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Timing is everything when it comes to suicide prevention

As the old adage goes, Timing is Everything. A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to be asked to join a new suicide task...

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....

Reader supports Weber, Santhana in Holmdel

I would like to share why I am supporting Cathy Weber and Prakash Santhana for election to the Township Committee in Holmdel. I don’t expect...

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...

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...

Continued commitment needed in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States for which there is no cure nor a definitive way to...

Hippies are far out … of my comfort zone

I appreciate a good theme. That’s what my dad always tells me. My dad, who grew up listening to Def Leppard, Van Halen and...

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,...

Is it time for a paid fire department in Holmdel?

Is it time for a paid fire department in Holmdel? This question is on the minds of many Holmdel residents after the fourth major structural...

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...

Reader: New Jersey should not prosecute citizens for cannabis

I recently retired after a higher education career in the Garden State, where soon it will be legal to get high from cannabis. I...

Moonshining in the Holler

The attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, not only involved our country and military into a war, but it also caused a...

Retiree upset with letter seeking documents

I am writing to voice my disappointment and frustration with the New Jersey Department of Pension and Benefits. In December 2018, I received a...

Eat better, avoid cancer, reduce climate change impacts

By Michele S. Byers What does organic farming have to do with climate change, cancer, nutrition and food security? Plenty, according to Stephanie Harris, president of...

Learn about new state law pertaining to sick days

New Jersey Citizen Action, the New Jersey Main Street Alliance and the Rutgers Center for Women and Work have announced a new community education...
Eric Sucar

Bright lights of Christmas during the darkest days

The first Saturday in December was the beginning of the holiday shopping season in the small town where I lived as a little boy. In...
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NJDEP is letting us down with proposed power plant in the Meadowlands

In July, the Diamond Generating Corp. proposed a $1.5 billion project to build a gas power plant in the heart of the New Jersey...

Reader questions why Board of Ed and council cannot agree on fields

We in Middletown seem to be unable to get the town council and the Board of Education (BOE) to agree to meet and arrange for...
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