Category: Letters & Commentary

U.S. at Risk of Losing Its Edge in Medical Innovation

By Grace-Marie Turner The United States has been the undisputed leader in medical research for decades. But today, our leadership is at risk. Other countries are working aggressively to lure...

July 13, 2012 | comments

Keeping Food Safe, Accessible Should Be Part of Families’ Hurricane Preparatio...

By The U.S. Department of Agriculture The U.S. Depart­ment of Agricul­ture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is urging residents of coastal states to plan ahead this hurricane season and...

July 13, 2012 | comments

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Saving Our State’s Equine Industry – It’s Up to You To the Editor: Each June, we celebrate Horse Month in New Jersey. Proclamations and pronouncements attest to the historic, revered traditions...

July 13, 2012 | comments

Freeholder Lauds Team Effort in Emergency

By Thomas A. Arnone Monmouth County is still the place you want to be in spite of a bizarre incident that took place at the Monmouth County Courthouse recently resulting...

July 5, 2012 | comments

AAA Supports Suspension of Red Light Cameras in New Jersey 

By AAA Mid-Atlantic, Inc. AAA commends the New Jersey Department of Transportation action to suspend the red light camera program pending an investigation in 21 municipalities where those cameras may...

July 5, 2012 | comments

Groups Urge U.S. to Restore Beach Funding and NJ to Reduce Ocean Pollution

By Clean Ocean Action While beach-goers hit the nation’s beaches to beat the heat, a report shows serious public health risks and problems with the health of beach water in...

July 5, 2012 | comments

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Health Care Upheld, Reactions – Yea and Nay – Follow Quickly To The Editor: The Supreme Court handed down on Thursday, June 28, a ruling that upheld the Affordable Care...

July 5, 2012 | comments

Hoping for ‘Caviar Fish’ Comeback

By Michele S. Byers Caviar, salted sturgeon eggs, is a delicacy most often associated with Russia… the “treat of tsars.” New Jerseyans may be surprised, then, to learn that this...

June 29, 2012 | comments

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

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