Tri Town Opinion

Resident identifies issue for food stamp recipients

Food banks are overwhelmed, while thousands of dollars sit unused in people's food stamp accounts, because New Jersey is one of only two states...

Opinion: Chelsea Senior Living has 30-year history of caring for seniors

Chelsea Senior Living operates 21 assisted living residences in New Jersey and New York. During the horrific COVID-19 pandemic, our senior population has been...

Governor’s order changes date of primary election

Executive Order No. 120 signed by Gov. Phil Murphy has postponed the 2020 primary election from June 2 to July 7 in response to...

Library staff is serving the public during pandemic

Reports from the professional staff at last week’s meeting of the Monmouth County Library Commission, conducted via conference call, were a vivid and outstanding testimony...
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Opinion: Postal employees ask for communities to observe social distancing during deliveries

During these challenging times, postal employees are working hard to ensure residents stay connected with their world through the mail. Whether it’s medications, a...

Opinion: First responders deserve line of duty death benefits due to coronavirus crisis

As a matter of practice, policy and procedure, the vast majority of law enforcement agencies provide for certain employment benefits for all sworn personnel,...

Voting by mail is a good option for residents

The coronavirus has forced many changes in how we interact socially. We now have to worry about daily food supplies, educating our children without schools...

Nonprofit will assist people having mental health issues

The importance of focusing on our mental health needs at this time cannot be underestimated. We are all facing unexpected changes in our work...

Opinion: Ask legislators to support vote-by-mail security

It’s almost election time. Our primary is just over two months away, which should place it right smack in the middle of a global pandemic....

Monmouth County officials address COVID-19 crisis

In this unprecedented time of uncertainty, as we are all dealing with COVID-19, we wanted to let each and every one of you know...

‘Disingenuous politicians’ work to fool citizens

By RoseAnn Scotti The Trump administration is suing New Jersey to block its rules that limit law enforcement cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Jackson mayor announces new committee

The mayor and Township Council members in Jackson work hard every day to ensure Jackson is the best place to live, work and raise...

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...

Menorah lighting is now a tradition in Jackson

Sixteen years ago, Honey Greenberg and Linda Selznick of Bat Shalom Hadassah teamed up with Chabad’s Rabbi Carlebach to begin a new tradition: a...

Honesty in government is not an oxymoron

I sent letters to my Congressional representatives and to the Judiciary Committee chairs and ranking members on May 10, 2019. It is disgusting that...

Resident hoping Gov. Murphy will veto school tax legislation

After reading the article on Freehold Regional High School District Superintendent of Schools Charles Sampson's comments following the now twice defeated referendum, I was...

Opinion: The Blurred Blue Line

  They wear the blue uniform that symbolizes security But protection for all citizens is not a surety. It tends to shield them from criminal acts By saying,...

No need for 287(g) program in Monmouth County

I grew up on a farm in Monmouth County and am a strong believer in that adage attributed to farmers: “If it ain’t broke...
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