Letters to the Editor

  • When is Enough, Enough? An Example of Bureaucratic Indifference

    June 23, 2017

    We have all had experiences with the unpleasantries of bureaucracy whether on the municipal, county, state, or federal level.  It can be very frustrating which no doubt is partly responsible for ...

  • Thank you voters

    To the editor:

    We want to thank the voters of Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties who took part in the June 6 Republican primary.  Once again, they have placed their trust ...

  • Thank you Sussex County Voters

    Editor

    I would like to thank my fellow residents of Sussex County for taking the time to vote in the June 6th Primary Election, as well as honoring me with the Republican nomination for ...

  • The Banking Industry is the Frontline for Protecting the Elderly from Financial Abuse

    Older Americans are increasingly becoming targets for fraud and financial exploitation. Persons over the age of 50 control more than 70% of the nation’s wealth. Many seniors do not realize the ...

  • Third Annual SEF Dragon Boat Festival a Success

    Dear Editor,

    The Sparta Education Foundation’s Third Annual Dragon Boat Festival drew thousands to the Lake Mohawk Boardwalk on Sunday, May 21.  From the sponsors, participants and ...

  • Biology Majors, the Time is Now

    Editor: 

    Travelling along any New Jersey highway, you're bound to pass at least a few pharmaceutical or biotechnology company buildings. Names like Johnson & Johnson, ...

  • Ignorance is Not Bliss: Take the DNA Test

    “It would throw them into an emotional pit,” remarks my classmate. “And a third of people diagnosed through genetic tests get false positives.” Even ...

  • The First Earth Day and Now

    To the Editor: Earth Day

    I went to the first Earth Day at a college in Jersey City. Earth Day had been proposed by Senator Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat from Wisconsin, and Pete McCloskey, a ...

  • Be Careful

    Since Donald Trump has become president, our political heart has become even more troubled than before. The Democrats and liberal media will never stop their pointless witch hunt of trying to prove ...

  • Running for the dogs

    On May 20th I will be running in a 24 hour race at the Sussex County Fairgrounds. The objective of this race is to complete the most one mile laps in 24 hours. I have decided to use this opportunity ...

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Sparta Police: Sparta Man Charged with DWI

June 28, 2017

SPARTA. NJ – a Sparta man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on June 19 around 11 p.m.  Sparta Cpl, Kurt Morris stopped a 2007 GMC driven by John Wiedmayer on Woodport Road because Wiedmayer was not staying in his lane, police report.

Wiedmayer, 57, was pulled over on Pine Cone Lane after crossing the double yellow lines.  When Morris spoke with Wiedmayer he ...

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Jillian Mari Baluyot, 17, of Nutley, passed away on June 2, 2017. Born in Secaucus, she lived in ...
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When is Enough, Enough? An Example of Bureaucratic Indifference

June 23, 2017

We have all had experiences with the unpleasantries of bureaucracy whether on the municipal, county, state, or federal level.  It can be very frustrating which no doubt is partly responsible for the associated negative stereotypes involved.

None of us enjoy having to “jump through “certain hoops.  If we are honest with ourselves, there are times when we are impatient and ...

Vitamin D: Are You Taking More Than is Good for You?

The results of a study published in the Journal of the American Medical  Association last week found that about 3 percent of adults in the U.S. are taking more than 4,000 international units (IUs) (IU - is a unit of measurement) of Vitamin D a day, an amount beyond the upper limit considered safe. This is up from 0.2 percent 10 years ago. The recommended daily amount of Vitamin D is 600 IUs ...

6 Helpful NJ Home Buyer Open House Dos And Dont's

As with all social situations, there’s a code of etiquette for visiting a New Jersey open house. Considering that how you handle yourself at an open house may impact whether or not you get that New Jersey dream house (over another, less polite bidder), Team Nest Builder highly recommends you read on for our 6 top tips!

Identification Station

Brokers at most open houses lay out sign-in ...

Third Annual “Changing the Face of Addiction” Walk and Community Event

June 28, 2017

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, a one and a half mile walk will be held, commencing at the Franklin Fireman’s Pavilion on Buckwheat Road in Franklin, NJ. The third annual “Changing the Face of Addiction” walk is in memory of two young men from Sussex County who lost their lives to addiction. Sign up now online or register the day of the event at 9:00 am. The walk begins ...

Roxbury Man Wants Something Done About Unwanted Tossed Newspapers

June 24, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - Thanks to the Internet, print newspapers have been declining for a decade. There’s at least one Roxbury resident who won’t miss a method used by the struggling industry to stay afloat: The free sample paper thrown on front yards.

That person is Emil Ruesch of Landing. He came last week to a Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting and spoke his mind.

“I’m here ...