Tri Town Opinion

Public encouraged to acknowledge EMS personnel this week

While most New Jerseyans hunkered down during the Jan. 23 blizzard, members of the Oceanport First Aid Squad were busy, literally, saving a life....

Don’t forget true meaning of Memorial Day

The month of May is upon us. As we move towards that magical day of May 30, Memorial Day, we think of summer fun,...

Strikers urged to end work stoppage, continue negotiations

As a business owner and longtime Verizon customer in New Jersey, I am concerned my service and business may be affected if striking Verizon...

Annual event brings attention to heart disease in women

Our mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are at risk. Heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women each year — more...

Selection of sports teams a disappointment

I am the parent of a special needs child who is currently in the eighth grade.  Beginning in the fifth grade, my son began...

Freeholder calling attention to autism

Autism continues to be a growing problem in Ocean County, the state of New Jersey and the entire nation. A report just issued by...

County freeholders came through with tax cut

Let me publicly express my appreciation to the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders for the tremendous job they have done in arriving at their...

Make conversion to do-it-yourself government

When you discover that property taxation is a form of legal thievery and the government services you need can be done by yourself in...

EMS volunteers need public support

The attacks in Brussels and Paris remind us of our own vulnerability to another large-scale terrorist assault on our soil. Such a strike surely...

17-year-olds encouraged to register to vote

A recent law change enables every eligible 17-year-old New Jersey citizen to register to vote with the understanding that they may not vote until they become...

Death of State Trooper reminds motorists to be more aware

Flashing lights mean slow down, move over, be alert. The recent tragic death of New Jersey State Police Trooper, Sean Cullen, is a glaring reminder of the...

Achieving equality for all women still a challenge

Each year we celebrate March as Women’s History Month, and we salute women who throughout history have sacrificed to bring to the world's attention...

Residents’ voices carry weight in town hall

In a recent letter to the editor, a local resident opined that while it is generally difficult for citizens to get the ear of...

Don’t abandon domesticated ducks, geese

Every year, domesticated ducks and geese are found abandoned in ponds and lakes. All domesticated animals are dependent on humans for food, water, shelter,...

Life stories with Lisa Anderson

For some people, a catastrophe can result in putting us on a totally different path in life. Such is the case for Sue Gallagher. Born...

Obstacles prevent women from getting care

It is hard to believe that 43 years have passed since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman’s right to privacy...

Residents warned about phony IRS calls

Across New Jersey, residents are have been receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS or the U.S. Treasury for a...

Property tax reform needed in New Jersey

Thirty-five states have county centralized assessment programs. New Jersey is now testing two different tax assessment models. The test is a municipal based assessor...
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