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Sparta Seniors Compete in Randolph's Tri-County Senior Olympics

June 7, 2017

RANDOLPH, NJ - Despite a cloudy morning, 144 participants from six different towns gathered at Brundage Park last Wednesday for the 28th Annual Senior Olympics.

Representatives from Randolph, Pequannock, Rutherford, Sparta, Wayne and West Milford split into groups of four to compete in each event: frisbee golf, corn hole, putting golf, horseshoes, chicken toss and ...

Rain Does Not Stop Sparta's Girls on the Run 5K

SPARTA, NJ – The Girls on the Run held their 5K on Saturday, May 13.  The cool rainy day did not discourage the girls and their families who gathered around 7:30 a.m. in the Sparta Elks Club Lodge on the Lake Mohawk boardwalk and in White Deer Plaza.

They were expecting nearly 400 girls from the New Jersey North chapter, along with others from the public.  Approximately 80 ...

Groundbreaking Celebration for Sussex County YMCA Expansion Draws a Crowd

SPARTA, NJ – It was a beautiful day to break ground at the YMCA.  More than 100 people gathered on the site of the soon-to-be-built addition to the Sussex County Y.  Board member, trustees, dignitaries, community leaders and invited guests enjoyed refreshments and a few remarks before they put the shovels into the ground.

 “This is wonderful.  Only one more ...

Sparta's Let Me Run Wrap Up Spring 5K Season

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Let Me Run team competed in the Action for Distraction 5K supporting the Goryeb Children’s Hospital.  Sparta boys came together for their final 5K of their third season on May 6 in Morristown.

Mud and rain did not stop the boys from enjoying the event. 

“The boys all crossed the finish line amid smiles, cheers and the support from their ...

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Cancer Patient Says Tumor Shrunk with New TrueBeam at Morristown Medical Center

June 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The latest piece of high precision radiotherapy equipment to treat cancer at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, the TrueBeam system, went into service on May 8. Ben Christener, who has small cell lung cancer, was one of the first two patients to be treated.

Christener’s cancer was discovered after a CT Scan showed a mass ...