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Arts + Entertainment

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Footbridge Skate and Arts Summerfest Is Sunday

A skate and arts park in Footbridge Park is...

The Blairstown Farmers’ Market Experience

Once again, the Blairstown Farmers' Market season has begun. The...

Rudy and Mr. Cicada

I was enjoying a quiet afternoon here at Stately...

The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Ramsaysburg

Concert series at Historic Ramsaysburg Homestead Located at 140 Route...

Government + Politics

Local government, Press Releases, & more

Knowlton Taxes to Rise $39 for Average Home

A $1.6 million municipal budget was adopted by the...

Challengers Stage Stunning Win in Frelinghuysen

Two challengers in a stunning upset ousted two incumbents...

Van Valkenburg Makes Comeback in Blairstown

Former Blairstown Committee Member Joanne Van Valkenburg is one...

The Tell-Tale Campaign Signs

“You’re sure the homing beacon is secure aboard their...

Knowlton Gets Behind Amtrak Service Through Warren

The Knowlton Township township committee has gotten aboard Amtrak’s...

Knowlton Rules the Chessboard and Considers World Language Instruction

A packed house greeted the Knowlton Township Elementary School...

Schools + Education

Local schools, free programs, continuing education

The North Warren Class of 2024 Is Off and Running

Watch out, world. North Warren Regional High School has...

Project Self-Sufficiency Offers Online Summer Parenting Classes

NEWTON, N.J. – Project Self-Sufficiency will offer virtual parenting workshops for...

Free Office Skills Training Program for Women Starts in July

NEWTON, N.J. - Project Self-Sufficiency will offer a free, eight-week training...

Knowlton Rules the Chessboard and Considers World Language Instruction

A packed house greeted the Knowlton Township Elementary School...

Sports + Recreation

Local athletics, camps, parks, and more

North Warren Softball Continues Tearing Through North Jersey

In the season, the North Warren Softball Patriots have...

Softball Patriots Kick It Up to 8-1

The softball Patriots continue to tear through the Colonial...

Patriot Bats Are Hot for Season Opener

Cody Sherrer posted his first win for the season against Belvidere. File photo by Joe Phalon.

Nature & The Environment

Nature & The Environment

The Blairstown Farmers’ Market Experience

Once again, the Blairstown Farmers' Market season has begun. The...

Special Turtles With a Long Life

Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) While most turtles can...

Wild and Non-Invasive With Warren County Pollinator Protectors

Native plant pollinators are insects, birds and small mammals...

Blair Volunteers Help Clean Up Ramsaysburg Homestead

Blair Springs Eternal: Volunteer cleanup at Ramsaysburg The Ramsaysburg Historic...

Hungry Carnivorous Plants Surround Our Wetlands

Purple pitcher-plant (sarracenia purpurea) and round-leaved sundew (drosera rotundifolia) It...

People, Places, & Pets

Locals all around - folks, animals, & spots

Footbridge Skate and Arts Summerfest Is Sunday

A skate and arts park in Footbridge Park is...

The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Ramsaysburg

Concert series at Historic Ramsaysburg Homestead Located at 140 Route...

Special Turtles With a Long Life

Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) While most turtles can...

For the First Time, Blairstown Pride Comes to Main Street

With three speakers, an opera singer, and about thirty people in attendance to witness the raising of the Pride Flag, this year’s Pride was Blairstown’s biggest yet. And that’s not even mentioning the vendor fair on Main Street, a new addition.

Events & Things to Do

Mostly Local, Upcoming, Current, and Past

Footbridge Skate and Arts Summerfest Is Sunday

A skate and arts park in Footbridge Park is...

North Warren and Blair to Collaborate on Main Street Mural

Spring usually brings splashes of color to places like...

Eclipse Throws Shade on North Warren

Students with an interest in things celestial got a...

Plenty of Ways to Celebrate Easter

Jordan Race Hoffman and adorable bunny husband Justin Hoffman enjoying the smiling faces of the adoring children. Photo by MB Journe, 03/2024

Food, Health, & Medical

Your Food, Health, Nutrition, Alerts, and More

Breast Cancer Survivors Invited to Celebration

PRESS RELEASE: NEWTON, N.J. - Breast cancer survivors are...

IMPRESSIONS: Earth Day at Genesis Farm Celebrated on April 28

Sunday, April 28, was "Earth Day on the Farm"...

Children’s Mental Health Presentation for Parents and Educators

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

Public Invited to Family Health Expo hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency

PRESS RELEASE: NEWTON, N.J. – Fun, interactive activities for...

What Folks Like You Are Reading

Our Most Popular & Most Read Articles

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.

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

Previous deputy mayor and ex-township committeewoman, Joanne VanValkenburg, asked...

Columbia Woman Shot and Killed; Assailant Dies Later

A Knowlton woman was shot and killed in her...

Blairstown Rail Service Takes Major Step

The return of passenger trains through Blairstown took a...

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

More news & Headlines

Centenary Stage Company Announces Cast for Summer Musical Series

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. - This summer, Centenary Stage Company (CSC)...

Project Self-Sufficiency Offers Online Summer Parenting Classes

NEWTON, N.J. – Project Self-Sufficiency will offer virtual parenting workshops for...

Free Office Skills Training Program for Women Starts in July

NEWTON, N.J. - Project Self-Sufficiency will offer a free, eight-week training...

Obituaries

Honoring Local Folks

Joyce Diane Yetter

Joyce Diane Yetter (nee. Dayson) 79, long time resident...

David C. Boynton

It is with profound sadness that we announce the...

Michael A. Mascia

Michael A. Mascia, 37 years of age, a resident...

Larry Steven Hayter, Sr.

Larry Steven Hayter, Sr., born on January 23, 1956,...

Sophie A. Allen

Sophie A. Allen, 85, a longtime resident of Blairstown,...

Judith I. Copelton

Judith I. Copelton (O'Hern) 77, of Hammondsport, New York,...

Columns & Features

Phalon's Files

The Tell-Tale Campaign Signs

“You’re sure the homing beacon is secure aboard their...

Head in the Clouds, Again

Two once-in-a-lifetime astronomical events spread over three days across...

Back to the Crock

I wrote about crockpots in this space once, which...

The Plagues

A harbinger of plagues to come or just an exciting natural celestial show at this week's solar eclipse? Photo by J. Phalon, 4/2024

Interesting Folks