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Sun, August 25, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, SPARTA

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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Sparta Police: Oak Ridge Man Charged for Pre-Basketball Pot

October 21, 2019

SPARTA, NJ- An Oak Ridge man is facing drug charges after getting pulled over for weaving on Lafayette Road.  On October 13 around 8 p.m. Officer Matthew Pletcher stopped Khalil Amro,23 in a white Mazda, police said.

When Pletcher spoke with Amro the officer smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle.  Amro told Pletcher he liked to smoke pot before playing basketball, police ...

William Washer BOE Candidate - A More Affordable Degree

October 21, 2019

After speaking with voters a major concern on students and parents minds is the rising cost of college and student debt. My vision to alleviate this concern is shared services with SCCC. 

Imagine if a student could graduate Sparta High School with an associate’s degree and head into college as a junior. If a student would complete this implemented program of taking college credited ...

How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds this Halloween

October 22, 2019

Carving Jack-o’-lanterns? Save your pumpkin seeds for a tasty snack.

To get started, preheat the oven to 325°F. Scoop the seeds out of your pumpkin and place them in a colander in the sink. Separate the seeds as much as you can from any goo, then rinse them clean. Pat them dry.

On a baking sheet with sides, toss the seeds with oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper or, ...

Sparta Residents, Businesses Push Lake Mohawk Country Club Parking Lot Settlement

October 11, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – The parking lot was on everyone’s mind as they packed into the Sparta Township Council meeting on Tuesday, to be part of the discussion about the ongoing Lake Mohawk parking lot issue. Before they left they had heard the mayor, Molly Whilesmith and council members direct township attorney Tom Ryan to meet with Lake Mohawk Country Club attorney Kevin Kelly ...

Support for Assembly Candidates Dan Smith and Deana Lykins

October 9, 2019

Two well-spoken candidates for the New Jersey Assembly spoke in Sparta yesterday.  Both Dan Smith and Deana Lykins have impressive public service histories.  They are for protecting the environment, enhancing New Jersey's transportation, creating jobs, and fighting for a bigger share of state funding in our district.

Dan is an attorney representing small businesses, homeowners, ...

Rutgers Scientists Help Discover New Antibiotic in Tropical Forest

October 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Scientists from Rutgers and around the world have discovered an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium from a Mexican tropical forest that may help lead to a “plant probiotic,” more robust plants and other antibiotics.

Probiotics, which provide friendlier bacteria and health benefits for humans, can also be beneficial to plants, keeping them healthy and ...

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: What is Domestic Violence?

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  In New Jersey, the domestic violence laws fall under an act designed to prevent future acts and protect victims. In Part I of this series, readers learned who can seek the court’s protection under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.  In Part II, the focus is on what actually constitutes an act of ...

5 Tips for Starting Your New Jersey Home Search

In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country, including northern New Jersey. Moving quickly on the home you want is a must. This leads to frustration for first-time homebuyers not prepared to do just that. In order to help, Team Nest Builder provides five tips from realtor.com’s article, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday for Drastically-Reduced-Price 5BR on 3+ Acres in Country Setting

Do you desire sophisticated living in a serene country setting? Are you seeking the best value for your money in Sussex County? Look no further than 2 Liberty Trail! This regal 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom center hall Colonial located in Country Lane at Andover Township rests on 3.8+ quiet, tree-lined acres for your enjoyment, and now being offered at a drastically-reduced price. See for yourself at our ...

Today's Real Estate Market Requires More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa

In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate the process. You need someone to whom you can turn to tell you how to price your home correctly right from the start. You need someone who’ll help you determine what to offer on your dream home without paying too much or offending the seller with a low-ball ...

Check Out TWO 4BR Colonial Open Houses This Sunday In Sparta

Seeking a fantastic 4BR Colonial in Sparta? Sunday's your lucky day! Team Nest Builder offers TWO gorgeous 4BR Colonial OPEN HOUSES in Sparta this Sunday, October 13th, from 1-3pm. Visit them both!

 49 Pheasant Walk, Sparta

Perched on a gentle knoll at the end of a cul-de-sac, 49 Pheasant Walk in the Sparta Mountain Reserve community offers a ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday Wonderful 3BR Crystal Springs Condo Townhome

Enjoy cachet, community and convenience in a vacation-like setting with 7 Hornbeam Way. This move-in ready, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom condo townhome offers Crystal Springs prestige in a quiet, friendly Hamburg neighborhood, plus the ease of HOA property maintenance.  See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, October 13th 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Stunning windows in the ...

Pass It Along to Hold Family Volunteer Day November 23, 2019

 SPARTA, NJ - Pass It Along will host Family Volunteer Day on November 23, 2019 at the Sparta Evangelical Free Church, in Sparta. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and end at noon.

There are several options to enroll in Family Volunteer Day. All are welcome to participate in the event, and may register as a family, group, or individual to serve with your community in a variety of ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders October 9, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders October 9, 2019 meeting video.

 

Twitter Bucks U.S. Law, Defends Terrorist Organizations Hezbollah and Hamas

October 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Tuesday, October 22, 2019, a bipartisan group of lawmakers comprised of Representatives Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Tom Reed (NY-23), Max Rose (NY-11), and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1), called on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, to stop blatantly violating U.S. law, to immediately change their policy, and to remove all content from Foreign Terrorist Organizations and affiliated ...

Rutgers Scientists Help Discover New Antibiotic in Tropical Forest

October 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Scientists from Rutgers and around the world have discovered an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium from a Mexican tropical forest that may help lead to a “plant probiotic,” more robust plants and other antibiotics.

Probiotics, which provide friendlier bacteria and health benefits for humans, can also be beneficial to plants, keeping them healthy and ...