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Total Eclipse of Supermoon Visible Tonight

January 20, 2019

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Sunday night, January 20 at approximately 11:41 p.m. a total eclipse of the moon will be visible, weather permitting.  Because the moon will nearly be in perigee, or the closest to the earth in it’s orbit, it will be a “supermoon.”

According to, in perigee the moon appears nearly eight percent wider than the average full ...

Sparta Middle School Actors to Perform Legally Blonde Jr

SPARTA, NJ – Glitter and pink, Harvard, singing and dancing, scandal and sass all come together in Legally Blonde Jr. Theater students from Sparta Middle School have taken over the high school auditorium as they prepare to share their talents with the community, under the direction of Paige Lucas and Elisa Girlando.

A peak backstage at dress rehearsal on Saturday found students excited ...

Marriage Proposal Made at Sparta Restaurant

SPARTA, NJ – On Friday night as a full dining room at the restaurant Tanti Baci looked on, a man stepped onto his chair and said, “Excuse me, everybody. I’m going to propose to my girlfriend.”  The room became quiet as the man identified as Philip made his proposal to Bridget. 

She said yes. 

A Winter Walk Through Central Park

NEW YORK, NY - The iconic Central Park has the familiar Great Lawn, Sheep Meadow, Strawberry Fields, and a zoo, too.  Yet on a brisk Sunday in late December, a Meetup group met for a tour of some lesser known points of interest at the north end of the green space in the center of Manhattan.

Central Park, comprised of approximately 750 acres, was designed by agriculturalist Frederick Law ...

Sparta High School Art Student Garner Awards at Wallkill Valley Art Show

NEWTON, NJ – Several Sparta High School photography students earned accolades at the Wallkill Valley High School Invitational Art Show. 

“We are so proud of every student involved,” Art teacher Christie Graham said.  “Just to be part of the show is a huge honor.”

Sparta award winners:

Cailee Trapanese took first place for High School Computer ...

Sparta High School Winterfest Rally of the Classes: Seniors Win

SPARTA, NJ – The gymnasium of Sparta High School was packed and loud on Friday for the second annual Winter Fest.  The afternoon’s activities were the culmination of weeks of work by Sparta High School Student Council and Find the Courage club.

“I think the day went really well and was a success,” Student Council’s Gregory Puszcz said.

It was a day for the ...


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Newton High School Senior Class Presents a Different Take on Cinderella

January 4, 2019

NEWTON, NJ - The Newton High School class of 2019 invited the community to their first Princess Tea.  On January 12 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

For a $20 ticket patrons will get a photo opportunity with princesses, a small gift, cookies, a beverage and admission to the play. Accompanying adult tickets are $5.  

There will be ...