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June 30, 2022

JUNE 30, 2022 -- NEWTON, NJ -- The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce has proudly awarded scholarships to three local high school seniors in recognition of service to the community. The awards were presented at the schools’ senior awards ceremonies in early June. “The Greater Newton Chamber of ...

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Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this ...

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Spring Street is alive with color again this year, thanks to flower baskets and American flags adorning its lampposts. The decorations are provided by the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce, its members and supporters. The baskets are planted by Ideal Farm & Garden Center in Lafayette and ...

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Spread the Word!!! Taco Palooza - Hopatcong is this Saturday, June 18! Who wants to attend The Best Fiesta of the Summer?! Plus its a Benefit for Hopatcong PBA, Special Olympics & Hopatcong Smile GET YOUR TICKET NOW: just-jersey-fest.ticketleap.com/taco-palooza/ Featuring: Gourmet Tacos ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ – The Sussex County YMCA plans to partner with the Newton Public School District to keep youth active, busy and engaged during out-of-school time.  “We are thrilled to be able to extend our School Age Child Care program to Newton and Merriam Avenue School and offer children in the ...

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Enrollment for the next session of the New Jersey Youth Corps program at Project Self-Sufficiency is underway.  The sixteen-week program launches in July and gives those who have not completed high school the opportunity to boost their literacy skills, prepare for the high school equivalency exam, ...

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The following are marketing options available to all candidates for the 2022 General Election.  To discuss marketing on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher. Site Advertising: Leaderboard (728 x 90 pixels desktop, 300 x 50 pixels mobile):  $600 per month or $250 per ...

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Supply chain problems continue to hamper many industries, including exterior home renovation. This is especially true when it comes to securing the high-quality, high-demand materials used by RJW Exteriors. Unfortunately, some homeowners are opting for retail chains or contractors that use ...

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HAMBURG, NJ - The Sussex County YMCA hosted its 20th Annual Golf Outing on May 18 at the award-winning Ballyowen Golf Club, drawing nearly 100 golfers and raising a net total of $40,000 to help reduce the cost of Y programs for children, families, and adults in the community. “It’s wonderful to ...

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Newton, NJ (June 7, 2022) - Project Self-Sufficiency will offer a free, 8-week training program for women, including lessons in computer skills, job search methods, and interview techniques, along with on-the-job training at a community work site on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., ...

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Local news is more important than ever.  To fulfill our mission of providing our readers with objective, daily, local news, we’re conducting a survey on what our readers think about TAPinto and how they engage with the news.  We invite you to take our 2022 Reader Survey.    Your feedback is ...

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A free Community Health Fair will be hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency on Thursday, June 16th, at 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Representatives from local health organizations will offer current resources for the health and well-being of children and families, including information about adverse childhood ...

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The Center for Prevention and Counseling invites Sussex County adults ages fifty-five and older to attend a seven-week "Wellness Initiative for Senior Education" (W.I.S.E) social series. The series will be held at the Andover Diner, 193 Main St, Andover, New Jersey, every Tuesday beginning June 21 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges invites the community to join the Y for its second Outside with Pride Virtual 5K on June 10-12, 2022. This event will be an opportunity to support our LGBTQ+ friends and neighbors while acknowledging the important history of the LGBTQ movement ...

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Project Self-Sufficiency will continue the workshop and discussion series, “Connections Matter”, designed to facilitate the conversation about issues surrounding Positive & Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs), with a session in English, Tuesday, June 7th, 5:00 p.m., and a session in Spanish, ...

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Mark your calendar and get ready for fun! The Town of Newton and Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce are happy to bring the Newton Day Festival back for all to enjoy on Saturday, June 11.   The festival begins at 10:30 AM on Spring Street with food, live music, vendors and local businesses, ...

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NEWTON, NJ-  The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners, the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services, and the Sussex County Veterans  Committee celebrates its veterans each year at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in November. This  year marks the 22nd Anniversary of ...

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Memorial Day Weekend is here, which means backyard BBQs! Spruce up your yard with a quick stop at Sparta Nursery and Garden Center! We've got plenty of annuals and perennials to pick from, as well as Mulch and River Rock to add a perfect fresh look!  We are open Saturday(5/28) 9-5 and ...

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(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division  of Senior Services is pleased to announce the availability of the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition  Program for 2022. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides individuals who are  age 60+ and who meet the ...

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The Sussex County Superintendents’ Roundtable Association has selected Dr. G. Kennedy Greene of the Newton Public Schools as its Superintendent of the Year for 2022.  This is the first time the Association has bestowed this honor on an individual twice, as Dr. Greene was also recognized in ...

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NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services (Area Agency on Aging), and its Advisory Council will hold their Annual Public Hearing on Thursday, June 2, 2022, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Sparta Senior Center, 40 Trapasso Drive, Sparta, ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ – The Sussex County YMCA wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost in the community’s ongoing eagerness to return to a “normal” summer. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether that’s in home pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, or oceans. And that means the risk ...

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Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty. Additional Swim Areas Opening in ...

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Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce the arrival of Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, as the system’s new Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer. With decades of experience in clinical leadership and physician development, Dr. Mathew will work collaboratively to deliver innovative and ...

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Breast cancer survivors are invited to a unique celebration of life at Project Self-Sufficiency on Saturday, June 4th, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  The Survivor Celebration will feature break-out sessions, lunch, music and interactive exhibits.  A keynote presentation will be offered by therapist, ...

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Sparta High School junior Remi Coleman and a group of his friends are holding a concert on June 1st, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Sparta High School at 70 West Mountain Road in Sparta.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the Sparta Food Pantry.   Musical acts will be local bands including The ...

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Sparta Historical Society presents “The Best of Van Kirk Museum” open on both Sunday, May 22 and June 12 from 1-4pm as the Van Kirk Homestead Museum’s spring exhibit.  Sparta Historical itself is celebrating its 20th Anniversary and this exhibit draws heavily upon its Museum’s impressive group of ...

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The Hudson Farm Club will host a local celebration of the internationally acclaimed “Open That Bottle Night” in support of Project Self-Sufficiency on Saturday, May 21st, 6:00 p.m.  The unique event was originated more than 20 years ago by former authors of the Wall Street Journal’s “Tastings” ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ— The Sussex County YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 29th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. As an official host site, the Sussex County Y will hold a free community event this day, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., with a ...

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Parents and caregivers are invited to attend an outdoor, in-person Family Expo on Project Self-Sufficiency’s expansive Newton campus, Thursday, May 26th, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Local social service and healthcare providers will be available to discuss resources for families in the areas of mental ...

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