Newton's Celebrates their Second Annual Fall Festival

October 20, 2017

NEWTON, NJ - Newton will be celebrating autumn with the Second Annual Newton Fall Festival on Spring Street on Saturday, October 21 from noon until 4 p.m.

The free event is sponsored by the Town of Newton.  Live music will entertain all day on both ends of the street.  Performers include Public Trade, Brian McLoughlin, Rocco Costanza and others.

Best Carved Pumpkin contest begins ...

'From Good Homes' Musician Performs Family Concerts at Sparta Alpine School

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Alpine School PTO is inviting the community to a concert.  The children’s musician Brady Rymer will be at the school on October 27 for two shows at 5 and 6:30 p.m.  The family friendly performances will include “singing, dancing and grooving together while supporting the students and teachers of Alpine,” according to Niamh Grano Sparta Alpine ...

Sparta High School Marching Spartans Celebrate Their Seniors

SPARTA, NJ – The Marching Spartans celebrated their seniors at the Sparta High School football game on Saturday.  During the half-time show the 10 seniors were escorted onto the field by their families.

“Today, we would like to honor our senior band members,” Band Director Dr. Deborah Gianuzzi and band teacher Andrew Lopez said. “We are proud of their ...

Trunk or Treat and Munchkin March for Sparta Children

SPARTA, NJ – It’s that time of year; mums, pumpkins and the Trunk or Treat event signal autumn is here.  The Sparta Recreation Advisory Committee is offering the annual event on Sunday, October 29 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Sparta Library Parking Lot. 

Following the Trunk or Treat, the Munchkin March will take place on the Memorial Football field.  The judged ...

Sparta's Lake Mohawk Country Club Celebrates Oktoberfest

SPARTA, NJ – Last week the Lake Mohawk Country Club ran their first Oktoberfest on the boardwalk.  The boardwalk was packed with people enjoying the unusually warm October weather and enjoying food, music, vendors and activities.

Several vendors, many who participate at the Sparta Farmers Market were offering their wares.  Sparta owned Brightside Photobooth donated their ...

Newton Theatre Kicks Off Halloween Season With Rocky Horror Picture Show Showing

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Theatre will be kicking off the Halloween season with a pre-movie party on Saturday, October 28 at 8 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 22 and are $10.00 each and may be purchased by visiting or contacting the Box Office at 973-940-NEWT.

A pre-movie party will begin at 7:00 pm ...

Sparta Chess Club Set to Start 16th Season

SPARTA, NJ -  The award winning Sparta Chess Club will begin their 16th year in the first week of October.  Most of the schools in Sparta have a practice time either before or after school with coach Thomas Murray.

The schedule is:

Monday - Pope John, after school,
Tuesday - Sparta Middle School, after school
Wednesday - Alpine School, before school
Wednesday - Sparta ...

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Sun, October 22, 11:00 AM

Van Kirk Homestead Museum, Sparta

2nd Annual Invitational Classic Car Show

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Sparta High Alumni to Perform in Reasons to Be Pretty the Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College

October 21, 2017

In today’s ultra-sensitive, body conscious society where an off-handed remark can lead to a barrage of intense bickering, Neil LaBute’s play Reasons to be Pretty, perfectly fits into some of today’s ultra-hyped discussions, with the play’s themes focusing on body image, deceit, and infidelity.  Directed by Vicky Reed, Drama Geek Studios presents the romantic dramady ...