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Sun, July 26, 10:30 AM

Paintings of j. Lecarre in Unity's Featured Artist Gallery, Lafayette

Exhibition of Paintings of j. Lecarre

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Add to My Calendar 07/26/2020 10:30am 09/13/2020 1:00pm America/New_York Exhibition of Paintings of j. Lecarre

The modern contemporary paintings of j. Lecarre are now on display in the Featured Artist Gallery at Unity of Sussex County, 25 Mudcut rd., Lafayette. This exhibit may be viewed on Sundays before and after the 11:00 service now through September 6. Jim, a resident of Branchville, follows his creative artistic instincts which launch him on adventures in line shape and form using multiple ...

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Joint Newton Police, Sussex County Narcotics Efforts Earn New Drug Charges for 'Early Release' Offender

November 14, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—A Newton man was picked up on new heroin  and crack related drug charges the same day he was released early under Governor Murphy’s sentence and parole reduction law, police said.

On November 4, following a joint effort of Detectives from the Newton Police Department and the Sussex County Narcotics Task Force, Leigton Brown, 42 was taken into custody at his ...

Newton Police and Atlantic Health Stuff the Bus With Hearty Donations Amid Pandemic

November 21, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Police Department, partnered with Atlantic Health to Stuff the Bus this week with food donations for local food pantries.

Newton Police Chief Robert Osborn said, “Through the generosity of others, we were collectively able to provide 600+ non-perishable food donations comprised of canned goods, proteins, pasta, cereals, peanut butter and other ...

Newton High School STEM Academy Students Develop and Deliver Virtual Learning Desks

NEWTON, NJ-  The pandemic has been more than a time of challenge, it has allowed or required people to be creative.  Newton High School’s James Hofmann’s STEM Academy students have been creative.

Hofmann was inspired by a television news item depicting students learning virtually without a place to perch. 

“I showed our students in our STEM Academy classes ...

Sparta Planning Board Approves 70 Unit Apartment Project

November 22, 2020

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Planning Board voted to approve a 70 unit apartment complex at 53A Sparta Avenue.  The four-story buildings will be located behind the Burger King, years ago the site of an assisted living facility. 

The site is 2.6 acres on Block 5019 Lot 23 on the Sparta tax map. The schematic of the project shows two residential wings with a common area and gym ...

Reproductive rights

November 22, 2020

It's always about priorities for the Sussex County Board of Freeholders. 

 Too bad their priorities are misplaced. 

 With the county facing health and economic crises due to the pandemic, you would think the five Republicans tasked with leading our county would be focusing on these important local issues 

 They're not. Instead they side step and ...

Marijuana laws

A great American poet once wrote "The times, they are a-changing".

And in the immortal words of singer Bob Dylan, they are indeed.

Too bad no one told the Sussex County Board of Freeholders.

New Jersey residents voted overwhelmingly on November 3 to legalize the sale, possession and use of recreational marijuana.   The revenue from this legalization would be ...

2020 Totowa / West Paterson Fire Dept. Holiday Lights Parade Canceled due to COVID-19

November 23, 2020

TOTOWA, NJ - Due to the sharp increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19, the Totowa and West Paterson Fire Departments made the decision to cancel the 2020 Holiday Lights Parade for the safety of the community and the first responders who organize and participate in the event. 

Organizers of the parade considered multiple options as a substitute for the parade, but could not find a ...

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NJ Restaurants Look to ‘Bubbles’ to Stay Afloat This Winter

November 22, 2020

In a normal winter, Mhairi Robertson tries to fill the seats inside Bistro La Source, a swanky French restaurant in Jersey City. This year, she’s trying to fill bubbles.

Robertson, the manager of the restaurant, says the six plastic dining bubbles situated in the restaurant’s parking lot is an essential part of their business plan, as indoor dining is currently capped at 12 ...

IRS to mask key business transcript details; protect taxpayers from identity theft

November 23, 2020

WASHINGTON – Moving to protect business taxpayers from identity theft, the Internal Revenue Service announced that starting Dec. 13 it will begin masking sensitive data on business tax transcripts.

The announcement provides 30 days for stakeholders to make any adjustments. The IRS began informing tax professionals of this change during the summer Nationwide Tax Forums. The agency ...

The Answer Man

Watching Jeopardy! always makes me feel like an idiot. I am not very good with random knowledge. Or mental processes in general.

I rationalize this major shortcoming as an impetus for learning, as if knowledge is somehow a finite reservoir. The way I look at it, the more I know, the less there is to learn. It would be pretty boring if I knew everything.

And I no doubt would be more ...

2020 Totowa / West Paterson Fire Dept. Holiday Lights Parade Canceled due to COVID-19

November 23, 2020

TOTOWA, NJ - Due to the sharp increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19, the Totowa and West Paterson Fire Departments made the decision to cancel the 2020 Holiday Lights Parade for the safety of the community and the first responders who organize and participate in the event. 

Organizers of the parade considered multiple options as a substitute for the parade, but could not find a ...