Opinion

Farmland Preservation Saves More Than Just the Land

With more than 1,800 farms preserved in New Jersey, a steadily increasing number of “Preserved Farmland” signs dot our landscape. The signs are no doubt reassuring to those who welcome them as a promise that green farm fields will never give way to residential subdivisions. But those signs hold much more meaning that is not so readily apparent.

NJ Needs Change

With the state’s unemployment rate approaching ten percent, a looming $8 billion state budget deficit and some of the highest property taxes in the nation, it is clear that New Jersey can’t afford to continue doing business as usual.

A Wonderful Gesture Of Kindness

When Toni Pulcine, a restorative certified nursing assistant with Children’s Specialized Hospital, arrived at the Kohl’s retail store in South Plainfield, she was approached by a sales associate to help her find a very special pair of sneakers. These sneakers needed to fit new molded leg splints for a little boy in our care. After a number of trips back and forth to the store room, the associate finally found a pair of sneakers which fit the child’s new splints perfectly.

Vote Baucus Out

While there are plenty of members of Congress deserving of an electoral challenge because they refuse to acknowledge what most Americans support and want—Medicare for All—no one is more deserving than Sen. Max Baucus of Montana.