Why travel when you can party in your own backyard?
The New Milford Chamber of Commerce is hosting a New Year's Eve Gala Monday, Dec. 31, at the Elks Lodge on Patrolman Ray Woods Lane from 9 pm to 2 am. There will be two live rock bands -- 3D Rock Band and That 60's Band. Hot Party DJ's will be the evening's disc jockeys. In addition to non-stop music, the evening includes a buffet dinner, hats and noisemakers, champagne toast, desserts and a continental breakfast. Tickets are $65 per person in advance, $75 each at the door. Support your local Chamber of Commerce while having a blast with your neighbors ringing in the New Year.
New Milford musicians play the Elks Lodge
Approximately 200 people came to the Elks Lodge Saturday as New Milford musicians took the stage for one night to play to their hometown audience. Organized by Jerry D'Imperio (Jerry D), NMHS class of '72 and owner of Hot Party Entertainment, it was the first of what many hoped would become an annual event. "New Milford is filled with talented musicians," said D'Imperio, the founding member of "3D Rock Band," featuring his daughter Lauren and son Bryan. "I wanted to have one night where we could all perform on the same stage together." Jack Hoffmann, NMHS class of 72 said, "This is like one big New Milford class reunion. There are at least 15 to 20 classes represented here tonight." "There's a reason you come back to your roots in New …