The third issue of The Jefferson Chronicle DIGEST monthly magazine is now available. Pick up a free copy from displays at prominent locations in Jefferson Township (see “Distribution” below).

What’s Inside

Here’s a sneak peak at what you can learn about our community in the April issue.

  • Primed for Success: Jefferson Grad Creates, Produces Winning TV Series
    Louis Rocky Bacigalupo, a 2010 graduate, scores a hit television series. The hometown star is a screenwriter, actor, and producer.
  • State Aid Cuts Hit Jefferson Schools Hard
    How will cuts in state aid affect educational programs, staffing, and class size?
  • Jefferson Township Rescue Squad: Just Breathe
    The Chronicle begins a new series on the services provided by local volunteer organizations and the roles they play in assisting Jefferson residents.
  • Betsy Ross Will Be Flying Flag Soon
    The diner currently located in Ridge Plaza is closer to raising its flag on the site of the renovated former PNC Bank on Berkshire Valley Road.
  • Lake Hopatcong Block Party, May 11 at Hopatcong State Park
    Learn the history of the popular event. Find out what’s new and how to become involved with the sixth annual “party” sponsored by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation.
  • Residents Still Concerned About Weldon Quarry Issues
    Locals continue to raise questions with the Lake Hopatcong Commission about sediment and possible air pollution stemming from the quarry in Prospect Point.
  • Insights and Expertise
    New columnist Janet Pfeiffer – Jefferson resident, well-known speaker, and author – provides specific suggestions for living in harmony with neighbors and others.
  • For What It’s Worth
    Enjoy the popular column by township resident Tony Haryn. This month’s topic: The Short and the Tall of It.
  • J-Town Tidbits
    Township resident Carol Punturieri writes “tidbits” about Jefferson’s history, programs, and more.
  • Event Calendar
    Discover events that are happening in and around town.
  • “In Brief” Articles
    Short articles bring you up to date with local news and information. In this issue: Father Twiggs receives an honor; The Carnival returns May 28-June 1; where Jefferson ranks in safety compared with towns across the country; using Dial-a-Ride transportation; volunteering with the Museum Garden Club; recycling vegetative waste and more.
  • Advertisers
    The magazine showcases advertisements from local businesses, many with exclusive offers for readers. We encourage you to support these businesses that generously enable The Chronicle to report and distribute Jefferson Township news and information by advertising within the DIGEST pages and online.


DIGEST magazine is available free in stands at the following prominent locations throughout Jefferson Township.

Accountant Offices
Attorney Offices
Auto Repair Shops
Bars/Pubs/Liquor Shops
Car Dealerships
Daycare Facilities
Delis/Bagel Shops
Doctor Offices
Food Stores
Gas Stations
Hair Salons/Nail Shops
Ice Cream Shops
Jefferson Library
Jefferson Schools
Post Offices
Real Estate Offices

Approximately two weeks after print distribution, the DIGEST magazine will offer a digital “flip book” format through free subscription: (If you are already subscribed to our weekly emails/breaking alerts, you will receive the flip book automatically when it becomes available. If you are not yet subscribed, you will also receive the weekly emails/breaking alerts upon subscription to the DIGEST flip book.)

If you don’t see a display near you, or would like a display at your business, please email

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