Sparta German Christmas Market Distributes Proceeds to Local Organizations

March 15, 2017

SPARTA, NJ - More than 100 people gathered in the main ballroom of the Lake Mohawk Country Club for the annual German Christmas Market luncheon.  Present were volunteers, sponsors and recipients of the charitable donations made by the German Christmas Market committee.

The market was larger than ever as were the disbursements to area organizations.  This year more than $40,000 was ...

The Newton Moose Lodge You Do Not Know

NEWTON, NJ – If you think of a run-down tarp covered building when you hear Moose Lodge, you could not be more wrong.  The Moose Lodge has a bright clean updated home just up the road from the Sussex County Community College, formerly the Stadium Bar and Grill. 

They are holding an open house for the community before and after Newton’s St. Patrick’s Day ...

Merriam Avenue Teachers Take Hands-On Approach in Fundraiser

NEWTON, NJ—Teachers from Merriam Avenue School got together on Thursday, March 2 at McDonald’s in Newton to raise money for the PTO at the first ever “McTeacher’s Night.”

This fundraiser, however, was unlike most. This one called for the teachers to be hands-on…behind the counter of the McDonalds.

From 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., teachers were making ...

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Sparta Woman's Club

March 23, 2017

Sparta Woman's Club will have a meeting on Wednesday, April 5th at 12 noon at the Lake Mohawk County Club located at 21 Boardwalk in Sparta.  This month Lori Space Day from Space Farms will be our presenter.  Space Farms has existed since 1927 and has 400 acres in Sussex County. 

The farm has continued through the dedication of four generations of the Space Family.  ...

March Is Red Cross Month

March 12, 2017

To the Editor:


The American Red Cross sets aside the month of March as Red Cross Month, a time to celebrate our everyday heroes who help their neighbors when they need it most.

The Red Cross depends on compassionate local individuals to deliver help and hope to people in need during an emergency. Last year, the Red Cross New Jersey Region responded to more than 760 local disasters ...