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Williams endorsed in Manalapan election

Voters in Manalapan should elect Kathleen Williams to the Township Committee on Nov. 5. Kathleen offers a fresh voice that is sorely missing from...

Resident supports Kane for school board

This fall, I firmly support David Kane for election to the Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District Board of Education. With a child in the district...

Moritorium on development proposed in New Jersey

With traffic increasing at an alarming rate in New Jersey, with the loss of open space and farmland, with the quality of water and...

Resident endorses Musich, Nelson in Manalapan

I want to endorse the re-election of Manalapan Township Committeewoman Mary Ann Musich and the first term candidacy of Eric Nelson. Under Committeewoman Musich's liaison...

Writer endorses Hornik, Marder, Scalea

President John F. Kennedy said that “things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” As Marlboro’s mayor, Jonathan L. Hornik has made extraordinarily beneficial...

Massive bird losses should be ‘a rallying call to action’

By Michele S. Byers Bird watchers all over New Jersey have been feeling something amiss. "I see lots of backyard birds like cardinals and robins, but...

Director thanks local Fresh Air Fund host families

I would like to take this opportunity to thank our Fresh Air Fund host families and volunteer leaders in central and southern New Jersey....

October celebrated as National Reading Group Month

October is National Reading Group Month and an excellent time to make the public aware of the number and variety of reading groups and...

Get rid of the ‘bad apples’ of land conservation

By Michele S. Byers Farmers have long known that one rotten apple is enough to spoil the whole bunch. In the land conservation business, a...

Resident endorses Nelson and Penna for freeholder

Monmouth County freeholders need board members with fresh perspectives. That is why I am voting for Moira Nelson and Michael Penna. Mr. Penna is a...

Phantom facts and figures hurt the public

It seems to me that our government, probably on orders from the president, is either omitting the real numbers relative to inflation or putting...

Resident takes issue with commercial development

Open space devastation policies continue in Manalapan. Wasn’t it enough to give the green light to devastate 125 acres of open space for the...

Is your yard a ‘food desert’ of non-native plants?

By Michele S. Byers Your yard may be your neighbors’ envy … beautifully landscaped and well maintained, but  if it’s full of non-native plants, to...

Resident asks voters to reject referendum

After voters did not approve a Freehold Regional High School District referendum last year, I was not surprised they would try again, similar to...

Resident supports Penna, Nelson for freeholder

As a former public office holder, I often find myself engaged in conversation with friends, colleagues and even casual acquaintances about the state of...

New Jersey forests age like fine wine

By Michele S. Byers Many things improve with age, like wines, cheeses, friendships, antiques and leather boots. How about forests? It turns out that new research...

School referendum will have impact on taxes

Colts Neck residents had better brace themselves for humongous tax increases if the Colts Neck K-8 School District Board of Education succeeds in passing...

‘Vine That Ate the South’ comes north

By Michele S. Byers You might think kudzu – jokingly referred to as “The Vine That Ate the South” – is an exotic sport, but...
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