Examiner Opinion

Early in-person voting will take place from Oct. 29 to Nov. 6

Last year a new state law was passed mandating early in-person voting as an option in New Jersey. This new option allows registered voters to cast their ballots in...

Resident offers update on developable parcel in Upper Freehold Township

I would like to provide three updates regarding the possible development of the Stein property behind the Valero...

Residents are uniting to discuss impacts of regional development

By Elliot Wiesner The mayor of Allentown, Thomas Fritts, opened a community meeting on May 4 in the Newell...

Consumers can find Jersey Fresh produce

Jersey Fresh is all local! We see all around us the wonder of spring and the anticipation of...

Signs advertising residential development are misleading

I have written the following letter to the members of the Township Committee in Upper Freehold Township. While driving...

Examiner Opinion

It’s time for Republicans to prove voter fraud exists

Thomas Jefferson said, “We do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.” The Republican controlled Monmouth County Board...

Election letters policy

Letters to the editor regarding the 2020 general election to be held Nov. 3 will be accepted through Oct. 16. Candidates may not submit a...

Monmouth County clerk reviews guidelines for 2020 election

Recently, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law changing the election process for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election: • The election will now be conducted...

Monmouth County PBA endorses Licitra

The Monmouth County Conference of PBA delegates, representing 39 law enforcement agencies with more than 2,000 law enforcement officers, are proud to give their...

Emergency Housing and Advocacy Program helps clients navigate ‘new normal’

By Andrea Noren The Emergency Housing and Advocacy Program (EHAP) in Freehold has not been operating with its usual open door policy since the beginning...

Y members rise up in pandemic to strengthen community

When COVID-19 hit during the spring of 2020, the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County had to close our doors and lay off 80% of...

Zinc will prevent virus from grabbing hold

Given the choice between a vaccination and a zinc lozenge (zinc gluconate glycine) to ward off the virus and stay healthy, I opt for...

New tax will address income inequality

President John F. Kennedy said that "If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are...

Opinion: Cigarette tax would lessen suffering from cancer

More than 53,000 New Jerseyans are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year and almost 16,000 will lose their lives from the disease....

Emmett’s Inn owner gave people nights to remember forever

It was early April 1978. The legal drinking age in New Jersey was 18 and I had turned 18 on March 27. For months, a...

Smith earns endorsement from ‘The Jersey Girls’

As Sept. 11 widows known as "The Jersey Girls," we have spent 19 years fighting for truth, justice, transparency and accountability with regard to...

NJSIAA executive states case for high school sports

By Colleen Maguire During the past five months, the lives of our student-athletes have changed drastically.  In March, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association...

Millstone resident says it is time to clean house

What's with the Millstone Township municipal office? The township has the building locked, using COVID-19 as an excuse, thereby not offering any service to...

Vote yes to legalization of cannabis on Nov. 3

On Election Day, Nov. 3, New Jersey voters will decide if the state will proceed with legalization of cannabis for adult use. The current status...

Writer supports Schmid for Congress in 2020

Democrats Andy Kim, Mikie Sherill and Tom Malinowski are serving their first terms in Congress and represent competitive districts. However, they are unafraid to...

Brookdale did a great job with graduation

It was one of the hottest, most humid days of this summer, taking unimaginable detail management and many hours to accomplish. But most of all,...

Murphy, legislators enact significant laws under cover of pandemic

By Marc Gaswirth Soon after the nightmarish effects of the coronavirus pandemic subside, school district administrators may ask themselves this question: Where is Chris Christie...

It is time to rethink public utilities

By Kin Gee More than 1.4 million homes and businesses experienced a power outage in the wake of tropical storm Isaias. In particular, more than...

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