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Vol. 5 Issue 3 Newton, NJ Monday, March 07, 2011

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Springfest Flower and Garden Show Click here to Read the article
Springfest arrives in Sussex County, New Jersey, on March 17th and runs through the 20th at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta. This annual event, now in its 15th year, will bring us the breath of springtime we so desperately need.

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New Jersey Alliance for Action® Salutes County Engineers
On January 24, 2011, the New Jersey Alliance for Action® recognized New Jersey's County Engineers and their Freeholder Liaisons at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey, for the outstanding job they do in protecting New Jersey residents and the travelling public. New Jersey's 21 County Engineers have the responsibility of maintaining and repairing thousands of miles of roads and bridges.
County Engineer and officials
L to R - Philip K. Beachem, President, NJ Alliance for Action; Richard A. Zeoli, Freeholder Director, County of Sussex, Walter H. Cramp, P.E., Sussex County Engineer, Eric G. Grove, former Sussex County Engineer (retired), George Laufenberg, Jr., Administrative Manager of NJ Carpenter's Fund and Chairman, NJ Alliance for Action


Keep Your Community Clean
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The New Jersey Clean Communities Program is a grassroots, statewide, community driven program developed to reduce litter in New Jersey.
Sussex County Census - 2010
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According to 2010 Census data, the population of Sussex County is 149,265, an increase of 5,099 or 3.5% since 2000. Census tables are posted on the County Planning webpage, including population by race and housing unit data.
Tuberculosis: Not a New Disease
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Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, has been around for centuries dating back to ancient Greece and Imperial Rome. Today, however, tuberculosis remains one of the leading infectious disease killers worldwide.
Senior Services 2011 Resource Directory
The Resource Directory includes the most current information regarding a wealth of resources and support services available to seniors and their caregivers.
Home Detention Program Has 86% Success Rate in Its First Year
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It's the mission of the Home Detention Program to provide intensive supervision, electronic monitoring, supervised community service and case management to court involved youth.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
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March has been designated as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in an effort to spread the message about prevention and early detection.
Senior Services and SCCC: A Health Promotion Partnership
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The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services has partnered with Sussex County Community College (SCCC) to offer a nationally recognized program that has been proven to improve the lives of participants.
March is Red Cross Month
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Ninety-four years and counting - that's how long the Sussex County Chapter of the American Red Cross has been serving the local area; responding to disasters, aiding our military personnel, teaching life-saving skills, and conducting the blood drives that supply the sustenance that only a human life can provide.
Champions for Charity Keeps Food on Pantry Shelves
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The 2010-2011 Champions for Charity fight against hunger food drive campaign has been in full swing since November 2010. Four schools have held food drives for the 2010-2011 campaign, with six more scheduled between March and May

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