Category: Letters & Commentary

A Light in the Forest: After Sandy

By Patricia Dumas If you woke up on Wednesday, Oct. 31, thinking it would be another beautiful suburban Halloween day with the bright autumn sun shining and the kids all...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Blowin’ in the Wind

By Michele S. Byers How many times can a man turn his head, pretending he just doesn’t see?   When Bob Dylan wrote that line in “Blowin’ in the Wind”...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Hurricane Sandy and the Election in New Jersey

By Patrick Murray An unknown number of provisional ballots re­main to be counted in New Jersey, but a few threads are emerging on the presidential election. Turnout in the Garden...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Look for the ‘Highest and Best Use’ of Barrier Beaches To the Editor: As an assemblyman who represented Monmouth County shore communities from Union Beach to Bradley Beach in the...

November 16, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Nov. 15 BCC Program to Look at Past to Change Future Behavior To the Editor: As a member of the Ally group at Brookdale Community College that promotes tolerance for all...

October 26, 2012 | comments

Vampires in your Home!

By Michele S. Byers Vampires are popular lately, thanks in part to the Twilight series and the revival of Dark Shadows. With Halloween coming, there undoubtedly will be hordes of...

October 26, 2012 | comments

Finding Jobs and Getting Jobs Done

By Thomas Arnone With the rate of unemployment at an all-time high, the thought for today is jobs. Getting jobs, finding jobs and assisting those Mon­mouth County residents who have...

October 26, 2012 | comments

A New Era for Red Bank

By Danny Murphy Jr. Having lived on the west side of Red Bank, known as the Arts and Antiques District, for most of my life and being in business here...

October 26, 2012 | comments

Waterways Public Access Rule Means ‘Common Sense Practices’

By Bob Martin Governor Christie and I are strongly committed to ensuring there is excellent public access to our ocean beaches, bays and rivers in New Jersey. We view this...

October 26, 2012 | comments

Keeping the Farmer in the Garden State

By Michele S. Byers New Jersey is doing a wonderful job preserving our state’s highly fertile farmland. In fact, the permanent preservation of the 200,000th acre of farmland was just...

October 19, 2012 | comments

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