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Newton Police: Tips Lead To Arrest for Distribution of Heroin and Crack Near the Middle School

September 27, 2020

NEWTON, NJ—A Newton man is facing charges after Newton Police Department detectives and the Sussex County Narcotics Task Force picked him up after a two week investigation. On September 24, around 11:06 a.m. Nonie Toler, 59 of Newton was arrested on drug related charges, police said.

Following up on a number of anonymous complaints about drug activity on the school street, they ...

Le Frois and Teets Seek Newton Town Council Seats

September 29, 2020

Incumbent Councilwoman and former Mayor Helen Le Frois and her running mate Michelle Teets are seeking election to the Newton Town Council.  The campaign slogan for the team is: Community Focused.  Experienced Leadership.  Proven Results.

About Le Frois

Le Frois and her husband Greg have lived in Newton for over 20 years.  They have three children, Jordan, Madelyn, and ...

Margaret Baldini - Candidate for Newton NJ Town Council 2020

Are you tired of high taxes, wasteful spending, and of the elected officials in Newton treating your concerns as if they do not matter?

I am Margaret Baldini and I am tired of it too! It is time for us to make a change. We need new leadership. We need competent public servants running this town who have compassion and are fair in their dealings with the public especially amid this ...

Introducing Dr. Ludmilla Mecaj - Candidate for Newton Town Council

I, Dr. Ludmilla Mecaj, am a Candidate for Newton Town Council running as a team with Margaret Baldini.


I first settled in Newton in 1995, became a naturalized citizen 20 years ago...  With an MD, ENT and Cancer Researcher degree, obtained in Europe, I now teach Anatomy and Physiology at a NJ university.  I am now deeply embedded in Newton, where I own several ...

Witches Paddle Parade on Sparta's Lake Mohawk Raises Funds for DASI

September 29, 2020

SPARTA, NJ-Witches were on parade on Saturday, paddleboarding for Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Intervention Services or DASI. A coven of about 40 Stand Up Paddle or SUP boarders dressed for the occasion, departing from Beach 5 making their way to Beach 1.

Dodie Guardia and Susan Parrnell cohosted the event that got a lot of interest. It was so popular, they had to have a waiting ...

Sparta High School Suspends Varsity Football Season to Quarantine Following Player's Positive Test

September 22, 2020

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta High School football program has been suspended for two weeks following news of a student athlete testing positive.  While the student will not be identified, the district reports the player has had contact with team members.

The acting Superintendent Patrick McQueeney announced in a letter to the community, two students had tested positive for the ...

LAST DAY TO REGISTER- Churchill/Sawmill Area Community Garage Sale

LAST DAY to register for the Churchill/Sawmill Area Community Garage Sale! Registration closes today at 12am!

For over a decade we’ve helped hundreds of our Sparta neighbors not only clean out their garages, basements and attics, and make money doing it by participating in one of our Team Nest Builder Community Garage Sales. The Churchill/Sawmill Area Community Garage Sale will be ...

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

Fairview Lake YMCA provides over 100K pounds of food for local families

September 30, 2020

NEWTON, NJ - Fairview Lake YMCA Camps has long played a vital role in providing summer camp and educational experiences for thousands of families each year. When the novel coronavirus hit the area, the Y responded by providing access to a basic need that has rapidly increased during the crisis: the need for food.

Fairview Lake YMCA Camps has distributed approximately 103,335 lbs of food, or ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders September 23 Meeting Audio

NEWTON, NJ - The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders September 23 meeting audio



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One pre-owned Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur. Good condition. 188 original bones. Stands 13 ft high x 40 ft. long. Assembly required. Original box. Free shipping with Amazon Prime. Final sale only. No returns or exchanges.

If you thought museums were the only venues for large scale dinosaur skeletons, think again. In a few weeks Christie's will be selling an authentic, ...