Atl Hub Opinion

Monmouth senator explains votes on bills

We have just wrapped up our budget season, the first for me as a state senator. We were committed to passing a responsible budget by...
Matt Denton

The Atomic Bomb

On Aug. 6, 1945, the Enola Gay, a B-29 bomber, took off from Tinian Island and dropped a nuclear bomb over the Japanese city...
Eric Sucar

Happy birthday America

Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was a place called America. It was a vast wilderness between two great oceans. Some...

Good news for globally rare swamp pink lilies

By Michele S. Byers How can you tell if an ecosystem is healthy? Take a look at the plants and animals living there. In New...

When ‘all hell broke loose’

On June 5, 1944, coded radio messages were broadcast into Europe alerting the underground that what was long anticipated and anxiously awaited was about...

Poppy sales represent a wonderful May

I have always loved the balmy days of May. Maybe it was because everything was in bloom to prepare nature’s summer wardrobe. Or, was...

A clean energy future for New Jersey

By Michele S. Byers Clean energy like solar and wind got a huge boost last week with the passage of a new clean energy bill. The...

The gateway to summer

A beautiful spring with warm days, blossoming plants and flowers is the gateway to a long anticipated summer. I vividly remember the spring of...

A real possibility: Re-emergence of teacher militancy in New Jersey

By Dr. Marc Gaswirth Will the wave of well-publicized teachers’ strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky make its way to the Garden State? Will...

Without its ‘understory’ layer, the forest will collapse

By Michelle S. Byers Forrest Gump claimed life is like a box of chocolates, and a healthy forest is like a layer cake. At the...

Go for a walk and feel better!

By Michele S. Byers There is no “magic potion” to cure everything that ails us, but a nonprofit health group is touting the next best...

Fight light pollution during International Dark Sky Week

By Michele S. Byers Step outside at night and gaze up at the sky. Do you see a dim orangey glow? If so, you are...

The summer of decision

Harry Truman had no sooner moved into the oval office as our 33rd president when Germany collapsed. Franklin Delano Roosevelt had his hands on the...

Welcome spring in a county park

By Michele S. Byers In spite of another snowstorm on the first day of spring, it is impossible to ignore that spring is here. And...

Spring brings eternal hopes

The bare Forsythia bushes next to my house have started to be speckled with small yellow buds, while not far away a daffodil sprout...
Eric Sucar

Director invites residents to Vietnam Memorial Museum

  On behalf of everyone at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF), as we begin a new year, I extend best wishes to our...
Matt Denton

Spirit of young airmen evident at Air Force base

I don’t remember the date in the early '50s, that as part of a U.S. Army team I drove a battle-ready tank off the...

People, dogs join together to fight cancer

On Sunday, April 29, volunteers from the American Cancer Society will be joining forces with residents of New Jersey and their dogs to take steps...
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