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NORWESCAP Head Start Prechool Program Accepting Applications

Sat, April 1, 12:00 PM

NORWESCAP Head Start, Newton

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Add to My Calendar 04/01/2017 12:00pm 07/16/2017 1:00pm America/New_York NORWESCAP Head Start Prechool Program Accepting Applications

NORWESCAP Head Start preschool program has openings for the 2017-2018 program year. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by October 1, 2017. Proof of income is required. There are morning, afternoon and full days programs.

For more information, call at 973-300-4091 or visit NORWESCAP on the web at www.norwescap.org.

111 Ryerson Avenue Newton, NJ 07860
NORWESCAP Head Start Prechool Program Accepting Applications

Sun, April 2, 12:00 PM

NORWESCAP Head Start, Newton

NORWESCAP Head Start Prechool Program Accepting ...

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Add to My Calendar 04/02/2017 12:00pm 07/17/2017 1:00pm America/New_York NORWESCAP Head Start Prechool Program Accepting Applications

NORWESCAP Head Start preschool program has openings for the 2017-2018 program year. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by October 1, 2017. Proof of income is required. There are morning, afternoon and full days programs.

For more information, call at 973-300-4091 or visit NORWESCAP on the web at www.norwescap.org.

111 Ryerson Avenue Newton, NJ 07860
NORWESCAP Head Start Prechool Program Accepting Applications

Mon, April 3, 12:00 PM

NORWESCAP Head Start, Newton

NORWESCAP Head Start Prechool Program Accepting ...

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Add to My Calendar 04/03/2017 12:00pm 07/18/2017 1:00pm America/New_York NORWESCAP Head Start Prechool Program Accepting Applications

NORWESCAP Head Start preschool program has openings for the 2017-2018 program year. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by October 1, 2017. Proof of income is required. There are morning, afternoon and full days programs.

For more information, call at 973-300-4091 or visit NORWESCAP on the web at www.norwescap.org.

111 Ryerson Avenue Newton, NJ 07860

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Sparta Police: Sussex Man Picked Up on Outstanding Warrants

March 23, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – A Sussex man is in custody on outstanding warrants and new traffic charges.   On March 18 around 9:20 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Erick Finley pulled over Gilvanio Ferraz because a check of his registration showed he had multiple outstanding warrants, according to police.

The 48-year-old was taken into custody for two warrants from Paramus and one from ...

Sparta Police: Newton Woman Drives Wrong Way, Faces DWI Charges

SPARTA, NJ - A Newton woman is facing driving while intoxicated charges when she was seen driving the wrong way on the Woodport Road jug handle.  On March 18, around 12:30 a.m. Police Officer Chris Favaro saw Kathryn Grieg driving in the wrong direction and pulled her over into a nearby parking lot according to police.

Favaro suspected the 30-year-old was intoxicated after speaking with ...

Franklin Police: Franklin Man Faces Charges Related to Car Theft

FRANKLIN BOROUGH, NJ - A Franklin man who is facing charges after selling a car that did not belong to him.  Mark Garrera was arrested at his mother's home on Susquehanna Street after police found that he had sold a car that he was supposed to be restoring.

Garrera, 25,  had been given parts and $400 to make the repairs.  The owner of the car complained to the police that ...

The NJ Pension System

March 28, 2017

To the Editor

The NJ Pension System is in a spiral with many of our Governors, including this one, borrowing monies and then not fully replacing the monies taking.  It began with Governor Whitman, and her deal, but all after her are culpable.  We know from a S&P report that short, the proposed budget leaves the state in a similar financial condition where it started this ...

A Look Into Merriam Avenue, Newton’s Elementary School

March 25, 2017

NEWTON, NJ—As the brick on the wall outside of Merriam Avenue Elementary School states, the building was originally built in 1963 and housed pre-kindergarten through fourth grade students.

However, in 2001, an addition expanded the school to house the fifth graders from Halsted Middle School for a few years. The new space included a gymnasium with extra classrooms, restrooms and an ...

Pennsy Man Charged with Picatinny Bribes

March 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – A Stroudsburg, Pa. man working for the federal government accepted bribes in connection with renovation projects at Picatinny Arsenal and Fort Dix law enforcement officials said.

The man, Kevin Leondi, 56, faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 if convicted, acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick said.

He said Leondi was arrested Wednesday at ...

What You NEED To Know About Home Short Sales in Morris & Sussex County

First-time Morris and Sussex County home buyers get a whole slew of new terms thrown at them.  Perhaps you’ve heard the term “short sale” bandied about, but wondered what the heck that meant.  Never fear! Here, Team Nest Builder offers a topline explanation to help you better understand the Morris and Sussex County home short sale.

Definition, Please

A short sale ...

Got Chronic Lower Back Pain- Steroids Injections May Not Be the Answer

The results of a study published this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that a single steroid injection to reduce disc inflammation in people with chronic low back pain provided relief for a month in 55% of those treated. These results led researchers to conclude that steroids were not effective for long-term pain relief.

Journal article abstract: ...

1:1 Initiative Letter from Superintendent Rossi

March 2017

Dear Sparta Learning Community,     

As you are aware, Sparta Public Schools greatly value the infusion of technology as a staple component of the teaching and learning process.  Beginning in 2014, the District began to pilot various devices and software applications targeted at heightened communication, collaboration, and diversity of instruction.

Our ...

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Atlantic Health System Joins American Cancer Society in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining "80 percent by 2018" - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.

Helen Morgan School: Something for Everyone at TREP$

March 28, 2017

Kids will be drawn to the marshmallow blow shooters, necklaces & bracelets and of the slime. Chalkboard signs, stress balls, and phone cases are just a few of the items that will appeal to adults. Those coming with an appetite will not be disappointed either – as chili, rice balls, and stroop waffles are just a few of the products that can be enjoyed on the premises. All of these items ...