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Sun, August 26, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

Sussex County Views: The Art of Toni Chaplin

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Add to My Calendar 08/26/2018 1:00pm 08/26/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Sussex County Views: The Art of Toni Chaplin

This summer arts exhibit held at Sparta Historical Society's Van Kirk Homestead Museum will incorporate a diversity of original watercolors and print images by Sparta artist, Toni Chaplin. Local sites, such as Waterloo Village, Klemm Farm, Heaters Pond, including beautiful vistas, Lake Mohawk and other historic sites, native birds and flowers will be featured. Some works will be for sale. ...

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, August 26, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

Music at the Museum with SMOOTH SAILIN'

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Add to My Calendar 08/26/2018 1:00pm 08/26/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Music at the Museum with SMOOTH SAILIN'

This is Sparta Historical Society's popular annual summer arts musical event! Easy listening and sign along of familiar songs through the decades with local musicians Dr. Fred Van Keuren and Jeff Gaynor. Bring your picnic basket and a lawn chair to spend an enjoyable summer afternoon under the big maple tree. Water will be sold. No rain date. members free, nonmembers $5. The Van Kirk ...

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, August 26, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

Music at the Museum with SMOOTH SAILIN'

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Add to My Calendar 08/26/2018 1:00pm 08/26/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Music at the Museum with SMOOTH SAILIN'

This is Sparta Historical Society's proopular annual summer arts musical event! Easy listening and sign along of familiar songs through the decades with local musicians Dr. Fred Van Keuren and Jeff Gaynor. Bring your picnic basket and a lawn chair to spend an enjoyable summer afternoon under the big maple tree. Water will be sold. No rain date. members free, nonmembers $5. The Van Kirk ...

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Wed, August 29, 12:00 PM

MAYO Performing Arts Center, Morristown

The Power of Nine - Fine Art Exhibit by the ...

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Add to My Calendar 08/29/2018 12:00pm 11/20/2018 1:00pm America/New_York The Power of Nine - Fine Art Exhibit by the Partners in Paint

The Art Upstairs Gallery of the MAYO Performing Arts Center located at 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ, once again presents the original works of the Northern New Jersey art group, Partners in Paint, August 7th through September 18th, 2018. The exhibit will feature 36 paintings in watercolor, oils, pastels, acrylics and graphite. See examples below.

Partners in Paint (PiP) is a group of ...

100 South Street, Art Upstairs Gallery Morristown, NJ 07960
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Wed, September 5, 12:00 PM

MAYO Performing Arts Center, Morristown

The Power of Nine - Fine Art Exhibit by the ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/05/2018 12:00pm 11/27/2018 1:00pm America/New_York The Power of Nine - Fine Art Exhibit by the Partners in Paint

The Art Upstairs Gallery of the MAYO Performing Arts Center located at 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ, once again presents the original works of the Northern New Jersey art group, Partners in Paint, August 7th through September 18th, 2018. The exhibit will feature 36 paintings in watercolor, oils, pastels, acrylics and graphite. See examples below.

Partners in Paint (PiP) is a group of ...

100 South Street, Art Upstairs Gallery Morristown, NJ 07960
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Sat, September 8

Camp Sacajawea, Sparta

Sparta NJ Renaissance Festival

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Add to My Calendar 09/08/2018 12:00am 09/09/2018 12:00am America/New_York Sparta NJ Renaissance Festival

Sparta NJ Renaissance Festival Returns to Sussex!

The Sparta NJ Renaissance Festival returns this year for two spectacular weekends! September the 8th, 9th and the 15th, 16th at Camp Sacajawea on White Lake Road in Sparta NJ!

People of Sussex are encouraged to escape mundane life for the weekends and be transported to the Kingdom of Sussex where they can be entertained by the ...

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Wed, September 12, 12:00 PM

MAYO Performing Arts Center, Morristown

The Power of Nine - Fine Art Exhibit by the ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/12/2018 12:00pm 12/04/2018 1:00pm America/New_York The Power of Nine - Fine Art Exhibit by the Partners in Paint

The Art Upstairs Gallery of the MAYO Performing Arts Center located at 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ, once again presents the original works of the Northern New Jersey art group, Partners in Paint, August 7th through September 18th, 2018. The exhibit will feature 36 paintings in watercolor, oils, pastels, acrylics and graphite. See examples below.

Partners in Paint (PiP) is a group of ...

100 South Street, Art Upstairs Gallery Morristown, NJ 07960
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Fri, September 14, 5:00 PM

Mohawk Avenue School Field, Sparta

Family Circus Sponsored by Sparta UNICO

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Add to My Calendar 09/14/2018 5:00pm 09/14/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Family Circus Sponsored by Sparta UNICO

Our Annual CIRCUS is back in town, spread the word!

Friday, September 14

2 Shows: 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Tickets are $15 at the Door, $10 if you purchase before the Show.

You can SAVE $5 per ticket if you purchase them before the event by going to Rita's Ice in Sparta, or via PayPal: https://goo.gl/d2EaYk

18 Mohawk Avenue Sparta, NJ 07871

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Joint Newton Police, Sussex County Narcotics Efforts Earn New Drug Charges for 'Early Release' Offender

November 14, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—A Newton man was picked up on new heroin  and crack related drug charges the same day he was released early under Governor Murphy’s sentence and parole reduction law, police said.

On November 4, following a joint effort of Detectives from the Newton Police Department and the Sussex County Narcotics Task Force, Leigton Brown, 42 was taken into custody at his ...

Newton Police and Atlantic Health Stuff the Bus With Hearty Donations Amid Pandemic

November 21, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Police Department, partnered with Atlantic Health to Stuff the Bus this week with food donations for local food pantries.

Newton Police Chief Robert Osborn said, “Through the generosity of others, we were collectively able to provide 600+ non-perishable food donations comprised of canned goods, proteins, pasta, cereals, peanut butter and other ...

Newton High School STEM Academy Students Develop and Deliver Virtual Learning Desks

NEWTON, NJ-  The pandemic has been more than a time of challenge, it has allowed or required people to be creative.  Newton High School’s James Hofmann’s STEM Academy students have been creative.

Hofmann was inspired by a television news item depicting students learning virtually without a place to perch. 

“I showed our students in our STEM Academy classes ...

Sparta Planning Board Approves 70 Unit Apartment Project

November 22, 2020

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Planning Board voted to approve a 70 unit apartment complex at 53A Sparta Avenue.  The four-story buildings will be located behind the Burger King, years ago the site of an assisted living facility. 

The site is 2.6 acres on Block 5019 Lot 23 on the Sparta tax map. The schematic of the project shows two residential wings with a common area and gym ...

Reproductive rights

November 22, 2020

It's always about priorities for the Sussex County Board of Freeholders. 

 Too bad their priorities are misplaced. 

 With the county facing health and economic crises due to the pandemic, you would think the five Republicans tasked with leading our county would be focusing on these important local issues 

 They're not. Instead they side step and ...

Marijuana laws

A great American poet once wrote "The times, they are a-changing".

And in the immortal words of singer Bob Dylan, they are indeed.

Too bad no one told the Sussex County Board of Freeholders.

New Jersey residents voted overwhelmingly on November 3 to legalize the sale, possession and use of recreational marijuana.   The revenue from this legalization would be ...

2020 Totowa / West Paterson Fire Dept. Holiday Lights Parade Canceled due to COVID-19

November 23, 2020

TOTOWA, NJ - Due to the sharp increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19, the Totowa and West Paterson Fire Departments made the decision to cancel the 2020 Holiday Lights Parade for the safety of the community and the first responders who organize and participate in the event. 

Organizers of the parade considered multiple options as a substitute for the parade, but could not find a ...

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Cranberry Farming Has a History in NJ (Thanksgiving Recipe Included)

November 24, 2020

What’s Thanksgiving without cranberries? Whether you whip up a batch of homemade chutney (see below) or open a can of jellied sauce, there’s a good chance that the famous red berry will make an appearance in some way, shape or form with your feast. Ocean Spray reports that six in 10 Americans say cranberry sauce has and always will be on their Thanksgiving table every ...

Metro YMCAs Celebrate GivingTuesday

November 24, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will inspire generosity this GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. 

GivingTuesday will kick off the generosity season this year by inspiring people to give back on Dec. 1, 2020, and throughout the year.

The Metro YMCA of ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders November 24, 2020 Meeting Audio

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders November 24, 2020 Meeting Audio

 

 

The New Normal Rockwell

Dear diary,

I love Thanksgiving. Even though I don’t get any presents, it is my favoritest holiday of the whole year.

On Thanksgiving Day our family gets together at our house. My aunts and uncles and cousins and grandmas and grandpas. Sometimes even some awkward girlfriends and boyfriends who we never see again after that. We light a fire in the fireplace and fill up the house with ...

2020 Totowa / West Paterson Fire Dept. Holiday Lights Parade Canceled due to COVID-19

November 23, 2020

TOTOWA, NJ - Due to the sharp increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19, the Totowa and West Paterson Fire Departments made the decision to cancel the 2020 Holiday Lights Parade for the safety of the community and the first responders who organize and participate in the event. 

Organizers of the parade considered multiple options as a substitute for the parade, but could not find a ...