Letters to the Editor

April 5, 2022

One in five women in the United States experience severe intimate partner violence over the course of their lives, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. If that statistic is not staggering enough, recent medical research calls out the “hidden epidemic” of domestic violence, ...

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Calling all Colonia High School (CHS) alumni…I am in urgent need of your help! For those who don’t know me, my name is Al Lupiano and I graduated CHS class of ’89. My three siblings graduated class of ’91, ’95, and ’98. My wife Michele – class of ’91. A few weeks ago, we very suddenly and ...

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To the Editor: On behalf of Turning Point, Inc., a non-profit addiction treatment center that operates several programs and facilities across the state of New Jersey, we would like to extend our deepest gratitude and appreciation to Saunders Jewelers of Flemington, for their continued generous ...

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At the March 31st meeting of the Sparta Concerned Citizens for Responsible Development, held at the Lake Mohawk Country Club, the 70-capacity room was nearly packed, in spite of the storm and tornado forecasted. Mr Neill Clark presented detailed information and maps about the Diamond Chip ...

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Why did the March 22 public hearing about solar farms morph into a false accusation of “prejudice” against a community member? Ask Councilman Tom Diana for the answers because he chose to fabricate this slanderous allegation against a respected citizen WITHOUT ANY FACTUAL BASIS! The issues being ...

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At the March 31st meeting of the Sparta Concerned Citizens for Responsible Development, held at the Lake Mohawk Country Club, the 70-capacity room was nearly packed, in spite of the storm and tornado forecasted. Mr Neill Clark presented detailed information and maps about the Diamond Chip ...

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At the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township (PCCT), Holy Week is filled with a number of distinctive worship services to reflect on and prepare for one of the most meaningful times of the Christian year, Easter. There is something for everyone, and all are welcome to attend these events at 240 ...

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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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To the Editor: Please allow me to address false and misleading claims made by a supporter of my opponent for the Office of Hunterdon County Sheriff in a recent edition of TAPinto. The only thing factual about Mr. Mackay’s letter to the editor was that the election season is coming. Let me set ...

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About 15 years ago I was driving along Easton Ave toward S. Bound Brook when a car exited a driveway along the road and crashed into the side of my car pushing me into the south bound lane. I was fortunate that at the time there was no oncoming traffic in that lane. It is why I am alive to write ...

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There has been much debate recently over matters involving our district schools and Board of Education.  There has been debate over initiatives, electives and the budget process.  One thing that is clear, though, is that we are all trying to do what we feel is best for our children. In doing ...

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Calling all Colonia High School (CHS) alumni…I am in urgent need of your help! For those who don’t know me, my name is Al Lupiano and I graduated CHS class of ’89. My three siblings graduated class of ’91, ’95, and ’98. My wife Michele – class of ’91. A few weeks ago, we very suddenly and ...

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In his second term, Gov. Phil Murphy has pledged to lower prescription drug costs. It’s a priority many New Jerseyans share. Nearly 60% are concerned about high drug prices, and roughly a quarter say they have skipped or rationed medication due to cost. In my practice, treating patients with ...

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Recently, the District presented an infographic that demonstrates that the vast majority of families impacted by the reconfiguration "Strongly Agreed" with the following statement: "The community benefitted from the school district's reconfiguration to implement a universal full-day ...

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  Editor, One in five women in the United States experience severe intimate partner violence over the course of their lives, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. If that statistic is not staggering enough, recent medical research calls out the “hidden epidemic” of ...

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In his second term, Gov. Phil Murphy has pledged to lower prescription drug costs. It’s a priority many New Jerseyans share. Nearly 60% are concerned about high drug prices, and roughly a quarter say they have skipped or rationed medication due to cost. In my practice, treating patients with ...

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Recently, the District presented an infographic that demonstrates that the vast majority of families impacted by the reconfiguration "Strongly Agreed" with the following statement: "The community benefitted from the school district's reconfiguration to implement a universal full-day ...

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In his second term, Gov. Phil Murphy has pledged to lower prescription drug costs. It’s a priority many New Jerseyans share. Nearly 60% are concerned about high drug prices, and roughly a quarter say they have skipped or rationed medication due to cost. In my practice, treating patients with ...

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Editor: Mr. Larry Rascio has submitted his name for one of the open Board of Education (BOE) positions in January and is campaigning for a seat in November with other candidates. He has children in the school system. He spoke at the March 28 BOE meeting but sadly received no meaningful ...

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Dear Editor: Municipal Budget – Our Taxes In March, the Township Council introduced the 2022 Municipal Budget.  The budget prioritizes the improving of municipal services while ensuring that the town runs as cost effectively as possible.  Our proposed spending plan achieves our goal; I am ...

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I understand that the garbage collection contract for our town is expiring. According to Mr. Phil Marino, general foreman of the Refuse and Recycling Department, we might see an increase in the cost to Yorktown of approximately $500,000 more, which are increases in labor costs and fuel. First of ...

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To the Editor: Last week, I received a postcard in the mail urging me to sign a petition to “demand alternative solutions” to the proposed Broad Street West building, which was presented at the Common Council Meeting on Feb. 9  I urge anyone who is considering signing (based on the misleading ...

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While New Jersey is undeniably a global leader in innovation, a closer look beyond this success shows that our education system can be doing more to support the success of all New Jersey students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), paving a path to a stronger innovation ...

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While New Jersey is undeniably a global leader in innovation, a closer look beyond this success shows that our education system can be doing more to support the success of all New Jersey students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), paving a path to a stronger innovation ...

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What if the Township Council actually attended this Thursday's meeting at the Country Club and got a sense of how the town feels about the desire of the Planning Board to turn Sparta into warehouse central? Would they understand that the trust handed to them as elected officials is NOT to rubber ...

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To the Editor: Let the Council know how concerned you are about their handling of Post Office Plaza! I thought it must be an early April Fool’s joke. When I checked my Facebook feed at about 9:00 pm Tuesday night I could hardly believe what I was reading.  Less than 23 hours before the ...

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Meest America, 600 Markely Place, Port Reading, Woodbridge NJ is accepting  checks, clothing, food, meds for Ukaine.. Meest has trucks, ships, planes taking goods to Poland daily...  

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While New Jersey is undeniably a global leader in innovation, a closer look beyond this success shows that our education system can be doing more to support the success of all New Jersey students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), paving a path to a stronger innovation ...

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Dear Editor: Late last night (3/29/2022) the Borough announced it was once again postponing the long-awaited Town Hall meetings regarding the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Project.  It is the second time these meetings were postponed and, interestingly enough, both postponements were done at ...

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We have just learned that the Borough's contracted attorney for the New Providence Zoning Board has been suspended from practicing law for three years due to his violation of nine different ethics rules in his private practice. This is the second time that this same Borough attorney, Philip J.

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