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  1. Rose to run for freeholderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advertiser News (North)

    Sussex Borough Mayor Jonathan Rose, a Republican, recently announced his plans to run for one of two open seats on the Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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  2. Bill moves on Littell HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advertiser News (North)

    Legislation to rename a 10-mile section of Rt. 15 in Sussex County after the late state Senator Robert E. Littell received unanimous approval from the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee last week.

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  3. Sussex man falls to deathRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Advertiser News (North)

    ... to his death, Yohm said. An investigation into the death is ongoing between the Hamburg Police Department and Sussex County Prosecutor's Office, he said. Yahm said police found Carlson's body on the service road underneath the overpass. He was ...

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  4. Governments seeks probe into solarRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Township Journal

    An Andover Township committee member encouraged the Sussex Borough Council on Tuesday, March 17, to join the township in demanding the immediate resignation of Sussex County Administrator John Eskilson and County Attorney Dennis McDonnell, who were involved with the SunLight General solar poject. The council unanimously agreed to request an investigation regarding the solar project for Sussex, Morris and Somerset counties by a law firm outside of the state.

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  5. Cleaning up the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Advertiser News (North)

    Approximately 800 students, teachers, and volunteers helped clean the banks and waters of the Mustconetong River and the trails of the Morris Canal Greenway last week. The Sussex County Health Department donated bags and gloves for the cleanup and First Energy Foundation supported the event with a cash donation.

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  6. Andover names Superintendent Roundtable award winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Township Journal

    - The Andover Regional educational community once again participated in the Sussex County Superintendent's Roundtable Award program, in which one eighth grade student is selected from Long Pond School each year. In addition to earning Honor Roll ...

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  7. Sussex County Prosecutor's OfficeRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | The Advertiser News (North)

    ... controlled dangerous substance. He admitted to selling 50 bags of heroin to an individual cooperating with the Sussex County Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force at the Holiday Motel in Andover Township on Dec. 3. The defendant entered Golden Castle ...

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  8. Parts of N.J. to go dark on Saturday for Earth HourRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    From High Point to the outskirts of Atlantic City, the lights will go out in parts of New Jersey for at least an hour on Saturday as part of the global Earth Hour initiative. Lights at the highest point of the state in Sussex County will be turned off all night .

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  9. Fire damages Green home, elderly resident escapes unharmedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    ... who was unconscious from an overdose, police said. NEWTON - Because of delays in obtaining a right-of-way, the Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will have to decide today to switch bridge projects to remain eligible for $1 million in state ...

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  10. Sussex is seventh healthiest county in NJ, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    By DIANA GOOVAERTS dgoovaerts@njherald.com The data is in and the results are out: Sussex County is the seventh most healthy county in the state. According to the findings released in the sixth annual County Health Rankings and roadmaps report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the county's top third ranking is a step up from last year's eighth place slot but represents an overall drop from the county's fifth place ranking in the first three years of the study.

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  11. Woman who threatened to shoot neighbors has four years to stay sober, or go to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    State troopers had a brief standoff in May 2013 with an intoxicated and upset woman who fired off a shotgun from her yard and threatened to shoot anyone who came near, authorities say.Google Maps GREEN TOWNSHIP -- A Sussex County woman has four years to prove she can stay away from alcohol and crime -- or wind up in jail for 115 days. Those are the conditions on Naomi Nieuzytek's plea deal, after admitting to her role in a May, 2014 standoff with State Police.

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  12. Freeholders to consider switching bridge projectsRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    Because of delays in obtaining a right-of-way, the Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will have to decide today to switch bridge projects to remain eligible for $1 million in state aid for bridge constructions. The Route 565 bridge over the Papakating Creek had been on the schedule for rehabilitation, but there have been delays in getting some rights-of-way and it's unlikely the agreement could be done before the state deadline of Dec. 23 to make the application for the funds.

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  13. Franklin budget would raise average municipal tax bill $52Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    ... and Stanhope are crying foul over a proposal they say would allow a large private waste hauler to skirt Sussex County's waste disposal rules at the expense of the rest of the county and its residents. FRANKLIN - A Franklin police officer used Narcan ...

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  14. Andover Twp. seeks public meeting over solar projectRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    With the dust still settling from Sussex County's $28 million solar initiative that went belly-up, Andover Township officials are ready to take Freeholder Director Phil Crabb up on his offer to make himself and senior county staff available to sit down and explain it all. As of late Tuesday, Lensak indicated township officials were waiting to hear back from County Administrator John Eskilson on the matter.

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  15. Towns oppose plan for recycler to handle bulk wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    Officials of several municipalities including Andover Township, Byram, Hopatcong and Stanhope are crying foul over a proposal they say would allow a large private waste hauler to skirt Sussex County's waste disposal rules at the expense of the rest of the county and its residents. Under a proposal put forth in December by Grinnell Recycling, the company - owned by Jason, Peter and Jarrod Cofrancesco - would be permitted to supplement the processing of sheetrock and other construction and demolition waste at its Sparta-based facility with an entirely new category of bulk waste items such as refrigerators, stoves and couches.

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  16. What causes those giant sinkholes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... the surface, such as a roadway or pavement or backyard," she said. "They're very common up in Warren and Sussex county areas in Northern New Jersey where you have a lot of limestone substrate," said Herman, who is also president of the New Jersey ...

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  17. YMCA trainers focus on lifestyle overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    At the Sussex County YMCA in Hardyston, clients are given a wholly different approach to personal training, according to Alma Dhuyvetter, wellness director. "Our training is about them; we do free consultations to see if the personalities are a fit and if it fills the members' needs.

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  18. Blairstown teen, Quentin Meivogel, earns Eagle Scout awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NJ.com

    ... a nonprofit organization providing services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their families in Sussex County. Each Eagle candidate must earn 21 merit badges, serve in a leadership position for his troop and demonstrate leadership by ...

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  19. Celtic Band Gaelic Storm returns to Newton Theatre on June 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Jersey Journal

    ... Newton Theatre, located at 234 Spring St. in Newton, was founded in 1924. Revitalized and fully renovated, Sussex County's premier entertainment venue reopened in 2011 as a 605-seat capacity live performing arts center. With it's rich history and ...

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  20. Christie in Whippany for town hall eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New Jersey Herald

    Richard Miner of Sparta arrived more than an hour before the 2 p.m. start. Miner said it would be his third Christie town hall, including one of the two in Sussex County.

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