Business & Finance

April 18, 2020

SPARTA, NJ – A local small business owner is asking for help.  Steven’s Sparta Shipping, Copies and Mailboxes store, considered an essential business, remains open to serve the community.  He would like people to think about supporting local small businesses like his. At 73 years of age, he ...

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NEWTON, NJ- The Town of Newton is reminding residents that they may pay their taxes and water and sewer bills online, according to an announcement by town officials.  

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NEWTON, NJ- The Town of Newton has announced the recycling center will be open for self-service Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Zone 1 and 2 Thursday, March 26 and Saturday, March 28 Zone 3 and 4 Thursday, April 2 and Saturday, April 4 The ...

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NEW JERSEY – Stop and Shop has announced they will be modifying operations to consider the wellbeing of older customers and to allow adequate time to restock shelves, including the Sparta store. Beginning Monday, March 16 Stop & Shop will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.  This will allow ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Despite the chilly weather on Saturday, the Grand Opening of Shana Bridal on Spring Street received the warmest welcome from the residents of Newton. Mayor Sandra Diglio, Weichert Realtor Rachel Bucci, Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Michele Egan, Town of Newton ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The day so many have been waiting for is here.  Sparta Dairy is open and serving ice cream.  On Leap Day with snow flakes flying a crowd of family, friends and community members were on hand to cheer as the ribbon was cut. They were also there for the ice cream.  Michael Bartone was ...

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NEWTON, NJ - The municipal offices will be closing on Friday, December 13 at 12:30 p.m. for the staff holiday party. The town will be picking up storm brush next week, December 16 through 20, Monday through Friday.  Only storm debris, no bagged brush will be collected.   Limbs can be no ...

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  NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Town Council unanimously approved Town Manager Thomas S Russo Jr’s contract for another four years during Monday’s meeting. The decision came after months of negotiations and multiple executive sessions between Russo and the council. Information was also delivered to ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The township council approve the first reading of an ordinance giving preference to United States Military veterans and surviving spouses for affordable housing within Sparta.  The ordinance was approved by a vote of 4-0 with Jerry Murphy, a veteran, abstaining. According to ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Town Council has updated the towing ordinance, amending the charges for towing at their October 28. Additionally, the 10-year water capital budget plan and one on the 10-year sewer capital budget plan In attendance were all council members as well as clerk Lorraine Reed and ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The United States Census wants you.  The township council had a presentation by resident and U.S. Census partner Marvin Joss at their last public meeting part of which was to share information about getting residents to participate in the census and available jobs.  They are looking ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Area dogs now have a place to get groomed.  Muddy Pawz opened their doors on Sunday, with many new four legged friends coming in to see what was available and get their nails clipped. Mayor Molly Whilesmith came by to help with the ribbon cutting ceremony and congratulation the new ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Without any additional public input the Newton Town Council approved the bond ordinance to repair and improve the pool on Wednesday. During the October 16 meeting, the council voted for Ordinance 2019-9, which authorizes a bond sale of $380,000 to make repairs to the pool. At the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton pool is on the agenda for Wednesday’s Town Council meeting. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Building. The council members will hear from the public and vote on the second reading of Ordinance 2019-9, which authorizes a bond sale of $380,000 to make repairs to the ...

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NEWTON, NJ – A new business has opened the doors on Spring Street.  Five businesses actually.  And some are not new.  The J. Caldwell building has been renovated and reopened as the home for five businesses. The visionary behind the project Jessica Caldwell also serves as the Town Planner for ...

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SPARTA, NJ – According to township officials, East Mountain Road will be closed Wednesday, October 9 beginning at 7 a.m. for paving.  Officials ask that anyone with questions call the Department of Public Works at 973-729-6178.

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SPARTA, NJ – With a backhoe as a backdrop, more than 20 officials and friends from around the county gathered for an unusual ground breaking ceremony.  But that suits Steve and Rachael Scro just fine.  Instead of shiny shovels, the invited VIPs had pitchforks and even a pumpkin harvesting tool; a ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Seneca Lake community had a small victory at the Byram Planning Board meeting in their fight to halt Tomahawk Lake from expanding.  Fred Welles, the secretary of Seneca Lake club said the planning board voted to require part of the Tomahawk Lake expansion project receive a D ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Dairy will be returning to Sparta.  The building with the familiar red roof will once again be a place of happiness that comes with ice cream. New owners Sarah and Anthony Ziccardi already own a business in town, Anthony Ziccardi Studios.  They have memories of going to ...

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SPARTA, NJ - During the summer of 2015, on a sunny Saturday morning, my wife Danielle and I visited the Sparta Farmers Market. As we walked along observing all the artisans and farmers selling their goods, it reminded me of the days working with my dad at his busy Greek specialty store in Fairview, ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The town of Newton will be holding the annual town-wide garage sale this August. The event will take place beginning Friday, August 2 and run until Sunday, August 4, rain or shine. Registration for the permits for the garage sale are now closed and all those who submitted one to ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Over 100 residents from all over Sussex County gathered in the auditorium at Newton High School on Thursday, July 26 to attend the Fiber Optic Open Forum hosted by the Newton FIRST Varsity Robotics Team. The theme repeated often by citizens of the county was a call for more competition ...

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LAFAYETTE, NJ – At the close of business, Friday, August 16, postal operations at the current Lafayette Post Office, 96 State Route 15, will be suspended. The 144 Lafayette Post Office Box customers can begin picking-up their mail at the nearby Augusta Post Office, 33 U.S. Highway 206, on ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The town of Newton, as in years past, will be holding the annual town-wide garage sale this August. The event will take place beginning Friday, August 2 and run until Sunday, August 4, rain or shine. To register for the garage sale, visit the Municipal Clerk’s office at 39 Trinity ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer program has announced opportunities to become a sponsor while getting exposure for your business.  Email spartafootballnj@yahoo.com for additional information.

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