Archive: 2012 March

Fair Haven Tree Ordinance And Property Rights

To The Editor: An open letter to the mayor and council  I find it hard to understand why, if I want to cut down a tree on my own property,...

March 16, 2012 | comments

The Fate Of Farm Animals At Longstreet Farm

To The Editor: You or your children may have visited the part of Holmdel Park designated as Longstreet Farm, a historical exhibit of a 19th-century farm complete with milking cows,...

March 16, 2012 | comments

A Truly Happy Anniversary

To The Editor: As I watch the field of Republican presidential hopefuls try to “out-tea-party” one another, I’m struck by their willingness to sacrifice the well-being of our nation, and especially our...

March 16, 2012 | comments

FoodBank Needs Your Help Now

To The Editor: Food banks often benefit from a seasonal boost of good will during the holidays, but unfortunately, those increases in donations end sometime after the New Year. And...

March 16, 2012 | comments

Celebrating 75 Years of Ducks Unlimited

By Michele S. Byers DUCKS UNLIMITED CELEBRATES its 75th anniversary this year, and it’s a great opportunity to learn more about its work. Ducks Unlimited too often “flies under the radar,”...

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For Third Year, County Tax Levy Remains Stable

By Thomas A. Arnone FOR THE SECOND year in a row, Monmouth County will be collecting no more taxes that it did the year before. The tax levy in 2012...

March 16, 2012 | comments

“Watson” A Bright Example of What Makes Our Future Better

By NJ Rep. Rush Holt OVER THE PAST several decades, I have faced off against 14 opponents in the game show “Jeopardy!” All were smart; all were tough; all were...

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A Dangerous Beauty in Early Spring

By Margaret Nitka By night there is the full moon, planets lined up so close to the earth they call to us to look up in wonder. By day there’s...

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A New Battle Looms For The USS New Jersey

By Edward Colimore
The Philadelphia Inquirer CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) _ The USS New Jersey, the most decorated battleship in U.S. history, is facing its biggest fight outside war: to pay its...

March 16, 2012 | comments

Sea Bright Budget Proposal Increases Slightly For 2012

By Alison Bitterly   THE BOROUGH OF Sea Bright held a special meeting on Monday to discuss the town’s 2012 budget proposal.   Sea Bright’s Chief Financial Officer, Michael Bascom,...

March 16, 2012 | comments

Eric Jaeger Fills FH Councilman Slot

By Alison Bitterly   FAIR HAVEN – During a regular meeting of the governing body March 12, Eric Jaeger was sworn in as the borough’s newest council member.   The...

March 16, 2012 | comments

Kyrillos Unanimously Wins Endorsement of Atlantic County Republican Committee

ATLANTIC COUNTY – Senator Joe Kyrillos unanimously won the endorsement of the Atlantic County Republican Committee at the Atlantic County Nominating Convention. Atlantic County Republican Chairman Keith Davis said, “I...

March 16, 2012 | comments

Pallone Says Sandy Hook Fee Increase May Mean Fewer Visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) expressed concern recently that the 2012 National Parks Service fee schedule for entrance to Sandy Hook beaches may mean less visitors.  Under the...

March 16, 2012 | comments

Monmouth University Launches Search For New President

WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University today announced that it has begun its national search for a new president to succeed Paul G. Gaffney II who will be retiring on...

March 16, 2012 | comments

Local Jewish Poets Sought For Poetry Evening at B’nai Israel

April, National Poetry Month, is just around the corner and the library committee at Congregation B’nai Israel will be hosting Café Pinsky- “Poets in our Midst” -an evening of readings...

March 16, 2012 | comments

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