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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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Sparta Resident Among the New Class of State Troopers

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, presented badges to New Jersey's newest state troopers during graduation ceremonies at Pine Belt Arena on August 29. Sparta resident Phelan Livingston was one of the five Sussex county residents that graduated with the 154th Recruit ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Sparta Independent

SCCC trustee Gavan resigns

Gavan, the board's chairman, sent in his letter of resignation to the college, which made the announcement on Friday.

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Asbury Park Press

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Wearing a "Goofy" hat, Thomas Adames from Sparta, NJ, greets New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on the Seaside Heights, NJ, boardwalk Friday morning, August 29, 2014.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Sparta Township Council Updates Info on Flu Shots, Street Signs

While the agenda portion of the Sparta Township Council meeting was uneventful, there were several items of interest discussed under committee reports and new business.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Advertiser News (South)

Salon FIG moves to bigger quarters

Salon FIG has moved down the Sparta side of Spring Street to bigger quarters at 274 Spring Street, Newton in Station House Plaza.

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The Jersey Journal

Sussex County college trustees should have known ethics rules, experts say

An investigation report released Monday which said that three Sussex County Community College trustees with conflicts of interest didn't know their ethical obligations has drawn contention of some experts.

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New Jersey Herald

Fired employee sues Lake Mohawk Country Club

A Halsey Road area resident is undergoing a series of injections after she was bitten by a raccoon that has since eluded capture.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Alternative Press

Many Honors for Sparta High School

SPARTA, NJ Sparta High School has been honored by several publications in the past few weeks.

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The Alternative Press

Planning Board Announcements including New Business for Old Stop and Shop

SPARTA, NJ At the Sparta Township Council meeting on Tuesday night Mayor Molly Whilesmith explained they would be acting on a suggestion made by Deputy Mayor Jerry Murphy.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Sparta board members differ over goal-setting

The goals, the first two of which address student achievement in English language arts and mathematics for general and special education students, also include updating the district's long-range facilities plan and formulating an in-house professional development program for district teachers.

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New Jersey Herald

Vernon tax proposal would aid indoor waterpark plans

The Township Council has scheduled a special meeting Sept. 17 to discuss a proposed ordinance that would allow a 30-year tax reduction, or exemption, for projects located within the redevelopment zone.

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The Sparta Independent

Junior Police Academy graduates 22

The youth division was established in 2013 to combat the growing drug epidemic that has developed in the Sparta community.

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New Jersey Herald

Farm to School' program gets boost from 5 new laws

A Sussex County Community College trustee is calling for the relationship with CP Engineers, the college's Sparta-based engineering firm, to be severed after reading in a report about the off-the-mark estimate CP Engineers gave the college for the Building D project.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Board of Education Eliminates Work Session Meetings

SPARTA, NJ On Monday night, the Sparta Board of Education voted to eliminate the work session meetings for September, October and November on Monday night.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Deadline looms for candidates in Byram, Sparta

For those wishing to run for office in Byram and Sparta this November, the clock is ticking for candidates to file the required paperwork.

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The Sparta Independent

Famous author coming to Sparta

5, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Max and Ruby are well-known bunny siblings. Ruby is the responsible and loving older sister, Max is the mischievous and sweet younger brother, charmingly brought to life with Wells' illustrations.

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New Jersey Herald

SCCC investigation report released

Saiber - the law firm hired by the Sussex County Community College administration to investigate the Building D project - is recommending that the trustees who do not have conflicts with CP Engineers vote again on the engineering firm's hiring since votes in 2013 did not represent a quorum.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Annual Presentation

SPARTA, NJ At the August board of education work session Assistant Superintendent Dr. Melissa Varley presented the annual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Self-Assessment.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Cameras Coming to Most Sparta School Buses

SPARTA, NJ There were 20 bus routes rebid this year. The bid specs required that cameras be installed on the buses.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Sparta's Summer Brain Camp Strengthens Young Students' Skills

Sparta Township Public Schools introduced Brain Camp for the first time this summer.

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