Letters to the Editor

August 19, 2022

To the Editor,  In a state that has a political system too often dominated by big money candidates, slick political advertising, and empty political promises, less known Republican candidate Jack Schrepel clearly emerges as the best person to represent the lower Hudson Valley in the US ...

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To the Editor,  In a state that has a political system too often dominated by big money candidates, slick political advertising, and empty political promises, less known Republican candidate Jack Schrepel clearly emerges as the best person to represent the lower Hudson Valley in the US ...

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To the Editor,  In a state that has a political system too often dominated by big money candidates, slick political advertising, and empty political promises, less known Republican candidate Jack Schrepel clearly emerges as the best person to represent the lower Hudson Valley in the US ...

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To the Editor,  In a state that has a political system too often dominated by big money candidates, slick political advertising, and empty political promises, less known Republican candidate Jack Schrepel clearly emerges as the best person to represent the lower Hudson Valley in the US ...

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Dear Editor, There is a collaborative effort this summer to encourage seniors in Scotch Plains to fill out an online survey, as we are looking for ways in which to ensure our programming is the most enjoyable and beneficial for our senior community. The poll, which we released earlier this ...

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What are we doing here?  For the past two years. There have been countless letters by the same group of people concerning the administration of the schools. From a distance  it appears that it all stems from the realignment and disruption that it caused. Again from a distance both my children are ...

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When did we start believing that the two major political parties - vehicles designed to hoard power - get to dictate our values? Weren’t values supposed to be determined by our local communities, through culture, civics and spiritual life? Not surprisingly, the political parties are doing an ...

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“Today is proof that even in this time of cynicism and hyperpartisanship, when too many politicians only look at what may be best for their next election instead of what’s best for the next generation, real progress can be made. The Inflation Reduction Act will cut energy, health care, and ...

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“Today is proof that even in this time of cynicism and hyperpartisanship, when too many politicians only look at what may be best for their next election instead of what’s best for the next generation, real progress can be made. The Inflation Reduction Act will cut energy, health care, and ...

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My family and I moved here to the Parsippany area over 7 years ago for better schools and safety in our community.  I read the TAP every day and more and more I get concerned for the safety of my family. Why are there so many car thefts occurring in our neighboring towns?  Why are there more ...

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My family and I moved here to the Parsippany area over 7 years ago for better schools and safety in our community.  I read the TAP every day and more and more I get concerned for the safety of my family. Why are there so many car thefts occurring in our neighboring towns?  Why are there more ...

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As a caregiver to my elderly relatives, I see how their quality of life is dependent upon their ability to access and pay for their prescription medications. It is the lifeline for their health and wellbeing. For the millions of adults living with obesity this lifeline does not exist. Medicare is ...

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Dear Holmdel Community,  Holmdel Events Calendar - The perfect calendar doesn't exist . . . wait a minute! It does exist!  Welcome to the new  Holmdel Events Calendar. Our calendar includes events from Holmdel Township, Holmdel School District, Holmdel Police, Recycling, Brush Pick up, Leaf Pick ...

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In the Sunday, August 7 edition of the Star Ledger, Reporter Jackie Roman wrote a column titled, "NJ to issue its first guidelines on warehouse development, but it's unclear if they'll be enough to quell community battles over proposed projects." The state Office of Planning Advocacy unveiled a ...

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Today I noticed an ad in the Livingston TAP - a pretty ocean photo pitch for offshore wind by "Coastal Wind" advocating that Petrochemical Conglomerates' erecting industrial turbines off our beaches is “Best on Land. Best at Sea. Best for NJ.” What they are not telling you is that NJ’s current ...

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Hello Everyone, During his 1966 run for Governor, Ronald Reagan stated what came to be known in political circles as Reagan's "11th Commandment" that "Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican." Bill Spadea seems to have not gotten that message. Public reports are suggesting that Mr.

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Hello Everyone, During his 1966 run for Governor, Ronald Reagan stated what came to be known in political circles as Reagan's "11th Commandment" that "Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican." Bill Spadea seems to have not gotten that message. Public reports are suggesting that Mr.

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Hello Everyone, During his 1966 run for Governor, Ronald Reagan stated what came to be known in political circles as Reagan's "11th Commandment" that "Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican." Bill Spadea seems to have not gotten that message. Public reports are suggesting that Mr.

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Hello Everyone,    During his 1966 run for Governor, Ronald Reagan stated what came to be known in political circles as Reagan's "11th Commandment" that "Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican." Bill Spadea seems to have not gotten that message. Public reports are suggesting that ...

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Hello Everyone,    During his 1966 run for Governor, Ronald Reagan stated what came to be known in political circles as Reagan's "11th Commandment" that "Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican." Bill Spadea seems to have not gotten that message. Public reports are suggesting that ...

Read more »

Hello Everyone,    During his 1966 run for Governor, Ronald Reagan stated what came to be known in political circles as Reagan's "11th Commandment" that "Thou shall not speak ill of any fellow Republican." Bill Spadea seems to have not gotten that message. Public reports are suggesting that ...

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Dear Holmdel Residents, Holmdel Events Calendar - The perfect calendar doesn't exist . . . wait a minute! It does exist!  Welcome to the new  Holmdel Events Calendar. Our calendar includes events from Holmdel Township, Holmdel School District, Holmdel Police, Recycling, Brush Pick up, Leaf Pick ...

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Today I noticed an ad in the Livingston TAP - a pretty ocean photo pitch for offshore wind by "Coastal Wind" advocating that Petrochemical Conglomerates' erecting industrial turbines off our beaches is “Best on Land. Best at Sea. Best for NJ.” What they are not telling you is that NJ’s current ...

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Dear Editor: The plan to widen the Turnpike Extension and replace the Casciano Bridge makes no sense to this resident of Jersey City.  Dumping more traffic faster into the highly congested entrance to the Holland Tunnel solves no problems, and would introduce years of increased chaos to ...

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Dear Editor: The plan to widen the Turnpike Extension and replace the Casciano Bridge makes no sense to this resident of Jersey City.  Dumping more traffic faster into the highly congested entrance to the Holland Tunnel solves no problems, and would introduce years of increased chaos to ...

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Dear Editor: The plan to widen the Turnpike Extension and replace the Casciano Bridge makes no sense to this resident of Jersey City.  Dumping more traffic faster into the highly congested entrance to the Holland Tunnel solves no problems, and would introduce years of increased chaos to ...

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Today I noticed an ad in the Livingston TAP - a pretty ocean photo pitch for offshore wind by "Coastal Wind" advocating that Petrochemical Conglomerates' erecting industrial turbines off our beaches is “Best on Land. Best at Sea. Best for NJ.” What they are not telling you is that NJ’s current ...

Read more »

Today I noticed an ad in the Livingston TAP - a pretty ocean photo pitch for offshore wind by "Coastal Wind" advocating that Petrochemical Conglomerates' erecting industrial turbines off our beaches is “Best on Land. Best at Sea. Best for NJ.” What they are not telling you is that NJ’s current ...

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In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “that which we persist in doing becomes easier for us to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased.” That time is now. The moment to look inward at our educational landscape, know that change is necessary, ...

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Letter to Editor I would like to take a moment to thank Bill Seeselberg and the entire Elks organization for running a clothing drive this past weekend. Under Bill’s leadership the Elks continues to be an organization focused on helping the community as a whole. Kudos. Doug Chapman.

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