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Fri, April 28, 7:00 PM

Sparta Elks Lodge, Sparta

Line Dance Lessons

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2017 7:00pm 04/28/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Line Dance Lessons

Come join professional choreographer Elizabeth Mooney at the Sparta Elks Lodge for Country Night

Doors open at 7 lessons start at 8

$10 at the door, free light snacks available. Beverages for purchase- cash only.

Proceeds go to Elks Childrens' Funds

6 West Shore Trail Sparta, NJ 07871

Sat, April 29, 10:00 AM


Mark your calendar April 29th to “Spring Clean” ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2017 10:00am 04/29/2017 2:00pm America/New_York Mark your calendar April 29th to “Spring Clean” medications from your home!

Since 2009, Sussex County residents have been able to dispose of unwanted, unused and expired drugs at local law enforcement lobbies. On April 29, 2017, you are urged to “Spring Clean” your medicine cabinet in an effort to address prescription drug misuse. This National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, sponsored by the DEA, aims to promote a safe, convenient, and responsible means of ...

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Man Resists Arrest for Possession, Flees From Newton Police

April 24, 2017

NEWTON, NJ—A Newton man faces drug charges after he was seen in public taking drugs and then fleeing the scene.  Newton Police Special Officer Don Donofrio saw James Muller “ingesting a substance,” in the area of 120 Spring Street on April 15 around 3:20 p.m. police report.

When Donofrio approached Muller the officer saw syringes in his bag for which he did not have a ...

Michael Scalera III - Obituary

April 13, 2017

Michael was born on March 12, 1933 and passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Michael was a resident of Newton, New Jersey at the time of his passing.

He graduated from Seton Hall University earning his BS in Business Administration and Management.

He served in the US Army Intelligence as a Cryptographer Seventh Army Group Headquartered in Konigsberg Germany.

He was married ...

The First Earth Day and Now

April 24, 2017

To the Editor: Earth Day

I went to the first Earth Day at a college in Jersey City. Earth Day had been proposed by Senator Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat from Wisconsin, and Pete McCloskey, a Republican Conservationist, for April 1970 after an oil spill in Santa Barbara, California.  We would have many more  of those in coming years.

At the first Earth Day, we students probably had a ...

Need another reason to stop drinking diet soda? New research finds an association between artificial sweeteners, stroke and dementia.

Results of research published this week in the American Heart Association journal Stroke found that over a seven year period, people who drank one artificially sweetened beverage a day were almost 3 times (2.96 times to be exact) more likely to have a stroke caused by a blood clot than were people who didn’t drink artificially sweetened beverages. The same held true for dementia and ...

Millionaire Advises: Stop Renting and Buy a Home Now!

If you’re a millennial pondering whether or not to buy a Morris or Sussex County home, listen to this: a CNBC article quoted self-made millionaire David Bach as explaining that "the single biggest mistake millennials are making" is NOT purchasing a home because buying real estate is "an escalator to wealth.”

Bach explained:

"If millennials don't buy a ...

April 12, 2017 Sussex County Freeholders Meeting

Link to the video of the April 12, 2017 Sussex County Freeholders Meeting

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Register to Make a Spring Fascinator Hat Workshop at Sparta Historical Society

April 24, 2017

Ellen Christine Colon-Lugo, a costume historian and President of the NY Milliners Guild will conduct a workshop to collaborate with the Sparta Historical Society’s spring exhibit “A New Era: Women, their Hats and Social Change.”  Known as an Haute Couture milliner, Ellen Christine's pieces can be seen on the pages of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and in many prominent ...