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Print medium is not dead or dying | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

We’ve been hearing the trash talk for years now. You poor folks in the newspaper business. The Internet is eating your lunch.

Common Core: Communication is key | Editorial

Over the past week, the Denton Publications editorial team has been talking with educators and administrators throughout the region as Common Core testing enters its second week.

Ready or not, here come the candidates | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly not ready for the presidential race. It seems the election cycle never really ends.

Fair should serve up a little liquid gold | Editorial

Essex County lawmakers have signed off on the sale of alcohol at this year’s county fair.

Give yourself the best gift of all | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Living in our free society has many perks and benefits. All too often we never really appreciate how good we have it until we face that unexpected event that could change ones life dramatically.

Let’s get behind the Peckham proposal | Editorial

We all know the tide of opinion regarding marijuana is changing, particularly where its medicinal properties are concerned.

Truth or consequences | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

In the world in which we live today, opinions are no longer left at the water cooler, corner bar or on the front porch.

State should charge for rescue operations | Editorial

We’ve all heard the warnings from state environmental personnel and local search and rescue officials: Be prepared when entering the backcountry or potentially face dire consequences that could turn an enjoyable trek into a life or death experience.

Hopelessness or opportunity of a lifetime? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Life is never easy. That statement is true for all of us, even those who seem to live gifted lives. Everyday life is full of challenges and difficult to understand, frustrating events.

Dirty laundry | Editorial

A schism within the hospitality industry has spilled out into the public with the decision by a group of traditional hoteliers to urge Essex County lawmakers to regulate vacation rental units.

Vote or face the consequences? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

President Obama recently floated the idea of making it a mandatory requirement for United States citizens to vote in elections, while speaking to a civic group in Cleveland.

The NCAA itself is the real problem | Editorial

You don’t have to be a New Yorker—or necessarily a sports fan—to have heard of the NCAA’s levying of penalties on Syracuse University men’s football and basketball programs two weeks ago.

Freedom of Information Day | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Earlier this week the country celebrated Freedom of Information Day. This week is also celebrated as Sunshine Week.

How do we keep our children safe online? | Editorial

There has been a lot in the news over the past couple weeks about the dangers of the internet, especially for younger individuals.

The American entrepenurial spirit | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

It seems each day we wake up to some strange news story that causes us to shake our heads in wonder and amazement. Some positive and others, well not so.

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