Evidence Shows Wind Farms Will Not Affect Shore Tourism

Evidence Shows Wind Farms Will Not Affect Shore Tourism, by Pat Trotter – Sandpaper Offshore wind development is inevitable for the Atlantic Seaboard. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has begun the process to select from a competitive field of submissions for offshore wind development. This activity has sparked a shocking amount of misinformation Read More »

On Eighth Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, People’s Bill Advances; COVID Impacted Homeowners and Renters Face Tsunami of Evictions

On Eighth Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, People’s Bill Advances; COVID Impacted Homeowners and Renters Face Tsunami of Evictions – InsiderNJ, 10/29/20 TRENTON – The New Jersey Senate today approved a series of amendments to the “People’s Bill,” an unprecedented piece of legislation that would keep families impacted by COVID-19 in their homes by preventing foreclosures Read More »

Letter: Be Prepared

Letter: Be Prepared by Chuck Griffin, Sandpaper 10/28/20 To the Editor: We need to accept that COVID-19 makes everything more difficult. Schools, work, groceries … everything has become a challenge. We also need to accept that climate change is a reality. New Jersey has been experiencing more severe weather every year, and we know it is Read More »

Preventable Overdoses

Preventable Overdoses by Danielle Hagler – Sandpaper 09/23/20 To the Editor: Too many of our friends, family members and neighbors are dying unnecessarily. I am writing to urge all New Jerseyans to take action and help stop the opioid overdose crisis. In New Jersey alone we lose 10-plus people per day. Since the pandemic started, Read More »

House bill that would eliminate Superstorm Sandy ‘clawbacks’ advances

House bill that would eliminate Superstorm Sandy ‘clawbacks’ advances by Justin Auciello – WHYY Legislation pending in the U.S. House of Representatives would eliminate millions of dollars in “clawbacks” that some victims of Superstorm Sandy still struggle to afford. Many homeowners who received state and federal assistance after Sandy were asked to pay back some Read More »

Worst of COVID-19 Toll on Mental Health Yet to Come

Worst of COVID-19 Toll on Mental Health Yet to Come by Michael Symons, WPG Talk Radio – 06/12/20 The worst of the coronavirus, or at least its first wave, appears to over in New Jersey. But the psychological impacts, both for essential workers and the public at large, will reverberate. An Assembly committee heard nearly three Read More »