Category: Letters & Commentary

County a Leader in Shared Services

To The Editor: The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sheriff Shaun Golden are working hard to meet the demands for 9-1-1 communications as a shared service.We recently held...

December 9, 2011 | comments

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor To The Editor: DECEMBER 7, 2011, marks the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the day that does in fact live “in infamy.” For on...

December 9, 2011 | comments

A Lullaby of Old Red Bank

By Jeanne Van Dorn Mauk JEANNE FROMMER LIVED in Red Bank only a year or two, and her father, Nathan Frommer, was employed at the Eisner clothing/uniform factory. The family...

December 1, 2011 | comments

Some Tips for Holiday Shopping

From the Monmouth County Dept. of Consumer Affairs FREEHOLD, NJ – Credit cards and gift certificates are the gift of choice for many people during the holiday season. If you...

December 1, 2011 | comments

A Fervent Wish For The Beach

By Margaret Nitka SOMETHING IN THIS cloudy, damp morning draws me to Sea Bright beach.  I had been neglecting my beach walks in favor of flaming autumn leaves.  Now here...

December 1, 2011 | comments

This Holiday Season, Bring Your Own…Bag, That is!

By Michele S. Byers   As we head into the holiday season, we come face-to-face with a dirty little secret:  plastic bags and over-packaging. Why not join the BYO Bag...

December 1, 2011 | comments

A Host of Holiday Fa-La-La

By George Severini Let it snow, Let it snow, Please let it meltThese days, when a baby boomer shouts power to the people, he just wants his electricity turned back...

December 1, 2011 | comments

A Pilgrim Thanksgiving

“Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after a special manner rejoice together after we had gathered the fruit of our...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Thanksgiving Day Proclamation 1981

Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States   
America has much for which to be thankful. The unequaled freedom enjoyed by our citizens has provided a harvest of plenty...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Newborn Law Saves Lives

To The Editor: Nothing aches like having to watch the suffering of a newborn child.  The pain as a parent, as a sibling, even as an attending physician, defies description. ...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Spare a Turkey: Go Vegan

To The Editor, Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, not cruelty. Here are five reasons to spare a turkey and enjoy a vegan feast instead: 1. Turkeys are gentle birds...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Thanksgiving Proclamation 1789

By George Washington,First President of the United States 
Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Deer Hunting In County Parks: Business or Recreation?

To The Editor:   Re: John Burton’s article ***ITALSSycamore Avenue Resident Organizes Protest**ENDTALS   I took special note of this article as I walk my dog in a county park...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Where Mincemeat Comes From….

To The Editor: How many times have you caught yourself saying, “Yourself, where does Mincemeat come from”? We, your highly compensated investigative reporters, have the answer. Minces are raised under...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Thanksgiving Day, 1863

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 16th president of the United States 
 
The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To...

November 24, 2011 | comments

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