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Trump is incapable of representing us all | LowryThe president's words carry significant meaning for those of us who live in the great racial, cultural melting pot that is North Jersey. by Bruce Lowry | 4 days ago
NJ on right path for pedestrian safety | SchultzIn New Jersey, nearly 200 pedestrians and cyclists die every year from being struck by cars. Over half of them are 50 or older. by Seth Schultz | 6 days ago
Port Authority tries putting best face forward | LowryShowing steps forward, Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton said, is one way the agency can buy goodwill with commuters. by Bruce Lowry | 6 days ago
Jake’s legacy lives on in expanded medical marijuana program: HonigNJ marijuana legalization: Jake Honig’s legacy lives on in expanded medical marijuana program
Anti-Semitism bill runs counter to First Amendment: BergmannThe provisions of an anti-Semitism bill in NJ prohibiting criticism of Israel should be deleted before any time is wasted discussing it in committee.
Remove judge in sex assault case from the bench: BergmannJustice in the sex assault case may come. But it won't be complete if Judge James Troiano is allowed to continue his own brand of justice from the bench.
Murphy starting to act like Trump: StileFiring up the base. Provoking his foes. Hosting rallies for his fans. Here's how the governor is following the president's playbook. Charles Stile
Cross the Hudson with new bridge, not tunnels: VigrassScott Spencer has proposed twin bridges carrying three decks of transportation modes between New Jersey, Manhattan and Queens.
Hope finally turned into reality on Ocean Avenue: BergmannLuxury accommodations on Asbury Park's oceanfront will complement all that's good and unique about the city.
Lasting patriotism rooted in civic engagement, not symbolismA core element of self-governance is being able to talk about politics, especially with those who hold different political views from your own.
Public special ed schools are high quality, less costlyNJ's Educational Services Commission programs offer parity with private schools for less cost.
Union rail trail extension will add to quality of life in Ocean, MonmouthThe first mile of the extension of Monmouth County’s Union Transportation Trail into Ocean County is expected to be complete later this summer.
NJ Orthodox: We’re somewhat insular, but we aren’t rejecting AmericaWe are somewhat insular but we are not rejecting America,, just the voices aimed at shamring America. .
Education key weapon in fighting anti-Semitism in Lakewood areaWhen I first became aware of negative comments about the Orthodox, which were based in age-old tropes and stereotypes going back to ancient times, I was taken aback.
NJ Orthodox: Lots of variation in Lakewood’s Jewish communityOrthodox Jews, the tradition that Lakewood's Jews mostly identify with, believe in the Bible (we call it Torah) and try to follow its ways.
NJ budget weekend should focus on reforms, not more spendingNJ Gov. Murphy and the Legislature must understand New Jersey’s fiscal plight and finalize a budget that puts our state on solid footing now and in the future.
Sunny ending to Six Flags Great Adventure solar panel projectJackson NJ is the location of the world’s largest solar-powered amusement park. More than 200 acres that could have been developed have been permanently saved.
Just passing the state budget isn’t enough: KeeveyThe NJ Legislature and Gov. Phil Murphy should address the state’s mounting problems instead of passing just another annual budget.
Carbon neutral not good enough in energy master planWhat’s really troubling with nj's draft energy master plan is it redefines clean energy as carbon neutral. This is a cynical move with major consequences.
Don’t blame feds for stalled Gateway, Portal North projects: WilliamsNY and NJ have failed to complete basic necessary steps required in law for two of the Gateway projects — Hudson Tunnel and Portal North Bridge — to receive federal funds.
Trump desecrating America’s birthday with planned celebration in Washington.Most presidents, but not Donald Trump understand that the theme of the Fourth of July is "we the people," not "me, me, me."
NJ Orthodox: Talking worth weight in gold in improving relations with non-OrthodoxTalking might not solve every issue but it’s the first, and necessary, step to breaking down barriers so that we can start solving the issues that we face in the Lakewood area.
NJ Orthodox: Neighbors in Toms River have been receptive to newcomersWe don't judge people who have preconceived notions about the Jewish community in Toms River and the Lakewood area. What we can say is take a look around.
What about the nuclear waste left behind at Oyster Creek?The unadulterated, unfortunate truth is that a permanent solution for storage of deadly, highly radioactive nuclear waste does not exist.
Orthodox woman: ‘I felt hate everywhere’ upon move to Ocean CountyThe stereotypes about Orthodox Jews in the Lakewood NJ area being blown out of proportion by the non-Orthodox
Toms River police chief: React to way people behave, not the religious group they belong toWe can begin to tear down our individual bias toward various groups if we react to someone's behavior, not what group they belong to.
What is root cause of friction between Orthodox, non-OrthodoxWhat is root cause of friction between Orthodox, non-Orthodox: Fear, anti-Semitism, concerns about overdevelopment?
What can be done to improve relations between Orthodox, non-Orthodox in Lakewood area?What steps can be taken to improve relations between Orthodox, non-Orthodox?
Insularity: Are Orthodox and non-Orthodox both willing to reach out?Insularity: Are Orthodox and non-Orthodox in the Lakewood area both willing to reach out?
Asbury Park Press honors Student Voices essay, video winnersFinalists from Monmouth and Ocean counties schools are recognized at the annual monthly essay and video contest reception.
APP project aims to bring Orthodox, non-Orthodox togetherThe Unity project will explore the root causes of the issues dividing the Orthodox and non-Orthodox communities in Lakewood and beyond
APP project seeks unity between Orthodox, non-Orthodox communitiesAPP is launching the Unity Project, an initiative aimed at improving relations between Orthodox and non-Orthodox residents in the Lakewood NJ area.
NJ Orthodox: Unity ProjectComing soon: APP's Unity Project, aimed at improving relations between the Orthodox and non=Orthodox communities in Lakewood and neighboring towns.
Memorial Day: My vicarious military traditionAdmittedly, my family has a weak military tradition. Despite that — or maybe because of it — Memorial Day has always been one of my favorite holidays.
NJ tax break scrutiny entirely warrantedAt a minimum, the most stringent evaluation of every future tax incentive given businesses in NJ is justified.
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