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Sun, April 28, 1:00 PM

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OPEN HOUSE 4/28: Historic, Spacious 5BR Sparta ...

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Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 1:00pm 04/28/2019 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE 4/28: Historic, Spacious 5BR Sparta Home

Seeking a historic home with lots of space and character? 30 Glen Road awaits you! Check it out at our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, April 28th, from 1-3pm.

Beautiful chestnut and cherry woodwork, stained glass and many original fixtures highlight this 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom beauty built in 1902.

Upon arrival, you’ll notice the beautiful stone wall across the front of the property, behind which ...

30 Glen Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Thu, May 2, 9:00 AM

First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, Sparta

FPCS Spring Rummage Sale

Giving Back Home & Garden Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 9:00am 05/02/2019 6:00pm America/New_York FPCS Spring Rummage Sale

The First Presbyterian Church at 32 Main Street in Sparta will host their Semi-Annual Rummage Sale April 28th- May 4th. Hours for the sale are Thursday, May 2nd & Friday, May 3rd from 9 AM to 6 PM and Saturday from 9 AM -12 Noon. More than five rooms of bargains on gently used clothing, housewares, toys and more! Please come check out the sale and support local missions.

Donations of ...

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Sparta Police: PA Woman Gets DWI

November 22, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – A Milford, Pennsylvania woman is facing drunk driving charges after being pulled over for weaving on Route 15 north.  On November 19 around 10:30 p.m. Officer Michael Poon saw Margaret Ryan-Newton, 48, in a gray Kia, police said.

When Poon spoke with Ryan-Newton the officer suspected the driver had been drinking.  She was asked to perform field sobriety tests and ...

Sparta Police: Drug Charges for Newton Woman Found in Back Seat of Parked Car

SPARTA, NJ – A Newton woman, found in the back seat of a car parked behind a closed business is facing drug charges.  On November 19 around 10:40 a.m. Officer Steven Guido checked on a black Chevy Camaro with New York plates, police said.

Guido found Jamie Odea, 30 with blood on her arm.  The officer asked if she was okay, causing Odea to roll her sleeve down, police ...

Sparta Police: Sparta Woman Charged in DWI School Bus Crash

SPARTA, NJ – A seven-year old injured his wrist when a Sparta woman crashed into a school bus at 8:15 a.m.  Police responded to Lafayette Road on November 26.  Rita McCormick, 60 had done extensive damage to her black Honda when she hit the bus, police said.

McCormick’s car had to be towed but the bus was able to be driven from the scene. The bus driver complained of back ...

What Every American Should Ask of the Next President on Voting!

November 23, 2019

We have not been vigilant on who can view and change our system. I do not take any serious view  on the Ukraine, as all indications it was Russia who has impacted our voting and others. 

In 2018, we had the greatest turnout, since 1914, but we cannot be lax anymore, and more Americans need to get out and vote. Our turnout is less than 70%, which is what the French exceed.  The ...

Sparta Education Foundation Thanks the Community for Supporting Krogh's Turkey Trot

Dear Editor,

The weather was beautiful as thousands of trotters, volunteers, sponsors and spectators ventured out on Thanksgiving morning to take part in the 13th Annual Krogh’s Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot embodies Sparta at its best: families, individuals and local businesses coming together to benefit one of our community’s most valuable resources--our public school system and ...

Want a Holiday Pie from The Pie Store in Montclair? Get in Line

November 25, 2019

Some folks spend the days leading up to Thanksgiving and Christmas rolling out dough. Others head to their favorite bakery to get their holiday pies. At The Pie Store in Upper Montclair, customers are lining up for pies both sweet and savory.

The 12-year-old shop makes pies all year round, but Thanksgiving and Christmas are especially busy for The Pie Store. Orders start ...

Gov. Codey Brings Stigma Free Signs to Newton

November 24, 2019

NEWTON, NJ- The Town of Newton recently passed a resolution designating the town Stigma Free.  Last week Governor Richard Codey and Julie Bannon of the Codey Fund for Mental Health met with Newton Mayor, council members and township officials along with Newton Superintendent Kennedy Greene and Newton Police Lt Robert Osborn to present the lime green and black Stigma Free signs.

Mayor ...

Man Stealing 3 Filet Mignons Flees NJ Shoprite, Carjacks a Car and Causes Mayhem

November 22, 2019

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On what sounds like a scripted police tv show, a scene of mayhem and alleged criminal behavior all started with a man stealing three beef tenderloin roasts from Shop-Rite.  The full account released from the Parsippany police is listed below:

On 11/12/19 at approximately 12:30 PM, Shoprite Loss Prevention personnel observed a male, later identified as Alcides Moreira, ...

Christa Sorensen Joins Team Nest Builder In Sparta

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

“Christa will be a huge asset to the Team Nest Builder family,” Garafola said. “She’s dynamic, results-driven, and passionate. In Christa, our clients will discover a dedicated partner, ...

Free Photo with Santa this Saturday

WHETHER YOU’VE BEEN NAUGHTY OR NICE, YOU’RE INVITED TO OUR HOLIDAY PARTY!

Ho! Ho! Ho! Celebrate the season with Santa, Mrs. Claus and Team Nest Builder during our festive holiday party at Train Creative, Sparta’s renovated Train Station!

TO RSVP: TNBevents.com

WHEN: Saturday, December 7th, noon – 2:30pm

WHERE: 30 Station Road, Sparta, ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder NoVember 26, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder November 26, 2019 Meeting Video

 

Get Ready for Taxes: Important things to know about tax credits

November 22, 2019

With the tax filing season quickly approaching, the Internal Revenue Service recommends taxpayers take time now to determine if they are eligible for important tax credits.

This is the second in a series of reminders to help taxpayers Get Ready for the upcoming tax filing season. The IRS recently updated its Get Ready page with steps to take now for the 2020 filing season.

Earned Income Tax ...

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

November 22, 2019

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. The bill, which takes effect January 1, 2020, reclassifies many independent contractors as employees. The upside is that some workers in this gig economy will gain employee benefits and other worker protections. The downside is that my California-based freelance writer friends ...