Press Releases

October 18, 2018

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk is an annual event dedicated to shining a light on the urgent need for cures for blood cancers. During the walk, survivors and patients carry white lanterns, gold lanterns are carried by those walking in memory, and red lanterns are carried ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- Ahead of Speaker Paul Ryan’s visit to the 11th District to campaign with Assemblyman Jay Webber, Mikie Sherrill released the following statement: “It is not surprising that Assemblyman Webber would bring the architect of the tax hike bill to our community. While Speaker Ryan ...

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The Pope John High School Booster Club announced dynamic husband and wife duo Emily Bienko-Brown a Pope John High School alumna and track and field record holder, and Bobby Brown, former NFL player for the Cleveland Browns, as headliners for its 2018 Beefsteak Dinner, Auction and Tricky Tray being ...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others. Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ–  – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award from Vizient, a health care performance improvement partner. The award recognizes top-performing academic medical centers, complex teaching ...

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Parents, educators and caregivers of those with special needs are invited to attend a free Resource Fair at Project Self-Sufficiency on Saturday, November 3rd, 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  The event will address the needs of individuals with special needs from infancy through adulthood.  Workshops, ...

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Job seekers, and those interested in advancing at their current place of employment, are invited to attend a Career Fair at Project Self-Sufficiency, Thursday, October 18th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Area employers and educational institutions will be on site to promote job openings and educational ...

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Instead of owning up to his votes against common-sense gun safety legislation in the New Jersey Assembly, Assemblyman Jay Webber continued to mislead voters at tonight’s League of Women Voters Candidate Debate. “While Mikie Sherrill was working as a federal prosecutor to get illegal guns off of ...

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LAKE HOPATCONG, N.J. — By October, summer’s roar of activity at Hopatcong State Park has faded to little more than the whisper of windswept leaves scraping along pavement. Some days, however, are exceptions. The sixth annual Lake Loop, held Sunday, Oct. 7 at the park, pulled in several hundred ...

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Boys and girls in grades K-5 are invited to join their local Cub Scout pack to build and launch model rockets.  Every youth who joins Cub Scouts before October 27, 2018 will receive a free model rocket kit.  The rockets go 250’ high when launched.  All Cub Scouts will then launch the rockets on ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Today the Mikie Sherrill for Congress campaign announced that for the third quarter in a row, Mikie Sherrill broke the New Jersey House fundraising record, with $2.7 million raised in the third quarter. This brings Mikie Sherrill’s total raise to $7 million, and she enters the last ...

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The Thrift Shop of the Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Avenue, is holding a HALF-PRICE SALE from Wednesday, OCTOBER 31ST through Saturday, NOVEMBER 3RD.  Most items in the shop will be half price.  All proceeds support local, national, and global charities.   Shop Hours: Wednesday ...

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Sparta Historical Society invites all to check out vintage cars that will be on display as part of its third car show.   While last year’s theme was “Fabulous Four Doors”, this year’s theme is in memorial of Bill Ashley, a dear friend and co-founder of our society’s car show.  This car show will ...

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A reception to welcome the Heroin and Opioid Art Exhibit in Sussex County, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, NY/NJ Division High Intensity Drug-Trafficking Area, Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will be held in ...

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Please join us on Thursday, October 25th from 7- 8:30 p.m. at Bridgeway, 93 Stickles Pond Rd, Newton for a presentation about the coping with ADHD in adulthood.   Susan Scheel, Director of Partnering for Change Counseling, LLC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s degree in ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- Today the Mikie Sherrill for Congress campaign announced that for the third quarter in a row, Mikie Sherrill broke the New Jersey House fundraising record, with $2.7 million raised in the third quarter. This brings Mikie Sherrill’s total raise to $7 million, and she enters the last ...

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Join veteran environmentalist Maya van Rossum at the Sparta Library in Sparta, New Jersey, on October 9th at 6:30 pm as she discusses her new book, The Green Amendment: Securing our Right to a Healthy Environment, followed by Q&A and signing. Come out and meet Maya, pick up a copy of the book, ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Nodding to congressional candidate Mikie Sherrill’s long-standing relationship working with law enforcement officers in New Jersey, today the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association (NJSPBA) endorsed her candidacy for U.S. Congress. “As a U.S. Navy veteran and ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry is holding their 7 annual fundraising event on Thursday, October 11.  The 60$ ticket includes dinner and wine tasting at Lake Mohawk Country Club.  There will also be an auction. Tickets are available from Valerie Macchio 201-306-6148 or Frank ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare announced their endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. “Mikie Sherrill understands and supports the critical roles that ...

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5K Fundraiser for the Sparta Education Foundation  SPARTA, NJ—The Sparta Education Foundation’s Thanksgiving morning fundraiser is the 12th Annual Krogh’s Turkey Trot, one of Sparta’s best-loved events which has become “The Tradition Before The Tradition.” It’s a memorable way to spend ...

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Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the tri-state area. NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ,The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s largest ...

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PATRIOTS’ PATH COUNCIL WILL HOST FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF SUMMITING MOUNT EVEREST ________________ Council Board Member Dan Stringham to Provide Detailed Account Of Preparations and 5-Week Expedition to Reach the Summit of Mt. Everest CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ – October 1, 2018 – Boy Scouts of ...

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Sparta resident Allison Ognibene, who received both a heart and double lung transplant more than 30 years ago, recently participated in the Donate Life Transplant Games, in Salt Lake City, Utah, representing Team Liberty.  She had attended the Games in the early 90s, but had not returned until this ...

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 23 on Modern Healthcare’s 2018 list of the ‘Best Places to Work in Healthcare’ – the first time Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. Atlantic ...

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HAMBURG, NJ – The Sussex County Association of Realtors still has room for golfers to join their Annual Golf Classic at the Wild Turkey Golf Course at Crystal Springs.  The event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 3.  The event begins at 11 a.m. with registration.  Lunch begins at noon.  The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Eric C. Liberman, DO, an expert in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, has joined Atlantic Medical Group and Atlantic Health System. Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Liberman is uniquely fellowship-trained in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, bringing a ...

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NAMI Sussex brings the documentary film “Suicide: the Ripple Effect” to the Sparta Theatre as we raise awareness of suicide prevention during National Suicide Prevention Month in September. This film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who survived a suicide attempt when he was 19 years old.

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NEWTON, NJ - The community is invited to an event at SCCC Performing Arts Center to hear from local people in recovery that were saved with Narcan as the men of women on the front lines providing this life saving service.

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Parents and community members are invited to discuss internet safety and cyber bullying at a meeting of the Project Sussex Kids General Council, Wednesday, October 3rd, 9:00 a.m.  Participants will also receive an update on Project Sussex Kids activities.  The presentation will be facilitated by ...

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