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Freeholder encouraged to ask governor to resign

The article, "Officials Concerned over Monmouth Park " (Aug. 25, Independent), is amazing. All of a sudden Freeholder Thomas Arnone is concerned about the...

Union scale wages affect need for gas tax hike

We are told that there is a deficit in the transportation fund. Whose fault is that? Are we taxed too little? Of course not. The...

Middletown residents oppose JCP&L project

As residents of Middletown, we are both strongly opposed to the Monmouth County Reliability Project, which is the JCP&L monopole high towers. We do believe...

Utility’s project isn’t needed, won’t improve reliability

JCP&L's Monmouth County Reliability Project to install air-insulated, high-voltage wires along 10 miles of NJ Transit's tracks from Matawan through three additional towns to...

Reader: Let’s take our country back

I am an octogenarian. Hopefully, I will be voting in the November general election. This morning after seeing and hearing the news, I had to...

‘We are neighbors first’

As a candidate on the campaign trail here in Monmouth County, I am struck by the level of divisiveness seeping from our national discourse...

All New Jerseyans deserve access to healthy food

According to a recent report by The Food Trust, the Healthy Corner Store Initiative has helped to improve healthy food access in lower-income communities...

Keep cars, traffic away from Green Acres linear park

Since April when the new boardwalk opened, the Save Ocean Avenue Committee of Long Branch with its many supporters has been working very hard...
Alex Bramwell

Children need eye exams before starting school

I’m writing to commend Gov. Chris Christie for recently declaring August “Children’s Vision and Learning Month” in New Jersey. The goal of this observance...
Eric Sucar

Learn about Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan Aug. 10

The Atlantic Ocean’s vastness is shared by many, especially along the heavily populated stretch of coast between New York and Virginia. The ocean is used...

Police at risk in traffic stops

Routine traffic stops. No more are there routine traffic stops. The police are under attack, under assault when they make routine traffic stops. The Department...

DEP’s proposed revisions may threaten water supply

The League of Women Voters of Ocean Township is urging the New Jersey Senate to post SCR66 for a vote as soon as possible. If...

Proposed constitutional amendment to fund pensions lacks transparency

It’s only fair that the State of New Jersey keeps its promises to tens of thousands of retirees regarding their pension payments. So, it...

Revisions would serve builders, not residents

The League of Women Voters of Monmouth County is urging the state Senate to post SCR66 for a vote as soon as possible. If...

Continuing improvements still needed for persons with disabilities

As the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) reached its 26th anniversary on July 26, we must of course celebrate this monumental...

Union supports Monmouth County Reliability Project

I have lived, worked and raised my family in central New Jersey for 63 years. As the president and business manager of IBEW Local...

Presidential candidates need to address Social Security

Both presidential candidates will take the stage in the next two weeks to try to sell us on the idea they can lead our...
Eric Sucar

Complete Streets will help Americans stay active

Streets are the great connectors of any community. They don’t just take us from one place to another in our cars, they bring us...
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