Examiner Opinion

Annual event brings attention to heart disease in women

Our mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are at risk. Heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women each year — more...

County freeholders came through with tax cut

Let me publicly express my appreciation to the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders for the tremendous job they have done in arriving at their...

Make conversion to do-it-yourself government

When you discover that property taxation is a form of legal thievery and the government services you need can be done by yourself in...

EMS volunteers need public support

The attacks in Brussels and Paris remind us of our own vulnerability to another large-scale terrorist assault on our soil. Such a strike surely...

17-year-olds encouraged to register to vote

A recent law change enables every eligible 17-year-old New Jersey citizen to register to vote with the understanding that they may not vote until they become...

Death of State Trooper reminds motorists to be more aware

Flashing lights mean slow down, move over, be alert. The recent tragic death of New Jersey State Police Trooper, Sean Cullen, is a glaring reminder of the...

Millstone school budget goes in wrong direction

The Millstone Township K-8 School District Board of Education has announced a budget increase that calls for what the board characterizes as a modest...

Achieving equality for all women still a challenge

Each year we celebrate March as Women’s History Month, and we salute women who throughout history have sacrificed to bring to the world's attention...

Residents’ voices carry weight in town hall

In a recent letter to the editor, a local resident opined that while it is generally difficult for citizens to get the ear of...

Don’t abandon domesticated ducks, geese

Every year, domesticated ducks and geese are found abandoned in ponds and lakes. All domesticated animals are dependent on humans for food, water, shelter,...

Seniors appreciate gifts, dinner from scouts

The Millstone Township seniors would like to thank the Girl Scouts and the Girl Scout leaders of Millstone Township for the Christmas dinner they...

Action can be taken to halt planned pipeline

For the past year, hundreds of citizens from Bordentown to Upper Freehold Township have spent countless hours and sleepless nights organizing, attending town meetings,...

Life stories with Lisa Anderson

For some people, a catastrophe can result in putting us on a totally different path in life. Such is the case for Sue Gallagher. Born...

Obstacles prevent women from getting care

It is hard to believe that 43 years have passed since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman’s right to privacy...

Residents warned about phony IRS calls

Across New Jersey, residents are have been receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS or the U.S. Treasury for a...

Property tax reform needed in New Jersey

Thirty-five states have county centralized assessment programs. New Jersey is now testing two different tax assessment models. The test is a municipal based assessor...

Health-care restrictions endanger women

It is hard to believe that 43 years have passed since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman’s right to privacy in...

Writer takes issue with Smith’s positions

Congressman Chris Smith’s (R-NJ) stance on human trafficking is commendable, which leads us to believe he champions women’s rights. However, Congressman Smith’s long-term voting...
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