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A message from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey

The images of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis are deeply disturbing. Mr. Floyd’s death is being investigated not only by the Hennepin County Attorney’s...

Opinion: A season of loss, from COVID-19 to the ‘virus’ of racism

This has been a season of expectations and loss. Only because I am an optimist and I have very good friends who give me cause...
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NJSIAA begins to plan for students’ return to high school sports in New Jersey

By Mary Liz Ivins In my decades as an educator and school administrator, I’m hard pressed to find a situation as challenging as what we...

Opinion: Chelsea Senior Living has 30-year history of caring for seniors

Chelsea Senior Living operates 21 assisted living residences in New Jersey and New York. During the horrific COVID-19 pandemic, our senior population has been...

Opinion: Assemblywoman offers tips on how to control utility usage while staying at home

Under the stay at home order, households are likely to see increases in their monthly utility bill. Naturally, being home throughout the day means...
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Opinion: Postal employees ask for communities to observe social distancing during deliveries

During these challenging times, postal employees are working hard to ensure residents stay connected with their world through the mail. Whether it’s medications, a...

Opinion: First responders deserve line of duty death benefits due to coronavirus crisis

As a matter of practice, policy and procedure, the vast majority of law enforcement agencies provide for certain employment benefits for all sworn personnel,...

Opinion: Ask legislators to support vote-by-mail security

It’s almost election time. Our primary is just over two months away, which should place it right smack in the middle of a global pandemic....
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Opinion: All businesses should support veterans’ poppy sales

As of March 8, the days of winter were being left behind. In rapid succession, Daylight Saving time was followed by St. Patrick’s Day,...

Edison resident expresses opinion on topic of race brought up at town meeting

On Feb. 24, about 50 Edison residents, all of them Chinese American, attended a town hall meeting to protest a letter received by David...

New law to improve stroke care in New Jersey

On Jan. 21, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that would improve the stroke system of care in New Jersey. The bill was passed...

Opinion: Black History Month: Honor African Americans who made our nation a better place

African Americans have shaped and contributed to American history and culture in countless ways, and their legacy continues to grow. Their trials and triumphs...

Timing is everything when it comes to suicide prevention

As the old adage goes, Timing is Everything. A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to be asked to join a new suicide task...

Opinion: The Blurred Blue Line

  They wear the blue uniform that symbolizes security But protection for all citizens is not a surety. It tends to shield them from criminal acts By saying,...
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Opinion: Strawberry rhubarb pie

The holiday season awakens the smells and tastes of my youth. Strawberry rhubarb pie was my favorite. As a boy, I would cut the...

Opinion: Bench jockeys: Win or lose, it’s how you play the game

In my younger years, I played baseball. A lot of baseball in many locations and at various levels. As any follower of the game...
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Remember those who served on Veterans Day, and every day

Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day. At the first Armistice Day, on Nov. 11, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson stated: “To us in America, the...
PHOTOS BY JENNIFER AMATO/STAFF

Honor veterans on POW/MIA Recognition Day

Our country is founded on the men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedom that we hold so dear. Of the millions...
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