Pedestrian safety really is the issue I n William Chandler’s letter to the editor (March 24), his personal attack against a writer who complained of dangerous crosswalks seemed to belittle the need for pedestrian safety issues to be addressed. I am a mother who, with a small toddler, chooses to walk around Red Bank because …

Opponents of skate law missing point I read three letters in your paper about the skateboarding issue and found one thing in common with all of them. After the first paragraph they all changed the subject. In the first letter we have a gentleman who thinks skateboarding isn’t the issue. The issue for him is …

Council wins with skateboarding, loses with signs W ith all due respect to those loving parents of skateboarders, it is about time someone did something about the hazard they present to pedestrians. Thank you to the Red Bank Borough Council for doing that something. Anyone who has ever been startled by a skateboarder zooming around …

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Y skate park is nice start, but that’s it T he Community YMCA in Red Bank announced this week that it will be working with the borough to construct a skate park at its facilities. For YMCA members who skateboard this will be a great bonus to their membership at the club that offers everything …

Strong women empower local artist der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> PHOTOS BY JACKIE POLLACK Little Silver artist Cynthia Toffey uses important, but sometimes little known women from history as her inspiration for her paintings. I n a bright, skylit studio in her Little Silver home, Cynthia Toffey paints images of powerful women — women who have made a …

Some mistakes can prove positive A dmitting you’ve been wrong is a hard thing to do, especially when you’re doing it publicly. That is why it was refreshing, and surprising, when at their last meeting RiverCenter officials said they may have made a mistake in laying bricks on Broad Street Plaza. As drivers and pedestrians …

A good plan for Tredwell House? I t’s 10:35 p.m. (Monday, March 6). I just got back from the Rumson Planning Board meeting on the proposed subdivision of the Tredwell site. Quite frankly, I was as shocked by some of the Planning Board member’s apparent biases as I was appalled by the subdivision plan itself. …

Be aware of signs of teen drug abuse M arch 19-25 is National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week. Some common household products can be very dangerous to your child’s health and well-being. Please take time to look around your home to make sure that your children don’t have access to poisonous products. Inhalants are products …

Place to skate is in everyone’s interest I am the very proud mother of one of the skateboarders pictured in your recent feature articles about the proposed ban in Red Bank. Please allow an indulgent moment to describe this fine young man. He is a sophomore at Red Bank Regional High School and has been …