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Roxbury Food Pantry to be Helped by Lake Hopatcong "Christmas in July" Celebrations

July 23, 2016

ROXBURY, NJ – As the region bakes beneath a so-called “heat dome,” a group of Lake Hopatcong businesses is asking people to revive their dormant Christmas Spirit on behalf of area charities including the beleaguered Roxbury Food Pantry.

Camp Six, Inc., the owner of The Windlass Restaurant, Lake Hopatcong Cruises, Alice’s Restaurant, Lake Hopatcong Golf Club and Main ...

The Need to look at the Human Dimension of the Military

July 24, 2016

In 1970, there was draft for the Vietnam War.  My draft number was 356 near the bottom for recruitment.  Today, there are many more threats. We have the Chinese and the Russians near our coasts routinely, and we have action in the South China Sea and the Pacific over Chinese development of islands of sand, as well as terrorism and cyber attacks..

 

I have read numerous ...

Is Your Sunscreen Doing What It Should, and Are You?

By JOANNA HAYDEN PHD, CHES

A study published in the JAMA Dermatology last week found that 4 out of 10 sunscreens don’t meet the sun safety guidelines of the American Academy of Dermatology, regardless of their price. The biggest problem – the sunscreens didn’t meet even the minimal 40 minute water and sweat resistant criteria.

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Driving in Jersey

       Once you get the basics down driving an automobile anywhere on earth is all the same. Huh! Don’t you believe it. The pleasure or stress of driving is directly proportional to what those other motorists are doing. In North Carolina there’s 1 registered driver for every vehicle on the state’s books. In New York there’s one and a half drivers ...

Sussex County YMCA Installs Technology to Protect Against Sex Offenders

July 26, 2016

To safeguard children, the Sussex County YMCA next month will launch a visitor management system that screens for sex offenders.

“Keeping children safe is our top priority, and the Raptor System provides a first line of defense to keep out anyone who could pose a danger to them,’’ Sussex County YMCA Executive Director Jennifer Gardner said.

Under the Raptor System, anyone ...