Former School Cupola Gets New Home at Sparta Historical Society

October 17, 2016

SPARTA, NJ – A crowd gathered on the front lawn of the Sparta Historical Society building on Main Street to observer the cupola dedication ceremony.  In her opening remarks, Historical Society President Renee Ferguson called it a symbol of change growth and renewal in her opening remarks. 

Mayor Christine Quinn said, “One of the best things about living in Sparta is the ...

Environmental Science Students Take a Field Trip to the Sparta Glen

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Glen was busy with the activities of North Jersey Trout Unlimited and SCUMA-Wallkill River Watershed Management Group as they hosted 49 Pope John Environmental Science.  Christine Dunbar’s students were separated into five groups that moved between five different stations in the glen.

Nathanial Sajdak and Eric VanBenschoten of the Wallkill River Watershed ...

Sussex Tech Students' Short Films to Debut at Milford's Black Bear Film Festival This Week End

SPARTA, NJ - Two short movies made by students in Sussex Tech's cinematography program are to debut at this weekend's Black Bear Film Festival in Milford, Pa.


Sadie Price-Elliott's "Patience" and Madison Rambowski's "Methods" are included in the lineup for the prestigious festival's student showcase on Saturday, Oct.

Newton High School Students Do Their Homework at College Fair

NEWTON, NJ – The gymnasium at Newton High School was buzzing with enthusiasm as the junior and senior students and parents took the opportunity to meet with representatives from 96 colleges at the annual college fair.

Tables with colleges, universities, military and trade schools filled the room as students took advantage of the opportunity talk with the representative to find out what ...

Newton's Town Manager, Police Chief and Merriam Ave School Honored at TransOptions 30th Anniversary Celebration

RANDOLPH, NJ – Newton Town Manager, Thomas S. Russo Jr and Newton Police Chief Michael Richards were honored at the 30 Anniversary Annual Recognition Breakfast of TransOptions on Wednesday.  In the ballroom of the Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph Russo and Richards were recognized as Government Officials of the Year. 

Newton Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Greene was also in attendance ...

Merriam Avenue School to Host “Watch D.O.G.S.” Kick-Off Event

NEWTON, NJ—The Merriam Avenue Elementary School is partnering with the National Center for Fathering to host its kick off Watch D.O.G.S event on Wednesday, September 21 from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the school.

Watch D.O.G.S, which stands for Dads of Great Students, is a program geared towards increasing the presence of male role models on the campus of schools. According to ...

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Alcoa to Expand Teen Exploring Program and Host Open House for Engineering/STEM Career Programs

October 14, 2016

DOVER, NJ–  Alcoa is pleased to announce the expansion of their new career exploration program in the engineering and STEM fields through the Exploring program.  An information session will be held on Thursday, October 20 at 4:00 pm located at the Alcoa-Dover Plant  at 9 Roy St, Dover.  Participants should meet at the visitor’s center. Those interested ...

Rutgers AD to Speak to County Chamber Tomorrow

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers Athletic Director Patrick Hobbs will be the featured guest this week at the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce's Community Leaders Breakfast. 

The event will take place on Wednesday, at 8 a.m., at Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ.  

"Rutgers has been a long-standing, major contributor to ...

97% of Westfield High School Graduates Continuing Education

A total of 97 percent of the Westfield High School (WHS) graduates of 2016 are pursuing a higher education this fall. According to a report released by the WHS Office of Counseling Services, 450 students are continuing their education with 91 percent attending four-year colleges and universities, 5 percent attending two-year colleges, and 1 perecent entering vocational, business ...