Guest Column

March 24, 2022

I’ve championed many causes in my forty years in the New Jersey Legislature which have given me great pleasure, but none have been more satisfying than saving animals from suffering and cruelty.  I abolished New Jersey’s death penalty and hosted a coming home party for Plainfield’s Brian Halsey ...

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Recently, I spent a week at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC coaching swimming for the Marine Corps East Trials. This event is part of the Wounded Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program (WAR-P). The participants are Recovering Service Members (RSMs). RSMs will be selected from both the East and ...

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Jersey City has an affordability crisis that is displacing minorities and life-long residents from the city that they call home. This crisis has been empowered and embraced by this city’s government that welcomes big developers regardless of the needs and concerns of our communities and the ...

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Recently, I spent a week at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC coaching swimming for the Marine Corps East Trials. This event is part of the Wounded Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program (WAR-P). The participants are Recovering Service Members (RSMs). RSMs will be selected from both the East and ...

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I’ve championed many causes in my forty years in the New Jersey Legislature which have given me great pleasure, but none have been more satisfying than saving animals from suffering and cruelty.  I abolished New Jersey’s Death Penalty and hosted a coming home party for Plainfield’s Brian Halsey ...

Read more »

Recently, I spent a week at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC coaching swimming for the Marine Corps East Trials. This event is part of the Wounded Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program (WAR-P). The participants are Recovering Service Members (RSMs). RSMs will be selected from both the East and ...

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I’ve championed many causes in my forty years in the New Jersey Legislature which have given me great pleasure, but none have been more satisfying than saving animals from suffering and cruelty.  I abolished New Jersey’s Death Penalty and hosted a coming home party for Plainfield’s Brian Halsey ...

Read more »

I’ve championed many causes in my forty years in the New Jersey Legislature which have given me great pleasure, but none have been more satisfying than saving animals from suffering and cruelty.  I abolished New Jersey’s Death Penalty and hosted a coming home party for Plainfield’s Brian Halsey ...

Read more »

Recently, I spent a week at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC coaching swimming for the Marine Corps East Trials. This event is part of the Wounded Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program (WAR-P). The participants are Recovering Service Members (RSMs). RSMs will be selected from both the East and ...

Read more »

Recently, I spent a week at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC coaching swimming for the Marine Corps East Trials. This event is part of the Wounded Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program (WAR-P). The participants are Recovering Service Members (RSMs). RSMs will be selected from both the East and ...

Read more »

Recently, I spent a week at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC coaching swimming for the Marine Corps East Trials. This event is part of the Wounded Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program (WAR-P). The participants are Recovering Service Members (RSMs). RSMs will be selected from both the East and ...

Read more »

Recently, I spent a week at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC coaching swimming for the Marine Corps East Trials. This event is part of the Wounded Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program (WAR-P). The participants are Recovering Service Members (RSMs). RSMs will be selected from both the East and ...

Read more »

Dear Fellow Gen-Zers, On March 1, New Jersey took an important step forward to protect animals against mistreatment by banning the sale of cosmetics tested on animals throughout the state.  As the 8th state to pass such a law, New Jersey is at the forefront of a nationwide movement that aligns ...

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Dear Fellow Gen-Zers, On March 1, New Jersey took an important step forward to protect animals against mistreatment by banning the sale of cosmetics tested on animals throughout the state.  As the 8th state to pass such a law, New Jersey is at the forefront of a nationwide movement that aligns ...

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I’ve championed many causes in my forty years in the New Jersey Legislature which have given me great pleasure, but none have been more satisfying than saving animals from suffering and cruelty.  I abolished New Jersey’s Death Penalty and hosted a coming home party for Plainfield’s Brian Halsey ...

Read more »

My family and I were at the Yorktown prayer vigil for Ukraine the other night with our donation to support the people (refugees) of the Ukraine. It is a sad situation about what is going on in the Ukraine. It, unfortunately, brings back memories of the uprising in 1956 in Hungary. Here is my ...

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Dear Fellow Gen-Zers,   On March 1, New Jersey took an important step forward to protect animals against mistreatment by banning the sale of cosmetics tested on animals throughout the state.  As the 8th state to pass such a law, New Jersey is at the forefront of a nationwide movement that ...

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Diana was a teenager like every other, starstruck with dreams and ambitions, and was working hard to bring them to reality; however, when the COVID-19 global pandemic struck, it abruptly halted so many of the norms that she had taken for granted. Diana began to spiral with her grades, sleeping ...

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Diana was a teenager like every other, starstruck with dreams and ambitions, and was working hard to bring them to reality; however, when the COVID-19 global pandemic struck, it abruptly halted so many of the norms that she had taken for granted. Diana began to spiral with her grades, sleeping ...

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I absolutely LOVE what I do as an author of my own novels and also as a group coach for a well-versed bunch of writers in my hometown of Somers. It’s an electric experience for me in every respect. The men and women I work with bring a sense of curiosity, joy and intense interest to us all with ...

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Last month, New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy stated that he supports high-quality, top-performing schools regardless of whether they are charter, district, magnet, or private. This gave parents like me hope that schools like Achievers Early College Prep would expand to serve students past ninth ...

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Last month, New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy stated that he supports high-quality, top-performing schools regardless of whether they are charter, district, magnet, or private. This gave parents like me hope that schools like Achievers Early College Prep would expand to serve students past ninth ...

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Last month, New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy stated that he supports high-quality, top-performing schools regardless of whether they are charter, district, magnet, or private. This gave parents like me hope that schools like Achievers Early College Prep would expand to serve students past ninth ...

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The following is an open letter penned by Rutgers senior Geo Baker, who  started 101 games, averaging 11.1 points, 3.3 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game. Dear Rutgers Nation, I’m not really sure if this is my official thank you and farewell statement, or just some stuff that I ...

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President Zelensky’s powerful address to a joint session of Congress today included an urgent appeal to help Ukraine defend against Putin’s ongoing and ever-expanding war crimes. The daily slaughter of innocent Ukrainians is escalating. Putin’s air superiority in particular has resulted in ...

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During a typical year (meaning pre-pandemic), more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green, according to WalletHub. Overall, billions of dollars typically are spent on clothing, flags, green carnations, dining, and, ...

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During a typical year (meaning pre-pandemic), more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green, according to WalletHub. Overall, billions of dollars typically are spent on clothing, flags, green carnations, dining, and, ...

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As you may have heard, the Robbinsville Board of Education is claiming that Robbinsville Education Association (REA) members who serve as high school club advisors have abdicated their duties.  The Board is falsely asserting that club advisor positions are voluntary and thus, not entitled to a ...

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My name is Ian Rintel and I lost badly in my bid for city council. So badly, I was asked to give a rebuttal to Mayor Bhalla's State of the City address that aired earlier this week. This Op-Ed is a written version of the video I made in response, available for viewing in my Youtube channel ...

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Markets remained volatile last week but exhibited some signs of resiliency, as positive economic readings helped partially soothe escalating geopolitical fears. The war in Ukraine is, however, showing up more acutely in certain areas of the market, most notably commodity prices, inflation and ...

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