Category: Letters & Commentary

NJ Legislators Comment About Congress’ Failure to Vote on Sandy Relief Bill

“Speaker Boehner must immediately put the Sandy disaster relief bill up for a vote so the House can pass it. The Senate passed a bipartisan bill, and it’s time for Speaker Boehner to put...

January 4, 2013 | comments

Making Our Coastlines More Resilient

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Enhancing the survivability of our shorelines is not a new concept. But Super Storm Sandy pushed this idea back into the forefront...

January 4, 2013 | comments

New Year’s Resolutions for New Jersey’s Environment

By Michele S. Byers It’s that time again! We all resolve at New Year’s to get in shape, eat healthier, read more, get organized, volunteer for good causes, and a...

January 4, 2013 | comments

Storms Could Benefit Forest Biodiversity

By Michele S. Byers After more than three centuries of repeated cutting for timber, firewood, charcoal and conversion to rocky pastures, the forests in New Jersey’s Highlands (in northwestern New...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Moving Forward After Your FEMA Letter Arrives

By The Federal Emergency Management Agency Hurricane Sandy survivors have many options for obtaining disaster assistance even if they receive a letter stating they have insufficient damage. The survivor has...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Retreat is Not the Answer

By The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Super Storm Sandy prompted a considerable outpouring of paper and ink on what should happen to the shattered shoreline in the wake...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Art Helps and You Can Help the Arts To the Editor: In the month since Hurricane Sandy wreaked such devastation throughout our community in Monmouth County, New Jersey and New York...

December 14, 2012 | comments

Monmouth County Continues to Move Forward After Sandy

By Thomas A. Arnone One month post-Super Storm Sandy and county employees continue with due diligence in piecing Monmouth County back together. The county Office of Shared Services has been...

December 7, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Dance Performance to Help Students, Fire Dept. Impacted by Sandy To the Editor: During this holiday season the Brookdale Dance Ensemble will be having their bi-annual dance recital on Saturday,...

December 7, 2012 | comments

Keep the Preservation Pipeline Flowing

By Michele S. Byers We New Jersey­ans are an enthusiastic bunch when it comes to preserving land. Thirteen times since 1961, our state’s residents have voted “yes” on Green Acres...

December 7, 2012 | comments

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