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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

    By | 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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Time for Light Rail in Northwest NJ

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 they want money to extend light rail into Bergen County. ...

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Erratic Driving Leads to Newton Woman's DWI Arrest

March 20, 2015

NEWTON, NJ—NEWTON, NJ – The Newton Police Department report an arrest on Thursday March 19 at 2:12 p.m. for several drug and motor vehicle related violations. Thera Runnalls, age...

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Diet Soda Linked to Abdominal Obesity in Adults

Health News You Can Use Diet soda intake linked to increased abdominal obesity in older adults. A study published on March 17, 2015 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Association ...

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