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Press Releases

September 20, 2021

Project Self-Sufficiency announces the October launch of a new workshop and discussion series, “Pizza & PACEs”, designed to facilitate the conversation about issues surrounding Positive & Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs).  Trauma experts and guest speakers will address the impact of ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ – The Sussex County YMCA welcomes new members this fall with special opportunities to save on membership and be eligible to win $5,000. “As new school-year routines start, the fall is a perfect time to join or rejoin the Y, where you’ll find enrichment and wellness opportunities ...

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The 2021 Harvest, Honey & Garlic Festival, which was planned at the Sussex County  Fairgrounds for Oct. 9, has been canceled due to increasing COVID-19 infections  countywide.  The no-cost, annual, family-friendly happening celebrates agritourism, ecotourism  and arts and heritage tourism ...

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Northwestern New Jersey’s premier culinary fundraising event, A Taste of Talent, will be held at the North Shore House on behalf of local non-profit agency Project Self-Sufficiency on Monday, September 27th, beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Patrons are invited to mingle with chefs from approximately 30 ...

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Pass It Along regretfully announces the upcoming departure of Executive Director Tracey Burnett to pursue other opportunities. The board thanks Tracey for her work in building the organization’s systems and processes, having successful programs in place and leaving Pass It Along in a very strong ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The newly relocated and renamed Sparta Community Food Pantry, formerly the Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry, is asking for help stocking the shelves with a food drive. On September 12, they will be collecting food donations at the Sparta ShopRite on Route 15 between 11 a.m. and 4 ...

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                                                                                                                                 Family Promise of Sussex County Partners with Walgreens Free Flu Vaccine Clinic September 21, 2021 Newton, NJ.  (September 8, 2021) - Family Promise of Sussex ...

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Last Chance to Taste the Best of Sussex County! A Taste of Newton is on Monday   SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 – NEWTON, NJ —It’s your last chance to purchase tickets for A Taste of Newton! The outdoor event will be held Monday, September 13th (with a rain date of September 20th) just off Trinity ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – SEPTEMBER 2021 – Three of Atlantic Health System’s affiliated accountable care organizations (ACOs) improved care for 61,604 Medicare beneficiaries in New Jersey and saved Medicare a total of $28,553,746 by meeting quality and cost goals in 2020, according to recently released ...

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In-Person Sunday School at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church SPARTA, N.J. — Shepherd of the Hills invites families to join us for worship service on Sunday, September 12, 2021, from 9 AM.  Children in grades K-5 will be welcomed to their classroom from 9:15 AM-10:00 AM, followed by ...

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Sparta Historical Society welcomes everyone, especially families, to enjoy the “The Beauty of Butterflies” program on Saturday, September 11th at 10:30am-11:30am at the Sparta’s Historical Society’s certified butterfly gardens on the Van Kirk Homestead Museum’s grounds.  Join NJ Audubon naturalist, ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ — Following a year of social distancing, virtual school, mask wearing and endless hours of screen time, the Sussex County YMCA is hosting their annual Healthy Kids Day® on Sept. 18, 2021, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., encouraging families to take a moment to help kids be kids. While the ...

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Project Self-Sufficiency has been selected as a charity partner for Acme and will receive donations from its annual Nourishing Neighbors campaign aimed at helping ensure every child has access to a healthy breakfast.   All donations made at Acme stores in Blairstown, Sussex, and Vernon during ...

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It was just over 17 months ago; on March 6, 2020, Hilltop Country Day teachers ended the day with great excitement for spring break!  One of our teachers, Samantha Rush, had more than spring break on her mind; she would be putting the final touches on her dream wedding. However, COVID -19 changed ...

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International Overdose Awareness Day Candlelight Vigil to be held on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, on the Newton Green August 26, 2021 (Newton, NJ) In observance of International Overdose Awareness Day on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, the Center for Prevention and Counseling staff along with volunteers ...

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On Tuesday, September 7th, the Harvest Shoot to benefit Project Self-Sufficiency will take place at the Hudson Farm Club in Andover.  The event will feature a sporting clay shoot on the 3,800-acre hunting preserve followed by a pig roast.  All proceeds will benefit Project Self-Sufficiency, a local ...

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We are proud to join the Center for Cooperative Media and NJ Advance Media in launching The New Jersey Diverse Sources Database: an online resource that reporters and editors can search to find experts by specialty or county on a wide variety of topics across the Garden State. We live in one of ...

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Project Self-Sufficiency will host free, virtual legal education seminars about Landlord-Tenant law and Bankruptcy on Tuesday, August 24th.  Both sessions will take place via Zoom and are open to the public; interested participants are invited to call 973-940-3500 for log-in ...

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Time to replace some of those flowers that have wilted in the sun? Or Addd to your gardens and planters?Sparta Nursery and Garden Center is having a sale to help with that. Get annuals, herbs, roses and even flags at a discount. While you are there stock up on your garden supplies and shop the ...

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The neighborhood at Glen View Forest in Sparta is having a yard sale on Saturday, August 14 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. You will find furniture, household items, sports equipment, games and more. Glen View Forest is located off of Edison Road.

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Sparta High School Cheerleading is holding a car wash at Mohawk Avenue School  today, Saturday, August 14, until 1 p.m. Proceeds from the carwash will help support the team for the upcoming year.

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Time to replace some of those flowers that have wilted in the sun? Or Addd to your gardens and planters?Sparta Nursery and Garden Center is having a sale to help with that. Get annuals, herbs, roses and even flags at a discount. While you are there stock up on your garden supplies and shop the ...

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Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center are among the first hospitals in the U.S. to use “Mixed Reality” visualization MORRISTOWN AND SUMMIT, NJ – August 10, 2021 – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center recently began pioneering the field ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges recently welcomed six new members to its Board of Directors, to help set policy and strategic direction as the organization works to carry out its mission of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.  “These members each ...

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The Sparta VFW is offering their annual Clam Bake on September 11 from 2 to 6 p.m.    Tickets are $60 and include food, beverages and music. For active duty military, veterans, Department of Defense personnel and First Responders tickets are $40.   Children under 16 with a parent are ...

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New Jersey State Fair and Sussex County Farm & Horse Show Adopt New Smoke-Free Policy August 10, 2021 (Newton, NJ) - The New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show has partnered with the Center for Prevention & Counseling to provide a safe, healthy, and family-friendly event ...

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It's back! Taste of Newton 2021 is on... and we want you to be there! Come on your own or save even more by purchasing reserved seating at a table of eight!  TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! Click to purchase! The annual Taste of Newton allows you the opportunity to dine at numerous area restaurants ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ - Sussex County YMCA Membership Director Edith Lynch has been named Associate Executive Director, responsible for leading the daily operations of the branch and its staff, and working alongside the Executive Director to grow membership and enhance programs and services that uphold the ...

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Atlantic Health System this summer launched a Community Palliative Care Learning Collaborative (C-PCLC) developed with financial support from Marquis Health Consulting Services and led by a team of Atlantic Health palliative care and integrated care experts. The initiative aims ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will hold its 27th Annual Golf Tournament on Sept. 20 at the historic and award-winning Montclair Golf Club, 25 Prospect Ave. in West Orange.   The tournament, the Metro YMCA’s largest and longest fundraising event, raises money for the Y for ...

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