Elections

September 22, 2018

I am writing to express my support for Mayor Woodruff, Alvaro Medeiros and Stephen Yellin this election.  I know some might consider this a bit early but I've given this a good deal of thought for the past two months. Well longer than that, but who's keeping track? The decision for who I would ...

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Dear Editor, I am a proud resident of Hillsborough for the past 11+ years and have always looked to do business locally or utilize the township resources we have available.  Shawn Lipani is a lifelong resident of Hillsborough who owns and operates his family business, Central Jersey Nurseries.  ...

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To the Editor Having lived in Hillsborough, NJ for the past 5 years I have had the opportunity to get to know Shawn Lipani as a local Hillsborough businessman and a volunteer. His connection to our community is significant. He is a lifetime resident and has raised his family in our town.  He ...

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I am not a candidate for office. I am a volunteer and helping to run the local Mayor/Town Council campaign. I have a passion for making Berkeley Heights the best town it can be! Over the last few months on social media and more recently in a political mailing and letter to the editor, my ...

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Dear Editor: I wish to give a brief recapitulation of the history of the school funding reform act as I understand it.  In 2008, the New Jersey Legislature enacted a statewide school funding formula, the School Funding Reform Act (SFRA). The SFRA is a "weighted student formula."  The ...

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Stephen Yellin, Alvaro Medeiros and I have pledged to run a campaign based upon facts and the issues voters are most concerned about in Berkeley Heights.  It was our hope that the Mayor and his team would do likewise, and we publicly asked them to join us in making this pledge.  Instead, it is ...

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Editor's note: The following letter references the Bernards Township Committee's 3-2 vote to approve a new multifamily housing zone at the Sept. 11 Township Committee meeting. To the Editor: It seems that the Bernards Township Committee continues to point and blame rather than listen and ...

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To the Editor, My name is Olivia Holmes and I am running as a Democrat for the Hillsborough Township Committee. My husband and I moved to Hillsborough thirty-two years ago, bought a home in the Sourland Mountains, and started a family.  Besides raising two sons, both graduates of Hillsborough ...

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Dear Editor, This month, NJ Monthly published a ranking of New Jersey’s best public high schools. Unfortunately, Roxbury High School came in at 142, a 90-point drop from 2016. As we think about how we can move forward, serious issues regarding teacher retention and budget allocations should be ...

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To the Editor: I am writing this to express my support for 2 outstanding candidates for Hillsborough Township Committee, Shawn Lipani and Ron Skobo. Both men have lived  in Hillsborough for over 40 years, both have long  lists of services to our town, both are dedicated volunteers and family ...

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Citizens of Nutley, Elect Ken Reilly, Teri Quirk and Erica Zarro On Tuesday November 6, 2018, Ken Reilly, Teri Quirk and Erica Zarro are running together for the three available trustee positions on the Nutley Board of Education. Ken Reilly, former President of the Nutley BOE, has spent ...

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Good afternoon, Since the Sandy Hook school shooting, more than 400 people have been shot in over 200 school shootings - reported in the New York Times last February. In 2018 alone, there were at least ten school shootings. For these reasons, parents, aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers and ...

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  To the Editor: I urge Hillsborough voters to support Shawn Lipani and Ron Skobo for Hillsborough Township Committee in the November election. Hillsborough has long been known as a family friend community with a responsible local government.  As long time Hillsborough residents, Shawn and ...

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  To the Editor: As chairwoman of Hillsborough’s Open Space Advisory Committee, I am happy to report that the Township continues to protect more and more open space and farmland. The latest figures show over 12,000 acres have been taken away from developers and new  residential ...

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I cannot believe I am writing to expose a trick played by the Bedminster Republicans on the voters in our town. The Bedminster Republicans purchased the URL "bedminsterdems.com" and are redirecting web traffic from this domain to their web page. This is just the sort of underhanded political ...

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I cannot believe I am writing to expose a trick played by the Bedminster Republicans on the voters in our town. The Bedminster Republicans purchased the URL "bedminsterdems.com" and are redirecting web traffic from this domain to their web page. This is just the sort of underhanded political ...

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Dear Editor Earlier this week I interviewed to fill a vacant position on the Paterson Board of Education. While I will admit to having not been misquoted, I regret to say that due to my poor choice of words and being a little nervous, I was misunderstood.  Certainly, I believe the majority of ...

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    To the Editor, Candidates for Borough Council Anjali Mehrotra and Ileana Montes reject the Administration’s claims that the settlements with Detective Sergeant Andrew Huber and Chief of Police Allan Attanasio saved the Borough money as an insult to voters’ intelligence. Huber and ...

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Dear Editor:  I wish to congratulate newly appointed board of education member Jessica Schutte. With my congratulations I also wish to offer a bit of advice as she prepares to take the oath of office and begin her term.  First, I would simply suggest that she not in any way feel obligated to ...

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Dear Editor, Leonard Lance represents what’s wrong with Washington, Tom Malinowski represents what’s right. Lance votes against the interests of his constituents, especially when it comes to healthcare. Leonard Lance has attacked affordable health care ever since he got to Congress. Lance ...

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To The Editor, Leonard Lance represents what’s wrong with Washington, Tom Malinowski represents what’s right. Lance votes against the interests of his constituents, especially when it comes to healthcare. Leonard Lance has attacked affordable health care ever since he got to Congress. Lance ...

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Leonard Lance represents what’s wrong with Washington, Tom Malinowski represents what’s right. Lance votes against the interests of his constituents, especially when it comes to healthcare. Leonard Lance has attacked affordable health care ever since he got to Congress. Lance voted 19 times to ...

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Dear TAPinto Editor, Leonard Lance represents what’s wrong with Washington, Tom Malinowski represents what’s right. Lance votes against the interests of his constituents, especially when it comes to healthcare. Leonard Lance has attacked affordable health care ever since he got to Congress.

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On Wednesday at 4 p.m., I attended my first Planned Parenthood rally outside of the office of Congressman Leonard Lance to oppose the Trump/Pence Gag Rule. The gag rule would make it illegal for health care professionals to inform their patients all of their reproductive health options. It was ...

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Today I urge you to cast your vote on July 31st using facts over conjecture. I have supported consolidating Newton’s elections well before my campaign or subsequent election. While the current state of the issue has become convoluted and motives murky, the facts lie beyond opinions or ...

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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. The sentiment has been attributed to Jefferson, who knew a thing or two about how democracies work. Tragically, our democracy appears to be in serious jeopardy. On the world stage, the American President stood shoulder to shoulder with the strong-man ...

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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. The sentiment has been attributed to Jefferson, who knew a thing or two about how democracies work. Tragically, our democracy appears to be in serious jeopardy. On the world stage, the American President stood shoulder to shoulder with the strong-man ...

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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. The sentiment has been attributed to Jefferson, who knew a thing or two about how democracies work. Tragically, our democracy appears to be in serious jeopardy. On the world stage, the American President stood shoulder to shoulder with the strong-man ...

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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. The sentiment has been attributed to Jefferson, who knew a thing or two about how democracies work. Tragically, our democracy appears to be in serious jeopardy. On the world stage, the American President stood shoulder to shoulder with the strong-man ...

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Dear Editor, My name is Gurnoor Tucker and I graduated from J.P. Stevens High School in Edison, NJ in 2014. Kristine Keefe was my teacher and mentor for Advanced Placement Spanish during my senior year. Today, I am honored to write in support for her campaign for South Plainfield Borough ...

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