Category: Letters & Commentary

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

Letters and Commentary

Monmouth University’s Model U.N. Team Wins In Rome To the Editor: Monmouth University’s Department of Political Science and Sociology is proud to announce that the Monmouth University Model United Nations...

March 29, 2013 | comments

Letters and Commentary

NJ Transit Thanks ‘True Partners’ for Help, $144 Million in Federal Funds To the Editor: Rebuilding in the aftermath of Sandy has truly been a team approach. I am grateful...

March 22, 2013 | comments

Fall in Love with the Pine Barrens

By Michele S. Byers When author John McPhee was researching his book The Pine Barrens in the mid-1960s, nobody knew exactly where this unique region started or ended. Its borders had...

March 22, 2013 | comments

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

By The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society   Multiple sclerosis is a life altering disease that affects each person in a unique and different way....

March 22, 2013 | comments

What Does the Sequester Mean for the Coast?

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Have you had enough sequestration yet? Well, get used to it – many predict it’s the new normal in Washington, D.C., for...

March 22, 2013 | comments

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