Category: Letters & Commentary

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

Residents See Garden State Quality of Life Staying High

By The Monmouth University Polling Institute In its regular tracking of residents’ satisfaction with life in New Jersey, the Monmouth University Poll finds the current Garden State Quality of Life Index...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Housing for Sandy-Displaced Residents is Christie Administration’s First Order...

By Commissioner Richard E. Constable III In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, approximately 346,000 houses in New Jersey were left damaged or destroyed. While many New Jer­seyans have been...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Take Advantage of North Monmouth Businesses Discount Program To the Editor: The Northern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce (NMCC) is sponsoring a shop-local movement called Shop Our Shore to help support the businesses...

March 1, 2013 | comments

The Worm Turns … Waste Into Compost

By Michele S. Byers What’s slimy and wiggly, can live by the hundreds in your home and transform junk mail and food scraps into a rich fertilizer known as “black...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Become a Modern Day Thoreau

By Michele S. Byers Are you eagerly waiting for spring? The first daffodils to bloom … chickadee song … snowdrops and crocuses? You’re not alone! Probably since the dawn of...

February 22, 2013 | comments

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