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Mon, July 23, 10:00 AM

Sparta Public Library, Sparta

Watercolor Workshop

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Add to My Calendar 07/23/2018 10:00am 07/23/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Watercolor Workshop

Sparta Historical Society's summer arts community program is two watercolor workshops, July 23 & July 27, taught by guest curator and local artist, Toni Chaplin. Bring your own supplies (watercolor paints, brushes, etc.) including bag lunch. Limit 18 per class. Each painting class will have a different subject matter. Choose one class or both. Cost per class = $45 Sparta Historical ...

22 Woodport Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sat, July 28, 2:00 PM

Montville Animal Shelter, Montville

Summer Adoption Event at the Montville Animal ...

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Add to My Calendar 07/28/2018 2:00pm 07/28/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Summer Adoption Event at the Montville Animal Shelter

If you’re considering a furry addition to your family, the summer season is the perfect time to provide a shelter dog or cat with a loving home. To encourage pet adoption and bring even more joy to your homes this season, the Montville Animal Shelter is hosting a adoption event on July 28, 2018!

On July 28, 2018 enjoy discounted fees on all animals and free gifts for adopters! The ...

7 Church Lane Montville, NJ 07045

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Sparta Police: Passed Out Driver, Missing a Tire Gets DWI

November 15, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – A woman from California had a lot of trouble by the time she stopped near the Blue Heron exit ramp from Route 15.  On November 6 around 11 p.m. officers went to the exit ramp where Jefferson police had followed Katherine McNerney, 50, police said.

McNerney caught the attention of Jefferson police on Route 15 for driving erratically.  Once the white Nissan SUV was ...

The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

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 ...

Scenes from The Red Carpet Screening of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theater

November 17, 2019

CRANFORD, NJ -- Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore (The Irishman and HBO's The Deuce) and writer-director Spencer T. Folmar hosted a red carpet screening of the film “Shooting Heroin” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the newly reopened Cranford Movie Theater.

Folmar told the audience that he was inspired to write the movie after seeing the effect of the opioid epidemic ...

Tomko Receives Above and Beyond Award

During the October 28th meeting of the Belleville Board of Education, Belleville Superintendent of Schools Dr. Richard Tomko of Sparta was presented with the prestigious Above and Beyond Award from state committee representatives of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves (ESGR). 

The Above and Beyond Award recognizes employers who have gone above and beyond the legal requirements ...

Sussex County Students Meet the Vice President

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 ...

Check out this 3BR Charmer In Lake Mohawk at Sunday's Open House

Step into 2 Seneca Trail and this sweet 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom Cape Cod in Sparta’s highly-desirable Lake Mohawk community captures your heart.  See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, November 17th, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Pristine hardwood floors lead you through the light-filled living room past the brick fireplace soon-to-contain a new wood-burning insert.

This move-in ready ...

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 ...

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.

 

Villa Capri II Fundraiser for Andover Long Pond 8th Grade

November 17, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – Villa Capri II is holding a fundraiser for the Andover Long Pond School 8 grade class.  The Long Pond School will receive a portion of the proceeds for 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, November 22.

Scenes from The Red Carpet Screening of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theater

November 17, 2019

CRANFORD, NJ -- Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore (The Irishman and HBO's The Deuce) and writer-director Spencer T. Folmar hosted a red carpet screening of the film “Shooting Heroin” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the newly reopened Cranford Movie Theater.

Folmar told the audience that he was inspired to write the movie after seeing the effect of the opioid epidemic ...