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Sparta Police: Sussex Man Speeds to DWI

September 21, 2019

SPARTA, NJ- A Sussex man stopped for speeding is facing drunk driving charges.  On September 19 around 12:1 a.m. Cpl. Kurt Morris stopped Michael Evans, 58 in a white Toyota SUV speeding 75 in a 55 MPH zone on Route 15 north, police said.

When Morris spoke with the driver he smelled alcohol in the car.  Morris had Evans get out of the car and perform field sobriety tests, police ...

Sparta Police: Wanted Man Nabbed After Fleeing to the Woods

SPARTA, NJ – Acting on an anonymous tip, Sparta Police went to a Sparta residence to find a man wanted by the Sussex County Sheriff’s Department.  When the officers arrived, Kyle Talmadge, 29 of Franklin Boro ran into the woods, police said.

Talmadge, who had been working at the home, was chased and caught by Cpll Marc Rubino.  Talmadge stopped and surrendered as Rubino ...

Sparta Police Announce Charges in Ungerman Attack

SPARTA, NJ- Two Sparta boys have been charged with simple assault in an attack that took place at Ungerman Field in mid July.  According to police both boys are 14 years old, as is the victim.

Several people video recorded the assault but no one called the police during the attack, according to Det. Sgt. Jeff McCarrick.  It was still daylight on the warm July evening.  ...

Our Lady of the Lake Prepares for Women's Cornerstone Retreat Weekend

September 17, 2019

Hello! I have a huge favor to ask of you !!

It's that time of year... Preparations are underway for the Women's Cornerstone Retreat Weekend, ‪Friday, 9/27‬ and ‪Saturday, 9/28‬.

If you have never attended a Cornerstone Retreat, it is a wonderful opportunity to get to know neighbors and fellow parishioners. Everybody has a story and this is a chance to hear the stories of some of the ...

Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

Artist/activist Places 800-pound Opioid Spoon at J&J Headquarters

September 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Domenic Esposito's youngest brother was in the throes of addiction, the family would find burnt spoons - the tale tell sign that he had been doing drugs - scattered around the house.

Esposito's heart broke each time they found one.

So the artist-turned-activist picked an oversized spoon with cooked opioid as a symbol of protest.

Esposito placed one of his ...

OPEN HOUSE 9/22 Sophisticated 5BR in Serene Country Setting

Do you desire sophisticated living in a serene country setting? Look no further than 2 Liberty Trail! This regal 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom center hall Colonial located in Country Lane at Andover Township rests on 3.8+ quiet, tree-lined acres for your enjoyment. See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, September 22nd from 1 - 3 p.m.!

You’ll love the updated gourmet ...

Shop TWO Community Garage Sales This Saturday

If you're looking for a great deal, be sure to shop TWO Team Nest Builder-Sponsored Community Garage Sales taking place Saturday, September 21st from 9am-4pm! 

Multiple households in neighborhoods in Sparta's Sunset Lakes (Underrock Road area) and Andover (Andover-Mohawk Road area) will be offering lots of wonderful items for sale, rain or shine. “We truly enjoy helping ...

OPEN HOUSE 9/15 4BR Colonial with Incredible Backyard

Delight and awe family and friends with your new home at 4 Mill Creek Road--a 4-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom center hall Colonial with the unofficial best backyard in all of Sparta--now at an improved price!  See it in person at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, September 15th, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Located in the lovely Sparta Mountain Reserve, this fantastic ...

North Jersey Offers Many Ways to Commemorate 9/11

North Jersey offers many ways to commemorate 9/11 on Wednesday’s 18th anniversay of the September 11 terror attack:


Thirteen Chatham borough and township residents died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.  This year's 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial located at Memorial Park on North ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders' September 11, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders' September 11, 2019 meeting video.


Space and Wirths remind residents to apply for property tax relief

September 21, 2019

SPARTA, N.J. – Residents will start to receive their 2017 homestead benefit filing information in the mail as early as next week. Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths, who represent Sussex County and parts of Morris and Warren counties, are urging residents to apply for the benefit, which provides property tax relief in the form of ...