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Chatham Township Committee Members Call Out Hate, Violence in Charlottesville

Committee member Mike Kelly read his statement on Charlottesville at Thursday's meeting Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham Township Committee member Kevin Sullivan made remarks condemning the "terrorist act" in Charlottesville Credits: TAP Chatham
Deputy Mayor Karen Swartz received applause at the Chatham Township Committee meeting after her comments on the violence in Charlottesville Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - Deputy Mayor Karen Swartz and committee members Mike Kelly and Kevin Sullivan all made opening remarks condemning the violence and hatred displayed over the weekend in Charlottesville, Va., at the regular meeting held Thursday night.

Swartz read into the record her well-received Letter to the Editor that appeared on TAPinto Chatham in the hours before the meeting. Her remarks were followed by statements from Kelly and Sullivan. Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter and committee member John Maurer were absent.

Committee member Mike Kelly called out discrimination and urged residents to "practice what we preach"

Kevin Sullivan condemned what he described as a "terrorist act" and asked for prayers for the three people who lost their lives over the weekend

 

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