Category: Letters & Commentary

Four Reasons to Fill Out and Submit Loan Applications Now

By The Federal Emergency Management Agency Hurricane Sandy survivors who register for federal disaster assistance may be referred for a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest long-term disaster loan. The loans...

November 30, 2012 | comments

Slow-moving Waves of Sand

By Michele S. Byers We like to think of the land under our feet – and our houses – as solid. But that’s just not the case on New Jersey’s...

November 26, 2012 | comments

Strengthening Water Resources with Federal Development Act

By U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg The Water Resources Development Act is about strengthening our water infrastructure, and nowhere have we been more reminded of the need to improve our water...

November 26, 2012 | comments

A Thank-you to Storm Responders

By Tom Arnone Super Storm Sandy arrived with a fury leaving devastation and destruction just about everywhere you turned in Monmouth County. The effects of Sandy have been catastrophic and...

November 26, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Helping People in Crisis Continue to Get Needed Services To the Editor: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Friends of 180 and their loved ones during the aftermath...

November 26, 2012 | comments

A Light in the Forest: After Sandy

By Patricia Dumas If you woke up on Wednesday, Oct. 31, thinking it would be another beautiful suburban Halloween day with the bright autumn sun shining and the kids all...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Blowin’ in the Wind

By Michele S. Byers How many times can a man turn his head, pretending he just doesn’t see?   When Bob Dylan wrote that line in “Blowin’ in the Wind”...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Hurricane Sandy and the Election in New Jersey

By Patrick Murray An unknown number of provisional ballots re­main to be counted in New Jersey, but a few threads are emerging on the presidential election. Turnout in the Garden...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Look for the ‘Highest and Best Use’ of Barrier Beaches To the Editor: As an assemblyman who represented Monmouth County shore communities from Union Beach to Bradley Beach in the...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Nov. 15 BCC Program to Look at Past to Change Future Behavior To the Editor: As a member of the Ally group at Brookdale Community College that promotes tolerance for all...

October 26, 2012 | comments

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