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Writer supports Schmid for Congress in 2020

Democrats Andy Kim, Mikie Sherill and Tom Malinowski are serving their first terms in Congress and represent competitive districts. However, they are unafraid to...

Brookdale did a great job with graduation

It was one of the hottest, most humid days of this summer, taking unimaginable detail management and many hours to accomplish. But most of all,...

Murphy, legislators enact significant laws under cover of pandemic

By Marc Gaswirth Soon after the nightmarish effects of the coronavirus pandemic subside, school district administrators may ask themselves this question: Where is Chris Christie...

It is time to rethink public utilities

By Kin Gee More than 1.4 million homes and businesses experienced a power outage in the wake of tropical storm Isaias. In particular, more than...

Two incidents grabbed public’s attention at outbreak of pandemic

At the start of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in March, Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal decided they needed...

Republicans should vote to oust Congressman

From time to time, a congressional election becomes more important than the representation of a single district. In 2020, Republican voters of New Jersey's Fourth...

Residents will feel sting of losing homestead benefit

I noticed my township’s website recently notified residents that the state will not be giving residents the second quarter homestead benefit to real estate...
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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...
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