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Comet Neowise illustrates the importance of dark skies

Since the earliest days of human civilization, the night sky has been a source of fascination and mystery. Ancient star-gazers saw human and animal...

Marlboro needs to review commuter parking policies, improve local infrastructure

By Paul McPolin It is time for Marlboro’s leadership to drive into the 21st century when it comes to parking policy and infrastructure. My daughter recently...

Resident suggests following the ‘Golden Rule’

Placing the words "Follow the Golden Rule" on the back of every police vehicle sets the behavior between citizens and law enforcement. The "Golden Rule"...

State is correct to do away with title of freeholder

I applaud Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed bill to change the freeholder title to commissioner. In 1776 by definition, a freeholder was an elected official...

State’s position amounts to grand-standing

The announcement that the state has decided to change the title of county freeholders, in the middle of a pandemic, is mind-blowing. This is...

Summer camp: A place to build resiliency in wake of pandemic shutdowns

By Eileen Higgins CEO, Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore As New Jersey camps reopen and welcome children and teens for summer adventure in the great...

Marlboro mayor supports concept of ‘generational housing’

By Jonathan Hornik Marlboro is a welcoming, diverse and vibrant community, with many open public spaces for recreation, houses of worship, and residents involved in all...

New report on plastics refutes false claims on reusables

We are in the middle of a health emergency, however, what happens to the environment still matters. Plastics are still getting into our waterways...

Freehold Township officials provide assistance when asked

Like most businesses in New Jersey, we were forced to temporarily close on March 16 due to COVID-19 concerns. When we closed, we thought it...

Opinion: We must protect cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

I’m a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, writing on behalf of cancer survivors and their caregivers. I write out of concern for this...

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...
Matt Denton

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...

Resident identifies issue for food stamp recipients

Food banks are overwhelmed, while thousands of dollars sit unused in people's food stamp accounts, because New Jersey is one of only two states...

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...

Residents asking for cell tower to be camouflaged

Once again the residents of Freehold Township have been steamrolled. We have objected to the 128-foot-tall T-Mobile cell tower being built at 169 Robertsville...

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...

Letter writer failed to provide information about virus

As a long-time Marlboro resident, I was very disappointed to read the letter to the editor submitted by a fellow Marlboro resident, Jacquelin Duffy,...

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...
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