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Curt E Engelbrecht: Views Through His Lens

Sun, April 28, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, SPARTA

Curt E Engelbrecht: Views Through His Lens

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Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 1:00pm 04/28/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Curt E Engelbrecht: Views Through His Lens

Sparta Historical Society's spring exhibit at Van Kirk Homestead Museum, sponsored by Perona Farms, reflects on the work of a local photojournalist who chronicled 25 years of Sparta as well as photos of commercial, news, sports and celebrities. Engelbrecht's photographs have appeared in Life Magazine, National Geographic, The Golfer, and NY Times in addition to state publications and ...

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UPDATE: Former Sparta Middle School Student Missing from Lutz, Florida Home

April 20, 2019

LUTZ, FL- There was no note left by Juliana Bach according to people close to the family.  That was from a previous incident.

Former Sparta Middle School student of the month Juliana Bach is missing.  According to the missing person flyer Bach, 13, left home, leaving a note that said she “needed space,” on April 15 around 4:45 p.m. and had not been seen ...

Sparta Police: Sparta Man Picked Up After Hours in Sparta Glen

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta man found in the Glen after the park was closed is facing drug charges.  On April 15 around 10 p.m. Sgt. Frank Schomp was checking the Sparta Glen and found Elias Oliver, 22 parked a silver Nissan Rogue, police report.

The park was closed. When the officer spoke with the driver, Schomp saw a baggie of pot on the front passenger seat.  After calling for ...

Sparta Police: Doorbell Security Photo Leads to Arrest

SPARTA, NJ – A doorbell security camera helped police find a burglar.  Police departments from other towns have worked together with Sparta Police Department to charge Christopher Murano with the burglary of a West Mountain Home on February 7.

A second person suspected of driving the getaway car is also in custody with multi-jurisdiction efforts.

On February 7 around 2 p.m.

Inventive Journalism-TAPinto

April 19, 2019

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing  Michael Shapiro on Blog Radio! Michael is the  Publisher and Owner of the TAPINTO franchise, which was developed                                                          originally by Michael and ...

Law Day will Focus on Freedom of Speech

Dear Editor:

President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed May 1, 1958, as the first Law Day to mark the nation’s commitment to the rule of law.  Every year on this day we reflect on the significance of the rule of law and rededicate ourselves to promote public understanding of its importance to American democracy.

Law Day 2019, as designated by the American Bar Association, will ...

Ghost Hawk is the First Craft Brewery in Passaic County

April 21, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Woodridge/Terterboro.

The line began forming over an hour before the official ribbon cutting and grand opening. And by the time the doors officially opened Saturday afternoon, more 100 beer lovers were on line, around the corner and down the sidewalk for Passaic County's first craft brewery.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company ...

Seton Hall Professor Leaves University After Attempted Arson at NY Cathedral

April 20, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The adjunct professor at Seton Hall University and Hasbrouck Heights resident who was arrested during the week for trying to bring cans of gasoline into St. Patrick's Cathedral is no longer working at the university, according to a university spokesperson.

Marc Lamparello, 37, was arrested on Wednesday night for ...

COMING SOON: 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 ...

Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today

Think you know all about buying a home in today's market? Think again! Read on as Team Nest Builder slays the top myths about the homebuying process!

Highlights:


The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%!


Mortgage interest rates have been on the decline since November, so buy now to lock in a low rate.


88% of property managers raised ...

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: Cool, Contemporary Sparta 3BR

Are you seeking a beautiful, contemporary 3-bedroom home in a fantastic Sparta setting? Get ready for 460 West Mountain Road! Check it out at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, April 14th from 1-3pm!

This ultra-cool home perched hillside on 1.9 nature-filled acres offers modern living at its finest. Three levels boast bedrooms, each with a full bathroom and balcony, for ...

What You Need to Know About Today’s Real Estate Market

The housing market remains a hot topic in the news, and it can be a bit confusing to understand what’s really going on with interest rates and home prices.  The solution? Three easy-to-understand graphs!

Here, Team Nest Builder shares data along with a quote from chief economists who have their finger on the pulse of what each graph illustrates.

Interest Rates:

“The real ...

Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders April 10, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ -  Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders April 10, 2019 meeting video.

 

Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party set to celebrate New Jersey’s largest lake

April 21, 2019

Winding roads around Lake Hopatcong rarely form a neatly four-cornered square, but organizers of the Lake Hopatcong Block Party have never let geometry get in their way.

The popularity of the annual event, held on the sprawling grounds of Hopatcong State Park, proves that block parties aren’t just for squares.

The 6th Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party is scheduled for Saturday, May ...