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Sat, September 21, 9:00 AM

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Sparta Farmers' Market

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Add to My Calendar 09/21/2019 9:00am 09/21/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Sparta Farmers' Market

Sparta Farmers' Market will be held every Saturday through October rain or shine featuring more than 20 local farmers and artisans.

89 Sparta Avenue Sparta, NJ 07871

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UPDATE: Police Said Route 15 is Reopened Sparta Police: Route 15 Detour Due to Downed Utility Pole

September 11, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – Route 15 traffic is being detoured onto Layton Lane, according to Sparta Police Department.  Both northbound and southbound lanes are affected because of a utility pole down across the road.  It was pulled down by a truck near to the Bagel Station just beyond the railroad tracks.

Freeholder Candidate -Fasano Calls for the Abolishment of The School Funding Formula

September 11, 2019

Anthony Fasano, Republican Candidate for Sussex County Freeholder and current Board President of the Hopatcong Board of Education, is asking for other elected leaders in Sussex County to join his call to Governor Phil Murphy to “abolish the school funding formula and to create a new funding solution that values every student in New Jersey equally.” 

Changes made to the formula ...

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Mon, September 16, 7:00 PM

Bridgeway, Newton

Free Presentation on Suicide Prevention

Health & Wellness

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Sat, September 21, 9:00 AM

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Sparta Farmers' Market

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Sun, September 22, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

NJ Glass: Earth, Wind and Fire - OPENING DAY

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Thu, September 26, 11:30 AM

Mayfair Farms, West Orange

Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

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Fri, September 27

Our Lady of the Lake , Sparta

Women’s Cornerstone VII

Religions And Spirituality

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Sat, September 28, 9:00 AM

back parking lot, Sparta

Sparta Farmers' Market

Business & Finance

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Sat, October 5, 9:00 AM

back parking lot, Sparta

Sparta Farmers' Market

Business & Finance

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Sun, October 6, 12:00 PM

Harborside Atrium, Jersey City

Susan G. Komen North Jersey FREE Women’s Wellness ...

Health & Wellness

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Wed, October 9, 6:30 PM

Office of Dr. Shomaf Nakhjo, Newton

Weight-Loss Surgery Information Session

Education Food & Drink Health & Wellness

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Thu, October 10, 7:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, Sparta

"Julia Says: Bon Appetit" performed by Linda ...

Arts & Entertainment

New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

September 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Sparta Township is Turned Teal

September 13, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – This year in addition to ribbons on the lamp posts on Main Street, the Sparta Town Hall has also been Turned Teal for Ovarian Cancer awareness month.  At the August meeting Andrew Lopez accepted a proclamation from Mayor Molly Whilesmith recognizing Ovarian Cancer Awareness month.

This is the 10 year the Lopez family has participated in the Turn the Town Teal initiative ...

Seton Hall University Begins Academic Year with First-Day Furry Friends

September 3, 2019

To the Editor:

Re: “Seton Hall University Begins Academic Year with First-Day Furry Friends

Animals enrich our lives, of that there is no doubt.  But animals should not be subjected to streams of groping hands and constant handling so students can be distracted from their studies and stress for a few minutes.

The bunnies, chicks, goats, sheep, cow and other animals used ...

Unicorn Brings Magic to The Chelsea at Fanwood

September 14, 2019

FANWOOD, NJ -- Friday was a magical day at The Chelsea in Fanwood as Noble Attitude the Unicorn arrived to bring smiles to the faces of residents. 

Dressed in bright red sneakers, Noble visited with residents and staff of the assisted living facility and even posed for selfies. 

"He loves the attention," handler Maureen Coultas said.  Coultas ...

Rutgers' Gun Violence Research Center to Study School Building Design, Other Topics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  — Addressing the national call for research on the causes of firearm violence, the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research at Rutgers University announced Monday it is launching eight new studies on gun violence and prevention.

The research, led by faculty members from across Rutgers University, will explore correlations between mental health care spending ...

Missing NJ Girl Found ... by TAPinto Correspondent

RARITAN TWP., NJ – She almost didn’t answer the door this afternoon.

But for some reason, township resident Michele Blood – who is a freelance writer for TAPinto Flemington – decided to answer the door to her home here anyway.

When she did, she met 12 year old Swetha A. Fernando, who Raritan Township police, detectives from the Prosecutor’s Office and K-9 units ...

Labor Day Festivities Canceled: South Plainfield Man Charged with Possessing Destructive Devices

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The streets of South Plainfield were quiet this morning, which is unusual for Labor Day in South Plainfield, a day of celebration the close-knit community looks forward to all year. 

Early Monday morning, the 62nd annual South Plainfield Labor Day Parade was canceled after authorities found a number of suspicious destructive devices near the home of fifty-five year old ...

RU Football Kicks Off 150th Season with 48-21 Victory over UMass

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers kicked off the 150th anniversary of college football with a 48-21 win over Massachusetts on Friday night at SHI Stadium, "The Birthplace of College Football." The Scarlet Knights finished the game strong, scoring 41 unanswered points to close out the victory.

Senior quarterback McLane Carter totaled 340 passing yards, throwing two ...

OPEN HOUSE 9/15 4BR Colonial with Incredible Backyard

Delight and awe family and friends with your new home at 4 Mill Creek Road--a 4-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom center hall Colonial with the unofficial best backyard in all of Sparta--now at an improved price!  See it in person at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, September 15th, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Located in the lovely Sparta Mountain Reserve, this fantastic ...

North Jersey Offers Many Ways to Commemorate 9/11

North Jersey offers many ways to commemorate 9/11 on Wednesday’s 18th anniversay of the September 11 terror attack:

CHATHAM BOROUGH/TOWNSHIP

Thirteen Chatham borough and township residents died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.  This year's 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial located at Memorial Park on North ...

Don't Miss TRIPLE Sparta Open Houses Sunday: From Quaint to Contemporary

Don't miss out on your dream home! This Sunday, September 8th, from 1pm - 3pm, check out these THREE amazing Sparta homes!

6 Under Rock Drive, Sparta

Imagine coming home to an immaculately-maintained 3-bedroom home in Sparta’s wonderful Sunset Lakes area--your own private, quiet respite.  6 Under Rock Drive is that home! 

This move-in ready, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom ...

COMING SOON Lovely 3BR in Sparta's Sunset Lakes Area

Imagine coming home to an immaculately-maintained 3-bedroom home in Sparta’s wonderful Sunset Lakes area--your own private, quiet respite.  6 Under Rock Drive is that home, and it’s coming soon! 

This move-in ready, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom split level makes the most of its .25 acres with a private outdoor living space offering a 2-tier deck oasis with built-in seating ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

A Day When the Sea Was More Hostile Than the Wind or Sun

The boy struggled with a cart filled with beach stuff as he dragged it down the boardwalk. It was fish-tailing behind him and I almost told him to push rather than pull, but decided to mind my own business. I was pushing a small load myself, my sleeping grandson in a stroller.

He was with a girl a few years younger, a woman who looked to be a grandmother, and several small children. His role ...

Local Resident Puts Passion to Purpose for Pass It Along

Local Sussex County resident sets out on expedition to Mount Kilimanjaro, supporting local non-profit organization.

LAFAYETTE, NJ  - Keith Utter, a local Sussex County native and resident, is preparing for a strenuous expedition to Mount Kilimanjaro, in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania. Recently, Utter partnered with Pass It Along, a local non-profit located in Lafayette, New ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders' September 11, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders' September 11, 2019 meeting video.

 

Atlantic Health System Showcases New Ambulance, Medical Supply Station in Newton

September 14, 2019

NEWTON, NJ – Atlantic Health System on Tuesday marked the opening of its newly-built building in Newton, which will serve as the new northern station of Atlantic Mobile Health, its transportation division, as well as AtHome Medical, which provides in-home medical equipment and supplies.

The new building, located directly across High Street from Newton Medical Center, gives ...

Unicorn Brings Magic to The Chelsea at Fanwood

September 14, 2019

FANWOOD, NJ -- Friday was a magical day at The Chelsea in Fanwood as Noble Attitude the Unicorn arrived to bring smiles to the faces of residents. 

Dressed in bright red sneakers, Noble visited with residents and staff of the assisted living facility and even posed for selfies. 

"He loves the attention," handler Maureen Coultas said.  Coultas ...