Boy Scout Troop 95 Open House

Boys and girls ages 11-17 are welcome to attend an open house to learn about scouting on September 27 at 6:30 p.m. 

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  1. troop95@mytroop.us
Thu, September 27
6:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 09/27/2018 6:30pm 09/27/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Boy Scout Troop 95 Open House

Boys and girls ages 11-17 are welcome to attend an open house to learn about scouting on September 27 at 6:30 p.m.

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Sparta Police: Accident Results in Car Fire

October 18, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – No charges have been filed so far and no injuries reported in a car accident that resulted in a fire at the intersection of Newton Sparta Road and Pickneyville Road.  On October 18 around 7:50 a.m. Sparta Police Oficer Scott Elig arrived of a reported car accident to find a red Ford Explorer sport trac on fire, police report.

The officer spoke with the driver Sabrina ...

Sparta Police: Traffic Stops Net Wanted Drivers

SPARTA, NJ — Sparta police picked up a number of people on active warrants. On October 7 around 1:30 p.m. Officer Timothy Lynott stopped Daniel Aldea of Garfield because his silver Nissan Altima had an expired inspection sticker, police report.

Aldea initially told Lynott his name was Ramon Aldea in an attempt to avoid arrest on outstanding warrants. Lynott found Aldea had a suspended ...

Sparta Police: Drug Charges for Three Men in a Truck

SPARTA, NJ — Three people were taken into custody for various drug charges on one traffic stop. On October 8 around 10 a.m. Police Officer Steven Guido stopped a white box truck on Route 15 north for a broken break light, police report.

While speaking with the driver Richard Carranza, 38 of Newark and the passengers Ronnie Powell, 33, of Sayerville and Ronald Davis, 23, of Paterson, the ...

Letter to the Editor: Mikie Sherril is Listening

October 19, 2018

Dear Editor, 

In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor.

Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has aggressively fought for years to defund Planned Parenthood, a non profit that ...

Response to Sue Hannon's letter to the editor

Sue - 

I understand your views on firearms, and respect your 1st amendment rights to voice them freely.  I also respect our citizens right to the 2nd amendment, something I feel the residents of Sussex county take very seriously.  I for one don’t believe our countries gun violence issue is solved by taking away those rights from law abiding citizens.  On that issue we ...

Re-evaluating bus safety for the benefit of ALL: students, parents, AND drivers

October 19, 2018

Bus safety is an issue regularly discussed each school year as a consistent concern for many parents. This year the main concerns center around the youngest students.

Having a K-2 elementary school introduces challenges when oldest children on the bus are 8 or 9 years old. Typically, older students model good behavior and can help younger ones, something that is limited in this ...

What It Takes

I have a unique skill set that I feel prepares me well for a position on the Sparta Township council.  I provide project management, process improvement, and analysis of data services.  Plainly stated, I listen to people, understand the problems, design a solution, and implement it.  My experiences tell me to apply the skills I’ve learned to examine the challenges we face, ...

Supporting Sparta's Busy Families

When I think about a typical Sparta family, a few attributes come to mind:  family-oriented, hard-working, community focused, values education and a strong appreciation for our great town. Did I mention BUSY? As a Sparta mother of 4 daughters ranging in ages from 6-21, I often observe that we are constantly on the move for the sake our children.  

I chose to run for the Sparta Board ...

A Familiar Scene on Route Fifteen

If this scene on Route 15 is familiar to you, you’re not alone.  The Township’s approval for of a large commercial and residential development on that stretch is going to make the matter worse.  If your life is impacted by this, I hear you.  I’m on your side.  I will make it a priority for the Council to address this situation.

 

Roxbury Dentist Buying Back Halloween Candy for Troops

October 17, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Kitchin Dentistry, situated at 40 Main Street in Succasunna, is hosting a "Halloween Candy Buy Back," a program in which it pays kids for their extra candy and sends the donated goodies to members of the military serving overseas and to first-responders at home.

"The Halloween Candy Buy Back program is a great way to thank and support our troops and ...

3 Big Dangers of Buying a NJ Home Without A Real Estate Agent

How many times do you plan to buy a home during your entire lifetime?

For most of us, the number is somewhere between 3 and 5. It certainly doesn’t happen often enough to make us experts on the process.  Real estate agents, on the other hand, may handle 3-5 purchases per month. This experience makes them an invaluable resource to homebuyers.  Before you think about handling ...

7 Perfect Spots For Pumpkin Picking In Northern New Jersey

Cue the fresh apple cider and hayrides---it’s pumpkin picking season in Northern New Jersey! Team Nest Builder recommends you grab the kids, flee the house and head to one of these 7 super pumpkin-picking spots, pronto! (Just be sure to call ahead to confirm they’ll be open as weather and stock may impact hours and activities.  And if you’re thinking of loading up Fido, ...

Dispelling the Myth About Home Affordability

We’ve all seen the headlines that report that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in the last ten years, and those headlines are accurate. But, have you ever wondered why the headlines don’t say the last 25 years, the last 20 years, or even the last 11 years?

Team Nest Builder knows! The reason is that homes were less affordable 25, 20, or even 11 ...

The True Cost of NOT Owning Your New Jersey Home

Owning a home in New Jersey has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, Team Nest Builder looks at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for the entirety of America’s existence.

Realtor.com reported that:

“Buying remains the more attractive option in the long term – that remains the American dream, and ...

OPEN HOUSE 10/7 Sparta 4BR with Pool and Big Backyard

Seeking a great home in Sparta?  Team Nest Builder offers you 335 West Mountain Road!  Come see for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, October 7th from 1-3pm!

This 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home boasts new kitchens and bathrooms as well as a 2-car garage.  Dine and entertain on the back porch under the covered deck. Relax on the patio and in ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 21

On this week’s AtlantiCast, see who has the cleanest hands in health care, find out how Atlantic Health System is training the next generation of health care professionals, Overlook Medical Center joins the robot revolution and much more!

 

Branding the Right Message About Your Business

Source: A company’s brand is more than just a logo or graphic; it is the internal and external message that a business represents to its employees, investors, clients, and to the surrounding community, one which best describes what that business does, why it exists, as well as what the business and its’ leadership believes in. What does your brand say about your company? What ...

Who are the Eco-Warriors?

Source: As there is more public awareness and public education about environmental concerns related to fresh drinking water supplies, air pollution, and what occurs on land, local advocacy continues to grow to protect our communities from these threats. So, who is fighting for the planet? Samuel K. Burlum take a look at some of the non-profit groups that fight on the side of a cleaner ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders October 10 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders October 10 Meeting Video

 

 

Join Light the Night Walk for Blood Cancers, Saturday, Oct. 20, Morristown

October 18, 2018

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk is an annual event dedicated to shining a light on the urgent need for cures for blood cancers. During the walk, survivors and patients carry white lanterns, gold lanterns are carried by those walking in memory, and red lanterns are carried by supporters. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has been able to invest over $1 ...