Sandy Benefit at Pavinci's, Make-Up Days to be Set
A look at what's going on this week in Hopatcong and Sparta and what you can expect to see on Patch.
Sandy Make-Up Days Decided in Sparta
The Sparta BOE will meet Monday night and vote on how to make up the lost school days from Hurricane Sandy. The meeting will be held at the Mohawk Avenue School at 7 p.m.
Pavinci's Hosts Benefit to Help Sandy Victims
Pavinci's Italian Grill will be hosting Hurricane Sandy: We Hit Harder to benefit three families of Hopatcong whose homes were destroyed from Superstorm Sandy. The event will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and will include give-aways, raffles, live and silent auctions, a Sweet Sandy Dessert Contest, and more.
Sparta Council Meets Tuesday
The Sparta Township Council will have their next meeting on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Sparta Township Municipal Building. We'll keep you posted about what was discussed at the meeting.
Sparta Woman Named New Girl Scout President
We speak with Betty Garger, who was recently appointed as president and CEO of Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey. She reflects on her experience with Girl Scouts and what she hopes to bring to the organization that includes over 50,000 members in the region.
New Bagel Cafe Gears Up For Grand Opening in Hopatcong
We speak with Hopatcong residents Stacey and Sam Abraham who are finishing the final touches of their new bagel cafe in the borough. The restaurant, Uncle Sam's Bagel Cafe located at 30 Hopatchung Road, will have its grand opening within the next week.
Spartans Face River Dell in State Semifinals
The Sparta High School football team will face River Dell High School on Friday night for state semifinals. The Spartans, now 8-1, defeated Mahwah High School on Nov. 16 in quarterfinals.
Hopatcong Holds Clothing Drive For Project Graduation
The high school will be accepting clothing for men, women and children, shoes, accesories and games for a clothing drive on Saturday. All proceeds will go to the Hopatcong High School Project Graduation. The items can be dropped off at the Lowe's parkling lot in Mount Olive on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.