Letters to the Editor

October 14, 2019

Fellow West Essex Residents: I am writing to share my support for Neal Goldstein who is running in the upcoming West Essex School Board Election.  Having sons growing up in town together, I have gotten the chance to know Neal over the 20 years we have both lived in Roseland.  Whether it was ...

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Finally — the efforts of the Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance are beginning to pay off, and restoration of the off-peak one seat ride is set for Nov. 4. And while I’m thrilled with today’s announcement, I remain frustrated that it took this long only to regain the service we previously fought ...

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To the Editor: If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundingly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.   Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, ...

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To the Editor: If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundingly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.   Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, ...

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In our 14 years living and raising a family in Glen Rock, we have fallen in love with this humble yet vibrant town. As our children have thrived, so has the town: consistently high ranking school systems, rising real estate value and a close-knit community where friends become family.  We have ...

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Rob Dill has been a neighbor to us for 16 years, and we know he'd make a terrific Council Member. By "neighbor," we mean that he has responded to backyard wildlife emergencies, tutored our children for SAT tests, taught our daughter to row before her college crew tryouts, and generally played the ...

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The local LGBTQ community was rightly proud when Westfield raised the rainbow flag outside Town Hall during pride month this past June.  Sadly, Mayor Shelly Brindle is not willing to extend the same courtesy to help other local communities celebrate their pride. Notwithstanding the precedent she ...

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I have been Teresa Gilbreath’s neighbor on Doremus Avenue for many years. She has always been a wonderful neighbor. Having seen how pleasant she and her family are and how well maintained their property is, I am happy she lives across the street from us. Last year, Teresa and I found ourselves ...

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It’s with pleasure that I enthusiastically support Kristine Morieko for Mayor and Teresa Gilbreath and Rob Dill for Glen Rock Council. Their commitment to improving town services and overall quality of life for all Glen Rockers, while keeping a sharp eye on containing taxes, checks all the boxes ...

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To the Editor: If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundingly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.   Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, ...

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I am writing to express my full support of Kristine Morieko for Glen Rock Mayor and Teresa Gilbreath and Rob Dill for Glen Rock Borough Council. As a council member since 2015, Kristine has worked tirelessly for our town with a steady voice of reason and a cooperative spirit that has led this ...

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We are writing in support of Eric Schlett as a candidate for the Glen Rock Borough Council.  We have known Eric, his wife Jen, and their great family for twenty years, both as neighbors and friends. Eric has long been involved with our community, and we have seen firsthand his work ethic and ...

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To the Editor: If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundingly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.   Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, ...

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I commend Garwood GOP Council candidates Nicastro, Bellomo, and Stevens for running for council, but their town-wide mailer really made me think about how qualified their team is to manage any of the responsibilities of Garwood’s various committees, departments, and council positions.  Their letter ...

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To the Editor: The Westfield Board of Health met on Oct. 7. The seasonal influenza vaccination campaign is starting. A simple vaccination can help prevent the flu and it is best to be vaccinated before the flu starts spreading. Good health habits, like covering your cough and washing your ...

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  A majority of people living in New Jersey rate the condition of the state's roads as fair or poor, and the American Society of Civil Engineers found that 66 percent of the state's roads are in poor condition. As a Councilman in Garwood for the past three years, I find this ...

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Dear Editor, I am writing today in support of Melissa Spiotta who is running for Morris School District Board of Ed on November 5th.  My wife and I have lived in Morristown for over 19 years are active in our community and have two children in the Morris school district.  I have known Melissa ...

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To the Editor, I am asking my friends and family to join me in supporting the reelection of our mayor Frank DelCore. Our mayor’s vision and insight have consistently made Hillsborough known as one of the best places to live in the country.  I have known and ...

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To the Editor: Several weeks ago, the Tim Pino campaign noted that the state Attorney General and Postmaster General (federal government) were investigating vote by mail ballots that are listed as not being received by the Somerset County Board of Elections, yet members of the public have ...

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Letter to the Editor: When I became a member of the South Plainfield community after marrying my husband Bob, I was determined to become an active participant in the volunteer organizations that aimed to contribute to the positive growth of our Boro.  As a member of the Public Celebrations ...

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To the Editor:  As colleagues and friends of Irene Treloar’s for the past eight years, we are honored to be writing this letter in support of her candidacy. Knowing Irene in both her professional and personal life, we feel uniquely capable of commenting on her qualifications. We know first-hand ...

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To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

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To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

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To the Editor, Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing. But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit. As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the ...

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If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundedly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.   Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, children, ...

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If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundedly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.   Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, children, ...

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If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundedly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.   Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, children, ...

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To the Editor: Given that the municipal leadership has been Republican for decades, it is an uphill battle for a candidate on the Democratic slate to win. However, I believe that people should vote person over party, discover what the candidates stand for, and learn how they will best serve our ...

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It sometimes takes a bit of time for the gravity of your true emotions to hit you, as you realize that something you have experienced is, in fact, not OK. While talking to a group about the fifth annual Taste of Operation Warm Heart, a fundraiser for the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless’s ...

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If everyone knew Jon Bramnick as long or as well as I did, there would be no doubt that he would be unanimously and resoundedly re-elected back to the NJ State Assembly, where he belongs and where NJ residents need him.   Jon fights for and represents all of us - women, men, children, ...

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