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Newton Town Council Presents the 2015 Newton Senior Citizen of the Year

July 3, 2015

NEWTON, NJ—Newton’s Town Council presented Nancy Woods with the 2015 proclamation for “Newton Senior Citizen of the Year” during their meeting on Monday, June 22. Woods was ...

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Arts & Entertainment

Local Area Independence Day Celebrations

July 3, 2015

SPARTA, NJ - The Sparta Elks #2356 will once again host the annual Sparta Township July 4 Parade.  It will begin at 10 a.m.  The parade route is East Shore Trail, through White Deer Plaza ...

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Four Sussex County Players Go to Phil Simms North South Football Classic

June 29, 2015

UNION, NJ – Four football players will represent their Sussex County high schools in the 37th annual Phil Simms New Jersey State North-South All-Star Classic.  The game will be played ...

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Business & Finance

New Development Approved in Sparta: Includes Shoprite and Commercial Buildings

July 2, 2015

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Planning Board unanimously approved the first phase of North Village at Sparta.  The mixed-use development will be located on a parcel of land on Route 15 between ...

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Food & Wine

Food Assistance Available in July

June 23, 2015

NEWTON, NJ - Fresh, refrigerated and frozen foods are available to northwestern New Jersey residents at reduced prices through the Jolin Food Box program.  The food assistance program offers a ...

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Health & Wellness

Summer Program for Young Children at Project Self-Sufficiency

June 24, 2015

NEWTON, NJ - Children ages five to 10 years-old are invited to participate in the Sussex County Family Success Center’s annual Project Vacation program.  It will be offered Monday – ...

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Religions and Spirituality

A Little Dirt Never Hurt: Third Annual Sparta Mud Run Benefits Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County

June 26, 2015

  SPARTA, NJ - The Sparta Mud Run, hosted by Sparta Evangelical Free Church is an annual event to help raise funding and awareness for Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County Children ages ...

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Letters to the Editor

Comment on US Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

June 30, 2015

June 26, 2015 was an historic day. The Supreme Court of the United States affirmed what most Americans have felt for a long time.   When one group of citizens is denied any right ...

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Soul Food

Second Best is Sometimes the Greatest

 “But mama I don’t wannit,” pouted the 11 year old boy, “why can’t I have a rifle like the other boys?” He was cradling in his hands a 22 caliber that store ...

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Health News You Can Use

Not Asking Patients About Dietary Supplements Can Lead to Serious Drug Interactions

Research published recently in the journal Patient Education and Counseling revealed that although 60% of people admitted to the hospital took vitamin supplements, only 18% told a health care ...

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Press Releases

Red Cross Issues Top July 4 Steps for Safe Travel, Grilling and Water Safety

July 1, 2015

PRINCETON, NJ -  This Fourth of July, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying swimming and other water-related activities and the American Red Cross offers a ...

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