25 Arrested in Drug Bust, Hurricane Sandy Prep Work Top Local News
A look at some of this week's top headlines in Hopatcong and Sparta.
Police said that a month-long drug investigation, dubbed 'Operation Roxicong,' led to the arrest of 25 people in Hopatcong and Roxbury early Wednesday morning.
Hopatcong and Sparta officials started preparing for Hurricane Sandy on Thursday by clearing out drains and getting emergency equipment ready for the expected rainfall and high winds to hit the state this week.
Police are investigating an attempted luring incident where a man allegedly asked a 12-year-old girl to get in his car while she was walking home from her school bus stop.
Borough offiicals continue to discuss plans for revitilzing the River Styx area to bring in more business to the designated town center.
The trial for the Hopatcong man who was accused of killing 22-year-old borough resident Alyssa Ruggieri in 2010 will begin on Tuesday.
Hopatcong Middle School had a presentation for all students on how to react when they see bears, after there have been bears spotted every day for the past several weeks on the school property.
The borough recently changed the softball field to a multi-purpose field, added in lights, and will be bringing a concession stand and other amenities by the spring season.