Category: Letters & Commentary

Letters and Commentary

Thanks to the NJ National Guard for Sandy Assistance To the Editor: Those of us who were on the front lines against Super Storm Sandy know how much our brave soldiers...

June 7, 2013 | comments

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What’s the Buzz? Hummingbirds!  By Michele S. Byers Outside on a warm day, something buzzes past in a blur. A large bumblebee or sphinx moth, perhaps? How about a hummingbird?...

May 31, 2013 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Christie Veto of EMS Redesign Bill Applauded To the Editor: What better way to mark national Emergency Medical Services Week (May 19-25) than to thank Gov. Christie for his veto...

May 24, 2013 | comments

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Honoring Those Who Make A Difference in Our Communities By Thomas A. Arnone   While informing the residents of Monmouth County about the happenings and goings on within the county...

May 17, 2013 | comments

Two River Moment

  During the early 1900s, the Little Silver Post Office was located at 56 Church St. and mail service was centered there until 1956 when the present post office was...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Post-Sandy: No Access, No Money

By Michele S. Byers It’s been six months since Super Storm Sandy pounded New Jersey, and summer is almost upon us. Towns up and down the coast are preparing for...

May 10, 2013 | comments

As Job Market Opens Up, Better Be Prepared

By Cathy G. Sutherland   We just may have turned the job market corner. There is a general feeling of positivity and confidence that hasn’t existed since early 2008. Not...

May 10, 2013 | comments

$14.5M Grant to CHOP Dream Team Ushers in Brain Cancer Awareness Month

By Kristen Gillette It’s been four years since the Oceanport-based Kortney Rose Foundation (KRF) successfully lobbied state legislators to designate May as Brain Tumor Awareness Month in New Jersey. Following...

May 10, 2013 | comments

Preserved Land Needed to Help Keep Clean Water

By Michele S. Byers If you looked for a list of the least exciting words in the English language, “infrastructure” would be near the top. Those four syllables can cure...

May 3, 2013 | comments

Big Drop in Perception of Quality of Life in the Garden State

By The Monmouth University Poll Sandy-hit regions show largest decline In its regular tracking of residents’ satisfaction with life in New Jersey, the Monmouth University Poll finds the current Garden...

May 3, 2013 | comments

Residents Urged to Make Lifestyle Changes to Improve Air Quality

By William O’Sullivan The Christie Administration is urging New Jersey residents to consider making simple lifestyle choices and changes to help improve air quality for everyone in our state, as...

May 3, 2013 | comments

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Government, Business Work ‘Hand-in-Hand” to Bring Sloan- Kettering to M’town To the Editor: The recent announcement that a Sloan Kettering Cancer Treatment Center will be coming to Middletown is extraordinary...

May 3, 2013 | comments

The Rip Van Winkle of Bugs to Awaken

By Michele S. Byers The last time “Brood II” hatched, Bill Clinton was in the White House, Justin Bieber was in diapers and there was no Google, Facebook, Twitter or...

April 26, 2013 | comments

The Lessons of Earth Day

By Kathleen Rogers If you have any sense of wonder or faith in humanity, you would have to agree that Earth Day is an extraordinary event. It combines the functions...

April 26, 2013 | comments

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Help For Sandy’s Emotional Impact Is Available To the Editor: It’s hard to believe how quickly time has gone by since Super Storm Sandy devastated many of our New Jersey...

April 12, 2013 | comments

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