Category: Letters & Commentary

The Mom & Pop Shop

Commentary by Brian L. George, Northshore, Sea Bright The Two River region is chock-full of great small businesses; restaurants, bookstores, hardware stores, jewelers, dry cleaners, marinas, clothing stores, and more. Since 1982,...

May 5, 2016 | comments

40 Years of Changing Lives

Commentary by William Salcedo, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties in Asbury Park Forty years ago, Curtis Colby’s mission to bring a Big Brothers...

May 5, 2016 | comments

Why Waackaack Creek is Worth Preserving

Commentary by Joe Reynolds, co-chair of the Bayshore Regional Watershed Council To some people, our creeks and small waterways draining into the Navesink River, Sandy Hook Bay, Raritan Bay and...

May 2, 2016 | comments

Burry: COAH Jeopardizes Vital Resources in Colts Neck

To the Editor: Throughout my 30-plus years in public life, no single issue has presented greater or more complex challenges than affordable housing. It’s indisputable that housing is expensive in...

May 2, 2016 | comments

Celebrate Independent Bookstores

April 30th is Independent Bookstore Day. It is a day much like the recently celebrated “Sibling Day” or the soon to be celebrated “Say Something Nice Day.” Most people don’t...

April 28, 2016 | comments