Category: Letters & Commentary

From the Editor: Observations on Brian Bashing

To Our Readers Brian Williams was the television anchor everybody just, well, liked. He was that approachable guy who attended Mater Dei, volunteered at Middletown’s Old Village Fire Department and...

February 12, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Why Were There No Warnings of Mater Dei Prep Closure?

February 6, 2015 To Our Readers, The sudden and shocking closing of Mater Dei Prep in Middletown will leave a deep hole in the Monmouth County community. It was a...

February 6, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Putting Out The Paper In A Blizzard

January 30, 2015 To Our Readers, The Two River Times cares about this community. We, like you, didn’t know the blizzard would fizzle but we did know that during a...

January 30, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: What I Learned From Loyal Readers

January 15, 2015 To the Readers, We held our first focus group at the home of Michael and Ann Weil, formerly of North Ward in Rumson and now Red Bank....

January 15, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Timely Coverage of the News

January 9, 2015 To the Reader Our mission is clear – to report the local news that matters as well as news that will entertain, inspire and instruct you. Our...

January 9, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Expect Even More News From the TRT

January 2, 2015 To The Readers Happy New Year! I hope you celebrated with family and dear friends and welcomed in 2015 surrounded with warmth of spirit. We’ve got a...

January 2, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Benevolence Abounds in The Two Rivers

December 19, 2014 To The Readers For a few days in December, we can step away from our frenzied lives, spend hard-to-find, cherished time with friends and family, and take...

December 19, 2014 | comments

From The Editor: Reach Out To The Two River Times

December 12, 2014 To our readers, Our mission is clear. We want to be your source of local information both with our newspaper and our website at We want...

December 12, 2014 | comments