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Sat, October 2, 10:00 AM

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Sparta

Blessing of the Animals at Shepherd of the Hills ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/02/2021 10:00am 10/02/2021 11:00am America/New_York Blessing of the Animals at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

Are you a pet or animal lover? Do you have your own furry or feathered friends at home, or know others with animal companions? All animals are welcome to join Pastor Jack at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Sparta, NJ on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 10 AM for a special Blessing of the Animals. The blessing will take place in the parking lot rain or shine. We invite all animals ...

246 Woodport Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, October 3, 9:00 AM

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church , Sparta

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Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/03/2021 9:00am 10/03/2021 10:30am America/New_York Shepherd of the Hills - join us at 9 AM for our in-person worship service and Sunday School

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church — 246 Woodport Road, Sparta, 973-729-7010.

Join us at 9 AM for our in-person worship service and Sunday School for Children in grades K-5 (CDC guidelines observed), or view our worship service live on our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH8w_r1Rb9HH7i6SD15Tu6w.

Confirmation classes will now be on Thurs. evenings, once a month ...

246 Woodport Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Wed, October 6, 9:00 AM

Sparta Public Library, Sparta

Coffee with a Cop at Sparta Library

Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 10/06/2021 9:00am 10/06/2021 11:00am America/New_York Coffee with a Cop at Sparta Library

Enjoy a good cup of coffee and a snack with a chance to meet and talk with Sparta Police Officers. On Wednesday, October 6 the Sparta Library will host the annual event from 9 until 11 a.m.

Coffee is to be provided by Cloveberry. A craft table will be available for “younger” members of the community.

Sparta, NJ 07871
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Thu, October 7, 11:30 AM

Family Promise of Sussex County, Newton

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Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/07/2021 11:30am 10/07/2021 2:30pm America/New_York Coffee and Conversation: Family Promise of Sussex County Open House

We are just over a week away from our Annual Open House! Please join us October 7th between 11:30 - 2:30. Whether you're familiar with our agency or are brand new, we would love to visit with you for a while! Stop by on your lunch break or stay the whole time. Either way, we hope you can make it!

Coffee and Light Refreshments will be provided by: Starbucks of Franklin, Holland American ...

19 Church Street Newton, NJ 07860
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Sun, October 10, 9:00 AM

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church , Sparta

Shepherd of the Hills - join us at 9 AM for our ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/10/2021 9:00am 10/10/2021 10:30am America/New_York Shepherd of the Hills - join us at 9 AM for our in-person worship service and Sunday School

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church — 246 Woodport Road, Sparta, 973-729-7010.

Join us at 9 AM for our in-person worship service and Sunday School for Children in grades K-5 (CDC guidelines observed), or view our worship service live on our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH8w_r1Rb9HH7i6SD15Tu6w.

Confirmation classes will now be on Thurs. evenings, once a month ...

246 Woodport Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, October 10, 11:00 AM

Newton

Newton Fall Festival

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/10/2021 11:00am 10/10/2021 4:00pm America/New_York Newton Fall Festival

Join us on Spring Street as the leaves are turning colors for the Annual Fall Festival! The Town of Newton and the GNCC provide a fun family-friendly day each year, where you can find…

Classic car show
1950’s costume contest
Live music
Crafters, artists and other local vendors
and more!

Free admission! Fun for all ages!

Please note: Any outdoor gathering ...

Spring Street Newton, NJ 07860
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Sun, October 10, 11:00 AM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

6th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/10/2021 11:00am 10/10/2021 3:00pm America/New_York 6th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

Sparta Historical welcomed all to its annual car show featuring unique and interesting vehicles from 1900 to 1995. This year's theme is "Orphaned Cars" (car models no longer made). Food by VFW available for purchase. People's Choice Award returns. Event includes open house at the Van Kirk Homestead Museum. Complementing its fall homespun art exhibit, for this day only, ...

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, October 10, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

The Creative Spirit: Homespun Arts

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/10/2021 1:00pm 10/10/2021 4:00pm America/New_York The Creative Spirit: Homespun Arts

Sparta Historical Society's fall exhibit at Van Kirk Homestead Museum explores an era long before frequent home box delivery, even before department stores. We will concentrate on a time when cloths and other necessities were made at home, 1820-1920, focusing on homemade textiles: quilts, coverlets, lace, spinning, weaving and clothing. FREE

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
Sparta Friends and Neighbors October General Meeting

Thu, October 14, 9:30 AM

Sparta Ambulance Building, Sparta

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Other

Add to My Calendar 10/14/2021 9:30am 10/14/2021 11:30am America/New_York Sparta Friends and Neighbors October General Meeting

Sparta Friends and Neighbors October General Meeting with guest speaker Linda Anders, professional organizer, who will present “Possessed by Possessions.” Join us at 9:30 a.m., October 14, at the Sparta Ambulance Building, 14 Sparta Avenue.

14 Sparta Avenue Sparta, NJ 07871
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Thu, October 14, 12:00 PM

Newton

Sussex County Art Society Meeting

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/14/2021 12:00pm 10/14/2021 3:30pm America/New_York Sussex County Art Society Meeting

The October meeting of the Sussex County Art Society will be held on October 14 at the Hampton Community Center, 1 Rumsey Way, (Hampton township) Newton, NJ at 12 noon. This month's demonstrator will be Shawn Del Joyce. He will show us how she works with pastels on a radiant sunset painting. Members and interested public are invited to attend.

1 Rumsey Way Newton , NJ 07860
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Thu, October 14, 6:00 PM

Lake Mohawk Country Club , Sparta

The Red Shoe Sussex Stepping out for DASI

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/14/2021 6:00pm 10/14/2021 10:00pm America/New_York The Red Shoe Sussex Stepping out for DASI

The Red Shoe™ Sussex is the Chapter’s annual charity fundraising gala supporting BW NICE, Inc. and our local charity partner DASI.

It is an evening to celebrate all women in business and make a difference in the lives of those in need.

This event helps raise public awareness and funds to support the immediate needs of the women and children in local safe and transition housing ...

21 The Boardwalk Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, October 17, 9:00 AM

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church , Sparta

Shepherd of the Hills - join us at 9 AM for our ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/17/2021 9:00am 10/17/2021 10:30am America/New_York Shepherd of the Hills - join us at 9 AM for our in-person worship service and Sunday School

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church — 246 Woodport Road, Sparta, 973-729-7010.

Join us at 9 AM for our in-person worship service and Sunday School for Children in grades K-5 (CDC guidelines observed), or view our worship service live on our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH8w_r1Rb9HH7i6SD15Tu6w.

Confirmation classes will now be on Thurs. evenings, once a month ...

246 Woodport Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sat, October 23, 10:00 AM

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Sparta

Shepherd of the Hills Third Annual Fall Vendor / ...

Other

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2021 10:00am 10/23/2021 3:00pm America/New_York Shepherd of the Hills Third Annual Fall Vendor / Craft Fair

Third annual Fall Vendor/Craft Fair — Saturday, October 23, 2021, between 10 am to 3 pm at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church 246 Woodport Rd, Sparta, NJ 07871.

To ensure the safety of all attendees and vendors the event will adhere to official guidelines in place at time of the event (social distancing, facial coverings, capacity limits, etc.). Food and beverages will be available ...

246 Woodport Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, October 24, 9:00 AM

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church , Sparta

Shepherd of the Hills - join us at 9 AM for our ...

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2021 9:00am 10/24/2021 10:30am America/New_York Shepherd of the Hills - join us at 9 AM for our in-person worship service and Sunday School

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church — 246 Woodport Road, Sparta, 973-729-7010.

Join us at 9 AM for our in-person worship service and Sunday School for Children in grades K-5 (CDC guidelines observed), or view our worship service live on our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH8w_r1Rb9HH7i6SD15Tu6w.

Confirmation classes will now be on Thurs. evenings, once a month ...

246 Woodport Road Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sun, October 24, 1:00 PM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

The Creative Spirit: Homespun Arts

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2021 1:00pm 10/24/2021 4:00pm America/New_York The Creative Spirit: Homespun Arts

Sparta Historical Society's fall exhibit at Van Kirk Homestead Museum explores an era long before frequent home box delivery, even before department stores. We will concentrate on a time when cloths and other necessities were made at home, 1820-1920, focusing on homemade textiles: quilts, coverlets, lace, spinning, weaving and clothing. 2PM Talk FREE

336 Main Street Sparta, NJ 07871
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Wed, October 27, 12:00 PM

Sparta

Holiday Food Drive Event

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2021 12:00pm 10/27/2021 1:00pm America/New_York Holiday Food Drive Event

Team Nest Builder is proud to be helping the Sparta Food Pantry collecting items for the 2021 Holiday Season this year. Please consider donating some items listed below. We will pick up at your home and drop off for you!

Click the link below to register for a pickup time slot. The last day for pickups is 11/15!

https://www.tnbevents.com/2021fooddrive

Sparta Food Pantry Sparta, NJ 07871
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Thu, October 28, 12:00 PM

Sparta Ambulance Bldg, Sparta

Lunch with "The Secret Victorian Lady"

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2021 12:00pm 10/28/2021 2:30pm America/New_York Lunch with "The Secret Victorian Lady"

Sparta Historical welcomes Lydia Chiappini, historical clothing professor. Her program demystifies the fashionable Victorian silhouette and the function of undergarments in achieving it. Beginning with an earlier Victorian ensemble and ending with a later Victorian one through the removal and addition of clothing layers, this program utilizes all period correct dress of her design. Lunch ...

14 Sparta Ave Sparta, NJ 07871
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Thu, October 28, 1:00 PM

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Sparta

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Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2021 1:00pm 10/28/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Shepherd of the Hills to Host a Community Blood Drive

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church 246 Woodport Rd, Sparta, NJ 07871 will be hosting a community blood drive on Thursday, October 28, 2021, between 1:00 PM — 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall.

To schedule an appointment: www.nybc.org/njdrive: Enter sponsor code: 71131 or text/call Amanda: 908-380-9265. Appointments are preferred however walk-ins will be welcomed if space permits. There are ...

246 Woodport Road, Sparta Sparta, NJ 07871
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Fri, October 29, 12:00 PM

Sparta

Holiday Food Drive Event

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/29/2021 12:00pm 10/29/2021 1:00pm America/New_York Holiday Food Drive Event

Team Nest Builder is proud to be helping the Sparta Food Pantry collecting items for the 2021 Holiday Season this year. Please consider donating some items listed below. We will pick up at your home and drop off for you!

Click the link below to register for a pickup time slot. The last day for pickups is 11/15!

https://www.tnbevents.com/2021fooddrive

Sparta Food Pantry Sparta, NJ 07871
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Sat, October 30, 12:00 PM

Sussex County YMCA, Hardyston

Family Fall Festival at Sussex County YMCA

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/30/2021 12:00pm 10/30/2021 2:00pm America/New_York Family Fall Festival at Sussex County YMCA

The Sussex County YMCA will host a Family Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 12-2 p.m., rain or shine. The event is free and open to Y members and the community.

The event will include a Family Costume Contest (all family members must be in costume), and Halloween-themed activities and games like Pumpkin Bowling, Swimming with Pumpkins, Halloween Costume ZumbaⓇ, STEAM activities, sample ...

15 Wits End Rd. Hardyston, NJ 07419

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 Part I: What America is- How It Became a Constitutional Republic 

A 4-part series connecting the causes for our constitution and why we must not deviate from its essence

Part I: What America is- How It Became a Constitutional Republic 

When we think: “What is an American?” it always comes down to the ideal of the individual right  paramount to the collective. Through human history, there have been clans, tribes, hordes, cities, ...

Sparta Police: DWI for Man Sleeping in the Park After Dark

December 2, 2021

SPARTA, NJ- A man found sleeping in Sparta Glen has been charged with drunk driving.  On November 30 around 10 p.m. Officer Chris Schanstra was sweeping the park when he found Branchville resident Ryan Bode, 42, behind the wheel of a black Nissan Titan, police said.

Schanstra also found an open can of beer in the cupholder, police said.  After getting backup, Schanstra woke Bode and ...

Sparta Police: Drunk Driver Crashes into Two Cars Including Police

SPARTA, NJ – A Lincoln Park woman is facing drunk driving and assault charges after hitting two cars, including a police cruiser, sending one person to the hospital.  On November 21 around 2 p.m. Sparta police received a report of a car that was weaving on Route 15 north, police said.

Officer Tom Herd found Jennifer Sugarman, 35, in her gray Nissan Rogue on the Route 517 exit ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Fall 2021

Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Fall 2021 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Our commitment to the safety of our patients and team members has ...

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How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market

 

The game of chess can provide incredible lessons to apply to all aspects of life, including the homebuying process. Chess requires you to plan and think about your strategy from the very beginning of the game.

The homebuying process, like chess, requires strategy and planning. Here are a few things to keep in mind ...

Brian Foley and Bill Buckley to Present Seminar to Physician Assistant Students

December 2, 2021

Schenck Price's Brian Foley and Bill Buckley will present a seminar to the students of the Fairleigh Dickinson University, Physician Assistant Program on February 7, 2022. The topics will include health care regulations and licensing requirements for Physician Assistants, fraud & abuse, reimbursement, and the significance of appropriate documentation of care.

FPSC Cerbo's Christmas Tree Fundraiser & Bake Sale

Have you gotten your Christmas Tree yet?? 

If not, you're in luck! This Saturday, December 4, FPSC will be at Cerbo's Christmas Tree Farm selling delicious baked goods from some of Sussex County's favorite bakeries! We will have cupcakes from Cafe Pierrot, pies from Fresh Pickins, cookies from Divinely Dolce, cake pops from Starbucks, apple cider donuts from Tranquillity ...

Transparency Needed

November 30, 2021

Dear Editor

In a recent press release, BOE Vice President Niamh Grano said that "the school board plans to interview applicants at its December 16 meeting.' What she fails to say is that the Board will only be choosing to interview some of those who apply, and they will be doing so behind closed doors during the executive session, which is against best practices by the New ...

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New Farm Stores Brings Congressman Gottheimer to Newton

December 1, 2021

NEWTON, NJ – A unique store opening in Sussex County brought Rep. Josh Gottheimer up for a visit. The Farm Stores, located on Main Street next to the Dollar General has opened its doors - and windows for business.

The former bank has been transformed into a red and white drive-thru, walk-up convenience store, adorned with the franchise mascot a black and white cow. Proprietor John ...

New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

November 27, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

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10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

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In this day and age, everyone has heard of Botox, but do you really know what it is and how it works? More than just a popular treatment for wrinkles, Botox is approved to treat various problems, from sweating to migraines. If you’re curious about the procedure, here’s everything you need to know before reaching out to doctors for treatment.

What is Botox?

Botox is the most ...