Category: Letters & Commentary

Summer Transportation and Saving Money in Monmouth County

By Thomas A. Arnone It’s that time of year again, and activity within Monmouth County is busier than ever. Although Memorial Day is now behind us, I would like to...

June 15, 2012 | comments

Monmouth University Poll: U.S. Supports Some Domestic Drone Use

By Patrick Murray But public registers concern about own privacy With 30,000 drone aircraft expected to patrol the nation’s skies within a decade, the Monmouth University Poll finds the American...

June 15, 2012 | comments

Helping Teens Make the Most of the Library

By Dr. Raymond J. Huntington In the digital age, it may seem that the days of the library being the primary place for school research are long gone, but libraries...

June 15, 2012 | comments

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Middletown Township Committee Moves to Abandon Strong Pay-to-Play Rules To the Editor: On May 21, the Middletown Township Committee introduced Ordinance 2012-3060, which loosens the township’s pay-to-play rules and reinstates the...

June 15, 2012 | comments

Handy Hints to Help Us Breathe Easier

By Michele S. Byers The quality of the air we breathe is often beyond our control. It’s a given that prevailing winds pick up pollutants from coal-burning power plants in...

June 7, 2012 | comments

Mandatory Drug Courts Will Repair Lives, Reduce Crime and Save Money

By Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini A letter written from a woman whose teenage son is addicted to drugs received a lot of attention after it was read on the air...

June 7, 2012 | comments

Air Quality Improves in New Jersey, but Pollution Still High

By The American Lung Association The American Lung Association’s State of the Air 2012 report, an annual scorecard of air quality in the nation’s cities and counties, finds that while...

June 7, 2012 | comments

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Clearwater Festival Needs Donations of Money, Volunteers To the Editor: The NJ Friends of Clearwater Festival has been a Jersey Shore tradition since 1976. Many generations have enjoyed its music...

June 7, 2012 | comments

Go Slow: Enjoy Local Foods Available in Markets and Farmstands

By Michele S. Byers “Slow Food” does not mean Crock-Pot cooking! Slow Food is a lifestyle choice, not a culinary technique, and its focus is on eating local and seasonal...

June 1, 2012 | comments

A Lesson Learned from a War Hero and Recalled on Memorial Day

By Paul Frisco I grew up during that happy time before the war when we were all so young. When the future was only as far as tomorrow and our...

June 1, 2012 | comments

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