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Sparta Police: Speeding Through Construction Site Ends in Arrest

October 14, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – A Stockholm woman is facing charges when she was stopped for speeding through a closed road.  On October 11 around 11:50 p.m. Tracy Deangelis, 31, was stopped on West Mountain Road after Officer Craig Grauerholz saw her drive through the closed portion of CR 517 going 55 MPH in a 35 MPH, police said.

When Grauerholz spoke with Deangelis she told the officer she had ...

Sparta's East Mountain Road Construction Continues

SPARTA, NJ – The East Mountain Road paving project is scheduled to continue on Monday, October 14, according to township officials.  Paving is expected to last the whole day. 

Any questions should be directed to Sparta Department of Public Works at 973-729-6178.

CR 517 to be Closed for Emergency Repairs Friday Night

OGDENSBURG, NJ – Sparta officials have announced Route 517 will be closed to traffic in Ogdensburg from 8 p.m. Friday, October 11 until 6 a.m. Saturday, October 12. 

The closure is for emergency repairs and is subject to weather conditions. According to the Sussex County Department of Public Works the road must be excavated to allow for repair of storm water collection system and ...

Why I Support Niamh Grano and Will Vote #3,4,5 for BOE

October 11, 2019

I would like to recommend Sparta, NJ resident Niamh Grano for the board of education position.

Our community has watched her excel as she volunteered countless hours as our children’s PTO president for the past 3 years at Alpine Elementary School. Now, with her usual high levels of determination and focus, she is poised to help Sparta maintain and improve upon the high standards to which ...

Support for Assembly Candidates Dan Smith and Deana Lykins

Two well-spoken candidates for the New Jersey Assembly spoke in Sparta yesterday.  Both Dan Smith and Deana Lykins have impressive public service histories.  They are for protecting the environment, enhancing New Jersey's transportation, creating jobs, and fighting for a bigger share of state funding in our district.

Dan is an attorney representing small businesses, homeowners, ...

New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

Fun and Prizes at Trunk or Treat at Newton's Midas; Cars Wanted

October 12, 2019

NEWTON, NJ – The Newton Midas is holding a Trunk or Treat event on Halloween, October 31 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Community members are invited to joint the event's with a car decorating contest. According to Kerry Thompson-Mueller, “Local businesses have donated some amazing prizes.”

Thompson- Mueller said, as of Friday, October 11 interest in trunk or treating has ...

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: What is Domestic Violence?

October 14, 2019

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  In New Jersey, the domestic violence laws fall under an act designed to prevent future acts and protect victims. In Part I of this series, readers learned who can seek the court’s protection under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.  In Part II, the focus is on what actually constitutes an act of ...

Today's Real Estate Market Requires More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa

In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate the process. You need someone to whom you can turn to tell you how to price your home correctly right from the start. You need someone who’ll help you determine what to offer on your dream home without paying too much or offending the seller with a low-ball ...

Check Out TWO 4BR Colonial Open Houses This Sunday In Sparta

Seeking a fantastic 4BR Colonial in Sparta? Sunday's your lucky day! Team Nest Builder offers TWO gorgeous 4BR Colonial OPEN HOUSES in Sparta this Sunday, October 13th, from 1-3pm. Visit them both!

 49 Pheasant Walk, Sparta

Perched on a gentle knoll at the end of a cul-de-sac, 49 Pheasant Walk in the Sparta Mountain Reserve community offers a ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday Wonderful 3BR Crystal Springs Condo Townhome

Enjoy cachet, community and convenience in a vacation-like setting with 7 Hornbeam Way. This move-in ready, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom condo townhome offers Crystal Springs prestige in a quiet, friendly Hamburg neighborhood, plus the ease of HOA property maintenance.  See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, October 13th 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Stunning windows in the ...

COMING SOON 4BR Sparta Mountain Colonial AND 3BR Crystal Springs Condo Townhome

Whether you're seeking a private, spacious Colonial home or a cool, move-in ready condo townhome, Team Nest Builder has you covered! Check out these two properties, coming soon:

49 Pheasant Walk, Sparta

Perched on a gentle knoll at the end of a cul-de-sac, 49 Pheasant Walk in the Sparta Mountain Reserve community offers a spectacular combination of privacy and space.  

This ...

OPEN HOUSE Saturday Gorgeous 4BR Sparta Colonial

Fall in love with this 4-bedroom, 2 1/2-bathroom custom Colonial in Sparta located on 2+ gorgeous acres in a cul-de-sac. 7 Oak Hollow Lane offers a unique open-concept floor plan with distant Lake Mohawk and western sunset views from many rooms, including the master bedroom suite. See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE this Saturday, October 5th, from noon - 3 p.m.!

You’ll love the ...

Pass It Along to Hold Family Volunteer Day November 23, 2019

 SPARTA, NJ - Pass It Along will host Family Volunteer Day on November 23, 2019 at the Sparta Evangelical Free Church, in Sparta. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and end at noon.

There are several options to enroll in Family Volunteer Day. All are welcome to participate in the event, and may register as a family, group, or individual to serve with your community in a variety of ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders October 9, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders October 9, 2019 meeting video.

 

Christ Church Newton Choir Presents Concert of British & American Tunes

October 15, 2019

On Sunday, November 3rd at 4:00 p.m., the Christ Church Newton Senior Choir will present a concert in recognition of the 250th Anniversary of the founding of the Christ Church Parish in Newton.  The concert will be modeled after a British concert held each year at the Royal Albert Hall in London as part of the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts: “The Last Night of the Proms.”  ...

Pass It Along Set to Hold Annual Note in a Coat Drive

October 11, 2019

LAFAYETTE, NJ  - Pass It Along began the Annual Note in a Coat Drive on October 1, 2019, and will continue until November 11, 2019.

Originating in 2001, Note in a Coat provides local families in need with proper winter accessories for the upcoming season. We encourage all to donate any unwanted, gently used winter coats and accessories to bring warmth to our neighborhood in need.

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.