Archive: 2011

Happy, Happy Christmas!

  Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler...

December 23, 2011 | comments

An Urgent Plea from the Salvation Army

To The Editor: For many people this year, their Christmas stockings will be empty.There will be no gifts under the tree, if there is a tree. There won’t be twinkling lights...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Bridging the Divide: Highlands, Rumson Businesses Collaborate on Customer Servic...

RUMSON — Looking for a way to overcome an obstacle for their customers, a business owner on the Rumson side of the Navesink River has established a partnership with one on...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Bring Out The Tall Tales Now

By Dylan Thomas Excerpted from A Child’s Christmas in Wales   BRING OUT THE tall tales now that we told by the fire as the gaslight bubbled like a diver....

December 23, 2011 | comments

Yes, Virginia, Taxes Matter

By Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, Republican Budget Officer IT’S A SIMPLE question loaded with political appeal: “With so many people hurting, and income disparities rising, shouldn’t we ask New Jersey’s millionaires...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Tree Ordinance Should Be Scrapped

To The Editor: An open letter to Mayor Michael Halfacre Thank you for your response to my email of Dec.15, 2011. In 1957 I owned a home on River Road...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Protect Fat Trees Ordinance

An open letter to the Fair Haven Mayor and Council Re: Tree Removal Permits I see your mistrust of the Fair Haven property owners has you passing a new Protect...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Save Your Ocean!

Save Your Ocean!To The Editor: As your ocean advocate for more than 25 years, we write to you with a sincere and urgent plea. Help us keep the ocean clean...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Oh What A Night! Oh What A Cause!

By Uncle Mike RED BANK – This past Monday night the Count Basie Theatre hosted the Hope Concert V. Organized by local musician Bob Bandiera, the concert raised $175,000. The...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Carnage’

By Joan Ellis Carnage is a comic drama perfectly suited to the Broadway stage where it won Tony awards in 2009 for Best Play, Best Actress, and Best Director.  Director Roman...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Fourteen NJ Businesses, Two Legislators Honored By NJSBDC

Dogs are certainly man’s best friend, so it made sense to Bill Zengel when his daughter, Sarah, suggested he name a new company that delivers summer camp programs and year...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Skywatch: Horoscopes for the Week of December 23 -30

By Flo Higgins Happy Birthday Capricorn! Above all else in life this Saturn-ruled sign wants power. They want the money, the influence and the status that power can bring to...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Red Bank Honors Tom and Valarie DeFelice

Circle BMW celebrates 30th anniversary Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna and the Red Bank Borough Council presented a certificate of appreciation to Circle BMW President Tom DeFelice and his wife...

December 22, 2011 | comments

Pre-K Students ‘Travel’ The World

Full-day pre-kindergarteners at the Seashore School in Long Branch have a ticket to ride. To teach them about social studies and geography, more than 50 students each received a “passport”...

December 22, 2011 | comments

When Holidays Aren’t Merry And Bright: A Mindful Approach to Lessening the “...

By Carol L. Veizer The holidays are here, and though we are supposed to be “merry and bright,” many people are lonely, sad, irritable, anxious, and downright blue (thus the...

December 22, 2011 | comments

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