Letters to the Editor

May 15, 2022

I have lived in Westfield for almost 30 years and lived in Cranford for almost 10 years prior to that. Westfield is a wonderful community and I feel lucky to have been able to settle and raise my family here. Over that time, I have watched Westfield’s downtown reach its peak in the early 2000s, ...

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If you believe in a future where all KLSD students are equal and treated with dignity, the choice is obvious: vote Matthew Goglia for School Board. If you believe all KLSD students are worth fighting for, the choice is obvious: vote Matthew Goglia. If you believe organizations as big as our schools ...

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If you care about public education, and the reputation of KLSD schools — vote for Erika Glick, Matthew Goglia and Marc Abrams on May 17! KLSD has seen a 25% enrollment drop over the last decade. Liz Gereghty dismissed this during candidates’ night, and it was dismissed again by the Board — at ...

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Community. Like many of you, this is the reason I moved to Katonah-Lewisboro more than 20 years ago. Kids playing outside, beautiful towns and parks, interesting stores, and most importantly – caring people. I literally fell in love with Katonah Elementary School, staring at it perched on its ...

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I’m writing in support of Erika Glick’s candidacy for the KLSD Board of Education. Erika has been a friend and neighbor for 12 years, during which time I’ve come to know her as a warm, generous, intelligent person who has dedicated her life to the education and enrichment of children. I watched as ...

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I am writing to support the district’s budget and endorse Rory Burke, Elizabeth Gereghty, and Julia Hadlock. All three have earned the right to be re-elected to the Katonah-Lewisboro Board of Education. KLSD has been delivering positive learning outcomes for our students for several years. Led ...

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Dear Editor: In a statement, Lauren Calmas (Hoboken Charter School board member), Nicole Cammarota (Hoboken Dual Language Charter School) and Chris DeFillipis (Elysian Charter School), said, "It's a false narrative to say that Hoboken's public charter schools are responsible for increasing ...

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The vote-by-mail primary ballots are distributed by the Union County Clerk’s office.  We are now participating in one more meaningless primary process across most municipalities in New Jersey.     Only 20% of the primary election races across the county have a choice.  That means that in 80% ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- During this Mental Health Awareness month, I am proud that Fanwood is a Stigma-Free Zone, a designation that stands for support, compassion and education in our community for those with mental illnesses. There are extensive resources available to residents of Fanwood and all of Union ...

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It's been some time since I've updated this site with an article. We've been trying to provide information to the public while at the same time working to prevent the Superintendent and the BOE from making some unfortunate decisions. As a result, we've been more active on social media. Over the ...

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It's been some time since I've updated this site with an article. We've been trying to provide information to the public while at the same time working to prevent the Superintendent and the BOE from making some unfortunate decisions. As a result, we've been more active on social media. Over the ...

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Mohammed Uzzal Miah was Born in 10, May 1983, in Sylhet, Bangladesh. He is one of the most amazing Youtuber and Craftsmen in Bangladesh and all around the planet. He lives in A joined area of America. His is first soundtrack "Current Hip-skip" ''Commendable'' ''Rock'' Jazz on SoundCloud. Armin is ...

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The vote-by-mail primary ballots are distributed by the Union County Clerk’s office.  We are now participating in one more meaningless primary process across most municipalities in New Jersey.     Only 20% of the primary election races across the county have a choice.  That means that in 80% ...

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To whom it may concern, I beg your indulgence for a moment to offer a thought about the health of our downtown. I have been a resident of Westfield since I graduated college moving here in the autumn of 1991; basically, my whole adult life. I love and have always loved our community. My ...

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March 9, 2022   McWane Ductile 183 Sitgreaves St. Phillipsburg, NJ  08865   RE:  Ease Hazardous Air Pollutant – Title V Air Operating Permit   I live in the neighboring town of Bloomsbury, NJ. In this era of climate change, from auto manufactories, lighting companies, home ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli from a Maryland prison by a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli from a Maryland prison by a ...

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Dear Editor, The Mayor and Borough Council have decided the immediate fate of Post Office Plaza by choosing the redevelopment option that calls for 15 units of affordable housing to be built on the Borough’s Bowers Lane parking lot. This was one of five options only revealed to the public for ...

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I am a Westfield Lifer. I was born here and have been a resident since 1951 I and my family have lived in a residential home on Prospect Street for over 37 years, our family owned and operated a business in Downtown Westfield, The Leader Store for over 65 years. I am very well acquainted with the ...

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Warehouses in Franklin: Everything You Need To Know If you’re a resident of Franklin, you likely remember the buzz around Amazon coming to town in 2020. The construction of the new Amazon warehouse on Weston Canal Road brought mixed feelings among residents and community leaders, including hope ...

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Warehouses in Franklin: Everything You Need To Know If you’re a resident of Franklin, you likely remember the buzz around Amazon coming to town in 2020. The construction of the new Amazon warehouse on Weston Canal Road brought mixed feelings among residents and community leaders, including hope ...

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To recap the 5/9/22 Board meeting (which had an agenda that contained NO action or discussion items) we learned that the district's legal counsel has advised disabling the ability for stakeholders to comment on the District social media outlets  and that Dr. Varley, Mr. D’Aquila, Mrs. Penna and Mr.

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association President Pat Colligan released the following statement on the New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision to release Sundiata Acoli on parole: “We stand with our brothers and sisters of the New Jersey State Police during this ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association President Pat Colligan released the following statement on the New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision to release Sundiata Acoli on parole: “We stand with our brothers and sisters of the New Jersey State Police during this ...

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Sparta Mountain Continues, Flawed NJ Forest Management Plan moves to a Committee, without Moratorium. Proforestation somehow escaped NJDEP's approach, while Governor speaks of Climate? Greenwashing happening in these documents and in the actions that the DEP promotes. A sort of "competitive ...

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Editor's Note: This letter has been revised with the author. The crazy proposal to put a four story, 64-unit apartment building on Ferris Place in Westfield would bring a traffic nightmare to Prospect Street and Clark Street. The Prospect St./Ferris Place intersection is already highly ...

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Dear TAPInto Editor: As a long-time resident of West Amwell, I want to express support for the plan to build a cannabis cultivation center on Brunswick Pike. It is rare for a rural municipality like ours to secure a company that would generate a huge sum of tax revenue to offset residential ...

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What’s happening in the USA today and the world? Let’s assess. Russia has invaded Ukraine in an apparent land grab. One of the Supreme Court justices has written an opinion that was illegally leaked to the press. Protesters have firebombed abortion clinics and protested outside of Supreme Court ...

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To the editor, We visit family in Florida and South Carolina each year and it gets harder and harder to return.   This area is geographically one of the nicest areas in the country, however, this town keeps voting to tax us into oblivion.   Relocation for many is a real consideration. To ...

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I grew up in Cranford, but I live in Westfield now. When I was in my early teens, my friends and l couldn’t wait go to Westfield to walk around town and go to the Rialto Movie Theatre. Downtown Westfield was the place to be; cool stores, coffee shops and the Rialto Movie Theater. We all wished ...

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