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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...

Letter writer failed to provide information about virus

As a long-time Marlboro resident, I was very disappointed to read the letter to the editor submitted by a fellow Marlboro resident, Jacquelin Duffy,...

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...

Coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented

I was troubled after reading the letter to the editor from Jacquelin Duffy (News Transcript, April 8, 2020). According to her, the Democratic party...

Virus does not care about political affiliation

A recent letter to the editor entitled, "Democrats Use Virus As Plan to Defeat Trump" requires a response. The author of the letter alludes to...
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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...

Freehold Borough comes together to support students during spring break

I would like to inform the readers of the News Transcript about another example of the Freehold community coming together to support those in...

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...

Physical therapist responds to physician about annual exam

After the News Transcript published my article about the importance of an annual exam with a physical therapist in March, an emergency room physician,...

Democrats using virus as plan to defeat president

So, the Democrat party is left with two dottery old candidates still in the running, both of whom should have retired long ago and...

Resident states opinion about Manalapan zoning issue

The Manalapan Township Committee has adopted Ordinance No. 2020-02 which allows for converting 15 acres of woods and wetlands into a new construction site...

Doctor offers clarity on physical therapy

I recently read an article in this newspaper by David Bertone, a physical therapist, about obtaining an annual "physical therapist checkup." He unfortunately made a...

Freehold Township fails residents in long-standing cell tower battle

By Ron Saputo Unfortunately, it appears we are at the end of the road in our fight to prevent the construction of a 128-foot-tall cell...

‘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...
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