Tri Town Opinion

New Jersey fish may be in hot water

By Michele S. Byers Around the globe, climate change is leading to increased ocean temperatures and more acidic water. The impact on fish and the...

Resident thanks Howell council for stand on sanctuary status

We should all be proud, pleased and thankful for the great job our hard-working Howell Township Council members are doing. I recently read that the...

Freeholders’ proposed resolution was misguided

On June 26, I attended the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders meeting. I was gratified to see so many different segments of the community...

Administration needs to move on $20 bill redesign

Has this Administration become so radicalized and bigoted that it can't put a black woman on our $20 bill? Our currency reflects only white...

United Nations report sounds alarm on nature’s decline

By Michele S. Byers Would you care if northeastern beach tiger beetles and arogos skipper butterflies disappeared? How about blue-spotted salamanders and southern gray tree...

Continued commitment needed in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States for which there is no cure nor a definitive way to...

Hippies are far out … of my comfort zone

I appreciate a good theme. That’s what my dad always tells me. My dad, who grew up listening to Def Leppard, Van Halen and...

Renewable energy: less pollution, more jobs, lower costs

By Michele S. Byers While Washington, D.C., turns it back on climate change, New Jersey is busy reclaiming its national leadership role on clean energy. One...

Restoring the ‘kidneys of the Pine Barrens’

By Michele S. Byers To early European settlers, the native evergreen trees known as Atlantic white cedars must have seemed like a gift. The towering...

Dairy farmers battle the odds to succeed in New Jersey

By Michele S. Byers Dairy farming has always been a tough occupation. Dairy farmers work long days, milking twice a day in all seasons and...

New Jersey’s rail trails provide unique outdoor experiences

By Michele S. Byers Back in the heyday of New Jersey’s railroads in the 1800s, train lines transported everything from iron ore to peaches to...

Microplastics: An invisible threat – May 15

By Michele S. Byers The South Branch of the Raritan River is one of central New Jersey’s prettiest waterways. It winds through mostly rural and...

Pine Barrens ‘mudders’ focus of new documentary

By Michele S. Byers It was a warm, rainy May night in 2016 and filmmaker Jared Flesher was searching for threatened and rare Pine Barrens...

New Jersey moves to block seismic blasting

By Michele S. Byers Imagine someone blasting an air horn next to your ear. Now imagine that sound thousands of times louder. That’s how experts...

Comprehensive, compassionate immigration reform is needed

By Rumu DasGupta I was disappointed to read that the members of the Township Committee in Freehold Township passed a resolution to oppose, “policies to...

8% increase in Howell tax levy is unacceptable

The Howell Township introduced municipal budget for 2019 shows $28,936,400 to be raised by taxes. In 2018, the comparable budget number was $26,804,765. This...

Losing federal health law would be ‘catastrophic’

Various opinion pieces minimize the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Very importantly, the Affordable Care Act narrows the gap between the between the...

Residents should speak out about asphalt plant

Over the last few months, the Howell Zoning Board of Adjustment has heard testimony for a use variance for the construction of an asphalt...
Manalapan
overcast clouds
60 ° F
65 °
53 °
87 %
0.9mph
90 %
Tue
62 °
Wed
63 °
Thu
66 °
Fri
64 °
Sat
60 °

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


Halloween Ghost Tour & Cemetery Visit


Sat, Oct 26 12:00 am


Free Event! Doggie Halloween Costume Contest - Cash Prizes!


Sat, Oct 26 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm



ALL EVENTS or Submit Event