Sparta Farmers' Market

Sparta Farmers' Market will be held every Saturday through October rain or shine featuring more than 20 local farmers and artisans.

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Sat, October 05
9:00 am — 1:00 pm
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Sparta Farmers' Market will be held every Saturday through October rain or shine featuring more than 20 local farmers and artisans.

89 Sparta Avenue Sparta, NJ 07871

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89 Sparta Avenue
Sparta, NJ 07871

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Sparta Main Street Construction Closures Delayed

August 18, 2019

SPARTA, NJ - According to Sparta Police Department, the road work that had been scheduled for overnight hours last week has been delayed until next week.  

Information will be published as it becomes available. 

Sparta Police: Broken Windshield Reveals Unlicensed Driver

SPARTA, NJ – A Lake Hopatcong man was picked up on an outstanding warrant when Cpl. Marc Rubino stopped him for a broken windshield.  On August 12 around 10 a.m. the officer stopped the black Hyundai on Route 15, police said.

When Rubino checked into driver Marcello Pinto, 45, the officer found Pinto was wanted in Riverdale.  Pinto was taken into custody and brought to Sparta ...

Sparta Police: Heroin Charges for Weaving Driver and Passenger

SPARTA, NJ – Claims that he was not good at a stick shift, was not enough to get Brandon Soares, 24, out of trouble.  On August 9 around 4:30 p.m. Officer Brian Porter stopped Brandon Soares of Milford Pennsylvania because he was weaving in his lane on Route 15 North, police said.

When speaking with the driver, Porter saw a wax fold used to store heroin in the center console.  ...

Invitation To A Public Forum

August 9, 2019

Dear Ms. Parker:

The question is this:  Do we want to live in a Republic or not?

If we want to live in a Republic – in a representative democracy – we are going to need to accept speech that offends us.  All of us, each of us, have our own set of words or images or acts that we find offensive.  If we want our freedom, we need to be adult enough to ...

Calls for Elected Officials to Denounce Hate Speech

Letter to the Editor:

This is an open letter to all elected officials and both political parties in Sussex County:

I call upon all elected officials in Sussex County – Senator Oroho, Assemblymen Wirths and Space, the Freeholders, Sheriff Strada, and all elected municipal officials –AND both county political organizations to denounce, clearly and definitively, all racial and ...

Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 18, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

Rutgers Planning Re-enactment of First Collegiate Football Game

August 19, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The first collegiate football game was played in New Brunswick and Rutgers is planning to celebrate the 150th anniversary of that historic game.

The Scarlet Knights' 6-4 victory on Nov. 6, 1869, will be re-enacted on Friday, Aug. 30 at 6:15 p.m.

Fans who arrive early for the Rutgers football team's season-opening kick off against the University of Massachusetts ...

Home-Buying Lingo You Need To Know

Let’s face it:  Buying a New Jersey home can be intimidating. Not being familiar with the terms used during the process makes it even more so.  Team Nest Builder to the rescue! Here we supply a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear when buying a home:

The best way to ensure your New Jersey home-buying process is a positive one is to find a real estate ...

Shop The Sparta West Mountain Community Garage Sale This Saturday

Team Nest Builder’s Sparta West Mountain Community Garage Sale takes over the Sparta West Mountain area Saturday, August 17th, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (rain or shine).

“We’re excited to launch the Sparta West Mountain Community Garage Sale this year, building on the success of our annual Sparta Mountain Community Garage Sale,” says Lynn Garafola, Team Nest Builder Team ...

Don't Miss This OPEN HOUSE Sunday for a Sparta 4BR with a Wonderful Backyard

Don't miss out on your DREAM HOME! Seeking a pristine, move-in ready Colonial home with a wonderful backyard in a great neighborhood? You’ve just found it in Sparta’s 9 Evergreen Place!  See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, August 11th from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.!

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the lovely Sparta Mountain area, this 4-bedroom, ...

COMING SOON Sparta 4BR Colonial with Wonderful Backyard

Seeking a pristine, move-in ready Colonial home with a wonderful backyard in a great neighborhood? You’ve just found it in Sparta’s 9 Evergreen Place!  

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the lovely Sparta Mountain area, this 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home beckons you along the pavered front path with charming landscaping.

Inside, discover the open kitchen/breakfast area ...

Pass It Along Alumni Shares Passions with New York Youth

Sparta native shares her passion and skills in uprising non-profit organization in Harlem, New York

SPARTA (NJ) - Christie Taylor, a local Sparta native, is taking her passions to the next level. This time, at a much larger scale, in the biggest city on Earth. 

After teaching hip-hop dance for six years, Taylor decided to turn her passion for the arts and community service into one, ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder August 14 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ -The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders August 14 meeting video.

 

IRS reminder: Tax scams continue year-round

August 16, 2019

Although the April filing deadline has passed, scam artists remain hard at work, and the IRS today urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a spring surge of evolving phishing emails and telephone scams.

The IRS is seeing signs of two new variations of tax-related scams. One involves Social Security numbers related to tax issues and another threatens people with a tax bill from a fictional ...