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Free Presentation on Social Security Work Incentives

Mon, March 18, 7:00 PM

Bridgeway, Newton

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Add to My Calendar 03/18/2019 7:00pm 03/18/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Free Presentation on Social Security Work Incentives

On Monday evening, March 18, NJWINS Community Work Incentives Coordinator Elisa Cohen will be coming to Sussex County to explain Social Security’s work incentive programs and how individuals on SSDI or SSI can maintain cash benefits and medical insurance while employed. Anyone is welcome to attend free of charge. The workshop will be held at Bridgeway Rehabilitative Services, 93 Stickles ...

93 Stickles Pond Rd Newton, NJ 07860

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Sparta Police: Woman Caught Giving False Name to Avoid Arrest

March 18, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – A Harrison woman stopped for traffic infractions got herself into additional trouble when she gave a false name and birthdate to the officer.  On March 9 around 10:30 a.m. Officer Michael Poon stopped a black Honda Civic on Route 15, police said.

The driver was stopped for having a cracked windshield, expired inspection sticker and because none of the four people in the ...

Sparta Police: Speeding Nets Wanted Man

SPARTA, NJ – A Lake Hopatcong man was picked up on an open warrant after being stopped for speeding on Route 15 north.  On March 7 around 3 p.m. Officer Michael Poon pulled over Johar Knight, 27, for driving 73 MPH in a 55 MPH, police said.

When Poon checked his credentials the officer found Knight’s license was suspended.  Knight also had a warrant out of Franklin Boro, ...

Sparta Police: Weaving Driver Arrested with Heroin

SPARTA, NJ  - A Verona man, stopped for weaving on Route 15 south faces drug charges.  On March 8 around 11:20 a.m. Officer Jonathan Poon stopped Joseph Denicola III, 28 driving a grey Chrysler 200, police said.

Poon’s investigation ended with Denicola and the passenger in custody for having heroin, hypodermic needles and drug paraphernalia in the car.  Both were brought ...

In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

Newton's Weekend Bag Program Partners with Sojihuggles to Help Kids in Sussex County

March 18, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—The Weekend Bag Program created by Newton High School junior Isobel Costello, has partnered with Sojihuggles.

The mission of the group with the funny name, according to their website is to “provide underprivileged children with basic necessities so they may grow and take advantage of opportunities, allowing them to thrive, experience purpose in life, and ...

NJ Governor, Legislature, Announce Legal Marijuana Agreement

March 17, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Sen. Nicholas Scutari and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano announced an agreement on the broad outlines of legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey this week.

“Legalizing adult-use marijuana is a monumental step to reducing disparities in our criminal justice ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday: Beautiful Sparta 4BR Colonial on Quiet Cul-de-Sac

It’s your lucky day! You’ve just found the beautiful, nature-surrounded 4BR home you’ve been seeking--but you’ll have to act quickly or it’ll disappear! Welcome to 6 Arielle Way in Sparta!  Check it out this St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17th from 1 p.m. - 3.p.m. at our OPEN HOUSE!

This 4BR, 2.5 bathroom move-in-ready colonial sits on 2.65 acres on a ...

Coming Soon: Beautiful, Move-In Ready Sparta 4BR Colonial on Quiet Cul-De-Sac

It’s your lucky day! You’ve just found the beautiful, nature-surrounded 4BR home you’ve been seeking--but you’ll have to act quickly or it’ll disappear! Welcome to 6 Arielle Way in Sparta!  Check it out this St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17th from 1 p.m. - 3.p.m. at our OPEN HOUSE!

This 4BR, 2.5 bathroom move-in-ready colonial sits on 2.65 acres on a ...

4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Spring

Spring has sprung, and it’s a great time to buy a New Jersey home! Here Team Nest Builder provides four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.

Prices Will Continue to Rise

CoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices appreciated by 4.4% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.6% over ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday Just-Listed Fantastic Sparta 4BR Colonial

Your hunt for a fantastic 4BR home just ended! Welcome to 10 Stacey Court in Sparta!  Check it out this Sunday, March 10th from 1 p.m. - 3.p.m. at our OPEN HOUSE!

This gorgeous colonial 4BR, 3.5 bathroom beauty boasts lovely landscaping, a huge deck for entertaining friends and family, and a large, flat, tree-lined backyard complete with stone patio and firepit--super for play and ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

NJSpotlight and NJTV: Perfect Together

NJ Spotlight, an online news site dedicated to covering state government and doing in-depth analysis of public policy and its aftershocks, has been acquired by WNET, the Public Broadcasting Service operator of NJTV.

Together, NJ Spotlight and NJTV, will form a multi-platform news service covering the serious business of New Jersey, which has always been a television outlier for New York and ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders March 13, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders March 13, 2019 Meeting Video

 

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders March 6, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders March 6, 2019 meeting video.

 

Blood Drive at Saint Kateri

March 18, 2019

New Jersey Blood Services would like to announce that it is conducting blood drives in your area which are open to the public. Please include these drives in any listing of community events which you maintain.  The following drives are scheduled in the near future:

4/13/19       Saint Kateri Parish, 427 Stanhope Road, Sparta 7:45 am-1:45 pm