Arts & Entertainment

May 26, 2020

SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Paige Mongons shares snapshots of distancing throughout the ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Natalie Krudys' photos explore coronavirus shut in with brilliant, shocks ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Caroline Mastandrea looked to her family to express her shut-in ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Luke Simmons explored quarantine within his home, sharing a close look at ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The Sparta High School orchestra students took their turn having a virtual spring concert and Senior Awards ceremony.  On Wednesday, May 13 the students performed and shared their sentiments. Orchestra teacher Loni Bach thanked Laura Lopez for her “hours of help running the violin ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Lacrosse player Lukas Hein's photos on gray and rainy days add an element ...

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SPARTA, NJ- People who have been home checking out Netflix during this pandemic shutdown have undoubtedly come across “Outer Banks.”  If they have, they have seen Sparta High School student Julia Antonelli. In the show she is Wheezie Cameron, the younger sister who does what younger sisters do.  ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Sparta High School newspaper editor Kanita Tariq shared a glimpse of her ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Jordan Bucenec recorded his quarantine impressions of masks and ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Jolie Dottinger chose to express her experience in black and ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta High School band was not able to perform on the stage in the auditorium, so they had a different stage.  The performers took their instruments outside to perform “en plein air.” Band teacher Deborah Gianuzzi said, the 7 p.m. front porch concerts were followed by a live ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Glen McNamara shared his photos conveying his 'shutdown' ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Throughout the town, neighborhoods are being treated to front porch concerts.  On Tuesday evening, the Sparta Middle School orchestra “took to the streets” to perform. Orchestra teacher Andrea Santora said, “My Sparta Middle School Orchestra Students and I are very sad we were not ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience.  Gabrielle Canzoniero shares her coronavirus shutdown ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. This is Gabby Olarte's response to the challenge. Christy Graham and ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. Here is a glimpse into the COVID-19 world of Gabe Porter Christy Graham ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. This is the view from Robert Frisch's perspective. Christy Graham and ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. These photos are by Fiona Sipple Christy Graham and Christine Mase told ...

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SPARTA, NJ - Sparta High School students put together a montage video lip syncing "we're all in this together." The video features students from athletic and academic teams and marching band.  And school mascot Sparty too.  

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. These photos are by Cole Anderson. Christy Graham and Christine Mase ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The photography students at Sparta High School were given an assignment that is unique to the coronavirus shut down.  They were asked to create a photo time capsule of this COVID-19 socially distant experience. These photos are by Sila Paniker. Christy Graham and Christine Mase told ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The music continues.  Sparta school district music students would be having their spring concerts around this time.  The young band and orchestra students are holding their own “Front Porch Concerts.” Helen Morgan music teacher Patty Curtis said, “During this difficult time, it is ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The 31 Annual Fresh Perspectives show at the Morris Museum is taking on a different form this year.  Sparta High School will be represented by three student artists this year. Riley D’Alessandro, William Kristiansen and Julia McEllen were selected from approximately 400 pieces sent ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Local resident Mitch Morrison is offering an opportunity for community members to perform “beautiful random acts of kindness.”  He is facilitating a “Letters of Love” campaign to get hand written cards or notes to people living in nursing homes and long term care facilities. “Social ...

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SPARTA, NJ -During these rough times, the Boy Scouts have prevailed. Sparta Troop 150 has been able to keep meeting though virtual meetings using the ZOOM virtual platform. More than 30 scouts and adults attend the first meeting on Monday, March 23. All of the scouts showed up in their proper ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The community of the town of Newton is trying to spread the message of hope around the town while staying inside their houses. The Town of Newton recreation is asking for all residents of Newton to help spread hope and gratitude via their Facebook page. “Heartfelt thanks to all our ...

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SPARTA, NJ - This past Monday evening the scouts of Troop 95 put on their uniforms as usual, but instead of traveling to Helen Morgan School for their 7:30 meeting, they sat down in front of their computers and connected to Zoom. Senior Patrol Leader Aaron D. didn’t want to let too much time go ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Many restaurants in Sparta are still open for business, just in a limited way.  While the governor has closed dining rooms, there are other options to be able to enjoy your favorite menus. Tanti Baci Caffe – 97-726-9399 http://www.tantibacicaffe.com/ take out and delivery Mohawk ...

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SPARTA, NJ –The Mohawk House has seen an overwhelming response to the mobile butcher of Pat LaFrieda meats.  They are restocked this afternoon with fresh chicken, ground beef, steak chops and sausages.  Patrons purchasing boxed meals with LaFrieda meats will can show their receipt from the ...

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SPARTA, NJ –With the state having ordered take out only for all restaurants, the Mohawk House is taking it a step further.  A mobile butcher shop has been set up on site at the Mohawk House. What used to be "farm to table" is now "truck to trunk."  Steve Scro is offering meat from Pat LaFrieda; top ...

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