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Mole's Progressive Democrat

The Progressive Democrat Newsletter grew out of the frustration of the 2004 election. Originally intended for New York City progressives, its readership is now national. For anyone who wants to be alerted by email whenever this newsletter is updated (usually weekly), please send your email address and let me know what state you live in (so I can keep track of my readership).

Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States

I am a research biologist in NYC. Married with two kids living in Brooklyn.

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  • Thursday, January 27, 2011

    Warren County, NJ Focus

    Warren County Democracy for New Jersey
    MS Health Software Corp
    605 Grand Ave.
    Hackettstown, NJ
    RSVP at www.dfalink.com/nwnj

    If you are a progressive Democrat or Independent living in Northwest NJ, you know that like-minded neighbors might be hard to find. Maybe it seems that this red part of a blue state is an island of conservative thinking. But - you are not alone, there are plenty of us, and we aren't afraid to be heard.

    Join the discussion at our Yahoo! Group.

    Warren/Sussex County NAACP
    The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

    President: Melvin Warren
    PO Box 229
    Washington 07882
    Fax: 908-835-1582
    email: melvinmwarren@hotmail.com

    Warren County Democratic Committee

    We are busy gearing up for the 2010 election season. With thousands of new Democratic voters in the county, we look forward to exciting new opportunities. Join us, and be a part of changing Warren County for the better. Go here for more info.

    Tired of your money going to Saudi Arabia, Iran or Venezuela every time you fill up your gastank? Well you can support a LOCAL business and LOCAL jobs by buying locally produced biodiesel for your diesel engine or for heating your home.

    Biodiesel is now available in Warren County:

    Stem Brothers, Inc., a family owned & operated full-service home energy company since 1946, is proud to become the first heating oil company in Hunterdon & Warren County New Jersey and Bucks County Pennsylvania to provide their customers with environmentally friendly premium Biofuels.

    Rick Stem, Stem Brothers spokesman, is excited about making the switch to Bioheating oil stating “Biofuels are much more than just good business-it’s a premium product we firmly believe in and use ourselves. Bioheat and Biodiesel both have increased lubricity and a cleaner burn. Characteristics that are advantageous in oil heat systems and diesel engines, in addition to benefiting the environment.” Stem went on to say, “Homegrown biofuels displace our dependency on foreign oil, supporting American energy independence. It makes a positive difference for our economy, our energy security and our children’s future. Biofuels are a positive way to do that. When we considered all the benefits it was easy to make this strategic business decision that is good for our customers and a significant step in environmental stewardship.

    Stem Brothers, Inc. is supplied by Amerigreen, a ASTM certified mid-Atlantic leader in the wholesale marketing of Biofuels with blending terminals throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. “The Stem’s commitment and transition to Biofuels should serve as encouragement to the entire community that everyone can do their part where possible to support American energy independence and cleaner air.” says Ron Flick, Amerigreen Brand Manager.

    Stem Brothers now offers blends of B5 Diesel Fuel (5% biodiesel) and B2 Bioheat (2% bioheating oil) with plans to increase the blend percentages in the future.

    Also new for the 2009-2010 heating season is the Stem Brothers, Inc. CAP Pricing Program. A buy in insurance program that caps the consumer’s maximum cash price at $2.399 per gallon. If the market price is less the customer pays the lower price, but if the market goes up, the customer pays only the cap price.

    For further information about Stem Brothers, Inc. please visit www.StemBrothers.com
    For further information about Amerigreen please visit www.Amerigreen.com

    You can take a big step towards economic recovery and energy independence for America by buying biofuels through this local company.

    Stem Brothers, Inc.
    P.O. Box T, 760 Frenchtown Road, Milford, NJ 08848
    Phone: 908 996 2177

    List of Farms in Sussex, Warren and nearby counties
    Courtesy of the Foodshed Alliance of the Ridge and Valley, Blairstown, NJ

    Foodshed Alliance of the Ridge and Valley
    Do you yearn to...
    * find local sources of cheese, free-range eggs, grass-fed meat, and certified organic produce?
    * know where your food comes from, and how it is raised?
    * support family farms?
    * keep gardens in the Garden State?
    * preserve farmland and open space?
    * protect our rivers and streams?
    * encourage and support sustainable agricultural?
    * taste an heirloom tomato?

    Join like-minded groups and individuals as a member of the Foodshed Alliance of the Ridge and Valley
    P.O. Box 713
    16 Main Street
    Blairstown, NJ 07825
    Tel. (908) 362-7967
    E-mail: info@FoodshedAlliance.org

    Local Sustainability Resources

    Ridge and Valley Conservancy
    P.O. Box 146
    16 Main Street
    Blairstown, NJ 07825
    Tel: 908-362-7967
    E-mail: rvc@goes.com
    "A non-profit land trust dedicated to preserving the unique and wonderful natural and cultural heritage of the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region of New Jersey."

    Genesis Farm
    41A Silver Lake Road
    Blairstown, NJ 07825
    Tel: 908-362-6735
    Education programs & Community Supported Garden

    The Foodshed Alliance of the Ridge and Valley
    P.O. Box 713
    16 Main Street
    Blairstown, NJ 07825
    Tel: 908-362-7967
    E-mail: info@FoodshedAlliance.org
    "A grassroots effort to sustain the farmers, agricultural lands, and rural way of life in the ridge and valley area of Warren and Sussex counties in northwestern New Jersey."

    The Mountain Preservation Society
    Dedicated to protecting the natural integrity of Hamburg Mountain and the New Jersey Highlands



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