Category: Opinion

The Mater Dei Miracle

By Randy MacDonald, Chairman of the Mater Dei Prep Board of Trustees ‘Tis the season for miracles. I think back many Christmases ago and I remember having a guest lecturer at...

December 22, 2016 | comments

Shrewsbury Mayor Reflects on Borough’s Growth

By Donald W. Burden, Mayor of Shrewsbury The profile of the communities served by The Two River Times continues to evolve and expand as our commercial and residential properties face...

December 14, 2016 | comments

Middletown Wins When We Can Reuse Vacant Buildings

Vacant or underutilized properties are a perennial problem for many municipalities in New Jersey. They are a drain on local budgets, a magnet for vandalism and often times, an aesthetic...

December 4, 2016 | comments

Reflections on Election 2016

By Red Bank Mayor Pat Menna November 15, 2016 The drama, post mortem and recriminations are all buzzing in the aftermath of the 2016 election. It was a painful, excruciatingly...

November 15, 2016 | comments

For The Memory of A River Plaza School Pal

This past Monday I went to Fairview Cemetery on Rt. 35 to visit my grandmother and aunts graves as I have done countless times before. That particular day I had...

August 4, 2016 | comments

Gratitude for the New West Front Street Bridge

For years, Red Bank has proven itself to be one of Monmouth County’s most prized communities. A hub for tourism, the arts, shopping and cuisine. it is no wonder that...

June 19, 2016 | comments

An ADA Civil Rights Tale

There is a great deal of construction in the Two River area, which is good for the economy. But it must be performed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act...

June 19, 2016 | comments

Anger, Grief And Resolve Following Orlando

June is LGBT pride month. We celebrate our accomplishments during the month commemorating the long fight for equal rights as gay Americans. From the first uprising in New York City...

June 19, 2016 | comments

1Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, II

12/23/81 – 11/19/05 I am the proud mother of 1Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, II who died in Iraq on November 19, 2005 during combat operations while serving in the United...

May 29, 2016 | comments

Remembering Our Son, Capt. James Gurbisz

On Monday, May 30th, we will honor our fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Our son, Captain James Gurbisz, was killed by a roadside bomb on November...

May 29, 2016 | comments

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