Opinion

Township Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center Celebrates First Year Anniversary

By Mayor John McCormac On Dec. 21 – the first day of winter – we celebrated the first year anniversary of the newly constructed Woodbridge Township Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center.  The new center, located at 195 Woodbridge Avenue…

Assemblyman Touched By Generosity of Middlesex Residents

By Assemblyman John Wisniewski Even after all my time spent as an elected official in Middlesex County, I still find myself humbled and greatly touched by the generosity of my constituency.  As some of you may have seen on the…

‘Bravo’ To Monmouth CountyDemocrats

by James J. Devine Last week, I reported that Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is abusing his legislative office by having government staff perform work related to his capacity as state Democratic Party chairman. Freeholder John D’Amico Jr. said communication with the…

Cryan Abusing Government Staff For Partisan Purpose

by James J. Devine Assemblyman Joseph Cryan is apparently abusing his legislative office by having government staff perform work related to his capacity as state Democratic Party chairman, specifically to recruit personnel for some Monmouth County government jobs. According to…

America’s DTV Transition Beset With Problems

By Steve Macek and Mitchell Szczepanczyk On Feb. 17, 2009, all full-power analog television broadcasts in the United States will cease and existing TV stations will begin broadcasting exclusively in a digital format. The switch to digital television (DTV) will…

Green Stimulus

By Kathleen Rogers A massive stimulus package of nearly $600 billion holds promise for the economy, and could mean more federal spending on infrastructure and energy efficiency projects. An estimated $400 billion in that bill will repair lots of bridges…

Year End Reflections

By Red Stinger My new-found free time is allowing me to reconsider years of memories.  My office is littered with pictures and stuff.  A lot of the stuff is about Jiminy Cricket.  I really don’t remember what got me started,…

Voice of the People: Disgraceful Politicians

By James J. Devine New Jersey lost 6,200 jobs in November, the fourth consecutive month that the state’s unemployment rate moved higher. In Elizabeth, Mayor Chris Bollwage and the City Council decided that something had to be done, so they…

Shoes For Christmas

by Paul Z. Myers Lots of people complained that throwing shoes at the president was an act of violence, and therefore beyond the pale of what should be allowed. I think they’re wrong, that it’s a harmless expression of naked…