Sparta School District Job Fair Brings 500 Applicants

May 14, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta School District held a job fair on Saturday, May 6.  Sparta High School’s cafeteria and gymnasium were filled with activity as every administrator, building principal and supervisor was on hand to conduct interviews.

“I was expecting about 40-50 applicants,” Superintendent Dr. Michael Rossi said, “and we ended up with about 500 ...

TAPinto Founder, Mike Shapiro, Speaks of Future of Media at Recent Suburban Chamber of Commerce Meeting

SUMMIT, NJ - Michael Shapiro, Chairman of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce, had a dual role as the speaker -- providing the state of the changing world of media -- at this month's First Friday networking breakfast at the Grand Summit Hotel. 

Shapiro, Founder and CEO of, told the room of 40 local businessmen that media is changing dramatically. Hard copy ...

Lake Mohawk Country Club Sues Sparta Planning Board, Jerry Murphy Over Parking Lot Plan

SPARTA, NJ - The Lake Mohawk Country Club has filed a suit against the Sparta Planning Board and Councilman Jerry Murphy.  The papers filed in Sussex County Superior Court on Friday are asking for relief from the 4-4 Planning Board vote that sunk their efforts to charge for parking in the lot on West Shore Trail.

The country club, represented by Kelly & Ward, L.L.C., argued their case ...

Sparta Township Council Unveils 2017 Budget

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township Council held their budget meetings earlier this month.  Local taxes are anticipated to increase by 1.42 percent, according to Sparta Township CFO Grant Rome. 

Due to the most recent township wide tax evaluation, the average home is now valued at $370,700 down from $371,031 in 2016.  The impact to the average home is an increase of $35.54 for a ...

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Space Resolution Supporting Increase Impact Aid Funding for Sussex and Warren County School Districts Passes Assembly

June 12, 2017

A bi-partisan resolution (AR-202) sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space (R-Sussex, Warren, Morris) urging the federal government to increase appropriations for impact aid payments to eligible school districts was recently approved by the full Assembly.

Kittatinny Regional, Montague, and Sandyston-Walpack in Sussex County and Blairstown in Warren County receive Impact Aid to offset the lost ...