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Newton Police Department's Scott King 'Walks Out' to Retirement

May 26, 2022

NEWTON, NJ – It was a beautiful day for the final walk out for Police Lt. Scott King.  A crowd gathered at the back of the police station to witness King leave the building to enter into retirement.  His wife, sons Dan and Tom and his mother were there as he walked through the phalanx of officers.

A bagpiper announced King - “Badge number 30" departure as his ...

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Newton Memorial Day Parade

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Sun, June 12, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

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Obituaries

May 28, 1945 - Nov 18, 2021
Barbara Renee Goldberg, resident of Roseville, Ca. passed away peacefully at Wayside Care center ...
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In Sparta the time for Transparency is upon us ...

May 23, 2022

As a casual observer, the recent goings on in town has me shaking my head in amazement. I now believe ‘transparency in local government’ is a myth and the idea that elected officials work for the general good is one that evokes laughter … and despair.

The zingers keep on coming. Does any of this make sense ……

The almost secretive passing of Ordinance 21-01 ...

Some Facts About Sodexo - Serving Sparta Schools for 28 Years

Hello, an actual Sodexo employee here! I was disappointed to read the Letter to the Editor from May 16 titled “The Untold Truth about Sodexo School Lunch”. First, I refer you to stateofchildhoodobesity.com for current statistics. Poor mental health over the last year cannot be contributed to Sodexo’s food, it can however be contributed to the effects of a global ...

Deacon at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church in Sparta Faces Child Endangerment Charge

May 25, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – Bruce Olsen serving at the St. Kateri Tekakwitha church in Sparta and as the religious education coordinator at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Bergen County is facing two counts of endangering the welfare of a child for possession and distribution of child pornography according to Warren County Prosecutor James L. Pfeiffer

Olsen is accused of uploading child ...

New Jersey Native Ray Liotta Dies at 67

May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died.

Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old.

Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie "Dangerous Waters."

Last year, he played two roles in the ...

'Design a Pin Contest' Announced for Sussex County Military Veterans Salute

May 27, 2022

NEWTON, NJ-  The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners, the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services, and the Sussex County Veterans  Committee celebrates its veterans each year at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in November. This  year marks the 22nd Anniversary of the Salute to Military Veterans Parade. This is a significant event that ...

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Memorial Day Weekend is here, which means backyard BBQs! Spruce up your yard with a quick stop at Sparta Nursery and Garden Center!

We've got plenty of annuals and perennials to pick from, as well as Mulch and River Rock to add a perfect fresh look! 

We are open Saturday(5/28) 9-5 and Monday(5/30) 9-2!

{Closed Sundays}

Eligible Seniors can Receive Free Produce Through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division  of Senior Services is pleased to announce the availability of the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition  Program for 2022. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides individuals who are  age 60+ and who meet the financial eligibility with $30.00 worth of vouchers to purchase fresh  fruits and ...

Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...

To Smart to Fail

Commencement Transcript, May 2022

Good afternoon, proud graduates of the University of Machine Learning class of 2022.0.

I am a Heuristic/ALgorithmic 9000 computer. Most of you know me as Hal.

I want to thank president emeritus, Google, as well as Alexa, Siri, and all of the distinguished bots on the board of algorithms, for awarding me this honorary doctorate degree in deep learning and ...

New Jersey Native Ray Liotta Dies at 67

May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died.

Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old.

Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie "Dangerous Waters."

Last year, he played two roles in the ...