Category: Letters & Commentary

A Woman’s Journey From Grief And Loss To Stephy’s Place

In 1935, my Irish grandfather bought a 2nd edition of Webster’s New International Dictionary. The inscription inked inside the volume’s well-worn cover says that it was “…bought for the help...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Power Line Project Sheds “Light” on the State’s Skim

The recent filing of the proposed JCP&L Monmouth County Reliability Project should serve as a wake-up call to all taxpayers in the state of New Jersey. The proposed 10-mile project...

August 28, 2016 | comments

Gratitude for the New West Front Street Bridge

For years, Red Bank has proven itself to be one of Monmouth County’s most prized communities. A hub for tourism, the arts, shopping and cuisine. it is no wonder that...

June 19, 2016 | comments

An ADA Civil Rights Tale

There is a great deal of construction in the Two River area, which is good for the economy. But it must be performed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act...

June 19, 2016 | comments

Anger, Grief And Resolve Following Orlando

June is LGBT pride month. We celebrate our accomplishments during the month commemorating the long fight for equal rights as gay Americans. From the first uprising in New York City...

June 19, 2016 | comments

1Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, II

12/23/81 – 11/19/05 I am the proud mother of 1Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, II who died in Iraq on November 19, 2005 during combat operations while serving in the United...

May 29, 2016 | comments

Remembering Our Son, Capt. James Gurbisz

On Monday, May 30th, we will honor our fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Our son, Captain James Gurbisz, was killed by a roadside bomb on November...

May 29, 2016 | comments

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

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