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2017

wantage day firehose deom Wantage Day
The snake show, K-9 demo, helicopter landing, Fire Department water demo, and 30th Anniversary display were just some of the highlights. See photos
Miss Wantage 2017

Wantage Pageants
Congratulations to our 2017 pageant winners! This year's winners are Miss Wantage: Lexie Decker, Little Miss Wantage: Haylie Rocco, and Little Mr. Wantage: Sebastian Beach. See photos

memorial day 2017

Memorial Day
On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, a remembrance was held at the Veterans Memorial in Woodbourne Park for the veterans who have died serving our country. Larger photo

Basketball crew Basketball Court Revitalized
Christopher Dely completed his Eagle Project by revitalizing the basketball court at Lake Neepaulin. Thank you Christopher for your work! Pictured is Christopher Dely and his crew who worked on the courts. Larger photo
spring spruce up Veterans Memorial Spring Spruce Up
Farmside Landscape and Design spruced up the Veterans Memorial at Woodbourne Park. Photos.
mets trip Wantage Recreation Mets Trip
Wantage Rec had a bus trip to Citi Field, N.Y. on May 7 to see the Mets play the Miami Marlins. Photos
egg hunt 17 Egg Hunt 2017
The Easter egg hunt was held on Sunday, April 2nd at Woodbourne Park. Photos
 

2016

wantage annual tree lighting Christmas Tree Lighting
Wantage Recreation's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting was held on Friday, December 2nd at the Wantage School. See more photos.
firemen's parade Annual Firemen's Parade
Wantage Township was represented at the 96th annual Sussex County Firemen's Association Inspection Day and Parade that was held in Sussex on Saturday, October 1st. See Facebook page for more photos.
car show Car, Bike and Truck Show
Wantage Recreation's 9th Annual Veterans Memorial Car, Bike and Truck Show was held on Sunday, October 9th at Woodbourne Park. The proceeds will be donated to the Welcome Vets Fund of New Jersey. See more photos.
woodbourne 5k Woodbourne 5k Held on September 17
The Recreation Commission announced the highest turnout in the 5K family run/walk event history. Click here for story, photos.
roger g Wantage Man Leads State American Legion
Roger Gengaro has been elected state commander of The American Legion, Department of New Jersey. read more
wantage day 2016 Wantage Day 2016
The annual Wantage Day event was held at Woodbourne Park on June 18. See photos
miss wantage 2016 Miss Wantage, Little Miss, and Little Mister
The annual Wantage pageants were held on Saturday, June 18. more
fishing contest Fishing Contest
The first fishing contest at Lake Neepaulin was held on Saturday, June 11. Category prizes were awarded. See results and photos.
memorial day Memorial Day
On Monday, May 30th, there was a ceremony and the dedication of the war medals at the veterans memorial in Woodbourne Park.
revitalize Veterans Memorial Revitalized
Recently the Wantage Recreation Commission, Farmside Landscape and Design, and volunteers revitalized the Veterans Memorial at Woodbourne Park. Click here for photos.
Easter Egg Hunt Easter Egg Hunt
The annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 19, at Woodbourne Park. more
rec notes to American Legion Rec Donates $3500 to Operation Comfort Warrior
The Wantage Recreation Commission presented a check to the American Legion Post 213 for Operation Comfort Warrior. more

 

2015

tree lighting 2015 Annual Tree Lighting
The annual Tree Lighting was held at the Wantage School on December 4. Highlights included the High Point Chamber Singers, holiday crafts, hot chocolate, and of course, Santa! Photos
5k Woodbourne 5k
The annual Woodbourne 5k was held on Saturday, September 26. more
greg williams Welcome Home, Greg
Lieutenant Gregory Williams of the United States Naval Expeditionary Force is coming home after a one year deployment supporting US and NATO operations in Afghanistan. more
youth in government Youth in Government
The Mayor and Committee of Wantage Township and the Sussex Wantage School District to host the 15th annual Youth in Government program at Wantage Town Hall on May 28. more
recreation appreciation Certificate of Appreciation
American Legion Post 213 presented a certificate of appreciation to the Recreation Commission for their donation. more
Santa visits Beemerville Santa Visits Wantage
Santa made a few stops in Wantage before his big night. more
2012 Miss Wantage and Little Miss Wantage Sussex High School Reunion - Class of '52
The Sussex High School graduating class of 1952 held a class reunion at the school which is now known as the Sussex Middle School. more
2012 Miss Wantage and Little Miss Wantage Annual Wantage Pageants
Wantage's royalty for 2012 was crowned at the annual Miss Wantage, Little Miss Wantage, and Little Mister Wantage contests. Click here for photos.
Wantage Day Wantage Day
Wantage Township celebrated Wantage Day on June 9, 2012 at Woodbourne Park. Click here for photos.
brag Wantage "BRAGS" about Recycling
Mayor William Gaechter presented several Wantage businesses with a "Business Recycling Appreciation Grant" (BRAG) for their support of the township's recycling program. read press release (pdf)
Easter Egg Hunts Easter Egg Hunts
Wantage children had a choice of hunting for Easter eggs in a various locations this year. more
swimmer Sussex Wantage Pool will be open for the Summer 2012
For information about the pool or swim team contact Scot Sorensen at swporpoisespa@gmail.com or 973-222-8514. Pool is tentatively scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend. Click here for pool membership application.
DAR museum DAR Museum Opens in May for the season. Operated by The Chinkchewunska Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the museum is open to the public on Thursdays and Saturdays between 1 and 4 p.m., May through mid-October.