News Transcript Opinion

Congress should understand the rule of law

A recent letter writer urged that the unredacted Mueller report be released to the public by the Attorney General of the United States. Luckily for...

Pine Barrens ‘mudders’ focus of new documentary

By Michele S. Byers It was a warm, rainy May night in 2016 and filmmaker Jared Flesher was searching for threatened and rare Pine Barrens...

New Jersey moves to block seismic blasting

By Michele S. Byers Imagine someone blasting an air horn next to your ear. Now imagine that sound thousands of times louder. That’s how experts...

Comprehensive, compassionate immigration reform is needed

By Rumu DasGupta I was disappointed to read that the members of the Township Committee in Freehold Township passed a resolution to oppose, “policies to...

Losing federal health law would be ‘catastrophic’

Various opinion pieces minimize the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Very importantly, the Affordable Care Act narrows the gap between the between the...

Township Committee’s action was misguided

It was very disheartening to see the recent News Transcript article about Township Committee members in Freehold Township passing a resolution to oppose policies...

Public deserves to see unredacted Mueller report

An unredacted version of the Mueller report should be released immediately, not only to the Congress, but also to the public. As President John F....

Mary Oliver, nature poet

By Michele S. Byers The late Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize winning poet who passed away earlier this year at the age of 83, was...

Committee appreciates support for annual train show

I want to thank everyone who was able to attend Manalapan's recent train show, presented by the Manalapan Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee. This was the...

Monmouth freeholders work to hold line on county spending

By Tom Arnone The 2019 Monmouth County budget was approved during the March 18 meeting of the Board of Freeholders. The adopted budget is $449.6 million,...

Citizens must demand fair redistricting for elections

Currently the U.S. Supreme Court will be considering two cases involving gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is the practice of establishing political advantage for a party or...

As weather warms, watch for invasive spotted lanternflies

By Michele S. Byers Spring is here and this state we’re in is greening up. Flowers are popping, bees are in action and buds are...

Writer seeks support for environmental protection

Under the golden dome in Trenton, an unremarkable piece of paper sits on a desk in the Legislature. The inconspicuous proposition calls for a...

Clergy association calls on people of faith to stand together

In light of the most recent eruption of senseless hatred and violence which has impacted the community of Christchurch, New Zealand, we are drawn...

Meet the mountains of the Pine Barrens

By Michele S. Byers For folks living in most of New Jersey, the idea of mountains in the low-lying Pine Barrens might seem farfetched. Many...

Letter to the Editor: Standing in Solidarity

To the Editor: As members of the Princeton Civil Rights Commission, our hearts are heavy with the news of the terrorist attacks on the Al...

Putting down new roots to help rivers

By Michele S. Byers Here’s a not-too-fun fact: 85 percent of New Jersey’s rivers are considered impaired, in large part because their banks are denuded...

Reduction in state aid will have a negative effect on Freehold Regional High School...

By Margo Greenbaum In recent weeks I have read articles containing the following statement: “New Jersey has adopted a plan to reduce the Freehold Regional...
clear sky
43.1 ° F
51 °
37 °
100 %
1 %
58 °
64 °
60 °
60 °
59 °

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Halloween Edition!

Sun, Oct 20 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Trail and Treat Bike Ride

Sun, Oct 20 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Haunted River Walk

Thu, Oct 24 - Sat, Oct 26 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Thu, Oct 24 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Halloween Ghost Tour & Cemetery Visit

Fri, Oct 25 12:00 am

ALL EVENTS or Submit Event