Newton News

February 18, 2019

NEWTON, NJ-- Halsted Middle School announced the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the second marking period of the 2018-2019 school year. Students who have earned all A's or P's, with no unsatisfactory remarks, qualify for High Honor Roll. For Honor Roll students, they ...

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WELLINGTON, Fla. — Amanda Steege of Bedminster, N.J., and Lafitte de Muze finished in the $100,000 World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular. Following the opening round at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, Fla. on ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Presidents Day, TAPintoTV visited the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Girls High School Basketball team lost by two points in the semi-final round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament on Saturday. Third-seeded Newton played away against second-seeded Warren Hills on Saturday and lost with a final score of 54-52. The Braves ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Fridgit tempertatures were turned into an opportunity to create art by photography students at Sparta High School.  Christy Graham’s students went out in the cold to photograph ice bubbles and other ice themed scenes. Zoe Merold, William Kristiansen and Baily Plotts took on the ...

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SPARTA, NJ – A traffic stop led to drug charges for a Jersey City woman on February 7 around 11:30 a.m. on Route 15 North. Officer Steven Guido stopped driver Curtis Evans because his Nissan Murano did not have a front license plate and tinted windows according to police. Guido smelled marijuana ...

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Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel. A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban ...

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NEWTON, NJ -    Area residents will have to find other plans for the summer with the Town of Newton announcing the pool will not be opened this year.  The news came from a letter released by the town manager Thomas S. Russo Jr on Thursday. Citing an extensive list of “severe structural issues” ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta resident and cofounder and manager of the Sparta Farmers Market Mitch Morrison is about to embark on a cross country trip on his bicycle.  Morrison is riding solo from Portland, Oregon to Sparta beginning on April 10 arriving in late May. “As part of my adventure, I am ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- This Saturday, February 16 at Buzz Aldrin Middle School, you can have the chance to watch all of the short films nominated for Academy Awards. The “Oscar Shorts: Celebrate the Underdog” Film Festival is marking its 10th year of showing these short films, which is prior to the Oscar ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team dominated over High Point 51-34 when they hosted them on Wednesday, February 13. Newton came out strong, scoring a total of 28 points before halftime, while holding High Point to 19. The Braves kept up their momentum in the second half, ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team was defeated by Jefferson on Wednesday, when they played away and lost 70-53.  Alex Stone led the Braves’ effort with 18 points. He was followed by Brian McKeown who contributed 11 points. Alex Rivas added seven. Darby Knox, Aaron ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill that will provide $100 million over five years to support horse racing in New Jersey. Sen. Vin Gopal of District 11 in Monmouth County, home to Monmouth Park and Freehold Raceway, and Sen. Paul A. Sarlo, District 36, which includes, Bergen ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A priest formerly serving at Our Lady of the Lake has been included on a the list of nearly 200 priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse  of  a child, according to information released by New Jersey Roman Catholic bishops on Wednesday. As is the case with most of the ...

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WELLINGTON, Fla. — Samantha Weinerman of Chester, N.J. beat 45 other junior riders on Feb. 8 during the fifth week at the 2019 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). The first equitation class of the weekend was the USHJA Jumping Seat Medal. With a solid plan of action and confidence in her new ...

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Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history. There are many legends about who St. Valentine ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Two men were picked up on outstanding warrants after a traffic stop for a broken headlight.  On February 1 around 1:30 Steven Guido stopped a gray Jeep driven by Jason Vantassel, 34 of Sussex, police said. Guido found Vantassel to have a warrant out of Paterson.  The passenger ...

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WACO, Texas. — Local riders scored points for their team in National Collegiate Equestrian Association Action of the weekend. Kara Kaufmann tied once and earned a point while competing for the No. 1 Auburn equestrian team in horsemanship. She rode to a 72.5 tie in the meet with U.T Martin on ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton public schools will follow a delayed opening schedule WEdnesday, February 13 due to winter weather. School opening times: Newton High School – 9:40 a.m. Halsted Middle School – 9:50 a.m. Merriam Avenue School – Kindergarten through fourth grade doors open at 10:05 ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Newton High School junior, Nicolette Occhifinto, spent the month of January collecting toothbrushes for a donation project she created through the National Honor Society. This is not the first time that Occhifinto has collected toothbrushes. When she was in eighth grade in Vernon ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ -- Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Number three seed Newton High School girls basketball easily moved to the semifinal round of the H/W/S tournament defeating Delaware Valley 25-61 on Saturday.  The win was built on the team effort with nine contributing to the score.  The Braves had a huge lead of 33-17 by the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Today, we look back at our conversation from 2018 with Clifton Mayor James Anzaldi at a Regional Chamber of Commerce event. TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur discusses with the Mayor how Clifton is a great place to live and why businesses can also expect a very friendly ...

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NEWTON, NJ – In anticipation of winter weather Newton Town Hall and Newton schools will be closed Tuesday, February 12. Town of Newton has announced recycling scheduled for Tuesday, February 12 pick-up has been moved to Wednesday, February 13.  Additionally, the Senior Shuttle has been ...

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View Survey NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. —The Rutgers 2019 Horse Management Seminar was held Feb. 10, with a focus on “Feeding and Care of Mare/Foal, Stallion and Growing Horse.” Carey Williams, equine specialist and associate director of extension at the Equine Science Center, assembled presenters ...

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These firefighters don’t just put out flames — they use them to make duck confit-stuffed ravioli with bacon and English pea puree. That’s how South Orange Local 24 won the gourmet category during last year’s Cooked & Uncorked food and wine festival, which is coming up for the 9th time this ...

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These firefighters don’t just put out flames — they use them to make duck confit-stuffed ravioli with bacon and English pea puree. That’s how South Orange Local 24 won the gourmet category during last year’s Cooked & Uncorked food and wine festival, which is coming up for the 9th time this ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team defeated Lenape Valley 60-31 when they played them away on Thursday. Leading the Braves in their victory was Maddie Gore with 15 points, three rebounds, three assists, one steal, and one block. Kaitlyn Lynch contributed 14 points, five ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Wrestling team advanced to the NJSIAA semi-final round by beating seven-seed Pascack Hills in round one but lost to High Point by 10 in the finals Friday. Number two Newton hosted third-seeded Jefferson on Wednesday, crushing them 49-18 to advance to the ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- You may think of The GRAMMYs as an awards ceremony honoring the music industry, but did you also know that there are GRAMMY Museums located around the country, and one is right here in New Jersey? The GRAMMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center, located in Newark, is the ...

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