Letters to the Editor

September 15, 2022

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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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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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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Department of Public Works: Shout out to Mike and Bob at the Department of Public Works. You finally made it happen after many calls for help. A light was removed many years ago and later a tree, where the roots were left, repeated calls were made to JCP&L and Public Service and nothing was ...

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I believe participants in Residents for Summit and those on other social networking sites did a service to the community by demonstrating flaws with the original Broad Street West 3 (BSW3) proposal. The Common Council has responded to many of their concerns in a positive and open way.  Such ...

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With Election Day less than two months away, I felt this was the right time to reach out to the South Plainfield community and let you know how committed I am to the Borough as I seek a third term on the South Plainfield Board of Education. I made this decision, along with my family, to continue ...

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My name is Kristen Recenello. I have been a resident of Cedar Grove for over 22 years.  My husband Sam and I are very honored and excited to offer our total support for both Cienne Keegan and David Grande as candidates for the Board of Education. Sam and I had simple goals for our girls as we ...

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Dear Editor, I was fortunate enough to participate in the summer program run by the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts. I was also able to receive the Youth Employment Grant from the NJWA, which was funded by the Westfield Foundation. The NJWA is an amazing nonprofit that gives music lessons and ...

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On Tuesday night, September 6, Summit City Council said they have heard us and have told Toll/L&M to come back with a revised proposal that adheres to the redevelopment plan, the master plan, zoning ordinances, and the perspectives of the Historic Preservation and other commissions. They seemed ...

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Dear Editor: The Paterson Education Association (PEA) has been making no bones about the mass exodus of the staff here in Paterson. Though we believed we had made clear the reasons for its occurrence, we are compelled to reiterate them in the wake of the missive sent to parents by Superintendent ...

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Dear Editor: When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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To the Editor- My name is Bill Seesselberg, and I will be on this year’s ballot for re-election to the board of education. I have taken this responsibility humbly and seriously through my past terms and will continue to do so if re-elected. As many of you know, along with a dedication to ...

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To the Editor: When Council member Irene Choi Treloar first ran for a seat on the Chatham Borough Council, she articulated a vision that resonates with many of us; preserve and protect the sense of community, the schools, and Chatham’s small-town charm that we all cherish. She never shies ...

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On September 5th I was bestowed the honor to be the Grand Marshal in South Plainfield’s 63rd annual Labor Day Parade. It was a special day for me, but much more importantly it was a special day for South Plainfield. With Tropical Storm Ida, Covid and other items, this day was four years in the ...

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While the community is the midst of a break in the Broad Street West redevelopment plan (the fire station property), it is time to consider the obvious option for the fire station property that has been ignored. That is, get rid of the redevelopment plan, sell the property at a public action (as is ...

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Dear Editor: When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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Dear Editor: When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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Dear Editor: Wow, what an electrifying weekend at Governor Livingston.   I’m not even sure where to begin.   In the crowd of fellow football parents, nothing but self-effacement.  In fact, those around me were much more at ease congratulating other parents than accepting congratulations ...

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Nutley is one of 27 districts to receive NJ Department of Education funding to establish or expand preschool access.  Schools receiving the Preschool Expansion Aid grant demonstrated to the DOE that they can provide a high-quality preschool program, defined by a full-day program with a certified ...

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When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the years we have ...

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I’d like to say a huge thank you to Frank Approvato, an alumni of Seton Hall and the entire Italian American Club of South Plainfield. Never did I think I would be the one to receive such a generous scholarship towards my education at Seton Hall University. I am so gracious for being selected and ...

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Dear Editor: When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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Dear Editor: When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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Dear Editor:   When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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Dear Editor:   When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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Dear Editor: When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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I’d like to say a huge thank you to Frank Approvato, an alumni of Seton Hall and the entire Italian American Club of South Plainfield. Never did I think I would be the one to receive such a generous scholarship towards my education at Seton Hall University. I am so gracious for being selected and ...

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Not long ago, in the land we fondly refer to as the Township of Sparta, where the sun would break through the September sky and its rays would bathe the crisp valley air over west mountain, schoolchildren would behold golden cornstalks and cattle grazing in a farmer’s field on their way to the ...

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Dear Editor: When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the ...

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Dear Nutley Community, Yesterday, we learned that Nutley was one of 27 public school districts in the state to receive Pre-School Expansion Aid, which will help us build a high-quality pre-school program for Nutley students, ages 3 and 4. This program will help remove barriers and provide ...

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