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More Than Just Kindness for Roxbury Student Adored by Tragically Killed Boy

April 18, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – She lost her 10-year-old son three years ago in a boating accident on Lake Hopatcong, but Laura D’Amico is sure her beloved Christopher speaks to her all the time. It’s subtle but firm, she says; messages that come as sparks of recollection, inspiration or intuition.

One of those unexpected inklings led Laura and her husband Chris to a jewelry ...

Sussex County Veterans Can Sign Up for Discount Card for Local Restaurants and Businesses

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sussex County Veterans can get an ID card that entitles them to special discounts on meals, goods and services.  The program is offered through County Clerk Jeff Parrott’s office in collaboration with Sheriff Michael Strada and Sen. Steve Oroho. 

The card is free, similarly sized to a credit card. It easily fits into a wallet, eliminating the need to ...

Sparta Middle School Annual Hoops for Hope Student Faculty Game Raises $2200 for Cancer Run

SPARTA, NJ – The 15 annual Hoops for Hope Basketball game sponsored a Sparta alumnea’s effort to raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund.  The student versus faculty basketball game at Sparta Middle School raised $2243 for Claire Romine’s 4K run, 4,000 miles across the country.

The game has become one of the highlights of the year, especially for the eight grade ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Put Together Uplifting Public Service Announcement to Raise Money for Families

PARKLAND, FLA. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students have put together a fund-raising public service announcement to raise funds for the victims' families.

Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said, "The Parkland community steps up," Michael Udine, Broward County Commissioner, said. "You can join via online auction for trips, dinners, etc., to bolster the ...

Attorney from Sparta Joins Board of Directors for Local Non-Profit Agency

NEWTON, NJ—The Center for Prevention and Counseling, located in Newton, has announced the appointment of attorney Janine Cerra, Attorney at law, as the newest member of their Board of Directors.

“The Center for Prevention and Counseling is a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to building healthy families and communities for more than 40 years by ...

Sparta College Student to Run Across Country for Ulman Cancer Fund

SPARTA, NJ – A young Sparta woman is taking on a challenge of a lifetime and she is doing it for her mom.  Claire Romine is running across the country to raise awareness and give support for young adults with cancer.

This summer Romine will be part of the 25-member Team Baltimore working with 4K for Cancer.  4K for Cancer is a program of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young ...

Two New Eagles for Sparta Troop 95

SPARTA, NJ – Two boys were celebrated last Sunday for having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout with Sparta Boy Scout Troop 95. The ballroom of the Lake Mohawk Golf Club was filled with fellow scouts, family and friends of Dylan Gerisch and William Somma. 

Somma, a junior at Pope John XXIII High School chose for his Eagle Scout project the restoration of the Our Lady of Grace ...

Sparta Township Council Recognizes National Vietnam War Veterans Day

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Township Council presented the Sparta VFW with a proclamation recognizing National Vietnam Veterans Day. 

The proclamation stated that President Donald Trump signed into law Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act establishing the National Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29. The date was derived from the withdrawal of American troops on March 29, 1973 according ...

Sparta Woman's Club Create Vials of Life for Community

SPARTA, NJ – Gathered around a table in a classroom at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Tuesday, members of the Sparta Women’s Club and one police officer put together Vials of Life kits for the community.

The kits are a ziplock bag with a Vial of Life sticker on the front. The bag contains a form to be completed by the resident of the home, containing vital information ...

Patriot's Path Awards Silver Beaver Award to Karen Rozek

The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council honored local citizens at the Council Annual Year in Review and Awards Celebration on Monday, February 26, 2018 at The Hanover Manor in East Hanover.

The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council, acting through the National Court of Honor, annually awards the Silver Beaver. The Silver Beaver Award is for distinguished and ...

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Scouts Honor Outstanding Women at 24th Annual Sussex County Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon

April 19, 2018

The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local women at the Sussex County Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon.  Judith Bosworth, Jennifer Gardner, Judy Heim & Shelly Heim, Dr. Cynthia Jones, MD, Janice Stevens, and the Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market Founding Members will be recognized on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:00 am at The Reserve at Perona Farms in ...