Category: Letters & Commentary

Romney, Hunstman, Share Mormon Faith, Common Ancestor

By Ginny Grimsley FOR A RELIGION many Americans still describe as “cultish” and “secretive,” the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has gained a lot of mainstream clout in...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Teen Driver Safety

To The Editor: The number of 16-and 17-year old driver deaths in passenger vehicles increased slightly for the first six months of 2011 based on preliminary data recently released in...

February 24, 2012 | comments

Warm Hearts…The Need Continues

To The Editor: Red hearts are a major theme for February and the celebration of Valentine’s Day. But the love professed and shared on February 14 needs to continue in...

February 17, 2012 | comments

Check With Your Broker on Health Care Bills

To The Editor: Anyone who has ever taken a loved one to the emergency room for treatment knows it can be harrowing. After dealing with lines of people, mandatory paperwork...

February 17, 2012 | comments

A Year of Clean Energy

To The Editor: The Red Bank United Methodist congregation recently celebrated a first year anniversary of a new solar power system. This system was dedicated in January 2011 as a...

February 17, 2012 | comments

Equality For All New Jerseyans

To The Editor: I am pleased with the February 7 Ninth Circuit ruling on Proposition 8 in California. I offer my congratulations to those who worked so hard to make...

February 17, 2012 | comments

What’s Next?

To The Editor:   I oppose ” Marriage Equality and Religon Act”  as this is a moral issue and not a civil rights one and it should be on voter referenda...

February 17, 2012 | comments

Hit New Jersey’s Trails This Spring!

By Michele S. Byers THIS STATE WE’RE in often gets a bad rap. New Jersey is known more for hairspray and concrete than natural wonders. But, in truth, our state’s...

February 16, 2012 | comments

Behind The Labels of Liberal and Conservative: Two World Views

By Rev. Elizabeth Geitz AS NATIONAL POLITICAL rhetoric heats up through yet one more debate, one more news clip or online article, our country has never seemed more ideologically divided....

February 16, 2012 | comments

Protecting Profits, Not Public

To The Editor: Count Dracula lives, thanks to pro-development legislators in Trenton who are protecting the profits of developers – and their own political careers — instead of the health...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Romney Needs To Hear

To The Editor: Romney’s lack of compassion for the poor parallels his lack of knowledge. 

Mitt Romney’s latest insensitive comment about the poor is yet another indication of his total...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Not The Silver Bullet

To The Editor: The natural gas industry has spent tens of millions of dollars trying to convince consumers that their product is the proverbial “silver bullet” that will save them...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Warehouse Wrong For AH

HEAD: Warehouse Wrong For AH To The Editor: On Thursday February 9th, the Atlantic Highlands Planning and Zoning Board is scheduled to hear an application to build a three story,...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Time Is Of The Essence

By Patricia Florio THINGS FALL INTO perspective when the one you love has been stricken by illness. Ralph and I celebrated our 40th anniversary this past January 2012. A few...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Public Opinion on Christie: Too Concerned With Political Future?

Public Opinion on Christie: Too Concerned With Political Future? By Patrick Murray Monmouth University Polling Institute GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE’S public job approval rating remains above 50 percent, but many New...

February 10, 2012 | comments

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