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Sun, September 22, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

NJ Glass: Earth, Wind and Fire - OPENING DAY

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Add to My Calendar 09/22/2019 1:00pm 09/22/2019 4:00pm America/New_York NJ Glass: Earth, Wind and Fire - OPENING DAY

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 America 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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Thu, September 26, 11:30 AM

Mayfair Farms, West Orange

Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/26/2019 11:30am 09/26/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show

Join Susan G. Komen North Jersey for an afternoon of celebrating breast cancer survivors, and networking with passionate business leaders and advocates in the fight against breast cancer. The afternoon includes lunch with pink champagne, silent auction, performance by HeART in Motion, and a fashion show featuring survivors modeling fashions by Worth New York.

The Pink Champagne Lunch & ...

481 Eagle Rock Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052

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

December 4, 2019

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 ...

Winter Storm UPDATE 11:30 p.m; Sparta Opens GO2 Warming Centers, Road Closures

SPARTA, NJ - The road at Houses Corner Road is closed by a large tree branch on the lines. Find an alternate route. Do not drive around on the lawn or under the line.

Residents without can pick up free ice and water at:

Shop Rite - Ronetco 90-80 Rt 206 N Byram NJ
Shop Rite - Ronetco 270 Rt 23 N Franklin NJ
Shop Rite - Ronetco 125 Water St. Newton NJ
Shop Rite - Ronetco 18 ...

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 ...

New Jersey Date Night: Our Favorite Pizza Places

November 29, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

The weekend after Thanksgiving, treat your date to a second helping of pie. Pizza, that is.

After so many days, the last thing anyone wants is another turkey sandwich with a side of leftovers. The flavors of Thanksgiving are amazing, but they’re not supposed to last forever. You and your date ...

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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

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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

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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, ...

Christa Sorensen Joins Team Nest Builder In Sparta

Lynn Garafola, New Jersey-Licensed Salesperson, Broker and Team Leader of Team Nest Builder, announced that Christa Sorensen has joined Team Nest Builder as the newest sales team member.

“Christa will be a huge asset to the Team Nest Builder family,” Garafola said. “She’s dynamic, results-driven, and passionate. In Christa, our clients will discover a dedicated partner, ...

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

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

 

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 3: Creating strong passwords can protect taxpayers from identity theft

December 4, 2019

With millions of people logging in to online websites and accounts this holiday season, the IRS and the Security Summit partners remind taxpayers that common mistakes can increase their of risk having sensitive financial and tax data stolen by identity thieves.

The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry remind taxpayers that using strong passwords and ...

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 ...