Category: Letters & Commentary

How Winning Big Could Hurt Chris Christie

By Patrick Murray A big win in No­vem­ber is exactly what Chris Christie wants, right? It will increase his leverage with the legislature and bolster his 2016 selling point as...

March 15, 2013 | comments

Letters and Commentary

A Thank You to a Pre-Dawn Angel To the Editor: It was last Thursday that we were awoken at approximately 4:30 a.m. to the sound of someone pounding on our...

March 15, 2013 | comments

New Report Spotlights Coast’s Value in Jobs, Trade and Tourism

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Many understand that beaches are business generators, an attractor for visitors and residents (and the businesses that follow them). But a major...

March 15, 2013 | comments

Racing Against Nature’s Deadline

By Michele S. Byers The clock is ticking on beach restorations up and down New Jersey’s coast, but one noteworthy project is facing a deadline imposed by nature rather than...

March 15, 2013 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Sea Grant Collecting Stores About Why Jersey Shore is So Memorable To the Editor: Six years ago, the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) launched the New Jersey’s Top Ten...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Good News About Monmouth County Taxes

By Thomas A. Arnone As I enter the third year of my first term as a Monmouth County freeholder, I would like to share the following information regarding the county...

March 8, 2013 | comments

How Green Tourism and Hospitality Can Help NJ Recycling Efforts

By Guy Watson Dealing with trash and recycling in New Jersey is a major and costly challenge. There are some 20 million tons of waste generated each year in the...

March 8, 2013 | comments

10 Things to Know about Free Volunteer Tax Help

By the Internal Revenue Service Each year millions of people have their tax returns prepared for free by IRS-certified volunteers. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for...

March 8, 2013 | comments

A Call to Action on Extinction

By Michele S. Byers Almost every 6-year-old has heard of “extinction.” Ask kids about extinct creatures and you will be told in graphic detail about the dinosaurs that once walked the...

March 8, 2013 | comments

Athletic Scholarships are a Long Shot, at Best

By New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletics Association It’s a long shot. Many high school student-athletes dream – often with encouragement or even prompting from families and coaches – of a...

March 1, 2013 | comments

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