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Sparta Police: Accident on 15 Ends with DWI for Vernon Man

January 14, 2019

SPARTA., NJ – No one was injured but a Vernon man ended up with drunk driving charges after an accident on Route 15.  On January 11 around 10:12 p.m. Sparta officers went to the scene of the accident police report.

Officer Taylor May spoke with 45-year-old Brook Minondo who according to police, caused the accident.  May suspected Minondo was drunk.

May had Minondo perform ...

Sparta Police: Newton Man Faces DWI After Parking Lot Fender Bender

SPARTA, NJ – A Newton man faces drunk driving charges after hitting a car in a parking lot and trying to leave the scene.  On January 4 around 8:32 p.m.  Officer Taylor May went to the Mohawk House after the accident was reported to police, according to police.

May found 25 year old Eric Albanese had hit another car with his 2016 Mercedes Benz when pulling out of a parking ...

Family-Friendly Chocolate Festival Coming to New Jersey Jan. 27

January 19, 2019

Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramaus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival.

Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, ...

Newton Youth Football Team Recognized For Undefeated Season

January 20, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—The 19 players that make up the Newton Youth Team gathered with their families at the Town Council meeting on Monday, to be recognized for their undefeated 10-0 season.

Mayor Helen LeFois gave the public some background information about the team before reading the proclamation in their honor and handing each player a certificate of achievement.

“We are all very ...

February SNAP Benefits to be Issued Early

January 13, 2019

TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown.

The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive the benefit again in February will receive them on ...

Pricing Your NJ Home Correctly Key to Selling in Today's Market

If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the retail price.

In today’s shifting real estate market, with more inventory coming to market and home values projected to appreciate at lower rates, ...

Shortage In Housing Market Listing Inventory Provides Selling Opportunity

Have you heard that the housing market is softening? Team Nest Builder knows buyer traffic has decreased. There are fewer purchasers in the market than there were last month and at this time last year. What you may not have heard, however, is that there’s still a severe shortage of listing inventory.

In a recent interview discussing the housing market, First American’s Chief ...

Essential Must Have Marketing Tools for Most Small Businesses

Source: Eager to build a consumer following, most businesses begin to advertise their product and/or service offerings without a plan in place, which can cause the business to spend valuable dollars in advertising with little to show for it.  Samuel K. Burlum offers a hosts of essential marketing tools that can help a small business better direct their advertising budgets ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders January 9, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders January 9, 2019 meeting video.

 

Church Mouse Thrift Shop

January 22, 2019

The Thrift Shop of the Sparta United Methodist Church, 71 Sparta Avenue, is holding a HALF-PRICE SALE from Wednesday, JANUARY 23RD through Saturday, JANUARY 26TH.  

Most items in the shop will be half price.  

All proceeds support local, national, and global charities.  

Shop Hours:  Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 1 ...