Letters to the Editor

October 19, 2018

Dear Editor,  In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor. Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has ...

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Sue -  I understand your views on firearms, and respect your 1st amendment rights to voice them freely.  I also respect our citizens right to the 2nd amendment, something I feel the residents of Sussex county take very seriously.  I for one don’t believe our countries gun violence issue is ...

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To the Editor: Last December, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed the House of Representatives.  This bill allows anyone who can legally conceal carry a hidden loaded weapon in their state to come to New Jersey and conceal carry here.  If this bill passes, people from states ...

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Letter to the editor In 2016, more than 42,000 people in the United States died of an opioid overdose. As stunning and tragic as that figure is, the final death total for 2017 is expected to be even higher, and early data for 2018 indicates a continued rise in overdose deaths. New Jersey has ...

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In 2008 Sparta held a referendum on a $72 million upgrade of the high school.  Construction of a new turf field was also on the ballot as a separate question. The voters approved the improvements to the high school but rejected the turf field. In 2012 the construction of a turf field at the high ...

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I am writing this open letter to the Sparta Township Council to thank you for answering my question regarding Ordinance 18-07 in the meeting of Tuesday, August 28.  I found the ordinance unusual and sought clarification from the Council.  I am happy that you dispelled misconceptions that I had, and ...

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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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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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