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Free Meetings with an Attorney at Project Self-Sufficiency

Free legal advice is available to income-eligible area residents at Project Self-Sufficiency.

Private meetings with an attorney are available at Project Self-Sufficiency to those who may need advice about divorce, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant issues, mortgage modifications, or other topics.  Individual consultations will be offered at 45-minute intervals on Thursdays, March 2nd – 30th, between the hours of 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  The sessions are free and open to area residents who meet income eligibility requirements; consultations are by appointment only.  To make an appointment for a legal consultation or to find out more about the other services available at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.  Information about Project Self-Sufficiency is also available at www.projectselfsufficiency.org.

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Sparta Police: Morris Plains Woman Arrested with Multiple Outstanding Warrants, New Drug and Weapon Charges

July 23, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – What began as a call to police about an unwanted visitor ended with a Morris Plains woman facing drug and weapons charges.  On July 9 around 6:45 p.m. Sparta Police responded to a call on West Mountain Avenue, police report. 

Sparta Police Officer Chris Favaro was told by the homeowner that the person they were concerned about had left on foot. Favaro was also told ...

Sparta Police: Brooklyn Man Stopped for Speeding Arrested for Pot

SPARTA, NJ – A Brooklyn man is facing drug charges following a traffic stop for speeding on Route 15.  On July 7 around 3 a.m. Sparta Police Officer Erick Finley saw Faud Razzilov driving his 2014 Nissan too fast, according to police.

When Finley spoke with the driver and the three passengers, he smelled raw marijuana coming from the car.  Finley searched the car after another ...

Sparta Police Department 4th Annual Junior Police Academy Already Full, Much More To Come

On August 23rd, the Sparta Police Department will host its 4th annual Junior Police Academy.  The interactive program, directed towards Sparta youth in grades 5th through 8th, has already hit their maximum number of participants.

 

Sparta Lieutenant John Lamon attributes the growth to the changes made in the program last year, designing it to be more interactive and fun.

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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How Many Politicians Does it Take to Fix a Lake?

July 9, 2017

As candidates running to represent Sussex, Warren, and Morris Counties in the State Legislature, my running mate Kate Matteson and I are spending quite a bit of time learning about the needs of Hopatcong residents.  As we knock on doors and make phone calls, one of the complaints we hear regularly is that the State has severely neglected Lake Hopatcong.  This is a travesty.

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Sun, July 23, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

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Fri, July 28, 12:00 PM

Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center, Room 100, Newton

Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Newton Support Group

Education Health & Wellness

Fri, July 28, 12:00 PM

Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center, Room 100, Newton

Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Newton Support Group

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Sat, July 29, 10:00 AM

Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center, Room 100, Newton

Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Newton Support Group

Education Health & Wellness

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Sat, August 5, 9:00 AM

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Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen Votes "Yes" to Reopen Horse Slaughter Plants

July 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The House Appropriations Committee voted to take the first steps to re-open horse slaughter plants in the United States. Rodney Frelinghuysen R-NJ, along with twenty six lawmakers voted "yes" to reopen the slaughter plants. Twenty five lawmakers were on the other side voting to protect the animal. 

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Do you have a marketing plan? Let's Create One

July 15, 2017

In this weekly series, we will walk through the process of how to fit TAPinto into your marketing plan. 

Not only are we the premiere marketing platform for many businesses, we also are the source of getting the message out to our community for municipalities, organizations, schools and teams. We also are the source for promoting community ...

Check Out 2 Sparta OPEN HOUSES This Sunday 1-3pm

Looking for a new home in Sparta, New Jersey? It's your lucky day this Sunday, July 23rd, when Team Nest Builder offers not one, but TWO amazing open houses from 1-3pm. Read on for more information on each, then make plans to check them out. Can't make it? Call Lynn Garafola at Team Nest Builder now to schedule a private showing: (973) 222-3777.

6 Angelo Drive Offers Great Space, a ...

Medication Errors on the Rise: Are You Taking Your Medication Correctly?

Using data from national Poison Control Centers, researchers analyzed the more than 67,000 reports of medication errors occurring outside of a health care facility between 2000 - 2012 and found the rate of serious medical consequences doubled during this period. The greatest number of errors involved cardiovascular medications and the greatest number of deaths were from pain medication errors.

July 12, 2017 Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders

NEWTON, NJ - Video of July 12, 2017 Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders

 

Center for Prevention and Counseling Thanks Partners

July 22, 2017

 

Historically, addiction recovery treatment plans for people with substance use disorders have not targeted fitness and nutrition. Upon hearing details about a New Jersey Healthy Communities Network grant, Becky Carlson, Executive Director of the Center for Prevention and Counseling (CFPC), thought it would absolutely benefit people attempting recovery. With physical activity, proper ...