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Newton Police, Sussex County Narcotics Task Force Net 15 in Drug Bust

July 11, 2020

NEWTON, NJ— A four-month investigation has ended with 15 drug arrests. Newton Police Detectives, working with the Sussex County Narcotics Task Force investigated drug use and distribution leading to multiple arrests at the Gateway Condos, on July 8, police said.

Police said during the investigation they saw in increases in overdoses and the need for Narcan.  The detectives ...

Newton Medical Center Named an Advanced ICU Care 2020 We See You Care Award Winner for Exceptional Acute Care Telemedicine Collaboration

Partner Hospitals are Recognized for Patient Results, Outstanding Care Team Collaboration and Ability to Leverage Technology-Enabled Care Services

Atlantic Health System’s Newton Medical Center today announced that the hospital was recognized with a 2020 WE SEE YOU CARE Award presented by Advanced ICU Care, the nation’s leading independent provider. The accolade, now in its fifth ...

NJ Farmers Markets Adjust to New Way of Shopping During Pandemic

July 10, 2020

NEW JERSEY — As New Jersey moves into new phases of reopening after the COVID-19 lockdown, farmers markets are adapting to our new socially distanced “normal.”  

In towns across the state, market managers have implemented new business practices to keep both vendors and customers safe. Designated as essential businesses early in the pandemic, some expanded their footprint ...

In Support of Dr. Arati Kreibich for Congress

July 7, 2020

I met Dr. Arati Kreibich when she was running for Council in our town of Glen Rock in 2017. Like me, she was passionate about fighting the climate crisis, and I was excited to vote for her. I’ve since participated in town-wide cleanups that she has led, and I have admired her work on the Council, especially her work as Chair of the Finance and Budget Committee. Since January of this year, I ...

Sparta Historical Thanks Fellow Spartan Students & Adults for their Submissions on our Town’s Pandemic Documentation Project

We are living through an unprecedented, transformative moment in our lifetimes.   In an attempt to document COViD-19 in Sparta for ourselves and future generations, Sparta Historical Society, following the NJ Historical Commission’s webinar and Newark Library’s and Monmouth County Historical Association’s model, previously asked you to contribute reminiscences - ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

July 6, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building Rutgers' ...

A Historic Rebound For The Housing Market

A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market

 

Pending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking this metric in January 2001. So, what exactly are pending home sales, and why is this rebound so important?

According to NAR, the Pending Home ...

IRS reminds members of the U. S. Armed Forces of special tax breaks, helpful resources as the July 15 tax deadline approaches

July 12, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged members of the military and their families to learn more about the special tax benefits available to them as the July 15 tax filing season deadline approaches.

Most military bases offer free tax preparation and filing assistance during the tax filing season. Some also offer free tax help after the July tax filing deadline. Some ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders July 8 Meeting Audio Recording

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders July 8 meeting audio recording.

 

Carved in Stone Too

A Monumental History Lesson Part 2

It is difficult to topple a mountain. Particularly if the mountain rises 800 feet from the ground, covers 583 acres, and is made of granite.

It is not like lassoing an iron horse and its rider from a concrete pedestal and heave-hoing it into pieces on the ground. Mountains are no pushovers.

Such is the dilemma with Stone Mountain in Georgia, recognized ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

July 6, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building Rutgers' ...