Ashram Inaugural Flag Raising, July 4

Ashram Inaugural Flag Raising, July 4

A flag-raising ceremony at the Siddhachalam Jain ashram located on 111 Route 521, Blairstown, took place July 4. The beautiful new 35’ foot pole and flag was unfurled with great pride by Siddhachalam Trustees and Community and Township Council members. We...
Everything’s Ducky, July 4

Everything’s Ducky, July 4

Each year Blairstown celebrates Independence Day at Footbridge Park – a day filled with American spirit and pride and good-old fashioned fun. New Jersey Herald reported on the celebration. After taking a year off, the July 4th Duck Race sponsored by Blairstown Rotary...
BEC member Bob Halberstadt

BEC member Bob Halberstadt

BEC member Bob Halberstadt became NJ’s (and possibly the country’s) oldest firefighter at the age of 78. Recently graduating from Warren County Fire Academy-Fifth Class with 200 hours of training under his belt, he received his New Jersey state Firefighter...
Route 80

Route 80

NJ DOT is planning to build a retaining wall to guard against falling rocks along Interstate 80 through Delaware Water Gap. This will forever change the viewshed and beauty of the area and have severe impacts on local economies and communities, not to mention traffic...
BES Gym Dedication

BES Gym Dedication

In memory of beloved Blairstown citizen and former Blairstown Elementary School (BES) Superintendent THOMAS C. GROSS, a dedication of the BES gymnasium took place June 8. The gym was named in his honor, paying homage to his 37 years serving as physical education...