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Weekend Events, Road Closures in Sparta July 22-24

July 22, 2016

SPARTA, NJ – Another busy summer weekend in Sparta begins on Friday night when the VFW once again hosts a barbecue for the community.

At the post on Main Street the communty is invited to a barbecue meal of chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers or sausage and peppers along with potato salad, cole slaw, dessert and a drink. The meal can be eaten in the newly refurbished hall or taken to ...

Sparta's Week End of Free Family Fun: Fireworks and Outdoor Movie

SPARTA, NJ – It will be another week end of community activities this week with fireworks scheduled for Friday and Family Movie Night scheduled for Saturday. 

Lake Mohawk Country Club announced there will be a second fireworks show over the lake on July 15 at 9 p.m. No raindate is scheduled.  The show on July 4 was delayed by computer issues stemming from rain.  By the ...

Sparta Celebrates July 4 All Day

SPARTA, NJ – The Fourth of July was day packed with patriotic events for Sparta.  It began with a parade, moved to the lake for the Ski Hawks show and ended with the bang of fireworks.

Fire trucks from all over the county, the Sparta High School Marching Band, scout groups, township organization and clubs, old tractors and cars crawled along the parade route lined the parade route ...

Newton Recreation Sponsors Trips to Mets and Yankee Games

NEWTON, NJ –  Newton Recreation is sponsoring a bus trip to Citi Field to see the Mets take on the Washington Nationals on Friday, July 8. The $70 cost per person included the ticket, transportation and a Mets hat. 

Newton Recreation is also sponsoring a trip to a Yankee game on Friday July 15. The cost for this trip is $90 and includes the game ticket, transportation and ...

Weekend Events, Road Closures in Sparta July 22-24

July 22, 2016

SPARTA, NJ – Another busy summer weekend in Sparta begins on Friday night when the VFW once again hosts a barbecue for the community.

At the post on Main Street the communty is invited to a barbecue meal of chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers or sausage and peppers along with potato salad, cole slaw, dessert and a drink. The meal can be eaten in the newly refurbished hall or taken to ...

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Burial at Sea

As I plugged my phone into the outlet next to a shelf in the hotel bathroom, I had a fleeting thought that it was sort of an odd place for an outlet.  That was actually the last thought I had before my phone slipped out of my hands and fell directly below the shelf…

Into the toilet.

The good news was, the water in the toilet was clean.

The bad news was, it was still water.

Pokémon Politics Go!

As a rule I stay away from popular fads.  Politics included.

 

I find my views on the latest crazy trends that are sweeping the nation are usually wrong and completely out of touch with reality.  

 

For example, for years I have been predicting the imminent demise of cell phones and the internet.

 

Which is why it seems only appropriate that I expound on ...