Easter Hops Its Way Into the Town of Newton

April 9, 2017

NEWTON, NJ—The chanting of “Easter Bunny” could be heard despite the windy conditions on the upper field at Memory Park on Saturday, April 8 during Newton’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

The hunt was set up with five different age categories all marked by colorful eggs created and set-up by Newton’s Recreation Commission, with the help of Newton’s Department ...

Newton’s Halsted Players Present The Music Man Junior This Weekend

NEWTON, NJ—The Halsted Players, which are comprised of 72 fifth through eighth grade students at Halsted Middle School, will be presenting The Music Man Jr. this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The story follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he vows to organize. The catch? ...

Area Scout Leaders Travel to Puerto Rico for Council Event

PUERTO RICO - In January, nine members from the Northeast Region Area 5 Venturing Officers’ Association, more commonly known as VOA, traveled to Newark Liberty International airport for an early morning flight; destination, San Juan, Puerto Rico. After the flight, they toured Old San Juan experiencing some historic sights, food and entertainment.

Some of the historic sights ...

Town of Newton to Hold Annual Easter Egg Hunt

NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton will hold its Annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 8 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The event will take place on the upper softball field by the park and ride at Memory Park, with a rain date of  April 15, the following Saturday.

The hunt will have five different age categories:

Ages one to two
Ages three to four
Grades Pre-K and ...

Sussex Scouts Skate at Skylands Ice World

STOCKHOLM, NJ - What do you get when you combine scouts and their families from Patriots’ Path Council Sussex District, skating at Skylands Ice World, and outdoors skills games?  Tons of fun at the Sussex Freeze O’ Ree.

On March 12 Skylands Ice World hosted a fun-filled afternoon for over 100 scouts, ranking from Lion to Arrow of Light together with their families, from ...

Emergency Closure of Spring Street with Power Interruption

NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials announce Spring Street is closed temporarily for emergency repair work being done by JCP&L.  Spring Street is also experiencing a power outage that is expected to last until 8 p.m. 

Newton’s Recreation Commission Hosts Senior Luncheon

NEWTON, NJ—Senior residents from all around the town of Newton gathered in Newton High School’s cafeteria for the Town of Newton’s recreation commission’s bi-annual senior luncheon.

Every year in the spring and fall, the town recreation commission holds a luncheon on the last day of Newton high school’s play/musical for the senior residents of the town.

While ...

Newton High School Presents “Pippin” as Spring Musical

NEWTON, NJ—The students of Newton High School will present “Pippin” on Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26. The show is directed by Brendan Scullin.

“Pippin” is a story about a performing troupe that moves from town to town performing their stories. The story takes place in no particular time or place. What keeps their lives and professions going, is their ...

Newton Holds 14th Annual Sussex County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

NEWTON, NJ—Despite the mounds of snow covering Newton, residents from all over the county gathered on Spring Street to show off their Irish spirit.

With the exception of a few flurries in the morning, the 14th annual Sussex County St. Patrick’s Day Parade went off without a hitch.

Over 700 people were walking or driving in the parade, along with eight floats and over 100 ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

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Register to Make a Spring Fascinator Hat Workshop at Sparta Historical Society

April 24, 2017

Ellen Christine Colon-Lugo, a costume historian and President of the NY Milliners Guild will conduct a workshop to collaborate with the Sparta Historical Society’s spring exhibit “A New Era: Women, their Hats and Social Change.”  Known as an Haute Couture milliner, Ellen Christine's pieces can be seen on the pages of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and in many prominent ...