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Voters have a chance to turn New Jersey red

The quote, “If Ciattarelli has anything on his side, it is history,” refers to the fact that Republicans have unseated Democratic governors in their...

Gov. Murphy needs to be recalled

Every one of my friends have come to the same conclusion about Gov. Murphy: He needs to be recalled and, at the same time,...

County budget is a sound financial plan

On May 27, the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2021 county budget in the amount of $452,650,000, which is $150,000...

League calls on citizens to become involved

According to the Pew Research Center, no matter what your party affiliation, there is equal agreement that citizens should follow what happens in government...

Closed private landfill in Keyport causing issues in Raritan Bay

By Jeff Tittel A lawsuit filed by the borough of Keyport claims that trash and contaminants from an improperly capped waterfront landfill are polluting Raritan...

NJ Sharing Network marks National Donate Life Month in April

By Joseph S. Roth Spring has now brought us a renewed spirit and hope as we look forward to the months ahead when we will...

Time for change in local congressional district

The American Rescue Plan, a $ 1.9 trillion federal stimulus package, will provide benefits to our country and to us locally in Monmouth County....

Resident questions Smith’s vote on rescue plan

I can’t imagine that Congressman Chris Smith actually believed he represents constituents in New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District when he voted against the American...
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Opinion: One year later, pandemic fear erased at Chelsea communities

It was March 12, 2020, when COVID-19 arrived and our assisted living communities locked down. Visitation was stopped, residents had to be isolated in...

Business is ‘cautiously optimistic’ the worst may be over

What a difference a year makes. It was March 12, 2020, when COVID-19 arrived and our assisted living communities locked down. Visitation was stopped,...

New law will keep parents in the dark about children’s use of alcohol, marijuana

By Thomas A. Arnone I am making this statement on behalf of myself and the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners. The majority of New Jersey...

New Jerseyans show caring spirit with support for NJ Sharing Network

By Joseph S. Roth Thanks to the support of our team members, healthcare partners and dedicated volunteers, 2020 was a record-breaking year for NJ Sharing Network’s...

Receive social and emotional healing through virtual support groups

Anyone dealing with stress, anxiety and other psycho-social issues can receive social and emotional support that focus on hope and recovery, in a warm,...

‘Drug Affordability Board’ would not serve New Jersey well

If the COVID-19 pandemic has made anything clear, it is that when government embraces and incentivizes private enterprise, our potential as a nation is...

Illegal ATVs are destroying our state parks and officials need to act

By Jeff Tittel Illegal off-road vehicle use continues to be a major problem in New Jersey, especially in environmentally sensitive areas like the Pinelands. State parks...

Opinion: Thanksgiving is a time to build memories

"We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing." I enjoy all the holidays when the family gathers together. But, Thanksgiving is special. It isn’t only...

Program provides support services to those dealing with challenges related to COVID-19

By Robert Kley More than one-third of New Jersey adults surveyed by the National Center for Health Statistics and Census Bureau from April 23 through...

Freeholder supports Middletown open space proposal

This letter is submitted in regard to Middletown's resolution to increase the annual collection rate to the Middletown Open Space, Recreation, Floodplain Protection and...
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