Part I: What America is- How It Became a Constitutional Republic 

A 4-part series connecting the causes for our constitution and why we must not deviate from its essence

Part I: What America is- How It Became a Constitutional Republic 

When we think: “What is an American?” it always comes down to the ideal of the individual right  paramount to the collective. Through human history, there have been clans, tribes, hordes, cities, ...

Sparta Police: Three Time Shoplifter Caught on Tape

November 21, 2021

SPARTA, NJ – A man from Belle Meade has been identified as having shoplifted three times from a grocery store.  Nicholas Ranta, 36, has been caught on surveillance cameras but has not been located so a disorderly persons charge for theft was sent to his address with a mandatory court appearance.

Sparta Police: DWI After Possible Hit and Run

SPARTA, NJ- A Bronx man is facing drunk driving charges after being stopped for driving erratically on Route 15.  Around 3:30 p.m. on November 15 Cpl. Scott Elig stopped Rodolfo Tlaseca Lopez, 30 after being reported from Jefferson, police said.

Lopez had “fresh, heavy front-end damage,” police said.  He also had several “tall boy beer cans” in the car as well ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Fall 2021

Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Fall 2021 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Our commitment to the safety of our patients and team members has ...

Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.

Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.


Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do in any other three-month span throughout the year. More cars are sold in the U.S. during the second quarter (April, May, and June) than in any other quarter ...

Get Free Legal Advice about Divorce at a Virtual Seminar

November 28, 2021

Project Self-Sufficiency will host a virtual Family Law seminar on Tuesday, December 7th, 6:00 p.m.  Attorneys and participants will discuss child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, alimony, parenting time, equitable distribution of assets, and other topics related to divorce.  The presentation, which will be offered through Zoom, is free and open to the public; interested ...

Van Kirk Museum to Host Holiday Open House on December 12, 2021

On Sunday, December 12, 2021, the Sparta Historical Society will decorate the Van Kirk Homestead Museum’s main floor in a vintage holiday style.  We invite the community and families to stop by.   This will be the last opportunity to visit the Van Kirk Homestead this year. The Holiday opening will be held from 1-4 pm.  Regrettably due to COVID, there will be NO ...

A Response to The Sparta Board of Education’s Open Letter

November 23, 2021


A Response to The Sparta Board of Education’s Open Letter



The Sparta Education Association (SEA) is dismayed at the recent Sparta Board of Education’s open letter to the community in TAPIntoSparta. The SEA has consistently asked for a fair and equitable settlement without accusing the Board of nefarious motives.  Even among allegations of ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, December 4, 12:00 PM

Garden State Model Railway Club, North Haledon

63rd Annual Model Train Show

Arts & Entertainment


Sat, December 4, 7:00 PM

Temple Shalom, Succasunna

Miracle of Friendship Concert

Arts & Entertainment


May 28, 1945 - Nov 18, 2021
Barbara Renee Goldberg, resident of Roseville, Ca. passed away peacefully at Wayside Care center ...
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New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

November 27, 2021

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

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

Why You Should Incorporate Weightlifting Into Your Routine

Weightlifting for active aging adults is a crucial key to overall physical fitness that should not be skipped. Light cardiovascular exercise like walking is essential for seniors, but weight lifting is also a vital part of any routine.

Regular weight training for older adults can lead to several long-lasting health benefits, including improvements in muscle mass and quantity, increased ...

The Best U.S. Trips to Take During the Holiday Season

While some may agree that there’s “no place like home for the holidays,” for others, Christmastime means vacation time. If you’re thinking about heading out of town for the holidays, here are seven destinations to put on your list. 

Best Places to Visit in November

Montpellier, Vermont. From the changing colors of the leaves to the mouth-watering smell of ...

Curious About Botox? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

In this day and age, everyone has heard of Botox, but do you really know what it is and how it works? More than just a popular treatment for wrinkles, Botox is approved to treat various problems, from sweating to migraines. If you’re curious about the procedure, here’s everything you need to know before reaching out to doctors for treatment.

What is Botox?

Botox is the most ...