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Dad in the Box

May 20th is World Metrology Day. I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years. Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, because Metrology as a science is way beyond building a better yard stick. The reigning world body for Metrology is the International Bureau of Weights ...

Health Matters – Newton Medical Center

No matter what’s happening around us, cancer doesn’t take a pause, and neither should preventive cancer screenings. Unfortunately, it seems that many people continue to put colorectal screenings on hold, with colonoscopies taking a dip over the last several years. According to Dr. Angela Alistar, a gastrointestinal oncologist with Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, that decrease in screening can have dangerous consequences. “Around 1 in 3 adults between 50 and 75 years old—that’s ...

Know Your Nest

In today’s housing market, homeowners have a great opportunity to sell their house and receive the best terms for their personal situation. That’s because there’s a limited number of homes for sale, which is creating competition among buyers. Right now, homebuyers want three things: To be the winning bid on their dream home To buy before mortgage rates rise more To buy before home prices go even higher These buyer needs give you an amazing advantage – also ...

TAPinto Insider

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day. Drawing the line between news and public relations and critical to publisher credibility and success in the years ahead. There are still many in the industry who feel there needs to ...

The Sussex County, New Jersey GOP presents: Our Constitution Today, its Relevance and Warnings

Part IV: How we stand to lose Constitution freedoms through partisan politics and economic coercion. Economic manipulation and/or political restructuring is how a political faction can disrupt or undermine Constitutional authority. With a Supreme Court that may adjudicate the Constitution and by doing so, compel the Department of Justice to abide based on threat of overriding the actions they bring forth through the tiered array of the federal court system, the Constitution seems secure. The way to defeat this power would be to ...

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If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today

In today’s housing market, homeowners have a great opportunity to sell their house and receive the best terms for their personal situation. That’s because there’s a limited number of homes for sale, which is creating competition among buyers. Right now, homebuyers want three things:

To be the winning bid on their dream home
To buy ...

Some Facts About Sodexo - Serving Sparta Schools for 28 Years

May 17, 2022

Hello, an actual Sodexo employee here! I was disappointed to read the Letter to the Editor from May 16 titled “The Untold Truth about Sodexo School Lunch”. First, I refer you to stateofchildhoodobesity.com for current statistics. Poor mental health over the last year cannot be contributed to Sodexo’s food, it can however be contributed to the effects of a global ...

Honoring Our Heroes at the Memorial Day Parade

May 17, 2022

The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that its traditional Memorial Day Parade returns to Newton this year. The parade, which begins at Lower Spring Street and proceeds down Spring and Moran Streets to Memory Park, kicks off at 10:00 AM on Monday, May 30.

 

Hosted by The Town of Newton, the parade aims to honor our service men and women while paying tribute to ...

Sparta Public Library offering new Storytimes

New Storytimes for all ages are being offered through the Sparta Public Library.  Beginning in May, we will offer Lapsit Storytime on Monday mornings at 10 a.m. for our youngest patrons and their caregivers.  Registration is required online at www.spartalibrary.com. This program is intended to serve those under 2 years old. On Fridays at 11:45 a.m., join Miss Gina in the Youth Services ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, May 18, 11:00 AM

Sparta Ambulance Building, Sparta

Senior Advisory Committee

Government

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Wed, May 18, 7:00 PM

Sparta Municipal Building, Sparta

Sparta Planning Board Meeting NEW LOCATION AND ...

Government

Happy Birthday to Newton's 105-Year-Old Jennie Switzer

May 11, 2022

NEWTON, NJ – About 100 people gathered on Monday to celebrate Jennie Switzer’s 105th birthday.  Family members Adam McDavitt and Rob McDavitt, Frank and Bernadett McDavitt and Katherine Switzer were on hand to share cake, cards and hugs with their amazing mother and grandmother.

Rising to address the people at her party Jennie said, “All I can say is thank you ...

Obituaries

May 28, 1945 - Nov 18, 2021
Barbara Renee Goldberg, resident of Roseville, Ca. passed away peacefully at Wayside Care center ...
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Federal Funding Grants Announced for Fire Departments

May 17, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ — More protection is coming for New Jersey’s firefighters. 

In a news conference Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program, which will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning, and sanitization equipment.  

The Firefighter Grant ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...