Category: Letters & Commentary

Shrewsbury Overrun With Deer

To The Editor: A few years ago the Shrewsbury government banned hunting in the borough bowing to pressure from a few residents. After realizing their mistake the ordinance was reversed...

November 24, 2011 | comments

A Stark Reminder

To the Editor, The recent scandal unfolding at Penn State serves as a stark reminder that sexual abusers can be anyone and anywhere. They can be someone we know and...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1920

By Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States The season again approaches when it behooves us to turn from the distractions and preoccupations of our daily life, that we...

November 24, 2011 | comments

Protecting Kids and Families From Toxic Chemicals

By Peggi Sturmfels The national numbers are staggering. Increases in the rate of asthma have risen 100 percent, premature babies 30 percent, breast cancer, 40 percent, impaired fertility 40 percent...

November 17, 2011 | comments

Letters To The Editor

Help Fill The Red Kettle To The Editor: The Red Bank Corps of The Salvation Army has established an online red kettle site for those who would like to donate...

November 17, 2011 | comments

There are Many Ways to Harness The “Sun”

By Michele S. Byers YOU’VE PROBABLY NOTICED the proliferation of small solar panels mounted on utility and street light poles around this state we’re in. Judging by local buzz and...

November 17, 2011 | comments

In the Bird World, A Glimpse of Nature’s Abundance

By Andrew Spears AT THANKSGIVING WE celebrate the wonderful plenty that we enjoy in our nation. In spite of natural calamities and our own environmental missteps, we benefit from a...

November 17, 2011 | comments

NJ Towns Go Green To Save Green

By Michele S. Byers WE’RE ALL LIVING on tighter budgets these days – at both the public and personal levels – so it’s good news that state, county and local...

November 11, 2011 | comments

Letters To The Editor

Making a Difference in RB To The Editor: It is so heartwarming to hear of a local celebrity giving back to his community. I’m writing about Jon and Dorothea Bon...

November 11, 2011 | comments

Remembering Andy Rooney: A Commitment To Telling The Truth

Remembering Andy Rooney: A Commitment To Telling The Truth   By George Severini ANDY ROONEY PASSED away recently. I can’t be certain, but I think if Mr. Rooney had written...

November 11, 2011 | comments

Spirituality Matters: Giving Thanks

by Elizabeth Geitz My best friend in elementary school was named Louisa. We had a great deal in common. Louisa liked to sit in the yard on summer evenings and...

November 4, 2011 | comments

Crisis In Leadership

By Craig Marshall I am the Republican candidate for Mayor in Marlboro. Formerly an independent, I have no choice but to step in and try to help save Marlboro. The...

October 28, 2011 | comments

We Have The Easy Part

by George Severini There are two phrases that no mother ever wants to hear in the same sentence: “your son . . . and “motorcycle accident.” When Two River native—and...

October 28, 2011 | comments

Red Bank Parking 2011

By Daniel Murphy Jr. Red Bank does not have a parking problem. It has a parking PERCEPTION problem exacerbated over the last thirty years by our failure to adequately have...

October 28, 2011 | comments

The Power of Two In Middletown

To the Editor: I’ve heard so many people say with defeat, “It didn’t use to be like this.” They are talking about our town officials’ apparent disregard for the residents...

October 28, 2011 | comments

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