Category: Opinion

Letter: Jersey Coast Heritage Museum Completes Mission

This is a letter of profound gratitude to all the founding members and supporters of the Jersey Coast Heritage Museum at Sandlass House. We started our journey two years ago...

November 16, 2018 | comments

Voting in Churches. It Doesn’t Bother Me, But is it Right?

Opinion contributed by Rik van Hemmen | The single polling station in Fair Haven is the Church of the Nativity on Ridge Road. At first glance it is quite a...

November 15, 2018 | comments

Letter: Stevenson Park Plans

Opinion contributed by Suzanne and Blanchard Hiatt | With secrecy until recently the township council and planners of Middletown have been entertaining a major soccer field proposal to transform Stephenson...

October 27, 2018 | comments

Letter: Still Fighting for Alternative Redevelopment Plan in Middletown

Opinion contributed by Phyllis Ronek | A 100+ acre tract of wooded/vegetated land which thousands of us drive by each day and take for granted continues to be the subject...

October 25, 2018 | comments

Letter: Holmdel’s Mayor and COAH

Opinion contributed by Carole Balmer | The October 11, TRT article “Holmdel Mayor Critelli Denies Conflict of Interest” quoted Holmdel’s Mayor eliminating himself from potential conflict of interest in Holmdel’s...

October 23, 2018 | comments

Commentary: An Absurd Diatribe

Contributed by Tony Mercantante | In response to William Kastning’s absurd Diatribe in this publication on September 7th, regarding the Township’s September 4th Redevelopment Hearing – BTW a Diatribe is defined...

October 16, 2018 | comments

Letter: Gratitude for Jay Kislak

The real estate and philanthropy world lost an icon last week. Jay Kislak, the chairman of The Kislak Company, passed away in Miami at the age of 96. In 2006...

October 14, 2018 | comments

Coming Together to Prevent Suicide

Contributed by Colleen Verriest, The Community YMCA | Every 12.3 minutes one person dies by suicide in the United States, resulting in nearly 45,000 deaths each year in our country, according...

October 9, 2018 | comments

A Legal Charade

Opinion contributed by William Kastning | Charade is defined as an absurd pretense intended to create a pleasant or respectable appearance. Or to put in in terms of the most...

September 7, 2018 | comments

Letter: Slow Down And Really Enjoy The River

Contributed by Rik Van Hemmen | The Navesink River is unique resource for the river communities. In researching my book on the historical use of the river, it was clear...

August 26, 2018 | comments

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