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Mon, December 10, 7:30 PM

Sparta Township Municipal Building , Sparta

Sparta Township Council


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The Sparta Township Regular meeting scheduled for December 11 has been changed to December 10. It will be held at the municipal building at 7:30 p.m.

Sparta, NJ 07871

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Sparta Police: Wanted Passenger Charged After Giving False Name

December 6, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – A routine traffic stop ended with a Sussex man in custody.  On December 5 around 12:45 p.m. Officer Steven Guido stopped a black Hyundai Elantra on Route 15 north after seeing the passenger ashing his cigarette out of the car window, police report.

Neither the driver nor the passenger had identification but Guido was able to confirm the driver had a valid New York ...

Sparta Police: Sparta Resident Gets DWI

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta woman is facing charges for driving while intoxicated.  Police went to a Sparta residence after getting a report of a drunk woman, police report.

When officers arrived and spoke with the driver, Rebecca Krol, 25, they found she had been “highly intoxicated” when she drove to the home, police said.

Krol was not able to complete any field sobriety ...

Sparta Police: Noisy Party Ends with Drug Arrest

SPARTA. NJ — A Paterson man is facing drug charges after police were called about complaints of a loud party. On November 23 around 11 p.m. police went to area of the complaint on Log Cabin Terrace. Officer Erick Finley saw people sitting in a car outside the home, police report.

Finley saw a zip-lock bag of pot in the center console of the car. Harley Culwell, 20 was in the ...

Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

Two New Firefighters at Lafayette Township Fire Department

December 8, 2018

Lafayette, NJ—  The Lafayette Township Volunteer Fire Department announced two new recruits who have completed their training; Firefighter Logan Drake and Junior Firefighter, Jonathan Syre.

Drake was among the recent graduates from the Sussex County Fire Academy on November 17.  He spent six months in classes training in Fire Fighting techniques, HazMat and ...

Brewery Proposed for Former Roxbury Roller Rink

December 7, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Are you ready for Ledgewood Lager? How about Port Morris Port or Succasunna Summer Ale?

A former roller skating rink in Kenvil that hasn’t seen skaters in more than three decades is being eyed as a future haven for craft beer lovers, and the would-be proprietor said he would consider naming his creations after places in Roxbury.

Long Valley resident Steven Ashton wants ...

5 Terrific Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms in Northern NJ

Many New Jersey families treasure the tradition of cutting down a Christmas tree.  Team Nest Builder rounded up the 5 top spots in Northern New Jersey to do just that! A heads-up: 2 of the 5 farms close after this weekend, and many tree farms are running low on supply this year, so call first, then grab your saw and go!

Shale Hills Farm – 98 Pond School Rd, Sussex

Voted the #1 ...

4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Winter

Team Nest Builder offers four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting:

Prices Will Continue to Rise

CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insight report revealed that home prices appreciated by 5.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.7% over the next year.  The bottom in home prices has come and gone.

German Christmas Market & Beyond: Area Holiday Events This Weekend

Bigger and better, the 2018 Weihnachtsmarkt: 17th Annual Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market hits Sparta this weekend, and Team Nest Builder has the scoop you need to know.  Want to have holiday fun this weekend but avoid those crowds? Team Nest Builder has you covered there, too!  Read on for lots of local holiday fun happening this weekend!

2018 Weihnachtsmarkt: 17th Annual Lake ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 23

On this week’s AtlantiCast, find out why it’s easier than ever to receive care at Atlantic Health System, the Morristown Medical Center’s Heart Success program reaches a milestone in the fight against heart failure, quality healthcare that protects the environment and kicking off the holiday season with the Festival of Lights.


Effective Supply Chain Management Practices for Small Businesses

Source: There are some basic functions and costs of a small business enterprise: general operations; marketing; inventory or cost of goods sold; compliance; and the management of all suppliers that cater to the business. Samuel K. Burlum shares a few practices that allow for better supply chain management.

The management process can be a bit overwhelming sometimes, and if left ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders November 28 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ -The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders November 28 Meeting Video


Sparta Education Foundation Funds Google Expeditions Kits

December 8, 2018

SPARTA, N.J.— A grant for Google Expeditions Virtual Reality Kits was recently approved by the Sparta Education Foundation (SEF) at their November board meeting. The kits will be used by Helen Morgan School’s fourth and fifth grade students.

“These Google Expeditions Kits allow students to go on virtual field trips using a View Master-type device to tour places ranging from ...