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SCOTT FRIEDMAN

Opinion: What is a veteran?

"What is a veteran?" my 10-year-old grandson asked as he was trying to reconcile the picture of the 18-year-old soldier in the album with...

Opinion: Veterans understand what it’s like to live in uncertain times

Every November we honor, remember and thank our Veterans. This year, during a global health pandemic, we can all be especially grateful for the...
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To Serve & Honor: Veterans organizations need help now more than ever

November is the time we begin to look toward our coming holiday season. This year, the COVID virus and its associated restrictions have put...

Technology instructor with ties to South Brunswick, Edison offers classes through Princeton Adult School

By Pam Hersh In 2020, Zoom has become a new member of my family, as it has for so many COVID cooped up people. The...

Election letters policy

Letters to the editor regarding the 2020 general election to be held Nov. 3 will be accepted through Oct. 16. Candidates may not submit a...

Opinion: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fall is here and as the seasons change, we will all be doing our best to stay healthy through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and...

Opinion: Aboard a 747 – The Night That Nixon Resigned

The captain’s announcement came over the PA as our Pan Am 747 taxied out on the runway at Boston’s Logan International Airport. It was...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

Opinion: Honor POW/MIA Recognition Day

Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this...

Opinion: Cigarette tax would lessen suffering from cancer

More than 53,000 New Jerseyans are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year and almost 16,000 will lose their lives from the disease....
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North Brunswick SEPTO thanks community for donations of school supplies

On behalf of the North Brunswick Special Education Parent Teacher Organization (SEPTO), we wish to express our appreciation for those who generously donated to...

Emmett’s Inn owner gave people nights to remember forever

It was early April 1978. The legal drinking age in New Jersey was 18 and I had turned 18 on March 27. For months, a...
Matt Denton

Opinion: Let Freedom Ring

The Japanese war ministers thought they would bring the naval power of the U.S. to its knees by bombing and destroying the American dreadnoughts...

Opinion: New Jerseyans do not benefit from high gas tax, recreational drug use

Ronald Reagan said long ago, "Here we go again." First, New Jersey, on Aug. 29, announced a 10% increase in the gasoline tax after people...

NJSIAA executive states case for high school sports

By Colleen Maguire During the past five months, the lives of our student-athletes have changed drastically.  In March, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association...
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Opinion: Schools should hold moment of silence every Sept. 11

As a country, we will be commemorating the 19th anniversary of the terrorists attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It is my hope and the...

Opinion: Crisis with post office has dire economic impacts

The current crisis with the U.S. Postal Service is a clear attempt by the Trump Administration to steal the upcoming election. However, there are...

Vote yes to legalization of cannabis on Nov. 3

On Election Day, Nov. 3, New Jersey voters will decide if the state will proceed with legalization of cannabis for adult use. The current status...

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...
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