Suburban Opinion

Vote third party this year

Clinton and Trump. Are you listening to these two? They are making it crystal clear (because of their greed, they can’t help themselves) that when...

For good health, bathe in a forest

By Michele S. Byers With 130 miles of coastline, New Jersey residents know all about the joys of sunbathing at the beach, but how about...

You live by choice, not by chance

It is not the world that distresses you, but how you relate to it. We’ve read and heard messages similar to this, but usually no...

Celebrate National Security Officer Appreciation Week

Security officers are hard-working, highly trained men and women who deter crime, lead evacuations, provide information, work closely with local law enforcement and are...

Police officer concerned about intraracial violence

Just as America recently celebrated Labor Day, Chicago also reached a notable milestone as well with its 500th homicide. It’s a milestone that is not...
Rebecca Nowalski

High school athletics serve a greater purpose

I was filled with Garden State-centric pride watching 17-year-old Union Catholic High School student Sydney McLaughlin compete in the Rio Olympics, and I thoroughly...

Union scale wages affect need for gas tax hike

We are told that there is a deficit in the transportation fund. Whose fault is that? Are we taxed too little? Of course not. The...

Blue Acres is a ‘win-win’ for open space, owners of flooded homes

    Like many residents along the Delaware Bayshore, Natalie and Don Fisch of Downe Township worried about the future of their community after superstorm Sandy...

Reader: Let’s take our country back

I am an octogenarian. Hopefully, I will be voting in the November general election. This morning after seeing and hearing the news, I had to...

All New Jerseyans deserve access to healthy food

According to a recent report by The Food Trust, the Healthy Corner Store Initiative has helped to improve healthy food access in lower-income communities...
Alex Bramwell

Children need eye exams before starting school

I’m writing to commend Gov. Chris Christie for recently declaring August “Children’s Vision and Learning Month” in New Jersey. The goal of this observance...
Eric Sucar

Learn about Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan Aug. 10

The Atlantic Ocean’s vastness is shared by many, especially along the heavily populated stretch of coast between New York and Virginia. The ocean is used...

Police at risk in traffic stops

Routine traffic stops. No more are there routine traffic stops. The police are under attack, under assault when they make routine traffic stops. The Department...

DEP’s proposed revisions may threaten water supply

The League of Women Voters of Ocean Township is urging the New Jersey Senate to post SCR66 for a vote as soon as possible. If...

Proposed constitutional amendment to fund pensions lacks transparency

It’s only fair that the State of New Jersey keeps its promises to tens of thousands of retirees regarding their pension payments. So, it...

Revisions would serve builders, not residents

The League of Women Voters of Monmouth County is urging the state Senate to post SCR66 for a vote as soon as possible. If...

Continuing improvements still needed for persons with disabilities

As the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) reached its 26th anniversary on July 26, we must of course celebrate this monumental...

Presidential candidates need to address Social Security

Both presidential candidates will take the stage in the next two weeks to try to sell us on the idea they can lead our...
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