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Sparta Woman Opens Nicola Jane Interiors at Lafayette

September 12, 2018

LAFAYETTE, NJ — Nicola Jane Interiors, a design shop, has opened in Lafayette Village. The new company features Farrow & Ball Paints and Paper and Thibaut wallpaper and fabrics and the elegant creativity of Sparta resident Nicola Callaghan. 

“The launch event was a huge success with guests praising the studio, paint, wallpaper and fabrics available,” Callaghan said.

Sparta's Glen Road Down to 1 Lane for a Month

SPARTA, NJ — One lane of Glen Road, knows as County Road 620 will be closed for approximately one month near Walnut Road, across from Sparta Lake. The county department of public works will be replacing a stone retaining wall according to Sparta Mayor Josh Hertzberg, delivering the Township Manger’s report at the council meeting on Tuesday.

The project is due to start on September ...

Town of Newton Supports New JCP&L Program to Enhance Reliability

NEWTON, NJ — The town council approved a resolution to support a plan for enhancements to power company infrastructure, estimated to cost customers 25 cents per month. During the August town council meeting, Jacqueline Espinoza, the area manager for JCP&L, spoke about their new program called the “Reliability Plus” program.

A news release written by the company, states ...

Newton Third Quarter Tax Deadline

NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials remind residents the third quarter tax payment deadline has been extended to August 14.  If taxes are not paid by August 14 interest will revert back to August 1.

Aboard Guided-Missile Submarine, Newton Alumni Plays a Key Role in Unique Navy Mission

SILVERDALE, WA. – A 2006 Newton High School graduate and Newton, New Jersey, native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard a unique guided-missile submarine, USS Ohio, one of only four in the Navy’s fleet.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Frolich, a sonar technician on a submarine, serves aboard the submarine based at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Washington, not ...

Map for Newton Town Wide Garage Sale August 3, 4 and 5

NEWTON, NJ - The Town of Newton will be hosting a town wide garage sale on August 3, 4 and 5.  Maps are available at the police station or municipal clerk's office at 39 Trinity Street or through this link.

Sparta Happenings this Weekend and More July 21-27

SPARTA, NJ – Here are a couple of things to do in Sparta July 20-29

On Friday evening the 2018 Spartan Arts free Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Billy Hector at Dykstra Park from 7 to 10 p.m.  Rain location is Mohawk Avenue School.

Tickets for a drawing for St. Moritz Grill and Bar $50 gift certificates at each show come with a  donation to the Sparta ...

Newton's Division Street Temporarily Closed for Work

NEWTON, NJ- Town of Newton officials has announced Division Street will be closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, July 16 from 7 a.m. until noon.  Crews will be working in the area.

Sparta Attorney Named President of Sussex County Bar Association

SPARTA, NJ — Much of the regions legal community was gathered in the ballroom of the Lake Mohawk Country Club for the Annual Sussex County Bar Association Installation Dinner on last week. Sparta attorney Janine Cerra took her oath as the association’s president.

The event began with cocktails on the east deck before everyone assembled for dinner. Immediate Past President, Robert ...


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Gottheimer Convenes Meeting with Sussex and Warren Leaders and Service Electric to Improve Broadband

August 23, 2018

Limited and Inadequate Internet Service Holds North Jersey’s Economy Back

FRELINGHUYSEN TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- On Thursday, August 9, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) convened Sussex and Warren County mayors and other local elected officials for a roundtable meeting with Service Electric Broadband Cable General Counsel Bob Williams and Director of Information Technology James ...