Letters to the Editor

August 5, 2022

ORDINANCE 21-01 NEEDS TO EITHER BE IMMEDIATLEY RESCINDED, REWORDED OR A MORATORUIM PLACED ON ACCEPTING ANY OTHER MEGA WAREHOUSE APPLICATIONS IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ZONE.   Ordinance 21-01, adapted in February 2021, dangerously increased the building size parameters of “Permitted Use” ...

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Dear Editor:   My thanks to all who came to visit with our first responders on the National Night Out on Tuesday. I am so proud of our police, fire and emergency medical services. They were fantastic hosts for this annual event celebrating their bond with our community.   Our next big ...

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On July 27, Morris County residents lined up in person and on the phone to publicly condemn the Morris County Commissioners for considering two resolutions on controversial issues – gun violence and school “health” curricula. The condemnations from constituents ran for nearly two hours, and in the ...

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On July 27, Morris County residents lined up in person and on the phone to publicly condemn the Morris County Commissioners for considering two resolutions on controversial issues – gun violence and school “health” curricula. The condemnations from constituents ran for nearly two hours, and in the ...

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Middletown, N.J. – Assemblywoman Victoria Flynn and Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (Monmouth – Rs) are awaiting answers from the New Jersey State Treasurer and the Department of Banking & Insurance Commissioner regarding the startling reports that have surfaced indicating that State Health ...

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THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ARE MADE IN MY CAPACITY AS A PRIVATE CITIZEN AND NOT AS A BOARD MEMBER. THESE STATEMENTS ARE ALSO NOT REFLECTIVE OF THE BOARD OR ITS INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS AND SOLELY REPRESENT MY OWN PERSONAL VIEWS. Fellow residents, another election season is upon us. Seven community ...

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Dear Holmdel Community,  As the Holmdel Republican Party Chair, I want to welcome you to our new website. It is filled with information on our Elected Leaders, our Candidates, and the Team that puts in the work to make our town the amazing place it is. Click around, and subscribe to our News ...

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On July 27, Morris County residents lined up in person and on the phone to publicly condemn the Morris County Commissioners for considering two resolutions on controversial issues – gun violence and school “health” curricula. The condemnations from constituents ran for nearly two hours, and in the ...

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On July 27, Morris County residents lined up in person and on the phone to publicly condemn the Morris County Commissioners for considering two resolutions on controversial issues – gun violence and school “health” curricula. The condemnations from constituents ran for nearly two hours, and in the ...

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On July 27, Morris County residents lined up in person and on the phone to publicly condemn the Morris County Commissioners for considering two resolutions on controversial issues – gun violence and school “health” curricula. The condemnations from constituents ran for nearly two hours, and in the ...

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 Sadly the Sparta Diner had a kitchen fire this past week. It took 5 fire departments to be called to extinguish the fire. Thankfully no one was hurt.  The Sparta diner is a 3,000 square foot pad site and with a 10-foot ceiling is about 30,000 cubic feet. The new proposed warehouse is 49,000,000 ...

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Doug Stevinson and Gina Fernandez are eager to continue their roles on the Bedminster Township Committee. Stepping up to the plate and taking action, they are not done building on initiatives yielding concrete outcomes. By pivoting to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, while keeping Bedminster’s ...

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Doug Stevinson and Gina Fernandez are eager to continue their roles on the Bedminster Township Committee. Stepping up to the plate and taking action, they are not done building on initiatives yielding concrete outcomes. By pivoting to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, while keeping Bedminster’s ...

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Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 (AAIC 2022) is providing new insight into dementia risk, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, the long-term cognitive impact of COVID-19 and more.  As one of the more than 6 million Americans, including 190,000 New ...

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NEW JERSEY - Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 (AAIC 2022) is providing new insight into dementia risk, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, the long-term cognitive impact of COVID-19 and more.  As one of the more than 6 million Americans, including ...

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TAPinto.net is looking for talented local journalists to fill freelance, part-time and full-time roles. We are seeking freelance, part-time and full-time journalists with previous writing experience and a strong interest in local journalism. Like most community outlets, we focus on essential ...

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We the residents of Canal Walk, a Senior Residential Community, in Somerset, NJ, are opposed to the planned construction of two warehouses on an adjacent property to our development  (corner of Mettler's and Schoolhouse Rd) as it is designated wetlands. These wetlands provide habitat to rare ...

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I have been a resident of Franklin Township for 17 years.  I chose to move here after retirement from N.Y. state.  My husband, a VietNam war, agent Orange veteran, and I wanted to move somewhere safe, beautiful and environmentally sound!  We love living in “Canal Walk”, a 55+ community! Our ...

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After watching a recent East Brunswick Board of Education meeting, I find it necessary to voice my concerns due to comments made regarding the terms cisgender, intersex, non-binary, and transgender. The very fact that one of our own Board of Ed members admitted that he doesn’t know what some of ...

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The data listed on the district website under “Fact or Fiction” is a snapshot in time for the 2021-22 School Year of how long it would take a starting teacher to move through their respective guide during their career assuming one static guide for their career. This analysis was intended to ...

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After watching a recent East Brunswick Board of Education meeting, I find it necessary to voice my concerns due to comments made regarding the terms cisgender, intersex, non-binary, and transgender. The very fact that one of our own Board of Ed members admitted that he doesn’t know what some of ...

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Dear Summit Mayor, Chair of Summit Common Council, and Members of Common Council: As long time Summit residents and members of The Residents for Summit we recognize that you have been working long and hard on the development proposal for Broad Street West with Toll Brothers.  Use of a Pilot ...

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Between June 22 and June 24, 2022, two large earthquakes devastated Afghanistan. Approximately 1,000 people were killed and nearly 10,000 houses were destroyed. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/world/how-to-help-victims-of-the-earthquake-in-afghanistan. The international community has worked to help ...

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“There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” – Audre Lorde (in Sister Outsider) Over the past few months we have read numerous articles and letters-to-the-editor about very important topics – climate change [1], housing, immigration, abortion, ...

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As we swelter through the current heat wave in New Jersey, many others suffer worse. Excessive heat causes more weather-related deaths in the US than hurricanes, flooding and tornadoes combined. Our personal observations combined with scientific data show that summer is hotter, longer and more ...

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Robbinsville’s teachers are the lowest paid in Mercer County. The Robbinsville Board of Education is trying very hard to convince the community otherwise, and while their efforts began with deceptive cherry-picked statistics, they have now resorted to outright lying.  On June 6th, the Board of ...

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Between June 22 and June 24, 2022, two large earthquakes devastated Afghanistan. Approximately 1,000 people were killed and nearly 10,000 houses were destroyed. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/world/how-to-help-victims-of-the-earthquake-in-afghanistan. The international community has worked to help ...

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To the Editor,  I am responding to Supervisor Scorrano’s comments in The Somers Record, dated 7/21/2022. He mentioned a very thoughtful presentation by the Director of Lincoln Hall by, Noble Varughese at a Somers Town Hall meeting on May 5. I encourage any concerned residents to watch it ...

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Wayne Alliance Hosts 5th Annual Overdose Awareness and Hope for the Future on August 31st The public is invited to share at townhall [front entrance] a memory of someone lost to accidental overdose on our interactive memorial chalkboard through the month of August and on Wednesday 8/31 at Wayne ...

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Time To Stop Being Hyphenated Americans My good friend Darius Mayfield, Congressional candidate for CD-12, has a saying for his campaign; “Not Black, Not White – American.”  The brilliance of that simple credo holds the answer to the perennial question as to how a deeply divided nation can ...

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