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December 7, 2022

NEWTON, NJ—The Merriam Avenue School’s Fourth grade chorus and band performed at their annual Holiday Concert on Wednesday, December 7. The fourth graders in the band and chorus lined up in the big gym at Merriam Avenue to perform in front of their families. Under the direction of Ray Stocker, ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Santa stopped by Newton a little early to help get the town tree lit and visit with the children. The plaza in front of town hall was festive with decorations and music from Merriam Avenue School and Newton Girl Scouts. The Merriam Avenue School students, under the direction of Ray ...

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NEWTON, NJ- Holiday festivities kicked off by the Star Spangled parade on Saturday will continue on December 2 with the annual tree lighting at Town Hall.  The event begins at 5 with the lighting at 5:15 p.m. Santa will be there to greet the children, along with holiday music, refreshments and ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Looking for something to do after Thanksgiving. How about a movie.  Sparta movie theater will open its door on Friday, showing three movies: Black Panther Wakanda Forever   Disney's Strange World and Ticket to Paradise with Julia Roberts and George Clooney. Owner James ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The annual Holiday Parade will be marching up Spring Street on Saturday, November 26 beginning at 10 a.m.  The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce is the parade sponsor and promise dancing, singing, floats, animals and a visit from the “Big Guy” with help from Newton Fire Department.

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NEWTON, NJ – Santa and Mrs. Clause will be at the Saint Joseph Community Center on Saturday, December 3 from 2 until 4:30 p.m. helping the Don Bosco Columbiettes and other local charities.  Everyone is invited to don their favorite Christmas sweater, bring their family and their pets to take their ...

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NEWTON, NJ – It is getting to be that time of year.  The Newton Fire Department is gearing up for their annual visit from Santa.  On December 17 beginning at 2 p.m. Santa will stop by Newton residents to deliver a special gift for families who have registered in advance. Residents will be ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Costumed children of all ages took over Parking Lot #4 on Monday, parading and “trunk or treating” at the event sponsored by the Town of Newton Fire Department. All parade participants received $1 and winners were selected in several age categories and a best group ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Newton Fire Department is hosting their annual Halloween costume parade on Monday, October 31.  The youngsters of all ages are invited to parade on Spring Street ending in the Municipal Lot #4 on Trinity Street across from town hall. Line up for the parade begins at Union Place ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Lanes was overrun with witches, ghouls, princesses and all manner of costumed children on Friday afternoon for Harte Orthodontics’’ annual Halloween party.  They had approximately 300 attendees enjoying bowling, face painting, pizza, cotton candy and dunkin donuts.  “We have ...

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NEWTON, NJ – It was the definition of perfect weather for the seventh annual Newton Fall Festival and Car Show on Sunday.  The crowds turned out to see cars that filled the parking lot across from town hall. “Thank you for coming out to this community event,” Community Development Director ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The pesky afternoon thunderstorm gave way to a perfect night to dine outdoors and that’s just what 300 people did on Monday night.  The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce’s Taste of Newton brought diners together with area restaurants and shops for their “Food on a Stick” themed ...

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NEWTON, NJ - The Taste of Newton event scheduled for Monday night has been postponed until September 19 due to forecasted inclement weather. Tickets will be honored on the new night.

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NEWTON, NJ – Get your motor running…The Town of Newton will be holding their seventh annual Fall Festival and Car Show on Sunday, October 9.  The free events sponsored by the Town of Newton will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Spring Street and will feature artisan vendors and ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The GNCC held their annual ceremony at the Newton Pool this week to celebrate the 2021 Chamber Award Winners. “We appreciate you true dedication to our community,” GNCC event organizers said announcing the winners. “And thank you to the sponsors that helped us celebrate these ...

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NEWTON, NJ- Jump in the water’s still fine, but get there soon. The Newton Town Pool is only open through Labor Day.  The last day to enjoy the town gem is September 5. Pool hours will be 10:30 a.m. to noon for adults only and 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. for everyone.  Day passes are free for ...

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SPARTA, NJ – It’s almost that time of year again. Tickets are available for the sixth annual Sparta VFW Clambake scheduled for September 10 from 2 until 6 p.m. The post at 66 Main Street will be packed for the popular event as people enjoy good food and good company in support of a good ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Braves football squad is inviting the community to have dessert with them at their first fundraiser of the season. On Friday, August 26 from 4 to 9 p.m., the football team will be hosting the dine-to-donate event at Tranquility Farms located at 47 Decker Pond Road in ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Outdoor diners can now enjoy wine and beer with their meal at restaurants offering al fresco seating according to an ordinance passed at the town council meeting.  If the restaurant does not have a liquor license patrons can drink the wine or beer they have brought with them. Other ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton will be hosting their final movie night of the summer at the end of August. The movie, King Richard, will be playing at Memory Park on Friday, August 26 with an 8 p.m. start date. The rain date is set for Saturday, August 27. The community is reminded to leave ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The annual Taste of Newton event is on again for this year, with tickets on sale now. The event will be held on Monday, September 12 beginning at 5:30. The rain date for this event will be the following Monday, September 19 Since last years’ event was so well attended, this years’ ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton is finishing out the summer with the second concert in its summer concert series. On Saturday, August 13, the Naughty Humphry will be playing at the park. The free concert will run from 7 to 9 p.m. The community is reminded to leave pets at home where they are ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce will be holding the 80th anniversary celebration on Monday, August 22 at 5 to 7 p.m. at Newton Town Pool. The celebration rain date is the following Monday, August 29. This anniversary celebration will be in conjunction with the Annual Awards ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Town of Newton officials announced the outdoor movie "Encanto" scheduled for Friday, July 29 will play at Memory Park Saturday, July 30 instead beginning at 8 p.m. Rain caused the cancellation town officials said.  The community is reminded to leave pets at home where they are the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Spring Street is a little prettier since the town has plants and flowers were delivered and installed in 58 new self-watering planters lining the street. The planters were designed with a wicking system and water only needs to be added once a month in drought conditions. These use ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The annual Taste of Newton event is returning this September 12 and the GNCC is looking for sponsors to be a part of it. “I’d like to invite you to show your support of our local restaurants and culinary businesses by becoming a sponsor of this popular event,” writes Kimberly ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Three years after the project began, Industry is welcoming guests. When Rachael and Steve Scro first broke ground on September 26, 2019 the concept for the restaurant was Modern Farmer. While the vision of offering a good meal with locally sourced food, artfully prepared and served in ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton will be hosting their annual movies in Memory Park. The movies are free and open to all. The first movie will be "Encanto" and will be playing on Friday, July 29 with a rain date of Saturday, July 30. The second movie, "King Richard" will be screened on Friday, ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Throngs of red, white and blue clad onlookers crowded the sidewalks and lined the streets, filling White Deer Plaza for the 2022 Fourth of July parade. Sponsored by the Sparta Elks Lodge 2356, the event had all the hallmarks of a patriotic celebration, starting with Teresa singing the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Updown Getdowns will be opening the Town of Newton annual summer concert series in the park. The show is scheduled for Saturday, July 16 at Memory Park. The free concerts will run from 7 to 9 p.m. The next concert will be Naughty Humphry on August 13.  The Newton Recreation ...

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