Opinion

O Christmas Tree, are you eco-friendly?

by Michele S. Byers, Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation For many people, it’s not Christmas without a tree.  Many of these same folks care about the environment enough to wonder:  “What’s the most eco-friendly Christmas tree?”  Finding the greenest…

Good Riddance, Zarinsky

If there is a hell, accused serial killer Robert Zarinsky is burning there right now. Zarinsky died at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton on Friday, Nov. 28, 50 years to the day after he shot and killed Rahway Police…

A Hypothetical Corzine v. Christie Matchup: Battle of the Titans

By Michael M. Shapiro Will Gov. Corzine decide not to seek re-election and instead serve in the Obama administration in some capacity?  Will Chris Christie decline to seek the governorship or will he lose in a Republican primary?  A betting man…

“Season Of Giving” Food Drive Is Front & Center Of Township Holiday Events

by Mayor John McCormac ‘Tis the season for holiday merriment, the warmth of family gatherings and the celebration of Christmas, Chanukah and festive traditions. While we enjoy the many events and festivities of the season, let’s not forget that there…

Down Economy is Buying Opportunity for Holiday Shoppers

By Harry Wyatt Like many Americans, I am feeling a little less financially secure these days. As the holiday season inches closer, I feel like I should be scrimping and saving, not spending and splurging. But with prices as low…

True Holiday Spirit

by Bryan Golden Among other things, the holidays are a time of giving and receiving gifts. The question most often asked of people is, “what did you get?” Much less frequently asked is, “what did you give?” Invariably, the inquiries…

Infrastructure Investment As Economic Stimulus

By John S. Wisniewski Our nation is experiencing an economic crisis of such scope and proportion that some are comparing it to the Great Depression. In an era of economic globalization, we cannot afford to allow our economy to descend…