Judge Orders Sparta to Start Over on Glen Lake Special Assessment

December 5, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township has been told to go back to the drawing board and come up with a better way to deal with the Glen Lake Dam special assessment.  On December 4, the ruling made Judge Stuart Minkowitz was received by the township attorney, Thomas Ryan of Laddey Clark and Ryan, LLP.

The judge found the township’s appointed expert’s methodology in developing the ...

Free Holiday Parking Offered in Newton

NEWTON, NJ - Continuing with their annual holiday traditon, the Newton Parking Authority would like to wish everyone a joyous holiday season by offering free parking from Thursday, November 23, through January 1, 2018.  The Adams Street lot #1, Main Street lot #2, Western Plaza lot #3 and Central Plaza lot #4 will have free parking during that period.  

Sparta Announces Leaf and Brush Collection and Shredding Event

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township curbside leaf and brush collection is scheduled to being November 6 to 13 and November 27 through December 1, Sparta Township Manager Bill Close announced at the township council meeting. 

An unlimited number of biodegradable kraft paper bagged leaves and brush tied in four foot lengths left at the residents’ curb will be picked up on a random ...

The Opening Shot - Tax Reform Proposal is Finally Unveiled

BASKING RIDGE, NJ-  We share with you the alert from the Ed Slott Elite IRA Advisor Group regarding the latest news on the Tax Reform Proposal. It’s way to early to tell what will stay or what will go, but stay tuned.

It’s here! On the morning of Thursday, ...

A New Home for Sparta Dentists Panicucci and Ouimette, Integrity Dental

SPARTA, NJ – It has been a long time coming but Sparta’s Integrity Dental has officially opened the doors to their new home.  From vision to completion the project that transformed the old barn into a brand new professional building took more than three years.

“There was about two years of planning before the first shovel went into the ground,” Panicucci ...

Sparta Economic Development Committee Holds First Business Forum

SPARTA, NJ – The Garden Room at the Mohawk House was the place to be for Sparta business owners.  The Sparta Township’s Economic Development Committee held their first business forum on Wednesday night. 

The event drew 58 business owners to meet with the members of the EDC and township and have the opportunity to voice concerns and opinions about the business climate in ...

Winning Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Ticket Sold in Sparta

SPARTA, NJ - Check your tickets.  Someone has a $76,216 lottery ticket that was purchased at  Stop and Shop in Sparta.  The winning Jersey Cash 5 numbers are 4, 10, 27, 35 and 40.

The Sparta winner will share the $152,432 jackpot with another winning ticket purchased in Hoboken. 

Livingston Resident and Novartis Executive Joins Metro YMCA of the Oranges’ Board of Directors

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Livingston resident Lori Ryan moved up the ranks at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, she made a point to support other professional women, taking on leadership roles in organizations that help advance women in business. 

In her ongoing commitment to serve her community, Ryan recently joined the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ board of ...

Power Outage Does Not Stop these Barbers

SPARTA, NJ - When the lights went out in parts of Sparta on Saturday afternoon, the barbers at A Cut Above on Woodport Road had to improvise.  They moved outside to be able to finish up on the customers in their barber chairs, making for an interesting sight.

Sparta Welcomes Fraser Cerra Law Firm

SPARTA, NJ – A new law office Fraser Cerra, has opened their doors in Sparta.  With family and friends gathered the Lauren Fraser and Janine Cerra cut the ribbon signifying the opening of their firm on Woodport Road.

The two women said they "are excited because we are a different law firm, we are community based.” The women explained they created foundation ...

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