Category: Letters & Commentary

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

A Wildlife Safari on Your Computer

By Michele S. Byers Imagine a fantastic wildlife safari with bald eagles feeding chicks, wolves curled up in their den, elephants at a water hole in Africa, polar bears making...

March 29, 2013 | comments

Time to Reflect on Accomplishments of Women

By Senator Jennifer Beck and Assemblywomen Mary Pat Angelini and Caroline Casagrande As we commemorate Women’s History Month, now is an appropriate time to reflect on the significant progress women...

March 29, 2013 | comments

Christie Administration Marks Nutrition Month with Sandy-displaced Union Beach S...

By The New Jersey Department of Agriculture New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and Patricia Dombroski, regional administrator, U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service, this week...

March 29, 2013 | comments

Recognizing the Women in Your Health History

By The American Stroke Association Throughout March, our nation celebrates the important contributions that women have made to our country and society in recognition of Women’s History Month. But what...

March 29, 2013 | comments

SBA Disaster Loan Application Deadline is April 1

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Dis­aster Loan Program – Hur­ricane Sandy offers this important information:   • Monday, April 1 is the deadline to apply for SBA disaster loans....

March 29, 2013 | comments

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