Sussex County Celebrates Rx Disposal Day This Fall

October 20, 2016

NEWTON, NJ— The Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities in Newton, the Sussex County Law Enforcement and the Drug Enforcement Administration is promoting a nationwide effort on Saturday October 22 as a day to be part of the solution to reduce the misuse of prescription drugs and reduce the opiate abuse epidemic.

A sponsored event know as Rx Disposal Day, which is a bi-annual event ...

Newton Residents Gather for Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Event

NEWTON, NJ-- Some residents of Newton gathered at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, despite the chilly weather to help out in the sixth annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors event that the town holds each year.

Several groups came out to volunteer including a girl scout troop, a group from Halsted Middle School with Board of Education president, Stella Dunn and Town Council Deputy Mayor Wayne ...

New Jersey Celebrates “Knock Out Opiate Abuse Day”

NEWTON, NJ—The Sussex County Freeholders have proclaimed that October 6 will be “Knock Out Opiate Abuse Day” in our communities.

This initiative, although it only takes place for one day, is a statewide initiative that will help “families, the prevention and treatment communities, concerned citizens and community leaders, raise awareness of the potential for dependency ...

Sparta Train Station Rebuilt, Re-purposed, Reopened and Dedicated

SPARTA, NJ – A large crowd gathered, despite the cool drizzle on Saturday for the dedication of the Sparta Train Station.

Nearly 300 people came together in the PAL building adjacent to the station to hear the opening remarks given by William Dermody III and his son William Dermody IV, known as Bill III and Bill IV.   Katelyn Leondi, spokesperson for the newly created Train ...

TJ’s Pizzeria Café Partners with C.L.E.A.R Program

NEWTON, NJ—The C.L.E.A.R Program is partnering with TJ’s Pizzeria Café on Route 23 in Franklin, to benefit the newly launched Sussex County C.L.E.A.R program.  

TJ’s is offering a limited time special deal. Make a purchase at TJ’s Pizzeria Café between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. from now until Thursday, September 29 and submit a flyer that can be found ...

Law Enforcement Honored During Recovery Month

NEWTON, NJ—The Center for Prevention and Counseling and the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of New Jersey, along with the Sussex County Recovery Advocacy volunteers, are hosting an event on Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m., to honor law enforcement officers.

The event, which will take place at the Sussex County Community College’s Performing Arts Center, is to ...

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Sparta United Methodist Church Thrift Shop Half Price Sale

October 20, 2016

The Thrift Shop of the Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Avenue, is holding a HALF PRICE SALE from Wednesday, November 2nd, through Saturday,

November 5th.  ALMOST ALL ITEMS IN THE SHOP WILL BE HALF PRICE.  All proceeds support local, national, and global charities.  Shop Hours:  Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  ...

The Mask You Live In Screening

On Oct. 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss and the First United Methodist Church of Westfield present a screening and discussion of the documentary “The Mask You Live In.”

“The Mask You Live In” is a documentary that follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow ...