Category: Opinion

Letter: With Prospect of Power Lines Project, We May Have to Move

By Jen Aquino Last Sunday was the day I picked to sit down and talk to my seven-years-young son about the possibility of having to move because of JCP&L’s Monmouth...

March 20, 2017 | comments

Letter: Shadowbrook Expansion is Wrong For Shrewsbury

With reference to your article about the Shadowbrook expansion (February 26), it is essential that the public understand that the expanded building will be almost three times the size of...

March 16, 2017 | comments

Opinion: To Combat Fake News, Think Locally

By Jessica Adler On Feb. 17, Donald Trump tweeted that the media is the “enemy of the American people.” One week later, his administration barred journalists from major media outlets...

March 12, 2017 | comments

Opinion: Power Line Project, NJ Transit Trains Are Dangerous Mix

  By Anthony Cooper | JCP&L’s proposed Monmouth County Reliability Project (MCRP) would install an air-insulated, 230,000 volt transmission line along ten miles of NJ Transit’s high-speed train tracks from Aberdeen...

March 9, 2017 | comments

Is College for Everyone?

By Louis Moore, PhD Superintendent of Red Bank Regional High School | It’s no secret that the cost of a college education is bound to generate “sticker shock.” Student debt...

March 1, 2017 | comments

Should Red Bank Declare Itself A ‘Sanctuary Town’?

By David J Pascale, Chair | Red Bank HRAC In light of the recent announcements by the President’s administration to “Build a Wall,” impose a “Travel Ban” and what seems...

February 8, 2017 | comments

Opinion: Repeal Turf Fields at Cross Farm Park

By Sheila F. Gilstein, Holmdel | I want to applaud the reorganized Holmdel Township Committee for having the fiscal responsibility to introduce a first reading to repeal the $3.3 million...

February 7, 2017 | comments

The Enduring Value of A Local Photo Archive

By Kathy Dorn Severini and George Severini | Dorn’s Classic Images We frequently discuss how differently photographic work is treated in today’s digital age, compared to how it was treated...

February 4, 2017 | comments

Opinion: Rising Above Anti-Muslim Hatred

By Nagwa Awad, Middletown | Islamic Society of Monmouth County | I’m reminded of the old story, a man was walking on a dimly lit sidewalk. He dropped his key in...

February 2, 2017 | comments

OPED | On Betsy Devos For Education Secretary

We’re in a district where we do rely on federal funding, notably for students with disabilities. And while we are working hard on our budget development, it is disappointing that...

January 28, 2017 | comments

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