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Sparta Police: Man Speeds to Drug Charges

July 6, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – A Connecticut man is facing drug charges after getting stopped for speeding on Route 15 north.  On July 4, around 5 p.m. Office Brian Porter stopped Hector Santiago, 28 for going 84 MPH in a 55 MPH zone, police said.

When Porter approached Santiago, the officer smelled marijuana in the car.  When asked about the smell, Santiago turned over a ziplock bag of pot, ...

Where is the Soft Power in the US?

July 17, 2019

Some years ago, Joseph Nye, a long time member of various Administrations, coined the concept soft power, which is the power of essentially goodness, and the ability to have nations want to emulate us.  Like our Peace Corps where young people -possibly college grads or post-graduate students, who enter foreign countries with efforts to better those countries and make them want to emulate us.

Mr. Mike: Bringing Brightness With a Bus

It’s no surprise that ordinary people can do extraordinary things and sometimes they touch our lives from the most unexpected places. Meet Mike Cotton from the Byram School Bus Company. Driver Mike is making the world a better place...one ride at a time. 

Mr. Mike is the driver of the school bus that winds throughout our neighborhood 180 days of the school year. He reminds me of the ...

Allergy Friendly Chocolate Pudding Fruit Tart

July 17, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read her essay, “11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies,” here.

Need a fun summer dessert that someone with food allergies can enjoy? Use their favorite fruit and cookies to make this tart. The easy homemade pudding is ...

Thorlabs Concert Series to Start This Weekend in Newton

July 12, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—Thorlabs will be hosting the “Concerts under the Stars” free summer series starting this weekend.

Concertgoers are invited to bring snacks, along with their pals and positive attitudes to the Sussex County Community College Connor Greene, where the concerts will take place.

The Andrea Nies Band will perform for the first concert this Saturday, July 13 beginning ...

Governor Murphy Signs Four Bills Strengthening New Jersey Gun Laws at Governor Livingston High School

July 17, 2019

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy chose Governor Livingston High School as the venue for signing a package of what he called “commonsense” gun safety bills on Tuesday, July 16.

The bills, four in all, “reaffirm New Jersey’s commitment to institute the strongest gun laws in the nation which are part of Gun Safety Package 2.0, [and] follow a ...

COMING SOON Historic 3BR Cape Cod on 4+ Idyllic Acres

Fall in love with this charming 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom Cape Cod, tucked away up a private drive on 4.54 picturesque acres, surrounded by majestic trees and fun trails. Sparta’s 135 Sterling Hill Road is the home you’ve been seeking!

According to local lore, this 1913 character-filled gem was built for nearby Sterling Hill Mine’s head miner. You’ll be transported back to ...

Learn Why Now is the Time to Move Up To A Premium Home!

Considering selling your current New Jersey home and moving up to a premium/luxury home?  Now’s the time! Team Nest Builder explains why here...

Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at that higher end! This is great news for ...

Pass It Along Saddles Up With Rivers Edge Horse Rescue and Sanctuary

LAFAYETTE, NJ  - Pass It Along, a local non-profit organization based in Lafayette, New Jersey, has recently partnered with Rivers Edge Horse Rescue and Sanctuary, based in Newton, New Jersey. The facility was established in 2010 by Diane Romano-Potocki, who currently still owns and manages the property and the sanctuary. Her mission is to rescue abandoned, unwanted and slaughter-bound ...

50 Years Later, Apollo 11 Remains Our Greatest Achievement

The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 commemorates the single greatest achievement in the history of mankind.

In our world of rankings, I don’t think anyone can argue the point.

A man walked on the moon.

A member of species earthbound for thousands upon thousands of years, left footprints on that mysterious silver globe in the sky that inspired wonder and fear since man’s ...

Join the fun at the Bike Run & Cruise Saturday July 20

July 18, 2019








Hosted by the IBEW Local 102 

Open to the public, all bikes and cars welcome!

Saturday, July 20, 2019 (Rain date Sunday, July 21, 2019)

Start and Finish Location: IBEW Local 102

50 Parsippany Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054

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A really fun event for all, come ...