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Sparta Police: Unlicensed Driver Gets Drug Charges and a Trip to Jail

October 28, 2020

SPARTA, NJ- A Boonton man and a woman from Lodi are facing drug charges and obstruction after a traffic stop on Route 15.  On October around 10:30 p.m. a white Toyota Corolla caught the attention of  Officer Michael Poon because it did not have a front license plate, police said. 

When Poon pulled the car over he spoke with the driver who said he was 28-year-old Jose Gonzales of ...

'Season of Hope' Starts in Sussex County, Toy Collections Underway

October 29, 2020

NEWTON, NJ – The leaves are still on the trees but it’s time to think about snowflakes and Santa at Project Self Sufficiency.  Santa arrived for a festive morning in front of the Project Self Sufficiency facilities to kick off the Season of Hope Toy Drive and let people know donations are needed immediately.

Santa joined Freeholder Director Sylvia Petillo, Senator Steve Oroho, ...

Spartan's Pray for Police

October 18, 2020

SPARTA, NJ- Prayers of protection were said in front of the Sparta Township municipal building on Saturday.  A group of about 20 parishioners from Our Lady of the Lake gathered with a banner petitioning prayers from St. Michael. 

Led by Rafael Gonzalez, they said “two Rosaries for the police to protect us and to be protected,” a participant said.  They also sang the ...

Kidney Donor for Anthony Matarazzo

October 28, 2020

My name is Anthony (Tony) Matarazzo. I was born in Paterson, NJ and grew up in Hawthorne. I was diagnosed with hypertension at age 40, and at nearly the same time began to have problems with gout and kidney stones. I had many gout and kidney stone attacks in my 40’s until the doctors got me stabilized with the right mediations. With other chronic kidney disease patients, the combination of ...

Waldwick Councilman Don Sciolaro Condemns Josh Gottheimer

I refuse to stay silent while Congressman Gottheimer continues to engage in anti-Italian rhetoric, depicting all Italians to be criminals and mobsters. This picture was actually taken in the Fall of 2019 when I was running for re-election to the Waldwick Council, and Frank Pallotta offered to canvas door-to-door with me. We were out knocking on doors and meeting with residents. We visited nearly ...

Buyer Interest In Growing Among Younger Generations

Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

 

The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall. However, 2020 is anything but a normal year, and the housing market is no exception. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for ...

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

IRS reminds businesses to e-file payroll tax returns

October 30, 2020

WASHINGTON – The next quarterly payroll tax return due date is Oct. 31, and the Internal Revenue Service urges business owners to use the speed and convenience of filing the returns electronically.

IRS Forms 940, 941, 943, 944 or 945 are used to report employment tax information. The IRS recommends electronic filing, or e-filing, of these returns for many reasons.

E-filing saves ...

Indecision 2020

At long last, it is finally upon us.

In a matter of days, Americans all over the country will venture forth to proudly exercise their individuality on the most anticipated day of this election year.

I am, of course, referring to Halloween.

This year the annual frightfest celebrating candy shakedowns and macabre costumes will be tempered significantly by the pandemic threat. On ...