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New Videoboard Up at Skylands Stadium

Sussex County MinersSkylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park) will debut a new videoboard when the Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) take the field on May 25 for the team’s inaugural home opener.  View videoboard photo gallery here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Miners Getting New Video Board

Sussex County MinersThe old scoreboard at at Sklylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park), home of the first-year Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League), is gone.  A new video board is expected to arrive soon.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

Old scoreboard at Skylands Stadium, Sussex County Miners Facebook photo

Old scoreboard at Skylands Stadium, Sussex County Miners Facebook photo

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Semi-Pro Football Returns to Resuscitated Skylands Park/Stadium

Sussex StagsSussex County MinersThe Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) won’t be the only team taking up residence at Skylands Stadium this season.  A football team called the Sussex Stags (Semi-Pro, Empire Football League), Formerly the New Jersey Stags when they played at then-Skylands Park from 2010-11, will be back playing this summer after a four-year hiatus.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Chase Hired as GM for New Skylands Stadium Team

Can-Am League LogoAl Dorso Jr., who bought Skylands Stadium and will own a new franchise in the indy pro Can-Am League, has hired former minor league and Baseball America executive Dave Chase as his team’s general manager.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Skylands Stadium: Future Home of Can-Am League Franchise to Host Christmas Light Show

Can-Am League LogoPRESS RELEASE – Skylands Stadium today announced that it will hold a spectacular drive-through Christmas Light Show every weekend throughout the holiday season, featuring breathtaking light sculptures set to joyous holiday music. The light exhibit will showcase picturesque nativity scenes, a twinkling snowflake forest, adorable skating penguins, traditional Victorian scenes, jolly snowmen Continue reading

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Still No Franchise for Skylands, But Bring on the Scare

Sussex Skyhawks LogoThe new owners of Skylands Park in Augusta (NJ), the former home of the Sussex Skyhawks (Can-Am League) and Single-A New Jersey Cardinals (New York-Penn League), have temporarily transformed their idle stadium into “Scareland Stadium,” an interactive haunted attraction that opens for Halloween-season recreation the first weekend of October.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

Skylands Park Scareland Stadium

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No Public Marketplace for Skylands Park Property

Sussex Skyhawks LogoThe Frankford (NJ) Land Use Board voted 6-1 Wednesday night to deny an application that would have allowed the use of the currently vacant Skylands Park property as the site of a marketplace.  There has been no new news on the possibility of bringing baseball back to the still-vacant 4,200-seat ballpark.  The facility has been without a baseball team since the indy pro Sussex Skyhawks Continue reading

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