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Dedication of the Wagon House & Music Day

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Add to My Calendar 08/25/2019 1:00pm 08/25/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Dedication of the Wagon House & Music Day

Everyone is invited to the 1PM dedication of the Nicholson Family Wagon House and the recognition of the many donors who assisted in its restoration. At 1:30pm, there will the grand opening of its new permanent transportation exhibit entitled "Travel In and Around Sparta". Immediately following at 2pm will be Sparta Historical Society's annual Music day with easy listening music ...

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Newton Police Department's Promotions Announced

December 10, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—With the retirement of Chief Michael Richards and Lt. Mark Zappa this year, Town Manager Thomas S. Russo Jr. announced promotions that will largely restructure the department. 

Russo announced current Lt. Robert Osborn began acting provisional chief of police as of  Monday, December 9, pending the formal retirement of Richards. Richards will be on leave until the ...

She Lost Part of Her Leg. That Didn’t Stop this NJ Soul Food Chef

December 9, 2019

BelleJohns’ Soul Food has found success over the past few years, but things would be different if chef and owner Jewel Domino had believed what her doctors told her a year ago.

Last November, she was hit by a drunk driver, which resulted in her losing the bottom half of her left leg, Domino said. After many surgeries, she learned to manage her pain and walk with a prosthetic. And she did ...

Sparta Police Collecting Blankets and Sheets

December 3, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Police Department is participating in We’ve Got You Covered, an initiative to collect new sheet sets and blankets for local families in need in Sussex County. 

They can be dropped off at the Sparta Police Department from December 1 through December 8 and 5 West Shore Trail on December 7 from 5 until 8 p.m.

The collection will be brought to ...

Measles on a Steep Rise

December 9, 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) and our own U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have both found that Measles cases between January and November this year have risen three fold compared to the same period in 2018! This is  a  quote, as this is too serious!  I know that many have skepticism on this issue of vaccines! I have a family member with Autism, whom I love ...

Thanks Volunteer Fire Fighter for Assisting So Many After the Snow Storm

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This has been a very rough week in our county due to the ice and snow storms that occurred.  Thousands of people were inconvenienced, cold and many in danger during these storms.  Without our power companies, first responders, telecommunications operators and DPW employees, it could have been much worse.  With the help of these people, we were able to live through a ...

Rutgers Officially Hires Schiano as Football Coach

December 4, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers fans, Greg Schiano is back.

The Rutgers University Board of Governors Tuesday morning unanimously approved Schiano's contract with a base salary of $4 million a year over the next eight years to coach the Rutgers football team, according to details of the contract released by a university spokesperson after the vote.

He will also be eligible for ...

Free Photo with Santa this Saturday

WHETHER YOU’VE BEEN NAUGHTY OR NICE, YOU’RE INVITED TO OUR HOLIDAY PARTY!

Ho! Ho! Ho! Celebrate the season with Santa, Mrs. Claus and Team Nest Builder during our festive holiday party at Train Creative, Sparta’s renovated Train Station!

TO RSVP: TNBevents.com

WHEN: Saturday, December 7th, noon – 2:30pm

WHERE: 30 Station Road, Sparta, ...

Here’s how people can volunteer to help other taxpayers in their communities

December 10, 2019

With taxpayers beginning to think about filing their taxes next year, they can also consider volunteering to help others do so. The agency and its partner organizations are looking for people to prepare tax returns at free tax preparation sites across the country.

People can sign up through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program by visiting the sign-up page on IRS.gov today. The IRS and ...

Rutgers Officially Hires Schiano as Football Coach

December 4, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers fans, Greg Schiano is back.

The Rutgers University Board of Governors Tuesday morning unanimously approved Schiano's contract with a base salary of $4 million a year over the next eight years to coach the Rutgers football team, according to details of the contract released by a university spokesperson after the vote.

He will also be eligible for ...