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Sparta Police: Accident Results in Car Fire

SPARTA, NJ – No charges have been filed so far and no injuries reported in a car accident that resulted in a fire at the intersection of Newton Sparta Road and Pickneyville Road. On October 18 around 7:50 a.m. Sparta Police Oficer Scott Elig arrived of a reported car accident to find a red Ford Exp

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-10-18 19:39:00

SUV catches fire in Sparta

Sparta Police Lt. John Lamon said around 7:50 a.m., Sabrina Deturo, of Hewitt, told officers she either passed out or fell asleep at the wheel of her red Ford Explorer Sport Trac near the intersection of Newton Sparta and Pinkneyville roads. Her vehicle veered off the road and into a grassy area and

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-10-19 00:01:00

Powerball ticket worth $1 million bought at N.J. supermarket, 6 others worth $50K

There were also six third-prize tickets sold in New Jersey. Each matched four numbers plus the Powerball and is worth $50,000. They were bought at the following locations:Schuyler Foods on Schuyler Avenue in North ArlingtonThe Wine Rack on Essex Street in MillburnSungate Mini Mart on Prospect Street

NJ.COM - 2018-10-18 11:27:00

Things to do in and around Franklin this weekend 

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend?If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township.Click on the headlines below for more details:Sign Up for E-NewsFriday, Oct. 19Franklin Park School Wine and Design Breast Cancer Awareness Fundr

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-10-18 07:28:00

14-year-old faces life in prison for allegedly killing teen at Brooklyn basketball court: DA

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A 14-year-old faces life in prison for allegedly shooting a 16-year-old boy dead at a basketball court in Brooklyn, the Kings County District Attorney announced Thursday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-18 18:17:35

Meghan Markle's New $120 Shoes Are About to Sell Like Crazy

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have officially landed Down Under for their two-week tour of Australia, New Zealand, Tonga, and Fiji. Not only does this mark their first international tour, but it's also Meghan Markle's debut event since Kensington Palace confirmed that she and Prince Harry areexpect

WHO WHAT WEAR - 2018-10-18 22:36:25

BREAKING: Manhattan School On Lockdown; Guns Found In Backpacks; Was Previously Targeted With Threats

In April, the Daily News reported that a staffer at the same school said a note found on a teacher’s desk said, “I am going to shoot the school up, you have been warned.”

YESHIVA WORLD NEWS - 2018-10-18 16:36:07

Front Porch Organics now open in Sparta

"Once we realized this significant void here in Sussex County, we created Front Porch Organics and began bringing the freshest organic fruits and vegetables to our local community. What began as a weekly delivery service of organic produce has now blossomed into a full-fledged organic micro-grocery


NYC Best Weekend Bets ⋆ BYT // Brightest Young Things

WHERE HAS THIS MONTH GONE?! It seriously is baffling to me that we’re more than halfway through it. Anyway, there’s plenty of Halloween stuff on the books the next couple of days, which I am PERSONALLY v. amped about. There’s going to be a ritual hexing of Brett Kavanaugh (and a Demonology 101 cours

BRIGHTESTYOUNGTHINGS.COM - 2018-10-18 12:45:36

2 men in white van sought for possible attempted luring of young girl in NJ

Police say the individual who approached the girl was sitting in the front passenger seat in the van and is described to be in his 40s, about 5-feet-5-inches, with a thin build and dark, curly, short hair.

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-18 15:48:38

NJ midterm elections 2018: Who's running and where they stand on the issues

If a Democratic wave breaks in November's midterm congressional elections, don't expect to see Republicans losing by double-digit margins. More likely, it will the result of Democrats winning by narrow margins in dozens of districts that are usually reliably Republican.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-18 12:00:00

Crash On Rt. 287 Tying Up Traffic Thursday Morning

As of 9:05am, there are Delays on I-80 eastbound between East of Exit 30 - Howard Blvd in Roxbury Twp and Exit 43 - I-287 in Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp delays due to volume.As of 9:04am, there are Delays on I-80 westbound between Exit 47A - I-280 and Exit 45 - CR 637/Beverwyck Rd in Parsippany-Troy H

PATCH - 2018-10-18 13:12:35

Sparta Historical Society Hosts its Annual Car Show

SPARTA, NJ — The Sparta Historical Society held their third annual classic car show on Sunday, organized by Brian O’Neill. The beautiful fall day brought out approximately 70 cars and many more to admire the shiny pampered machines.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-10-18 16:01:00

$1 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Morris County

We’ve all fantasized about winning the lottery, and what we’ll spend the money on, but a new study finds that cash windfall doesn’t actually make you feel happier. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.Buzz60

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-17 16:05:00

Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO

The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 11:40:38

Hackettstown police searching for missing 12-year-old

Pharo is described as 4 feet 11 inches tall and 64 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair, and was wearing a dark grey sweatshirt, dark blue jeans and sneakers. He may have gone to a park, library or QuickChek convenience store, police said.


Cold blast gives county first freeze of the season; farmers prepared

While summer-like temperatures were a welcome surprise to many Sussex County residents earlier this month, waking up this morning will feel like a "shock to the system" as the county slowly thaws out from the first freeze of the season, according to Accuweather senior meteorologist John Feerick.

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-10-18 00:01:00

Mahwah Teacher Who Sexually Assaulted Girl, 6, Won't Go To Jail

MAHWAH, NJ — A former township substitute teacher charged last year with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl willnot serve jail time and will not have to register as a sex offenderafter pleading guilty to child endangerment, according to a NorthJersey.com report.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 15:30:13

Second Township Dollar Tree Store Set To Open Early November In Former Rite Aid Site - The Franklin Reporter & Advocate

The store will fill the space formerly occupied by Rite Aid, 464 Elizabeth Ave., before the location was closed after the sale of more than 2,000 Rite Aids to Walgreen’s.


UPDATE: Missing Hackettstown boy is found safe

Wyatt P. Pharo was located just before 6:30 p.m., about nine and a half hours after he was last seen, town police said in a Facebook post updating an earlier call for help.