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Newton Police: Routine Speeding Stop Leads to Drug Charges

May 27, 2017

NEWTON, NJ—What started off as a routine speeding stop for Newton Ptl Mahir Kaylani, turned into an arrest for drug possession on Saturday, May 13.

Kaylani stopped a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Paul Ford, 32, of Stillwater for speeding on Main Street.

When the Newton officer searched Ford's car he found approximately 10 grams of marijuana, a multi colored glass smoking ...

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Sparta's New Police Chief Looks to the Future

May 25, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Police Department will have a new chief as of June 2.  Neil Spidaletto will be promoted to the position in a ceremony open to the community in the Sparta High School auditorium, Spidaletto’s alma mater. Sparta Township Manager Bill Close made the announcement at the council meeting on Tuesday.

Spidaletto has served under the title “acting chief” ...

Third Annual SEF Dragon Boat Festival a Success

May 27, 2017

Dear Editor,

The Sparta Education Foundation’s Third Annual Dragon Boat Festival drew thousands to the Lake Mohawk Boardwalk on Sunday, May 21.  From the sponsors, participants and schools to the many volunteers and cheering spectators, the Dragon Boat Festival was a true reflection of Sparta Pride.

Congratulations to the Dragon Boat Festival’s top three teams: first place ...

Potentially Record Breaking Tick Season Made Worse by Powassan

The Centers for Disease Control is expecting this summer to be the worse tick season on record made even more troubling by Powassan, a potentially fatal viral disease transmitted by ticks. 

Summary article: https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_165462.html

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While there are many benefits to a mild winter including lower heating bills and fewer snow days, one down side ...

EXCLUSIVE LISTING: Live Lakeside on Lake Mohawk by the 4th of July Fireworks!

EXCLUSIVE LISTING! OPEN HOUSE at 329 West Shore Trail, Sparta, NJ Monday, May 29th from 1pm-3pm. Live lakeside on Sparta's beautiful Lake Mohawk in time for this year's Lake Mohawk Country Club fabulous 4th of July fireworks! You've got to see this great home with fabulous lake views from 5 rooms and great garden/pool views from 4 others. Relax in front of the brick fireplace, ...

Memorial Day Weekend Ahead; Follow These Red Cross Safety Tips

May 26, 2017

PRINCETON, NJ, May 26, 2017 – Many people will spend the upcoming Memorial Day weekend taking a road trip, having their first picnic of the season or enjoying that first dip in the ocean or pool. Follow these American Red Cross tips to stay safe.

 

DRIVING SAFETY

 

Be well rested and alert, use your seat belts, observe speed limits and follow the ...

Classic, Vintage and Custom Car Owners Throttle Down and Rumble into Somerville to Park Their Rides on Main Street

May 27, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of vintage, customized and classic car owners have been looking forward to Friday night for several months, waiting to show off their prized American iron.

Their highly-prized automobiles are reflective of a time when seat belts were optional, distracted driving meant no fuzzy dice hanging off the mirrors and topping off the gas tank only took a pocketful of ...