Category: Letters & Commentary

Advice on Selecting a Quality Driving School for Teens

By AAA Mid-Atlantic With new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety highlighting the steep fatality risks teen drivers face when they transport young passengers, it’s critical that parents...

May 24, 2012 | comments

Success of Bamboozle Bodes Well for Asbury Park’s Summer

By Thomas A. Arnone The tourism season in Monmouth County got off to a great big start this past weekend when up to 40,000 visitors per day descended upon Asbury...

May 24, 2012 | comments

Statewide Report Finds Nearly Every Child Has Access to Arts Education

By New Jersey Council on the Arts Nearly every child in New Jersey has access to arts education in their school, according to a survey released today from the New...

May 24, 2012 | comments

Letters And Commentary

This Memorial Day, Remember Military Veterans and Men, Women in Our Armed Forces To the Editor: In the month of May, American citizens are reminded to think of our brave...

May 24, 2012 | comments

The Time is Now to Watch Wildlife in New Jersey 

By Michele S. Byers When it comes to wildlife, New Jersey is well positioned. Not only does the Garden State have highly diverse geography – from the mountains of the...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Preserve Your Options; Preserve Your Newborn’s Cord Blood Stem Cells

By Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini Michelle Ciclese’s story could break every mother’s heart. Eleven years ago, when her son Peter was born, she was discouraged from saving his cord blood stem...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Summer, Tourists and Monmouth County: Perfect Together

By Thomas A. Arnone Look for the Monmouth County tent at this year’s Belmar Seafood Festival June 8 through June 10. County staff will be there to share information about...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Garden State Quality of Life Jumps

By Patrick Murray 7-in-10 residents say New Jersey is good place to live In its regular tracking of New Jerseyans’ satisfaction with life in their state, the Monmouth University Poll...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Donating Blood Helps Save Lives, Type O Particularly Needed To the Editor: New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), is calling upon people in the...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Prom Season for Parents Means Planning to Ensure a Safe Night for Teens

By Mary Pat Angelini Well, it is that time of year again… spring is in the air and we are all counting down the days till summer break. For many...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Women’s Health Care Change for the Better Through President

By Kathy Horgan When I returned to the States back in the 1980s after having lived in France for many years, I wasn’t prepared for the culture shock I was...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Gov. Christie Does Not Make the Grade on the Environment

By Amy Goldsmith Giving an overall grade of D, the New Jersey Environmental Federation (NJEF) has released its report card on Gov. Christie’s environmental policies. NJEF combed through a range...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Thanks for Giving: $23 Million Raised through Muscular Dystrophy Association Shamrock Campaign To the Editor: The Muscular Dystrophy Association is proud to announce that the annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign...

May 11, 2012 | comments

Layers of Protection Best for Pool Safety

By the Northeast Spa & Pool Association HAMILTON – The weather is warming up and backyard pools are calling. But, before the family peels down to swimsuits and starts splashing,...

May 3, 2012 | comments

Who’s Really Benefiting from Public Energy Subsidies?

By Bernard L. Weinstein President Obama recently re-launched his crusade to wipe out the “tax breaks” afforded to American oil companies. This time, unleashing some of his most divisive and...

May 3, 2012 | comments

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