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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

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2019 1:00pm 09/22/2019 4:00pm America/New_York NJ Glass: Earth, Wind and Fire - OPENING DAY

Sparta Historical Society's fall exhibit at its Van Kirk Homestead Museum features the NJ Historical Glass Collection, on loan from the Museum of American Glass, including a few modern art statement pieces from NJ glass artists. Glassware in America started in New Jersey and remains here today. Join us for an exploration from its colonial origins to today's contemporary art. 2PM talk

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871

Sun, September 22, 1:00 PM

Andover Township

OPEN HOUSE Sophisticated 5BR in Serene Country ...

Home & Garden Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2019 1:00pm 09/22/2019 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE Sophisticated 5BR in Serene Country Setting

Do your desire sophisticated living in a serene country setting? Look no further than 2 Liberty Trail! See for yourself at our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, September 22nd, from 1pm-3pm.

This regal 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom center hall Colonial located in Country Lane at Andover Township rests on 3.8+ quiet, tree-lined acres for your enjoyment.

You’ll love the updated gourmet kitchen with a Sub Zero ...

2 Liberty Trail Andover Township, NJ 07860

Thu, September 26, 11:30 AM

Mayfair Farms, West Orange

Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/26/2019 11:30am 09/26/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show

Join Susan G. Komen North Jersey for an afternoon of celebrating breast cancer survivors, and networking with passionate business leaders and advocates in the fight against breast cancer. The afternoon includes lunch with pink champagne, silent auction, performance by HeART in Motion, and a fashion show featuring survivors modeling fashions by Worth New York.

The Pink Champagne Lunch & ...

481 Eagle Rock Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052

Fri, September 27

Our Lady of the Lake , Sparta

Women’s Cornerstone VII

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/27/2019 12:00am 09/28/2019 12:00am America/New_York Women’s Cornerstone VII

SPARTA, NJ- Our Lake of the Lake will be hosting Women’s Cornerstone VII. A 26-hour, faith filled retreat on September 27th - 28th 2019.

“Walk in the Light” as we connect, build friendships, rejuvenate our spirits and souls, while sharing as much or little of our personal life experiences.

All women, 21-years or older, are welcome! All women welcome, regardless of ones ...

294 Sparta Ave Sparta , NJ 07871 true

Sat, September 28, 8:00 AM

Town Hall, Sparta

Sparta Township Paper Shredding

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 8:00am 09/28/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Sparta Township Paper Shredding

Sparta Township free paper shredding event.

Rain or Shine.

5 box limit per car (no limit to the number of visits.)

65 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871

Sat, September 28, 9:00 AM

back parking lot, Sparta

Sparta Farmers' Market

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 9:00am 09/28/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Sparta Farmers' Market

Sparta Farmers' Market will be held every Saturday through October rain or shine featuring more than 20 local farmers and artisans.

89 Sparta Avenue Sparta, NJ 07871

Sat, September 28, 10:00 AM

Wendy Doidge's home, Newton

Impact 100 Garden State

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 10:00am 09/28/2019 11:30am America/New_York Impact 100 Garden State

(drive all the way to the end of the driveway of 38-40 Old Creamery Road)

For philanthropic women who want to make an impact on their communities.
We believe in the power of one multiplied by many to make a difference.
$1,000 per member annually – tax deductible
One member…One donation…One vote
First year 135 members; $135,000 awarded in grants ...

38 Old Creamery Road Newton, NJ

Sat, September 28, 4:00 PM

Sparta United Methodist Church, Sparta

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

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 4:00pm 09/29/2019 9:00am America/New_York Cub Scout and Scouts BSA Open House for BOYS AND GIRLS

Calling all families with boys and girls between Kindergarten and Twelfth Grade. Here is your chance to check out the adventure of Scouting at our Open House on September 28th at 4 p.m. at the Sparta United Methodist Church (70 S. Sparta Avenue, Sparta NJ).

The event is open to all potential scouts (which now includes BOYS and GIRLS from Kindergarten through 12th grade - and their families.) ...

71 S. Sparta Ave. Sparta, NJ 07871

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Sparta Police: Lafayette Man Caught Stealing from Canna Campus

February 17, 2020

SPARTA, NJ – A Lafayette man is facing shoplifting charges after stealing from Canna Campus.  On February 16 around 5:30 p.m. Officer Thomas Herd went to the store to follow up a report of a theft, police said.

Herd saw the incident replayed on the store owner’s cellphone.  Herd picked up John Trainello, 64 for having taken a box from behind the counter and hiding it in ...

Sparta Police: Hopatcong Man Charged with DWI

SPARTA, NJ- A Lake Hopatcong man is facing drunk driving charges after he was seen crossing over painted lines at the Blue Heron exit ramp from Route 15.  On February 11 around 9:15 p.m. David Langan, 54 was stopped by Officer Erick Finley, police said.

When the officer spoke with Langan, Finley though the driver was intoxicated.  Finley had Langan get out of the car and perform ...

DAISY Award Presented to Newton Medical Center Nurses for Providing Extraordinary Caring

Chick Parr, 63, has never been a “sit around kind of person”– by choice, anyway.

“I take care of the farm machinery, lift heavy bales of hay, feed the animals,” she says of her 75-acre family farm. “It’s hard work, but it’s work that I love.”

Even after a mastectomy five years ago, she continued her active lifestyle. But a side effect ...

Red Flag Laws and the Benefit of Such Laws

February 16, 2020

Dear Editor

First, I am Gun owner -only 1- and use it not to hunt, but for target practice in another state! I have a home in the County, but I teach in three states at colleges! In any event, I have been following Assembly leaders from the 24th District, leading  some ridiculous attack on Red Flag Laws! I am sure many readers have heard  of Red Flag Laws!

What are Red Flag Laws? ...

Impact 100 Garden State Announces 2020 Membership Results

February 20, 2020

Impact 100 Garden State celebrated it's 2020 membership drive on Wednesday February 19, 2020 at the Grain House in Basking Ridge by announcing a total of 341 members, resulting in $341,000 grants to be awarded to area nonprofit organizations at its Annual Awards Meeting on June 17, 2020.

Along with 286 returning members (an 83% member retention rate), Impact 100 welcomed 55 new ...

Dress Donations and Volunteers Needed Prom Shop at Project Self Sufficiency

Project Self-Sufficiency is seeking donations of new and gently-used formal wear, including prom dresses, bridesmaids’ dresses, gowns for mothers-of-the-bride, evening bags, jewelry, wraps and shawls, as well as shoes in good condition for display in the agency’s annual “Sister-to-Sister” Prom Shop.  Dresses must be dry cleaned and on a hanger.  In the shop, ...

Skylands Ice World Offers Stroking/Skating Skills/Moves/Spins Class

Fridays 2/28-5/8 7:20pm-8:05pm

no class 4/10

Classes will consist of 15 minute circuits focusing on edges, power, control, moves and spins. Skaters will be grouped according to moves levels.

Pre-Preliminary through senior moves.

‘Raising Recovery’ a New Family Support Group in Sussex County

The Center for Prevention and Counseling’s Recovery Community Center will begin facilitating a ground breaking new meeting called ‘Raising Recovery’. This innovative peer support style meeting is for grandparents, biological and non-biological parents as well as others raising children affected by or as a result of addiction. Trained facilitators will provide an encouraging and ...

8 Great Places to Celebrate National Margarita Day in New Jersey

February 20, 2020

Saturday, Feb. 22, is National Margarita Day. In honor of the holiday, we compiled a list of great places in New Jersey to imbibe one of the tasty tequila cocktails, whether you prefer yours on the rocks or frozen.


Jose Tejas, Woodbridge and Fairfield. It doesn’t matter if you’re ordering fajitas or crawfish etouffee —  nothing goes better with a ...

Andover's Long Pond School Announces GeoBee Winners

February 7, 2020

ANDOVER, NJ - Students from Andover Regional School District’s Long Pond School recently participated in the school competition of the National Geographic GeoBee. Seventh grade student Marco Concha won first place.

Christian Bianchi, an eighth grade student, took second place and eighth grade student Roman Concha, finished in third place. 

The school competition is the first ...

Gov. Murphy Unveils Ethics Reforms During Visit to Rutgers

February 20, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy said he and his staff have been practically building a shrine around a fine bottle of bourbon he received as a gift.

Here's the sobering truth, though: Murphy and his fellow executive branch employees are exempt by state law from taking one drop, let alone accepting any gifts that are related to their public duties.

"We are in the process of ...

Free Tax Seminar with Team Nest Builder!


Paying too much in Real Estate Taxes? Find out how you could get them reduced!


In this seminar--hosted by Lynn Garafola of Team Nest Builder--you will learn:

4 different “values” for your home (and the differences between them)

What is a town wide “REVAL” (revaluation) and what impact will it have on the taxes you pay in the ...


Are you looking for a beautiful 4 bedroom colonial in Sparta with a pool? Look no further than 10 Crestview Lane!  PRICE REDUCTION to $559,000. Please join us for an OPEN HOUSE on 2/9 from 1-3pm. 

This breathtaking 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom Colonial with a heated swimming pool and seasonal lake views perches hillside on 1.44 acres in Sparta Mountain’s ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder February 18, 2020 Meeting Video

NEWTON, NJ -Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder February 18, 2020 meeting video:


Registration Open for 11th Annual Pass It Along Triathlon

SPARTA, NJ - Pass It Along has officially opened registration to their 11th Annual Triathlon, located at scenic Lake Mohawk Country Club, in Sparta, New Jersey on July 25, 2020. Each year, this event brings together members of the local community to watch over three-hundred participants bike, swim and run the streets of Sparta, Andover and Byram.

This year, the presenting ...