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According to NAMI, these types of disorders are the third most common cause of hospitalization in the U.S. for both youth and adults aged 18-44, primarily because mood disorders encompass manic disorder, depression, and a combination of the two.
World Mental Health Day
October 14, 2018

World Mental Health Day World Mental Health Day, observed every year on Oct. 10, is a day dedicated to increasing the awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support...

Smoke Rise Farms to Relocate to West Milford Equestrian Center

Everywhere is a perfect place for horses to graze, even when not in paddocks! Photo by Camille Balo.
October 9, 2018

On Sep. 18, riders of the Smoke Rise Farms were informed of the barn’s closing; however, a relocation of the barn’s equine inhabitants will be taking place. The new home set to be for these four-legged...

Juul Isn’t Cuul

The Juul Product. Infographic by
FDA Gives E-Cigarette Companies An Ultimatum
October 3, 2018

Juuling is a teen epidemic that has grown considerably throughout the last decade. JUUL is an e-cigarette company that has created a product that teens find easy to hide or disguise as USB drives. The...

Smoke Rise Farms Closes After 55 Years of Operations

The Smoke Rise Barn is closing after 55 years.
September 27, 2018

Smoke Rise Farms, on Sep. 18, released an announcement that after 55 years of continuous operation, they will be closing as of Nov. 1. The closing was shocking to many; however, the harsh winters and lack...

Highlands Council Approves of Kinnelon’s Community Center

An architectural rendering of the proposed community
center. Photo: Alex Merlucci.
September 25, 2018

A new community center has recently been approved by the New Jersey Highlands Council to be built off of Boonton Avenue. The proposal includes a sports field, a concession stand, and a rain garden.   The...

Top 10 Things to Know About the New Governor of New Jersey

Top 10 Things to Know About the New Governor of New Jersey
April 22, 2018

Although politics continue to stay relevant in media, nationwide turmoil can distract from state and local government.  On Jan. 16, Phil Murphy was sworn in as Governor of New Jersey. The previous governor,...

The Epidemic of Sexual Harassment

The Epidemic of Sexual Harassment
February 21, 2018

Editor’s Note: The following is an opinion-editorial. The views expressed in this article do not reflect the views of the Colt Chronicle staff, Kinnelon High School or the Kinnelon community. Celebrities...

Super Blood Moon Comes to Kinnelon

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February 9, 2018

Kinnelon is lucky to have seen the blood moon on Jan. 31. This event was an astronomical phenomenon called a Super Blue Blood Moon. That is a unique title for a really rare phenomenon. A blue moon is when...

Top 5 Local Winter Activities

Top 5 Local Winter Activities
January 22, 2018

  Some of us may wish that we were hanging out underneath the hot summer sun with friends and family during June, July, and August, or picnicking in March, April and May. You might even miss apple...


This Monday Sept. 4, 2017, photo provided by KATU-TV shows the Eagle Creek wildfire as seen from Stevenson Wash., across the Columbia River, burning in the Columbia River Gorge above Cascade Locks, Ore. A lengthy stretch of highway Interstate 84 remains closed Tuesday, Sept. 5, as crews battle the wildfire that has also caused evacuations and sparked blazes across the Columbia River in Washington state. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU-TV via AP)
January 12, 2018

Last month, Somalia’s deadliest recorded terrorist attack killed at least 276 citizens and wounded 300. The bomb has been said to be delivered...


October 7, 2017

K-Fest is an annual celebration of the town of Kinnelon and is open to all students and residents who want to celebrate with the local community. K-Fest will be held on Oct 14, from 1-6 p.m., there will...

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