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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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Newton Police Chief Michael Richards Announces his Retirement

November 14, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—Newton Police Chief Michael Richards announced his retirement on Tuesday after 30 years of service. He is set for his next endeavor, becoming the Fairgrounds Manager of the New Jersey State Fair Sussex County Farm and Horse Show.   

Richards began his association with the Newton Police Department as a police dispatcher in November of 1989. He worked as a Class II ...

New Jersey Date Night: Get Lost in the Game at These Sports Bars

November 13, 2019

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

Cheering on the home team is more fun when there’s two of you. And with football, basketball and hockey in full swing, there’s practically something happening every night.

It may not be possible for you and your date to go to every live game, but luckily our state offers a plethora of sports ...

Veterans' Day to be Observed at Sparta VFW

November 8, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta VFW will be holding their annual Veterans’ Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 11.  The event will take place in front of the monument on the front lawn of the VFW on Main Street.

U. S. Army Col. Todd Liebig will speak during the ceremony.  Liebig, a Sparta resident is also currently involved in homeland security, according to Sparta VFW ...

Mental Illness Widely Misunderstood!

November 14, 2019

In 1897, Emile Durkheim, a French Sociologist, wrote the first known study of suicide.  I know that, as it was a source in a MA Degree thesis on Political Participation, and Alienation.  I got the numbers right, and the subjects were 400 college students. With some diseases like Measles, you get it, you know it, and if you have a vaccine it leaves quicker than not.   With ...

Assemblymen Thank Voters

Dear Editor:

We would like to thank the voters of the 24th Legislative District for the trust they have placed in us through our re-election to the State Assembly.  We thank all of those who participated in the electoral process this year.

With the campaigning over, we are getting right back to work to address such critical issues as the high cost of property taxes, a fairer and ...

Sussex County Students Meet the Vice President

November 6, 2019

WASHINGTON DC – Student from Frankford schools got a big surprise when they had to opportunity to meet Vice President Mike Pence.  They were on their class trip to the nation’s capital touring the United States Capitol when Pence came by their tour.

Power Outages and Destruction in Madison Caused by Tornado; Says National Weather Service

MADISON, NJ - The National Weather Service has concluded that the storm that impacted Madison was a Fujita 1 Tornado, stated officials from the Morris County Office of Emergency Management.

The area was impacted by an "Enhanced Fujita 1 tornado with max wind speeds of 100 miles per hour", they said. 

Authorities stated that the tornado had a width of 150 yards and a ...

Barchi Calls for Investigation After Reports of Physical, Mental Abuse in Rutgers Softball Program

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi is calling for an outside investigation in the wake of a published report detailing allegations of widespread physical and mental abuse inside the university's softball program.

Head coach Kristen Butler's training drills are so rigorous that players often end up throwing up or in tears, according to NJ Advance Media's article - ...

Don't Miss Sunday's Open House for a Lovely 4BR Cape Cod in Rockaway

Searching for a lovely, bright home possessing the perfect combination of a short commute and a nature-filled neighborhood? You’ve found it in 8 Hibernia Road, Rockaway Township. See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, November 17th, 1-3pm!

Pull up to this charming 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom Cape Cod located on almost a half-an-acre to discover a front yard peach ...

COMING SOON Lovely 4BR Cape Cod In Rockaway

Searching for a lovely home possessing the perfect combination of a short commute and a nature-filled neighborhood? You’ve found it in 8 Hibernia Road, Rockaway Township.

Pull up to this charming 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom Cape Cod located on almost a half-an-acre to discover a front yard peach tree tempting you up the hydrangea-lined front path. Inside, find a light-filled living room ...

Visit 3 Gorgeous Colonial Home OPEN HOUSES In The Sparta Area Sunday

Seeking a fantastic Colonial home in the Sparta area? Sunday's your lucky day! Team Nest Builder offers THREE OPEN HOUSES for gorgeous Colonials in the Sparta area (two in Sparta, one in Andover) this Sunday, November 10th, from 1-3pm. Visit them all!

10 Crestview Lane, Sparta

Just listed, this breathtaking 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom ...

Coming Soon: Breathtaking 4BR Colonial with Swimming Pool

Your dream home hits the market soon--10 Crestview Lane! This breathtaking 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom Colonial with a heated swimming pool and seasonal lake views perches hillside on 1.44 acres in Sparta Mountain’s wonderful Woodlake Crest neighborhood.

Spread out in 5500 square feet of living space, or gather together in the huge, finished lower level or on the welcoming patio (with a ramp ...

Visit 2 Fantastic Sparta Open Houses Sunday: Colonial & Contemporary

Spend this Sunday finding your future home! Team Nest Builder has TWO Open Houses happening in Sparta Sunday, November 3rd, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Hit them both! 

7 Oak Hollow Lane, Sparta

Fall in love with this this 4-bedroom, 2 1/2-bathroom custom Colonial in Sparta, located on 2+ gorgeous acres in a quiet cul-de-sac. 7 Oak Hollow Lane offers ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday for Fantastic 3BR Crystal Springs 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, November 3rd, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Stunning windows in ...

CompassU to Hold Facebook Live Event to Benefit Pass It Along

LAFAYETTE, NJ  - As the school year kicks-off into full gear, many local students begin to feel the stress and pressure of deciding on their next steps in life: college. Pass It Along is pleased to partner with Jessie Peck Martin, M. Ed., of CompassU Educational Consulting, based in Branchville, New Jersey. 

On November 12, 2019 at 7:30p.m., Martin will be hosting a Facebook ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders' November 6, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders' November 6, 2019 meeting video.

 

Veritas Christian Academy Alumna to Compete for Miss New Jersey USA 2020

November 14, 2019

Jasmine Danae Sorenson, 24, of Fredon Twp. NJ will compete for the title of MISS NEW JERSEY USA 2020 on November 22nd – 24th, 2019 at The Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ.

Miss Sorenson is the daughter of Scott and Denise Sorenson. Jasmine is a graduate student pursuing her Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education at Liberty University. She completed her undergrad degree in ...

Sussex County Students Meet the Vice President

November 6, 2019

WASHINGTON DC – Student from Frankford schools got a big surprise when they had to opportunity to meet Vice President Mike Pence.  They were on their class trip to the nation’s capital touring the United States Capitol when Pence came by their tour.