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Sat, February 23, 9:00 AM

Sparta Town Hall, Sparta

Sparta Township Council Special Budget Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2019 9:00am 02/23/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Sparta Township Council Special Budget Meeting

Sparta Township Council will meet in a special session at 9 a.m. for budget discussion

65 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, February 24, 1:00 PM

Sparta

OPEN HOUSE Just-Listed Sparta Mountain 4BR ...

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 1:00pm 02/24/2019 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE Just-Listed Sparta Mountain 4BR Colonial

Grab this just-listed 4BR colonial located on prestigious Sparta Mountain before it's GONE! Check out 9 Upper Glen Lake Road in Sparta this Sunday, February 24th from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at our OPEN HOUSE!

This beautiful 4BR, 2.5-bathroom home lies on a quiet street filled with wonderful neighbors just minutes from Sparta's sweet town center. Loaded with natural light, it offers a great ...

9 Upper Glen Lake Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Wed, February 27, 12:00 PM

Sparta VFW, Sparta

Fly Tying Classess Beginners and Intermediate

Sports

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 12:00pm 04/10/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Fly Tying Classess Beginners and Intermediate

SIGN UP FOR 2019 FLY TYING CLASSES BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE WHEN: February 5, 2019 to March 19, 2019 (7 classes) WHERE: Sparta VFW, 66 Main St., Sparta TIME: 7 PM TO 9 PM $50 per person Students under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult We will supply the materials and tools for Beginners for the duration of the class. Intermediate students must bring their own materials and tools Contact: ...

66 Main street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Thu, February 28, 7:00 PM

Pope John XXIII Regional High School, Sparta

The Phantom of the Opera

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2019 7:00pm 02/28/2019 9:00pm America/New_York The Phantom of the Opera

Don’t miss the Pope John Players in the area premiere of Broadway’s longest-running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera”!

This visually-and-vocally-stunning show involves gorgeous, operatic music and revolves around a beautiful soprano who becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius living in the subterranean labyrinth ...

28 Andover Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Fri, March 1, 7:00 PM

Pope John XXIII Regional High School, Sparta

The Phantom of the Opera SHOWTIME CHANGED

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/01/2019 7:00pm 03/01/2019 9:00pm America/New_York The Phantom of the Opera SHOWTIME CHANGED

Don’t miss the Pope John Players in the area premiere of Broadway’s longest-running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera”!

This visually-and-vocally-stunning show involves gorgeous, operatic music and revolves around a beautiful soprano who becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius living in the subterranean labyrinth ...

28 Andover Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sat, March 2, 7:00 AM

First United Methodist Church, Newton

Newton Rotary Pancake Breakfast

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 7:00am 03/02/2019 11:00am America/New_York Newton Rotary Pancake Breakfast

The Newton Rotary Club is hosting their annual all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast fundraiser. Bring your appetite on Saturday March 2 from 7 to 11 a.m. to the First United Methodist Church.

Adults eat for $6, cost children under 12 are $4 and cost seniors are $5.

The snow date is March 9.

The church is located at 111 Ryerson Avenue in Newton.

111 Ryerson Avenue Newton, NJ 07860
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Sat, March 2, 2:00 PM

Pope John XXIII Regional High School, Sparta

The Phantom of the Opera

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 2:00pm 03/02/2019 4:00pm America/New_York The Phantom of the Opera

Don’t miss the Pope John Players in the area premiere of Broadway’s longest-running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera”!

This visually-and-vocally-stunning show involves gorgeous, operatic music and revolves around a beautiful soprano who becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius living in the subterranean labyrinth ...

28 Andover Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sat, March 2, 8:00 PM

Sparta

24 Karat Magic with Kevin Bethea

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 8:00pm 03/02/2019 9:00pm America/New_York 24 Karat Magic with Kevin Bethea

Kevin Bethea is one of the most sought after corporate entertainers in the country. He is a regular headliner at the Dickens Parlour Theatre, the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City and Monday Night Magic: New York’s Longest Running Off-Broadway Magic Show. Kevin is known for his expert close-up and sleight of hand skills. He is smooth and elegant -creative, funny, and his magic ...

10 Sparta Avenue N Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, March 3, 1:00 PM

Sparta

OPEN HOUSE Gorgeous, Spacious Sparta Mountain 5BR

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2019 1:00pm 03/03/2019 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE Gorgeous, Spacious Sparta Mountain 5BR

If you're longing for a beautiful home in a wonderful setting, you’ll love coming home to 9 Crystal Rock Road in Sparta, New Jersey! Check it out at our at Team Nest Builder OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, March 3rd, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.!

This freshly-redecorated, 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom beauty boasts spacious rooms and gorgeous hardwood floors.

The wonderfully-updated kitchen with a huge ...

9 Crystal Rock Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, March 3, 1:00 PM

Sparta

OPEN HOUSE Gorgeous Sparta Mountain 4BR Colonial

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2019 1:00pm 03/03/2019 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE Gorgeous Sparta Mountain 4BR Colonial

Seeking an amazing Sparta 4BR home? Look no further than 28 Waters Edge ! Check it out at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, March 3rd from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Perched handsomely on an acre in the beautiful Sparta Mountain community, 28 Waters Edge offers a 4BR 2.5 Bathroom home with space and style. Located in the prestigious Sparta Mountain Reserve, this large, beautiful center hall colonial with ...

28 Waters Edge Sparta, NJ 07871
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Wed, March 6, 12:00 PM

Sparta VFW, Sparta

Fly Tying Classess Beginners and Intermediate

Sports

Add to My Calendar 03/06/2019 12:00pm 04/17/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Fly Tying Classess Beginners and Intermediate

SIGN UP FOR 2019 FLY TYING CLASSES BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE WHEN: February 5, 2019 to March 19, 2019 (7 classes) WHERE: Sparta VFW, 66 Main St., Sparta TIME: 7 PM TO 9 PM $50 per person Students under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult We will supply the materials and tools for Beginners for the duration of the class. Intermediate students must bring their own materials and tools Contact: ...

66 Main street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Thu, March 7, 7:00 PM

Sparta High School, Sparta

Sparta High School College Fair Evening

Add to My Calendar 03/07/2019 7:00pm 03/07/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Sparta High School College Fair Evening

Sparta High School is hosting a College Fair on Thursday, March 7, 2019, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Representatives from over 60 colleges and technical schools will be in the cafeteria. A list is posted at www.sparta.org on the Sparta High School guidance page.

Students and parents from all area high schools are welcome.

70 West Mountain Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Fri, March 8, 7:00 PM

Sussex Tech High School, Sparta

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Sussex Tech ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/08/2019 7:00pm 03/09/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Sussex Tech HS

Come out and see Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Sussex Tech High School! This elaborate performance stars local students from all over Sussex County, with the lavish costumes and sets designed by the students themselves. Performance dates are:

Fri Mar 8 @ 7:00pm

Sat Mar 9 @ 7:00pm

Sun Mar 10 @ 2:00pm

Sun Mar 10@12:00pm Meet & Greet with the Cast

Tickets are ...

105 N Church Rd Sparta, NJ 07871
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Sussex Tech HS

Fri, March 8, 7:00 PM

Sussex Tech High School, Sparta

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Sussex Tech ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/08/2019 7:00pm 03/09/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Sussex Tech HS

Come out and see Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Sussex Tech High School! This elaborate performance stars local students from all over Sussex County, with the lavish costumes and sets designed by the students themselves. Performance dates are:

Fri Mar 8 @ 7:00pm

Sat Mar 9 @ 7:00pm

Sun Mar 10 @ 2:00pm

Sun Mar 10@12:00pm Meet & Greet with the Cast

Tickets are ...

105 N Church Rd Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sat, March 9, 7:30 PM

Wallkill Valley Regional High School, Hamburg

Legally Blonde The Musical

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/09/2019 7:30pm 03/09/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Legally Blonde The Musical

Wallkill Valley Regional High School’s Performing Arts Department is proudly presenting Legally Blonde March 8th through March 10th. Legally Blonde The Musical, a fabulously fun award-winning show based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable ...

10 Grumm Road Hamburg, NJ 07419
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Sun, March 10, 1:00 PM

Sparta

OPEN HOUSE Just-Listed Fantastic Sparta 4BR ...

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 03/10/2019 1:00pm 03/10/2019 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE Just-Listed Fantastic Sparta 4BR Colonial

Your hunt for a fantastic 4BR home just ended! Welcome to 10 Stacey Court in Sparta! Check it out this Sunday, March 10th from 1 p.m. - 3.p.m. at our OPEN HOUSE!

This gorgeous colonial 4BR, 3.5 bathroom beauty boasts lovely landscaping, a huge deck for entertaining friends and family, and a large, flat, tree-lined backyard complete with stone patio and firepit--super for play and ...

10 Stacey Court Sparta, NJ 07871
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Tue, March 12, 7:30 PM

Sparta Municipal Building, Sparta

Sparta Township Council Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 03/12/2019 7:30pm 03/12/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Sparta Township Council Meeting

Sparta Township Council meeting open to the public

65 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Wed, March 13, 10:00 AM

Historic Court House, Newton

CASA of Morris & Sussex Information Session

Add to My Calendar 03/13/2019 10:00am 03/13/2019 11:00am America/New_York CASA of Morris & Sussex Information Session



CASA Volunteers speak up for children in our community who are victims of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. Volunteers advocate for each child on his or her journey to a safe, permanent, nurturing home. Attending an information session is the first mandatory step to becoming a CASA volunteer. Please sign up online at http://www.casamsc.org/make-an-impact/volunteer/

3 High Street Newton, NJ 07860
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Wed, March 13, 12:00 PM

Sparta VFW, Sparta

Fly Tying Classess Beginners and Intermediate

Sports

Add to My Calendar 03/13/2019 12:00pm 04/24/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Fly Tying Classess Beginners and Intermediate

SIGN UP FOR 2019 FLY TYING CLASSES BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE WHEN: February 5, 2019 to March 19, 2019 (7 classes) WHERE: Sparta VFW, 66 Main St., Sparta TIME: 7 PM TO 9 PM $50 per person Students under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult We will supply the materials and tools for Beginners for the duration of the class. Intermediate students must bring their own materials and tools Contact: ...

66 Main street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Wed, March 13, 7:00 PM

Mohawk Avenue School, Sparta Township

Sparta Board of Education Special Meeting

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/13/2019 7:00pm 03/13/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Sparta Board of Education Special Meeting

Sparta Board of Education will hold a special meeting to approve the preliminary budget to be submitted to the county office. The meeting is open to the public.

18 Mohawk Avenue Sparta Township, NJ 07871

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Former Sparta Middle School Student Missing from Lutz, Florida Home

April 20, 2019

LUTZ, FL- Former Sparta Middle School student of the month Juliana Bach is missing.  According to the missing person flyer Bach, 13, left home, leaving a note that said she “needed space,” on April 15 around 4:45 p.m. and had not been seen since.

Last year Bach was fourth marking period student of the month for the Diamond team. 

According to the flyer she was ...

Sparta Police: Sparta Man Picked Up After Hours in Sparta Glen

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta man found in the Glen after the park was closed is facing drug charges.  On April 15 around 10 p.m. Sgt. Frank Schomp was checking the Sparta Glen and found Elias Oliver, 22 parked a silver Nissan Rogue, police report.

The park was closed. When the officer spoke with the driver, Schomp saw a baggie of pot on the front passenger seat.  After calling for ...

Sparta Police: Doorbell Security Photo Leads to Arrest

SPARTA, NJ – A doorbell security camera helped police find a burglar.  Police departments from other towns have worked together with Sparta Police Department to charge Christopher Murano with the burglary of a West Mountain Home on February 7.

A second person suspected of driving the getaway car is also in custody with multi-jurisdiction efforts.

On February 7 around 2 p.m.

Inventive Journalism-TAPinto

April 19, 2019

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing  Michael Shapiro on Blog Radio! Michael is the  Publisher and Owner of the TAPINTO franchise, which was developed                                                          originally by Michael and ...

Law Day will Focus on Freedom of Speech

Dear Editor:

President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed May 1, 1958, as the first Law Day to mark the nation’s commitment to the rule of law.  Every year on this day we reflect on the significance of the rule of law and rededicate ourselves to promote public understanding of its importance to American democracy.

Law Day 2019, as designated by the American Bar Association, will ...

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Hard-Boiled Eggs

April 19, 2019

When it comes to the simple hard-boiled egg, it seems nothing is simple. Some people will swear by steaming them in an egg cooker or Instant Pot. Others have taken to using a sous vide. And those things are great — if you have them. But all you really need to make a great egg is a pot and some water.

This method is great for making anything from one large egg to a couple dozen at ...

Seton Hall Professor Leaves University After Attempted Arson at NY Cathedral

April 20, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The adjunct professor at Seton Hall University and Hasbrouck Heights resident who was arrested during the week for trying to bring cans of gasoline into St. Patrick's Cathedral is no longer working at the university, according to a university spokesperson.

Marc Lamparello, 37, was arrested on Wednesday night for ...

COMING SOON: Historic, Spacious 5BR Sparta Home

Seeking a historic home with lots of space and character?  30 Glen Road awaits you! Check it out at our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, April 28th, from 1-3pm.

Beautiful chestnut and cherry woodwork, stained glass and many original fixtures highlight this 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom beauty built in 1902.

Upon arrival, you’ll notice the beautiful stone wall across the front of the property, behind ...

Slaying the Largest Homebuying Myths Today

Think you know all about buying a home in today's market? Think again! Read on as Team Nest Builder slays the top myths about the homebuying process!

Highlights:


The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%!


Mortgage interest rates have been on the decline since November, so buy now to lock in a low rate.


88% of property managers raised ...

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY: Cool, Contemporary Sparta 3BR

Are you seeking a beautiful, contemporary 3-bedroom home in a fantastic Sparta setting? Get ready for 460 West Mountain Road! Check it out at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, April 14th from 1-3pm!

This ultra-cool home perched hillside on 1.9 nature-filled acres offers modern living at its finest. Three levels boast bedrooms, each with a full bathroom and balcony, for ...

What You Need to Know About Today’s Real Estate Market

The housing market remains a hot topic in the news, and it can be a bit confusing to understand what’s really going on with interest rates and home prices.  The solution? Three easy-to-understand graphs!

Here, Team Nest Builder shares data along with a quote from chief economists who have their finger on the pulse of what each graph illustrates.

Interest Rates:

“The real ...

Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders April 10, 2019 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ -  Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders April 10, 2019 meeting video.

 

Overlook Again Earns Practice Greenhealth 'Top 25' Honor as Atlantic Health System Hospitals Recognized for Environmental Sustainability

April 19, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - For the second consecutive year, Overlook Medical Center has earned Practice Greenhealth’s highest honor, the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award, as each Atlantic Health System hospitals was recognized for their accomplishments in environmental sustainability.

Practice Greenhealth is a Reston, VA-based nonprofit membership organization founded on the ...