Guest Column

September 10, 2021

Twenty years. The day that changed my life and our country. And it seems different this year.  I remember a few years ago my son asked me what I remembered about that day for an assignment he was doing for social studies. And for the first time, I told him some details.  I was there, guessing I ...

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Twenty years after 9/11, many people of a certain age are engaging in 9/11 “where were you when” story-telling sessions. For those who escaped the tragedy of losing a friend or relative, the stories most frequently told and retold are dramatic tales of serendipitously being someplace other than in ...

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Twenty years after 9/11, many people of a certain age are engaging in 9/11 “where were you when” story-telling sessions. For those who escaped the tragedy of losing a friend or relative, the stories most frequently told and retold are dramatic tales of serendipitously being someplace other than in ...

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Twenty years. The day that changed my life and our country. And it seems different this year.  I remember a few years ago my son asked me what I remembered about that day for an assignment he was doing for social studies. And for the first time, I told him some details.  I was there, guessing I ...

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Twenty years. The day that changed my life and our country. And it seems different this year.  I remember a few years ago my son asked me what I remembered about that day for an assignment he was doing for social studies. And for the first time, I told him some details.  I was there, guessing I ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  “Does anyone have parents who work in New York City?”             Around me, the little voices responded. “I’ve been to New York! I went to the circus!” “I saw ‘The Lion King’ with Simba!” “Derek Jeter’s a New York Yankee and they’re the bestest team!” “No! ...

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You can practice infinitely but, if you don’t optimally execute when it counts, then you will not be able to show the full fruits of your labor. Small benefits can add up to significant advantages, so here are some tactics you can use to help you perform your best on test day: Basics These ...

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You can practice infinitely but, if you don’t optimally execute when it counts, then you will not be able to show the full fruits of your labor. Small benefits can add up to significant advantages, so here are some tactics you can use to help you perform your best on test day: Basics These ...

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You can practice infinitely but, if you don’t optimally execute when it counts, then you will not be able to show the full fruits of your labor. Small benefits can add up to significant advantages, so here are some tactics you can use to help you perform your best on test day: Basics These ...

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Starting dialysis seven years ago was a bit of a rude awakening. I had to accept that my day-to-day life had changed, and that I’d now need to devote significant time each week just to go through treatments. One of the most challenging parts of the process, though, was learning the ins and outs of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- When Tropical Storm Ida recently tore through our area, over 25 people in New Jersey died, mostly from drowning. Although some of these deaths couldn’t have been prevented, others could, especially those that occurred on our roads.  According to the Centers for Disease ...

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Most of us think of Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer, but the Labor Day holiday was originally created to pay tribute to the contributions of the American worker. Labor leaders of the late 19th century advocated for the holiday when the labor movement was already flourishing across U.S.

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Most of us think of Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer, but the Labor Day holiday was originally created to pay tribute to the contributions of the American worker. Labor leaders of the late 19th century advocated for the holiday when the labor movement was already flourishing across U.S.

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I'm running to represent Monmouth County's Thirteenth Legislative District in the State Senate. It's time for the Legislature to create suburban enterprise zones to stimulate revitalization by cutting the sales tax in half and promoting private and public investment in our district's Route 35 and ...

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I'm running to represent Monmouth County's Thirteenth Legislative District in the State Senate. It's time for the Legislature to create suburban enterprise zones to stimulate revitalization by cutting the sales tax in half and promoting private and public investment in our district's Route 35 and ...

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Through the 2020 addition of a “Solar Power Generation Systems and Facilities” section to the Zoning Code, Yorktown has shown its commitment to the important task of encouraging alternate energy sources in order to address the dire issue of climate change. Approving large-scale commercial solar ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "Childhood Cancer is the number one disease killer in children, yet is consistently underfunded," said Steve Healey, co-founder of The Brooke Healey Foundation. Less than four percent of the federal budget for cancer ...

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New Jersey’s well-deserved reputation for having the highest tax burden in the nation is driven in large part by its over reliance on property taxes to fund education and other essential services.  Polls over the years have shown property taxes to consistently be one of the top issues with New ...

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New Jersey’s well-deserved reputation for having the highest tax burden in the nation is driven in large part by its over reliance on property taxes to fund education and other essential services.  Polls over the years have shown property taxes to consistently be one of the top issues with New ...

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New Jersey’s well-deserved reputation for having the highest tax burden in the nation is driven in large part by its over reliance on property taxes to fund education and other essential services.  Polls over the years have shown property taxes to consistently be one of the top issues with New ...

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Starting dialysis seven years ago was a bit of a rude awakening. I had to accept that my day-to-day life had changed, and that I’d now need to devote significant time each week just to go through treatments. One of the most challenging parts of the process, though, was learning the ins and outs of ...

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