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  1. Creative Skylands conference to seek solutions for region's problemsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    The Growing Stage will host a collaborative brainstorming session with community leaders and members from all sectors on Monday and Tuesday as part of a community connecting event called Creative Skylands. Aimed at solving the region's unique issues, the event - which is facilitated by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation's innovation initiative, Creative NJ - will bring together individuals who might not otherwise have had an opportunity to have a free-flowing discussion.

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  2. Restaurant owner admits trying to kill employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NJ.com

    FREEHOLD - Weeks before his trial was set to start, a former Essex County sheriff's officer admitted to shooting the employee of a Brielle restaurant he had recently purchased and holding police in a standoff. Louis Cataldo, 64, of Point Pleasant, pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon to attempted murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and resisting arrest in the 2013 shooting outside the Sand Bar in Brielle, said acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.

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  3. Bridgewater's Adamsville school recognized for excellence in healthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... there were four second-place schools who received a $1,000 prize: Joseph J. Catena Elementary School in Freehold, Lafayette School in Bound Brook, Sumner Elementary School in Camden and Long Branch Middle School in Long Branch. The Grand Prize ...

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  4. Union County employee artists show work at Freeholders Gallery in ElizabethRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announce that a selection of prize-winning art work by Union County employees and their family members is on display through July 14, in the Freeholders Gallery, located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, Elizabethtown Plaza at Rahway Avenue, in Elizabeth. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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  5. Motion for new trial moved to June 9Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Star News Group

    On Friday afternoon, Superior Court Judge Francis J. Vernoia moved a motion for a new trial for former Wall Township superintendent James Habel to June 9 at 1:30 p.m. Mr. Habel, who was found guilty of second-degree official misconduct and four counts of falsifying and tampering with records, is still expected to get his sentence on June 12. He was found guilty after a 10-week trial and has been lodged in Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Freehold, as his bail was revoked. The motion originally scheduled to be heard Friday was for a new trial, filed by Mr. Habel's lawyer, Robert Honecker of Ansell Zaro Grimm & Aaron PC, following the jury's lack of decision regarding three counts against Mr. Habel.

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  6. Juvenile justice reforms 'make sense,' N.J. freeholder saysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Essex County freeholders voted to support a bill recently passed by the state Senate calling for reform to New Jersey's juvenile justice system. File photo.

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  7. GOP Officials Make Freeholder Endorsement, Say Unions 'Disrupting' PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    In what has been a very heated Primary Election campaign trail, pitting incumbents and challengers against each other in the race for three seats on the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, some of the area's top Republicans have officially weighed in. Claiming Democrat-backed union dollars were supporting one trio of candidates and "disrupting" the Primary, State Senator Tony Bucco, Assemblyman Anthony Bucco, and Morris County Republican Committee Chairman John Sette have all endorsed the team of John Krickus , David Scapicchio , and Debra Smith , who call themselves the Morris Conservative Team.

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  8. College for Teens Program offered this summer at Union County CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the 2015 College for Teens program sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. This free program is offered for two sessions.

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  9. Register for Union County Summer Youth League BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    The Union County Baseball Association invites young baseball players - boys and girls - ages 8 to 15, to register for its Summer Youth League baseball teams. This annual youth baseball program - now celebrating its 70th season - is sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Union County Baseball Association, and the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.

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  10. College cuts 11 positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advertiser News (North)

    The following jobs were cut by the Sussex County Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday: assistant professors associate dean coordinators vice-president of student affairs associate director of student affairs assistant director of institutional advancement web developer custodian There will be 11 layoffs at Sussex County Community College this summer - the fallout from five years of dropping enrollment along with more than $3 million in costs for a new student center renovation project. College officials had announced the layoffs would occur in February, when the Board of Trustees approved a $20 million budget and voted to raise tuition at the school.

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  11. Freeholders interview candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Advertiser News (North)

    The Sussex County Board of Freeholders interviewed four internal candidates last week for the county administrator's position, which will become vacant on July 1 following the announced retirement of current administrator John Eskilson. Graham said the county's administrator, attorney and treasurer were "engaged in everything" and their knowledge on the issues, particularly the complicated solar panel deals, may require the hiring of somebody who has a grasp of what is going on.

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  12. Freeholder candidate profilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Advertiser News (North)

    Gary Larson Age: 59 Political History: Frankford Township mayor and deputy mayor, Frankford Parks Commission, Frankford Land Use Board, Frankford Board of Education, Sussex County Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Sussex County Water Quality Advisory Committee, SCARC trustee. Occupation: Retired Special Education Teacher, Sparta Township Public Schools and former Director of the New Jersey Camp for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

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  13. June 'First Saturday of the Month' household hazardous waste drop-off plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Patricia Walsh, recycling liaison, invites Somerset County residents to take advantage of the next First Saturday of the Month Drop-off event on June 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Somerset County Recycling Center, located at 40 Polhemus Lane, to clean up around their homes. First Saturday drop-off events enable busy residents to recycle tires, clean textiles and usual curbside items in one fell swoop, as well as help people in the community who are less fortunate by donating food items for a local food bank.

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  14. Union County is first to back driver's licenses for unauthorized immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ELIZABETH - Union County freeholders on Thursday threw their support behind a measure that would permit unauthorized immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. "We're hoping that if we approve this and many more municipalities get on board that there will be some movement toward getting licenses for immigrants," Freeholder Chairman Mohamed Jalloh said.

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  15. Archbishop Myers dismissed Father Warren Hall based on church's...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Archbishop Myers dismissed Father Warren Hall based on church's teachings, counties must rally to ban fracking waste in N.J. Archbishop John J. Myers dismissed Father Warren Hall earlier this month from his position at Seton Hall University after the priest said he posted a Facebook message in support of an LGBT group. His decision on Hall was the proper one.

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  16. Knowlton Scout honored for work at Ramsaysburg HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Eagle Scout Christopher William Hicks of Knowlton Township was honored by the Knowlton Township Historic Commission at an Eagle Project Appreciation Ceremony held at the Ramsaysburg Homestead on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. In attendance to present Christopher's plaque was Warren County Freeholder Director Edward Smith, who expressed his admiration for all the time Christopher Hicks and the Knowlton Township Boy Scout Troop #153 dedicated to the enhancement of the Ramsaysburg Homestead National Historic Site. He assured the audience that they could depend on his continued support for the restoration of this historic treasure.

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  17. Jersey City's 'Skip' Adams inducted into Middle Atlantic Babe Ruth Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Elliott "Skip" Adams was inducted into the Babe Ruth League Middle Atlantic Region Hall of Fame for his contributions to Jersey City children both on and off the field. Jersey City native Elliott "Skip" Adams was inducted into the Babe Ruth League Middle Atlantic Region Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Metro Field in Jersey City.

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  18. Renamed Sears Outlet store to hold grand openingRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    The Sears Outlet store in the Hampton Plaza on Hampton House Road is celebrating its "grand opening" through Sunday with an additional 10 percent off everything in the store, along with giveaways and a drawing for a new washer and dryer. The name Sears is still on the outside - the store's previous name was Sears Appliance and Hardware - however, as a Sears Outlet the merchandise inside the store now also includes include brand names other than Kenmore and Craftsman, store manager Michael Frangipane said.

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  19. Solar project probe said to be wideningRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    Sussex County Freeholder Gail Phoebus said she has met with officials of the U.S. Justice Department looking into the possible misallocation of funds in connection with Sussex County's $28 million solar initiative. Her statement, which was made at Wednesday's freeholder meeting, came in response to a question from Frankford Mayor Gary Larson, who questioned whether she was being forthcoming with the rest of the freeholder board about details of a federal probe she had referenced at a Skylands Tea Party debate among Republican Assembly candidates on Tuesday.

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  20. Bergen County enlists Rutgers graduate students to help analyze government servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NorthJersey.com

    Bergen County officials announced Thursday that Rutgers University graduate students will perform data analysis in a partnership aimed at improving county government operations. Students from the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration, and the university's National Center for Public Performance will help chart activities.

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