Rita Joyce: Evolution of an Artist OPENING DAY

Sparta Historical Society welcomes Rita Joyce, originally from California, now residing in Sparta NJ, as our summer exhibit artist.  She is known for her original paintings that capture and reflect shadow and light with a vibrant pallet.  Ms. Joyce works in oils, watercolors or mixed media, often enhancing her artwork with metal leaf, powder and collage.  Her subjects are wildlife, florals, natural forms and abstracts.   FREE

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  1. Sparta Historical Society
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  3. spartahistoricalsocnj@gmail.com
Sun, June 13
1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/13/2021 1:00pm 06/13/2021 4:00pm America/New_York Rita Joyce: Evolution of an Artist OPENING DAY

Sparta Historical Society welcomes Rita Joyce, originally from California, now residing in Sparta NJ, as our summer exhibit artist. She is known for her original paintings that capture and reflect shadow and light with a vibrant pallet. Ms. Joyce works in oils, watercolors or mixed media, often enhancing her artwork with metal leaf, powder and collage. Her subjects are wildlife, florals, ...

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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Attorney General Releases Identities, Video and Audio Recordings in Fatal Newton Police Shooting

August 3, 2021

NEWTON, NJ—Audio and video recordings as well as the identities of the Newton police officers and the decedent involved in the shooting that happened on Clive Place on July 4, were released by the acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck on Monday.

The recordings are graphic and detailed, revealing the incident from several different perspectives, including the family member’s call to ...

5 Cool Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

You’re finishing up your afternoon walk on a scorching 90-degree day when you feel a little dizzy. You check your pulse. It’s faster than normal. You’re sweating, and you feel a cramp in your left leg. Should you head indoors?

Yes, says Alexander Sarenac, MD, an emergency medicine physician with Atlantic AdvancED Urgent Care. “These are all signs of a health condition ...

Sparta Little League Baseball Treated to a Night at Skylands Stadium

August 1, 2021

AUGUSTA, NJ – Sparta Little League baseball players were on the field at Skylands Stadium as part of A Night At the Ball Park, sponsored by the law firm Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP. 

On July 22 the players and their families were invited to come to the stadium where they were treated to a Miners’ Game and ice cream.  The player, in their uniforms, stood on the ...

National Weather Service: Tornado Watch in Effect for Sussex County on Thursday Evening

July 29, 2021

NEW JERSEY --  The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for most of New Jersey for Thursday until approximately 9 p.m. Thunderstorms also are expected to move through the state with high winds and heavy rain. 

The Tornado Watch includes Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren, Camden, Cape May, ...

Mosqutio Spraying on Tuesday Night in Newton

August 3, 2021

Office of Mosquito Control will be conducting a truck mounted ULV application for adult mosquitoes on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 between the hours of 7 and 11pm.  Application will be made in the following areas including roads but not limited to: 

Bristol Glen,
Merriam Avenue and connecting roads,
York Road and connecting roads,
Paterson Place and connecting roads,
Pine ...

Discuss Child Sexual Assault Prevention at Free Workshop

Teens and adults are invited to learn about the prevention of child sexual assault at free online training sessions offered on the third Tuesday of each month; the next session will be held August 17th, 3:00 p.m.  The workshop is offered via Zoom by the Enough Abuse Campaign, a cooperative effort of Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey, Project Self-Sufficiency and the Sussex Warren Partnership to ...

Taste of Newton Returns for Food, Festivity and Fun!

The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that A Taste of Newton is back for 2021! This year’s event, being held Monday, September 13 with a rain date of September 20, offers the opportunity to dine at numerous area restaurants in one night, bringing together local eateries and residents for food, festivity and fun!

Generously sponsored by Thorlabs and Teyma ...

Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A House

Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

 

Sometimes it can feel like everyone has advice when it comes to buying a home. While your friends and loved ones may have your best interests in mind, they may also be missing crucial information about today’s housing market that you need to make your best decision.

Before you decide whether you’re ready to ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

Olympic Dreams

It is a sharp, sweltering summer day at the Ariake skateboard park in Tokyo. The air is sticky, and even though I am wearing loose, baggy trousers of white linen, they catch over my knees whenever I grab the board. I size up the course and nervously tug at my brightly patterned USA shirt to release the sweat-cling around my chest and shoulders.

Then I drop in.

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Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

Clean and ...

How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...

National Weather Service: Tornado Watch in Effect for Sussex County on Thursday Evening

July 29, 2021

NEW JERSEY --  The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for most of New Jersey for Thursday until approximately 9 p.m. Thunderstorms also are expected to move through the state with high winds and heavy rain. 

The Tornado Watch includes Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren, Camden, Cape May, ...