Suburban Opinion

Scott Jacobs

White nights and black potatoes: Remembering winters in rural Madison Township in the 1950s

Recently, I was reminded that young people today have a hard time imagining what it was like growing up all those years ago. They...

Learn about new state law pertaining to sick days

New Jersey Citizen Action, the New Jersey Main Street Alliance and the Rutgers Center for Women and Work have announced a new community education...
Eric Sucar

Bright lights of Christmas during the darkest days

The first Saturday in December was the beginning of the holiday shopping season in the small town where I lived as a little boy. In...

Vote By Mail ballots need ‘immediate attention’

The new Vote By Mail law enacted this year in New Jersey required ballots be sent to whoever voted by mail two years ago,...
JENNIFER AMATO/STAFF

NJDEP is letting us down with proposed power plant in the Meadowlands

In July, the Diamond Generating Corp. proposed a $1.5 billion project to build a gas power plant in the heart of the New Jersey...
Pfc. Derek Vasquez

Veterans Day 2018

The year 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. The conclusion of “The War to End All Wars” inspired the...
moodboard

Support needed for the Civic Info Bill

The vast majority of Americans are most concerned with receiving information that directly impacts their lives. Unfortunately in New Jersey, this has not always...

Reader supports Ciak for re-election to Sayreville Board of Education

On Nov. 6, voters in Sayreville have a wide array of candidates from which to choose to represent them as members of the Sayreville Public...

Now is the time for change in South Amboy

I moved to South Amboy from Elizabeth 15 years ago because I wanted change. One of the major things that attracted me here was the...

Unions have contributed to a growing middle class in America

By Marilyn Weich Susan Fischer’s recent letter to the editor, "Teacher Supports Court's Union Dues Ruling," referred to her 30-year teaching career and her ongoing...

Resident: Nepotism is making a comeback in Old Bridge

Wake up, Old Bridge residents. Come down to a council meeting, watch on public access or YouTube and see for yourself that nepotism is about...

Beautiful October

October is a relaxing month. The summer heat is passing and cooler mornings and evenings start to prevail. Crops have been picked and the...

The beauty, resolve of September mornings

“September Morn” is a painting by Paul Emile Chabas, completed in September of 1911. The painting depicts a nude young woman standing ankle deep...

Churches should not contribute to animal suffering

I am writing about an upcoming event at an area Middlesex County church in mid-September. Members are hosting a pig roast as a fundraiser...

September 2, 1945: Formal Japanese surrender

On Dec. 7,1941, the Japanese celebrated what they believed was a great victory in destroying the American fleet at Pearl Harbor. Yes, they destroyed...
Matt Denton

V-J Day: War is over

The dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki brought an immediate response from the Emperor of Japan. He ordered his country’s forces...
Matt Denton

The Atomic Bomb

On Aug. 6, 1945, the Enola Gay, a B-29 bomber, took off from Tinian Island and dropped a nuclear bomb over the Japanese city...
Matt Denton

Korea, 65 years later

Japan had occupied Korea since 1910. At the conclusion of World War II, the United Nations, in its infinite wisdom, decided to partition the...
Manalapan
clear sky
43.1 ° F
51 °
37 °
100 %
0.3mph
1 %
Sun
58 °
Mon
64 °
Tue
60 °
Wed
60 °
Thu
59 °

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Halloween Edition!


Sun, Oct 20 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Trail and Treat Bike Ride


Sun, Oct 20 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Haunted River Walk


Thu, Oct 24 - Sat, Oct 26 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


Thu, Oct 24 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Halloween Ghost Tour & Cemetery Visit


Fri, Oct 25 12:00 am



ALL EVENTS or Submit Event