Category: Letters & Commentary

Romney Edges Obama in National Monmouth Poll

By the Monmouth Polling Institute The latest Monmouth University Poll of likely voters in this year’s national presidential race, taken after the first presidential debate but before the second, shows...

October 19, 2012 | comments

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Dedicating Resources and Energy to Preserving NJ’s Horse Industry To the Editor: Our precious horse industry has been resuscitated! The first annual Open Space Pace day-long racing and entertainment spectacular at...

October 19, 2012 | comments

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Fight to Prevent the Loss of Women’s Reproductive Rights To the Editor: This great-grandmother remembers the day when there were few forms of birth control and abortion was something secretly...

October 12, 2012 | comments

Natural Lands Grow Greenbacks

By Michele S. Byers We know how to exploit land and natural resources; it’s what we humans do. But leaving land and resources alone can make money, too, and a...

October 12, 2012 | comments

NJ Traffic Safety Cameras: Data Shows Crashes Down at Intersections

By The New Jersey Traffic Safety Coalition The Traffic Safety Coalition (TSC) has released a new report, titled State of Safety Cameras in New Jersey, highlighting New Jersey’s traffic safety...

October 12, 2012 | comments

Urging Parents to Talk to their Children about Tobacco

By Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention   The school year is in full swing and parents and children are adjusting to new schedules, after-school activities and homework. How many parents...

October 12, 2012 | comments

MU Poll: Garden State Quality of Life Drops

By Monmouth University Polling Institute In its regular tracking of residents’ satisfaction with life in New Jersey, the Monmouth University Poll finds the current Garden State Quality of Life Index...

October 12, 2012 | comments

Preserve New Jersey’s Historic Landscapes

By Michele S. Byers Calling New Jersey “the Crossroads of the American Revolution” isn’t just hype. Our state’s location between the British stronghold in New York and the young nation’s...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Positive Changes for Life in Monmouth County

By Thomas A. Arnone As the freeholder liaison to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, and on behalf of The Board of Chosen Freeholders, we are pleased to report that...

October 8, 2012 | comments

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Public Invited to Blue Mass to Honor Law Enforcement, Emergency Workers To the Editor: Although I am retired from active service with the Middletown Township Police Department, I am still...

October 8, 2012 | comments

Beaches can Benefit your Health, too

By American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Eight-six years ago, the founders of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) recognized that, with growth in the country’s urban population...

September 28, 2012 | comments

Want Lower Taxes? Recycle More!

By Michele S. Byers If you’re concerned about our high cost of living – read on! There’s one simple thing we can all do to help our towns and ourselves...

September 28, 2012 | comments

Speaking Out about Public Speaking

By Nancy Wade Most high school students would recognize the plea of “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears,” as those immortal words from Shakespeare’s tragedy Julius Caesar. When the...

September 28, 2012 | comments

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Kryrillos Will Work Hard for Future of NJ To the Editor: Over the past couple of years our economy has been in shambles and millions of citizens are suffering without...

September 28, 2012 | comments

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Kyrillos is a Special Man to Consider To the Editor: Whether you are a Democrat, Republican or whatever, I believe that you and I, we, have a candidate running for...

September 21, 2012 | comments

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