Newton’s Spring Street Turned Green for a Day for St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 19, 2018

NEWTON, NJ—Despite the semi-chilly weather, residents from Newton, Sparta, Andover, Green, and all over Sussex County gathered on Spring Street, dressed in green for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

This year was Sussex County’s 15th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and had over 941 people marching in it, 79 vehicles, six floats and about 45 animals.

The ...

Byram Intermediate School Receives High Honors

BYRAM, NJ - The Byram Intermediate School has been recognized as a School to Watch.  The school is one of eight middle schools in New Jersey to receive the designation.

"We are so proud of this group of educators who have created one of the most dynamic schools in the state of New Jersey," Principal John Fritzky said.  

New Jersey Schools to Watch are ...

Long Pond School Students React to the Parkland Shooting

ANDOVER, NJ - What started out as a planned walkout by students to show their support for the Parkland victims ended in a civics lesson on the strength and compassion of a whole school community.

Eighth grade students at Long Pond School were aware of a growing planned demonstration via social media to “walk out” of classes on Friday, February 23 at 10 a.m. to sit silently in ...

One Injured in Two-Family House Fire in Newton

NEWTON, NJ—One man was injured, while three others escaped unharmed when a two-family two story apartment house caught fire on Saturday.  On January 27 at around 6:26 a.m. Newton Police received a 9-1-1 call from a passerby reporting a house on fire. Patrols immediately responded to the area and found a structure fire at 75 Trinity Street police report..

According to Police, ...

Newton Police: Several Unlocked Cars Robbed by Newton Man

NEWTON, NJ—Several unlocked cars in the area of Hillside Terrace and the Landmark West Apartments were robbed after midnight on January 20 Newton Police Department reported.   

Officers and detectives initiated an investigation and increased patrols within those areas.

On Monday, January 22, Officer Jared Zappa saw a man walking on Hillside Avenue around 2:30 a.m. After an ...

Between the Bread Celebrates Two Year Anniversary

NEWTON, NJ— Between the Bread, owned by 22 year old, Newton High School graduate, Erin Louglas, celebrated on Saturday, January 13. It was two years since the doors first opened. 

This little cafe has thrived, despite 70 percent of Newton’s Spring Street filled with vacant store fronts, according to Newton Town Council when a business development plan ...

Champion Newton High School Football Team Earns Key to the Town

NEWTON, NJ – For the second time this week people gathered on the plaza in front of the Newton Town Hall for a celebration.  On Wednesday night Newton High School football team, marching band and coaches were honored with a Key to the City from the Newton Mayor, council and Town Manager. The event was to celebrate the first state championship title for the Brave’s football ...

Undefeated Newton Football Team Heads to NJSIAA Finals

WESTWOOD, NJ – The Newton High School football team is headed to the NJSIAA North 1, Group 2 finals after defeating Westwood on Friday night 21-6. The undefeated Braves went into the semifinal round against top ranked Cardinals with a fourth seed. 

The Braves returned to the field where they suffered a 63-12 loss to Westwood in the North 1, Group 2 semis in 2013, but this is a far ...

Newton High School Presents The Diary of Anne Frank

NEWTON, NJ—The students of Newton High School present “The Diary of Anne Frank” as their fall production this year.

The Newton production will be directed by Brendan Scullin and feature a cast of 10 students.  The play is based on the book “Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl" and dramatized by Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett. 

“‘The ...

Newton Boys Soccer Team Repeat as NJSIAA North 1 Group 2 Champs in Win Over Mahwah

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys soccer team have taken the North 1, Group 2 title for the second year in a row.

This year, sixth-seeded Newton took on fifth-seeded Mahwah and won 2-1 in overtime on Friday, when they played away at Mahwah’s field.

Kevin Ayoso scored both goals in the Braves victory over Mahwah to move the team to the semifinals.

Ayoso gave Newton ...

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