Letters to the Editor

August 21, 2019

Our Tears In 1964 Bob Dylan released a song called “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll.” It described the 1963 murder of a 51 year old African American barmaid in Baltimore who was struck dead by a rich, white, 24 year old landowner. He killed her with his cane for not serving his drink ...

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I first Submitted nominating Partitions in 2009 For Councilman at large In The year 2010...I ran for first ward councilman. What came of that was ...."Cupo Core Voters"  for John R Cupo And then in the year of 2015, 2016 ,2017 It was the school board election...In which Not enough votes to ...

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There are only a few more days to let DEP know why they should reject permits for NESE with its Compressor Station 206 in Franklin Township and pipeline under Raritan Bay. The DEP can stop it if they deny the permits again and do so “with prejudice”.  Go to the following to send your personal ...

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A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for ...

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Dear Editor: I had the unfortunate opportunity to read the Paterson PBA president’s letter concerning the “controversy” surrounding the death of Jameek Lowery.  Since it appears that some of the contents of the PBA’s letter was directed towards me I feel compelled to respond accordingly. I ...

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To our Hasbrouck Heights neighbors,  By now, you may have seen the articles surrounding our Police Department. Let us start by saying we wish none of this was happening and hope for a quick resolution. First came news of an ongoing investigation into our police chief. The Chief has been a ...

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  Tire crumb used in synthetic turf infield contains toxic chemicals, lead and many other known carcinogens. Children are most vulnerable to lead poison including pregnant and lactating mothers who care for them. The use of tire crumb for synthetic turf infield is ignoring almost ...

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Everyone knows it has always been a coveted desire to privatize Newark’s Water Department. The money such an agency would generate would be massive and would invite corruption. If you don’t believe me just look at what happened under the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development ...

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Everyone knows it has always been a coveted desire to privatize Newark’s Water Department. The money such an agency would generate would be massive and would invite corruption. If you don’t believe me just look at what happened under the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development ...

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Dear Editor, The South Plainfield Police Department in conjunction with the South Plainfield Public Library recently held one of our most successful National Night Out events ever. For those who may not be aware, National Night Out is an annual nation-wide event established with the intent that ...

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To the editor, I recently traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with 2,000 of my fellow Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action volunteer leaders to learn more about how to prevent gun violence in our communities. We were together when we heard about more ...

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Everyone knows it has always been a coveted desire to privatize Newark’s Water Department. The money such an agency would generate would be massive and would invite corruption. If you don’t believe me just look at what happened under the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development ...

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Ja'Nyla wrinkled her brow as she blew across the embouchure of the flute. “Why can’t I make a sound?” she whined, clearly becoming frustrated.  “It’s ok,” I consoled her. “It’s all about the breath. Make sure you’re blowing hard, fast air across the hole of the flute.” Ja'Nyla nodded and brought ...

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As the Town Board considers revisions to the proposed new tree law, it appears to be seeking a middle ground on the issue of mitigation, somewhere between requiring mitigation or making it optional. But the middle ground solution that’s being considered, i.e., including a presumption that ...

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To the editor, I recently traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with 2,000 of my fellow Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action volunteer leaders to learn more about how to prevent gun violence in our communities. We were together when we heard about more ...

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To the Editor: The labor contract covering the faculty of Raritan Valley Community College expired on June 30 and the College and its students are facing the prospect of faculty returning at the end of August for the beginning of classes feeling undervalued and disrespected. At the June ...

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Dear TAPinto Roxbury, In response to the Roxbury Mayor and Council resolution covered in this recent article. There are factual errors in the council resolution: The Commission was NOT created on July 16, 2014, it was only approved then, it was created in April 2015 when commissioners ...

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To the Editor: The labor contract covering the faculty of Raritan Valley Community College expired on June 30 and the College and its students are facing the prospect of faculty returning at the end of August for the beginning of classes feeling undervalued and disrespected. At the June ...

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A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for ...

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Dear Glen Rock Community, If you haven’t heard or realized, both the Glen Rock Environmental Commission and the Glen Rock Green Team are starting an “Adopt a Storm Drain” initiative (#YearOfAirAndWater). This is mostly because the local DPW can’t keep up and inspect all the storm drains. Like ...

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To the Editor: The labor contract covering the faculty of Raritan Valley Community College expired on June 30 and the College and its students are facing the prospect of faculty returning at the end of August for the beginning of classes feeling undervalued and disrespected. At the June ...

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August 13, 2019 Letter to the Editor: I have read the two letters that were put into your Blog by a Mr. Edward Mossberg, I know nothing about this man, and to the best of my knowledge have never met him. The two letters he wrote are the BEST endorsement of an idea, the idea that America is ...

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The Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Keith Brunson as assistant principal of Roosevelt Intermediate School, effective October 15 or earlier if released by the Piscataway Township School District where he currently serves as Dean of Students. Mr. Brunson brings to ...

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Dear TAPinto Roxbury, Paige Monaghan who graduated from Roxbury High School is one of the finest soccer players to ever play at the school, holding just about every scoring record in girls soccer. After her high school career, Paige went on to attend Butler University where she continued to ...

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A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for ...

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A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for ...

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A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for ...

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A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for ...

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A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for ...

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Throughout the years, it seems that I hear more and more about tragic gun violence in my country. Unfortunately, all politicians seem to do is go back and forth without offering any solutions. However, Assemblyman Anthony Bucco is different. As a dedicated Assemblyman who cares deeply about his ...

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