High School Fight, Dog Controversy Top Local News

Homecoming win, broke lake commission also make headlines.

A fight involving two male students at Jefferson Township High School on Monday sent one to the hospital and resulted in aggravated assault charges for the other, according to Jefferson Township police.

A Jefferson Township couple has one week to decide whether to forfeit their two African Boerboel dogs to the municipality, and they have vowed to fight the town's ruling.

Jefferson Township police are asking for help from witnesses to a serious accident that occurred on Berkshire Valley Road between Minnisink Road and Route 15 last Thursday morning that has left one woman hospitalized in critical condition for a week.

Sparta Doc Received Medication Linked to Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

A Sparta pain management doctor received medication linked to a deadly multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis, officials said Friday.

If the state government does not pass Bill S 495 that would provide $150,000 to maintain Lake Hopatcong, the Lake Hopatcong Commissionwould be “out of money by the end of the year,” according to its chairman Russell Felter.

Last-Minute TD Lifts Jefferson to Homecoming Win

Danny Brown grabbed a 35-yard touchdown pass from J. R. Reese with 41 seconds left in regulation to lift Jefferson to a 21-14 triumph over Hanover Park on homecoming night in Jefferson. The Falcons rallied from a 14-7 halftime deficit to advance to 4-1 on the season.

Career Change Pays Off for Jefferson Salon Owner

When Missy Novak first started working at Angles Salon in Lake Hopatcong, before it even became Angles, receptionist Judy Dimodica called her the mayor.

Appalachian Trail Hike Ends With Happy News

rom —two pieces, as a matter of fact! What follows is the final entry of their hike journal, with both McCarton (Pace) and Weiss (Hungus) adding passages.


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