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Mon, March 25, 7:30 PM

Mohawk Avenue School, Sparta Township

Sparta Board of Education Meeting


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March regular meeting of Sparta Board of Education. The public is welcome to attend.

18 Mohawk Avenue Sparta Township, NJ 07871
Summer Camp Information NIght

Tue, March 26, 7:00 PM

Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey Paramus Service Center, Paramus

Summer Camp Information NIght


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Learn all about the day camp programs GSNNJ has to offer. Meet the directors, learn about a typical day at camp, and have all your questions answered. Feel free to bring a non-Girl Scout friend along who may want to attend camp this summer. Come early to browse the GSNNJ council shop.

Registration is suggested in case of cancellation, but not required. Camp information nights are designed ...

300 Forest Avenue Paramus, NJ 07653

Thu, March 28, 7:00 PM

The Mohawk House, Sparta

Sussex District Boy Scouts of America Alumni ...

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 03/28/2019 7:00pm 03/28/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Sussex District Boy Scouts of America Alumni Gathering

Were you a Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Scout leader or the parent of a Scout? Do you have fond memories of your time in the Scouts? Join your fellow BSA Alumni at the Mohawk House on March 28th from 7:00 to 9:00 for fun and fellowship. Current scouters are invited. This is a free event (cash bar will be available.)

If you have any questions please contact Bob Brady at ...

1 Mohawk Avenue Sparta, NJ 07871

Sat, March 30, 10:00 AM

Littell Center, Franklin

Vendor & Crafter Fun Fair


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The Sussex County Charter School of Technology PTO will be holding a Vendor Fun Fair on Saturday, March 30th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Littell Center in Franklin. Approximately 30 vendors and crafters will be there with exciting items for sale and special deals. There's something for everyone! School representatives and other community groups will be represented in the Community Room, along ...

10 Munsonhurst Rd Franklin, NJ 07416

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Sparta Police: Weaving Driver Gets DWI

March 24, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – A Pine Brook man is charged with drunk driving after other drivers called police.  On March 17, police got reports of a white Cadillac not staying in its lane on Glen Road around 10:10 p.m. police said.

Officer Thomas Herd pulled over Richard Cilento, 69 as he was heading towards Route 15.  When speaking with Cilento, the officer smelled alcohol on his ...

Sparta Police: Speeding Nets Wanted Man

SPARTA, NJ- A speeding driver from Perth Amboy caught the attention of Cpl. Craig Grauerholz on Route 15 on March 19 around 3:15 p.m.  Ronald Valera, 20 was going 84 MPH in a 55 MPH zone, police said.

Grauerholz pulled Valera over and found the driver had a suspended license and an outstanding warrant from Perth Amboy, police said.

Valera was taken into custody and brought to Sparta ...

Sparta Police: Wrong Way Drunk Driver on 15 Causes Minor Accident

SPARTA, NJ – A Franklin woman driving south on the northbound side of Route 15 caused a minor accident and is facing drunk driving charges.  On March 15 around 9 p.m. Officer Arlene Lippencott saw Wanda Taylor, 49 hit the driver side fender of a white Suzuki driven by Hisham Albreim, causing Albreim to lose control and go off the road into the grassy median, police ...

Parker Space Supports Howard Burrell for Sussex County Community College Trustee

March 18, 2019

To the Editor:

I recently sent a letter to the members of the Sussex County Freeholder Board asking them to appoint Howard Burrell as a Trustee of the Sussex County Community College. 

From what I’ve been reading in press accounts, it looks to me like somebody on the inside is blocking Howard’s appointment.  What makes it worse is that they are using politics as ...

Chow Down for Charity: Jersey Mike’s will Donate 100% of Proceeds Wednesday

March 23, 2019

Whether it’s a Chipotle Cheese Steak (#43), Original Italian (#13) or any other one of your favorite Jersey Mike’s sandwiches, the shop will give 100% of proceeds from your order to a local charity of its choosing this Wednesday, March 27, during the company’s annual Day of Giving.

Each of the 78 Jersey Mike’s Subs shops in New Jersey is participating, partnering ...

Newton High School Players Carry the Banner in Newsies

March 21, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—The cast of Newton High School presents “the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged ‘newsies’ in the show based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story. When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the ...

Successful Brain Surgery for New Jersey High School Dance Program Director

March 24, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ –  Michele (Silk) Adriano was told by one doctor after another that her symptoms were just from stress. The former Roxbury resident was sure it was more than that.

Indeed it was. Adriano's persistence finally resulted in an MRI, a test that showed a large tumor pressing against her brain. Before doctors removed the tumor recently, they told Adriano that the ...

You Could Win A Free New Roof For Your Home

If you live in Sussex, Morris, Hunterdon or Warren County and your home needs a new roof, you’re in luck! Jeff Alte Jr. Roofing & Siding of Hackettstown will be giving away a free roof to a family in one of these counties through the national No Roof Left Behind program.

No Roof Left Behind is a nationwide program that gives folks in the community a way to help ...

Increase Your Family’s Wealth Through Home Ownership

Know this:  Unless you’re living somewhere rent-free, you’re paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. Buying your own home provides you with a form of ‘forced savings’ that allows you to use your monthly housing costs to increase your family’s wealth.  Team Nest Builder explains how this works:

Every month you pay your mortgage, ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday: Beautiful Sparta 4BR Colonial on Quiet Cul-de-Sac

It’s your lucky day! You’ve just found the beautiful, nature-surrounded 4BR home you’ve been seeking--but you’ll have to act quickly or it’ll disappear! Welcome to 6 Arielle Way in Sparta!  Check it out this St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17th from 1 p.m. - 3.p.m. at our OPEN HOUSE!

This 4BR, 2.5 bathroom move-in-ready colonial sits on 2.65 acres on a ...

Coming Soon: Beautiful, Move-In Ready Sparta 4BR Colonial on Quiet Cul-De-Sac

It’s your lucky day! You’ve just found the beautiful, nature-surrounded 4BR home you’ve been seeking--but you’ll have to act quickly or it’ll disappear! Welcome to 6 Arielle Way in Sparta!  Check it out this St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17th from 1 p.m. - 3.p.m. at our OPEN HOUSE!

This 4BR, 2.5 bathroom move-in-ready colonial sits on 2.65 acres on a ...

4 Reasons to Buy a Home This Spring

Spring has sprung, and it’s a great time to buy a New Jersey home! Here Team Nest Builder provides four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.

Prices Will Continue to Rise

CoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices appreciated by 4.4% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.6% over ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 25

On this week’s AtlantiCast, Fortune Magazine names Atlantic Health System a Best Place to Work, find the newest locations to access care through Atlantic Health, Morristown and Overlook medical centers earn national recognition for quality and the lowdown on whether or not fitness wearables are a fashion statement or a must-have for your next workout.


For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders March 13, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders March 13, 2019 Meeting Video


Growing Your Network

Source: Every business needs a support network it can turn to for advice, to help grow its market presence, and provide referrals. Every step in growing your small business network will require you to invest into relationships with potential clients, vendors, employees, and community advocates. So, where do you start? Samuel K. Burlum shares a few ideas on where to start. 

It is ...

Sparta Woman’s Club to Award Scholarships

March 24, 2019

The Sparta Woman’s Club is pleased to announce that the applications for the 2019 scholarships are now available.  For over 65 years, the Sparta Woman’s Club has been providing scholarships for female Sparta resident high school seniors. A scholarship is also available to a Sussex County woman who is furthering her education in college, business, or trade school.  This ...