OAK RIDGE, NJ- A large fire at Sar's Auto Wreckers, auto junk yard off of School House Road in Oak Ridge is visible for miles. No injuries have been reported. Fire companies from Sparta, Roxbury, Riverdale and others are on the scene to assist Jefferson Township. School House Road is closed. Consider taking an alternate route if planning to travel through Oak Ridge in the area of Ridge Road near Ridge Field/Ralph Ackerson Field and Russia Road, School House Road and Weldon Road near Bowling Green.
Fire in Oak Ridge Auto Junk Yard
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By JENNIFER DERICKSOctober 26, 2016
SPARTA, NJ – The children in Michelle Abbate’s kindergarten class had an exciting day when they were visited by a fireman. Sparta Firefighter Craig Wilson came to Sparta Alpine Elementary School to visit the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students for fire prevention week, on Oct 17 and 18.
Adding to the excitement, Wilson brought a “very special fire ...
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – The Sparta High School boys soccer team shut out fourth seed Phillipsburg in the semifinal round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament in an upset 1-0 on Saturday.
The win came off a goal from freshman Nick Butera with minutes left in the second half. Butera has five goals for the season. Sparta goalie. Sparta Danny Dimarco stopped seven Lineman ...
WASHINGTON DC – A Sparta High School junior had the experience of a lifetime when she was invited to the White House as a Kid-Science Advisor. Alex Poret was one of 11 students selected from the more than 2,500 applicants who traveled to Washington, DC on Friday, October 21.
A self-starter, Poret found the competition on a web blog from the Office of Science and Technology ...
SPARTA, NJ – The main gym at Sparta High School was energized as student filled the stands for Rally of the Classes on Friday night and to see the Homecoming Queen and King crowned. Kada Cernek and Rex Anderson received the crown and sash at center court, chosen queen and king.
The freshmen, sophomore and junior classes had each selected a representative to the Homecoming ...
Kimberly A. Bragg Sparta BOE Candidate Statement
My name is Kim Bragg and I am running for election to the Sparta Board of Education (#5 on ballot). I was appointed to the Sparta BOE on June 29, 2016. Since then, I have learned a tremendous amount about the inner-workings of our district and would like to have the privilege of continuing the work I have started. I have ...
SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School football team grabbed another win, beating West Morris on Cassels Field on Saturday afternoon, 35-28.
Cold and rainy weather for the homecoming game did not stop the Spartans. Both teams started slow. Sparta put up six unanswered points in the first quarter and West Morris held the lead briefly in the second quarter when they went up ...
Fall had settled firmly on the land and with smoldering clouds scudding across a leaden sky, the day remained gloomy and dark. Bomble Manor, however, was warm and cozy, and a crackling fire kept the wind from rushing down the chimney. (The Omniverser)
Of the many questions surrounding Olivier Bomble’s presence in these pages, two require extra thorough ...
SPARTA, NJ - A man stopped for speeding on Route 15 at 8:15 a.m. was taken into custody on drug charges. Sparta Police Officer Tim Lynott saw a 2013 Honda speeding on Route 15 south. When he pulled the car over, he smelled “the strong odor of raw marijuana emanating from the” car according to police.
The driver Taeik Kim, 25, of Fort Lee allowed the car to be ...
SAYREVILLE, NJ – The Marching Spartans brought home another round of first place trophies from their second competition, playing through a rainy day at Sayreville War Memorial High School. Building on the successes in the Jefferson High School competition, the Sparta High School marching band won first in their division for Best Musical, Best Visuals, Best ...
NEWTON, NJ— The Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities in Newton, the Sussex County Law Enforcement and the Drug Enforcement Administration is promoting a nationwide effort on Saturday October 22 as a day to be part of the solution to reduce the misuse of prescription drugs and reduce the opiate abuse epidemic.
A sponsored event know as Rx Disposal Day, which is a bi-annual event ...