Local Residents To Open New Math Tutoring Center 'Mathnasium of Sparta'

October 15, 2017

SPARTA, NJ—Before Halloween, Sparta parents and students will have a place to go for math help.  Mathnasium of Sparta is anticipated to open in the Town Center near Spavia.  Proprietors and Sparta residents aim to bring fun and effective supplementary math programs to the community for children in grades K through 12.

“Our goal is simple: to teach math in a way that ...

Dr. Anthony J. Iacono is Inaugurated as CCM's Third President

RANDOLPH, NJ - As the County College of Morris Board and Staff, along with County and State officials, proceeded to the college gymnasium, the walkways were lined with students cheering, clapping and holding up home made signs representing their different organizations.  Big cut out heads of President Dr. Anthony Iacono were also being held up while music played, all in celebration ...

Newton Teacher Named Sussex County Teacher of the Year

NEWTON, NJ—Teresa Muzzo, a teacher at Halsted Middle School, was named the Sussex County Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Department of Education earlier this month.

“We are truly excited that Teresa is being recognized in this way,” Superintendent Dr. Ken Greene said. “She is a talented, dedicated professional who brings her best to the classroom every day. Mrs.

Newton’s Merriam Expansion Referendum Results are In...

NEWTON, NJ— The voters of Newton have failed to pass the bond referendum that would allow improvements to the school facilities.  The issue failed 959 no votes to 238 yes votes as of 8:30 p.m. tonight, an 80 percent landslide against the idea of expanding at Merriam Avenue School.

Out of the 4,781 registered voters within the six precincts, 1,201, equaling a 25 percent turnout cast ...

Sen. Oroho and Sparta Board of Education Response to Newton Mayor's County Consolidation School Plan

SPARTA, NJ – Last week Newton Mayor Wayne Levante addressed the Sparta township council looking for support for his plan to call for the consolidation of all public schools into a county system.  In his comments he referenced legislation sponsored by Senator Steve Oroho that supported Levante’s postion.

Oroho said he had co-sponsored legislation two years in a row that called ...

Newton Mayor Asks Sparta Council to Support County School Consolidation Initiative

SPARTA, NJ – Newton Mayor Wayne Levante spoke at the Sparta Township Council meeting on Tuesday night asking for support for his initiative to have all New Jersey public schools consolidate at the county level.

Taking the microphone during public comment, Levante told the council members about his efforts to have all municipalities in the county pass a resolution supporting his ...

Merriam Avenue School Expansion Referendum Vote Approaches

NEWTON, NJ—With a little more than two weeks until the Merriam Avenue School expansion project referendum vote the Newton Board of Education has come up with some ways of answering the many questions raised by Newton residents.

With the vote on September 26 the board members want voters to be informed.  The board has come up with six “FAQ” sheets, answering six key ...

Sparta High School Student Uses STEM Passion to Help Others

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta High School student is using his passion for math and science to help others.  Senior Christopher Murray is working to promote Code to Hope  locally. 

The Code to Hope organization that seeks to improve digital literacy and education in Africa has resonated with Murray. He found out about it while at a summer program at Johnson & Johnson.  ...

Senior Wants Consolidated County Schools

October 13, 2017

As a senior,concerned with the high real estate tax in Sparta, I recommend we consolidate all schools in Sussex County.  This will save multiple Superintendents, Business Managers, head janitors, and the staff of the county well as multiple curriculum directors or VPs.

More importantly, why not then down size the teachers and staff in portion to the 3 year average of  ...

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Free Elder Law Seminar at Project Self-Sufficiency

October 2, 2017

Janice Pasculli, Esquire, will offer a free Elder Law seminar to address common concerns faced by senior citizens on Thursday, October 12th, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street in Newton.  Participants will discuss general estate planning, development of a will, advance directions for healthcare, dealing with Medicare and Medicaid, tips on caring for ...