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By JENNIFER DERICKSMarch 21, 2017
SPARTA, NJ - Sparta High School is taking the first steps in creating a Hall of Fame, seeking to honor alumni who have gone on to further success after graduation. The Hall of Fame committee, a 501c3, is holding a Casino Night to raise funds to create the facility to display the inductees.
The initiative began last year, spearheaded by guidance counselor and coach Tim Librizzi. He ...
By JENNIFER DERICKSMarch 20, 2017
SPARTA, NJ - It was a record breaking year for the Alpine Elementary school Jump Rope for Heart campaign. Students jumped their way to raising $7,185.74 for the American Heart Association.
The students rotated through several different stations in the gymnasium, using the skills they learned in the jump rope unit. The kindergarten through second grade students had learned six ...
By TAPINTO SPARTA STAFFMarch 20, 2017
SPARTA, NJ - A Newton woman is facing driving while intoxicated charges when she was seen driving the wrong way on the Woodport Road jug handle. On March 18, around 12:30 a.m. Police Officer Chris Favaro saw Kathryn Grieg driving in the wrong direction and pulled her over into a nearby parking lot according to police.
Favaro suspected the 30-year-old was intoxicated after speaking with ...
By ELIZABETH LABORAMarch 20, 2017
BYRAM, NJ - Brendan Raffay is Byram Township’s Troop 276 newest Eagle Scout making him the 50th to receive this honor since 1978. Brendan comes from a family of Eagle Scouts. He is the fifth Eagle including both his father Russ Raffay and Uncle Charles Raffay who were also both in Troop 276. Brendan and his family celebrated his accomplishment at an Eagle Court ...
By DANIELLE FRANCISCOMarch 19, 2017
NEWTON, NJ—Despite the mounds of snow covering Newton, residents from all over the county gathered on Spring Street to show off their Irish spirit.
With the exception of a few flurries in the morning, the 14th annual Sussex County St. Patrick’s Day Parade went off without a hitch.
Over 700 people were walking or driving in the parade, along with eight floats and over 100 ...
By TAPINTO PATERSON STAFFMarch 19, 2017
PATERSON, N.J. - According to multiple reports the burning car that was found in Paterson on Friday with two unidentified male bodies is registered to Housewives of NJ alum Kim DePaola.
Around 2 a.m. Friday morning police and fire officials arrived to the scene of a burning Audi near the 500 block of East 28th Street in Paterson.
Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish ...
By JENNIFER DERICKSMarch 19, 2017
SPARTA, NJ- Several third grade students made a presentation to the Sparta Board of Education at the March meeting. Together with Mohawk Avenue School Principal Laura Trent five students took turns at the microphone to proudly explain.how they use technology at their school.
The students demonstrated the way they use simple robots to learn about coding with Wonder Workshop. Dash ...