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Letters to the Editor

April 13, 2024

I am honored to pen this letter about Maria Hamlin. Not only is she my friend, but she is a true pillar of our community. She is a woman who has dedicated her life to serving and protecting others, as a retired law enforcement officer and a veteran. Most importantly, Maria has been a dedicated ...

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Dear Friends, As you know my sons and I have been performing together with the mission to help causes in need.  Last year one of our local kids suffered a terrible setback and is now in desperate need of help.  Here is Nelson's Story:   Nelson Matos is a senior in high school at Nutley ...

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Thank you so much for attending Nutley Family Service Bureau’s 110th Anniversary Celebration.   The unwavering support of the Nutley community is the main reason why NFSB has been able to provide essential mental health and social services for more than a century.   NFSB was founded in ...

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With the first Thanksgiving Day game at Hinchliffe Stadium in 27 years behind us, and as Congress presents the Congressional Gold Medal to Larry Doby, thanks to the efforts of Congressman Bill Pascrell; 2024 will be the first full year of Hinchliffe Stadium's revival. This coming year will mark ...

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On November 7, 2023, I observed campaign signs for the incumbent Montclair Board of Education candidates placed within 3 feet of polling places in Montclair.  I posted the legal statute N.J.S.A. 19:34-15 that prohibits campaigning within 100 feet of a polling place on several local Facebook groups: ...

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I am writing this letter in support for Lisa Danchak-Martin, Salvatore Balsamo and Salvatore Ferraro for re-election to the Nutley Board of Education on November 7th. I've had the privilege of serving alongside Lisa, Sal and Sal for many years. In all my interactions with them, they have ...

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My name is Marla Hunter, and I am proud to endorse the re-election of Lisa Dancek Martin, Salvatore Balsamo, and Salvatore Ferraro. Throughout my 10-year tenure as a PTO board member, I have had the privilege of working closely with these board members and have witnessed their unwavering ...

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My name is Salvatore Scarpelli, and I am writing this letter in support of the re-election of Lisa Danchak-Martin, Salvatore Balsamo and Salvatore Ferraro to the Nutley Board of Education on November 7th.  As a member of the Nutley Music Boosters Association, I worked with Lisa, Sal and Sal over ...

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The last day election-related Letters to the Editor will be accepted prior to Election Day will be November 5 at 5pm.   The number of Letters that will be published each day will be determined by how many Letters are in the queue. Letters will be published in equal increments per day ...

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Dear Nutley Chamber of Commerce Family, The Nutley VFW has an opportunity for you to join us in a fun community event and showcase your business, at our 3rd annual Trunk or Treat event on 10/28/2023 from 2-5 pm. We are inviting Nutley Chamber members to decorate your trunk, hand out treats to ...

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Shiver to the bone, it was.   Trama everywhere  All those people! Attack On America  I was there It's not the boulders in the foreground in this picture But the boulders did kill New York City Showcase of America, A place we Celebrated  All Those People  A ...

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I would like to extend my sincere gratitude in response to the Nutley School District's recent announcement regarding 'no homework' weekends for the upcoming 2023-24 school year.   This decision speaks volumes about the Board of Education's commendable acknowledgment of the diversity that ...

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I’m writing this letter as an extension of a recent request which has gone out seeking donations to “raise the roof” at Vincent United Methodist Church (VUMC) in Nutley. My family recently joined Vincent, and along with many other congregants, we’ve pledged our financial support to aid this ...

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In profound sadness and deep reverence, we gather to remember and celebrate the life of our beloved Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, a mentor, a friend, and an extraordinary trailblazer. Her legacy is not confined to history books but lives on in the hearts of those she touched as she ...

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Where can we find a Unity Issue that we face in the world and to the future man. To Care ? For  Oneself  Others  Can I carry this on further and say all peoples of the world. What's it all about Alfie  no, that's not it. Touch Man's touch of a hand is like no other on ...

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Saturday at the PERRY nominations, my cast, crew, and I were honored to have been nominated for three Perry nominations for Nutley Little Theatre's December 2022 production of God of Carnage. We received nods for Best Director, Best Play, and Best Actress (Holly Blythe)  I was told by a great ...

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June 2 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, and with gun violence now the number one cause of death for children in the United States, arguably it is more important than ever that the public be informed of developments in the law.   Undoubtedly, most of us are disturbed by this statistic, ...

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This letter is written in regard to the article posted March 6, 2023 regarding a student who was charged with assault at the middle school.  The police report is one-sided. Also, important facts have been left out.  The child being charged as the aggressor is a special education student and ...

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I just want to respond to the article about the Nutley Middle School Incident on 2/10/23. The alleged "puncher" is a victim of bullying and harassment. Please get all sides of the story first.  The "puncher" is portrayed to be the bully when really he is the victim. Thank you. Editor's ...

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I am proud to live in a town with a model urban forestry program. Each Spring I look with excitement at all the new trees planted. In my area near Sleepy Hollow hundreds of trees have been planted in the surrounding parks and streets during the 11 years I have lived here. My favorites are the ...

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The best things about growing up in Nutley were the parks and magnificent shade tree cover, along with the Nutley Library and the Oval. Nutley Avenue was a cool refreshing tunnel of American elm trees, so welcome on hot summer days. And along the Third River the parks had weeping willows that ...

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Dear Editor, Like many in our community, I was shocked to see that during the week of January 22nd, corporate developer Garrubbo Properties  clearcut over 800 trees adjacent to the popular West Essex Trail in Cedar Grove in order to prepare the land for a long beleaguered affordable housing ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — In a vibrant community like Nutley, residents, business owners, and stakeholders all want to be heard. Instead of having your ideas getting lost in the fractured world of social media, share your thoughts with the TAPinto Nutley audience. TAPinto Nutley welcomes letters to the ...

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The recent fentanyl overdose of a New Jersey high school teacher has brought substance use disorder to the forefront and it is vital that we understand its root cause – prescription opioids.  Opioid dependency can begin in just five days and the best method to combat substance misuse from ...

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Dear Friends, Did you know 2023 will be Nutley Family Service Bureau’s (NFSB’s) 110th year in operation? That’s a monumental achievement for a local, independent nonprofit organization. As proud as we are of our rich history, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve and make a bigger ...

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Several months ago, Montclair Democrat County Chairman and Freeholder-at-Large Brendan Gill authored an op-ed touting Essex County’s new voting machines which he says feature a voter verified paper audit trail (VVPAT). I replied by pointing out that despite the new system, 12 Republican votes ...

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This is definitely not the answer; and it certainly isn't clean. Nuclear Reactors produce  nuclear waste .  Solar energy is green  as the sun is nature's fusion, and 93 million miles away.  Pennacchio silent or ignorant of Proforestation and Carbon Neutral. Trees and Remaining Forest have ...

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Our Natural resources depletion and the way we use these resources has brought us into Climate Change.  We look to the Sun, the most powerful  Energy Source in the Universe,  for the future of Humanity. Adaptable Man.  Solar, brought about by observation in the natural world that surrounds ...

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Dear friends, family and members of the theatre community - I just received notification that the theatre to which I have been actively pursuing my retirement "occupation" - Nutley Little Theatre - has been nominated for FAVORITE LOCAL THEATRE in the BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards. In ...

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Early spring On the bridge near the entrance to the Mud Hole pond across the way. Their were about twenty of these little birds that dashed here and there. Migration, That's what I've learned with the birds. They travel where ever they need to go TO SURVIVE. This bird I have forgotten it's name ...

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