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    March is Red Cross Month
    by Edward Susco
    March 5, 2015

    To the Editor: March is Red Cross Month and we would like to recognize our everyday heroes who reach out to help their neighbors w...

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    Route 206 Needs a Slight Rise in MPH
    by Bill Weightman
    February 28, 2015

    Byram Township is 22.26 square miles in its composition, and Route 206, which travels beyond Trenton lies in the middle of the town.&n...

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    Wants Speed Limit on 206 Raised
    by Kenneth J. Collins
    February 25, 2015

    Letter to the Editor If you feel as I do that the 35mph speed limit on NJ206 in Byram is too low, please sign my petition at http:...

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    Phoebus and Space Ask County to Make Settlement Public Before Vote
    by Gail Phoebus and Parker Space
    February 24, 2015

    The taxpayers of Sussex County have the right to know the details of the Settlement Agreement with SunLight General Capital/Power Part...

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    Sussex County Watchdog Objects to Eskilson's Tactics
    by Sussex County Watchdog
    February 22, 2015

    Yesterday morning a Watchdog post revealed how three county appointees, led by County Administrator John Eskilson, sold the Sussex sol...

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    From the Turkey Trot Organizers
    by Kylen Anderson and Dorothy LaBeau
    December 2, 2014

    To the Editor:  A blanket of snow did not dampen the resolve of hundreds of trotters, volunteers, sponsors and spectators who...

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    Fighting to Get Your Father or Mother the Best Care
    by Bill Weightman
    October 20, 2014

    If I was Freeholder several years ago, I would not have supported the sale of the Homestead County Nursing Home Facility.  Rising...

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    Supports Saving Horton Mansion
    by Bill Weightman
    August 12, 2014

    To the Editor: I strongly agree with the need to preserve Horton Mansion, a building on the Sussex County College Campus that is 1...

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    Protecting and promoting honey and native bees
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    July 1, 2014

    Dear Editor: In an effort to enhance New Jersey’s commercial and recreational bee industry and increase public awar...

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    Benefit Concert for the Northern NJ Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    by Molly Whilesmith
    May 9, 2014

      Dear Editor, On Sunday, May 4th I had the pleasure of attending the Benefit Concert for the Northern NJ Veterans ...

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    An Open Letter to Rep. Scott Garrett
    by Ben Silva
    January 21, 2014

    These last few weeks have seen a resurgence in the debate over climate change.   Our two large snow storms and week-long cold sna...

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    From Your Wallet to the Web
    by Ben Silva
    December 9, 2013

    Within the last two weeks, the New Jersey legislature, under the assumption that increased revenue means a stronger economy, passed a ...

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    Keep 5th Graders at Merriam Ave
    by Jennifer Reasoner
    December 7, 2013

    My name is Jennifer Reasoner and I am a parent of two students at Merriam Avenue school. My oldest is in the 4th grade. It has recentl...

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    Hollywood or Trenton?
    by Bill Weightman
    November 21, 2013

    Recently, we witnessed the most bizarre of political movements in New Jersey. The Governor, listening it seems to a Democratic State S...

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    My Record on Guns
    by Bill Weightman
    November 1, 2013

    Judge Galda, a famous Judge out-of-Bergen County, once told me after a case that I was in the following: “If you lie once in law...

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    Chiusano the Best Choice for Surrogate
    by Diana Kuncken
    October 29, 2013

    Tuesday, November 5th is Election Day, and Gary Chiusano is running for Sussex County Surrogate.  Gary has served the people of S...

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    Gary Chiusano for Surrogate
    by Bill Truran
    October 28, 2013

    I’ve known Gary Chiusano since my youth.  He is a Sussex County original.  He and I were classmates, and he became a s...

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    The Real Cost of the Shutdown
    by Bill Weightman
    October 21, 2013

    I have heard and read people state, without any reason, that the President caused this recent nightmare- the shutdown-, which is indee...

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    A Competent Government Employee Takes on a Character Attack
    by Bill Weightman
    October 14, 2013

    I thank Mr. Lucas Nooter on his letter, noting that I was attacked by Mr. Space for being a Government Employee.  That fact is th...

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    Open Space Preservation: Bill Weightman, Endorsed by Sierra Club
    by Bill Weightman
    October 7, 2013

    I recently received the endorsement of the Sierra Club, and I was greatly excited.  In the 24th District and elsewhere there is a...

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    Letters to the Editor
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    August 20, 2013

    I am writing in response to Byram Councilman Scott Olson’s Letter to the Editor on Sunday July 28.  Reading it, I had to la...

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    Do Votes Count in Vernon?
    by Sally Rinker
    July 7, 2013

    On November 6, 2012, Salary Ordinance #12-01 was on the election ballot and 87%  of Vernon voters; a record 9,136 - voted NO! N.J...

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    Democratic Senatorial Candidate Shares Views on Equal Pay
    by Dr. Richard D. Tomko
    June 25, 2013

    Last week marked the 50th anniversary of The Equal Pay Act, which passed when John F. Kennedy was President. Since then, the wage gap ...

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    The Gang of 8 are Wrong on Immigration Reform
    by Bader George Qarmout
    June 25, 2013

    As Washington debates immigration reform and the bipartisan gang of 8 push their latest plan, I find myself disagreeing with the plan&...

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    Arming Syrian Rebels is a Mistake
    by Bader George Qarmout
    June 25, 2013

    Editor:   As an American of Christian Arab descent, I believe that arming the Syrian rebels is a mistake and will haunt t...