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Newton Board of Education Members Chosen

 

NEWTON, NJ - The Newton Board of Education results are in, and the winners are as follows. The top three chosen will fill the seats:
 
Richard Heckman          1,461 votes (26.63 percent)
Joan Faye                      1,492 votes (27.19 percent)
Jessica L. Egner            1,463 votes (26.66 percent)
John S. Jackson             1,071 votes (19.52 percent)
Note: results are unofficial, due to mail in, email, and fax ballots to be counted.
 
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Sparta Police: Sparta Man Charged with DWI

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SPARTA. NJ – a Sparta man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on June 19 around 11 p.m.  Sparta Cpl, Kurt Morris stopped a 2007 GMC driven by John Wiedmayer on Woodport Road because Wiedmayer was not staying in his lane, police report.

Wiedmayer, 57, was pulled over on Pine Cone Lane after crossing the double yellow lines.  When Morris spoke with Wiedmayer he ...

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Jillian Mari Baluyot, 17, of Nutley, passed away on June 2, 2017. Born in Secaucus, she lived in ...
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When is Enough, Enough? An Example of Bureaucratic Indifference

June 23, 2017

We have all had experiences with the unpleasantries of bureaucracy whether on the municipal, county, state, or federal level.  It can be very frustrating which no doubt is partly responsible for the associated negative stereotypes involved.

None of us enjoy having to “jump through “certain hoops.  If we are honest with ourselves, there are times when we are impatient and ...

Vitamin D: Are You Taking More Than is Good for You?

The results of a study published in the Journal of the American Medical  Association last week found that about 3 percent of adults in the U.S. are taking more than 4,000 international units (IUs) (IU - is a unit of measurement) of Vitamin D a day, an amount beyond the upper limit considered safe. This is up from 0.2 percent 10 years ago. The recommended daily amount of Vitamin D is 600 IUs ...

6 Helpful NJ Home Buyer Open House Dos And Dont's

As with all social situations, there’s a code of etiquette for visiting a New Jersey open house. Considering that how you handle yourself at an open house may impact whether or not you get that New Jersey dream house (over another, less polite bidder), Team Nest Builder highly recommends you read on for our 6 top tips!

Identification Station

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Third Annual “Changing the Face of Addiction” Walk and Community Event

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On Saturday, August 5, 2017, a one and a half mile walk will be held, commencing at the Franklin Fireman’s Pavilion on Buckwheat Road in Franklin, NJ. The third annual “Changing the Face of Addiction” walk is in memory of two young men from Sussex County who lost their lives to addiction. Sign up now online or register the day of the event at 9:00 am. The walk begins ...

Roxbury Man Wants Something Done About Unwanted Tossed Newspapers

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ROXBURY, NJ - Thanks to the Internet, print newspapers have been declining for a decade. There’s at least one Roxbury resident who won’t miss a method used by the struggling industry to stay afloat: The free sample paper thrown on front yards.

That person is Emil Ruesch of Landing. He came last week to a Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting and spoke his mind.

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