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Sparta Police: Speeding and Weaving Gets DWI for NY Man

January 12, 2021

SPARTA, NJ – A Glen Spay, New York man is facing drunk driving charges after being stopped on Route 15 for weaving and speeding.  On January 10 around 9 p.m. Officer Brian Porter stopped Piotr Mikolajcak,52  for driving up to 76 MPH in a 55 MPH zone and not being able to stay in his lane, police said.

When speaking with the driver, Porter smelled alcohol on Mikolajcak’s ...

Sparta Women's Club Participates in Wreath's Across America

January 8, 2021

SPARTA, NJ-Members of the Sparta Woman’s Club took part in the national initiative Wreaths Across America.  Joining with citizens across the country on December 19 the Sparta women joined with members of the McAfee Fire Department and the cemetery sponsors Vietnam Veterans of America Wallkill Valley Chapter #1002, laying wreaths at the Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery, ...

Note to Our Elected Officials: Democracy Won

January 17, 2021

Dear Senator Oroho and Assemblymen Space and Wirths,

 

A longtime resident of this district told us that he reached out to our state legislators to ask why they haven't yet acknowledged the election results. He called Senator Oroho three times, and wrote him a letter. He still hasn’t received a response.

 

Now all three of you fail, in a bipartisan resolution with ...

Don't Delay Sports for Newton Students

Covid has already taken so much from the students at Newton High School; dances, graduations, celebrations, peer interactions, traditions, etc. Luckily, in the fall - some normalcy came back to our students; SPORTS! There were some limitations, but students were able to compete, be with their peers, and experience life outside of the pandemic.

Unfortunately, Winter sports are not being given ...

Queen City Cycle Boat, Jersey Shore’s First Ever Pedal Powered Party Boat Coming to LBI 2021

January 17, 2021

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Long Beach Island natives, Rob and Jane Romanowski are proud to announce the launch of Queen City Cycle Boat, making its debut for the 2021 season.

The Queen City Cycle Boat will be Jersey Shore's first and original pedal powered party boat, the Beach Haven couple told us. 

With their many years of experience in the marina and hospitality industries ...

Why Right Now May Be The Best Time To Sell Your House

Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House

 

The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic all-time lows.

According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index ...

7 Tricks for Making the Best Winter Soups

January 18, 2021

There’s nothing like a steaming pot of soup to take off the chill on a cold day. Want to up your winter soup game? We’ve got seven simple tricks to make your favorites even better:

1. Save the bones from your roasted chicken (including storebought rotisserie chicken) in the freezer to make stock. The roasted bones will give your soups more flavor than raw.

2. Need to swap ...

Gottheimer Statement on Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement

January 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement on an executive order announced by President Biden to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement:

 

“Withdrawing the United States from the historic Paris Agreement on climate change was a mistake, an abdication of American leadership on the world stage, and a setback for the ...

Commissioners Director Dawn Fantasia Reminds Residents: ‘Everyone in Sussex County Is an Individual of Equal Standing’

(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Board of County Commissioners Director Dawn  Fantasia was forced to interrupt Wednesday night’s Commissioner meeting, reminding  residents to be considerate of each speaker’s time to comment.  

 

Things escalated during the public session, as well as a separate activated chat feature  during the virtual Zoom meeting.

Inciting Violins

When I was little, my dad, who knew everything, gave me a present.

I watched with curious anticipation one day as he tied a long length of thread taken from my mom’s sewing basket onto the closed ends of a thick wire coat hanger. He instructed me to place the loop of thread over the top of my head so that the upside down hanger dangled freely in front of me, somewhere around my ...

Queen City Cycle Boat, Jersey Shore’s First Ever Pedal Powered Party Boat Coming to LBI 2021

January 17, 2021

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Long Beach Island natives, Rob and Jane Romanowski are proud to announce the launch of Queen City Cycle Boat, making its debut for the 2021 season.

The Queen City Cycle Boat will be Jersey Shore's first and original pedal powered party boat, the Beach Haven couple told us. 

With their many years of experience in the marina and hospitality industries ...