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Man gets probation for theft charge in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A New York man gets probation for a theft charge, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch. Daniel Cicalese, 56, of Sparrowbush was sentenced on June 24 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Virtual Sussex County Courtroom in Newton, Koch said.
SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ
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MS-13 gang members convicted of trafficking 13-year-old girl

Seven members and associates of the MS-13 street gang have been convicted of sex trafficking in federal court after taking in a 13-year-old runaway and coercing her into commercial sex acts in Maryland and Virginia. The seven defendants all face a mandatory minimum prison term of 15 years when they are sentenced in November. The U.S. Attorney’s Officer for the Eastern District of Virginia, which prosecuted the case, announced the jury verdict Friday, According to an FBI affidavit, the girl ran away from a youth home in Fairfax in 2018. She was sex trafficked for nearly two months in that year before she was recovered by the bureau’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking task force. The trafficking occurred in Woodridge, Virginia, and Mount Rainier, Maryland. She was also beaten on two separate occasions 26 times on her backside with a baseball bat — once when she was initiated into the gang and once when she was accused of stealing from another gang member. The seven defendants — six men and a woman — lived in suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia and ranged in age from 22 to 50.
MARYLAND STATE
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Found a Baby Deer in the Hudson Valley? Is It Safe to Help?

Many Hudson Valley residents are asking "what do I do if a deer needs help?" This time of year it's not out of the ordinary to see baby deer running around in the Hudson Valley. Wildlife experts say that whitetail deer fawns are born between April and July and during those months many local residents have many questions about what they should be looking for if they come in contact with one.
HUDSON, NY

Poll: Who's No. 1 in Morris/Sussex high school sports?

Who's No. 1? The Daily Record and New Jersey Herald sports staffs established a point system to evaluate every Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference high school’s achievements in the fall, winter and spring. We are adding up Morris County and Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament titles, NJSIAA sectional and Group championships, NJAC achievements and individual accolades.  ...
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ
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Abandoned and Demolished Catskills Resort! What Happened to Grossinger’s?

New York Yankees great Yogi Berra once said "The future ain't what it used to be" and man was he right. There is a place here in New York State that, at one time, attracted Hollywood Stars, legendary athletes such as Berra, comedy kingpins and regular folks like you and me. Well over 100,000 people each year would visit this gem that was an inspiration for the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing. Today this "Queen of the Catskills" is gone but not forgotten.
NEARBY CITIES
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Mountain Creek’s Massive Outdoor Waterpark Reopens This Weekend Near NYC

Calling all thrill seekers! It’s officially summer and what better way to cool off on a hot day than racing down epic water slides? Lucky for you, we know just the spot!. Mountain Creek Resort is a multi-use property complete with a bike park, ski lodge, zip lines, snow tubing, and our summer favorite: a massive outdoor waterpark. Though it’s located in Vernon, New Jersey, it’s less than two hours away from the city!
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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Shopping for fireworks? Expect sticker shock

(CBS) People shopping for fireworks should expect less bang for their buck this year. Inflation is hitting consumer fireworks just as it has many other products. Phantom Fireworks is one of the largest retailers in the country. CEO Bruce Zoldan says, “We had to raise our prices.” Many of the products at Phantom Fireworks are from overseas and shipping costs have skyrocketed. “In 2019 we paid approximately $11,000 a container and this year we’re paying close to $40,000 a container,” Zoldan says.
MATAMORAS, PA

Middletown Entrepreneurs are bringing a different Skincare Product to Consumers

Regarding equality, black beauty consumers and companies confront significant obstacles. By removing these obstacles, everyone in the sector will have more opportunities. Beauty is a highly profitable enterprise. For the last ten years, Americans have spent over $490 billion on cosmetics. The beauty sector in the United States was worth $60 billion last year. Future, researchers say it will peak at $70 billion by 2025, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over five percent. In the cosmetics business, black brands account for barely two percent of sales. Despite this, Black people spend eleven percent of all beauty dollars.
MIDDLETOWN, NY
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Mountain Creek waterpark opening this weekend for summer fun

With its operation schedule set to begin Saturday, Vernon-based Mountain Creek Resort is opening its waterpark this coming weekend for another summer of fun. Mountain Creek Waterpark offers guests the opportunity to splash, slide and relax in a natural mountain setting. The park will be open all summer and through Labor Day, and visitors can beat the heat by enjoying a lineup of classic rides such as the Colorado River Rapids, Zero G, High Tide Wave Pool and Canyon Cliff Jump, along with an assortment of family friendly rides and attractions for younger children.
VERNON TOWNSHIP, NJ

Was This the Dirty Dancing Resort? Take In Abandoned Catskills Palace!

New York Yankees great Yogi Berra once said "The future ain't what it used to be" and man was he right. There is a place here in New York State that, at one time, attracted Hollywood Stars, legendary athletes such as Berra, comedy kingpins and regular folks like you and me. Well over 100,000 people each year would visit this gem that was an inspiration for the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing. Today this "Queen of the Catskills" is gone but not forgotten.
LIBERTY, NY

Found a Baby Deer in the Hudson Valley? Is It Safe to Help?

Many Hudson Valley residents are asking "what do I do if a deer needs help?" This time of year it's not out of the ordinary to see baby deer running around in the Hudson Valley. Wildlife experts say that whitetail deer fawns are born between April and July and during those months many local residents have many questions about what they should be looking for if they come in contact with one.
HUDSON, NY

Visiting the Poconos, PA

We found ourselves in the Poconos again(!) - this time in The Hideout just outside of Lake Ariel, PA - so we wanted to share some of the best places to visit and things to do in the Poconos! This region is PACKED with some of the best small towns in PA and amazing Airbnb/Short Term Rental accommodations to enjoy in all four seasons (but especially the summer!). It really is no wonder that we keep coming back for more. What is your favorite part about the Poconos? All music from Epidemic Sounds.
LAKE ARIEL, PA

Easy Hikes for Beginners in Pennsylvania

You don’t always have to endure a ten-mile trek to enjoy some incredible views. Pennsylvania offers plenty of scenic spots that aren’t too difficult to reach. These beginner-friendly hikes feature shorter distances at moderate elevations that are perfect for families or those looking to take a shorter hike that doesn't require a ton of effort.
PENNSYLVANIA STATE
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