NJ Glass: Earth, Wind and Fire

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

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  1. Sparta Historical Society
  2. 9737260883
  3. spartahistoricalsocnj@gmail.com
Sun, November 10
1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
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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

Van Kirk Homestead Museum

336 Main Street
Sparta, NJ 07871

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Sussex County Prosecutor: Newton Man Sentenced for Aggravated Assault

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NEWTON, NJ—Newton resident Edgardo Lugo, was sentenced for aggravated assault by Honorable Thomas J. Critchley,  at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on Friday, July 26, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch.

Lugo, 51, was sentenced to three years custodial probation and also must serve 300 days in county jail, with credit for time already served.

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Invitation To A Public Forum

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Dear Ms. Parker:

The question is this:  Do we want to live in a Republic or not?

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The first collegiate football game was played in New Brunswick and Rutgers is planning to celebrate the 150th anniversary of that historic game.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Daily Targum, the student-run newspaper that has been covering Rutgers for 150 years, will continue publishing during the 2019-20 school year.

However, Sandy Giacobbe, the paper's business manager,  said on Friday that the newspaper will publish on a Monday-through-Thursday schedule instead of five days a week.

He also said the Daily Targum will feature ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The roads of Roxbury were beneath the running shoes Wednesday of a Hasbrouck Heights resident running almost 190 miles to raise money for MS research.

"Today was another great day," said the runner, Jamie Woyce, at the end of her fifth day - of seven in her segment - participating in the "MS Run the US" ultra relay.

The Roxbury piece took Woyce over Emmans ...

New Jersey Native Found Slain, Dismembered in Washington State, Police Say

WESTFIELD, NJ — The daughter of a Westfield native who was reported missing from her home in Olympia, Washington, last month has been charged in her mother’s death, police said.

Susan Lundy, 58, had been reported missing to Olympia City Police on July 6, and on Monday, officers arrested her daughter, Amara Lundy, 23, in connection with the homicide, Lt. Paul Lower, ...

New Jersey Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges After Bringing Computer to Bridgewater Store

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Hillsborough man was arrested on child pornography charges after explicit pictures of children were found on his computer when he brought it to be repaired in Bridgewater, according to a release from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office.

Michael Iden, 46, was charged with one count of third degree endagering the welfare of a child for the attempted possession of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham teenager Brendan Darby was "shaken but stable" after a witness said he was knocked unconscious by a lightning strike Thursday night on Haas Field in Chatham Borough.

According to Chatham Borough Police Chief Brian Gibbons, a call of a "suspected lightning strike" was received at 8:39 p.m.

"A juvenile witness running on the rubberized turf field ...

Home-Buying Lingo You Need To Know

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Shop The Sparta West Mountain Community Garage Sale This Saturday

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Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

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Pass It Along Alumni Shares Passions with New York Youth

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Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder August 14 Meeting Video

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