Alleged Lurer's Sketch, Sandy Benefit Top Local News

A look at this week's top headlines in Hopatcong and Sparta.

Sketch Released of Man Wanted for Alleged Attempted Luring

Police released a sketch of a man wanted for an attempted luring incident that occurred last month when an 11-year-old girl was repeatedly asked to get in his car as she was walking home from the school bus in Sparta.

Sandy Victims to Benefit From Pavinci's Event

Local musician and Hopatcong resident Robin DeLorenzo organized the Hurricane Hopatcong - We Hit Harder benefit at Pavinci's Italian Grill on Sunday to raise money for the three families in the borough whose homes were destroyed from the storm.

Mackenzie McCluskey, 6, of Broomfield, Colo., organized a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy victims and donated the $925 she collected to Hopatcong. 

The school board and Hopatcong Education Association may resolve the ongoing dispute over the contract language about health care contributions in the next few weeks.

Sparta Woman 'Honored' to Become New Girl Scout President

Betty Garger reflects on her recent appointment of becoming the new president and CEO of Girl Scouts Northern New Jersey.

Police said a 34-year-old borough resident injured a cop while he resisted arrest during a dispute at his home Monday night.

The Hopatcong Warriors reached an agreement with the Hopatcong Board of Education at last week's meeting to share the field for all sports activities in exchange for completing a number of upgrades.

Graduation Pushed Back in Sparta Due to Sandy

Sparta students will make up the lost school days from Superstorm Sandy by attending school an extra week in June, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the second day of Presidents Day vacation.


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