Atl Hub Opinion

Extreme hurricanes highlight concerns about climate change

By Michele S. Byers With two months to go, the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has made history as one of the most active and destructive...

Sandy Millspaugh was a conservation trailblazer

By Michele S. Byers The year was 2002, and New Jersey Conservation Foundation’s board of trustees faced a tough decision. The owner of a nearly...

Your local newspaper: The real deal

By Jim Zachary While no one should ever say "I know it's real because I saw it on the internet," everyone should be able to...

High-tax New Jersey could benefit from federal tax reform

By John P. Curley and Tony Howley A few generations ago, many Americans would have balked at the statement “government and big business work together...

Resident disputes Beck’s school funding plan

  Senator Jennifer Beck’s recent campaign flip-flops are giving me whiplash. On school funding, Beck has been relentlessly attacking her district-mate Assemblywoman Joann Downey, spreading proven...

Sweeney fought to protect funding for those with disabilities

The state budget battle took many twists and turns this year, but we would be remiss not to acknowledge the final funding bill and...
Frank Wojciechowski

Sporting events should be taken lightly

Whenever India and Pakistan meet in cricket semifinal or final matches, people on both sides of the border expect only a win from their...

American Health Care Act will negatively affect persons with disabilities

  The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which was recently passed by the House and will be voted on soon by the Senate, will have...

EMS volunteers put others before themselves

The theme of this year’s EMS Week, from May 21-27, “Always in service,” perfectly describes New Jersey’s volunteer EMTs. No matter the emergency, weather,...

Smith is silent

Congressman Chris Smith is exceptionally good at giving the appearance of caring about his constituents, but when it comes down to being a man...

Commuters at Penn Station face myriad delays despite fare hikes

Twelve hundred passengers were stranded on April 14 on a New Jersey Transit train at New York Penn Station. The problem was due to...
Eric Sucar

We need to invest in America, not target the Middle East

All Americans should oppose our military attacks against Syria. They have never threatened or invaded our country. The Syrian government has been fighting ISIS...

Funding should go to wind and solar projects

The Jersey Central Power and Light Reliability Proposal (10 miles of high tension wires on Statue of Liberty size poles) is another example of...

Great leaders support their officers

I recently read an interesting editorial titled, “Courage or Cowardice in Leadership,” which was written by retired Sheriff Officer Capt. Lori Mambelli from the Passaic...

Tort reform needed to combat frivolous lawsuits

Whenever the drivers of New Jersey’s highest in the nation property taxes are debated, the finger is rarely pointed at frivolous or meritless lawsuits....

Transmission project’s right of way too narrow

I am opposed to this project, just like I was back in 2000. The right of way (ROW) and my property share a common...

Matawan Community Food Pantry thanks local community groups

The Matawan Community Food Pantry would like to thank the following groups for making the 2016 year easier for over 90 families in the...
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