Tag: Commentary

Letter: Who Selected The Democratic Primary Candidates?

At present, the ballot for the 2018 Democratic primary election in Monmouth County is structured in columns (aka the “party line” design), with opponents to candidates for various offices listed...

June 10, 2018 | comments

Letter: Fight Mental Illness in the Open

Contributed by Stacy Donovan | For nearly 70 years, organizations across the country have been drawing attention to the importance of mental health and wellness. And despite these long time...

June 4, 2018 | comments

Commentary: Holmdel Doesn’t Need More Sports Facilities

Opinion by Tom Wood | For several years, Holmdel has suffered through controversy as a handful of residents pushed for expensive new sports facilities, such as lighted, artificial turf lacrosse...

March 4, 2018 | 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

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

It’s The Two River Times’ 25th Birthday!

To Our Readers, This month, we’re celebrating something very special. The birth and life of a vision created by Claudia Ansorge, when the beloved Daily Register shuttered its doors after...

September 3, 2015 | comments

Exxon Ruling Tragic for New Jersey

BY TIM DILLINGHAM, Executive Director of the American Littoral Society   It’s a tragedy that New Jersey’s settlement with Exxon Mobil has been approved. In a decision issued Tuesday afternoon, Superior...

August 31, 2015 | comments

If You Love Firemen’s Fairs, Lend A Hand

To Our Readers Town and firemen’s fairs hold a special place in my heart. Growing up in Colts Neck, when we had an RFD Route, no police other than the...

August 31, 2015 | comments

More Must Be Done to Save Monmouth Park

This past weekend was a great day for New Jersey racing and Monmouth Park, with close to 61,000 people attending to see American Pharoah in the Haskell. Or was it?...

August 13, 2015 | comments