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Halsted Middle School Welcomes Back Parents & Students

September 18, 2018

NEWTON, NJ—The auditorium was packed as the parents of the sixth, seventh, and eighth graders who attend Halsted Middle School this year attended the annual Back to School Night event on Wednesday, September 12.

Teachers lined the auditorium walls as Kristi Greene, principal at Halsted and  Angela Dunbar, Vice Principal, introduced them to those in attendance and talked ...

Newton Teacher Named Sussex County Teacher of the Year

NEWTON, NJ— Halsted Middle School art teacher, Kate Del Vecchio was named as 2018-2019 Sussex County Teacher of the Year.

“It’s such an honor to be recognized and I am ecstatic to represent Sussex County this upcoming school year,” Del Vecchio said. “It was a total shock when I heard I was this year’s Sussex County’s teacher of the year. Terri ...

Changes to Street Parking Rules on Plainfield Avenue in Newton

NEWTON, NJ – New parking restrictions have been announced by Town of Newton officials.  Beginning Wednesday, September 5, parking will be prohibited on the west side of Plainfield Avenue from West Nelson Street, the entire length to the Barry Lane intersection on school days between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.. 

This ordinance change was voted on at the Town Council meeting on July ...

Sparta High School Student Receives Rensselaer Medal

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School student Sarah West has earned a Rensselaer Medal for her outstanding work in math and science. 

West is currently a junior in the Biomedical Engineering strand of STEM academy at the high school. 

Each year Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York awards a medal and scholarship to qualified juniors.  The award is to ...

Rutgers Students Top Destinations In and Around New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - There are at least at least 15 popular destinations for Rutgers University students who use on-demand transportation apps popular among millennials, according to one of the transportation companies which is starting the upcoming academic year by offering students a discount.

Lyft transportation has released a list of places that the college students go to when using the ...

Newton Area Alumni Earn Accolades and Degrees

NEWTON, NJ -  Many area students have received accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities.

Amanda Schoen graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts.  Schoen earned a place on the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester.

The University of Mount Union ...

After Outpouring of Support Sussex Freeholders Plan Another Meeting on McGuire Campus with SCCC, Newton Town Council, Sussex Tech

NEWTON, NJ — The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting on Wednesday was standing room only with people spilling out to the hall. The crowd was drawn to the meeting because of anticipated discussion of the Sussex County Community College’s plans to convert the McGuire property on the Newton green to a downtown campus.

The meeting began, however, with the Freeholders ...

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Dream Day returns to Sussex County

September 18, 2018

Middle school girls, where can you make your own face scrub, flavor your own sandwich cookies, and learn about the opportunities for a career in STEM?  Dream Day Newton!

On September 29, 2018, The DreamGirls Initiative will be hosting their popular Dream Day workshop.  This free event is open any girl in grades 6 through 8. Dream Day will take place at Newton High School, 44 ...