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Newton Man Sentenced in Drunk Driving Fatality

February 25, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Newton man Andrew Frazell received a five year sentence for causing a drunk driving crash that killed two men in a head-on collision.  Superior Court Judge Alberto Rivas imposed the sentence on February 14 that requires the 29-year-old to serve 85 percent of his sentence before being eligible for parole, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey. 

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Sparta Police: Tailgating a Police Car Ends with DWI

February 24, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – A Rumson woman faces DWI charges after tailgating a police car on February 13.  Sparta Police Officer Taylor May was on patrol on Route 15 around 10 a.m. when he saw a car following him too closely.

May checked and found the registration to be expired.  He stopped Maryellen Cushing, 50 and when speaking with her May suspected Cushing was intoxicated.

Cushing was ...

Stop Forcing Social Justice

February 26, 2017

Recently, President Trump repealed Barack Obama’s transgender bathroom order. First of all, it was Unconstitutional because the intrusive law never even passed Congress. Yet when Obama decided to take away federal funding for schools that don’t allow transgender kids to choose their own bathroom, I wondered: Doesn’t the federal government have anything better to do than to ...

Heavy drinking makes arteries stiff - increasing risk of heart disease

The results of a 25 year study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association looking at alcohol consumption and artery elasticity over 4-5 year intervals found that consistent heavy drinking (more than 4.6 oz of pure alcohol a week) stiffens arteries which increases the risk of heart disease.

 

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10 Top Curb Appeal Tips to Improve Your Home

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”

First impressions matter, especially when it comes to selling your Sussex or Morris County home. A whopping 63 percent of potential home buyers drop by a home they’ve viewed online and found to their liking.* Employ our top 10 curb appeal tips to enhance your home’s exterior, consequently ...

Highlander Rugby Open House - Sparta/Sussex Area

February 26, 2017

Highlander Rugby is hosting an event, and you're invited!

Join us for a night of hanging out, playing games, and learning rugby!

All are welcome (grades 7-12)

 

COME PLAY RUGBY WITH US!

Bring a friend, or two!

We will supply food and prizes at the end of the event.

 

@ Sparta Middle School - 350 Main street, Sparta, NJ 07871

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67 Years After Her Season in Pro Baseball, a Roxbury Grad Gets an Award

February 18, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Lois “Tommie” Barker, a Roxbury High School graduate who went on to play in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, was honored recently by the Ledgewood-based chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

Barker, 93, was presented with the DAR’s “Women in American History Award” in recognition of her contribution to ...