Opinion

8 Falsehoods Everyone Believes

There are a number things a large portion of the public believes as we head into the election that are just false. If people elect leaders based on wrong information, observers fear the things those leaders do in office will not be what the public expects or needs.

Lawmaker’s Choices

This year’s Democratic Team is the clear and best choice for South Amboy. Fred Henry, Joe Connors, Mickey Gross, and Don Applegate embody the true spirit of public service and the best ideals of the Democratic Party.

The Irresponsible Option

While two of them appear to be well-intentioned and honest, another one of the three independent candidates is just plain irresponsible. Mary O’Connor’s naivete shines through almost every remark and her dishonesty is remarkable.

Voting For Mackiel

I was liking John Dragotta but after the debate, I am voting for Vinnie Mackiel. I agree we need a change so I will pass over Fred Henry, although I know him and believe he is a trustworthy person who has worked for what he thinks is best.

Heart In South Amboy

Though I am currently in Washington, DC, most of you know that wherever my country has called me to serve, my heart is always back in South Amboy. Many have called or e-mailed me to seek my thoughts on the upcoming election in South Amboy.

AFL-CIO Labor Council Supports Henry

I’d like to take this time to share with my follow Union Members that on Thursday night, October 14th, the executive board and Middlesex County Central Labor Council voted to endorse Fred Henry for Mayor of South Amboy and his running mates for Council, Joseph Connors, Michael (Mickey) Gross and Donald Applegate, in this year’s general election.

Don’t Let Social Media Be Your Holiday Grinch

Social networking is growing and a plethora of online and electronic activity leaves us distracted and vulnerable during the busy holiday season. As Black Friday approaches, historically one of the busiest retail shopping days of the year, a new security concern is the level of information many Americans will share with their digital “friends.”

Our Families Can’t Afford to Stay Home on Election Day

If you’re like me, this election doesn’t feel anything like 2008. The excitement and hope of that historic election have been replaced by worry and disappointment. The 2008 campaigns at least occasionally addressed our country’s serious problems.