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Sparta Police: Screaming, Head-Banging Ends in Charges for Madison Man

August 19, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – A man causing a ruckus at a home in Sparta wound up in the hospital and facing multiple charges.  The Sparta police were called to the area of Shawnee Trail and Seneca Trail on the report of a woman screaming, police report.

Officers found Zachary Losapio yelling obscenities at people from a deck on a home on Seneca Trail. The 25-year-old Madison resident was asked to ...

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Obituaries

- Jun 2, 2017
Jillian Mari Baluyot, 17, of Nutley, passed away on June 2, 2017. Born in Secaucus, she lived in ...
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- Feb 21, 2017
Marisa Rincon (30) passed away in Randolph on February 21,2017. She was born is West Chester, PA ...
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Sparta Man Charged with DWI Leaving Krogh's, Police Say

August 21, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – Before he could leave White Deer Plaza a Sparta man was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated.  Sparta Police Cpl. Joseph Antonello went to the plaza around 6 p.m. on August 8 after receiving a call about a drunk man leaving Krogh’s trying to drive his car, according to police.

Sparta Police Officer Lynott assisted as Zilvinas Bitinaitis, 53, was ...

School Consolidation: Let’s Talk

August 17, 2017

Consolidation of schools has become a major talking point in New Jersey. Several leaders and researchers have weighed in on the pros and cons. The topic is one which should be explored in our district, but it is not a one-size fits all solution to fixing the cost of living problem here in New Jersey, nor would it necessarily save many residents money in any immediate sense.

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Women Are Drinking More Than Ever

The rate of alcohol use among adults in the U.S. increased from 65% in 2001-2002 to 73% in 2012-2013, according to survey results of nearly 80,000 people conducted by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association – Psychiatry.  Along with the overall increase in drinking, the rate of high ...

6 Common First-Time New Jersey Home Buyer Mistakes

Buying your first home raises lots of emotions.  With so many considerations and processes to navigate, it’s easy to get tripped up in details and make costly errors.  Here’s how to avoid some common missteps made by first time New Jersey home buyers:

Don’t Skip Home Loan Qualification

Decided to buy a new home in New Jersey? Make your first stop a real estate ...

Robo-News Volume 2, Issue 5

We won our first international award!

by Liam Oakes

The Newton Robotics Team had their “best season of all time” after returning home in April from the 2017 FIRST Robotics Championship with the UL Industrial Safety Award.

This is the fourth time that the team has competed in the world championship since it was founded in 2009. They competed against more than 400 other teams ...

International Overdose Awareness Day Event at Newton Green on August 31

August 20, 2017

In observance of International Overdose Awareness Day, The Center for Prevention and Counseling and volunteers from the Sussex County Recovery Advocacy Group invite the community to join them on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for a candlelight vigil. Luminaries will frame the Newton Town Square, representing love for all who have lost someone and hope for those still struggling ...

New Providence 11U Gold Wins NPGL Title

August 17, 2017

The undefeated New Providence 11U Gold team completed a perfect season by defeating the also previously undefeated Elmora Troopers 4 - 3 in the finals of the 2017 NPGL baseball season. The Pioneers knew coming into the game, they had to play the perfect game, and they did just that. 

After a top of the first run by Elmora, the Pioneers struck back with 4 runs in the bottom of the ...