Category: Letters & Commentary

Helping NJ Residents Recover from Super Storm Sandy – One Family at a Time

By Richard E. Constable, III As part of our commitment to transparency, the Christie Administration held three public hearings in February on our plans to execute the next round of...

February 28, 2014 | comments

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


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


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


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


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