Newton News

September 24, 2018

NEWTON, NJ—An Andover man faces a number of charges after he crashed his car on Lenape Avenue.  On September 17 around 4 a.m. Newton Police Department received a report of a car accident on Swartswood Road, police report. Police arrive to find Timothy Plumb, 29, had struck a utility pole, speed ...

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THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — The long wait is over.  Three months after it was determined that Edith the donkey was expecting, a baby boy was delivered at 1:01 a.m. on Sept. 24 after a little more than two hours of labor.  Jamie Hahn who correctly guessed the birth date will the rights for the new ...

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CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) is offering an adoption special through Oct. 15, 2018. The fee for all horses is $350 and companion horses have no fee at all.   There are more than 100 to choose from, most are not on the SRF website yet because they come and ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School football team played a tough game against High Point, when they played them away on Friday, September 21 and won 18-7. According to the fans at High Point the game "was a tough one," but Newton came out on top and added another win to their record, continuing ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School field hockey team was shut out by Johnson when they hosted them on Saturday, losing 3-0. Newton was out shot by Johnson, 19-7. Abby Berkowitz, keeper for the Braves, had 16 saves against Johnson throughout the game. THis was the first loss for the Lady Braves ...

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POHATCONG TWP., N.J. — Sunday, Oct. 7 is the date for Mylestone Equine Rescue’s 19th Open House. The annual event will be held from 12 to 4 p.m. at their farm in Pohatcong, N.J., rain or shine. For anyone who’s ever wanted to meet a horse up-close and personal, this is your opportunity. But the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School lady braves field hockey team played away against High Point on Friday, September 21 and won a close game of 2-1. Sidney Pavlishin and Elissa Abou-Jaoude led the Braves to victory with a goal each. Jade Luciani had two assists. Newton had 11 shots on High ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls tennis team lost 4-1 when they played away at Wallkill Valley on Friday. The results of the matches are as follows: Singles: Sarah McNamara (WV) won over Arianna Gali (N), 6-2, 6-2 Weronika Wasniowska (WV) won over Eve Sylvester (N), 6-3, 3-6, ...

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SPARTA, NJ — The joint meeting of four Sussex County boards at the McNeice auditorium at Sussex County Tech was billed as a discussion about where to locate the proposed Sussex County Community College culinary, automotive, welding and machine tools “middle skills” program. By the end of the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—A Newton man is in custody charged with a number of car burglaries on the nights of August 28 and 29. Newton Police Department picked up Hasdrede Kengne, 20, around 10:30 a.m. for the thefts, police report. According to police, the thefts occurred mostly in the area of Madison Street, ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys soccer team beat their rival the Kittatinny Cougars 5-2, when they played them away on Wednesday. Leading the Braves in their victory over the Cougars, Kevin Ayoso scored two goals.  David Crowley, Dylan Decker, and Joey Spadafora, each found the net ...

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NEWTON, NJ — The Newton High School girls soccer team won a close game against Hackettstown on Wednesday, September 19, when they played them away and won 2-1. Leading the Braves in their close win was Olivia Buckley and Blaise Vallorosi, each scored one goal for Newton. They were assisted by ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — As Hurricane Florence makes landfall in the eastern Carolinas, the AAEP Foundation is accepting charitable contributions from individuals and industry organizations in support of its Equine Disaster Relief Fund. Just as was done in 2017 during hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Lady Braves Field Hockey Team shut out Vernon 1-0 when they played them home on Tuesday, September 18. Leading the Braves in their victory over Vernon was Angela Melillo with an assist from Victoria Docherty. Newton out shot Vernon 26 to one. Newton’s goalie ...

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SPARTA, NJ – A Newton man was picked up on open warrants following a traffic stop.  On September 7 around 10 a.m. Police Officer Brian Porter stopped Kaseem Harris, 29 for equipment violation on the blue Ford Pickup truck he was driving on East Mountain Road, police report. Porter found Harris ...

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LIBERTY TWP., N.J. — A horse that was found wandering in the township on Sept. 8 has has been reunited with his owner. The black gelding had no halter on and nothing to help identify him. He was taken in by Keith Klinger, who found him on Danville Mountain Road at about 11:30 that ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls soccer team shut out High Point 4-0 on Monday, despite the rainy conditions when they played on the Braves' field. The Braves out shot the Wildcats 20-7. Morgan Medunick, Blaise Vallorosi, Emily Brothman, and Kayla Bensley led the team with a goal ...

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NEWTON, N.J. — The Newton High School boys soccer team lost 2-1 in a close game on Monday when they played at Hackettstown. Kevin Ayoso scored the only goal for the Braves with an assist by David Crowley. Hackettstown had six shots on Newton’s goal. Newton continues on in the season with 1 ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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  THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Anticipation..... It's been three months since it was determined that Edith the donkey was expecting. As of the morning of Sept. 17, the stork had yet to arrive.  Donkeys, Edith and her daughter, Gloria were a gift to Christiana Capra, founder and director of ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – A football player from Lenape Valley needs your vote.  Justin Peterson has been selected by the New York Giants and USA Football as part of their Heart of a Giant program. The initiative recognizes athletes for the good work they do on and off the playing field.  Peterson ...

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ASBURY, N.J. — The College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) New Jersey was held Sept. 15 and 16 at The Ridge, Asbury, N.J. USHJA President Mary Babick judged the horse show on Sept. 16. The day before, young riders learned from Olympian Nona Garson, who owns The Ridge. There was also a college ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Braves beat the Wildcats 8-1, remaining undefeated, when they played them home on Saturday. Luca Morello led the Braves in their victory scoring two goal. It was a team effort with Kevin Ayoso, Christian Calderaro, Michael Cleary, Dylan Decker, Daniel Patino, and Joey ...

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LIBERTY TWP., N.J. — The owner of a horse that was found wandering in the township on Sept. 8 has yet to come forward. The black gelding appears to be in good health but had no halter on and nothing to help identify him. He was taken in by Keith Klinger, who found him on Danville Mountain Road ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — A 7-year-old horse in Monmouth County is the third reported case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses, in New Jersey for 2018. The horse had not been vaccinated against EEE in 2018 and was euthanized on Sept. 4, according to a ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School football team rolled over Whippany Park at home winning 48-7 on Friday, September 14. Newton struck first with the the first touchdown off a 32-yard Nick Brigante run and Derek Brigante’s extra point. Whippany Park answered back by scoring their only ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Newton High School field hockey played at Wallkill Valley on Saturday, shutting out the Rangers 2-0. Angela Melillo got both goals for the Braves.  She was assisted by Lauren Barbato and Sydney Pavlishin.   Abby Berkowitz stopped five Ranger shots. On Thursday, even after overtime, ...

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SPARTA, NJ — A classroom in the Helen Morgan School has an “elevated level of Aspergillus/Penicillium, a common type of mold,” according to a statement sent by Sparta superintendent Dr. Michael Rossi.  "Helen Morgan parents are very concerned. Mold can be a serious issue, with serious side ...

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