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Sparta Township Council Tables Marijuana Ban Ordinance

October 11, 2018

SPARTA, NJ — The Sparta Township Council tabled the ordinance to ban marijuana at the meeting on Tuesday. Deputy Mayor Christine Quinn read a statement from Mayor Josh Hertzberg who could not attend because of an “unanticipated family obligation.”

All of the council members present approved the motion to table the ordinance that had a first reading on September ...

Sparta Township Council Proclaims October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Town Hall and Main Street light posts are dressed in pink in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  At the September 25 town council meeting Mayor Josh Hertzberg presented a proclamation to Sonja O’Connell from the Junior Woman’s Club of Sparta.

The Tie a Ribbon for the Cure campaign is sponsored by the Junior Woman’s Club of Sparta as a ...

Atlantic Health System Partners with TGen, Origin to Improve Access to Innovative Cancer Therapies

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Cancer is a disease that touches virtually everyone in some sort of way throughout their lifetime with more than 1.5 million new cases diagnosed in the United States every year, according to the Center for Disease Control. Those who have endured the fight against the disease that claims the lives of half a million Americans every year know how much of a strain physically, ...

Sparta School District Announces Mold Test Results

SPARTA, NJ – Mold testing in Sparta High School and Middle School was completed and the “news is good,” according to superintendent Dr. Michael Rossi. 

In an announcement made on Friday, Rossi said there was “no cause for concern, no remediation required and no closing of any parts of the building.”

Remediation of the mold identified two weeks ago in the ...

Sparta Moves to Ban Marijuana

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township Council supported a first reading of an ordinance to ban marijuana in the municipality.  Councilman Jerry Murphy was the only member not to vote yes on Ordinance 18-15. If approved, Sparta would join a number of towns preempting the possible legalization of recreational marijuana as  proposed by the governor.  

Murphy did not respond to a ...


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Morristown Medical Center Recognized with Prestigious 2018 Quality Leadership Award

October 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ–  – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award from Vizient, a health care performance improvement partner.

The award recognizes top-performing academic medical centers, complex teaching medical centers and community hospitals that demonstrate excellence in ...