Category: Letters & Commentary

Don’t Worry About Gingrich

To The Editor: Jude R. Florio (12-09-11 TRT) says “Sorry, Mr. President” but we need somebody new(t). We need someone who has the ability to keep both sides of the...

January 6, 2012 | comments

A Thank You From BCC’s International Center

To The Editor: On behalf of the International Education Center at Brookdale Community College, we are so grateful to community donors who helped support our December 8th fundraiser for study...

January 6, 2012 | comments

Adopt Responsible Driving Habits in 2012

To The Editor:   A recent national survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety confirms that Americans desire a greater level of safety than they now experience on our...

January 6, 2012 | comments

Dreaming In The Batcave

Dreaming in the Batcave By Michael Uslan DREAMS ARE A hard thing to have these days.

We can chalk that up to the economy, the stock market and unemployment rates, but...

January 6, 2012 | comments

Yes, Virginia, Taxes Matter

By Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, Republican Budget Officer IT’S A SIMPLE question loaded with political appeal: “With so many people hurting, and income disparities rising, shouldn’t we ask New Jersey’s millionaires...

January 6, 2012 | comments

NJSIAA Works For The Best Interests of High School Athletes

By Robert Kanaby AS THE FALL high school athletic season has concluded and the winter season has begun, we’ve been treated, as always, to some truly inspiring performances by student...

January 6, 2012 | comments

Save Your Ocean!

To The Editor:As your ocean advocate for more than 25 years, we write to you with a sincere and urgent plea. Help us keep the ocean clean and free from...

December 23, 2011 | comments

The Season of Waiting

By Elizabeth Geitz The now familiar Christmas story in “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” began not with song and light, but in darkness in the town of Bethlehem. Deep, piercing...

December 23, 2011 | comments

The Future of Horseracing and Monmouth Park Racetrack

  An Open Letter to Governor Chris Christie   Dear Governor Christie: I am writing to you to express the concerns of the nearly 6,000 residents of the Borough of...

December 23, 2011 | comments

The Salted Star of Christmas Eve Dinner

I can’t help but be flooded with wonderful memories as I hurry through the specialty markets during this time of the year. Last night, as I visited my favorite fish...

December 23, 2011 | comments

An Urgent Plea from the Salvation Army

To The Editor:   For many people this year, their Christmas stockings will be empty. There will be no gifts under the tree, if there is a tree. There won’t be twinkling...

December 23, 2011 | comments

An Urgent Plea from the Salvation Army

To The Editor: For many people this year, their Christmas stockings will be empty.There will be no gifts under the tree, if there is a tree. There won’t be twinkling lights...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Tree Ordinance Should Be Scrapped

To The Editor: An open letter to Mayor Michael Halfacre Thank you for your response to my email of Dec.15, 2011. In 1957 I owned a home on River Road...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Yes, Virginia, Taxes Matter

By Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, Republican Budget Officer IT’S A SIMPLE question loaded with political appeal: “With so many people hurting, and income disparities rising, shouldn’t we ask New Jersey’s millionaires...

December 23, 2011 | comments

Bring Out The Tall Tales Now

By Dylan Thomas Excerpted from A Child’s Christmas in Wales   BRING OUT THE tall tales now that we told by the fire as the gaslight bubbled like a diver....

December 23, 2011 | comments

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