Category: Letters & Commentary

What’s Their Occupation?

By Stefan Gooch For weeks, Occupy Wall Street protesters have gathered in the streets of New York to speak out against corporate greed and the practices of “profiteering.” In general,...

October 28, 2011 | comments

Open Letter About Oceanic Bridge

To the Editor: Living and working abroad in a Third World South American nation is no small feat. One must become accustomed to the harsh realities of a society that...

October 28, 2011 | comments

Jumbo Jubilation!

To the Editor: If there’s an award meted out to a play with the longest title, the winner could be “Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England” currently at The Two...

October 28, 2011 | comments

Open Space Pays In Many Ways

By Michele S. Byers A newly-released study backs what open space advocates have long known:  preserving land bolsters both the economy and the environment. Southwick Associates, a consulting firm specializing...

October 28, 2011 | comments

Real Solutions

To the Editor: Like President Obama, Middletown’s Democrats want you to believe that we can tax and spend our way out of any predicament.  Unlike Obama, however, Middletown cannot print...

October 28, 2011 | comments

New Jersey: Still Sprawling

New Jersey: Still Sprawling By Michele S. Byers DESPITE A STATE “smart growth” policy, we’re still sprawling. That’s the conclusion of a new Rowan University study with a sprawling title:...

October 20, 2011 | comments

Princess in a Parka

  By Dorothy Bloy THE PRINCESS COSTUME I put together for Halloween 1972 was going to be the best one ever. Rummaging through the basement cedar closet, I found a...

October 20, 2011 | comments

Hit The Foliage Trail Close to Home

Hit the Foliage Trail Close to Home By Margaret Nitka INTENSITY IS ANOTHER word for fall. Think deep blue sky, brilliant scarlet, orange, yellow and deep mahogany leaves all sparked...

October 20, 2011 | comments

Election Outlook: Status Quo

By Patrick Murray, Director The Monmouth University Polling Institute A BARE MAJORITY of New Jersey voters are aware that the state legislature is up for election in a few weeks,...

October 20, 2011 | comments

Web Conference Helps Family Caregivers

To The Editor: In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, the nonprofit National Private Duty Association (NPDA) has announced that it will host a consumer education web conference entitled Creating...

October 20, 2011 | comments

Halloween Safety Tips

: Halloween is an exciting time of year for children. The last thing that any parent wants is an accident or injury to ruin the holiday. However, roughly four times...

October 20, 2011 | comments

Safer Teen Driving Initiative

To The Editor: A new, first-in-the-nation education initiative designed to help high school coaches make student athletes aware of the New Jersey Graduated Driver License (GDL) program has been unveiled...

October 20, 2011 | comments

No High Bridge

HEAD: No High Bridge To The Editor: We do not need a high bridge to entertain the small number of giant boats on the west end of the Navesink. Kindly...

October 20, 2011 | comments

A Debt to Dr. King

To The Editor: Sunday’s dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C. was to coincide with the 48th anniversary of the historic March on Washington and...

October 20, 2011 | comments

Pay The Customers

To The Editor: The president of JCP&L was interviewed in the Asbury Park Press* regarding his company’s response to the action taken by JCP&L during Hurricane Irene. In part, Mr....

October 14, 2011 | comments

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