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Newton Police Announce New Crossing Guard Location for Students

September 6, 2018

NEWTON, NJ—As the new school year starts today, September 6, the Newton Police Department has announced a few the crossing guard locations have changed.

Beginning on the first day of school there will no longer be a crossing guard at the intersection of Main Street and Barrett Avenue for the morning, lunch and afternoon post times. The crossing guard has been moved to the ...

Sparta Family Turns the Town Teal

SPARTA, NJ — It’s time to Turn the Town Teal, raising awareness of Ovarian Cancer. Annually the Lopez family tie teal ribbons on the lamp posts on Main Street. That is not the end of their efforts.

The Lopez family holds several small events throughout the year, for the Janice Lopez Ovarian Cancer Foundation, culminating in the annual Teal Night for Life scheduled for June ...

Labor Day 5K - End of Summer Run

SPARTA, NJ - Sparta Police advice of possible traffic delays on Labor Day, Monday, September 3 from 7 until 11 a.m. East Shore Trail will be the site of the annual Askin & Hooker Labor Day Walk/Run 5K.

Pre-race packets can be picked up on the Lake Mohawk Country Club Boardwalk from 4 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 2.  The event is chip-timed with trophies for the top three ...

Newton Mosquito Spraying Announced

NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials advise there will be truck mounted mosquito spraying on Friday, August 31 between 5 and 11 p.m.

According to the Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control the treatment will be with active ingredient Etofenprox. 

The roads scheduled for treatment include but are not limited to:

South Park Drive,
North Park Drive,
Mount View ...

Bubble Gum Flavored Children's Advil Recalled

The makers of Children's Advil have recalled their bubble gum flavored product due to overdose fears.

According to the company, the dosage cup provided is marked in teaspoons and the instructions on the label are described in milliliters. The company stated that the unmatched dosage cup and instructions could lead to an overdose.

In response, the company recalled one lot of ...

Memory Park and Pool Closed this Evening, August 23

NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials have announced all the fields in Memory Park and the Pool will be closed this evening because of mosquito spraying,  All practices are cancelled.  Upper Memory Park, including the Park and Ride and roller hockey will be affected as well.

The Sussex County Health Department has advised the town that trucks will be coming through these areas ...

Truck Mounted Mosquito Spraying Scheduled in Newton

NEWTON, NJ – The Sussex County Office of Mosquito control has announced truck mounted application for adult mosquito control on Thursday, August 23 between 5 and 11 p.m. 

Areas and roads that will be treated include:

South Park Drive,
North Park Drive,
Mount View Street,
Trinity Street,
East Stuart Street,
Townsend Street
Moran Street,
Clinton Street and ...


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Free Community Narcan Training in Newton

September 16, 2018

NEWTON, NJ - On Thursday, September 20, 2018, The Center for Prevention and Counseling’s Recovery Community Center in Newton will be hosting a free Narcan training, open to all community members. Opioid overdose is preventable and knowing the facts about drugs and the signs and symptoms of overdoses can equip you with the ability to save a life. This FREE training will also ...