Category: Letters & Commentary

Monmouth County Recent Successes Recounted

By Thomas A. Arnone Each year the Greater Monmouth Chamber’s annual search for outstanding contributions to the community is reflected in what is known as The Circle of Excellence Award....

June 29, 2012 | comments

Use of Consumer Fireworks Increases Risk of Fire and Injury

By The National Fire Protection Association Just in time for Fourth of July, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released its fireworks report that explores fire and injury dangers related...

June 29, 2012 | comments

NJEA Applauds Passage of Tenure Reform Bill

By New Jersey Education Association NJEA President Barbara Keshishian applauded the Assembly’s passage of tenure reform legislation Monday that closely resembles the proposal laid out by the union last fall.The 79-0...

June 29, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Consider How Fish Feel When You Catch Them To the Editor: People around the country were shocked by X-ray images showing a 3-foot fishing spear piercing a teen’s skull and...

June 28, 2012 | comments

Transporting Unrestrained Animals as Cruelty Should Hit the Road

By Dr. Anthony DeCarlo The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) recognizes that distracted driving is a significant problem that is noticed not only in the Garden State, but one...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Placing Focus on Child Exploitation

By Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini In April, 27 New Jerseyans were arrested for child pornography following a massive effort by the Digital Technology Investigations Unit of the New Jersey State...

June 21, 2012 | comments

On the Waterfront, at Last

By Michele S. Byers Imagine living a stone’s throw from a river but never seeing it or strolling along its banks. That’s what happens in older industrial cities like Newark,...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Creating a Generation of Readers

By Laysha Ward Across the country, some lucky students just learned that their school’s library was selected by Target for a School Library Makeover. At 32 different schools, students will...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Letters and Commentary

Keep Pets Safe in Hot Weather To the Editor: With scorching temperatures expected across many parts of the country over the next few days, I wanted to take this opportunity to...

June 21, 2012 | comments

Farm Bill Is No Small Potatoes to New Jersey

By Michele Byers When you hear “Farm Bill,” you probably think of huge corn, wheat and sugar subsidies. Now up for re-authorization for the first time since 2008, the Farm...

June 15, 2012 | comments

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