Special Events in Sparta: Art, Parade, Sparta Day, Movies

May 25, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta has several events on the calendar and you should too.

Saturday, May 26 at 11a.m. to 1 p.m. – Sparta High School Art Show in the Media Center

Monday, May 28 beginning at 10 a.m. - Memorial Day Parade sponsored by Sparta VFW.  The parade route begins on East Shore Trail at Park Road to the entrance of Mohawk Avenue School by the Sparta ...

Sparta High School Photography Student Takes Top Prize in CCM Competition

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta High School photography student took home the top honor from the County College of Morris sixth annual photography competition from over 600 entries. Three other Sparta students also earned honorable mention in the event sponsored by the CCM Photo Club.

Reese Vanduk, a senior, earned first place for her interpretation of this year’s theme of ...

Another Successful Trout Fishing Derby in Sparta

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Recreation Committee held their annual Trout Derby for the township’s children.  Sponsored by the local FOP, more than 60 children turned out to try their hand at fishing at the pond in Station Park.

The pond had been stocked by Trout Unlimited and several members of the organization were at the derby to help the children learn about fishing from how to ...

Several Spartans Bring Home Hardware from Masters Cup Taekwondo Championships

SPARTA, NJ – Students from Pride Martial Arts recently participated in the 2018 Masters Cup Taekwondo Championship.  Several Sparta residents were among the winners at the event in Cresskill on April 28.

Michael Tonner-Mintier: First place in form, First place in breaking
Ava Rockey: First place in form, Third place in breaking, Second place in Sparring
Alex McCann: Second ...

Sparta Boy Scout Troop 150 Has West Point Experience

WEST POINT, NY – Boys Scouts from Troop 150 spent the weekend at West Point. Over the weekend of April 27-29, thirty Sparta scouts participated in the Scoutmasters Council Camporee at the West Point Military Academy. 

The Troop joined approximately 7,000 other Scouts from all over the United States to learn about the military and have a fun time with the cadets.

When arriving on ...

Sparta Celebrates Township's Outstanding Older American

SPARTA, NJ – For the numerous organizations and countless hours she has served, Renee Ferguson has been named Sparta’s Outstanding Older American.  Ferguson was celebrated at the community center at Knoll Heights on Wednesday night for having received the award.

“Ferguson has been selected for her endless volunteer hours related to numerous organizations,” Sparta ...

Helen Morgan Students Perform in the Elementary Regional Orchestra Festival

CLIFTON, NJ - Twelve musicians from Helen Morgan School performed in the All-North Jersey Regional Elementary Honors Orchestra on Saturday, April 28 at Clifton High School. These orchestra students had the opportunity to rehearse and perform with other students from all over north-Jersey under the guidance and expertise of some our region’s finest orchestra teachers and conductors.

The ...

Troop 82 Holds Court of Honor

SPARTA, NJ –Boy Scout Troop 82 recently held a Court of Honor to award merit badges and rank promotions at the First Presbyterian Church on Main Street. 

Chad Wood is a Tenderfoot.
Andrew Kristiansen moved to Second Class Scout.
Scott Wood is now a First Class Scout.
Ryan Kurz earned the rank of Star.  He also earned his Citizenship in the World Merit Badge.
Kyle ...

Sparta High School Inducts First Class into National Arts Honor Society

SPARTA, NJ – The media center at Sparta High School was packed on Tuesday night for the first induction ceremony of the National Art Honor Society.  The inaugural class had 38 students, including 16 seniors. 

“I am very proud to say that the first induction of the students into the National Art Honor Society was a success,” Principal Janet Ferraro ...

Miss Sparta Pageant Accepting Applicaitons for 2018 Event

SPARTA, NJ – The Miss Sparta Pageant is currently accepting applications for this year’s event.  The pageant is to be held on Wednesday, May 23 at the Lake Mohawk Country Club. 

The pageant organizers are looking for confident, accomplished young women between the ages of 17 and 20 at the time of the pageant, to represent Sparta. 

The winner will go on to compete ...

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Newton Town Pool Registration is Open

May 23, 2018

NEWTON, NJ – Memberships are available for the Newton Town Pool for the 2018 summer season. 

The Newton Town Pool has two water slides, a fully enclosed kiddie pool with walk-in entry, a grass picnic area, a picnic pavilion, lounge chairs, large pool umbrellas, snack stand, updated change rooms and an ADA lift.

The pool will be open June 25 through August 26.  Open swim ...