drawn to the locker magnets, glitter stress balls and photo booth pictures. Soy Candles, jewelry and bath bombs are just a few of the items that will appeal to adults. Those coming with an appetite will not be disappointed either – as brownie bites, homemade guacamole and fudge, are just a few of the products that can be enjoyed on the premises. All of these items ...
By MARGARET MCHUGHFebruary 23, 2017
Imagine an idyllic camp scene, and you may picture a cabin in the woods, a fire roaring, and campers singing as they roast marshmallows, relaxing after a long day of swimming, boating and hiking.
But at Fairview Lake YMCA, that image might also include moms with their sons cross-country skiing and sledding, dads and daughters tie-dyeing shirts in a lodge with a three-story rock-climbing ...
Former Sparta Mayor Ailish Hambel Announces She Will Participate in Freeholder Republican Primary in June
By MOLLY SMITHFebruary 22, 2017
SPARTA, NJ - Ailish Hambel announced on Wed, Feb 8 at the Sussex County Young Republicans monthly meeting that she is seeking the Republican nomination for Sussex County Freeholder. Ailish's background and experience as a former mayor of Sparta and years serving on the Sparta Township council has provided her with valuable experience that will serve her well as a freeholder.
By ANNMARIE SHAFERFebruary 22, 2017
Sparta Middle School is hosting “Hidden in Plain Sight” on Thursday, March 9 at 7 p.m.. Presented by the Center for Prevention and Counseling, this exhibit and presentation to prevent youth drug misuse is suitable for parents and other adult community members who work with or care about young people.
An exhibit of a teenager’s bedroom will be ...
By TAPINTO NEWTON STAFFFebruary 21, 2017
NEWTON, NJ – The United Way will be holding their fifth annual Caregivers Conference at the Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference Center. The event is free to caregivers and will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday April 22.
Organizers explain this is for unpaid caregivers in the community to gain access to resources, support and education to help them in their ...
By LISA PACHNOSFebruary 21, 2017
Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to Family Law on Wednesday, March 1st, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the agency’s campus, located at 127 Mill Street in Newton. The program will address child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, custody, alimony, parenting time, equitable distribution of assets, and other topics related to ...