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Sun, October 10, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

The Creative Spirit: Homespun Arts

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Add to My Calendar 10/10/2021 1:00pm 10/10/2021 4:00pm America/New_York The Creative Spirit: Homespun Arts

Sparta Historical Society's fall exhibit at Van Kirk Homestead Museum explores an era long before frequent home box delivery, even before department stores. We will concentrate on a time when cloths and other necessities were made at home, 1820-1920, focusing on homemade textiles: quilts, coverlets, lace, spinning, weaving and clothing. FREE

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, October 24, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

The Creative Spirit: Homespun Arts

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Add to My Calendar 10/24/2021 1:00pm 10/24/2021 4:00pm America/New_York The Creative Spirit: Homespun Arts

Sparta Historical Society's fall exhibit at Van Kirk Homestead Museum explores an era long before frequent home box delivery, even before department stores. We will concentrate on a time when cloths and other necessities were made at home, 1820-1920, focusing on homemade textiles: quilts, coverlets, lace, spinning, weaving and clothing. 2PM Talk FREE

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Thu, October 28, 12:00 PM

Sparta Ambulance Bldg, Sparta

Lunch with "The Secret Victorian Lady"

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Add to My Calendar 10/28/2021 12:00pm 10/28/2021 2:30pm America/New_York Lunch with "The Secret Victorian Lady"

Sparta Historical welcomes Lydia Chiappini, historical clothing professor. Her program demystifies the fashionable Victorian silhouette and the function of undergarments in achieving it. Beginning with an earlier Victorian ensemble and ending with a later Victorian one through the removal and addition of clothing layers, this program utilizes all period correct dress of her design. Lunch ...

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Serrano, Palleschi, Selander for Sparta Board of Education

October 23, 2021

As proud Sparta residents, we are excited to be running for a three-year term on the Sparta Board of Education. All three of us have children in the Sparta School District and have a vested interest in guiding our schools forward with integrity and fiscal responsibility. On November 2nd, we need your vote to continue to move our district forward. 

The role of the Board is not to ...

The Homeless Trust Fund- An Idea whose time has come

To the Editor,

The Covid 19 virus is a silent, unseen killer. Until a friend or family member is affected, some people still downplay its effects on our lives, our economy, and political discourse. The same can be said for another mostly unseen enemy, that of poverty. According to feeding America.org., in 2020, more than 38 million people faced chronic hunger in the U.S., including more than ...

Sparta Police Department's Newest Officers Introduced to Township Council

October 14, 2021

SPARTA, NJ- The newest Sparta Police Officers were formally introduced to the Sparta Township Council members at their last meeting.  Lt. Jeff McCarrick gave a short biography of each of the officers that had been hired in the past four years.

“Council, I am proud to stand here and introduce such an excellent group of professional officers who will carry out our mission statement ...

What Does The Future Hold For Home Prices?

What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?

 

If you’re looking to buy or sell a house, chances are you’ve heard talk about today’s rising home prices. And while this increase in home values is great news for sellers, you may be wondering what the future holds. Will prices continue to rise with time, or should you expect them to fall?

To answer that ...

Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

Autumn Discounts at Sparta Nursery and Garden Center

October 22, 2021

Almost everything is on sale as Sparta Nursery and Garden Center, but hurry because their doors close for 2021 on October 30.

Trees and shrubs – 20% off
9” Mums – 4 for $28
Perennials – 30% to 50% off
Brown Cedar Mulch – 20 % off
Houseplants – 25% off

Pots are on sale too.

They also have pumpkins and other fall decorations including a ...

Autumn Discounts at Sparta Nursery and Garden Center

Almost everything is on sale as Sparta Nursery and Garden Center, but hurry because their doors close for 2021 on October 30.

Trees and shrubs – 20% off
9” Mums – 4 for $28
Perennials – 30% to 50% off
Brown Cedar Mulch – 20 % off
Houseplants – 25% off

Pots are on sale too.

They also have pumpkins and other fall decorations including a ...

Standing up against the Democrat Party’s Tactics

October 21, 2021

Since the 1990s, the American democrat party (small “d”, the big “D” is for the party of Jackson, JFK, FDR…) has been replicating the tactics of the early Communists in the old Soviet Union, when they were trying to overthrow the Czar. See these two articles which lend truth to ...

Town of Newton Unveils Sussex Branch Trail Open to Public

October 19, 2021

NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton, along with county officials, the public and even Smokey The Bear, cut the ribbon unveiling the 1.6 miles extension that is now proudly hosted by the town.

“The picturesque Sussex Branch Trail is built on the former line of the Erie Lackawanna Railroad. The Town of Newton now proudly hosts a 1.6 miles extension that invites you to walk, bike, ...

Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

October 23, 2021

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

How Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Though preventing breast cancer entirely is not possible, there are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of development. Perhaps the biggest thing you can do that studies show correlates to preventing breast cancer is exercise. And thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to get moving and live an active lifestyle.

Regular physical activity regulates hormones including estrogen ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

Space Jam: A New ...

Foundation Fundamentals: How to Choose Your Perfect Match

Foundation is, well, foundational to many women’s makeup routines. It provides a solid base layer to even out skin tone and imperfections while prepping your skin’s surface for additional products.

But with so many foundation options on the market, how do you know which one is right for you? Here are the most important considerations to keep in mind when shopping for this makeup ...