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Opinion: New Jersey should make patients a priority by issuing more medical marijuana permits

As a cancer survivor living with multiple sclerosis, I’ve experienced many symptoms over the years where medical marijuana would have made such a difference...

Opinion: One year later, pandemic fear erased at Chelsea communities

It was March 12, 2020, when COVID-19 arrived and our assisted living communities locked down. Visitation was stopped, residents had to be isolated in...

Business is ‘cautiously optimistic’ the worst may be over

What a difference a year makes. It was March 12, 2020, when COVID-19 arrived and our assisted living communities locked down. Visitation was stopped,...

Marlboro resident Bob Hartman made his mark in local media on TV-34

A proud member of the Freehold Regional High School Class of 1967 and a man with whom I worked for many years has passed...

Democrats must take credit for passing COVID relief bill

Let’s make one thing crystal clear. The U.S. Senate, as a whole, did not pass the COVID relief bill; the Democrats in the Senate...

New law will keep parents in the dark about children’s use of alcohol, marijuana

By Thomas A. Arnone I am making this statement on behalf of myself and the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners. The majority of New Jersey...

Biden is trying to move America forward

I had the privilege of chairing Columbia University Students for Kennedy and then serving as a volunteer staff associate for his brother, Sen. Robert...

Change societal ways with the Golden Rule

The culture and politics of our nation has declined. Identity politics and group thinking overtakes. The mainstream media only reports the “safe” issues while...

New Jerseyans show caring spirit with support for NJ Sharing Network

By Joseph S. Roth Thanks to the support of our team members, healthcare partners and dedicated volunteers, 2020 was a record-breaking year for NJ Sharing Network’s...

Resident offers support for Congressman Smith

I am so proud to be represented by Congressman Chris Smith in not only New Jersey, but also in Washington, D.C. I know I can...

People should be able to state their beliefs openly

One of the most disturbing aspects of the recent domestic terrorism attack on the U.S. Capitol is the threat of violence against those who...

Resident takes issue with Smith’s vote not to impeach Trump

Ten Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives made the audacious decision to impeach Donald Trump and stand up to the terrorists he...

Resident calls on Colts Neck officials to deal with dead trees

Ash trees infested with the ash bore beetle become brittle and unstable, and can fall catastrophically at any time. The Colts Neck shade tree team...

Receive social and emotional healing through virtual support groups

Anyone dealing with stress, anxiety and other psycho-social issues can receive social and emotional support that focus on hope and recovery, in a warm,...

Remember the words of President Kennedy in holiday season

In his Christmas message to the armed forces on Dec. 13, 1961, President John F. Kennedy said, “Christmas expresses the deepest hopes for a...

‘Drug Affordability Board’ would not serve New Jersey well

If the COVID-19 pandemic has made anything clear, it is that when government embraces and incentivizes private enterprise, our potential as a nation is...

Illegal ATVs are destroying our state parks and officials need to act

By Jeff Tittel Illegal off-road vehicle use continues to be a major problem in New Jersey, especially in environmentally sensitive areas like the Pinelands. State parks...

Opinion: Thanksgiving is a time to build memories

"We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing." I enjoy all the holidays when the family gathers together. But, Thanksgiving is special. It isn’t only...
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