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Add to My Calendar 02/27/2020 12:00pm 02/28/2020 1:00am America/New_York 2020 Sparta Little League Baseball Registration NOW OPEN

2020 Sparta Baseball Registration is open. Please register by January 31st to save $25.

Evaluations for the older kids starts in February and our free indoor clinic will begin in March.

This year we are offering kickball again for our 4 year olds.

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Some Good News: Sparta Police Officers Help Deliver Baby at Home

April 1, 2020

SPARTA, NJ- Something joyful to talk about.  Sparta Police Officers Brian Porter, Chris Favaro and Cpl. Kurt Morris will be telling this story for a while.  They were called to the home of Lindsey Schlott and Brad Scheller on March 24 and ended up delivering a baby.

Dylan Charlie Scheller was born at 12:10 greeted to the world, not only by mom and dad but the three officers as ...

Sparta Man Gets Five Years in Drug Case

MORRISTOWN, NJ – A Sparta man was sentenced today to five years in state prison for his role in a drug distribution scheme dashed after a long-term police investigation that yielded drugs and $300,000 in proceeds, said authorities.

It was the culmination of a case, led by Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Detective Daniel Cicala, that involved many law enforcement agencies.

The man, Samuel ...

The Bait and Switch of Mikie Sherrill

April 1, 2020

If there ever was clear evidence of how dysfunctional Congress has become, it is now.  Unfortunately, our own Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill has quickly become a part of the problem and not the solution she promised to be.

At a time when we all need significant support from our leaders, the Democrats, including Mikie Sherrill failed us.   Congress’s first shot at what ...

We are Hiring at TAPinto Sparta, TAPinto Newton

April 2, 2020


Interested in working for an innovative and ambitious company?

Passionate about your community, local news, or online media?

TAPinto Sparta and  TAPinto Newton are now accepting applications for TALENT!  for a Sales & Marketing Consultant

The Role

As our sales consultant, you will be responsible for creating relationships with local businesses and ...

Sparta Education Foundation Cancels Dragon Boat Festival, Thanks Community

SPARTA, NJ— Sparta Education Foundation President Donna West recently announced that the sixth annual Dragon Boat Festival scheduled for May 17 is canceled.

“It is with a heavy heart that we came to this decision, but due to recommendations about continued social distancing and ongoing concerns about COVID 19, the Dragon Boat Festival is canceled for 2020," West ...

YMCA Launches Program to Support Virtual School Instruction

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges has launched a new Distance Learning Support program to ease the burden on parents who are now juggling work duties with school instruction at home. The program offers virtual one-on-one support to youth in grades K-8 as they complete e-learning assignments. 

“With the closure of schools due to current public health risks, ...

Pick Up Your Pansies and Get Planting

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Nursery and Garden Center is open.  Are you ready to get out in your garden?  I am.

On Monday I called the garden center and placed and paid for my order.  Later that morning I picked up my five flats and two pots of pansies and a bag of potting soil.  As soon as I pulled up, Jennifer and owner Danah Van Wingerden brought the plants ...

Forget Vodka, for Now. NJ Distillery Helps Make Hand Sanitizer for Pandemic

April 2, 2020

CAPE MAY, NJ — With hand sanitizer in demand during the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, the makers of spirits are stepping up.

To do its part, Nauti Spirits Distillery in Cape May teamed up with Partners Pharmacy, which has a facility in Springfield, to make FDA-approved hand sanitizer instead of its usual vodka, rum and gin.

“We would like nothing better than to go back to ...

New Jersey's Garry Pastore Wins Second “Best Supporting Actor" Award for 'Shooting Heroin' at Garden State Film Festival

March 30, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore won his second “Best Supporting Actor" award for his role as a beleaguered small town sheriff overwhelmed by the opioid epidemic when he was honored this week for his role in Shooting Heroin at the Garden State Film Festival this weekend.

Pastore won his first award for “Best supporting Actor” ...

The #1 Thing You Can Do Now to Position Yourself to Buy a Home This Year

The #1 Thing You Can Do Now to Position Yourself to Buy a Home This Year


The last few weeks and months have caused a major health crisis throughout the world, leading to a pause in the U.S. economy as businesses and consumers work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The rapid spread of the virus has been compared to prior pandemics and outbreaks not seen in many years. It also ...

The CARES Act and What It Means for NJ Small Businesses

March 28, 2020

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides increased ...