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League of Women Voters seeking support for ‘Dreamers’

On behalf of the members of the League of Women Voters of Monmouth County, we ask you to join us in urging Congress to enact a permanent legislative solution...

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....

Marlboro resident supports Andy Kim for Congress

President John F. Kennedy said the highest form of service "is not to utter words, but to live...

Resident supports Kane for Manalapan-Englishtown school board

This fall, I strongly urge all of Manalapan's voters to re-elect David Kane to the Manalapan- Englishtown Regional School...

State budget deserved support from Assembly members

I am perplexed about a letter from my Legislative District 11 state Assembly members Marilyn Piperno and Kim...

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Colts Neck resident has concerns about impact of proposed development

The 360 rental units proposed to be built on 20.2 acres of a 39-acre property on the border of Colts Neck and Freehold Township...

Road’s condition requires attention from town

In the very near future there will be a resurfacing project on the Marlboro section of Union Hill Road. I live off of Hawkins...

Your Turn: Staying strong for Charley as she battles pediatric cancer

As a writer, sometimes things come to you. You don’t know why, but they do. Sometimes you are assigned to write something, write a...

Garbage pickups cause concern in Manalapan

By Rob Petreanu It has been six months since Manalapan Township’s new approach to garbage collection went into effect. Trash pickups were cut back to...

Marlboro resident supports Cantor, Metzger, Mazzola

Marlboro Mayor Jonathan Hornik is recognized by most fair-minded government analysts as one of the best, if not the No. 1, mayor in all...

Resident questions Smith’s vote on bill

The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Aug. 24, 2021, no thanks to Representative Christopher Smith...

Resident appreciates article about local business

Thanks to Jennifer Amato for her excellent coverage recognizing the 45 years that florist Especially For You has been in business in Freehold Borough. As...

Letter to the Editor: Speaking about mental health removes stigma

How refreshing to see the focus on mental health take on the same level of interest as physical well-being at the Olympics this year. Simone...

Center Players thank Lake Topanemus Commission

On behalf of Center Players of Freehold, we would like to express a sincere "thank you" to Lake Topanemus Commission Chairman Roger Kane and...

Resident upset with mailer from county clerk

Democracies work best when all voices are heard. We should be encouraging as many people as possible to vote. Voting by mail is safe (paper...

Manalapan resident concerned about trash pickup

Let’s Talk Trash Manalapan is an alliance of Manalapan residents who are disturbed by the unfortunate decision made by our Township Committee limiting garbage pickup...

Resident endorses Posnock for Monmouth County surrogate

I had no idea what the role of a surrogate was until I needed one. Last year I was left with the responsibility of...

Lake Topanemus is worthy of attention

The young bombardier from New Jersey learned focus as his aircraft caught enemy flak fire over Germany. The cramped cockpit, burning and smoke filled,...

Voters have a chance to turn New Jersey red

The quote, “If Ciattarelli has anything on his side, it is history,” refers to the fact that Republicans have unseated Democratic governors in their...

Gov. Murphy needs to be recalled

Every one of my friends have come to the same conclusion about Gov. Murphy: He needs to be recalled and, at the same time,...

County budget is a sound financial plan

On May 27, the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2021 county budget in the amount of $452,650,000, which is $150,000...

League calls on citizens to become involved

According to the Pew Research Center, no matter what your party affiliation, there is equal agreement that citizens should follow what happens in government...

Resident: Gov. Murphy has impressive accomplishments

While having lunch with a friend, she asked what Gov. Phil Murphy has done for us. This letter is to answer that question. Below...

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