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Letter to the Editor: Speaking about mental health removes stigma

How refreshing to see the focus on mental health take on the same level of interest as physical well-being at the Olympics this year. Simone...

Resident endorses Posnock for Monmouth County surrogate

I had no idea what the role of a surrogate was until I needed one. Last year I was left with the responsibility of...

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...

Ten Commandments do not belong in school

North Dakota just passed a bill permitting the display of the Ten Commandments in its public schools, stating, “there is no reason why they shouldn’t...

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...

Writer questions ‘benefits’ of Creationism

Some may be unaware, but there is a renewed effort to have “Creationism” taught in our public schools: “Just think of the benefits in furthering...

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...

Your Turn: Police cannot continue to treat minorities as inferior

Recently, the world witnessed a murder trial involving former police officer Derek Chauvin who was witnessed by the world as he knelt on the...

Keep the garden in ‘Garden State’

By Janet Tauro An anticipated state Senate bill that would expand the process around warehouse development proposals in New Jersey might be the first step...

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....

BPU must deny rate increase proposed by New Jersey Natural Gas

By Jeff Tittel The New Jersey Natural Gas Company has filed a rate case with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU). The petition...

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...

Opinion: New Jersey should make patients a priority by issuing more medical marijuana permits

As a cancer survivor living with multiple sclerosis, I’ve experienced many symptoms over the years where medical marijuana would have made such a difference...

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,...

DEP’s proposed land swap with gun club is bad deal for the environment

By Jeff Tittel The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is proposing to transfer approximately 43 acres it owns in Jackson to the Central...
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