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IMPRESSIONS: Centenary’s “Tartuffe” Gives Us 1600s “Saltburn” with a Happy Ending Through March 3

Diana Cherkas as Elmire and Randall Duk Kim as Orgon in Centenary Stage Company's production of Tartuffe. Courtesy of Centenary Stage Company. Photo Credit: Trevor Callahan

REVIVE YOUR STYLE: Beyond the Runway and Celebrating Black EXCELLENCE in Fashion House Leadership

Pharrell Williams (The Musi-Fashion Maestro) whose legacy extends beyond the fashion scene as he is a musical genius a 13-time grammy winner.

ECHO EATS: Hong Kong French Toast

Lan Fong Yuen, the food stall where Hong Kong French toast originated. Photo credit: the Hong Kong Tourism Board.

Artists of the Month at Gallery 23

Celebrating Gallery 23 artists of the month: Karin White...

Government + Politics

Local government, Press Releases, & more

Warren County 911 Dispatchers Reach 2nd Month with No Contract

Warren County dispatchers at Hope Fire Department’s Polar Plunge on February 17. Seen here, Alex DeAlmeida, Dirk Higgins, Mary Schutts, Melanie Curreri, Laura Herkenham, Tori Dickson, Taylor Coughlin and Tim Weiss. Photo by: C. Tamulonis, 02/2024.

Knowlton Man Faces “Ghost Gun” Charges

Warren County Court House. Photo by J. Phalon, Feb. 2024

Paulins Kill Dam Removal to Resume in July

The access road built to reach the dam. Photo by Joe Phalon.

What Exactly is a Ghost Gun?

Recent arrests in Blairstown and Columbia have drawn attention to so-called ghost guns... Seen here a nonrelated example of a ghost gun courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Cannabis Farm Proposed for Hardwick

The Hardwick Township Council heard an informal presentation for a cannabis farm. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Schools + Education

Local schools, free programs, continuing education

Blair Boys Champs of Prep School A League

Jayden Williams takes a bite out of the net where he just scored the winning free throws. Photo by Joe Phalon.

North Warren Boys Out in 1st Round

The Patriot cheering section had a lot to be happy about, at least in the third quarter. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Project Self-Sufficiency Programs Educate Public, Support Trauma Survivors, Promote Prevention

PRESS RELEASE: NEWTON, N.J. – Project Self-Sufficiency will offer three workshops...

Career and Technical Education Month Celebrated with School Tour at Warren Tech

Warren County Technical School Cosmetology instructor Tina Giraldi-Lynch discusses the program, which prepares students to take the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling exam during their senior year, with Commissioner Director James R. Kern III.

Sports + Recreation

Local athletics, camps, parks, and more

Blair Boys Champs of Prep School A League

Jayden Williams takes a bite out of the net where he just scored the winning free throws. Photo by Joe Phalon.

North Warren Boys Out in 1st Round

The Patriot cheering section had a lot to be happy about, at least in the third quarter. Photo by Joe Phalon.

North Warren Girls Fall to South Hunterdon Despite Strong Finish

Kirin May scores two of her seven points on the game. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Notre Dame Boys Top Their Division

.Xavier Spears, number 11, is nearing the Notre Dame school record. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Patriot Boys Basketball on Hot Streak

Luke Stefankiewicz on a layup. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Blair Tops League With 72-59 Win Over Hun

Hun can just look on as Lucas Schmid scores tow of his 18 points. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Nature & The Environment

Nature & The Environment

Paulins Kill Dam Removal to Resume in July

The access road built to reach the dam. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Cannabis Farm Proposed for Hardwick

The Hardwick Township Council heard an informal presentation for a cannabis farm. Photo by Joe Phalon.

NJ Wildfire Risk Assessment Portal Available

PRESS RELEASE, Trenton (Feb, 24, 2924) – The New Jersey...

Million Dollar Grant Will Put Clean School Buses on the Streets of New Jersey

PRESS RELEASE: Union City, NJ (Feb. 22, 2024) -...

People, Places, & Pets

Locals all around - folks, animals, & spots

REVIVE YOUR STYLE: Beyond the Runway and Celebrating Black EXCELLENCE in Fashion House Leadership

Pharrell Williams (The Musi-Fashion Maestro) whose legacy extends beyond the fashion scene as he is a musical genius a 13-time grammy winner.

Blairstown Officers Quietly Offer Helping Hands

Blairstown police officers were able to render aid to an unhoused individual who needed assistance at Dale’s Market. Photo by Joe Phalon.

ECHO EATS: Hong Kong French Toast

Lan Fong Yuen, the food stall where Hong Kong French toast originated. Photo credit: the Hong Kong Tourism Board.

Free Family Fun Nights Focus on March Holidays

PRESS RELEASE: NEWTON, N.J. – Parents who are looking...

Events & Things to Do

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Sussex County Community College Presents the Theater Arts Student Showcase 

Free Performances on Tuesday, December 19, at 6:30 p.m.   Student...

Joe Cirotti Trio to Play Sold Out Show at Roy’s Hall

The Joe Cirotti Trio, consisting of Joe Cirotti, Pete...

Jingle Eve Welcomes Light to Blairstown

In a scene worthy of Whoville, local folks welcome the Holiday season Blairstown on Jingle Eve. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Holiday Wine Trail Weekend Begins on November 24

Snapshots from Alba Vineyard in Milford, NJ. Photo by C. O’Chang.

Jingle on Main to Kick Off With Santa and De-CAR-ations

Decorated cars are wanted for the Jingle Eve Santa welcome.

Bed Race Gets Blairstown Up Early

Blair Academy makes tracks during Bedlam in Blairstown. Photo by Joe Phalon, 11/2023.

Food, Health, & Medical

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Genesis Farm’s CSG had Valentine’s Pop-Up Market Featured Fresh Organic Produce in the Middle of Winter

Erin Scholl, Agricultural Business and Horticultural Science Program Supervisor at SCCC used the visit as a teachable moment for her son, Levon. Photo by MB Journe, 2/2024

New Wellness Center Approved for Blair Campus

Rendering of the new wellness center proposed by Blair Academy. Graphic courtesy Blair Academy.

Project Self-Sufficiency Workshop Explains Impact of Childhood Trauma on Development

PRESS RELEASE: NEWTON, N.J. – Parents, caregivers and other...

Project Self-Sufficiency Program Supports Trauma Survivors, Promotes Prevention

PRESS RELEASE: NEWTON, N.J. – Project Self-Sufficiency will continue the workshop...

Free Workshops Address Common Parenting Challenges, Anger Management

PRESS RELEASE: NEWTON, N.J. – Parents and caregivers are...

Health Equity Emphasized in Recognition of Maternal Health Awareness Month

PRESS RELEASE: NEWTON, N.J. – Community members are invited...

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Cooper James Thompson

Cooper James Thompson passed away on Monday, February 12,...

County Finds Grounds for Route 94 Dunkin’ Nod 

This hill of stones could one day be a hill of beans if and when Dunkin’ is approved on Route 94. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Columbia Woman Shot and Killed; Assailant Dies Later

A woman was shot and killed in her Columbia Avenue home February 12. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Blairstown Resident Asks Mayor About Incidents of Misconduct at Twp. Committee Meetings

VanValkenburg makes public comment. L-R: Committeewoman Debra Waldron, Committeeman Charles Makatura, Mayor Rob Moorhead, Deputy Mayor Walter Orcutt, Committeewoman Karen Lance. Photo by Alexa Tironi, 10/2023

Blairstown Rail Service Takes Major Step

Trains like this could be zooming across North Warren by 2028. Photo credit: Amtrak

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Marksboro Mills, 1045 Route 94, Marksboro, NJ (Frelinghuysen Township)

Marksboro Mills sits on Route 94 in Frelinghuysen. Photo by C.Tamulonis, 8/2023

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Warren County 911 Dispatchers Reach 2nd Month with No Contract

Warren County dispatchers at Hope Fire Department’s Polar Plunge on February 17. Seen here, Alex DeAlmeida, Dirk Higgins, Mary Schutts, Melanie Curreri, Laura Herkenham, Tori Dickson, Taylor Coughlin and Tim Weiss. Photo by: C. Tamulonis, 02/2024.

Knowlton Man Faces “Ghost Gun” Charges

Warren County Court House. Photo by J. Phalon, Feb. 2024

Paulins Kill Dam Removal to Resume in July

The access road built to reach the dam. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Blairstown Officers Quietly Offer Helping Hands

Blairstown police officers were able to render aid to an unhoused individual who needed assistance at Dale’s Market. Photo by Joe Phalon.

Hope Fire Department Makes a Splash

First-time plungers head for the shore and warm towels after facing freezing temperatures. Photo by: C. Tamulonis, 02/2024.

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