Letters to the Editor

September 20, 2022

Editor, As a resident of Hillsborough, you already know you are living in the best town in the USA.  You can attribute that to continued solid and intelligent Republican leadership for many years. Like my late husband (Pete Biondi) and your Mayor for many years, John Ciccarelli and Bob ...

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During election season in our town, it's common to hear candidates, current office holders, and voters say, "I love Summit!"  If one prized quality of the town were to get me to say, "I love Summit!" it would be the spirit and quality of volunteerism. The number of people who give untold time and ...

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To the Editor: During election season in our town, it's common to hear candidates, current office holders, and voters say, "I love Summit!"  If one prized quality of the town were to get me to say, "I love Summit!" it would be the spirit and quality of volunteerism.  The number of people who ...

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To the Editor: During election season in our town, it's common to hear candidates, current office holders, and voters say, "I love Summit!"  If one prized quality of the town were to get me to say, "I love Summit!" it would be the spirit and quality of volunteerism.  The number of people who ...

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To the Editor: During election season in our town, it's common to hear candidates, current office holders, and voters say, "I love Summit!"  If one prized quality of the town were to get me to say, "I love Summit!" it would be the spirit and quality of volunteerism.  The number of people who ...

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Dear South Plainfield Voters, You have elected me to represent you on the Board of Education since 2007.  I am asking for your support in the upcoming election so that I may continue being your voice on the Board.   One of the strengths I bring to the Board is my determination to expand ...

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To the Editor: In a letter printed in the Sept. 8, 2022, issue of Yorktown News regarding candidate for NYS Assembly Matt Slater's concern about the dangers of bail reform, the letter-writer made several errors that need to be corrected.   The first error is pretending that bail reform is a ...

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Politics is personal. You are more likely to vote for someone you know, someone you respect, and someone who, once elected, continues to be the person you elected in the first place. Like many of us here in Mountainside, I know Tom Kean, Jr. and his wife Rhonda, their daughters Elizabeth and ...

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Once again there was at least one person at the BOE meeting posing as a resident and speaking out against the state mandated health education curriculum changes.   Our district has made every effort to inform parents of the changes and has established a process to give them an opportunity to opt ...

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On Tuesday Sept. 6th, I went to the BHA (Belmar Housing Authority) meeting to find out what happened on Aug 28 at the 8th Ave building for the elderly and disabled. The story is that the backup generator was not in service, and both of the building's elevators failed. This story was true.  The ...

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To the Editor: I would like to alert all Parsippany residents that our Town Council is facing a decision right now that will affect the quality of our lives for years to come. In 2020, the Parsippany Library System was awarded a three million dollar New Jersey State Library Construction Bond ...

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I am Renee Hong, a current senior at Livingston High School. Over the past summer, I have been researching under my mentor Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer at George Mason University.    As the world is aware of the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, the invasion has caused a large-scale ...

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I hope everyone had a nice summer and settling into the new school year. Following is very important information regarding the future of Westfield. In November 2020, over my opposition, the Mayor and Town Council designated the North Avenue and South Avenue train station parking lots, together ...

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My name is David Newman and it is my honor to write a letter in support of Cienne Keegan and David Grande for the upcoming Cedar Grove Board of Education election. My wife Jen and I have lived in Cedar Grove for 20 years and have 2 boys currently attending CGHS.  Over the past 2 years I have had ...

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To the Editor,  There seems to be a great local, statewide, and national debate regarding the connection between crime and politics. Each political party claims to have the greatest concern for the safety of their people, even though the Republicans are often portrayed as the “law and order” ...

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Statement from Governor Murphy- “I am outraged at Governor DeSantis’ heartless attempt to exploit vulnerable Venezuelan migrants in a political stunt designed only to improve his standing among his right-wing followers. It is sad to see him joining Texas’ Governor Abbott in this callous race to ...

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Statement from Governor Murphy- “I am outraged at Governor DeSantis’ heartless attempt to exploit vulnerable Venezuelan migrants in a political stunt designed only to improve his standing among his right-wing followers. It is sad to see him joining Texas’ Governor Abbott in this callous race to ...

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Come November 8th, I will be voting for Doug Stevinson and Gina Fernandez for the Bedminster Township Committee to help them continue making positive contributions to the great quality of life enjoyed by Bedminster residents.  I moved to Bedminster 30 years ago, attracted by the green spaces, the ...

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In 1626, the Dutch paid the equivalent of 60 Dutch guilders (approx. $1,000 today) to Native Americans for the island of Manhattan. It is considered the worst real estate transaction ever, until possibly now. The Westfield Town Council is attempting to lease 6 acres of property behind Edison ...

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We all want our Summit Common Councilmembers to be successful in achieving what's best for Summit and its residents. But I believe only the most equipped individuals should serve in that capacity as it's imperative to our community's success. As typical in Council elections, we need to choose the ...

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To the Editor: If most Chatham Township residents are like myself and have difficulty finding the time to delve into the pros and cons of the various candidates running for Chatham Township Committee, I hope the following will simplify your choice. Regardless of political party, it is more ...

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I’m writing to urge Madison residents to vote for Lenora Clark and Matthew Van Natten this fall. They will bring balance to the present all-Democrat, virtually always-voting-in-unison Borough Council.  As just one example of the ill effects of Madison’s one-party rule, consider Councilmember ...

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To the Editor: I was made aware of the sex education that was signed by Governor Murphy in 2019.  I was shocked when I learned about the true intention of the standards that were scheduled to go into effect in the Fall. The learning materials associated with these new standards contain ...

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Dear Editor, As you may know The McCriskin -  Gustafson Family of Funeral Homes have been participating in the town’s Adopt –A-Spot program for several years maintaining Monument Park. Throughout these years we have partnered with different local landscaping companies for their assistance to ...

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Dear Editor: In these times of polarization, the American people yearn for the day when mutual collaboration and proper decorum are restored in government.  We are fortunate to already have that in Chatham Borough, and Karen Koronkiewicz and Irene Treloar are a big reason why.  Although we ...

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To the Editor: When the contact information on your phone holds the numbers of six different hospitals covering the last two years of your son’s life, it begs the question, “Is this normal?” Addiction is a complicated illness marked by numerous relapses and the ever-present, opportunity for ...

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“The High Cost of Going Green” by Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (LD13)   A recent report by Affordable Energy for New Jersey blasted the ratepayer impact study for the Governor’s Energy Master Plan (EMP) saying among other things: EMP report ignores all direct consumer costs Only ...

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“The High Cost of Going Green” by Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (LD13) A recent report by Affordable Energy for New Jersey blasted the ratepayer impact study for the Governor’s Energy Master Plan (EMP) saying among other things: EMP report ignores all direct consumer costs Only ...

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“The High Cost of Going Green” by Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (LD13) A recent report by Affordable Energy for New Jersey blasted the ratepayer impact study for the Governor’s Energy Master Plan (EMP) saying among other things: EMP report ignores all direct consumer costs Only ...

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Dear New Providence School Community, Over the past two years, the Board of Education has been working closely with Dr. Richard Grip who is a recognized school demographer. Dr. Grip’s reports and presentations can be found on our district website here. The purpose of his consultation has been to ...

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