Press Releases

August 13, 2018

Join the Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer program at MetLife Stadium on Friday August 24 at 7:30 p.m.  Email Spartansnj@gmail.com for tickets.  Tickets are $50 for 200 level endzone seats

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Renowned actress and singer Michele McConnell is now offering voice lessons at Drama Geek Studios in Newton, N.J. The soprano earned her degree in vocal music education from Butler University, belongs to the Actor's Equity Association and is an adjunct faculty member in the musical theater ...

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NEW JERSEY — As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month. A critical need remains as many regular donors delay giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to ...

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A free community training on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose and how to administer the life-saving medication, Narcan, is set for Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 6 - 7:30pm at the Wantage Municipal Building, 888 Route 23, Wantage, NJ 07461.   The training, sponsored ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present special behind-the-scenes tours of Godolphin’s famous Greentree Stable on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 21. The tours are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tours cost $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members.

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NEWTON, N.J. – Women interested in local philanthropy and playing golf will be able to do both at the annual United Way Honey Open Golf Outing on Monday, September 10 at the Farmstead Golf & Country Club, 88 Lawrence Road in Lafayette. A women’s-only golf fundraiser, the event provides women ...

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Sparta Historical Society was asked several times when “Sussex County Views” will be open for viewing and hence, this article. Toni Chaplin, a well known Sussex County artist, will be exhibiting her watercolor paintings of nature at the Van Kirk Homestead Museum as part of the ongoing community ...

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MILLBURN — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey announced six winners Tuesday for its fourth annual Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament. Aubrey Hiers of Linwood, Jenn Criscuolo of Manahawkin, Jim Kochman of Eatontown, Tom Moran of Brooklawn, Frank Ruczynski of ...

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The Thrift Shop of the Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Avenue, is holding a BAG SALE from Wednesday, August 22nd, through Saturday, August 25th.  Stuff a bag full of most items in the shop for $5 per bag. All proceeds support local, national, and global charities.  Shop Hours:  Wednesday ...

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Please join us for a fun, restorative evening of awesome yoga at the Garden of Life Massage and Yoga Center in Wantage!!     All proceeds from this event will go towards our local Sussex County chapter of the National Organization for Women, and the newly-formed Pride Coalition--a brand new ...

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), which supplies blood to hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to help at blood drives. The blood drive volunteer is an integral member of the blood collection team whose task it is to assist donors with registration and/or at ...

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Visions Federal Credit Union, a member–owned financial institute and for over 50 years, committed to communities they serve, presented Center for Prevention & Counseling, located in Newton, NJ with a donation in the amount of $3315.00 on June 18th.   Thanks to generous donations by Visions ...

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A free community training on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose and how to administer the life-saving medication, Narcan, is set for Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Wantage Municipal Building, 888 Route 23, Wantage, NJ 07461.  The training, sponsored by ...

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District 24 Schools Will Lose $40 Million Annually When Fully Implemented Senator Steven Oroho, Assemblyman Parker Space, and Assemblyman Hal Wirths (all R-24) released the following statement on the signing of S-2/A-2, legislation that will cut State school aid to Sussex and Warren County ...

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), which supplies blood to hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to help at blood drives. The blood drive volunteer is an integral member of the blood collection team whose task it is to assist donors with registration and/or at ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ – Sparta Youth Football and Cheer invites the community to join them at the Jets versus Giants pre-season game on Friday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m.  In addition to the game the fifth grade players and cheerleaders will be on the field prior to the game.  The third grade Spartans will be ...

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Register for the Town-Wide Garage Sale with the Municipal Clerk, 39 Trinity St., Newton. An application must be completed prior to July 27, 2018 in order to be placed on the map. The map will list all participating homes, as well as a listing of key items to be sold. Maps will be available at the ...

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MITE * SQUIRT * PEE WEE This 4 day camp will focus on teaching players situational and positional play. Improve how players “play the game” and “see the ice”. Exposing players to game like situations, will teach players to take ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network recently made strategic appointments to its Foundation Board of Trustees to further fulfill the organization’s mission of saving lives through organ and tissue donation. Sandy Erwin now joins the Foundation Board of Trustees. Erwin, now retired, served as the ...

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Registration is open for Sparta Spartan Youth Football flag football now through August 1. They are offering co-ed teams kindergarten through grade 12.   5 vs 5 Co-Ed flag football kindergarten through grade 8 Recreational high school program that is "make your own team" with a ...

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Studies indicate that students lose the knowledge equivalent of one month of instruction per year due to summer learning loss. United Way of Northern New Jersey Success By 6 is helping parents combat this summer slide with a free calendar that promotes literacy. Featuring bright ...

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), which supplies blood to hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to help at blood drives. The blood drive volunteer is an integral member of the blood collection team whose task it is to assist donors with registration and/or at ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) is asking families to cast their lines and reel in some quality time this summer as part of the fourth annual Don’t Get Hooked on Drugs Online NJ Family Fishing Tournament. The competition will be held from July 27 to August 5 as ...

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Senator Steven Oroho, Assemblyman Parker Space, and Assemblyman Hal Wirths (all R-24) warned that reductions in State education aid revealed today by the Murphy Administration for the upcoming school year will hurt both students and property taxpayers in Sussex and Warren counties, and said even ...

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HACKETTSTOWN,  N.J. -- Today, Sunday, July 15, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored some of his Sussex and Warren County Hometown Heroes and met individually with tables of constituents at his 26th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall in Hackettstown.   At the River Star Diner, ...

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Skylands Ice World's Summer birthday parties are sure to please!  Beat the heat and let us do all all thework fo ryour party. Our summer sessions are less crowded, plenty of ice skating space and dedicated party tables upstairs! Jessica Baker Sales Director Phone: (973) 697-1600 [ext.

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In August of 2017,  the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New Jersey Division, the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and The New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction have once ...

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. – United Way of Northern New Jersey is seeking help from volunteers and donations of new school supplies for its annual United Way Tools for School drive, allowing children to start the new school year with the basic tools needed for success in school.   The drive will ...

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The Junior Rangers Rookie Series introduces young beginners to the game of hockey and offers basic skills training across three levels at several Tri-State Area rinks STOCKHOLM, NJ  – The New York Rangers are continuing to grow the future of RangersTown with the Junior Rangers Rookie Series, a ...

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Blood supply dwindles after donations lagged during Fourth of July holiday week PHILADELPHIA (July 9, 2018) — An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – to give now and help save ...

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