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Sparta Little League Baseball Treated to a Night at Skylands Stadium

August 1, 2021

AUGUSTA, NJ – Sparta Little League baseball players were on the field at Skylands Stadium as part of A Night At the Ball Park, sponsored by the law firm Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP. 

On July 22 the players and their families were invited to come to the stadium where they were treated to a Miners’ game and ice cream.  The player, in their uniforms, stood on the ...

Sparta Special Olympics and Unified Athletes Celebrate 2020-2021 Seasons

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School’s Unified sports and Special Olympics athletes were recognized for their achievements in the 2020-2021 seasons at a celebration at the Sparta VFW on Sunday.  The room was filled with the athletes, families, coaches and team members sharing “welcoming smiles, hugs and high-fives,” Coach Jen Schock said.

“The highlight of our ...

Sparta Little League Baseball All-Stars Go Undefeated in District Play, Moving to Sectionals

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Little League baseball All-Star teams have been working and playing hard this summer.  All four levels were undefeated in their district pool play.  For the 10U team there was one game between them and sectionals. Having gone 5-0 in district pool play they faced Vernon on Tuesday and won. They move to sectionals where they will face other New Jersey District ...

Sparta High School Holds 52nd Annual Monogram Celebration 2021

SPARTA, NJ – The tradition continued in 2021 with the annual Monogram dinner honoring the varsity athletes at Sparta High School.  The modified event took place on Cassels Field, where many of the athletes competed.  Their families joined them at tables on the field with desserts served after the ceremony.

Sparta High School Athletic Director Steve Stoner hosted the event, ...

Sparta High School Varsity Coaches, Teams and Unified Program Honored by Township Council

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Township Council honored Sparta High School Unified sports, the high school varsity volleyball team and Coaches of the Year, Cathy Wille and Brian Brennan.

Wille coaches the girls varsity basketball team and Brennan coaches the boys varsity basketball team. In addition to the coaches, both teams were names Teams of the Year.

“This is the first time ever ...

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Sparta Spartan Flag Football Registration Open Until August 1

July 24, 2021

SPARTA, NJ- The Sparta Spartan Youth Football organization is partnering with the NFL to offer Flag Football to boys and girls from five to 14-years-old.

The games will be played every weekend at Ungerman Field from September through November.

Registration if $150 includes a reversible NFL jersey and flags.  Registration will remain open through August ...

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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

5 Cool Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

You’re finishing up your afternoon walk on a scorching 90-degree day when you feel a little dizzy. You check your pulse. It’s faster than normal. You’re sweating, and you feel a cramp in your left leg. Should you head indoors?

Yes, says Alexander Sarenac, MD, an emergency medicine physician with Atlantic AdvancED Urgent Care. “These are all signs of a health condition ...

Taste of Newton Returns for Food, Festivity and Fun!

July 29, 2021

The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that A Taste of Newton is back for 2021! This year’s event, being held Monday, September 13 with a rain date of September 20, offers the opportunity to dine at numerous area restaurants in one night, bringing together local eateries and residents for food, festivity and fun!

Generously sponsored by Thorlabs and Teyma General ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Ranked Number One Hospital in New Jersey for the Fourth Year in a Row by U.S. News & World Report

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care hospitals in New Jersey to be nationally ranked, and ...

Open letter to Sparta Commons HoA Board

July 20, 2021

An open letter to the HoA board at Sparta Commons,

For two years now, the repair requests are not responded to. Not even acknowledged.  Our leaking roofs and loose gutters cause damage inside our homes, this is property damage we must pay for out of our own pocket. Over time, the state of disrepair causes mold, mildew, and health issues, as well as more expenses.

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Sun, August 1

Pig Whistle Inn, Czig Meister Brewing, Mama's& Cafe Bacci, The Homestead Rest, Hackettstown, Newton, Sparta

Cocktails for a Cause: Shelter from the Storm ...

Food & Drink Giving Back

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Mon, August 2

Pig Whistle Inn, Czig Meister Brewing, Mama's& Cafe Bacci, The Homestead Rest, Hackettstown, Newton, Sparta

Cocktails for a Cause: Shelter from the Storm ...

Food & Drink Giving Back

A Look At Housing Supply and What It Means For Sellers

A Look at Housing Supply and What It Means for Sellers

One of the hottest topics of conversation in today’s real estate market is the shortage of available homes. Simply put, there are many more potential buyers than there are homes for sale. As a seller, you’ve likely heard that low supply is good news for you. It means your house will get more attention, and ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.

 

If you’re ...

Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

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How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...