Category: Letters & Commentary

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

In Case You Missed It: Mounting Evidence Demands Action to Combat Causes of Cli...

By U.S. Rep. Rush Holt Politicians are famously reluctant to make commitments – especially about the future, as Yogi might say. Not facing up to the way humans are changing...

February 22, 2013 | comments

Making Sure Others Know Jersey Shore is ‘Open for Business’

By Thomas A. Arnone It is now February and the question on Monmouth County residents’ minds is what is the Board of Chosen Freeholders doing to help restore the shore...

February 22, 2013 | comments

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Invitation to Hear Environmentalist Talk About NJ’s Polluted Rivers To the Editor: Our lecture series, Science Mondays, will continue on Feb. 25 at Brookdale Community College’s Lincroft main campus and...

February 22, 2013 | comments

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Seeking Support in Middletown for Four Ponds Appeal To the Editor: Many residents of Middletown and its vicinity know that on June 20 of last year the Middletown Planning Board voted...

February 15, 2013 | comments

Legislators React to the State of the Union

President Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Here is what area legislators had to say about the speech:   Congressman Frank Pallone Jr., D-6th Congres­sional...

February 15, 2013 | comments

Another Fungus Among Us is Attacking NJ Snakes

By Michele S. Byers Ever since the serpent tempted Eve in the Garden of Eden, snakes have suffered from bad PR. Many folks flat-out hate and fear them. Even the...

February 15, 2013 | comments

Making Good Last: Building a Culture of Commitment

By Jill Iscol and Peter Cookson Jr.   With the departure of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, now is the time to reflect on her legacy, not just in...

February 15, 2013 | comments

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