Letters to the Editor

November 24, 2022

The South Plainfield Suburban Woman's organization donated funds so that Jessica Spina (chair of Home Life) and Debbie Boyle (chair of Education) could shop for a basket full of food to bring to South Plainfield social services for Thanksgiving dinner. A $50 Visa gift card was also included. We ...

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Dear Editor: At the last Council meeting, The Scotch Plains Township Council took action on the following matters that are designed to further improve the local quality of life. We set new procedures for our Fire Department to follow in anticipation of the arrival of a new ambulance ...

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On Wednesday, November 2, 2022, one day after two police officers were shot in Newark, the Hasbrouck Heights unit of PBA Local 102 were notified that the minimum number of officers that would work from 3:00PM to 11:00PM would be reduced from 4 police officers to 3 police officers and a dispatcher.

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I felt implored to write in response to some behavior that has become all too common in New Providence, and has continued in the most recent letters to the editor discussing politics in our dear town.  Before I continue, hats off to all candidates who chose to run in this election season for local ...

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Dear Holmdel Residents, At the November 22nd Holmdel Township Committee meeting, we introduced a new Ordinance that will establish aggressive new regulations to aid in our fight against car thefts in Holmdel. Our police department has done an extraordinary job battling against this crisis – and ...

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Good news: I moved to New Jersey in late October, 2018, visited the Motor Vehicle Bureau, and promptly received a NJ driver’s license and license plate. Not so good news: Two weeks later on Election Day, I visited my polling place with proof of residence and a photo ID and was told I was 21 days ...

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Dear Editor, As CEO of Preferred Behavioral Healthcare Group, a provider of high-quality behavioral healthcare for children and families, I was heartened to learn that the state’s highly effective School Based Youth Services programs will continue operating in 90 school districts ...

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Early spring On the bridge near the entrance to the Mud Hole pond across the way. Their were about twenty of these little birds that dashed here and there. Migration, That's what I've learned with the birds. They travel where ever they need to go TO SURVIVE. This bird I have forgotten it's name ...

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Dear Editor, As CEO of Preferred Behavioral Healthcare Group, a provider of high-quality behavioral healthcare for children and families, I was heartened to learn that the state’s highly effective School Based Youth Services programs will continue operating in 90 school districts ...

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As of this afternoon the 2022 General Election is over and has been certified by the Union County Board of Elections. It was my distinct honor and privilege to run for Mayor of Berkeley Heights. Congratulations to Mayor Angie Devanney for her re-election and to Councilwoman elect Susan Poage and ...

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Dear Editor, As CEO of Preferred Behavioral Healthcare Group, a provider of high-quality behavioral healthcare for children and families, I was heartened to learn that the state’s highly effective School Based Youth Services programs will continue operating in 90 school districts ...

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Dear Editor, As CEO of Preferred Behavioral Healthcare Group, a provider of high-quality behavioral healthcare for children and families, I was heartened to learn that the state’s highly effective School Based Youth Services programs will continue operating in 90 school districts ...

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Dear Editor, As CEO of Preferred Behavioral Healthcare Group, a provider of high-quality behavioral healthcare for children and families, I was heartened to learn that the state’s highly effective School Based Youth Services programs will continue operating in 90 school districts ...

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The 2022 mid-term election is over and I would like to thank all those that ran. To Mayor Angie Devanney, Jeff Varnerin, Susan Poage, Michelle Bartiromo, Dio Tsitouras for having the courage to place their name on the ballot.   Congratulations to Councilwoman elect Susan Poage and Mayor Angie ...

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I would like to congratulate Manny and Susan on their victory.  I am excited to see the work they will do together serving on the Berkeley Heights Town Council during the next three years.  While I personally was not victorious, I am elated that the "BH Better Together" Column B campaign was.

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Princeton, NJ -- Housing Initiatives of Princeton (HIP) held its annual Rent Party on Saturday, November 5, when our sold-out crowd of over 175 people gathered on a gorgeous night at the beautiful Updike Farmstead to help us “raise the rent” to assist low-income working families in our ...

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Editor's Note: This letter was unpublished Friday, Nov. 4, at the request of the writer and replaced with this article.

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Thank you to all those who came out Saturday and Sunday to donate to the Elks use clothing as an accessory drive and the homeless veterans non-perishable food drive. Margaret Williams and Mary Jacobus who are part of the veterans committee for Elks 2298 were so appreciative of all the food that we ...

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To the Editor, I'm writing to reply to Allen Swanson's 11/17 letter, which was thought-provoking indeed. I got a special kick out of the photo he provided. There he is, standing in front of New Providence's "City Hall," holding a placard reading "Wanted: Checks & Balances," his coiffed ...

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Congratulations to Councilman Justin Musella for being recognized as a worthy recipient of the Local  Official of the Year award!  It is well earned  after Musella stood apart from the rest of the town council and voted against new law demanding that Union sponsored PLA's be a required part of any ...

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I would like to congratulate Manny and Susan on successfully winning their seats on Town Council. I chose to run for Town Council to try to make a positive impact to all of the residents of Berkeley Heights. I walk away with my head held high and know that I stuck true to myself. It takes a ...

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We at Out Montclair are disgusted and sad to hear about yet another attack on an LGBTQ+ establishment, where innocent lives have been lost. While the details of the Colorado Springs attack are still emerging and the motive remains unknown, as an organization that exists to create safe spaces for ...

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Dear Editor, As CEO of Preferred Behavioral Healthcare Group, a provider of high-quality behavioral healthcare for children and families, I was heartened to learn that the state’s highly effective School Based Youth Services programs will continue operating in 90 school districts ...

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Dear Editor, As CEO of Preferred Behavioral Healthcare Group, a provider of high-quality behavioral healthcare for children and families, I was heartened to learn that the state’s highly effective School Based Youth Services programs will continue operating in 90 school districts ...

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Dear Editor, The Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township extends our sincere thanks to the greater Chatham community for its support of our 16th annual Pumpkin Patch. The patch is run entirely by volunteers with 100% of the proceeds addressing hunger and need. We are thrilled to report ...

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Princeton, NJ – In the last 10 days or so TAPinto Princeton has written about a new grassroots group called Friends of the Dinky Corridor, which is trying to build support for NJTransit’s proposal to expand the dedicated right of way between Princeton and Princeton Junction so that it can include a ...

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The ability of non-profit agencies in Morris County to provide services to the homeless is strained and will become even more so with the approaching cold weather. Relief for these agencies may be attained through the creation of a homeless trust fund.  A homeless trust fund will help the ...

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To the Editor: With a Green Bag perched at the curb this morning, I happened to be looking out the window when the garbage truck was passing.  With Olympic skill, the man holding the side of the truck swooped down with his free arm and flung the green bag into the truck.  His feet never touched ...

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Dear Editor, The public gardens located throughout our Village parklands and open space areas have never looked more beautiful. Each garden site; whether located uptown in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, or the entrance to Habernickel Park, along N. Broad Street, the Allee at Village Hall, or ...

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The ability of non-profit agencies in Morris County to provide services to the homeless is strained and will become even more so with the approaching cold weather. Relief for these agencies may be attained through the creation of a homeless trust fund.  A homeless trust fund will help the ...

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