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Free Income Tax Filing Assistance offered at Project Self-Sufficiency

March 11, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Project Self-Sufficiency is offering free tax preparation from IRS-certified volunteers to local residents by appointment only on Tuesday, March 18th, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Those who take advantage of this opportunity may learn that they may qualify for tax credits, such as the Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Tax Credit or Education Tax Credit which are designed to offer tax relief to low and moderate income families and individuals.  The free income tax filing services is offered at Project Self-Sufficiency in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service, AARP, and the United Way of Northern New Jersey.   Interested participants are encouraged to call 888-387-9830, extension 3502, to schedule an appointment at Project Self-Sufficiency.

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Sparta Police: Newton Man Causes Accident, Faces DWI Charges

January 22, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – After a two-car accident on Main Street a Newton man was charged with several DWI related offenses.  On January 13 around 5:34 p.m. Sparta police responded to a call of an accident at the intersection of Main Street and Town Center Drive, near the Stop and Shop police report.

One car had struck the back of another, police report.  Sparta Cpl Dan Elig arrived to ...

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Sparta Police: House Fire on Maple Parkway

January 10, 2017

SPARTA, NJ - Two dogs appear to have been lost in a house fire on Maple Parkway on Tuesday.  Police report the homeowner of 64  Maple Parkway was initially unaware that the left side  of his home was on fire when Cpl. Frank Schomp  arrived around 3:25 p.m.

Schomp, responding to several  911 calls about the fire,  was able to convince the homeowner to leave, police ...

The Epidemic of Opiate Abuse

January 17, 2017

I do not agree with the Governor on much, but I am happy to hear that he has decided to work on drug issues in his final year of office. In our state and in my ex-rural region of Sussex County opioid abuse continues to be a major issue, but it has become now more of a national issue. According to The New York Times, “Opioid addiction is America’s 50-state epidemic.”  ...

Local Non Profit Schedules Events To Help People In Need

January 18, 2017

Nothing is Impossible, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created by the senior partners of the McGivney and Kluger law firm. Their mission is to provide temporary financial assistance to individuals and families following a catastrophic event so that they may be able to maintain their independence in the community.  Feeling grateful for their successes, Chuck McGivney ...

Former Quarterdeck Inn Site Set To Transform Into 105 Room Hotel LBI

January 17, 2017

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The owner and developer of two distinctive properties in Stafford and LBI plans to erect a 105 room Victorian style hotel at the former site of the Quarter Deck Inn at the entrance to Long Beach Island in Ship Bottom.   The plans were approved a few years ago for the large hotel but the owner decided to moderately renovate the Quarterdeck building and develop it into the ...