Letters to the Editor

April 12, 2022

Recently I submitted an OPRA request to the BHPS District for a copy of the tentative budget. The format is different from prior years. After hearing from everyone on the BHCW team (https://bit.ly/3LTvpiQ) who has reviewed the budget, I feel this is a fair representation of the budget ...

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Recently I submitted an OPRA request to the BHPS District for a copy of the tentative budget. The format is different from prior years. After hearing from everyone on the BHCW team (https://bit.ly/3LTvpiQ) who has reviewed the budget, I feel this is a fair representation of the budget ...

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I met some neighbors today who are not on Facebook and did not know about our petition to oppose the mega warehouse planned  near North Village. Please pass this on to those who don't know about it yet. The next Sparta Planning Board meeting is May 4th. It will impact the whole region. Sign the ...

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I met some neighbors today who are not on Facebook and did not know about our petition to oppose the mega warehouse planned  near North Village. Please pass this on to those who don't know about it yet. The next Sparta Planning Board meeting is May 4th. It will impact the whole region. Sign the ...

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I met some neighbors today who are not on Facebook and did not know about our petition to oppose the mega warehouse planned  near North Village. Please pass this on to those who don't know about it yet. The next Sparta Planning Board meeting is May 4th. It will impact the whole region. Sign the ...

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In the next few weeks, you are going to be approached at one of the schools, get a knock on your door or you are going to get a flyer, email, phone call or maybe you are going to see it on social media.  You are going to be asked to sign a petition, it’s a petition to recall me.  You are going to ...

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Dear Community, Nothing draws the ire of parents more than government usurping their role in raising their kids.  Lately, New Jersey has become the leader in passing legislation that mercilessly tramples the rights of parents.  One stunning example is A 4454, which mandates that sexual ...

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Dear Community, Nothing draws the ire of parents more than government usurping their role in raising their kids.  Lately, New Jersey has become the leader in passing legislation that mercilessly tramples the rights of parents.  One stunning example is A 4454, which mandates that sexual ...

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Dear Community, Nothing draws the ire of parents more than government usurping their role in raising their kids.  Lately, New Jersey has become the leader in passing legislation that mercilessly tramples the rights of parents.  One stunning example is A 4454, which mandates that sexual ...

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To the Editor: The Red Brick School House is in immediate danger from the lack of the most basic safeguards to protect the building and interior collections.  Delaying taking steps to safeguard it is not an option in my opinion. The Wells Sisters graciously contacted me regarding my letter to ...

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It seems that we, as a community, may have found our common ground in our effort to preserve the French language program.  I’m not sure how much worse things will get before the entire community opens its eyes to the abysmal management of this district, the behavior of those who are running the ...

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It seems that we, as a community, may have found our common ground in our effort to preserve the French language program.  I’m not sure how much worse things will get before the entire community opens its eyes to the abysmal management of this district, the behavior of those who are running the ...

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The gloves were off at the Planning Board meeting last Wednesday, now in-person and very well attended. The first exchange was between the lawyers for the public and the lawyer for Diamond Chip about the nature of the hearing and whether it was even a legitimate forum since the application for a ...

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The gloves were off at the Planning Board meeting last Wednesday, now in-person and very well attended. The first exchange was between the lawyers for the public and the lawyer for Diamond Chip about the nature of the hearing and whether it was even a legitimate forum since the application for a ...

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The Berkeley Heights School District is planning to move forward in removing French from its offering.  Parents and students were informed of this change by email on a Friday afternoon prior to Spring Break.  There was no vote by the BOE on this issue and two reliable sources within the CMS and GL ...

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The Berkeley Heights School District is planning to move forward in removing French from its offering.  Parents and students were informed of this change by email on a Friday afternoon prior to Spring Break.  There was no vote by the BOE on this issue and two reliable sources within the CMS and GL ...

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Dear Editor: I'm writing to voice deep concern about Hoboken's recreational marijuana dispensary plan. I write through a lens that not many can comprehend - and that's of a parent who lost their child to a drug overdose.   My son died in Hoboken in 2018. His sustained marijuana use as a teen ...

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The members of the Clark Democratic Committee join with many of our neighbors to stand united against the remarks made by Mayor Bonaccorso in recently revealed recordings.  The hate-filled racist and sexist remarks made by the Mayor and Police Chief do not reflect the values of inclusion and ...

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Dear TAPInto : A bill is now before the governor to increase the mandatory retirement age for police chiefs, from 65 to 67. The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police hopes this legislation becomes law because it encourages a stronger continuity of leadership and reduces turnover at ...

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Dear TAPInto : A bill is now before the governor to increase the mandatory retirement age for police chiefs, from 65 to 67. The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police hopes this legislation becomes law because it encourages a stronger continuity of leadership and reduces turnover at ...

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Subha Patibandla, from the Sai Datta Peetham, donated six cases of hand sanitizer for classrooms and borough organizations. Jordan Winters brought in a case of hand sanitizer to his Riley Elementary School pre-K class to be used by his teachers. One of the four pillars of the Sai Datta Peetham is ...

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This letter is from the Westfield Coalition for the Arts, Westfield Band Parents Association, Westfield Choral Parents Association and the Westfield Theatre Guild. Dear Westfield Families, It is with tremendous urgency that we share some troubling news about the Visual and Performing Arts ...

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In her March 31, 2022, letter to the editor, Ms. Karen Kaplan makes an inaccurate claim that the postcard picture received by Summit residents showing the proposed building at Broad Street West is misleading. Her claim calls for a response. A postcard recently went out to Summit residents asking ...

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Dear TAPInto Raritan Bay: A bill is now before the governor to increase the mandatory retirement age for police chiefs, from 65 to 67. The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police hopes this legislation becomes law because it encourages a stronger continuity of leadership and reduces ...

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Dear Editor The consolidation of the South Orange and Maplewood Fire Departments remains a contentious issue in our community, with many observers and stakeholders seemingly unclear as to why the members of the South Orange Fire Department are so vehemently opposed to this merger. As a captain ...

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To the Editor: For years while I have been associated with the Historical Society, I have encouraged the Board to take adequate measures to protect the building and its contents from all types of damage. For unknown reasons, it has never been a priority.   I have been told that ”we are ...

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For the past four-plus years, I have been a vocal and active supporter of this administration and usually agree with the efforts and initiatives that have been put forward. However, I feel compelled to speak out about the new development which has been proposed for Prospect Street because it feels ...

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I have said many, many times, It is a true honor to serve on The  Hanover Township Committee My first day on The Committee, I made it very clear that  “I serve" on Hanover Township’s, Township Committee. In my opinion it is all about public service. I pledged to all the Hanover Township’s ...

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The New Providence Republican Committee (NPRC) is proud to announce our endorsement and full support for the re-election of our good mayor, Mayor Al Morgan of New Providence, Councilwoman Diane Bilicska, and Council-Candidate Alex Kogan for New Providence Borough Council this November 2022. These ...

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Since the the Board published a statement regarding the preliminary district budget, both Ms. Akiri and a former Board President have both provided evidence which has contradicted the so-called “accurate facts.”  Instead of understanding the fundamental issues Ms. Akiri and Dr. Foregger made ...

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