Letters to the Editor

September 9, 2022

At the Board of Education Candidate forum held by the League of Women Voters on September 9th, Dr. Ruddy made a few curious statements. After board member Dr. Tindall literally quoted the language of the Code of Ethics for School Board Members, she claimed she was keen to ignore the portion ...

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For more than 70 years, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had been a strong, steady and reassuring presence on the international stage. The United States and the 14 presidents who have served during her reign, benefited from her unwavering support and friendship. In New Jersey, her reign coincided ...

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Dear Editor, I want to clarify the district’s circumstances regarding staff vacancies and contract negotiations with the Paterson Education Association (PEA).  First, the staffing shortage we are experiencing is not unique to Paterson Public Schools. It is a national and statewide problem.

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I am writing this letter due to the concerns raised by a recent letter to the editor from a sitting Bernards Township Board of Education member, Kirsten Light, which she submitted as a private citizen to TAPinto Basking Ridge.  As a former Board member, serving for almost 10 years, I feel that her ...

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I am writing this letter due to the concerns raised by a recent letter to the editor from a sitting Bernards Township Board of Education member, Kirsten Light,  which she submitted as a private citizen to TAPinto Basking Ridge.  As a former Board member, serving for almost 10 years, I feel that her ...

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For more than 70 years, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had been a strong, steady and reassuring presence on the international stage. The United States and the 14 presidents who have served during her reign, benefited from her unwavering support and friendship. In New Jersey, her reign coincided ...

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For more than 70 years, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had been a strong, steady and reassuring presence on the international stage. The United States and the 14 presidents who have served during her reign, benefited from her unwavering support and friendship. In New Jersey, her reign coincided ...

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To the Editor: I just read the article on the new climate change curriculum. It's cheerleader tone, especially Tammy Murphy's bleatings, filled me with fear and loathing. Anything blessed by Trenton's First Couple is the Kiss of Death. Rather than "learn" about climate change, don't they ...

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Dear Editor: Dealing with liver failure has been a scary and challenging experience. Not only do I have to live with disruptive symptoms like nausea, loss of appetite, abdominal discomfort and fatigue, but I am also forced to live with the knowledge that this condition is chronic. Unfortunately, ...

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To the Editor,  “Bail Reforms Are Threatening Your Safety”! screamed the headline of a column by two men, one of whom is Matt Slater, candidate for State Assembly in the 94th District. The column contends that reforms to New York’s bail laws have turned New York’s criminal justice system upside ...

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To the Editor,  To help restore sanity in Albany, we must elect Matt Slater to represent us in the 94th Assembly District on Tuesday, November 8th. His commonsense approach to issues is impressive.  For instance, Matt understands that the result of the disastrous Cashless Bail Reforms has led ...

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To the Editor,  “Bail Reforms Are Threatening Your Safety”! screamed the headline of a column by two men, one of whom is Matt Slater, candidate for State Assembly in the 94th District. The column contends that reforms to New York’s bail laws have turned New York’s criminal justice system upside ...

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To the Editor,  To help restore sanity in Albany, we must elect Matt Slater to represent us in the 94th Assembly District on Tuesday, November 8th. His commonsense approach to issues is impressive.  For instance, Matt understands that the result of the disastrous Cashless Bail Reforms has led ...

Read more »

To the Editor,  “Bail Reforms Are Threatening Your Safety”! screamed the headline of a column by two men, one of whom is Matt Slater, candidate for State Assembly in the 94th District. The column contends that reforms to New York’s bail laws have turned New York’s criminal justice system upside ...

Read more »

To the Editor,  To help restore sanity in Albany, we must elect Matt Slater to represent us in the 94th Assembly District on Tuesday, November 8th. His commonsense approach to issues is impressive.  For instance, Matt understands that the result of the disastrous Cashless Bail Reforms has led ...

Read more »

To the Editor,  To help restore sanity in Albany, we must elect Matt Slater to represent us in the 94th Assembly District on Tuesday, November 8th. His commonsense approach to issues is impressive.  For instance, Matt understands that the result of the disastrous Cashless Bail Reforms has led ...

Read more »

To the Editor,  “Bail Reforms Are Threatening Your Safety”! screamed the headline of a column by two men, one of whom is Matt Slater, candidate for State Assembly in the 94th District. The column contends that reforms to New York’s bail laws have turned New York’s criminal justice system upside ...

Read more »

To The Editor,  Regretfully, the September 1 Yorktown News article, “Current Status of the Underhill Farm Project,” did not update your readers on the most newsworthy part of the Underhill Farm story: the fact is the project is in limbo because the Planning Board can’t decide which option to ...

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Dear Editor: Dealing with liver failure has been a scary and challenging experience. Not only do I have to live with disruptive symptoms like nausea, loss of appetite, abdominal discomfort and fatigue, but I am also forced to live with the knowledge that this condition is chronic. Unfortunately, ...

Read more »

Last Fall I submitted a letter to the editor about the views held by “For Bernards Children” (the group of BOE candidates that were challenging the incumbents) – about their position on the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS) which has changed the health education curriculum to ...

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Dear Editor: Dealing with liver failure has been a scary and challenging experience. Not only do I have to live with disruptive symptoms like nausea, loss of appetite, abdominal discomfort and fatigue, but I am also forced to live with the knowledge that this condition is chronic. Unfortunately, ...

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Dear Readers: TAPinto Raritan Bay published a Letter to the Editor in our Middlesex County News section on September 2, 2022, about Society Hill Piscataway Board members that contained information that was not accurate. This content was inadvertently published and not factually checked. TAPinto ...

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Michael James Boyle, son of Robert and Deborah Boyle of South Plainfield, earned his Doctorate in the field of evolutionary genetics from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany on July 15, 2022.  Michael's thesis was a study of how the brain ...

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I am proud to offer a letter of support for Cienne Keegan and David Grande for Cedar Grove Board of Education. I am a lifelong resident of Cedar Grove, along with my husband of 23 years. Counting our extended family, there are 8 Callaghan/Peterson alumni bearing our respective last names. We ...

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To the Editor: Thank goodness the judge dismissed the complaint against the Central board member for wearing the pride mask. The lack of understanding that this was a gesture of "inclusion," not exclusion, is mind-boggling to me. This is bigotry for you. Include those that look and act like ...

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To the Editor: This goes out to all the teachers in the BRRSD. School’s about to start. It will happen in the shadow of yet another controversy where people talk over, around and through you about how policies should shape your work environment. I don’t think it’s a stretch of the ...

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Dear Editor: I want to take this time to welcome students, parents, staff, and community, back to school for the 2022-23 school year. I pray this academic year is one of the best years for you. There have been many challenges and obstacles; however, we are capable of beating those tests and ...

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Kirsten Light, who serves on the Bernards Township Board of Education, wrote this letter to the editor as a private citizen: The following statements are made in my capacity as a private citizen, and not in my capacity as a Board of Education member.  These statements are also not reflective of ...

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Last Fall I submitted a letter to the editor about the views held by “For Bernards Children” (the group of BOE candidates that were challenging the incumbents) – about their position on the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS) which has changed the health education curriculum to ...

Read more »

Last Fall I submitted a letter to the editor about the views held by “For Bernards Children” (the group of BOE candidates that were challenging the incumbents) – about their position on the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS) which has changed the health education curriculum to ...

Read more »