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Sun, November 24, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

NJ Glass: Earth, Wind and Fire

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/24/2019 1:00pm 11/24/2019 4:00pm America/New_York NJ Glass: Earth, Wind and Fire

Sparta Historical Society's fall exhibit at its Van Kirk Homestead Museum features the NJ Historical Glass Collection, on loan from the Museum of American Glass, including a few modern art statement pieces from NJ glass artists. Glassware in American started in New Jersey and remains here today. Join us for an exploration from its colonial origins to today's contemporary art. 2PM talk

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871

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Sparta Police: Wanted Newton Woman Picked Up at Accident Scene

December 12, 2019

SPARTA, NJ- Police caught up with a wanted driver when they responded to a car accident at the Quick Chek on Sparta Avenue.  On December 11 around 10 a.m. Officer Thomas Herd was checking on the credentials of the two people involved in the accident and found Adrianne Smith, 35, had a warrant out of Andover, police said.

The Newton resident Smith was taken into custody and brought to ...

Sparta's First Snow Storm of the Season

SPARTA, NJ - For many, last week's snow storm was challenging in a number of ways. Trees and lines were down all over, knocking out power, internet and even mobile phone service.  School was closed for four days, making it a very long Thanksgiving break.

The aftermath also left some beautiful sights and wonderful examples of a caring community. There were many ...

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

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 ...

Measles on a Steep Rise

December 9, 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) and our own U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have both found that Measles cases between January and November this year have risen three fold compared to the same period in 2018! This is  a  quote, as this is too serious!  I know that many have skepticism on this issue of vaccines! I have a family member with Autism, whom I love ...

Thanks Volunteer Fire Fighter for Assisting So Many After the Snow Storm

Editor:

This has been a very rough week in our county due to the ice and snow storms that occurred.  Thousands of people were inconvenienced, cold and many in danger during these storms.  Without our power companies, first responders, telecommunications operators and DPW employees, it could have been much worse.  With the help of these people, we were able to live through a ...

Impress Your Guests with One of These Signature Cocktails this Holiday

December 11, 2019

With the holiday season in full swing, party hosts often lighten the mood with a signature adult beverage handed to guests as they come in the door. It makes for a great ice breaker as people walk into an event where guests might not know each other. Immediately, everyone has an easy a conversation starter. 

Many events start with a glass of Champagne, but more memorable is a ...

The Town of Newton Kicks-Off Holiday Season With Annual Holiday Parade

December 9, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton and residents from all around the county braved the cold on Spring Street  for the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Holiday Parade.

“This is a magical and fun event for all in attendance. Each year, it grows larger and more festive,” an event organizer said.

The theme this year for the parade was “Songs of ...

Slain Jersey City PD Detective Likely Thwarted Larger Attack, Officials Say

December 12, 2019

BAYONNE, NJ - Jersey City Police Det. Joseph Seals, a Bayonne native, as well as two walking Jersey City patrol officers may have averted a planned terrorist attack on a Jersey City yeshiva, said law enforcement officers investigating the attack on a Jewish grocery store that had most of the city at a standstill Tuesday. 

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Wednesday the two suspects who ...

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, ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders Meeting Video for December 11, 2019

NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting video for December 11, 2019.

 

Representative Sherrill Invites Handwritten Cards for Firemen's Home Heroes

December 12, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the launch of the “Holiday Cards for Heroes” program for the 2019 holiday season.

Constituents are invited to drop off holiday cards for retired members of the New Jersey Fire Services at Representative Sherrill’s District Office in Parsippany, starting today ...