Category: Letters & Commentary

Freeholder Reflects on 9/11 Tribute, Celebrates Shared Services

By Thomas A. Arnone Let me start by commending all of the Monmouth County Parks system employees for putting together an amazing tribute ceremony honoring those who were directly and/or...

September 21, 2012 | comments

Jersey Shore’s Second Season

By Michele S. Byers Labor Day usually means the end of the beach season at the Jersey Shore – our state’s 130-mile coastline, not the MTV “reality” series. But, in...

September 21, 2012 | comments

National Poll: Obama Gains Over Romney

By Monmouth Univeristy Polling Institute Incumbent has edge on handling foreign policy in wake of Middle East violence President Barack Obama has opened a slight lead over Gov. Mitt Romney in...

September 21, 2012 | comments

Back to Nature School

By Michele S. Byers For most students and teachers, “back to school” means desks, books and computers. But at one New Jersey school, woods, fields, hills, lakes and streams in...

September 14, 2012 | comments

State Taking Action to Revive the Barnegat Bay

By Bob Martin Gov. Christie is making an unprecedented commitment to restoring Barnegat Bay. He has pledged the state’s resources to a long-term effort to revive this ecological treasure that is...

September 14, 2012 | comments

Monmouth U. Poll: Public OK with Privatized Post Office

By Monmouth University Polling Institue Few Americans would be overly concerned if the United States Postal Service was privatized to save money, according to the latest national Monmouth University Poll....

September 14, 2012 | comments

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Proposed Change to Prenuptial Agreement Law: ‘Unquestionably Unconscionable’ To the Editor: On Aug. 20, 2012, the New Jersey Senate approved S-2151, a bill designed to strengthen the enforcement of premarital...

September 14, 2012 | comments

Hurricane Anxiety Can Impact Gasoline Prices in Unexpected Ways

By Sal Risalvato We all know that there are a number of factors that go into determining the price of gasoline, including inventory levels and production estimates. However, when external forces...

September 7, 2012 | comments

What Gov. Christie Really Said at RNC Convention in Tampa

By Patrick Murray The reaction to Chris Christie’s speech at the Republican National Convention in a nutshell? Hard core Republicans are disappointed he didn’t call Barack Obama an “idiot” and hard-core...

September 7, 2012 | comments

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A Vote for Kyrillos Because of His Jobs Plan To the Editor: I read recently that Senator Joe Kyrillos put forth a jobs plan as part of his campaign for U.S....

September 7, 2012 | comments

‘Dirty’ Case Ends in Victory for Preserved Farmland

By Michele S. Byers When the state Attorney General holds a news conference to announce an important court ruling, it generally means dirty business like murder, theft, arson or drugs....

August 31, 2012 | comments

AH’s Gluckstein Makes Monmouth County Proud

By Thomas A. Arnone Yes, the 2012 Olympic Games are now over but the pride that comes from watching our country’s representatives and all of their achievements will still remain...

August 31, 2012 | comments

Election Date Change Means School Board Campaigns Will Get More Political

By Tony Gallotto This Election Day – for the first time since 1903 – voters in most New Jersey’s school districts will elect their local boards of education members on...

August 31, 2012 | comments

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Help Raise Funds for St. Jude’s by Dining Out To the Editor: I am the Hope Captain for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Chili’s Restaur­ant of Eatontown. Chili’s is...

August 31, 2012 | comments

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She Loves Red Bank, but the Parking System is Confusing To the Editor: I recently had the pleasure of visiting my hometown of Red Bank twice in July. I was...

August 24, 2012 | comments

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