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Rejecting the agenda of the oligarchy at the local level

The oligarchy (government by the few) which controls both the Democratic Party and the Republican Party has already decided who candidate A will be...

Resident will reject school referendum

Kudos to the Marlboro K-8 School District Board of Education for their steadfast resoluteness in holding yet another referendum. This is just another ploy...

Where did I put those memory pills?

I have heard that the multi-tasking our generation does is causing our lack of attention to detail. I suppose I could see how talking...

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,...

New committeeman thanks voters for support

I write to express my gratitude to the residents of Manalapan for electing me to the Township Committee. As I promised during the campaign,...

Residents should speak out on Verizon plan

Verizon is threatening to put up a 120-foot-tall cell tower within a few hundred feet of the YMCA of Western Monmouth County's Camp Topanemus...

And try not to look like a noob!

Watching our four sons play sports has been one of the biggest thrills of my life, even if I don’t know what’s going on...

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...

Manalapan resident questions lot size change

Many residents of Manalapan Chase noticed discrepancies on our 2016 property cards provided by Manalapan Township as part of our yearly tax assessment. The...

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...

Mayor committed to serving all in Marlboro

On Jan. 7, 2016, I had the privilege for the third time of administering the oath of office to Marlboro Mayor Jonathan L. Hornik....

Library employee helps programs succeed

I just read the article about the positive changes in our Monmouth County Library System and would like to add one more commendation that...

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...

Pranksters like to put mom in the hot seat

Our four sons have numerous ways to entertain themselves. They have ESPN, basketball games on the driveway and when all else fails, they like...

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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