Category: Letters & Commentary

How New Jersey Got its First Subdivision

By Michele S. Byers Had things gone differently, this state we’re in might have been called New Netherland, New Sweden, Nova Cesarea or even Albania. But we ended up as...

February 28, 2014 | comments

Commentary for Feb. 21-28

Monmouth Poll: Sandy Aid Applicants Yet to Feel ‘reNEWed’ By Monmouth University Polling Institute Applicants for New Jersey’s federally funded Super Storm Sandy assistance program, reNew Jersey Stronger, are generally...

February 21, 2014 | comments

Commentary fo Jan. 17-24

By Michele S. Byers New Jersey is a beautiful, green and fertile state – and a great place to live – just as it has been since its founding 350...

January 17, 2014 | comments

Commentary for Jan 10 – 17

Is America Going to Pot? By Patrick J. Buchanan Smoking Marlboros is now forbidden in Irish bars in New York City. But buying, selling and smoking marijuana is legal in...

January 10, 2014 | comments

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Our Veterans Need More Than a Day; They Need a Career By Thomas A. Kennedy America is home to 21.2 million veterans – men and women who were willing to risk...

January 3, 2014 | comments

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Support for a Bill to Educate Students About ‘Winter Celebrations’ By Thomas A. Arnone During the Dec. 10 meeting of The Board of Chosen Freeholders, a resolution was passed regarding...

December 20, 2013 | comments

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West Side Lofts Construction is Amazing By Daniel Murphy  The West Side Lofts project is now in full swing and being in business and living in the middle of a...

December 13, 2013 | comments

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Where Do the Robins Go? By Michele S. Byers With the onset of the first winter storm, you’re probably envious of robins’ and other birds’ southern migration to warmer climates....

December 6, 2013 | comments

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New Fertilizer Law Goes ‘Greener’ By Michele S. Byers Lawns don’t usually green up this time of year –but there’s hope yet. New state regulations on lawn fertilizers just kicked...

November 29, 2013 | comments

Letters to the Editor

A Thank You for a Vote of Confidence To the Editor: Thank you to all those who supported Sheriff Shaun Golden, Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso and myself through the...

November 22, 2013 | comments

Letters to the Editor

Legislators Offer Thanks to Volunteers, Voters To the Editor: The entire 11th Legislative District team would like to thank all of our volunteers and supporters for their time and their...

November 15, 2013 | comments

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Piping Plovers May Prove ‘Stronger than the Storm’ By Michele S. Byers  One year ago, the Super Storm Sandy moved tons of sand inland and upward – as storms have done...

November 8, 2013 | comments

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One Year Post-Sandy: Still Jersey Strong By Thomas A. Arnone One year after Sandy wreaked havoc on New Jersey’s coastline and shore communities, municipalities and organizations statewide marked the occasion...

November 1, 2013 | comments

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  Heart-Healthy Halloween Tips By the American Heart Association The American Heart Association is reaching out to families to show how children can have fun this Halloween while staying healthy....

October 25, 2013 | comments

Letters To The Editor

NJ Needs ‘Serious Conversation’ about Global Warming To the Editor: With the one-year anniversary of Super Storm Sandy right around the corner, it’s time for New Jersey to have a...

October 18, 2013 | comments

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