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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...

Governor’s order changes date of primary election

Executive Order No. 120 signed by Gov. Phil Murphy has postponed the 2020 primary election from June 2 to July 7 in response to...

Library staff is serving the public during pandemic

Reports from the professional staff at last week’s meeting of the Monmouth County Library Commission, conducted via conference call, were a vivid and outstanding testimony...

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,...

Voting by mail is a good option for residents

The coronavirus has forced many changes in how we interact socially. We now have to worry about daily food supplies, educating our children without schools...

Nonprofit will assist people having mental health issues

The importance of focusing on our mental health needs at this time cannot be underestimated. We are all facing unexpected changes in our work...

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....

Monmouth County officials address COVID-19 crisis

In this unprecedented time of uncertainty, as we are all dealing with COVID-19, we wanted to let each and every one of you know...

‘Disingenuous politicians’ work to fool citizens

By RoseAnn Scotti The Trump administration is suing New Jersey to block its rules that limit law enforcement cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

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...

Honesty in government is not an oxymoron

I sent letters to my Congressional representatives and to the Judiciary Committee chairs and ranking members on May 10, 2019. It is disgusting that...

Preservation of greenbelt is a positive step for Allentown

I am writing in response to the Examiner article " 'Greenbelt Team' Will Assist Town." I am pleased to read about the recent efforts...

Big improvements can start with small changes

I am writing in response to the article " 'Greenbelt Team' Will Assist Town." Personally, after receiving resources at James Madison University, I have...

No need for 287(g) program in Monmouth County

I grew up on a farm in Monmouth County and am a strong believer in that adage attributed to farmers: “If it ain’t broke...

Resident endorses Fritts for mayor

Everyone is aware of how successful and how much Tom Fritts has done on the Allentown Borough Council for the past two-plus years, but...

Allentown resident supports Fritts for mayor

I am supporting Borough Council President Thomas Fritts for mayor of Allentown. In his three years on the council he has an impressive record. As...

Resident endorses Westfall, Johnson, Braunworth

I want to offer my recommendation for the upcoming election for Allentown mayor and Borough Council members. Mayor Gregory Westfall has been invested, involved and...
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