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    Time to Rally for Picatinny

    By Assemblyman Parker Space | April 13, 2015

    To the Editor: Grassroots support is growing for excluding Picatinny Arsenal from the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commiss...

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    Response to Marie Bilik's Solar Position Letter

    By Ann Kievit | April 8, 2015

    Dear Editor,   Marie, your organization supported the model of using taxpayers' money to put solar panels on schools...

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    American Red Cross Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week April 12-18

    By Mathieu Nelessen Regional CEO American Red Cross North Jersey Region | April 8, 2015

    To The Editor: The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is honoring its volunteers and the work they do in the community during...

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    Solar Position by Assembly Candidate Bilik

    By Marie S. Bilik | April 6, 2015

    Dear Editor, I wish to ensure that my position is clear on the current solar project and settlement currently impacting Sussex, Mo...

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    Time for Light Rail in Northwest NJ

    By Bill Weightman | March 15, 2015

    Recently, a big contingent of elected Democrats from North Jersey met in Englewood to discuss funding fixes for the light rail, and th...

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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

    By | 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

Time to Rally for Picatinny

April 13, 2015

To the Editor: Grassroots support is growing for excluding Picatinny Arsenal from the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) list of targets for closure. Back in June, th...

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Picatinny Arsenal: All Clear

April 17, 2015

ROCKAWAY, NJ - Picatinny Arsenal has issued an 'All Clear.'  While the truck gate will remain closed they report all other normal operations will resume.  Roads have been reope...

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Family Stress Tied To Teen Obesity

Nationally, 21% of adolescents age 10 – 17 are obese, 14% are overweight and family stress may be one of the reasons. In a study published this month in the journal Preventive Medicine, th...

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