Category: Letters & Commentary

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

Letters and Commentary

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

Letters and Commentary

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

February is the Time to Learn About Taking Care of Your Heart

By Kathleen Sebelius Feb. 1 marked the beginning of Ameri­can Heart Month, a time to think about what you can do to take care of your heart. The Department of...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Small Business Owners’ Organization Supports Governor’s Minimum Wage Comprom...

By Sal Risalvato When A-2162, a bill to increase the minimum wage to $8.50 and then tie future increases to the Consumer Price Index, first came before the Legislature, the...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Being Prepared for Winter Driving Before Flakes Fly

By AAA Mid-Atlantic Nearly one-quarter of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy roads, resulting in more than 1,300 deaths and 116,800 people injured annually, according to data from...

February 8, 2013 | comments

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