Arts & Entertainment

November 14, 2018

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School cast of the 2018 Fall Production is comprised of 10 students who play multiple parts.   Brendan Scullin. is directing this play is inspired by a true story about the “Radium Girls” tracing the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The elves were busy on Monday on the Lake Mohawk County Club boardwalk building the huts for the annual German Christmas Market.  This year the market will be open on December 1 and 2. With 150 vendors in 160 spaces and a host of other attractions, “this is probably the largest ...

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SPARTA, NJ – It’s never too soon to think about where you will get your Christmas tree.  The VFW will be holding their annual Christmas Tree sale beginning every weekend beginning the day after Thanksgiving. Hours of operation: Friday 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. until 6 ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The very popular German Christmas Market will be held on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2.  This is the 17 year of the event that raised money for several local charities. Having exhausted all possible space on the Lake Mohawk Country Club Boardwalk and inside the Country ...

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SPARTA, NJ — The Sparta Historical Society held their third annual classic car show on Sunday, organized by Brian O’Neill. The beautiful fall day brought out approximately 70 cars and many more to admire the shiny pampered machines.  A wide variety of cars were displayed in the middle school ...

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NEWTON,  NJ – The annual Halloween Parade will be held on October 31 from 5 until 7:30 p.m.  Parade participants can begin lining up at 4:30 p.m. at 278 Spring Street.  The parade will end at Trinity Street Central Parking Lot 4.  The Costume Contest will be judged by age with prizes for ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Bristol Glen resident, Walter “Wally” Atchison celebrated his 102 birthday last week. This milestone birthday was accompanied by a visit from Mayor Helen LeFois for dinner at Bristol Glen, along with a proclamation in his honor form the entire Newton town council. “We surprised him ...

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SPARTA, NJ — The Lake Mohawk Country Club hosted their third annual Oktoberfest. The weather could not have been better for the crowds that gathered on the boardwalk and on Beach 1 on Sunday.  A band set the atmosphere as people enjoyed traditional German food and beer. Many simply enjoyed the ...

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SPARTA, NJ - Homecoming has additional meaning this year for the Sussex Technical High School.  on October 6, 2018, Sussex County Technical School will holding a 50th  Anniversary Celebration of the school from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Various shops and clubs will have booths on display, items for sale ...

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NEWTON, NJ — The third time was the charm. It took three tries but the annual Taste of Newton finally was successfully held in the conservatory at the Sussex County Fair Grounds. After two rain cancellations the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce moved the event indoors. “The rain luckily ...

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LAFAYETTE, NJ –A Classic Car Cruise will be hosted on the green at the Shoppes at Lafayette on Saturday.  The village held a grand re-opening ribbon cutting on Thursday evening.  In addition to the classic car cruise this weekend, Extreme Energy Solutions' race cars and drivers will be on hand.  ...

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AUGUSTA, NJ - The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce's Annual Taste of Newton has been moved to the Conservatory at the Sussex County Fair Grounds.  It will be held on Monday, September 17 from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m.

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NEWTON, NJ - Once again rain has caused the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce's Annual Taste of Newton festival will now be held on Monday, September 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

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NEWTON, NJ - Due to inclement weather the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce annual Taste of Newton will be held on Tuesday, September 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m. according to town officials

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SPARTA, NJ - It's not just clams at the Sparta VFW annual clam bake next Saturday, September 15. The menu will include  hamburgers, hotdogs, sausage and peppers, corn on the cob, salad and dessert. According to Commander Peter Litchfield, a number of Sparta organizations are supporting ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township Police Department, Fire Department, ambulance squad, dispatch, Community Emergency Response Team or CERT and Office of Emergency Management, or OEM will be holding an ice cream social on Friday, September 7 from 5 until 9 p.m.  The community is invited to the site of ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton will be hosting their third Annual Fall Festival.  This year, in addition to activities for young and old, vendors, live music and blacksmith demonstration the event will feature a classic car show. Children can enjoy a hay bale maze and face painting.  There will ...

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NEWTON, NJ — Art Muse NJ is an art organization that began in northern New Jersey this past May. The group is made up of co-founders Vincent Buchinsky and Denise Cocciaro Cohen, as well as exhibition chair, Ralph Porter. Art from the group, which is made up of 13 artists’ work, is displayed ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Sussex County is, once again, holding a seasonal photo contest.  Winners could have their photo included in county communications and online throughout the year.  The subject of the photos should be highlighting quality of life, spaces and places in Sussex County, according to ...

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NEWTON, NJ-The Power of Cheese will be this year’s theme for The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce annual Taste Newton set to take place on Monday, September 10.  Spring Street will be closed from 6:30 until 9:30 p.m. for the local restaurants, caterers and businesses to share their fare. In ...

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BRANCHVILLE, N.J. — Students of local music teacher Elisa Girlando have been taking home the first place trophy from Sussex County’s Got Talent since 2014, this year was no exception. The annual competition was restructured this year to create age divisions and eight students, self proclaimed “Team ...

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NEWTON, NJ- The Town of Newton will be showing Despicable Me 3 on August 10 at 8 p.m. at Memory Park. Admission is free.  There will be food trucks and picnicking will be allowed but no alcohol will be permitted. Jumanji will be shown of August 24 at Memory Park. 

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NEWTON, NJ — The Center for Prevention & Counseling will host a sober event called “Journey Through Arts & Music,” or JAM on Saturday, August 11 beginning at 6 p.m. This completely sober event is held on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the public. It is held at the ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials have cancelled session three swim lessons.  The statement included an apology to anyone interested in the session.  They explained “due to lifeguard exit dates for the 2018 pool season, we cannot accommodate the two week session.” Any questions can be ...

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NEWTON, NJ- The Newton Theatre drew a crowd on Monday afternoon. U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer was joined by Town Manager Thomas S. Russo, Jr, ThorLabs President Alex Cable, Sussex County Chamber of Commerce President Tammie Horsfield across the street from the theater to cut the ribbon to ...

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SPARTA, NJ — There are a number of activities going on this weekend.  Taco Night at the Sparta Elks has been moved to next Saturday. The Sparta Elks are holding Taco Night on Friday, July 27 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the boardwalk room. The cost is $5 per person for tacos, Margaritas are ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Here are a couple of things to do in Sparta July 20-29 On Friday evening the 2018 Spartan Arts free Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Billy Hector at Dykstra Park from 7 to 10 p.m.  Rain location is Mohawk Avenue School. Tickets for a drawing for St. Moritz ...

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SPARTA, NJ — More than 20 area children went back to school for a week of fun and creativity at Camp Invention. On Friday the campers got to show off their creations to their parents in the Sparta Middle School gymnasium. This year the campers rotated through four different modules based on ...

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NEWTON, NJ - Town officials announce the Newton Town Pool will be closed on Saturday, July 14 for the annual swim team invitational.  The pool will reopen to the public at noon on Sunday, July 15.  

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NEW YORK, NY — Three Sparta students performed in a competition at Carnegie Hall in June. Recent Sparta High School graduates Melissa Nolan and Eileen Huhn along with middle school student Shannon Huhn all study at the Lindeblad School of Music in Pine Brook, New Jersey. Having studied piano ...

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