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Sparta, New Jersey is located in Sussex County. Zip codes in Sparta, NJ include 07871. The median home price in Sparta is $384,900 which is roughly $153/per square foot.

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Sunday | Daily Record

Engagement: Jessica Monico & Justin Scheid

Jessica and Justin are 2004 graduates of Pope John XXIII High School in Sparta. Jessica is a 2008 cum laude graduate from Lafayette College with a BA degree in Mathematics and Economics.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Paramus Catholic at Pope John Football

Pope John's Austin Bailey catches a pass against Paramus Catholic in Sparta on September 13, 2014. Keith A. Muccilli © 2014 New Jersey On-Line LLC. All rights reserved .

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Vote for Hackensck city manager tabled as public pans top choice

Bowing to residents' contention that the selection of a new city manager is fraught with future problems, the Mayor and Council postponed the vote for the position from the Sept. 2 meeting to conduct a more comprehensive background check.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Elks Club 9/11 Commemoration

SPARTA, NJ The Sparta Elks Lodge #2356 will hold a 9/11 commemoration ceremony on the boardwalk at 7:45 p.m. The event will be just outside the Sparta Elks lodge. Please pick some towns to customize the content of your e-news updates.

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New Jersey Herald

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Local officials heard the Sussex County Technical School superintendent's pitch Wednesday night for why the 4-year-old user fee the school applies to sending districts is necessary. The presentation, hosted by the Sussex County League of Municipalities at the Bella Italia Restaurant, follows a recent effort, spearheaded by Wallkill Valley Regional High School interim Superintendent Bob Walker, that called for local municipalities to sign a resolution advocating for the elimination of the tuition fee.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Sparta's Efforts to Prepare Town Residents for Emergencies

Councilwoman Christine Quinn reported on the efforts of the Sparta Township Emergency Preparedness committee. Quinn explained the township will be partnering with FEMA to promote their American Preparathon during the month of September.

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The Jersey Journal

Mother who had four times blood alcohol limit with son in car pleads guilty to assault by auto

A Rutherford mom who was four times the legal BAC limit when she flipped her car, injuring her and her 8-year-old son in April, pleaded guilty Monday to assault by auto and driving while intoxicated, Sussex authorities say. SPARTA - A Rutherford mom who had four times the blood-alcohol limit when she crashed her car - with her 8-year-old son inside - pleaded guilty to assault by auto and driving while intoxicated charges, authorities announced.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Sparta Independent

Pool ends season on high note

Greg Leo, manager of the pool, is a longtime Sparta resident and owner of a real estate development firm The Leo Company. His entrepreneurial spirit and love for the community drove him and his partners to invest in the pool and they quickly got up to speed on pool operations.

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New Jersey Herald

Lawyer for Sparta man waiting for knife information

The lawyer for a Sparta man accused of stabbing his roommate said on Tuesday, that he is waiting for the chain of custody for the knife that was seized by law enforcement officials as evidence. "I want to know if the knife is in the custody of the state, if has been tested for forensic evidence and if I can get my hands on it for me to have it tested," said Dan Marchese, a Newton-based attorney during a status conference.

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TheAlternativePress.com

September's Super Harvest Moon

SPARTA, NJ Tonight is the last super moon of the year. Or is it? NASA has said that there would be three super moons in three consecutive months July, August and September.

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New Jersey Herald

Three school board candidates withdraw

With school board elections two months away, the total of candidates running in Sussex County has dwindled slightly as three people who had planned on running in Byram, Ogdensburg and Sparta have withdrawn their candidacies. Among them was the current president of the Byram school board, Susan Wise, who has been replaced on the ballot by newcomer Lori Esposito.

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TheAlternativePress.com

September's Super Harvest Moon

SPARTA, NJ Tonight is the last super moon of the year. Or is it? NASA has said that there would be three super moons in three consecutive months July, August and September.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Lawyer for Sparta man waiting for knife information

The lawyer for a Sparta man accused of stabbing his roommate said on Tuesday, that he is waiting for the chain of custody for the knife that was seized by law enforcement officials as evidence. "I want to know if the knife is in the custody of the state, if has been tested for forensic evidence and if I can get my hands on it for me to have it tested," said Dan Marchese, a Newton-based attorney during a status conference.

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The Sparta Independent

Pool ends season on high note

Greg Leo, manager of the pool, is a longtime Sparta resident and owner of a real estate development firm The Leo Company. His entrepreneurial spirit and love for the community drove him and his partners to invest in the pool and they quickly got up to speed on pool operations.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Fall CERT Program to Include Teens

For the first time high school students will be welcome to train with the team. Teen ages 16 to 18 may attend the classes, with permission from a parent or guardian.

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New Jersey Herald

Power outage in Sparta

SPARTA _ More than 1,000 Sparta residents are without power this morning. According to the JCP&L outage map on the First Energy website, the cause is equipment failure.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

First Day of School

SPARTA, NJ Sparta school children had their first day of school on Thursday. For some, however, it was their first-first day.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Hackensack council still confident in city manager choice

David R. Troast, the Hackensack City Council's choice for city manager, was a planner and township manager for Sparta from 1996 to 2013. Citizen outcry at a Hackensack City Council meeting may have delayed a vote on the appointment of the next city manager, but council leaders seemed confident Wednesday that the candidate will be approved when a new vote is scheduled.

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New Jersey Herald

Meeting dates set to discuss Sussex Borough utility sale

The Borough Council on Wednesday voted 4-0 to authorize the Borough Administrator to execute a separation agreement with Dale Sloat, the Hopatcong animal control officer. Councilwoman Linda Masson, who has expressed adamant opposition to the sale, introduced a few motions at Tuesday's meeting that would increase the transparency of the council's actions regarding the sale, change some language in the sale's ordinance and remove Councilwoman Marina Krynicky as council president.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Item

Hackensack City Council delays vote on hiring new city manager

The Hackensack City County bowed to intense resident criticism of their presumptive pick for new city manager and delayed what was to have been a vote Tuesday night to hire David R. Troast to fill the recently vacated hot seat.

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