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  1. Running no matter the weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Sparta Independent

    Maybe it's to justify the umpteenth calorie they consumed, or maybe it's a matter of camaraderie, or kicking off the holiday season with meaningful fundraising, but whatever it is, Turkey Trot participants love to defy the weather. Melissa Fagersten, of Sparta, said, “It was freezing, and this is the coldest one I can remember, but we have been out there since the Krogh's Turkey started a number of years ago.” She and her husband, Brian, ran with their daughters; Katie and Ellie.

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  2. Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Sparta Independent

    By Shannon Kuratli Sparta - White Deer Plaza in Lake Mohawk and the entire length of the Lake Mohawk Country Club boardwalk transformed into a German Christmas Market on Saturday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. The event is a much-loved local tradition, having become known far outside of Sparta.

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  3. Santa in SpartaRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | The Sparta Independent

    Santa greets children upon his arrival at the Toys for Tots event held at the Sparta Train Station. . SPARTA – This weekend residents had lots of opportunity to celebrate and Santa made an appearance at several holiday events.

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  4. Sparta Christmas Festival 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Sparta Independent

    Santa has many places he needs to be this upcoming weekend, and one of them is Station Park. The event will include; hot chocolate, popcorn, performances by local students, and a display of emergency vehicles.

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  5. Santa will be at Sparta Train StationRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Sparta Independent

    Sparta – On Saturday, Dec. 1, Santa and Company “G," the 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines arrive at about 3:30 p.m. at the Sparta Train Station where more than 17,000 toys that they brought with them will be loaded onto trucks that head to the Season of Hope Toy Shop at Project Self Sufficiency in Newton. About 40 artisan vendors will sell their wares inside the Sparta Police Athletic League building, which this year is an the official satellite location of the Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market.

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  6. Wish TreeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Sparta Independent

    The Junior Woman's Club of Sparta received a $1,000 donation from the Wiebel Family Foundation for the annual holiday Wish Tree at the Sparta Library. The donation will benefit the many children currently supported by the Department of Child Protection and Permanency in Sussex County.

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  7. Small Business Saturday, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | The Sparta Independent

    Nov. 24, 2018 is Small Business Saturday, an opportunity to support small, local establishments. With beautiful, clear skies and temperatures in the 40s, shoppers are out early, and some stores are offering special deals.

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  8. Temperature in the teens for 2018 Turkey TrotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The Sparta Independent

    The temperature in Sparta was in the teens on Thanskgiving morning, Nov. 22, as runners participated in Krogh's Turkey Trot 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. The annual event, sponsored by the Sparta Education Foundation, was the hit it always is, despite the day's frigid temperature.

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  9. 'Stuff the Bus' is broadcast live asRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | The Sparta Independent

    Sussex County residents' charitable nature was evident during the 10th Annual Stuff the Bus Weekend. Radio stations WNNJ and WSUS broadcast the event live on Friday as Law enforcement, public officials, county employees and volunteers braved the raw weather to collect food and money to fill the Sussex County Food Pantry for the holiday season and beyond.

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  10. Snow in Sparta: Frustration, but some fun tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | The Sparta Independent

    This past week snow, rain, ice, and wind resulted in a messy and frustrating Thursday and Friday for commuters. Some residents had some fun with the snow too though, as did Anne Grimaldi of Lake Mohawk who snapped a photo of a Thanksgiving snow pilgrim, complete with turkey and pilgrim attire.

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  11. Local Veterans Day ObservancesRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | The Sparta Independent

    This week there will be various public and private events in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Additionally, each year the American Legion and Military.com share a list of establishments that extend discounts to veterans who show identification. In some cases businesses will accept a photo of the veteran in uniform.

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  12. Sparta family treasures scrapbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Sparta Independent

    Sparta - Marianne Antoniello-Willis's father, Michael Antoniello, will turn 99 years old on March 12, 2019, and while dementia has robbed him of much of his memory, a scrapbook of his military service during World War II keeps his stories alive. Filled with snapshots, newspaper clippings, personal letters, and captioned in Michael's own words, the large album was originally compiled by Antoniello-Willis's mother.

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  13. 'Stuff the Bus' campaign in tenth year; Annual countrywide food collection slated for this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Sparta Independent

    Newton Police Chief Mike Richards, Andover Township Police Chief Eric Danielson, Mohawk House owner Steve Scro, Sparta Police Chief Neil Spidaletto, Byram Township Police Chief Pete Zabita, and Stuff the Bus founder Carol Novrit gathered at the Mohawk House on Monday, November 12, 2018 to discuss the details of this year's 10th Annual Stuff the Bus food collection initiative.  . Sparta - It's Stuff the Bus Weekend in Sussex County, and founder Carol Novrit is hoping to mark the initiative's tenth birthday with an abundance of food for the county's food pantry.

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  14. Sparta Football: A look back at a terrific seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Sparta Independent

    The Sparta High School Football Team made it all the way to the semifinals this year. A look back at the season shows though despite a last game's crushing blow does not rule out the team, cheerleaders, students, and supporters having had a terrific season.

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  15. Valerio Fonovic, of Sparta, has died at age 66Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Sparta Independent

    Valerio Fonovic, 66, of Sparta, NJ passed away on Nov. 11, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Valerio was born in Labin, Croatia and came to the United States in 1971.

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  16. Stanley J. Gasior, of Sparta, NJ, dies at age 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Sparta Independent

    Sparta – Stanley J. Gasior Jr., 76, resident of Sparta for more than 40 years, passed peacefully on Sept. 20, 2018 at home, surrounded by his loving family.

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  17. Veterans Day in SpartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Sparta Independent

    Sparta VFW Post 7248 hosted a commemoration of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2018 at the monument in front of the VFW at 66 Main Street. Representatives of civic groups including the Boy Scouts, police, veterans, seniors, and the township, laid wreaths and flowers at the memorial.

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  18. Sparta United Methodist Church is seeking donations to help supply...Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Sparta Independent

    Sparta United Methodist Church is seeking donations to help supply 700 Thanksgiving meals to those in need. The church requests additional food donations that are home cooked, nothing frozen, to be delivered to the church by 1 p.m. on Nov. 18, 2018.

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  19. James Madison University announces Sparta graduatesRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    James Madison University announces the following students who graduated during the August 4, 2018 commencement exercises. Wenqian Liu of Sparta, NJ, graduated with a degree in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University during the August 4, 2018 commencement exercises.

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  20. Dina Corbo of Sparta dies at age 95Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2018 | The Sparta Independent

    Dina Corbo, 95, of Sparta, passed away on Nov. 3, 2018. She was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1955.

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