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UPDATE 1:30 p.m. December 5 Post Storm Relief: Sparta High School Available to Residents for Showers, GO2 Centers, Red Cross Shelter, Road Closures

December 5, 2019

SPARTA, NJ -  According to the Sparta Police Department the Red Cross will be providing meals at the following locations today from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

• Sussex County Technical School - McNeice Auditorium 105 North Church Rd Sparta, NJ
Serving Sparta, Lafayette, Branchville, Franklin, Ogdensburg, Hamburg, Hardyston

• Sussex Borough Fire Department - 25 Loomis Avenue ...

Sparta Continues to Recover from Weekend Snow and Ice Storm, High School Opens for Showers, Warmth

SPARTA, NJ – The township and county residents continue to work through the aftermath of the snow storm that cut power to approximately 70% of Sparta residents and more than a third of the residents in Sussex County.

Sparta High School was open on Wednesday, December 4 for residents to take showers, charge phones, warm up and use microwave ovens, according to township ...

Sparta Winter Storm UPDATE Tuesday 9:30 p.m.

SPARTA, NJ - The Sussex County Office of Emergency Management in conjunction with the American Red Cross will be operating an overnight shelter and warming center at the Sussex County Technical School, 105 North Church Road, Sparta, for those in need of overnight shelter accommodations. The shelter is expected to open at approximately 7:15 p.m. this evening. Visit NewtonOEM.org for ...

Sparta Education Foundation Thanks the Community for Supporting Krogh's Turkey Trot

December 2, 2019

Dear Editor,

The weather was beautiful as thousands of trotters, volunteers, sponsors and spectators ventured out on Thanksgiving morning to take part in the 13th Annual Krogh’s Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot embodies Sparta at its best: families, individuals and local businesses coming together to benefit one of our community’s most valuable resources--our public school system and ...

What Every American Should Ask of the Next President on Voting!

We have not been vigilant on who can view and change our system. I do not take any serious view  on the Ukraine, as all indications it was Russia who has impacted our voting and others. 

In 2018, we had the greatest turnout, since 1914, but we cannot be lax anymore, and more Americans need to get out and vote. Our turnout is less than 70%, which is what the French exceed.  The ...

Make Our Decadent Homemade Hot Chocolate

December 5, 2019

It takes just three ingredients and a few minutes to whip together this rich, creamy milk chocolate treat, perfect for a winter day.

Tip: A serrated knife will make quick work of chopping up a milk chocolate bar. We recommend using high-quality chocolate for a smooth, creamy drink. Milk chocolate chips won’t melt as easily as wafers or bars, but they’ll do in a ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, December 6, 6:00 PM

Ledgewood Historic District, Ledgewood

Christmas Tour of Ledgewood Historic Sites

Food & Drink

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Sat, December 7, 1:00 PM

Sussex County Main Library, Newton

Author Chat with Jancee Dunn

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, December 7, 7:30 PM

Sparta United Methodist Church, Sparta

Christmas Concert at Sparta United Methodist ...

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Sun, December 8, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

Van Kirk Museum Open House - Final Day

Arts & Entertainment

Gov. Codey Brings Stigma Free Signs to Newton

November 24, 2019

NEWTON, NJ- The Town of Newton recently passed a resolution designating the town Stigma Free.  Last week Governor Richard Codey and Julie Bannon of the Codey Fund for Mental Health met with Newton Mayor, council members and township officials along with Newton Superintendent Kennedy Greene and Newton Police Lt Robert Osborn to present the lime green and black Stigma Free signs.

Mayor ...

Rutgers Officially Hires Schiano as Football Coach

December 4, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers fans, Greg Schiano is back.

The Rutgers University Board of Governors Tuesday morning unanimously approved Schiano's contract with a base salary of $4 million a year over the next eight years to coach the Rutgers football team, according to details of the contract released by a university spokesperson after the vote.

He will also be eligible for ...

Free Photo with Santa this Saturday

WHETHER YOU’VE BEEN NAUGHTY OR NICE, YOU’RE INVITED TO OUR HOLIDAY PARTY!

Ho! Ho! Ho! Celebrate the season with Santa, Mrs. Claus and Team Nest Builder during our festive holiday party at Train Creative, Sparta’s renovated Train Station!

TO RSVP: TNBevents.com

WHEN: Saturday, December 7th, noon – 2:30pm

WHERE: 30 Station Road, Sparta, ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder NoVember 26, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder November 26, 2019 Meeting Video

 

Veritas Christian Academy Men's and Women's Basketball begin conference schedule

December 5, 2019

SPARTA, NJ - The Veritas Christian Academy women's and men's varsity basketball teams begin their conference schedule today at home against Bergen County Christian Academy of Hackensack.  The Veritas women's team, currently 3-0, is looking to continue its in-conference unbeaten streak and repeat as regular season and tournament conference champions. 

The Veritas ...

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

November 22, 2019

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. The bill, which takes effect January 1, 2020, reclassifies many independent contractors as employees. The upside is that some workers in this gig economy will gain employee benefits and other worker protections. The downside is that my California-based freelance writer friends ...