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Articles Posted in the Letters & Commentary Category

  • Freeholders Reorganize

    To The Editor: Two weeks ago, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders bid farewell to Freeholder Robert D. Clifton and welcomed Gary J. Rich Sr. of Spring Lake. The Board also installed Freeholder John…

  • Governor’s Veto A Win For Agriculture

      By Michele S. Byers   IT’S A SAD reality that preserved farmland and open space need saving over and over again.  Though secured from housing sprawl development, New Jersey’s preserved farmland often finds itself…

  • Working Hard at Work Worth Doing

    By Former Freeholder Amy Mallet   Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”- Former President Teddy Roosevelt I FEEL VERY fortunate…

  • Romney To Go Three for Three in South Carolina Primary

    By Patrick Murray The Monmouth University Polling Institute FRESH OFF VICTORIES in Iowa and New Hampshire, Mitt Romney has a clear lead in South Carolina’s upcoming primary according to the Monmouth University Poll.  The former…

  • The Mommy Blogger

    My name is Krista and I am a mother of two children ages 5 and 7.  The ever-so-kind editor of this newspaper approached me at a recent wedding my family attended and asked me if…

  • Not Reappointed

    To The Editor:   At the last Middletown Township committee meeting, a frequently outspoken resident commented that she had applied to be on the Library Board.. The mayor told her that she had as  much…

  • Telecom Bill Right for New Jersey Economy

    To The Editor: As we close the books and reflect on 2011, many families and businesses are not doing much better than they were this time last year.  The housing market has seen little improvement,…

  • Oxymoron

    To The Editor: Senate President Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Oliver said their “signature initiative” for 2012 would be the oxymoron bill, same sex marriage. One has to wonder about the mental health of our legislator’s…

  • Avoid a Breakdown in Winter Weather

    To The Editor:   The thought of a breakdown, an engine not starting or otherwise being stranded is scary as it is, but those things happening in freezing winter weather add another level of fear.…

  • EMS Bill Anti-Volunteer

      To The Editor: The NJ Senate approved the anti-volunteer “EMS Redesign Bill,” A-2095/S-818, by the slimmest margin Dec. 15 and the measure is now on Gov. Christie’s desk. The volunteer EMS community is urging…