Category: Letters & Commentary

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

What Each Student-Athlete – and Their Family – Should Know: In Defense of th...

By The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Future all-world basketball star Michael Jordan also played football and baseball during high school. Hall of Famer Joe Namath was a standout...

February 1, 2013 | comments

Keep Moratorium on Horseshoe Crab Harvest

By Michele S. Byers Humans weren’t the only ones shaken up when Super Storm Sandy tore through New Jersey last fall. Wind, waves and storm surge resculpted much of the...

January 25, 2013 | comments

Class, Costs and the Coast

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Talk about people who live along the coast and, for many, it conjures up images of the rich and famous – elegant...

January 25, 2013 | comments

NJ has Mixed Results in Working to Reduce Tobacco Use 

By The American Lung Association New Jersey fell short in adequately funding programs to protect children and curb tobacco-related disease in 2012, according to the recently released American Lung Associa­tion’s...

January 25, 2013 | comments

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