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Winning Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Ticket Sold in Sparta

October 17, 2017

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 ...

Sparta Township Sees Bond Rating Increased

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township’s credit rating has been raised to “AA+ with a positive outlook” township manager Bill Close announced at the council meeting on September 5.

Close said the boost in the rating came after Sparta Chief Financial Officer Sam Rome made a presentation to Standard and Poor’s in early August.  They also did a site visit as part of their ...

Perona Farms Recognized by Sparta Township Council for 100 Year Anniversary

SPARTA, NJ – It was a full agenda at the Sparta Township Council meeting on Tuesday night as Mayor Gil Gibbs presented a number of proclamations including one to commemorate a significant anniversary of a local business, Perona Farms.

The Andover restaurant is celebrating its 100th year.  Gibbs said the restaurant began when Emil Perona purchased a 260 acre dairy farm and now ...

Town of Newton Slashes Business Fees, Encourages Entrepreneurship

Newton, NJ – The Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Newton recently enacted legislation to slash business fees to encourage entrepreneurship in the town.

Specifically, Ordinance 2017-16, adopted on August 28, 2017 and effective on September 20, 2017, cuts retail food establishment license fees in the Clerk’s Office and several fees in the Planning Office regarding site plan ...

TAPinto Nutley launches 'On3" section for coverage of Prism's Redevelopment of former Roche site

NUTLEY, NJ - As work continues on Prism's On3 redevelopment of the former Roche campus in Essex County, TAPinto Nutley launched the 'On3' section to bring news of construction, tenants, and government issues into one place.

'On3' will bring all of the coverage regarding the project to one place so readers can keep up with all of the development. Stories about Seton ...

Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Newton Sidewalk Closure

NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton officials announce the sidewalk on the corner of Spring Street and Union Place on Monday, between 8 a.m. and noon.  The closure is to allow RPM to install panels.  They need to drive a machine on the sidewalk.

The installation should take half a day to install and should not disrupt the business district or traffic according to town officials.

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Two Sparta businesses among those being honored at Morris County Economic Outlook Luncheon

October 19, 2017

Four local business leaders, including two from Sparta, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce and Brooklake Elementary School will be honored at the Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, to be held Friday, October 26, at the Park Savoy in Florham Park, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Lorena Sergent, founder and owner of LW&H Business Solutions in Sparta, is being ...