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Newspaper Members - Weekly Independents

The NJPA independent weekly newspaper members list below is alphabetized by newspaper name.

Cape May County Herald Times,
Rio Grande
The SandPaper, Surf City
The Central Record, Medford The Sentinel of Gloucester County, Franklinville
The Coaster, Asbury Park South Plainfield Observer
Montclair Local The Two River Times, Red Bank
New Jersey Law Journal, Newark The West Essex Tribune, Livingston
Pine Barrens Tribune The Westfield Leader/Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
The Retrospect, Collingswood  


Cape May County Herald
1508 Route 47
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
609-886-8600, Fax: 609-886-1879
Year established: 1967
Ownership: Seawave Corporation

Digital news site: www.capemaycountyherald.com
Print distribution: Cape May County
Print publication day: Wednesday
Weekly free: 31,246
Circulation Authority: CVC, March 2015
Publisher: Arthur R. Hall
Managing Editor: Alfred S. Campbell
Director of Development: Preston Gibson
Director of Online Applications: Benjamin N. Hall
Advertising Manager: Karen Dickinson
Media Manager: Steven Dunwoody
Operations & IT Manager: Robert Kosinski


The Central Record
PO Box 1027
Medford, NJ 08055
Year established: 1896
Ownership: Central Record Publications, a division of Digital First Media

Digital news site: www.southjerseylocalnews.com, www.medfordcentralrecord.com
Print distribution: Berlin, Blackwood, Browns Mills, Clementon, Gloucester Township, Maple Shade, Medford, Medford Lakes, Marlton, Mount Laurel, Pemberton, Pemberton Township, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle and Winslow Township
Print publication day: Thursday
Weekly paid: 5,714
Circulation authority:
USPS, Sept 2015

Publisher: Edward Condra
General Manager: Shelley Meenan
Managing Editor: John Barry
Advertising Sales Representative: Tammy Darmiento


The Coaster
1011 Main Street
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-775-3010, Fax: 732-775-8345
Year established: 1983
Ownership: The Coaster, LLC

Digital news site: www.thecoaster.net
Print distribution: Southern shore area of Monmouth County
Print publication day: Thursday
Weekly paid: 6,300
Circulation authority: Publisher, Feb. 2015
Publisher & Advertising Manager: Michael Booth
Editor: Ellen Carroll
Account Executive: Leah LaManna
Sports Editor: Ellen Carroll



Montclair Local
309 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: (302) 382-4409 Fax:
Year established: 2017

Digital news site: Montclairlocal.news
Print distribution: Montclair, 07042,07043
Print publication day: Thursday
Weekly paid: 5990
Circulation authority: USPS
Publisher: Heeten Choxi
Editor: Kevin Meacham
Advertising Sales Manager- Jack Marflak


New Jersey Law Journal
24 Commerce Street
Newark, NJ 07102
973-642-0075, Fax: 973-642-0920
Year established: 1878
Ownership: ALM Media, LLC

Digital news site: www.njlj.com
Print distribution: State of New Jersey
Print publication day: Monday
Weekly paid: 6,967
Weekly free: 402
Circulation authority: USPS Statement of Ownership, 2014
VP and Group Publisher: Wayne Curtis
Associate Publisher: Jeffrey Forte
Editor-in-Chief: Hank Grezlak
NJ Bureau Chief: Zack Needles
Advertising Director:
Farrell McManus
Director of Business Development: Vivian F. DiStaso
Circulation & Marketing Director: 
Lee Marie Serrano
Art Director: Douglas L. Jones



Pine Barrens Tribune
P.O. Box 2402 Vincentown, NJ 08088
609-801-2392, Fax: 609-801-2395
Year established: 2016
Ownership: Pine Barrens Media LLC

Digital news site: www.pinebarrenstribune.com
Print distribution: Central and Southern Burlington County, Western Ocean County and Northern Atlantic County
Print publication day: Saturday
Weekly: Free circulation 11,200 with over 2,850 direct mailed
Publisher & Circulation Director: Douglas Melegari
Editors: Jayne Cabrilla and Bill Bonvie

The Retrospect
732 Haddon Avenue
Collingswood, NJ 08108
856-854-1400, Fax: 856-854-8790
Year established: 1902
Ownership: Ainsworth Media, Inc.

Digital news site: www.theretrospect.com
Print distribution: Audubon, Audubon Park, Barrington, Collingswood, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township, Haddonfield, Merchantville, Oaklyn and Woodlynne
Print publication day: Friday
Weekly paid: 5,248
Weekly free: 645
Circulation authority: USPS Statement of Ownership, Sept. 2015
Publisher: Brett Ainsworth


The SandPaper
1816 Long Beach Boulevard
Surf City, NJ 08008
609-494-5900, Fax: 609-494-1437
Year established: 1976
Ownership: The SandPaper, Inc.

Digital news site: www.thesandpaper.net
Print distribution: Southern Ocean County
Print publication day: Wednesday
Weekly free: 22,000
Circulation audit: Publisher, Dec. 2006
Publisher: Curt Travers
Executive Editor: Gail Travers
Managing Editor: Jay Mann
Section 2 Editor: Victoria Ford
Advertising Director: Cindy Linkous
Classified Advertising Manager: Lee Little


The Sentinel of Gloucester County
330 Oak Avenue
Malaga, NJ 08328
(856) 694-1600
Year established: 1942
Ownership: Cindy & Norman Merckx, Cindy Merckx Publications, LLC

Digital news site: www.thenjsentinel.com
Print distribution:
Southern Gloucester County towns of Pitman, Glassboro, Monroe, Washington, Elk, Franklin & Newfield
Print publication day: Thursday
Weekly paid: 1,400
Circulation authority: USPS, Oct. 2016
Publisher & Editor: Cindy Merckx
Advertising Director: Kelly Zoppel
Production Manager: Norman Merckx, Jr.


South Plainfield Observer
1110 Hamilton Boulevard, Suite 1B
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
908-668-0010, Fax: 908-668-8819
Nancy A. Grennier
Year established: 1997
Ownership: G & G Graphics, Inc.

Digital news site: www.spobserver.com
Print distribution: South Plainfield
Print publication day: Friday
Weekly paid: 3,589
Circulation audit: USPS Oct. 2015
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief: Nancy A. Grennier


The Two River Times
75 West Front Street, Suite 2
Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-219-5788, Fax: 732-747-7213
Year established: 1990
Ownership: Newport Media Holdings, LLC

Digital news site: www.tworivertimes.com
Print distribution: Northeastern Monmouth County
Print publication day: Thursday
Weekly paid: 2,899
Circulation authority: Circ Dept, 11/18/14

President: Domenic M. DiPiero III
Vice President of Operations: Lynette Wojcik
Features Editor: Judy O�Gorman Alvarez
Features Editor: Marion Lynch
Senior Reporter: John Burton
Social Media & News Editor/Reporter: Christina Johnson
Reporter: Joseph Sapia
Sports Editor: Rich Chrampanis
People Page: Lynne Ward
Production Manager: Chris Draper
Layout & Design: Cyndy Halsey Mernick
Vice President of Sales: Dawn Stout
Multimedia Account Executive: Tracey Hall
Classified & Circulation Manager: Sue Germain


The West Essex Tribune
495 South Livingston Avenue
PO Box 65
Livingston, NJ 07039-0065
973-992-1771, Fax: 973-992-7015
Year established: 1929
Ownership: West Essex Tribune, Inc.

Digital news site: www.WestEssexTribune.net
Print distribution: Livingston
Print publication day: Thursday
Weekly paid: 6,200
Circulation authority: USPS, Sept. 2016
Publisher & Circulation Director: Jennifer Cone Chciuk
Business Manager: Ellen Harte
Editor: Michelle Bent
Managing Editor: Christine K. Sablynski
Production Manager: Karen Trachtenberg


The Westfield Leader/Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
251 North Avenue West, 3rd Floor
PO Box 250
Westfield, NJ 07091
908-232-4407, Fax: 908-232-0473
Year established Westfield Leader: 1890
Year established Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times: 1959
Ownership: Watchung Communications, Inc.

Digital news site: www.goleader.com
Print d
istribution: Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Mountainside, Garwood, Clark and Cranford area
Print publication day: Thursday
Weekly paid: 8,000
Circulation authority: USPS/Publisher, September 2015

Publisher: Horace R. Corbin
Assistant Publisher: David Corbin
Managing Editor: Paul Peyton
Business/Operations: Rob Wescott
Marketing Manager: Jeff Gruman


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Titusville, NJ 08560
Phone 609-406-0600