Category: Letters & Commentary

The Mater Dei Miracle

By Randy MacDonald, Chairman of the Mater Dei Prep Board of Trustees ‘Tis the season for miracles. I think back many Christmases ago and I remember having a guest lecturer at...

December 22, 2016 | comments

Shrewsbury Mayor Reflects on Borough’s Growth

By Donald W. Burden, Mayor of Shrewsbury The profile of the communities served by The Two River Times continues to evolve and expand as our commercial and residential properties face...

December 14, 2016 | comments

Middletown Wins When We Can Reuse Vacant Buildings

Vacant or underutilized properties are a perennial problem for many municipalities in New Jersey. They are a drain on local budgets, a magnet for vandalism and often times, an aesthetic...

December 4, 2016 | comments

Once a Casey, Always a Casey

I recently read the article “Tailgating at RBC games: A Gathering of Generations” which I may say brought back a great deal of memories. I graduated from Red Bank Catholic...

November 30, 2016 | comments

Reflections on Election 2016

By Red Bank Mayor Pat Menna November 15, 2016 The drama, post mortem and recriminations are all buzzing in the aftermath of the 2016 election. It was a painful, excruciatingly...

November 15, 2016 | comments

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

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