Press Releases

October 18, 2018

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk is an annual event dedicated to shining a light on the urgent need for cures for blood cancers. During the walk, survivors and patients carry white lanterns, gold lanterns are carried by those walking in memory, and red lanterns are carried ...

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Volunteers are needed to tutor young adults in science, math, social studies and English as part of the New Jersey Youth Corps high school equivalency and employment skills training program offered by Project Self-Sufficiency.  Tutors will also assist with basic reading comprehension and ...

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The Pope John High School Booster Club announced dynamic husband and wife duo Emily Bienko-Brown a Pope John High School alumna and track and field record holder, and Bobby Brown, former NFL player for the Cleveland Browns, as headliners for its 2018 Beefsteak Dinner, Auction and Tricky Tray being ...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others. Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ–  – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award from Vizient, a health care performance improvement partner. The award recognizes top-performing academic medical centers, complex teaching ...

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Parents, educators and caregivers of those with special needs are invited to attend a free Resource Fair at Project Self-Sufficiency on Saturday, November 3rd, 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  The event will address the needs of individuals with special needs from infancy through adulthood.  Workshops, ...

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Job seekers, and those interested in advancing at their current place of employment, are invited to attend a Career Fair at Project Self-Sufficiency, Thursday, October 18th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Area employers and educational institutions will be on site to promote job openings and educational ...

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WASHINGTON — Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) released the following statements after the President signed the Saracini Aviation Safety Act of 2018 into law: “Last Friday, the President signed a bipartisan FAA reauthorization measure that protects passengers, ...

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LAKE HOPATCONG, N.J. — By October, summer’s roar of activity at Hopatcong State Park has faded to little more than the whisper of windswept leaves scraping along pavement. Some days, however, are exceptions. The sixth annual Lake Loop, held Sunday, Oct. 7 at the park, pulled in several hundred ...

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Job seekers, and those interested in advancing at their current place of employment, are invited to attend a Career Fair at Project Self-Sufficiency, Thursday, October 18th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Area employers and educational institutions will be on site to promote job openings and educational ...

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Boys and girls in grades K-5 are invited to join their local Cub Scout pack to build and launch model rockets.  Every youth who joins Cub Scouts before October 27, 2018 will receive a free model rocket kit.  The rockets go 250’ high when launched.  All Cub Scouts will then launch the rockets on ...

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The Thrift Shop of the Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Avenue, is holding a HALF-PRICE SALE from Wednesday, OCTOBER 31ST through Saturday, NOVEMBER 3RD.  Most items in the shop will be half price.  All proceeds support local, national, and global charities.   Shop Hours: Wednesday ...

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John Graves, Esquire, will discuss the legal expungement of prior criminal records at a free seminar on Wednesday, October 17th, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street in Newton.   The program will address the steps required to seal the legal record of an arrest or ...

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A reception to welcome the Heroin and Opioid Art Exhibit in Sussex County, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, NY/NJ Division High Intensity Drug-Trafficking Area, Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will be held in ...

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Please join us on Thursday, October 25th from 7- 8:30 p.m. at Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd, Newton for a presentation about the coping with ADHD in adulthood.   Susan Scheel, Director of Partnering for Change Counseling, LLC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s degree in ...

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RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – Today, October 4, 2018, Josh Gottheimer received the endorsement of the New Jersey State Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), which represents more than 13,000 sworn law enforcement officers across the state of New Jersey. "On behalf of the 13,000 plus members of the New Jersey ...

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Join veteran environmentalist Maya van Rossum at the Sparta Library in Sparta, New Jersey, on October 9th at 6:30 pm as she discusses her new book, The Green Amendment: Securing our Right to a Healthy Environment, followed by Q&A and signing. Come out and meet Maya, pick up a copy of the book, ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry is holding their 7 annual fundraising event on Thursday, October 11.  The 60$ ticket includes dinner and wine tasting at Lake Mohawk Country Club.  There will also be an auction. Tickets are available from Valerie Macchio 201-306-6148 or Frank ...

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5K Fundraiser for the Sparta Education Foundation  SPARTA, NJ—The Sparta Education Foundation’s Thanksgiving morning fundraiser is the 12th Annual Krogh’s Turkey Trot, one of Sparta’s best-loved events which has become “The Tradition Before The Tradition.” It’s a memorable way to spend ...

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Michelle Olenick, Esquire, will discuss topics related to divorce at a free Family Law seminar at Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, Wednesday, October 10th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Learn about child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, custody, alimony, parenting time, ...

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Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the tri-state area. NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ,The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s largest ...

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PATRIOTS’ PATH COUNCIL WILL HOST FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF SUMMITING MOUNT EVEREST ________________ Council Board Member Dan Stringham to Provide Detailed Account Of Preparations and 5-Week Expedition to Reach the Summit of Mt. Everest CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ – October 1, 2018 – Boy Scouts of ...

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Sparta resident Allison Ognibene, who received both a heart and double lung transplant more than 30 years ago, recently participated in the Donate Life Transplant Games, in Salt Lake City, Utah, representing Team Liberty.  She had attended the Games in the early 90s, but had not returned until this ...

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 23 on Modern Healthcare’s 2018 list of the ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ – the first time Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. Atlantic ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control and Town of Newton officials announce a scheduled aerial application, by plane of larvicide.  Between 5 am a.m. and 8 p.m. on September 27 through 29 the office will be treating for the control of larval mosquitos. The produce is granular, ...

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HAMBURG, NJ – The Sussex County Association of Realtors still has room for golfers to join their Annual Golf Classic at the Wild Turkey Golf Course at Crystal Springs.  The event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 3.  The event begins at 11 a.m. with registration.  Lunch begins at noon.  The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Eric C. Liberman, DO, an expert in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, has joined Atlantic Medical Group and Atlantic Health System. Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Liberman is uniquely fellowship-trained in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, bringing a ...

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NAMI Sussex brings the documentary film “Suicide: the Ripple Effect” to the Sparta Theatre as we raise awareness of suicide prevention during National Suicide Prevention Month in September. This film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who survived a suicide attempt when he was 19 years old.

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NEWTON, NJ - The community is invited to an event at SCCC Performing Arts Center to hear from local people in recovery that were saved with Narcan as the men of women on the front lines providing this life saving service.

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Parents and community members are invited to discuss internet safety and cyber bullying at a meeting of the Project Sussex Kids General Council, Wednesday, October 3rd, 9:00 a.m.  Participants will also receive an update on Project Sussex Kids activities.  The presentation will be facilitated by ...

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