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Fair Haven ‘needs’ are being paved over I am writing to urge fellow residents and park advocates to ask the Fair Haven Borough Council to reject the current proposal to construct an 8,000-square-foot public skateboarding facility in the heart of Fair Haven Fields. Townspeople and park advocates need to understand that this proposal does not …

April snow showers bring May flowers? JEFF HUNTLEY An usual sight in spring. Yellow and red tulips wore a coat of snow Sunday, when our area was covered by a few inches of the white stuff. The scene was quite a contrast to Saturday’s balmy temperatures and clear skies. Thankfully the snow melted quickly and …

More finesse, not less, needed for systems R egarding the March 24 story about dispatchers in Tinton Falls, your story has the quote about "too much melding of man and machine" backwards. In such systems, what the technology seems to say and what a human under intense pressure actually knows must be quickly and accurately …

Happy belated birthday, Bobbe. You’ve gone a long way Just read your March 17 edition of The Hub. I was surprised to see the article about my friend Bobbe Katz in reprints from the Red Bank Register — 50 years ago. I sent the article along to her. She is happily residing in Santa Rosa, …

A budget that comes in like a flood T his week last year, The Hub ran a story on the front page about Sea Bright’s plight with the Shore Regional budget. The lead sentence read: "With the strength of a nor’easter, Shore Regional High School’s proposed budget is threatening to blow through this borough and …

Let us hear from you. . . If you have something to say, The Hub wants to hear from you. Whether it be in response to something you read in The Hub or an issue that concerns you, send us a letter for publication. Letters to the editor will be published weekly on the editorial …

School should be updated and curriculum enhanced I applaud the initiative taken by the current Red Bank Board of Education to renovate the Upper Elementary/Middle School. The propositions presented by USA Architects, Somerville, are extreme, but warranted in regard to the current condition of the facility and the academic program envisioned by the Board of …

Historic district ordinances are only protection for historic site T he fact that Rumson’s Tredwell home could be facing the destructive blow of the wrecking ball should make it clear that a threat always looms when a state and national treasure goes unprotected. It is certainly commendable that local citizens, historic preservationists and historians have …

If you don’t like it, then look away O n a corner of Wilshire Boulevard, at the edge of Westwood Village below the University of California at Los Angeles, rises a strange monument to the tangled relations between art and commerce, regulations and expression in contemporary America. It is an unfinished mural of the Statue …