Letters to the Editor

August 27, 2018

There were somethat disagreed with Senator McCain, but for me he was something  special!  If you look above, you realize the scope of his greatness! I got to meeet JFK and his speechwriter Theodore Sorensen in life! They wrote a book called Profiles in Courage! McCain the award for his ...

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The New Jersey chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists urges New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to adopt a state-wide policy that all police dash cam videos be classified as public records as he has already done with dash cam videos from fatal police shootings. The request ...

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SUSSEX COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S PLANS FOR THE MCGUIRE PROPERTY IN NEWTON In talking with people around the county, we have frequently heard the same questions asked.  To better inform people about the project, we have provided answers to the most frequently ...

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Today I urge you to cast your vote on July 31st using facts over conjecture. I have supported consolidating Newton’s elections well before my campaign or subsequent election. While the current state of the issue has become convoluted and motives murky, the facts lie beyond opinions or ...

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This coming Tuesday, July 31st, Newton will hold a costly Special Election to determine whether or not our Council elections will remain in May or if they will be moved to November.  In March of this year, I voiced my support for Council candidates Schlaffer and Dickson’s plan to move the election ...

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Newton Voters, You may have recently received your sample ballot for the Newton Special Election on July 31st, regarding a referendum question about moving the Town Council Elections from May to November. I wanted to give you a few things to consider before voting. I also want to preface this by ...

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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. The sentiment has been attributed to Jefferson, who knew a thing or two about how democracies work. Tragically, our democracy appears to be in serious jeopardy. On the world stage, the American President stood shoulder to shoulder with the strong-man ...

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Editor: Outgoing Freeholder Director Jonathan Rose announced on Facebook that Howard Burrell was deemed “not acceptable” by the Sussex County freeholder board to serve as trustee of Sussex County Community College.  Why did the freeholders decide that Dr. Burrell is “not acceptable?" After ...

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Hello Editor,   I have spent considerable time trying to find somewhere on Lake Hopatcong to bring my dog for a swim. What I have found is ridiculous - this lake has approximately 28 miles of shoreline and I found NO PLACE am allowed to bring him.  Am hoping you can make the public aware and ...

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Congratulation to the ladies from Sparta High School who finished first and second in the Chemistry Olympics. I am very pleased to see women succeeding in chemistry. Martin Feil, Newton, NJ Retired Chemist and Chemistry Teacher

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The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow. In a 2017 report Freedom ...

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