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Sparta High School Alumnus Drafted by Detroit Tigers

July 25, 2022

DETROIT, MI – Sparta High School alumnus and varsity baseball player Cole Patten was just signed by the Detroit Tigers. Patten, a member of the Class of 2018 was drafted in the 17th round as a pitcher last Tuesday, his mother Doreen Patten said.

“He is excited to fulfill his long dream of being drafted and now have the opportunity to fulfill the ultimate dream of playing in the ...

Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer's Webstore is Open

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer store is open on their website through August 7. Sweatshirts, tees, joggers, hats, fleece and more emblazoned with the Spartans name can be purchased through the site in time for the fall season.

https://stores.myimagepoint.com/2022syfgear/shop/home

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Sussex County YMCA, Hamburg

Sussex County YMCA Job Fair

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Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health System sports ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

NJ Herald Did Not Allow All BoE Candidates a Chance to Comment

August 9, 2022

Dear Editor,

I'm writing this email as I worry that Sparta citizens are not getting an accurate and comprehensive picture of what's going on with the forthcoming election for the Board of Education.

I reference a recent NJ Herald article "Sparta headlines crowded Sussex County school board election with 17 registered candidates" that quoted several but not ...

Community Leader Raises Funds to Send More than 180 Kids to the Fair

August 9, 2022

Sussex County Farm and Horse Show Association Executive Board member Lois Pellow has spearheaded an initiative to provide free admittance to the New Jersey State Fair to 181 local, low-income children.  Pellow teamed up with Project Self-Sufficiency to identify children in need who would enjoy a trip to the annual event hosted by the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, New Jersey.  In ...

Labor Day 5K to benefit Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation

The law firm of Askin & Hooker, LLC presents the 5th Annual Labor Day 5K on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, at the Lake Mohawk Plaza in Sparta. The race will benefit the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization focused on improving and preserving lake water quality at Lake Mohawk and the Wallkill River Watershed.

 

"We believe that everyone has a ...

Sparta Area Alumni Campus News - July 28, 2022

July 28, 2022

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta alumni have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities.

Christopher Masciarelli graduated Cum Laude from Ithaca College  in New York having earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Television -  Radio.

Hope Fitzpatrick was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester at the University of New Hampshire in Durham.

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Sparta

Sparta Economic Development Committee

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Wed, August 10, 12:00 PM

Sussex County YMCA, Hamburg

Sussex County YMCA Job Fair

Widespread Power Outage Affects Sussex County

August 9, 2022

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ- A county wide power failure is impacting more than 62,600 customers in Sussex County Tuesday afternoon and the numbers continue to climb.  As the heat wave continues and temperatures reach into the 90’s more than half of JCP&L’s customers in the county are without power according to FirstEnergy.

In Sparta nearly 7,100 people have lost power. The Sparta ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

August 10, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

Our American Legacy

   Our American Legacy

How the Democratic Party has become the lie of the 21st Century and how the

Republican Party is the Answer for America’s future.

By Joseph Labarbera, Major, US Army Retired

Vice Chairman of Communications, Sussex Republican Party

President, Skylands Tea Party

 

The modern democrat party has committed to undoing America as a ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...