Category: Letters & Commentary

Appreciation for TRT Reporter John Burton

Dear Editor Calendar: I am writing now to compliment your major reporter, John Burton, who almost single-handedly covers the area in front page articles. John has provided many of the...

March 12, 2015 | comments

From the Desk of the Editor: Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety Initiative

A weekly paper’s role is clear. It must be a part of its community. Not just a reflection of it, but right into its roots. You may not be able...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Former TRT Owner Weighs in About Obama

Obama says Netanyahu speech had “nothing new” and Obama says he didn’t have a chance to watch Netanyahu speech. And Yet Obama somehow finds time to golf more than any...

March 11, 2015 | comments

Readers Applaud The New TRT

Reader Enjoys TRT’s New ‘Sparkle’ What a joy to finally have such a lively local newspaper; every page has a sparkle. While we still enjoy the excellent movie and travel...

March 6, 2015 | comments

From the Desk of the Editor: Outdoor Sports Opportunities Abound

To Our Readers, The majesty of the grandes dames of ice boating graced the Navesink River this week and the stunning Jack Frost, invited to compete by the North Shrewsbury...

March 6, 2015 | comments

From the Editor: Why We Sponsor St. Patrick's Day Parade

To Our Readers Did I ever mention my maiden name is Shaughnessy? It’s why St. Patrick’s Day is a Holy Day of Obligation of sorts and one of the many...

February 26, 2015 | comments

From the Editor: In Frigid Monmouth, Pockets of Warmth

To Our Readers The historic recent cold snap gripping the area has been causing inconvenience, broken pipes, dead car batteries and real trouble navigating the simplest of tasks. But there...

February 20, 2015 | comments

From the Editor: Observations on Brian Bashing

To Our Readers Brian Williams was the television anchor everybody just, well, liked. He was that approachable guy who attended Mater Dei, volunteered at Middletown’s Old Village Fire Department and...

February 12, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Why Were There No Warnings of Mater Dei Prep Closure?

February 6, 2015 To Our Readers, The sudden and shocking closing of Mater Dei Prep in Middletown will leave a deep hole in the Monmouth County community. It was a...

February 6, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Putting Out The Paper In A Blizzard

January 30, 2015 To Our Readers, The Two River Times cares about this community. We, like you, didn’t know the blizzard would fizzle but we did know that during a...

January 30, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: What I Learned From Loyal Readers

January 15, 2015 To the Readers, We held our first focus group at the home of Michael and Ann Weil, formerly of North Ward in Rumson and now Red Bank....

January 15, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Timely Coverage of the News

January 9, 2015 To the Reader Our mission is clear – to report the local news that matters as well as news that will entertain, inspire and instruct you. Our...

January 9, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Expect Even More News From the TRT

January 2, 2015 To The Readers Happy New Year! I hope you celebrated with family and dear friends and welcomed in 2015 surrounded with warmth of spirit. We’ve got a...

January 2, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Benevolence Abounds in The Two Rivers

December 19, 2014 To The Readers For a few days in December, we can step away from our frenzied lives, spend hard-to-find, cherished time with friends and family, and take...

December 19, 2014 | comments

From The Editor: Reach Out To The Two River Times

December 12, 2014 To our readers, Our mission is clear. We want to be your source of local information both with our newspaper and our website at tworivertimes.com. We want...

December 12, 2014 | comments

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