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Volunteers Needed for Newton Afterschool Program

August 28, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Volunteers are needed to assist with the implementation of the popular Girls on the Run program at the Halsted Middle School beginning in mid-September.  The running program will be offered three days a week as part of the Project Launch Newton afterschool program, which is operated by Project Self-Sufficiency in conjunction with the Newton School District.  Project Launch Newton is an enrichment program offered to children in grades 4 – 8 who reside in the Newton School District.  Children participate in academic enrichment, creative pursuits, fitness and physical education, health and nutrition activities designed around a Science, Integration of Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) theme. 

 

Volunteer coaches are needed to support girls in 7th and 8th grade at the Halsted Middle School who will be participating in the Girls on the Run program.  The teams of volunteer coaches will facilitate the curriculum while providing positive role models for participating youth during the 10 – 12 week program.  To volunteer, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.  More information about the Project Launch Newton program can be found at www.projectlaunchnewton.org.

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Sparta Police: Lafayette Woman Nearly Crashes into Police Car, Faces DWI Charges

December 7, 2016

SPARTA, NJ – A Lafayette woman is being charged with driving while intoxicated after crossing the double yellow line, nearly colliding with a Sparta police car.  On November 28, at 9:50 p.m. Cpl. Rob Fraser and Police Officer Tom Herd were on Main Street near the Goddard School when Diana Agana-Hutchings was seen driving erratically, police report.

The police said they had to take ...

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Sussex County Legislators vote NO to domestic violence bill

December 5, 2016

To the Editor:

Domestic violence claims at least 2,000 lives each year. Seventy percent of the victims are women. More than half of the time, the weapon used to carry out an “intimate partner” homicide — when a person targets a spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend, or someone with whom they previously had a romantic relationship — is a gun. To prevent intimate partner ...

Stuff the Boat on behalf of the Season of Hope Toy Drive

December 5, 2016

The Branchville Fire Department and patrons of local business Off Shore Marine have joined forces to fill a ski boat to the brim with toys to benefit the Season of Hope Toy Drive.  The toy drive, driven and coordinated by Project Self-Sufficiency along with a consortium of local businesses, schools and organizations, aims to gather 20,000 toys to benefit children in Sussex and northern ...

Roxbury Eyes Little Lake Hopatcong Peninsula, State Says "Go For It"

December 2, 2016

ROXBURY, N.J. - Roxbury Township is on the verge of getting its first chunk of lakefront property on Lake Hopatcong, a strip of land that once served as a steamboat passenger platform in Landing.

The first thing it wants to put there: A big Christmas tree.

The state, which owns the half-acre peninsula adjacent to Lake's End Marina, is eager to enter into a ...