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Mon, September 27, 7:00 PM

Newton

Town Council Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 09/27/2021 7:00pm 09/27/2021 11:45pm America/New_York Town Council Meeting

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39 Trinity Street Newton, NJ 07860
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Mon, September 27, 7:00 PM

Newton

Town Council Meeting - In-person and via Zoom

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/27/2021 7:00pm 09/27/2021 11:45pm America/New_York Town Council Meeting - In-person and via Zoom

http://newtontownhall.com/calendar.aspx?EID=2357

39 Trinity Street Newton, NJ 07860

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Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

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Following in his Father’s Footsteps, Newton Police Department Swears in New Patrolman

October 16, 2021

NEWTON, NJ—Patrolman Justin Sibblies, Badge #49, was sworn into the Newton Police Department on Wednesday, October 13, continuing the legacy within the department set forth by his father, Retired Ptl. Arthur Sibblies, Badge #25.

Surrounded by friends, family, the Town Council and officers in the Newton Police Department, Sibblies took his Oath of Office, in the beginning of the council ...

Carney apologized. Scott did not.

October 16, 2021

The Democrats’ hypocrisy stinks to high heaven!

They send letters questioning Republican Chris Carney’s fitness for office because he used the word “b***h” in a private conversation between friends he’s known since childhood but studiously ignore the antics of Democrat Scott Paul, a candidate for the same office of County Commissioner. In fact, Paul is ...

Chris Carney isn’t Fit to Lead

I was extremely shocked to see what Chris Carney sent as a text to a local mayor regarding the commissioner debate last week. 

In this text Carney sent a screenshot of the Facebook event for the debate showing a woman RSVPing. He had circled her name and sent the text with the words “this b*tch doesn’t know what she is in for”. This came to light because the woman whose ...

Sparta FOP Holds Oktoberfest at Mohawk House

October 9, 2021

SPARTA, NJ - The crowd was smaller than in past years but all who attended the Sparta Fraternal Order of Police Oktoberfest enjoyed good food and friends in a perfect fall afternoon.

Both fire pits were in use as people mingled on the back patio of the Mohawk House on Saturday.  The fundraiser supports the local FOP efforts including outreach, resources and education for local law ...

Public Storage: Scotch Plains Customers 'Cannot Safely Access This Highly Contaminated Area'

October 16, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Two days after Public Storage of Scotch Plains was served with an injunction to stop tossing Scotch Plains resident Mary Jean Murphy's belongings, the company issued a second public statement about the situation. Through its outside p.r. firm, the storage company said its emphasis was on the safety of its customers.

“Keeping our customers safe from ...

Halloween Parade and Costume Contest

October 14, 2021

Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest.

Sunday, October 31st at 3pm.

March down historic Spring Street and show off your costume!  This annual parade will continue down to the municipal lot on Trinity Street where there will be a Costume Contest and Trunk or Treat.  Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories including Pet, Senior and Group.  Check out the ...

Sussex County YMCA Invites Community to Family Fall Festival

HARDYSTON, NJ - The Sussex County YMCA will host a Family Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 12-2 p.m., rain or shine. The event is free and open to Y members and the community. 

The event will include a Family Costume Contest (all family members must be in costume), and Halloween-themed activities and games like Pumpkin Bowling, Swimming with Pumpkins, Halloween costume ZumbaⓇ, ...

Family Promise of Sussex County Coat Drive

Believe it or not, winter is right around the corner! That means, it's time for us to start thinking about making sure our neighbors experiencing a housing crisis stay warm throughout the colder months ahead.

To do that, Family Promise of Sussex County is collecting NEW winter coats to distribute to community members in need. Last winter they were blessed with a huge donation of ...

The Big Question: Should You Renovate Or Move?

The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move?

 

The last 18 months changed what many buyers are looking for in a home. Recently, the American Institute of Architects released their AIA Home Design Trends Survey results for Q3 2021. The survey reveals the following:

70% of respondents want more outdoor living space
69% of respondents want a home office ...

New Jersey Date Night: Frighteningly Great Halloween Destinations

October 16, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

October brings us candy, trick-or-treaters and a great opportunity for our date to hold our hands a little tighter. Halloween is upon us and what better way to celebrate the spooky season than to visit one of New Jersey’s many Haunted Houses? From eerie hayrides to disturbing hallways, a haunted ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...

What About the Bird?

Spoiler alert: It dies.

Imagine you are sitting in the cabin of an Airbus 320 airplane. The plane has just taken off when the shy young woman sitting in the window seat next to you hesitantly taps you on the shoulder signaling that she needs to get out of her seat.

By way of apologetic explanation, she jerks her thumb toward the postage stamp window. “The engine is on fire,” she ...

Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

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Public Storage: Scotch Plains Customers 'Cannot Safely Access This Highly Contaminated Area'

October 16, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Two days after Public Storage of Scotch Plains was served with an injunction to stop tossing Scotch Plains resident Mary Jean Murphy's belongings, the company issued a second public statement about the situation. Through its outside p.r. firm, the storage company said its emphasis was on the safety of its customers.

“Keeping our customers safe from ...