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Sun, May 5, 8:00 AM

Liberty State Park, Jersey City

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

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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
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Sat, May 11, 10:00 AM

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Lake Hopatcong Block Party 2019

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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
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Thu, May 16, 6:00 PM

Perona Farms, Andover

Celebration of Local Farms and Food

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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. (http://foodshedalliance.org/2019-gala/).

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

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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 http://roxburynjchamber.org/taste 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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Mon, May 20, 7:00 PM

Pope John XXIII Regional High School, Sparta

Spotlight on a Cure: Pope John Players Annual ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/20/2019 7:00pm 05/20/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Spotlight on a Cure: Pope John Players Annual Broadway Benefit

Ready for an evening of fantastic dancing and singing performances supporting a great cause at a super price? Head to Spotlight on a Cure--the Pope John Players annual Broadway Benefit!

Featuring special guest artist Jonathan Scott of the New York Metropolitan Men's Chorus as well as performances by additional accomplished Pope John alumni and the award-winning Pope John Players, ...

28 Andover Road Sparta, NJ 07871

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Sparta Road Paving Projects for Monday and Tuesday

October 19, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – Two road construction projects are scheduled for next week according to township officials. 

On Monday, Davis Road is schedule to be paved. 
On Tuesday, Old Prospect School Road is scheduled to be paved.

Township officials advise there will be delays and recommend planning an alternate route. 

Sparta Police: Oak Ridge Man Charged for Pre-Basketball Pot

SPARTA, NJ- An Oak Ridge man is facing drug charges after getting pulled over for weaving on Lafayette Road.  On October 13 around 8 p.m. Officer Matthew Pletcher stopped Khalil Amro,23 in a white Mazda, police said.

When Pletcher spoke with Amro the officer smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle.  Amro told Pletcher he liked to smoke pot before playing basketball, police ...

Sparta Police: Speeding Through Construction Site Ends in Arrest

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 ...

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, ...

Four Delicious Ways to Enjoy Local Squash this Fall

October 18, 2019

It’s squash season! So now that you’ve just picked up a bunch of beautiful autumn squash, what do you do with it?

First, don’t refrigerate hard squashes unless they’re peeled or cut. Instead, keep them in a cool, dry place. They’ll last about a month.

Then try one of these yummy ideas:

Roasted delicata squash is a fast side dish, especially because you ...

Newton Pride Foundation to Hold Annual 5K Halloween Race

October 22, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Pride Foundation will be holding the seventh annual fundraiser Halloween 5K Run on Saturday, October 26 beginning at Newton High School.

“Don your favorite costume and join us on the streets of Newton for a morning of fun, food, music and genuine school and community ghoulish entertainment,”organizers said.

Participants can preregister or ...

Rutgers Scientists Help Discover New Antibiotic in Tropical Forest

October 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Scientists from Rutgers and around the world have discovered an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium from a Mexican tropical forest that may help lead to a “plant probiotic,” more robust plants and other antibiotics.

Probiotics, which provide friendlier bacteria and health benefits for humans, can also be beneficial to plants, keeping them healthy and ...

5 Tips for Starting Your New Jersey Home Search

In today’s market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country, including northern New Jersey. Moving quickly on the home you want is a must. This leads to frustration for first-time homebuyers not prepared to do just that. In order to help, Team Nest Builder provides five tips from realtor.com’s article, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday for Drastically-Reduced-Price 5BR on 3+ Acres in Country Setting

Do you desire sophisticated living in a serene country setting? Are you seeking the best value for your money in Sussex County? Look no further than 2 Liberty Trail! This regal 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom center hall Colonial located in Country Lane at Andover Township rests on 3.8+ quiet, tree-lined acres for your enjoyment, and now being offered at a drastically-reduced price. See for yourself at our ...

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 ...

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.

 

The Chelsea at Sparta to Host Free Educational Luncheon at LMCC

October 22, 2019

SPARTA, NJ- The Chelsea at Sparta has announced they will have their welcome center will be open by November 1.  The senior living facility at North Village on Route 15 is looking forward to greeting folks who are interested in their new facility.

In advance of the onsite opening, Chelsea at Sparta is hosting a “Lunch n’ Learn” at the Lake Mohawk Country Club on December ...

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.