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Sparta Police: Green Light Means DWI Charges

February 13, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – When the light turned green at the corner of Pinecone Lane and Woodport Road the grey Hyundai Tucson did not go.  Cpl. Mark Mastandrea checked on the driver, Robert Liga to make sure he was okay, police report.

When the officer spoke with the 53 year-old Hopatcong resident, Mastandrea found Liga to be drunk.  Officer Brian Porter arrived to take over the ...

Sparta Police: Drug Charges for Passenger

SPARTA, NJ – A traffic stop led to drug charges for a Jersey City woman on February 7 around 11:30 a.m. on Route 15 North. Officer Steven Guido stopped driver Curtis Evans because his Nissan Murano did not have a front license plate and tinted windows according to police.

Guido smelled marijuana in the car.  Evans said the passenger Maria Javier, 39, had smoked pot in the car.  ...

Sparta Police Ask for Help Identifying Daytime Burglar

SPARTA, NJ –Police are asking the for the public’s help identifying a man who broke into a home on West Mountain Avenue.  The burglar’s image was caught on video as he approached and then was inside a home around 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, according to police.

Anyone who can identify the man in the photos is asked to contact Det. Sgt. McCarrick or Det. Hasslock ...

‘Cooked & Uncorked’ Festival to Showcase NJ Firefighters’ Culinary Talents

February 11, 2019

These firefighters don’t just put out flames — they use them to make duck confit-stuffed ravioli with bacon and English pea puree. That’s how South Orange Local 24 won the gourmet category during last year’s Cooked & Uncorked food and wine festival, which is coming up for the 9th time this month on Feb. 25 in Edison, NJ.

Hosted by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual ...

Local Non-Profits Share the Importance of Healthy Relationships

February 12, 2019

LAFAYETTE, NJ - Teenagers throughout Sussex County joined Pass It Along and DASI Thursday evening for A Healthy Relationships Workshop and Meme Contest, in light of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

Audience members participated in an interactive workshop led by Kailey Denzer-Weiler and Sierra Agens, Education Coordinators for DASI. The workshop guided teens through warning signs of an ...

Waiting Until Spring To Sell Your NJ Home Could Be A Mistake

It’s common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. Team Nest Builder explains why this is not a good strategy.

The other listings that come out in the spring represent increased competition to any seller. Do a greater number of homes actually come to the market ...

Don't Miss This Lake Mohawk 3BR OPEN HOUSE Sunday!

Longing to live the lake lifestyle? Today's your lucky day! Check out this amazing 3BR home with water views, available in Sparta's highly-desirable Lake Mohawk community! See it for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE, Sunday, February 10th from 1pm-3pm.

137 Hillside Road, Sparta

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home at 137 Hillside Road, Sparta, ...

Good News! You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home

The largest obstacle renters face when planning to buy a home? Saving for a down payment. Rising rents amplify this challenge by eating into the amount of money renters have leftover for savings each month after paying expenses.

In combination with higher rents, survey after survey shows that non-homeowners (renters and those living rent-free with family or friends) believe they need to save ...

Karen Horowitz Joins Team Nest Builder

Lynn Garafola, New Jersey-Licensed Salesperson, Broker and Team Leader of Team Nest Builder, announced that Karen Horowitz has joined the team as the newest sales team member.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Karen to the Sparta office and the Team Nest Builder family,” Garafola said. “She possesses wonderful experience in home redesign, staging, construction and renovation.

AtlantiCast: Episode 24

On this week’s AtlantiCast, meet the newest chairman of the American Hospital Association, learn about a breakthrough in heart surgery at Morristown Medical Center, celebrate a year of innovation at Atlantic Health System and see some tips to stay flu free.

 

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders February 13, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders February 13, 2019 meeting video.

 

 

New Job Opportunities at Unique Community Peer Recovery Center

February 15, 2019

The Center for Prevention and Counseling was recently awarded one of three statewide New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services grants to improve upon the recovery supports available in our communities. This new grant will serve to provide additional peer-to-peer recovery support services to prevent recurrence of substance use and promote sustained recovery, bolstering ...