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Sun, March 24, 11:00 AM

American Legion Post 278, Stanhope

Tri-County Youth Darts Workshop

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Add to My Calendar 03/24/2019 11:00am 03/24/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Tri-County Youth Darts Workshop

The American Legion Post 278 in Stanhope will be hosting a youth darts workshop at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The 2-hour workshop is designed to introduce children ages 10-18 to one of the world’s most popular games of skill, and will feature instruction from members of the area’s sanctioned steel-tip dart leagues. The topics covered will include safety and sportsmanship, ...

119 Rt. 183 Stanhope, NJ 07874
2019 Boy Scout Troops 188 & 159 Bowl-A-Thon for Venture Patrol

Sun, March 24, 12:00 PM

Circle Bowl & Entertainment, Ledgewood

2019 Boy Scout Troops 188 & 159 Bowl-A-Thon for ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/24/2019 12:00pm 03/24/2019 1:00pm America/New_York 2019 Boy Scout Troops 188 & 159 Bowl-A-Thon for Venture Patrol

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1107 Route 46 Ledgewood, NJ 07852
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Mon, March 25, 7:30 PM

Mohawk Avenue School, Sparta Township

Sparta Board of Education Meeting

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/25/2019 7:30pm 03/25/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Sparta Board of Education Meeting

March regular meeting of Sparta Board of Education. The public is welcome to attend.

18 Mohawk Avenue Sparta Township, NJ 07871
Summer Camp Information NIght

Tue, March 26, 7:00 PM

Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey Paramus Service Center, Paramus

Summer Camp Information NIght

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Add to My Calendar 03/26/2019 7:00pm 03/26/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Summer Camp Information NIght

Learn all about the day camp programs GSNNJ has to offer. Meet the directors, learn about a typical day at camp, and have all your questions answered. Feel free to bring a non-Girl Scout friend along who may want to attend camp this summer. Come early to browse the GSNNJ council shop.

Registration is suggested in case of cancellation, but not required. Camp information nights are designed ...

300 Forest Avenue Paramus, NJ 07653
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Thu, March 28, 7:00 PM

The Mohawk House, Sparta

Sussex District Boy Scouts of America Alumni ...

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 03/28/2019 7:00pm 03/28/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Sussex District Boy Scouts of America Alumni Gathering

Were you a Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Scout leader or the parent of a Scout? Do you have fond memories of your time in the Scouts? Join your fellow BSA Alumni at the Mohawk House on March 28th from 7:00 to 9:00 for fun and fellowship. Current scouters are invited. This is a free event (cash bar will be available.)

If you have any questions please contact Bob Brady at Sussexdistrictchair@gmail.com ...

1 Mohawk Avenue Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sat, March 30, 10:00 AM

Littell Center, Franklin

Vendor & Crafter Fun Fair

Other

Add to My Calendar 03/30/2019 10:00am 03/30/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Vendor & Crafter Fun Fair

The Sussex County Charter School of Technology PTO will be holding a Vendor Fun Fair on Saturday, March 30th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Littell Center in Franklin. Approximately 30 vendors and crafters will be there with exciting items for sale and special deals. There's something for everyone! School representatives and other community groups will be represented in the Community Room, along ...

10 Munsonhurst Rd Franklin, NJ 07416
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Sun, April 7, 1:00 PM

Sparta

OPEN HOUSE: Beautiful Price-Improved Sparta ...

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Add to My Calendar 04/07/2019 1:00pm 04/07/2019 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE: Beautiful Price-Improved Sparta Mountain 3BR Colonial

Grab this price-improved 3BR colonial located on prestigious Sparta Mountain before it's GONE! Check out 9 Upper Glen Lake Road in Sparta this Sunday, April 7th from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at our OPEN HOUSE!

This beautiful 3BR, 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
Jockey Hollow Day Camp Open House

Sun, April 7, 2:00 PM

Jockey Hollow Camp, Mendham

Jockey Hollow Day Camp Open House

Other

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2019 2:00pm 04/07/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Jockey Hollow Day Camp Open House

Find out what makes our day camps the place to be! Take a tour, enjoy a few refreshments, and meet camp staff. Girls
will leave the open house excited for day camp to begin. Stop by between 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and bring a friend or two!

Reservations are suggested in case of cancellation due to inclement weather, but not mandatory. Register online at ...

Leddell Road Mendham, NJ 07945
Lake Rickabear Day Camp Open House

Sun, April 7, 2:00 PM

Lake Rickabear Day Camp, Kinnelon

Lake Rickabear Day Camp Open House

Other

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2019 2:00pm 04/07/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Lake Rickabear Day Camp Open House

Find out what makes our day camps the place to be! Take a tour, enjoy a few refreshments, and meet camp staff. Girls
will leave the open house excited for day camp to begin. Stop by between 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and bring a friend or two!

Reservations are suggested in case of cancellation due to inclement weather, but not mandatory. Register online at ...

Kinnelon Kinnelon, NJ 07405
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Fri, April 12, 5:00 PM

Sparta High School, Sparta

Sparta High School Hosts Third Annual Jazz ...

Add to My Calendar 04/12/2019 5:00pm 04/12/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Sparta High School Hosts Third Annual Jazz Festival

New Jersey has played a vital roll in the history of jazz. Legends Count Basie and Wayne Shorter were born in Red Bank and Newark, respectively, Dizzy Gillespie spent the last three decades of his life in the city of Englewood, and many of the most significant records of jazz’s golden age were recorded down the road in Rudy Van Gelder’s Englewood Cliffs studio. But what of ...

70 West Mountain Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sat, April 13, 9:30 AM

Sparta Recreation Department Lower Level of the Library , Sparta Township

Sparta Annual Bunny Breakfast

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Add to My Calendar 04/13/2019 9:30am 04/13/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Sparta Annual Bunny Breakfast

SPARTA, NJ - The Sparta Recreation Department presents the annula Bunny Breakfast on Saturday, April 13 in the lower level of the Sparta library. There will be two seatings at 9:30 and 11 a.m. In addition to the breakfast there will be entertainment, a petting zoo and photos with the bunny.

The cost is $12 per child and registration is required

Sparta Recreation Department 973-729-0795

22 Woodport Road Sparta Township, NJ 07871
Curt E Engelbrecht:  Views Through His Lens

Sun, April 14, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, SPARTA

Curt E Engelbrecht: Views Through His Lens

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/14/2019 1:00pm 04/14/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Curt E Engelbrecht: Views Through His Lens

Sparta Historical Society's spring exhibit at the Van Kirk Homestead Museum, sponsored by Perona Farms, reflects the work of a local photojournalist who chronicled 25 years of Sparta as well as photos of commercial, news, sports, and celebrities. Engelbrechts's photographshave appeared in Life Magazine, National Geographic, The Golfer, and NY Times in addition to state publications and ...

PO BOX 312, 336 Main Street SPARTA, NJ 07871-0000
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Sun, April 14, 1:00 PM

Sparta

OPEN HOUSE Cool, Contemporary Sparta 3BR

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 04/14/2019 1:00pm 04/14/2019 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE 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 precious privacy. The master ...

460 West Mountain Road Sparta, NJ 07871
Girl Scout registration

Tue, April 16, 5:00 PM

Randolph

Girl Scout registration

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/16/2019 5:00pm 04/16/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Girl Scout registration

Unleashing your girl’s potential should be a year-round affair. So why wait until the fall when she can start enjoying her Girl Scout experience during the summer? Sign her up now for our unbeatable extended-year membership offer for new Girl Scouts starting April 1. That’s nearly 17 months of membership versus 12 for one low promotional price of $56 — sweet! Learn more at ...

Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey, 1579 Sussex Turnpike Randolph, NJ 07869
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Wed, April 17, 8:00 AM

Hampton

Hampton Township Fire and Rescue Easter Flower ...

Add to My Calendar 04/17/2019 8:00am 04/20/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Hampton Township Fire and Rescue Easter Flower Sale

Hampton Township Fire and Rescue will be hosting our Annual Easter Flower Sale from April 17 – April 20. We will be open daily from 8am – 7pm. At Hampton Fire and Rescue Building 189 Halsey Road, Newton, NJ.

We will have a large variety of sizes and colors of Pansies, Violas, Daffodils, Hyacinths, Tulips, Easter Lilies, Asiatic Lilies, Hydrangeas, Spring Mums! Flowers are ...

189 Halse Road Hampton, NJ

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Sparta Police: Speeding Through Construction Site Ends in Arrest

October 14, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – A Stockholm woman is facing charges when she was stopped for speeding through a closed road.  On October 11 around 11:50 p.m. Tracy Deangelis, 31, was stopped on West Mountain Road after Officer Craig Grauerholz saw her drive through the closed portion of CR 517 going 55 MPH in a 35 MPH, police said.

When Grauerholz spoke with Deangelis she told the officer she had ...

Sparta's East Mountain Road Construction Continues

SPARTA, NJ – The East Mountain Road paving project is scheduled to continue on Monday, October 14, according to township officials.  Paving is expected to last the whole day. 

Any questions should be directed to Sparta Department of Public Works at 973-729-6178.

CR 517 to be Closed for Emergency Repairs Friday Night

OGDENSBURG, NJ – Sparta officials have announced Route 517 will be closed to traffic in Ogdensburg from 8 p.m. Friday, October 11 until 6 a.m. Saturday, October 12. 

The closure is for emergency repairs and is subject to weather conditions. According to the Sussex County Department of Public Works the road must be excavated to allow for repair of storm water collection system and ...

Why I Support Niamh Grano and Will Vote #3,4,5 for BOE

October 11, 2019

I would like to recommend Sparta, NJ resident Niamh Grano for the board of education position.

Our community has watched her excel as she volunteered countless hours as our children’s PTO president for the past 3 years at Alpine Elementary School. Now, with her usual high levels of determination and focus, she is poised to help Sparta maintain and improve upon the high standards to which ...

Support for Assembly Candidates Dan Smith and Deana Lykins

Two well-spoken candidates for the New Jersey Assembly spoke in Sparta yesterday.  Both Dan Smith and Deana Lykins have impressive public service histories.  They are for protecting the environment, enhancing New Jersey's transportation, creating jobs, and fighting for a bigger share of state funding in our district.

Dan is an attorney representing small businesses, homeowners, ...

New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

Fun and Prizes at Trunk or Treat at Newton's Midas; Cars Wanted

October 12, 2019

NEWTON, NJ – The Newton Midas is holding a Trunk or Treat event on Halloween, October 31 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Community members are invited to joint the event's with a car decorating contest. According to Kerry Thompson-Mueller, “Local businesses have donated some amazing prizes.”

Thompson- Mueller said, as of Friday, October 11 interest in trunk or treating has ...

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month: What is Domestic Violence?

October 14, 2019

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  In New Jersey, the domestic violence laws fall under an act designed to prevent future acts and protect victims. In Part I of this series, readers learned who can seek the court’s protection under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.  In Part II, the focus is on what actually constitutes an act of ...

Today's Real Estate Market Requires More Than a Guide. You Need a Sherpa

In a normal housing market, whether you’re buying or selling a home, you need an experienced guide to help you navigate the process. You need someone to whom you can turn to tell you how to price your home correctly right from the start. You need someone who’ll help you determine what to offer on your dream home without paying too much or offending the seller with a low-ball ...

Check Out TWO 4BR Colonial Open Houses This Sunday In Sparta

Seeking a fantastic 4BR Colonial in Sparta? Sunday's your lucky day! Team Nest Builder offers TWO gorgeous 4BR Colonial OPEN HOUSES in Sparta this Sunday, October 13th, from 1-3pm. Visit them both!

 49 Pheasant Walk, Sparta

Perched on a gentle knoll at the end of a cul-de-sac, 49 Pheasant Walk in the Sparta Mountain Reserve community offers a ...

OPEN HOUSE Sunday Wonderful 3BR Crystal Springs Condo Townhome

Enjoy cachet, community and convenience in a vacation-like setting with 7 Hornbeam Way. This move-in ready, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom condo townhome offers Crystal Springs prestige in a quiet, friendly Hamburg neighborhood, plus the ease of HOA property maintenance.  See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, October 13th 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Stunning windows in the ...

COMING SOON 4BR Sparta Mountain Colonial AND 3BR Crystal Springs Condo Townhome

Whether you're seeking a private, spacious Colonial home or a cool, move-in ready condo townhome, Team Nest Builder has you covered! Check out these two properties, coming soon:

49 Pheasant Walk, Sparta

Perched on a gentle knoll at the end of a cul-de-sac, 49 Pheasant Walk in the Sparta Mountain Reserve community offers a spectacular combination of privacy and space.  

This ...

OPEN HOUSE Saturday Gorgeous 4BR Sparta Colonial

Fall in love with this 4-bedroom, 2 1/2-bathroom custom Colonial in Sparta located on 2+ gorgeous acres in a cul-de-sac. 7 Oak Hollow Lane offers a unique open-concept floor plan with distant Lake Mohawk and western sunset views from many rooms, including the master bedroom suite. See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE this Saturday, October 5th, from noon - 3 p.m.!

You’ll love the ...

Pass It Along to Hold Family Volunteer Day November 23, 2019

 SPARTA, NJ - Pass It Along will host Family Volunteer Day on November 23, 2019 at the Sparta Evangelical Free Church, in Sparta. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and end at noon.

There are several options to enroll in Family Volunteer Day. All are welcome to participate in the event, and may register as a family, group, or individual to serve with your community in a variety of ...

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders October 9, 2019 Meeting Video

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

 

IRS celebrates military families during National Work and Family Month

October 16, 2019

 

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WASHINGTON —As part of National Work and Family Month, the Internal Revenue Service reminds military families that they often qualify for specific tax rules and benefits.

National Work and Family Month was established in 2003 by a Senate resolution. October was chosen to help communicate and celebrate progress towards creating more flexible work ...

Pass It Along Set to Hold Annual Note in a Coat Drive

October 11, 2019

LAFAYETTE, NJ  - Pass It Along began the Annual Note in a Coat Drive on October 1, 2019, and will continue until November 11, 2019.

Originating in 2001, Note in a Coat provides local families in need with proper winter accessories for the upcoming season. We encourage all to donate any unwanted, gently used winter coats and accessories to bring warmth to our neighborhood in need.

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.