Locals bring color to Sussex County

Make text smaller Make text larger


  • Mary Rapuano of Newton, Member of the Board of Directors of Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council.

  • (L-R) Mary Jo Mathias of Byram, Drector of the Sussex Country Arts and Heritage Council, Eileen Fontana and husband Richard formerly from Sparta at the First Annual "Color Your World" Art Auction.

  • The crowd gathers.

  • Artist Liza Smith Simpson of Andover and one of her works made about a scene in Paris.

  • (L-R) Board of Directors member Suzanne Ishee of Vernon, Sussex County Freeholder Dennis Mudrick of Sparta, and Board of Directors member JoAnne Scheidt (wife of Don Scheidt) of Byram.

  • (L-R) Gary Rocks of Ogdensburg, Rick Karabetsos of Newton and Steve Kacmar of Wantage.

The Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council held its first ever Spring Benefit Gala on Saturday, March 29.

Hosted by Project Self Sufficiency, the "Color Your World" benefit art auction featured original art created by the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council’s community of artists including, professional, award winning, exhibiting and emerging artists. A variety of media represented included oil, watercolor, mixed media and photography.

— Photos by Warren Westura

Make text smaller Make text larger


Pool Rules


Come home to charming colonial
With a convenient location just a stone's throw from Route 23, this one has everything you and your family need to live a great...
Read more »

Elisa Girlando band coming to Cornerstone
Elisa, is a true singer, with a range, a style and sound distinctive to only one person.
She will come to the...

Read more »

Storm photos

Read more »

McAfee post office hangs student art
For over 16 years, the McAfee Post Office in Vernon has generously offered its lobby display as a showcase for Vernon...
Read more »


Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


Local News
Coach USA exploring Vernon bus
  • Mar 15, 2018
Business & Real Estate
The search is finally over
  • Mar 14, 2018
Area musician earns piano scholarship
  • Mar 12, 2018


Find more about Weather in Lafayette, NJ