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Newton Police Stop Wantage Man for Possession of a Weapon

September 30, 2016

NEWTON, NJ—Newton Police Patrolman Jose Morales stopped a Chevrolet pick-up truck on Water Street for speeding on Sunday, September 25 around 11:13 p.m., police report.

The speeding driver was identified by Morales as Duncan Graham, 22 of Valley Road, Wantage according to police.  While outside of the vehicle, officers observed a handgun on the rear floor within reach of ...

Family, Friends and Fall Weather Come Together for Manny Reis Sparta High School Soccer Field Dedication Ceremony

September 27, 2016

SPARTA, NJ – It was a big day for soccer at Sparta High School on Saturday morning as lower Veteran’s field was dedicated to former teacher and coach Manuel “Manny” Reis.  In front of more than 40 family members, the girls and boys varsity soccer teams, community members and Sparta school district administrators, interim Athletic Director Steve Stoner hosted the ...

Parents are the only hope for NJ public education

September 24, 2016

I really wanted to take one of my precious few PTO days I had left to drive down to Trenton on September 7th and tell the State Board of Education how disappointed I was in them, again.... but more important things were going on. There was a Kindergarten bus to catch and a first day of school morning to have and I had already wasted 2 of those precious days on a state BOE that has all but ignored ...

Falls Can Be Fatal For Older Adults

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on September 22, 2016 in conjunction with the 9th Annual National Council on Aging Falls Prevention Day,  showed that 29 million falls occurred in older adults in 2014 causing 7 million injuries resulting in 27,000 deaths.

For a summary of the report go to: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/313064.php

For the ...

Train Crashes at Hoboken Terminal; Three Dead and 100-Plus Injured

September 29, 2016

HOBOKEN, NJ – An NJ Transit train was unable to stop at the Hoboken Terminal, crashing into the platform during the morning commute. Three people are dead, more than 100 people are injured and there was structural damage to the station, according to various media outlets.

At 10:11 a.m., WNBC-TV in New York reported that there were three confirmed deaths due to ...

The Antidote to Bullying is Confidence, Resiliency and a Culture of Inclusion

September 30, 2016

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

New Jersey communities are reducing bullying through a shift in school culture that empowers children and addresses the underlying issues that lead to the behavior.

“No matter where you look, you’ll find incidents of bullying, but it’s less likely to be tolerated when you have a culture where that behavior is not ...