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Sun, May 5, 8:00 AM

Liberty State Park, Jersey City

12th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 8:00am 05/05/2019 11:30am America/New_York 12th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure

Join us for the 2019 Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes a 5K Fun Walk, USATF Timed 5K Run, Wellness Village, Kids for the Cure activities, and more. Survivors and Forever Fighters (those with Stage IV/metastatic breast cancer) are the focus, ...

76 Audrey Zapp Drive Jersey City, NJ 07306

Sat, May 11, 10:00 AM


Lake Hopatcong Block Party 2019

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Health & Wellness Home & Garden Other

Add to My Calendar 05/11/2019 10:00am 05/11/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Lake Hopatcong Block Party 2019

The 2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party, hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, will be held from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, May 11, 2019 (rain or shine), at Hopatcong State Park. This community event brings together businesses, community groups, craft vendors, food trucks and local restaurants. There will also be a children’s area, demonstrations and entertainment

125 Landing Road LANDING, NJ 07850

Thu, May 16, 6:00 PM

Perona Farms, Andover

Celebration of Local Farms and Food

Food & Drink Giving Back Green

Add to My Calendar 05/16/2019 6:00pm 05/16/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Celebration of Local Farms and Food

The Foodshed Alliance is holding its third annual Gala on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Perona Farm in Andover to support its work to strengthen sustainable farming, increase access to local, healthy food, and protect the environment. (

The event will feature 17 tasting stations of appetizers, main courses and desserts created with the finest local ...

350 Andover-Sparta Road Andover, NJ 07821
13th Annual Taste of Roxbury

Mon, May 20, 6:30 PM

Roxbury High School, Succasunna

13th Annual Taste of Roxbury

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 05/20/2019 6:30pm 05/20/2019 8:30pm America/New_York 13th Annual Taste of Roxbury

This year’s Taste of Roxbury is Monday, May 20th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Roxbury High School in Succasunna. Tickets are $30, advanced sales only. Purchase your tickets at or at the Roxbury Recreation Department at 72 Eyland Ave, Succasunna or at Roxbury Town Hall at 1715 Route 46, Ledgewood. Refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the ...

1 Bryant Drive Succasunna, NJ 07876

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Sparta's East Mountain Road Construction Continues

October 13, 2019

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 ...

Sparta Police: Suspended N.C. Driver Gets DWI in N.J.

SPARTA, NJ – A North Carolina man with a suspended license, seen weaving on Route 15, has been charged with drunk driving.  Joel Rivera of Washaw, North Carolina already had a suspended license with he was stopped on September 27 around 2 p.m. by Office Phil Longo, police said.

When Longo spoke with Rivera, the officer smelled alcohol in the car.  When asked, Rivera admitted he ...

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, ...

The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

October 9, 2019

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

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.


Best Places To Go Apple Picking In New Jersey

October 11, 2019

NEW JERSEY - The calendar says September and pumpkin spice is back, which means fall is right around the corner. Before heading out to get those Halloween pumpkins be sure to plan an outing to go apple picking. The Garden State is home to an abundance of apple orchards and grows 30 different varieties of the popular fruit. Many of New Jersey's apple orchards celebrate apples with an array of ...

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, 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.