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Man sentenced for shoplifting, resisting arrest in Sussex County
NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Passaic County was sentenced for shoplifting and resisting arrest, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart. Adam Abdelatif, 30, of Clifton was sentenced on June 2 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.
Sussex County in smoke
Kathryn Kula shared this photo of hazy skies over Jefferson Township High School. She said the smoke gave her a headache and nausea. “Everything just seems really weird,” said Chris Wyman, who took this photo of the sky over Barry Lakes on June 7. “This morning we watched the sun turn red and then disappear and our poor dog Burt keeps watching the woods like he expects aliens to be coming down the trail.”
Adderall, oxycodone found during traffic stop in Sussex County
BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A Morris County woman is facing drug charges following a traffic stop in Byram Township. On May 23, an officer stopped a vehicle on Route 206 after observing the vehicle failing to keep right, police said. During the stop, the officer spoke to...
Middletown couple busted with 900 bags of fentanyl
GOSHEN – A Middletown man and woman have been arrested and charged with drug possession and related charges for possession of some 900 bags of fentanyl with a street value of $13,500, amounts of oxycodone, Alprazolam and Clonazepam pills and over $18,000 in cash. Vinny Hannon, 27, and Amanda...
Man pleads guilty to writing bad checks to purchase various used cars in Sussex County
NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Bergen County man pleads guilty to writing bad checks to purchase various used cars, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart. Fadi Taha, 43, of Elmwood Park Borough pled guilty on June 2 to two counts of third-degree bad checks before the...
Things to do in and around Franklin this weekend (June 9 to June 11)
Sponsored Event: 6th Annual Vulcan Pioneers Juneteenth Parade and Festival SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans for this weekend? If not. Check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. Have event you want to tell the public about? Simply submit events directly to TAPinto by clicking HERE and creating a free account. Then simply click the "Submit Content" button located on the upper right side of the front page, where you will be brought to a menu, to submit events. Friday, June, 9 Summer Kickoff Concert Featuring the band, Mushmouth Summer Kickoff Concert featuring "Mushmouth" Friday, June 9th from 6-8pm at...
Port Jervis Man Charged With Having Assault Rifle, Ammo In Hudson Valley
Orange County resident, Joshua Ayuk, age 30, of the city of Port Jervis, was arrested on Friday, May 19, during a traffic stop by New York State Police in the village of Saugerties. According to Trooper Steven Nevel, Ayuk was driving a Toyota Camry when he was stopped for a...
24-year-old farmer unseats incumbent Sussex County Commissioner in GOP primary
Jack DeGroot, a 24-year-old farmer and graduate student, has unseated Sussex County Commissioner Herb Yardley (R-Stillwater) in the county’s Republican primary, the New Jersey Globe projects. As of 10:29 p.m., DeGroot has 53% of the vote, well ahead of Yardley’s 30%. A third candidate, Republican state committeeman Nick D’Agostino,...
Concerts Announced For 2023 Orange County Fair in Middletown, NY
You know it's summer when they're rockin' in Middletown. One of my favorite fairs to hit each year is the Orange County Fair. The 183rd annual Orange County Fair takes place Thursday, July 20, and runs through Sunday, July 30 So much great entertainment at this fair. Enjoy the fair food, rides, circus, tribute concerts, comedy, and fireworks.
Data experts detail suspect's phone records leading up to Fort Drum corporal's death
Jurors in the trial of a Fort Drum soldier accused of killing a U.S. Army corporal got a look Thursday at data collected from the defendant's cell phone, providing a timeline leading up to and shortly after the victim's body was discovered. The hearing in Sussex County Superior Court included...
DA: Assault charge to be dismissed if accused officer resigns, doesn't take a law enforcement job
Daniel Traum-Steinberg, 30, was accused of body slamming a suspect and charged with assault and official misconduct.
Sparta Neighborhood Visited by Mystery Stone Stacker
SPARTA, NJ- Part whimsy, part mystery, neighbors on Alpine Trail are enjoying the stone sculptures that have been popping up along their road. Stacked rocks of differing sizes and shapes can be found if you take a moment to slow down and look around. “We are enjoying them,” Nick Kroudis said. “Who ever is doing this, we hope they continue.” Kroudis said they were working in their yard when they saw a sculpture in the neighbor's yard. When they started looking more closely they found others and are happy to see more continue to be added to the Alpine Trail gallery between Summit Trail and Valley View Trail.
Hazardous Weather Conditions for Sussex County: Code Orange Air Quality and Red Flag Warnings
NEWTON, NJ – Smoke from historic and widespread wildfires in Canada is visible throughout the region. While it may create pretty sunsets, the elevated particulate levels have caused a “Code Orange” air quality alert to be issued by the New Jersey Environmental Protection agency for Sussex and Warren Counties. According to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA, “a code orange air quality alert means air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups including children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease and other lung diseases and the elderly.” The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding...
Man arrested in Byram Township for terroristic threats, DWI, other charges
BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A man is facing several charges including terroristic threats, and driving while intoxicated in Byram Township. On May 27, an officer responded to QuickChek for a report of a man who may have been under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. The man left before police arrived, but officers then observed his vehicle traveling on Route 206, police said.
Smoke over Sussex County
A thick smog hanging over Lake Mohawk. Sparta resident Jackie Conde captured this photo. “Even with windows and doors shut, we can smell the smoke indoors,” she said. Lisa Chammings shared this photo of her Stillwater farm blanketed in an orange haze. “Trying to make hay as well as keep the animals safe at the farm,” she said.
Canadian wildfire smoke map: See where the haze is headed in Delaware, New Jersey and PA
Air quality in the region will be poor Thursday due to the smoke and haze from wildfires in Canada, according to the National Weather Service. The air quality index throughout Delaware is expected to be unhealthy Thursday. At 5 a.m., the Wilmington area was reporting an air quality index of 427, which is...
Man's hit at Little League game was a big error, police say. Now he's charged with a crime
FRANKLIN - A Williamstown man was jailed after allegedly punching a man at a Little League game here. Dillon Smith, 30, is accused of hitting a 54-year-old Franklinville man during a dispute over a call on the field on Tuesday evening, according to Franklin police. Smith allegedly approached the victim...
'You killed her?' New Milford police release 911 call from Victoria Palmer slaying
Eric Meagan made the call Monday morning almost a half an hour after he said he killed his mother in a New Milford river, authorities say.
Mayor: Why should my town bail out failure of Dems on illegal migrants?
As Republican mayor of Cornwall-on-Hudson in Orange County, James A. Gagliano was invited on a call with New York Mayor Eric Adams, where Adams encouraged the towns to accept migrants bused from the city. Here, the retired FBI supervisory special agent, explains how the mayor dodged his questions. Views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Cornwall-on-Hudson’s board of trustees. “Number one: Because it’s printed in The New York Post doesn’t make it a fact.” That was Mayor Adams’ curious response to me when I bluntly asked him on a May 12 conference call why upstate, rule-of-law communities like Orange...
Burning of pride flag spurs church members to show solidarity
The burning of an LGBTQ+ pride flag that was flown at the Sparta United Methodist Church shocked churchgoers in 2022. The flag had been stolen in the past, but it was the first time it was destroyed. The vandalism motivated members of the church to form a Sussex County chapter...
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