Category: Letters & Commentary

Storm Protection? It’s Much More Than That

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association One of the terms we often hear when people are talking about restoration – whether it is marsh restoration or beach restoration...

October 18, 2013 | comments

Horsepower Rules in New Jersey!

By Michele S. Byers Did you know New Jersey’s state animal is the horse?  This state we’re in is home to about 42,000 horses. Throughout history, they have transported us,...

October 18, 2013 | comments

NJ Gov. Christie Leads Buono by 24

By The Monmouth University Polling Institute Chris Christie’s sizable re-election margin has increas­ed in the most recent Monmouth University Poll. New Jersey voters dismiss challenger Barbara Buono’s portrait of the...

October 18, 2013 | comments

Commentary

Get Outdoors – There’s an App for That! By Michele S. Byers Any time is a good time to explore New Jersey’s great outdoors … and fall is especially glorious....

October 11, 2013 | comments

Commentary

New Jersey Divided on Impact of Obamacare By Monmouth University Polling Institute The Monmouth University Polling Institute and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute has released the very first...

October 4, 2013 | comments

Letters to the Editor

Preparing to Hibernate?  By Michele S. Byers Do you have visions of crawling into a cave with blankets and snoozing until spring, emerging only when New Jersey’s forests are once...

September 27, 2013 | comments

Letters to the Editor

Don’t Miss 2nd Annual Open Space Pace To the Editor: Last September, the inaugural Open Space Pace & Festival of Horses, an exhilarating day of free, family-oriented events in celebration...

September 20, 2013 | comments

Commentary

National Monmouth U. Poll: Party Control of Congress Makes no Difference to Public By Monmouth University Polling Institute Public approval of Congress is abysmal, which should come as no surprise...

September 13, 2013 | comments

Commentary

Governor’s Veto Would Damage New Jersey’s Forests By Michele S. Byers Colonists arriving in the New World found vast primeval forests filled with centuries-old trees. But by the end of the...

September 6, 2013 | comments

Commentary

“Smarter” Than the Storm is Better for New Jersey  By Michele S. Byers “Stronger than the storm” implies that we can somehow beat Mother Nature through our superior strength and...

August 30, 2013 | comments

Commentary

Tent City/Lakewood By Joan Ellis Tent City, Lakewood has been a smoldering controversy of town vs. encampment during the six years since its founding by ordained minister Steve Brigham. Minister...

August 23, 2013 | comments

Letters to the Editor

Medical Facilities Should Be Accessible to All To the Editor: Medical access delayed is medical access denied. July 26 was the 23rd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities...

August 16, 2013 | comments

Letters to the Editor

Recognizing the Need for – and Benefit of – Coastal Policy and Planning By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association    A new study has attempted to quantify the...

August 9, 2013 | comments

Letters to the Editor

Buono’s Pick for Lieutenant Governor Running Mate By Patrick Murray What’s a guy got to do to get a major party lieutenant governor nomination in this state? Barbara Buono’s pick...

August 2, 2013 | comments

Commentary

Keep Kids Safe and Sober This Summer By Mary Pat Angelini   Did you know that more young people try alcohol for the first time during the summer months than...

July 26, 2013 | comments

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