Reflection from a Recovery Coach

“I started my personal recovery journey in May of 2012. In the beginning, I was so hopeful that everyone I met throughout my recovery process would be able to find the peace that I had found. As the years passed, I witnessed countless people I cared for suffer so intensely from their addiction, and I[…]

Franklin businesses raise money to aid Sussex County C.L.E.A.R. fight opioid addiction

May 20, 2021 FRANKLIN — Two neighboring businesses collected $2,200 in their annual fundraisers to benefit local residents struggling with opioid addiction. TJ’s Pizza, on Route 23, raised $1,200 in the April “Remembers Their Smiles” campaign by selling cupcakes decorated with smiley faces to honor the faces of those lost to addiction. Verizon premium retailer R-Wireless contributed an[…]

Cupcakes to benefit C.L.E.A.R. program

The Center for Prevention and Counseling, Cafe Dolci, SB One Bank, RWireless. The #RememberTheirSmiles Cupcake Fundraiser kicks off in March by selling smiley face cupcakes that benefit the Sussex County CLEAR Program. Pick up your cupcake at TJ’s Pizza Franklin or buy a voucher from the above-mentioned participating businesses: For information about C.L.E.A.R. visit

Retired police chiefs to be honored at charity beefsteak

Posted Feb 12, 2020 at 6:01 AM    SPARTA—A beefsteak dinner has been organized by the Sussex County Police Chiefs’ Association to honor three retiring chiefs while raising funds for their selected charities. The event will honor Newton Chief Mike Richards, Byram Chief Pete Zabita and Hardyston Chief Bret Alemy, who initially chose not to recognize their recent retirements by way[…]