It has been a year of epidemics, political and religious zealotry, and social and financial manias, much of it propagated through web-based platforms. According to William Bernstein, much of this is human nature, which is not a comforting thought to any parent trying to raise a child.
At the beginning of the year I communicated to my staff that the guiding phrase for all of us over the next 12 months would be “Whatever It Takes.” Now, more than ever, we need the community throughout Monmouth County to partner with us in doing whatever it takes to make sure the most vulnerable among us are taken care of.