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Garage Sale

Sat, May 27, 9:00 AM


Garage Sale

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 05/27/2017 9:00am 05/27/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Garage Sale

Large garage sale:

Good condition furniture, never-used appliances, electronics, toys, home decor, paitings

No early birds

23 Douglas Drive Sparta, NJ 07871
Edible Plants Hike Offered May 2i8

Sun, May 28, 10:00 AM

Stokes State Forest, Sandyston

Edible Plants Hike Offered May 2i8

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/28/2017 10:00am 05/28/2017 12:30pm America/New_York Edible Plants Hike Offered May 2i8

The Skylands Sierra Club is sponsoring an "Edible Plants Hike" the morning of Sunday, May 28, led by Heather Housekeeper, who is a long distance hiker, certified herbalist, and writer. The two-mile hike will be along a section of the Appalachian Trail from Culver’s Gap to the Kittatinny Ridge. which affords spectacular views. This easy to moderate hike will include lots of ...

Culver's Gap Appalachian Trail Parking Sandyston, NJ 07826

Sun, May 28, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

A New Era: Women, Their Hats and Social Change


Add to My Calendar 05/28/2017 1:00pm 05/28/2017 4:00pm America/New_York A New Era: Women, Their Hats and Social Change

American social structures changed after World War II. The austerity of the way years was shaken off and a booming new era of prosperity had begun. American women's fashion, including the world of accessories, flourished. This Sparta Historical Society's spring exhibit encompasses the specific time period of the baby boomers from 1946-1965 when hats and fashion accessories blossomed ...

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871

Wed, May 31, 6:30 PM

Sparta High School Cafeteria, Sparta

Sparta K-12 Family Math Night


Add to My Calendar 05/31/2017 6:30pm 05/31/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Sparta K-12 Family Math Night

Sparta K-12 Math Teachers invite the community to a Family Math Night

Open to all students in Grade K -12

It will be an evening of mathematical fun!

70 West Mountain Road Sparta, NJ 07871

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Sparta's New Police Chief Looks to the Future

May 25, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Police Department will have a new chief as of June 2.  Neil Spidaletto will be promoted to the position in a ceremony open to the community in the Sparta High School auditorium, Spidaletto’s alma mater. Sparta Township Manager Bill Close made the announcement at the council meeting on Tuesday.

Spidaletto has served under the title “acting chief” ...

Sparta Police: Newton Man Faces Drug and DWI Charges

SPARTA, NJ – A Newton man is facing DWI and drug charges after being stopped for erratic driving.  On May 11 Sparta police received a call from an off-duty officer from another town, reporting he was following a 1999 Lexus SUV that could not stay in the lane.  Further, the officer reported the driver had fallen asleep behind the wheel at a traffic light in Jefferson and hit the ...

Sparta Police: Wantage Man Stopped for Broken Tail Light, Faces Drug Charges

SPARTA, NJ – A Wantage man is facing drug charges after getting pulled over for a broken tail light on Stanhope Road.  Sparta Police Officer Tom Herd saw Nicholas Veith driving a 2012 Honda on May 14 around 12:20 a.m. with a cracked tail light, a burned-out license plate light and window tinting that was too dark according to police.

When Herd spoke with the 20-year-old driver he ...

Biology Majors, the Time is Now

May 15, 2017


Travelling along any New Jersey highway, you're bound to pass at least a few pharmaceutical or biotechnology company buildings. Names like Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim are strewn all across our state. As a result, biology majors here are a coveted cohort, making up nearly 100,000 of the New ...

Moose Lodge Hosts First “Kids Helping Kids” Chalk Event

May 19, 2017

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Moose Lodge will be hosting its first ever “Kids Helping Kids” Chalk event from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 21 at the new Moose Lodge located on Swartswood Road in Newton.

The event started when Administrator Jason Baumann’s daughter Reanna and her friend Kassie started "chalking up" the lodge's parking lot one ...

Tour of Somerville: Shorter Course Expected to Intensify Race for Sidewalk Spectators and Cyclists, Increase Business Traffic Downtown

May 25, 2017


SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 74th annual Tour of Somerville Cycling Classic has come full circle, returning to a shorter race course used in past years that will enhance the spectators’ experience, increase business for restaurants and retailers in the downtown shopping district and force racers to rethink strategy as they jockey for position during the last 2-3 laps and set up for ...

EXCLUSIVE LISTING: Live Lakeside on Lake Mohawk by the 4th of July Fireworks!

EXCLUSIVE LISTING! OPEN HOUSE at 329 West Shore Trail, Sparta, NJ Monday, May 29th from 1pm-3pm. Live lakeside on Sparta's beautiful Lake Mohawk in time for this year's Lake Mohawk Country Club fabulous 4th of July fireworks! You've got to see this great home with fabulous lake views from 5 rooms and great garden/pool views from 4 others. Relax in front of the brick fireplace, ...

Potentially Record Breaking Tick Season Made Worse by Powassan

The Centers for Disease Control is expecting this summer to be the worse tick season on record made even more troubling by Powassan, a potentially fatal viral disease transmitted by ticks. 

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While there are many benefits to a mild winter including lower heating bills and fewer snow days, one down side ...

Memorial Day Weekend Ahead; Follow These Red Cross Safety Tips

May 26, 2017

PRINCETON, NJ, May 26, 2017 – Many people will spend the upcoming Memorial Day weekend taking a road trip, having their first picnic of the season or enjoying that first dip in the ocean or pool. Follow these American Red Cross tips to stay safe.




Be well rested and alert, use your seat belts, observe speed limits and follow the ...