Guest Column

December 8, 2018

Thirty-five recreational fishermen recently attended an informational meeting held by Anglers for Offshore Wind Power at the Langosta Restaurant in Asbury Park. Fishermen listened to a summary of wind-farm development plans scheduled for New Jersey, and Rhode Island charter captain Dave Monti ...

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Despite the high cost of living, many of us choose to remain in New Jersey and in our area because of our superior quality of life.  However, for many residents that quality of life is likely to be compromised by legislation that has been approved by the Legislature allowing seasonal bars like ...

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The menhaden reduction fishing industry is getting defensive. Ever since Canadian-owned Omega Protein (Cooke Inc.) caught whole schools of “the most important fish in the sea” from the mouths of juvenile humpback whales feeding in the New York Harbor — as whale watchers looked on in horror — the ...

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New Jersey’s new vote-by-mail law, signed by Gov. Murphy in August, has the potential to leave voters hanging on Election Day, November 6 — not just in New Jersey, but across the country. Candidates and voters should be aware that the results on election night may be far from final. With recent ...

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Omega Protein Inc. spotter planes saw vast schools of older bunker in the New York/New Jersey area last week. So they sent their industrial fishing operation 275 miles north to catch millions of menhaden out of the mouths of whales that were lunge feeding less than a half a mile away. Of course, ...

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By Penny Hinck In keeping with our nation's annual demonstrations of solemn tribute to the victims of September 11, 2001, locally 225 runners/joggers/walkers, some bicyclists, with hand flags for men and stem roses for women participated in the 17th anniversary non-competitive 9/11 Memorial Run ...

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A new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy in August dramatically changed the vote-by-mail rules in New Jersey. These changes are effective immediately and will impact the November general election. One of the changes involves how a voter can apply for a mail-in ballot. Before the change in the law, a ...

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