Letters to the Editor

June 11, 2018

To the Editor: Usually primary elections hold very little political drama but this year in our town I was very surprised to learn that the Board of Education's Barry Walker unsuccessfully ran a campaign against Mayor Daniel Hayes in an attempt to unseat him from his District 10 Municipal ...

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One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or wearing a helmet while riding a bike. And when their kids become teenagers and want to participate in sports or other activities, parents do ...

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To the Editor: In "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins, Rue, a child tribute, was killed for the purpose of survival, by her competitors, as well as for the ultimate purpose of entertainment for the Gamemakers. In this competition, there are no specific rules that prevent innocent unprotected ...

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To the Editor: The following letter was sent to the Bridgewater-Raritan school superintendent as well as members of the school board from the New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL).   As the statewide organization for school library media specialists, the organization advocates ...

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To the Editor: My name is John Anthony Cicale and I am a junior at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. I am a member of the Purple Laces 5K Race Committee - a committee made up of representatives from high schools in Somerset County. We work alongside Safe+Sound Somerset to organize an annual 5K ...

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To the Editor: More than 1.4 million people in New Jersey give their time and talent to nonprofit organizations each year, offering a whopping 215 million hours valued at $5.1 billion annually. Indeed, volunteers give nonprofit organizations an army of support to provide important programs and ...

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To the Editor: I want to let you all of you who have come to the pools and participated in Raritan Borough Recreation over the past two decades that I don't work for the borough anymore. These past 18 years have been great. I learned a lot working for Rich Bartolucci for 15 years, who built ...

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To the Editor: Somerset County residents, you deserve sincere thanks for all you do throughout the year! In 2017, you donated more than 25 tons of food during Curbing Hunger Month, almost five tons of food to our monthly "BOBO Fridays" collection and over $19,000 to the annual Thanksgiving ...

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To the Editor: I have read with great excitement the many letters and articles focused on the Bridgewater-Raritan Board of Education election.  Electing people who can drive the many difficult discussions on the horizon regarding student needs, districting, capital improvements and many other ...

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To the Editor: It is the time of the year when we are asked to select our leadership, not only for government, but also for the school board by casting our ballot. If you have students attending school now or in the future, the election that takes place on Tuesday is very important.   I ...

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To the Editor: I would like to share my experience with your readers about Evan Lerner, who is running for a seat on the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional Board of Education. For the past six years I have served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Young Survival Coalition (YSC), the premier ...

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To the Editor: For many generations, the Borough of Raritan has been an excellent place to live and to raise a family.  However, under the previous leadership, the borough became stagnant while neighboring towns prospered. Our once thriving main street became run down with vacant buildings while ...

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To the Editor: I’m supporting Evan Lerner for Bridgewater-Raritan school board. I’m proud to have previously served with Evan for nearly six years on the board. He brings an extraordinary passion for what the district can accomplish for our children and at the same time a sound understanding ...

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To the Editor: I wholeheartedly support Don Tozzi as the Republican candidate for the Raritan Borough Council. Don is well-known for his commitment to make Raritan Borough a great place to live and work.  He is best remembered for the successful introduction and execution of the popular Duck ...

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To the Editor: The Borough of Raritan is a wonderful town in which to live and work. We have wonderful residents who value their quality of life and want to raise their families is a safe and secure environment. We have outstanding schools; a pro-active police department; and an excellent public ...

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To the Editor: Senator Mike Doherty is a results oriented colleague that diligently works for the residents of Raritan and beyond.  He has done many things for his constituents in Raritan and Bridgewater. Most recently and significantly he worked to improve First Avenue/Country Club Road.  ...

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To the Editor,  This is mainly a call for help than a formal letter. I felt the need to tell my story to someone because this was the first time I was disappointed in my township. Or rather, I was disappointed in the shelter. And let me tell you why. Two months ago, I found a kitten in the ...

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To the Editor: With the dedication and commitment of thousands of volunteer host families, this summer was filled with new experiences and friendships for thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize our extraordinary ...

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To the Editor: The Borough of Raritan and the John Basilone Parade Committee wish to extend their sincere thanks to all the participants and spectators who came out to honor the memory of Marine Sgt. John Basilone and to exhibit their faith and love of our great nation.  You made the 36th ...

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