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Sparta Township Council Recognizes Police Appreciation Week, Town Named Ninth Safest

May 14, 2020

SPARTA, NJ – In recognition for Police Appreciation Week, the township council had a proclamation in support of the local officers.

Councilwoman Molly Whilesmith read the proclamation into the record. She said, in part, “The Township of Sparta has always been proud of their police department for their unwavering dedication to service for our community…We express our unending ...

Protect Your Health: Do Not Put Off Important Medical Care

The safety of patients and team members is Atlantic Health System’s top priority. To make sure emergency departments across Atlantic Health’s hospitals remain safe for every patient who enters, reconfigured processes and facilities are in place to optimize safety and improve the patient experience.

All care is delivered with strict rules around social distancing, universal mask ...

Here We Are

May 25, 2020

On March 13, 2020, teaching and learning, as I knew it, changed forever.  Students were given the day “off” on this, Friday, the 13th, and teachers feverishly prepared for two weeks of work- although, I believe they all knew it would be much longer… and here we are.

 

I am not superstitious- but there were certainly strange things afoot at Sparta High ...

Employers can grant paid leave for COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, employers can grant paid leave for an employee to take care of their health needs related to COVID-19 or to care for their family members. This relief helps ensure employees are not forced to choose between being paid or staying home to care for themselves, a child or other family member.

 

In addition to the relief for employees, ...

Career Help, Support Groups, Kids Activities Available Online through Project Self-Sufficiency

Virtual has become the new reality at Project Self-Sufficiency in Newton as the non-profit agency has pivoted to serving clients via video chat platforms and over the telephone due to the ongoing public health crisis.  In addition to distributing record amounts of food to local families, the agency is now hosting support groups, career workshops, parenting forums, and other helpful ...

Representatives Sherrill, Panetta, and King Introduce Bill to Ensure Benefits for National Guard Members Deployed During COVID-19

Parsippany, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined Representative Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Representative Peter King (NY-02), and 36 of their colleagues to introduce the bipartisan National Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act.

According to recent reporting, the Administration is considering cutting off most National Guard COVID-19 activations one day short of the ...

Representatives Sherrill, Panetta, and King Introduce Bill to Ensure Benefits for National Guard Members Deployed During COVID-19

Parsippany, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined Representative Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Representative Peter King (NY-02), and 36 of their colleagues to introduce the bipartisan National Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act.

According to recent reporting, the Administration is considering cutting off most National Guard COVID-19 activations one day short of the ...

Car Auction, Junk Yard at Airport Site on the Agenda in Andover

May 18, 2020

ANDOVER, NJ- Thousands of disabled cars could end up in Andover if the Land Use Board approves a request for a variance made by BHT Properties Group. On Tuesday, May 19, the Land Use Board is set to hear the variance application for the old airport on Stickles Pond Road.

Residents have spoken out against the proposal spearheaded by Eileen Ibranyi saying it will “completely ...

NJ’s CSAs Stepping Up to Provide Local Food During Pandemic

May 23, 2020

As people avoid going into grocery stores during the coronavirus pandemic, many in New Jersey are turning to CSAs as an alternate source for fresh food.

CSAs, or community supported agriculture programs, connect local farmers with consumers. They typically provide locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs. Some also offer other kinds of locally produced foods, such as eggs, cheese, ...

Economic Recovery Should Begin Second Half Of The Year

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year

 

 

One of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic recovery? As the country begins to slowly reopen, moving forward in strategic phases, business activity will help bring our nation back to life. Many economists ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders May 13, 2020 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ -  The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders May 13, 2020 meeting video.