Letters to the Editor

June 3, 2022

Recently at a local event in Sussex County, several volunteers with the organization Sparta Responsible Development spent the day talking with event goers; providing information about the Mega 880,000 sq ft warehouse being considered for Sparta, NJ The Sparta Town Council and the Sparta Planning ...

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Recently at a local event in Sussex County, several volunteers with the organization Sparta Responsible Development spent the day talking with event goers; providing information about the Mega 880,000 sq ft warehouse being considered for Sparta, NJ The Sparta Town Council and the Sparta Planning ...

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What can be said of the upcoming changes to New Jersey’s public schools, set to begin this fall? The new standards were not voted on by either parents or the citizens. They were pushed through by the state’s representatives without any review or even informing the parents whose children would be ...

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In just the last two weeks, two 18-year-olds, armed with AR-15s, shot 31 people to death. The toll includes 19 children locked in their classroom with their killer. At this point, it seems a fool’s errand to hope that Congress will finally, FINALLY act to pass common sense gun safety laws. As we ...

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Dear Editor,  I am writing to you as a concerned citizen who has lived in Warren for over 19 years. My concern is the upcoming Republican Primary Election. Jolanta Maziarz is being challenged for Township Committee, a position that she has held for the past three years. Jolanta is the best ...

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The statistics about guns deaths in the US are outrageous. We all know and are appalled by our inability as a nation to protect ourselves from this scourge.  I don’t want to repeat what every American and every person around the world wonders- Why can America not reduce the thousands of gun ...

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The statistics about guns deaths in the US are outrageous. We all know and are appalled by our inability as a nation to protect ourselves from this scourge.  I don’t want to repeat what every American and every person around the world wonders- Why can America not reduce the thousands of gun ...

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Dear Editor,  I am writing about the upcoming Republican Primary, I have lived in Warren for over 70 years.  This is a critical election where the character of our town is being challenged. I have seen many things happen in our town and can say without hesitation that we must go to the polls and ...

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After having attended several of the planning board meetings for the Avalon Bay proposed development on Valley Road and Barbour Pond Road and asking detailed questions about safety and having heated discussion with their attorney, it is my opinion that Avalon Bay has shown little concern for safety ...

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A Singularly American Epidemic - Rally on June 3 then Vote in November to Stop Gun Violence The scourge of gun violence in the United States is unceasing.  It seems we live in a country where gunfire can break out anywhere anytime.  We are horrified by the killing on Tuesday, May 24, in the ...

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All Summit residents should attend tonight’s Common Council meeting, Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall to ask Common Council why they have not yet scheduled a promised community meeting on the Broad Street West Re-development Project. Tonight is the last Common Council meeting ...

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Mick Marion, longtime resident, and Warren Township committeeman endorses Committeewoman Maziarz for a 2nd term on Warren Township Committee. Jolanta brings a knowledgeable, professional, and transparent outlook to the committee. She is not afraid to tackle difficult topics and she is steadfast ...

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Dear editor,   I am writing to the Republicans in Warren Township about the primary election next week in which we need to re-elect Committeewoman Jolanta Maziarz. She is a lifelong Republican who embodies conservative values. She is a homeowner in town and raised her family here. She loves ...

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My father, Samuel McLelland and family, moved to Roselle from Elizabeth in 1949. During the early 1950s, my father and others became known as co-founders of Roselle, St. Joesph's Boy's Little League along with blessings from Father Darling. The attached film was discovered within my ...

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Dr. Timothy Purnell, a former New Jersey Superintendent of the Year and the Interim county superintendent of Morris County, has been named as the next executive director of the New Jersey School Board association following a nationwide search. The organization's board of directors approved the ...

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It is URGENT that everyone attend the COUNCIL MEETING, THIS WEDNESDAY (JUNE 1St) 7:30 PM at City Hall.   We need to make it clear to Council that they cannot move forward with the Broad Street West project and vote on the development agreement with Toll/L&M once school is dismissed and summer ...

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Dear Editor: Americans gather for ceremonies and parades in towns like Scotch Plains across the land today. We come together every year, on the last Monday each May, to honor servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice; they gave their lives for our country. As a younger man, I ...

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All politics are local.  It is the policies at the local level that have the greatest impact on our everyday lives.  It is our local elected officials, our neighbors, who can more closely relate to our plight.  These are the elected officials whom we should feel closest.  The ones who should ...

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In 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law legislation mandating LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum in our public schools. It was my first year working as a school psychologist in the Piscataway school district. My GSA club celebrated the news and students spoke about what it would mean to finally be seen ...

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The building of these mega warehouses in Sparta is a subject that has many people concerned. Beside the size, which is beyond large, it will have 191 truck bays, and we’re concerned with the impact it will have on the infrastructure of Sparta and surrounding towns as the roads are not large enough ...

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It’s Memorial Day weekend. Official portraits of boot camp graduates and battle-tested veterans line the streets. It is that time of year when we honor those brave men and women who willingly put their lives on the line to defend democracy and liberty. But this Memorial Day I can’t help but ...

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The building of these mega warehouses in Sparta is a subject that has many people concerned. Beside the size, which is beyond large, it will have 191 truck bays, and we’re concerned with the impact it will have on the infrastructure of Sparta and surrounding towns as the roads are not large enough ...

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In 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law legislation mandating LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum in our public schools. It was my first year working as a school psychologist in the Piscataway school district. My GSA club celebrated the news and students spoke about what it would mean to finally be seen ...

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The use of suspensions by schools is evidenced to create more academic problems and legal difficulties without any benefit to context. (https://bit.ly/3PZ2tZU) During the 03/09/2022 BOE Meeting, the District had an opportunity to tackle the very significant issue of Substance Use and Abuse ...

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The use of suspensions by schools is evidenced to create more academic problems and legal difficulties without any benefit to context. (https://bit.ly/3PZ2tZU) During the 03/09/2022 BOE Meeting, the District had an opportunity to tackle the very significant issue of Substance Use and Abuse ...

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We’ve lived in Piscataway for close to two decades. Over this time, we’ve seen many things that we can be proud of and others that leave us concerned. We worry about the number of warehouses and the associated truck traffic and pollution in our town. We worry about the lack of transparency and ...

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The statistics about guns deaths in the US are outrageous. We all know and are appalled by our inability as a nation to protect ourselves from this scourge.  I don’t want to repeat what every American and every person around the world wonders- Why can America not reduce the thousands of gun ...

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We write this letter as former Chairmen of the Summit Area Development Corporation opposed to the Broad Street West (BSW) project.  We join former Common Council members Millie Cooper and Al Dill, former Planning Board Chairman Paul Deehan, current Summit Historical Society Trustees and ...

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The statistics about guns deaths in the US are outrageous. We all know and are appalled by our inability as a nation to protect ourselves from this scourge.  I don’t want to repeat what every American and every person around the world wonders- Why can America not reduce the thousands of gun ...

Read more »

We write this letter as former Chairmen of the Summit Area Development Corporation opposed to the Broad Street West (BSW) project.  We join former Common Council members Millie Cooper and Al Dill, former Planning Board Chairman Paul Deehan, current Summit Historical Society Trustees and ...

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