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Wed, August 22, 10:00 AM

Sparta United Methodist Church, Sparta

Sparta UMC Thrift Shop Bag Sale

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2018 10:00am 08/25/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Sparta UMC Thrift Shop Bag Sale

The Thrift Shop of the Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Avenue, is holding a BAG SALE from Wednesday, August 22nd, through Saturday, August 25th. Stuff a bag full of most items in the shop for $5 per bag. All proceeds support local, national, and global charities. Shop Hours: Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. No donations accepted on ...

71 Sparta Avenue Sparta, NJ 07871
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Wed, August 22, 12:00 PM

Oak Ridge

Project Help Call for Artists- Visions 2018

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2018 12:00pm 08/22/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Project Help Call for Artists- Visions 2018

Calling ALL Artists- Project Help’s Visions 2018 Auction will be held Saturday October 18th, 2018 at Casa Bianca in Oak Ridge. If you are interested in participating, please email Sandra Mitchell, Project Help Executive Director, at sandy@mitchellclan.com for a full prospectus. All applications are due September 1st, 2018. Project Help is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 organization whose mission ...

5266 Berkshire Valley Rd. Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
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Wed, August 22, 12:00 PM

MAYO Performing Arts Center, Morristown

The Power of Nine - Fine Art Exhibit by the ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2018 12:00pm 11/13/2018 1:00pm America/New_York The Power of Nine - Fine Art Exhibit by the Partners in Paint

The Art Upstairs Gallery of the MAYO Performing Arts Center located at 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ, once again presents the original works of the Northern New Jersey art group, Partners in Paint, August 7th through September 18th, 2018. The exhibit will feature 36 paintings in watercolor, oils, pastels, acrylics and graphite. See examples below.

Partners in Paint (PiP) is a group of ...

100 South Street, Art Upstairs Gallery Morristown, NJ 07960
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Fri, August 24, 1:00 PM

Newton

Your Path To Employment: Starting Your Job Search

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 08/24/2018 1:00pm 08/24/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Your Path To Employment: Starting Your Job Search

There are so many avenues to finding a new job! Don’t let the process overwhelm you. Join in today as we discuss:

– the emotional impact of job loss
– setting effective career goals
– job search methods
– developing a plan.

Ages 16+. Registration begins August 10. Walk-ins welcome if space allows. Click here to register: ...

125 Morris Turnpike Newton, NJ 07860
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Sat, August 25, 8:00 AM

Newton Moose Lodge, Fredon

Newton Moose Lodge Sunday Breakfasts

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 08/25/2018 8:00am America/New_York Newton Moose Lodge Sunday Breakfasts

We serve, eggs, sausage, Taylor ham, French toast, pancakes, and breakfast sandwiches,

Were a non-profit facility raising money within our community for our community as well as for Moose Heart and Moose Haven,

Our Moose Breakfast is only $7!!! Its the best deal in town and its for a great cause.

214 County Road 622 Fredon, NJ 07860
Path to Employment: Starting Your Job Search

Sat, August 25, 10:00 AM

Sussex County Library, E. Louise Childs Branch, Stanhope

Path to Employment: Starting Your Job Search

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 08/25/2018 10:00am 08/25/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Path to Employment: Starting Your Job Search

There are so many avenues to finding a new job! Don’t let the process overwhelm you. Join in today as we discuss:
– the emotional impact of job loss
– setting effective career goals
– job search methods
– developing a plan.

Ages 16+. Registration begins August 11. Walk-ins welcome if space allows.

21 Stanhope Sparta Rd. Stanhope, NJ 07874
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Sun, August 26, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

Sussex County Views: The Art of Toni Chaplin

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/26/2018 1:00pm 08/26/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Sussex County Views: The Art of Toni Chaplin

This summer arts exhibit held at Sparta Historical Society's Van Kirk Homestead Museum will incorporate a diversity of original watercolors and print images by Sparta artist, Toni Chaplin. Local sites, such as Waterloo Village, Klemm Farm, Heaters Pond, including beautiful vistas, Lake Mohawk and other historic sites, native birds and flowers will be featured. Some works will be for sale. ...

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, August 26, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

Music at the Museum with SMOOTH SAILIN'

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/26/2018 1:00pm 08/26/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Music at the Museum with SMOOTH SAILIN'

This is Sparta Historical Society's popular annual summer arts musical event! Easy listening and sign along of familiar songs through the decades with local musicians Dr. Fred Van Keuren and Jeff Gaynor. Bring your picnic basket and a lawn chair to spend an enjoyable summer afternoon under the big maple tree. Water will be sold. No rain date. members free, nonmembers $5. The Van Kirk ...

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, August 26, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

Music at the Museum with SMOOTH SAILIN'

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/26/2018 1:00pm 08/26/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Music at the Museum with SMOOTH SAILIN'

This is Sparta Historical Society's proopular annual summer arts musical event! Easy listening and sign along of familiar songs through the decades with local musicians Dr. Fred Van Keuren and Jeff Gaynor. Bring your picnic basket and a lawn chair to spend an enjoyable summer afternoon under the big maple tree. Water will be sold. No rain date. members free, nonmembers $5. The Van Kirk ...

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871

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Town of Newton First in County to Implement Smart 911 System

November 19, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton implemented a Smart 911 system, helping to give dispatchers information to help those who call 9-1-1 as fast as possible.

“It is my understanding that we were the first and there may be others who are considering it or may have already started to implement it, namely Sparta Police Department,” Chief Michael Richards said.

The system allows ...

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.

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 ...

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.

 

Morristown Medical Center Expands Cardiac Programs with International Expert

November 19, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, recognized nationally for its cardiac program, has expanded its Sports Cardiology and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) programs with the addition of Matthew Martinez, MD, FACC.

Dr. Martinez, medical director of Sports Cardiology at Atlantic Health System and co-director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy ...

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 ...