Letters to the Editor

August 15, 2019

Why not consider adoption when seeking a pet? I’ve always been surprised by how many people don’t see local shelters as an option, as I knew that there were many dogs in shelters who need a home, and breeders don't always treat their dogs humanely. When I question my friends, these are the most ...

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Dear Editor, It is not every day that you get to meet a true hero. I was not planning on it when I went to the Westfield Farmers Market last Saturday. Yet there she was, Fraidy Reiss, walking past and I was able to introduce myself, and to congratulate her for being featured in The Book of Gusty ...

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Why not consider adoption when seeking a pet? I’ve always been surprised by how many people don’t see local shelters as an option, as I knew that there were many dogs in shelters who need a home, and breeders don't always treat their dogs humanely. When I question my friends, these are the most ...

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Letter to the Editor At this time, I would like to thank all the residents of South Plainfield and neighboring towns for their continued support of Sportworld over the last 42 (forty-two) years. Lately I have heard rumors that Sportworld is shuttering its doors. This is not true. We have put ...

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Back to School With summer coming to a close, children and their parents are looking forward to the beginning of the new school year. Back to school shopping, the prospect of seeing friends and making new ones, and the excitement of meeting a new teacher are all on the forefront of our ...

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Letter to the Editor,  A long time South Plainfield resident Teresa DeCola’s lost her Mom two years ago.  Teresa has assumed responsibility of the home.  Teresa lost her job months ago and has been interviewing in the childcare field since then,  to no avail.  Teresa is suffering serious ...

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In April, New York State Sen. Pete Harckham initiated quarterly meetings of his Veterans Advisory Council (VAC). Sen. Harckham represents Yorktown along with other areas in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties. At Supervisor Ilan Gilbert’s request, the second meeting was held here in Yorktown ...

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One of the many things I love about Yorktown is its beauty. Yorktown has hills, reservoirs, lots of greenery, Downing and Roosevelt Parks, and so many other lovely spots to enjoy the outdoors! I also appreciated—and my family has benefited from—the excellent schools and low crime rate. The houses ...

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Why not consider adoption when seeking a pet? I’ve always been surprised by how many people don’t see local shelters as an option, as I knew that there were many dogs in shelters who need a home, and breeders don't always treat their dogs humanely. When I question my friends, these are the most ...

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Send comments to NJDEP by August 23 to demand that they follow State regulations and deny the permits for the NESE Project. We’re celebrating the return of whales and dolphins to the Raritan Bay after years of efforts to clean the waters have paid off.  The shore economy is vital to New ...

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The turnover of leadership in the police force in the last 3 years has left us understaffed in command positions.  The first step to fill that void was to invite the County Prosecutor to assist us by administrating the Franklin Twp. Police Dept. To that end, the Prosecutor assigned County Chief of ...

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Why not consider adoption when seeking a pet? I’ve always been surprised by how many people don’t see local shelters as an option, as I knew that there were many dogs in shelters who need a home, and breeders don't always treat their dogs humanely. When I question my friends, these are the most ...

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To the Editor: Late last week the Chatham Borough Democratic Committee (CBDC) mailed a letter to “Young Chatham Voters” encouraging them to vote by mail and to vote for their “three fantastic candidates.” That’s it! The letter is remarkable both for what it contains and what it doesn’t. There is ...

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Why not consider adoption when seeking a pet? I’ve always been surprised by how many people don’t see local shelters as an option, as I knew that there were many dogs in shelters who need a home, and breeders don't always treat their dogs humanely. When I question my friends, these are the most ...

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Why not consider adoption when seeking a pet? I’ve always been surprised by how many people don’t see local shelters as an option, as I knew that there were many dogs in shelters who need a home, and breeders don't always treat their dogs humanely. When I question my friends, these are the most ...

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There are certain factors that can cause abdominal muscles to stop functioning well. Pregnancy, abdominal surgery, bad posture, lower back pain, being overweight, and improper abdominal exercises are some of the main reasons for  weakness. Many people associate the core with an image of toned ...

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Send comments to NJDEP by August 23 to demand that they follow State regulations and deny the permits for the NESE Project. We’re celebrating the return of whales and dolphins to the Raritan Bay after years of efforts to clean the waters have paid off.  The shore economy is vital to New ...

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Why not consider adoption when seeking a pet? I’ve always been surprised by how many people don’t see local shelters as an option, as I knew that there were many dogs in shelters who need a home, and breeders don't always treat their dogs humanely. When I question my friends, these are the most ...

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To the Editor: I have been following what both the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Barnegat have said about proposed changes to our school curriculum.  The Mayor’s comments are a flagrant abuse of his power as a public figure. However I  was in complete shock when I read Mr. Novak's letter to the ...

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To the Editor: Democracy is in jeopardy here in Barnegat.  Last week, two instances occurred causing great concern on the health of our democracy and the willingness of people to have an open mind.  First:  Our elected representative for CD3, Congressman Andy Kim, was scheduled to speak on ...

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          I have confidence in the men and women of the Franklin Township Police Department in Somerset County, New Jersey.  They have performed their public safety mission in a stellar manner.           Now they are being undermined by a proposal to insert a politically connected six-figure ...

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I have confidence in the men and women of the Franklin Township Police Department in Somerset County, New Jersey.  They have performed their public safety mission in a stellar manner.   Now they are being undermined by a proposal to insert a politically connected six-figure ...

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I have confidence in the men and women of the Franklin Township Police Department in Somerset County, New Jersey.  They have performed their public safety mission in a stellar manner.   Now they are being undermined by a proposal to insert a politically connected six-figure ...

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New Jersey has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation, but it is not enough. There is only one purpose for assault military style weapons and that is to kill people and hide from law enforcement while you do it.  These weapons must be banned.     Assemblywoman DiMaso, although on the ...

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New Jersey has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation, but it is not enough. There is only one purpose for assault military style weapons and that is to kill people and hide from law enforcement while you do it.  These weapons must be banned.     Assemblywoman DiMaso, although on the ...

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To the Editor: The Westfield Board of Health met on Aug. 5, 2019. Three businesses in town were recently issued summonses for selling electronic cigarettes to underage individuals. Two of them did not have licenses to sell e-cigarettes. Two businesses were fined, one $350 and the other $250 ...

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To the Editor, As a constituent of Barnegat, I am outraged by the recent remarks and call to action by the mayor of this town. I am calling for his immediate resignation and removal of office.  Here's why: 1) Separation of church & state is exactly what an elected official agrees to ...

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Editor's Note: The author of this letter advised us that the previous version of correspondence containing these comments was not the one intended for publication. Please see this update. To the Editor: I have been following what both the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Barnegat have said about ...

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Another massacre in our country; more thoughts and prayers. And again perpetrated with a weapon of war of unlimited ammunition capacity. Unfortunately, thoughts and prayers alone are woefully deficient without action.  It is time to ban assault rifles; period. But this is not a novel idea as it ...

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As most residents of our town know, the charter school topic is a hot one. Charters are public institutions, but the way they are funded in New Jersey causes division among pro- and anti-charter citizens. Funding needs to be fixed at the state level, but that’s a complicated topic for a separate ...

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