U.S. Supreme Court says that corporations are people too

Coda • GREG BEAN This is a dark day in America. Two weeks ago, I wrote that the U.S. Supreme Court was expected to do away with most of the laws that limit campaign contributions to candidates and much political advertising by corporations and special interest groups. And late last week, the court did just… Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court says that corporations are people too

A good run comes to an end

PATRICIA A. MILLER Ocean View Ididn’t think much of Brick Township before I covered it for Greater Media Newspapers. I can remember making a few disparaging remarks to Colleen Lutolf, the previous managing editor, when she had the Brick Bulletin. “Brick,” I would snort. “It’s so boring. It’s nothing but strip malls and scrub pines.”… Continue reading A good run comes to an end

Charles F. Musillo

Mr. Musillo, 83, of Oceanport, died Dec. 27, 2009, at Bayshore Healthcare Center, Holmdel. He had resided in Oceanport for 10 years before relocating to Bayshore Healthcare three years ago. He was predeceased by his wife, Eileen Murphy Musillo; and a son, James Musillo, in 1995. He is survived by two sons and daughtersin law,… Continue reading Charles F. Musillo

Cordellia Duff

Mrs. Duff, 66, of Old Bridge, died Dec. 28, 2009, at home. Her husband, Lester Duff Sr., died in 2007, and a sister, Joan Zamparie, died in 2006. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Lester Jr. and Sheila Duff of Old Bridge; three sisters, Bernice Scott and Barbara Muraszewski, and her husband, Mike, all of… Continue reading Cordellia Duff

Angel Collazo Ruiz

Mr. Ruiz, 74, of Keyport, died Jan. 6, 2010, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. He had resided in Port Monmouth before relocating to Keyport 28 years ago. Mr. Ruiz was employed at Lily Tulip, Holmdel. He was also a chef at the Buttonwood Manor, Matawan, and a construction worker and carpenter for various local companies.… Continue reading Angel Collazo Ruiz

Samuel Rosen

Mr. Rosen, 103, of Holmdel, died Jan. 10, 2010, at Arnold Walter Nursing Home, Holmdel. He was the former owner of a produce company based in Union County. He was predeceased by his wife, Goldie, in 1977. Mr. Rosen is survived by a son, Dr. Neil Rosen of Holmdel; a daughter, Helene Schwartz of Brick;… Continue reading Samuel Rosen

Publisher announces discontinuation of the Brick Township Bulletin

As of the last week of January, Greater Media Newspapers will discontinue publication of the Brick Township Bulletin. Greater Media Newspapers will also cease publication of the Woodbridge Sentinel in Middlesex County. As most of our readers know, the last two years have seen our nation’s economy challenged in a way it hasn’t been in… Continue reading Publisher announces discontinuation of the Brick Township Bulletin

Start year with resolutions that show your kids you care

January is always a time of resolutions that many times go unfulfilled before February gets here! I am calling on all parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and anyone who cares for a young person to make a commitment to a new kind of resolution — a New Year’s resolution to talk with your kids about… Continue reading Start year with resolutions that show your kids you care

Be cautious with house pets during winter time

Winter has descended, with plummeting temperatures and chill winds that will require special attention to your pet’s well-being. Dogs and cats are subject to many of the same effects that humans feel during winter, including frostbite and dry, itchy skin. Consider the many simple steps you can take to keep your pet healthy and comfortable.… Continue reading Be cautious with house pets during winter time