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By JENNIFER DERICKSAugust 31, 2016
SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Board of Education will be conducting the search for the district’s new superintendent using an internal committee. The committee will consist of seven members, according to outgoing superintendent Dennis Tobin.
Board president Karen Scott said the committee will include:
Mohawk Avenue School principal Laura Trent
Sparta Middle School principal ...
SPARTA, N J – A long way from home, a Florida man faces charges of driving while intoxicated in Sparta. On August 27 at nearly 1 a.m. Sparta Cpl. Frank Schomp watched Robert Pierre driving “well below the speed limit,” and weaving across the road, according to police.
Schomp stopped the 2009 Nissan on Woodport Road and suspected the 28-year-old Lake Mary resident was ...
SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Spartan Youth Football team is sporting new jerseys this season. The new look will be worn by all levels of player and are meant to convey several important messages.
Designed by Supers Head Coach and Spartan Youth Football board member Vernell Ollivierre, the new uniforms include a shamrock to pay homage to long-time Spartan Youth Football coach Brian ...
SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Police were called to the scene of a fight between two people parked in front of a house on Woodport Road. On August 23, Cpl. Craig Grauerholz went to 645 Woodport Road to find the driver of a 21012 Toyota Sasha Guzman and the male passenger outside the car, police report.
Sparta Police Officer Erick Finley also came to the scene to help with the investigation. ...
SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School has, once again been named to New Jersey Monthly’s list of Top 100 Public High Schools, coming in at number 50.
The magazine publishes its top 100 public schools every two years using the New Jersey Department of Education statistics from 337 high schools, including seven charter schools.
They looked at:
School Environment ...
SPARTA, NJ - Two of Sparta's active community organizations have paired up to give support to a Spartan in need. The Sussex County Women's Club donated $1,500 to the Sparta VFW to assist with the cost of education for a veteran according to Post Commander Peter Litchfield.
Additionally, Sparta residents Douglas and Roberta Nobile contributed a donation of $1,250 for ...
SPARTA, NJ – The solar project at Sparta Middle School is nearly completed Sparta Superintendent Dennis Tobin announced at the August board of education meeting. The ground mounted solar panels cover the side hill of the school, surrounded by a six-foot chain link fence.
The project is much scaled down from what was originally proposed. It was part of what started out as a three ...
NEWTON, NJ – The Newton Pool will be closing on August 28 for the season but will open on Monday, August 29 for a special event open to everyone. The Halsted Class of 2017 is holding a pool party to “end your summer with a splash.”
From 3 until 8 p.m. the pool will open for $5 per person. Pizza and snack will be available for purchase as well. The pool is ...
SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Superintendent Dennis Tobin announced his retirement at the August Board of Education meeting on Monday.
“After 35 years in education, 29 of them in Sparta,” Tobin will be leaving on December 1. “It was a difficult decision; I’ve been thinking about it for a year. It’s a time consuming position and I don’t think I can continue ...
BAYONNE, NJ – The Bayonne Bridge will close this weekend due to ongoing construction, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced.
The bridge will close from 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 until 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 to accommodate work for the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance project, which will raise the span’s roadway 64 feet to allow taller ships to pass ...