Newton Announces Annual Holiday House Decorating Contest

December 6, 2017

NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton announced the annual Holiday House Decorating Contest for all of the Newton residents.

Last year’s winners were Ray Garcia in first place, Kelly and Eric Rossi in second, and Ryan Boyle in third place. Each of the winners received a gift card and a certificate.

The first, second, and third place winners will be presented with a prize at the Town ...

Newton High School Student Selected to Perform at Carnegie Hall

NEWTON, NJ—A student at Newton High School and avid choir member, Jaydeep Mukherjee, was selected to perform in the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.

Mukherjee will perform in February with the International Choir. Participation in one of the five Honors Ensembles is limited to the highest-rated high school performers from across the world.

Earlier in 2017, ...

Residents Invited to Newton's Tree Lighting

NEWTON, NJ - The Town of Newton has announced the community is invited to the annual tree lighting event on December 11 at 6 p.m. at town hall, 39 Trinity Street.

Kick off the holiday season with songs, decorating, refreshment and of course, a visit from Santa. 

Newton Kicks Off Holiday Season with a Magical Parade

NEWTON, NJ—Although there were many wands and wizard hats lined up on Spring Street on Saturday, Santa hats and candy canes could also be seen during Newton’s annual Holiday Parade.

The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce hosts one parade each year, the Annual Holiday Parade, which is held the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  

“This is a magical and fun event for all in ...

Sparta Middle School Overrun by Robots, Newton High School's Aperture FLL Competition

SPARTA, NJ – The gymnasium at Sparta Middle School was swarming with robots last weekend.  Sixteen elementary and middle school FIRST Lego League robotics teams were competing at the event hosted by Sparta Helen Morgan School FLL teams and sponsored by Aperture, Newton High School’s FIRST robotics team.

Two teams of Helen Morgan students competed at the event.

One team, ...

Newton's Senior Shuttle Suspended on Saturday

NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton has announced the Senior Shuttle run is cancelled for November 25. The regular schedule will resume on Monday, November 27.

The Newton Theatre Presents “A Christmas Carol” this December

NEWTON, NJ-- The Newton Theatre presents holiday favorite “A Christmas Carol” on Thursday, December 14, at 8 p.m.

Tickets for the show are only $12 each and are on sale now to the general public. Tickets may be purchased by visiting or contacting the Box Office at 973-940-NEWT.

“This hour long musical ...

Sparta Education Foundation's Annual Krogh's Turkey Trot 5K: the Tradition Continues

SPARTA, NJ - The annual Krogh's Turkey Trot 5K, sponsored by Sparta Education Foundation will be held on Thursday morning beginning and ending in White Deer Plaza.  Registration will begin at 7 a.m. in front of Krogh's at 23 White Deer Plaza.

Online registration has closed but participants are welcome to register in person on Wednesday, November 22 at the Lake Mohawk Country ...

Newton's Spring Street to Be Transformed into Diagon Alley

NEWTON, NJ –The Holiday magic will continue all day on Spring Street on November 25.  Immediately following the holiday parade, the Spring Circle Merchants will be transforming the street into Diagon Alley. 

Harry Potter fans young and old will enjoy shopping in Ollivanders (Charcoal Moons), Weasleys Wizards Wheezes (ReCollectables) and more.  They will enjoy ...

Newton Begins Holiday Season with Santa, Tree Lighting and Fireworks

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Medical Center Foundation, partnered with C. Edward McCracken, kicked off the holiday season this year, with the 26 Annual Festival of Lights event on Saturday, November 11.

This year’s event was a little different than in years past because it stuck to a futuristic theme, in which the employees at the hospital were honored and the importance of what they ...

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Children's Chorus to Offer Holiday Concert in Newton

December 4, 2017

The Children’s Chorus of Sussex County will present a Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 9th at 7:00 p.m. at Christ Church in Newton.  Three separate ensembles will perform Christmas, Hanukah and seasonal favorites.  The Bella Voce group in grades 2 – 6 will perform several pieces including “The Holly & the Ivy” and “God Rest Ye Merry ...