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10 Most Read Long Valley Stories of August

These are what Patch readers felt were the most important stories last month.

A manhunt for a suicidal individual ended peacefully after Washington Township Police officers successfully negotiated with the man in a cornfield, police said.

A pedestrian walking on Mountain Avenue in Hackettstown was struck and killed by a vehicle, which left the scene and was yet to be found, Hackettstown Police Det. Darren Tynan said. 

It appears that Long Valley residents really care about their health and the fitness centers in the area. A thanks for making this voting article, and Readers' Choice overall, a success.

A 4-year-old boy was removed from a swimming pool at a private residence on Windswept Way before being airlifted to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation, police said.

Long Valley Middle School Assistant Principal Jay Eitner resigned from his position in the Washington Township School district, and will be replaced by former Dean of Students Philip Kinney.

A Long Valley man was arrested after he allegedly tried hitting a Washington Township Police officer at Valley Restaurant and Pub, Lt. Doug Compton said.

It seems as though one hand didn’t know what the other was doing when authorities diffused a potentially dangerous situation, which led to resident inquiries and confusion between local police and the county.

An 85-year-old woman died in a crash near the Hackettstown Lukoil gas station on Mountain Avenue.

Matthew Argintar walked around the Mansfield Home Depot's parking lot and asked customers if they needed help, according to a report.

The Community Advisory Committee,constructed by members of the Washington Township Board of Education, is preparing to draft a report of its findings to present to the school’s governing body in September.

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