Guest Column

June 5, 2021

Summer vacation is just around the corner and for thousands of New Jersey families that means getting their children ready for a welcomed tradition after a grueling year: summer camp in the great outdoors.  Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore and camp operators across the Garden State are busy ...

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To CareOne nurses and all nurses everywhere: Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to ...

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After more than a year of remote learning, social isolation, canceled activities and school events, summer camp in the great outdoors has never been more important for our children.  Summer camp gives children so much of what’s been missing since the pandemic began – space to explore nature, ...

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The Covid-19 pandemic brought unprecedented levels of grief and upheaval to our communities. These extraordinary times have created a confluence of factors which have placed tremendous amounts of both financial and emotion stress on everyone. Often, such burdens have meant that too many families ...

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Dear Community,  It is a sad state of affairs when legitimate political discourse is replaced by name-calling and outright lies designed to shut down discussion of an issue.  For example, whenever you hear an elected or appointed official use terms such as “privilege” or “toxic masculinity” or ...

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Summertime is just around the corner, and for parents thinking about enrolling their children in camp, now is the time to explore the wide variety of options for outdoor fun and adventure.  Yet with so many choices - and concerns about the lingering pandemic - searching for the right ...

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Dear Monmouth County Residents, Happy Spring! I hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather the last few days. I am looking forward to more nice weather.  I want to update everyone on a few initiatives going on throughout Monmouth County. On Monday, March 8th, Monmouth County launched a ...

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