Category: Letters & Commentary

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

Letters and Commentary

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

Iconic Palisades Threatened

By Michele S. Byers For 200 million years, the Palisades have stood majestically over the Hudson River. These nearly vertical cliffs carved by erosion have inspired artists for centuries. In...

April 12, 2013 | comments

Tax Tips For Sandy Survivors

By The Federal Emergency Management Agency   If you have experienced a loss as a result of Hurricane Sandy, here are a few things to keep in mind as you...

April 12, 2013 | comments

America and Beach Nourishment: A Quiz

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association   At the recent ASBPA Coastal Sum­mit, Tom Campbell, P.E. of CBI/Coastal Planning and Engineering, gave a presentation entitled, “Perfor­mance of U.S....

April 12, 2013 | comments

The Facts About Development in Middletown

By Gerry Scharfenberger Whenever a major development application is submitted to the township’s planning or zoning board, the question that is invariably asked of the township committee is: “Why can’t...

April 12, 2013 | comments

Monmouth County Police Academy Flourishes

By Thomas A. Arnone Under the di­rec­tion of the cur­rent liaison to the Mon­mouth County Police Academy, Free­holder Lillian Burry, along with the help of the newly appointed director of...

April 5, 2013 | comments

A Bicyclist’s View Of Land Preservation

By Michele S. Byers Land conservation is often invisible. When a farm or forest is permanently preserved, it looks exactly the same, so many folks don’t notice something important has...

April 5, 2013 | comments

April 2 Was World Autism Awareness Day

A message from Scott Badesch, Autism Society president and CEO   Today, throughout the world, individuals will come together highlighting the needs and dreams of people living with autism. Today,...

April 5, 2013 | comments

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