Category: Letters & Commentary

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

Letters and Commentary

Taxpayers Can Now Contribute to Special Olympics Thanks to New Legislation To the Editor: On behalf of Special Olympics New Jersey, I wish to express my sincere appreciation for the...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Hats Off to Environmental Leaders

By Michele S. Byers Abraham Lincoln once said, “Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” New Jersey has numerous individuals and organizations more...

February 8, 2013 | comments

Letters and Commentary

The Rewards of Public Service are Many To the Editor: The Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) is to be commended and congratulated for its outstanding efforts on many fronts in...

February 1, 2013 | comments

Preserved Lands Defend Against Climate Change

By Michele S. Byers When President Obama referred to “our national treasure” during his inauguration speech, he wasn’t talking about the gold in Fort Knox. He was referring to something...

February 1, 2013 | comments

Rebuilding After Sandy

By Thomas A. Arnone   Help includes FEMA/SBA deadline extensions, shared services, SB-Rumson Bridge open weekends during repair     January has closed and February is upon us. Good news for...

February 1, 2013 | comments

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