Category: Letters & Commentary

Letters and Commentary

Obama’s 2nd Inaugural: ‘Message of Optimism’ To the Editor:  I was honored to bear witness to President Obama’s 2nd inaugural address and moved by both his words and the weight of...

January 25, 2013 | comments

A Re-election Strategy Democrats Will Have a Hard Time Countering

By Patrick Murray Gov. Christie’s speech on Tuesday, Jan. 8, was one of the most unique State of the State addresses on record. In a year when he is up...

January 18, 2013 | comments

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Christie Offers ‘Laser-Like Focus’ for Rebuilding After Sandy To the Editor: The governor’s laser-like focus on rebuilding the lives of residents impacted by Sandy is heartening. We are lucky that in one of...

January 18, 2013 | comments

Taxing Plastic Bags Isn’t the Answer

By Sal Rosalvato As if small businesses don’t already have enough regulations and taxes to worry about, a few politicians in Trenton are proposing the Carryout Bag Reduction and Recycling...

January 18, 2013 | comments

Rebuild the Shore Sustainably

By Michele S. Byers For an area with little good news since Super Storm Sandy, it was a symbolic victory last week when the beach town of Belmar drove in...

January 18, 2013 | comments

Many Thanks to Those Who Make Monmouth County’s Operation a Success

By Thomas A. Arnone Here we go. It’s 2013 and we are out of the starting gate! Jan. 3 marked the beginning of a brand new year in Monmouth County...

January 11, 2013 | comments

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Buy Tickets to Annual Kiwanis Steak Bake to Help Bayshore Families To the Editor: The Kiwanis Club of Holmdel is holding its annual Steak Bake on Feb. 16. It will...

January 11, 2013 | comments

Dreaming of a Green Spring?

By Michele S. Byers January is named for Janus, the ancient Roman god of beginnings and transitions. Just as the two-faced Janus looks ahead as well as behind, so can...

January 11, 2013 | comments

Challenges and Rewards of Teaching Connected Students


By Tess Nielsen Teaching talented and gifted students while addressing 21st-century fluencies – the set of skills reflecting the times we live in – can prove both challenging and rewarding...

January 11, 2013 | comments

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A Big Thank You to Donors for Making Blood Drive a Success To the Editor: It is with great pleasure I announce the collection results for the 4th Annual Ava...

January 4, 2013 | comments

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