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Sparta Police Announce Charges in Ungerman Attack

September 15, 2019

SPARTA, NJ- Two Sparta boys have been charged with simple assault in an attack that took place at Ungerman Field in mid July.  According to police both boys are 14 years old, as is the victim.

Several people video recorded the assault but no one called the police during the attack, according to Det. Sgt. Jeff McCarrick.  It was still daylight on the warm July evening.  ...

UPDATE: Police Said Route 15 is Reopened Sparta Police: Route 15 Detour Due to Downed Utility Pole

SPARTA, NJ – Route 15 traffic is being detoured onto Layton Lane, according to Sparta Police Department.  Both northbound and southbound lanes are affected because of a utility pole down across the road.  It was pulled down by a truck near to the Bagel Station just beyond the railroad tracks.

Sparta Police: Traffic Stop Yields Pot Arrest

SPARTA, NJ- A Warton woman is facing drug charges after a traffic stop.  On September 1 around 6:50 a.m. Officer Jonathan Poon stopped Martha Rubio, 21 in a red Volkswagen, for not moving to the right lane, police said.

Poon smelled marijuana in Rubino’s car.  The officer searched the car and found a bag of pot.  Rubino admitted it was hers, police said.

Rubino was ...

Our Lady of the Lake Prepares for Women's Cornerstone Retreat Weekend

September 17, 2019

Hello! I have a huge favor to ask of you !!

It's that time of year... Preparations are underway for the Women's Cornerstone Retreat Weekend, ‪Friday, 9/27‬ and ‪Saturday, 9/28‬.

If you have never attended a Cornerstone Retreat, it is a wonderful opportunity to get to know neighbors and fellow parishioners. Everybody has a story and this is a chance to hear the stories of some of the ...

New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

September 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, September 21, 9:00 AM

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Sparta Farmers' Market

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Sat, September 21, 9:00 AM

Sparta

Sparta Sunset Lakes Community Garage Sale

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Sat, September 21, 9:00 AM

Andover

Andover Community Garage Sale

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Sun, September 22, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

NJ Glass: Earth, Wind and Fire - OPENING DAY

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Thu, September 26, 11:30 AM

Mayfair Farms, West Orange

Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

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Fri, September 27

Our Lady of the Lake , Sparta

Women’s Cornerstone VII

Religions And Spirituality

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Sat, September 28, 9:00 AM

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Sparta Farmers' Market

Business & Finance

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Sat, September 28, 4:00 PM

Sparta United Methodist Church, Sparta

Cub Scout and Scouts BSA Open House for BOYS AND ...

Giving Back

Anthony R. Bucco, Roxbury's State Senator, Dies

September 18, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - (Updated version) State Sen. Anthony R. Bucco, who represented Roxbury, died Monday of a major heart attack, according to his family.

Bucco (R-25th Dist.) has been undergoing treatment for a curable form of throat cancer since February.

 “It is with great sadness I share that Senator Tony Bucco suffered a major heart attack this morning at his home," said ...

Shop TWO Community Garage Sales This Saturday

If you're looking for a great deal, be sure to shop TWO Team Nest Builder-Sponsored Community Garage Sales taking place Saturday, September 21st from 9am-4pm! 

Multiple households in neighborhoods in Sparta's Sunset Lakes (Underrock Road area) and Andover (Andover-Mohawk Road area) will be offering lots of wonderful items for sale, rain or shine. “We truly enjoy helping ...

OPEN HOUSE 9/15 4BR Colonial with Incredible Backyard

Delight and awe family and friends with your new home at 4 Mill Creek Road--a 4-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom center hall Colonial with the unofficial best backyard in all of Sparta--now at an improved price!  See it in person at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, September 15th, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Located in the lovely Sparta Mountain Reserve, this fantastic ...

North Jersey Offers Many Ways to Commemorate 9/11

North Jersey offers many ways to commemorate 9/11 on Wednesday’s 18th anniversay of the September 11 terror attack:

CHATHAM BOROUGH/TOWNSHIP

Thirteen Chatham borough and township residents died in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.  This year's 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial located at Memorial Park on North ...

Don't Miss TRIPLE Sparta Open Houses Sunday: From Quaint to Contemporary

Don't miss out on your dream home! This Sunday, September 8th, from 1pm - 3pm, check out these THREE amazing Sparta homes!

6 Under Rock Drive, Sparta

Imagine coming home to an immaculately-maintained 3-bedroom home in Sparta’s wonderful Sunset Lakes area--your own private, quiet respite.  6 Under Rock Drive is that home! 

This move-in ready, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders' September 11, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders' September 11, 2019 meeting video.

 

Prediabetes-Your Wake-up Call

September 18, 2019

NJ 2-1-1 is a free, statewide information and referral service that connects people in need with existing programs and services that can help. It’s focus is on health and human services, which means that if you are struggling to feed your family; pay the utility bill; find childcare/healthcare/eldercare; locate affordable housing; find substance abuse services, get assistance with mental ...