Tri-Town Opinion

Charles Darwin’s birthday deserves to be recognized

It has been proposed that Feb. 12 (Charles Darwin's birthday) be set aside to honor Darwin for his contributions to the natural sciences and the importance of science in...

Letters provide the freedom for all to be heard

For the past 45 years I have been writing letters to the editor on a variety of topics,...

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....

Westlake community remembers terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001

By Ellen Keller It has been 21 years since Sept. 11, 2001, that tragic day when America was attacked...

Jefferson was impefect, but made great contributions

On July 4 we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and to an extent, the man...

Tri-Town Opinion

New Jerseyans show caring spirit with support for NJ Sharing Network

By Joseph S. Roth Thanks to the support of our team members, healthcare partners and dedicated volunteers, 2020 was a record-breaking year for NJ Sharing Network’s...

Receive social and emotional healing through virtual support groups

Anyone dealing with stress, anxiety and other psycho-social issues can receive social and emotional support that focus on hope and recovery, in a warm,...

‘Drug Affordability Board’ would not serve New Jersey well

If the COVID-19 pandemic has made anything clear, it is that when government embraces and incentivizes private enterprise, our potential as a nation is...

Writer offers views on Boy Scouts religious oath

Why do the Boy Scouts of America (now known as Scouts BSA) continue to discriminate against non-religious boys by refusing them membership into the BSA? The...

Illegal ATVs are destroying our state parks and officials need to act

By Jeff Tittel Illegal off-road vehicle use continues to be a major problem in New Jersey, especially in environmentally sensitive areas like the Pinelands. State parks...

Opinion: Thanksgiving is a time to build memories

"We gather together to ask the Lord's blessing." I enjoy all the holidays when the family gathers together. But, Thanksgiving is special. It isn’t only...

Program provides support services to those dealing with challenges related to COVID-19

By Robert Kley More than one-third of New Jersey adults surveyed by the National Center for Health Statistics and Census Bureau from April 23 through...

Church has done well to save house of worship

Over the years, many of Jackson’s old buildings have disappeared: The Red Men’s Lodge, the Cassville Church and the Daughter’s of Liberty Hall, to note...

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...

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