Category: Letters & Commentary

Mandating Generators at Gas Stations Would Not Have Prevented Gas Crisis

By Sal Risalvato Like everyone, I was shocked at the devastation from Hurricane Sandy. We are now beginning to reach the point in the recovery process where we must look...

December 7, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

The Need to Work on ‘Fragile’ Wastewater Treatment Systems To the Editor: Hurricane Sandy has intensified our concern about Governor Christie’s veto of Bill 575. This bill received bipartisan support...

November 30, 2012 | comments

Winter Farmers Markets Take Root

By Michele S. Byers Now that cold weather is upon us, are you yearning for the fresh produce and local foods you enjoyed all summer at your local farmers market?...

November 30, 2012 | comments

2012 Shape of Nation Report Shows Loopholes Stalling Progress of Phys.Ed Program...

By The American Heart Association The 2012 Shape of the Nation Report: Status of Physical Edu­cation in the USA, released recently by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education...

November 30, 2012 | comments

Lottery Ticket Sales Online Will Be Harmful to NJ Small Businesses

By Sal Risalvato For decades now New Jersey state government and thousands of small businesses have worked hand-in-hand in creating and maintaining one of the most successful and well-run lottery...

November 30, 2012 | comments

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

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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

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