The Jefferson Chronicle DIGEST debuted in February, and the next issue of the monthly magazine is now available. The DIGEST can be picked up free 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 March issue.

  • Last Radio Call for Police Chief William F. Craig Jr.
    After 30 years of service with the Police Department, the retiring chief was celebrated with a new tradition.
  • 100 New Apartments Proposed in Lake Hopatcong
    Desperately needed new housing could be coming soon to Lake Hopatcong.
  • Silt Flows Downstream in Lake Hopatcong
    Sediment entering Lake Hopatcong resulted in a call to the state Department of Environmental Protection and Morris County’s hazardous materials crew.
  • Joe Batelli Joins Falcons Basketball Greats with 1,000 Points
    Basketball senior guard Joe Batelli went down in Falcons history by scoring his 1,000th point on the same court where he earned the first points of his career.
  • Leap in the Lake (and into the Record Books)
    Frigid temperatures did not stop 416 people from plunging into Lake Hopatcong, raising $57,675 in support of local special needs children through the Elks Lodge charity event.
  • Local Food Pantries Rely on Community Donations Year Round
    Residents are invited to support and use food pantries in Jefferson Township and surrounding areas, which are stocked mainly through donations and drives.
  • Free Summer Concert Series at the Gazebo
    The Jefferson Arts Committee is sponsoring a free summer concert series on Friday evenings from June 28 to August 23 at the gazebo in the municipal complex.
  • For What It’s Worth
    Enjoy the popular column by township resident Tony Haryn that was formerly featured in Aim Jefferson.
  • 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.
  • 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.


The 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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Send story ideas and submissions to

Let us know what you think of the magazine and suggest ideas for future issues at

List your events free on our calendar online (selected submissions also in print) by posting them at

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Thank you to our readers, advertisers, and The Chronicle team for bringing the DIGEST magazine to life. We look forward to providing the local content that matters to our residents every month in the DIGEST pages … and daily online at

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