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Newton Police: Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges

February 20, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—A Fords resident is facing drug charges after a traffic stop on Main Street. On February 14 around 9:30 p.m. Officer Steven Kneidl stopped Patricia Henry, 61 for a broken headlight, police said.

When Kneidl spoke with the driver, the officer smelled marijuana in the car.  The car was searched by Kneidl and Officer Jared Zappa and they found pot, two small bags containing ...

DAISY Award Presented to Newton Medical Center Nurses for Providing Extraordinary Caring

Chick Parr, 63, has never been a “sit around kind of person”– by choice, anyway.

“I take care of the farm machinery, lift heavy bales of hay, feed the animals,” she says of her 75-acre family farm. “It’s hard work, but it’s work that I love.”

Even after a mastectomy five years ago, she continued her active lifestyle. But a side effect ...

New Jersey Date Night: 4 Fun Cooking Schools

February 25, 2020

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

Sometimes even the most adventurous Garden State couple just wants to keep it super laid back, cozy and at home. The choice for date night simplicity can lead to a most fear-instilling question … What’s for dinner?

Not all of us are good in the kitchen. Learning a few cooking skills and ...

Sparta Police: Very Wanted Man Snagged in Traffic Stop

February 13, 2020

SPARTA, NJ – A Newark man with 18 warrants was picked up in a traffic stop on Route 15.  On February 10 around 1:30 a.m. Officer Thomas Herd stopped a speeding white Toyota with tinted windows driven by Tyrone Ellison, Jr., 32, police said. 

When Herd checked Ellison’s license, the officer found Ellison had 17 outstanding warrants in Newark and one in Elizabeth.  He ...

Open letter from Patriots' Path Council, Boy Scouts of America

February 21, 2020

Dear Scouting Families,

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come.

 We want to highlight important points that are most ...

Red Flag Laws and the Benefit of Such Laws

Dear Editor

First, I am Gun owner -only 1- and use it not to hunt, but for target practice in another state! I have a home in the County, but I teach in three states at colleges! In any event, I have been following Assembly leaders from the 24th District, leading  some ridiculous attack on Red Flag Laws! I am sure many readers have heard  of Red Flag Laws!

What are Red Flag Laws? ...

Paul McCartney is Here, There and Everywhere - In New Jersey

February 24, 2020

METUCHEN, NJ  - Strawberry Fields? Nope. Abbey Road? Wrong again. Penny Lane? Not even close.

The long and winding road inexplicably led Paul McCartney to this 2.8 square-mile borough that's home to about 14,000 people in the center of Middlesex County.

The residents who happened to be strolling down Main Street on Sunday afternoon were stunned at the sight of the former Beatle, ...

Gov. Murphy Unveils Ethics Reforms During Visit to Rutgers

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy said he and his staff have been practically building a shrine around a fine bottle of bourbon he received as a gift.

Here's the sobering truth, though: Murphy and his fellow executive branch employees are exempt by state law from taking one drop, let alone accepting any gifts that are related to their public duties.

"We are in the process of ...

OPEN HOUSE 2/23-Beautiful 4 BR Colonial with POOL!

Are you looking for a beautiful 4 Bedroom colonial in Sparta? Look no further than 10 Crestview Lane! Join us for an OPEN HOUSE on 2/23 from 1-3pm! 

This breathtaking 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom Colonial with a heated swimming pool and seasonal lake views perches hillside on 1.44 acres in Sparta Mountain’s wonderful Woodlake Crest neighborhood.

Spread ...

Free Tax Seminar with Team Nest Builder!

 

Paying too much in Real Estate Taxes? Find out how you could get them reduced!

 

In this seminar--hosted by Lynn Garafola of Team Nest Builder--you will learn:


4 different “values” for your home (and the differences between them)


What is a town wide “REVAL” (revaluation) and what impact will it have on the taxes you pay in the ...

Registration Open for 11th Annual Pass It Along Triathlon

SPARTA, NJ - Pass It Along has officially opened registration to their 11th Annual Triathlon, located at scenic Lake Mohawk Country Club, in Sparta, New Jersey on July 25, 2020. Each year, this event brings together members of the local community to watch over three-hundred participants bike, swim and run the streets of Sparta, Andover and Byram.

This year, the presenting ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder February 18, 2020 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ -Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder February 18, 2020 meeting video:

 

United Way of Northern New Jersey Announces New CEO

February 24, 2020

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – United Way of Northern New Jersey is pleased to announce the selection of Kiran Handa Gaudioso as its new chief executive officer, effective March 1, 2020. Gaudioso will replace John Franklin, who is retiring after more than 20 years at United Way.

 

Gaudioso, of Livingston, has served as United Way’s chief operating officer since 2017, following ...

Paul McCartney is Here, There and Everywhere - In New Jersey

February 24, 2020

METUCHEN, NJ  - Strawberry Fields? Nope. Abbey Road? Wrong again. Penny Lane? Not even close.

The long and winding road inexplicably led Paul McCartney to this 2.8 square-mile borough that's home to about 14,000 people in the center of Middlesex County.

The residents who happened to be strolling down Main Street on Sunday afternoon were stunned at the sight of the former Beatle, ...