Local Services in Newton, NJ

When you've been hurt on the job in New Jersey, you have the right to seek compensation for losses caused by your injury. Are you only entitled to benefits if you can't work at all? What types of medical expenses does workers' compensation cover? Will it pay for physical therapy or rehabilitation? W

The New Jersey workers' compensation laws were enacted to provide an alternative to the civil courts when workers suffered injury because of the carelessness or negligence of employers or fellow workers. Accordingly, when an employer fails to properly maintain equipment, or does not provide adequate

In New Jersey, there are two specific requirements that must be met before you are eligible to receive workers' compensation benefits—you must show that you suffered an injury, and you must show that the injury occurred in the workplace. The workers' compensation laws are generally no-fault laws—the

Joint effort by mayor, VFW and Mohawk House
Published Jul 3, 2018 at 2:03 pm (Updated Jul 3, 2018)
From left, VFW Trustee John Finkeldie, Mohawk House Owner Steve Scro, Sparta Mayor Josh Hertzberg and VFW Commander Pete Litchfield. Photo by Amy Shewchuk
By Amy Shewchuk
SPARTA — As thousands of people came together for 4th of July celebrations and legendary fireworks on Lake Mohawk, four members of the Sparta community saw an opportunity to help the less fortunate
Mayor Josh Hertzberg,…

June 21 and June 26
Published Jun 19, 2018 at 6:05 pm (Updated Jun 19, 2018)
Students enrolled in the current session of the New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency take part in a recent community service project. photo provided
NEWTON — Young adults, ages 16 – 25, in need of a high school diploma are invited to check out the New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency. The sixteen-week program, which starts on July 9th, gives those who have not…

ReBid – Renovations to the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office.
Notice is hereby given that separate, sealed proposals (bid/rfp/rfq) will be received by the Sussex County Proposal Committee on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. prevailing time in the Sussex County Administrative Center,

You see it all the time—you go ziplining or parasailing or want to engage in some other activity and the vendor requires that you sign a waiver of liability. The ostensible upshot of such a document is that you won't be able to sue if you are subsequently injured. Is that always the case? Is the wai

Release Date: May 31, 2018
Many ticks carry disease, so do what you can to keep ticks from taking a bite out of you
Tick Talk
Block Tick Bites and Lyme Disease
When warm weather arrives, you might get the urge to walk barefoot through the grass. But before you stroll through your lawn or head out on a hiking trail, you'll want to protect yourself and your loved ones from ticks that often lurk in tall grass, thick brush, and wooded areas.…

Choosing a structure for your business can be a confusing jumble of legalese. But with this basic guide, you'll be able to select the structure that suits your business best.

IR-2018-133, June 7, 2018 —Taxpayers who owe tax and file their federal income tax return more than 60 days after the deadline will usually face a higher late-filing penalty.

Fatal School Crash Raises Questions
The death of a teacher and a student in a school bus crash on a field trip has raised many questions about the liability of a school district in a motor vehicle accident. Experts anticipate that families of the deceased will not be the only ones to seek damages f

When you've been hurt in a motor vehicle accident in New Jersey, one of your first steps it typically to look to insurance to cover your losses. But what if you were a passenger in a ride-share, such as Uber or Lyft? Until about a year ago, there was no requirement in New Jersey that such companies

Sussex County Community College
Article Posted -- May 23, 2018
In honor of Memorial Day, a ceremony will be held at the Veteran’s Memorial on the SCCC campus this Sunday, May 27th at approximately 12:30 pm. The ceremony will be performed by American Legion Post 86 and will last approximately 15 minutes.
All are welcome to attend.

Sussex County Community College
Summer Youth Enrichment Programs
Our Summer Youth Enrichment Programs offer a fun, challenging environment for your child. These programs provide an educational and stimulating alternative to traditional camp, combining learning with creative hands-on experiences. Lunch supervision is available for children staying for a morning plus an afternoon session
Science and Computer Arts 2018 Summer Youth Programs
Classes located in Sussex County Community…

Award-winning photo journalist Donna Ferrato will present her works on the global problem of domestic violence from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 25, at Sussex County Community College.

NEWTON -- Beginning this week, Project Self-Sufficiency's long-awaited mobile services vehicle, PSS Journey, will celebrate its inaugural route with a series of grand opening events.

NEWTON, NJ—The Center for Prevention and Counseling, located in Newton, has announced the appointment of attorney Janine Cerra, Attorney at law, as the newest member of their Board of...

While burns can cause some of the most painful and debilitating injuries that you can suffer, these types of claims can also pose some of the most challenging cases. Whether you are suing and individual, an employer or a manufacturer, you need to move quickly to gather and preserve evidence, and you

NEWTON -- The Sister to Sister Prom Shop at Project Self-Sufficiency,offering free prom dresses and accessories for teens, will open its doors on Wednesday.

Teen girls in need of a prom dress are invited to select a gown from the collection at the “Sister-to-Sister” Prom Shop

Overprescribing and misuse of prescription opioids have helped to fuel the current epidemic in New Jersey and around the country, which claimed more than 1,900 lives in New Jersey and more than 50,000 nationwide in 2016. The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey has supported efforts to curb overprescribing, including new legislation passed in New Jersey last year that requires prescribers to discuss the addictive nature…