About Us

Straus News

Straus News publishes nine local weekly newspapers and associated websites in contiguous towns on the New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania border. The circulation area covers Orange County in New York, Sussex and Passaic Counties in New Jersey and Pike County in Pennsylvania. Straus News also publishes Dirt, a magazine covering the local green scene.

Straus News' newspapers are The Warwick Advertiser, The Photo News, The Advertiser-News (North Edition), The Advertiser-News (South Edition), The Sparta Independent, The Township Journal, The Chronicle, The West Milford Messenger and The Pike County Courier.

Our newspapers and sites focus on local issues that matter to people's everyday lives, from concerns about schools and water rights to fire department breakfasts and soccer scores. We pride ourselves on our commitment to reporting the tough local stories while highlighting the success and achievements in our communities.

The newspapers have won numerous awards for news coverage and editorial and advertising excellence, including first place for in-depth reporting from the Suburban Newspaper Association for a series about heroin addiction entitled "High in Sussex County," and a prestigious National Education Writers Award for "Middle School Principal Tests Boundaries with Home Visit."

The newspapers are distributed via US mail to more than 80,000 homes each week.

For more information about Straus News please visit strausnews.com


Letters to the Editor
In observance of child passenger safety week
  • Sep 15, 2017
Stags demolish Pirates, 62-0
  • Sep 14, 2017
Local News
Hospice plans Celebrate Life 5K
  • Sep 15, 2017
MPAC to host So You Think You Can Dance
  • Sep 14, 2017
Local News
Community comes out for Ogdensburg Day
  • Sep 12, 2017
Special Sections
‘You can quote me on that’
  • Sep 6, 2017
Local News
Pet day
  • Sep 18, 2017
Local News
Class of 2026
  • Sep 18, 2017


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