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Your Path To Employment: Starting Your Job Search

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Add to My Calendar 08/24/2018 1:00pm 08/24/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Your Path To Employment: Starting Your Job Search

There are so many avenues to finding a new job! Don’t let the process overwhelm you. Join in today as we discuss:

– the emotional impact of job loss
– setting effective career goals
– job search methods
– developing a plan.

Ages 16+. Registration begins August 10. Walk-ins welcome if space allows. Click here to register: ...

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Sparta Police: Sparta Man Stopped for Speeding Gets Drug Charge

August 16, 2018

SPARTA,  NJ – A Sparta man is facing drug charges after getting stopped for speeding on Route 15.  On August 9 around midnight, Sparta Police Officer Thomas Herd stopped Jordan Proctor, 20 in a white Volvo SUV for going 78 MPH in a 55 MPH and driving in the left lane, police report.

When Herd spoke with Proctor the officer smelled marijuana in the car.  Proctor said ...

Sparta Police: Traffic Stop Yields Stolen Property

SPARTA, NJ — A man from Dingman’s Ferry Pennsylvania, pulled over on Route 15 is facing charges after police found a “large role of copper wire,” in the car, police said.

On August 2 around 7 p.m. officer Steven Guido stopped Colton Lee Greene, 22 for failing to signal a lane change. When speaking with Greene the officer saw the ball of copper partially hidden under a ...

Sparta Police Hold Child Safety Seat Inspection

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Police Department partnered with the Safe Kids Worldwide, Hilltop Country Day School and the Fraser Law Fire to offer a child safety seat inspection program.  In the parking lot of the Hilltop school, in the heat and humidity the officers checked a several seats and discussed child safety with parents, according to Cpl. Kurt Morris.

Morris, Officer Steve Guido ...

Frequently Asked Questions About SCCC's Plans for the McGuire Property in Newton

August 6, 2018

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SUSSEX COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S PLANS FOR THE MCGUIRE PROPERTY IN NEWTON

In talking with people around the county, we have frequently heard the same questions asked.  To better inform people about the project, we have provided answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs).

FAQS ON PURCHACE OF THE MCGUIRE PROPERTY BY SUSSEX COUNTY ...

Dan Chiariello Introduction for Sparta Town Council

August 11, 2018

My name Dan Chiariello, and I would like to introduce myself to you as a candidate for the Sparta Township Council.  There are a number of goals I would like to achieve if I am fortunate to be elected.  I will present these in brief posts and videos as we get closer to Election Day. I invite you to follow my campaign page and share it with your friends and neighbors: ...

Franklin Police: Former Newton Man Caught Trying to Cash Friend's Stolen Check

August 9, 2018

FRANKLIN, NJ – A former Newton resident was picked up on charges of theft after trying to deposit a check that had already been deposited.  According to Franklin Borough police, Terry Baughman, 27, took a check from a friend’s home in East Stroudburg, Pennsylvania and tried to deposit it into the Chase Bank in Franklin.

According to police Baughman did not have a current ...

Newark Parents Ask State's Highest Court to Hear Suit Against Teacher Layoff Laws

August 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A group of parents is appealing to the state Supreme Court to hear their case challenging state laws that require newer teachers be laid off first without considering job performance.  

The case, filed in 2016, has already been dismissed by the state superior and appellate courts. 

Six parents and their children, who attend Newark Public Schools, filed the suit ...

10 Questions to Ask When Buying a Waterfront Home

Do you drool over Lake Mohawk homes? Find yourself dreaming of a home on Lake Hopatcong? Turn green with envy over Green Pond houses? What are you waiting for? Start your search for a waterfront home now! But before signing on the dotted line, gain answers to these 10 questions:

1. Can you procure an adequate loan?

Before you fall in love with the ...

4 Tips For Buying Land For Your Business

You know you’re ready to open or expand your business, and you’re wondering, “Should I rent space? Or buy commercial property and build?"  Purchasing a property helps you enjoy higher flexibility and freedom, but the search for commercial property that suits your needs can be difficult. Here, Team Nest Builder offers tips to ease the process:

Location, Location, ...

OPEN HOUSE 8/5 Sparta Sunset Lakes 4BR Colonial w/ Pool

You'll adore this lovely 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Colonial home perched on the top of a knoll in one of Sparta's most sought-after neighborhoods:  Sunset Lakes. See 72 Morning Star Drive for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, August 5th from 1-3pm!

Make this YOUR home and you'll enjoy an in-ground pool with spa in total privacy in the beautifully landscaped ...

Double Sparta OPEN HOUSES Sunday: Lake Mohawk & Sunset Lakes Homes

Seeking a home in beautiful Sparta, New Jersey? It's your weekend!  Hit these TWO super OPEN HOUSES this Sunday, August 19th from 1pm-3pm and find your new dream home!

72 Morning Star Drive, Sparta

Perched on the top of a pretty knoll, this lovely 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Colonial home resides in one of Sparta's most sought-after neighborhoods:  Sunset ...

Have a Blast on a Budget at the NJ State Fair

So you want to get out of your house and hit the 2018 New Jersey State Fair Sussex County Farm & Horse Show, but you can’t afford a hit to your wallet? Team Nest Builder offers these helpful tips for taming your spend:

Admit One

There’s loads of admission savings--just plan for your day!

Are you a veteran or active in the military? Show your ID for free ...

5 Ways to Commute to New York City from New Jersey

Thinking of finding a New Jersey home and commuting to work in New York City? Here, Team Nest Builder offers an evaluation of 5 methods of making the commute--read on to get moving!

Follow the PATH

Fast and cheap, the PATH Subway connects Newark, Hoboken and Jersey City to Manhattan Midtown and the World Trade Center. With stops at 9th, 14th, 23rd and 33rd St, it’s super convenient to ...

This Week at Pass It Along - August 13

Below is a weekly update of free programs offered by Pass It Along. A majority of the following programs repeat each week. For more information and how to register, click the title of each opportunity.

Week of August 13, 2018

Hot Topics – Monday, August 13 at 6:00 pm at the Pass It Along Youth Center – Teens engage in conversations about a variety of issues facing them ...

Lake Mohawk Filled for the 9th Annual Pass It Along Triathlon!

Driving through the streets of the Lake Mohawk Country Club on a daily basis provide a scenic view of Lake Mohawk, along with the quiet hum of community happenings. However, the 9th Annual Pass It Along Triathlon brought action on Saturday, July 29, 2018, as hundreds of participants raced through the streets both on bike and foot.

Over 350 participants took part of the triathlon, ...

This Week at Pass It Along - August 6

Below is a weekly update of free programs offered by Pass It Along. A majority of the following programs repeat each week. For more information and how to register, click the title of each opportunity.

Week of August 6, 2018.

Hot Topics – Monday, August 6 at 6:00 pm at the Pass It Along Youth Center • Teens engage in conversations about a variety of issues facing them ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 19

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find some can’t-miss back to school tips for parents and students, learn about a new treatment for brain injury, see which Atlantic Health System medical center is the only one in New Jersey to make a new, national list, find out how to avoid “avocado hand,” and much more!

 

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders August 8 Meeting VIDEO

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders August 8, 2018 meeting video.

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Wirths calls for full repeal of state employment residency law

August 17, 2018

SPARTA, N.J. – In response to a recommendation that NJ Transit be exempt from the current residency law so it can hire trained engineers from out of state, Assemblyman Hal Wirths said the Legislature should pass a bill he sponsors calling for a full repeal of the law.

“New Jersey Transit is in crisis, but what happens when another state agency faces a crisis?” said ...