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Sparta Police: Morris Plains Woman Arrested with Multiple Outstanding Warrants, New Drug and Weapon Charges

July 23, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – What began as a call to police about an unwanted visitor ended with a Morris Plains woman facing drug and weapons charges.  On July 9 around 6:45 p.m. Sparta Police responded to a call on West Mountain Avenue, police report. 

Sparta Police Officer Chris Favaro was told by the homeowner that the person they were concerned about had left on foot. Favaro was also told ...

Sparta Police: Brooklyn Man Stopped for Speeding Arrested for Pot

SPARTA, NJ – A Brooklyn man is facing drug charges following a traffic stop for speeding on Route 15.  On July 7 around 3 a.m. Sparta Police Officer Erick Finley saw Faud Razzilov driving his 2014 Nissan too fast, according to police.

When Finley spoke with the driver and the three passengers, he smelled raw marijuana coming from the car.  Finley searched the car after another ...

Sparta Police Department 4th Annual Junior Police Academy Already Full, Much More To Come

On August 23rd, the Sparta Police Department will host its 4th annual Junior Police Academy.  The interactive program, directed towards Sparta youth in grades 5th through 8th, has already hit their maximum number of participants.

 

Sparta Lieutenant John Lamon attributes the growth to the changes made in the program last year, designing it to be more interactive and fun.

Obituaries

- Jun 2, 2017
Jillian Mari Baluyot, 17, of Nutley, passed away on June 2, 2017. Born in Secaucus, she lived in ...
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- Feb 21, 2017
Marisa Rincon (30) passed away in Randolph on February 21,2017. She was born is West Chester, PA ...
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McCain A Maverick and a Statesman

July 24, 2017

It was sad indeed to read about Senator McCain's serious bout with Cancer! I remember after JFK died his friends wrote a book, with a title based on a sign in Dublin, which noted that the Irish barely knew our President, but surely would miss him!

McCain is the same for me! I knew of his heroism in Vietnam, and I liked his zeal in going after his own Party, attacking his Party's ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, July 28, 12:00 PM

Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center, Room 100, Newton

Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Newton Support Group

Education Health & Wellness

Fri, July 28, 12:00 PM

Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center, Room 100, Newton

Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Newton Support Group

Health & Wellness

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Fri, July 28, 7:00 PM

Sparta Elks Lodge, Sparta

Elks Appreciation Night

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, July 29, 10:00 AM

Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center, Room 100, Newton

Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Newton Support Group

Education Health & Wellness

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Sat, August 5, 9:00 AM

Dicks Sporting Goods, Rockaway

Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer ...

Sports

Rutgers Ranked Best 4-Year College in New Jersey

July 24, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University- New Brunswick has been ranked the No. 1 college in New Jersey by a national online education service.

The rankings released Monday by schools.com are based on an analysis of 13 different criteria.

Thirty-three 4-year schools in New Jersey were each scored on a 100-point scale using the most recent data available from government sources and based ...

Do you have a marketing plan? Let's Create One

July 15, 2017

In this weekly series, we will walk through the process of how to fit TAPinto into your marketing plan. 

Not only are we the premiere marketing platform for many businesses, we also are the source of getting the message out to our community for municipalities, organizations, schools and teams. We also are the source for promoting community ...

84% of Americans Now Believe Buying a Home is a Good Financial Decision

According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, 84% of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision -- the highest percentage since 2007 – before the housing crisis!  Those surveyed pointed out five major reasons why they believe home ownership makes a good financial ...

Medication Errors on the Rise: Are You Taking Your Medication Correctly?

Using data from national Poison Control Centers, researchers analyzed the more than 67,000 reports of medication errors occurring outside of a health care facility between 2000 - 2012 and found the rate of serious medical consequences doubled during this period. The greatest number of errors involved cardiovascular medications and the greatest number of deaths were from pain medication errors.

July 12, 2017 Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders

NEWTON, NJ - Video of July 12, 2017 Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders

 

Summer Reading Continues at the Sussex County Libraries

July 24, 2017

NEWTON,  NJ – It’s not too late to register for the Build A Better World Summer Reading program at your local Sussex County Library. Now through August 12kids, teens, tweens and adults can continue to earn raffle tickets for every book read or listened to and enter to win over 180 prizes; a minimum of 30 winners at each Branch!

Reading rewards are just the ...